ICJ Rejects Indian Plea for Khulbhushan Jadhav’s Release

THE HAGUE (Barwaqt News/Monitering Desk) – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday rejected remedies sought by India, including annulment of military court decision convicting Kulbhushan Jadhav, his release and safe passage to India. Announcing the verdict Judge Abdulqavi Ahmed Yousaf told Pakistan to review the death sentence for an alleged Indian spy, saying […]

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England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand

London (Barwaqt News): England have won the Cricket World Cup for the first time after a thrilling victory over New Zealand at Lord’s in a match that had to be settled by a super over. After winning the toss and opting to bat Kane Williamson’s New Zealand side yet England a victory total of 242, […]

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New Zealand stun India to win thrilling Cricket World Cup semi-final – as it happened

Islamabad: (Barwaqt News) The book will always say that New Zealand beat India by 18 runs in the first semi-final of the 2019 World Cup. But you’d need thousands and thousands of words to tell the full story of a marvellous, nuanced match. It placed unreasonable demands on the brain, gut, heart, nerves, eyes and […]

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Pakistan Record Thrilling Win Over Afghanistan

LEEDS (Barwaqt News): Pakistan have recorded a thrilling victory over Afghanistan in the 36th match of the ICC World Cup at Headingley on Saturday. They avoided a huge shock to keep their chances of reaching the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup alive. Chasing 228, they have completed the three-wicket win with two balls remaining. […]

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G20 Summit: Trump and Xi Agree to Restart US-China Trade Talks

Tokyo, (Barwaqt News): The United States and China have agreed to resume trade negotiations, easing a protracted row that has fuelled a global economic slowdown. US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached the agreement on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. Trump said the talks had been “excellent”. He had […]

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JI leader Hafiz Suleman House Targeted in Firing at Lahore

LAHORE: Home of JI central leader Hafiz Suleman in the area of Iqbal Town here has been attacked  by some unknown  armed persons. According to JI Spokesperson some unknown persons riding on motorcycle fired upon home of Hafiz Suleman and fled. JI Spokesperson further said that no loss to life has been caused in firing […]

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Endorsement of Budget in NA, a Defeat for Opposition: Firdous Ashiq Awan

ISLAMABAD, June 29 (Online): Special advisor to Prime Minister (PM) on information Firdous Ashiq Awan termed approval of budget in National Assembly (NA) a defeat for opposition. “Budget endorsement is a defeat for opposition and opposition will have to suffer defeat on every front”, she said this in a statement issued here Saturday. She held […]

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Will be Disastrous for Country if Corruption is Not Fealt with Iron Hand: Islamabad High Court

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected bail before arrest plea of Husain Lawai and Taha Raza, major accused in fake bank accounts. The court observed the bail application filed by the accused on medical grounds is not on merit. Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani announced the decision. It has been said […]

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Government Allocates One Percent Quota for Disabled Employees in Allotment of Government Residences

Islamabad: Government has allocated one percent quota for disabled  government employees in the allotment of government residencies. According to media reports disabled government employees had made a request for the allocation of quota in the allotment of government residences  during their meeting with minister for housing Tariq Bashir Cheema. Now on humanitarian government, government has […]

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Decision Taken to Launch Five Days  Polio Campaign Again in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Health department has decided to launch polio campaign again in the month of July following the persistent confirmation of reports regarding resurgence  of polio virus in different localities of Rawalpindi city. According to media report this campaign will continue for five days.  This campaign will be focused on those families  which had refused to […]

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