PESHAWAR

  • Islamic State's Pakistan chief Hafiz Saeed killed while planting bomb Yesterday

    Peshawar: Islamic State's Pakistan chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was killed when a roadside bomb he was planting went off in the country's restive northwest tribal region, according to a media report. Saeed along with two of his accomplices were killed on Thursday when the bomb they were planting exploded in Toor...
  • Pakistan: Over 32,000 arrested in anti-terror operations since Peshawar carnage March 28, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have arrested over 32,000 people on different charges in more than 28,000 anti-militant operations in the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, the government said on Saturday. The arrests were made after the launch of the National Action Plan (NAP) in December which aims to...
  • Stethoscopes & AK-47s: Pakistan doctors live with daily threats by Taliban March 25, 2015

    Peshawar: When Pakistani doctor Mehmood Jafri gets ready for work in the morning, the first thing he does is put his AK-47 in the car. Then, after briefing the armed guards at his home, he sets off for the hospital where he works in the troubled northwestern city of Peshawar...
  • Seven militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes March 22, 2015

    Islamabad: At least seven militants were killed and five injured in military airstrikes in Pakistan's Tirrah valley on Saturday. The militants were killed when Pakistani military jets targeted hideouts of banned outfits, The Dawn online reported citing security forces. Local sources said that for the past couple of days, hideouts of banned...
  • Pakistan to name schools after victims of Peshawar massacre March 7, 2015

    Peshawar: Pakistan is renaming dozens of government-run schools after the the students killed by Taliban terrorists in a massacre at an army-run academy in the northwestern city of Peshawar in December, an official said on Friday. The school attack by six gunmen believed linked to the Pakistani Taliban killed 153 people,...
  • 471 arrested for refusing polio vaccination in Pakistan March 2, 2015

    Peshawar: Pakistani police on Monday arrested over 450 parents for refusing to vaccinate their children during a fresh anti-polio campaign Peshawar to eradicate the crippling disease from the country which contributes nearly 80 per cent of polio cases reported globally. Police arrested 471 parents who refused to administer polio vaccine to...
  • From Peshawar to Afghanistan, Shapoor Zadran's road to fame March 2, 2015

    Shapoor Zadran cuts an impressive figure. Tall - not frightfully so like Mohammad Irfan or Curtly Ambrose or Joel Garner - but taller enough than your average Joe to stand out. Dreamy. Angry. Flowing hair. Piercing eyes. Majestic on the cricket field. A new-age action hero, the modern-day answer to...
  • Most Peshawar school attackers killed or arrested: Pakistan February 13, 2015

    Islamabad: Most of the terrorists, who were involved in the brutal attack on an army school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar in December in 2014 have either been killed or arrested, the Pakistani army said on Thursday. In one of the worst acts of human savagery ever perpetrated, the Pakistani...
  • Pakistan to confer prestigious award on Peshawar school victims January 24, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to confer prestigious bravery medals on the victims of December's Peshawar school massacre, officials said on Saturday. About 150 people, mostly children, were killed in the December 16 attack carried out by the Taliban. The decision to confer 'Tamgha-i-Shujaat' on the 145 students and staff members of the...
  • Relations with India, Pakistan not at expense of each other: US January 22, 2015

    Washington: With President Barack Obama skipping Pakistan when he makes his second visit to India, a senior White House official has said the US does not view its relationships with the two countries as taking place at the expense of the other. "It's important that we make clear, and the...
  • Pakistan: Coffin business at peak after deadly terror attacks January 20, 2015

    Peshawar: Northwest Pakistan has been gripped by a raging Islamist insurgency for more than a decade, but a grim economic lifeline has emerged from the tragedy for some enterprising locals, a boom in coffin sales. Coffins are not part of traditional Islamic death rites in Pakistan, where corpses are normally bound...
  • 600 arrested in Pakistan as part of heightened security measures January 18, 2015

    Peshawar: Over 600 people, including 125 illegal Afghan immigrants, have been arrested and a large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered during raids by police in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as part of measures to counter terrorism and improve security. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police conducted search and strike operation in...
  • Five people allegedly involved in Peshawar school attack arrested in Afghanistan January 17, 2015

    Kabul: Afghan security services have arrested five men in connection with the massacre at a Pakistan military school in December that killed 150 people, most of them children, officials said. The men, all foreigners, helped support the December 16 assault by the Taliban at the Army Public School and College in...
  • Pakistan hits back at Taliban school attackers with emotional song January 16, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military has hit back at the Taliban militants, who massacred children at an army-run school at Peshawar, with a moving message from a child to extremists that they cannot frighten them. The song surfaced around the completion of nearly one month of Pakistan's worst terror attack that claimed 150...
  • Mumbai Police holds security drills in schools after Peshawar massacre January 15, 2015

