India is unlikely to be granted the `Most Favoured Nation` (MFN) status before 2014 Lok Sabha elections and resumption of composite dialogue between the two nations, Pakistan Finance Minister has said.
In what will be the country`s first trial against a military general for treason, legal experts in Pakistan have reportedly said that collaborators of former army chief general Pervez Musharraf may also face prosecution.
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan is recovering speedily after fracturing his spine in a freak accident at an election campaign meeting and is expected to leave hospital tomorrow, party officials said today.
Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N has attained a majority in Pakistan`s National Assembly after 18 independent candidates joined the party, placing it in a position to form government at the centre without striking an alliance with any party.
The counting of ballots began on Sunday after re-polling was held at 43 polling stations in Pakistan`s violence-plagued city of Karachi where an extremely low voter turnout was reported, a day after the brazen killing of a founder member of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party.
A Pakistani court on Friday sought responses from the PML-N and wildlife and environment authorities by June 21 over the alleged violation of laws using endangered white tigers during the recent poll campaign.
Nawaz Sharif`s PML-N has bagged 124 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan`s National Assembly but fell short of a majority and is poised to form a government with support of independents and smaller parties.
The Secretary General of Pakistan People`s Party (PPP) has said that massive rigging took place in the Punjab during the elections and that a white paper would be issued after collecting evidence in this regard.