Polling for Pakistan parliament's upper house was today underway in the national and provincial assemblies with as many as 132 candidates in the fray for 48 seats as the ruling PML-N is vying to get a majority in the Senate.
Washington: The global community should not forget the dangers posed by Pakistan's nuclear weapons and its two new heavy water plants capable of producing 24 atomic warheads a year, a top former British official has said.
With the governing body looking to downsize the tournament in 2019 the associate nations have impressed with some of their performances at the 2015 World Cup, but UAE`s attitude against Pakistan suggested something else might be driving their team.
VHP leader sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her.
Moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Wednesday termed the meeting of Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan as a "positive development", but called upon Prime Ministers of both the countries to take up Kashmir issue in a more serious way and as a matter of priority.
Former opener Mark Richardson, part of the New Zealand squad which abandoned their tour of Pakistan after a bomb blast in 2002, said Wednesday he felt sorry that the country has become a cricket no-go zone.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court hearing the 2008 Mumbai attack case on Wednesday recorded the statement of a magistrate regarding the existence of a training centre of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) even as three other official witnesses failed to appear in court.
Certain events in 1999, such as the Pakistan Army bypassing the civilian government to launch a war on India, has had immense consequences for the India-Pakistan relationship and have worked to make Pakistan progressively irrelevant in the international community, said an article in the Daily Times on Wednesday.
A lawyer from Pakistan's minority Shia sect, who was a counsel for several activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, was on Wednesday shot dead by unidentified gunmen here with police suspecting it to be a case of sectarian violence.
India, China and Pakistan need to find areas to cooperate and collaborate and become strategic partners inside Afghanistan to ensure stability in the region and stave off threats from terrorists, foreign policy experts have averred.
A day after Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar embarked on Pakistan visit, Congress leader Manish Tiwari on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the NDA government and questioned whether issues like terror boat or luxurious life of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi were also raised.
Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Rameshwar Dudi on Tuesday alleged that a spiritual leader from Pakistan, who was in Jaipur recently to attend a wedding, violated visa norms and went to the border district of Barmer to addressed his supporters.
A formal announcement on outlawing the Haqqani militant network, which has been responsible for numerous attacks on U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, it still under consideration, Pakistan`s ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday.