Opposition parties led by the Congress on Wednesday charged the Modi government with tarnishing India's image by saying that the location of Dawood Ibrahim was not known, even as the government dubbed him a "terrorist" and said he was in Pakistan.
Pakistani authorities have seized more than 3 tonnes of hashish bound for the Middle East and Europe on an oil tanker, one of the country`s largest hauls of the drug ever, police and coastguard officials said on Wednesday.
Nadir Soofi, one of the gunmen who attacked a Texas venue that featured a contest to draw the Prophet Mohammed, was a charismatic "ladies` man" as a teenager, contemporaries from an elite Pakistani school told AFP Wednesday.
Since the September 11, 2001 terror attack, the US has given Pakistan arms worth about $5.4 billion for counter-terrorism operations, along with many "big ticket" platforms more suited to conventional warfare.
In one of the biggest drug hauls in Pakistan, coast guards have seized nearly 3,000 kilogrammes of hashish being smuggled to the Middle East where its market value is estimated to be around USD 50 million.
As the US withdraws its forces from neighbouring Afghanistan, the Obama administration has armed Pakistan with 14 combat aircraft, 59 military trainer jets and 374 armoured personnel carriers, an internal Congressional report has said.
Asserting that the IPL is a great platform to sharpen skills, legendary pacer Wasim Akram on Tuesday said Pakistan and England were losing out big time with their players not featuring in the cash-rich Twenty20 cricket tournament.
Government has claimed that it has no records of the six-decades-old Hyderabad Funds case in which over one million pounds of the Nizam's wealth lying in a bank in England was transferred to the then High Commissioner of Pakistan in London in 1948.
Thousands of military and police personnel were on Tuesday deployed as Nepal took over from foreign rescue teams to mount massive operations to rehabilitate displaced victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,557 people, including 41 Indians.