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Pakistan puts major CPEC power project on hold, asks China to delete it from list

According to a report in Pakistan-based Dawn News, the country's government will shut down several other schemes under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).

Jan 14, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Financial crunch hits CPEC in Pakistan, several projects stalled

Work on several projects, which are part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has been stalled in Pakistan reportedly because of financial constraints. According to Pakistan-based Dawn News, the National Highway Authority in the country is under financial crisis and hence the work on several projects has been stalled.

Jul 23, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Rift with US could push Pakistan deeper into China's grip: Report

Being put on the terrorism financing watchlist would lead to a drying up of foreign financing, which could push Islamabad further into China's embrace, which is already raising suspicions in Pakistan.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

CPEC impact: Growing Chinese influence may be driving Western investors away from Pakistan, say reports

High-ranking Pakistani official acknowledges that there is fear among Western investors that China could be given preferential treatment.

Mar 22, 2018, 11:21 AM IST

CPEC now threatens to destroy our industry by lifting import tariffs, say Pakistani officials

Pakistan slashed import tariffs on 6000 items. Now, there is no need for China to manufacture them in Pakistan, posing a threat to the SEZs set up along CPEC.

Mar 21, 2018, 20:04 PM IST

CPEC mess: Chinese company building Gwadar Port operating in Pakistan illegally, lawmakers told

A high-level parliamentary committee has ordered an investigation into the company building and operating Gwadar Port.

Mar 14, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

China defends Pakistan, says finance shouldn't be used to force action on terrorism

China defended Pakistan even as it continues to raise issues with security of its citizens and investments.

Mar 06, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

China embarrasses Pakistan at CPEC expo with huge poster showing Kashmir as part of India

China was forced to replace the poster after hue and cry.

Feb 01, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Chinese daily says India should stop being suspicious towards Pakistan, China

With barely a week left to the Belt and Road mega-conference in Beijing, a commentary in a Chinese daily has urged India to join the ambitious project connecting Asia with Europe and advised it to stop being suspicious about the economic development of Pakistan and China.

May 08, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Worried Pakistan says change in India's N-strike policy highly irresponsible, dangerous

Pakistan on Thursday termed the change in Indias nuclear arms usage policy as "highly irresponsible and dangerous", and said it will "not help in promoting strategic restraint and stability in a nuclearised South Asia".

Apr 06, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's advisor Sartaj Aziz urges UK to strengthen trade ties with Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz held meetings with a parliamentary delegation from Britain at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, a statement said.

Apr 04, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Afghanistan's HPC blames Pakistan for failure of Taliban peace talks

Afghanistan's High Peace Council (HPC) has slammed Pakistan for its controversial role in the Afghan peace process, saying Islamabad has been the key obstruction in the way of purposeful peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group.

Jan 16, 2017, 10:53 AM IST

US cooperation with India should not increase strategic gap between India and Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan`s Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz has said that the strengthening US-India relations were not a matter of concern for Islamabad, as long as the co-operation between the two did not increase the strategic and conventional gap between the nuclear-armed rivals of the subcontinent.

Jul 03, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Despite China-Pakistan opposition, US says India ready for Nuclear Suppliers Group

Amid reports that China and Pakistan are jointly opposing India's bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group membership, the US on Friday said India meets missile technology control regime requirements and is ready for entry into the exclusive club.

May 14, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Won't be able to 'fully fight' two-front war with Pakistan, China: IAF

The revelation by the IAF comes at a time when the squadron strength of the force has come down to 33 in comparison to the sanctioned strength of 42.

Mar 10, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

Army Chief tells commanders to assess security situation

Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday asked his commanders to "continuously assess" the situation in view of the security transition taking place in the neighbourhood and directed them to maintain relentless pressure on terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful polls.

Oct 18, 2014, 16:02 PM IST