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UK Elections: List of 12 Pakistanis who made it to British Parliament

UK Elections:

In General Election 2015, only nine British-Pakistani candidates were elected Pakistani community living in UK showed a remarkable sign of unity in United Kingdom’s general election 2017. At least one dozen Pakistani & Kashmiri origin candidates have been elected for members of British Parliament. According to the media reports, Over 40 men and women candidates of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin contested ... Read More »

Panama Papers verdict: Supreme Court orders joint team to probe corruption charges against Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — File photo

PM Sharif not disqualified, Supreme Court establishes JIT to probe money trail Supreme Court has just announced its verdict on the much-awaited verdict of Panama Papers Case against the ruling Sharif Family. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) will be investigating the case and the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be required to present before the team. The court has ordered ... Read More »

Pakistan Government agrees on two-year extension of Military courts

Pakistan Government agrees on two-year extension of Military courts

The political parties in both houses of the Parliament agreed on extending the tenure of military courts for two years. After a series of discussions and meetings, the Pakistan government and opposition both have agreed to revive the military courts for a two-year period, until January 2019. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), which had been opposing the government’s draft for ... Read More »

Azerbaijan President appoints wife as first Vice President

Azerbaijan President appoints wife as first Vice President

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife Mehriban as the country’s ‘First Vice President’. Azerbaijan’s president appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation, the person next in line in the nation’s power hierarchy. Aliyev’s order naming Mehriban Aliyeva to the newly created No. 2 post was published on the presidential website. The opposition parties ... Read More »

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

Donald Trump has been officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Donald Trump becomes 45th president as protests against his inauguration turn violent in Washington, DC. Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an “American carnage” of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address. The inauguration took place outside US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Friday, ... Read More »

Fidel Castro, revolutionary icon and legendary Cuban leader, dies at 90

Fidel Castro, revolutionary icon and legendary Cuban leader, dies at 90

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary who defied United States for more than 50 years, dies at 90 Fidel Castro, the revolutionary icon, one of the world’s best-known leaders and Cuba’s ex-president, has died aged 90. The announcement quoting Raul Castro, his brother and current president, was made on Cuban state television. Fidel Castro became a towering international figure and most emblematic world ... Read More »

China warns it will ‘get involved’ if India incites trouble in Balochistan

Deep Sea Port at Gwadar

Chinese think tank has issued a warning to India, saying China will have to get involved if any Indian “plot” disrupts the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in restive Balochistan. Chinese think tank has warned India that China will intervene if India will incite violence in Balochistan and disrupts the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Pakistan’s Balochistan ... Read More »

Iranian pilgrims to miss Hajj 2016 as Saudi Arabia, Iran Hajj talks fail

Muslim pilgirms during Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, Iran officials blame each other over Hajj talks’ failure while Iranian Muslims to miss out on annual pilgrimage Iranian Muslims will miss out on the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia in September 2016, as Tehran and Riyadh blame each other over failure of Hajj 2016 arrangements. Ali Jannati, Iran’s minister of culture and Islamic guidance, said talks between Iran and ... Read More »

Ali Gilani, son of Pakistan’s ex-PM, recovered from Afghanistan after 3 years

Ali Haider Gilani, son of Pakistan's ex-PM, recovered from Afghanistan after 3 years

The kidnapped son of Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has been rescued in Afghanistan in a joint Afghan-US special forces operation. ISLAMABAD – Ali Haider Gilani, the son of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, was recovered on Tuesday, during an operation in Afghanistan. This news was conveyed by Afghan National Security Advisor Muhammad Hanif Atmar in a ... Read More »

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