The Speaker of Pakistan's parliament on Thursday rejected a reference that sought Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's disqualification for allegedly lying to the National Assembly about seeking military's help to end anti-government protests.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reviewed the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir during his day-long visit on Sunday, wrote to his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif and offered assistance to victims of the devastation caused by the torrential rains and floods in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Pakistan`s parliament on Wednesday in a bid to depose the prime minister, as the nation`s powerful military called for talks to resolve the week-long political drama.
Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday marched with thousands of their supporters to enter the heavily fortified `Red Zone`, the capital`s diplomatic and political enclave, as minor clashes took place between anti-government protesters and security personnel.
Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi Wednesday came in for praise from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and other leaders from the state for inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to his swearing in ceremony on May 26.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today left for China on a five-day visit during which he will hold wide ranging talks with Chinese leadership aimed at further strengthening their `all-weather` ties.