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Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif takes oath as Prime Minister for a second time

Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif takes oath as Prime Minister for a second time

Shehbaz earlier served as prime minister of a coalition government from April 2022 to August 2023 before Parliament was dissolved to hold general elections last month

04 March,2024 06:05 PM IST | Islamabad | PTI
Heavy rains lash Pakistan leaving at least 29 dead

Heavy rains lash Pakistan leaving at least 29 dead

Five people died in southwestern Baluchistan province after floods swamped the coastal town of Gwadar, forcing authorities to use boats to evacuate people

04 March,2024 05:33 AM IST | Peshawar | Agencies
Pakistan says consignment seizure by India at Navi Mumbai port is 'unjustified'

Pakistan says consignment seizure by India at Navi Mumbai port is 'unjustified'

The comments by the Foreign Office in Pakistan came after customs department at Navi Mumbai's Nhava Sheva port intercepted and seized the consignment of a Karachi-bound ship from China containing components which could be used for nuclear ballistic missiles

03 March,2024 08:15 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Pakistan: PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif to take oath as Prime Minister on Monday

Pakistan: PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif to take oath as Prime Minister on Monday

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif will take oath as Pakistan's 24th Prime Minister

03 March,2024 07:29 PM IST | Islamabad | ANI
Pakistan-bound nuclear weapon parts seized in Navi Mumbai

Pakistan-bound nuclear weapon parts seized in Navi Mumbai

A Computer Numerical Control machine, which has potential usage in nukes, was being shipped from China to Karachi

03 March,2024 04:22 AM IST | Mumbai | Prasun Choudhari
Security agencies seize consignment meant for Pakistan's nuclear programme

Security agencies seize consignment meant for Pakistan's nuclear programme

A Karachi-bound ship from China was stopped by Indian security agencies at Mumbai's Nhava Sheva port on the suspicion that it contained a dual-use consignment that could be used for Pakistan's nuclear and ballistic missiles programme

02 March,2024 04:02 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
US lawmakers urge President Biden to withhold 'recognition' of Pak's new govt

US lawmakers urge President Biden to withhold 'recognition' of Pak's new govt

Citing "strong evidence" of election rigging in Pakistan, a group of influential lawmakers, including Muslim legislators, belonging to the ruling Democratic Party has urged US President Joe Biden to withhold "recognition" of a new government in Islamabad until a transparent and credible investigation is conducted

01 March,2024 03:12 PM IST | Washington | PTI
Pakistan swears in parliament amid chaos

Pakistan swears in parliament amid chaos

Outgoing National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf administered the oath to incoming legislators at noon

01 March,2024 07:48 AM IST | Islamabad | Agencies
Nawaz Sharif says next 2 yrs to be challenging for Pakistan's coalition govt

Nawaz Sharif says next 2 yrs to be challenging for Pakistan's coalition govt

Nawaz Sharif made the remarks at the PML-N parliamentary party meeting which he co-chaired alongside his brother and party president Shehbaz Sharif

29 February,2024 09:52 AM IST | Islamabad | ANI
Imran Khan, wife indicted in corruption case

Imran Khan, wife indicted in corruption case

The judge read the chargesheet in Khan and Bushra’s presence in the courtroom

28 February,2024 07:45 AM IST | Islamabad | Agencies

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