Pakistani

  • Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb seven highest peaks in seven continents in under eight months, media reported on Sunday. Baig, 23, has completed the challenge of climbing seven of the highest mountains around the world, including Mount Everest which she scaled in May 2013, Dawn online...
  • BSF security personnel gun down Pakistani intruder in Kashmir July 23, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian security forces on Tuesday gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Kashmir. The Border Security Force (BSF) shot the intruder in the Kathua district when he tried to cross the international border. The development came after the Pakistani forces violated ceasefire and killed an Indian jawan in Akhnoor on...
  • Three Pakistani policemen killed in attack July 7, 2014

    Karachi: Three Pakistani policemen were killed on Sunday night after unidentified gunmen opened fire upon the vehicle they were travelling in at Hyderabad in Pakistan's Sindh province. The three policemen were killed and their colleague was injured when they were on patrol duty on Sunday night in the suburbs of...
  • Maldives court denies deportation of Pakistani criminals July 5, 2014

    Colombo: A Maldives court has denied ordering the deportation of two Pakistanis caught by police in the biggest drug bust in the history of the country, a statement said on Friday. Four Maldivians, three Bangladeshis, and 11 Pakistanis were taken into custody March 10 with 24 kg of heroin, which local...
  • Nine Pakistani prisoners freed by India July 4, 2014

    Lahore: Nine Pakistani prisoners, including five fishermen, were on Friday handed over by Indian authorities to Pakistani para military officials at the Wagah Border. The Punjab Rangers recorded the statements of the prisoners before handing them over to Edhi Welfare Foundation. Five of the prisoners are fishermen while the others are...
  • Newly-wed couple killed in public over love marriage in Pakistan June 29, 2014

    Lahore: A newly-wed couple was brutally killed in full public view by the family members of the girl for marrying a 'man of her choice' in Pakistan's Punjab province. According to an FIR, Muafia Bibi (23) of Satrah village of Daska tehsil, some 100km from Lahore, married Sajjad Ahmed (27)...
  • Watch: 'My boyz will perform very happy'! S**t Pakistani cricketers say in this video will crack you up June 23, 2014

    Cricket is most enjoyable when its players are at their amusing best. Pakistani players, bless them, are just absolutely unintentionally hilarious when they give post match interviews. 'Salman Bhai told me to bowling', 'All thanks to Uparwala', 'My boyz will perform very happy' are just some such gems. Their outrageous...
  • Pakistani constables fired for plucking guavas from PM Sharif's garden June 10, 2014

    Lahore: Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden. Abid and Saifullah lost their jobs for committing the 'crime'. They were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of their crime, Lahore police sources...
  • Pakistani Taliban attacks Karachi airport, 30 dead June 9, 2014

    Karachi: After a 13-hour intense gun battle, the brazen attack on Karachi international airport by Taliban militants disguised as security forces ended today, leaving 30 people dead, including all the 10 terrorists who were planning for a lengthy siege of the key facility. The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility...
  • Pakistani Taliban attack airport in Karachi, 27 dead June 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport on Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan's sprawling commercial hub of 18 million people, all but destroys...
  • Pakistani woman files dowry case against Indian husband May 8, 2014

    A Pakistani woman has filed a police complaint against her Indian husband alleging that she is being subjected to domestic violence over dowry demand. Iram, a Lahore resident had married Mohammed Athar, residing in Bareilly, nearly six years ago. According to the complaint, soon after marriage, Athar started to demand dowry of...
  • Pakistani chartered plane makes emergency landing in Lucknow following fuel shortage May 7, 2014

    A Pakistani chartered aircraft, on its way from Lahore to Dhaka with 100 passengers on board, landed in Lucknow under emergency conditions following fuel shortage, airport officials said. The aircraft landed on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot of the aircraft flying over Indian airspace over Uttar Pradesh, informed the Lucknow air...
  • Pakistani tourist stopped from crossing Indo-Pak border in Thar Express May 5, 2014

    A Pakistani national was not allowed to cross Indo-Pak border in Thar Express as he did not complete due procedure before leaving for his country. Chandumal (62), his wife Vishni Devi (57) and a relative Narendra (15) had come to India on a pilgrimage trip for 20 days and boarded Thar...
  • Probe ordered into withdrawal of pension by Pakistani woman May 3, 2014

    An alleged case of a Pakistani woman withdrawing pension from the Rajasthan state treasury has come to light and district authorities have ordered a probe into it. The probe was ordered following a complaint by a local man Alam Khan who said the woman, Ladoo, was now a Pakistani citizen after...
  • Gunmen kidnap 100 villagers in northwest Pakistan: government April 13, 2014

    Peshawar: Gunmen stormed a village gathering in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday and kidnapped around 100 men, Pakistani government officials said. Officials said they suspected that the gunmen are Taliban who attacked because the villagers supported the government. Three local government officials told Reuters that the gunmen had initially taken around 100 villagers...
  • Jajmau: Pak woman held in Kanpur for overstay March 31, 2014

