PAKISTAN

  • Walk the talk on Pakistan, Mr PM, says Rahul Gandhi October 8, 2014

    At his rally in Raigad in Maharashtra, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his handling of the situation on the Indo-Pak border. He also charged the BJP of questioning Congress icons because it had nothing to show for itself. ...
  • Modi has done nothing to stop Pakistan shelling: Rahul Gandhi October 8, 2014

    Mahad (Maharashtra): With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite "many provocations". "Before the Lok Sabha polls, Modi used to speak of...
  • Pakistan to announce cricket World Cup squad on January 11 October 8, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's 15-member squad for the 2015 cricket World Cup will be announced on January 11 after the conclusion of a high profile one-day tournament organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). A senior official of the board told PTI that the deadline for submitting their final 15-member squads by participating...
  • Ceasefire violation: India gives free hand to security forces to deal with Pak firing, say sources October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday toughened its stand on Pakistan with sources saying that the Centre has given a free hand to the security forces along the border to deal with Pakistan firing as they saw fit. "The PM has told the NSA (National Security Advisor) that there is no question...
  • PCB set to send Ajmal for biomechanic test October 8, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is preparing to send suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for a biomechanic test after he reported a marked improvement in his bowling action. Ajmal, who has been Pakistan's top spinner for the last few years, was also suspended by the ICC from bowling in international cricket...
  • Pakistan to play India, England in UAE next year October 8, 2014

    Desperately looking to boost its finances, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is counting on back-to-back "home" series against England and India next year in the UAE. "We will be hosting England in October and November in UAE for three tests, five one-day internationals and a T20 match," a board official told...
  • Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq denies loss of form due to weight loss October 8, 2014

    Struggling Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq denied shedding weight has caused him to lose form, saying he and his team needed just one good innings to restore confidence. Misbah, 40, shed 10kg during a fitness camp in June this year but has since struggled at the crease scoring just 67 in the...
  • Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez and Junaid Khan out of Australia series October 8, 2014

    Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who was ruled out of the limited over series against Australia with a hand injury, will miss the subsequent Test series against the same opponents as well, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official said. Fast bowler Junaid Khan will also return home from the United Arab Emirates...
  • Pakistan fires at Indian posts yet again, 2 dead, 6 injured in fresh shelling along the border in J&K October 8, 2014

    Jammu: Two people have lost their lives in fresh firing that took place in Samba along the International Border on Wednesday, taking the death toll in ceasefire violations up to seven. Six others including a Border Security Force personnel have also been injured in the firing. "We have been retaliating very...
  • PM Modi should focus on Pakistan not Maharashtra: Shiv Sena October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Wednesday once again attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In its Wednesday's edition of 'Saamna', Sena criticised Modi over the issue of ceasefire violations by Pakistan, saying he should focus on stopping the "atrocities" by the neighbouring country and not Maharashtra politics. Claiming that Pakistan has...
  • United Nations asks India, Pakistan to resolve their issues through dialogue October 8, 2014

    United Nations: Amid escalation of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their issues diplomatically and through dialogue. "The Secretary-General would call on both countries to resolve their issues diplomatically and through discussions," Ban's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told reporters...
  • Actor Mohanlal's website hacked, messages favouring Pakistan posted October 8, 2014

    Chennai: Malayalam film actor Mohanlal's official website was hacked on Tuesday allegedly by a pro-Pakistan group. The hackers posted messages supporting Pakistan's stance on the Kashmir issue. The message on the website said that a team called Cyber Warriors was behind the hack. The website was restored shortly. His website...
  • Maiden ODI ton just the start for Australia's Steven Smith October 8, 2014

    Steve Smith is hoping his first century in one-day international cricket is just the start of a new lease of life as a big-scoring top order batsman for Australia in the 50-over game. The righthander's 101 in Sharjah on Tuesday was the backbone of Australia's 255 for eight, which set up...
  • Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire at the International Border, targets 50 BSF posts October 8, 2014

    Jammu: The International Border with Pakistan remains tense as firing continued in 7 sectors of Jammu and Kashmir - Hira nagar, Sambha, Arnia, RS Pura, Kanachak, Pargwal and Ramgarh. As many as 50 border security force (BSF) posts were targetted in the shelling that continued till 7 am on Wednesday...
  • 1st ODI: Steven Smith ton helps Australia thrash Pakistan by 93 runs October 8, 2014

