Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Islamabad’s ‘powerful elite’ directly responsible for flouting laws: IHC

IHC notes involvement of state institutions, ministries in real estate business raises 'questions of conflict of interest'. “Islamabad's powerful elite is directly responsible for flouting laws,” said Justice Minallah. He added that there was no harm in saying that the “state has failed” to protect the common citizens.

Gilgit Baltistan will be given a provincial status with representation on all constitutional bodies

حکومت نے گلگت بلتستان (جی-بی) کو سینیٹ اور قومی اسمبلی میں اس کی نمائندگی سمیت ، تمام آئینی حقوق کے حامل ایک مکمل صوبے کے درجے تک پہنچانے کا فیصلہ کیا ہے۔

All 3 FATF-Related Bills passed in Joint Session

The government on Wednesday managed to pass three crucial Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related laws in a joint session of the parliament that was marred by the opposition's protests.

BNF’s leader Abdul Hameed Khan renounces his separatist ideology, returns to Gilgit

“During my exile, 25,000 Euros was paid to me monthly by RAW to create unrest and instability in Gilgit-Baltistan. He said he was misled, and played into the hands of the enemy. “I realised the intentions of India and decided to return to Pakistan,” he added. He sought apology from the nation, and appealed to the youth to fail conspiracies of enemy against Pakistan.

JUI-F MPA Threatens to Blow Up KP Assembly

Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly, Mushtaq Ghani, on Tuesday suspended Jamiat-e-Ulama-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) member provincial assembly for threatening to blow up the assembly with bombs. Maulana Aisamuddin was expelled from the House, and a resolution condemning his remarks was also passed, which was backed by the opposition parties, including ANP.

KP govt launches Sehat Sahulat programme for all residents of province

Under the programme, each family will receive health coverage of Rs1 million per year. Both public and private hospitals designated by the programme will provide free treatment to residents of the province.