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First-ever Hindu in Pak Cabinet in over two decades

First-ever Hindu in Pak Cabinet in over two decades

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's recently formed cabinet on Friday included the first Hindu in the government in over two decades.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - a bizman-turned-politician: All you need to know

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - a bizman-turned-politician: All you need to know

Pakistani lawmakers on Tuesday elected former petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's 18th Prime Minister, replacing veteran leader Nawaz Sharif over the Panama Papers scandal.

No threat of imminent execution to Kulbhushan Jadhav: SC lawyer

No threat of imminent execution to Kulbhushan Jadhav: SC lawyer

India had then moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the death penalty and in its verdict on May 18 had restrained Pakistan from executing Jadhav.

Pakistan trying to solve Kulbhushan Jadhav case on its own: Defence Experts

Jadhav has been awarded death sentence by a Pakistani military court on the charges of espionage.In a major blow to Pakistan, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May stayed the death sentence of Jadhav. 

 

China, Pakistan vow to strengthen cooperation on science, technology

The agreement was made on Saturday during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and visiting Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang who is here for the 18th Session of the Pakistan-China Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation, reports Xinhua news agency.

Jammu & Kashmir issue must be resolved as per Kashmiris' aspirations: Pakistan

Pakistan today asserted that the Jammu and Kashmir issue must be resolved as per the "aspirations of Kashmiris", saying it can be suppressed but not quelled.

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain offers dialogue to India

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday offered a dialogue with India to peacefully resolve the Kashmir dispute.

'Hindu Marriage Bill' becomes law in Pakistan after president's nod

'Hindu Marriage Bill' becomes law in Pakistan after president's nod

The law aims to protect marriages, families, mothers and their children while safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of Hindu families.

Islamabad HC bans Valentine's Day celebrations in Pakistan

Islamabad HC bans Valentine's Day celebrations in Pakistan

Last year, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain had also urged the nation not to celebrate Valentine`s Day.

Palestine President visits Pakistan

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday began a three-day visit to Pakistan, officials said.

These men born in India went on to become leaders of Pakistan

These men born in India went on to become leaders of Pakistan

There is a long list of personalities who were born in India but represented Pakistan at various high positions.

Outgoing Pakistan Army chief pays farewell visits to President, PM

Outgoing Pakistan Army chief pays farewell visits to President, PM

Raheel Sharif is set to retire on Tuesday and new army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will take over.
 

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Pakistan for bilateral talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday arrived on a two-day official visit to Pakistan for talks on bilateral and regional issues, officials said.

Pakistan will continue to highlight Kashmir issue: President Mamnoon Hussain

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday said Islamabad will continue to highlight at international levels the issue of Jammu and Kashmir and "atrocities being committed by Indian security forces" against Kashmiris.

Pakistan supports China on South China Sea

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said on Thursday that his country firmly supported China`s position on the South China Sea as well as Taiwan and Tibet.

Pakistan needlessly internationalising Kashmir: India

Pakistan needlessly internationalising Kashmir: India

India on Thursday lambasted Pakistan for "needlessly internationalising" the Kashmir issue.

India running away from talks despite offer of joint probe in Pathankot terror attack: Pakistan President

India running away from talks despite offer of joint probe in Pathankot terror attack: Pakistan President

President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday accused India of "running away" from talks despite Pakistan's offer of joint-probe in the Pathankot terror attack, even as he raked up the Kashmir issue, calling it an "unfinished agenda of partition" and the main cause of regional tension.

China to block India's entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group

China and Pakistan are closely coordinating moves to block India`s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

US, Afghan forces rescue kidnapped son of ex-Pak PM Yousuf Raza Gilani

The son of Pakistan's ex-prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was on Tuesday rescued from the clutches of Taliban militants in a joint raid by the US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, three years after he was abducted from his hometown in Pakistan's Punjab province.

India committed to friendly ties with Pak: President Mukherjee

India is committed to peaceful, friendly relations with Pakistan and cooperation between the two countries will lead to progress and prosperity in the region, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Tuesday.