Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.
The government has appointed senior IPS officer Samant Kumar Goel as chief of external intelligence agency RAW. Intelligence Bureau too got a new director in Arvind Kumar, who has handled desks like.. IndiaTimes - Published
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, a spokesman said that the United Nation's Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, is concerned about the Iranian shooting down of a United States' drone and..
CNN reports Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested Monday on corruption charges after a court rejected his bail application. Zardari was married to Benazir Bhutto, the first female..
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, not pictured, on April 28, 2019 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China. Parker Song/Pool via REUTERS..
According to Reuters, the Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi. Pakistani premier Imran..
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In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, MoS for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said India's call to condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestation is reflected in a number of outcome.. DNA - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a trip to India on Wednesday that he remained hopeful that neighboring Pakistan would chose the "right course" in cracking down on Islamist.. Reuters - Published
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani will visit Pakistan on Thursday to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan, less than a week after its neighbor hosted Afghan opposition leaders to discuss ways to end an.. Reuters - Published
A police constable was killed and five people injured in Pakistan on Wednesday, following a gun battle with Taliban militants at a police housing and training complex, security officials said. Reuters - Published
Pakistan's Human Rights minister, Shireen Mazari, on Tuesday, demanded a probe into the failure of past governments in getting the FATF membership, saying India has been creating issues for long Firstpost - Published
"Pakistan did not come into our airspace. Our objective was to strike terror camps. Their objective was to target army places. None of them crossed the border. We achieved our military objective. None.. IndiaTimes - Published
At least 10 people were allegedly injured after a 'huge' blast rocked a military hospital here on Sunday, according to Pakistani Twitter users. A human rights worker from Quetta, Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail,.. Firstpost - Published
Pakistani pilgrims, accompanied by Pakistan High Commission diplomats, visited the shrine of Hazrat Amir Khusro here and offered the traditional 'chadar' on behalf of the government and people of that.. IndiaTimes - Published
After Indian Air Force hit the Jaish terrorist factory in Balakot, one of the most advanced Pakistani Agosta-class submarines - PNS Saad - vanished from the Pakistani waters, a senior government source.. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming to.. Reuters - Published
Nepalese nationals must have a visa if they are entering India from Pakistan, China, Hong Kong and Macau, according to a notice issued by the Nepalese Embassy in New Delhi. Similarly, Nepalese.. IndiaTimes - Published
BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday equated West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee with Pakistani's Prime Minister Imran Khan, contending that they both did not perform yoga on.. IndiaTimes - Published
Pakistan has set a host of terms and conditions for the operationalisation of the Kartarpur corridor and opposed India's proposals to make it open throughout the year to facilitate travel to one of the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Pakistan government could allow only 700 devotees each day for four to five days a week, it could levy around $100 fee on Indian pilgrims and it could take up to three days for it to issue permits to.. IndiaTimes - Published
New Delhi said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable, irreversible & sustainable measures" on the "global concerns" related to "terrorism and terrorist financing" emanating from any.. DNA - Published
In response to a media query regarding the FATF report, ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the FATF has decided to continue to keep Pakistan on its compliance document (i.e... IndiaTimes - Published
Pakistan has until October to complete its action plans to curb terror financing and money laundering, failing which it has a real chance of being blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)... IndiaTimes - Published
Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday. Reuters - Published
On February 26, 12 Mirages having taken off from multiple air bases crossed over into the Pakistani air space and carried out missile attacks on Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp in Balakot town of Khyber.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Ministry of External Affairs clarified that there is no change in Pakistani policy by New Delhi and Pakistan needs to take verifiable and irreversible action on terror for talks to happen DNA - Published
India dismissed on Thursday as "fake news" the suggestion in Pakistan media that it was looking to resume talks with the neighbour and asserted that there was no dilution of its position that Islamabad.. IndiaTimes - Published
PM Modi, in a letter written in response to a congratulatory message by his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, has called for "early operationalisation of the Kartarpur corridor which is functional all.. IndiaTimes - Published
After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against.. Reuters - Published
India on Thursday rejected claims of having responded to Islamabad's call for dialogue and clarified that New Delhi seeks normal and cooperative relations with all neighbours, including Pakistan. "As.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Pakistani spy who went by the Facebook nickname 'Sejal Kapoor' managed to hack into the computer systems of more than 98 officials from various defence forces and organisations, including the Indian.. IndiaTimes - Published
Aiming to further strengthen its ability to carry out swift strikes during wars, the Indian Army is going to raise new lethal battle formations along the borders with Pakistan by October. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
China has finished building the outer safety dome at its first overseas "Hualong One" nuclear reactor in Pakistan, with the project scheduled to be finished by the end of 2020, the China National.. Reuters - Published
The Kartarpur corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims. Firstpost - Published