Pak political parties yet to reach consensus for caretaker PM

Pakistan`s 2 main political parties were engaged in war of nerves on issue of choosing caretaker Prime Minister to oversee elections, with PPP rejecting 2 candidates proposed by main opposition PML-N.

Swiss authorities cannot open graft cases against Zardari: Naek

Swiss authorities have informed Pakistan government that they cannot open graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Law Minister Farooq Naek said.

Pak National Assembly to be dissolved before March 16: Kaira

Pakistan`s National Assembly will be dissolved before March 16 and the date for the next general election will be announced in the coming ten days.

Pakistan PM asks paramilitary to assist Baloch administration

Against Balochistan government`s failure to prevent terror attacks against minority Shias, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf ordered paramilitary Frontier Corps to assist in law and order.

`Pak govt prefers dialogue over military operation` against terrorists

Pakistan’s Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that it is the government’s policy to resolve issues through negotiations.

Pak to go for general election in May: Kaira

Pak`s next general election will be held in May, Info Min Qamar Zaman Kaira said offering for the first time a specific timeframe for landmark polls.

Pak vows to probe plane crash as soon as possible

A report said the plane had been descending at a speed of 500 kilometres per hour before it eventually crashed.

`Pakistani, Indian MPs one on peace talks`

Qamar Zaman Kaira, who was part of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to India, believe the dialogue process should continue.