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Imran says, will approach friendly countries, IMF

Imran says, will approach friendly countries, IMF

Pakistan economic crisis…

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday assured the countrymen that his government would seek assistance from both friendly countries and the IMF to overcome the balance of payments crisis. “We have two options: first, we can go to friendly countries and ask them to bridge this gap; and second, that we go to […]

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Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed head of Pakistan’s ISI

Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed head of Pakistan’s ISI

Islamabad: Lt Gen Asim Munir was appointed on Wednesday as the new chief of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency ISI, the Army’s media wing announced. Munir, who previously served as the head of the Military Intelligence (MI), was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General by the Army Promotion Board headed by Chief of Army […]

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Ashura observed with reverence across Kargil

Ashura observed with reverence across Kargil

KARGIL: Youm-e-Ashura was observed on Thursday with reverence and religious fervour throughout Kargil Ladakh region to pay tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), and his companions for their supreme sacrifice in Karbala. More than 20 thousand people gathered in Kargil town to commemorate the Ashura e Hussaini. These processions […]

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Pak awaits official response from India on talks: Foreign Office

Pak awaits official response from India on talks: Foreign Office

Islamabad: Pakistan was ready for talks with India and it was awaiting an official response from New Delhi on how to move forward on the issue, the Foreign Office said Thursday. “We are ready for talks with India. We have also conveyed our position to the international community. It remains for India to respond,” Foreign […]

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India-Pak considering some steps to ‘narrow the gap’: Pak FO

India-Pak considering some steps to ‘narrow the gap’: Pak FO

Islamabad: Encouraged by the “recent overtures”, Pakistan and India are considering some future steps, including opening the Kartarpur border for the Sikh pilgrims, to “narrow the gap” between the two neighbours, the Foreign Office said today. “In the wake of recent overtures by both Pakistan and India to lessen the ever-widening gulf between the two […]

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Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Islamabad, Aug 4 (PTI) Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said today. Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they failed to appear in either of the three cases launched against […]

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Pak polls: 1.67 mn votes rejected, says report

Pak polls: 1.67 mn votes rejected, says report

Islamabad, Aug 4 (PTI) A total of 1.67 million votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7 per cent more than that of the 1.5 million ballots discarded in the 2013 polls, according to an independent election watchdog report. A ballot is rejected from the count if it does […]

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Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Pak anti-graft body approaches Interpol, seeks Red Corner Notices against Sharif’s sons

Islamabad, Aug 4: Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said today. Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they failed to appear in either of the three cases launched against them […]

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Pakistan wants resumption of talks with India: Foreign Office

Pakistan wants resumption of talks with India: Foreign Office

Welcomes Modi’s phone call to Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory phone call to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and said it wants resumption of bilateral talks which were halted in 2015. On Monday, Prime Minister Modi telephoned Khan to congratulate him on his party’s victory in the general elections and hoped that “Pakistan and India will […]

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Will take oath as Pak PM on Aug 11:Imran Khan

Will take oath as Pak PM on Aug 11:Imran Khan

Pak Election Commission orders recounting of 26 national and provincial assembly seats

Islamabad/Peshawar: Imran Khan said today that he will take oath as prime minister on August 11, even as his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party was striving to get the required numbers to form a government. The PTI, led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly after the July 25 elections, […]