Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30
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Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30

By Muhammad Rashid KARACHI, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman on Thursday announced that the Muharram-ul-Haram moon had been sighted and the Youm-e-Ashur would be observed on August 30. The holy month of Muharram would begin on August 21, Mufti Muneeb said after he chaired a meeting in Karachi. The […]

US Mission Pakistan brings American speakers on COVID-19
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US Mission Pakistan brings American speakers on COVID-19

KARACHI, Monday, August 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): Esteemed American scientist and global health advocate Dr. Peter Hotez will share his insights with Pakistani audiences as part of the U.S. Mission Pakistan’s COVID Speakers Series. In collaboration with Dow University of Health Sciences, all are welcome to attend Dr. Hotez’s webinar “Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Discussion on […]

Saudi envoy calls on Buzdar, discusses bilateral ties
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Saudi envoy calls on Buzdar, discusses bilateral ties

LAHORE, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Bin Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy Friday called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and some religious parties here. The Saudi ambassador’s meetings are being seen as part of an effort to mobilise support for his country. Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi, leader of […]

PIA likely to resume flights to Europe in two months
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PIA likely to resume flights to Europe in two months

TAXILA, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): European skies are expected to open for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the next two months as the government is utilising all technical and diplomatic means to resolve the ban issue, Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Friday. “PIA is in contact with European Union Air Safety Agency […]

PML-N repeats history of attacking Supreme Court: Raja Basharat
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PML-N repeats history of attacking Supreme Court: Raja Basharat

LAHORE, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): Minutes after Maryam’s press conference ended, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat and Information Minister Fayazul Hassan Chohan of the PTI did a presser of their own to respond to the allegations levelled by the PML-N leader. Basharat in his remarks said the type of “gunda gardi (thuggery)” seen outside the […]

PTI fears from burgeoning popularity of PML-N, claims Maryam Nawaz
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PTI fears from burgeoning popularity of PML-N, claims Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday alleged that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had asked her to appear through a “vague” call-up notice in order to cause her harm. She expressed these views while addressing a press conference in Lahore shortly after PML-N workers and police clashed outside NAB’s office where […]

Pakistan Army continues rescue, relief operation in flood-hit Dadu
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Pakistan Army continues rescue, relief operation in flood-hit Dadu

DADU, Sunday, August 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Pakistan Army, along with the civil administration and private rescue services, on Sunday continued rescue and relief operations in various parts of Sindh’s Dadu district after the most recent monsoon spell in the province breached the flood protection bund of Nai Gaj Dam. In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations […]

Police kills citizen, injures another assuming as robbers
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Police kills citizen, injures another assuming as robbers

KARACHI, Friday, August 07, 2020 (WNP/DL): A man was killed and another injured on Friday when police personnel opened fire at them on I.I. Chundrigar Road over a “misunderstanding”, assuming the men to be robbers. The incident prompted higher authorities to take notice and the three policemen involved in the incident were subsequently detained. According […]

1 dead, another injured as latest spell of rain lashes parts of Karachi
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1 dead, another injured as latest spell of rain lashes parts of Karachi

KARACHI, Thursday, August 06, 2020 (WNP/DL): A 28-year-old man died while another was injured in separate incidents as yet another spell of rain accompanied by gusty winds battered parts of Karachi on Thursday, hospital officials said. Salahuddin lost his life after suffering an electric shock at Raheel Arcade in the Gulistan-i-Jauhar area. The body was […]

Modi commits strategic blunder revoking occupied Kashmir's special status: PM
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Modi commits strategic blunder revoking occupied Kashmir’s special status: PM

MUZAFFARABAD, Wednesday, August 05, 2020 (WNP/DL): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday termed the revocation of occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on Aug 5, 2019 a “strategic blunder” by Indian premier Narendra Modi, saying that the only conclusion of the Kashmir issue would be the valley’s freedom. He was addressing a special session of the […]