Islamabad: Pakistan’s economic growth slowed sharply to one of the lowest levels in its history as its woes intensify amid record inflation and interest rates, along with a stalled International Monetary Fund bailout.   The National Accounts Committee reported gross domestic product provisionally expanded 0.29 per cent for the fiscal year...
BERLIN: India is strengthening its soft power in Afghanistan as a provider of crucial aid, going through Iran and sidelining a once indispensable Pakistan.   An Indian donation of 20,000 metric tonnes of wheat is expected to arrive in Afghanistan in the next couple of months, a representative of the United...
Pakistan’s external financing pipeline seems to be drying up as the country received 38 per cent lower inflows in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, Dawn reported.   Pakistan is already struggling to find stability in politics and now, the cash-strapped country is seeing a slow pace of...
Bangladesh will get global recognition of the "1971 genocide" which was committed by the Pakistan army in 1971, a former member of the Dutch Parliament and human rights activists Harry van Bommel said on Sunday, reported Bangladesh Sangbad Sangsta (BSS).   "Even if it takes a hundred years to get global...
Islamabad , May 23: Pakistan's Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday granted interim bail to former Prime Minister Imran Khan in eight cases registered against him until June 8 related to violence that erupted at the Judicial Complex here in March. Multiple cases were registered against Imran Khan after clashes erupted between police and...
Islamabad , May 23: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shireen Mazari on Tuesday announced her decision to quit PTI and politics. Mazari's announcement came after incidents in Pakistan on May 9 and 10 which she strongly condemned. She announced, "From today onwards, I am no longer a part of PTI or any political party." Shireen Mazari expressed her commitment to her...
Islamabad , May 16: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) claimed that there was a plethora of "irrefutable evidence" to establish that "armed miscreants had entered into the peaceful gatherings," after the military vowed to bring arsonists who attacked the civil and military installations to justice during the conclusion of the special Corps Commanders Conference. The PTI has...
Islamabad , May 13: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has criticised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan for his allegations against the country's Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir. Taking to his official Twitter handle, Shehbaz Sharif said that Imran Khan's statement regarding the Pakistan army chief shows his "diseased and obsessive mindset." He stressed that the people of Pakistan stand behind its armed...
Lahore , May 13: The caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab has formed a Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) to investigate the arson and vandalism at Corps Commander Residence, aka Jinnah House. During the review meeting, the Inspector General (IG) Punjab provided an update on the state of peace and security, which was presided over by the...
Punjab , May 10: Army troops have been deployed in Pakistan's Punjab province to maintain law and order following protests triggered by the arrest of the country's former prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, Dawn reported. "Federal Government, in the exercise of the powers conferred under Article 245 of the Constitution and...