Pakistan News

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to visit Afghanistan on Dec 15

Qureshi announced his visit to Kabul after Trump sent a letter to PM Khan, seeking Pakistan's help with stuttering Afghan peace talks and support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in the country.

Pak must implement announcements expeditiously: MEA on Kartarpur corridor

On November 28, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of the corridor on the Pakistani side while on November 26, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh laid its foundation stone in Punjab's Gurdaspur.

Pakistan kicks out 18 international charities after rejecting final appeal

Pakistan and its security forces are still stinging from a 2011 covert operation that involved a Pakistani doctor, an aid group and a vaccination scam to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding US Navy Seals who tracked and later killed him.

Pakistan to introduce 'sin' tax on cigarettes, sugary beverages

Sin tax is not a new concept and is charged in over 45 countries, including India. It is imposed to discourage consumers from using products known to harm public health and well-being.

Lacklustre century

Imran Khan’s first 100 days in office have been marked by U-turns, lack of strategy and direction.

Time for Pakistan to support efforts by PM Modi to bring peace in South Asia: US

"It's time for everyone to get on board, support the United Nations; support Prime Minister Modi's, (Afghan) President (Ashraf) Ghani and all those who are trying to maintain peace and make for a better world here," Mattis said.

View from the neighbourhood: Imran Khan’s maiden 100

Asia Bibi’s acquittal on charges of blasphemy by the Supreme Court of Pakistan has brought the government into conflict with religious extremists and “caused the government to stumble badly.”

Imran Khan should resign for lying, secretly agreeing to IMF's condition: PML-N

Pakistani Rupee suffered a massive hit on Friday as the dollar rose to all time high at Rs 144, a day after the government celebrated its 100-day achievements.

Local Taliban commander killed in shootout in Pakistan

The military statement said four security men were wounded in a shootout that continued till morning. The military said the Taliban commander, Hakim Khan, was in possession of an assault rifle, ammunition and grenades.

BSF develops special bunker with periscope to look out for snipers

A senior BSF officer added that the bunker is made of thick armour and bullet-proof glass, and can be practically lifted and placed anywhere. The portability will come in handy for the force when shifting vigil posts.

Pakistan Videos

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

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

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

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

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".


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