    An elderly Pakistani woman has been arrested for allegedly overstaying in the country after expiry of her visa and submitting fake documents for visa extension, police said on Monday. 70-year-old Surya Khatoon belongs to Karachi and was living in the city even after her visa had expired, they said. She came to...
  • Kejriwal frowns at Modi for 'AK49', 'Pakistani agent' jibe March 26, 2014

    Hitting back at Narendra Modi for his 'AK49' and 'Pakistani agent' jibe at him, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said, on Wednesday, that such comments do not suit a prime ministerial candidate. Interacting with reporters at Kardhana village here, Kejriwal, who announced his candidature against Modi on Tuesday, said, "He (Modi) should...
  • Lalu will become political refugee after LS polls: Nand Kishore Yadav March 24, 2014

    BJP on Monday flayed Lalu Prasad for calling LK Advani a "Pakistani refugee" and said the RJD leader would himself become a "political refugee" after his party's "humiliating" defeat in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. "Lalu Prasad seems to be in awe of using the word refugee nowdays... He called L...
  • Kashmir students in Meerut in trouble after cheering Pak cricketers March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of Kashmiri university students who cheered for Pakistan during a cricket match against India have been charged with disturbing communal harmony, police in Uttar Pradesh said on Thursday. Cricket games between rivals India and Pakistan tend to be high-voltage events, played out in a charged atmosphere with...
  • Drop war, play cricket: Pakistani minister to Taliban February 24, 2014

    Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday invited the Pakistani Taliban to play cricket, adding members of the militant group were avid viewers of cricket matches. Khan told reporters while attending an event that the approach of militants playing cricket would bear positive results, reported Dawn online. The Taliban have...
  • Pakistani Taliban say government must embrace Islamic law February 22, 2014

    The Pakistani Taliban told the government there was no chance of peace in the country unless Pakistan changed its political and legal system and officially embraced Islamic law. The government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wants to find a negotiated settlement to years of fighting with the militants but talks broke...
  • Suspected Pakistani intruder nabbed at Indo-Pak border in Sri Ganganagar February 22, 2014

    BSF on Friday nabbed a suspected Pakistani intruder along the Indo-Pak border in Anoopgarh sector in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan. The 50-year-old suspected Pakistani national was caught by BSF troops, who later handed him over to Gharsana Police for further interrogation, officials said. ...
  • US consulate employee shot dead in Pakistan February 10, 2014

    A Pakistani employee in the US consulate was shot dead on Monday by unidentified gunmen here in this Pakistani northwest city. Faisal Saeed, 33, was killed while he was coming out of his house in Gulbahar Colony, police sources said. Saeed was employed at the US consulate in Peshawar. Further probe into the...
  • Shabana Azmi wants to work in a Pakistani film February 10, 2014

    Karachi: Veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi says she would definitely think about working in a Pakistani film if a good script came her way. The 63-year-old actress is in the city to attend the ongoing Sindh Festival on a special invite from Bilawal Bhutto, the Chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples...
  • Shiv Sena workers protest against Pak band at Mumbai press club February 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Nearly 50-70 workers of the Shiv Sena barged inside the Mumbai Press Club on Tuesday where a Pakistani band was holding a press conference and shouted slogans against them. The sloganeering Shiv Sena activists demanded that Pakistani Sufi band Mekaal Hasan be sent back. "No Pakistani individual or group will...
  • I have quit showbiz industry, won't do Indian films: Veena Malik January 28, 2014

    Lahore/Karachi: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has announced she is quitting commercial films and will only take part in projects with religious and social messages as an Islamic cleric has changed her life completely. "I have quit the show-biz industry. From now onwards, I will not perform in Pakistani and Indian...
  • Indian woman travels to Pakistan with fake passport to meet 'lover' January 17, 2014

    Lahore: An Indian woman was deported from the airport here when she flew in from Doha using a fake Pakistani passport to meet a man she had fallen in love with after meeting on a social networking website. Nagita Ramesh, who is in her twenties and hails from Gujarat state, arrived...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf unlikely to appear before court today January 16, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf is unlikely to appear on Thursday before the special court to face high treason charges against him, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Musharraf's lawyer Ahmad Raza Kasuri said the doctors have not yet declared his client fit, Geo News reported. He said Musharraf could not...
  • Don't certify Indian films, says Pakistani court December 21, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Friday restrained the censor board from issuing certificates for the exhibition of Indian films in the country, a media report said. Lahore High Court justice Khalid Mahmood Khan issued the order saying that the Federal Film Censor Board should stop issuing certificates to films made in...
  • Pakistan postpones hearing on 26/11 case to December 4 November 27, 2013

    Islamabad: The hearing in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case in Pakistan against seven accused, including LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, was on Wednesday postponed to December 4 after the prosecution team failed to turn up. A witness was scheduled to be cross-examined on Wednesday. "The hearing was postponed after the...