Polling underway for Pak Senate elections

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.

Don't forget dangers posed by Pak's nukes, says UK's ex-Def Secy

 

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.

ICC World Cup 2015: Minnows may be battling, but not fighting all the way
ICC World Cup 2015: Minnows may be battling, but not fighting all the way

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.

Pakistani man found guilty of participating in al Qaeda plot

A Pakistani man was convicted on Wednesday on U.S. charges of participating in an al Qaeda plot to attack targets in Europe and the United States.

Imran Khan warns to dissolve Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly

 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday warned that he would dissolve Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly if the Senate election on March 5 witnessed horse trading.

Indians praising Pakistan should be 'hit with shoes': VHP leader
Indians praising Pakistan should be 'hit with shoes': VHP leader

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.

Hurriyat welcomes India-Pakistan secretaries meeting

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.

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes kills two: Officials

A Pakistani fighter jet crashed during a training mission in the country`s northwest on Wednesday, killing two pilots, officials said.

Bomb witness Mark Richardson feels for Pakistan cricket
Bomb witness Mark Richardson feels for Pakistan cricket

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.

26/11: Lone Pak witness records statement

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.

Pakistan's growing irrelevance result of events in 1999: Daily

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.

Shia lawyer shot dead in Pakistan

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, Pakistan should work more closely in Afghanistan'

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.

352 Indian prisoners lodged in Pakistan jails: Govt

The number of Indian prisoners, including fishermen, in Pakistani jails as on date is 352, the government said on Wednesday.

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Jaishankar's Pak visit: Congress attacks PM Modi, asks if issues like terror boat, Lakhvi were raised

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.

Tension with India impacts Pak's Afghan strategy: US general

Tension between India and Pakistan threatens regional stability and "largely drives" the latter's strategy in Afghanistan, a top US military officer has told a Congress committee.

Pak spiritual leader violated visa norms: Congress leader

 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.

Haqqani ban still under consideration: Pakistan's US envoy

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.