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Pakistan is having alarming number of reported dengue cases

Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been badly hit by the disease, while 43 cases were notified in Punjab from other provinces.

Imran Khan leaves for two-day Saudi Arabia visit to discuss Kashmir...

The Prime Minister has had called the Crown Prince earlier this month to brief him over the situation in the region.

Accountability court extends remand period of Maryam Nawaz by 7 days

Maryam Nawaz, who is detained at the daycare centre of NAB Headquarters in Lahore in connection with Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) case, was presented in the court of Judge Ameer Muhammad Khan amid heightened security on Wednesday, along with one of her cousins, Yousuf Abbas, who is also one of the accused, reports The Express Tribune.

No use talking to India until J&K issue resolved, says Imran...

The Prime Minister said that "unless they (New Delhi government) lift curfew in Kashmir and rescind the revocation of Article 370, there is no chance of negotiations (with India)".

Disproportionate asset case: PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah arrested

Shah will be presented before the relevant accountability court in Sukkur for remand on Thursday, the press release added.

Shoaib Akhtar joins online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari

Islamabad: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined the online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari. The campaign was started after the body of...

Interna­tional Monetary Fund team in Pakistan to review programme progress

An official said the team will hold marathon meetings with top officials of the Ministry of Finance, Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtyar, Planning Commission officials and the Minister of Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar and his team.

No naya dress code, Peshawar administration takes back decision

Peshawar: The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear 'abaya' (full body covering veil) to protect them...

Pakistan refuses backdoor talks with India

Islamabad:   Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor talks after some powerful countries, as well as certain Muslim states, sought the de-escalation of the ongoing...

Pakistan to send its 1st astronaut to space by 2022 says...

Islamabad:   Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that the country was committed to send its first astronaut to space by...

Will ‘Jhumka’ reunite 2 friends who separated during partition?

Malhotra further tweeted: "Kiran, with wet eyes, said that she named her granddaughter Nupur after decades back separated friend. Nupur said, after this, she realised that why many times her grandmother used to call her 'Noori'".

Stop this Indian Hitler says Imran Khan: Read the Full Speech

I want to tell India that, by detaining thousands of people, you are pushing people into extremism. If you lock me, mistreat me, the women and kids of my family, I would respond against the unjust oppression. When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life.

Pakistan leaves India behind in mobile Internet speed

Karachi: Pakistan has left India behind in terms of Internet download speed, claimed a report in the Pakistani media on Wednesday.According to 'Roznama Duniya', Internet...

despite knowing everything about Kashmir, the European Union countries are not...

Geneva: Uneasiness over non-cooperation by world leaders on the Kashmir issue could easily be traced in the statements of Pakistani leaders. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah...

Pakistan asked UN Secretary General to intervene in the Kashmir issue

  New York: Pakistan's Envoy to United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said that she met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and urged him to intervene in the...

Pakistan; Milk is costlier than Petrol

Karachi: The price of milk has gone out of control across major cities of Pakistan on the day when Muharram is observed, according to Pakistani...

Pakistani doctors plan to cross LoC to provide aid and support...

Islamabad:   A team of over 75 Pakistani doctors along with nurses and paramedics were planning to cross the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday to...

Indian occupied Kashmir largest prison in the world says Pakistan

“Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir continues to be the largest prison in the world with the heaviest deployment of Indian occupation forces since the coercive, unilateral and illegal Indian actions of August 5, 2019, aimed at altering the internationally recognised disputed status of IOJ&K and changing its demographic structure to preempt the results of a UN plebiscite,” Pakistan said in the press release.

Pak to host trilateral meet on Afghan peace deal

Islamabad: Pakistan will on Saturday host a key trilateral meeting involving China and Afghanistan to discuss "peace process and security cooperation".Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi...

Jammu and Kashmir: Baby girl, 3 others injured in attack

Sopore: Four people including a baby girl were injured in an alleged terrorist attack in Dangerpora area of Sopore district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday....

Kartarpur: Pak to add religious tourism category to online visa

Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Ministry has decided to add a religious tourism category to the online visa system for Sikh pilgrims looking to apply for visas...

Imran Khan seeks report card from ministers

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has started seeking accountability from his Ministers, as his office issued a 'red letter' to 27 Ministries over their...

Lahore Museum holds first-ever Sikh exhibition

Lahore: A first-ever Sikh exhibition is currently on display at the Lahore Museum which has been organised in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of...

FATF to conduct final evaluation of Pakistan’s money laundering and terror...

Islamabad: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for terror financing and money laundering, will conduct a final evaluation of Pakistan's money laundering...

In a historic first, Hindu girl inducted into Sindh Police in...

Islamabad: In a historic first in Pakistan, a Hindu girl has been inducted into Sindh Police after she cleared the provincial competitive examination.Pushpa Kolhi has...

