Monthly Archives: "January 2016"

New US general named to lead international ...

Jan 28, 2016Comments off

WASHINGTON: Lieutenant General John Mick Nicholson, the current head of Nato's Allied Land Command, has been chosen as the new commander of international forces in

Imran sticks to his guns on NA-122

Jan 28, 2016Comments off

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has threatened the PML-N government that his party will once again take to the street if justice is not

Iran's Rouhani in France to revive bus...

Jan 28, 2016Comments off

PARIS: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told French business leaders on Wednesday that Iran was open for investment as he started a visit in France to

Reports about Fazlullah’s death not confi...

Jan 26, 2016Comments off

PESHAWAR: Security officials in Peshawar said on Monday night there was no confirmation of the death of the banned Tehreek-i-Tali­ban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah in

Obama says Pakistan ‘can and must’ do m...

Jan 25, 2016Comments off

NEW DELHI: US President Barack Obama has urged Pakistan to show it is “serious” about crushing extremist networks operating on its territory, saying the latest

After Charsadda attack, special force to se...

Jan 24, 2016Comments off

QUETTA: Balochistan government has decided to establish a special force to be deployed at university campuses across the province in the aftermath of the brutal

PM praises scientists for improving country...

Jan 24, 2016Comments off

CESSY (France): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday that the nation was proud of its scientists and engineers who were building the country’s image

Steps urged to exclude foreigners from cens...

Jan 21, 2016Comments off

ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance noted on Wednesday that there was no defined mechanism to exclude foreigners living in Pakistan, including Afghan nationals,

Worst of 186 countries, Pakistan has highes...

Jan 19, 2016Comments off

PARIS: Pakistan had the highest rate of stillbirths in 2015 making it the worst performer out of 186 countries, a quintet of studies published by

Role in anti-terror coalition discussed wit...

Jan 19, 2016Comments off

ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif embarked on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia and Iran, their focus on