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Pakistan: US-India ties may lead to arms race

Pakistan fears that strengthened US-India defence ties could trigger an arms race in the region.

India doesn’t qualify to be full UNSC member: Pakistan

Pakistan said on Thursday that India does not qualify to become full member of the United Nations Security Council given its record of “violation of UN resolutions”, particularly pertaining to Jammu a

Female teachers get gun training in Pakistan

Pakistani teachers load magazines into pistols during a weapons training session for school, college and university teachers AFP

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday started special gun training sessions for female teachers in the Peshawar city — a month after the deadly attack on the Army Public School that left some 150 people de

Gen. Sharif has shown US ‘proof’ of Indian ‘link’, says Pakistan official

Gen. Raheel Sharif

Pakistan’s Senate defence committee was told on Monday that the Chief of Army Staff Gen.

Sartaj Aziz: Sushma Swaraj is only appeasing Barack Obama

Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan’s top diplomat, Sartaj Aziz, on Saturday said that the Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj issued a statement about India’s desire to have good relations with Pakistan “only to ple

Hafiz Mohammed Saeed: Ban will make ‘no difference’

Hafiz Saeed, chief of Pakistani religious group Jamaatud Dawa

Forms new group Tehrik-e-Hurmat-e-Rasool, says only his pension account affected

JuD’s bank accounts frozen, Hafiz Saeed faces a travel ban

JuD’s bank accounts frozen, Hafiz Saeed faces a travel ban

Pakistan said on Thursday that Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed will face travel restrictions as JuD bank accounts have been frozen.

Triple talaq at a go un-Islamic: Pakistan body

Pakistan’s Council for Islamic Ideology on Wednesday ruled that a man divorcing his wife thrice at one time to permanently end a relationship is un-Islamic, adding that this should be made an offence

Pakistan arrests 38 Indian fishermen

Arrested Indian fishermen in a police lockup in Karachi, Pakistan, on Thursday.— (Photo: AFP)

Pakistani marine forces arrested 38 Indian fishermen on Thursday for violating territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.

Pakistan minister calls government weak, coward

A senior Pakistani minister on Tuesday blasted the government for approving military courts saying this “weak and coward leadership” does not have any right to stay in power.

I travelled to Hampi recently and was blown away by the palace and temple ruins, and the fascinating landscape it was set in. To make it even more interesting, I stayed in a wildlife resort nearby.

President Barack Obama’s visit to India as the chief guest for our 66th Republic Day was a first since, surprisingly, no other US President had come in this capacity before.