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PTI will ‘paralyse’ govt on Oct 30, asserts Imran Khan


October 12, 2016

ISLAMABAD – Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has asserted on Wednesday that the political party would “paralyse” the government on October 30. He made the claim during a meeting with a delegation of clerics in Bani Gala today. Khan said that the clergy had a responsibility to awaken the people against alleged corruption of the government. He reiterated that …

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House speaker won’t ‘defend’ Trump, as Clinton poll lead grows


October 11, 2016

DETROIT (AFP) – Donald Trump’s presidential aspirations took more tough hits Monday as the nation’s top elected Republican all but conceded the race to Hillary Clinton, who returned to the campaign trail invigorated by polls showing her lead expanding. With Trump’s campaign already teetering on the precipice after revelations of his lewd comments about women, House Speaker Paul Ryan told …

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A new worry for Clinton – Trump’s struggles may depress Democratic voter turnout


October 11, 2016

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is confronting an emerging risk to her presidential ambitions – if Donald Trump continues to trail her in opinion polls many Democrats may simply stay at home on Election Day. Without enough popular support, Clinton would enter the White House lacking the political capital she would need to drive through her agenda. In the worst-case scenario …

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Putin cancels Paris visit: Kremlin


October 11, 2016

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin has cancelled a planned visit to Paris, the Kremlin said Tuesday, but remains open to meeting Francois Hollande when the French leader is ready. “The president has decided to cancel this visit,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, referring to a long-planned trip to Paris set for October 19. “From the very start of his exchanges …

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Prime Minister to embark on two-day Azerbaijan visit on Thursday


October 11, 2016

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will embark on a three-day visit to Azerbaijan on Thursday wherein he would discuss with the leadership of host country the bilateral relations, economic cooperation besides exchanging views on regional and international issues. At the invitation of President Ilham Aliyev, this will be the first visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to …

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Army Chief emphasises on the need for professional grooming


October 11, 2016

RAWALPINDI: General Raheel Sharif chief of army staff visited Pakistan Military Academy Kakul on Monday and appreciated ongoing improvements in the training and administrative facilities for cadets. The visit was focused on reviewing the current training regime for cadets and PMA’s capacity enhancement projects including inauguration of 4th Pakistan Battalion. Speaking on the occasion, COAS emphasised on the need for …

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Bilawal criticises PM Nawaz for ‘blocking’ Panama Papers investigation


October 11, 2016

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Monday said instead of facilitating investigation into Panama Papers revelations, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is blocking every attempt to protect himself. The PPP chairman took an exception to prime minister as he shared a news item on Twitter that reported Mr Sharif is seeking disqualification of petitions submitted against him by …

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Trials and tribulations of Sikh community in India


October 8, 2016

NEW DELHI – The Sikh community in India is in dire straits as the government is forcing them to displace from the border areas owing to the ongoing tensions. The community members reveled that their crops were destroying and the farmers had to face huge financial losses. They community members were of the opinion that they want peace and not …

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USA welcomes Pakistan’s legislation against honour killing


October 8, 2016

WASHINGTON: Terming it as an important step towards ensuring the protection of women in Pakistan, the United States appreciated the country for its legislation against honour killing, on Saturday. Spokesperson of the Department of State of the United States John Kirby said that the passing of the bill in Pakistan needed to be appreciated since it was an important step …

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Trump would be ´American Mussolini´ says writer Kennedy


October 8, 2016

PARIS: Donald Trump has no chance of winning the US presidential election, best-selling US writer Douglas Kennedy has told AFP — but if he did, he would be an “American Mussolini”. “Trump has no chance,” said Kennedy of the Republican candidate in next month´s US presidential election. But the fact that he was even in the running for the White …

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