ISLAMABAD, Pakistan’s cricket star turned politician Imran Khan declared victory Thursday for his party in the country’s general elections, promising a “new” Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.
ISLAMABAD, July 24: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is hoping to become Pakistan’s prime minister after 20 years of being dismissed at the polls, as the country prepares to vote in a tense election pitting him against the party of jailed ex-premier Nawaz Sharif.
KATHMANDU, APRIL 10- The Pakistani Embassy has doubled the scholarship quota being allocated for Nepali students at the local level. The decision follows the announcement of increasing Pakistan's scholarship quota for Nepali students made during Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's recent official visit to Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Pakistan's leg-spinner Shadab Khan went on to break Nepal national player Sompal Kami's almost three years old record in the second T20 international played at Abu Dhabi, UAE. At the age of 19 years and 23 days, Shadab Khan became the youngest cricketer to score the winning runs in a T20I game.
BIRMINGHAM, August 17: Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was "excited" after winning a place to study at Oxford University.
ISLAMABAD, August 2: Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday began his first full day in office by meeting with his ousted former boss Nawaz Sharif, a signal the ex-premier would continue to wield influence after the Supreme Court disqualified him.
ISLAMABAD, July 28: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday resigned from his post, his office said, hours after the country's Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption claims against his family.
ISLAMABAD, June 15: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before a panel investigating his family's wealth on Thursday, the first time a Pakistani prime minister has been grilled by an investigative agency.
ISLAMABAD, April 20: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered further investigations into corruption allegations leveled by the opposition against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, saying there was insufficient evidence to order his removal from office.
For years, violence kept most of Pakistan’s aspiring young musicians from following their dreams, whether the threat of Taliban militant attacks or gang wars in the crowded southern port city of Karachi.
Islamabad, Oct 21: A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.