Consular access will have no effect on Jadhav’s conviction says Pakistan...

Islamabad: Khawar Qureshi, Pakistan's lawyer at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, has said the consular access granted to Jadhav...

Pakistan allows import of life-saving medicines from India

According to reports, the export of medicines to India was also allowed. The permissions were granted by the Pakistan Ministry of Commerce on Monday, which also issued a statutory regulatory order in this regard, Geo News reported.

No decision yet on airspace closure says Pakistan

Islamabad:A Pakistan Minister has said that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, the media reported on Tuesday.Addressing...

Curtains for Raja Talkies in India once popular with Pakistanis

Ferozepur (Punjab): One of the oldest cinema houses of Punjab, which once attracted more cinemagoers from neighbouring Pakistan, has been shut down and its heritage...

Pak team in Brussels as EU Parliament to discuss Kashmir

Brussels/Islamabad:The European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs will take up the Kashmir issue on Monday, two days after Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar...

India failed to convince the world that Kashmir is its internal...

Islamabad:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday claimed that India, despite its efforts to the contrary, is facing defeat at every forum regarding...

NRC; “Modi Govt’s ethnic cleansing of Muslims” says Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday lashed out at India over the National Register of Citizens exercise, claiming that the publication of the...

Biggest problem of your politics is Confusion, Pak Minister to Rahul...

Delhi: Pakistan minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhary asked Rahul Gandhi to have some clarity in politics. He said that Rahul Gandhi is confused and asked him...

Kashmir internal matter, Pakistan instigating violence: Rahul Gandhi

Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that Kashmir is an internal matter and there is no room for Pakistan or any other country...

Both are nuclear powers, Imran Khan warns the world

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that like India, Pakistan too has nuclear weapons and if the Kashmir issues go to war, it will...

‘India is playing with fire in J&K, going down a dangerous...

Pakistan:Pakistan President Arif Alvi said that India is playing with fire by abrogation of article 370 and also warned that it will eventually “burn the...

“Narendra Modi buried Nehru’s India,” says Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan to...

Islamabad: Pakistan would take the Kashmir dispute with India to International Court of Justice (ICJ) after India revoked article 370 which provides special status for...

Don’t Misunderstand Our Peace Policy As Our Weakness, Pakistan President Arif...

Islamabad: Addressing the Independence rally in Islamabad on Wednesday, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said: “Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one." He was commemorating the 73rd Independence...

Saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers, Imran Khan’s speech at...

Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he is saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers in a statement released prior to the independence...

‘Grave concern’ over US military assistance to Pakistan, says India

New Delhi: India expressed its "grave concern" over the US decision to supply military assistance to Pakistan on Thursday. Ministry of External Affairs said that it...

Pakistan has opened 1000 yera old Hindu temple

Sialkot:"Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for 'worship' for the first time since partition on the demand of the...

Explained: Kashmir ‘Trump’ Card, Silence Follows

Washington/Delhi: The Opposition staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha on Wednesday - after an uproar on the previous day in both Houses of the...

Want airspace to be opened? Withdraw fighter jets, says Pakistan to...

Pakistan: Pakistan reiterated that it won't open the airspace for commercial flights from India, till  New Delhi removes fighter planes from the forward bases, Dawn reported...

Pak anchor shot dead outside Karachi cafe

Karachi: A Pakistani news anchor was shot dead on Tuesday here, police said.Mureed Abbas, who worked for Bol News channel, was gunned down during a...

India stops Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan at the eleventh hour

Lahore: Pakistan on Friday alleged that India did not let its train cross the border and barred over 200 Sikh pilgrims from entering Lahore for...

Supreme Court of Pakistan Upholds the Acquittals of Asia Bibi and...

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel tossed out the petition against the top court’s decision that was made last October, to free Asia Bibi from death row.

Dialogue with India Possible only after 2019 Polls: Pakistan

During his swearing ceremony, Khan had said that the government should negotiate with the neighbouring countries because war could not bring fruits unlike peace.

Supreme Court of Pakistan would hear Review Petition against Asia Bibi’s...

A three-member bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel will decide on January 29 whether or not to allow the appeal on January 29.

Pakistan and China agreed to make 2019 a year of Economic...

The Minister for Planning Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, said during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador Yao Jing, that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Industrial Cooperation signed during the 8th Joint Coordination Committee on CPEC provided a framework to promote communication on key industries such as textile, petrochemical and iron and steel.

Pakistan and Qatar Discussed Ways to Strengthen the Economic and Trade...

Islamabad:The prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, who is on a visit to Qatar held a meeting with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim...

Pakistan Bans the Social Media Application Tik Tok

The move comes after people from different places complained against the mobile application, Tik Tok.

Pakistan Punjab’s CM pays tribute to Arfa Karim on her 7th...

In a statement, Buzdar said that the late Arfa Karim was the most intelligent and valuable daughter of Pakistan.

