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Pakistan: Seven people arrested for abduction, forced conversion of Hindu girls

Asia | March 26, 2019 1:11:43 AM IST
Police have detained at least seven people, including a Nikah Khwan (marriage officiator), allegedly involved in the abduction, forced conversion from Hinduism to Islam, and underage marriage of two minor Hindu girls.... read..
 

Heavy firing between Indian, Pakistani troops on LoC (Lead)

Jammu |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Heavy firing exchanges continued on Tuesday between Indian and Pakistan armies on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.... read..
 

Pakistan court grants 6 weeks bail to Sharif (Lead)

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday granted bail of six weeks to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for health reasons.... read..
 

Indian, Pakistani troops exchange heavy fire on LoC

Jammu |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:20 PM IST
Indian and Pakistani armies exchanged heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.... read..
 

Pakistani Hindu girls be sent to their homes: Sushma

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 7:16:08 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the two Hindu girls, who were reportedly kidnapped in Pakistan and forced to convert, should be restored to their families immediately.... read..
 

Pakistani intruder held on Gujarat border

Gandhinagar |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:59 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) caught a 35-year-old intruder from Pakistan in Gujarat's Gandhinagar sector, an official said on Tuesday.... read..
 

No one should politicise or take credit for air strikes against Pakistan: Gadkari (Interview)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the Indian Air Force strikes against terrorists in Pakistan's Balakot should not be linked to the general elections and no one should either politicise or take credit for it.... read..
 

Finch's highest ODI score helps Australia beat Pakistan

Cricket | March 25, 2019 9:11:40 AM IST
Australia's captain Aaron Finch played a knock of 153 not out to guide his team to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Pakistan in the second ODI of the five-match series on Sunday (local time).... read..
 

Pakistani woman tortured for being possessed

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST
A Pakistani woman who had been tied with chains for several weeks and tortured by her husband has been rescued, police said.... read..
 

Will abuse those who hurl abuses at Pakistan: NC leader Akbar Lone

Politics | March 25, 2019 10:41:43 AM IST
National Conference (NC) leader Muhammad Akbar Lone has said that he will be abusing those who hurl abuses at Pakistan.... read..
 

Diwali will be celebrated in Pakistan if Congress wins LS polls: Vijay Rupani

Politics | March 25, 2019 3:41:48 AM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party and said its leaders speak in the same language used by Pakistan. He added that Diwali will be celebrated in Pakistan if Congress wins the upcoming Lok Sabha el... read..
 

No one should politicise, take credit for air strikes against Pakistan: Gadkari (Interview)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the Indian Air Force's strikes against terrorists in Pakistan's Balakot should not be linked to general elections and no one should either politicise or take credit for it.... read..
 

Those who want to lecture on secularism can go to Pakistan: Uma Bharti

Politics | March 25, 2019 2:11:46 PM IST
Union Minister Uma Bharti launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying that those who wanted to lecture on secularism should go to Pakistan.... read..
 

Mehbooba reiterates request to open Sharda Peeth after Pakistan gives green signal

Politics | March 25, 2019 6:11:51 PM IST
People's Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reiterated her request to reopen Sharda Peeth, a temple across Line of Control (LoC), for Kashmiri Pandits.... read..
 

NCP releases manifesto, advocates talks with Pakistan

Politics | March 25, 2019 7:11:41 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is contesting on 22 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra out of 48, released its manifesto named 'Aao Milkar Desh Banaye' here on Monday ahead of the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Sharda Peeth corridor can help navigate India-Pakistan impasse: Mehbooba

Srinagar |Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The opening of the Sharda Peeth corridor across the Line of Congrol (Loc) in Jammu and Kashmir can "help navigate" the current India-Pakistan impasse, former state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday.... read..
 

Pakistan gives nod to Sharda Temple Corridor

Asia | March 25, 2019 8:11:44 PM IST
Pakistan government has given its nod to the opening of a corridor for Indian pilgrims to visit the ancient Sharda Peeth temple in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, meeting a long-standing demand of Kashmiri Pandits, according to media reports here.... read..
 

