01 Nov 2020
Canada: At least 2 dead in Quebec stabbing; suspect arrested
At least two people were killed in a stabbing incident in Quebec, Canada, late Saturday night (local time), according to reports.
29 Oct 2020
Ghus ke mara: Pakistan Minister calls Pulwama attack 'great achievement'
A Minister in Pakistan's Imran Khan-led government seemingly admitted to the country's role in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack.
28 Oct 2020
Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France
France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
06 Jul 2020
8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait
As many as 8 lakh Indians may have to leave Kuwait as its National Assembly's legal and legislative committee has green-lit a draft expat bill.
22 Jun 2020
Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body
In a displeasing series of events, Nepal's authorities are learned to have buried the body of a coronavirus patient on Indian soil in Uttar Pradesh, sparking panic among locals.
13 Jun 2020
Nepal's Parliament clears bill for new map including Indian territories
The lower house of Nepal's Parliament on Saturday passed an amendment to update the political map of the country.
08 May 2020
Hackers bombed South African Parliament session with porn, racial slurs
Like most of the world, South Africa is also under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
27 Mar 2019
Deployment of Russian troops in troubled Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido charged yesterday that the deployment of Russian troops in the troubled South American country violates its constitution.
25 Mar 2019
Two Pakistani Hindu minor girls abducted, forcefully converted for nikah
A man suspected to have assisted in solemnizing the wedding of two Pakistani Hindu minor girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, was arrested yesterday, as the teenagers approached a court in Pakistan's Punjab province seeking protection, stated a media report.
02 Mar 2019
Pakistani minister wants Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan
On Saturday, Pakistan's Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry moved a motion in National Assembly, calling for a Nobel Peace Prize for the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan for the efforts he took to "deescalate tensions" with India.
20 Jan 2019
Pakistan earns Rs. 94L exporting 100,000kg human hair to China
Our neighbor Pakistan is known to be a country rich in natural resources such as coal, gemstones, and copper, among others.
18 Dec 2018
Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed
In an incident that is bound to cause a furore, a Pakistan minister was seen pledging government support to 26/11 mastermind and UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
15 Oct 2018
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.
14 Oct 2018
Voting for by-election begins in 35 constituencies in Pakistan
Voting opened today for the by-election in 35 National and Provincial Assemblies in Pakistan amid heightened security, with over 600 candidates in the running.
01 Oct 2018
Indian airspace-violation: PoK 'PM' claims chopper was within Pakistani limits
Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK) "Prime Minister" Raja Farooq Haider has claimed that the white chopper he was traveling in was "very close" to the Line of Control (LoC) but within Pakistan's airspace.
16 Sep 2018
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invokes Nehru while addressing Serbian Parliament
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invoked India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his address to the Serbian Parliament as he underlined the need to strengthen democratic policies by internalizing the concepts of freedom, dialogue, inclusion and the rule of law.
09 Sep 2018
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.
04 Sep 2018
Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win
The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.
03 Sep 2018
Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win
Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.
19 Aug 2018
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.
13 Aug 2018
Pakistan's goodwill gesture: 26 Indian fishermen released from Pak jail
Pakistan yesterday released 26 Indian fishermen from jail as a goodwill gesture.
12 Aug 2018
Pakistan: PTI bags 33 reserved seats, NA-tally stands at 158
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been allotted 28 reserved seats for women and five for non-Muslims by the election commission, taking its tally to 158 in the National Assembly - just 14 short of the number required for a simple majority.
11 Aug 2018
Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan PM on Aug-18
Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18 this year, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said yesterday.
09 Aug 2018
Our govt will build balanced, trust-based relationship with US: Imran
Pakistan's PM-in-waiting Imran Khan said his government will build a more balanced and trustworthy relationship with the US, asserting that the trust deficit between the two countries has resulted in many ups and downs.
04 Aug 2018
Imran may take oath as Pakistan-PM on Pakistan's Independence Day
Imran Khan, 65, who is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister, may take the oath of the office on the country's Independence Day on August 14, a media report said.
04 Aug 2018
Pakistan General Elections: 1.6 million votes discarded, says report
A total of 1.67mn votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7% more than that of the 1.5mn ballots discarded in the 2013 polls, a report said.
01 Aug 2018
Pakistan: Imran's private-house vulnerable to threats, to move into official-residence
A house in Ministers' Enclave in Islamabad will be declared the official residence of Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister, as his private house is vulnerable to threats, Dawn reported.
31 Jul 2018
Imran Khan's PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath-taking ceremony
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is considering inviting the leaders of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries including Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his oath-taking ceremony as the premier next month, a party official said today.
30 Jul 2018
Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran
Pakistan-Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, on Monday, said that he will take oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 11.
29 Jul 2018
Imran Khan will be sworn-in as Pakistan-PM before Aug-14: PTI
Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister before the country's Independence Day on August 14, his party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has announced.
28 Jul 2018
Pakistan: Imran Khan's PTI emerges single largest-party with 116 seats
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf today emerged as the single largest party in the country's general elections, winning 116 National Assembly seats of the contested 270 parliamentary constituencies, according to the election commission's final results.
28 Jul 2018
UN committed to continuing to support Pak's election commission: Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres looks forward to the formation of a new government in Pakistan and stressed the UN's commitment to support Pakistan's election commission amid allegations by other political parties of vote rigging, his spokesperson said.
24 Jul 2018
Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India
Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.
03 Jul 2018
It's 'haram' to cast votes for women, says Pakistani politician
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate for the July 25 General Election and former Punjab province minister Haroon Sultan has stoked a controversy by terming it "haram" to cast votes for women.
03 Jul 2018
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.
01 Jun 2018
Former Pakistan chief justice Nasirul Mulk caretaker PM until elections
Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25.
24 May 2018
13 transgenders to contest Pakistan elections; 2 for National Assembly
At least 13 transgender persons will contest the general elections in Pakistan this year for the first time, with two of them contesting for the National Assembly.
26 Apr 2018
Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif sacked as Member of Parliament
In an unprecedented turn of events, Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's Foreign Minister was disqualified as a Member of Parliament by a three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court.
13 Apr 2018
Imran Khan re-imagined as Lord Shiva stirs tension in Pakistan
A picture of Imran Khan, dressed as Lord Shiva blessing his devotees, has gone viral on social media and created an uproar in Pakistan.
08 Apr 2018
Pakistan prepares bill to ban Hafiz Saeed, JuD, other terrorists
Pakistan is reportedly working on a draft bill to permanently ban Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and other terror groups and individuals already on the watchlist of the interior ministry.