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03 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Scandal-hit ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N party president

Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was re-elected president of his ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party.

25 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

Panamagate: Sharif returns to Pakistan to face money laundering charges

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has returned to the country to face corruption and money laundering charges in the Panama Papers scandal after spending nearly a month abroad.

14 Aug 2017


Panama Papers: India launches investigation into Amitabh Bachchan, others

India has finally started investigations on its citizens whose names emerged in the Panama Papers leak, including Amitabh Bachchan.

11 Aug 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif

A so called "caravan" procession in support of Sharif was attended by thousands of people.

01 Aug 2017

Pakistan News

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes 18th Pakistani prime minister

After Nawaz Sharif's resignation, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected Pakistan's 18th prime minister.

30 Jul 2017


Ghaziabad: Authorities looking for pregnant women to bust sex-determination centres

In light of plummeting sex ratio, Ghaziabad district health department is looking for pregnant women who can work as informers and blow the lid off illegal sex determination centres across Uttar Pradesh.

30 Jul 2017


How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India

The aftermath of Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's ouster is being closely watched by India.

28 Jul 2017

Panama Papers

Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?

Nawaz Sharif has stepped down as Pakistan PM for the third time after being disqualified from office in the Panama Papers case.

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif quits after SC disqualification

On July 28, Nawaz Sharif stepped down as Pakistan's PM after the Supreme Court disqualified him from office in the Panama Papers case.

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding office

In the ongoing Panama Papers case, the Pakistani SC has disqualified PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office.

20 Jul 2017


Sharif says Clinton offered $5bn to not carry nuclear tests

PM Nawaz Sharif said if he hadn't cared about Pakistan, he would've accepted $5 billion from US President Bill Clinton for not carrying out nuclear tests in 1998.

13 Jul 2017


Nawaz Sharif's ouster could strengthen Pak army, India worried

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has suffered a serious setback after it was revealed that his daughter and supposed heir apparent Maryam Sharif, had concealed ownership of the family's offshore assets and business interests.

12 Jul 2017

Panama Papers

How a Microsoft font may bring down Nawaz Sharif govt?

In the midst of a deepening political crisis in Pakistan, the daughter of under-fire Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, might have struck the final blow to the Sharif government.

09 Jun 2017


Modi runs into Nawaz Sharif at SCO, enquires about health

PM Modi exchanged greetings with Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif when the two happened to run into each other at the Leaders' Lounge in Astana-Opera before the Shanghai Cooperation Organization concert.

08 Jun 2017


Shanghai Co-operation Organization to admit India, Pakistan as full members

All eyes are on India and Pakistan as they are set to be admitted as members of the Shanghai Co-operation Organization, at the annual summit to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 8-9 June.

30 May 2017

Panama Papers

Panamagate- Pak SC refuses to remove investigators probing Sharif

The Pakistan SC dismissed a plea by Nawaz Sharif's son Hussain Nawaz, who had requested for removal of two members of the investigation panel probing the PM's role in the Panama Papers scandal.

26 May 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan economy crosses $300 billion mark, for the first time

Achieving over 5% GDP growth, the Pakistani economy surpassed the $300 billion mark for the first time.

20 May 2017

Pakistan News

Maulvi offers Rs. 20L for garlanding Nawaz Sharif with shoes

Religious leader Syed Sha Atef Ali Al Quaderi, chairman of All India Minority United Council, has issued a new announcement: a reward of Rs. 20 lakh to anyone who garlands Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif with a string of shoes and parades him around India.

16 May 2017


Is China making Pakistan its newest economic colony?

Analysts have pointed out that China seems to be making Pakistan its new economic colony through the CPEC project.

10 May 2017

Osama Bin Laden

Imran Khan to sue Sharif for taking money from Osama

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan has moved the Supreme Court seeking filing of charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for receiving funds from Osama Bin laden in the 1980s.

08 May 2017

Pakistan News

Nawaz Sharif at mercy of Pakistan army

The recent beheadings of 2 Indian soldiers by Pakistani army forces indicates that the Pakistan army does not wish to play by Nawaz Sharif's rule book.

