Pakistan
Pakistani Sikh police official "illegally" evicted from house with family

A Pakistani Sikh police official has forcefully been evicted from his house allegedly by local residents and Pakistani Punjab police.

Nawaz Sharif gets 10-year jail in corruption case

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on Friday sentenced to 10 years in prison by the accountability court here in a corruption case.

World’s first fee-free university set to open in Pakistan

It is going to be a unique global higher education initiative when Pakistan opens world’s first fee-free university next month.

Killing of Sikh businessman Charanjit Singh

On May 22, a prominent Sikh of Peshawar was shot dead in his shop. Charanjit Singh represented his community as a member of Gurdwara Bhai Joga Singh, and was loyal to Pakistan. 

Extremist attacks force minority Sikhs to flee Peshawar

The minority Sikhcommunity in Peshawar, Pakistan, is moving to other parts of the country following repeated attacks by Islamic fundamentalists.

Pakistan Embassy denies visas to Sikh jatha

Pakistan Embassy has denied visas to the member of the Sikh jatha who had applied to visit their religious shrines on the occasion of martyrdom of Guru Arjun Dev.

India, Pak to honour 2003 ceasefire agreement

 In a significant breakthrough after months of bloody cross-border hostilities and firing duels, India and Pakistan agreed on Tuesday to restore peace along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border

2nd Sikh leader gunned down in Peshawar

A renowned Sikh religious leader and rights activist was on Tuesday gunned down in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, according to a media report.

Pakistan bans screenings of Indian films during Eid

Pakistan bans screenings of Indian films during Eid. The Pakistan government has imposed a ban on the screenings of Indian films in the country during the time of Eid.

PDP welcomes Pak army’s statement urging India to hold talks

Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday termed the Pakistan army’s statement in which it expressed readiness to hold talks with India, as a very positive development taking place at a very right time.

Pakistan fails to develop functional and accountable institutions of governance

At the Lahore Literary Festival on February 28, State Bank of Pakistan governor, Ishrat Hussain, introduced his new book, Governing the Ungovernable: Institutional Reform for Democratic Governan

India-Pak act as usual tit-for-tat

kistan has summoned High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood to Islamabad to signal its concerns and displeasure at alleged Indian acts of harassment of its diplomats and their family members in Delhi.

Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the president of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that all the decisions made by him as the party chief stand "null and void"

Asma Jahangir: Daughter of South Asia and voice of voiceless

Asma Jahangir will be remembered as a fearless advocate for the rule of law and human rights. She challenged the notion that religion or national security were sufficient grounds to ignore the principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Benazir Bhutto had a premonition she would be killed, took steps to prepare for it

One Pakistani intellectual I have admired over the years is Kamal Azfar, eight years my senior at Government College Lahore whose articles in the college magazine Ravi I admired after I joined GC in 1959. 

Hafiz freed in Pakistan, vows to fight for Kashmir Pak Senior journalist Hamid Mir booked in kidnapping case Sharifs getting back together to save party from scattering India reacts strongly to China's move blocking listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist Pak sisters along with Indian born daughter crossed Attari border to Pakistan after spending 11 years in jail Diplomate Bisaria appointed high commissioner to Pakistan Pak Hindu nationals granted long-term visas, Aadhar card and Pan as well US warns Pakistan to act against terrorists “save Heavens” or it would exercise its strategies to achieve the same objective a different way." Court indictes Nawaz, daughter Maryam, son-in-law for not declaring London apartments Problems within, not hostile neighbours, are being debated in India and Pakistan Pakistan’s three-time PM is set for a long exile Pak dodges question on the recent photograph gaffe by its top diplomat in the UN general Assembly Religion-based education in Pakistan has made universities a fertile ground for extremists Pakistan possesses short-range nuclear weapons to counter the ‘cold start doctrine’: Pakistan PM Abbasi Amritsar-born Pak Punjabi writer Randhawa dead SC forms five-judge bench to hear review petition of Sharif, his family members Pakistan army chief calls for dialogue to resolve Kashmir issue as per UN resolution US closes Pakistan's Habib Bank for violating norms to push terror financing, fined $ 225 millions 23 persons, including children, die in Karachi floods Internal squabbles within diplomatic Pakistani circuit reaches public domain Sohail Mamood is all set to take as Pak’s new high commissioner “If the U.S. is angry, Pakistan has got a new master and financier — China.” Born in Amritsar Jail, Hena to go to Pakistan with her mother Pak grants nationality to 298 Indians in 5 years