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Pakistan court maintains acquittal of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Akram Lahori, suspends death sentence of 20 others

Pakistan court maintains acquittal of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Akram Lahori, suspends death sentence of 20 others

A Pakistani court has maintained the acquittal of sectarian outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi's chief and suspended death sentence awarded to 20 other convicts tried by anti-terrorism courts and sessions courts.

Jul 09, 2016, 20:29 PM IST
Pakistan's own 'Mother Teresa', who helped Indian girl 'Geeta' to return home, dies - Know more about him

Pakistan's own 'Mother Teresa', who helped Indian girl 'Geeta' to return home, dies - Know more about him

Celebrated Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, founder of the non-profit Edhi Foundation that provided succour to millions of poor and destitute over the years, has died at a hospital in Karachi. He was 88.

Jul 09, 2016, 17:27 PM IST
Abdul Sattar Edhi's funeral in Karachi today, security beefed up

Abdul Sattar Edhi's funeral in Karachi today, security beefed up

As Pakistan prepares to bid the final adieu to celebrated humanitarian and Edhi Foundation chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi, whose funeral prayers will be offered on Saturday in Karachi, security has been stepped across the city.

Jul 09, 2016, 14:38 PM IST
Police foils ‘plot to kill 100’ in Ramadan in Pakistan's Karachi city

Police foils ‘plot to kill 100’ in Ramadan in Pakistan's Karachi city

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of police in Pakistan's Karachi city has arrested six suspects who were “planning to kill 100 citizens” in the port-city during the holy month of Ramadan, a media report said.

Jun 30, 2016, 19:50 PM IST

Pakistani TV actor shot in Karachi

 Pakistani actor and television presenter Nadeem Jafri was on Thursday shot and wounded outside his house during a robbery, the media reported.

Jun 30, 2016, 16:08 PM IST
Pakistan looks for paid lobbyist in US after recent diplomatic disasters

Pakistan looks for paid lobbyist in US after recent diplomatic disasters

 Pakistan is looking for a paid lobbyist in the US following Washington's refusal to subsidise an F-16 deal and its support to induct India into the NSG.

Jun 27, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan leader Aqeel Anjum narowly escapes assassination attempt

A leader of a Pakistani religious party had a lucky escape when several shots were fired at his car here, days after renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was killed by Taliban militants in the country's largest city and economic hub.

Jun 26, 2016, 16:22 PM IST
PCB: Shahryar Khan gets Nawaz Sharif's nod to continue as Chairman

PCB: Shahryar Khan gets Nawaz Sharif's nod to continue as Chairman

The PCB has carried out a number of reforms since the national team's poor performances in the Asia Cup and World T20 in India.

Jun 24, 2016, 19:54 PM IST
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's youngest brother Humayun Kaskar dies in Karachi

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's youngest brother Humayun Kaskar dies in Karachi

Humayun Kaskar, 40, was suffering from cancer and lived in Pakistan's port city.

Jun 24, 2016, 15:31 PM IST
Amjad Sabri laid to rest amid tears, thousands attend Karachi funeral

Amjad Sabri laid to rest amid tears, thousands attend Karachi funeral

Qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was laid to rest amid tears next to his father Ghulam Farid Sabri, in the compound of Pir Herat Shah Warsi`s shrine.

Jun 23, 2016, 19:44 PM IST
'Over 400 Indians lodged in Pakistani jails till July'15'

'Over 400 Indians lodged in Pakistani jails till July'15'

Over 400 Indians, of whom 355 are fishermen and five women, are lodged in Pakistani jails, according to a new list released today in the public domain.

Jun 23, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Pak Foreign Office releases obituary for philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi by mistake, issues apology

The Edhi Foundation was appreciated by Indian government for hosting Geeta, the deaf-mute Indian woman who accidentally crossed the border over a decade ago.

Jun 18, 2016, 19:09 PM IST

Pakistani teen burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband: Officials

A Pakistani teenager was burnt alive by her mother on Wednesday after marrying a man of her own choice, police said, the latest in a string of so-called "honour killings" in the country.

Jun 08, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Pakistan to free 18 Indian fishermen on Monday

A spokesperson for the Edhi Foundation told The Nation on Saturday that the fishermen would arrive in Lahore from the port city of Karachi.

Jun 05, 2016, 17:23 PM IST

Hacker who got Khadse's call record doesn't turn up before ATS

The Mumbai Crime Branch had earlier recorded the hacker's statement and eventually gave a clean chit to Khadse, following which he moved the HC, seeking a CBI probe.

Jun 04, 2016, 18:51 PM IST
'Noor' First look: Sonakshi Sinha in journo avatar!

'Noor' First look: Sonakshi Sinha in journo avatar!

Shatrughan Sinha's darling daughter, Sonakshi has been keeping us hooked to her social media handles—as we get to see several wonderful pictures. But that's not all what makes the buzz around Shotgun junior.

Jun 01, 2016, 08:58 AM IST
Mohammad Hafeez's still out with knee injury

Mohammad Hafeez's still out with knee injury

Senior Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez could miss the Test series in England in July-August as the condition of his nagging knee injury has not improved due to lack of proper treatment, according to sources.

May 30, 2016, 22:16 PM IST

Pakistan shocker: Minor girl raped, thrown off roof in Karachi

In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old girl was on Saturday brutally raped and then thrown off the roof of her house in Pakistan's Karachi city.

May 29, 2016, 02:01 AM IST
Pakistan can help US destabilise Taliban: Senator Bob Corker

Pakistan can help US destabilise Taliban: Senator Bob Corker

United States Senator Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has said that Pakistan`s support can help destabilise the Taliban far more rapidly than U.S. military operations alone could.

May 28, 2016, 13:31 PM IST
Links with Dawood Ibrahim​: Won't hesitate to act against whosoever found guilty, says Rajnath Singh

Links with Dawood Ibrahim​: Won't hesitate to act against whosoever found guilty, says Rajnath Singh

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed the Anti-Terrorism Squad to probe the allegation that Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse received phone calls from fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim's house in Karachi.

May 26, 2016, 16:54 PM IST