    In the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, Mumbai Police's quick response team has been holding security drills in school in order to prepare them against a terror attack. The schools have been asked to raise the height of the compound walls to eight feet and install barbed fence to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 14, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 14, 2015

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  • News 360: SC pulls up Centre over Ganga clean up January 14, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. ...
  • Imran, Reham Khan face wrath of Peshawar terror-hit school parents January 14, 2015

    Peshawar: Imran Khan and his newly-wed wife were on Wednesday booed by grieving parents of the victims of the Peshawar school massacre, accusing him of politicising the tragedy and being busy with marriage preparations. The protest took place when the Pakistani cricketer- turned-politician along with his new wife Reham Khan arrived...
  • US brands Pakistani Taliban head behind massacre as global terrorist January 14, 2015

    The United States on Tuesday declared Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah a "global terrorist," making it a crime to engage in transactions with the man behind the December 16 attack in which 130 children at a Peshawar school were killed. The State Department said in a statement the formal designation also...
  • Children return to Taliban massacre school in Pakistan January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Traumatised students who survived Pakistan's worst terror attack that claimed 150 lives returned to their army-run school on Monday, clinging on to anxious parents with horrors of the deadly carnage still fresh in their minds. Army Public School (APS) reopened along with thousands of educational institutions across the country after...
  • Dilip Kumar's ancestral home in Pakistan to be turned into a museum January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: The ancestral home of Bollywood's thespian actor Dilip Kumar will be repaired and converted into a museum and a national heritage site, Pakistan's provincial government in Khyber Pakthunkhwa said on Monday. In the first phase, the damaged portion of Dilip's house in Mohallah Khuddadad at the back of historic Qissar...
  • Pakistan: Children anxiously return to school a month after massacre January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Children streamed back to school across Pakistan on Monday in an anxious start to a new term following last month's massacre of 134 students at an army-run school in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar. Most schools across the country of 180 million had been shut until Monday for an...
  • Pak Army chief, students sing national anthem as Peshawar school hit by Taliban reopens January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Limping towards normalcy, the army-run Peshawar school which was ravaged by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan nearly three weeks ago resumed its classes on Monday. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif received the students and met the parents at the school. He also attended a commemorative service held at the school and...
  • 3 weeks after Taliban attack, Peshawar schools reopen today with enhanced security January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Nearly three weeks after the massacre at an army-run school in Peshawar, students and teachers are returning to the school, on Monday, where 148 people, mostly children were killed last month in a horrific terror attack by Taliban. Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government decided to reopen schools in the province with enhanced...
  • Pakistan president inks bill to set up military courts to try terrorists January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: A new bill to set up military courts in Pakistan to fast-track terror-related cases came into effect on Wednesday, weeks after the Peshawar school massacre by the Taliban that killed 150 people, including 134 children. The bill, passed overwhelmingly by the National Assembly and the Senate on Tuesday, was on...
  • Pakistan-India Dosti bus service restricted to Wagah border January 7, 2015

    Lahore: For the first time since the Pak-India Dosti bus service was launched between New Delhi and Lahore, Pakistan has restricted its entry here and Nankana Sahib cities, citing increased "terror threats". The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation has said the Pak-India Dosti bus service will now on be operated only...
  • Pakistan: Roads in Peshawar to be named after school carnage victims January 7, 2015

    Peshawar: Roads in Peshawar will soon be named after a Pakistani school boy, who sacrificed his life while preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school, and the students killed in the last month's Taliban school massacre. The provincial legislature in northwest Pakistan unanimously approved the resolution naming the roads in...
  • Pakistan: New Year celebrations banned in Karachi due to security situations December 31, 2014

    Islamabad: Road blocks will be put in place in Karachi on Wednesday night to prevent any New Year celebrations from taking place. The road blocks will be erected in the evening and the Sindh government has decided to deploy 7,000 policemen all over the city, Dawn online reported. The decision to...
  • Ex-air force man hanged for trying to kill Pervez Musharraf December 31, 2014

    Islamabad: A former Pakistan Air Force junior technician, convicted for trying to assassinate then president Pervez Musharraf, was executed on Wednesday, a media report said. Niaz Mohammad was hanged at the Peshawar Central Prison, Dawn online reported. A resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa'S Swabi district, Mohammad was kept at the Haripur Central Prison...