PAKISTANI

  • Pakistan lawmakers miffed at not being able to meet Speaker 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The visit of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to the Lok Sabha on Friday created a flutter with its members claiming that the Speaker did not meet them after giving time. However, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said "they didn't come. I was sitting there inside", an apparent reference to the visitors...
  • Lok Sabha Speaker refuses to introduce delegation of Pakistani MPs 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday snubbed a delegation of Pakistani MPs and refused to introduce the 17-member team in the House on the grounds that it was not an official visit. The delegation of Pakistan Parliamentarians were visiting Parliament as part of the Indo-Pak dialogue process. The members...
  • Lahore HC trashes plea to stop screening of Indian film November 13, 2014

    Islamabad: A judge has dismissed a petition challenging the exhibition of an Indian film in Pakistani cinemas, media reported Thursday. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza of the Lahore High Court Wednesday held that if the petitioner had any objection to the screening of the Indian film "Haider", he should approach the censor...
  • Pakistani hackers deface two Gujarat state government websites November 2, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Pakistan-based hackers, who called themselves 'Pakistan Cyber Mafia Hackers', hacked two Gujarat government websites as well as three other websites yesterday and wrote derogatory remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi on their home pages. Out of the total five websites hacked by Pakistani hackers yesterday, two belonged to the Gujarat...
  • Pakistan Hindu migrants celebrate Diwali in Jodhpur, hope for better future October 23, 2014

    Jodhpur: The Pakistani Hindus who have migrated to India, fearing their persecution in Pakistan, celebrated their first Diwali in Jodhpur, their homeland as they believe. For these nowhere people living out of makeshift settlements in Jodhpur it's truly a special Diwali, for some it's the first that they are celebrating in...
  • 'Humsafar' Episode 1 review: Less of Fawad Khan on screen but a gripping story makes up for his absence October 14, 2014

    At a time when Pakistani actor Fawad Khan has become a national heartthrob in India, Zee Network's Zindagi channel has decided to air popular Pakistani show 'Humsafar' for the Indian audience. The show opened to mixed response in Pakistan back in 2011 and soon became a national sensation getting almost the...
  • Pakistan to root out Taliban, says PM Nawaz Sharif October 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on his first visit to the restive North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Thursday assured the nation that the army was determined to win the war against the Taliban. Sharif, who met the soldiers involved in a major operation to flush out the...
  • 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. ...
  • Provide status on list of Prisoners of Wars, efforts made for their release from Pakistani jails: SC to Centre September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to inform it about the current status of list of Indian Prisoners of War (POWs) languishing in Pakistani jails for 43 years and efforts made for their release. The apex court asked the Ministry of External Affairs to file a fresh...
  • Pakistani Kashmiris want India border opened for flood relief September 23, 2014

    Muzaffarabad: Pakistanoccupied Kashmir's parliament on Tuesday called upon India to open the de facto border separating the two sides of the disputed territory to allow rescue officials to reach residents hit by devastating floods. Monsooninduced flooding has wreaked havoc on both sides of the Himalayan region, which is divided between...
  • Sonam Kapoor talks and behaves like the Energizer Bunny: Actor Fawad Khan fondly teases his 'Khoobsurat' costar September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst an admiring mob of journalists (mostly women), Pakistani actor Fawad Khan looked a little lost. Sitting down under the bright lights for the press interaction for his first Bollywood film 'Khoobsurat', Khan answered the press questions briefly and simply. His upcoming film 'Khoobsurat' by Disney is a remake...
  • Pakistan dockyard attackers planned to hijack navy frigate September 14, 2014

    Karachi: The Taliban militants who attacked Karachi's naval dockyard last week were planning to hijack a Pakistani navy missile frigate with inside help, indicating the extent of radicalisation within the forces. "It seems the intention was to hijack PNS Zulfiqar a frigate purchased from China and inducted in July 2009," the...
  • Jammu floods: 26 Pakistani women golfers stranded in the valley September 10, 2014

    Among the rescued flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir are Pakistani women golfers who had come for a tournament. 26 people from the group are still stranded in the valley. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Pakistani Hindus organise rally demanding Indian citizenship September 2, 2014

    Rajkot: Around 200 families of Pakistani Hindus, who have migrated here, today staged a demonstration and demanded Indian citizenship saying they do not wish to return to their country. "Nearly one thousand Hindus comprising 200 families have migrated from Pakistan since 2005 and are willing to settle down in India....
  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear August 30, 2014

    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...
  • ISIS offered to swap Pakistani woman scientist for slain US journalist August 22, 2014

    Washington: In an email to the family members of slain American journalist James Foley, his captors from the Islamic State militant group demanded release of several prisoners, including a Pakistani woman scientist who has been convicted of terrorism charges in the US. In their email dated August 12, to family members...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation in Poonch by Pakistani troops yet again August 20, 2014

    Srinagar: There was another ceasefire violation in Hamirpur sector located in Poonch district on Wednesday as Pakistani troops fired using small arms and automatics along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has violated ceasefire more than 25 times in less than three months. There was no...
  • Jammu: Pakistan violates ceasefire again; fires at four BSF posts August 13, 2014

    Jammu: A day after Prime Minister Modi slammed Pakistan for waging a proxy war against India, another ceasefire violation was reported from RS Pura sector in Jammu. Pakistani troops fired heavily on border out posts (BoPs) and villages along the International Border in Jammu district, forcing the BSF to retaliate. Firing commenced from...
  • Pakistani security forces nab three terrorists August 10, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani security forces on Sunday nabbed three terrorists in Rawalpindi city, an official said. The terrorists were trying to board a train for Lahore from Chaklala Railway Station when they were arrested on a tipoff. A security official said that two suicide jackets and explosives were recovered from the three...
  • Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks July 27, 2014

    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...
  • ISIS in Iraq inspiring Pakistani militants, says expert July 13, 2014

    Islamabad: The ISIS in Iraq is influencing Pakistani militants, with at least one group declaring allegiance to the insurgents, a Pakistani security analyst has said. Muhammad Amir Rana said in Dawn Sunday that the Pakistani militant group TehreekiKhilafat's declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and alSham (ISIS) "has...
  • 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...
  • Newlywed couple killed in public over love marriage in Pakistan June 29, 2014

    Lahore: A newlywed 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...