PAKISTAN

  • Police probe threat call to Air India, security beefed after Kandahar-style hijack threat January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: After an Intelligence Bureau alert warning of a Kandahar-style hijack bid on the Air India flight going to Kabul in Afghanistan, Special Task Force and detective department of the Kolkata Police on Sunday launched an investigation while security has been beefed up at the NSC Bose International Airport in...
  • Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik unhappy with selectors and the PCB January 4, 2015

    Karachi: Out-of-favour Pakistan cricketers Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik minced no words in making it clear that they are not happy with the treatment meted out to them in recent times and said that the selectors and PCB need to have better communication with the senior players. In separate talks with...
  • Congress doing politics over terror: BJP on Pakistan boat incident January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Congress for asking the government to come clean on the Pakistani boat incident, BJP on Sunday accused the principal opposition party of touching a "new low" and doing politics over terror. Congress on Saturday had asked the government to "come clean" on the Pakistani boat...
  • Pakistan targets border villages: Rao Inderjit Singh says our forces are alert January 4, 2015

    Reacting to the ceasefire violation by Pakistan, Minister of State at Defence Ministry, Rao Inderjit Singh on Sunday said that this is the problematic situation but our forces are completely alert. ...
  • Punjab government protests against BSF, says drugs come from Pakistan and Afghanistan January 4, 2015

    Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab is in a tough situation fighting allegations of rampant drug use and trade in Punjab especially after Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in the drug racket. The party is now trying to shift blame to the border security security force...
  • Mohammad Hafeez fails unofficial testing of his bowling action January 4, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan offspinner Mohammad Hafeez has failed in the unofficial testing of his bowling action in India after six of his deliveries were found to have elbow extension of over 15 degrees. Hafeez had opted for the unofficial testing at a laboratory accredited by the International Cricket Council in Chennai earlier...
  • Terror at sea: India searches for second Pakistan boat which came from Karachi January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After a mid sea operation against a Pakistani boat that probably averted a 26/11 like terror attack on New Years eve, sources say Indian authorities are on the lookout for a second boat which also came from Karachi around the same time. Indian secirity agencies are searching the...
  • Indian Coast Guards hunts for second Pakistan boat January 3, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan firing leaves two Army jawans, one woman dead January 3, 2015

    Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. ...
  • Pakistan firing kills two Army jawans, one woman; triggers migration in border areas of J&K January 3, 2015

    Srinagar/Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. Two Indian Army jawans and a woman were killed while 11 people injured as Pakistani troops targeted villages and security posts at various places in Jammu and Kashmir since Friday night which triggered migration...
  • Pakistan government may shelve Musharraf treason case to placate army January 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Confronted with the challenge of deadly terrorism plaguing the country, Pakistan is considering shelving the high-treason trial against former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf in order to mend fences with the powerful army. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had initiated the treason case against Musharraf in December 2013 for abrogating the...
  • Pakistan Rangers targets BSF posts again; India retaliates, warns of dire consequences January 3, 2015

    Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. Border Security Force Director General DK Pathak, who briefed...
  • Our forces will give fitting reply: Amit Shah on Pakistan firing January 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that under the NDA regime Indian security forces have been retaliating strongly whenever Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violations along the Indo-Pak border and will continue to take similar action in future. "After BJP formed the government, Indian forces have been giving fitting reply...
  • Pakistan rejects reports of boat interception off Gujarat January 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants. Foreign Office Spokesman Tasnim Aslam categorically denied the reports which said that...
  • Coast Guard patrolling still on, area where Pakistan terror boat sank under surveillance January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. Coast Guard IG Kuldeep Singh on Saturday said, "In the afternoon of December 1,...
  • Pakistan's terror at sea: Indian authorities keeping an eye on a second suspicious boat January 3, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. ...
  • J&K: Heavy firing on BSF posts in Hiranagar sector, one woman killed January 3, 2015

    Jammu: One woman was killed and six injured in the fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on BSF posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector on Saturday afternoon. The fresh round of firing took place after three Pakistan Rangers soldiers were killed in a strong retaliation from India. The firing came right...
  • Pakistani boat laden with explosives blows up off Indian coast: India January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: A Pakistani fishing boat laden with explosives bound for India blew up, killing all four people on board, after the Indian Coast Guard tried to stop and search it, the Indian government said on Friday. It was not possible to independently verify the Indian account. In a first reaction,...
  • Congress congratulates Indian Coast Guards for intercepting Suspicious Pakistani boat January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • Pakistan suspicious boat took same route as 26/11 attackers January 2, 2015

    The Porbander incident has brought back chilling memories of the 26/11 atttack. Then too, the attackers used almost excatly the same route to enter Mumbai to carry out the worst attack on Indian soil which left a 166 people dead. ...
  • Indian Coast Guards foiled 26/11 like terror attack January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 2, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Coast Guard intercepts suspicious Pakistani boat, set on fire January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • Conversation from Karachi intercepted by NTRO led security agencies to suspicious boat January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A conversation intercepted by the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) from Karachi led Indian security agencies to the suspicious boat which finally blew itself up in the Arabian Sea in the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. As per the details emerging on how that boat was...
  • Pakistan-based terrorists trying to strike ahead of Barack Obama's visit January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistan-based terrorist groups are continuously trying to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir by taking advantage of cross-border firing as they aim to carry out "spectacular attacks" ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, according to security agencies. Quoting intelligence reports, senior Home Ministry officials said the terrorists...
  • Pakistani boat kept sending signals of non-compliance despite getting cornered by Coast Goast January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: The Coast Guard has stated that despite being cornered by it, the suspicious boat continued sending signals of non-compliance. The suspicious boat was Pakistani because of its construction and flag it was bearing. It can be called a terror bid if it is established but the matter is...
  • Mohammed Hafeez report to be sent in a week's time: sources January 2, 2015

    Chennai: Experienced Pakistan all-rounder Mohammed Hafeez has completed testing on his bowling action at the ICC-accredited biomechanics laboratory here and the report will be sent to the Pakistan Cricket Board in a week's time. Hafeez underwent a bio-mechanic test on his bowling action at the Sri Ramachandra Arthroscopy and Sports Sciences...
  • Pakistan selectors in dilemma over selection of WC squad January 2, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan national cricket team selectors are in a dilemma over the selection of the final 15-member squad for the World Cup, which is scheduled to be announced on January 7 in Karachi. Their indecisiveness stems from the recent chain of events affecting key players in recent months and now in...
  • Pakistani boat blown off Gujarat coast, Coast Guard searching for wreckage, dead bodies January 2, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. Coast Guard intercepted the suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat...
  • Spinners will play a key role in World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed January 2, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed believes that spinners will have a key role to play in the forthcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Mushtaq, himself, a former Test leg spinner, said on Friday that despite the fact that pacemen usually dominated on the pitches in Australia and...