Category: Pakistan

Voting underway for Pakistan by-polls

Islamabad: Voting for the by-polls for Pakistan's 11 National and 24 Provincial Assemblies were underway on Sunday, with more than…

In London, Gen Bajwa discusses India’s role in Pak-Afghan tensions

London: Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met UK's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Gareth…

Pakistan rejects Western media portrayal of economic corridor with China

Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected Western media's recent reporting on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it incorrect information based on distorted…

Political campaigns conclude as Pakistan set for by-polls

Islamabad: Political parties in Pakistan have concluded their weeks-long campaigns for the country's by-elections scheduled for Sunday in 35 constituencies…

Pakistan: Kasur rape convict to be hanged next week

Islamabad: Imran Ali, who was convicted in the rape and murder case of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur in Pakistan's…

Pakistan rejects Western media portrayal of economic corridor with China

Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected Western media's recent reporting on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it incorrect information based on distorted…

Pakistan sacks High Court judge for accusing ISI of interference

Islamabad: Pakistan's President Arif Alvi has sacked a senior judge of the Islamabad High Court, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, for…

Sharifs’ corruption trial extended till November 17

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday extended till November 17 the deadline given to the accountability court to wrap up…

Pakistan’s new ISI chief a ‘Hafiz-e-Quran’

Rawalpindi: Apart from his years of experience in intelligence, Pakistan's newly appointed Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lt Gen Asim Munir…

IT conducts surveys in 2 Kashmir firms

Lahore: The Income Tax (IT) department has conducted surveys on two businesses in the Kashmir valley. This is the first…

US, UK universities changing mindsets of Muslims: Hafiz Saeed

Lahore: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has blamed universities in the United States and the United Kingdom for changing…

Pakistan to seek largest loan package from IMF

Islamabad: PakisĀ­tan is seeking its largest loan package of up to $8 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to…

Pakistan, Afghanistan urged to sign treaty on Kabul river water

Islamabad: Experts have urged for an agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan on the apportionment of the Kabul river water and…

Musharraf ordered to record statement in treason case

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday directed former President Pervez Musharraf, who has been living in Dubai since 2016 for…

PTI deletes tweet calling Nawaz Sharif ‘beggar’ over IMF bailout

Islamabad: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Lahore unit recently deleted a tweet from October 2015, wherein they termed then-Prime Minister Nawaz…

Pakistan’s ISI gets new chief

Rawalpindi: Lt Gen Asim Munir is the new chief of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Army's media wing…

NAB summons Shehbaz Sharif’s son in assets case

Lahore: Pakistan's anti-corruption body has asked PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif's son Salman Shehbaz to appear before it on Wednesday in…

Pakistani Finance Minister off to Indonesia for World Bank, IMF meet

Islamabad: Pakistan's Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs left for Indonesia on Tuesday to participate in the annual meeting…

US envoy, Qureshi agree to cooperate on Afghanistan

Islamabad: The US Special Envoy for Afghanistan and the Pakistan Foreign Minister on Tuesday agreed to cooperate for peace in…

Shehbaz arrested on Imran’s instructions, says Nawaz

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an 'emergency meeting' of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) central executive committee…