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Indian rescue personnel deployed in flood-hit Sri Lanka (Lead, changing dateline)
Colombo | Saturday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Indian rescue personnel were on Saturday deployed in affected areas of Sri Lanka where heavy floods and landslides have claimed at least 100 lives. ... read..


'Hang Jadhav immediately': Application filed in Pakistan SC
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
An application for the immediate execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday. ... read..


China April ODI plummets 70.8 pct y/y to $5.83 bln - commerce ministry
BEIJING | Saturday, May 27 2017 IST
China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) in April plummeted 70.8 percent from a year earlier to $5.83 billion, the commerce ministry said in a statement on its website on Saturday. Outbound investment totalled $26.37 billion in the first fou ... read..


Two Nepal parties to withdraw impeachment motion against CJ
Kathmandu | Saturday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Two Nepal parties which moved an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki in April, on Saturday decided to withdraw it, a move expected to end an unsavoury row between the executive and judiciary in the Himalayan country. ... read..


Toll in Sri Lanka floods increases to 100 (Lead)
Colombo | Saturday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
The death toll in the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has increased to 100 while 99 persons were reported missing, the Disaster Management Centre said on Saturday. ... read..


18 killed in Afghan car bombing
Kabul | Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
At least 18 persons were killed when a suicide car bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's Khost city on Saturday, an official said. ... read..


Major Hong Kong banks raise mortgage rates following HKMA measures
HONG KONG | Saturday, May 27 2017 IST
Some of Hong Kong's largest commercial banks in the mortgage loans market said they would raise interest rates following the latest round of mortgage tightening measures by the city's de facto central bank. Banks have to set aside more capital when they l ... read..


UN to check human rights record for Sri Lankan peacekeepers
United Nations | Saturday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
The UN will require Sri Lankan troops to undergo "enhanced screening" for human rights violations going back to the final years of the civil war before they can be deployed as peacekeepers. ... read..


Two militants including Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second lead)
Srinagar | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sabzar Bhat who succeeded slain militant, leader Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday along with another militant in a gunfight with security forces in Pulwama that triggered protests in the Kashmir Valley. ... read..


Indian ship with relief material reaches Sri Lanka
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
An Indian ship loaded with relief material and rescue and medical teams reached Sri Lanka on Saturday after the island nation was hit by severe rain and subsequent landslides that claimed over 90 lives. ... read..


Modi condoles deaths in Sri Lanka floods
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the loss of lives and property in Sri Lanka due to heavy flooding and landslides and has ordered to dispatch relief ships. ... read..


Attack by Pakistan's BAT unit repulsed in Uri, two killed: Army (Second Lead)
Srinagar | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The Army said on Friday it has foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir and killed two of the intruders. ... read..


Madhesis' alliance announces boycott of Nepal's 2nd-phase local polls
Kathmandu | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
A newly formed alliance of seven Madhes-based political parties in Nepal on Friday announced a fresh bout of agitation from Saturday and boycott of the June 14 local elections to be held mostly in the Terai/Madhes belt. ... read..


BAT attack repulsed in Uri, two infiltrators killed: Army (Lead)
Srinagar | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The Army said on Friday it has foiled Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) attack on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir and killed two infiltrating militants. ... read..


18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack
Kabul | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province, a local media report said on Friday. ... read..


Army patrol attacked in Uri, two Pakistani border personnel killed
Srinagar | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
An Indian Army patrol was attacked by the Pakistan Army's Border Action Team (BAT) in Uri sector near the Line of Control on Friday, in which two BAT personnel were killed, army sources said. ... read..


'Lady Justice' statue removed from Bangladesh SC premises
Dhaka | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
A statue called 'Lady Justice' was removed on Friday from Bangladesh's Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from religious hardliners. ... read..


6 killed in Sri Lanka landslides
Colombo | Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
At least six people were killed and several others reported missing on Friday due to landslides in two different areas in Sri Lanka's Kalutara district following heavy rainfall, police said. ... read..


