SAARC summit: Pressure piles on Pakistan to save trade agenda​
SAARC summit: Pressure piles on Pakistan to save trade agenda​

With Pakistan playing spoilsport by blocking three major SAARC connectivity agreements initiated by India, efforts are on to persuade Nawaz Sharif to ensure that the connectivity pacts, including a motor vehicle agreement, are inked before the SAARC declaration on Thursday.

Pakistani woman embraced by Islamic State seeks to drop US legal appeal

A Pakistan-born neuroscientist has become a rallying cry for militant groups demanding her release from a US prison. But in a little-noticed move she is trying to abandon her legal fight for freedom, saying the US court system is unjust.

Nawaz Sharif says governing Pakistan not easy; stalemate continues

Bogged down by over three weeks of political turmoil, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said it "is not easy" to rule Pakistan and sought the support of all parties in Parliament as several rounds of talks between the government and protesters failed to break the logjam.

Pervez Musharraf`s lawyer faces embarrassment

Pervez Musharraf`s lawyer faced embarrassment after he failed to deliver on a promise that he would spring a surprise in Friday`s hearing of the treason trial of the former Pakistani military ruler.

Dominant Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second Test

Sri Lanka produced a professional performance to register their biggest victory over Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test in Dubai, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Pakistan fashion casts off `dark cloud` of extremism

Mention the Taliban to Pakistan fashion designer Kamiar Rokni and his irritation is clear.

Civilian control over intelligence agencies: Pak senators

Senators from both treasury and opposition benches have called for bringing the intelligence agencies under civilian and parliamentary control.

MQM to leave PPP-led coalition at Centre, Sindh

The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party suffered a major setback on Saturday after the Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced it would no longer be part of the coalition government in Sindh province and at the centre.

Suspected ISI spy let off for want of evidence by Gujarat court

Citing "lack of sufficient evidence", a local court has let off one of the four accused arrested on charges of spying and leaking confidential information pertaining to the country`s military bases to Pakistan`s ISI.

Two school buses blown up in Pakistan

Two school buses parked outside a school in Pakistan`s northwest tribal region were blown up Tuesday. There was, however, no loss of life, Geo News reported.

`Centre doing everything to express anger at strategic level`

Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the Centre was doing everything at the "strategic level" to express its anger about the killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani Army.

Plotters of 26/11 strike should be handed over to India: BJP

BJP on Friday welcomed Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik`s visit to India.

Pak test fires N-capable Hatf V Ghauri missile

The latest in a series of nuke missiles that can hit deep targets in India, Pakistan on Wednesday test fired Hatf V Ghauri missile with a range of 1,300km.

Imran Khan branded ``Agent of West``

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl ur Rahman has labeled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan as an ``agent of the West``.

ICC World T20: Pakistan storm into Super Eights after Nazir`s onslaught

Opener Imran Nazir produced the tournament`s fastest half-century as Pakistan stormed into the Super Eights of the ICC World Twenty20 with a crushing eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh, here today.

Krishna, Hina Rabbani Khar to meet next month

SM Krishna is expected to visit Pakistan on July 17-18 to hold talks with Hina Rabbani Khar.

Experience in Ranji Trophy helps on Bangladesh wickets: Vinay

India seamer R Vinay Kumar feels that while bowling on a flat deck at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur, the experience of slogging hard in the Ranji Trophy helps while trying out subtle variations.

Bomb scare at Pakistan Supreme Court

Security agencies in Pakistan
have cordoned off the Supreme Court building and the adjacent
house of President Asif Ali Zardari after a bomb threat letter
found at the court complex.

Should India talk to Pakistan?

The love-hate relationship that India shares with Pakistan hit an all time low after the devastating 26/11 Mumbai terror strike.

Pak to ask US to replace spy aircraft lost in terror attack

The two aircraft were destroyed on May 23 by Taliban militants.