Pak PM Imran to meet IMF chief in Dubai for bailout package

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai on Sunday to discuss the conditions of the bailout package for his cash-strapped country. Khan is paying a day-long trip to the UAE to take part in the 7th edition of the World Government Summit on the invitation of Vice […]

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Imran Khan ‘Not Interested’ in CPEC Power Project

New Delhi : The Pakistan government has decided to shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, citing sufficient generation capacity already lined up for the next few years. The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China’s Xinjiang province, is the flagship project of Chinese President […]

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Pak SC asks Imran Khan govt to lift travel ban on opposition leaders

New Delhi :Pakistan’s Supreme Court Thursday ordered the government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan to lift the travel ban imposed on opposition leader Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and the Sindh Chief Minister, and asked the country’s anti-corruption body to probe their involvement in Rs 35 billion ‘fake accounts case’. As many as 172 suspects were placed […]

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India-Pakistan foreign ministers to meet in New York after Imran Khan’s request

NEW DELHI: Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers will meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week, the government said today. “It is a meeting, not resumption of dialogue,” asserted foreign ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. New Delhi had agreed to a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart […]

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‘Chopper ride cheaper than car’: Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s air commute draws ridicule

Even as the Pakistan government is trying to generate revenue through means such as auctioning luxury cars, prime minister Imran Khan has been mocked for taking a helicopter into Islamabad most days, after declaring he would eschew luxury perks. Information Minister Chaudhry argued that the helicopter uses less fuel than a motorcade, saying at one […]

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Army calling the shots: Pakistan is the same even under Imran Khan, suggests VK Singh

Former Army chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Monday suggested that things won’t change in Pakistan. Talking about the issue of increasing infiltration despite a government change in the neighboring country, the minister said that Pakistani Army was still calling the shots. Claiming that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was […]

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Will not fight anyone else’s war,says Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

PAKISTAN: Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the country will not be part of anyone else’s war, insisting that there was no civil-military divide in the country. Addressing a ceremony at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Defence and Martyrs’ Day, remembering the 1965 war with India, Imran Khan said that he was 12 but he and his friends were […]

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14th August marks Pakistan’s Independence Day

Pakistan today celebrates its 72nd Independence Day, commemorating its freedom in 1947 from British colonial rule. In a message to the country, Pakistan’s Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan said he is optimistic that the country can rise to the challenge to become the great nation envisaged by Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Muhammad Iqbal. He had earlier […]

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Imran Khan, submits written apology to ECP

PAKISTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said he was happy that Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has accepted his twin apologies. Talking to media after the ECP discharged contempt cases against him, he said he had not meant to disrespect the Election Commission. Watch what else he said. The ECP had sought a signed […]

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Pak to free 27 Indians post Imran Khan’s oath ceremony

Karachi: Pakistani PM-Elect Imran Khan has decided to release 27 Indian fishermen from Pakistan prisons on August 12, a day after his swearing-in ceremony. According to a report published in Mid-Day, a letter was exchanged between Pakistani and Indian authorities which stated that the fishermen would be released from a Karachi prison. The prisoners then would be […]

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