Cross-LoC trade between AJK and IHK to resume from Aug 8

Pakistani and Indian officials met on Thursday and agreed to resume stalled trade between the two countries across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir starting Aug 8. The officials from both... Read more »

Kremlin says Trump signing sanctions 'doesn't change anything'

The Kremlin said Wednesday that United States (US) President Donald Trump signing new sanctions against Russia into law "doesn't change anything" as Moscow has already hit back at Washington over the latest... Read more »

Thousands in Afghanistan protest mosque attack

'Died in my hands' Thousands of protesters chanted slogans against the militant Islamic State group Wednesday as they carried the coffins of victims of an attack targeting a Shia mosque that killed... Read more »

PTI spokesperson files FIR against 'death threats' in Islamabad

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Central Spokesperson Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Wednesday registered a case with Islamabad police after allegedly receiving death threats following his criticism of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister... Read more »

‘New tactics’ being used to undermine parliament: Rabbani

QUETTA: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has said that parliament is the weakest institution in the country as in the past it was not allowed to function by imposing martial law and... Read more »

COAS, Afghan envoy discuss border issues

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa met Afghanistan’s ambassador Dr Omar Zakhilwal on Wednesday for continuing discussions on normalisation of bilateral relations. “Today, met with Pakis­tan’s COAS Gen Bajwa for follow up... Read more »

ECP bars Shahbaz from his own election campaign

ISLAMABAD: A code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday barring Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif from taking part in his own poll campaign for a by-election... Read more »

Balochistan's first-ever kidney transplant undertaken by BINUQ

The Balochistan Institute of Nephro-Urology Quetta (BINUQ) made history on Thursday with the first-ever successful renal surgery in the province. Kidney transplant procedures for three patients were successfully completed at the BINUQ... Read more »

Shahbaz might not run for PM after all

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to hold a high-level huddle of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders to review his earlier decision to elevate Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to the... Read more »

PTI slams Sharif’s role in formation of new cabinet

ISLAMABAD: In its first meeting after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was sworn in, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leadership expressed concern over the involvement of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the... Read more »