Pakistan

Toshakhana Case: Imran Khan’s Disqualification Triggers Protests In Pakistan

What may come across a bizarre set of accusations, Imran Khan allegedly sold gifts received from foreign dignitaries during his tenure as the country's premier.

Pak JeM Terrorist Killed In J&K’s Kulgam Encounter

A Pakistani Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) terrorist was killed, while an army soldier and two civilians injured in an encounter in Batapora village of Kulgam district around 5 pm on Monday. Police sources said that after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a joint of a team of police, Army, and CRPF launched a search …

Kargil Diary: Cave That Helped A Village Survive Pak Shelling

HUNDERMAN, KARGIL: It’s been 23 years since Pakistan Army intruders tried to cut off Kashmir from India. While Kargil bore the intensity of the war, with our brave jawans thwarting the enemy’s evil designs, the villagers of the last village on the Line of Control recall the nights when they had to take shelter in …

Pakistan, A Political Tinderbox

Imran Khan’s relentless tirade against the establishment has borne fruits for his chance of political resurgence nationally once again after he was ousted as a Prime Minister four months back. His party’s resounding victory in Punjab by-elections, a traditional bastion of the PML (N) is akin to the fact that Imran Khan is very much …

India, Pakistan Seek To Resolve Water Sharing Issues

NEW DELHI: Amid growing water scarcity and against the backdrop of strained ties, India and Pakistan reiterated their commitment to resolve cross border river water sharing issues through discussions under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960. The two-day 118th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC), comprising the Indus commissioners of India and Pakistan, was …

India, Pak Hold River Water Sharing Talks

NEW DELHI: A five-member contingent from Pakistan held the first session of the 118th round of the India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission talks on Monday, officials from Pakistan’s Mission in New Delhi confirmed to The New Indian. The delegation arrived in New Delhi via the Attari-Wagah border on Sunday for the two-day talks on Monday and …

Pak Approves Trade Minister For Delhi Mission

NEW DELHI: After five eventful years, Islamabad has named Qamar Zaman as a trade minister in the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. The decision of appointing trade ministers to fifteen countries was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. However, Pakistan is yet to appoint a High Commissioner for India. The …

Former PM Imran Khan Will Be Arrested: Pak Interior Minister

NEW DELHI: Signalling more troubles for embattled Imran Khan, Pakistan’s Interior Minister on Sunday said that the former Pakistan Prime Minister will be arrested for sloganeering against his successor Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on the premises of Masjid-e-Nabawi (PBUH) on Thursday in Saudi Arabia. “They will not be forgiven at all for what they did. …

Pak Has No Locus Standi on PM Modi’s J&K Visit: MEA

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Pakistan has “no locus standi” to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir. The MEA’s response came after Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had termed PM Modi’s recent visit to Jammu as “staged”. “I do not understand the word …

Bhutto Heir Becomes Youngest Pak FM

  NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party, was sworn in as the youngest foreign minister of the Islamic country on Wednesday. Bhutto-Zardari, 33, is the son of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated in 2007, and grandson of another former Pakistan Prime Minister late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. An Oxford graduate, …