Pakistan News Service

Sunday Apr 14, 2024, Shawwal 5, 1445 Hijri


The Place Called Swat

Swat once called the Switzerland of Asia is now currently under the occupation of Taliban and Army. The people living in Swat have different opinion regarding Taliban. Some religious minded welcome them as they are enforcing Islamic laws and Shariah. B

Future Of Palestine Issue

Palestine issue is as old as the First World War and it's more than half a century. Generations have grown up in both Isreal and Palestine seeing each other at war head still the settlemement is not in sight.

Indo-Pak Conflict

Intense war mongering is being seen on both sides of the border in the aftermath of the Mumbai Terror attack.

Two Shoes for Brother Bush

George Bush, the US president, has had a pair of shoes hurled at him at a press conference during his last surprise visit to Iraq before leaving office in January.

The Mumbai Massacre : Who? How? Why?

A heinous crime has taken place in Mumbai. Innocent human beings have been killed by some monsters in the name of some dubious causes. Pakistan Tribune shares the grief of the victims and offers heartfelt condolences to the aggrieved.

Obama: Good or Bad for Pakistan?

"In one of the more heated moments of one presidential debate, Mr. Obama, the then Democratic presidential nominee, argued that he would take the war to Osama bin Laden & #8217`s cave door, whether Pakistan cooperated or not. In plain words what Mr. Obama

Talking with the Taliban

A new excitement is building up in the international media regarding Afghanistan. There are numerous reports that the Afghan government is currently holding talks with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia. These talks are reportedly brokered by Saudi Arabia, bl

Zardari as President to counter problems

Mr Zardari was thrust into the centre stage of current political developments when his wife, the charismatic former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in December.

Act of Burying Women Alive

In the midst of massive political, economic and social crisis faced by the country, the shocking news of the barbaric incident of burying five women alive in the name of tribal honour in the district Nasirabad, Balochistan, and the subsequent defence o

Coalition Breakup and Judges Issue

The Pakistan Muslim League-N finally quit the five-month-old ruling coalition because of differences with the Pakistan People's Party on the issues of reinstatement of the deposed judges and unilateral nomination of PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari as a pr

Musharraf`s Impeachment

Leaders of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) have agreed to begin impeachment proceedings against President Pervez Musharraf, charging him with violating the Constitution, weakening the federation and other stat

NWFP may be lost

The situation in the NWFP is extremely worrisome as the last Wednesday's meeting (23rd July, 2008) of coalition partners was warned in plain words that the Frontier province was on a fast track of breaking away from Pakistan because of Islamabad's blin

Hike In Petroleum Prices

The government on Sunday delivered another blow to the already hard-pressed masses in terms of increasing the petroleum prices by over 14 per cent besides jacking up the rates of the commoners' fuel namely the kerosene oil and diesel.

Nawaz`s Disqualifi-

On Monday 23 June, 2008, a three-member bench of the Lahore High Court disqualified PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif from contesting the by-election while provisionally allowing his younger brother Mian Shahbaz Sharif to continue working as the Punjab chief mi

US Coalition Attack and Peace Agreement

Just few days later, US coalition forces attacked Chopara check post with automatic and heavy weapons near Afghan border in Mohmand Agency late night killing 13 security officials including Major Akbar. Toppling Musharraf`s Future

A well known TV channel aired an interview of Lt. Gen.(r) Jamshed Kiyani. This interview unveiled the steps taken by President Musharraf on some very sensitive issues such as:

Shelved project of Kalabagh dam

The government of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) decided to shelve the controversial Kalabagh dam project once and for all in the name of national reconciliation.

Will the present government survive?

Pakistan facing a new political crisis after former premier Nawaz Sharif pulled his party`s ministers out of the country`s six-week-old coalition government. The eventual reinstatement of the judges is likely to cause a major headache for embattled for

Restoration of the Deposed Judges

It has been decided between Pakistan People`s Party and Pakistan Muslim League (N) to form a committee to solve constitutional problems which may arise after restoration of the deposed judges.

Shoaib Akhtar out of cricket for 5 years

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday banned Pakistan Ace Speedster, Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar for playing International Cricket for a period of five years on violating the players' code of conduct.

Negroponte`s Surprise Visit to Pakistan

US Deputy Secretary of State John NegroponteJohn Negroponte and Richard Boucher met the leaders of the newly formed govenrment of Pakistan that has received a tepid reception.

Elections 2008, the next Prime Minister

The general elections have given clear lead to Pakistan Peoples Party in National Assembly while another opposition party Pakistan Muslim League-N has also attained obvious gains in the polls.

Musharraf`s visit to Europe

During President Pervez Musharraf`s visit to Europe, He tried to convince his hosts that the February 18 elections would be free and fair, but soon after his visit US State Department expects `some` fraud in Pakistan polls.

Scotland Yard to investigate Bhutto probe

A team of British anti-terrorism police arrived in Pakistan to investigate the cause of death of twice former Prime Minister of Pakistan Mohterma Benazir Bhutto.

Pakistan refuses Commonwealth observers

Pakistan Foreign Office made it clear that the government was in no mood to accommodate observers from the Commonwealth at this juncture since it had suspended Pakistan’s membership.

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