- Ghotki anti-Hindu riots a conspiracy: Imran(19:56)
Peshawar, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said here on Wednesday the anti-Hindu violence in Ghotki town of the Sindh province was a "conspiracy" to sabotage his UN General Assembly address, where he would be raising the Kashmir issue.
- Imran inaugurates 24/7 Pak-Afghan Torkham border crossing(19:06)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday formally inaugurated the Pakistan-Afghanistan Torkham border crossing which will be operational round-the-clock with the aim to enhance trade between the two countries and to facilitate ease of business.
- Inflammatory, says Pak on Jaishankar's remark on PoK(18:38)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan has condemned Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's statement that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of India and New Delhi will have its physical jurisdiction some day. Pakistan called the statement "inflammatory" and "irresponsible".
- PPP stalwart Khursheed Shah arrested by NAB(18:34)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday arrested senior PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah in a case regarding his alleged assets beyond means.
- Lawmakers take up safety of Hindus in Pakistan(18:18)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The security of Hindus and anti-HIndu riots in Ghotki and Umerkot districts of Sindh echoed in Pakistan's National Assembly during which some of the members expressed deep concern over the safety of minorities.
- Protests in Kasur over rape, murder of 3 minor boys(14:30)
Lahore, Sep 18 (IANS) Protests erupted in Pakistan's Kasur on Wednesday, a day after the remains of three minor boys, whom the police said were murdered after being raped, were recovered in the city's Chunian tehsil, the media reported.
- Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia on September 19(18:34)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, will visit Saudi Arabia on September 19, according to Pakistani media reports on Tuesday.
- Pak Hindu medical student found dead in college hostel (Lead)(17:52)
Larkana, Sep 17 (IANS) A Pakistani Hindu medical girl student was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room at the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) in Larkana, Sindh, media reports said on Tuesday. While the university authorities have expressed the suspicion that it could be a case of suicide, the student's family members have alleged foul play.
- Pak Minister slammed for foul tweet on Modi's b'day(14:54)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry on Tuesday posted a nasty tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday following which he was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati.
- Petition to remove Maryam as PML-N VP dismissed(14:08)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday dismissed a plea to remove PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz as a Vice President of the party and ruled that she was eligible to hold the position.
- IMF team in Pakistan to review programme progress(10:40)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) An eight-member InternaÂtional Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation has arrived in Pakistan to review the progress in its programme and hold formal talks with top government officials.
- Shehbaz Sharif meets Nawaz in jail(08:22)
Lahore, Sep 17 (IANS) Shehbaz Sharif, President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, met his brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Kot Lakhpat jail here where the latter has been imprisoned since December 2018.
- Wear abaya, Peshawar school girls told; order later withdrawn(01:04)
Peshawar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear 'abaya' (full body covering veil) to protect them from any "unethical incident" from taking place at government schools throughout the province.
- Imran Khan govt showers PoK with generous allowances(21:58)
Muzaffarabad, Sep 16 (IANS) With Pakistan-occupied Kashmir becoming the cynosure of the Imran Khan government following Islamabad's focus on Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was revoked and amid warnings of India taking over PoK, the provincial government in Muzaffarabad on Monday announced generous monthly allowances for its employees.
- Pak student who sparked anti-Hindu violence denies blasphemy(20:22)
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the police in Pakistan's Sindh province cracked down on Islamist radicals who vandalised a Hindu temple and homes of the minority community over an alleged case of blasphemy, a student whose complaint triggered the massive violence has said the blasphemy complaint was cooked up to target the Hindu school principal.