Ahmed Patel attacks Modi for flip-flop on Pakistan

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his flip-flop policy on Pakistan and his questioning the patriotism of opposition leaders, saying that describing ideological opponents as sympathisers of terrorism a... read..
 

India expresses concerns over reports of abduction, forced conversion of Hindu girls in Pakistan

Asia | March 24, 2019 10:41:43 PM IST
India on Sunday shared its concerns through an official note to Pakistan Foreign office over the abduction and forced conversion of two Hindu girls to Islam, said sources.... read..
 

Congress leaders will probably win if they contest from Pakistan: Ram Madhav

General News | March 24, 2019 2:41:42 PM IST
BJP leader Ram Madhav said here on Sunday that Congress leaders would probably win elections in Pakistan if they contest from the neighbouring country.... read..
 

Sushma seeks report on Pakistani girls' abduction

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 12:45:06 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought details from the Indian Embassy in Pakistan following reports of two Hindu teenager girls being abducted on the eve of Holi in Sindh province.... read..
 

Bringing back IAF pilot from Pakistan was a major diplomatic success: Sushma Swaraj

Politics | March 24, 2019 5:41:38 PM IST
Bringing back captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman from Pakistan in just two days was a major diplomatic success for India, said External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj here on Sunday.... read..
 

Morale still high despite losing first ODI, says Pakistan's Haris Sohail

Cricket | March 24, 2019 6:41:42 PM IST
Pakistan batsmen Haris Sohail has said that morale is still high within the team despite Pakistan's eight-wicket loss to Australia and acknowledged that the latter have come with renewed confidence after their series win against India.... read..
 

79th Pakistan Day celebrated with zeal, fervour

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 10:15:09 AM IST
The 79th Pakistan Day was celebrated across the country on Saturday with traditional zeal and fervour.... read..
 

Indian, Pakistani armies clash on LoC in Poonch

Jammu |Saturday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The Indian and Pakistani armies exchanged heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.... read..
 

Stop sending 'love letters' to Pakistan, Cong's swipe at PM Modi

Politics | March 23, 2019 5:41:46 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi should stop sending "love letters" to Pakistan which continues to sponsor terrorism against India, said Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala here on Saturday.... read..
 

Mayawati calls Modi greeting Pakistan PM cheating

Lucknow |Saturday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's greeting to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the occasion of their National Day as "cheating" and accused him of double speak for votes.... read..
 

India won't send any representative to Pakistan National Day: MEA spokesperson

Politics | March 22, 2019 6:11:49 PM IST
India has decided not to send any representative to attend the Pakistan National Day, confirmed Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Friday during the weekly press briefing.... read..
 

India rejects Pakistan's attempt to politicise Samjhauta blast verdict

Politics | March 22, 2019 6:11:45 PM IST
India on Friday rejected Pakistan's attempt to politicise the verdict in the Samjhauta twin-blast case.... read..
 

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

General News | March 22, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
Pakistan on Friday violated ceasefire in Poonch district at around 1545 hours by resorting to mortar shelling and firing from small arms along the LoC.... read..
 

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC

Jammu |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchanged heavy gunfire on Friday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said.... read..
 

'No room for jihadi outfits or culture in Pakistan, says Imran Khan

Asia | March 22, 2019 4:41:47 PM IST
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that there was no room for any "jihadi outfits or culture" in Pakistan.... read..
 

India not to attend Pakistan National Day celebrations after Separatists leaders get invited

General News | March 22, 2019 11:41:38 AM IST
India has decided not to send any official representative to attend the Pakistan National Day celebrations scheduled to be held at the Pakistan High Commission here on Friday, government sources said. Sources added that the decision was taken by the India... read..
 

Pakistan to receive loan from China by March 25

Islamabad |Friday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Pakistan's Finance Ministry has announced that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will receive a $2.1 billion loan from China by March 25, the media reported on Friday.... read..
 

