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Nawaz Sharif serious, son alleges poisoning in jail
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's condition continues to be serious and his son has alleged that his father is being poisoned in jail, Dawn newspaper reported. ... read..


Pakistan: In a setback to Christian community, Peshawar High Court nationalises Edwardes College
Islamabad | October 23, 2019 10:11:45 AM IST
In a setback to the Christian community in Pakistan, the Edwardes College Peshawar, a private Christian institute, has been nationalised by the Peshawar High Court. ... read..


US voices deep concern over rights abuses faced by Pak minorities
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The US on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" about reports of human rights abuses and discrimination faced by Pakistanis because of their faith, which in many cases are perpetrated by non-state actors. ... read..


Relations with India not of dictation but partnership: US (Lead)
New York | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The United States does not dictate to India but partners with it, Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells declared on Tuesday at a Congressional hearing on human rights in South Asia at which Representatives leveled caustic criticism of India's ac ... read..


Dialogue between India, Pakistan can reduce tensions: US
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Stressing that Pakistani authorities remain accountable for the action of terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammed which seek to foment violence across the Line of Control, the US on Tuesday said it supports direct dialogue between India ... read..


Post 370: Govt identifies over 500 URLs generated by ISI's Cyber Jehadis
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
As "cyber jehadis" of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), exploit various social media platforms (SMPs) to foment trouble in Jammu & Kashmir and other parts of India, the government has identified over 500 URL (Uniform Resource Locat ... read..


Pakistan to attend meeting in Moscow on Afghanistan
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan will take part in the meeting -- along with the US, Russia and China -- that will be held in Moscow to deliberate on ending the war in Afghanistan and ushering in peace. ... read..


British Sikhs ask Maulana Fazal-ur Rahman to stop march
London | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
A group of British Sikhs has appealed to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) leader Fazal-ur Rahman to stop his proposed march and October 31 sit in at Islamabad. ... read..


Modi wants Pakistan to stand with begging bowl: Minister
Rawalpindi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan Railway ... read..


Pakistan violates ceasefire a day after demanding restraint
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday even as its Army claimed to have taken a group of diplomats and journalists on a guided tour of a mountainous region to show damages allegedly caused to civilians ... read..


Pakistan takes foreign delegates to PoK
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:06 PM IST
A group of foreign delegates was taken to areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) to see for themselves if the Indian Army had destroyed four terror camps, Pakistani media reports said on Tuesday. ... read..


Imran inaugurates China Hub power plant
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the 1,320 megawatt China Hub power plant, which is one of the primary projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). ... read..


Ailing Sharif rushed to hospital for check-up
Lahore | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was rushed to a hospital here after his health condition deteriorated, a media report said on Tuesday. ... read..


India will cross LoC if Pak doesn't mend its ways: J&K Guv
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
J&K Governor Satyapal Malik on Monday warned Pakistan that Indian forces would cross the Line of Control if the neighbouring country didn't mend its ways and stop supporting terror. ... read..


Pak traders call nationwide strike against govt policies
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Pakistan traders association has called for a two-day nationwide strike from October 29-30 against the incumbent government's "harmful economic policies". ... read..


Plans finalised to mobilise public for 'Azadi March'
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and PML-N have finalised their public mobilisation plan to join the October 31 anti-government 'Azadi March' in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. ... read..


Imran has no capability to complete term: Bilawal
Karachi | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan People's Party President Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan "has no capability" to complete his term as all political forces of the country and people belonging to all spheres of life had no other option but to go o ... read..


Azadi March: JUI-F's Fazl calls off talks with govt
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Following a protest by other opposition parties, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl called off talks with the Pakistan government over his proposed 'Azadi March' which will call "to topple the ruling PTI government". ... read..


Pak summons Indian envoy, denies launchpads being targetted
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan on Sunday summoned the Indian Charge D' Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia and "categorically rejected" Indian media reports about so-called "launchpads" being targeted by India along the Line of Control. ... read..


'Manmohan to attend Kartarpur opening as common pilgrim'
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the Kartarpur corridor inauguration on the invite of Pakistan next month, "but participate in the event as a common pilgrim", sources said on Sunday. ... read..


Four terror camps hit in PoK, number of terrorists killed: Army Chief (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat sa ... read..


Ulemas' march could end in martial law: Pakistan Minister
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said whenever ulemas (religious scholars) launched a movement it led to imposition of martial law in the country. ... read..


Four terror camps hit in PoK, three destroyed: Army Chief
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat sa ... read..


After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara visit (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties wit ... read..


Pakistan to ban Ansar Ul Islam, a JUI-F outfit
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Pakistan has decided to ban militia Ansar ul Islam, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) outfit that has announced 'freedom march' to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan. ... read..


After Erdogan's Kashmir comments, Modi cancels Ankara visit
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan openly raising Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly and his country backing Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, India has decided to give the cold shoulder to its ties wit ... read..


Pir's body exhumed by followers in Lahore, 8 held
Lahore | Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Lahore police have arrested eight followers of a pir (faith healer), who had exhumed his body to shift it to some other city for shrine. ... read..


