Pakistan

China shows reluctance to clear USD 6 billion loan for CPEC project

China has shown reluctance to clear a USD 6 billion loan for the single largest project under the CPEC due to the growing concern over mounting debt.

May 09, 2021, 15:44 PM IST

Pakistan batsman Abid Ali breaks Younis Khan's 8-year-old record with double ton against Zimbabwe

Former Pakistan skipper Younis had scored an unbeaten 200 in Zimbabwe in 2013.

May 09, 2021, 10:36 AM IST

Charge of blasphemy, tool to silence women's rights activists in Pakistan

Experts underlined the danger of this trend of using blasphemy to silence women`s rights activists is a decade-old ploy of Islamists.

May 08, 2021, 22:00 PM IST

Imran Khan, Saudi Crown Prince Salman affirm commitment to bilateral ties

During the meeting, special emphasis was laid on increasing Saudi investments in Pakistan, collaboration in the field of energy, and increased job opportunities for Pakistanis in Saudi Arabia, according to the MoFA.

May 08, 2021, 18:12 PM IST

Pak opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif stopped from flying abroad

 Hours after a Pakistan court granted conditional permission to PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment, the Leader of Opposition was reportedly stopped from flying to the United Kingdom at Lahore airport on Saturday (May 8) morning.

May 08, 2021, 16:11 PM IST

Joe Biden administration is oblivious to Pakistan's outreach for rapprochement: Report

Reports say that the Biden administration has ignored Pakistan's hopeful outreach for rapprochement and there are numerous reasons for the United States' such behaviour.

May 07, 2021, 15:15 PM IST

Imran Khan expresses displeasure over operations of Pakistan embassies abroad, says Indian counterparts ‘more proactive’

Drawing a comparison between the Indian and Pakistan embassies abroad, Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the country’s ambassadors serving abroad to abandon colonial-era attitudes and treat their diaspora with compassion.

May 06, 2021, 14:07 PM IST

Online recruitment case: NIA chargesheets Pakistani woman among 3 Lashkar-e-Toiba aides

The NIA had re-registered the case after taking over the investigation on April 5, 2020 and had already filed a chargesheet against Parveen under various sections of the stringent UA(P) Act.

May 05, 2021, 21:23 PM IST

DNA: Imran Khan's 'video game' to improve his image

In this segment of DNA, we will analyze the 'filmi promotion' of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, which he has done to improve his image.

May 05, 2021, 00:22 AM IST

Slow COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan, only one jab per 100 people: Report

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic when countries across the globe are speeding up their vaccination programs, Pakistan is stuck at a creeping pace of one jab per hundred individuals, claimed a report.

May 03, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

Pakistan to slash international flights by 80% to curb coronavirus infection

Pakistan will reduce the number of international flights into and out of its airports, the restrictions will come into effect on May 5 and will run to May 20.

May 01, 2021, 23:33 PM IST

Sikh diaspora strongly condemns Pakistan for defaming Sikh community

Sikh diaspora has condemned Pakistan’s machination of defaming the Sikh community and trying to create a wedge between Pakistani and European Sikhs by projecting a Muslim man in the guise of a Sikh and inciting them to give a befitting reply to French people for allegedly publishing a caricature of Prophet Muhammad.  

Apr 28, 2021, 14:26 PM IST

China delivers another 1 million COVID vaccines to Pakistan

The new consignment arrives as Pakistan struggles to combat the third wave of the pandemic, which has threatened the earlier gains against the coronavirus when the country succeeded to contain the first two outbreaks.

Apr 26, 2021, 13:12 PM IST

Pakistan offers support, relief material to India to help fight COVID-19 virus

The offer was made after Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed solidarity with the people of India battling the deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 25, 2021, 11:45 AM IST

Pakistan PM Imran Khan shows solidarity with India amid COVID-19 crisis says, 'Must fight this global challenge together'

Pakistan PM Imran Khan tweeted, "I want to express our solidarity with people of India as they battle a dangerous wave of #COVID19. Our prayers for speedy recovery go to all those suffering from pandemic in our neighbourhood and world,"

Apr 24, 2021, 15:28 PM IST

Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan call on Taliban to commit to Afghan peace talks

A US-backed Afghan peace conference in Istanbul hosted by Turkey, Qatar and the United Nations scheduled for Saturday was postponed due to the Taliban`s non-participation. No new date has been set for those talks.

Apr 23, 2021, 20:01 PM IST

Canada imposes temporary ban on Flights from India and Pakistan amid COVID-19 surge

Canada imposed a temporary ban on Flights from India and Pakistan amid increasing cases of COVID-19. Although cargo flights will be permitted in order to maintain shipments of essential supplies, such as vaccines and personal protective equipment.

Apr 23, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Pilgrims returning from Pakistan object to COVID-19 tests at border

It was also seen that the devotees who were tested negative for COVID-19 were made to travel in the same buses with the COVID-19 patients.

Apr 22, 2021, 19:49 PM IST

Imran Khan government's accord with banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan 'upsets' Punjab police

Imran Khan's government accorded with Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) which left Punjab Police disappointed. Some senior officials said that the decision of the government demoralized the police force. 

Apr 22, 2021, 16:38 PM IST

Pakistan to impose lockdown in major cities as COVID-19 wave continues

Due to the "extremely serious" COVID-19 situation in Pakistan, the Imran Khan government is mulling to impose lockdown in major cities as the coronavirus trajectory continues.

Apr 22, 2021, 11:20 AM IST