NZ, England tours cancelled due to Pakistan’s ‘Absolutely not’ stance, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday that hybrid war and fake news were interlinked and these were...

Taliban appoint hardline battlefield commanders to key government posts

KABUL: Afghanistan's Taliban rulers announced several senior appointments on Tuesday, naming two veteran battlefield commanders from the movement's southern heartlands as deputies...

Gauhar resigns as PM’s adviser on power, petroleum

ISLAMABAD: Tabish Gauhar stepped down from the post of adviser to the prime minister on power and petroleum divisions, about a year...

Pakistan calls for unfreezing of Afghanistan assets ahead of UN talks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan called on world powers to unblock billions of dollars in Afghanistan assets frozen after the Taliban takeover but said it...

After NZ and England snubs, Raja says Pakistan will now look after own interest

ISLAMABAD: Ramiz Raja, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, said the “western bloc” seems united after England became the second country...

SBP increases interest rate by 25bps to 7.25pc after 15 months

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday increased the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.25 percent for the...

After New Zealand, England cancel Pakistan cricket series as well

LONDON: England cricket chiefs on Monday cancelled upcoming men's and women's tours of Pakistan days after New Zealand abandoned their series over...

NZ can think about compensating PCB for financial loss, says David

WILLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket chief David White Monday said the board can think about compensating the Pakistan Cricket Board for the financial...

Minister accuses CEC of siding with the opposition

Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati Monday said that the incumbent government had to swallow a "bitter pill" after the appointment of...

10pc population fully vaccinated against Covid-19: official

ISLAMABAD: People who were fully vaccinated against coronavirus now accounted for just over 10 percent of Pakistan's total eligible population, whereas 40...

UN chief warns China, US to avoid Cold War

UNITED NATIONS: Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to...

Security forces kill TTP militant in N Waziristan

ISLAMABAD: A high-value terrorist target belonging to the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan group was killed when security forces launched an operation in the...

Anti-polio drives starts in Sindh, Balochistan today

An anti-polio campaign of varied duration will begin in Sindh and Balochistan from Monday. In Sindh, 9.4 million children up to five years...

Govt introducing modern transport system in Karachi: Asad

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that the government is, for the first time, introducing a modern...

Government expresses commitment to hold next elections with reforms

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was committed to move...