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Arif Alvi sworn in as new 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 Sunday.

Sep 09, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

Arif Alvi to take oath as Pakistan president on Sunday

Arif Alvi will take oath as the 13th president of Pakistan on Sunday. A close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Alvi was elected as the president on September 4.

Sep 09, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Alvi's family migrated to Pakistan from India after partition.

Sep 05, 2018, 06:29 AM IST

Pakistan to elect new president today, ruling PTI likely to win

Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain's tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.

Sep 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Pakistan to elect next president on September 4: EC

Pakistan's president is elected indirectly by the members of Parliament and the four provincial assemblies.

Aug 16, 2018, 14:34 PM IST

Blast in Pakistan targeting President's son, 3 killed

At least three people were killed and 13 others injured today in a remote-controlled bomb blast that was apparently targeted at Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain's son who escaped the attack in the restive Balochistan province unhurt.

May 25, 2015, 07:07 AM IST

Peshawar school victims will be given prestigious award

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has decided to confer Tamgha-i-Shujaat on 145 students and staff members of the Army Public School in Peshawar who were killed in a terrorist attack Dec 16.

Jan 24, 2015, 07:48 AM IST

Pak President inks bill to set up military courts to try terrorists

Special military courts will be set up in Pakistan to fast-track terror-related cases after the President on Wednesday gave his ascent to a bill passed by the parliament for the purpose.

Jan 07, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

Peshawar attack jolted the nation: Pak President

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday said that the Peshawar tragedy has deeply hurt the country and the whole nation is united in its fight against terrorism.

Dec 25, 2014, 21:55 PM IST

President Zardari wants end to political confrontation

Pak Prez Asif Ali Zardari has called for bringing an end to political confrontations to effectively deal with the daunting challenges being faced by the country.

Jun 11, 2013, 10:37 AM IST

Pak SC asked to determine new govt`s view in Musharraf’s treason case

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf`s lawyer has requested the SC to find out what the new govt`s views are on the treason proceedings against his client.

Jun 07, 2013, 15:14 PM IST

Pak President Zardari, family flee to Dubai?

Amid a looming political crisis in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari is reported to have left for Dubai on Tuesday.

Jan 15, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

Clerics bodies get major share of Zardari`s donation

2 clerics bodies associated with the shrine of sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti got a lion`s share of the 1 million dollar donation made by Zardari.

Aug 18, 2012, 20:08 PM IST

Pakistan remembers Benazir, Zardari says `won`t resign`

In a jab at the Supreme Court, Zardari asked about the as yet unsolved case of his wife`s assassination.

Dec 27, 2011, 23:37 PM IST

Objectively preserve history: Pakistan President

Asif Ali Zardari has asked historians and scholars to ensure there are no deviations.

Aug 05, 2011, 12:00 PM IST

Pak Prez, Saudi King vow to deepen bilateral ties

Saudi Arabia’s King said Riyadh will always be a steadfast friend of Pak through “thick and thin”.

Jul 21, 2011, 15:36 PM IST

Plane carrying Pak Prez entourage escapes disaster

The C-130 aircraft was on its way to Iran when it had to make an emergency landing.

Jul 17, 2011, 14:33 PM IST

Pakistan President`s website hacking case adjourned

The hacker, Shahbaz Khan, defaced the website

Apr 14, 2011, 15:10 PM IST

Man hurls shoe at Musharraf

A man hurled a shoe at former Pakistani president during a meeting in London.

Feb 07, 2011, 10:30 AM IST

Pakistan President to visit Sri Lanka on November 27

Pakistan, Sri Lanka enjoy commonality of views on regional, global issues.

Nov 26, 2010, 12:41 PM IST