Salim Bukhari

  • TISLAMABAD - US Ambassador in Pakistan David Hale Wednesday called on Federal Minister for Power Division, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Laghari. During the meeting, matters relating to the existing cooperation in the field of energy between Pakistan and USA came under discussion, said a press ...

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  • TJust over three months since Pakistan's extraordinary win in the Champions Trophy, the nation's postal service has issued a set of commemorative stamps and souvenir sheets to mark the achievement. According to Cricinfo, the stamps, priced at Rs 10 and available for purchase at post ...

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  • TBy Hajra Salim Have courage and be kind And I promise, you will achieve whatever you are trying to find You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say no This is life, So go with the flow Always remember your roots Stay on the right path & concentrate only on your route Unity, Faith ...

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  • TLAHORE - If the top leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party really means what it says, it’s going to dump the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-N and its recently deposed prime minister - Nawaz Sharif. This is the conclusion drawn from the talk of Asif Zardari and his son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari who ...

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  • TNUR KHAN AIRBASE - Pakistan Army has launched a countrywide operation for “indiscriminately eliminating residual and latent threat of terrorism”. Operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad [eradication of violence/mischief]’ could be termed the last phase of the armed action by ...

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  • TGUANGZHOU - The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Media Dialogue on Connectivity will be inaugurated in Guangzhou on Monday at the monumental Garden Hotel, in the heart of the third largest city of China. The two day event (May 9 to 10) will give participants, drawn from Asia and Europe, an opportunity to ...

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  • TLONDON - The two friendly prime ministers, David Cameron and Nawaz Sharif, who met here at the 10 Downing Street expressed complete understanding on all issues of common interest and their resolve to meet all the challenges – including combating the menace of terrorism being faced by the two ...

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  • TLONDON - Pakistan and Britain are closely cooperating in the field of defence and security under the agreement titled ‘Enhanced Strategic Dialogue’ and ‘Defence Equipment Cooperation’ the MoU for which was signed in 2005. The two sides now wish the MOU to be materialised and ...

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  • TLONDON - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said his government will not compromise on national security and peace talks’ initiative has been taken with all sincerity and consensus of all stakeholders.Talking to media here after his arrival on an official, he responded to question by ...

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  • TLAHORE - Notwithstanding the US threats, Pakistan has not only conveyed its willingness to Iran, it has also stepped up the pace of work on Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline Project. Highly-placed diplomatic sources told TheNation that the project, which was likely to be completed in 2014, may be completed at ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The military top brass is engaged in chalking out a two-pronged strategy: to ensure that there are no more Nato-Isaf attacks against the countrys military posts and the troops deployed across the Pak-Afghan border; and to urge the US commanders in Afghanistan to identify and punish ...

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  • TAmbassador Cameron Munter, you will agree that you are neither an angel nor Mr Know All so that whatever you say should be believed and obeyed. You have claimed: There is evidence linking the Haqqani network to the Pakistan government. This is something that must stop. You have said that you can ...

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  • THats off to Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and his corps commanders who have picked up the guts and answered back the US in the same tone and tenor as that of the former CIA chief and currently Defence Secretary Leon Panetta. While Panetta said the United States could not give ...

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  • TLAHORE - If our rulers, including the military top brass, continued to behave the way they have been over the recent past, God forbid Pakistan would soon be confronted with the most dangerous of situations. Though the meeting of the Defence Committee of the Cabinet (DCC) and its outcome has proved ...

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  • TBEIJING - Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday said the United States had assured Pakistan of no more unilateral action and only joint operations would be conducted in future. Speaking at a Peking University ceremony to commemorate 60th year of Sino-Pak diplomatic relations, Mr Gilani said ...

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  • TBEIJING - Telling America to respect Pakistans sovereignty, China Wednesday offered Islamabad 'anything it needs to make defence impregnable and revive economy. This fresh approach would add new dimensions to the already time-tested brotherly bonds between the two brotherly countries in this ...

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  • TBEIJING - What one expects from a friend, China exactly did the same for one more time on Tuesday when it came all out to declare unswe-rving support for Pakistan at this critical juncture in history in the aftermath of the Americas unilateral 'kill Osama operation and the Indian misplaced salvo ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan and China would be entering a historic phase of bilateral relations when the leaderships of both the countries would meet in Beijing to restructure their mutual bonds that have withstood all the tests of time. The new chapter is being added to further cement existing excellent ...

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  • TA representative media delegation visited Abu Dhabi on the invitation of Etihad Airway during the last week of April. During stay in Abu Dhabi, the members of the delegation were given a comprehensive briefing by Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Baumgartner, at the head office. Welcoming the ...

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  • TLAHORE A statement warranting strong exception came from Leon Panetta who alleged that either the ISI was involved in keeping Osama bin Laden (OBL) in safe custody or it was incompetent to trace his whereabouts. According to him, the US believes that Osama had been in the custody of Pakistani ...

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  • TLAHORE - By the end of the current year, Sino-Pak cooperation in various fields, including defence production, would touch new peaks. Pakistan would enter the satellite race by launching two satellites under the National Satellite Development Programme (NSDP) and the Remote Sensing Satellite ...

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  • TSHANDONG - Sino-Pak bilateral relations would touch new heights during the next four years since leadership from both the countries has decided to pace up the development of Gwadar Port to provide China a shorter route and easy excess to world markets to dispatch its goods to remote ...

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  • TBEIJING - The Afghanistan problem cannot be resolved until two important states in the region the Peoples Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan join hands and make concerted efforts towards the objective. China is not developing seaports in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and some other ...

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  • TTASHKENT - For what can be termed as 'the third round of cricket diplomacy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will undertake a two-day official visit to India on March 29 to be present at the Mohali Cricket Stadium to watch the first semi-final between India and Pakistan on March 30. Mr Gilani has ...

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  • TTASHKENT - Pakistan and Uzbekistan have expressed complete understanding on all issues confronting the two countries in particular and the entire region in general. These issues include terrorism, extremism, militancy, drug trafficking and organised crime. Both states have resolved to divert major ...

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  • TTASHKENT - Pakistan is now focusing it attention on developing bilateral relations with Central Asian Republics (CARs) in an attempt to prepare itself for handling Afghanistan situation once the ISAF and NATO troops pull out of this war-torn Muslim neighbouring country. Pakistan being a frontline ...

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  • TAmerican 'Rambo Raymond Davis has been let loose through a state-managed drama aimed at hoodwinking the entire nation. Every self-respecting Pakistani is ashamed today. The memory of all of us is still resonating with the soul-scathing remarks of a US Attorney General, who once said: Pakistanis ...

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  • TLAHORE - The tone and tenor of Senator John Kerrys address to the select journalists at the residence of the American Consular in Lahore was in stark contrast to US President Barack Obamas press talk in Washington. It seemed as if Sen Kerry was wielding the carrot and Obama the stick. From the ...

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  • TLAHORE Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani says the ruling PPP is ready to work with all political forces for the sake of countrys progress. In an interview with Sunday Plus magazine of TheNation (being published today), the prime minister said his government would continue to pursue the ...

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  • TONE is at a loss to express reaction over the assertions of German Chancellor Angela Merkel when she vomited venom against Pakistan, in an attempt to appease her American masters and also her Indian guest, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Her 'vision that Pakistan is using terrorism to solve ...

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