04 May 2017


Beheadings of Indian soldiers: Pak destabilizing South Asia

The recent beheadings of Indian soldiers by Pakistani armed forces along the LoC have led to a new low-point in bilateral relations.

23 Apr 2017


Mossack Fonseca partners of Panamagate get bail in bribery case

Juergen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca, partners of the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers leak, have been granted bail at $500,000 each pending further action.

20 Apr 2017

Panama Papers

Panamagate: SC orders JIT to probe corruption charges against Sharif

The Pakistani Supreme Court has ordered a Joint Investigation team to initiate probe proceedings against PM Nawaz Sharif over his involvement in the Panama Papers scandal.

19 Apr 2017


India, US reaffirm close ties

At the conclusion of US National Security Adviser HR McMaster's meeting with Indian officials, the US issued a statement, reaffirming the close ties it shares with India.

18 Apr 2017


US NSA McMaster: Could take a tougher stance on Pakistan

The US National Security Adviser Lieutenant General HR McMaster reached Islamabad on an unannounced visit.

16 Apr 2017

Pakistan News

Fear of fake FB accounts in Pakistan after blasphemy lynching

Social media users in Pakistan are afraid that fake Facebook profiles could be used to target them as blasphemers after the mob lynching of a social media user over alleged blasphemy.

14 Apr 2017

Pakistan News

Journalism student tortured to death over 'blasphemy'

In a horrific incident, a mob in Pakistan brutally beat up a 23-year-old journalism student of Abdul Wali Khan University, then shot him dead and continued assaulting the body with sticks.

04 Apr 2017

Panama Papers

Panamagate: PM Sharif's 'kidney stone diagnosis' ahead of SC verdict

A change of guard in Pakistan is speculated as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif-led government is preparing for the Supreme Court's verdict on Panama Papers scandal.

31 Mar 2017


Pakistan: 22 people killed outside Shia holy place

22 people were killed and 50 others were injured when a suicide bomber drove his car into main gate of the Shia imambargah in the central bazar of Parachinar, Kurram Agency.

20 Mar 2017


British Kashmiris oppose Pak's move on Gilgit-Baltistan

British Kashmiris under the banner of Kashmir Voice International condemned Pakistan's move to integrate Gilgit-Baltistan as a fifth province of the country.

20 Mar 2017

Pakistan News

'Hindu Marriage Bill' becomes law in Pakistan

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain passed the Hindu Marriage Bill, extending protection to Hindu marriages and safeguarding the rights of Hindu minorities.

17 Mar 2017

Pakistan News

Musharraf: Will face trial if security provided

Pervez Musharraf stated that he is willing to return to Pakistan to face trial, if the Pakistani army is ready to provide security cover for him.

16 Mar 2017


Pakistan to declare disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region as fifth province

Pakistan has reportedly decided to declare India's "integral part", Gilgit-Baltistan, as its fifth province.

28 Feb 2017

Pakistan News

Pervez Musharraf turns TV analyst

Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, is back in the public eye and has chosen to relaunch his career as a television analyst.

18 Feb 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan Senate passes Hindu Marriage Bill

Pakistan Senate passed "The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017", which will allow the Hindu community in Pakistan their personal law. Sindhis already have a Hindu marriage law.

15 Feb 2017

Shehbaz Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif target of suicide bombing: Pak Minister

Law Minister of Punjab Rana Sanaullah said that according to intelligence reports, the target of the suicide bomber was Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of PM Nawaz Sharif.

14 Feb 2017

Shehbaz Sharif

14 killed in Lahore Assembly blasts

A suicide bomb attack outside of Lahore Assembly killed 14 people including senior police officers and injured 73.

13 Feb 2017

Shehbaz Sharif

Bomb explosion on Lahore's Mall Road

According to reports, a bomb has exploded outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore in the midst of a large protest in the area.

13 Feb 2017


Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca partners arrested

Authorities in Panama have arrested two partners of law firm Mossack Fonseca over corruption allegations in Brazil.