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Pakistan: No talks unless all issues on agenda

Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz has said that Islamabad will not resume dialogue with India unless all the bilateral issues are put on the agenda.

Bilawal Bhutto to drag PPP to the left

Pakistan People’s Party chief Bilawal Bhutto is working to drag Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s party back to the left as it has increasingly come closer to the centre in the recent years, political sources sai

Susan Rice discusses bilateral, regional issues with Pakistan

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Sunday discussed with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif bilateral issues and the regional situation, amid reports that she is here on “an emergency visit”

US NSA on emergency visit to Pakistan

As tension between Pakistan and India escalates, United States National Security Adviser Susan Rice will on Sunday pay a one-day emergency visit to Pakistan to discuss the regional situation.

Pak Kashmir committee met once in last two years

The 24-member special committee on Kashmir of the Pakistan’s National Assembly has only met once in the last two years, official record suggests.

Benazir Bhutto killing case: Mark Seigel agrees to record statement

US author Mark Seigel, who had earlier refused to record a statement in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, expressed his willingness on Monday to record a statement via a video conference.

Ex-husband says Imran Khan’s wife maligned him

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan’s wife Reham Khan has been accused by her former husband, Dr Ijaz Rehman, of using him “like toilet paper to clean up her image.”

Pakistan panel: No punishment for consensual sex

A Pakistani parliamentary panel has rejected punishment for consensual acts of sex between adults as proposed in the newly-introduced definition of “sexual abuse”.

Zia-ul-Haq irrelevant in Pakistan politics 27 years later

Zia-ul-Haq

‘Was it his death anniversary (on August 17)?’ questioned a close aide of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif when asked by this newspaper if the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) still idealised General Haq. ‘Definitely not. He was a dictator,’ he said.

‘Bilawal, Asifa future leaders of Pakistan’

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto and his younger sister Asifa Bhutto are among the 21 possible future Prime Ministers, a Pakistani think tank suggested.

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.