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20 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Address problem of militant safe havens: White House to Pakistan

The US has made it clear to Pakistani leaders that it expects them to constructively address the problem of militant safe havens in the country, the White House said after President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan faced off over the issue that has impacted bilateral ties.

16 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan to visit Malaysia next week; may seek monetary-aid

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Malaysia next week, where he is likely to seek monetary assistance to minimize the cash-strapped country's dependence on an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package.

#ThisDayThatYear: Sachin Tendulkar embarked upon a special journey

On November 15, 1989, a 16-year-old boy Sachin Tendulkar, was given his maiden Test cap.

14 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Afridi: Pakistan can't handle four provinces, doesn't need Kashmir

On Wednesday, former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi sparked a new controversy with a comment on Kashmir.

11 Nov 2018


Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.

04 Nov 2018

Xi Jinping

China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India

China today said it supported Pakistan's "quest for peace through dialogue" to settle the outstanding disputes with India as it backed Islamabad's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

03 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: 'Father of Taliban' Maulana Samiul Haq killed in knife-attack

Pakistani political and religious leader Maulana Samiul Haq was killed in knife attack at his home in Rawalpindi on Friday evening.

02 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money

Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.

Bus-service with Pakistan won't change our stand on Kashmir: China

China today sought to defend the proposed bus-service with Pakistan through PoK, saying its cooperation with Pakistan has nothing to do with the territorial dispute and will not change its principled stance on the Kashmir issue.

Ex-Indian cricketer urges Imran Khan to restore Indo-Pak Test ties

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Farokh Engineer has urged Pakistan's cricketer-turned-Prime Minister Imran Khan to use his political clout and restore bilateral Test cricket between the arch-rivals.

15 Oct 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N improves showing in by-polls

Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N ate the votes of the ruling PTI, winning four out of 11 parliamentary seats that went to the polls.

04 Oct 2018


Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks

Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two South Asian neighbors aren't engaging bilaterally, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, warning that absence of such a facilitation could lead to an escalation of tension.

02 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

PM should pay fine for regularizing Bani Gala property: Pak-SC

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan should be the first to pay a penalty to get his posh Bani Gala property in Islamabad regularized, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar said yesterday.

28 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Pak PM Khan wants Pakistanis to crowdfund $14bn for dams!

In what could become the largest crowdfunding effort in history, newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan wants Pakistanis to crowdfund a whopping $14bn for urgently needed dams in the country.

24 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Pakistan's opposition holds Khan-government responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India

Pakistan's two major opposition parties have questioned the "haste" shown by PM Imran Khan in making efforts to mend ties with India and held him responsible for "diplomatic debacle", saying he should have done his "homework" before approaching for the meeting.

22 Sep 2018


After talks called off, Imran Khan slams "arrogant" India

After India called off bilateral talks between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart, Pakistan PM Imran Khan, on Saturday, hit out at India's "arrogant and negative response".

20 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

India responds to Pakistan's letter, foreign ministers to meet soon

After newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting that bilateral talks between India and Pakistan be resumed, New Delhi has responded.

20 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan writes to Modi seeking resumption of bilateral talks

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi seeking to restart bilateral talks on key issues "challenging the relationship" including on terrorism and Kashmir, Pakistan's Foreign Office said.

20 Sep 2018


Imran Khan seeks resumption of peace in letter to Modi

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to PM Narendra Modi, seeking resumption of peaceful dialogue between the two neighboring countries.

19 Sep 2018

Pakistan Army

It was just a hug, not Rafale deal: Sidhu

Asserting that his hug to Pakistan's Army Chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP today saying it was just a "jhappi" (hug) and "not a Rafale deal".

17 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes

As part of newly-elected PM Imran Khan's austerity drive, the cash-strapped Pakistan government has started auctioning 102 luxury vehicles of the PM House at "above market price".

17 Sep 2018


Army rules Pakistan despite Imran's election as PM: VK Singh

Union Minister VK Singh said the army still rules Pakistan despite the election of Imran Khan as the new Prime Minister, adding that it remains to be seen whether he will be able to bring about a change.

16 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan Railways to sell land to clear PKR 37bn deficit

Pakistan's Railways Minister has proposed the sale of railway land to end nearly PKR 37bn deficit and requested PM Imran Khan to promulgate an ordinance for the purpose.

13 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Decision to suspend aid to Pakistan wasn't taken lightly: US

The US decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan wasn't taken lightly, as the Trump administration was concerned that the South Asian country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of the terrorists, said John Bolton, National Security Adviser of the United States.

09 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Arif Alvi sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan

Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new President on Sunday.

07 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Congratulating Army for battling terrorism, Imran speaks about way forward

Pakistani PM Imran Khan, on Thursday, said Pakistan will not fight wars of other countries, and insisted the foreign policy of his government will be in national interest.

03 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Imran ropes in foreign experts to rebuild Pakistan's debt-ridden economy

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has roped in some renowned foreign economists in the newly-constituted economic advisory panel to provide the best possible professional advice to his cash-strapped government on prudent economic policies.

02 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Pakistan's failure to curb terrorism costs it $300mn-aid from Pentagon

In what is another proof of deteriorating ties between the United States and Pakistan, the Pentagon has canceled aid of $300 million over the country's failure to tackle terrorism.

31 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

US to give Imran space to improve ties with India

The Trump administration wants to give new Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan space to explore opportunities to improve relations with India, an official said.

28 Aug 2018


India, Pakistan to resume talks on Indus Waters Treaty

India and Pakistan will resume their talks on various aspects of the crucial Indus Waters Treaty in Lahore on Wednesday, the first bilateral engagement since Prime Minister Imran Khan took office.

25 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan govt bans discretionary use of funds by President, PM

Pakistan's new government has banned the discretionary use of state funds and first-class air travel by officials and leaders, including the President, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, and Chief Ministers, as part of its austerity drive.

22 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

21 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Sidhu controversy: Imran Khan calls Sidhu an "ambassador of peace"

Navjot Singh Sidhu has been embroiled in controversy ever since he visited Pakistan for Imran Khan's oath taking ceremony, and hugged Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Post Sethi's resignation, Ehsan Mani to be new PCB boss

After Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's new Prime Minister, Pakistan Cricket Board's chairman Najam Sethi decided to resign from his post.

21 Aug 2018

Pakistan Army

Sidhu reacts to critics; says Pakistan visit was not political

Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today said that his visit to Pakistan was not political but just on a warm invitation from a friend, in a bid to clarify his decision to visit the neighboring country and hug its Army chief.

21 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan's new Foreign Minister extends hand of friendship to India

Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi extended the hand of friendship to India after taking the oath, by offering uninterrupted dialogue to resolve all the outstanding issues, saying it's the only wise course as the two countries cannot afford any adventurism.

19 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

18 Aug 2018


Haryana Minister Vij attacks Sidhu for attending Imran Khan's swearing-in

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij lambasted cricketer-turned-politician and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today for attending the swearing-in of former cricketer Imran Khan as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

18 Aug 2018

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu's 'seat and hug' at Imran Khan's swearing-in sparks row

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sat next to Masood Khan, the President of Pak-occupied-Kashmir, during the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.