Pak protests with Afghanistan over cross border attack

 Pakistan today lodged a protest with Afghanistan over a cross border attack by militants in the North Waziristan tribal region.

Pakistan floods destroy about 2,000 schools in Punjab

 Nearly 2,000 schools were destroyed in unprecedented rain and floods in Pakistan's worst hit province of Punjab where 241 were killed, authorities said today.

Pakistan says air strikes kill 40 militants in northwest

Pakistan`s military said Wednesday it killed 40 insurgents and destroyed five of their hideouts in fresh air attacks as part of a major offensive against the Taliban in the northwest.

JD-U warns of attempts for imposition of 'Pak model' in India

Targeting BJP over the issue of communalism, JD(U) on Wednesday asked minorities, OBCs, SCs and STs to come together even as it warned of attempts for the imposition of a "Pakistan model" in the country.

Women delivers quintuplets in Karachi

 A Pakistani woman who was childless for 16 years gave birth to quintuplets today at a private hospital in here.

Mumbai attacks case: Defence lawyers oppose 'video-link' trial

Defence lawyers in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case on Wednesday opposed the plea before a Pakistani anti- terrorism court to hold the trial of?the seven accused through a video-link or allow witnesses to submit their recorded statements.

I want to direct eventually: Fawad Khan
I want to direct eventually: Fawad Khan

 

New Delhi: Pakistani singer-actor Fawad Khan says he would not mind juggling between acting and direction as his eventual desire is to go behind the camera.

If Sardar Patel had handled Kashmir, part of it would not have been under Pakistan: Amit Shah
If Sardar Patel had handled Kashmir, part of it would not have been under Pakistan: Amit Shah

 

Bidar: BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel, instead of Jawharlal Nehru, handled the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan PM threatens to clear protesters camped in capital

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, weakened by weeks of demonstrations calling for him to resign, threatened on Wednesday to clear a protest camp established more than a month ago outside government offices in Islamabad.

Sri Lankan national, caught spying for Pakistan, sent to NIA custody

A court here on Wednesday granted NIA six days custody of a Sri Lankan national held for allegedly spying for Pakistan.

Protesters press fresh murder charges against Pakistan PM

 Anti-government protesters in Pakistan have pressed fresh murder charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, police confirmed Wednesday, as demonstrations that rocked the capital last month appear to lose steam.

Pak police registers murder case against Nawaz Sharif, ministers

A murder case has been registered against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his ministers and other top officials for their alleged involvement in the killing of anti-government protesters here, police said today.

Pakistan must restore moratorium on death penalty: HRW

Pakistan should immediately halt a planned execution and officially reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today. 

New provinces vital for Pakistan's existence: MQM chief

 Leader of Pakistan`s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party Altaf Hussain Wednesday pressed for creation of new provinces in the country and warned that Pakistan would be wiped out from the global map if new administrative borders were not drawn, a media report said.

Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia`s most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives.

Pakistanis debate VIP culture after lawmakers thrown off plane

Angry Pakistani airline passengers have forced two lawmakers off a plane for delaying its departure by almost two hours, sparking a passionate debate about the country`s so-called `VIP culture` after footage was posted online.

Imran appeals to SC to save Pakistan from anarchy, civil war

With the government launching a crackdown on protesters led by Imran Khan, the cricketer- turned-politician on Tuesday appealed to the Supreme Court to save Pakistan from anarchy saying the country is heading towards civil war.

CBI wants to probe Lankan held for spying

CBI has filed a petition in an NIA court here seeking its nod to interrogate a Sri Lankan national held for allegedly spying for Pakistan.

Imran Khan urges court to stop police brutality

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan Tuesday appealed to the Supreme Court to play its role in stopping police brutality in Islamabad where protestors are engaged in sit-ins against the government.

Pak's Rehman Malik booed, thrown off PIA plane for delaying take-off; video goes viral
Pak's Rehman Malik booed, thrown off PIA plane for delaying take-off; video goes viral

Former Pakistani interior minister Rehman Malik and PML-N MP Ramesh Kumar Wakwani were at the receiving end of passengers' indignation at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport, where the two leaders were blamed for having delayed the take-off by more than two hours, booed and barred from boarding the flight.