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    Pakistan View On 1965 Warning

  • Rafique claims warning to rivals own personal view

    PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday explained that his remarks yesterday warning the opposition not to derail democracy were his own personal political views and had nothing to do with the PML-N's party policy...

    The minister for railways in a speech on Saturday cautioned Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan that he wouldn’t benefit either if the democratic set-up was packed up...

  • McCain’s warning reflects changing mood in Washington towards Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: US Senator John McCain’s warning that if Pakistan does not stop supporting the Haqqani network, the United States should change its ‘behaviour’ towards the Pakistani nation reflects the changing mood in Washington towards a country once considered a close ally...

    Senator McCain, who was in Islamabad recently before flying over to Kabul, said he had conveyed this message to Pakistan’s civilian and military leaders as...

  • All flood warning radars in Pakistan obsolete

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s seven flood warning radars are now obsolete, this was disclosed at a meeting presided over by the federal minister for planning and development, Ahsan Iqbal, on flood preparedness and monsoon rains forecast by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)...

    Those present at the meeting were also informed that the government was short on funds to mobilise the Rs7 billion Early Warning System (EWS) project... ...

  • Pakistan escapes FATF blacklist, but gets warning

    ISLAMABAD: While giving a four-month lifeline, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has strongly urged Pakistan to swiftly complete its full action plan by February 2020 and until then the country will remain on the ‘grey list’...

    The Paris-based FATF reviewed measures taken and progress made by almost 15 countries, including Pakistan, vis-à-vis anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) in its five-day...

  • Pakistan escapes FATF blacklist, but gets warning

    ISLAMABAD: While giving a four-month lifeline, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has strongly urged Pakistan to swiftly complete its full action plan by February 2020 and until then the country will remain on the ‘grey list’...

    The Paris-based FATF reviewed measures taken and progress made by almost 15 countries, including Pakistan, vis-à-vis anti-money laundering and combating financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) in its five-day...

  • View from US: The death-spiral of Pakistan hockey

    Montreal Olympics 1976: Pakistan played field hockey for the first time on an artificial turf that we now call astro-turf...

    Many memories flooded the mind with victory stories of Ali Iqtidar Shah Dara, Pakistan’s longest-serving hockey manager (and himself a gold medalist, we’ll come to that later) from hockey’s golden years — Rome (1960), Mexico (1968) and Los Angeles (1984)...

  • Afghan peace process best course of action in Pakistan's view: Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz stated on Friday that the stalled peace process between the Afghan government and the Afghan Taliban was the best course of action in Pakistan’s view...

    “The international community was also desirous of early resumption of the stalled peace process in Afghanistan, which in Pakistan’s view was the best course of action,” said Sartaj Aziz...

  • Pakistan’s view on terror list accepted in new Heart of Asia declaration: FO

    ISLAMABAD: A list of proscribed groups attached with the Amritsar Declaration of the Heart of Asia ministerial conference in Dec 2016 has been dropped from the recent Baku Declaration, thanks to Pakistan’s successful diplomacy, the Foreign Office said on Thursday...

    “India celebrated it as a huge diplomatic success over Pakistan and started misusing the list for political point scoring,” FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal told...

  • PCB makes contact with Sri Lanka with a view to moving Test series to Pakistan

    Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Managing Director Wasim Khan has made contact with Sri Lankan cricket board's officials in a bid to convince them to move their end-of-the-year Test series from the UAE to Pakistan...

    The PCB MD, according to well informed sources within the board, has asked Sri Lankan officials to send to Pakistan its delegation which can then be briefed regarding security plans and arrangements...

  • Pakistan 'disappointed' by US view on anti-terror measures: FO

    "Pakistan is disappointed with assertions made in the US Department of State’s Country Report on Terrorism 2018," the Foreign Office statement on the matter read...

    "The report completely overlooks the factual situation on the ground and the tremendous contribution made and sacrifices rendered by Pakistan over the last two decades in the international struggle against terrorism...

  • PMDC sends warning letter against doctors going on strike

    ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of frequent strikes by doctors, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) sent letters to management of hospitals, medical colleges and district health officers instructing them to ensure that doctors standby their oath to save humanity...

    Doctors have shut down the OPD at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) numerous times even after a minor argument or scuffle with the relatives of a patient,” he...

  • Police shape up after IGP warning

    RAWALPINDI: Punjab Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera is furious at police officers for filing ‘fictitious’ reports about their counter-terrorism activities in the province and directed them to shape up to the task...

    “By submitting fictitious figures, the police officers are deceiving themselves and such practice must be stopped,” the IGP told all divisional, regional, district and city police chiefs in a recent...
  • Met dept issues fresh severe weather warning

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) issued on Friday another severe weather warning, forecasting torrential rain across the country, especially in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan (upper parts), from Sunday to Thursday...

    Know more: Met office issues high alert amid heavy rain forecast for SindhThe warning was issued in view of the likely arrival of a fresh westerly wave on Sunday and its interaction with strong monsoon...

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