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Pakistan rejects Indian report on blowing up of boat

Pakistan rejects Indian report on blowing up of boat

🕔11:15, 3.Jan 2015

Islamabad, Jan 3  Pakistan has rejected India’s claim that the crew of a Pakistani fishing boat blew up and sank their vessel in an attempt to evade capture at the hands of the Indian Navy in a high-speed chase at

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Parrikar flays Pakistan for ceasefire violations

Parrikar flays Pakistan for ceasefire violations

🕔10:11, 2.Jan 2015

Bengaluru, Jan 2  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar lashed out at Pakistan for unabatedly violating the bilateral ceasefire and regretted that Pakistani troops continued to fire even after the new year began at midnight. “Pakistan does not like to be quiet

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Pakistan united against terror: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan united against terror: Nawaz Sharif

🕔14:41, 17.Dec 2014

Peshawar, Dec 17  Pakistan is united in the fight against terror, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday, a day after 132 children were killed in a Taliban attack on an army-run school here. All parties in Pakistan are united in

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Pakistan signs $248 million loan agreement with ADB

Pakistan signs $248 million loan agreement with ADB

🕔10:36, 13.Dec 2014

Islamabad, Dec 13  Pakistan Friday inked a loan and project agreement worth $248 million with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for power transmission programme, media reported. The power transmission tranche-4 aims to improve energy supply and security by reducing transmission infrastructure

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Iran and Pakistan to focus on boosting bilateral economic ties

Iran and Pakistan to focus on boosting bilateral economic ties

🕔11:10, 8.Dec 2014

Tehran, Dec 8 An Iranian delegation will visit Pakistan Monday to boost bilateral economic ties, according to media reports. The focus of the talks would be on the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline and Iran’s electricity exports to Pakistan, Xinhua reported, citing

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Pakistan blocks three Saarc connectivity pacts; Modi, Sharif avoid meeting

Pakistan blocks three Saarc connectivity pacts; Modi, Sharif avoid meeting

🕔12:58, 27.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 27  Pakistan Wednesday played spoilsport by blocking three major Saarc connectivity projects initiated by India, even as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conspicuously avoided meeting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif while he met five other South Asian leaders

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Pakistan arrests 61 Indian fishermen

Pakistan arrests 61 Indian fishermen

🕔11:46, 21.Nov 2014

Islamabad, Nov 21  Sixty one India fishermen on board 11 boats were arrested by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, a media report said Friday. Cases have been registered against the fisherman under the Foreign Act and the Fisheries Act Thursday,

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Two killed, five kids injured in Pakistan blast

Two killed, five kids injured in Pakistan blast

🕔13:02, 18.Nov 2014

Islamabad, Nov 18  At least two people, including a child, were killed and five children injured in a roadside blast in the Nasti Kot area of Pakistan’s Kurram tribal region Tuesday, a media report said. According to officials, an improvised

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Pakistan hopes to get $1.1 bn from IMF

Pakistan hopes to get $1.1 bn from IMF

🕔14:34, 10.Nov 2014

Islamabad, Nov 10  Pakistan will more likely receive a loan instalment 1.1 billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month as the latter is satisfied with its economic performance, government officials said here Saturday. According to Pakistan finance

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India asks Pakistan to decide whom it wants to talk to

India asks Pakistan to decide whom it wants to talk to

🕔11:47, 6.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 6  Pakistan should draw a “red line” whether it wants to talk to the government of India or to those who want to break India, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said here Wednesday. Speaking at the India Economic

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Pak-Afghan border sealed for two days

Pak-Afghan border sealed for two days

🕔12:29, 4.Nov 2014

Islamabad, Nov 4  Pakistan sealed its border with Afghanistan, barring all forms of crossings for two days as part of its enhanced security measures taken for the religious festival Muharram, a media report said Tuesday. The decision followed the complete

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At UN, India warns of nuclear terrorism threats; Pakistan says it’s increasing security

At UN, India warns of nuclear terrorism threats; Pakistan says it’s increasing security

🕔10:55, 4.Nov 2014

United Nations, Nov 4  Warning that nuclear terrorism threats is a pressing challenge to the global community, India has called for stronger national and international action to prevent terrorists getting hold of nuclear material. “The threat of nuclear terrorism is

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Iran warns action if Pakistan fails to secure border

Iran warns action if Pakistan fails to secure border

🕔11:10, 17.Oct 2014

Tehran, Oct 17  Iran will step in to contain terrorists if Pakistan fails to secure its borders and prevent terrorists from slipping into the country, media reported. “Iran will step in to contain terrorists if Pakistan fails to secure border,”

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Pakistan has to de-escalate tensions, will respond appropriately: India

Pakistan has to de-escalate tensions, will respond appropriately: India

🕔11:31, 11.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 11  India Friday squarely blamed Pakistan for the tensions along the border, saying “de-escalation is entirely in Pakistan’s hands” and also scoffed at it trying to term India the aggressor, saying the allegations were coming from a

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Pakistan will find attacks ‘unaffordable’, says India

Pakistan will find attacks ‘unaffordable’, says India

🕔15:22, 9.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 9  Pakistan will find its firing and shelling along the Jammu and Kashmir border “unaffordable”, Defence Minister Arun Jailtey warned Thursday. Insisting that Pakistan was the aggressor, the minister told the media: “If Pakistan persists with this

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Need to build more n-plants, says Pakistan

Need to build more n-plants, says Pakistan

🕔12:26, 26.Sep 2014

Islamabad, Sep 26  Pakistan has told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it wants to build more nuclear power plants to ease its severe energy crisis, a media report said Friday. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) Chairman Ansar Parvez

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Pakistan says it values China’s support for SCO membership

Pakistan says it values China’s support for SCO membership

🕔13:32, 20.Sep 2014

Islamabad, Sep 20 Pakistan said it appreciates China’s support for the country’s quest to become member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as the group has agreed to expand its membership. On Thursday Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said

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China backs India, Pakistan SCO membership

China backs India, Pakistan SCO membership

🕔09:24, 19.Sep 2014

Beijing, Sep 19  China backs India and Pakistan becoming members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as the group has agreed to expand its membership, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday. “We welcome and support India and Pakistan to become

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Pakistan protestors head to PM’s house

Pakistan protestors head to PM’s house

🕔15:14, 1.Sep 2014

Islamabad, Sep 1  Protestors in this Pakistan capital Monday moved beyond the Secretariat area and headed towards the Prime Minister’s House. At least five people were injured as the police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and resorted to baton-charge to

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Pakistan concerned over Indian dam

Pakistan concerned over Indian dam

🕔11:55, 25.Aug 2014

Islamabad, Aug 25  Pakistan has expressed concern over construction of a dam in Jammu and Kashmir and termed it a violation of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT), media reported Monday. It also said that four other proposed dams on the

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