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United States Affirms that Pakistan’s Military Operation has Disrupted Militants

Operation Zarb-e-Azb

With delegations from both Pakistan and the United States meeting for the 23rd time under the US-Pakistan Defence Consultative Group (DCG), the US affirmed that the military operation conducted by Pakistan in the North Waziristan agency has dealt a blow to militants. “Both delegations affirmed the significance of the Pakistan military’s ongoing North Waziristan operation, […]

Pakistan and United States Resume Defence Consultation Today

As the two allies enter a new phase of cooperation, a delegation from Pakistan took off for the United States for the 23rd meeting of the US-Pakistan Defence Consultative Group expected to be held today. The Pakistani delegation is headed by retired Lt Gen Alam Khattak and talks will be focused maintaining peace and stability […]

Sartaj Aziz says Militants Who Don’t Threaten Pakistan should not be Targeted

Sartaj Aziz

While speaking to BBC Urdu, Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, said that the militants who are not a threat to Pakistan should not be targeted. Speaking further, Mr. Aziz stated that Pakistan should not make enemies unnecessarily, nor should it get too involved in what is essentially […]

Pakistan seeks clarification from US Ambassador over Alleged Pentagon Report

Richard Olson US Ambassador

Yesterday the Pakistan Foreign Office had called up a meeting with the US Ambassador to the country, Mr. Richard Olson, in regards to a report by the Pentagon which alleged that terrorist operations in neighbouring India and Afghanistan are carried out from inside Pakistan. The Foreign Office also raised concerns over these “unwarranted comments”, and […]

Pakistan Parliament First in the World to Go Green

Pak Parliament Solar Panel

In the coming six months Pakistan’s parliament will hold the distinction of being the first in the world to go green, switching over to solar energy for its power needs. The announcement was made by Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker of the National Assembly, at the ceremony held for signing the Letter of Exchange between Pakistan […]

Senators Blame Intelligence Agencies following Balochistan Security Lapses

Following the suspected suicide bombing attack on the JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, senators criticized the country’s intelligence agencies for the recent security lapses in Balochistan. MQM member Tahir Mashhadi termed the attack an “intelligence failure” during a discussion in the house regarding the Quetta attack yesterday. In another unfortunate event, unidentified men had gunned […]

India asking US not to help Pakistan with the Diamer-Bhasha Dam Project

diamer bhasha dam

With Pakistan currently looking for funds to construct the Diamer-Basha dam, India has reportedly asked the US government not to invest in the project and make sure other US investors also stayed away. The Indian complaint to the United States was reportedly forwarded through diplomatic channels, claiming that Pakistan was constructing the Diamer-Bhasha dam on […]

Amir Dogar Defeats Javed Hashmi in Multan by-elections for National Assembly

Amir Dogar Defeats Javed Hashmi

Results for the by-elections for the National Assembly constituency NA-149 came in, with Amir Dogar, an Independent Candidate, winning the election over Javed Hashmi and Javed Siddiqui. According to the official results, Javed Hashmi was able to secure 38393 votes while Javed Siddiqui, the Pakistan Peoples Party candidate was able to secure 6326 votes. Congratulating […]

Gullu Butt Claims to be a Social Worker, not Affiliated with PML-N in Any Way

Gullu Butt

Gullu Butt, the man who garnered mass media attention after being accused of damaging public property during the recent ‘Model Town’ incident in Lahore, was presented in an anti-terrorism court (ATC) earlier this week. After the court’s proceedings, which were adjourned till Saturday (October 18, 2014), Gullu Butt spoke to reporters and stated that he […]

Malala becomes youngest Nobel Peace Award winner

nobel peace award 2014

Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest winner of Nobel Peace award at the age of 17 for her active role in promoting the girl’s education.  Young Pakistani activist, Malala, is sharing the Nobel Peace award with Kailash Satyarthi of India for “their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all […]

Pakistanis will celebrate Eid on Monday October 6


Nothing new for most of the Pakistanis as there will be two Eid celebration in Pakistan depending on the location where you are residing. Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, announced today that the new moon of Zil Hajj was not observed in any part of the country and Eid al-Adha will be celebrated on […]

People will throw Nawaz Sharif in dustbin, Dr. Qadri

Dr Tahirul Qadri

Dr Tahirul Qadri told his supporters in Islamabad that if Nawaz Sharif does not resign as Prime Minister of Pakistan then people will kick him out and throw in the dustbin. He further said that soon Nawaz Sharif will be hanged in the murder cases registered against him. Pakistan Awami party leader claimed that sit-in […]


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