PAKISTAN

  • Pakistan's ISI setting up terror training camps in Thailand, Malaysia to recruit Punjabis: Sources 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Pakistan spy unit ISI is setting up terror training camps in Thailand and Malaysia to recruit Punjabis, say sources. The startling revelation was made by former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh Tara during. According to sources, Tara is also believed to have said during the investigation that...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • Pak Rangers violate ceasefire, target border outposts along international border in Jammu 12 hours 9 minutes ago

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate. "Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on two BoPs in R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45...
  • Pakistan: Over 400 Hindu families seek Indian citizenship 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office. The two-day camp has been organised on demand from those seeking the citizenship. "Around 400 to 450 families participated. The...
  • I will come back as a better cricketer, person: Mohammad Amir 18 hours 25 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned paceman, Mohammad Amir, who was on Thursday allowed to play domestic cricket by the ICC, has promised to return to the cricket field as a better human being and player. The pacer, whose five-year ban officially expires on September 2 this year, was informed by the ICC that...
  • US considers Taliban 'an armed insurgency' not 'terrorist' outfit 19 hours 40 minutes ago

    Washington: The US does not consider the Afghan Taliban as a terrorist outfit, describing it as 'an armed insurgency'. It called the Islamic State as a 'terrorist' group, drawing a controversial distinction between the two outfits. "The Taliban is an armed insurgency. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) is a terrorist...
  • Mohammad Amir to come out of spot-fixing ban, allowed to play domestic cricket 23 hours 23 minutes ago

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has received an early reprieve for a return to domestic cricket following his cooperation with anti-corruption officials, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Amir were all banned for spot-fixing during Pakistan's tour of England in 2010,...
  • India salutes Colonel MN Rai martyred in anti-terror operations in J&K, his last rites performed Yesterday

    New Delhi: With full state honours, Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, the commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, is being cremated in New Delhi on Thursday. Commissioned into the 2/9 Gorkha Rifles, the 39-year-old Colonel Rai was martyred along with Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Sanjeev Singh in an encounter with...
  • India wants border issue resolution with China with 'honesty' Yesterday

    Kanpur: Asserting that it has no territorial ambitions, India on Wednesday said it wants to resolve all issues with China with "honesty" and asked it to come forward to end the "perceptional differences" over the border. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also sounded unperturbed by the increasing cooperation and friendship between China...
  • ISIS appoints former Taliban commander as its Afghanistan-Pakistan chief Yesterday

    Islamabad: Dreaded Islamic State terrorist group has appointed a breakaway Taliban commander as its chief in Khurasan, a historic name used by terrorists for an area covering Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of India. In a video posted online, Islamic State (IS) commander Abu Muhammad Al-Adni confirmed the name of former Tehreek-e-...
  • Pakistan opposes US support for India's bid to UN Security Council 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after US President Barack Obama assured that they will push for India's permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council, Pakistan has opposed the bid. Pakistan's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said US support for India's permanent seat in the UNSC...
  • India vs Pakistan minus Sachin Tendulkar - a first in World Cup history 2 days ago

    If it took you time to digest not seeing that diminutive figure crouching and looking up at the sun or into the flood lights on his way to the middle - then February 15 will be even tougher. For the first time in ICC World Cup history, Sachin Tendulkar will...
  • Shoaib Malik, Azhar Ali, Sohail Tanvir on standby for World Cup 2 days ago

    Karachi: Batsmen Shoaib Malik and Azhar Ali, and pace bowler Sohail Tanvir have been put on standby in the Pakistan squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup, to be held from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand. A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that after discussions with...
  • Pakistan suffer back-to-back losses to start NZ tour 2 days ago

    Christchurch: Despite Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal showing some batting form ahead of next month's World Cup, Pakistan suffered back-to-back losses to a President's XI at the start of their New Zealand tour. Misbah scored 107 and Akmal 68 as Pakistan lost Monday's match by six wickets at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval....
  • Contract row is no big deal: PCB official 3 days ago

    Karachi: A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that the contract row with players in the World Cup squad would be sorted out this week. "It is no big deal... The players want certain clarifications and have some reservations but our representative in New Zealand is talking...
  • World Cup 2015: Top ten surprise packages 3 days ago

