Pakistan

  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan for making a spectacle out of the talks, it is the residents along the Line of Control that are facing the brunt of the daily ceasefire violations. Tears well up the eyes of Shah Din as he sits next to the newly...
  • India lodges strong protest with Pak over ceasefire violations 3 days ago

    Jammu: India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations by the neigbouring country. BSF and Pak Rangers held a key sector commander-level flag meeting to defuse tension along the Indo-Pak border due to these violations. The DIG-Brigade commander level meeting was held between BSF and Pak...
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  • Pakistan army contradicts Sharif, says government asked it to mediate 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful army today stepped into the political crisis by talking to two protesting organisations but delivered a snub to the beleaguered government which had claimed that it had not sought military's mediation. Army Chief General Raheel Sharif talked to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri of...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi 3 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • PM talks tough, says Pak made a spectacle of talks by holding meetings with 'secessionist elements' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead...
  • Pakistan Army steps in; government, protesters return to talks 4 days ago

    Islamabad: In moves that could provide a breakthrough in the political crisis, Pakistan's powerful Army on Friday stepped in to try and resolve the standoff between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and protesters as both sides returned to the negotiating table. Hours after Army Chief Raheel Sharif mediated between the embattled government...
  • Pakistan-based LeT backer, business on US terror blacklist 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Muhammad Iqbal, whose name figures among the suspects behind the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has been put on the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) by the United States. The Pakistan-based Iqbal had made the payment for the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) in Italy that was used by...
  • India, Pakistan must act in mature way on ceasefire violations: PDP 4 days ago

    Jammu: Asking India and Pakistan not to make people of Jammu and Kashmir "scapegoats", PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said the two countries must act in a mature manner over ceasefire violations. "We should not be made scapegoats," Mehbooba told reporters here today after undertaking a day-long visit to forward...
  • Alert on Indo-Pak border after 15 terrorists infiltrate into Rajasthan's border districts 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Security agencies have sent an alert to police in four border districts of Rajasthan's Bikaner division over reports of 15 terrorists infiltrating into the area from Pakistan. The Border Security Force (BSF) has tightened the security along the Indo-Pak border in Jaisalmer and Barmer following the alert. The report comes...
  • PCB struggling to sell TV rights for Australia, New Zealand series 4 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing problems in selling the television rights of its forthcoming 'home' series against Australia and New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates for a reasonable amount. A reliable source in the board, aware of the developments, told PTI that while the PCB had kept...
  • Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India. "We feel frustrated ourselves as sponsors are reluctant to invest in a sport which has...
  • Postponement of Pakistan Super League bidding process unfortunate: Haier owner 4 days ago

    Karachi: The owner of Haier Pakistan, the company which had bid for the whole sale rights of the planned Pakistan Super League (PSL), has said the postponement of the bidding process and event was "unfortunate". Javed Afridi felt that until the Pakistan Cricket Board shed aside fears of failure, it would...
  • Afridi is best person to lead Pakistan in 2015 WC, says Malik 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's senior batsman and former captain Shoaib Malik has said maverick allrounder Shahid Afridi is the best person to replace Misbah-ul-Haq as skipper for next year's World Cup. Malik, 32, said that if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wanted to change the captain of the national one-day team it should...
  • Ceasefire violations: A virtual nightmare for people near the Indo-Pak border 4 days ago

    RS Pura International Border: As Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire along the border, the men, women and children living in the villages near the border are living a virtual nightmare every day. These are people caught in the crossfire of the Indo-Pak politics for decades. One sees tearful women and...
  • Pakistan Army Chief to mediate between protesters, Nawaz Sharif 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's rattled government on Thursday asked the country's powerful army to help defuse the political crisis due to ongoing protests by opposition leader Imran Khan and influential cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri who are demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The decision to seek army chief General Raheel Sharif's help...
  • Azhar Mahmood calls for end to mental health 'taboo' in cricket 5 days ago

