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How does the common man in Pakistan see Hafeez Saeed-led Lashkar-e-Toiba?

How does the common man in Pakistan see Hafeez Saeed-led Lashkar-e-Toiba?

Despite global outcry, top LeT leader Saeed is free and is planning to contest national elections in a bid to go mainstream. 

Mar 24, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
Trade war begins: US, China impose tariffs on each other

Trade war begins: US, China impose tariffs on each other

The US currently has nearly $500 billion of trade deficit with China

Mar 23, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
Suicide blast in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kills at least 26, several injured

Suicide blast in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kills at least 26, several injured

The explosion, near a Shi`ite shrine in the west of Kabul, came as the city was celebrating the Nawruz holiday marking the start of the Persian new year.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
LeT co-founder Amir Hamza's book 'JuD’s role against terrorism’ launched

LeT co-founder Amir Hamza's book 'JuD’s role against terrorism’ launched

Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) co-founder Amir Hamza's new book was launched at a hotel in Lahore.

Mar 21, 2018, 08:27 AM IST
South Korea plans to deploy 'artillery killers' to tame North Korea

South Korea plans to deploy 'artillery killers' to tame North Korea

These missiles have the potential to destroy North Korea’s hardened long-range artillery sites near the Demilitarized Zone.

Mar 20, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
Message for India? Xi Jinping 'ready for bloody battle', says won't cede even an inch of land

Message for India? Xi Jinping 'ready for bloody battle', says won't cede even an inch of land

Not a single inch of our land will be or can be ceded from China, President Xi Jinping told the National's People's Congress.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
President Sirisena lifts nationwide state of emergency in Sri Lanka

President Sirisena lifts nationwide state of emergency in Sri Lanka

On March 6, the government imposed a state of emergency blocking Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media sites.

Mar 18, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
India Issues 12th Note Verbale to Pakistan on harassment of its diplomatic staff

India Issues 12th Note Verbale to Pakistan on harassment of its diplomatic staff

Pakistan had said it called home its envoy in India Sohail Mahmood for consultations after repeated incidents of "harassment" of its diplomatic staff in New Delhi.

Mar 18, 2018, 05:30 AM IST
PTI women activists throw eggs, tomatoes at Ayesha Gulalai

PTI women activists throw eggs, tomatoes at Ayesha Gulalai

Gulalai, who has levelled allegations of harassment and corruption against Imran Khan, was attacked outside her hotel in the city, reports GEO TV.

Mar 17, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
Revealed! Why 'Ice crunch' videos from China are breaking the Internet

Revealed! Why 'Ice crunch' videos from China are breaking the Internet

Bloggers and Vloggers in China have been posting loads of videos online of themselves crunching through elaborate blocks of ice and chewing on the ice.

Mar 17, 2018, 10:43 AM IST
China to unveil new government under Xi Jinping today

China to unveil new government under Xi Jinping today

China's scrapping of the two-term limit for Xi Jinping has made him the country's first leader for life since Chairman Mao Zedong.

Mar 17, 2018, 06:11 AM IST
Terrorist Hafiz Saeed moves Lahore High Court, challenges Pakistan government ban on his charities

Terrorist Hafiz Saeed moves Lahore High Court, challenges Pakistan government ban on his charities

The JuD chief has challenged the Pakistan govt ban on his outfits – JuD and charity organisation Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:44 AM IST
Pakistan recalls envoy from India over alleged 'harassment' of staff

Pakistan recalls envoy from India over alleged 'harassment' of staff

Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi, Sohail Mahmood, has been recalled back to Islamabad for consultations related to incidents of alleged harassment of staff.

Mar 15, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
Pakistan has forced us to live in Stone Age-like conditions, allege Baloch leaders at UN

Pakistan has forced us to live in Stone Age-like conditions, allege Baloch leaders at UN

The members of the Baloch Republican Party (BPR) have raised the issue of human rights violations at the UNHCR.

Mar 15, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
WATCH: Chinese reporter's eye-roll takes internet by storm

WATCH: Chinese reporter's eye-roll takes internet by storm

Liang Xiangyi, who stood next to her wearing blue, apparently expresses her disinterest in the topic of discussion and rolls her eyes all over.

Mar 15, 2018, 00:57 AM IST
Nepal plane crash: Bangladeshi experts join probe, death toll rises to 51

Nepal plane crash: Bangladeshi experts join probe, death toll rises to 51

The Dhaka to Kathmandu US-Bangla Airlines flight, with 67 passengers and four crew members on board, caught fire after it careened off the runway and ploughed into a football ground near the

Mar 14, 2018, 00:03 AM IST
At least 50 dead as US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-lands at Kathmandu airport, rescue ops on

At least 50 dead as US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-lands at Kathmandu airport, rescue ops on

A plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport's runway on Monday.

Mar 12, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
Split in Lashkar-e-Toiba? Hafiz Saeed aide Amir Hamza forms new group

Split in Lashkar-e-Toiba? Hafiz Saeed aide Amir Hamza forms new group

The Pakistan government's ban on funding to Hafiz Saeed's group has resulted in a huge financial crunch for its affiliated outfits and led to a split in the LeT.

Mar 12, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
Netanyahu warns of nuclear arms race in Middle East

Netanyahu warns of nuclear arms race in Middle East

Israeli PM has warned that failure to limit Iran's nuclear programme will have serious consequences. 

Mar 11, 2018, 22:54 PM IST
After shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Foreign Minister's face blackened with ink in Sialkot: WATCH

After shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Foreign Minister's face blackened with ink in Sialkot: WATCH

Asif was attending an event late last night in Pakistan's Sialkot when the incident took place. The suspect has been handed over to the police.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:48 PM IST

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