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India-Pakistan clashes impact peace in South Asia: PIPFPD

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Expressing concerns over ceasefire violations on the India-Pakistan border, a peace group said on Tuesday this was not only claiming precious lives on both sides but also impacting peace and stability in the entire South Asian region.... read..
 

Media, judiciary not independent in Pakistan: PM

Islamabad | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said that the media and judiciary in the country are not independent, a Geo TV report said. Speaking to senior journalists, the premier asserted that it was not the job of the armed forces to guaran... read..
 

US urges Pakistan to act against Taliban

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
The US has urged Pakistan to immediately take action against the Taliban, after the militant group claimed last week's attack on a landmark hotel in Kabul that claimed 22 lives.... read..
 

BSF destroys Pakistan firing positions, fuel dump

New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday has released a video showing retaliatory operation against Pakistan Rangers along the International Border in Jammu region.... read..
 

Two polio vaccinators shot dead in Pakistan

Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Once again polio vaccination team has been targeted in Quetta city of Pakistan.... read..
 

Bus, truck collision kills 5 in Pakistan

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
At least five people were killed and 15 others injured on Tuesday in a collision between a bus and a truck in Pakistan's port city Karachi.... read..
 

Pakistani Islamist petitions court to block takeover of charities

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST
A founder of a Pakistani militant group blacklisted by the United Nations for terrorism said on Tuesday he had filed a court petition to halt government plans to seize control of his charities. Hafiz Saeed is the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), or Army... read..
 

UN chief offers mediation b/w India, Pakistan

United Nations | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres has urged both India and Pakistan to resolve the issue of ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) through a dialogue to avert more causalities. Responding to questions at the regular briefing here in... read..
 

Guterres follows India-Pakistan border situation, encourages dialogue

United Nations |Tuesday, 2018 11:15:06 AM IST
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following the India-Pakistan border situation where there has been firing by both sides. He is encouraging both nations to hold a dialogue, his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric has said.... read..
 

Ex-Pakistan envoy to US booked for 'hate speeches'

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan's former Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been booked for allegedly delivering hate speeches and writing books, articles against the country's armed forces and the government.... read..
 

Pakistan to give 'robust response' to India

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan will give "a robust response" to any aggression from India on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir said on Monday.... read..
 

Pakistan journalist 'abducted' by security personnel

Islamabad [Pakistan] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistani journalist and columnist Fawad Hasan was reportedly abducted for a short while by Rangers personnel on Monday.... read..
 

India follows China and Pakistan in WEF's inclusive development ranking

Davos | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
India ranks 62nd, far below China's 26th position and Pakistan's 47th, among the world's 103 economies, according to the World Economic Forum's Inclusive Development Index 2018 released on Monday ahead of its annual meeting in this Swiss Alpine resort. Li... read..
 

2 terrorists killed in Pakistan

Lahore (Punjab) [Pakistan] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
At least two terrorists were killed in anti-terrorist counter operations conducted by the Punjab Rangers in Punjab's Dera Ghazi Khan city here on Sunday.... read..
 

Pakistan maintains ban on Basant festivities

Lahore [Pakistan] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Even as Basant Panchmi, the festival marking the onset of spring, is celebrated with great pomp and show, the occasion remains lackluster in Pakistan.... read..
 

'CPEC in reality means a miserable Pakistan'

Islamabad [Pakistan] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, in reality, means increased misery and exploitation of Pakistani citizens, says the Congress of Pakistan Marxists.... read..
 

Trump must apologise, retract his tweet about Pakistan: Abbasi

Islamabad | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said US President Donald Trump should retract his tweet about Islamabad and tender an apology. "The United States has given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in security assistance over the last 15 year... read..
 

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cross-border firing

Islamabad |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Sunday again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India along the Line of Control, which it said had killed two civilians and injured three others.... read..
 

Foreign policy not Pakistan centric: PM Modi

New Delhi [India] | January 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
India's foreign policy is not based on one country, and it will be wrong to assume that it is Pakistan-centric, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a television interview, on Sunday.... read..
 

J&K should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM

Srinagar |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said her state should become a bridge of friendship and not a battlefield between India and Pakistan and appealed to the leadership of the two countries to do so.... read..
 

UNSC Sanctions Monitoring Team to visit Pakistan

United Nations | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
A UN Security Council's Sanctions Monitoring Team is expected to visit Pakistan soon for an assessment of Islamabad's compliance with the world body's sanctions regime. There is tremendous pressure on Pakistan to act against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz... read..
 

Second surgical strike on Pakistan cannot be ruled out: Pradhan

Indore | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST
In view of repeated ceasefire violation by Pakistan, Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today said that the possibility of another surgical strike could not be ruled out if the neighbouring country did not mend its wa... read..
 

Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing die, death toll is 11

Jammu |Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll of people killed in border clashes in Jammu region to 11.... read..
 

Nine killed, 40 injured, in Pakistani firing in two days (Roundup)

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 9:45:24 PM IST
Nine persons, including three security personnel, were killed and over 40 others injured in escalated violence along the LoC and the International Border between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir in the past two days, police said on Saturday.... read..
 

