Pakistan hangs 100th convict, Amnesty slams `shameful milestone'

 Pakistan on Tuesday carried out its 100th execution since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December, in what rights group Amnesty International described as a "shameful milestone".

5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan province

 An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted parts of a province in Pakistan on Tuesday, media reported.

Obama gave CIA 'secret waiver' for Pak drone strikes: Report

President Barack Obama tightened rules for the US' drone programme but secretly approved a waiver giving CIA more flexibility in Pakistan than anywhere else to strike suspected militants, a media report has said.

Parl panel slams Defence Ministry for shortage of figher jet squadrons

A parliamentary committee on Monday slammed the defence ministry over the gap between the sanctioned strength of active fighter aircraft squadrons and their actual number, saying that "even the slight edge over rival neighbouring nation" would be lost if the "complacency" remains.

BJP president slams Rahul over Kashmir situation remark

BJP president Amit Shah on Monday criticised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his observation that he saw no change in the situation at Kashmir border under the present Narendra Modi government from that during the UPA regime.

Deployment of troops along LoC strengthened: Army

Deployment of troops along the Line of Control has been strengthened to thwart cross-border infiltration attempts with the snow starting to melt, a top Army commander said on Monday.

Pakistan forces kill 3 wanted Taliban terrorists

 Three wanted Taliban terrorists, including one militant involved in the attack on Sri Lankan Cricket team in Lahore, were killed today by security forces during an operation near here, officials said.

Pakistan cricket team banks on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'
Pakistan cricket team banks on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'

With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their "lowest point" in international cricket in the two-test series against Bangladesh starting at Khulna on Tuesday.

44 killed as rain and storm lashes Pakistan

 At least 44 people were killed and over 200 injured following heavy rain and windstorm in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, media reported on Monday.

Pakistan `mini-cyclone` death toll rises to 44: Officials

A severe storm in northwest Pakistan, dubbed a "mini-cyclone", has killed 44 people and injured more than 200, officials said Monday, raising their previous death toll.

Pakistani progressives see dark future after activist`s murder

 The killing of a prominent Pakistani rights campaigner Friday has sent shockwaves through the country`s progressives, as those who speak out against alleged abuses by the state say they are under increasing threat.

Pakistan sends 2 planes with relief goods, field hospital to Nepal

Pakistan on Sunday sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal.

Foreign countries, aid agencies race to reach Nepal quake victims

International agencies and governments rushed on Sunday to send search and rescue teams, doctors and medicines to Nepal where an earthquake has killed more than 2,400 people and left tens of thousands without food, water or shelter.

Pakistan sends two planes with relief goods, field hospital to Nepal

Pakistan on Sunday sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal.

At least 20 killed after heavy rains in Peshawar, Pakistan: Officials

At least 20 people were killed and around 100 injured Sunday after heavy rain and flooding in Pakistan`s northwest city of Peshawar caused dozens of buildings to collapse, senior police official Mian Syed told AFP.

At least 26 killed after heavy rains in Peshawar, Pakistan: Officials

At least 26 people were killed and more than 180 injured Sunday after a storm struck Pakistan`s northwest city of Peshawar causing dozens of buildings to collapse, officials said.

No headway in missing case of 4-member Sikh family in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities have so far failed to make any headway in the mysterious disappearance of a four-member Sikh family from India who went missing during their trip to the country to celebrate Baisakhi.

I'm here to share love: Atif Aslam on performing in India
I'm here to share love: Atif Aslam on performing in India

 Popular Pakistani musician Atif Aslam might not have been able to entertain his fans in Pune with his rock numbers and melodious tracks as his concert was cancelled by the Shiv Sena, but he says he has no grudges and has only love to share with his Indian fans.

Malala condemns killing of Pak rights activist

Teenage Pakistani Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousufzai has strongly condemned the killing of social activist Sabeen Mahmud in Karachi and demanded the arrest of her assailants at the earliest.

China to supply 50 more JF-17 Thunder jets to Pakistan over three years

China is set to supply another 50 JF-17 Thunder fighters to Pakistan over a period of three years, according to Radio Pakistan.