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Pakistan embassy staffers detained by Afghan officials.

Pakistan embassy staffers detained by Afghan officials.

Two staffers of Pakistans Kabul embassy were detained for hours by Afghanistans intelligence officials, prompting strong protest from Islamabad, a media report said today.The two men were in a stationery shop at a market when they were picked up by the sleuths of countrys premier intelligence agency National Directorate of Security  and taken to one

Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is Pakistan’s new army chief

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday appointed Lt General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the country’s new army chief.  Setting at rest weeks of intense speculation, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday appointed Lt General Qamar Javed Bajwa, a career infantry officer from the Baloch Regiment, as Pakistan’s new army chief. Sharif also finalised

Indian Army rubbishes Pakistan’s claim of killing 11 soldiers

Jammu: Indian Army today rejected the claimsmade by Pakistan’s Army chief that his men killed 11 Indian soldiers in cross border firing along the LoC. “No fatal casualties due to Pakistan firing on 14, 15 or 16 November. Pakistan Army Chief’s claim of killing Indian soldiers on 14 November is false”, a senior Army officer of

US condemns terror attack in Pakistan’s Quetta

Washington: The US has condemned the terrorattack on a police training centre in Quetta in which over 60 cadets have been killed, saying it stands with the people and government of Pakistan and would continue to work with its partners to combat the threat of terrorism. “We extend our condolences to the victims and their

Pakistan’s Supreme Court issues notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Panama leaks case

Pakistan’s Supreme Court issues notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Panama leaks

Pakistan’s one-day form a worry for Arthur

London: Pakistan’s one-day form is a “real concern” to coach Mickey Arthur and the South African believes it could “take some time” to improve the team’s standing in white-ball cricket. The 1992 world champions, Pakistan are languishing in ninth place in the International Cricket Council’s one-day internationals rankings, with only hosts England and the top

Breaking: Kashmir issue main pillar of Pakistan’s foreign policy: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the Kashmir issue is the main pillar of Islamabad’s foreign policy. Sharif, addressing the concluding session of the three-day conference of Pakistani envoys in Islamabad, stated that “desire of freedom is running in the blood of Kashmiris”. He urged the envoys to convey a message to

Pakistan’s Edhi declines offer of treatment abroad

Islamabad: Philanthropist and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi on Friday declined Pakistan’s former President Asif Ali Zardari’s offer of treatment abroad. Zardari on Thursday proposed to Edhi for treatment abroad, but the philanthropist, declining the offer, said he preferred to receive treatment in Pakistan, Dawn online reported. “Should I take you with me to

NIA chief’s remark denying Pakistan’s hand in Pathankot attack sparks row

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a chargesheet in a Delhi court against suspected Islamic State supporter Mohammed Naser, accused of motivating people to join the terror outfit. According to court sources, the NIA filed the chargesheet before District Judge Amarnath during the in-camera proceedings. The court then listed the matter

Pakistan FIA arrests former officer in Taliban chief’s ID case

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested former assistant director of the National Database and Registration Authority Ghulam Muhammad Bugti for suspected involvement in the issuance of identification papers to former Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour. Officials recovered a Pakistani identity card and passport under the alias Wali Muhammad from the site