India calls for changing Pakistan's 'mindset' that unleashes terror on India, Afghanistan

United Nations |Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
Pakistan's "mindset" that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council.... read..
 

J-K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in two sectors

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Pakistani Army on Saturday once again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura and Akhnoor sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Pakistan a terror factory, says Baloch activist Mama Qadeer Baloch

New Delhi [India] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A prominent Baloch activist who runs a campaign against missing persons in Balochistan has accused Pakistan of running a terror factory.... read..
 

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on IB in J&K

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Pakistan Rangers on Saturday again resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing on Indian security and civilian facilities in two sectors on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

BSF trooper, 3 civilians injured in Pakistani firing on IB

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper and three civilians were injured on Saturday in fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Blind Cricket World Cup: India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets in final

Dubai | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
The Ajay Reddy-led India cricket team defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by two wickets in the summit clash of the Blind Cricket World Cup to retain the title. Winning the toss, India invited Pakistan to bat first, who put up a decent total of 308 runs on boar... read..
 

Two key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape-murder arrested

Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
Two people have been arrested in connection with the rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab in Pakistan, with police terming it an important development in the search of suspect(s) involved in the case.... read..
 

Pakistan closes US-funded Radio Mashaal

Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 9:45:34 PM IST
The Pashto-language station of the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has been closed by the Pakistani government, officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in UN Security Council debate

United Nations |Saturday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST
At a high-level Security Council meeting, Pakistan has raised the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Islamabad has accused of being an Indian spy and given him a death sentence.... read..
 

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC over cross-border firing

Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 9:45:14 PM IST
Pakistan on Saturday again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India, which it said had killed five civilians and injured 22 others over the past three days.... read..
 

Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan

Karachi | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
Police said here today that seventeen Indian fishermen have been arrested for allegedly fishing in Pakistani waters. A court here remanded them to custody on Saturday. "These fishermen were handed over to us by the Maritime Security last night for fur... read..
 

Four killed as India, Pakistan exchange fire on LoC and IB (Second Lead)

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Four people, including three civilians and an Indian Army soldier, were killed and over a dozen others injured on Saturday on the International Border and the Line of Control (LoC) in relentless ceasefire violations by Pakistan.... read..
 

Soldier killed in Pakistani firing on LoC (Lead)

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
An Indian Army soldier was killed on Saturday in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.... read..
 

Civilian killings in Pakistani shelling rock J&K Assembly

Jammu |Saturday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
The opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday created ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly to protest the "failure of the government to protect civilian lives in border villages".... read..
 

Soldier killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | January 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A soldier was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's in Sunderbani sector on Friday.... read..
 

India beat Pakistan in Blind Cricket World Cup final

Sharjah (UAE) |Saturday, 2018 9:45:39 PM IST
Defending champions India beat Pakistan by two wickets in the final of the 5th ODI Blind Cricket World Cup at the Sharjah Stadium here on Saturday.... read..
 

US asks Pakistan to prosecute JuD chief

Washington | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST
The United States has urged Pakistan to prosecute Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Mohammad Saeed ''to the fullest extent of law''. The US State department's comment came after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, during an interview to Ge... read..
 

2 civilians killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Two civilians were killed and seven others injured when Pakistani troops opened fire along the International Border here early on Friday. Pakistan early morning fired heavily in Arnia, R S Pura sectors of Jammu and also targeted villages in Ramgarh secto... read..
 

J&K: Two civilians killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Two civilians were killed, while four were injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector.... read..
 

Pakistan violates ceasefire in RS Pura sector of J-K

RS Pura sector (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Pakistani troops on Friday once again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Pakistani man suspected of ISIS links arrested in Bangkok

Bangkok [Thailand] | January 19, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A Pakistani man suspected of having links with the Islamic State (ISIS) has reportedly been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly producing fake passports for suspected transnational criminals, possibly including those joining a terror group.... read..
 

Leaders speaking on Pakistan's behalf cannot be pardoned: Jitendra on ceasefire violation

Jammu | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
Union Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Friday lambasted the leaders speaking on behalf of Pakistan, in view of heavy shelling, asserting that they cannot be pardoned. ''Kashmir-centric Pak apologists owe an explanation to the nati... read..
 

Pakistan can't keep eyes shut on Hafiz Saeed: India

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
India on Friday said Pakistan cannot keep its eyes shut over Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.... read..
 

Ahmed praises Pakistan bowling despite series whitewash

Wellington |Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed on Friday heaped praise on his bowlers despite his team's 0-5 whitewash in the One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand.... read..
 

India condemns ceasefire violations by Pakistan

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
India on Friday strongly condemned the continued violation by Pakistan of the ceasefire along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Two civilians killed in Pakistan shelling in J&K

Jammu |Friday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
A woman and a youth were killed and three others injured on Friday in heavy shelling and firing by the Pakistan Rangers on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.... read..
 

Pakistan, Iran to restore passenger train service

Islamabad |Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan and Iran have decided to restore a fortnightly passenger train service between the two countries by September due to improvement in the security situation.... read..
 
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