New Pakistan PM consults with ousted ex-boss
ReutersNew Pakistan PM consults with ousted ex-boss on cabinet, policiesReutersISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's new prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, began his first full day in office on Wednesday by meeting his ousted former boss Nawaz Sharif, a signal the ex-premier would continue to wield influence after the Supreme Court ...Pakistan's Interim Leader Says He's No 'Bench Warmer'New York TimesPakistan lawmakers elect new prime minister — who's likely to step aside in 45 daysLos Angeles TimesShahid Abbasi elected as Pakistan's prime ministerDefenseNews.comAljazeera.com -CNNall 1,256 news articles »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 8:22 am
Pakistan risks policy continuity after
Economic TimesPakistan risks policy continuity after Sharif's ouster: Moody'sEconomic Times"His ouster now could trigger another period of political instability, undermining Pakistan's ability to address pressing domestic economic challenges, bolster investor confidence and attract external financial support from official creditors and ...What next after Nawaz Sharif for Pakistan?DailyOPakistan's anti-graft watchdog closes probe against PM Shahid Khaqan AbbasiThe Indian ExpressChina congratulates Pakistan's new prime ministerXinhuaFirstpostall 151 news articles »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 5:11 am
India, Pakistan to hold another round of
Economic TimesIndia, Pakistan to hold another round of talks next month on IWTEconomic TimesWASHINGTON: India and Pakistan will hold another round of talks here next month on water issues, said the World Bank, which also issued a fact sheet giving its stated position on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) under which India is allowed to construct ...Amid tense bilateral ties, India, Pakistan conclude talks over Indus Water Treaty in WashingtonFirstpostIndus Water Treaty: India-Pakistan talks held in spirit of goodwill, cooperation, says World BankThe Indian ExpressBig win against Pakistan as World Bank says India allowed to construct hydroelectric power plants under Indus Waters ...Zee NewsThe Nationall 26 news articles »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 5:05 am
Pakistan: A Mistake? - New Vision
New VisionPakistan: A Mistake?New VisionIt was never my plan to tell Pakistanis their country had been a mistake. I was nineteen years old at the time, in Pakistan for the summer with 40 other young Canadian university students on a trip to foster international understanding. I had already ...Why India and Pakistan love each otherTimes of India (blog)all 8 news articles »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 2:03 am
Here is how China 'friendship' highway is
Economic TimesHere is how China 'friendship' highway is shattering Pakistani businessmen's dreamsEconomic Times"China says our friendship is as high as the Himalayas and as deep as the sea, but it has no heart," said Pakistani businessman Murad Shah, as he tended his shop in Tashkurgan, 120 kilometres from the mountain pass where trucks line up to cross between ...and more »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 1:33 am
Pakistan to raise more than $1 billion via
Pakistan will raise more than $1 billion by selling its entire stake in Habib Bank Limited, a government official said Saturday, a deal that will be the country's biggest privatisation so far. The government will sell its 42.5 percent stake in Pakistan's biggest bank at 168 rupees (about $1.68) per share after a successful book-building exercise last week, Mohammad Zubair, the chairman of the ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 6:33 am
Ali wants Pakistan batsmen to score fast
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's new one-day captain Azhar Ali says his batsmen have to cope with the fast pace of modern cricket and score quick runs.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 5:43 am
Pakistan Raises Record $1.02 Billion in
Pakistan has raised a record $1.02 billion in the nation’s biggest asset sale by selling its entire stake in Habib Bank Ltd., the nation’s largest lender by assets. The government sold 609 million shares or its 42 percent stake for 168 rupees a share, a 9 percent discount to yesterday’s closing price, Privatization Commission Chairman Mohammad Zubair said at a news conference in Islamabad today.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 4:39 am
Gunmen kill 20 labourers in SW Pakistan:
Gunmen have killed 20 construction workers in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, shooting them at point blank range after identifying they were not local, officials said Saturday. Baluchistan is plagued by violence, with separatists seeking greater control over the province's rich oil, gas and mineral resources, and gunmen have previously targeted outsiders seen as settlers ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 4:02 am
Official says gunmen kill 20 at Pakistan dam
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen in restive southwestern Pakistan shot and killed at least 20 workers early Saturday at a dam construction site, the deadliest recent attack targeting civilians in a region facing a low-level insurgency, authorities said.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:22 pm
Pakistan firing out of desperation: J&K Dy
Asserting that after being exposed at international forum in view of cancellation of NSA-level talks, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today accused Pakistan of firing and targeting civilians in the bordering hamlets out of desperation.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Resham's Swaarangi banned by Pakistan's
KARACHI: Pakistani film Swaarangi which was all set to release on September 11 has been banned by Pakistan’s Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). “A panel decided that the film can’t be screened in its present form for public viewing ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:59 am
Pakistan rejects report on fastest growing
Pakistan on Friday strongly rejected a report published by a US think tank, which claimed that Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world. "The report is utterly baseless," said Qazi Khalilullah, the foreign office spokesperson, Dawn ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:57 am
India is the only external threat to
Islamabad: India is the only external threat for us, Pakistan military has told a senate defence committee. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood briefed the members of the senate about the threat, Dawn online reported on ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:57 am
3 killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in
Three persons were killed and 17 others injured when Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire twice and heavily shelled civilian areas and border posts along the International Border in R S Pura and Arnia sectors of Jammu district on Friday, drawing ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:55 am
Pakistan's Musharraf disqualified from
Pakistani judges on Tuesday disqualified Pervez Musharraf from running in the upcoming parliamentary election, a blow to the former military ruler who recently returned from self-imposed exile to make a political comeback, lawyers said.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 3:09 am
AP ENTERPRISE: Rebuilding a former Taliban
Driving through high mountain passes with mud brick houses perched on cliffs overhead and caves down below where Taliban fighters used to hide, Brig. Hassan Hayat talks excitedly about the Pakistan army's latest operations in these long-hostile tribal
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 11:51 am
Bomb planted in bus kills 8 passengers in
A bomb planted in a bus killed at least eight passengers and wounded seven others in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, police said.
Posted on 7 April 2013 | 1:56 am
Candidates in Pakistan vote face oddball
Aslam Khan Khattak passed his first — and perhaps most curious — test this week in his quest to become a member of Pakistan's parliament: He correctly named the first person to walk on the moon.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 9:36 am
Afghan relations with Pakistan at new low
Afghanistan accused Pakistan on Thursday of placing unacceptable conditions on efforts to bring peace to the country after nearly 12 years of war, the latest in a series of barbed exchanges that has sunk relations between the two neighbors to a new low.
Posted on 4 April 2013 | 11:43 am
Resolved Question: Can someone please help?
I heard hat a cease fire was being violated at a border and was wondering if this is a regular occurrence because (I live in the US) and I'm worried because both countries have nuclear weapons. Could this escalate to war? And why do Pakistan and India hate each othe? Plz no bias towards one or the other
Posted on 6 January 2015 | 3:55 am
Resolved Question: Elections and the biggest
First time ever a democratic government is going to handover powers to an elected body. But still, the biggest problem of Pakistan is illiteracy.
Do you agree with this blog?
Posted on 10 May 2013 | 1:03 am
Resolved Question: Question about Pakistan?
Which kind of dance represents Pakistan?
Posted on 19 January 2013 | 5:24 am
Resolved Question: What is the geographic
What is the geographic region of Pakistan?
Posted on 16 November 2012 | 7:47 am
Resolved Question: Interesting facts about
i was wondering about pakiistan, do u guys know any interesting facts about pakistan?
Posted on 6 June 2011 | 9:36 am