Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | October 18, 2018 7:41:53 AM ISTUnited States (US) State Department senior official Henry S. Ensher on Wednesday stated that the US is prepared to be Pakistan's partner, provided it makes smart choices.... read..
Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 AM ISTAs many as 116 police officials have been suspended from their posts for their alleged involvement in a June 2014 tragedy that killed at least 14 persons in Lahore in Pakistan's Punjab province, media reports said.... read..
Islamabad | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 ISTPakistan has slipped by one position in the Global Competitiveness Index 2018 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as compared to last year, ranking 107 out of 140 countries, with a score of 4.0. With an overall ranking of 107 out of 140 countries, ... read..
Melbourne [Australia] | October 18, 2018 1:11:31 PM ISTAustralian fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who is struggling with a left hamstring injury, is likely to miss the upcoming T20 series against Pakistan.... read..
New Delhi [India] | October 17, 2018 7:41:28 PM ISTPakistan is seeking foreign aid to tackle its sagging economy and Saudi Arabia is one of the most important investors that it needs to get its hands on, opines Arif Rafiq, who authored 'The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Barriers and Impact'.... read..
Nawabshah | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 ISTThe Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan has foiled an attempt to target CPEC project during a raid in Nawabshah here on Wednesday. CTD,Hyderabad conducted a raid in Nawabshah of Shaheed Benazir Abad District of Sindh province on wednesday. As r... read..
Lahore [Pakistan] | October 17, 2018 7:11:27 AM ISTSeven-year-old Zainab Ansari's rapist was executed by Pakistan in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail at 5:30 am (local time) on Wednesday.... read..
Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 ISTA five-wicket haul from Mohammed Abbas broke the spine of the visitors' batting attack, as they were bundled out for 145 on day two of the second Test between Pakistan and Australia. Twin fifties from Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali in the final session s... read..
Islamabad |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:04 AM ISTPakistan early on Wednesday hanged a man convicted for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Ansari in January.... read..
Jammu | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 ISTHaving all kudos for the jawans of state police and other security forces, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Wednesday said that men in uniform are giving supreme sacrifices to the proxy war triggered by the Pakistan. "Pakistan ... read..
Tehran | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 ISTIran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rebuked Pakistan on Tuesday and asked them to tackle suspected militants who have kidnapped 14 members of Iranian security forces on their shared border. "We expect Pakistan to confront these terrorist ... read..
Islamabad | Wednesday, Oct 17 2018 ISTPakistan hanged Imran Ali on Wednesday morning, who was convicted of sexually abusing many minor girls in Kasur city located to south of Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab. Imran Ali was hanged in the presence of Superintendent Kot Lakhpat Jail... read..
Islamabad |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM ISTChina and Pakistan agreed on Monday to build closer ties and facilitate the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).... read..
Moscow |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM ISTRussian and Pakistani troops will hold joint military drills in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from October 21 to November 4, a statement said here on Tuesday.... read..
Islamabad | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 ISTMajor part of border between Pakistan and Afghanistan remained closed on Monday following clashes between the two countries' security forces, leaving hundreds of people and vehicles stranded on both sides. The Chamman-Spin Boldak border crossing was shut ... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 ISTEhsan Mani, the newly elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman has said that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) adopts double standard over India-Pakistan matches. Mani, who replaced Najam Sethi as PCB chief in September this year, said it... read..
Kuala Lumpur | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 ISTAustralia and Pakistan will play three one-day internationals and as many Twenty20 internationals here from October 18-22 ahead of November's marquee event. Defending champions Australia, alongside Pakistan look to pick up important points in their ... read..
ROSTOV-ON-DON | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 ISTRussian and Pakistani forces will conduct joint military drill this month.The report has been confirmed by the Russian military official . 'Friendship-2018' as it is known as,will start from Oct 21 to Nov 4. The servicemen from the armed forces of both ... read..
Islamabad | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 ISTChina has supported Pakistan's appeal to International Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial assistance to economic challenges, however, cautioning that the assistance should not effect the bilateral relationship. "As a member of the IMF, China supports the ... read..
Lulakdan | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 ISTFourteen Iranian border guards were abducted on the border with Pakistan on Tuesday. The state-funded Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA),official said, "the border guards were kidnapped by members of an identified terrorist group in southeast Iran.These... read..
Kandahar Province [Afghanistan] | October 15, 2018 5:11:30 AM ISTThe laying down of barbed wires along Durand Line by Pakistan border guards led to a skirmish between the armed forces of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Sunday.... read..
Islamabad |Monday, 2018 3:45:04 PM ISTIndia's offensive posture and induction of lethal weapons threatens strategic stability in South Asia, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said on Monday.... read..
Islamabad | Monday, Oct 15 2018 ISTPakistan and Afghan forces exchanged fire on Sunday about 60 km north of the border town of Chaman, with the clash lasting several hours. Pakistani officials confirmed the incident and said Afghan troops opened fire on Pakistani personnel who were erect... read..
Alwar (Rajasthan) [India] | October 15, 2018 2:11:37 PM ISTGiving a further twist to opposition's repeated scathing attacks on the Bharatiya Janata Party led central government over the Rafale deal, Rajasthan minister Jaswant Singh Yadav said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi was "disturbed" as India and not P... read..
Jammu |Sunday, 2018 10:15:04 AM ISTThe Indian and Pakistan Armies traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, defence sources said..... read..
