Free Press Journal
  • Pak PM slams India, for cancelling talks

    Islamabad : India’s decision to cancel the foreign minister-level meeting in New York was “arrogant”, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said on Saturday, asserting that he was “disappointed” by the New Delhi’s “negative” response. India on Friday cited the “brutal” killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of the postal stamps “glorifying” Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani for calling off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

  • No deal with Saudi for release of Sharif, kin: Pak minister

    Islamabad: There was no “deal” between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members after a top court suspended their sentences in a corruption case, a senior Pakistani minister has asserted.

  • Pak SC to hire two transgenders: CJ

    In our society transgenders are subjected to ridicule. It is our top most priority to give them their rights  Saqib Nisar.

  • Sharif’s wife loses her battle to cancer

    London/Islamabad : Begum Kulsoom, the wife of Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, died Tuesday in London after a long battle with cancer, her family said.

  • Ties with China cornerstone of Pak foreign policy: Imran Khan

    Islamabad : The ‘all-weather’ friendship with China was a cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said as he pledged to implement the controversy-hit $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

  • Arif Alvi sworn in as new Pak President

    Islamabad: Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Arif Alvi, took oath as the 13th President of Pakistan here on Sunday.

  • Minority bias: Debt-ridden Pak removes its economist

    Islamabad : The newly-formed Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has axed economist Atif R Mian from the Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Economic Advisory Council (EAC). Senator Faisal Javed Khan put out a tweet informing that Dr Mian “was asked to step down from the Advisory council.”

  • Bajwa instigates India, Imran bats for peace

    Islamabad : Contradicting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s diplomatic position, its Army Chief General Qamar Jawed Bajwa on Thursday asked his troops to “avenge the blood of its soldiers being shed on the border.” “Our troops have made great sacrifices to the nation. I laud the people of Kashmir who have stood firm in such testing times. Our nation will not forget our troops who laid down their lives for this nation.

  • Curb terror grps operating from Pak: Imran told

    Islamabad : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday and pressed him “to do more” to rein in the terror groups operating from the country’s soil, days after the Trump administration cancelled $300 million in military aid to Islamabad.

  • PTI candidate Arif Alvi elected as 13th President of Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi was on Tuesday elected as the 13th President of Pakistan, the result data from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) confirmed. Alvi secured the lion’s share of votes from the 1,100 that were cast on Tuesday, with the founding member of the PTI garnering nearly twice as many votes as Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and Jamiat Ulema-e Islam – F (JUI-F) chief, Fazal-ur-Rehman, who was supported

  • Arif Alvi elected new Pak Prez

    Islamabad : Dr Arif Alvi, one of the founding members of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was elected as the new President of Pakistan on Tuesday, according to media reports.

  • Imran Khan’s close ally Arif Alvi elected new Pakistan president

    Islamabad: Dr Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was elected as the new President of Pakistan Tuesday, as the cricketer-turned-politician consolidated his grip on power. The 69-year-old former dentist defeated Pakistan Peoples Party candidate Aitzaz Ahsan and the Pakistan Muslim League-N nominee Maulana Fazl ur Rehman in a three-way contest to become the 13th president. Of the 430 votes

  • Pakistan’s Presidency elections to be held today

    Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers are electing a new President on Tuesday, a race in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party’s candidate Arif Alvi is expected to win.Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain’s tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday completed preparations for the election. Polling stations have been set up in all four provincial assemblies in addition to the National

  • $300 million not aid, US owes this money to Pakistan, says Qureshi 

    Islamabad : The USD 300 million that the Pentagon has decided to scrap is not a military aid to Pakistan, but what it owns to Islamabad for its support in the war against terrorism and should reimburse it, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has asserted, sparking fresh bilateral tensions ahead of a key visit.

  • India-Pak Indus Water Treaty meet from tomorrow

    Islamabad : Pakistan will reiterate its serious objections over two water storage and hydropower projects being built by India during a meet with New Delhi this week in Lahore.

  • No one questioned Modi’s surprise visit to Pak: Sidhu

    Pak PM Imran Khan on Tuesday thanked Sidhu for attending his oath taking and called those targeting him in India as “doing great disservice to peace in the subcontinent”.