Pakistan militants

Amid reports of Trump administration set to go tough on Pakistan, China tells US to respect Islamabad's sovereignity

Amid reports of Trump administration set to go tough on Pakistan, China tells US to respect Islamabad's sovereignity

China on Thursday asked the United State to respect Pakistan's sovereignty and backed its all-weather ally for being on the "forefront" of the fight against terrorism, amid reports that the Trump administration is exploring tough measures against Islamabad for harbouring militant groups.

Jun 22, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Act against militants or face international isolation: Nawaz Sharif govt tells Pakistan Army

Act against militants or face international isolation: Nawaz Sharif govt tells Pakistan Army

The PML-N-led government of Nawaz Sharif has asked Army to either act against militants or be ready to face international isolotaion.

Oct 06, 2016, 11:07 AM IST
Suicide bomber kills at least ten in northwest Pakistan

Suicide bomber kills at least ten in northwest Pakistan

A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least ten people and wounding more than 20, officials said.

Jan 19, 2016, 12:24 PM IST
Udhampur attack: Terrorist Naved Yakub misses parents, home in Pakistan, gives their contacts to NIA

Udhampur attack: Terrorist Naved Yakub misses parents, home in Pakistan, gives their contacts to NIA

In what may strengthen India's dossier against Pakistan's homegrown terrorism, terrorist Mohammad Naved Yakub, who was caught during Udhampur attack last month, has made a request in a special court in Jammu to let him speak to his parents on the other side of the border.

Sep 19, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

10 militants killed in Pak raids

At least 10 militants were killed by Pakistani para-military forces during separate raids in the country's financial hub here, officials said on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2015, 16:17 PM IST
BSF foils major infiltration bid in J&K's Kathua, 5th this week

BSF foils major infiltration bid in J&K's Kathua, 5th this week

Jammu: BSF on Wednesday foiled yet another bid by Pakistan-based militants to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir under the cover of firing from across the border and thick fog in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jan 07, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

US drone strikes kill 14 militants in Pakistan

At least 14 militants were killed when missiles from US drones hit a Taliban compound and a training camp in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan tribal region today, taking the death toll to 19 in two days.

Oct 07, 2014, 23:21 PM IST

Two soldiers killed in ambush in Pakistan

At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed and another injured when militants attacked a vehicle belonging to security forces in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, media reports on Tuesday said.

Jul 01, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Pak Taliban seek 2 days to decide venue for meeting with government

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) today asked for two days to decide the location of a meeting between its political council and the government committee.

Apr 26, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Militants attack NATO supplies convoy in Pak, 1 killed

Unidentified militants on Sunday attacked a NATO supplies convoy in Pakistan`s restive northwest tribal region, killing one person.

Apr 14, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

18 tribsemen abducted in north-west Pakistan

Eighteen tribsmen have been abducted by unknown armed gunmen from a suburban locality of the capital of Pakistan`s restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Mar 15, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

Pakistan in contact with some militant groups: Minister

Pakistan`s Interior Minister said Thursday the government was in contact with some militant groups, as talks with the main Taliban faction remained stalled.

Feb 27, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Pakistan airstrikes in northwest kill 30: Sources

Fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts in northwest Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 30 people according to security sources, in what analysts called an operation to reassert military dominance after peace talks stalled.

Feb 25, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

PPP irked by minister`s offer to play cricket with Taliban

The main opposition Pakistan People`s Party (PPP) on Tuesday submitted an adjournment motion in the National Assembly over Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan`s invitation to the Taliban to play a cricket match.

Feb 25, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

Pak govt to target militants; stamp state`s writ at all costs

The Pakistan government on Tuesday decided to continue targeted operations against militants alongside efforts to start a dialogue with the Taliban as part of steps to establish the state`s writ at all costs, according to media reports.

Feb 25, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Helicopter gunships kill 6 terrorists in northwest Pakistan

At least six terrorists were killed today when army`s helicopter gunships pounded their hideouts in Hangu district in northwest Pakistan.

Feb 22, 2014, 14:08 PM IST

Pak peace talks hit by beheading of 23 soldiers by Taliban

Pakistani negotiators on Monday cancelled a scheduled meeting with the Taliban after the insurgents claimed they had killed 23 soldiers kidnapped by them in 2010, dealing a severe blow to the fledgling peace process.

Feb 17, 2014, 15:19 PM IST

15 killed, Spaniard injured in attacks in Pak`s restive areas

At least 15 people, including 13 Pakistani policemen and a child, were today killed and a Spaniard cyclist injured in three separate attacks in the country`s restive areas.

Jan 22, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Former Pak Taliban head among 50 killed in military operation

The former interim chief of the Pakistani Taliban was among 50 militants, including 36 foreign fighters, killed in heavy air strikes in the lawless North Waziristan region, military sources said on Wednesday.

Jan 22, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

13 killed in Pakistan, Taliban own bombing

At least 13 people, among them six soldiers, were killed Monday and 17 others injured in a suicide bombing attack on security forces in Rawalpindi city, for which the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility.

Jan 20, 2014, 09:58 AM IST