World News | Agencies | Thursday May 9, 2013
Gunmen on Thursday kidnapped the son of a former Pakistani prime minister who is also standing in the country's elections, police said. His secretary Mohiyuddin and bodyguard were wounded and later died, Pakistani TV news channels reported.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 26, 2012
The Pakistani government on Wednesday submitted to the Supreme Court the amended draft of a letter that has to be sent to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 13, 2012
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, a media report said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 20, 2012
Pakistan's pharmaceutical industry has been hit hard by a Rs 7 billion drug scam in which Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has been named an accused. The scam has caused scarcity of controlled substances in the country, said a media report. Mr Gilani has already directed his son Ali Musa Gilani to cut short his trip to South Africa after he ...
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 3, 2012
A special aircraft carrying Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and several federal ministers made an emergency landing today shortly after taking off from a military airbase in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 30, 2012
A Rs 7 billion ($77 million) "drug quota allotment" scam allegedly involving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani' son has surfaced in Pakistan, Geo News reported. A three-member Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry heard a case on Thursday against the health ministry illegally allotting a quota of a bronchodilator dr...
Agence France-Presse | Friday March 23, 2012
Pakistan clinched only their second Asia Cup title in Dhaka on Thursday, sending delirious fans pouring onto the streets in major cities to celebrate, though some missed the action on the field because of power cuts.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 12, 2012
Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he will resign if the Supreme Court convicts him in a contempt of court case for not acting against President Asif Ali Zardari, Geo News reported on Sunday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 29, 2012
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a "genuine person" who desired to resolve all issues including Kashmir with Pakistan, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.
World News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday January 19, 2012
Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani appeared at the Supreme Court today to respond to a contempt notice. In a show of support, many leaders and ministers from the ruling coalition, including Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, were present at the court. The court had earlier this week asked Mr Gilani to explain why he has ignored orders ...
World News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday January 18, 2012
Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the country's Supreme Court to answer a contempt of court notice later this week amidst questions over whether the civilian government can survive. But emboldened by winning a trust vote in Parliament yesterday, its top leadership is now asserting that there is no question of the PM re...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 14, 2012
The prosperity of Pakistan lies in following the constitution, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani emphasised on Saturday, days after he accused army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and the country's spy chief Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha of violating it.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 12, 2012
A Pakistani court has admitted a petition seeking to block any attempt by the government to sack army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha over the memo scandal. The petition filed by lawyer Maulvi Iqbal Haider was accepted by the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 12, 2012
Against the backdrop of tension with the army after his sacking of the defence secretary, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday that his government had no dispute with the armed forces and democracy would continue to function in the country.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 5, 2011
Pakistan will review all its agreements with the US and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in the aftermath of the November 26 airstrike that left two dozen Pakistan Army soldiers dead, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 4, 2011
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani lauded the national cricket team for their convincing 76-run victory in the second one-day international against Bangladesh in Dhaka Saturday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 2, 2011
Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said. Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt of electricity from India, the Associated Press of Pakistan quoted Gilani as saying.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 28, 2011
Pakistan's nuclear capability was purely for peaceful purposes, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said while declaring that the country would build more power plants to meet its growing energy needs. Addressing a seminar, Gilani said Pakistan would continue to comply with the requirements of International Atomic Energy Agency's nuclear safeguar...
Press Trust of India | Sunday June 12, 2011
Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday congratulated Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Indian Davis Cupper Rohan Bopanna for winning the ATP Gerry Weber Open in Germany.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 12, 2011
The cricket World Cup semifinal match between India and Pakistan in Mohali has proved to be a catalyst for improving ties between the two countries, says Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani made the remark Monday at a reception hosted by him in honour of the national cricket team, Associated Press of Pakistan reported. He said the semifinal pl...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 30, 2011
From stuffed meat to ghosht palak sag to shahi idly -- it was a lavish spread of north and south Indian cuisine Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid out for his guest from Pakistan Yousuf Raza Gilani here tonight.For starter, the guests that included Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and ICC chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad P...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 30, 2011
The Pakistan vs India match was living upto the hype, with lots of tense moments. But at the same stadium in Mohali, it was a relaxed sideshow of diplomacy that unfolded as the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan first watched the match, then talked, and then ate together.A sumptuous dinner hosted by Dr Manmohan Singh at the Mohali stadium ...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 30, 2011
The Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan shook hands with the players at Mohali before the India-Pakistan game began. The two PMs are watching the game from the VVIP box, but are expected to exit in a few hours to hold informal talks. Speaking to NDTV, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said this was a "great opportunity to take spirit of friendship fo...
Sports News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 30, 2011
The national anthems, a pantheon of leaders and celebrities from both sides of the border, and a toss that India has won to choose to bat first against Pakistan in the second semi-final of the cricket World Cup. It's game on at Mohali. And Sachin Tendulkar and Virendra Sehwag have walked out to bat. This after Pakistani Prime Minister Y...