India unwilling to accept Peace Talks with Pakistan: Imran Khan

In an interview, Khan blamed that the decline of peace talks between the countries would prove to be fatal in future.

UAE Prince Finalises Projects with Pakistan During his Visit

On Sunday, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, said that the UAE prince would discuss the project of oil refinery with the Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Asif Saeed Khosa is the next Chief Justice of Pakistan

On Wednesday, a notification was released by the law ministry of Pakistan declaring Asif Saeed to be the new Chief Justice of the country.

Pakistan Remembers Benazir Bhutto on her 11th Death Anniversary

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is intending to organise a central congregation in her hometown Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, in Larkana district of Sindh.

Imran Khan Contacts UN Chief, Conveys Concern over Human Rights Violation...

Khan also contacted the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, to express his concern at the ongoing situation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan hosts Peace Talk between US and Taliban

The Taliban officials had earlier said that the presence of international forces in Afghanistan was the main obstacle to establishing peace in the country and have maintained that issues such as mutual recognition with the Kabul government, constitutional changes and women’s rights could be negotiated.

Pakistan is not Facing Economic Crisis: Finance Minister

He further stated that there were some elements which were creating misconceptions and chaos with regard to the economy of the country.

Taxation in Pakistan: Hysteria of Sin Tax

In Urdu translation, sin tax is called as “Gunnah tax” which would be imposed on cigarettes and sugary beverages which would in turn be diverted to the health budget.

USA approaches Pakistan for help in Taliban Peace Talks

Talking to media persons, Khan said that the USA president who had always used tough language against the nation, has now requested for help.

Pakistani Police Women Foiled the Terror Attack near Chinese Consulate

Earlier, three terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) carried out an attack, attempting to barge into the consulate.

Imran Khan Unveils Four Point Plan to Uplift Country in Malaysia

During his two day official visit to Malaysia, the prime minister that the incumbent government wanted to uplift the living standards of the poor and the downtrodden segments of the society by revamping governance and weeding out corruption.

PM Imran Khan Likely to Visit UAE for Economic Package

Presently, Pakistan is facing a current account deficit of $18billion.

Pakistan Would Receive $3 Billion first Aid from Saudi Kingdom in...

In an interview to a news channel, the Saudi envoy said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would release the amount of $3 billion in terms of the balance of payment.

Pakistan Celebrates 141st Birthday of National Poet Iqbal

Iqbal is also admired by Indians for writing the patriotic song Tarani-Hindi, popularly known as ‘Sare Jahan se Aacha’.

Arif Alvi Elected as 13th Pakistan President

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi was on Tuesday elected as the 13th President of Pakistan, the result data from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) confirmed.

Pakistan to Elect new President Today

The lawmakers in Pakistan are set to elect the 13th president of the country by a secret ballot on Tuesday.

Pakistanis Possess Assets worth $150 Billion in UAE

The Pakistan Supreme Court was on Monday informed that Pakistan nationals hold assets and properties worth over $150 billion in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Imran Khan Government Must Uphold Freedom of Expression, Says Independent Watchdog

Pakistan's Imran Khan-led new government must uphold the freedom of expression as media is facing severe pressure from state institutions in the country, emphasised speakers at the launch of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's (HRCP) fact finding report regarding curbs on freedom of expression in Pakistan.

Pakistan is Facing External, Internal Challenges, Says Imran Khan

Pakistan's newly-appointed Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the General Headquarter (GHQ), Rawalpindi for the security briefing on Thursday morning where he called for nation's support as it is facing external and internal challenges.

IHRC Concerned Over Enforced Disappearances in Pakistan

The International Human Rights Council, Hong Kong (IHRC-HK) has expressed concern over enforced disappearance in Pakistan and called upon the state institutions to play an active role in the recovery of all the missing persons.

Sidhu Hugs Pakistan Army Chief, Sits Next to PoK Head at...

The Pakistan government on Saturday made Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu sit next to President of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Masood Khan, during the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan. Khan took oath as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister.

Imran Khan to Sworn-in as Pakistan PM Today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of the country at the President House here on Saturday.

Imran Khan Elected as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan was elected as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan after the newly-elected members of the National Assembly (NA) cast their vote on Friday.

Pakistan’s National Assembly to Elect new PM Today

Pakistan's newly-elected National Assembly (NA), the lower house of the country's Parliament, will vote for the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday.

Pakistan’s Presidential Polls to Take Place on September 4

Pakistan's presidential election is slated to take place on September 4, the country's electoral body announced on Thursday.

Slogan Shouting Against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Assembly

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) members on Wednesday raised slogans in the National Assembly against Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which has bagged maximum seats in the recently-concluded general elections.

Pakistan Will not Remain Intact as a Nation if Poll Results...

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain said Pakistan will not remain intact as a nation if the results of the recently concluded polls are not revoked.