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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Civil-military leadership on same page, says minister

KOHAT: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Sunday said the civil and military leadership of the country were on the same page. Talking to reporters during his visit to native Kohat, he said that Pakistan wanted to have cordial relations with its neighbours and its desire for peace in the region should not be construed as its weakness 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM PPP leader opposes anti-govt drive

TIMERGARA: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) central leader and president PPP Punjab Qamar Zaman Kaira on Sunday said his party won't become part of any anti-government movement. Speaking at a news conference here, he said the PPP did not believe in politics of violent protests. He said no government can perform in mere 100 days and added that the new setup

September 23, 2018 9:43 PM FM Qureshi says cancellation of agreed meeting by India is beyond comprehension

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Sunday said that cancellation of agreed meeting by India is beyond comprehension, adding that Indian external affairs ministry gave dismal response to Pakistan's dialogue offer. Addressing a press conference in Washington, Foreign Minister said that he wanted to meet his Indian counterpart to improve

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM 29 killed in Iran military parade attack

TEHRAN: Militants shot dead at least 29 people including women and children in an attack Saturday on an Iranian military parade claimed by the Islamic State group, as Tehran accused a US ally in the region of the assault. The attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz came as the country marked the anniversary of the start of its 1980-1988 war with Saddam 1

September 22, 2018 6:53 PM India emerging as intolerant fascist nation: Lord Nazir

ISLAMABAD: The Member of the British House of Lords Nazir Ahmed on Saturday said that India was emerging as intolerant and fascist nation for supporting the fascist group and also for suppressing the voice of Kashmiri people during their freedom movement. The Indian government and the military were on the same page to promote ‘Hindutva’ sentiment for pressing 1

September 22, 2018 2:17 PM Indian war mongering detrimental to regional peace: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said that India was trying to divert attention from domestic problem by calling off talks with Pakistan and resorting to baseless propaganda. “Pakistan army is a professional institution. It is part of army’s professional code of conduct. No Pakistani troop was involved in mutilation of Indian 1

September 22, 2018 1:45 PM Naval chief attends International Seapower Symposium at USA

Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited USA to attend 23rd International Seapower Symposium-2018 (ISS) held from 18-21 Sep 18 at US Naval War College Newport. The event involved panel discussions on issues related to common maritime challenges and opportunities to enhance international maritime security cooperation. During ISS, bilateral 2

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM GOC hails role of de-radicalisation centre

BATKHELA: General Officer Commanding (GOC), Malakand Division, Major-General Khalid Saeed has said that peace had been restored in the region after sacrifices by the people and security forces. Addressing a ceremony organised in honour of the passed-out students of Sabawon, an army sponsored de-radicalisation centre, at the Rang Mohallah, he said the nation 4

September 20, 2018 6:19 PM India rejects PM Imran’s proposal of hosting SAARC summit in Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India has rejected Prime Minister Imran Khan’s proposal to host South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Pakistan, India media reported. Spokesman for the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar, while responding to a question during media briefing Thursday, said, “It is difficult to hold the SAARC Summit 4

September 20, 2018 4:14 AM Imran Khan writes to Modi for resumption of dialogue: report

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for resumption of dialogue between the two countries. Indian media reported on Thursday. According to report, Prime Minister Imran Khan has also sought a meeting between Pak-Indian foreign ministers, Sushma Swaraj and Shah Mehmood Qureshi respectively, on the sidelines 2