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  • No engagement with Pakistan planned, says Indian minister

    NEW DELHI: Indian Fore­ign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday there was no flip-flop in Delhi’s policy towards Pakistan nor was any engagement planned with Islamabad in the near future...

    She told a news conference that Pakistan’s adherence to three conditions could cha­nge the situation for the better...

  • Kasuri claims India had planned air strikes in Pakistan after Mumbai attacks

    Former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri has revealed that India planned to launch air strikes on Pakistani soil following the 2008 Mumbai attacks in order to target the banned militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), India Today reported...

    "Kasuri said the delegation which visited him in Lahore, comprised Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and US special envoy on Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard...

  • Movement for ‘protection of Pakistan ideology’ planned

    LAHORE: A meeting of representatives of various parties, chaired by Jamaatud Dawa emir Hafiz Saeed, has announced to launch a movement for protection and promotion of Pakistan ideology under the umbrella of the Pakistan Ideology Coordination Council...

    He cautioned the government that India and the US were hatching conspiracies against Pakistan and these could only be countered by promoting Pakistan ideology...

  • Afghanistan says it has 'undeniable' proof Kabul attacks were planned in Pakistan

    Afghanistan has handed “undeniable” evidence to Pakistan that it claims shows a recent spate of deadly attacks were planned on Pakistani soil, Afghan officials said on Thursday, amid growing public anger over their impotence to protect civilians...

    Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, the head of Afghanistan's spy agency, told reporters it was clear that the attacks were “planned from across the border”...

  • Fear and sweating in Pakistan's hottest cities

    After hours toiling at construction sites in 50 degree-plus heat, Lakhmir Brahmani finds little relief from the sun other than a donkey-powered fan during the dog days of summer in one of Pakistan's hottest cities...

    “Deadly heat waves could begin within as little as a few decades to strike regions of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, including the fertile Indus and Ganges river basins that produce much of the region's food supply,”...

  • Cities, climate change and Pakistan’s extended urbanisation

    Pakistan ranks high on the list of countries most threatened by the impending effects of climate change...

    According to a recent report published by the Asian Development Bank, a 6-degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass whereby countries like Pakistan could experience a significantly hotter climate...

  • Pakistan: a Tale of Many Cities

    There's a story in every city, and a city hidden in every perspective...

    Be it a concrete jungle in Karachi or a crowded town resting on the foothold of the Karakoram mountains in Skardu, all cityscapes play a role in shaping our human experience
  • Search operation starts in twin cities ahead of Pakistan Day

    ISLAMABAD: A search and combing operation has begun in the twin cities, in preparation for Pakistan Day on March 23...

    Based on instructions from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), internet service providers (ISP) have informed their customers that internet services will be shut down from 5am to 3pm on Monday...

  • Lahore, Karachi among 10 most polluted cities in world: WWF Pakistan DG

    ISLAMABAD: WWF Pakistan held its seventh annual Green Office Conference in the capital on Tuesday which focussed on the theme of air pollution...

    Welcoming the participants, WWF Pakistan Director General Hammad Naqi Khan said: “Lahore and Karachi are among the 10 most polluted cities in the world in terms of air quality according to AirVisual, an air quality monitor...

  • State-of-the-art labs to check infectious diseases planned

    Minister for NHS Saira Afzal Tarar is currently visiting the USA to get quality laboratories and a robust disease surveillance system for Pakistan...

    But as there was not a single World Health Organisation (WHO) certified laboratory in Pakistan, their samples were sent to Germany and Egypt for verification...

  • ‘AQIS planned suicide attack on ordnance train, vehicle’

    “Mohammed Arshad and his accomplices had done reconnaissance and prepared a suicide bomber and a vehicle,” said the officer, adding that they had planned to carry out a suicide attack by an explosive-laden vehicle on the train at the Drigh Road station or on the military container on Sharea Faisal...

    “Mohammed Arshad had also planned to target Benazir Bhutto’s reception rally when the PPP chairperson returned to Karachi in 2007,” said...

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