Articles about Mamnoon Hussain

09 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Arif Alvi sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan

Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new President on Sunday.

05 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan's new President is connected to Jawaharlal Nehru. Read how!

Pakistan's newly-elected President Dr. Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.

04 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.

03 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win

Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.

18 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Imran Khan wrongly pronounced Urdu words while taking oath

Imran Khan today stumbled over some of the Urdu words and wrongly pronounced them while taking oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister.

16 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan to hold presidential elections on September 4

Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President Mamnoon Hussain's successor at the end of his five-year tenure, the election commission announced today.

13 Aug 2018

Pakistan's goodwill gesture: 26 Indian fishermen released from Pak jail

Pakistan yesterday released 26 Indian fishermen from jail as a goodwill gesture.

11 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan PM on Aug-18

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18 this year, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said yesterday.

02 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Imran Khan opts for simple oath-ceremony, not to invite foreign-leaders

Imran Khan has decided against inviting foreign leaders and celebrities to his oath-taking ceremony as Pakistan's new Prime Minister as he wants to keep the event very simple.

24 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Doctors say Sharif not well; jailed ex-PM demands medical-facilities

A medical board which examined Nawaz Sharif yesterday recommended the immediate shifting of the jailed former Pakistani PM to a hospital but Sharif insisted that the medical facilities should be provided to him in the jail itself.

10 Jun 2018

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

PM Narendra Modi today held a "productive" meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and invited his country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA).

09 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi
Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qingdao today on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which is likely to deliberate on global issues including the impact of US sanctions on Russia.

01 Jun 2018

Pakistan News
Former Pakistan chief justice Nasirul Mulk caretaker PM until elections

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25.

27 May 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan to choose its next PM on July 25

Pakistan's upcoming general elections for Parliament and Provincial Assemblies will be held on July 25, according to a decree signed by President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday.

21 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
No bilateral-meetings between Indian, Pakistani Ministers at SCO in Beijing

There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistani counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ministerial meets to be held in Beijing on 24 April.

15 Mar 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: 9 killed in Taliban suicide-attack near Nawaz Sharif's residence

A teenaged Taliban suicide bomber attacked a police check post near the residence of Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore, killing nine people, including five policemen, police said.

13 Feb 2018

Pakistan News
Amid global pressure, Pakistan designates Hafiz Saeed a terrorist

A week after Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed dared the government to arrest him, Pakistan has declared him a terrorist.

14 Jan 2018

Twitter account of India's ambassador to the UN hacked

The Twitter of account of India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin was reportedly hacked by Turkish hackers.

03 Oct 2017

Pakistan News
Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president

Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was re-elected president of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party.

25 Sep 2017

Pakistan News
Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has returned to the country to face corruption and money laundering charges in the Panama Papers scandal after spending nearly a month abroad.

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan News
Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif quits after SC disqualification

On July 28, Nawaz Sharif stepped down as Pakistan's PM after the Supreme Court disqualified him from office in the Panama Papers case.

17 Jul 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal for mercy petition is being reviewed by the chief of Pakistan army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said reports.

29 Jun 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan Bahawalpur oil tanker fire: Death toll reaches 165

The death toll in Pakistan's Bahawalpur oil tanker fire has gone up to 165, with five more people succumbing to their injuries today, including the driver.

25 Jun 2017

Pakistan News
What had happened?

An oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur in Pakistan's Punjab province on 25th June The tanker skidded and toppled and the people rushed to collect the fuel that was leaking.

20 Mar 2017

Pakistan News
'Hindu Marriage Bill' becomes law in Pakistan

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain passed the Hindu Marriage Bill, extending protection to Hindu marriages and safeguarding the rights of Hindu minorities.

18 Feb 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan Senate passes Hindu Marriage Bill

Pakistan Senate passed "The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017", which will allow the Hindu community in Pakistan their personal law. Sindhis already have a Hindu marriage law.

05 Jan 2017

Pakistan News
Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder

Over 100 clerics were arrested by police in Pakistan's Punjab province for celebrating the 6th death anniversary of liberal Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer.

05 Jan 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan's Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 close to becoming law

In a landmark move, a parliamentary panel of Pakistan approved the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016.

17 Dec 2016

Pakistan News
Pakistan successfully test-fires Babur-II Cruise Missile

The Pakistani Army reportedly test-fired an improved version of Babur, an indigenously designed cruise missile.

13 Dec 2016

New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, the new chief of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI is allegedly looking to scuttle Indo-Afghan relations.

12 Dec 2016

Pak's Army chief Bajwa removes ISI chief

Pakistan's new army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa abruptly removed ISI Chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar; Bajwa did not name his replacement.

07 Dec 2016

Pakistan's new army chief meets Sharif

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa held discussions with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on national security matters.

28 Nov 2016

Pak: No change in policy under new Army Chief

Pakistan's Defence minister Khawaja Asif clarified that Pakistan's "military policy will continue and there will be no immediate change," under the new Army Chief Qamar Bajwa.

28 Nov 2016

New Pak Army Chief Bajwa: Why should India be careful?

General Qamar Javed Bajwa emerged as the successor of General Raheel Sharif as the Pakistani Army Chief.

13 Nov 2016

Pakistan News
ISIS detonates bomb at a Pakistani shrine, 52 dead

Almost 52 people were killed and 100 injured in a bomb blast that took place at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan.

14 Oct 2016

Pakistan News
Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal adjourned

Asia Bibi's long-awaited final appeal against the death sentence for blasphemy, was adjourned by the Supreme Court after one of the three judges on the panel stepped down.