Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

CJP wants Ishaq Dar brought back ‘at any cost’


September 7, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked government departments concerned to find a way of getting former finance minister Ishaq Dar extradited so that he can be produced in court. The court has already suspended the notification declaring Mr Dar a senator-elect over his failure to appear before it despite repeated summons. He is required to appear in person before …

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Govt asks economist Atif Mian to step down from Economic Advisory Council


September 7, 2018

147 The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has asked Princeton University economist Atif R. Mian to step down from the Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Economic Advisory Council (EAC), PTI Senator Faisal Javed Khan announced on Friday. The decision follows mounting pressure from religiopolitical parties against the appointment of Dr Mian, who is an Ahmadi. According to a tweet by Senator Javed, Mian has …

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‘Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence,’ PM Khan says in Defence Day message


September 7, 2018

As the nation marks the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 Pakistan-India war on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan and outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain issued their messages of solidarity in connection with Defence Day. Prime Minister Khan in his message said Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence and wants to promote mutual cooperation with other countries, including its neighbours, on the basis …

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WEF urges countries to emulate Pakistan’s plantation drive


September 7, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has asked other countries to follow Pakistan’s ten billion tree plantation initiative. “The World Economic Forum has lauded our Sept 2 tree plantation drive and asked other countries to follow,” Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan said on Thursday. The Plant4Pakistan campaign was launched on Sept 2 as …

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September 6: A day to remember the sacrifices of Pakistan’s martyrs


September 7, 2018

Pakistan, on September 6, commemorated the sacrifices made by its armed forces during the 1965 war. Various events were held all over the country to mark the occasion. Personnel from all military and paramilitary forces took part in these events. Prime Minister Imran Khan in his message said Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence and wants to promote mutual cooperation with …

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Challenges ahead as usual


September 7, 2018

Imran Khan – anybody and everybody who has a pencil or a key-board to hit upon a clean sheet/screen is offering you, the most unsolicited advice on what to do; some go beyond to advice you on what you should not do! There is a Danish proverb, “don’t build to every man’s advice, for truly, you will have a house …

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PLBW18 Day Two: The House of Kamiar Rokni steals the show


September 7, 2018

The second day of the PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week ’18 (PLBW18) moved from an earlier segment of retail friendly shows to an evening segment dedicated to six stand alone designers. Nida Azwer opened with a solo show; Misha Lakhani, Zainab Salman and Jeem showed in a grouped presentation and then Farah and Fatima were followed by The House of …

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Pakistanis among Japan’s ‘Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY2018’ award


September 7, 2018

KARACHI: Japanese government has awarded two Pakistanis and Pak-Japan Business Forum, ‘Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY2018’ in recognition of their services towards promotion of ties between the two countries. On July 24, Japan Foreign Ministry announced the list of recipients which included 205 individuals and 49 groups (34 individuals and six groups based in Japan, and 171 individuals and 43 …

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Sindh Governor House opens to public


September 7, 2018

KARACHI: The Sindh Governor House has  been opened for families today (Friday)  to provide them  opportunity to visit the office of  the father  of the nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and some of its other sections.  As per details, for the first time in the history of the province  the citizens have been given access to the  Governor House. Visitors  …

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Brazil presidential hopeful ´fine´ after knife attack


September 7, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO: Right-wing presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro was attacked with a knife while campaigning in Brazil on Thursday — but escaped with just minor injuries, his son said. Images shared on social media and television showed Bolsonaro being carried on the shoulders of a throng of supporters before a man lunges at his stomach. “Thank God it was barely …

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