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  • Hindus in Pakistan town struggle to maintain religious ethos 22 hours 14 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani Hindus in Thul, a town which once narrated stories of amity between Hindus and Muslims, are facing difficulty to maintain its pluralistic religious ethos due to increasing intolerance, forced conversions of teenage girls, among others, media said on Tuesday. The Hindu community that once constituted nearly half the...
  • Pakistan: SC adjourns PM Sharif disqualification hearing till October 2 Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti - government protesters. The three-judge apex court bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S...
  • Pakistan: Fresh murder, terrorism case against PM Sharif, 10 others Yesterday

    Islamabad: A fresh murder and terrorism case was on Monday slapped on Nawaz Sharif and 10 others, including his brother and ministers, over the death of three protestors during anti-government demonstrations last month, the third criminal case filed against the embattled Prime Minister. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned- politician...
  • 85 militants surrender in southwestern Pakistan 2 days ago

    Islamabad: At least 85 tribal militants belonging to Bugti tribe of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Khan Bugti on Monday renounced violence by surrendering their weapons, Pakistan security forces said. The militants bid adieu to violence in Sui area of the Balochistan province which is a stronghold for the followers...
  • PM Narendra Modi overshadowed Nawaz Sharif at UN: Pakistani daily -1691078734 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the United Nations General Assembly was everything his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's was not, said a Pakistani daily on Monday. An editorial "Modi at the UN" in the Daily Times said: "Modi continued his charm offensive in the west with a speech to the...
  • Meeting of Pakistan High Commission with Hurriyat leaders was ill-timed: Sartaj Aziz 3 days ago

    New York: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the UNGA and said that India is ready for talks with Pakistan, but not under the shadow of terror, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that they regretted the meeting with Hurriyat leaders. "In this case perhaps,...
  • India desires a peaceful, stable environment with Pakistan: PM Modi at UNGA 3 days ago

    Speaking at UNGA summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India wants peaceful and stable environment with Pakistan. "I am prepared to engage in a serious bilateral dialogue with Pakistan in a peaceful atmosphere, without the shadow of terrorism, to promote our friendship and cooperation," the Prime Minister...
  • Willing to resolve Kashmir issue with Pakistan but without the threat of terror: PM Modi at UNGA 3 days ago

    United Nations: With a firm resolve and avoiding a war of words with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed that India is prepared to work towards resolving the Kashmir issue with the neighbouring country in a serious bilateral dialogue and a peaceful atmosphere, which should be without the shadow of...
  • Pakistan court orders filing of another murder case against Nawaz Sharif 3 days ago

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered registration of a fresh murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the death of three protesters during the anti-government demonstrations in August. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan had sought the court's intervention for launching of the case...
  • 1.3 kg heroin seized at India-Pakistan border 3 days ago

    Amritsar: Security forces on Saturday recovered 1.3 kg heroin, arms and two mobile phones having Pakistani SIM cards from Kahangarh border outpost area. Confirming the seizure, BSF DIG RPS Jaswal said troops had recovered 1.3 kg heroin worth Rs 6.5 Crore, one automatic pistol, one magazine, six cartridges, two Pakistani...
  • Pakistan: 250 policemen killed in Karachi in 1 year, says Official 3 days ago

    Karachi: Around 250 policemen have been killed in an ongoing operation against militants and criminals in Pakistan's largest city, a top police official said on Saturday and asked the government to provide them advanced weapons to fight the anti-social elements. Ghulam Haider Jamali, Inspector General of Police in the southern...
  • Pakistan detains 29 Indian fishermen 4 days ago

    Islamabad: At least 29 Indian fishermen were on Saturday arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly entering the country's territorial waters. The fishermen were arrested by Maritime Security Agency (MSA) officials, who also confiscated their five boats during a routine patrol. The fishermen were almost 10 kilometres inside Pakistan territorial waters...
  • BJP: No point raising Kashmir at UNGA 4 days ago

    BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra slammed Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif on Saturday saying that there was no point raising the topic of Kashmir at UNGA since Jammu and Kashmir is an issue where there are only two stakeholders involved, but for the sake of answering, the MEA will give an answer...
  • After taking up Kashmir issue with UN, Sharif sends good wishes to Modi January 16, 1410

    United Nations: Hours after raising the issue of Kashmir in his address to the UN General Assembly, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday sent message of good wishes to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. "(I want to send) message of good wishes," Sharif told PTI when asked if he had...
  • As Modi reaches US, Pak PM Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue at UN, says world can't draw a veil on it January 16, 1410

