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Hardline Islamic party leader shot dead in northwest Pakistan

A local leader of hardline Islamic party Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) was on Saturday shot dead by unidentified gunmen near a mosque in Pakistan's restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Aug 19, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Pakistan heading towards 'international isolation': Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa minister

Speaking to the media on Saturday, Sherpao said that this issue needs to be addressed and warned that Pakistan was destined to be internationally isolated if the federal government continued to ignore this reality.

Jul 09, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Death toll from Pakistan attacks rises to 73

The death toll from multiple attacks in Pakistan rose to 73, officials said Saturday, a day after the bomb and gun assaults in three cities shook the country as it prepared to mark the end of Ramadan, Islam`s holiest month.

Jun 24, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Grant or loan: US keeps options open on military aid to Pakistan

Last year, the US assistance to Pakistan under the state department budget was USD 534 million, which included USD 225 million towards foreign military funding.

May 24, 2017, 12:18 PM IST

Pakistan warns Afghanistan not to speak language of India

Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday warned Afghanistan not to articulate its views in India`s language.

May 20, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Pakistan lynching: Court remands 8 students in police custody

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan today remanded eight students in police custody for four days on charges of brutally murdering a fellow university student over his liberal views, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the killing over blasphemy allegations.

Apr 15, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Pak govt approves merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan government on Thursday approved the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province to bring the impoverished and politically deprived tribal region at par with the rest of the country.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Pakistan government approves recommendations for FATA reforms

Pakistan`s federal cabinet has approved recommendations of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms committee.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was chairing the cabinet, asserted that the people of the FATA, Gilgit Baltistan (G-B) and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) will be given their due rights.

Mar 02, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

Nine killed in road accident in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

At least nine persons, including women and children, were today killed when a speeding bus plunged into a deep ravine in a northwestern Pakistani city.

Mar 01, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

PIA cancels flights to northern cities over Indo-Pak tensions

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) called off flights to Gilgit and Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan- occupied-Kashmir (PoK). 

Sep 21, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

India raises atrocities in Balochistan; persecution of Hindus at UNHRC

We call upon the Council to urge Pakistan to fulfill its obligation to vacate illegal occupation of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir," India at UNHRC.

Sep 19, 2016, 22:22 PM IST

US designates Pakistan-based Jamaat-ul-Ahrar as terrorist group

The US authorities have designated a Pakistan-based Islamist organisation, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, as a "global terrorist" organisation, the State Department announced on Wednesday.

Aug 03, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

Angry Ahmed Shehzad smashes dressing room's window during Pakistan Cup - Here's why!

Shehzad’s team beat Balochistan at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad by 74 runs.

Apr 26, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

79 killed, 97 injured due to heavy rains in Pakistan: Officials

At least 79 people were killed and 97 injured in separate rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan over the past 10 days, authorities said on Saturday. 

Mar 20, 2016, 03:56 AM IST

Remove VC, security chief at Pakistan's Bacha Khan University: Probe panel

A high-level committee in Pakistan formed to probe the Taliban attack at Bacha Khan University has held inadequate security measures responsbile for the carnage that killed 21 people, and recommended the removal of the varsity's vice-chancellor and security in-charge.

Jan 31, 2016, 00:40 AM IST

24 killed in Bacha Khan University terror attack; Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility

At least 20 people were massacred on Wednesday by Kalashnikov-wielding Taliban suicide attackers who stormed a prestigious university here in restive northwestern Pakistan and opened indiscriminate fire, in a grim reminder of the 2014 Peshawar army school attack.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Imran Khan sure Dawood Ibrahim is not in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa; but what about rest of Pakistan?

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI) Chairman Imran Khan called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

Dec 11, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

Pak PM expresses resentment over power outages during Ramzan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday expressed his resentment over power outages in Pakistan during Ramzan and ordered top officials to take "all steps" to address the issue that has provoked violent protests.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Kabul guest house attack planned in Pakistan: Afghan agency

Afghanistan`s National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday said it has arrested two Haqqani Network militants who planned in Pakistan the attack on the Park Palace guest house here on May 13 that targeted the Indian ambassador but claimed 14 lives, including those of four Indians.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:52 PM IST

Three killed in poll violence in Pakistan

 At least three political activists were killed in poll violence in Pakistan`s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported on Wednesday.

Jun 03, 2015, 11:05 AM IST