ISLAMABAD — On Monday, President Asif Ali Zardari passed the Election (Amendment) Bill 2024. The Election Amendment Bill was used to make changes to Section 140 of the Election Act of 2017. According to a news release from the President House, the Chief Justice of the High Court shall beRead More →

MOSCOW (AP)— India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Moscow on Monday for a two-day visit, his first since Russia put soldiers into Ukraine, which has strained the long-standing partnership and moved Russia closer to India’s adversary, China. Modi was scheduled to have dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin, followedRead More →

ISLAMABAD – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has prevented Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shaukat Yousafzai from visiting Britain today. Shaukat Yousafzai, a former provincial minister, was once again deported from Islamabad International Airport. The PTI leader was on his way to Manchester, England, via Turkey on a Turkish Airlines flight,Read More →

AMMAN (Reuters) — The Iranian-backed militant organisation Hezbollah announced on Sunday that it had launched a drone attack on Mount Hermon in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan Heights, where Israel operates a crucial surveillance centre. It said this was the first such bombing since it began trading fire with Israel onRead More →

JAKARTA (Reuters) — Officials said Monday that a torrential rain caused a landslip in an illegal gold mine on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island over the weekend, killing at least 12 people and missing 18. Miners and residents living near the illegal mine were killed in a landslip in Suwawa district, GorontaloRead More →

LAHORE – Former Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi applied to the anti-corruption court on Monday for an exemption from appearing in a case involving illegal recruitments in the Punjab Assembly. Judge Safdar Ali Bhatti of the anti-corruption court presided over the hearing and learned that Parvez Elahi was unable toRead More →

LAHORE: Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the vice chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and a former foreign minister, has been transferred from Adiala Jail to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore. Jail sources claim that Shah Mahmood was moved early in the morning, under strict security, to Lahore. Shah Mahmood Qureshi, theRead More →

Regarding security, the government of Sindh has decided to station soldiers, rangers, and Frontiers Corps (FC) personnel throughout the province during the month of Muharram. The Sindh Home Department has requested that army, ranger, and FC personnel be deployed throughout the province. Any area under the orders of civil administrationRead More →

Due to concerns over the potential dumping of tokens from the now-defunct Japanese exchange Mt. Gox and additional selling by leveraged players following the cryptocurrency’s meteoric rise, Bitcoin was poised for its worst weekly decline in almost a year on Friday. The biggest cryptocurrency in the world fell to $53,523Read More →

Cairo/Dubai (Reuters) – A senior Hamas source told Reuters on Saturday that Hamas has accepted a US request to start negotiations on freeing Israeli detainees, including men and soldiers, 16 days after the first round of an agreement meant to put an end to the Gaza war. According to aRead More →