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No US administration can ignore Pakistan: FM Qureshi

Islamabad, Jan 20 | Ahead of a change in the US administration, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the country cannot...

Pak Army recovers American mountaineer’s body near K2

Islamabad, Jan 19 | The Pakistan Army has recovered the body of an American climber near K2, the second highest peak of the world,...

Pak approves Sinopharm Covid vaccine for emergency use

Islamabad, Jan 19 | The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved a Covid-19 vaccine by China's Sinopharm for emergency use amid an...

Lahore police launches probe into ‘279 unnatural deaths’

Lahore, Jan 18 | Police in Lahore have launched an investigation into "279 unnatural deaths" in 2020, a first-of-its-kind initiative, a media report said...

Stranded crew of seized PIA plane to return

Islamabad, Jan 18 | Eighteen crew members of a Pakistan International Airlines flight which was seized by Malaysian authorities over the non-payment of aircraft...

‘CPEC to provide great benefit to Afghanistan, Central Asian nations’

Islamabad, Jan 16 | Pakistani President Arif Alvi said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will benefit Afghanistan and Central Asian countries by enhancing...

Pakistan International Airlines plane seized in Malaysia

Islamabad, Jan 15 | Malaysian authorities on Friday seized a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at the Kuala Lumpur Airport over the non-payment of...

Pak schools to reopen from Jan 18

Islamabad, Jan 15 | Pakistan Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood on Friday confirmed that grades 9-12 will resume from January 18 as planned, while primary...

Pak madrasa students to be stopped from attending PDM rallies

Islamabad, Jan 14 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid Ahmad to ensure that madrasa students do not attend...

Pak records highest jump in Covid-19 cases

Islamabad, Jan 14 | Pakistan reported its biggest jump in novel coronavirus cases in nearly a month as infections in Sindh rose by 1,769...

Pakistan hosting 2nd trilateral meeting with Turkey, Azerbaijan

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Jan 13 | Pakistan is hosting the second Pakistan-Turkey-Azerbaijan trilateral meeting here on Wednesday to discuss global and regional issues. ...

4 killed in Pak avalanche

Islamabad, Jan 12 | Four people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an avalanche in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

Pak FM, Afghan politician discuss peace process

Islamabad, Jan 12 | Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday held talks with leader of Afghanistan's Hezb-e-Wahdat-e Islami party Karim Khalili in...

8 injured in Karachi factory fire

Karachi, Jan 9 | Eight people were injured when a fire erupted at a chemical factory in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Saturday,...

Pak anti-terror court sentences 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi to 15-year jail

By Hamza AmeerLahore, Jan 8 | An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore has sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to at least 15...

Bilawal re-elected as PPP Chairman

Islamabad, Jan 8 | Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has been re-elected unopposed as Chairman of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for another four years, the...

Pak urges Afghanistan to take action against terrorists

Islamabad, Jan 7 | Pakistan on Thursday urged neighbouring Afghanistan to take action against terrorists after a soldier was killed in firing from across...

Pak hails resumption of Afghan peace talks

Islamabad, Jan 7 | Pakistan has welcomed the resumption of the second round of the Afghan peace talks in Qatar between representatives of the...

Pak soldier killed in firing from across Afghan border: Army

Islamabad, Jan 7 | The Pakistan Army said on Thursday that a soldier was killed in firing from across the Afghan border.In a statement,...

Hazaras refuse to end sit-in against Balochistan massacre

Quetta, Jan 5 | Members of the Hazara minority community have refused to end their sit-in in Quetta against the killing of 11 coal...

PDM poses no threat to govt: Imran

Islamabad, Jan 5 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the the 11-party PDM opposition alliance poses no threat to his government.Addressing...

Protests in Quetta against killing of coal mine workers

Quetta, Jan 4 | Protests were staged in Quetta against the killing of 11 coal miners in Pakistan's Balochistan province, the media reported on...

Pak to reopen educational institutions in phased manner

Islamabad, Jan 4 | The Pakistan government on Monday announced its decision to reopen educational institutions across the country in a phased manner from...

11 coal mine workers shot dead in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 3 | Eleven workers at a coal mine were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Balochistan province, officials said on Sunday.The...

Pak govt will not resign on Jan 31: FM Qureshi

Islamabad, Jan 2 | The incumbent Imran Khan-led government of Pakistan will not resign on January 31 as demanded by the 11-party PDM opposition...

Pak mulls reopening educational institutes in phases

Islamabad, Jan 2 | The Pakistan government is mulling the reopening of educational institutions across the country in a phased manner from January 25,...

Pak Senate body orders fresh probe into Christian girl’s abduction

Islamabad, Jan 1 | Convinced that police have mishandled the case, a parliamentary committee ordered a fresh inquiry into the abduction of a minor...

Bailable warrants issued against ex-Balochistan CM

Quetta, Jan 1 | An accountability court has is­sued bailable arrest warrants of former Balochistan Chief Minister Aslam Raisani and others accused for...

2021 will be year of growth, vows Pak PM

Islamabad, Jan 1 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said the new year will be a year of economic growth for the...

Nawaz Sharif’s passport to be cancelled on Feb 16: Minister

Islamabad, Dec 31 | Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said former premier Nawaz Sharif's passport would be cancelled on February 16, 2021, the...

Pakistan invites Afghan businessmen to join CPEC

Islamabad, Dec 31 | Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly Asad Qaisar has invited Afghan businessmen to take part in economic activities under the China-Pakistan...

Pakistan PM calls for connectivity with Uzbekistan

Islamabad, Dec 30 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has highlighted the importance of joint efforts with Uzbekistan to promote regional connectivity for economic...

14 injured in Pakistan grenade attack

Islamabad, Dec 30 | Fourteen people, including two security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province.On Tuesday, a vehicle of...

Imran won’t resign at PDM’s behest, says FM Qureshi

Islamabad, Dec 29 | Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday reiterated that Prime Minister Imran Khan will not resign at the behest...

Pak Prez backs national dialogue on electoral reforms

Islamabad, Dec 29 | Pakistan President Arif Alvi has backed calls for a national dialogue on electoral reforms, but made it clear that Prime...

Railway project under CPEC to boost Pak’s exports: Imran

Islamabad, Dec 29 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that a railway project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will boost the country's...

7 killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad, Dec 28 | At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Monday when an overspeeding passenger van lost control and...

Christians in Pakistan celebrate Christmas

Islamabad, Dec 25 | Christians in Pakistan celebrated Christmas on Friday, with special prayers held across the country.Both President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister...

CPEC achieves major progress despite Covid-19: Pak official

Islamabad, Dec 22 | The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects have achieved major progress despite grave economic and health challenges posed by the ongoing...

Pak soldier killed in Balochistan clash with terrorists

Quetta, Dec 21 | The Pakistan Army confirmed on Monday that a soldier was killed during a clash with terrorists in Balochistan province.In a...

Business

Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...