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How the Pakistan army lost the plot

April 28, 2022 8:53 am

Anju Gupta writes: It is trying to distract from its failures domestically and abroad

Imran Khan to continue as Pakistan PM until appointment of caretaker premier: Prez Alvi

April 04, 2022 1:23 pm

The incumbent Prime Minister shall continue to hold office till appointment of the care-taker premier, the notification said.

Pakistan seeks joint probe after India misfires missile

March 13, 2022 10:34 am

Terming it as a “profound level of incompetence”, it called upon New Delhi to explain “if the missile was indeed handled by its armed forces or some rogue elements.”

Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity measures

July 13, 2019 7:14 pm

Not all business associations joined the strike, but the move underlines the pressure facing Prime Minister Imran Khan's government, which came to power last year promising millions of new jobs and welfare measures to help the poor.

Pakistan: Imran Khan govt to auction eight buffaloes kept by Nawaz Sharif at PM House

September 11, 2018 7:10 pm

The government has planned to auction the eight buffaloes that were kept by the former prime minister at the PM House for his "gastronomic requirements".

Second economist resigns from Pakistan's EAC over exclusion of Ahmadi scholar

September 09, 2018 11:34 am

The economist said he "profoundly disagrees" with the circumstances in which Mian was asked to resign from the council. "Basing decisions on religious affiliation goes against my principles, or the values I am trying to teach my children," he said.

On father's day, son of man held by Pakistan hopes government will rescue his dad

June 18, 2017 9:17 pm

As the world celebrates Father's Day, Khan struggles to hold back his tears as he recalls his childhood with Jamaldeen who used take him for long walks near the international border.

Pakistan govt's move to ban military-backed movie challenged in HC

April 28, 2016 6:03 pm

"The ban shows the government is nervous over Panama Leaks scandal. It wants to suppress any voice against its corruption," Pakistan Peoples' Party leader Faisal Mir said.

Pakistan must act against all militant groups: US

April 15, 2016 1:02 pm

The US has maintained that the attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan was the handiwork of al Qaeda and not the Haqqani network.

Family of Indian jailed in Pakistan seeks his release

February 17, 2016 11:39 am

Ansari had crossed over illegally to Pakistan from Afghanistan in 2012 reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online and then went missing. He was later arrested and tried by a Pakistani military court, which pronounced him guilty of espionage.


Mumbai youth goes missing in Pakistan

January 15, 2016 6:25 am

Mumbai, Jan 15 (ANI): A Mumbai youth named Nehal Ahmed Ansari went missing in Pakistan while searching for a tribal girl. Mother of the missing said that he went to Pakistan for a job. During his stay he made Facebook friends in Pakistan and hence became friends with this unidentified girl. According to the Facebook messages, this girl was in trouble and Nehal wanted to rescue and help her. While helping this girl, Nehal went missing. The Pakistan Government has assured the Nehal’s parents of his safety. They also stated that the Indian government is also actively involved in the case.

Govt. trusts Pak to take action on Pathankot attack: Rajnath

January 12, 2016 12:06 pm

Noida, 12 Jan (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that India should wait till the time Pakistan government takes action with respect to the Pathankot terror attack. Singh added that the Pakistan government has assured the Indian government of taking efficient action and added that India did not have any reason to doubt them.

PM Modi's visit to Pathankot important: Swamy

January 09, 2016 5:03 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Pathankot Airbase is of crucial importance. He said Pakistan knew what had happened but they would not be admitting it. He added that India has already given evidences of terror, but the Pakistan Government is not taking any action.