Category: Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes Pakistan’s first PM to fly military helicopter

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday took the Turkish attack helicopter T-129 for a test flight, becoming the first Pakistani premier to fly a military...

Govt to monitor social media, says interior minister

ISLAMABAD: Amid growing concerns over the alleged disappearance of a number of social media activists linked to the ruling party, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on...

Anti-press law draft abandoned amid uproar

ISLAMABAD: Amid pressure from media and civil society, the government on Monday abandoned the idea of promulgating the Pakistan Print Media Regulatory Authority (PPMRA)...

Gen Bajwa visits in Australia to discuss defence ties

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Australia on Monday for a two-day official visit upon invitation from the Australian army chief, according...

China finds Pakistan open for business at first industrial fair

LAHORE: “Chinese companies are considering shifting their industrial units to Pakistan,” said Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik on Saturday. He...

AJK girl killed by Indian firing on Eid day

MUZAFFARABAD: Unprovoked Indian firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) left a five-year-old girl dead in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on the first day of Eid on...

North Korea’s technology much better than Pakistan’s: Dr Qadeer

KARACHI: North Korea’s nuclear technology is much better than Pakistan’s, nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan said on Monday, but ruled out any assistance from...

Pakistan’s response to Ghani’s talks offer

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has cautiously responded to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s talks offer for normalisation of bilateral ties, reminding him of the need for an...

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations in AJK

Pakistan on Monday lodged a protest against ‘unprovoked’ Indian ceasefire violations in Azad Jammu and Kashmir yesterday which killed three members of a...

Talks with US suspended in protest

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif said on Monday that Pakistan had suspended talks and bilateral visits with the United States as a mark of protest over...