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Islamabad: Capital of Pakistan
Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, and is federally administered as part of the Islamabad Capital Territory. Built as a planned city in the 1960s to replace Karachi as Pakistan's capital, Islamabad is noted for its high standards of living, safety, and abundant greenery.


Imran Khan go back: Protests humiliate Pakistan Prime Minister in POK

Locals from Pak Occupied Kashmir protest against discrimination and atrocities by Islamabad
DNA - Published

'False notion of victory': India calls Pakistan's Feb 27 memorial a 'lie, deceit, deception cast in stone'

India dismissed the memorial as another propaganda attempt by Islamabad saying it is a "lie, deceit, deception cast in stone".
DNA - Published

Videos for Islamabad

Pakistan foreign minister discusses India and Kashmir [Video]Pakistan foreign minister discusses India and Kashmir

Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Islamabad seeking a diplomatic solution, but warns of potential consequences from India's revoking of Indian-administered Kashmir's autonomy.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 13:05Published

Protests in Pakistan-administered Kashmir after India's move [Video]Protests in Pakistan-administered Kashmir after India's move

Large protests against India's move against Kashmir's autonomy, as Islamabad launches a diplomatic offensive.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published


Pakistan hub of terrorism, spreads deceitful narratives on Kashmir: India at UN

Describing Pakistan as the "hub of terrorism", India has strongly hit back at the country for raking up the Kashmir issue at the Security Council, saying Islamabad misused the UN forum to spread..
IndiaTimes - Published

World has rejected Pakistan’s bid to politicise J&K issue: MEA

After Pakistan claimed to be speaking on behalf of many countries at UNHRC on the situation in J&K, India on Thursday reiterated that Islamabad’s campaign was based on lies and that its attempts to..
IndiaTimes - Published

No 2nd consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan

Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson stated Islamabad's stance.
DNA - Published

In setback for Pakistan, UN supports India

Dujarric's statement is a big win for India because Islamabad has been trying to internationalise the issue
DNA - Published

China boosts soft power in Pakistan via film and social media

In a small office at the Pakistani Television Corporation (PTV) headquarters in Islamabad, producers are preparing to air a video interview of a Pakistani man and his Chinese bride.
Reuters - Published

India takes strong exception to reference of J&K in Pak-China joint statement

India on Tuesday objected to the reference made to Jammu and Kashmir in a China-Pakistan joint statement issued after Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi's visit to Islamabad. The external affairs..
IndiaTimes - Published

Exclusive: Pak's ISI holds high-level meeting with many terror groups in Islamabad

Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has held a high-level meeting with many terror groups in Islamabad to plan its nefarious activities against India.
DNA - Published

Residents in Pak-occupied Kashmir protest against Islamabad's atrocity, one agitator injured in firing

Human rights violations are taking place on a large-scale in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Sindh and Balochistan, said Defence Expert PK Sehgal today.
DNA - Published

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes J&K - Himachal border; tremors felt in Islamabad

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property as a result of the quake.
DNA - Published

Pakistan hands over dossier on Indian 'support to terrorism'

With India's diplomatic offensive against Pakistan's Kashmir campaign entering full throttle mode, Islamabad is throwing all that it has got into it. And possibly, what it hasn't too. Multiple sources..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan 2 has rattled 'them': Ram Vilas Paswan slams Pakistan for ISRO jibe

Pakistan's remarks on Chandrayaan 2 landing came under sharp attack from senior NDA minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday who asserted that the mission has rattled Islamabad. "Biggest achievement of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

US still supports 'direct talks' between New Delhi, Islamabad: Pak media

The report added that the delegation also urged the United States to play a more direct role in 'easing tensions' between the two nuclear-armed countries, India and Pakistan.
DNA - Published

More than 200 fighters trying to cross into Kashmir from Pakistan: India

More than 200 suspected militants are trying to cross into Indian Kashmir from Pakistan, India's national security adviser said on Saturday, accusing Islamabad of trying to stoke violence in the..
Reuters - Published

Watch: Confessional video of Pak man affiliated with Lashkar held in Kashmir exposes Islamabad

Pak's lies exposed
DNA - Published

India braces for Pak attack on NRC at UN rights council meet

India is bracing itself for an imminent attack by Islamabad over Assam's National Register of Citizens. India expects Pakistan to use the exclusion of 19 lakh Assam residents from the NRC as fodder for..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jadhav appeared to be under extreme pressure to parrot Pakistan's false narrative, says India

Following top Indian diplomat's meet with Kulbhushan Jadhav in Islamabad, India said that Jadhav appeared to be under extreme pressure to parrot a false narrative to bolster Pakistan’s claims. A..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian diplomat meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Islamabad after ICJ verdict

Its still not clear if any Pakistani diplomat was present in the room when the meet happened.
DNA - Published

India accepts Pak's offer of consular access for Kulbhushan Jhadav, says 'hope Islamabad will ensure right atmosphere'

According to the Vienna Convention, Article 36, "Consular officer shall be free to communicate with nationals of the sending State and to have access to them" and the fact a Pakistani officer will be..
DNA - Published

What the British Parliament said about 'illegally occupied' Gilgit-Baltistan

Post the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K, Pakistan has accused India of undermining the rights of the Kashmiri people. However, not too long ago, Pakistan was left red-faced when the UK Parliament..
IndiaTimes - Published

India cautions Pakistan, tells it to be a good neighbour

Delhi says Islamabad must get its house in order than comment on us
DNA - Published

