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Pak Army continues gate construction at Torkham

Pakistan said on Thursday that it will not back down on its plan to build a gate at the Torkham border with Afghanistan for the sake of national security.

17 Jun 2016 12:39 AM

Pakistan-Afghanistan agrees to border ceasefire

Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday agreed to ob-serve a ceasefire along the Torkham border amid tension between the two neighbours, diplomatic sources said.

16 Jun 2016 9:10 AM

Pakistan, Afghan soldiers clash at Khyber Pass

Tension surged between Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday as a curfew was imposed in Torkham after a crossfire along the border.

14 Jun 2016 12:27 AM

Pakistan govt aims to boost religious tourism

Pakistan Punjab provincial government is aiming at attracting Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist religious tourists with a $ 60 million project.

12 Jun 2016 12:20 AM

‘Mansour strike spoiled ties’

Pakistan on Friday told visiting senior US officials that a recent US drone strike in Balochistan province — that killed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour — had “vitiated bilateral ties.”

11 Jun 2016 7:25 AM


Pakistan minister calls legislator ‘tractor trolley’

Pakistan’s National Assembly witnessed uproar on Wednesday as a key minister called Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) legislator Shireen Mazari a “tractor trolley”.

09 Jun 2016 5:10 AM

New Pak law to seek foreign asset details

Pakistan is set to introduce new laws to bring transparency in the declaration of foreign assets after the Panama leaks scandal.

06 Jun 2016 6:54 AM

Pak ex-minister jailed for Haj graft

A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced former religious affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi to 16 years in prison over Hajj pilgrimage scam.

04 Jun 2016 7:10 AM

‘Islamabad is aware of Indian conspiracies’

Pakistan said on Thursday that it was aware of Indian conspiracies to create instability in Karachi and Balochistan.

03 Jun 2016 6:57 AM

Pakistan President: Kashmir main cause of tension

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said Kashmir was the main cause of tension in the region.

02 Jun 2016 4:36 AM


PPP for free Kashmir, says Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto has said that his party wanted liberation of Kashmir from India.

01 Jun 2016 1:44 AM

Officer accused of verifying Mansour Pak ID seeks bail

Rafique Tareen, a former revenue officer, who was arrested for allegedly verifying the national identity card of slain Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour under a fake name, submitted a bail plea in c

31 May 2016 4:57 AM

Pak turns to China over US drone strikes

Pakistan is once again banking on its most-trusted friend, China, for help to save it from unending US dronestrikes and to support Islamabad’s case before the world, official sources said.

30 May 2016 2:07 AM

Iran does not prefer India over Pak: Envoy

Iranian ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Friday said his country did not prefer India over Pakistan.

28 May 2016 6:21 AM

Pakistan confirms Mullah Akhter Mansour death, deletes fake IDs

Pakistan on Thursday confirmed the death of the Afghan Taliban leader, Mullah Akhter Mansour in a drone strike on May 21 but said the dialogue was still the most viable option.

27 May 2016 4:22 AM


‘US drone attack will strain bilateral ties’

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said the US drone attacks were detrimental to Pak-US relations.

26 May 2016 3:39 AM

‘Pak involved with JuD, JeM’

A Pakistani minister has said that legal action against militant groups such as Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was not possible as the “state itself is involved.”

19 May 2016 6:19 AM

University in Pakistan forbids students to sit as couples

A Pakistani university has forbidden its students from sitting “as a couple” in the varsity premises in view of the “cultural and religious bindings and complaints by the parents”.

17 May 2016 7:12 AM

Pak PM Sharif to make policy statement on Panama leaks

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will make a policy statement over the Panama leaks in the National Assembly on Monday.

16 May 2016 7:09 AM

Muslim blood on Modi’s hands: Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto said on Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had bloods of Muslims on his hands and PM Nawaz Sharif was still trying to befriend him.

11 May 2016 7:08 AM