Pakistan

Explosion near religious congregation in Lahore kills one, wounds four: Police

Officer Zulfiqar Hameed said the blast occurred due to one of the air compressors that burst at an airconditioning repair shop nearby.

published on : 7th December 2019

Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam moves Lahore HC for removal of name from exit control list

She urged the Lahore High Court to declare the order of putting her name on the ECL as null and void and terming it illegal.

published on : 7th December 2019

London Bridge terrorist Usman Khan buried in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

The body of the 28-year-old London Bridge terrorist, who was a British citizen, was flown to Islamabad from London and then handed over to his family on Friday.

published on : 7th December 2019

Pakistan recalls batsman Fawad Alam after 10 years for Tests against Sri Lanka

Alam is one of the two changes Pakistan selectors have made from the 16-man squad that lost the two-test matches against Australia.

published on : 7th December 2019

Pakistan continues to pursue terrorism as a matter of state policy, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh also praised the Indian security forces for displaying great willpower as well as a restraint during the Doklam crisis with the Chinese.

published on : 7th December 2019

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to attend Kuala Lumpur summit to find solution for Muslims

The Kuala Lumpur Summit would be held on December 18-20 with participation from leaders, scholars and intellectuals to exchange views on current challenges and work together to address them.

published on : 6th December 2019

Pakistan submits document comprising answers to FATF's remaining 22 action plans: Report

The report details Pakistan's actions against the groups the United Nations has listed as terrorist organisations as well as sentences handed to them by the courts.

published on : 6th December 2019

Two Taliban terrorists killed in raid in Pakistan

Acting on a tip-off, the security personnel carried out the raid on the hideout in Zafarabad colony in Dikhan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, triggering a fierce gun battle, the police said.

published on : 6th December 2019

Pakistan Hindu student found dead in college hostel committed suicide: Judicial panel

The judicial panel concluded that 'Nimrita was under severe stress following refusal of her marriage proposal by her friend,' The News International reported.

published on : 6th December 2019

Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from Asian Development Bank

The energy financing will support the first of three sub-programmes totalling USD 1 billion under Pakistan's Energy Sector Reforms and Financial Sustainability Programme, the bank said.

published on : 6th December 2019

Pakistan anti-terrorism court verdict in case against PM Imran Khan on December 12

PTI had staged a sit-in against the government in 2014, when Imran was leader of opposition. Later, the party members clashed with the police while moving towards Parliament House. 

published on : 6th December 2019

PM Imran Khan launches 'Digital Pakistan' initiative

According to an official statement, the strategic pillars of the initiative are access and connectivity, digital infrastructure, digital skill and literacy, innovation and entrepreneurship.

published on : 5th December 2019

Pakistan borrowed USD 10.40 billion from UAE, China during Imran rule: Report

Pakistan has been facing a serious economic crisis with short supplies of foreign currency reserves and stagnating growth.

published on : 5th December 2019

Pakistani journalists rally to denounce threats to 'Dawn' newspaper for revealing identity of London bridge attacker

They criticised the anti-newspaper protesters who want editor Zaffar Abbas and publisher Hameed Haroon hanged for reporting that the London Bridge attacker was of 'Pakistani origin'.

published on : 5th December 2019

China's BRI projects in Central Asia, Pakistan, Myanmar projected to lose money: Report

In Thailand, officials are still grappling with the difficulties of financing and negotiating the USD 9.9 billion Thai-Chinese high-speed railway project, which is already long delayed.

published on : 5th December 2019
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