Pakistan hopes to come out of FATFs grey list by Feb 2020
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan has expressed hope that it has set target till February 2020 to complete all items on its Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan. Pakistan's Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan will come out of 'grey' to 'white' List ... read..


Pak govt may call in Army for 'Azadi March'
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Pakistan government has started devising a strategy to deploy armed forces in Islamabad during the October 31 'Azadi March' which will call "to topple the ruling PTI government". ... read..


Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 2:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto-Zardari has announced nationwide anti-government protests to "restore 'real' democracy in the country". ... read..


Pakistani forces thwart major terror bid in Balochistan
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Pakistani security forces have thwarted a major terrorist bid in the Balochistan province and killed two suicide bombers, a senior police official said. ... read..


Prince William and Kate conclude Pakistan visit
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST
The United Kingdom's Prince William and Kate concluded their first visit to Pakistan. ... read..


Air quality in Delhi improves slightly today, concerns persist
| October 19, 2019 9:41:37 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 19: The past 24-hours have brought relief to the people residing in Delhi and its adjoining areas such as Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad as the air quality index (AQI) on Saturday slightly improved from 'very poor' to 'poo ... read..


900K troops in Kashmir to terrorise 8m people: Imran Khan
Islamabad | Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday again criticised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for thinking he could "get his agenda of annexation" by using force to silence Kashmiris. ... read..


Imran launches programme for youth's progress
Islamabad | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched the Kamyab Jawan Programme under which young men and women would be provided with loans to set up their businesses and also given a set of educational and skill-development opportunities. ... read..


Prince William, Kate visit iconic Lahore mosque
Lahore | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The UK's visiting Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton visited the iconic Badshahi Mosque during their packed day-long trip to Lahore, where they joined a discussion with religious leaders on promoting interfaith harmony and also listened to the rec ... read..


'Pak seems reluctant to complete bridge to Kartarpur Sahib'
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A bridge that would play a major role in connecting India and Pakistan's sides of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is yet to be constructed as the neighbouring country has been showing reluctance over the issue. ... read..


BSF trooper killed in firing by Border Guards Bangladesh (2nd Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured on Thursday when Border Guards Bangladesh fired on them after a flag meeting for securing the release of a fisherman in BGB's custody at Kakmarichar along the riverine international bord ... read..


JKLF calls off LoC sit-in after meeting with UN observers
Mirpur (PoK) | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) agreed to call off its protest sit-in near the Line of Control (LoC) following a meeting with the United Nations Military Observer Group of India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). ... read..


BSF trooper killed in firing by Border Guards Bangladesh (Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured on Thursday after Border Guards Bangladesh fired on them at a flag meeting at Kakmarichar along the riverine international border in West Bengal's Murshidabad district. ... read..


Pakistan raises Babri Masjid issue
Islamabad | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Directly interfering in the internal issues of India, Pakistan has raised the Babri Masjid issue saying it hopes that while taking any decision in the matter, the feelings of Indian Muslims would be respected. ... read..


BSF trooper killed in firing by Border Guards Bangladesh
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured in firing by Border Guards Bangladesh personnel alongside the riverine international border at Kakmarichar in West Bengal on Thursday, an official said. ... read..


B'deshi troops claim 'self-defence' after BSF jawan killed in international border firing
Dhaka | October 17, 2019 11:11:33 PM IST
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday claimed they "fired in self-defence" during a flag meeting along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Murshidabad, in which one Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and another sustained injuries. ... read..


Good friends buy Pakistan four months to 'eliminate' terror financing - But can it?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
With all-weather friend China heading the FATF, and backed by two other "brotherly countries" of Malaysia and Turkey, Pakistan has bought itself four months time from the global watchdog on terror financing to eliminate the twin evils of terror financing ... read..


Kartarpur Corridor to be ready Oct 31, registration from Oct 20 (Lead)
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The work on the much-anticipated Kartarpur Corridor for Indian pilgrims to visit the revered Sikh shrine across the border in Pakistan is expected to be completed by the end of this month and online registration for the pilgrimage will begin from Sunday. ... read..


Kartarpur Corridor to be ready Oct 31, registration from Oct 20
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The much-anticipated Kartarpur Corridor project for Indian pilgrims to visit the revered Sikh shrine across the border in Pakistan is expected to be completed by the end of this month and online registration for the pilgrimage will begin from Sunday. ... read..


BSF apprehends 8 intruders, cough syrup smuggler in Bengal
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Border Security Force personnel apprehended eight Bangladeshi intruders, and a smuggler of cough syrup Phensedyl, during raids in different locations of the India-Bangladesh border around Tuesday-Wednesday midnight, officials said. ... read..


Pakistan to remain on FATF grey list till February
Paris | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to put Pakistan on its grey list till next February and directed Islamabad to take "extra measures" for "complete" elimination of terror financing and money laundering. ... read..


India hands over two Mi 24V choppers to Afghanistan
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
India handed over two Mi 24V gunship helicopters to Afghanistan at a ceremony held in Kabul on Tuesday. The attack chopper, which is also capable of low-capacity troop transport, was handed over to Afghanistan's Defence Minister Asadullah Khalid by India' ... read..


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