Russia, Pakistan sign MoU on gas pipeline from Iran

Russia and Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement Thursday.  

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Egypt, Pakistan's naval forces conduct drills in Mediterranean Sea

Egyptian and Pakistani naval forces conducted drills in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.

Pakistan sets up helpline for victims of HR violations

Pakistan on Monday established a helpline for the victims of human rights violations in the country, an official statement said.

China, Pakistan to extend CPEC further

China on Monday said it will extend the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to the west of Pakistan.

Is Imran in thrall of Islamists?

It was clear the government succumbed to the pressure of religious groups and the call-attention notice sponsored by them in both houses of Parliament against the appointment of a person belonging to the Ahmadi faith and a petition filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) challenging his appointment.

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Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.


China backs Pakistan's request for IMF assistance

China has endorsed Pakistan’s request to the IMF for a bailout package, but cautioned that it should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.