DNA: Despite ceasefire violations, Shahi Imam invites Pak PM for son's anointment

Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari Thursday triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22.

Nawaz Sharif approves Najam Sethi's nomination for ICC President post
Nawaz Sharif approves Najam Sethi's nomination for ICC President post

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the nomination of Najam Sethi for the ICC President post for the term beginning July, 2015.

Pakistan says it is against arms race in South Asia

Pakistan on Thrusday said it was against arms race in South Asia and hoped that the international community would not contribute to creating further asymmetry in conventional weapon in the region.

Canada arrests Pakistani gun owner, alleges security threat: Report

Police arrested and charged a Pakistani gun collector living in Ontario this week, alleging he is a terrorist threat to Canada, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Thursday, quoting his attorney.

Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves Pakistan; Opposition claims deal with Govt

After abruptly ending his over two-month long anti-government protest in the Pakistani capital, fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri has left the country, leading to speculation that he has struck a deal with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Man caught on camera smashing cars jailed for 11 years in Pakistan

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court today sentenced the infamous 'car-smasher' to 11 years in jail and slapped a fine of over 1 lakh rupees for spreading "terror in society".

Haqqani commander among dead in US drone strike in Pakistan

A US drone strike killed at least seven militants in Pakistan`s restive tribal belt on Thursday, including an important commander of the feared Haqqani network, security officials said.

Record-breaking Younis Khan cracks third successive ton
Record-breaking Younis Khan cracks third successive ton

Younis Khan is going through one of his best forms of his Test career as he notched up another ton on the first day of the second Test match against Australia in Abu Dhabi. Younis bagged the man-of-the-match in the first Test match after notching two successive centuries against the Aussies. He helped his side gain a memorable 1-0 lead in the two-match series. In Abu Dhabi too, he showed he isn't done yet and is hungry for more.

Pakistan province rewrites text books to satisfy Islamic conservatives

A Pakistani province is rewriting school books to make them more Islamic, inserting verses on jihad, removing pictures of unveiled women and changing material on recent history, officials said on Thursday. 

US drone strike kills four militants in NW Pakistan

A US drone strike killed at least four militants in Pakistan`s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said Thursday.

Malala donates USD 50,000 to re-build UN schools in Gaza

 Pakistani teenage rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has donated USD 50,000 to help rebuild UN schools in Gaza that have been damaged during the recent fighting in the enclave.

Militant clash kills eight soldiers in NW Pakistan

Eight soldiers were killed in a clash with militants in restive northwest Pakistan, officials said Wednesday, as security forces carried out a clearance operation.

Antiques stolen from Balochistan recovered by Italian police

Italian police have recovered antique Pakistani artifacts stolen from an archaeological site of Mehargarh, Balochistan government said today.

Misbah seeks consistency, Clarke looking for runs
Misbah seeks consistency, Clarke looking for runs

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq will seek consistency while his counterpart Australia`s Michael Clarke will look for runs in the second Test starting in Abu Dhabi from Thursday.

Pakistan anti-graft watchdog files case against ex-PM Ashraf

Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog has launched action against former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for alleged misuse of powers.

Pakistan seeks end to US drone strikes

 Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has urged the US to stop drone strikes inside Pakistani territory, a media report said Wednesday.

4 killed in Pak blast

At least four people were killed and six injured as a bomb ripped through a relief camp in this northwestern city in Pakistan on Tuesday.

First Pakistan PM Liaquat Ali Khan's son dies of cancer

Ashraf Ali Khan, the son of Pakistan's first Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan, on Tuesday passed away here after losing his long battle against cancer.

Musharraf's mother reaches Pakistan

After failing to get permission from the government to go abroad to visit his ailing mother, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing a slew of cases, on Tuesday brought her to Pakistan.

Militants kill anti-Taliban peace committee's ex-member in Pak

Unidentified militants today shot dead a 70-year-old former member of anti-Taliban peace committee in northwestern Pakistan's Swat district.