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Within a week of India’s Agni-V missile test, Pakistan responded with a test of its own. What happened behind the scenes? The story in pictures -

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Within minutes of the successful test-firing of India’s ICBM Agni-V from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast, India’s External Affairs Minister SM Krishna poked his Pakistani counterpart, Hina Rabbani Khar, on Facebook. SM Krishna clarified that it had nothing to do with the missile launch though. “It was just a friendly overture as part of [...]

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In response to President Zardari’s invitation to his Indian counterpart to visit Pakistan, the Indian Government has announced that India’s first son-in-law, Robert Vadra, will shortly be leading a 50 member delegation to India’s western neighbour. “Well, protocol demands that Dr. Manmohan Singh accepts the invite but Zardari sahab insists that Robert is his counterpart,” [...]

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Today marked a watershed in Indo-Pak relations as members of the two first families of India and Pakistan – the Nehru-Gandhis and the Bhuttos – held parleys on a wide range of issues, some of a personal nature, during Pakistan President Zardari’s visit to India. Young Bilawal Bhutto, who apparently is Rahul Gandhi’s biggest fan [...]

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In line with the Pakistan Government’s promise to act against Hafiz Saeed if presented with watertight, actionable evidence that can withstand judicial scrutiny, Pakistani authorities today moved swiftly to detain the JuD leader after he allegedly committed a grievous traffic rules violation by jumping a signal in Islamabad during rush hour. ‘Professor’ (editor -ROFLMAO) Saeed [...]

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After the US State Department clarified that the $10 mn bounty was for usable information that can lead to his arrest and conviction, Professor Hafiz Saeed has handed himself over to Oprah Winfrey. Hafiz will now plead his case directly to the Amerian public in Opah’s Next Chapter, the popular talk show hosted by Oprah [...]

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Outgoing ISI chief General Ahmed Shuja Pasha explained why Bollywood spy thriller, Agent Vinod, indeed hurts Pakistani sensitivities, especially the ISI’s, and why there was no way the establishment could have countenanced the movie’s release in Pakistan. Excerpts from General Pasha’s interview with The Unreal Times Islamabad correspondent, Wajahat Habibullah: Unreal Times: General, give us [...]

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The Taliban have reacted positively to Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravishankar’s offer to teach them the key to finding inner peace, albeit with riders – the fierce Islamist warriors want the Guru’s messages to be tailored to help them master the art of dying instead. According to sources, the idea has appealed to Sri Sri, who has [...]

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Taking strong exception to Indian intelligence reports of an Iranian hand behind the blast in New Delhi yesterday that injured an Israeli diplomat, the Pakistan Government has warned Tehran against staging any further misadventures on Indian soil. In a strongly worded demarche handed over to the Iranian Ambassador, the Pakistan Foreign Office tersely noted: “We [...]

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The US government has offered Pakistani senior officers mortgage refinancing at an attractive promo rate of zero percent for first three years in exchange for information about whereabouts of Al Qaeda operatives, Haqqani network members and other bad guys. “We believe that it is a fair deal. Our weapons of mass destruction for yours”, said Hillary [...]

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