After rigging allegations in GB, govt decides to make Senate polls more transparent Statesman Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the government has decided to move a constitutional amendment in the Parliament to introduce a ‘show مزید پڑھیں

NA committee passes CPEC Authority (Amendment) Bill 2020 ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Tuesday passed the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority (Amendment) Bill 2020 with majority votes. The meeting chaired by Junaid مزید پڑھیں

Cabinet OKs delegation of legal powers to DSJs in 19 districts to check smuggling ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet, which met here Tuesday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, approved the delegation of legal powers to the District and مزید پڑھیں

Telephonic conversation Bilawal, Maryam condemn ‘rigging’ in GB election Statesman Report LAHORE: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz, in a telephone conversation, condemned the alleged rigging in the Gilgit Baltistan election. ”Despite the rigging, the مزید پڑھیں

Karachi Kings overwhelm Lahore Qalandars to win maiden PSL title Statesman Report KARACHI: Karachi Kings have been crowned the 2020 Pakistan Super League winners after beating Lahore Qalandars by five wickets. The Kings reached the 135-run target with eight balls مزید پڑھیں

Indian plane makes emergency landing at Karachi airport Aircraft makes stopover after a passenger suffered cardiac arrest during flight en route to New Delhi from Riyadh Statesman Report KARACHI: An Indian plane has made an emergency landing at the Jinnah مزید پڑھیں

PDM announces 12-point ‘Charter of Pakistan’, rejects GB poll results, ban on rallies Statesman Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Democratic Movement chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Tuesday announced that a 12-point agreement, the "Meesaq-e-Pakistan”, had been reached between members of the Opposition مزید پڑھیں

UK’s Johnson says devolving powers to Scotland was ‘a disaster’ LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the devolution of powers to Scotland “a disaster”, a comment that played into the hands of Scottish nationalists pushing for an independence referendum مزید پڑھیں

18 hurt in Thailand’s most violent protests since movement began BANGKOK: Thai police fired water cannon and teargas at protesters marching on parliament on Tuesday, and at least 18 people were hurt in the most violent confrontation since a youth-led مزید پڑھیں

At least 6 dead after suicide bomber attacks restaurant in Mogadishu MOGADISHU: Six people died on Tuesday in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near a police academy, a police spokesman and a مزید پڑھیں

Saudis seek buffer zone with Yemen in return for ceasefire: sources DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has told Yemen’s Houthis in high-level back channel talks it would sign a UN proposal for a nationwide ceasefire if the Iran-aligned group agrees to a مزید پڑھیں

Bulgaria blocks EU accession talks with North Macedonia SOFIA: Bulgaria has refused to approve the European Union’s negotiation framework for North Macedonia, effectively blocking the official start of accession talks with its smaller Balkan neighbour, its foreign minister said on مزید پڑھیں

‘SpaceX, this is Resilience’ Four astronauts begin six-month stay on space station CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla: SpaceX’s newly launched capsule with four astronauts arrived on Monday at the International Space Station, their new home until spring. The Dragon capsule pulled up مزید پڑھیں

After Trump, Europe aims to show Biden it can fight for itself BRUSSELS/PARIS: The Donald Trump era may be coming to an end. But European Union ministers meeting this week to discuss the future of the continent’s defence will say مزید پڑھیں

Iran summons Italian envoy over dispute with Canada DUBAI: Iran’s foreign ministry on Tuesday summoned Italy’s envoy, who represents Canadian interests in Tehran, to protest what it called Canada’s lack of cooperation in setting up consular services for a large مزید پڑھیں

Japan, Australia reach security pact amid fears over disputed South China Sea TOKYO: Japan and Australia agreed on a breakthrough defence pact on Tuesday allowing reciprocal visits for training and operations, and voiced concern over the disputed South China Sea, مزید پڑھیں

Climate change bigger threat than Covid: Red Cross Geneva: The world should react with the same urgency to climate change as to the coronavirus crisis, the Red Cross said Tuesday, warning that global warming poses a greater threat than Covid-19. مزید پڑھیں

Iran says US move against it would face ‘crushing’ response DUBAI/JERUSALEM: Any U.S. attack on Iran would face a “crushing” response, an Iranian government spokesman said on Tuesday, following reports U.S. President Donald Trump asked for options for a strike مزید پڑھیں

‘No free lunch’ for Lebanon any more, donor states warn BEIRUT/PARIS: Western powers seeking to rescue Lebanon’s teetering economy have given the country’s leaders an ultimatum: there will be no bailout unless they form a credible government to overhaul a مزید پڑھیں

NATO chief warns of high price if troops leave Afghanistan BRUSSELS: NATO could pay a heavy price for leaving Afghanistan too early, its chief warned Tuesday after a U.S. official said President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw a significant مزید پڑھیں