Pakistan

India not biggest threat to CPEC, it's corruption in Pakistan: Expert

India not biggest threat to CPEC, it's corruption in Pakistan: Expert

Corruption, and not India, is the biggest threat for the multi-billion-dollar project, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), says an expert.

Oct 13, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

White House hoping for uptick in US-Pak ties after rescue of US-Canadian family

Securing the release of an American-Canadian family from an Afghan Taliban-linked group would hopefully change the cooperative relationship between the United States and Pakistan, the White House said on Friday.

Oct 13, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
October 13, 2017: News at a glance

October 13, 2017: News at a glance

Here's what is making headlines on October 13, 2017.

1. Aarushi murder case: Dentist couple Talwars all set to walk out of Dasna jail today

Oct 13, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, third provocation in 24 hours

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, third provocation in 24 hours

The Pakistani troops on Friday initiated unprovoked firing in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Oct 13, 2017, 08:18 AM IST
Pakistan defends CPEC, tells US it isn't conspiracy against India

Pakistan defends CPEC, tells US it isn't conspiracy against India

Speaking in Washington, Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said CPEC is only for economic prosperity, peace and stability.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Trump says he believes Pakistan starting to respect U.S. again

Trump says he believes Pakistan starting to respect U.S. again

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Pakistan`s cooperation in securing the release of a U.S.-Canadian couple and their children who had been held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network signaled a new respect for the United States by Islamabad.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Gautam Bambawale appointed next ambassador to China

Gautam Bambawale appointed next ambassador to China

Gautam Bambawale is a 1984 India Foreign Service officer.

Oct 12, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
Don’t endorse the Indian viewpoint on CPEC: Pak to US

Don’t endorse the Indian viewpoint on CPEC: Pak to US

Iqbal urged the Trump administration to deal with Islamabad on its own merit.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC

Pakistan has violated the ceasefire once again along LoC. Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing in Krishna Ghat in Jammu Kashmir.

Oct 12, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Non-Bailable warrant issued against PTI chief Imran Khan

Non-Bailable warrant issued against PTI chief Imran Khan

A non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in connection with a contempt of court case against him. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued the warrant after Khan failed to appear before it in the case.

Oct 12, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Inappropriate for India to connect terrorism with Pakistan: Chinese media

Inappropriate for India to connect terrorism with Pakistan: Chinese media

At a time when the international community is increasingly looking at Pakistan to act against home-grown terrorism, an article on state-owned Chinese website says accusing Pakistan alone won't wipe out terror threat for India. 

Oct 11, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Pakistan recommends ex-chief justice as judge in Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ

After India approached the ICJ, a 10-member bench on May 18 restrained Pakistan from executing Kulbhushan Jadhav till adjudication of the case.

Oct 11, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
We want peace with India but it takes two to tango: Pakistan Army chief

We want peace with India but it takes two to tango: Pakistan Army chief

General Qamar Javed Bajwa says belligerent India and an unstable Afghanistan is keeping the region captive.

Oct 11, 2017, 21:04 PM IST
Pak EC rejects JuD-linked political party Milli Muslim League's registration application

Pak EC rejects JuD-linked political party Milli Muslim League's registration application

Milli Muslim League is an offshoot of Hafiz Saeed's banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah.

Oct 11, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
Pakistan building tunnels to store its nuclear weapons, just 750 km from Delhi

Pakistan building tunnels to store its nuclear weapons, just 750 km from Delhi

The site is reportedly coming up in Mianwali, which is 350-km from Amritsar and 750-km from Delhi.

Oct 11, 2017, 08:12 AM IST

Nawaz Sharif's sons likely to skip anti-corruption court hearing

Nawaz Sharif's two sons Hussain and Hassan left for London to be with their mother, Kulsoom, who is battling throat cancer.

Oct 10, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Pakistan building 'Berlin Wall' along Afghanistan border; Kabul opposes move

Pakistan building 'Berlin Wall' along Afghanistan border; Kabul opposes move

Tense relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan boiled over in two divided villages in May during Pakistan`s census survey. 

Oct 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
NIA has dealt blow to flow of funds from 'neighbouring country', says Rajnath

NIA has dealt blow to flow of funds from 'neighbouring country', says Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the headquarters of NIA in Delhi.

Oct 10, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Ready for joint operation with US to destroy Haqqani Network: Pakistan

Ready for joint operation with US to destroy Haqqani Network: Pakistan

 US President Donald Trump, in August, had accused Pakistan of harbouring "agents of chaos and terror".

Oct 10, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Aussie batsman Usman Khawaja reveals racial abuse

Aussie batsman Usman Khawaja reveals racial abuse

The 30-year-old, who immigrated as a child, battled the odds to become Australia`s first Pakistan-born national player and is now established as one of the country`s leading Test batsmen.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:22 PM IST