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Talks only way to solve issues: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday hoped that the secretary-level talks between Pakistan and India will grow into highest level dialogue to ensure regional peace.

Pakistan, India are set to resume stalled talks

Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar at the Parliament House during the Budget session. (Photo: AP)

Pakistan and India will resume the stalled dialogue process as Indian foreign secretary S.

26/11 mastermind lives in luxury in Pakistan prison

26/11 mastermind lives in luxury in Pakistan prison

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, lives a life of “luxury” in Adiala jail of Pakistan’s Rawalpindi district, a media report said.

Pakistan blames India for ‘war hysteria’ hike

Pakistan’s defence minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif on Sunday said that “war hysteria” is behind the hike in the Indian defence budget.

Pakistan seeks US help for ‘anti-Pak’ acts by India

Pakistan is seeking US support to “end Indian activities against Pakistan” as Inter-Services Intelligence chief Lt. General Rizwan Akhtar visits Washington, media reports here said.

Pakistan to talk Jammu and Kashmir, Sir Creek with S Jaishankar

Pakistan said on Thursday that it will discuss all “outstanding disputes,” including Jammu and Kashmir, Sir Creek and Siachen, with Indian foreign secretary S.

Pakistan vows to take up LoC ‘violations’ in global forum

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Tuesday vowed to take up the issue of ‘violations along the Line of Control by India’ with the international powers.

Jamat-ud Dawa to approach UN against ban

Jamat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, alleged mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks, is set to approach the United Nations against a five-year-old ban over its “activities”.

Pakistan set to sign civilian nuclear deal with Sri Lanka

Pakistan and Sri Lanka are set to sign civilian nuclear cooperation deal when President Maithripala Sirisena visits Pakistan in late March.

Imran Khan targets Ishaq Dar, claims he is evading tax

Imran Khan (Photo: PTI)

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Friday alleged that finance minister Ishaq Dar had illegally transferred $4 million from Pakistan to Dubai to escape tax.

Every time Pakistan says it wants to talk about Kashmir, India finds itself on the back foot.

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it