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Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal

Second economist resigns from Pakistan’s advisory council over Ahmadi colleague’s removal

A second economist resigned from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) on Saturday in protest over the removal of renowned academic Dr Atif Mian from the body due to his Ahmadi faith. “With a heavy heart, I have resigned from the EAC this morning,” Dr Imran Rasul, a professor of economics at University College London, said[Read More…]

Why US is keen to reset its relations with Pakistan

Why US is keen to reset its relations with Pakistan

While there is gung-ho in New Delhi’s diplomatic circle on deepening of Indo-US ties, China’s thrust in Pakistan-Afghanistan region seems to have compelled the US administration to re-orient American strategy in the region. It could be very much seen in the US efforts to reset its ties with Pakistan which[Read More…]

Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and Imran Khan has been sworn-in as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the President House in Islamabad. Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the new Pakistan Prime Minister.  It must be noted that 65-year old Imran[Read More…]

Dancing at Army’s tune, Pakistan PM Imran Khan aims to beat media to silence; India needs to keep watchful eye on Islamabad

Imran Khan will take oath as PM on August 11

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that he will take oath as Prime Minister on August 11, the media reported on Monday. Talking to the newly-elected members from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Islamabad, he said a decision regarding the nomination of the Chief Minister will be taken[Read More…]

Pakistan Election: Opposition rejects result, demands new poll

Pakistan Election: Opposition rejects result, demands new poll

A multi-party conference (MPC) and Pakistan Peoples Party late on Friday rejected the just-concluded Pakistan election results, demanding a transparent and free and fair re-election. A multi-party conference (MPC), called to devise a joint strategy over alleged rigging in the 2018 general elections of Pakistan, demanded a transparent re-election and[Read More…]

Stop 'venomous propaganda', Pakistan tells Indian media

Stop ‘venomous propaganda’, Pakistan tells Indian media

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday denounced what it called an uproar triggered by the Indian media over general elections in Pakistan and asked the neighbouring country to focus on its internal affairs. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that elections are a part of the democratic process and the Indian media[Read More…]

Sharif is pushing Modi’s agenda in Pakistan, alleges Imran Khan

Imran Khan on Sunday accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of pursuing his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s interests in Pakistan as the government cracked down on the cricketer-turned-politician’s supporters with police arresting over 100 of them. “When Nawaz Sharif went to London for whatever kind of surgery, he on the hospital[Read More…]

Struggle of Kashmiris can’t be terrorism: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif today said India will be “mistaken” if it equates the “freedom struggle” of Kashmiris with terrorism. Sharif added that Kashmiris were fighting for their right of self-determination and Pakistan would continue to support them. “No power in the world can stop us from supporting the freedom[Read More…]

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