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ISLAMABAD (NNI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has congratulated President Hamid Karzai and the people of Afghanistan on their country’s 95th Independence Day.“On behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, I wish to convey our warmest felicitations to you and the brotherly Afghan people,” Nawaz...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Senator Farhatullah Babar said due to some recent events the balance of power had shifted from Islamabad to Rawalpindi and there was real and potent threat to democracy. This he said is a bad omen for democracy and democratic institutions and it is imperative that the government geared up to hold negotiations both with PTI and PAT to defuse the tense political...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri Monday refused to talk with Punjab Governor Choudhry Sarwar, creating more difficulties for the incumbent government to find a negotiated settlement. Sources said that Punjab Governor has made several attempts to contact Qadri but PAT leader declined to take his call. They said PAT leader has also refused to hold dialogues...

ISLAMABAD: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has decided not to join the civil disobedience movement proposed by Imran Khan. JI is of the view that the call for civil disobedience has been made by a single political party and is not a decision of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government therefore they shall not support its coalition party in any such decision at all. The JI has also objected...

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Political leaders and traders have rejected a civil disobedience call from Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf’s chief,Imran Khan and described it as a joke with the country. Former President and Co-Chairperson of Pakistan People’s Party Asif Ali Zardari has expressed deep concern over the political situation and called for restraint by all sides. “Democracy...

ISLAMABAD (INP) Pakistan government has decided to award Sitara-e-Imtiaz to Pakistani origin American Pilot Haris Suleman. The award is being given in recognition of his services for the welfare of people of Pakistan. The award will be given by the President on 23rd March, 2015 and his family would come to Pakistan from the United States to receive it. Haris Suleman and...

ISLAMABAD (INP) The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday suggested changes in National Power Policy 2013 terming it contrary to the national interests. The policy needs immediate review as it will serve no purpose except jacking up electricity price and draining foreign exchange reserves, said Dr. Murtaza Mughal, President PEW. He said that policy claims to provide affordable...

ISLAMABAD (INP) Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has dispatched computerized admission forms for the Semester Autumn, 2014 to its continuing students enrolled in SSC to Ph.D level programs to facilitate them to take admission in their next semester, announced Director Admissions, Syed Zia-ul-Hasnain. According to Director Admissions, if somehow any of student has not...

MQM urges Inqalab marchers to remain peaceful ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (INP): MQM leader Hyder Abbas Rizvi Sunday called on participants of the Inqalab March to maintain complete calm during their ongoing anti-government sit-in in Islamabad. Addressing the participants of sit-in, Rizvi said it is responsibility of the incumbent government to save the situation from getting out...

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Minister for Education and Professional Training Balighur Rehman has said the Red Zone area in Islamabad is a red line which no one will be allowed to cross. He said through holding of marches and sit-ins, PTI and PAT are sending wrong signal to the world and damaging the image of the country. He said during the last one year the government has...

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