Pakistan

Pakistan arrests Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law

Lahore: The brother-in-law of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and proscribed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has been arrested for hate…

US refused visas to 3 officials: Pakistan Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed that the US has imposed visa sanction on three senior government officials…

Pakistani stocks fall as investors fret over IMF deal

Karachi: Pakistani stocks fell on Monday, a day after the country received its 22nd bailout from the International Monetary Fund…

Imran calls meeting to discuss $6bn IMF deal

Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday summoned a high-level meeting to discuss the country's $6 billion loan agreement…

Gwadar hotel attack bid to damage economy: Imran

Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday termed the attack on a five-star hotel in the port city of…

More olive branches

Islamabad: Regardless of the opposition’s unjustified screaming over what they had tried to do and failed, Prime Minister Imran Khan…

Did Imran Khan meet Rahul Gandhi over biryani?

NEW DELHI; A photo of Rahul Gandhi, Congress party president dining with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been shared…

Number of Pakistani accounts reported to Twitter drops

Islamabad: The number of accounts reported by Pakistani authorities to Twitter dropped to around 2,300 between July and December 2018…

Social networks under intense surveillance in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever in Pakistan as…

Pakistan: places of worship not safe even in Ramadan

Lahore: At least ten people were killed and 25 injured in an explosion outside Data Darbar a major Sufi Muslim…

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi takes asylum in Canada

Asia Bibi has flown to Canada where she has reunited with her family. This was reported by her lawyer. Asia…

Sharif returns to jail after bail expires

Islamabad: Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, sentenced to seven years in prison in a corruption case, has returned to…

Pakistan: 3 killed in blast near Lahore’s Data Darbar shrine

Lahore: At least three people were killed and many others sustained injuries in an explosion outside Data Darbar, a major…

Muhammad Fayyaz , a Pakistani popcorn seller who built his own plane

Tabur: The engine is from a roadcutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn…

Imran Khan praises Tipu Sultan’s unprecedented valour and courage – Here’s what he tweets

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday paid his tributes to historical figure Tipu Sultan on his death anniversary,…

Pak appoints ex-IMF official as SBP head amid IMF talks

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday appointed Reza Baqir, a Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the governor…

Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation

Islamabad: Pakistan urged Facebook to remove harmful polio-related content from the social networking site on Friday, saying it was jeopardising…

Pakistan SC rejects Sharif’s plea for bail extension

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for an extension of the…

Court admits Musharraf’s plea to postpone hearing in treason case till June 12

Islamabad: A special court here on Thursday admitted former President Pervez Musharraf's plea to adjourn the hearing in a treason…

Pakistan Foreign Minister’s SL visit cancelled

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's scheduled visit to Sri Lanka has been cancelled due to the security situation…

Nawaz Sharif moves SC for extension of 6-week bail

Islamabad: Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought an extension of the six-week bail granted to him by…

Pakistan, IMF delegation hold talks in Islamabad

Islamabad: Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held an important meeting here on Wednesday to discuss the proposed bailout…

Meet Gaoli Liu (Zahra) Chinese girl who hosts Urdu show

Dubai: Gaoli Liu is a great fan of the Urdu language. She speaks Urdu, with a tempering of Mandarin. Popularly…

#MeToo: ‘Mere brother ki Dulhan’ actor breaks down on TV against sexual harassment allegations

New Delhi: The #MeToo Campaign has indeed unmasked many sexual predators who have for years misused their power and position…

To combat terrorism, Pak govt to take over 30,000 madrasas

KARACHI: As part of a drive to "mainstream" the Islamic schools, Pakistan government plans to take control of a network…

Suffered no damage, ready to take Indian media to Balakot: Pakistan

KARACHI: In a move to perpetuate its 'no attack’ theory, Pakistan’s military on Monday offers to take Indian journalists to…

IMF delegation arrives in Pakistan for talks

Islamabad: A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) arrived in Pakistan on Monday to continue discussions for a relief…

Pakistan, US trying to resolve visa restriction issue

Islamabad: Pakistan and the US are working to resolve an issue that may lead to new visa restrictions on some…

Pakistan a priority for China, Xi tells Imran

Beijing: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Sunday for bilateral talks, with the latter…

Pakistan: 3 security personnel killed in bomb blast

Peshawar: Three security personnel were killed and one other injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwest district of North…