    New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday raked up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, saying that the international community could not "draw a veil on it". Blaming India for the cancellation of the Foreign Secretary-level talks, which were scheduled to be held...
  • Pakistan Army chief orders troops to 'respond effectively to any provocation from across LoC' 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday ordered his troops to "effectively" respond to "any provocation" from across the Line of Control (LoC). General Sharif visited Pakistani forces deployed in forward locations along the LoC near Jhelum to review the prevailing security situation in the area, an army...
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue with UN chief 4 days ago

    Islamabad/United Nations: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has raised the Kashmir issue during his meeting with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and expressed dismay over the cancellation of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks. The two leaders met at the UN headquarters in New York on Thursday during which the Prime Minister "expressed...
  • Pakistan likely to raise Kashmir issue once again in UN General Assembly 5 days ago

    New York: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would raise the Kashmir issue in his address to the UN General Assembly on Friday, the government said while ruling out resumption of any dialogue with India unless the initiative in this regard is taken by New Delhi. Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Ajaz Ahmad Chaudhry...
  • Pakistan Supreme Court admits Imran Khan's petition to disqualify Nawaz Sharif as PM 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was dragged to the Supreme Court by an opposition party member for allegedly lying in Parliament over asking the army to mediate with anti-government protesters. Ishaq Khan Khakwani of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, filed the request through his counsel Irfan Qadir. Ghulam Muhammad...
  • Pakistan successfully test-fires short range missile Hatf IX 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday successfully test-fired short range surface-to-surface missile 'Hatf IX' that has a range of 60 kilometres and can cover parts of India. The test of the missile also called Nasr was conducted with successive launches of four missiles from a state-of-the-art Multi Tube Launcher with Salvo Mode, the...
  • Pakistan spoiled bilateral talks by talking to Hurriyat: Sushma Swaraj 5 days ago

    New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that Pakistan "spoiled the talks" by talking to Hurriyat leaders just ahead of the foreign secretaries of the two nations were scheduled to meet in Islamabad last month. "New (Narendra Modi) government has given a new signal. So they (Pakistan) spoiled...
  • India over reacted on Hurriyat leader meeting our High Commissioner: Pakistan 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Passing the buck on India, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said that India over reacted on the issue of Hurriyat leader meeting Pakistan High Commissioner which led to cancellation of talks between the two neighbouring countries. Aziz said that it was India that cancelled...
  • Pakistan: PIA airhostess arrested in Italy for carrying drugs 5 days ago

    Lahore: In yet another scandal involving PIA staff, an airhostess with the state-run airlines has been arrested in Italy after illegal drugs were recovered from her luggage at the Milan airport. The Pakistan International Airlines's flight-733 Lahore-Milan-Paris left for its destination from the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Tuesday. On...
  • SC fiat to government on POWs in Pakistan jails 1 week ago

    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...
  • Air-strikes kill 42 militants in North Waziristan 1 week ago

    Peshawar: At least 42 militants were killed when Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the restive North Waziristan province, the army said on Tuesday. Military jets targeted militant hideouts in Dandi Kachkol, Gurbaz and Mana areas of North Waziristan and killed 19 militants, a statement released by Inter-Services Public...
  • 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...
  • Pakistan: Maj Gen Rizwan Akhtar named new ISI chief, to take charge on November 8 September 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Major General Rizwan Akhtar has been appointed Director General of Pakistan's inteligence agency ISI on Monday. The officer will assume the charge of his new appointment on November 8. Maj Gen Rizwan was commissioned in Pakistan Army in Frontier Force Regiment in September 1982. He is graduate of Command...
  • New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack September 21, 2014

    Islamabad: Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at US vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group. The SITE monitoring service quoted its spokesman, Usama Mahmoud, as saying...
  • Pakistan: 18yearold girl and family attacked with acid by jilted lover September 21, 2014

    Lahore: An 18yearold Pakistani girl and two other members of her family were injured on Sunday in an acid attack allegedly carried out by two men, one of them her spurned lover in Punjab province. Shabnam Bibi, along with her mother and brother, were attacked on Saturday while they were asleep...
  • Pakistan developing seabased and shortrange Nweapons: Analysts September 21, 2014

    Islamabad/Washington: Pakistan is developing seabased missiles and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads to give it a "secondstrike" capability if a catastrophic nuclear attack destroyed all its landbased weapons, according to a media report on Sunday. The next step of Pakistan's strategy includes an effort to develop nuclear warheads...