Pakistani global drug-trafficking kingpin arrested in London

(Eds: Updating with more inputs and changing dateline)London/New York, Aug 26 A Pakistani national known as "the Sultan" in the global drug-trafficking network has been arrested in a major joint...

Aug 26, 2017 3:59 PM | Newsscroll

Pak FM to visit China, Russia for consultation over new US policy

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muham­mad Asif will visit China, Russia and Turkey for consultations on the United States new South Asia strategy. ...

Aug 25, 2017 4:21 PM | Newsscroll

Islamabad not parting ways with Washington: Pak FO

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 26 : Pakistan has said it is not parting ways with the United States despite differences in opinion arising after US President Donald Trump's revealed his strategy...

Aug 25, 2017 4:21 PM | Newsscroll

'Pak paid compensation to secure release of CIA contractor'

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 26 The Pakistan government paid a hefty blood money to secure the release of a private US defence contractor who killed two Pakistani citizens in 2011, Foreign...

Aug 26, 2017 2:56 PM | Newsscroll

China might be interested in seeing stability in Afghanistan,

S Asia: OfficialBy Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 26 China might be interested in stability in Afghanistan and South Asia as it is building an ambitious infrastructure network in the region, a senior...

Aug 26, 2017 2:29 PM | Newsscroll

Over 10,000 transgenders living in Pakistan, reveals census data

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : A census carried out earlier this year in Pakistan has revealed that 10,418 transgenders are living in the country. This means that the transgenders are...

Aug 25, 2017 3:15 PM | Newsscroll

Pak court allows Muslim man, 'Hindu' wife to live together

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 26 A 21-year-old Hindu woman who converted to Islam has been allowed by a Pakistani court to live with her Muslim husband after she insisted that she embraced the new...

Aug 26, 2017 1:44 PM | Newsscroll

Over 10,000 transgender people in Pakistan: census

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 26 Pakistan has over 10,000 transgender population, with 64.4 per cent of them living in the country's largest Punjab province, according to provisional census...

Aug 26, 2017 1:45 PM | Newsscroll

Sharif family files petition to review Supreme Court's Panamagate verdict

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : The family of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court's July 28 verdict, which disqualified him from...

Aug 25, 2017 2:17 PM | Newsscroll

Pak FM to embark 3-day tour for consultations on Afghan policy

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 26 Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif will visit the country's "all-weather ally" China, Russia and Turkey next week for consultations on the new US...

Aug 26, 2017 12:25 PM | Newsscroll