ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideology was leading Modi government which is a big threat for minorities living in India, ARY News reported on Friday. ?RSS has a racist ideology, inspired by Hitler’s Nazism?, PM Khan said in an interview to Belgium Tv.

LAHORE: Punjab?s Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday has asked the opposition to play their role in country?s development, ARY News reported. Speaking to the news men in Lahore, he said reality of opposition parties including Fazlur Rehman was badly exposed during sit-ins. ?Opposition should play their due role for prosperity of Pakistan.?

LAHORE: Punjab?s Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday has asked the opposition to play their role in country?s development, ARY News reported. Speaking to the news men in Lahore, he said reality of opposition parties including Fazlur Rehman was badly exposed during sit-ins. ?Opposition should play their due role for prosperity of Pakistan.?

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has on Friday extended judicial remand of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi till March 9, in a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) case. The PML-N stalwart was presented before the court after his judicial remand expired today. As the hearing went underway, NAB?s prosecutor said arrest warrants of Shahid Muzaffarul Islam, an accused in the LNG case, were issued but he was not available at his home address.

PESHAWAR: Minister for Information Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Shaukat Yousafzai on Friday announced that the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) project would be made functional by April this year, ARY NEWS reported. ?We will complete the project in March and it would cost Rs 35 billion,? he said adding that despite being a third-generation project, it has cost low as compared to the Lahore BRT project which cost upto Rs 40 billion in 2011.

ISLAMABAD: Lauding the services of Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Trust in the health sector, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday assured the trust of his full cooperation and support, ARY News reported. Talking to a delegation of Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Trust (RTEHT), who called on him in Islamabad, PM Imran said that philanthropists? cooperation with vulnerable segments of the society is commendable.

ISLAMABAD: The name of transplant surgeon Dr Fawad Mumtaz, who performed the surgery of renowned comedian Umar Sharif’s daughter, has been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) on the recommendation of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), ARY News reported on Thursday. According to sources, the FIA has registered a case against Dr Fawad Mumtaz over his alleged involvement in the illegal organ trade.

KARACHI: Sources privy to the development have revealed that the soybean carrying vessel that is being blamed for the toxic gas is ready to be transported away from the city?s harbour, ARY News reported on Thursday. Sources claimed that the ship will leave the harbour within a few hours, a tug boat is currently pulling at the ship to take it to the outer channel.

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Thursday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is a platform of regional connectivity and prosperity. Addressing a seminar titled ?Pakistan China Relations and Next Phase of CPEC? in Islamabad, Yao Jing said that CPEC is a joint venture between Pakistan and China and it is a major part of the friendship between the two countries.

KARACHI: Adviser to Chief Minister on Universities and Educational boards Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Thursday demanded varsities in Karachi to adopt open merit policy for students on Sindh domicile without prioritizing Karachi students, ARY NEWS reported. He was chairing a meeting of the vice chancellors of the provincial universities on Thursday.