Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to the US next week is meant to reset Pakistan’s often stormy relations with the US. The first visit by Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan had been under discussion for some weeks, but Islamabad got a jolt when the State Department spokesperson refuted Pakistani media reports of a meeting
Pakistan’s military and police said on Thursday that Indian firing killed two civilians and three soldiers in Pakistan’s part of Kashmir, which is split between the nuclear-armed rivals and claimed by both in its entirety.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said the interior ministry had already started a crackdown on Indian movies in the federal capital and it would be expanded to other parts of the country soon in collaboration with the provincial governments.
The premier's message came as the curfew and communications blackout imposed by New Delhi in Kashmir entered its 12th day. Aug.15 is also India's Independence Day, which is being observed as a black day across Pakistan to protest the brutalities in Kashmir.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday once again questioned the international community’s silence on Kashmir and warned that should ethnic cleansing of Muslims take place in the region, there would be severe repercussions in the Muslim world.
The government has directed all federal ministries and institutions and the governments of four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan to submit by Sept.1 the declarations of assets held and acquired by their employees during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
In separate office memorandums, the government also notified 15 per cent ad hoc relief allowance (ARA) to the officers in management grades, besides extending the benefit of 5-10pc ARA to selective corporations and autonomous bodies.
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade
'This is the first time in over 50 years that this issue has been deliberated upon by the Security Council'
India has put its army, navy and air force on high alert in Jammu and Kashmir after receiving input on possible terror attacks, officials at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday termed Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's statement over a possible change in its "no first use" nuclear policy as a "damning reminder of India's unbridled thirst for violence."