Category: Pakistan

Pakistan extends Afghan refugees’ stay by three months

Islamabad: The Pakistan government has extended the legal residency of close to 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees in the country…

Pak hikes fuel prices ahead of elections

Islamabad: Pakistan's interim government, headed by Prime Minister Justice (Retd.) Nasir-ul-Mulk, hiked fuel prices for the second time in two…

Pakistan: Meet Harmeet Singh, first Sikh Anchor

Karachi: Pakistan will have its first ever Male Sikh Anchor- Harmeet Singh to represent its news channel after Manmeet Kaur…

Pakistan likely to release mortal remains of Gujarat fisherman

Islamabad: Pakistan is likely to release the mortal remains of Indian fisherman Deva Ram Baraiya on Wednesday. Deva, who hailed…

Ishaq Dar’s Senate membership suspended

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suspended the Senate membership of former finance minister Ishaq Dar. "[The ECP]…

US Congressman blames ISI, Pak Army for Sindhis’ persecution

Washington: US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has raised concern on the issue of persecution and disappearances of the Sindhi people in…

China to World: Trust Pak’s counter-terrorism efforts

Beijing: China's Foreign Ministry has apparently played down the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force's (FATF's) decision this week to place…

Pakistan extends polling time in July elections

Islamabad: Pakistan's Election Commission on Friday decided to increase the time of polling by one hour in order to ensure…

Pakistan court allows ex-PM to contest from home seat

Islamabad: A court in Pakistan on Friday allowed former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to contest the upcoming elections from…

Treason petition against Nawaz, Abbasi adjourned till elections

Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday adjourned the hearing of a treason petition against Pakistan's former prime ministers…

NAB chief dismisses claims of targeting PML-N

Lahore: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman, (Retd.) Justice Javed Iqbal has dismissed Pakistan Muslim League's (PML) allegations of the anti-graft…

Will compete till the last ball: Imran Khan

Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan said his party will continue to compete for the upcoming General Election 2018…

Nawaz warns of poll rigging and its consequences

Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif said that a new history of poll rigging was being created and…

Abbasi’s hearing of appeal against tribunal’s disqualification verdict begins

Lahore: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has on Friday reached the Lahore High Court (LHC) for the…

Pak General Elections 2018: Last day to withdraw nomination papers

Lahore: The candidates, who are unwilling to contest the upcoming Pakistan General Elections, can till Friday evening, withdraw their nomination…

Maryam’s lawyer resumes presenting final arguments in Avenfield case

Islamabad: Former Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband Capt (retd.) Muhammad Safdar Awan's lawyer Amjad…

Military’s shadow darkens media coverage of Pakistan elections

Islamabad:¬†Facing abductions, censorship and financial ruin, journalists in Pakistan say they are under unprecedented pressure from authorities ahead of nationwide…

Nadeem Nusrat welcomes FATF move to keep Pakistan on ‘grey list’

Islamabad: Mohajir activist and the Voice of Karachi chairman, Nadeem Nusrat, has said that the decision of global anti-terror financing…

Pakistan becoming safe haven for terrorism: Nikki Haley

New Delhi: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who is on a three-day visit to India, on…

Pak imposes 24 % anti-dumping duty on Chinese steel

Lahore: For the third time, Pakistan has imposed anti-dumping duty on Chinese steel and steel products to protect local industry.…