Anas Mallick

WION Bureau Chief, Pakistan

Pakistan commerce minister presents austerity oriented budget; 10% cut in ministers' salaries

The budget presentation comes a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of legal action against those who do not declare their undisclosed assets by June 30.

 

 

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Pakistan's Imran Khan writes to PM Modi, seeks to maintain peaceful neighbourhood

The letters underscored Pakistan's consistent policy of peaceful neighbourhood and the vision of working for durable peace and stability in South Asia with peaceful resolution of all outstanding…

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to visit Pakistan, will hold talks with Imran Khan

Ashraf Ghani made the announced regarding his visit during a message to the nation to Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday that marks the end of fasting month of Ramadan. 

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Guests harassed at Iftar event hosted by Indian mission in Islamabad 

Overall, the Iftar organised at Serena hotel in Islamabad saw a low turnout due to the harassment of the invitees.

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US revokes tax exemption for Pakistani diplomats: Sources 

This comes after Pakistan refused to give any tax exemption to the US diplomats in the country, said sources.

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Pakistan National Assembly adopts resolution to prevent forced conversions 

The resolution is expected to be passed formally as law in the next two weeks or so. 

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Bid to smuggle over 100 kg heroin from Pakistan to India foiled 

The coast guard ships intercepted the boat and found it to be a Pakistani fishing boat. A search of the boat revealed 194 packets of suspected narcotics substance. 

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No new appointment is being done on the post of NSA: Pakistan PMO sources

The 27 officials and staff, working under the NSA, have been transferred to different divisions, the sources added.

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Pakistan announces new envoy to Delhi; nominates 18 new high commissioners, ambassadors and consul generals

In Islamabad, Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced the appointment of Moin ul Haque as its envoy to Delhi.

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Bangladesh, Pakistan diplomatic row intensifies over visa restriction

Pakistani nationals are not being issued a visa for the past seven days now, sources said. Visa section of Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad is also closed since last Monday.

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Data Darbar blast likely reaction to Masood Azhar's UN listing: Sources

Pakistan's oldest and one of the most popular Sufi shrine, Data Darbar was struck by a suicide blast recently in which at least 10 people were killed and 24 were injured.

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Pakistan counter-terrorism department bans 11 organisations linked to outlawed groups

Under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, the decision to ban and place organisations under observation is taken by the Ministry of Interior.

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5 TTP terrorists killed in US drone attack on Afghanistan-Pakistan border

The drone attack took place at Laman, in the Afghanistan territory.

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Pak to detain Masood Azhar as China may lift 'technical hold' at UNSC: Sources

The US, along with UK and France had proposed listing Pak-based Masood Azhar as an international terrorist in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack.

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14 bus passengers offloaded, shot dead by terrorists in Balochistan

The police have launched a search operation to trace the terrorists.

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