With this, Pakistan would get a total saving of about $7.9 billion on oil and gas imports from the two countries, accounting for more than 60% of its annual oil import bill of about $12-13 billion, IANS reports
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced a fine of 2 million Pakistani rupees and five years’ imprisonment for anyone found guilty of damaging the historic site.
Trump's disparaging remarks show a lessening of interest in an Indian role in Afghanistan and a heightening of interest in Pakistan's, says M.K.Bhadrakumar in Indian Punchline.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the many who expressed sadness at Khan's passing Tuesday, describing him as a performer who "brightened the screen with his stupendous acting skills."
It is quite likely that Kader himself didn’t spend any time in present-day Pakistan but his family continued to maintain a very strong and significant bond with Quetta city.
"Indian diplomats are facing harassment on multiple counts. Our High Commission buildings and projects in Islamabad are stalled for the last 10 years. We moved people in the High Commission building with no gas supply," a source told NDTV last week.
Harsh Pant of the Observer Research Foundation has warned that a strengthened Taliban in Afghanistan could subsequently spread its influence to neighboring Pakistan and Kashmir, which would be bad news for India.
Reiterating that people from minority communities face discrimination in India, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he will make sure that in his country minorities are treated as equal citizens “unlike what is happening in India”. But this has drawn flak from some prominent Indian Muslims.
With an avowedly secular government in place at long last, Christians in Muslim-majority Pakistan are preparing to celebrate Christmas with unprecedented gaiety, reports say. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that no load-shedding would take place across the country on Tuesday to enable Christians to celebrate Christmas.
A long series of court cases in which the Sharif family have fought accusations of money laundering, tax evasion and hiding offshore assets culminated in today's judgment. Since September 2017, Nawaz has appeared before the accountability courts some 165 times.