India hits back at Imran Khan for criticising Citizens (Amendment) Bill
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the persecution of the religious minorities in Pakistan flows from the country's Constitution and its "draconian" blasphemy laws.
Imran Khan's remarks on CAB blatant interference in India's affairs: BJP
"Imran Khan's comments on India's legislation constitute blatant int...
Pak should focus on its minorities rather than commenting on India's internal matter: MEA
MEA on Imran Khan's remarks on CAB: Pak should focu...
Why has Pakistan indicted Hafiz Saeed, India's most wanted, now?
Saeed's indictment comes amidst growing pressure on Pakistan to rein-in terror groups and bring to justice terror group leaders. The indictment comes less than a week after Islamabad submitted a report to the FATF, which, in October, had kept the country on the Grey List, asking that it take more concrete steps to avoid being put on the Black List.
Congress spreading confusion over CAB: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan charged the Congress with speaking the "language of Pakistan" on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The BJP leader asked those who were opposing the CAB, where will Hindu minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan go for life and honour other than India.
Pakistan, Asian Development Bank sign loan agreement worth USD 1.3 billion
On Friday, the bank said it has approved a USD 300 million policy-based loan that will help Pakistan to address financial sustainability, governance, and energy infrastructure policy constraints in country's energy sector.
Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on December 11
The Anti-Terrorism Court has now fixed Dec 11 as date for framing the charges against the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal. Saeed was brought to the court amidst high security from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail. The Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices.
Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from ADB
The ADB's quick dispersing special policy-based loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme led by the IMF to stabilise Pakistan's economy after a major deterioration in its fiscal position in 2018, according to a statement by the Manila-based regional lender.
Over 600 Pakistani women sold as brides to China
The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country’s poor and vulnerable. China’s Foreign Ministry said it was not aware of the list. The report said police discovered two illegal marriage bureaus in Lahore.
Pak minister blames suspension of trade with India for hike in food prices
A senior Pakistani minister has blamed the suspension of trade with India for the current price hike of food items in the country as the prices of tomatoes skyrocketed to Rs 300 per kg.
7 Sidelined Pakistani generals linked to Azadi March
ET has reliably learnt that the disgruntled generals turned a blind eye and lent tacit support to Rehman to bring the country to a standstill, which in turn defamed Bajwa and his authority. The march also dented the authority of Prime Minister Imran Khan, considered close to Bajwa.
7 Pakistan Generals teamed up with SC chief justice to block Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension
The seven Generals, including one who had served as a defence attache in Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, were opposed to granting a three-year extension to Bajwa as this would spoil their chances for the coveted post. If Bajwa would get an extension for three years, the most senior Generals will not remain eligible for the post of Army Chief.
View: Pakistan Supreme Court queries on Bajwa Extension may have to do with discontent in Army
If Khan continues to bank on one General or the other to stay in power, rather than taking the Opposition into confidence on the issues affecting Pakistan, he would put whatever is left of democracy in Pakistan in peril.
JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to face trial for terror financing charges on December 7
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore held a hearing against Saeed and his accomplices on terror financing on Saturday and fixed December 7 as the date for indictment of the Jamat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief and others in the case. Saeed was brought to the ATC amidst tight security from the Kot Lakhpat jail.
Indian diplomat invokes Israel during meeting with Kashmiri Pandits
During a private event in the city that was attended by some members of the Kashmiri Pandit diaspora, India's Consul General in New York Sandeep Chakravorty spoke about the Abrogation of Article 370.
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