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  Islamabad: Pakistan's economic situation is facing "severe headwinds" with inflation being forecast to stay high between 21-23 per cent and the cash-strapped country's fiscal deficit widening by more than 115 per cent in the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year. Pakistan's Ministry of Finance (MoF) in its...
Protests continue across the Durand Line in the Chaman area of Quetta, Balochistan, against Pakistan’s policy which stipulates passengers must have a visa. The protestors said that they will continue their demonstration until the Pakistan government rescinds its decision. They also blocked the Chaman-Quetta highway from 20th November. “They are neighboring countries,...
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...
Karachi , December 2: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight escaped a mid-air disaster on Saturday after one of the aeroplane's engines caught fire mid-air. As per initial reports, the plane's engine malfunctioned and caught fire mid-air, shortly after taking off from Karachi for Madina. The flight captains took control of...
KARACHI: Heavily-armed men have taken three police constables hostage after they attacked a security checkpoint in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, officials have said. The incident took place on Wednesday at the police checkpoint in Turbat. The armed men, besides taking three constables hostage, also took away their official submachine guns...
Islamabad , November 14: The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday halted trial proceedings against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and former prime minister, Imran Khan, in the cipher case till November 16. A two-member bench of Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb and Justice Saman Raffat announced the stay order on Imran...
ISLAMABAD: Amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, Pakistan's top military brass Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday extended "diplomatic, moral and political support of the Pakistani nation" to Palestinians, reported The Express Tribune. They further expressed deep concern about the latest developments in the Gaza-Israel conflict as human cost has been...
Karachi , November 25: Ten persons were killed and 22 others injured in a fire at RJ Mall on Rashid Minhas Road in Karachi, Dawn reported, citing statements from hospital and police officials. Karachi Mayor Barrister Murtaza Wahab took to X to confirm the news, saying, "Can so far confirm...
Islamabad , November 20: The Islamabad accountability court has ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to record the statement of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif in the Toshakhana case. The court asked the authority to record Pakistan former premier's statement until November 30. The case alleges that Nawaz, former...
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...