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KASUR: Once again, incidents of disorder and mismanagement were witnessed during Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's rally in Kasur on Sunday.
Born in Karachi, Fatah worked as a television producer in Pakistan till the 1970s, when he emigrated to Saudi Arabia. He would move again, this time heading to Canada, where he began with his current role: a strident commentator concentrating largely ...
Pakistan's interior ministry has formally announced the establishment of a 15000-men strong force for the security of the multi billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Project (CPEC), state-run Radio Pakistan reported on Sunday. The force, which ...
He told a press conference at his office at Dhanmondi in Dhaka that some Bengali officers in the Pakistan Army allegedly committed war crimes in 1971.
They expressed concern that Trump would target the Islamic world, particularly Pakistan, because of his campaign rhetoric about Muslims as well as his inaugural speech in which he promised to eradicate Islamic terrorism worldwide.
The wife of an Indian fisherman, who died in a Pakistani jail, has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, to find out the cause behind his sudden death.
The Chairman of the Pakistan Film Exhibitors Association, Zoraiz Lashari, is confident that the latest Bollywood films will start being released and screened in Pakistani cinemas soon as he said the government does not have any issue with the release ...
Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday handed over to Indian officials one of their soldiers, who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) on the night of the alleged surgical strikes, as a "goodwill gesture", but after branding him as a "deserter".
Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University.
What are you doing Pakistan? Are you trying to out-Pakistan yourselves? Possibly a slower ball, full on middle and leg, Head miscues it in the air.
Its immediate impacts were Washington's cynical use of Pakistan in globalised Islamist extremism and the devastating sway of this cynicism on the direction of state and society in Pakistan. The latter's copycat deployment of proxy warrior tactics ...
A five-star performance from David Warner has fired Australia to a heady 86-run ODI win over Pakistan in Sydney and set up an unassailable 3-1 series lead.
Islamabad, Pakistan - On the afternoon of January 7, Ahmed Raza Naseer was sitting with his brother at their shop in a small village just outside the central Pakistani town of Nankana Sahib, when a nondescript man holding a mobile phone to his ear ...
Karachi: Pakistan's soaring stock exchange will introduce derivatives trading from the middle of 2017, the bourse's managing director said, announcing the move weeks after a Chinese-led consortium took a strategic stake.
Following Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian's tour of Pakistan in March 2016, Tehran signed a memorandum of understanding with Islamabad to boost power exports to the neighboring state by 30% and the Jakigur substation project was part of that plan.
Pakistan's relations with Japan have drifted away in the past decade. In the past six years, there have been no high-level visits between the two countries.
Pakistan on Friday asked India to suspend the ongoing construction of the Kishanganga and Ratle hydro power projects, Dawn reported.
Pakistan are set to be boosted by the return of captain Azhar Ali for their must-win clash against Australia in Sydney tomorrow.
A bomb blast ripped through a vegetable market in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area, killing at least 20 people and wounding 50 others.
Islamabad: Pakistan today asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently.
The move comes months after Pakistan threatened India with a nuclear attack prompting speculation that the move is part of India's unofficial 'Cold Start' strategy.
The analysis was conducted jointly by the security agencies and MHA officials after Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale, in a letter to Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, pointed out that more than 50 per cent of visa applications from ...
women looking to boost their digital skills have a particularly difficult time of it in Pakistan. There's a critical lack of bootcamps that teach things like coding, digital ...
The Indian army is set to deploy over 460 new T-90SM main battle tanks (MBTs) along India's border with Pakistan, senior Indian defense officials told IHS Jane's Defense Weekly on January 19.
By October 11, the roads snaking the hills and mountains in northwestern and northern Pakistan were impassible. Not due to landslides, but vehicles and volunteers rushing from as far as Karachi and Quetta to the disaster zone.
Incoming US president Donald Trump has expressed hope for improved relations between Washington and Islamabad, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jillani said today. According to Radio Pakistan, Jillani said in an interview that Trump ...
"Donald Trump must make a dramatic, strategic and immediate shift in US policy towards Pakistan. Anything less than that will be a continuation of Afghan misery and rise of extremism", said Afghanistan's former President Hamid Karzai as he blamed ...
Days after losing two relatives in the Kandahar Governor's house bomb blast, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said the incoming U.S.
Tensions between Pakistan and China on one side and India on the other are rising, as Islamabad and Beijing keep launching more segments of the joint China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project. But can Pakistan and India resolve their differences well ...
Attempts to track down a man who took a flight to Pakistan after being charged with raping a child are still being made, say police.
The is a story that once when the acclaimed writer Saadat Hassan Manto wanted to buy a train ticket from Karachi to Lahore in 'black' in the early years after independence he was categorically told: 'these things no longer happen in Pakistan.' Indeed ...
Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute ...
Authorities in Pakistan's largest province have ordered several women's and human rights groups to shut down, accusing them of unspecified "anti-state" activities, an official of a human rights group said.
Outspoken social media activists have disappeared. Is the government to blame?
Asia-based video streaming firm Iflix has begun operations in Pakistan. The launch lifts its operating footprint to eight countries.
NEARLY 20 years after it opened, Pakistan's first motorway still has a desolate feel. There is scant traffic along the 375km link between Islamabad and Lahore (pictured).
Islamabad: UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Eisa Abdullah Al Basha Al Nuaimi met Pakistan Chief of army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ in ...
Pakistani front line officers and first responders are in a better position to fight illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive materials, as well as to use advanced radiation detection and monitoring equipment, thanks to training they have ...
The families of five missing Pakistani activists denounced what they called a "malicious" social media campaign accusing the men of blasphemy, a highly charged allegation that can prove fatal in Pakistan. The five men had stood against religious ...
Perth (Dunya News/Agencies) - Pakistan will take on Australia in the third One-Day International (ODI) of the five-match series at the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) ground in Perth today (Thursday), Dunya News reported.
Pakistan find themselves in the unfamiliar position of trying to capitalise on a win down under - their first in any format against Australia in Australia for more than a decade.
A jailed Pakistani doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will be neither released nor handed to the United States, Pakistan's law minister has told legislators, media reported on Wednesday. Story continues ...
Karachi: "At a time when Russian president Vlamdir Putin seems to have a soft corner for US president-elect Donald Trump and vice versa, Pakistan has an opportunity to improve its relations with Russia without agitating the US," said Abdullah Khurram, ...
Lahore - Pakistan has been ranked 111 out of 118 countries in the 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index that measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent.
All eyes will be peeled on President-elect Donald Trump's showbiz-style inauguration on Friday, January 20. The real action though begins on Monday, January 23 when Trump has pledged to hit the ground running and "sign lots of notifications", some ...
The Prime Minister said that revenue collection has improved a lot while rapid progress is being made on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said the people of Pakistan were the real beneficiaries of CPEC. He said there has been great ...
Pakistan has called on Afghan leaders to review their "fragmented" approach to peace talks with the Taliban on containing and ending the resilient insurgency, instead of blaming Islamabad for the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan.
Islamabad: A jailed Pakistani doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will be neither released nor handed to the United States, Pakistan's law minister has told legislators, media reported on Wednesday.


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