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No official communication from Pakistan on suspension of cooperation: US

No official communication from Pakistan on suspension of cooperation: US

The State Department said it has communicated its expectations to Pakistan numerous times that they must take decisive action against terrorist groups based within their own borders.

Jan 13, 2018, 05:50 AM IST
Pakistan says Islamabad to continue engagement with Washington

Pakistan says Islamabad to continue engagement with Washington

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said that the country will continue to have engagement, as far as possible, with the US because America is not only a global power but also has its presence in the region, and "for us its almost our neighbour".

Jan 07, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Pakistan releases 145 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan releases 145 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Since the last five weeks, the Pakistan Maritime Security personnel have arrested around 168 Indian fishermen with the last contingent of 28 being arrested earlier this week from the Arabian sea.

Dec 28, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
CNG stations in Islamabad to remain shut for 10 hours a day

CNG stations in Islamabad to remain shut for 10 hours a day

The sale of CNG as fuel has been barred in Islamabad for 10 hours a day from Thursday onwards for the next two months.

Dec 28, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
Pakistan Army to get over 1,000 acres for new General Headquarters in Islamabad

Pakistan Army to get over 1,000 acres for new General Headquarters in Islamabad

The plan to shift the GHQ was shelved in 2008-09, at the instructions of then army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, due to financial constraints.

Dec 27, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Pakistan forced Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to remove mangalsutra, bangles: India

Pakistan forced Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to remove mangalsutra, bangles: India

Jadhav, who is on death row on charges of alleged spying and terrorism, met his mother and wife on Monday after 22 months, since his arrest.

Dec 26, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
A brief reunion: Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Islamabad today

A brief reunion: Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Islamabad today

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother will on Monday arrive in Pakistan to meet the Indian prisoner on death row.

Dec 25, 2017, 08:02 AM IST
Christmas gift: Kulbhusan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25

Christmas gift: Kulbhusan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25

Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian prisoner on death row, will meet his wife and mother in Pakistan on Christmas, December 25, 2017. Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad will accompany the duo during the meeting, said Dr Mohammad Faisal, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan, 

Dec 24, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Widespread protests in PoK, Gilgit Baltistan against ill-treatment of locals by Pakistan

Widespread protests in PoK, Gilgit Baltistan against ill-treatment of locals by Pakistan

Widespread protests have erupted across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan against Pakistan's ill-treatment of the region and its people.

Dec 23, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
4 killed, 20 injured in suicide bombing at church in Pakistan

4 killed, 20 injured in suicide bombing at church in Pakistan

At least four worshippers were killed and 20 others injured today in a suicide bombing at a church in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's restive southwestern Balochistan province.

Dec 17, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan jail on December 25

Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan jail on December 25

Jadhav's family members will be accompanied by a diplomat from Indian high commission in Islamabad.

Dec 08, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
'Jim Mattis meeting with Pak leaders was to find common ground in fight against terror'

'Jim Mattis meeting with Pak leaders was to find common ground in fight against terror'

The meeting of US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with the leaders of Pakistan during his visit to Islamabad early this week was to find common ground in fight against terrorism, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Dec 08, 2017, 07:03 AM IST
US Defence Secretary James Mattis to hold talks with Pakistan govt, military on Monday

US Defence Secretary James Mattis to hold talks with Pakistan govt, military on Monday

US Defence Secretary James Mattis will arrive in Pakistan tomorrow to hold talks with the civilian and military leadership on bilateral and regional issues, officials here said on Sunday.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

Hafiz Saeed: From terrorist to politician?

Freed from house arrest, global terrorist Hafiz Saeed flexes muscles, said he will contest 2018 polls in Pakistan.

Dec 03, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
US calls Pakistan govt weak, warns of repercussions of any military coup

US calls Pakistan govt weak, warns of repercussions of any military coup

Observing that the "civil-military tension" in Pakistan are "not helpful", US official said "the government, right now, is pretty weak. This was shown at the recent protest."

Dec 01, 2017, 07:16 AM IST
Anti-graft court adjourns hearing against Nawaz Sharif family till Dec 4

Anti-graft court adjourns hearing against Nawaz Sharif family till Dec 4

The cases were registered by the NAB on September 8 against 67-year-old Nawaz Sharif and his family in Islamabad.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Pakistan government bows to protestors, Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns

Pakistan government bows to protestors, Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns

Hamid's resignation was among the prime demands of the protestors, who have laid siege to Islamabad.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:35 AM IST
Islamic protesters 'contacted India' during Islamabad clashes, admits Pakistan

Islamic protesters 'contacted India' during Islamabad clashes, admits Pakistan

Clashes broke out between Islamic protesters and paramilitary forces on Saturday, killing at least one and injuring 200.

Nov 26, 2017, 07:19 AM IST
How an oath spelt bloodbath and mayhem in Pakistan's capital

How an oath spelt bloodbath and mayhem in Pakistan's capital

At the eye of the storm is Pakistan`s law minister Zahid Hamid who has been accused of a hastily-abandoned amendment to the oath that election candidates must swear. It is regarding finality of Prophethood.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Pakistan justifies Saeed's release

The JuD chief, who carries a $10 million US bounty for his role in terrorist activities, was let go after Thursday midnight by Pakistani authorities in Lahore.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:35 PM IST