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Imran Khan loses majority in Pakistan Assembly after coalition partner withdraws support

MQM-P has reached an agreement with PPP, Bilawal Bhutto tweeted on Wednesday   Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan lost his major ally in the national Assembly, reducing the number of members of his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the national Assembly. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) has reached an agreement with the Opposition...

Imran Khan says he will consider Taliban govt request to allow transport of Indian wheat to Afghanistan

Imran Khan’s statement comes days after his refusal to allow use of Pakistan territory for transport of 50,000 tonnes of wheat from India to Afghanistan   Islamabad: Pakistan will consider Taliban government’s request to allow Indian wheat to be transported to Afghanistan on an “exceptional basis for humanitarian purposes”, the country’s...

4 dead, several injured in suicide attack in Pakistan’s Quetta

Four Pakistani paramilitary guards lost their lives and several others were injured in Quetta after a motorcycle-borne suicide bomber blew himself up. Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has taken responsibility for the attack. While three people died on the spot, another person succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place around 140 km away from the Afghan...

Pakistan takes a U-turn after permitting import of sugar, cotton and wheat from India

After allowing imports from India in its bid to counter the growing inflation, the Pakistan government has made a U-turn after a political backlash against the move. Notably, Pakistan had earlier announced that it would allow the imports of sugar, cotton and wheat from India. Its finance minister Hammad Azhar said that the decision was...

SCO Summit: PM Modi gives stern message to China, Pakistan

Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave a stern message to Pakistan and China that also took part in the summit. PM Modi said that it was unfortunate that there were unnecessary attempts to bring bilateral issues in the SCO agenda, which was in contravention of SCO Charter...

Outcome of US presidential elections will not affect India-US relations: Harsh Shringla

Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla has said that the outcome of the US presidential election will not have any impact on the India-US relationship as it is based on bipartisan support. In an interview with a German news channel, Harsh Shringla said that Joe Biden has made it clear that he values a strong India-US strategic...

“Humne Hindustan ko ghus ke maara” says Pak minister admitting role in Pulwama attack

In an apparent admission, a Cabinet minister in the Imran Khan government has informed the National Assembly that Pakistan was responsible for the Pulwama attack. Notably, 40 Indian paramilitary troopers were killed in the terrorist attack. Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhary said in the National Assembly that: “Humne Hindustan ko ghus ke maara (We hit India...

Pakistan returned Abhinandan fearing attack by India: Pak MP

A member of parliament in Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that the Imran Khan government had abruptly released IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman fearing an attack by India. Last February, the Indian Air Force pilot was captured by Pakistan after the ugly dogfight between Pakistani and Indian pilots. During a Parliament session, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader...

Pak govt website shows POK as part of India, gets trolled

A website of the Pakistan government to give details about Covid19 has shown a map in which the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) has been shown as part of India. Pakistan has for some days now continued ceasefire violations along the border. The number of terrorist attacks on the army in Kashmir has also seen an...

Pakistan using ISI’s system to track COVID-19 cases: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has disclosed that his government was using a system, originally meant to track down terrorists by the spy agency ISI, to trace the suspected coronavirus cases in the country, as the number of the COVID-19 patients rose to 10,982. “It (tracking system) was originally (meant to trace) terrorists but we’re...

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan touch 1,000, no lockdown so far

Pakistan has announced halting of domestic flight operations after the number of cases infected with coronavirus rose to 1,000 in the country. The Pakistani government said seven people have died of the disease. The domestic flight ban will begin on Thursday, civil aviation spokesman Abdul Sattar Khokhar said on Wednesday. Islamabad had previously cut train...

India to Invite Pakistan PM Imran Khan for SCO Summit in New Delhi this Year

India will host the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held this year, so as the head of the member country Modi government will also invite Imran Khan to attend the summit. This will be the first time that Imran Khan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi can come together at any event after the talks...