Cash-Strapped Pak Draws $51 Billion Budget, Sets Aside Half To Pay Debt

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif blamed his predecessor Imran Khan for the state of the economy. Islamabad: Pakistan’s cash-strapped government unveiled a 14.5-trillion-rupee (around $50.5-billion) budget Friday, with over half set aside to service 7.3 trillion rupees of debt. Pakistan’s economy has been stricken by a balance-of-payments crisis as it attempts to service crippling external […]

UN-Designated Terrorist Hafiz Abdul Salam Bhuttavi, Who Trained 26/11 Attackers, Dies In Pak Jail

Hafiz Abdul Salam Bhuttavi was designated a terrorist by the UN Security Council. (Fille) Lahore: Hafiz Abdul Salam Bhuttavi, an UN-designated terrorist who trained the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) attackers for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and acted as the outfit’s chief on at least two occasions, died in a prison in Pakistan’s Punjab province while serving […]

Legal Action Against Imran Khan’s Supporters For Violent Protests Soon: Pak Army

On May 9, violent protests erupted after the arrest of Imran Khan by paramilitary Rangers Islamabad: Brushing aside the concerns of human rights groups, Pakistan Army chief General Asim Munir has said that authorities have initiated a “legal process of trial” under stringent military laws against those involved in recent attacks on military installations following […]