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Nepal suspends foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan The Nepal-Pakistan Bilateral Consultative Mechanism meeting scheduled for March 25 and 26 in Islamabad-slated to be led by the foreign secretaries of Nepal and Pakistan-has been postponed until further notice, at least two senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told the Post.
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Masood Azhar not to
be arrested or detained. Government has decided not to
arrest or detain Maulana Masood Azhar, Amir of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM)
without any valid evidence for his alleged involvement in the Pulwama
attack, reports daily The News.
France freezes assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar France has decided to freeze the assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) founder and leader Masood Azhar, the French government said on Friday.
Rising inflation, high fiscal deficit biggest challenges: Umar The minister said the finance committee should play a proactive role and prepare a document for the government, suggesting framework on growth model.
Popular support for militants complicates Pakistan crackdown Under pressure to rein in the militants, Pakistan took over mosques and religious schools belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad.
Imran Khan Hints at Strategic Arms Reduction. In his speech announcing Abhinandan's release, Khan referred to the catastrophic consequences of nuclear war as he called for talks with New Delhi.
Pakistan to lodge U.N. complaint against India for 'eco-terrorism' forest bombing Indian warplanes had bombed a hilly forest near the northern Pakistani town of Balakot, about 40 km from India's border in the Himalayan region of Kashmir.
Sahiwal Incident Update. The JIT had proposed action against Ehtisham after declaring his brother Zeeshan Javed, one of the victims of the infamous Sahiwal shootout, a ‘terrorist’.
Build relations with Israel to counter India: Musharraf During a press conference here Friday, Musharraf hinted at making relations with Israel to counter India. This leaves an impression that military is not in mood to work for peace with India even in distant future.
Two senior servicemen held for espionage: DG ISPR. The chief spokesperson of Pakistan’s armed force revealed on Friday that two senior servicemen had been arrested and facing investigations for espionage charges.
Yemen-based entity put on list of banned organizations Pakistan has banned a Yemen based Welfare Trust ahead of Saudi Crown Prince visit later this week. The first addition in the list of proscribed organisations made by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government.
Pakistan allows hunting of a rare wildlife species. So far, about 50 wildlife animals have been hunted by foreigners and national hunters in GB under trophy hunting season 2018-19.
S&P cuts Pakistan's credit rating to 'B-' from 'B' S&P Global Ratings on Monday lowered Pakistan's sovereign credit rating one notch to 'B-' from 'B', citing diminished growth prospects and elevated external and fiscal stresses.
Aasia Bibi free to go wherever she wants, says information minister A day after the Supreme Court rejected a review petition against Aasia Bibi’s acquittal in a blasphemy case, the government on Wednesday said she was free to go wherever she wanted.
Pakistanis now get visa free access to 33 countries Pakistani passport moved up two spots, ranking 102, from the previous 104th spot, on the newly unveiled list of Henley Passport Index 2019.
Pakistan gets more aid, this time from EU. The Development Through Enhanced Education Programme (DEEP) is a five-year programme aiming at contributing to the universal access to quality education.
Pakistan plans to relax visa policy in bid to revive tourism Potentially restarting tourism has been one of the most talked about parts of new Prime Minister Imran Khan's push to create an Islamic welfare state in Pakistan
Pakistan to host disgraced Saudi Crown Prince. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman and UAE's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan will visit Pakistan in early 2019, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced on Thursday.
Pakistan takes steps to avoid terror finance blacklist Pakistani officials say the government has approved fresh measures to avoid being blacklisted by an international group that monitors money laundering and terror financing.
US praises Pakistan for promoting Afghan talks The US has said that it welcomes Pakistan's efforts to promote peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, a media report said on Monday.
Biggest investment in the history is coming to Pakistan, claims minister. A Pakistan Minister on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Saudi Arabia promises to be “the biggest foreign investment in the country’s history”.
US downgrades Pakistan in religious freedom rankings The Trump administration has placed Pakistan on its list of worst offenders for nations that infringe on religious freedom.
Chinese Troops Land in Pakistan. A special forces contingent of the People Liberation Army of China Saturday arrived in Pakistan to participate in the joint military exercise 'Warrior-VI 2018'
CPEC size to stay at $50 billion for now. Size of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will remain unchanged at $50 billion, for now, as both the countries have decided to consolidate the already approved projects amid a hope to also achieve the financial close of $1.7 billion transmission line project.
US envoy on Afghanistan meets Pakistan PM. The meeting comes days after President Donald Trump reached out to Khan, seeking his cooperation in ending the 17-year-old conflict.
Trump asks Pakistan PM for help with Afghan peace talks. Trump asked for Pakistan’s “support and facilitation” in negotiating an end to the war and offered to renew the strained relationship, Pakistan’s foreign ministry said.
Cane growers start three-day protest. Cane growers, supported by activists of two major organisations, started a three-day protest on Friday for their demands of fixing the current sugar cane crop's price at Rs250/40kg, immediate start of cane crushing by all mills and payment of outstanding dues by millers.
Chinese loans to Pakistan need more transparency-US Officials. China is lending in many countries where the terms of the loan are simply not given.
Defamation suit against PM put off A Rs10 billion defamation suit filed by Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif against Prime Minister Imran Khan was adjourned till December 7 as the additional sessions judge was on leave.
Another blow for Imran Khan's Pakistan! US suspends $1.6 billion security aid The US has suspended $1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan after President Donald Trump's directive, the Pentagon has said, in what experts believe is a strong signal of American frustration.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump 'tirade'. The friction threatens to further worsen already fragile relations between Islamabad and Washington
Pakistan can only store 10% of annual river flows The per capita water availability in Pakistan has dropped from 5,650 cubic metres in 1951 to an alarmingly low level of 908 cubic metres at present, pushing the country into the ranks of nations facing water scarcity.
Pakistan US Relations at the Lowest Recent statement of the US President has raised concerns in Pakistan's ruling class for stopping the aid. People of Pakistan finally take a sigh of relief
Nawaz, the Sharifs and the League defiant so far! 'Ms Maryam Safdar has submitted fake/falsified documents to the JIT, which is a criminal defence' observed the JIT. The League has decided to defend this and other observations by the Investigation team...
Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals; Pakistan's secret industry is booming
A cartoonist discloses Editorial controls in Daily Dawn. Rafiq Ahmed aka Fieca has disclosed that Zafar Abbas, the incumbant editor of Daily Dawn has imposed censorship in Pakistan's leading English newspaper.
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