Thursday, March 21, 2019

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

India call off Coast Guard meet with Pakistan after Pulwama attack

General News | March 20, 2019 4:11:57 PM IST
A dialogue between the Coast Guards of India and Pakistan scheduled to be held from March 6-9 in Pakistan has been cancelled, sources said.... 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..

Wish we could have more corridors like Kartarpur between India, Pakistan: Mufti

Politics | March 20, 2019 4:11:40 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti opined that opening corridors like the Kartarpur Corridor would "promote friendship" between India and Pakistan.... read..

Come what may, we stand with Pakistan: China (Lead)

Beijing |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
China on Tuesday said it would stand by Pakistan during its testing times and firmly support it to uphold its sovereignty and territorial integrity and also told the international community not to target it following the Pulwama suicide bombing.... read..

Will support Pakistan's territorial integrity: China

Beijing |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
China on Tuesday told the international community not to target Pakistan following the Pulwama suicide bombing in Kashmir and said it will stand by Islamabad during testing times and firmly support its sovereignty and territorial integrity.... read..

Pakistan, China meddling with demography of Gilgit Baltistan: Sering

| March 19, 2019 5:41:49 PM IST
Gilgit-Baltistan must re-integrate with India as all documents from history prove that it was a part of this country, said an activist of the province which is under illegal occupation of Pakistan.... read..

$11 bn believed to be stashed abroad by Pakistanis

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
The Imran Khan government believes that Pakistani nationals having more than 152,500 offshore bank accounts could have stashed away $11 billion abroad, the media reported on Tuesday.... read..

India has called Pakistan nuclear bluff through Balakot strike: Gilgit-Baltistan activist Sering

Asia | March 19, 2019 5:11:43 PM IST
India has raised the bar by carrying out an air strike in Balakot and called Pakistan's bluff that it cannot be threatened or challenged since it has nuclear weapons, said an activist of Gilgit-Baltistan Province which is under illegal occupation of Pakis... read..

Have 'no opinion' on Gambhir's 'conditional ban' against Pakistan: Ganguly

Cricket | March 19, 2019 4:41:38 PM IST
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he has "no opinion" on Gautam Gambhir's comment on "conditional bans" against Pakistan.... read..

Pakistan SC hears Sharif's bail plea

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday heard former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's petition against an Islamabad High Court (IHC) order rejecting his plea for bail on medical grounds in a corruption case.... read..

2 Indians, 1 Pakistani steal 900 juice boxes in Dubai

Dubai |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Two Indians and a Pakistani have been charged with stealing 900 juice boxes from a food catering company in Dubai, the media reported on Tuesday.... read..

We played important role in de-escalating tension between India-Pakistan: UAE envoy to India

General News | March 18, 2019 6:41:43 PM IST
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) played an important role in de-escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan following the dastardly Pulwama terror attack, its Ambassador Ahmed Al Banna said here on Monday.... read..

China, Pakistan to discuss Pulwama fallout (Second Lead)

Beijing |Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The recent India-Pakistan tensions after the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF troopers, will figure in the talks between the Chinese and Pakistani Foreign Ministers which will begin on Tuesday.... read..

Pakistan bourses yet to recoup from Pulwama tension

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
In the past two months, while the benchmark Indian indices have gained over 1,500 points and are inching close to fresh highs, Pakistan's Karachi stock exchange, smaller in size, has shed over 1,000 points.... read..

PCB effort has changed perception about Pakistan, says ICC CEO David Richardson

Cricket | March 18, 2019 4:41:53 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) effort to bring top-drawer cricket back to the country, which saw the success of Pakistan Super League, has "changed the perception" about the country so far as hosting the international matches is concerned, says ICC CEO Da... read..

Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

Jammu |Monday, 2019 11:45:06 AM IST
An Indian soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, defence sources said.... read..

Conditional ban on Pakistan will not work: Gambhir

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Sharing his views on the demand to boycott Pakistan in the upcoming 2019 World Cup in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, former India opener Gautam Gambhir on Monday said a conditional ban on the neighbouring country will not work.... read..

One jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J-K's Rajouri

General News | March 18, 2019 1:11:38 PM IST
An army jawan was killed on Monday, after Pakistan violated ceasefire along the line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district.... read..

Ehsan Mani hopeful of hosting all PSL matches in Pakistan

Cricket | March 18, 2019 2:11:47 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani is hopeful that all the matches of next edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) could be held in Pakistan and not around UAE.... read..

PM Modi will change map of Pakistan if he gets second term: Mahesh Sharma

General News | March 18, 2019 2:11:49 PM IST
Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday opined that, if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a second term, he will not only change the destiny of India but will also change the map of Pakistan.... read..

BCCI needs to take a decision on match against Pakistan, says Gautam Gambhir

Cricket | March 18, 2019 6:41:41 PM IST
Indian former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Monday said that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) needs to take a decision on the World Cup match against Pakistan. He said that there cannot be conditional bans, one needs to take a decisive move agai... read..

No threat to India-Pakistan WC clash, says ICC CEO

Karachi |Monday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dave Richardson on Monday declined any threat to the India-Pakistan World Cup match, saying both the teams were bound by an agreement. India are scheduled to take on Pakistan in a group gam... read..

Pakistan airspace closure hits international flights

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The closure of Pakistan's airspace, since the Indian Air Force (IAF) strikes in Balakot on February 26, has affected international flights to and from India over the last 20 days, with Air India being a major victim.... read..

Pakistan violates ceasefire at Rajouri in J-K on Monday morning

General News | March 18, 2019 8:41:37 AM IST
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to shelling with mortars and firing with small arms early on Monday morning along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district.... read..

