Thu, Jan 19, 2017 | updated 08:29 PM IST
Anti-China protests in Sindh to oppose CPEC
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 15:29 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan.19 (ANI): Anti-China protests have been taking place across Sindh against the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which passes through the province.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pakistan Senate chairman Raza Rabbani has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif-led government to take parliamentary leaders in the Senate into confidence on the discussion of legislation for reinstating military courts that is currently underway.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 19 (ANI): Advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has asked Afghanistan to stop blaming Pakistan for the deteriorating security situation in the country and advised them to instead review their 'fragmented' approach to peace talks with the Taliban militant group.

Davos [Switzerland], Jan. 19 (ANI): Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's chairman Jack Ma, in a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Davos, has said that his company has a lot of interest in investing in the country.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has directed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son Hussain Nawaz to explain how he earned USD 1.9 million which he remitted to his father as a gift in 2011.

Rs1.08 billion spent by PCB in last three years
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 05:51 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spent Rs. 1.08 billion on promotion of the sport in the last three years, according to a report submitted in Parliament.

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jan. 19 (ANI): Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Pakistan Essa Abdullah Albasha Alnoaimi met Chief of Army Staff, General QamarJaved Bajwa on Wednesday and appreciated the role of Pakistan Army in fight against terrorism and militancy.

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that their army is fully prepared and capable to respond to all types of threat from across the border.

Davos [Switzerland], Jan. 19 (ANI): Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's chairman Jack Ma, in a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Davos, has said that his company has a lot of interest in investing in the country.

CPEC moving ahead at fast pace, says Nawaz Sharif
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 04:04 IST

Davos [Switzerland], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are being completed at a faster speed and this project is being witnessed as economic game changer in the region.

Beijing [China], Jan. 19 (ANI): China has defended the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying that the project isn't aimed at India and Beijing is committed to developg friendly and cooperative relations by respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbours.

Mumbai[India],Jan.18(ANI): The Shiv Sena On Wednesday called on the Indian government to seriously consider snapping diplomatic ties with Pakistan following reports that suggested anti-India elements being behind last year's train derailment.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Retorting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mention of India's relations with China and Pakistan, security and defence experts on Wednesday said the reference made by the former with regard to New Delhi's ties with the two nations was positive but added it is difficult for them to leave their old approach.

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan.18 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder and stand-in skipper Mohammad Hafeez has rubbished speculation surrounding that he is running to take over captaincy from Azhar Ali in ODI format on a permanent basis.

Patna (Bihar) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): With the Bihar Police claiming that Pakistan's ISI may be behind the Kanpur train mishap, the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday called for better coordination between the central and state intelligence agencies.

Patna (Bihar),[India] 18 (ANI): With the Bihar Police claiming that Pakistan's ISI may be behind the Kanpur train mishap, the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) sleuths have reached Patna to carry forward the probe into the untoward incident.

Perth [Australia], Jan.18 (ANI): Australian batsman Chris Lynn has been ruled out of the remainder of five-match ODI series against Pakistan due to a neck injury.

Tremors felt in Delhi, Mizoram
Updated: Jan 18, 2017 10:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): An earthquake of 3.0 magnitude was felt in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan. 18 (ANI): Following the ban on Pakistani artists in India, actress Mahira Khan recently expressed her displeasure on not being able to promote her debut Bollywood film 'Raees'.

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan. 18 (ANI): Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has heaped praise on Pakistan bowlers, with a special mention to left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir, for the way they bowled in the first two ODIs of the ongoing five-match series.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 18 (ANI): The second round of Pakistan-Turkey consultations on UN related matters was held on Tuesday in Islamabad.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 17(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged Pakistan to walk away from the path of terrorism and added that India alone cannot walk on the path of peace.

Lahore [Pakistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): The convoy of a member from the Qatari Royal Family, who was on an expedition to hunt the Houbara Bustard, a rare bird whose meat is prized by Arab sheikhs, was attacked by a group of villagers with guns and knives.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which is led by former cricketer Imran Khan, has tendered an unconditional apology to the Election Commission of Pakistan for accusing the latter of bias.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in a meeting with U.S. Commander General Joseph L Votel has reiterated support to an Afghan-led peace process and reconciliation process but insisted that the blame game should be ended.

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has told Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa that the terrorists who carried out the recent deadly bombings in Kabul are moving freely in Pakistan.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): Russian Helicopters has concluded a contract with the provincial Balochistan government for supply of a Mi-171 civil helicopter.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 17(ANI): The World Book Fair 2017 attracted greater a footfall this year as people from all walks of life attended it in New Delhi.

New Delhi[India], Jan. 17(ANI): Balochistan activist Naila Baloch on Tuesday slammed the protesters of Dangal star Zania Wasim ,who had to issue a public apology via her Facebook account, after her meeting with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti triggered criticism, saying that harassing girls is 'anti democratic'.

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): The officials of the Malaysian cricket team, which was on a 10-day to Lahore, had termed Pakistan a safe country for holding international cricket events.