Nobody asks India to control nuclear assets, says Pervez Musharraf

Nobody asks India to control nuclear assets, says Pervez Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India were on the path of peace and reconciliation under his regime, former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has said while claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not an “advocate of peace talks”. The former president and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) in an interview with Voice of America claimed […]

Pakistan rejects charge of treating US diplomats badly

Pakistan rejects charge of treating US diplomats badly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s accusation that American diplomats were treated badly by authorities in Islamabad, saying it has not received any specific complaint about it. Pompeo during a briefing to the US lawmakers had raised concerns over the “bad treatment” meted out to US diplomats in Pakistan. Pakistan Foreign […]

Twin spacecraft to track earth’s water cycle successfully launched

Twin spacecraft to track earth’s water cycle successfully launched

WASHINGTON: A twin spacecraft to track the global water cycle has been successfully launched aboard the a SpaceX rocket, along with five communications satellites on Wednesday, NASA said. The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) is a joint mission by NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). It lifted off on a […]

Tanks, missiles alone can’t save Pakistan, if it’s not strong economically: Minister

Tanks, missiles alone can’t save Pakistan, if it’s not strong economically: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has squandered the economic growth opportunity in the past because of political instability, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said, asserting that “tanks and missiles” alone cannot save a country. Iqbal, who is also the Minister for Planning and Development, claimed that during the 90s then Indian finance minister Manmohan Singh borrowed economic reforms […]

Pak to give greater administrative, financial authority to PaK, Gilgit-Baltistan

Pak to give greater administrative, financial authority to PaK, Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad: Pakistan’s top civil and military leaders have decided to give greater administrative and financial authority to Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) and Gilgit-Baltistan. During a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) – the top civil and military body – Sartaj Aziz, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission and the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan, briefed the […]