A powerful earthquake of 7.5 magnitude has shaken Himalayan region on 26 October 2015. The epicenter of the quake was reported to be in northeastern Afghanistan.

Powerful earthquake of 7.5 magnitude shakes Pakistan, Afghanistan and India

More than 200 dead, 1000 injured in Pakistan as powerful quake strikes Hindukush region Pakistan Meteorological Department say the magnitude of the earthquake was 8.1 ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – A powerful earthquake measuring 7.5... Read more »

U.S. to invest in Pakistan to provide clean energy to 30 million Pakistanis

The United States will work with the Pakistani government to invest in clean energy to expand that country’s electricity system to 30 million more people. The White House on Thursday announced the... Read more »
Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed an inter-governmental agreement for the construction of 1,100 km gas pipeline from Lahore to Karachi.

Pakistan, Russia sign US $2 billion deal to build gas pipeline

Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed an inter-governmental agreement for the construction of 1,100 km gas pipeline from Lahore to Karachi. The agreement was jointly signed by Federal Minister for Petroleum and... Read more »

Old Habits Die Hard

By Tassawar Khan; The aggressive policies of Indian PM Narindra Modi stay in the media lime light. A visible change is observed in the Indian Foreign Policy since the BJP superemo has... Read more »

Pakistan sees Indian, Afghan link with air base attack

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has gathered intelligence information regarding Friday’s terrorists attack on a Pakistani Air Force mosque and the adjoining areas and has recorded conversations between attackers and their handlers in Afghanistan.... Read more »

Australian and Indian Navies in first maritime exercise

The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has commenced, with an opening ceremony held in Visakhapatnam, India, late last week (Sept. 12, 2015). According to an official report building... Read more »

Chinese Ambassador assures Sri Lanka on support for economic stability

COLOMBO — The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang has assured Sri Lanka that China’s economy remains stable and still has a huge potential. He said that despite the economy facing a... Read more »

Open Letter to the New Chief Justice of Pakistan on Sindh

Honourable Mohatram Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali Saheb, When I heard in the news, today, that you have taken the role of the Chief Justice of Pakistan I could not resist to... Read more »

Gen. Sharif: Pakistan ready to face any external threat, demands Kashmir dispute settlement

ISLAMABAD – – As Pakistanis celebrated its 50th Anniversary of Defence of country during 1965 war the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif made it clear that Pakistan’s armed forces “are... Read more »

Australia to expand defence ties with India, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD  — Australia is trying to improve its defence ties with both India and Pakistan and has held important negotiations with both the countries. Australia sent its Minister of Defence Mr. Kevin... Read more »

Pakistani policewomen attend Australasian Women Conference

ISLAMABAD — A five-member Pakistani delegation including four women, has been selected to attend the 9th Australasian Women and Policing Conference taking place this week. Pakistanis have been selected from Customs Intelligence and... Read more »

Pakistan warns India against any misadventure, UN officials visit border

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Defence Minister has warned India to avoid “any misconception as Pakistan knows how to defend itself.” In a strong reaction to Indian heavy shelling which killed eight Pakistani civilians... Read more »
Indian army firing at Pakistan borders

Indiscriminate shellings along Pakistan-India border Kill 10 and injure 50

ISLAMABAD — Unconfirmed reports say that as many as ten civilians may have been killed and dozeons injured in border firing along Pakistan-India borders since early Friday morning. A Pakistani Army spokesman... Read more »

Gujarat Unrest, police actions shocked India

GUJARAT– On the surface, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) agitation is for OBC status. Not everyone is convinced. OBC leaders suspect the Patidars are out to get the very quota system... Read more »

New Australian Envoy presents credentials to Pakistani President

ISLAMABAD — Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ms Margaret Adamson on Friday presented her credential papers to Pakistani President Syed Mamnoon Hussain and officially assumed her responsibilities as top Australian diplomat in... Read more »

Australian FM looks towards strong relationship with Sri Lanka

SYDNEY – – Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has sent a congratulatory message to Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on his re-election, following the peaceful parliamentary elections held on Monday.... Read more »

Pakistan calls for UN, OIC roles to solve Kashmir & Mideast disputes

UNITED NATIONS: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in cooperation with the United Nations, has the potential to deal with the decades-old Kashmir and the Middle East disputes, a top Pakistani diplomat... Read more »

India, Pakistan summon each others envoys over violations along LoC

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD — A day after Pakistan called an Indian diplomat to protest border violations, India also summoned Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit and lodged a strong protest over alleged ceasefire violations... Read more »

Suicide attack kills Pakistani anti-terror campaign official, 10 others

ISLAMABAD – A powerful provincial minister of Pakistan who had vowed to eliminate terrorists without any discrimination was himself attacked and killed by a terrorist suicide bomber when he visited his native... Read more »

Pakistanis celebrate 69th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD — Pakistanis celebrated the Independence Day (14th August) with traditional fervor and enthusiasm pledging afresh to make the country a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.... Read more »

Pak military commanders discuss internal, external issues

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Meeting was held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) presided over the meeting which... Read more »

Pakistan strongly denies Mullah Omar’s death in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The government yesterday strongly rejected Afghan government claims that Taliban leader Mulla Omar died in Pakistan. Defence minister Khwaja Asif told the National Assembly that he ‘neither died in Pakistan nor... Read more »

Pakistan Highest Court approves formation of Military Court to try terrorists

ISLAMABAD: A 17-member full court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk upheld the 21st Constitutional Amendment with a majority decision of 11 to 6. The court also dismissed petitions challenging... Read more »
A view of the Gasherbrum IV massif. PHOTO: DAVID KASZLIKOWSKI

Polish Photographer reveals Karakoram’s most spectacular side with drone

Photographer took pictures of Pakistani glacier using a drone after three-week adventurous hike through the Himalayas The photos taken in the cold, high Himalyas usually show colossal snow-covered vast lands and mountains.... Read more »