Pakistan

Pakistan election: BBC interview with Dawn newspaper boss stirs controversy

<b>A BBC interview with the boss of Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper has stirred controversy a week before national elections.</b><p>Hameed Haroon, CEO of the Dawn Media Group, accused the security establishment of interfering in politics, including in favour of former cricketer Imran Khan and …

Imran Khan

Pocket Full of Sunshine? Lea Michele's Sexy Little Bikini Is Practically Made of the Stuff

Lea Michele can pull off any swimsuit, whether it's a mix-and-match two-piece she threw together on a whim or a gorgeous maillot with a scoop back and sexy cutout details. The star shared a snap of herself lounging poolside in a marigold bikini and oversize aviators, and boy was she glowing.<p>She's …

Fashion

The army, a 'rebel,' a 'messiah' — who would prevail in crucial Pakistan vote?

What's at stake in Pakistan's upcoming parliamentary elections? Should the West be concerned about a possible military-backed government and its …

World News

Time for Pakistan’s generals to stop meddling in politics

AS A fast bowler, Imran Khan made rival batsmen quake and led Pakistan to victory in the Cricket World Cup in 1992. As a politician, he is thundering …

Tony Blair

Fearful for decades, Pakistan's main parties now openly campaign in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - For over 25 years, maverick political leader Altaf Hussain had an iron grip on Karachi, able to bring Pakistan's largest city to a standstill with a single phone call.<p>But much has changed in the last five years in the coastal metropolis of 20 million people, and the …

Elections

Maryam Nawaz meets Sharif for first time since arrest

Rawalpindi, July 19 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter met him for the first time on Thursday after both were arrested last week in …

Maryam Nawaz

People of Punjab want third option: Bilawal

CHINIOT, July 19 (APP)::Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Thursday claimed that the people of Punjab wanted a third option …

Punjab

Is Democracy Dying in Pakistan?

Is Democracy Dying in Pakistan?<p>How the Military and Judiciary Threaten the Upcoming Elections<p>Pakistan’s upcoming general elections on July 25 may be …

Human Rights

Jammu and kashmir police to get body cameras

“The J&K Police force is about 90,000 strong, so the body cameras can’t be available for everyone. They will first be provided for law and order …

Law Enforcement

Imran Khan's dinner outing with family in Bandra

The reclusive Bollywood actor Imran Khan was out enjoying a dinner with wife Avantika, daughter Imara and family at a plush restaurant in …

Bollywood

In Balochistan, Dying Hopes for Peace

On Friday, several hundred tribesmen and students from religious seminaries gathered at a public meeting in Mastung, a town in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, to hear Siraj Raisani, a 55-year-old politician from the Balochistan Awami Party.<p>As he appeared on stage wearing dark …

Opinion

Secret information of properties and income of Pakistanis in Dubai received by FBR: Sources

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has received a detailed information about the secret properties and income of Pakistanis in Dubai.<p>A …

Dubai

Imran Khan's anti-corruption fight powers into final election push

Imran Khan steps to the podium above a swirl of red and green flags, raises his arms and begins his trademark tirade against the crimes of Pakistan's corrupt ruling elite.<p>The country's woes are due to traitorous political leaders who have salted away huge sums overseas while at the same time …

Imran Khan

Over 150 shops gutted as huge fire engulfs market in Pakistan's Islamabad - Xinhua

Photo taken by mobile phone shows a huge black plume of smoke in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, on July 18, 2018. At least 150 shops were gutted in …

News (China)

Govt to fully support ECP for holding transparent elections: Hassan Askari

ISLAMABAD, Jul 19 (APP):Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Dr Hassan Askari Thursday said the government would provide full support to the Election …

Codes of Conduct

Moldova Republic mayor requires Romanian-language translator

Nicolae Grigorişin, the mayor of Bălţi city, in the Republic of Molodva, needed a translator at the meeting with Japan’s ambassador in the country. …

Romania

Army officer writes tribute to former terrorist commander

A serving Army brigadier has written a tribute to former Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) commander Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan -- …

India News

Jammu and Kashmir: LeT militant killed in encounter in Handwara, say police

Police said weapon and other incriminating materials were found from the militant.<p>The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said a Pakistani militant …

Google Maps

AJK president meets caretaker Punjab CM

LAHORE, Jul 19 (APP):President Azad Jammu & Kashmir Masood Khan met Punjab caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hasan<br>Askari at his office, here on …

Indian Army

Telecast of Islamic channels including Zakir Naik's Peace TV banned in Jammu and Kashmir

Share Email<p>Thirty television channels which carry Islamic and Pakistani content have been banned in Jammu and Kashmir, following the issuance of an …

India News

Mandela centenary a timely reminder of his statesmanship

Nelson Mandela’s birth centenary two days ago had me reaching out again for his authorised biography, ‘Higher Than Hope’ (by Fatima Meer), which …

South Africa

We have turned a blind eye to extremism against the British Ahmadi Muslim community

A web of extremism percolates outwards from Pakistan into communities in the UK.<p>Last month I presented to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on …

Opinion (UK)

Islamabad HC judge says judges' phones being tapped, criticizes spy agencies

<b>Here’s what is happening across the border: Maryam Nawaz to be shifted to a guest house, and a Balochistan candidate alleges pre-poll rigging and</b> …

India News

Meet Karan Johar's 'Pouting Soulmate'

Hack:<p>Bollywood director Karan Johar, who often shares pictures of himself pouting with various celebrities seems to have finally found his 'pouting …

Bollywood

As Opposition Parties Cry Foul Over 'Prepoll Rigging', Pakistan Stares at Its History of Blood Soaked Elections

Just a week before the elections, Pakistan's two major political parties namely PPP and PML(N) have come on record to accuse the powers that be and …

India News

BAP claims to shape vital political decision in Balochistan: Jam Kamal

QUETTA, Jul 19 (APP):Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) President Jam Kamal Khan on<br>Thursday said with formation of BAP important political decision of …

Balochistan

BSF kills Pakistani intruder on Punjab border

Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan along Punjab's border with Pakistan in the …

Border Security

Security tightened as Pakistan braces for more election violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pakistan is due to vote next week in general elections overshadowed by deadly terrorist attacks, hundreds of arrests and accusations of widespread interference by the military.<p>The run up to the July 25 elections have seen a massive crackdown on the media and allegations the military has …

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

On Video, Police Officer In Srinagar Slaps Man, Calls Him "Idiot"

The police officer said the man's friends created a scene which then triggered the scuffle.<p><b>Srinagar:</b><p>A video surfaced on social media purportedly …

India

Sophia Gardens will host England's first home international of the 2019 summer

SOPHIA GARDENS will kick-off England's 2019 international summer with Pakistan heading to Wales.<p>The home of Glamorgan is set to stage the …

News (Wales)