Benazir Bhutto: News

07 Feb 2024

Pakistan News

Why women in this Pakistan village are barred from voting 

A total of 12.85 crore voters will exercise their franchise in Pakistan's parliamentary elections on Thursday.

26 Dec 2023

Pakistan News

Meet Saveera Parkash—Pakistan's first Hindu woman to contest general elections

In a first-of-its-kind development in Pakistan, a Hindu woman, Dr. Saveera Parkash, has filed her nomination for a general seat in the upcoming general elections.

Which ex-Pakistan PMs faced arrests before Imran Khan, and why

In a dramatic move on Tuesday, former Pakistan Prime Minister and Tehreek-e-Insaf Party (PTI) chief Imran Khan was arrested by Rangers outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

05 Feb 2023

Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan's military ruler and president to proclaimed absconder

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf—who had been living in self-exile in the UAE since 2016—passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with amyloidosis.

05 Feb 2023

Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf passes away aged 79

Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf (Retd) passed away following a prolonged illness at a United Arab Emirates (UAE) hospital on Sunday, Dawn reported. He was 79.

10 Jun 2022

Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf critical in UAE, organs failed beyond recovery: Family

Pakistan's former military ruler General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf is critically ill at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and his recovery seems impossible, said his family.

06 Jun 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Blogger Cynthia Ritchie accuses ex-Minister Rehman Malik of rape

American blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie has accused former Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik of rape.

20 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

It would be "good" for Pervez Musharraf if he returns to Pakistan to face the high treason trial, the Islamabad High Court has observed as it directed his lawyer to submit the former military dictator's travel itinerary at the next hearing.

11 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

03 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

01 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to an unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, said Muhammad Amjad, ex-Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party floated by Musharraf in 2010.

03 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

11,855 candidates contesting for 849 seats in upcoming Pakistan elections

As many as 11,855 candidates are in the fray for 849 general seats of Pakistan's national and provincial assemblies in the July-25 elections.

21 Jun 2018

New Zealand

It's a girl! New Zealand PM blessed with first child

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital today, becoming the second world leader to do so while in office.

What makes June 21 special? Much more than #InternationalYogaDay

The United Nations started observing June 21 as International Yoga Day in 2015 and it has since been used to promote a healthy lifestyle.

08 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Musharraf's national ID, passport blocked by Pakistan: Reports

Pakistani authorities have suspended the national identity card and passport of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on orders of a special court hearing a treason case against him, a media report said.

31 May 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Musharraf's NIC, passport blocked; barred from travelling abroad

The Pakistan Government directed the National Data Base and Registration Authority (NADRA) and Immigration and Passport Directorate to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

09 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Treason case: Pakistan's special-court orders Musharraf's arrest, confiscation of properties

A special Pakistani tribunal has ordered the government to arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate his properties as it heard the high treason case against the "proclaimed offender" for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007.

31 Aug 2017

Pakistan News

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

Two senior policemen have received 17-year prison sentences for negligence over the assassination of ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto in 2007.

29 Dec 2016

Pakistan News

Former Pakistan President to contest elections

Former Pakistani President, Asif Ali Zardari returned from self-imposed exile to Pakistan a few days ago.

28 Sep 2016


Cheers for Samjhauta Express from Pakistan

The Samjhauta Express arrived from Lahore, Pakistan at the Old Delhi Railway station in the early hours of Tuesday.