    London: Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood hopes to make mental health less of a "taboo" subject in South Asia. Last week cricket stars from several countries gathered at a leading London hotel for Mahmood's benefit dinner, where tributes to him were led by Pakistan great Wasim Akram. But the dinner also saw...
  • PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action 5 days ago

    Karachi: A special committee formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board to identify and help bowlers with suspect bowling actions will hold its first meeting in Lahore this weekend. "The board has scheduled meetings of the newly formed cricket committee and other sub-committees. The committee will apparently list down those bowlers who...
  • Pakistan's prime minister resolved to ride out protests crisis 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told parliament on Wednesday he would not be cowed by thousands of demonstrators camped outside the assembly demanding his resignation. Protesters led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and firebrand cleric Tahir ul-Qadri have rallied in Islamabad for almost two weeks and vowed to occupy the capital...
  • Banned Butt, Asif could face problems convincing ICC 5 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif could face problems convincing the ICC to put aside their suspension periods when they complete their five-year ban term in August 2015. Reliable sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have told PTI that while the board was preparing to make a...
  • PCB confident of Lahore Lions' participation in CLT20 5 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board said on Wednesday it was confident that the Lahore Lions team would get clearance from the Indian government to participate in the forthcoming Champions League in India. A official aware of the developments said that until now the BCCI had not contacted the PCB on the...
  • Pakistan cricket authorities prepared for worst in Ajmal case 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the worst possible scenario in the Saeed Ajmal bowling action case. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday that Ajmal had joined the Pakistan squad in Sri Lanka for the final one-day international. "We have been told we will be...
  • Pak PM Sharif defiant amid calls for ouster, says crisis shall pass 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Facing his toughest test since becoming Pakistan's Prime Minister, a defiant Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday brushed aside the demand of protesters asking him to quit saying the country has survived "difficult times" and the current political crisis too shall pass. Political stalemate has continued for the last two weeks with...
  • J&K: BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting at Nikowal border outpost 6 days ago

    Jammu: A 40 minute flag meeting between BSF and Pakistan Rangers took place at Nikowal border outpost of Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday. The two sides is reported to discuss the ongoing tension along the International Border. After the meeting, BSF IG Rakesh Sharma briefed about the meeting and assured more...
  • 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 77 runs, level series 1-1 6 days ago

    Hambantota: A brilliant all-round performance by Thisara Perera guided Sri Lanka to a 77-run victory over Pakistan in their second one-day international on Tuesday to level the three-match series. Perera's whirlwind 65 off 36 balls took Sri Lanka's total to 310-9 after captain Angelo Mathews missed out on his maiden ODI...
  • Pakistan cancels Twenty20 league 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket authorities were Tuesday forced to cancel their ambitious Twenty20 league project due a lack of time to schedule the tournament ahead of the World Cup, leaving question marks over its future. Pakistan Cricket Board had planned to hold the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in the United Arab Emirates...
  • Pakistan Taliban splits over method of functioning 6 days ago

    Peshawar: Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday suffered a major split as leading commanders of the banned outfit formed a splinter group, accusing its leadership of promoting personal and narrow objectives. Leaders of the new faction 'TTP Jamatul Ahrar' said that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan leadership was promoting personal and narrow objectives, resulting in lack...
  • Pak court orders filing of murder case against Nawaz Sharif, his brother 6 days ago

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Tuesday ordered the registration of a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and 19 others for their alleged role in the killing of 14 supporters of fiery anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri in Lahore. The Lahore High Court...
  • Heaviest cross-border firing since 1971 war, India lodges protest with Pakistan 1 week ago

    New Delhi/Jammu: India on Tuesday lodged a protest with Pakistan over escalating border ceasefire violations in the "heaviest" cross-border firing since the 1971 Indo-Pak war even as the two countries agreed to hold flag meetings to defuse the situation. The protest was lodged during the telephonic talks between the DGMOs (Director...
  • Pak PM Nawaz Sharif meets Army Chief to discuss political turmoil 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday met Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif to discuss the current political crisis caused due to anti-government protests in Islamabad and the recent Indo-Pak border "skirmishes". "Overall security environment including the prevailing situation was discussed in the meeting. There was a consensus on the...