    Whenever a big cricket tournament, especially a World Cup, starts, we pick our favourite players who we think will perform well in the event. Many of the top players, as expected, do well to take their teams to win matches or even win the Championship. But there are also a...
  • Pakistan hope to lurch from disaster to World Cup triumph 3 days ago

    Karachi: If there is one team among the top eight at the World Cup which could either crash out embarrassingly in the first round or romp to the title, it's Pakistan. The talented yet unpredictable side are haunted by injuries to their fast bowlers, the suspension of match-winning spinner Saeed Ajmal...
  • India, US target Pakistan over terrorism but China calls it an 'all weather friend' 3 days ago

    Beijing: Calling Pakistan an "irreplaceable" all-weather friend, China on Monday pledged full support to it amid the high-profile visit of US President Barack Obama to India. The comments came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi other leaders met visiting Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif. According to Pakistan army spokesman...
  • Talks not possible until Pakistan addresses our concerns: India 3 days ago

    Islamabad: India on Monday said that talks with Pakistan were not possible until Islamabad addresses concerns highlighted by New Delhi, including that of terrorism. Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan TCA Raghavan said that negotiations with Pakistan were not possible in a climate of terrorism. The talks with Pakistan did not...
  • 'PCB working with players to resolve contract row' 3 days ago

    Karachi: A senior official of Pakistan's national cricket board (PCB) on Monday said they were working with players to resolve a potentially unsettling contract row a month ahead of the World Cup. "It is no big deal the players want certain clarifications and have some reservations but our representative in New...
  • Watch: BSF, Pakistan Rangers' retreat at Wagah Border 3 days ago

    India's Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers on Monday evening showed exemplary enthusiasm at Wagah Border in Amritsar on the occasion of 66th Republic Day. ...
  • Pakistan cricketer suffers from ghost attack in New Zealand hotel 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's promising young allrounder Haris Sohail complained of supernatural presence in his hotel room in New Zealand, forcing the management to shift him to another room. According to media reports, Sohail woke up in the night scared, insisting there was a supernatural presence in his room. The youngster insisted on...
  • Shahid Afridi set for English T20 stint 3 days ago

    Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi is to play for Northamptonshire in the first six rounds of English cricket's 2015 T20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced on Monday. One of the most spectacular hitters of a cricket ball the game has know, the 34-year-old Afridi - nicknamed 'Boom Boom' for his dynamism...
  • Teenage cricketer dies in Pakistan after hit on chest 3 days ago

    Karachi: In another tragic incident on the field, 18-year-old Zeeshan Mohammed died after being struck on the chest by a cricket ball. Doctors at the Orangi Town general hospital said that Mohammed died from a heart seizure after he was struck by the cricket ball during a club match in Orangi...
  • Pakistan media highlights Obama's India visit, nuclear deal 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani media on Monday gave extensive coverage to US President Barack Obama's visit to India, highlighting the breakthrough in the civil nuclear deal and renewal of a 10-year defence cooperation between the two countries. Obama arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and in a departure from protocol, Prime Minister...
  • India, US ask Pakistan to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Identifying terrorism as a major challenge, India and the US today stressed the need for joint and concerted efforts to disrupt terror entities including LeT, D Company and the Haqqani Network and asked Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of 26/11 terror attack to justice. After his talks with...
  • Pakistan cricketers refuse to sign three-month extended contract 4 days ago

    Pakistan cricketers, who are currently touring New Zealand, have refused to sign the three-month extended contract that is given to them by the national cricket board (PCB). According to the Express newspaper, the national team players, after a meeting in New Zealand, declined to sign the extended contracts and informed the...
  • Shahid Afridi should continue playing ODIs after WC: Rashid Latif 4 days ago

    Former captain Rashid Latif has sparked off a new controversy in Pakistan cricket by suggesting that flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi must not retire from one-day internationals after the World Cup. "I don't think this is the right time to retire for Shahid. Misbah has already announced he will retire after the...
  • Mohammad Amir return still a long way off: Reports 4 days ago

    Karachi: A senior official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reiterated on Sunday that banned paceman Mohammad Amir was still a long way from being considered for national selection. Pakistani media sparked off a hype this week that Amir could be returning to cricket by next month after International Cricket Council...