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Former- EX PM Pakistan premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi barred from contesting polls from Rawalpindi

It is the same article under which former premier Nawaz Sharif was disqualified for life by the Supreme Court last year.

 

Jun 28, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Former Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi barred from contesting polls from Rawalpindi

Abbasi had filed nominations for NA-53 Islamabad and NA-57 Rawalpindi seats.

Jun 28, 2018, 01:38 AM IST

I always wanted to come back and live without fear: Malala Yousafzai on emotional return to Pakistan

Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai was given a rousing welcome upon her return to Pakistan on Thursday.

Mar 29, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

Any head of state on private visit will be frisked: US official on Pak PM Abbasi

This comes after a video of Abbasi being frisked by security officials at an airport in US went viral.

Mar 29, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Malala Yousafzai meets Pakistani PM Abbasi; itinerary kept secret

Malala was assured by the Prime Minister of government’s complete support for educational projects being pursued by her.

Mar 29, 2018, 13:17 PM IST

Malala Yousafzai makes first trip to Pakistan 6 years after attack by Taliban

 Malala has become a global symbol for human rights and a vocal campaigner for girls` education since a gunman boarded her school bus in the Swat valley on October 9, 2012.

Mar 29, 2018, 06:32 AM IST

Pakistan PM frisked in US: Twitter reacts - Humble, foolish or just a victim of Karma?

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took off his jacket, shoes and belt at New York's John F Kennedy International Airport. Some say US has no respect for a leader, a few question Pakistan PM for complying and others say it is just Karma for what Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife were put through in Islamabad.

Mar 28, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

Was Pakistani PM Abbasi frisked at US airport? Here’s the truth

Pakistan-based Geo News has suggested that Abbasi voluntarily followed the security procedures.

Mar 28, 2018, 08:49 AM IST

President Maithripala Sirisena gives Sri Lanka's thumbs up for CPEC in Pakistan: Report

According to an official statement, Maithripala Sirisena reportedly said CPEC is a promising sign for Pakistan's economic progress.

Mar 24, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to visit Nepal tomorrow

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will embark on a two-day visit to Nepal from March 5, as a part of the country`s pro-active and outreach efforts to engage with regional countries.

Mar 04, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Meeting on cards between PM Modi and Pak PM? MEA says no

PM Modi and his Pakistani counterpart are scheduled to visit Davos for the annual World Economic Forum's annual meet

Jan 19, 2018, 16:56 PM IST

'Plenty of evidence' against Hafiz Saeed, says former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday called out on Pakistan Prime Minister's bluff that there is no case against 2008 Mumbai mastermind Hafiz Saeed. 

Jan 18, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

Pakistan PM backs terrorist Hafiz Saeed, ex-US diplomat calls it 'alarming'

In an interview to a television channel, Pakistan PM openly supported Saeed 

Jan 17, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

Pakistan PM backs Hafiz Saeed ‘sahab’, says there’s no case against him

This comes just days after Saeed hit out at the Pakistan government for “not ushering Islamic rule in the country”.

Jan 17, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Pakistan believes instead of direct talks, a strong offensive against Taliban by the US would lead to the terrorist outfit in Afghanistan resorting to consolidation on its borders.

Jan 08, 2018, 08:26 AM IST

No one has the right to call us liars: Pakistan counter-attacks Donald Trump

Pakistan Interior Minister has said that terrorism in south Asia - in Afghanistan in particular - is a result of US policies here from the 1970s and 1980s.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Led by PM Abassi, Pakistan's National Security Committee lashes out at Trump's tweet

A meeting of the NSC was chaired by PM Abassi and attended by Pakistan's ambassador to the US. The committee took a grim view of US President Trump's tweet targeting aid given to Pakistan.

Jan 02, 2018, 22:24 PM IST

If India has proof against Hafiz Saeed, it should fight case in an international court: Pak PM

"Prosecute him internationally if there is substance to these charges,” he said.

Nov 30, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Is Pakistan's Prime Minister on his way out? Search for caretaker PM begins, say reports

Pakistani media outlets are reporting that efforts have begun to put in place a caretaker PM by June 2018.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Pakistan government bows to protestors, Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns

Hamid's resignation was among the prime demands of the protestors, who have laid siege to Islamabad.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:35 AM IST