Pakistan

Pakistan accountability court inches towards indicting Sharif's sons

Pakistan accountability court inches towards indicting Sharif's sons

A Pakistani accountability court today inched closer to declare the London-based sons of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif as proclaimed offenders in the Panama Papers case.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
Pakistani teenager arrested for sexually assaulting a chicken

Pakistani teenager arrested for sexually assaulting a chicken

The 14-year-old assaulted a hen in his village near Jalalpur Bhattian on November 11.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Abolish blasphemy laws: US, UK tells Pakistan

Abolish blasphemy laws: US, UK tells Pakistan

The US and the UK stressed on religious intolerance and human rights violations and abuses in Pakistan.

Nov 14, 2017, 10:53 AM IST
Free Balochistan advertisement on London buses leaves Pakistan fuming again

Free Balochistan advertisement on London buses leaves Pakistan fuming again

The World Baloch Organisation has been demanding independence for Balochistan and accuses Pakistan of violating human rights of Balochis. Their previous campaigns in Europe have also managed to infuriate Pakistan.

Nov 14, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
India asks Pakistan to end 'illegal occupation' of PoK, dismantle 'special terrorist zones'

India asks Pakistan to end 'illegal occupation' of PoK, dismantle 'special terrorist zones'

India on Monday said that Pakistan should dismantle its 'special terrorist zones'.

Nov 13, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

Smog affects domestic, international flights in Pak's Punjab province

Nearly 60 domestic and international flights are being affected daily for the last one week in Pakistan's Punjab province due to smog and heavy fog.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
Rishi Kapoor wants his children to see their roots in Pakistan

Rishi Kapoor wants his children to see their roots in Pakistan

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor said he agrees with National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who claimed that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) belongs to Pakistan and "this won't change" no matter how many wars India and Pakistan fight against each other.

Nov 13, 2017, 08:24 AM IST

US says would like to have Taliban on negotiating table

President Donald Trump in August laid out his South Asia policy vowing to keep American troops on Afghan soil.

Nov 12, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

Those talking about independent Kashmir should go to Pak, says Togadia

Abdullah said yesterday that PoK belongs to Pakistan and "this won't change" no matter how many wars India and Pakistan fight".

Nov 12, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf's 'grand alliance' falls apart just a day after formation

Pervez Musharraf's 'grand alliance' falls apart just a day after formation

In a setback to Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf, several parties have dissociated themselves from his Awami Ittehad alliance only a day after he announced the formation of a "grand alliance" of 23 parties.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

Central team assesses damages caused by cross-border shelling in Jammu and Kashmir

  A five-member team led by a senior home ministry official on Saturday visited villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and Poonch districts to assess the damages caused by cross-border shelling by Pakistan, officials said.

Nov 12, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Pakistan continuing with its antics, but Kashmir situation has improved: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan continuing with its antics, but Kashmir situation has improved: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said there was a decline in the incidents of extremism and that the credit for this should go to the followers of Islam in the country.

Nov 11, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
US Congress authorises $700mn for Pakistan

US Congress authorises $700mn for Pakistan

The US Congress has authorised up to USD 700 million in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to reimburse Pakistan for activities carried out in support of American operations in Afghanistan.

Nov 11, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
'Foreign intelligence agency' planned to kill Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan

'Foreign intelligence agency' planned to kill Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan

In a letter, the National Counter Terrorism Authority said the foreign spy agency had paid Rs 80 million to two activists of a banned outfit for the assassination of Hafiz Saeed.

Nov 11, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Pakistan: 4 aides of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed walk free

Pakistan: 4 aides of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed walk free

Four aides of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, who were detained along with the JuD chief by the government of Pakistan's Punjab province under preventative detention since January, have been released.

Nov 11, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
Bypassing Pakistan, Indian wheat successfully reaches Afghanistan via Chabahar

Bypassing Pakistan, Indian wheat successfully reaches Afghanistan via Chabahar

The first consignment of wheat from India to Afghanistan was flagged off by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani on October 29.

Nov 11, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
Pakistan-occupied Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference supremo Farooq Abdullah on Saturday stirred a controversy by saying that the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir belongs to Pakistan.

Nov 11, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Pakistan allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife a reflection of India's diplomatic outreach: Jitendra Singh

Pakistan allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife a reflection of India's diplomatic outreach: Jitendra Singh

Union minister Jitendra Singh said that Pakistan's decision to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife was a reflection of the efficacy of the Indian diplomatic outreach and its acceptance around the world.

Nov 11, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
India raises cross-border firing issue during three-day bi-annual DG-level talks with Pakistan

India raises cross-border firing issue during three-day bi-annual DG-level talks with Pakistan

India raised cross-border firing issue with Pakistan during three-day bi-annual talks between Director Generals of Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers here.

Nov 10, 2017, 22:34 PM IST