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Islamabad , January 17: Following Iran's launch of a barrage of missiles on Pakistan, Islamabad on Wednesday expelled the Iranian ambassador and recalled its ambassador from Tehran. "Pakistan has decided to recall its ambassador from Iran and that the Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan who is currently visiting Iran may not...
New Delhi , January 17: Following Iran's strikes on a terrorist group in Balochistan, several foreign affairs and defence experts have termed Pakistan's age-old policy of supporting terrorists on their soil as the reason behind the attack and said that it was a "much needed" message for Islamabad. Foreign Affairs...
Muzaffarabad , January 9: People in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) have intensified protests as they have been facing load shedding of around 18 to 20 hours in the intense winter season. Despite frequent load shedding, the local residents have to pay inflated electricity bills, which has added fuel to their anger. Amid...
Lahore , January 5: Four children were charred to death after a fire swept through their house in Lahore. According to sources, the fire broke out in a houseroom located in the Baba Azam area of Lahore. As a result, four minor children named Noor Fatima, Eman Fatima, Ismail and...
Islamabad , January 5: An accountability court in Islamabad on Friday granted a four-day physical remand of former Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry in a case about alleged irregularities in the dual carriageway project. The case was heard by accountability court Judge Muhammad Bashir while National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Prosecutor Irfan...
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , January 5: Two terrorists, including a "high-value target", were killed in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Tank district, on the "reported presence of terrorists". It said that during an intense fire exchange in...
The year 2023 was not an easy one for journalists in Pakistan. The increasing number of attacks on members of the press fast eroded whatever semblance of free speech was left in the country. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) ranked Pakistan as one of the world’s deadliest countries for journalists owing...
Balochistan , January 3: In the wake of ongoing protests in Balochistan, a complete shutter down strike was observed in multiple areas of Pakistan against the extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances of Baloch people, the Yakjethti Committee said on Wednesday. In a social media post on X, the committee said,...
Islamabad , December 28: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has allocated (PKR)17 billion for security linked to the upcoming general election in 2024 on Thursday. A meeting was conducted to go over the security plans for the impending general elections which are slated to take place on February 8,...
Islamabad , December 28: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) filed four petitions with the Islamabad High Court (IHC), seeking a level playing field, permission to hold public rallies and political gatherings, and the facilitation of ongoing meetings between party leaders and imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the run-up...