Pakistan PM forms committee to probe hockey team's poor show
Pakistan PM forms committee to probe hockey team's poor show

Expressing concern at Pakistan's failure to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formed a five-member probe committee to find out reasons for national hockey team's lacklustre show in the World Hockey League Semifinals in Belgium.

Nawaz Sharif letter thanks Robert Mugabe for sending cricket team to Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif letter thanks Robert Mugabe for sending cricket team to Pakistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has thanked President Robert Mugabe for sending Zimbabwean cricket team to Pakistan and help revive international cricket in the country after six years, officials said on Thursday.

Vidya Balan mum on Benazir Bhutto biopic
Vidya Balan mum on Benazir Bhutto biopic

Actress Vidya Balan prefers to maintain silence on reports that she has been approached to portray Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in an upcoming biopic. She says "many biopics" have come her way.

Indo-Pak ministers to discuss possible meet of PMs

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will meet his Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz on Friday in Kyrgyzstan during which they will try to schedule a meeting between their Prime Ministers in New York later this month.

Pak`s ISI gets Rs 600 mn to accomplish `special assignment`

The Inter-Services Intelligence agency was provided Rs 600 million to accomplish a "special assignment" by Pak Prime Minister.

Nawaz Sharif outlines govt`s foreign policy priorities

Pakistan’s PM Nawaz Sharif has outlined his govt`s foreign policy priorities of pursuing aggressive `economic diplomacy` and favouring a `peaceful neighbourhood`.

Nawaz Sharif likely to announce populist measures

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif is expected to announce some populist measures, including steps to reduce power outages, in his first address after taking oath as Pakistan`s Prime Minister on June 5.

Pakistan lawmakers to elect new premier on June 5

The formal election of Pakistan`s new Prime Minister by members of the National Assembly will be held on June 5, officials said Monday.

JD-U flays protest against Pak PM`s visit to Ajmer

NDA ally JD-U disapproved of the protests against the visit of Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to Ajmer Sharif shrine in Rajasthan.

Change in Pakistan won`t affect talks: India

SM Krishna said the change in leadership in Pakistan will not affect India`s dialogue process with the neighbouring country.

Pak PM vows to foil conspiracies being hatched against democracy

Gilani said the PPP government has been facing conspiracies since 2008 after it came to power; however, they managed to face these challenges and conspiracies with the support of the masses.

Pak-US-NATO ties: ‘Have to make vital decisions’

Pakistan`s relations with the US and NATO are passing through a "delicate phase", PM Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Wednesday.

`Gilani won`t be allowed to remain PM`

Leader of Opposition in Pak`s National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan has said PM Yousuf Raza Gilani will not be allowed to remain in office following the Supreme Court holding him guilty of contempt.

PPP reposes confidence in Gilani

Pakistan`s ruling PPP pushed through a resolution in Parliament reposing confidence in the Prime Minister after his conviction by the Supreme Court for contempt.

Judiciary, Army should work within limits: Gilani

Pakistan PM said all state institutions, including the judiciary and army, should work within their constitutional

Anna: Pak PM says Parliament is sovereign

Pakistan PM said its people`s right if they demanded adoption of certain sections in a bill presented in Parliament.

Pak PM plays down reports of Fai-ISI `links`

Pak PM said he would comment on the reports of Fai-ISI `links` only after the facts are established.

No help will be extended to Musharraf: Gilani to PML-N

Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza
Gilani on Sunday "gave his word" to the PML-N that his government
will not extend any help to former president Pervez Musharraf
to defend himself in any court of law.