Peshawar: A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taliban captivity on Friday told how he taught the militants' children maths and English and met their feared former leader Hakimullah
Islamabad: In moves that could provide a breakthrough in the political crisis, Pakistan's powerful Army on Friday stepped in to try and resolve the standoff between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful military on Friday said it was the government that asked it to play a "facilitative role" in resolving the current impasse, contradicting Prime Minister Nawaz
Peshawar: A rights group today expressed concern over the status of minorities, including Sikhs and Hindus, in Pakistan and asked authorities to ensure equal rights and protection for them
Colombo: Pakistan and Sri Lanka have discussed ways to increase military cooperation, including in the fields of technical training and professional expertise, during meetings between top
Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful Army on Friday stepped into the political crisis by talking to two protesting organisations but delivered a snub to the beleaguered government which had claimed
London: The failure of the Nepalese authorities to bring to justice those responsible for the disappearance of five men more than a decade ago is symptomatic of their wilful inaction in such
New Delhi: Muhammad Iqbal, whose name figures among the suspects behind the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has been put on the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) by the United States
Karachi: Three policemen have been killed in different violence incidents in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi, raising the number of policemen murdered this year in the city to 114.
Colombo: Facing international flak for forcibly deporting Pakistani and Afghan nationals seeking refugee status in Sri Lanka, the government has established two more centres to detain
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday contradicted Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan's statement that the country's army was made part of the negotiations at
Islamabad: Pakistan government on Friday said that resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is out of question but it is open to negotiate with the Opposition on the current political unrest
Islamabad: Hours after he was named mediator to defuse the fortnight-long political crisis in Pakistan, the country's army chief General Raheel Sharif met Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran
Pakistan`s army chief was named mediator Thursday in a fortnight-long political crisis, fuelling speculation that the military could use the protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to re-
Karachi: Two journalists were among three people killed today when gunmen opened fire in their office in Quetta city in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.
Police confirmed that
Lahore: Pakistani police on Thursday finally registered a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz, key cabinet members and senior officials for their role in the
Islamabad: A populist cleric leading a two-week protest to try to oust the Pakistani government said Thursday talks to end the standoff had failed and his followers would be free to leave after
Islamabd: Authorities in Pakistan on Thursday filed a murder case naming the prime minister as a suspect, officials said, in a bid to defuse a fortnight of anti-government protests.
Kabul: Afghanistan will not have a new president in time for a key NATO summit next week, officials said Thursday, as the country`s prolonged election crisis lurched towards another damaging
Islamabad: After dragging its feet for days, Pakistan government Thursday accepted a key demand of Tahir-ul-Qadri by agreeing to register a murder case against 21 people, including Prime
Karachi: The Lahore High Court has reportedly dismissed a petition calling for the voiding of the 2013 General Elections in Pakistan.
The petition was being heard by Justice Mansoor
Islamabad: Pakistan's PML-N-led government on Thursday braced for a possible showdown with the anti-government protesters after failure of the fifth round of talks, with Prime Minister Nawaz
Kabul: Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said Thursday, even though the disputed election has
Islamabad: A 79-year old Hindu temple in Rawalpindi may be razed to make way for an educational and housing complex, a media report said Thursday.
The 79-year-old Maharishi Valmik
Islamabad: Pakistan Awami Tehreek leader Tahir-ul-Qadri Thursday announced he was ending dialogue with the government as his demands were not accepted.
Qadri, whose supporters have
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai