Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, Benazir Bhutto's youngest daughter, makes political debut in Multan

Karachi: Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, the youngest daughter of Pakistan’s slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto, made her political debut in Multan on Monday at a rally of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), the 11-party opposition alliance. In her speech, Aseefa called on the crowd to remember her mother’s sacrifices for democracy and urged them to support … Read more

High time for Pakistan to watch in its own backyard as Ahmadiyyas fight for survival

New Delhi: For Pakistan, a country that has falsely and baselessly propagated the charges of human rights violation on its neighbour, it is high time to watch in its own backyard. The human rights watch has taken serious notice of the ongoing government-sponsored and Jihadi clerics backed persecution of the Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan. Well-drafted … Read more

Pakistan PM Imran Khan's cabinet clears in-principle chemical castration, hanging of rapists

Islamabad: To combat rising cases of sexual attacks on women and children in Pakistan, the federal Cabinet has approved in-principle two anti-rape ordinances aimed at handing out exemplary punishment, including chemical castration and hanging, to rapists, according to a media report. A Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Tuesday also … Read more

UAE halts new visas to citizens of Pakistan, 12 other countries over security concerns: Report

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park. A source briefed on the matter told Reuters the visas had temporarily stopped being issued to Afghans, Pakistanis and citizens of several … Read more

Nagrota encounter: India shares with international community evidence of Pakistan's involvement in attack

New Delhi: India on Monday (November 23, 2020) started sharing with the international community the evidence of Pakistan’s involvement in the Nagrota terror attack. Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla briefed the first set of foreign envoys of Pakistan’s involvement in the Nagrota terror attack, giving them the detailed evidence of how Islamabad continues to support the cross-border … Read more

Over 221 people stranded in Pakistan due to COVID-19 outbreak, return India

New Delhi: Over 221 people who were stranded in Pakistan due to travel restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak, returned to India on Monday (November 23, 2020), via the Attari-Wagah international border. “Out of these, 135 are NORI (No Obligation to Return to India) visa holders, 11 are Pakistan nationals and 75 Indians,” said Protocol Officer … Read more

France asks Pakistan to rectify its minister's 'insulting' remark on President Emmanuel Macron

Paris: The French government on Sunday (November 22, 2020) officially raised its concerns with the Pakistani mission in Paris over the ‘insulting’ remarks on President Emmanuel Macron by Shireen Mazari, the Minister for Human Rights in Imran Khan’s cabinet.  The Spokesperson of France’s Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs termed the remarks as ‘deeply shocking’ … Read more

1300-year-old Lord Vishnu temple discovered in Pakistan's Swat district

Peshawar: A Hindu temple, believed to have been constructed 1,300 years ago, has been discovered by Pakistani and Italian archaeological experts at a mountain in northwest Pakistan’s Swat district. The discovery was made during an excavation at Barikot Ghundai. Announcing the discovery on Thursday, Fazle Khaliq of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Archaeology said that the temple discovered … Read more

France ups the ante against Pakistan, Turkey; urges EU to take this step to curb terrorism

Expressing serious concerns over the support provided by terrorists from countries like Turkey and Pakistan, French Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Jordan Bardella has called for “real financial or trade sanctions” against Ankara, Islamabad, Kuwait city and Doha. Bardella said that sanctions are needed in order to make “European solidarity tangible”. Bardella has made … Read more

Certain elements inside Pakistan's military had links to al Qaeda, reveals Barack Obama on Abbottabad raid that killed Osama bin Laden

Washington: Former United States President Barack Obama has said that he had ruled out involving Pakistan in the raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout because it was an “open secret” that certain elements inside Pak’s military, and especially its intelligence services, maintained links to the Taliban and perhaps even al-Qaeda, sometimes using them as strategic … Read more