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Friday, May 27, 2022



Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif lock horns over early elections in Pakistan. Here's how it unfolded

May 27, 2022 5:46 pm

Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan wants the current administration to call early elections. Will Shehbaz Sharif's government relent?

Gujarat: BSF opens fire, catches Pak fisherman

May 27, 2022 4:14 pm

Since Thursday, BSF has caught 3 fishermen, seized 9 Pakistani boats

Pakistan hikes fuel prices to unlock IMF funding

May 27, 2022 12:58 pm

Fuel prices will rise by 20% starting Friday in Pakistan, causing long lines to form at filling stations as the news spread.

Pakistan's SC dismisses contempt petition against former premier Imran Khan

May 26, 2022 6:47 pm

A five-member bench dismissed the petition filed by Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf on the behalf of the government that accused the PTI supremo of violating the apex court's order of holding a peaceful march at H-9 sector in the national capital.

Explained: A short history of Pakistan's many long marches

May 27, 2022 5:31 am

Imran Khan has given the government of Shehbaz Sharif 6 days to call fresh elections, failing which he will bring the 'entire nation' to Pakistan. Street power has long played an important role in Pakistan’s political history, with thousands of protesters coordinating to periodically lay siege to Islamabad.

After Sikka Khan, Pakistani YouTuber strives to reunite another Indian with his relatives

May 26, 2022 6:12 pm

Preetam Khan from Ludhiana was separated from his family when he was six. Now, he has found his nephew in Pakistan through Nasir Dhillon's video.

Imran Khan gives 6-day ultimatum to Pakistan govt to announce fresh polls

May 26, 2022 11:18 am

In Pakistan, police fired tear gas and chased Imran Khan's supporters who hurled stones near Punjab's capital Lahore, leaving several persons from sides injured.

'Aaj nahin to kal, that day will have to come': Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on India-Pakistan engagement

May 25, 2022 2:38 pm

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was talking about various steps required to unlock Pakistan's economic and trade opportunities, including with its various neighbours.

Default threat reaches Pakistan as political crisis deepens

May 25, 2022 12:26 pm

With a barrage of financial shocks caused by the pandemic, Russia’s war in Ukraine, and rising interest rates, Pakistan is one of several emerging economies facing debt restructuring.

Pakistan blocks roads to Islamabad to stop Imran Khan's rally

May 25, 2022 12:03 pm

Pakistani authorities blocked off all major roads into the capital Islamabad on Wednesday, after a defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan said he would march with demonstrators to the city center for a rally he hopes will bring down the government and force early elections


India vs Pakistan T20 match: For cricket fans across India, it is prayers, posters and cheers

October 24, 2021 9:58 pm

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam won the toss and elected to field against arch-rivals India in the Super 12 game of the ICC T20 World Cup on Sunday.

How heavy rains caused flooding in these Asian countries

August 02, 2020 4:21 pm

Seasonal heavy rainfall across the Asian continent have resulted in flooding the streets, towns and villages of several countries impacting daily life.

Terrorists armed with grenades attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

June 29, 2020 3:32 pm

The gunmen, according to The Dawn, stepped out of a vehicle and lobbed grenades before entering the stock exchange premises. AK-47 rifles, hand grenades, magazines and other explosive material have been recovered, the police said, adding that the equipment indicated that they had come for a long siege.

Top quotes of S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: From Kashmir to RCEP to what he said on Pakistan

November 17, 2019 8:43 am

S Jaishankar delivering the fourth RNG Lecture provided an assessment of the last 70 years of India’s foreign policy choices and challenged past positions — from dealing with China on boundary issues and handling Pakistan to managing ties with the US.

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.

Toll rises to 30, day after powerful quake jolts Pakistan

September 25, 2019 1:01 pm

A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, badly damaging scores of homes and shops and killing at least 30 people and over 370 wounded.

Meet Pakistani waiter who looks like Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage

May 09, 2019 6:54 am

Rozi Khan does not only have a similar look, haircut and beard like Dinklage, but the two also share a genetic condition which results in small stature. Khan says his height is 1.33 meters or 4 feet 5 inches.

Terror attack in J&K's Pulwama kills 40 CRPF personnel, JeM behind strike

February 19, 2019 9:47 am

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured

Protests erupt in Pakistan after Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy

October 31, 2018 1:31 pm

Eight years after she was sentenced to death for blasphemy, the Pakistan Supreme Court overturned the conviction and ordered Asia Bibi to be freed.

Violence mars Pakistan elections, 35 killed in suicide blast

July 26, 2018 6:41 am

Pakistan is holding its 11th general election since 1970 on Wednesday. Voting has begun at 85,000 polling stations. A fierce battle is expected between Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) led by Nawaz Sharif’s brother and former Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.


After 6 years in Pakistan jail, Mumbai resident Hamid Ansari returns home

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

It’s been six years since Hamid Nehal Ansari crossed the border into Pakistan and was arrested. On Thursday, he returned to his home in Mumbai days after being released from a Pakistan jail.

Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.

The significance of Kartarpur corridor: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

A look at what the Kartarpur corridor means to Indian Sikh pilgrims, on the day Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to do a groundbreaking ceremony.

Who are the contenders this election in Pakistan and what it means to India

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Every election in Pakistan is crucial for India. So as Pakistan votes for a new prime minister, this is what India should know about the contenders and their parties’ stand vis-a-vis India.

Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".