Pakistan News

Last updated: Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:22:05 PM

Musharraf accused of taking kickbacks in aircraft deal
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has been accused of accepting kickbacks in a $1.2 billion deal for six surveillance aircraft that eventually saw the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) acquiring two incompatible systems.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 5:23:42 PM

'Peace with India will enable Pakistani Army take on Taliban'
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan must make peace with India so that its army can deploy sufficient numbers of troops against the Taliban, an editorial in a leading English daily said Thursday, while another maintained that the militants were 'no longer a threat but a grotesque reality'.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:57:50 PM

Gilani faces terror threat: Intelligence agencies
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistani intelligence agencies have warned of a terror threat to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and this could be linked to the advance of the Taliban to this federal capital.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:00:54 PM

Pakistan for talks with India on countering terror
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Wednesday that Pakistan was keen to hold talks with India on countering terrorism and widening their anti-terror mechanism.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 11:36:59 PM

Pakistan accuses India of backing Baloch terror group
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday accused India of backing a Baloch terror group that it says is a remnant of the Soviet-Afghan war.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 11:04:53 PM

Swat accord can be re-looked: Gilani
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Faced with an increasingly belligerent Taliban, who have advanced to within 100 km of this federal capital, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday a controversial peace deal with the militants could be re-looked if peace did not return to Swat.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 8:26:00 PM

Taliban just 100 km from Islamabad
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Saying they can go 'wherever' they want, the Taliban have advanced to just 100 km north of the Pakistani capital even as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani warned that the Swat peace accord could be revisited by the government.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 7:55:12 PM

Prabhakaran has spurned last chance of pardon: Rajapaksa
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday warned that Tamil Tiger chief Velupillai Prabhakaran will now have to 'face consequences for his acts' against the state during the past three decades, as he has snubbed a pardon by not surrendering during the last and final ultimatum that ended Tuesday noon.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 7:46:13 PM

Swat Taliban inch closer to Islamabad
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Saying they are not governed by any rules, the Swat Taliban have moved south and taken control of Buner district just 100 km from this federal capital, as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani warned them that the peace accord could be revisited.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 7:13:59 PM

Talibanisation of Pakistan a reality, warns Pakistani media
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The Talibanisation of Pakistan is not just a threat but a reality in the wake of Sharia laws being imposed in Swat and other parts of the country's northwest, an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 5:13:53 PM

News Pakistan Articles Index


This Week's Most Discussed

This Week's Most Emailed News

Feature Coming Soon..

Art - Culture Business Diaspora
Education Health Politics
Religion Sports Sci-Tech


Asia America Australia
Africa Europe Gulf-Middle East
Pakistan Nepal Bhutan
Sri Lanka Bangladesh Maldives

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.