Congress questions release of Army video on LoC action
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Thursday questioned the release of a video of the Indian Army action against Pakistan military posts across the Line of Control, saying that the party "does not want the truth to be lost in the release of videos by both sides". ... read..


Amid Jadhav tension, Sushma thanks Pakistan for Uzma's return
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
India-Pakistan diplomatic relations may be at a low over alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and cross-border firings, but External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday was at her diplomatic best when she thanked Islamabad for making possible the return o ... read..


Pakistan is a 'well of death', says Indian woman after return
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
"Pakistan is like a well of death", said Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman repatriated to the country from Pakistan where she was allegedly forced and duped into marrying against her choice. ... read..


Sri Lanka tweaks trade deals negotiations policy
Colombo | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Sri Lanka on Thursday announced a new policy, which is more outward-oriented, coherent and with a clearer vision, to better meet requirements in negotiations of international trade agreements. ... read..


India seeks access to Mumbai man arrested in Pakistan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
India on Thursday sought from Pakistan consular access to Sheikh Nabi, a Mumbai resident arrested in Islamabad for not possessing travel documents, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday. ... read..


Four militants of banned group arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka | Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
At least four militants belonging to the banned Neo-JMB outfit were arrested by Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Thursday. ... read..


Pakistani man 'stoned to death'
Islamabad | Thursday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
A 43-year-old man was allegedly stoned to death for honour in Pakistan's Ghourgushti, a media report said on Thursday. ... read..


Pakistan condemns commendation to Indian Army officer Gogoi
Islamabad | Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday condemned the Indian Army chief's Commendation Card to an officer involved in tying up a Kashmiri man to a jeep as human shield. ... read..


Indian woman 'forced' to marry Pakistani returns home (Lead)
Amritsar/Lahore | Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
An Indian woman who alleged she was forced and duped into marrying a Pakistani man was repatriated to her country through the Wagah border on Thursday, a day after the Islamabad High Court permitted her to travel home. ... read..


Indian climber's body retrieved from Everest after a year
Kathmandu | Wednesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
A team of Sherpas on Wednesday retrieved the body of Indian mountaineer Gautam Ghosh who died of high altitude sickness last year while ascending Mt Everest, the world's highest peak. ... read..


UN military observers vehicle fired at by Indian troops near LoC: Pakistan
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The Pakistan Army on Wednesday claimed that two officials of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) narrowly escaped after Indian troops fired at their vehicle while they were visiting areas along the Line of Control. ... read..


Tensions escalate as Pakistan flexes its muscles in Siachen (Roundup)
New Delhi/Islamabad | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Tensions escalated on Wednesday with Pakistan Air Force Chief Suhail Aman activating all forward bases in response to purported India "threats" and fighter jets flying over the Siachen glacier violating the Indian air space, a claim New Delhi has dismisse ... read..


No Pakistani flights over Siachen, says IAF (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The IAF on Wednesday rejected claims by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) that its fighter jets had flown over the Siachen glacier. ... read..


Pakistan parliament panel unhappy over legal team's performance at ICJ
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan parliament's national security panel has expressed its disappointment over the government's explanation about the performance of the country's legal team in alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at the ICJ. ... read..


Pakistan court orders release of 350 Indian fishermen
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
A court here on Wednesday ordered the release of 350 Indian fishermen, who were jailed for illegal fishing. ... read..


Nepal PM Prachanda steps down, Deuba may assume office (Second Lead)
Kathmandu | Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation, in keeping with his agreement with the Nepali Congress, which had propped up his coalition government since last August. ... read..


Nepal PM Prachanda resigns
Kathmandu | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation during a televised address. ... read..


Indian woman forced to marry Pakistani to be deported (Second Lead)
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday allowed an Indian woman to return to her country days after she claimed she was duped and forced into marrying a Pakistani man. ... read..


