Pakistan Prime Minister-in waiting Nawaz Sharif is seriously considering importing electricity from India to tackle Pakistan’s extreme power shortfall, sources said.
PML(N) chief Nawaz Sharif wants to take the oath of office as Pakistan Prime Minister for the third time on May 28, the 15th anniversary of the country’s nuclear tests in 1998 under his stewardship.
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s judicial remand over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 was extended by a fortnight today by an anti-terrorism court.
The death toll in a devastating suicide attack targeting the provincial police chief in Quetta city of southwestern Pakistan rose to seven today with several injured persons dying in hospital.
Tens of thousands voted today in Pakistan’s landmark general elections to choose new national and provincial assemblies despite a string of bomb attacks in Karachi and the country’s restive northwest that killed at least 15 people and injured many others.
Malala Yousafzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, today appealed to people to exercise their franchise, saying “one vote can change” Pakistan’s future.
Former premier Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider, kidnapped by gunmen while campaigning for Pakistan’s landmark elections, had received threats from the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Sipah-e-Sahaba.
The Pakistanis were on Thursday enraged to know about the death of prisoner Sanaullah in Chandigarh, after battling for life in a hospital for a few days.
Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider Gilani was today kidnapped in Pakistan’s Punjab province by unidentified gunmen who shot dead his personal secretary and a bodyguard.
A Pakistani court today declared that US drone strikes in the country’s lawless tribal belt were illegal and directed the foreign ministry to move a resolution against the attacks in the United Nations.