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Precious govt assets to be sold out: Imran

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that precious government properties would be sold for better utilisation of funds on public welfare projects.

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Khaleda's lawyer arrested over adultery

Dhaka |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Jailed former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's lawyer Kaiser Kamal has been arrested over an alleged extramarital affair with the wife of a junior advocate at his law firm, a media report said

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Verdict in Musharraf treason case on Dec 17

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

A special court here on Thursday said it would announce the verdict in the high treason case against former Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf on December 17 after hearing the arguments of the go

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Polio cases in Pakistan rise to 94 this year

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The total number of polio virus cases detected in Pakistan has increased to 94, with three new ones reported from Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, a health official said on Thursday.

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India gifts patrol vessel to Maldives, launches RuPay card

New Delhi/Male |Thursday, 2019 2:45:07 AM IST

Taking forward its 'Neighbourhood First' policy, India on Wednesday handed over a patrol vessel to the Maldives and launched the RuPay card, during a video conference between Prime Minister Narendra M

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US Embassy in Pak introduces optional visa delivery service

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST

The US Embassy in Pakistan has announced the introduction of a new optional visa delivery service.

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Sri Lanka to launch green projects to protect ecosystem

Colombo |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

Sri Lanka's new interim government will launch green projects in the island country as part of a mega beautification programme to maintain the ecosystem, parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said on Thursd

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Pak asks UK to return Nawaz after treatment is over

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan has written to the British government seeking the return of ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif after his medical treatment in the UK is over.

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Pak blames price hike on trade ban with India, weather

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The economic advisory team of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the suspension of trade ties with India was one among the reasons responsible for the prevailing price rise in the country.

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Devotee's shoes worth Rs 1 lakh stolen from Lahore mosque

Lahore |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

In an unusual case of theft, a pair of devotee's shoes worth Rs 1 lakh were stolen from outside a mosque in Lahore.

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Indian woman poses as pilgrim to meet Pak boyfriend

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

A young Sikh woman from India met her Pakistani boyfriend at the Kartarpur corridor posing as a pilgrim, but her attempt to slip into Pakistan was foiled by the alert Pakistani guards.

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Pak hoping to get another extension from FATF

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Under pressure to crack down on terrorist financing and money laundering, Pakistan has submitted the final compliance report to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and is hoping for an extension of

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