    Steven Smith scored a maiden one day hundred while paceman Mitchell Johnson took three wickets to help Australia beat Pakistan by 93 runs in the first day-night international on Tuesday. Smith, who had never scored a half-century in one-day games before, managed a sedate 118-ball 101 to guide Australia to a...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 7, 2014

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  • Shelling on border act of desperation by Pakistan: NC October 7, 2014

    Jammu: The shelling on border is an act of desperation by "politically unstable" Pakistan which is emerging as a serious threat to peace in sub-continent, ruling National Conference said on Tuesday. "Silence of guns after the ceasefire agreement during the tenure of (former prime minister) Atal Bihari Vajpayee had instilled...
  • Repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan: How should India respond? October 7, 2014

    Pakistan has fired at 40 Indian outposts in Jammu and Kashmir in shelling that began on Sunday evening. Eight civilians were injured on Tuesday and the BSF said that Pakistani Rangers were predominantly involved. At 4 pm on Tuesday, Pakistan again violated the ceasefire at Balnoi sector in Poonch. ...
  • Ceasefire violation: Pak ups the ante, India toughens stand October 7, 2014

    The Line of Control remains active and tense after Pakistan forces targeted 40 Indian outposts in the last 24 hours. Heavy mortal shells have targeted border hamlets. The ceasefire has been violated four times in the last 24 hours. ...
  • Ceasefire violation: Army officer, 2 personnel injured in Pak firing across border October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), were injured in heavy Pakistani shelling across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Firing also continued at Akhnoor's Phargwal area and Arnia in RS Pura sector. "Pakistan is deliberately targeting our civilians which is unacceptable....
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India withdraws flag meet proposal as Pak continues firing across border October 7, 2014

    India on Tuesday toughened its stand on the border situation, after 24 hours of incessant firing and shelling by Pakistan troops across the Line of Control (LoC) that resulted in several casualties. India on Tuesday put withdraw the flag meeting with the Pakistan Army, deciding instead to wait for Islamabad...
  • Pakistan continues to fire at Indian posts, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley meets 3 service chiefs October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley held a meeting with the chiefs of the Indian Army, Navy and the Air Force on Tuesday as Pakistan continued to shell Army outposts and civilian areas across the Line of Control. The meeting came even as Pakistan troops resumed firing in Akhnoor's Phargwal area...
  • Stop ceasefire violations: Congress to Pakistan October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader Karan Singh on Tuesday urged the neighbouring country to stop the firing so that the border remains peaceful and safe. Singh, who had served Jammu and Kashmir as Sadar-i-Riyasat and Governor, expressed...
  • War is no solution to Kashmir issue: Awami National Conference October 7, 2014

    Jammu: Condemning Pakistan for Monday's cease-fire violation in which five Indians died and several others were injured, Awami National Conference today said that war is no solution to Kashmir issue and both the countries should work on a concrete strategy to end the conflict. "War is no solution and both...
  • End ceasefire violations, else will give befitting reply, says Rajnath Singh to Pakistan October 7, 2014

    Latur: In a stern warning to Pakistan, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked it to put an end to firing and ceasefire violations along the border in Jammu & Kashmir saying if such breach continues, the army and every youth of this country will give a befitting reply. Addressing...
  • J&K: School becomes makeshift relief camp as Pak continues to shell this town October 7, 2014

    The situation along the Line of Control remains tense after Pakistan forces targeted 40 Indian outposts in the last 24 hours. Pawan Sharma reports from Arnia town. ...
  • India toughens stand after repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, puts flag meet on hold October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday toughened its stand on the border situation, after 24 hours of incessant firing and shelling by Pakistan troops across the Line of Control (LoC) that resulted in several casualties. India on Tuesday put on hold the flag meeting with the Pakistan Army, deciding instead to...
  • Pakistan asks India to exercise restraint along LoC October 7, 2014

    Islamabad: Amid escalation of ceasefire violations along the LoC, Pakistan on Tuesday accused India of rejecting its efforts to preserve tranquility at the border and asked India to give peace a chance by "restraining" its forces. Expressing deep concern over the situation along the Line of Control (LoC), Advisor to...
  • Pakistan will get 'befitting reply' for ceasefire breach: Prakash Javadekar October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday condemned the repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan and warned Islamabad of "a befitting reply" by the Indian Government to the "provocative" firing and shelling along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan should remember there is a new Government in power now. What...