China has said it would like to have more cooperation with the Pakistani armed forces to combat terrorism, following the brutal terror attack on an army-run school in Peshawar that killed 148 people, mostly children.
Pakistan coach and pace legend Waqar Younis has said his side needs to revamp its fielding standards and batting against short-pitched deliveries to be competitive enough at the impending 2015 One-Day International (ODI) World Cup in February-March 2015.
Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest Saturday morning, officials said.
Rights groups Saturday condemned Pakistan`s decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six years, as leaders vowed decisive action in the wake of a Taliban school massacre that left 149 people dead.
Even as the Pakistani Army intensified its anti-terrorism operations in the wake of Tuesday`s Taliban attack on a Peshawar school that left 148 students and teachers dead, unconfirmed reports said that Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Mulla Fazalullah was killed in an airstrike inside Afghanistan early Saturday.
Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistani prime minister`s advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, said Saturday that Zaki-ur Rahman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, has not been released and that India should also show progress over the trial into the Samjhauta Express blast.
Pakistani security forces claimed to have identified the man who had carried out last month`s suicide bombing at the Wagah border crossing with India and have taken his family into custody, a media report said Saturday.
Two convicted Pakistani terrorists were executed Friday, in the first capital punishment carried out in the country since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the 2008 moratorium on the death penalty in wake of the Peshawar school attack.
The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.
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