Amir Khan vows to help Pakistan produce boxing champions
Amir Khan vows to help Pakistan produce boxing champions

British boxer Amir Khan on Wednesday vowed to help Pakistan produce champion pugilists with a network of academies in his family`s country of origin.

Pakistan floods, rains kill 24 more people; toll reaches 46

 Twenty-four more people were killed today as floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains inundated northern Pakistan, raising the overall death toll in the flooding to 46.

Three killed as quake hits Islamabad

 At least three people, including two women, died when a 5.5-magnitude quake hit Pakistan`s capital Islamabad, as also parts of the country`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday morning, Met office said.

Four killed, one injured as truck falls into gorge in Pakistan

At least four persons were killed and one seriously injured today when a over-speeding truck fell into a deep gorge in Pakistan's mountainous northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Nine killed in Pakistan flash floods

At least nine people were killed because of a flash flood in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported on Friday.

Pakistan cancels poll result after women barred from voting

Pakistan`s election commission has cancelled the result of a local poll in the country`s restive northwest after women were barred from casting their ballots.

Australian spinner Fawad Ahmed wants to show Muslims in good light
Australian spinner Fawad Ahmed wants to show Muslims in good light

 Pakistan-born Australian leg-spinner Fawad Alam wants to be a role model for his community not just through his cricketing skills but also wants to showcase the true meaning of his religion via the game.

Pakistan Air Force training aircraft crashes, pilots eject safely

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft today crashed during a routine training flight in the restive north-western Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Unknown gunmen kill two Shia Muslims in Pakistan

Unknown gunmen on Friday targeted three members of a Shia family here, killing one son and a security guard, while leaving father and another son injured in Pakistan's volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Two Islamic State campaigners arrested in Pakistan

 Police have detained two Islamic State (IS) campaigners in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, media reported on Saturday.

5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan province

 An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted parts of a province in Pakistan on Tuesday, media reported.

44 killed as rain and storm lashes Pakistan

 At least 44 people were killed and over 200 injured following heavy rain and windstorm in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, media reported on Monday.

Pakistani politicians decry "unfair" change to China corridor

Politicians in Pakistan complained on Wednesday that a plan for projects worth $46 billion to be built with Chinese funding has been unfairly changed to the disadvantage of two provinces.

Pakistan SC orders restoration of Hindu temple

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to get a Hindu temple restored and reconstructed after it was 'dismantled' in 1997 and later occupied by a cleric.

Pakistani kills 10 including ex-fiancee in dowry dispute: Police

A man in northwest Pakistan gunned down his former fiancee and nine of her relatives Sunday, police said, six months after murdering his own parents and two brothers for refusing to pay his dowry.

Pak scrap dealer killed as rocket shell goes off

 A scrap dealer was killed on Friday when a live rocket shell exploded while he was arranging articles in his shop here in this northwestern Pakistani city.

Stethoscopes and AK-47s: Pakistan medics face kidnap epidemic

When Pakistani doctor Mehmood Jafri gets ready for work in the morning, the first thing he does is put his AK-47 in the car.

Pakistan's NWFP area 'fountainhead' of terror activities: Defence Ministry report
Pakistan's NWFP area 'fountainhead' of terror activities: Defence Ministry report

Describing Pakistan's NWFP area as the "fountainhead" of terror activities in the region, India on Thursday said use of terrorism as state policy with deep roots in military establishment there is a major obstacle for peaceful bilateral ties.

Three polio workers shot dead in Pakistan

At least three polio workers, including two women, were killed today in Pakistan when unknown gunmen opened fire at them in the volatile northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan seizes Qatari prince's prized falcons for illegal hunting

Wildlife officials in Pakistan fined a Qatari prince and seized two of his prized hunting falcons after he was discovered illegally hunting a rare bird species, an official said on Thursday.