Start behaving like a normal nation, stop exporting terror, India tells Pakistan

The government hit out at Islamabad on Thursday over calls for jihad and hostile statements from Pakistani PM Imran Khan and other top leaders on the Kashmir issue and said these were tantamount to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the "current issue", defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday amid Islamabad's efforts to internationalise the Centre's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pak PM will 'forcefully' raise Kashmir issue at UNGA: Mahmood Qureshi

Talking to reporters in Islamabad, Qureshi said Prime Minister Khan will also hold bilateral meetings and attend other events in New York on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session. India has..
IndiaTimes - Published

After Rahul snubs Pakistan over J&K, its minister advises him follow Motilal Nehru's footsteps

Pakistan has mischievously dragged Gandhi's name in a petition it filed addressing the United Nations regarding Jammu and Kashmir. Islamabad in its plea submitted with the international body had quoted..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Stand tall like your great great grandfather': Pakistan minister to Rahul Gandhi on Kashmir

Pakistan has mischievously dragged Gandhi's name in a petition it filed addressing the United Nations regarding Jammu and Kashmir. Islamabad in its plea submitted with the international body had quoted..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Pak uses terrorism as diplomatic tool': Jaishankar in Russia, slams Islamabad for obstructing trade, connectivity

Hitting out at Pakistan, Jaishankar said, "We have struggled to have normal trade. They would not give us MFN status, although we are members of the WTO and Gatt. They would not allow connectivity from..
DNA - Published

Pakistan may close airspace to India: science minister

Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering closing Pakistan's airspace to India and blocking its eastern neighbor's land trade route to Afghanistan, the science and technology minister in Islamabad said..
Reuters - Published

Post-Imran Khan's nuclear threat, Pakistan amps up activity at LoC

It has been learnt that Islamabad deployed medium-range artillery along LoC and has mobilised its army as well. In an address to the nation on Kashmir on Monday, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan..
DNA - Published

Whatever Rahul Gandhi said is being misused by Pakistan leaders, says J&K Guv Satya Pal Malik

Governor Malik's remarks came even as Pakistan Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi made a war cry in Islamabad, saying "Pakistan is ready for every kind of war".
DNA - Published

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says J&K internal matter, Donald Trump agrees

PM's message comes against the backdrop of Trump offering to mediate between New Delhi and Islamabad at least thrice in the past two months.
DNA - Published

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to World Court

Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take the Kashmir dispute with India to International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked special status for its portion of the region earlier this month, to the..
Reuters - Published

Another jolt to Pakistan, US cuts $440 million financial aid to Islamabad

The aid was disbursed under Pakistan Enhanced Partnership Agreement (PEPA) 2010.
DNA - Published

Indian players want safety guarantees for Pakistan trip: Bhupathi

Indian tennis players want safety guarantees before they travel to Islamabad for their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan, captain Mahesh Bhupathi said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Pakistan's redeployment of troops from Afghanistan border along J&K frontier may complicate US-Taliban peace talks

Pakistan might redeploy troops from the Afghanistan border to the Kashmir frontier amidst fresh Indo-Pak tensions, according to Islamabad's ambassador to the US, a move The New York Times said could..
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan spurred need for India to abolish Article 370: New Delhi reframed terms of territorial dispute that mirrors those set by Islamabad

By seeking to incorporate Gilgit-Baltistan as a province, Pakistan has been unilaterally reducing the size of the landmass of Jammu and Kashmir that it is prepared to accept as 'disputed'. But in doing..
Firstpost - Published

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks

Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security..
Reuters - Published

India keeps eye on Pak amid tensions

Islamabad sent 3 aircraft to Skardu airbase near Ladakh
DNA - Published

Indian envoy returns as Pakistan refuses to review its moves

Indian high commissioner Ajay Bisaria returned from Islamabad late on Saturday after repeated calls by India for Pakistan to review the decision to downgrade ties. Pakistan’s new high commissioner to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab CM urges Pakistan not to back out from Kartarpur corridor commitment

He also urged Islamabad to revoke the trade suspension in the interest of the people on both sides of the border
DNA - Published

No response from Pakistan on India's request for 4th Kartarpur technical meet

Islamabad had earlier assured that it remains committed to the Kartarpur corridor.
DNA - Published

Indian envoy to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria leaves Islamabad

All Indian High Commission Officials and officers bid farewell to him at India house prior to his departure.
DNA - Published

Thar Express gets Pak clearance for onward journey to Karachi

The train will reach the zero point station, at the international border with Pakistan, after which transfer of passengers will take place, they said. Pakistan on Friday said that it has suspended all..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan receives little traction globally on Kashmir issue: Sources

Islamabad is being bluntly asked not to use the development in Kashmir for cross border terrorism or infiltration across the Line of Control, a diplomat closely following the massive lobbying efforts..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan should stop interfering in internal affairs of any country: Raveesh Kumar

While New Delhi has asked Islamabad to "reconsider the decision" to cut diplomatic ties and regretted it, MEA said Pakistan took action "without consulting"
DNA - Published

Now, Pak suspends Thar express, Delhi-Lahore bus

Both international railway links connecting India and Islamabad are shut
DNA - Published

Time for Pakistan to accept reality and stop misleading the world: India on Kashmir move

"It is time Pakistan accepts the reality on Kashmir and stop misleading the world," India on Friday said. Accusing Islamabad of trying to present a very alarming picture of bilateral relations to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Article 370 revoked: Work on Kartarpur corridor will continue as planned, announces Pakistan amid rising tensions in bilateral ties

Islamabad decided to downgrade diplomatic ties with New Delhi.
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express train service with India

Pakistan has suspended the Samjhauta Express train service with India, federal railways minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Thursday, a day after Islamabad downgraded the diplomatic ties with New..
IndiaTimes - Published

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