Tag Archives: Pakistan
US Cautions Nationals On Travel To Pakistan
The US has issued a travel advisory for its citizens asking them to postpone all non-essential travel to Pakistan due to increased "terrorist violence" in the country. The advisory, the second travel warning issued by the US State Department in less than 45 days, said Pakistan continues to experi..
Pakistan Asks ICJ To Hold Early Hearing In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case
Pakistan has asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hold an early hearing in the case of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, a media report said today. The Express Tribune, citing sources, reported that the Pakistan Foreign Office has..
US President Trump Gives Jolt To Pakistan; Converts Granted Finance Into Loan
US President Donald Trump has proposed in his annual budget to the Congress to convert US' grant to Pakistan for purchasing of military hardware into a loan, the White House said. However, the Trump administration has left it for the State Department to take a final call on the issue. Unlike m..
Pakistan Will Not Be Used Against Any Country: Army Chief
Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa on Monday in a meeting with US Ambassador David Hale reiterated their nations commitment to a secure, stable, and prosperous Afghanistan, a statement issued by the US Embassy Islamabad said. Ambassador Hale, the statement said, reiterated US President Donald Tr..
More Pakistani Students Learning Chinese
Enrolment in the Chinese language department at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) in Pakistan has risen exponentially, a media report said on Monday. When it was first formed in September 1970, there were about 13 students who took the course. However, this year the programme has..
Pakistan University Reopens After Student’s Lynching, Arms Seized
Police recovered weapons from the Abdul Wali Khan University in Pakistan's Mardan, as the university reopened for the first time since a student Mashal Khan was lynched by a mob on accusations of blasphemy, DawnNews reported on Monday. Pakistani police recovered guns, pistols and knives from the ..
‘Be Prepared For Uncalled Threat’: Warns Air Chief To IAF Personnels
Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, the Chief of Air Staff, has written a personal letter to each officer in the Indian Air Force, asking them 'to be prepared for operations with our present holdings, at a very short notice'. Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa sent the letter on March 30 when the increasing numb..
Jadhav Will Be Dealt According To Pakistani Law: Minister
Pakistan will handle the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death, "according to our own laws", Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday. The Jadhav issue would be treated as an espionage case and dealt with according to Pakistani laws, Geo T..
Our Kashmir Policy As Brought Disaster: Pakistani Academic
Pakistan's Kashmir policy "has brought nothing but misery all around", a Pakistani academic said in comments published on Saturday. And Pakistani diplomats who represent Islamabad's position in the world's capitals know the world doesn't care about Kashmir, Pervez Hoodbhoy said in a commentary in..
Sharif To Attend ‘Arab Nato’ In Riyadh
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the first ever Arab-Islamic-American Summit being held in Riyadh on Sunday, a media report said on Saturday. The "Arab Nato" summit -- being held to develop a security partnership against a growing threat of violent extremism -- will also be attend..