Three killed in blast in Pakistan

At least three people, including a child, were killed and 13 others injured today in a blast targeting a security forces covoy in this northwestern Pakistani city.

Three killed in blast in Pakistan

At least three people, including a child, were killed and 13 others injured today in a blast targeting a security forces covoy in this northwestern Pakistani city.

China`s men reach football knockouts
China`s men reach football knockouts

China narrowly beat Pakistan 1-0 on Monday to join Hong Kong and Uzbekistan in clinching a place in the Asian Games men`s football knockout round.

Pak PM to raise Kashmir issue in UNGA, no Sharif-Modi meet in NY

Contrary to speculations, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to raise the Kashmir issue in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and not likely to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during their stay in the United States.

The geopolitical context of India-US ties

From Jawaharlal Nehru’s visit in 1949 to Narendra Modi’s upcoming trip in September 2014, a number of leaders of the world’s largest democracy have been hosted by the world’s oldest democracy.

Asian Games: Pakistan squash star raises voice for equality
Asian Games: Pakistan squash star raises voice for equality

As a child Maria Toorpakay Wazir had to dress as a boy to be able to play sport in Pakistan and now as the country`s number one women`s squash player she says there is still too much resistance.

Gulzar`s `Ghalib` novelette published in Pakistan

 Gulzar's novelette ' Ghalib' has been published in Pakistan, which tells the life history of the all-time great poet.

Three policemen, 1 teenager killed in northwestern Pakistan

 Three policemen and a teenage boy were killed today when unknown gunmen opened fire at them in Pakistan's troubled northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pak PM to address UN General Assembly on Friday

 Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York and address its annual session on Friday.

Pakistan appoints Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar as next ISI chief
Pakistan appoints Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar as next ISI chief

Pakistan has promoted Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar as the next chief of Director General Inter Service Intelligence (ISI).

Younis Khan makes the cut among probables for Australia series
Younis Khan makes the cut among probables for Australia series

The Pakistan selectors have retained senior batsman Younis Khan in a shortlist of 20 players they have finalized for the Test and ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.

Pak developing sea-based and short-range N-weapons: Analysts

Pakistan is developing sea-based missiles and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads to give it a "second-strike" capability if a catastrophic nuclear attack destroyed all its land-based weapons, according to a media report on Sunday.

Local religious party leader killed in Pakistan

A district leader of Pakistan's religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) was killed today after his car was attacked by unidentified gunmen in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunhwa province.

Diplomacy is not a take-away joint: Congress to Modi

Criticising the Narendra Modi government's policy towards Pakistan and China, Congress on Sunday said diplomacy is not a "take away joint" and asked the Prime Minister to take the country into confidence before working on any "strategic alliance" with the US.

Bilawal one of the 'daydreamers' in Pakistan: IUML

Indian Union Muslim League on Sunday dubbed Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as one of the "daydreamers" in Pakistan for his Kashmir remarks and said that every inch of Indian territory will be protected to the last minute.

Two more polio cases surface in Pakistan

 Two new cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected with the crippling disease this year to 166, a health official said today.

2 more polio cases surface in Pakistan

Two new cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected with the crippling disease this year to 166, a health official said today.

To dam or not to dam? Pakistan experts ponder flood strategy

 Energy-starved Pakistan relies on a multitude of dams and barrages to prevent Himalayan rivers from flooding and help meet its power needs, but their failure to prevent disaster four years running is making some experts question their utility.

15 militants killed in Pakistan's North Waziristan

At least 15 militants were killed in restive North Waziristan tribal region in Pakistan Saturday, an army statement said.

14 Pakistanis freed from US custody in Afghanistan

The United States has released 14 Pakistani prisoners from its custody at the Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign ministry said Saturday.