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Pence walks back Trump’s tough talk on Pakistan


US vice-president assuages Pakistan’s apprehensions in meeting with PM Abbasi, agrees to solutions through dialogue

Minister dismisses ‘India-funded Free Balochistan’ posters as insignificant


Abdul Qadir Baloch says government has asked Swiss government to shut down the anti-Pakistan campaign

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s attire at the UN meetings states a lot


His attire appears a bit undignified for a statesman of his position and raised a few eyebrows

Power up: Electricity tariff rises by Rs0.48


Nepra took one and half year to decide the tariff as the federal govt challenged its decision of February 29, 2016

Top Stories in last day


Amazon ‘reviewing’ its website after it suggested bomb-making items


News comes days after a terrorist attack at an underground tube station in London

30 people in New York enrol for AIOU Dars-e-Nizami course


Allama Iqbal Open University offers a four-year degree programme which is getting popular in US, Mideast and Turkey


Finance czar: Double whammy for Ishaq Dar


NAB freezes his property; accountability court issues arrest warrants


Pakistan breaks own record of making Twitter account removal requests


Govt made 24 requests for removal of 82 accounts between January and June this year


Army chief confirms death sentences of four ‘hardcore’ terrorists


Suspects were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, attacking armed forces: ISPR


Khalid Latif banned for five years in PSL spot fixing case


Islamabad United batsman Khalid Latif has been banned for five years and also slapped with fine worth of RS 1 million by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) anti corruption tribunal on Wednesday.


Plane stuck in mud as rain causes Mumbai airport chaos


All 183 passengers safely evacuated after plane missed runway and 'skidded off into the unpaved surface'


‘India spent Rs7b to run anti-Pakistan campaign’


Analyst Agha Iqrar Haroon says the campaign originated from Canada

Pakistan, US agree to stay engaged as PM Abbasi meets Mike Pence


Pakistan and the United States have agreed to stay engaged with a constructive approach to achieve shared objectives of peace, stability and economic prosperity in the region.

Trump’s fiery UN address redefines US role in the world


UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES: President Donald Trump’s debut speech at the United Nations featured saber-rattling aplenty, but it also showed glimmers of a Trump doctrine that could transform America’s place in the world.

US college football players charged in anti-Muslim beating


The victim was held down in car while abductors attempted to sodomise him with an object, beat him

Afghan President Ghani urges dialogue with Pakistan at UNGA


UNITED NATIONS: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani appealed on Tuesday to Pakistan to work together to curb militants seeing an opportunity as the United States sends in more troops.


Punjab to battle for its quality control crusader


LAHORE: Punjab Government plans to resist the transfer of its crusader who has been battling to improve the standard of edible items in the province.

Power politics leaves Karachi streets in darkness


KARACHI: Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, is home to as many as 14.9 million people. There was a time when the metropolis was known as the city of lights for its vibrant nightlife.

Overseas Pakistanis buying property in droves, but there’s a preference change


ABAD chairman says investments in high-rise buildings and apartments have increased phenomenally

IMF says Pakistan can manage without its support


Believes country needs early policy action to tackle external, fiscal imbalances

Tuesday, Sep 19

At least 49 killed in powerful Mexico quake: authorities


Quake hit only hours after many people participated in earthquake drills around the nation

Accountability court summons Sharifs again after no-show


Four references were filed by NAB in compliance with Supreme Court's Panama Papers case verdict

$900m ADB loan stuck in red tape


Just 1.1% of the amount for two coal-fired power plants released in four years

China-nominated managing director for PSX ‘faces opposition’


Management wants Canadian Richard Morin, some brokers feel appointment would be too expensive

Monday, Sep 18

Bank of China permitted to start operations in Pakistan


Will provide specialised services to meet financing needs of CPEC projects

Pakistan summons Swiss envoy over BLA’s secessionist activities in Geneva


Earlier, Pakistan’s permanent UN representative wrote to Swiss counterpart about anti-Pakistan posters in Switzerland

How Russia came to Pakistan’s help


American mistrust of Pakistan has seen latter’s ties with Russia improve dramatically

Pakistan prepares ‘toughest diplomatic policy’ for US


Last option may include ban on using Pakistani soil for Nato supplies to Afghanistan

Sunday, Sep 17

In Geneva, posters of Baloch terror group draw ire of Pakistani envoy


Says use of Swiss soil by secessionists for nefarious designs against Pakistan is unacceptable

KASB Bank deal saga to continue as NAB looks set to expand inquiry


Will consider converting it into formal investigation, role of central bank and external auditor in the limelight

All NA-120 voters eligible to cast ballots: ECP


Says credentials of voters available with NADRA, their pictures are printed on voters list

PML-N, PTI face off in key by-poll today


LAHORE: As the nation awaits with bated breath Lahore’s NA-120 by-election today (Sunday), the main contenders, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), are all set to lock horns.

Saturday, Sep 16

17 captivating pictures that celebrate cricket coming home


Recapping the Independence Cup with a series of our favourite pictures

Indus Waters Treaty talks end inconclusively: World Bank


The World Bank assures that both countries will continue to work to solve pressing concerns in a cordial manner

World XI lose finale, win Pakistan


Shehzad’s 89-run knock guides hosts to 33-run victory in third T20

China to consider favourable market access for Pakistan


Islamabad wants country to waive duty on 70 main exportable items