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  • US, Pakistan yet to overcome trust deficit: Khawaja Asif

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif admitted on Monday that Pakistan and the United States had not been able to overcome their trust deficit despite recent high-level interactions...

    There is still trust deficit,” the minister said while talking to reporters on the sidelines of a Pak-US Track-II meeting hosted by the Regional Peace Institute...

  • Nawaz says trust is the 'secret ingredient' in CPEC's success

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday celebrated Pakistan and China's 'enduring friendship' at the launch ceremony of the Urdu translation of The Governance of China, a book by Chinese premier Xi Jinping...

    Noting that both countries had promoted the dream of maintaining "everlasting diplomatic relations" with equality, trust and respect, Weidong said the relationship was not only time-tested, but has maintained the momentum of...

  • Sea Spark 2015: Nawaz reposes trust in Navy’s operational capabilities

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reposed complete trust and confidence in the operational capabilities of Pakistan Navy and urged that “the challenges at hand necessitate eternal vigilance to safeguard against external and internal threats”...

    Nawaz was speaking at the culminating event of Pakistan Navy's maritime exercise ‘Sea Spark 2015’ on Wednesday...

  • Maryam Nawaz summoned over fake trust deed

    An accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday summoned Maryam Nawaz, vice president of the PML-N, over the use of a bogus trust deed in the Avenfield properties case after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved an application before accountability judge Mohammad Bashir...

    NAB Deputy Prosecutor General Sardar Muzaffar Khan Abbasi filed the application, seeking action against Maryam Nawaz for producing a bogus trust deed...

  • Khawaja Haris recuses himself from Nawaz's accountability court cases

    Khawaja Haris, counsel for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Monday recused himself from pursuing the references filed by NAB against the Sharif family in the accountability court any further...

    Following the withdrawal of his paper of attorney (wakalat-nama) the accountability judge asked Nawaz if he would like to engage another lawyer or would he attempt to convince Haris to continue with the case...

  • Khawaja Haris rejoins Nawaz Sharif's legal team in NAB references

    After much deliberation, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's lead counsel Khawaja Haris on Tuesday rejoined his legal team for the corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the Sharif family...

    Sharif, on Haris' request, was also granted a one-week exemption from appearing in the hearings as he is currently in London due to his wife Kulsoom Nawaz's ailing health...

  • Judge in video scandal 'sent back, but Nawaz still in jail', Khawaja Asif regrets in NA

    PML-N leader Khawaja Asif on Tuesday accused the government of pursuing a "vendetta" against opposition leaders and called for "even-handed" accountability...

    Addressing the parliament, the PML-N leader brought up the recent video leak scandal involving accountability court judge Mohammad Arshad Malik; regretting that, "while the judge was sent back, Nawaz Sharif is still in jail"...

  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Weather vane 'stolen' from Karachi's Frere Hall, Chief Secretary takes notice

    KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon on Wednesday took notice of 'theft' of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark Frere Hall...

    Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui to submit a report on the incident within two days...

  • Japan to provide Rs1.6bn for weather monitoring system in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The weather surveillance radars established in Karachi nearly 24 years ago will be replaced with a modern, digitalised system for which the Japanese government will provide a grant of Rs1...

    The Karachi radar system has played an important role in monitoring meteorological phenomenon in the southern area and tropical cyclones formed over the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal...

  • Rain turns Karachi weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The weather in the city turned pleasant after many areas received light rain on Sunday evening...

    Met Office’s Karachi director Abdul Rasheed said that the weather would turn chillier in the city due to rain, as the current spell would also continue on Monday...

  • PFSA committed 'breach of trust' by making its findings public, say Karachi police

    Karachi police have expressed their displeasure over the attitude of Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA), saying the PFSA allegedly committed "breach of trust" by making its findings public about the food samples collected from the house of two minor brothers who had ostensibly died of ‘food poisoning’ last week, an official told Dawn...

    The Karachi police official said they were writing a letter to PFSA that this was not an...

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