US ready to assist Pakistan: Alice Wells
  • US ready to assist Pakistan: Alice Wells(08:22)
    Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Alice Wells, the top American diplomat dealing with South Asia, has acknowledged Pakistan's efforts for fulfilling the obligations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying Washington stands ready to assist Islamabad in implementing them.
Coronavirus: Chinese man hospitalised in Pak
  • Coronavirus: Chinese man hospitalised in Pak(08:12)
    Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) A Chinese man suspected to have contracted the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been admitted to a hospital in Pakistan's Multan city, the National Institute of Health (NIH) said.
Old friends picked up tab for Davos trip: Imran
  • Old friends picked up tab for Davos trip: Imran(11:43)
    Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Terming his participation in the recently held World Economic Forum (WEF) as the "cheapest" official visit, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan disclosed that his trip was sponsored by two of his friends and well-known businessmen Ikram Sehgal and Imran Chaudhry, it was reported on Saturday.
Pak govt rejects 'biased' corruption report
  • Pak govt rejects 'biased' corruption report(08:36)
    Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The Pakistan government has rejected the findings of the "managed" and "biased" report by the Transparency International (TI), in which the country slipped by three spots from the previous year's ranking despite increased anti-corruption efforts.
Pak should in principle come off FATF grey list: Qureshi
  • Pak should in principle come off FATF grey list: Qureshi(08:29)
    Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the country "should, in principle, be taken off the grey list" as it has made considerable progress on the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Imran rejects CPEC's criticism as 'nonsense'
  • Imran rejects CPEC's criticism as 'nonsense'(08:36)
    Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has rejected the criticism of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as "nonsense", insisting that the project "is really helping" the country, a media report said on Friday.
Pak drops 3 spots on global Corruption Perceptions Index 2019
  • Pak drops 3 spots on global Corruption Perceptions Index 2019(08:28)
    Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan ranked 120 out of 180 countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019 released by Transparency International on Thursday, slipping by three spots from the previous year's ranking despite increased anti-corruption efforts.