Karachi: Even as Pakistan has reinstated death penalty for terror convicts in wake of the deadly Peshawar school massacre, the public chorus in support of capital punishment seems to be growing
Islamabad: At least 13 militants were killed in a clash with the police in Pakistan`s southern port city of Karachi Monday night, police said.
Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Rao
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajpaksa's ruling coalition on Monday suffered yet another blow with the defection of the sixth senior Cabinet colleague to the opposition ahead of the
Kathmnandu: Four persons were electrocuted to death and eight others injured when a passenger bus carrying them touched a high-voltage wire on a highway in Nepal.
Asadabad: Afghan security forces have launched an operation against militants in an eastern province seen as a rear base for the Pakistani Taliban which carried out a school massacre last week
Karachi: Afghan army chief General Sher Muhammad Karimi has said that his counterpart in Pakistan General Raheel Sharif never demanded for the custody of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief
Islamabad: In a jolt to former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari, a court on Monday rejected his acquittal pleas in two old cases of corruption.
Zardari was implicated in five cases
Islamabad: No execution of death row convict will be carried out in Pakistan`s Punjab provbince Monday, Geo News reported citing the country`s interior ministry sources.
Islamabad: An accountability court in Pakistan Monday rejected the acquittal plea of former president Asif Ali Zardari in the SGS and Contecna corruption cases.
The court has directed
Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a
Peshawar: Government departments in Pakistan`s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province were warned of an imminent attack on the Army Public School months before the carnage unfolded in Peshawaron Dec 16.
Colombo: Sri Lanka`s President Mahinda Rajapakse suffered a setback to his re-election hopes Monday when a key minister and his minority Muslim party quit the coalition government.
Islamabad: The families of two convicts scheduled to be hanged in Pakistan Tuesday filed appeals Monday in the Sindh High Court.
The families of Muhammad Azam and Ataullah alias
Islamabad: Pakistan is preparing to execute at least 55 more death-row terrorists among the 500 condemned militants after their mercy appeals were rejected following the end of a 2008
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed the attorney general of Pakistan to take legal steps to get revoked the suspension order on death penalties of five terrorists,
Islamabad: The Lahore High Court`s (LHC) Rawalpindi bench Monday suspended the convictions of five prisoners who were handed the death penalty for involvement in an attack on an army camp
Colombo: Sri Lanka's two key political parties representing the minority Muslims and Tamils have delayed announcing their support for any of the two candidates in the upcoming presidential
Islamabad: Four Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan militants were arrested Monday from Balochistan province, media reported.
According to official sources, security forces conducted a raid in
Islamabad: A former Pakistan Air Force (PAF) official, convicted for an assassination attempt on then president Pervez Musharraf in 2003, is to be executed in Rawalpindi`s Adiala jail, a
Islamabad: Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has condemned the Taliban and all other terror groups for unleashing "brutality" on the people of the country.
"The PTI condemns
Islamabad: The US said that American forces in Afghanistan would not target Mullah Omar and other Taliban leaders after Jan 2 unless they posed a direct threat to the country, a media report
Islamabad: Official security provided to Pakistan`s Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz has been withdrawn, The Dawn reported.
"Aziz was provided security since 2011," said Interior
Islamabad: Pakistan Government on Monday failed to file a plea challenging the bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi even as the key planner of 2008 Mumbai attack filed a petition in the High Court here
Jaipur: Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid was on Sunday accorded a warm reception on his arrival in Jaipur.
The VVIP guest arrived in the Pink City by a special plane at the
Karachi: The Pakistan government has named the chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), its spokesman and six others as the main accused in the terrorist attack on the Karachi
Day in Pics: 23rd December
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