Prachanda resigns as Nepal PM, paves way for Deuba to succeed (Lead)
Kathmandu | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation during a televised address. ... read..


Mastermind of high-profile terror attacks held in Balochistan
Quetta | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
A suspected mastermind behind several high-profile terror attacks and "trained by Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies", has been arrested in Balochistan, an official has said. ... read..


Indian, Bangladeshi officials discuss cross-border crimes, other issues
Agartala | Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Administrative and police officials of border districts in India's Tripura have finalised strategies to deal with cross-border crimes and deal with other irritants in an one-day meet with their counterparts of contiguous Bangladeshi districts, an official ... read..


Pakistan to draw 'red lines' for social media service providers
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
As the controversy over the crackdown on online anti-army campaigners heats up, the Pakistani government has decided to draw red lines for the social media service providers in the country. ... read..


Three martyred soldiers of Nepalese origin cremated in Himachal
Shimla | Wednesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Three Indian Army soldiers of Nepalese origin, who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, were cremated in an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..


Nepal PM Prachanda to resign, address nation
Kathmandu | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' will resign on Wednesday evening, paving way for Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to become the next Prime Minister. ... read..


No airspace violation over Siachen, says IAF
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
The Indian Air Force on Wednesday denied claims by Pakistan Air Force that its fighter jets had flown over the Siachen glacier. ... read..


JGBs ease after BOJ operations point to selling pressure
TOKYO | Wednesday, May 24 2017 IST
Japanese government bond prices eased on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan's bond buying operation attracted stronger-than-expected selling interest. The BOJ's purchase of 280 billion yen ($2.50 billion) JGBs with one to three years of maturity drew selli ... read..


Nikkei hits 1-wk closing high; exporters, financials gain
TOKYO | Wednesday, May 24 2017 IST
Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Wednesday to a one-week closing high helped by exporters after the dollar gained against the yen, while financials outperformed thanks to a rise in U.S. Treasury yields. The Nikkei ended 0.7 percent higher at 19,742.98 ... read..


China says Moody's downgrade overestimates difficulties facing its economy
BEIJING | Wednesday, May 24 2017 IST
China's finance ministry said on Wednesday that a credit downgrade by Moody's was based on inappropriate methodology, saying it was exaggerating difficulties facing the economy and underestimating reform efforts. Moody's Investors Service downgraded China ... read..


Become fidayeen to counter Pakistan, former army chief tells cow vigilantes
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Calling for building up non-state actors to crush Pakistan's export of terror to India, a former Indian army chief on Tuesday asked cow vigilantes to stop their mindless atrocities on their countrymen and don the role of 'fidayeen' if they have the guts. ... read..


Prachanda defers resignation as PM, adds to political uncertainty
Kathmandu | Tuesday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Tuesday deferred his planned resignation from the top post, adding to political uncertainties in Kathmandu. ... read..


Not embarrassed by ICJ ruling on Jadhav: Pakistan (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Tuesday said that it is not embarrassed by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged espionage charges, and that consular acces ... read..


Three soldiers of Nepal origin to be cremated in Himachal
Shimla | Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Three Indian Army soldiers of Nepal origin, who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, will be cremated in an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday. ... read..


Damaged Pakistani military posts in punitive fire assault: India (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Eight months after the surgical strikes on terror-launch pads, the Indian Army on Tuesday said it damaged several Pakistani military posts with heavy artillery firing in a "very recent" punitive assault along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir as part of its pre-em ... read..


Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday said that Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged espionage charges, is alive. ... read..


Government supports Army action along LoC: Jaitley
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government supported the action taken by Indian Army along the LoC in striking Pakistan Army posts and it will bring peace in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Kashmiris angry over army chief's commendation for 'human shield' Major
Srinagar/New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The Indian Army chief's commendation for an officer accused of using a local as a human shield belies the hope that justice would be done to victims of human rights abuses in Kashmir, many Kashmiris say. ... read..


