Rawalpindi

  • Pak: 3 killed, 14 injured in blast outside Imambargah 18-12-2013 07:22 AM

    Islamabad: At least three persons, including a sub-inspector, on Tuesday were killed and another 14 injured critically in a suicide blast outside an Imambargah in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi. The blast took place in the parking lot outside the Imambargah, or Shia prayer hall, in Gracy lane near...
  • Pakistan: Girls' school gets threat from Taliban, security tightened 21-10-2013 04:57 PM

    Security was tightened around a government girls' school in Rawalpindi after a letter allegedly sent by the Pakistani Taliban warned that it would be blown up if it is not shut down, a media report said on Monday. The one-page handwritten letter was found on the premises of the building...
  • Mumbai terror attack: Pak ready to send 26/11 judicial panel to India next month 22-08-2013 08:52 PM

    Pakistan is ready to send for the second time a judicial commission to India next month to cross examine the witnesses of Mumbai terror attack to take the case forward in Rawalpindi court. Islamabad has conveyed to New Delhi that the Pakistani judicial commission is ready to come early September...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf trial adjourned till Aug 20 06-08-2013 01:45 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf failed to appear before an anti-terrorism court on Tuesday due to "security reasons" for his trial in the assassination case of former premier Benazir Bhutto, prompting the judge to adjourn the hearing till August 20. Musharraf, who had been summoned to face charges...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf to be indicted in Benazir murder case 06-08-2013 09:06 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is expected to be indicted in the Benazir Bhutto murder case later on Tuesday. An anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi had named Musharraf in the case in February 2011, and in August the same year he was declared a proclaimed offender. The Rawalpindi anti-terrorism...
  • Musharraf to be charged with Bhutto's murder on August 6 30-07-2013 05:02 PM

    Former Pakistani military rulerPervez Musharraf will be charged with criminal conspiracy andmurder of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on August 6, evenas his bail plea in the Akbar Bugti killing case was rejected on Tuesday. Musharraf was produced in an anti-terrorism court inRawalpindi amidst tight security for today's hearing in theBhutto...
  • Pak 26/11 trial: Photographic proof of terror camps presented 09-12-2012 04:07 PM

    New Delhi: A PTI report has claimed that Pakistani investigators have presented photographic evidence of the LeT training camps in Sindh and of the motorboat used by the ten terrorists who struck Mumbai on November 26, 2008, in the anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of the 26/11 attacks. The Federal...
  • Pakistan: 14 people killed in four blasts 22-11-2012 03:45 AM

    Karachi/Islamabad: At least 14 people were killed and dozens more injured in four terror attacks across Pakistan on Wednesday, including bombings outside Shia prayer halls in Karachi and Rawalpindi. The blasts came on the eve of the Developing Eight summit, which brings together Egypt, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan...
  • Radicals in Rawalpindi

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Kamra's Minhas air force base is one of Pakistan's most prized installations - part of a string of bases that guard the country's north, it...

  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash 21-04-2012 02:03 AM

    A civilian plane crashed in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad due to bad weather and all 127 people on board the flight are feared dead.The Bhoja Airlines-213, a domestic carrier that has just 4 planes and only resumed operations last month after suspending them in 2001 due to financial difficulties, was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.There were 127 people on board the Boeing 737 and the aircraft made last contact with the air traffic control at 6:40 pm on Friday evening.
  • Will arrest Musharraf on his arrival: Prosecutor 07-01-2012 05:18 PM

    Islamabad: Former President Pervez Musharraf will be arrested on his arrival in Pakistan as a court conducting the trial of those charged with involvement in the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto has declared him a fugitive,a prosecutor said on Saturday. Musharraf is a "proclaimed offender" or a fugitive who...
  • From Istanbul to Bonn via Rawalpindi

    PM77 |  Paarull
    The Istanbul process which has given birth to new promises to build confidence between Afghanistan and its neighbours inspires little confidence and even less hope....

  • Attempt to break into Pak's ISI office foiled 30-05-2011 11:54 AM

    Islamabad: Two armed men tried to sneak into the premises of Pakistan's spy agency ISI near the official residences of senior Army officers in the garrison city of Rawalpindi but were their attempt was foiled by a vigilant security guard, according to media reports on Monday. The reports said the...
  • Musharraf blames Benazir for her death 30-09-2010 09:33 PM

    London: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf blamed Benazir Bhutto of negligence that led to her death, saying he has "no regrets" about the security provided to the former premier on the day of her assassination. "There was adequate security provided but security in our environment (Pakistan) is, I would say,...
  • Pakistan court dismisses Lakhvi's bail plea 30-08-2010 02:02 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven suspects charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks, dismissed a bail petition filed by Lashker-e-Taiba operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi on Monday. Judge Malik Muhammad Akram Awan of the Rawalpindi-based anti-terrorism dismissed Lakhvi's bail application on the ground that it...
  • No India hand in Army HQ attack: Pak Minister 12-10-2009 11:45 AM

    One of the terrorists involved in attack could have been a former armyman. ...
  • Explosive-laden vehicles seized in Pakistan, 5 arrested 06-06-2008 07:07 PM

    A year ago, when MS Dhoni turned 30, things were different. He had captained India to their first World Cup win in 28 years, led Chennai Super Kings to their second straight IPL title, and India were the No. 1 Test team in the world. Dhoni was in the West...
  • Cops prevented Benazir's autopsy, says hospital 31-12-2007 07:42 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts talks about how India was unable to defend a total of 296. ...
  • 2 suicide blasts near Pak military HQ, 25 killed 24-11-2007 09:08 AM

    Sydney: Stand-in skipper Michael Clarke said on Sunday he intends to lead Australia his way in this week's final Ashes Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Clarke, captaining in place of the injured Ricky Ponting in the fifth Test, has opted to change the way the team's symbolic...