According to the lists exchanged by both sides in January, there are 347 Pakistani prisoners in Indian jails, 249 of whom are what the spokesman described as civilians and 98 fishermen.
In a new twist to the judge blackmail saga, a senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Former prime minster was convicted for graft last year.
The Lahore chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) served notices to two daughters and first wife of leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif to appear before it next week. The Sharif family said that the NAB teams raided the residences of these ladies. However, the NAB denied that raids were conducted.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has claimed that the federal and provincial governments have dug out new proof of corruption and money laundering against the Sharif family members and fresh cases would be instituted against them in the days to come.
Acknowledging the passion of mini-aeroplane maker Mohammad Fayyaz, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan has returned the flying machine, confiscated by Punjab police.
"I want to tell all my ministers that whoever is not useful for my country, I will change them and bring that minister who is useful for my country," Imran said during a speech in the northern region of Orakzai.
Three days after making changes in his cabinet, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the newcomers in his team and the coalition partners to provide maximum relief to people. He presided over a meeting of senior members of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and other key leaders.
“We have reliable intelligence that between April 16 and 20, India may carry out an attack against Pakistan,” disclosed the foreign minister at a news conference on Sunday.
The fake bank accounts case took a fresh twist as two of the accused expressed their willingness before an accountability court in Islamabad to become approvers against former President Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur on Monday.
Pakistan and Iran have agreed to set up a joint border “reaction force” following a number of deadly attacks by militant groups on their frontier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Monday after talks with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.