Escaping ethnic trouble, 280 Myanmar tribals seek shelter in Mizoram
Aizawl | Tuesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
At least 280 people, mostly women and children, from Myanmar have taken shelter in two villages in Mizoram allegedly fearing ethnic trouble at home, an official said here on Tuesday. ... read..


Army says Pakistan military posts damaged in recent 'punitive' assault
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:43 PM IST
The Indian Army on Tuesday claimed to have decimated several Pakistani military posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir in a recent "punitive assault" as part of counter-terror strategy to stop cross-border militant incursion. ... read..


Pakistan AG to take parliament into confidence in Jadhav case
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:34 PM IST
Pakistan's Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali will on Tuesday brief the country's parliament and take the members into confidence in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. ... read..


US cautions nationals on travel to Pakistan
Washington | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:29 PM IST
The US has issued a travel advisory for its citizens asking them to postpone all non-essential travel to Pakistan due to increased "terrorist violence" in the country. ... read..


11 soldiers die in Afghan army base attack
Kabul | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:19 PM IST
At least 11 soldiers were killed and nine wounded when Taliban militants attacked a military base in Afghanistan's Kandhar province. ... read..


Three civilians killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:19 PM IST
Three civilians were killed and four wounded when a tractor ran over a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said. ... read..


Missing Indian climber found dead on Everest
Kathmandu | Monday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
The body of a 27-year-old Indian climber, who has been missing since Saturday on Everest, has been found after 36 hours of intense search. ... read..


Poppy revenue main financial support of Afghan Taliban: Media
Kabul | Monday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Taliban militants have been using money collected as taxes from poppy growers to buy weapons and continue their fight against the Afghan government, the media reported on Monday. ... read..


China to block India's NSG bid again (Lead)
Beijing | Monday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
China on Monday said it has not changed its position on India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), indicating it will again block New Delhi's plea at the plenary session in Bern next month. ... read..


Pakistan committed to Muslim world's unity: Sharif
Riyadh | Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that his country is deeply committed to the unity of the Muslim world and the promotion of interfaith harmony and dialogue. ... read..


Trump, Ghani discuss terrorism, Afghan security
Riyadh | Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and the fight against terrorism, a White House statement said on Monday. ... read..


Five die in Pakistan blast
Islamabad | Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
At least five persons were killed in a blast in Khyber Agency's Tirah valley on Monday, a security source said. ... read..


Pakistan university reopens after student's lynching, arms seized
Islamabad | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Police recovered weapons from the Abdul Wali Khan University in Pakistan's Mardan, as the university reopened for the first time since a student Mashal Khan was lynched by a mob on accusations of blasphemy, DawnNews reported on Monday. ... read..


Sri Lanka makes key changes to cabinet
Colombo | Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Sri Lanka on Monday announced key changes to its cabinet, including the appointment of a new Foreign and Finance Minister. ... read..


AIADMK symbol case: Delhi court to pronounce order on Chandrashekhar's bail
| May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Tis Hazari Court will on Monday pronounce its order on the bail plea of alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar with regard to the alleged bribery in the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) symbol case. ... read..


6 policemen killed in firing incidents in Pakistan
Islamabad | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
At least six policemen were killed and one other was injured in two separate incidents of firing in Pakistan over the last 24 hours, police said on Sunday. ... read..


BSF, Punjab Police bust terror module with Canada-Pakistan links (Lead)
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
In a joint operation, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Punjab Police on Sunday busted a terror module with links to Canada and Pakistan. ... read..


Indian national arrested in Islamabad
Islamabad | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
An Indian man has been arrested in Islamabad after he was found to be allegedly not carrying the required travel documents, local media reported. ... read..


Indian climber missing while descending Everest
Kathmandu | Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
An Indian climber hailing from Uttar Pradesh has been reported missing while descending Mount Everest, an expedition organiser said on Sunday. ... read..


