Pakistan

At least one killed, 11 injured in Karachi blast

At least one woman died and 11 others sustained injuries in a blast near Iqbal Market in Karachi’s Kharadar area, police said on Monday. According to reports, an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted in a motorcycle to target a police vehicle. The police cordoned off the area and started …

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OIC expresses concern over India’s delimitation exercise in IOK

The General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday expressed “deep concern” over India’s attempts to redraw the electoral boundaries of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), altering the demographic structure of the territory and violating the rights of the Kashmiri people. In a statement shared on Twitter, the …

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Shehroze Kashif summits world’s 4th-highest peak

Climber Shehroze Kashif summited the world’s fourth-highest peak, Mount Lhotse (8,516m), in Nepal on Monday. Kashif was part of the Seven Summit Treks expedition team which summited directly from camp 3. The young mountaineer and his team had started the summit push on Sunday. He has made history by being …

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Imran, establishment were not on same page: Pervaiz Elahi

PML-Q leader Pervaiz Elahi has said that former prime minister Imran Khan and the establishment were not on the same page when it came to the foreign policy of Pakistan. Talking to the Voice of America Urdu, Pervaiz said that there were several issues which created differences between the former …

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Govt to move anti-corruption dept against Buzdar: Tarrar

PML-N leader Attaullah Tarar on Monday said that the government has decided to move the Anti-Corruption Establishment against former chief minister Punjab Usman Buzdar. In a press conference, the PML-N leader said that the ex-chief minister deprived the poor masses of their rights and “ruthlessly plundered the resources of the …

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Recycling plants at service stations hit a snag

The Rawalpindi district administration has failed to ensure the installation of water recycling plants at car wash service stations. In 2018, the district administration had geared up a crackdown on some 110 car wash stations in the city which had failed to respond to the notices and install recycling plants …

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Imran says won’t accept ‘imported govt’, calls for snap polls

Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday reiterated his demand for early elections, saying that his party will never accept the “imported government” which he claims came into being after an alleged foreign conspiracy. “We will never accept these criminals who have been imposed upon …

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