An Indian power consultancy firm has offered its services to the Pakistan government for the generation of cheap electricity at a time when the country is grappling with a massive energy crisis, according to a media report today.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he is ready to facilitate the withdrawal of foreign troops from neighbouring Afghanistan but US drone strikes in his country "must stop" as they are a violation of sovereignty and "simply unacceptable".
Pakistan's new IT minister has warned that Google could be blocked in the country if the company fails to remove blasphemous and objectionable material from its video-sharing website YouTube.
A man allegedly raped his daughter and later poisoned her to death in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said today.
Three security personnel were killed and several others injured when a security forces convoy was targeted with a roadside bomb in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan today.
Islamabad summoned an American diplomat on Saturday to protest over the latest US drone strike which killed seven people in northwest Pakistan, the foreign ministry said.
The Sharifs have returned to the stately official residence after a long gap of 14 years and memories of the 1999 coup return with a gush. Maryam Sharif, the young heir to the Sharif clan, shares her views on Pakistan, democracy, dictatorship and dynasty with Harinder Baweja
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will be happy to hear this. Imran Khan, the new force in Pakistani politics, who has formed a provincial government in the most terror-struck region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), wants to model governance Nitish-style. Harinder Baweja
Just days after taking power, Pakistan's new government lodged a protest with the US and summoned a top American envoy Saturday to vent its anger over a US drone strike that was said to have killed seven militants.
A US drone strike on Friday killed seven militants in northwest Pakistan, the first since Nawaz Sharif was sworn in as prime minister this week calling for an end to such attacks, local officials said.
A judge in Pakistan today sentenced the son of a powerful businessman to death for murdering a young man in a case that prompted public outrage and a Supreme Court intervention.
About a dozen members of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's cabinet will be sworn in at a ceremony in the presidency this evening, officials said.
The Pakistan Cabinet had signed off on granting India the contentious Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status in January this year but it was not operationalised because of the beheading of Indian army soldiers on the line of control.
Pakistan on Thursday refuted India's assertion that the ISI was trying to revive militancy in Punjab saying such statements could hit efforts to normalise bilateral relations.
A Pakistani court today allowed the trial of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for sacking and detaining dozens of judges in 2007 to be conducted at his farmhouse that has been declared a "sub-jail".