Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan

Banned outfits in Pakistan operating openly on Facebook: Report

Banned outfits in Pakistan operating openly on Facebook: Report

The names of all banned outfits were searched on Facebook to find pages, groups, and user profiles that publicly "liked" a banned outfit.

May 30, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Four terrorists hanged in Pakistan

Four "hardcore terrorists" tried by military courts in Pakistan were hanged on Wednesday.

May 03, 2017, 13:46 PM IST

Fourth suicide bomber strikes Pakistan in one day

Four suicide bombers struck Pakistan in one day Wednesday, killing six people and unnerving citizens whose growing sense of security has been shaken by multiple Taliban blasts this week.

Feb 15, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

63 militant groups banned in Pakistan, more to follow

The federal government has proscribed the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi Al-Alami after both claimed responsibility for recent attacks on sectarian grounds in different parts of Pakistan.

Nov 22, 2016, 09:08 AM IST

Kidnapped son of top judge in Pak rescued by army

 The kidnapped son of the Chief Justice of Sindh High Court was rescued from the clutches of Pakistani Taliban by the military in an early morning raid in the restive northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the third high-profile abduction case to be solved in recent months.

Jul 19, 2016, 15:17 PM IST

Bomb Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, Islamabad tells Washington

The May 21 drone attack came at a time when efforts were underway to start peace negotiations in Afghanistan.

Jun 10, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
How to spot a militant: Pakistani army removes roofs in Waziristan

How to spot a militant: Pakistani army removes roofs in Waziristan

From the helicopter journalists could see scores of homes with no roofs but appearing otherwise intact, their interiors exposed to the elements.

Jun 02, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
NIA seeks details on ISIS's India chief killed in US airstrike

NIA seeks details on ISIS's India chief killed in US airstrike

The Islamic State`s chief recruiter in India has been killed in a US airstrike in Syria last week, ending a large hunt of security agencies for a man considered "extremely crucial" in setting up the terror network`s fledgling bases in the country, official sources said Monday.

Apr 25, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Pakistanis critical of Taliban, extremist groups: Survey

People in Pakistan are extremely critical of terrorist organisations and support government action to fight extremists, a Pew Research survey said on Thursday.

Mar 31, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

Pakistan police kills seven militants in shootout

At least seven Taliban and LeJ terrorists were killed in a fierce gun battle between police and militants in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said today.

Feb 17, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

'Pakistan foils attempt to free Daniel Pearl murderer'

Pakistan`s military on Friday said it had foiled a prison break bid aimed at freeing British-born militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, currently on death row for the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. 

Feb 12, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
Senior Taliban leader arrested in Pakistan

Senior Taliban leader arrested in Pakistan

Pakistan`s Sindh Rangers Chief Major Gen Bilal Akbar disclosed on Friday about the arrest of a senior Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader in a raid by the paramilitary force.

Jan 30, 2016, 09:53 AM IST
24 killed in Bacha Khan University terror attack; Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility

24 killed in Bacha Khan University terror attack; Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility

At least 20 people were massacred on Wednesday by Kalashnikov-wielding Taliban suicide attackers who stormed a prestigious university here in restive northwestern Pakistan and opened indiscriminate fire, in a grim reminder of the 2014 Peshawar army school attack.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:41 PM IST
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif condemns university attack, says terrorists have no religion

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif condemns university attack, says terrorists have no religion

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday condemned the terror attack on the Bacha Khan University in Charsada.

Jan 20, 2016, 12:26 PM IST

Pakistan carries out deadly air strikes against militants

The strikes targeted Maizer and Sher Ali villages in the Shawal valley of troubled North Waziristan tribal district, where the military has been carrying out a major offensive against extremist groups since mid-2014.

Jan 08, 2016, 21:49 PM IST

Pakistan security forces killed over 860 militants in Karachi ops

 Over 860 militants and criminals have been killed by Pakistani security forces in over two years as part of an ongoing operation to improve the law and order situation in the country's financial hub.

Nov 03, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Pakistan detains 22 after Taliban air base attack

Twenty-two suspects have been detained in connection with a deadly attack on a Pakistan Air Force base claimed by the Taliban, officials said on Saturday.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

'Two Pakistani Taliban commanders fatally poisoned in custody'

The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday claimed two of its commanders including a former spokesman of Swat chapter have been fatally poisoned while in custody of the security forces. 

Aug 26, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Five arrested over Pakistan church bombings

 Five suspected terrorist were arrested over their involvement in the deadly attacks on two churches in Pakistan earlier this year which claimed 15 lives, officials said on Saturday.

Aug 01, 2015, 15:59 PM IST
Pak took no action against LeT: US

Pak took no action against LeT: US

 Pakistan has not taken action against LeT as the terror group continues to "operate, train, rally, propagandise and fundraise" in the country, according to a US State Department report which has acknowledged that India remains one of the most persistent terrorist targets.

Jun 20, 2015, 12:49 PM IST