Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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..

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..

Religious persecution, violence against women salient features of Pakistan, says Sindhi-American activist

Washington D.C. | October 23, 2019 5:11:37 AM IST
Religious persecution and violence against women are some of the most salient features of Pakistan, said Sindhi-American Human Rights activist Fatima Gul at the United States House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on 'Human Rights in South Asia' here on ... 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..

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 Army meddling in diplomatic affairs

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 4:41:51 PM IST
In yet another example signifying that Pakistan's state affairs is controlled by the Army, its spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor poked his nose in diplomatic affairs which are normally handled by civilian governments.... read..

'Pakistan to implement FATF action plan by February'

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan is committed to fully implementing its action plan to counter money laundering and terrorist financing by February 2020 and get the country out of the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list, a government adviser said.... read..

US expresses concern over human rights abuses, discrimination over faith in Pakistan

Washington D.C. | October 22, 2019 9:41:45 PM IST
The United States said on Tuesday that it remains deeply concerned over restrictions imposed on the civil society, media, and other groups expressing opposition to Pakistan government's policies and noted that the citizens in the country continue to face ... read..

Indian and Pakistan unlikely to sign agreement on Kartarpur corridor on Oct 23

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 3:41:33 PM IST
An agreement between India and Pakistan over the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is unlikely to be signed on Wednesday, sources told ANI.... 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..

Will dismantle terror camps inside POK if Pakistan doesn't mend ways: J-K Governor

Srinagar (Jammu Kashmir) | October 21, 2019 2:11:36 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said India will dismantle terrorist infrastructures inside Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) if the terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country's soil is not dealt with.... 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..

Pakistan, India to ink Kartarpur agreement this week

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
The agreement on the Kartarpur Corridor is to be inked between Pakistan and India on Wednesday or Thursday, even as PM Imran Khan announced that Pakistan will inaugurate the corridor on November 9.... read..

RJD lauds Army for destroying terror camps in Pakistan

Patna (Bihar) | October 20, 2019 10:11:33 PM IST
Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) on Sunday lauded the Army for giving a 'befitting reply to Pakistan' by destroying three terror camps across the border in a major retaliation.... 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..

Indian Army will give a befitting reply to Pakistan: Ram Madhav

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 20, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
Hailing the Indian Army for destroying terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said that the forces would rightly answer to the neighbouring country.... read..

'Kai bar poonch seedhi karne mein samay lagta hai': VK Singh jibe on Pakistan

New Delhi | October 20, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
"Sometimes it takes time to straighten the tail" quipped former Army Chief and Union Minister General (Retd) VK Singh on Sunday when asked about the repeated ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kathua, targets civilian areas

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 20, 2019 12:11:32 PM IST
Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by targeting residential areas of the border village Manyari in Kathua district on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.... read..

Indian Army pays tributes to soldiers killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

New Delhi | October 20, 2019 8:11:35 PM IST
Indian Army on Sunday paid tributes to the two soldiers -- Hav Padam Bahadur Shrestha and Rifleman Gamil Kumar Shrestha, who lost their life in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan.... read..

Don't charge jazia tax, if you need money, Sikhs will send to Pakistan government : BJP leader RP Singh to Imran Khan

Politics | October 19, 2019 8:11:45 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to take back proposed service charge of USD 20 for each visiting pilgrim to Kartarpur Sahib and said if the neighbouring country, which is facing financial crisis, needs ... read..

Sarfaraz will not find place in Pakistan team: Akhtar

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar has insisted that he has been telling Sarfaraz Ahmed to pull up his socks since last two years and therefore no one else is responsible for the sacking of the wicket-keeper batsman as Pakistan skipper in Tests and T20Is.... read..

Gautam Gambhir helps six-year-old Pakistani girl get medical visa

By Aiman Khan

New Delhi | October 19, 2019 9:11:33 PM IST
A six-year-old girl from Pakistan has been granted a visa for continuation of her medical treatment in India following intervention of cricketer-turned-politician and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir.... read..

Congress had separated an integral part of Pakistan, says Sibal

New Delhi | October 19, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
In a clear reference to the separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan, Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said that his party had also taken action against the neighbouring country.... read..

PM targets Congress for letting Kartarpur Sahib stay in Pakistan during partition

Sirsa (Haryana) | October 19, 2019 4:11:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday targeted the Congress over India not having a corridor connecting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan for seven decades and also over the key pilgrimage centre linked to Guru Nanak Dev being allowed to be in the n... read..

Pakistan to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on November 9

Multan | October 19, 2019 6:12:01 PM IST
Pakistan will formally inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor on November 9, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.... read..

Pakistan hopes to come out of FATF’s 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..

Pressure on Pakistan to deliver on FATF action plan: Army Chief

New Delhi | October 19, 2019 8:41:31 AM IST
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday asserted that there is pressure on Pakistan to deliver on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) directions as to be on a 'Grey List' is a setback for any nation.... read..

