Would have sent people on Haj for free had Pakistan not had debts: Imran Khan

Imran Khan has been at the receiving end of severe backlash - most of it from opposition parties - after his government withdrew the subsidy given on Haj for this year, on January 31.

Feb 12, 2019, 22:04 PM IST

Pakistan wants bailout packages but finance minister says no economic crisis

Asad Umar has said statements on the economy being in trouble are just rumours.

Dec 05, 2018, 08:41 AM IST

Imran Khan arrives in China on maiden visit for talks on CPEC, IMF bailout

Imran Khan is looking for financial help from China despite approaching IMF for a bailout package for its crumbling economy.

Nov 02, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

In need of money for economic recovery, Imran Khan to visit three 'friendly' countries

There is hope that if countries like Saudi Arabia and China help, financial assistance from IMF may not be required.

Oct 22, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Pakistan by-election: Initial results show tough competition between ruling PTI and opposition PML-N

The polling for 11 national and 24 provincial assembly seats started at 8 am and closed at 5 pm local time, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Oct 14, 2018, 23:31 PM IST

Pakistan's 'friendship' offer to India should not be seen as weakness: Imran Khan

Khan has warned that Pakistan will not tolerate any act of hostility.

Sep 23, 2018, 21:42 PM IST

Imran Khan writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeks resumption of India-Pakistan talks

In a significant development, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking resumption of dialogue between the two nuclear-powered countries, said reports on Thursday.

Sep 20, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

Water, not money, is Pakistan's biggest problem: Imran Khan wants donations for dams

Imran Khan has turned to Pakistanis living abroad for donations so that dams can be built to address problem of water scarcity.

Sep 08, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

Pakistan election commission officially declares Dr Arif Alvi as 13th president

The 69-year-old dentist secured 352 votes while his rivals Rehman and Ahsan clinched 184 and 124 votes respectively.

Sep 05, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi son of Jawaharlal Nehru's dentist: PTI website

Alvi's family migrated to Pakistan from India after partition.

Sep 05, 2018, 06:29 AM IST

Pakistan to elect new president today, ruling PTI likely to win

Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain's tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.

Sep 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

No VIPs at Pak airports: Imran Khan government bans special protocol

The country's information minister has said that everyone at Pakistan's airports would be given the exact same treatment.

Aug 27, 2018, 09:20 AM IST

Pakistan cabinet bans first-class air travel for top officials, revises working hours

Even Imran Khan would ditch his special plane for business-class tickets during international travels.

Aug 25, 2018, 08:33 AM IST

Sidhu downplays row over sitting next to PoK 'president' at Imran Khan's swearing-in

The Congress leader and Punjab Minister, during his visit to Pakistan, was seen hugging the neighbouring country's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Aug 19, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Imran Khan's speech is likely to focus on tackling rampant corruption and the current economic crisis. 

Aug 19, 2018, 09:32 AM IST

Carrying home Pakistan's love for India: Sidhu after Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Sidhu, who had claimed that he will visit Pakistan as a 'goodwill ambassador', was in Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PTI chief Imran Khan.

Aug 18, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu hugs Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa, sits near PoK President at Imran Khan's swearing in ceremony

Navjot Sigh Sidhu was spotted chatting happily with Pak Army chief Gen Bajwa at the President House in Islamabad.

Aug 18, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

Imran Khan - A cricketer who 'struggled for 22 years' to become Pakistan's PM

Imran Khan's party PTI emerged as the single largest party in Pakistan parliamentary polls.   

Aug 18, 2018, 12:06 PM IST

After '22 years of struggle', Imran Khan begins new innings as Pakistan's 22nd PM

Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket legend, was sworn-in as the country's 22nd Prime Minister in a simple ceremony at President House in Islamabad on Saturday.

Aug 18, 2018, 10:56 AM IST

Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan secured 176 votes while Sharif got 96 votes out of 342-member lower house of Parliament. 

Aug 17, 2018, 18:32 PM IST