Pakistan's Qureshi in China on 3-day visit (Lead)

Beijing |Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in China on Monday on a three-day trip during which he is scheduled to attend the first Islamabad-Beijing foreign ministers' strategic dialogue.... read..

Pakistan Foreign Minister to begin 3-day China trip

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will begin his three-day official visit to China on Monday during which he is scheduled to attend the first Islamabad-Beijing foreign ministers' strategic dialogue.... read..

Aircraft carrier, nuke sub used to deter Pakistan

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 7:45:07 PM IST
It was not only the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Army that were pressed into action against Pakistan after the Pulwama attack but also the Navy's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, nuclear and conventional submarines and several warships deployed on the... read..

Islamists misusing blasphemy law to harass Christians in Pakistan:Activists

Asia | March 17, 2019 2:41:42 AM IST
Pakistani Christians living in parts of Europe held a protest rally in Geneva to raise their voice against Islamic hardliners who are persecuting minorities in the name of blasphemy.... read..

Imran announces award for Pakistani NZ victim-hero

Islamabad |Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced a national award for a Pakistani man who lost his life in New Zealand's Christchurch mosque attack while apparently trying to tackle the white extremist.... read..

Four killed in Pakistan railway track blast (Lead)

Islamabad |Sunday, 2019 7:45:07 PM IST
At least four persons were killed and six injured in a blast targeting a passenger train in Pakistan's Balochistan province on Sunday, the police said.... read..

Activists of PoK, Gilgit urge UN to stop Pakistan from carrying out atrocities on locals

Europe | March 17, 2019 4:41:37 PM IST
An organization of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit, seeking freedom of these areas from Pakistan, on Sunday urged the UN and world human rights bodies to intervene to end victimisation of locals by Pakistani forces.... read..

India takes up with US use of F-16 by Pakistan

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
India has shared its concerns with the US on use of defence systems exported to Pakistan being used in "offensive action" against it, informed sources said here and noted that Washington could publicly clarify the issue in the coming days.... read..

Pakistan High Commissioner to India Mahmood lays traditional Chaddar at Dargah Ajmer Sharif

General News | March 16, 2019 5:41:52 PM IST
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood visited the Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Syed Moinuddin Hasan Chishti (RA) in Ajmer Sharif on Saturday where the celebrations of his 807th annual Urs are currently underway.... read..

On Kartarpur, Amarinder sceptical of Pakistan intention (Lead)

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Raising serious doubts about Pakistan's intention behind opening the Kartarpur Corridor, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that he did not trust Pakistan's agenda as it "is nefarious and political, and aimed at exploiting the sentimen... read..

Kartarpur: Amarinder sceptical of Pakistan's intent

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Making it clear that he does not trust Pakistan's intent behind opening the Kartarpur Corridor, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that Pakistan's "agenda is nefarious and political, and aimed at exploiting the sentiments of the Sikhs"... read..

Pakistani mullahs in league with terrorists, responsible for acts like Pulwama attack: Ahmadiyyas

Asia | March 16, 2019 4:11:40 PM IST
The Pakistan government has given a free hand to the 'mullahs' (Muslim clergymen) who closely collaborate with terrorist groups and create problems worldwide, like the recent terror attack in Pulwama, leaders of the country's persecuted Ahmadiyya communit... read..

'Pakistan has narrow, limited focus on Kartarpur Corridor'

Asia | March 16, 2019 5:41:54 PM IST
While Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's declaration on TV in context with the Kartarpur seemed like a generous offer, India found out that Islamabad has a limited and narrow focus on the corridor, said sources on Saturday.... read..

Pakistan's response to India's demands on Kartarpur Corridor inadequate, says Capt Amarinder Singh

Politics | March 15, 2019 5:41:40 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday expressed disappointment at Pakistan’s response to the issues raised by India during the first meeting on the Kartarpur Corridor.... read..

After hype on Kartarpur, Pakistan wants restrictions on movement of pilgrims

General News | March 15, 2019 9:41:44 PM IST
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI) Just like its false promises on terrorism, Pakistan has been found indulging in a duplicitous game on the much-hyped Kartarpur issue too as it has proposed a number of restrictions on the movement of pilgrims, thus defeating the ve... read..

Kartarpur Gurudwara land in Pakistan encroached, India demands early restoration

General News | March 15, 2019 9:41:43 PM IST
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI) Pakistan has allowed rampant encroachment on the lands belonging to Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib in Nalowal district of its Punjab Province, prompting India to demand early restoration of these lands to the shrine, government sources ... read..

Army porter injured on LoC in Pakistan shelling

Jammu |Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
An Army porter was injured on Friday in heavy firing exchanges between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said.... read..

SC slams petitioner who wants Muslims sent to Pakistan

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday took to task a petitioner whose PIL had sought that all Indian Muslims be sent to Pakistan and the Hindus there be brought to India.... read..

Cannot wait to come back to Pakistan: Sandeep Lamichhane

Cricket | March 15, 2019 8:41:41 AM IST
Nepal's spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who participated in this year's edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), has said that he "cannot wait to come back to the country" to play again.... read..

IAF carries out major readiness exercise along Pakistan border

Politics | March 15, 2019 10:11:40 AM IST
The Indian Air Force carried out a major readiness exercise last night over Punjab and Jammu in which a large number of fighter aircraft participated. ... read..

Sindhis voice concern over Pakistani forces' brutalities, want UN mission to probe

Asia | March 15, 2019 7:41:42 PM IST
Geneva (Switzerland), March 15 (ANI) Enforced disappearances, torture and killing of locals in Sindh by the Pakistan army and intelligence agencies is a major concern, political activists from the Pakistani province said here on Friday and asked the Unite... read..
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