Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif

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Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

11 Jan 2018

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

Four more witnesses have reportedly testified against ousted-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif before an anti-graft court.

Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

05 Dec 2017

Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed three-time Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's plea to club three corruption cases against him.

SCO Summit: Swaraj'll represent India, but will she meet Pakistan?

26 Nov 2017

SCO Summit: Swaraj'll represent India, but will she meet Pakistan?

India and Pakistan will come face to face next week at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Russia's Sochi. There's still no proposal for diplomatic talks, sources said.

Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan

26 Nov 2017

Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan

Reports have surfaced about a secret dialogue between Indian NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart, Lieutenant-General Nasser Khan Janjua.

Why is the Gwadar port important to China and Pakistan?

27 Oct 2017

Why is the Gwadar port important to China and Pakistan?

The Gwadar port located by the Arabian sea in Pakistan's Balochistan province is being developed by Pakistan in partnership with China.

Panama Papers: India launches investigation into Amitabh Bachchan, others

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

How a Microsoft font may bring down Nawaz Sharif govt?

12 Jul 2017

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.

China to fund Pakistan's dam in PoK under CPEC

20 Jun 2017

China to fund Pakistan's dam in PoK under CPEC

Radio Pakistan revealed that China has offered to fund the construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam on the Indus basin in Gilgit-Baltistan under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Russia rejects Islamabad's claims of Putin's mediation in Indo-Pak ties

16 Jun 2017

Russia rejects Islamabad's claims of Putin's mediation in Indo-Pak ties

Russia has rejected reports quoting a senior Pakistani official that Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his interest in mediating between India and Pakistan.

China backs Pakistan's plans for Indus Basin dams, India opposes

14 Jun 2017

China backs Pakistan's plans for Indus Basin dams, India opposes

Bringing in another-dimension to multiple confrontations in the sub-continent, Pakistan is looking to construct a mega-dam on the Indus in Gilgit-Baltistan region by 2018.

Modi runs into Nawaz Sharif at SCO, enquires about health

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.

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

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.

India, US reaffirm close ties

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.

US NSA McMaster: Could take a tougher stance on Pakistan

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.

'Hindu Marriage Bill' becomes law in Pakistan

20 Mar 2017

'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.

Pakistan Senate passes Hindu Marriage Bill

18 Feb 2017

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.

Army kills 3 Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in J&K

17 Jan 2017

Army kills 3 Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in J&K

Days after a video surfaced of Hafiz Saeed praising terrorists for the Akhnoor attack, the army killed 3 terrorists at Awoora village in Pahalgam, Anantnag.

Hafiz Saeed says Pak Mujahideen attacked Akhnoor

13 Jan 2017

Hafiz Saeed says Pak Mujahideen attacked Akhnoor

LeT Chief Hafiz Saeed stated that Pakistani terrorists carried out the attack on the army camp in Akhnoor.

Pakistan's Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 close to becoming law

05 Jan 2017

Pakistan's Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 close to becoming law

In a landmark move, a parliamentary panel of Pakistan approved the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016.

Russia slams "double standards" in fight against terror

27 Oct 2016

Russia slams "double standards" in fight against terror

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that it was essential for all responsible powers to come together to battle the menace of terror.

Pakistan will attend December meet on Afghanistan in Amritsar

25 Oct 2016

Pakistan will attend December meet on Afghanistan in Amritsar

Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to Pakistan's PM on Foreign Affairs claimed that Pakistan will be present at the Heart of Asia conference on Afghanistan in Amritsar this December.

US to Pak: Act against terror or we will

23 Oct 2016

US to Pak: Act against terror or we will

The US threatened to take unilateral action against terror-groups in Pakistan if the ISI fails to do so on its own.

Pak envoy says Pak not isolated

07 Oct 2016

Pak envoy says Pak not isolated

Pakistan's Special Envoy on Kashmir, while speaking to an audience in Washington at the Stimson's Center, stated that Pakistan has not been isolated internationally.

Pakistan unites after India responds to Uri

03 Oct 2016

Pakistan unites after India responds to Uri

Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif has called an all-party meeting to address the ongoing Indo-Pak tension and identify an appropriate response.

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

01 Oct 2016

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

As India carried out a surgical strike on Pakistan, its "brotherly" neighbor Iran surprised it by attacking the Iran-Pak border.

Pakistan's attacks and India's counterstrikes create vulnerable situation

30 Sep 2016

Pakistan's attacks and India's counterstrikes create vulnerable situation

Rising tensions between India and Pakistan led to fears the two countries could be heading toward a fifth Indo-Pak war.

Uri attack: Modi to skip SAARC summit in Pak

28 Sep 2016

Uri attack: Modi to skip SAARC summit in Pak

As Indo-Pak tensions escalated over the Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the SAARC Summit in Islamabad scheduled for November this year.

World reacts to Uri attack, Pak isolated

22 Sep 2016

World reacts to Uri attack, Pak isolated

In the wake of the Uri attacks world leaders expressed solidarity with India on the issue.

Pakistan's Syed Sulahuddin intimidates India with a nuclear war

08 Aug 2016

Pakistan's Syed Sulahuddin intimidates India with a nuclear war

According to Syed Salahuddin of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, a nuclear war is likely to take place between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.