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  • Pak govt approves amendment to Army Act

    Pak govt approves amendment to Army Act

    World | January 01, 2020 21:52 IST

    The Pakistan government in an emergency meeting on Wednesday approved amendments to the Army Act, nearly four weeks after it assured the Supreme Court of passing a legislation on the extension and reappointment of an Army chief within six months. 

  • pakistan floods health emergency declared by govt

    Pakistan floods: Health emergency declared by Govt

    World | September 14, 2014 15:45 IST

    Islamabad: Eight districts in Pakistan's Sindh province have declared a health emergency due to the floods caused by heavy rains, the media reported Sunday.According to officials, Sindh Health Minister Saghir Ahmed declared an emergency in

  • pak govt ready to take on taliban in tribal belt report

    Pak govt ready to take on Taliban in tribal belt: report

    World | January 29, 2014 15:22 IST

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government has decided to take the battle to the Taliban in the restive tribal belt of North Waziristan and a military crackdown is “just a matter of time”, a media report said

  • qadri pak govt strike deal new caretaker pm to take over

    Qadri, Pak govt strike deal, new caretaker PM to take over

    World | January 18, 2013 8:39 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 18:  Islamabad, Jan 18 : Pakistan government on Thursday night agreed to appoint a caretaker Prime Minister by consensus ahead of the next general election as part of adeal struck with fiery cleric

  • pak govt forms committee to hold talks with qadri

    Pak govt forms committee to hold talks with Qadri

    World | January 17, 2013 20:13 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 17: The Pakistan government today formed a four-member committee to hold talks with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri shortly after he announced a fresh deadline for action on his demands for the government to resign and

  • pak govt removes deputy attorney general for doing seva

    Pak govt removes deputy attorney general for doing 'seva'

    World | August 02, 2012 11:13 IST

    Islamabad, Aug 2: The Pakistan government has fired a top law officer who earned the ire of lawyers by washing dishes and polishing shoes while performing voluntary service at Hindu and Sikh shrines in India

  • pak govt okays draft pact with us on nato supply routes

    Pak govt okays draft pact with US on NATO supply routes

    World | July 26, 2012 15:12 IST

    Islamabad, Jul 26: Pakistan government has approved a draft agreement with the US on transportation of supplies to foreign forces in Afghanistan, weeks after it ended a seven-month blockade of the crucial routes.The draft agreement

  • zardari s ordinance protecting gilani s decisions challenged

    Zardari's ordinance protecting Gilani's decisions challenged

    World | June 26, 2012 19:33 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 26: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's ordinance giving constitutional protection to all decisions made by former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani during the period he was disqualified, was today challenged in the Supreme Court.A

  • pak govt deliberately systematically obstructing us

    Pak govt deliberately, systematically obstructing US diplomats

    World | June 22, 2012 19:15 IST

    Washington, Jun 22: US has said that Pakistan government is “deliberately, wilfully and systematically” harassing and obstructing American diplomats in the country, marking a new low in the already strained ties between the two nations.The

  • pak govt brushes aside baseless khar removal reports

    Pak Govt Brushes Aside 'Baseless' Khar Removal Reports

    World | April 11, 2012 7:45 IST

    Islamabad, Apr 11: The Pakistan government on Tuesday said there were no plans to change incumbent Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, with a spokesman describing reports in this regard as “baseless and speculative”.  A spokesman

  • even us does not have evidence against saeed says pak govt

    Even US Does Not Have Evidence Against Saeed, Says Pak Govt

    World | April 07, 2012 17:07 IST

    Islamabad, Apr 5: Underlining that it cannot take action against LeT founder Hafeez Saeed in the absence of concrete proof, Pakistan today said that even the US does not possess any evidence linking the Jamaat-ud-Dawah

  • nothing wrong in agent vinod it s upto pak govt to decide

    'Nothing Wrong In Agent Vinod, It's Upto Pak Govt To Decide'

    Bollywood | March 22, 2012 20:47 IST

    Mumbai, Mar 22: Actor Saif Ali Khan today said that there was nothing “wrong” in his film Agent Vinod, to be released tomorrow, and it was upto the Pakistan government to decide whether to undo

  • al qaeda chief calls pakistanis to revolt against govt army

    Al-Qaeda Chief Calls Pakistanis To Revolt Against Govt, Army

    World | March 17, 2012 13:22 IST

    Washington, Mar 17: Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has asked Pakistanis to revolt against their government and military by staging uprisings on the pattern of ‘Arab Spring' and labelled the nation's army as “slaves of America”.

  • pak govt army heading for fresh confrontation

    Pak Govt, Army Heading For Fresh Confrontation

    World | February 04, 2012 14:44 IST

    Islamabad, Feb 4: Days after the partial easing of their tensions over a mysterious memo, Pakistan's government and army could be engaged in a fresh standoff over the issue of handing over control of all

  • defence secretary lodhi sacked in national interest says

    Defence Secretary Lodhi Sacked In National Interest, Says Pak Govt

    World | January 14, 2012 18:19 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 14: The Pakistan government has rejected former Defence Secretary Lt Gen (retired) Khalid Naeem Lodhi's claim that he was sacked on charges of misconduct without being given a hearing, saying he had been

  • isi chief stepped beyond his jurisdiction pak govt

    ISI Chief Stepped Beyond His Jurisdiction : Pak Govt

    World | December 26, 2011 22:14 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 26: Embattled Pakistani government today said ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha had stepped beyond his jurisdiction when he briefed army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani about his meeting with memo scandal

  • is pak govt planning to sack generals kayani and pasha

    Is Pak Govt Planning To Sack Generals Kayani And Pasha?

    World | December 26, 2011 15:25 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 26: Pakistan government is seriously contemplating the removal of powerful army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI head Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha against the backdrop of a standoff on a memo

  • pak govt to demolish osama mansion

    Pak Govt To Demolish Osama Mansion

    World | May 06, 2011 17:50 IST

    Islamabad, May 6: The Abbottabad compound, used by Osama bin Laden as a safe house till US commandos shot him dead, will be demolished soon by Pakistani security agencies so that it does not become

  • no support for haider in pak pcb suspends his contract

    No Support For Haider In Pak, PCB Suspends His Contract

    Cricket | November 10, 2010 22:20 IST

    Karachi/Dubai, Nov 10 (PTI) Support shrunk for troubled Pakistan cricketer Zulqarnain Haider in his own nation as the PCB today suspended his contract and the government refused to support his efforts of seeking asylum in

  • pak govt to extend all possible assistance to shoaib malik

    Pak Govt To Extend All Possible Assistance To Shoaib Malik

    World | April 05, 2010 21:18 IST

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday  said the government will extend all assistance to former cricket captain Shoaib Malik, who has been slapped with cheating and harassment charges in India by Ayesha Siddiqui