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`Pakistan used US anti-terror military aid to fight India`

`Pakistan used US anti-terror military aid to fight India`

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 11:05

Most of the American military aid to Islamabad for counter-insurgency has gone into buying equipment to fight India, a former US diplomat has told lawmakers as he described Pakistan as a country which is "on the edge in many ways of being a failed state".

Six killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Six killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:35

Six people were drowned on Thursday when a boat carrying over a hundred passengers capsized in the Jamuna river in Bangladesh.

Security fears prevented Rajapaksa from attending CWG

Security fears prevented Rajapaksa from attending CWG

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:32

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa skipped the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of possible security threats from the Tamil diaspora groups based in the UK, a top minister said on Thursday.

Two injured in grenade attack on Pak theatre showing `Kick`

Two injured in grenade attack on Pak theatre showing `Kick`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 20:15

Unidentified persons today threw a hand grenade at a popular cinema here screening Salman Khan`s latest movie `Kick`, injuring at least two persons.

Bodies of 20 people recovered from Karachi beaches

Bodies of 20 people recovered from Karachi beaches

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:17

Bodies of at least 20 people who had drowned while bathing in the sea during Eid celebrations have been recovered from two separate beaches here, Pakistani media reported today.

Nepal taking special security measures for Modi`s first visit

Nepal taking special security measures for Modi`s first visit

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 16:36

Special security arrangements are being put in place for the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal, with a team of Indian commandos expected to arrive here to oversee the preparations.

19 bathers drown, 4 missing in rough seas off Karachi: Officials

19 bathers drown, 4 missing in rough seas off Karachi: Officials

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:57

At least 19 bathers have drowned and four are missing in rough seas off Pakistan`s biggest city Karachi, officials said Thursday, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season.

Despite concerns, US restocks Israel with ammunition

Despite concerns, US restocks Israel with ammunition

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:52

The United States confirmed Wednesday it had restocked Israel`s supplies of ammunition, hours after finally sharpening its tone to condemn an attack on a United Nations school in Gaza.

Pakistan acid attacks on women cast pall of fear

Pakistan acid attacks on women cast pall of fear

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 08:46

A recent spate of acid attacks in a region of Pakistan previously untouched by the crime has sparked an impassioned debate about rising Islamisation that is forcing an increasing number of women to stay at home.

Former minister`s brother, 9 others killed in Pakistan attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:36

At least 10 people, including the brother of a former minister, were killed and six others wounded in two separate incidents in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday.