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Pakistan plans to raise Kashmir issue at UN Human Rights Council forum

Foreign Office spokesperson said another platform available was to raise issue in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's meeting.

22 Aug 2019 1:27 PM

Pakistan runs to UN again, this time over Priyanka Chopra

Pak minister Mazari wrote: 'Chopra has publicly endorsed Indian govt position on Kashmir and supported nuclear threat issued to Pak.'

21 Aug 2019 3:51 PM

Branded ‘witch’, Nepal woman force-fed human excreta: Police

The practice of accusing women of being witches and assaulting or killing them is still common is some parts of Nepal.

19 Aug 2019 12:23 PM

Pakistan govt to hold meeting to chalk out future course of action on Kashmir

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said: 'I have called for a meeting tomorrow at 11 am in which various Pakistani institutions would take part.'

17 Aug 2019 10:33 AM

Only China backed Pakistan at UNSC meeting on Kashmir: report

UNSC held a rare meeting on Kashmir on Friday after India revoked the special status to J&K, sparking a fresh row with Pakistan.

17 Aug 2019 9:06 AM


Pakistan to give top military awards to two pilots for downing Indian jet

The investiture ceremony will be held on March 23 next year after Pakistan Day parade in the capital, Paistan Army said in a statement.

15 Aug 2019 10:59 AM

UNSC not 'waiting with garlands' for you: Shah Mehmood Qureshi tell Pakistanis

'Any members out of the P-5 nations can be a hurdle... Do not live in the fool paradise,' said Qureshi.

13 Aug 2019 8:56 AM

Hafiz Saeed's JuD joins hands with fringe group to carry out terror activities

Intelligence inputs suggested that JuD, a front group of LeT, is using the fringe groups for terror financing and money laundering.

12 Aug 2019 2:39 PM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa named SLPP's presidential candidate

Gotabaya was named the presidential candidate by his elder brother Mahinda Rajapaksa.

11 Aug 2019 9:15 PM

After trains, Pakistan now suspends Lahore-Delhi 'dosti' bus service

The bus service was first started in February 1999 but suspended after the 2001 Parliament attack in India. It was restarted in July 2003.

10 Aug 2019 11:14 AM


Pak court to take up terror financing charges against Hafiz Saeed on Sept 2

Saeed is being kept at Lahore's high security Kot Lakhpat jail amid high security.

10 Aug 2019 10:35 AM

Pakistan Cabinet approves govt's measures against India on Kashmir

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the meeting of the Cabinet which discussed the situation in Kashmir.

10 Aug 2019 10:07 AM

'Say No to India': Pakistan bans all cultural exchanges with India

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday launched a national slogan 'Say No to India', Dawn newspaper reported.

09 Aug 2019 11:44 AM

Maldives supports India's decision on Article 370

'It is the right of every sovereign nation to amend their laws as required,' says Maldives government.

07 Aug 2019 8:04 PM

Still not decided to contest Presidential polls: Sirisena

Sirisena made the statement while addressing the representatives of his party, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Daily Mirror reported.

07 Aug 2019 3:03 PM


Rape accused PML-N lawmaker flees Pakistan fearing arrest

The Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) left for Dubai, UAE on Monday night.

07 Aug 2019 3:00 PM

‘India preparing ground for Article 370’: Pak FM told UN last week on Kashmir issue

The Foreign Office on Monday night issued the text of the letter Qureshi sent on August 1 to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

06 Aug 2019 12:43 PM

India has resurrected Kashmir problem by scrapping Article 370: Pakistan

Pakistan released a statement stating that it would exercise all possible options to counter the illegal steps.

05 Aug 2019 2:33 PM

Pak's Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Affairs to discuss security situation today

The meeting will be held at the Parliament House in Islamabad at 2 pm (local time), and chaired by Syed Fakhar Imam.

05 Aug 2019 1:45 PM

Ready to respond to any 'misadventure' by India, warns Pakistan

Pakistan reiterates that Kashmir is a long standing unresolved international dispute which needs peaceful resolution.

05 Aug 2019 8:59 AM