Collation govt agrees to thwart march on federal capital

Pakistani former prime minister Imran Khan (front 2R) waves to supporters during an anti-government rally in Rawalpindi on July 2, 2022. (AFP)
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Updated 06 October 2022

Collation govt agrees to thwart march on federal capital

October 6: SAMAA TV reported the coalition government on Wednesday unanimously decided to foil any attempts to lay siege to the federal capital – the only place where the federal government is contained with the main coalition partner not enjoying any provincial representation. Read more I 


General Sahir Shamshad Mirza takes charge as CJCSC

Updated 28 November 2022

General Sahir Shamshad Mirza takes charge as CJCSC

November 28: GEO News reported General Sahir Shamshad Mirza on Sunday took charge as the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) in an impressive ceremony held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi, said the military’s media wing. Read more I 


Punjab CM vows to abide by Imran’s decision

Updated 28 November 2022

Punjab CM vows to abide by Imran’s decision

November 27: The Express Tribune reported a day after PTI chief Imran Khan announced to opt out of the “current corrupt political system” by quitting the assemblies, Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervez Elahi on Sunday assured that he wouldn’t "wait for a minute" to dissolve the Punjab Assembly if the former premier asks him. Read more I 


Business class: How cricket-crazy Pakistan became a major football factory

Updated 28 November 2022

Business class: How cricket-crazy Pakistan became a major football factory

November 28: Financial Times reported millions of the Al Rihla balls — the title means “the journey” in Arabic — have been shipped from a manufacturing facility on the secluded outskirts of Sialkot, a small industrial hub in northern Pakistan, the place the German firm’s contract producer Forward Sports runs one of many world’s largest football-making operations. Read more I 


Rana Sana predicts NA election may face six-month delay

Updated 28 November 2022

Rana Sana predicts NA election may face six-month delay

November 28: DAWN reported Pakistan’s interior minister Rana Sanaullah said the coalition government knows how to counter Punjab CM Elahi, predicting the general elections may face six-month delay. Read more I 


Pakistan Halts Overseas Payments for Online Gaming, Other Apps

Updated 28 November 2022

Pakistan Halts Overseas Payments for Online Gaming, Other Apps

 

November 27: Bloomberg has reported that Pakistan halted payments for in-app purchases including online video games bought by local customers using airtime from telecommunications companies, the latest sign of distress caused by the country’s depleted foreign-exchange reserves. Read more I