Tag: Imran Khan

Pakistan PM assures minorities, Hindus protest in Karachi

Karachi/Islamabad: The minority Hindu Maheswari community in Karachi on Sunday held a protest against the administration’s failure in tracing a missing 16-year-old Hindu girl. The family of the girl, who went missing on May 20, has alleged her abduction. The family and the community leaders have accused the police of failing to take any action […]

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Pak-Based Terrorists Fought In Kashmir, JeM Operates In India: Imran

New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has acknowledged that some terrorists in Pakistan had fought in Kashmir while asserting that he had the army’s support for disarming them and for overtures to India. Speaking at the US Institute of Peace in Washington on Tuesday, he tried to make the case that the army and […]

Trump on Kashmir: Imran 'surprised' by India's reaction

Washington: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that he was surprised by India’s reaction to US President Donald Trump’s offer of mediation to bring Islamabad and New Delhi to dialogue table for resolving Kashmir conflict. “Surprised by India’s reaction to President Trump’s offer of mediation to bring Pak and India to dialogue table […]

Pakistan willing to give up nuclear weapons if India does: PM Imran Khan

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if India did the same. In an interview with Fox News on Monday, Khan, who had earlier met US President Donald Trump, was asked how Pakistan would respond if India said it was giving up its […]

'Kashmir a beautiful name, but bombs all over', says Trump; gets slammed on Twitter

New Delhi: “It’s just bombs all over the place” – US President Donald Trump’s vision of Jammu and Kashmir, as if it were another Syria, evoked derision on social media on Tuesday, with Twitterati slamming his comments. One Twitter user posted: “And the way Trump describes Kashmir; ‘bomb blasts here and there, every day, in […]

Will develop 'best' Pak cricket team before next WC: Imran

Washington: Imran Khan, former Pakistan skipper and current Prime Minister, has said that he is working on a plan to develop “best cricket team of the world” following the dismal performance of the Men in Green in the recently concluded World Cup in England and Wales. Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of […]

Workers race against time to complete Kartarpur Sahib corridor

Amritsar: Racing against time, workers are doing three shifts a day to complete the Indian part of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor that will enable pilgrims from here to visit the revered Sikh shrine in Pakistan. Construction of around 4.2 km-long corridor is targeted to be completed by October 31, a week before the celebrations to […]

US Congressmen ask Trump to raise issue of Sindh with Pak PM Imran

Washington: A bipartisan group of 10 influential American lawmakers Saturday asked US President Donald Trump to raise the issue of human rights abuses in the Sindh province in his meeting with the visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Prime Minister Khan on Saturday left for his maiden trip to the US to have face-to-face talks […]

Previous arrests of Hafiz Saeed made no difference: US

Washington: The Trump Administration Friday expressed doubts over Pakistan’s intentions in arresting terrorist Hafiz Muhammed Saeed, the mastermind of the 2001 Indian Parliament attack and the 2008 Mumbai attack, saying his previous arrests made no difference either to his activities or that of his outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. “We’ve seen this happen in the past. And we […]

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'US to press Imran to take irreversible action against terrorists & facilitate Taliban talks'

Washington: The United States would press Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is slated to meet President Donald Trump next week, to take irreversible action against terrorist and militant groups, and to facilitate peace talks with the Taliban for an intra-Afghan dialogue, the White House said Friday. Khan, the 66-year-old cricketer-turned politician, is scheduled to […]

'Drama' of Hafiz Saeed's arrest and release enacted 8 times before: India

New Delhi: India on Thursday wondered if the arrest of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed this time would be “more than a cosmetic exercise” as Pakistan has enacted the “drama” of his arrest and release eight times since 2001. Responding to reports of Saeed’s arrest in Lahore on Wednesday, Ministry […]

Imran Khan hails ICJ ruling on not releasing Jadhav

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appreciated the ICJ’s decision “not to acquit, release and return” Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. But notably, Khan did not term the court ruling a victory for Pakistan, something that the media and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi have claimed. Imran Khan’s statement came a day after the […]

Imran Khan likely to visit US next month

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit the US early next month, which will be his first trip to Washington after he assumed office last August, according to diplomatic sources. “Likely, but not final yet,” a senior diplomat told Dawn news on Friday, adding that both sides were still trying to finalise […]

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Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU to combat terrorism financing

Islamabad: Pakistan and Qatar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, a statement from Pakistani Prime Minister’s office said. According to the statement, the MoU, signed on Saturday, relates to the “establishment on cooperation in the field of exchange of financial intelligence related to money laundering associated predicate […]

Create atmosphere of trust, Modi tells Imran

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that his country needs to create an “environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility” for the two neighbours to have “normal and cooperative relations”, which India seeks. Modi wrote this to Khan in response to his congratulatory message earlier this […]