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  • There are only two parties, no place for third in resolving Indo-Pak issue: Ministry of External Affairs 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Giving no importance to the invitation extended to separatist leaders for celebration of Pakistan National Day in Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs claimed that there are only two parties when it comes to a resolution on Indo-Pak issues. "The government of India prefer to speak for itself....
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, court rejects plea against detention 6 days ago

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Friday dismissed the plea of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi against his detention under a public security act, keeping the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack in jail till April. Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa dismissed 55-year-old Lakhvi's plea against his detention under Maintenance of...
  • Twin bombings at churches in Pakistan kill 14, wound 78 March 16, 2015

    Lahore: Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 during Sunday services, and witnesses said quick action by a security guard prevented many more deaths. A Pakistani Taliban splinter group claimed responsibility. Islamist terrorists in Pakistan have attacked Christians and other religious minorities...
  • Pope Francis condemns the attack on two churches in Pakistan March 15, 2015

    Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the attack on two churches of Lahore in which at least 15 persons were killed and 78 others injured, While addressing in the Vatican City Pope said, "With pain and great sorrow, I learned of the terrorist attacks today against two churches in the city...
  • Pope says feels great pain over Pakistan church attacks March 15, 2015

    Rome: Pope Francis said he felt great pain over bomb attacks outside two churches in Pakistan on Sunday, departing from scripted remarks in his customary address to decry "persecution" of Christians. "These are Christian churches. Christians are persecuted, our brothers spill their blood simply because they are Christians," the pontiff said...
  • 15 dead, 78 injured in suicide attack on packed churches in Pakistan March 15, 2015

    Lahore: At least 15 persons were killed and 78 others injured when Taliban suicide attackers targeted two packed churches during mass in Pakistan's biggest Christian neighbourhood in Lahore, the capital of Punjab. The attackers targeted Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad area during Sunday mass, causing stampede as panicked...
  • World Cup: Petition filed against Pakistan's poor performance February 24, 2015

    Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday admitted a petition against the poor performance of the Pakistani team during the ongoing World Cup. The team has lost both their matches so far, the first was to India and the second to the West Indies. The petitioner has named Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Cricket...
  • Pakistan: 8 killed in suicide bomb attack near Lahore Police Lines February 17, 2015

    Lahore: Eight people have been killed and several others have been injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Police Lines in Lahore's Qila Gujjar Singh area on Tuesday. According to preliminary reports, the blast took place in a vehicle parked in the area. Several vehicles parked near the...
  • 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...
  • Nawaz Sharif vows to rid Pakistan of terrorism, says will march ahead than any of the world powers January 1, 2015

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that his government has taken concrete measures to address the challenge of terrorism as he vowed to rid Pakistan of terrorism. "In our resolve to rid the country of terrorism, we will march further than any of the world powers," Sharif said...
  • DTC increases fare of Delhi-Lahore bus service by 60 per cent November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Travelling to Pakistan by road has now got costlier with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which operates the Delhi-Lahore bus service, increasing the fare by a steep 60 per cent after a gap of almost seven years. Now, one has to shell out Rs 2400 for a one...
  • Lahore HC trashes plea to stop screening of Indian film November 13, 2014

    Islamabad: A judge has dismissed a petition challenging the exhibition of an Indian film in Pakistani cinemas, media reported Thursday. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza of the Lahore High Court Wednesday held that if the petitioner had any objection to the screening of the Indian film "Haider", he should approach the censor...
  • US offers help to Pakistan to probe Wagah Border terror attack November 3, 2014

    Islamabad: The US on Monday offered to provide any assistance to Pakistan to track down the perpetrators behind the "senseless" terrorist attack at Wagah Border that killed at least 61 people. Condemning the horrific suicide attack as a "senseless terrorist act", Ambassador Richard Olson said it demonstrates terrorists' blatant disregard for...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks case: First hearing under new judge held in Pakistan October 29, 2014

    Lahore: The first hearing under the eighth anti-terrorism court judge appointed to conduct the trial of seven Pakistani suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks took place on Wednesday with three witnesses deposing in the case. The three witnesses were produced in court in connection with Ajmal Kasab's statement and...
  • Pakistan court admits petition seeking PM Sharif's disqualification October 21, 2014

    Lahore: A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court for hearing, 23 years after it was filed. A Lahore High Court comprising Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh yesterday admitted the petition after listening...
  • PCB takes 'Lion's share' out of CLT20 appearance fee for Lahore October 16, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has taken close to 60 percent of the appearance money earned by the Lahore Lions team during the recently concluded Champions League T20 in India paying Mohammad Hafeez and Co only USD 100,000 out of the USD 500,000 for their hardwork. According to reliable sources, the...
  • Pakistan Hindus demand dual voting rights for non-Muslims October 14, 2014

    Lahore: A leading Hindu organisation in Pakistan on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding the government and all political parties to bring a constitutional amendment allowing non-Muslims to cast dual vote to elect their representative of national and provincial assemblies. They also demanded increase in the number of reserved seats for Hindu...
  • CLT20:Perth Scorchers beat Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings reach semis September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh not just stopped Lahore Lions from making it to the semi-finals of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 with a three-wicket win in their last group match on Tuesday but also paved the way for Chennai Super Kings' entry into the last-four stage. Marsh scored an unbeaten...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Match 19 September 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: CSK pin semi-final hopes on Scorchers beating Lahore Lions September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semifinal when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: Akmal, Nasim star as Lahore Lions knock Dolphins out September 27, 2014

    Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive on Saturday. Electing to bat, Lahore, who now have six points with a win and rained-off...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 14 September 27, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their CLT20 semi-final spot when they take on Dolphins. With reigning IPL...
  • CLT20: Lahore Lions eye big win against Dolphins September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their Champions League T20 semifinal spot when they take on Dolphins in a Group A match, here on Saturday. With...
  • CLT20: CSK-Lahore match called off due to heavy rain September 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings and Lahore Lions were left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Thursday. With incessant rains coupled with lightening and thunders lashing the city, the field was kept...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Lahore Lions September 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina,...
  • CLT20: Chennai look to continue winning run against Lahore September 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina, who...
  • CLT20: Lahore Lions' Adnan Rasool reported for illegal bowling action September 22, 2014

    Lahore Lions offspinner Adnan Rasool has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's CLT20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad on Sunday. The bowler was reported by onfield umpires Kumar Dharamsena and C Shamshuddin, along with third umpire Anil Chaudhary, after the conclusion of the match. "Under...
  • CLT20: Gambhir, spinners extend Kolkata's winning run September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a confident halfcentury after Sunil Narine stifled Lahore Lions with his magical spin bowling as Kolkata Knight Riders eked out a fourwicket win in a Champions League Twenty20 Group A match, on Sunday. Gambhir (60) anchored the 152run chase with his 47ball...