India didn't win Jadhav case: Pakistan's ICJ lawyer
Islamabad | Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
A lawyer who represented Pakistan at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case involving alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, says India did not win the case, a media report said. ... read..


Nepali woman scales Mt Everest with message against human trafficking
Kathmandu | Sunday, 2017 3:15:42 PM IST
A Nepali woman has summited Mt Everest with the message to fight against human trafficking, becoming the first to climb the worlds highest peak for women empowerment and gender equality, according to UN Women Nepal. ... read..


20 Afghan policemen killed by Taliban
Kabul | Sunday, 2017 3:15:37 PM IST
At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed and ten others injured in a Taliban attack on several checkpoints in Zabul province, an official said on Sunday. ... read..


German woman killed, Finnish woman kidnapped in Kabul
Kabul | Sunday, 2017 3:15:33 PM IST
Unidentified armed men killed a German woman at a guesthouse in Kabul and kidnapped a Finnish woman, a security official said on Sunday. ... read..


Sharif leaves for Riyadh to attend 'Arab-Nato' Summit
Islamabad | Sunday, 2017 3:15:28 PM IST
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday left on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia to participate in the first-ever Arab-Islamic-American Summit, being held in Riyadh. ... read..


American climber dies on Mount Everest
Kathmandu | Sunday, 2017 3:15:23 PM IST
An American climber was killed while trying to summit Mount Everest on Sunday morning, according to the base camp officials. ... read..


30 students injured in Pakistani varsity clashes
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
At least 30 students were injured on Saturday after clashes broke out between students in the Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, police sources said. ... read..


8 killed in Afghan bank attack
Kabul | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Up to eight persons were killed when militants attacked a local branch of New Kabul Bank in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Saturday, officials said. ... read..


Sting operation video doctored: Nayeem Khan
Srinagar | Saturday, 2017 6:45:38 PM IST
Nayeem Khan, senior separatist leader who confessed to receiving funds from Pakistan to create unrest in the Kashmir Valley in a sting operation by a news channel, on Saturday termed the video as "doctored and fake". ... read..


ICJ can't nullify Jadhav's death sentence: Aziz
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 6:45:38 PM IST
Pakistan's top foreign policy advisor Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said that the International Court of Justice cannot nullify alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhavs death sentence. ... read..


Suspected ISI agent held in Rajasthan (Second Lead)
Jaipur | Saturday, 2017 6:45:19 PM IST
A suspected agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been detained in Rajasthan, police said on Saturday. ... read..


Our Kashmir policy has brought disaster: Pakistani academic
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 6:45:14 PM IST
Pakistan's Kashmir policy "has brought nothing but misery all around", a Pakistani academic said in comments published on Saturday. ... read..


Jadhav will be dealt according to Pakistani law: Minister
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 6:45:09 PM IST
Pakistan will handle the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death, "according to our own laws", Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday. ... read..


Pakistan's Attorney General to represent Jadhav case at ICJ
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Pakistani Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali would represent the country at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case relating to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, a media report said on Saturday. ... read..


ISI agent held in Rajasthan (Lead)
Jaipur | Saturday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
A suspected agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was detained in a joint operation by Rajasthan Police Intelligence Wing and the army intelligence unit in Rajasthan, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


Murdered Maldivian blogger's father seeks India's help
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
The father of a prominent Maldivian blogger murdered last month wants India's help to ensure justice for his son. ... read..


Sharif to attend 'Arab Nato' in Riyadh
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the first ever Arab-Islamic-American Summit being held in Riyadh on Sunday, a media report said on Saturday. ... read..


ISI agent held in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Saturday, 2017 11:15:05 AM IST
A suspected agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was arrested in a joint operation conducted by Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and army intelligence in Rajasthan, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


26 militants surrender to government in Pakistan
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
Twenty six militants belonging to various outlawed terrorist groups surrendered to the government in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Friday, as part of the ongoing reconciliation process, officials said. ... read..


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