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U-turn as self goal

April 03, 2021 8:11 am

Pakistan rollback of decision on trade with India exposes its internal faultlines, reverses gains made by both sides

Watch: Newly built Islamabad airport’s ceiling begins to crumble during heavy rain

August 17, 2020 1:23 pm

The Islamabad airport was built just two years ago and an inquiry into its faulty construction is currently underway after rainwater entered the airport on multiple occasions in the past.

Explained: Who is Matiullah Jan, the Pakistani journalist who was abducted this week?

July 26, 2020 8:27 am

The event has sparked a debate on press freedom in the country, which experts say have received a setback under the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan Air Force F-16 aircraft crashes near Islamabad, pilot killed

March 11, 2020 4:47 pm

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 aircraft crashed near Islamabad while rehearsing for a March 23 parade. No casualties are reported.

Pakistan earthquake: Nearly 20 dead, over 300 injured; mild tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

September 24, 2019 8:42 pm

Over 300 people, including women and children, were injured on Tuesday in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir after a strong quake jolted several cities in the northern parts of the country including capital Islamabad.

India lodges 'strong' protest with Pakistan over harassment of guests at Iftar: Govt

June 27, 2019 6:04 pm

In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said the High Commission of India in Islamabad organised an Iftar and dinner reception on June 1 in accordance with an established practice.

Saudi crown prince's personal amenities, security teams reach Pakistan ahead of state visit

February 11, 2019 9:30 pm

The powerful heir to the oil-rich kingdom is expected to arrive in Pakistan this week, but the exact date of his arrival has not been disclosed due to security reasons.

Pakistan: At least nine killed in train-rickshaw collision in Sindh province

October 17, 2018 9:59 am

The driver of the ill-fated rickshaw was trying to cross an unmanned railway crossing but could not escape the approaching train.

Mujahid Anwar Khan appointed new Pakistan air chief

March 16, 2018 5:39 pm

Born on December 23, 1962, Air Marshal Khan was commissioned in December 1983. During his service, he has commanded a fighter squadron and a tactical attack wing.

Officials: Afghan intel chief makes surprise visit Islamabad

January 31, 2018 5:21 pm

The visit on Wednesday by Masoom Stanikzai and Wais Ahmed Barmak comes a day after Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said it handed over 27 insurgents to Afghan authorities last year, including members of the Haqqani network.

ISLAMABAD PHOTOS

Kate and Prince William visit the mountains on day three of their royal tour of Pakistan; see pics

October 17, 2019 11:48 am

Prince William and wife Kate Middleton are on their maiden tour to Pakistan, having arrived on October 14. The royal visit will last five days.

Islamabad on the edge as Imran Khan leads massive protest rally

August 20, 2014 3:33 pm

Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night.

ISLAMABAD VIDEOS

Military assistance to Pakistan has decreased: US envoy

February 23, 2016 7:45 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): United States Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, said the military assistance to Pakistan has gone down shortly days after India expressed its disappointment over Barack Obama administration's decision to sell Pakistan eight F-16 fighter jets. Briefing the media at the fourth annual lecture of Indian Association of Foreign Affairs Correspondents in New Delhi, Verma said the assistance to Islamabad was to address a specific counter militancy and counter insurgency threat. As the US goes to polls later this year, Verma said the relations between India and the U.S. would be topmost priority for the next president.

Islamabad: Republic day celebrated at Indian Consulate

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Islamabad, Jan 26 (ANI): While India celebrated Republic day with fervor, the day was also celebrated with energy and joy at the Indian consulate in Islamabad, Pakistan.The Indian National flag was hoisted at the Consulate along with slogans praising India.

BJP hopes Pak to follow 'zero tolerance' against terrorism

January 11, 2016 2:06 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expressed their hope that Pakistan would follow 'zero tolerance' against terrorism post the Pathankot air base attack.BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that there was no tolerance for terrorism in the international community and added that Islamabad was under immense pressure from the world as no one was ready to compromise on the issue.

India puts ball in Pak's court, seeks action against Pathankot perpetrators

January 07, 2016 1:14 pm

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Amid speculations that the Foreign Secretary-level talks could be called off by New Delhi in the wake of the Pathankot terror attack, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday put the ball in Pakistan's court and said the future course of action would be decided after Islamabad's response to actionable intelligence provided with regard to the fidayeen strike. Addressing the media, Swarup said the government's policy towards Pakistan is clear and consistent.