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Pakistan: PML-N leads rigging-stained Senate elections

Ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) captured more seats than any other party as rigging stained elections for Senate, the Upper House of the Parliament, partially concluded here.

‘Musharraf had kept Kayani in the dark’

Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf had kept even Ashfaq Parvez Kayani — his successor as Army Chief — in the dark while carrying out the Kargil operation in 1999, a new book reveals.

Imran Khan threatens to dissolve Assembly

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday said that he would dissolve Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly if any attempt was made to buy his party’s Members of the Provincial Assembly (MPAs)

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.

Lakhvi Detention: Magistrates get notice from court

A Pakistani court on Monday sent notices to the federal and district magistrates seeking their replies on the detention orders of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks of 2008

Pakistan deported over 2,000 Afghans

Pakistan has deported around 2,000 unregistered Afghans since the December, 2014, Army Public School attack in Peshawar, a UNHCR report said.

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.

Curtains fall on historic cinema hall in Pakistan

Pakistan’s historic Taj Mahal cinema with a 66-year history in Abbottabad city is being dismantled after its owner sold the property over dwindling business, media reports said on Sunday.

Politics is the art of the possible in which there can be strange bedfellows in pursuit of po-wer.

With the Israeli elections appr-oaching and Prime Mini-ster Benjamin Netany-ahu’s anti-Obama address to the joint US Congress on Iran, there is an air of unreality to the whole exercise.