China wants India and Pakistan to join hands, have good relations, says Chinese Envoy

New Delhi | October 19, 2019 8:41:37 AM IST
China wants India and Pakistan to have good relations and join hands for promoting peace and stability in the region, said Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong.... 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..

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..

US expresses concern over restrictions on journalists in Pakistan

Washington | October 19, 2019 11:41:39 AM IST
The United States has expressed concern over restrictions on journalists in Pakistan after the country's authorities denied entry to the head of Committee to Protect Journalists' (CPJ) Steven Butler.... read..

Half a million illegal migrants sent back to Pakistan in last six years

Islamabad | October 19, 2019 7:11:37 PM IST
Around half a million illegal Pakistani immigrants were deported in the last six years from 136 countries for the charges of forged travel documents and criminal convictions.... read..

What is Pakistan's chemistry with Congress, Modi asks

Gohana (Haryana) |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said under the Congress' misrule, no one was safe neither "jawans" nor farmers or sportspersons. Lashing out at the party for not supporting it on Balakot or Article 370 decisions, the Prime Minister asked "what sort... read..

Highway from Pakistan border renamed after Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said the national highway from the Indo-Pak border through the Kartarpur corridor to the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab had been renamed as Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Marg.... read..

Pakistani man unleashes pet lion on electrician seeking wages

Punjab | October 18, 2019 1:11:42 AM IST
In a bizarre incident, a Pakistani man unleashed his pet lion on an electrician who had come to pick up payment for his work, local police said.... read..

What is Pakistan's chemistry with Congress, asks Modi (Lead)

Gohana/Hisar (Haryana) |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said no one - neither jawans"nor farmers or sportspersons - were safe under the Congress' "misrule", while terming abrogation of Article 370 his real tribute to brave soldiers.... read..

No relief for Pakistan, FATF to announce decision on 'listing' today

Islamabad | October 18, 2019 7:11:32 AM IST
There seems to be no relief for Pakistan from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that is all set to keep the country on its grey list till February 2020, with a formal announcement in this regard expected later today.... read..

Pakistan escapes terror blacklisting by FATF, given Feb 2020 deadline

Paris | October 18, 2019 3:41:35 PM IST
In a major development, Pakistan has escaped the terror black list by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The global watchdog strongly urged Islamabad to complete its full action plan by February 2020, until which the country will remain on its grey l... read..

Sarfaraz Ahmed sacked as Pakistan Test and T20I skipper

Karachi | October 18, 2019 2:11:37 PM IST
Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan's Test and T20I skipper.... read..

Cong leaders' statements on J-K have helped Pakistan: PM Modi

Gohana (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 4:11:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, saying that the statements made by its leaders on Jammu and Kashmir were being used by Pakistan to strengthen its position on the issue globally.... read..

Punjab CM urges Pakistan PM to withdraw the USD 20 fee imposed on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 18, 2019 9:41:36 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to withdraw the USD 20 fee proposed to be levied by the neighbouring country on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.... read..

Pakistan to remain in FATF greylist

Paris |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Following a key plenary here, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday announced to keep Pakistan in the grey list.... read..

After Pakistan ATC mix up, Pak F-16 jets intercepted Delhi-Kabul Spicejet flight last month

By Ashoke Raj

New Delhi | October 17, 2019 2:41:38 PM IST
Amid tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad after Balakot air strikes in February, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a Kabul-bound Indian passenger plane for almost an hour over their airspace last month.... read..

Rajeev Dhavan tore map on instructions of Pakistani terrorists: Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Prez

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | October 17, 2019 2:11:33 PM IST
President of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, which is one of the litigants in the Ayodhya land dispute case, on Thursday said that senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan tore the map showing the birthplace of Lord Ram on the instructions of "Pakistani terrorists".... read..

Pakistan: Fire breaks out at Gurdwara Panja Sahib

Hassan Abdal | October 17, 2019 1:41:45 PM IST
A fire broke out at the Gurdwara Panja Sahib in the Pakistani city of Hasan Abdal on Wednesday, local authorities said.... read..

Pakistan: Days ahead of 'Azadi March', JUI-F Chief rules out talks with govt

Islamabad | October 17, 2019 1:41:36 AM IST
Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the Chief of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), a major right-wing political party, on Wednesday ruled out any possibility of talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government.... read..

Pakistan to take logical and legal steps after consular access to Jadhav: Foreign Office

Islamabad | October 17, 2019 9:41:40 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday said it has provided consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav and has now initiated "logical and legal steps" in the case.... read..

Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Pakistan postponed

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's anticipated visit to Pakistan has been postponed, Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said on Thursday, hours after a Turkish diplomat tweeted about the matter.... read..

Amid Syrian offensive, Turkish President postpones his visit to Pakistan

Ankara | October 17, 2019 2:41:34 AM IST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has postponed his visit to Pakistan scheduled for later this month amid his country's ongoing military offensive in Syria.... read..

UK's royal couple visits mountain-top glacier in Pakistan

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Britain's royal couple Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on Wednesday visited a melting mountain-top glacier in northern Pakistan to see the impact of climate change.... read..
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