Rahul Gandhi confidant Sam Pitroda questions death toll in Balakot air strike, bats for dialogue with Pakistan

Politics | March 22, 2019 10:11:38 AM IST
Close confidant of Rahul Gandhi and Chairman of the Overseas Indian National Congress questioned the death toll in the Balakot airstrike conducted by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack.... read..
 

Indian government boycotts Pakistan National Day

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
India will not send any official representative to the Pakistan National Day event at the Pakistan High Commission here on Friday in protest against the invitation extended to Hurriyat leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, informed sources said.... read..
 

One Pakistan national among two terrorists killed in Baramulla encounter: JK Police

General News | March 22, 2019 12:41:41 PM IST
One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was a Pakistani national, claimed police. Both the terrorists were the member of proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).... read..
 

Modi greets Imran Khan on Pakistan National Day

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan on his country's national day, Khan claimed in a tweet.... read..
 

Pakistan: Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 jolts Malakand

Asia | March 22, 2019 8:11:39 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale rattled the parts of Malakand in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province here on Friday.... read..
 

One person detained from outside Pakistan High Commission in Delhi

General News | March 22, 2019 9:41:39 PM IST
One person was detained from outside the High Commission of Pakistan here on Friday, where Pakistan National Day was being celebrated.... read..
 

PM Modi extends greetings to Imran Khan on Pakistan National Day

Asia | March 22, 2019 10:41:43 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday received greetings from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Pakistan National Day.... read..
 

Sam Pitroda has kick-started Pakistan National Day celebration on behalf of Congress : PM Modi

General News | March 22, 2019 12:11:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed Sam Pitroda, a confidant of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, for questioning the death toll in the Balakot airstrike in Pakistan, saying that Pitroda has "kick-started the Pakistan National Day celebrations on be... read..
 

Diplomacy, dialogue indispensable to resolve J-K issue: Pakistan envoy to India

General News | March 22, 2019 10:11:40 PM IST
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood on Friday said that diplomacy and dialogue are indispensable to resolving the long-standing disputes, including Jammu and Kashmir, between the two countries.... read..
 

Congress separating terror from Pakistan: BJP

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
The BJP on Friday accused the Congress of attempting to "separate terror from Pakistan" and said that while on one hand it blamed the Narendra Modi government for the air strikes in Pakistan, on the other, it was handing out a clean chit to Islamabad.... read..
 

Narendra Modi biopic trailer: As PM, Vivek Oberoi challenges Opposition, Pakistan

Bollywood | March 21, 2019 3:11:39 AM IST
From being a 'chaiwala' to the Prime Minister of India - the trailer of Vivek Oberoi-starrer 'PM Narendra Modi' perfectly portrays the journey of Prime Minister Modi while predominantly focusing on patriotism and his love for the country.... read..
 

Armed men ambushed convoy of Pakistan army in Balochistan

Asia | March 21, 2019 7:41:41 PM IST
A convoy of Pakistan army came under a deadly ambush in Dasht region of Balochistan on Thursday, when the troops were on their way to carry out a search operation in the area.... read..
 

Another terrorist attack on India will be extremely problematic for Pakistan, says US

US | March 21, 2019 5:41:41 PM IST
The United States has asked Pakistan to take "sustained sincere effort" against militant groups while warning Islamabad that "an additional terrorist attack" on India will prove to be "extremely problematic."... read..
 

Two sentenced to life over Pakistani student's lynching

Islamabad |Thursday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday sentenced two more people to life imprisonment over the 2017 lynching of a university student accused of posting blasphemous content on Facebook.... read..
 

Maxwell doubtful for first ODI against Pakistan

Cricket | March 21, 2019 9:11:41 AM IST
Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is doubtful for the opening one-day international against Pakistan after being struck with illness.... read..
 

Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
An Indian soldier was killed on Thursday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.... read..
 

Czech model jailed in Pakistan for smuggling heroin

Lahore |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
A court here on Wednesday sentenced a Czech model arrested last year on charges of attempting to smuggle heroin from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi to eight years and eight months in jail.... read..
 
 
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