ISLAMABAD | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 ISTPakistan is ready to share details of the debt related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Finance Minister Asad Umar on Saturday. The Finance Minister said the decision to approach the Fund was... read..
Islamabad |Sunday, 2018 12:15:04 PM ISTVoting for the by-polls for Pakistan's 11 National and 24 Provincial Assemblies were underway on Sunday, with more than 300 candidates in the fray.... read..
Islamabad/ London | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 ISTPakistan Army's chief spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor has said the July 25 general election was the most transparent in the country's democratic history, The Express Tribune reported. "People voted according to their wishes, but allegations of ... read..
Islamabad | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 ISTCrucial by-elections in Pakistan has commenced in 35 constituencies of the National and Provincial legislatures amid heightened security. The polling started at 8 am on Sunday and will continue till 5pm. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has pri... read..
Rptng correcting HL Islamabad | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 ISTCrucial by-elections in Pakistan has commenced in 35 constituencies of the National and Provincial legislatures amid heightened security. The polling started at 8 am on Sunday and will continue till 5pm. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has prin... read..
Islamabad | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 ISTRelatives of a Christian mother who faces becoming the first person to be executed for blasphemy in Pakistan have expressed hope that the Supreme Court will set her free. In 2010, Bibi was the first woman to be sentenced to death under Pakistan's blasphem... read..
(Rptng | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTBy-elections on 35 constituencies of National and provincial assemblies which is scheduled to be held on Sunday, Oct 14 would first time witness casting of vote by overseas Pakistan nationals. 370 candidates from various constituencies are in the run for... read..
Karachi | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTWhen Shehzar Mohammad smashed 265 in a domestic game in Pakistan, he followed in the footsteps of his father, grandfather, uncle and two grand-uncles in scoring a first-class double-century. Shehzar is the grandson of the legendary Pakistan cricketer... read..
Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 AM ISTPakistan has rejected Western media's recent reporting on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it incorrect information based on distorted facts and one-sided opinion.... read..
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 13, 2018 7:11:29 AM ISTImran Ali, who was convicted in the rape and murder case of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur in Pakistan's Punjab province, will be hanged on October 17.... read..
Islamabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTPakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday launched the five-year initiative of 'Clean and Green Pakistan', by sweeping the floor of a local college with a broom and planting a tree. Interacting with the students, Mr Khan discussed global warming wi... read..
Islamabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTBy-elections on 35 constituencies of National and provincial assemblies which is scheduled to be held on Sunday, Oct 14 would first time witness casting of vote by overseas Pakistan nationals. 370 candidates from various constituencies are in the run for... read..
Islamabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTThe Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has dismissed all complaints of 'misconduct' against Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi. The charges were dropped a day after the SJC had recommended removal of senior puisne j... read..
Islamabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders and brothers Khawaja Saad Rafique and Khawaja Salman Rafique have been blacklisted by the immigration authorities upon request by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to a notification issued b... read..
Islamabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTThe Election Commission of Pakistan has made all the required preparations for the by-elections slated to take place on October 14. Over 9.9 million ballot papers have been printed for by-polls. More than a 100 candidates are in the fray for 35 nation... read..
Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 8:45:04 PM ISTPolitical parties in Pakistan have concluded their weeks-long campaigns for the country's by-elections scheduled for Sunday in 35 constituencies of the National Assembly or lower house of the country's Parliament and four provincial Assemblies.... read..
Washington | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTThe United States said that it will examine closely Pakistan's request for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), adding that part of the reason that Pakistan found itself in this situation is Chinese debt. Asked at a news briefing how woul... read..
Chandigarh | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 ISTTaking strong exception to Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's assertions at literary fest at Kasauli, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is up in arms against him and asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to throw him out of cabinet for making su... read..
Islamabad | Friday, Oct 12 2018 ISTIslamabad International Airport officials detained the famous Pashtun rights activist Gulalai Ismail, here on Friday following her return from London. While speaking to Pakistan's dawn news channel, Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement activist said that when she r... read..
Islamabad | Friday, Oct 12 2018 ISTPakistan Prime Minister Imran khan on Friday voiced deep concern over the alarming rise in the country's foreign debt from six trillion to 30 trillion rupees in the past 10 years. Imran Khan said his government and people of Pakistan have the right to kno... read..
Rawalpindi [Pakistan] | October 12, 2018 4:41:38 PM ISTApart from his years of experience in intelligence, Pakistan's newly appointed Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lt Gen Asim Munir is a 'Hafiz-e-Quran' who memorised the Quran during his posting in Saudi Arabia as Lt Colonel.... read..
Washington DC [USA] | October 12, 2018 12:41:34 PM ISTThe United States on Friday held China responsible for economic challenges being faced by Pakistan and said that it would review the Pakistan government's bailout plea from all angles including the position of debt in the country.... read..
Islamabad | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 ISTPakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan launched its most ambitious and landmark housing policy of building five million homes in five years. Speaking on the special ceremony here he said five million affordable houses for under-privileged classes will be buil... read..
Jammu |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM ISTAn Indian Army soldier has been injured in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, Defence Ministry said.... read..
Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM ISTPakisĀtan is seeking its largest loan package of up to $8 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to bail itself out from a severe crisis that threatens to cripple its economy, according to diplomatic sources.... read..
Rawalpindi [Pakistan] | October 11, 2018 12:12:31 AM ISTLt Gen Asim Munir is the new chief of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Army's media wing announced on Wednesday.... read..