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No hostile environment, India-Pak will hold talks: Pak envoy Basit  Jun 29, 8:48 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Asserting that there is no hostile environment between New Delhi and Islamabad, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday said the two nations will have to talk at some point and assured that a dialogue was a possibility.
Pak refutes PM Modi's charge, says India stalling dialogue to avoid 'Kashmir' issue  Jun 29, 7:02 pm
Lahore, June 29 (ANI): Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement where he placed the onus of stalled talks on Pakistan, Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz asserted that New Delhi was avoiding dialogue with Islamabad to avoid negotiations on crucial issues such as Kashmir.
Afghan envoy asks PTI chief to look into alleged harassment of refugees in K-P region  Jun 29, 5:20 pm
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and conveyed his concerns over alleged harassment of Afghan refugees in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where the party is in power.
Pak is isolated, needs to change its foreign policy: senior journalist  Jun 29, 2:31 pm
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): Stating that Pakistan is lagging behind economically, senior journalist Zahid Hussein pointed out that Islamabad has become isolated which is why there is a need for re-examining the country's foreign policy.
Pak says will probe China decision to ban fasting for Muslims in Xinjiang during Ramazan  Jun 29, 11:46 am
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): A Pakistan Ministry of Religious Affairs delegation has left for China to determine the reported reason for the Chinese authorities to ban fasting in Muslim-majority Xinjiang province during Ramazan.
Three sentenced to death for blasphemy by Pak court  Jun 29, 10:23 am
Lahore, June 29 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan's Gujranwala city has sentenced two Christians and a Muslim to death over charges of blasphemy.
Pakistan prides itself on elite nuclear membership, but needs to end abuse of women  Jun 29, 8:02 am
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): Pakistan should not consider applying for membership of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) till it sets its own house in order with regard to issues such as sexual and domestic violence, intolerance and extremist behavior, feels the Asia Human Rights Commission (AHRC).
Hindu reporter in Pak. asked to drink from separate glass  Jun 28, 5:40 pm
Karachi, June 28 (ANI): A Hindu reporter in Pakistan has been allegedly forced to drink water from a separate glass at his workplace after his colleagues found out that he belonged to the scheduled caste.
Pak cannot conquer Kashmir through war: Ex- foreign minister Khar  Jun 28, 4:15 pm
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan's former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that Islamabad cannot "conquer Kashmir through war" and progress on the issue can only be made in an environment of mutual trust with India.
Ex-Pak President Zardari slams Imran Khan for allocating Rs.300 million to University of Jihad  Jun 28, 3:59 pm
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan's former president, Asif Ali Zardari, has come out strongly against cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan for playing a lead role in
PM Modi's remark on Pak absolutely on the mark: Sudheendra Kulkarni  Jun 28, 2:23 pm
Mumbai, June 28 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the multiple power centres in Pakistan made it difficult to draw a "lakshman rekha" for talks with Islamabad, Sudheendra Kulkarni on Tuesday said the 'dichotomy'of power has held back the talks.
Pak SC to pronounce judgment on need for military tribunals  Jun 28, 2:12 pm
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan is expected to soon pronounce its judgment on whether secret military tribunals set up to try civilians accused of terrorism have violated the constitutional rights or not.
Four-day Eid-ul-Fitr holiday announced by Pak govt.  Jun 28, 1:54 pm
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry today announced a four-day holiday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr for government organisations, semi-government organisations, banks and educational institutions.
Ex-Pak PM Gilani's son breaks silence on captivity under Al Qaeda  Jun 28, 1:34 pm
Lahore, June 28(ANI): Former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son, Ali Haider Gilani, on Tuesday broke his silence about his three years in captivity with Al Qaeda.
Resume dialogue with Pak, but bring Kashmir to centre stage: Sudheendra Kulkarni  Jun 28, 1:27 pm
Mumbai, June 28 (ANI): Asserting that the Indo-Pak dialogues have so far pushed Kashmir to the margins, the chairman of the Mumbai branch of the Observer Research Foundation, Sudheendra Kulkarni, said Tuesday that both nations should bring issues of valley to the centre stage.
Pakistan skeptical on talks with India  Jun 28, 11:13 am
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Sounding skeptical about progress towards normalisation of relations with India, Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz called for managing the situation better so that tensions don't grow.
Rashtriya Muslim Manch withdraws Iftar invitation to Pak envoy  Jun 28, 11:13 am
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): The Rashtriya Muslim Manch on Tuesday announced that it is withdrawing its Iftar party invitation to Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit.
BJP has reduced Foreign Policy to 'event management exercise': JD (U)  Jun 28, 7:51 am
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Taking a critical view of the Centre's foreign policy, especially with regards to Pakistan, the Janata Dal (United) on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government had left the nation's foreign policy to become a mere 'event management exercise.'
Uyghur leader Dolkun Issa questions Pakistan's silence banning Muslims from observing Ramzan in Xinjiang   Jun 28, 7:48 am
Hong Kong, June 28 (ANI): Uyghur leader Dolkun Issa has questioned Pakistan's silence on the Beijing imposed ban on Xinjian's Muslim population from observing Ramzan.
Congress mocks Modi's foreign policy, says he has no knowledge of diplomacy  Jun 27, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, June27 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is clueless about diplomacy, especially in the context of Pakistan.
Bhutto's PPP files petition seeking disqualification of PM Sharif  Jun 27, 6:10 pm
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has filed a petition with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his four relatives from the National Assembly for not fulfilling requirements under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution.
Pak's diplomatic efforts foiled India's NSG bid: Sartaj Aziz  Jun 27, 6:08 pm
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, has said that it was Islamabad's intensive diplomatic lobbying which prevented India from gaining entry into the 48-member Nuclear Supplier Group's (NSG).
Madrasas in Pakistan helping terrorists to wage war against Afghans: Defence Ministry  Jun 27, 6:08 pm
Islamabad, June.27 (ANI): Pakistan's Defence Ministry has claimed that about 45,000 madrasas in the country continue to train, fund and send terrorists to fight against Afghanistan,
Anti-Ahmadi group campaigning for funds through newspaper ads  Jun 27, 6:07 pm
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): A prominent anti-Ahmadi group has appealed to the general public for charity through newspaper advertisements across Pakistan to support its efforts in "restricting the religious freedom" of Ahmadis.
Pakistan toughens policy for repatriation of Afghan refugees  Jun 27, 6:07 pm
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): Pakistan has decided to introduce 'tougher policy' for Afghan refugees days before the June 30 deadline for repatriation of over three million refugees living here since the 1980s.