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Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU: Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday, an important milestone in its long and difficult transition to democracy that the government hopes will culminate in a general election. The Himalayan nation has been unable to complete the…

Nawaz Sharif eyes Pakistan ‘vote bank’ with bid to revive farming

Nawaz Sharif eyes Pakistan ‘vote bank’ with bid to revive farming

With just a year left before Pakistan’s general elections, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is wooing an industry that accounts for about half of the nation’s labor force. Sharif intervened in January to reinstate an eight-month old fertilizer subsidy in a bid to reverse a drop in Pakistan’s farming…

Pakistan Bans Hit Bollywood Film ‘Raees’ Starring Pakistani Actress Mahira Khan

Pakistan Bans Hit Bollywood Film ‘Raees’ Starring Pakistani Actress Mahira Khan

Pakistan has banned cinemas nationwide from screening an Indian blockbuster movie “Raees” starring famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, a censor official said on Feb. 7, the latest media clampdown after last year’s spike in tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors. The movie has been highly anticipated in Pakistan, a…

Afghan diplomat shot dead at consulate in Karachi

KARACHI: An Afghan diplomat was shot dead on Monday by a guard at the Afghan consulate in Pakistan’s…

Hockey India Asks for Apology from Pakistan for 2014 CT Incident

NEW DELHI Hockey India (HI) on Jan. 30 decided not to play any bilateral series against Pakistan unless the…

Pakistan to Host T20 League Final on Home Soil

Pakistan to Host T20 League Final on Home Soil

ISLAMABAD Pakistan will host the final of its domestic Twenty20 tournament on home soil in March, the country’s…

Four Accused Of Trafficking Heroin, Meth, Into U.S., Extradited

Four Accused Of Trafficking Heroin, Meth, Into U.S., Extradited

Four individuals, including an Indian and a Pakistani, charged with participating in an operation to import large quantities…

Four Accused Of Trafficking Narcotics, Including Indian, Pakistani, Extradited To U.S.

Four Accused Of Trafficking Narcotics, Including Indian, Pakistani, Extradited To U.S.

New York, Jan. 31, 2017 – Four individuals, including an Indian and a Pakistani, charged with participating in…


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