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03 Oct 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017India
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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Delhi
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 2017India
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 2017Panama 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Panama 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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Panama 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017India
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 2017Osama 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Panama 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 2017Taliban
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 2017Taliban
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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Panama 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 2017World
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 2017Assembly
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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Assembly
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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Pakistan 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 2017Shehbaz 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 2017Shehbaz 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 2017Shehbaz 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 2017India
Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca partners arrested
Authorities in Panama have arrested two partners of law firm Mossack Fonseca over corruption allegations in Brazil.