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Thousands vacate villages, towns due to Pak shelling; Govt says Ramzan ceasefire rattled it

Thousands vacate villages, towns due to Pak shelling; Govt says Ramzan ceasefire rattled it

As heavy shelling by Pakistan has forced thousands of people to vacate villages and towns along the border, Indian Government said this indicated that...
World Bank fails to reach agreement with Pakistan on Indus Waters dispute

World Bank fails to reach agreement with Pakistan on Indus Waters dispute

kishangangaThe World Bank on Tuesday failed to reach a consensus with the Pakistani delegation on the future of the Indus Waters Treaty and the...
“Govt cannot adopt a soft approach”

“Govt cannot adopt a soft approach”

Panellists feel that with Pak repeatedly violating ceasefire, it is now a full-fledged violation of the LoC In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers fired...
Pakistan reaches to World Bank against India on Kishanganga dam

Pakistan reaches to World Bank against India on Kishanganga dam

PM Modi inaugurated the project on Saturday Another diplomatic row between India and Pakistan is building up after PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Kishanganga hydropower plant...
BSF: Pakistani bunkers busted, assets destroyed across border

BSF: Pakistani bunkers busted, assets destroyed across border

In an ongoing tussle with Pakistani forces for their support to the terrorists entering into Jammu and Kashmir, The Border Security Force (BSF) today said that...
Pakistan blocks Dawn circulation after Nawaz 26/11 comments

Pakistan blocks Dawn circulation after Nawaz 26/11 comments

International media watchdog condemned attack on media freedom In a rare situation Dawn, a leading Pakistani daily is facing difficult times after publishing Nawaz Sharif’s...
Ramadan Ceasefire In Kashmir Meaningless If Media War Continues

Ramadan Ceasefire In Kashmir Meaningless If Media War Continues

~By Saeed Naqvi I have never seen the electronic media so totally defiant of the BJP government. Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s avowed intention to calm...
Pakistan: PML-N distances from Nawaz Sharif Mumbai terror remarks

Pakistan: PML-N distances from Nawaz Sharif Mumbai terror remarks

Shahbaz Sharif, the president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) and younger brother of former PM Nawaz Sharif has clarified that the controversial report had...
Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan’s role in 2008 Mumbai terror attack? - APN

Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan’s role in 2008 Mumbai terror attack?

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister facing corruption charges, has virtually acknowledged his country’s involvement in 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and criticized stalling the Mumbai attack...
Terrorists, stone-pelters voted for Mufti: BJP

Terrorists, stone-pelters voted for Mufti: BJP

J&K government’s proposal for unilateral ceasefire in the state ahead of Ramzan up for debate, Mudda panellists concerned by rise of Wahhabism in Valley J&K...
Indian army gave me new life, Pakistan misleading youth, says LeT terrorist

Indian army gave me new life, Pakistan misleading youth, says LeT terrorist

In a welcome break from the usual narrative of death and violence in Jammu and Kashmir, a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist praised Indian army for...
Dawn: Pakistan lost diplomatic battle on Kishanganga dam

Dawn: Pakistan lost diplomatic battle on Kishanganga dam

Islamabad receive no response for a meeting request by World Bank Pakistan has virtually lost the diplomatic battle against India on Kishanganga dam controversy as...
Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh has sounded the first official call to induct India and other countries with large Muslim populations as observers to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)...
India-Pakistan hold Track II dialogue in Islamabad

India-Pakistan hold Track II dialogue in Islamabad

Two sides agreed to resolve all issues through talks After a long gap in bilateral dialogue between India and Pakistan, the experts and former officials,...
“Peace talks get hampered because Islamabad rakes up Kashmir”

“Peace talks get hampered because Islamabad rakes up Kashmir”

Mudda panellists feel that Pakistan’s image has been dented internationally, and it should focus Track II talks on development Major Rohit Shukla, who has been...
Pakistan wants India play bilateral cricket series

Pakistan wants India play bilateral cricket series

Pakistan Cricket Board is ready to accept any ruling of the International Cricket Council (ICC) disputes resolution committee but wants Indo-Pak bilateral series is...
India, Pakistan DGMOs allege escalation and LoC violations

India, Pakistan DGMOs allege escalation and LoC violations

Friday hotline interaction was requested by Pakistan The Indian and Pakistani armies are once against advancing claims and counter claims on the deteriorating situation on...
Pakistan High Commissioner visits Golden Temple, meets Punjab, Haryana CMs

Pakistan High Commissioner visits Golden Temple, meets Punjab, Haryana CMs

Pakistan seems to have started a damage control exercise after creating uneasy diplomatic situation during the recent visit of Sikh devotees to Gurdwara Punja...
Pakistan court disqualifies Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif

Pakistan court disqualifies Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif

He held UAE Iqama with AED 50,000 monthly salary In another major jolt to ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) of Nawaz Sharif, country’s Foreign Minister...
China fails to get India’s support on Belt and Road project

China fails to get India’s support on Belt and Road project

Beijing assured Islamabad for “firm relations as ever before” Despite improving ties between India and China and the forthcoming informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra...
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Pakistan facing worse than martial law dictatorship: Nawaz

Pakistan facing worse than martial law dictatorship: Nawaz

In a major development, Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed on Monday that recent actions by the top judiciary indicate that a...
Pakistan to submit reply at ICJ on Kulbhushan in July

Pakistan to submit reply at ICJ on Kulbhushan in July

Following India’s recent submission of its reply to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is convicted by...
Indian Navy welcomes Chinese warships in Indian Ocean with cheeky tweets

Indian Navy welcomes Chinese warships in Indian Ocean with cheeky tweets

The Indian Navy on Tuesday tweeted a "warm welcome" to three Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean, effectively and humorously conveying its strong presence...
Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Tehran loses two IRGC and one border guard personnel in gun-battle Iranian forces have claimed of thwarting an attempt by Pakistan-based terrorists to storm and...
Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Amidst ongoing diplomatic war with India, Pakistan received dead bodies of five of its soldiers from Afghanistan and two of its civilians’ from Iranian...
India protest against Pakistan’s support to Sikh separatists

India protest against Pakistan’s support to Sikh separatists

Pakistan’s alleged support for separatist Khalistan movement during the ongoing Baisakhi celebrations at Gurdwara Punja Sahib near Rawalpindi has once again triggered diplomatic war...

“First end militancy, then start the talk”

Mudda panellists feel the government should focus on ending militancy in Kashmir Valley in wake of statements from army chiefs of India and Pakistan...
Pak reject allegation of blocking access to Sikh pilgrims

Pak reject allegation of blocking access to Sikh pilgrims

Islamabad claims of avoiding embarrassment to India for protests in controversial film on Guru Nanak Devji Pakistan government has rejected India’s allegations of blocking Sikh...
India protest against Pak for denying diplomat’s access to Sikh pilgrims

India protest against Pak for denying diplomat’s access to Sikh pilgrims

In another diplomatic controversy, India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over blocking Sikh pilgrims' access to Indian diplomats and consular teams, the Ministry of External...
Pakistan: Supreme Court disqualify Nawaz Sharif for life

Pakistan: Supreme Court disqualify Nawaz Sharif for life

Tehreen-e-Insaaf leader says it doesn’t apply to him In an unheard development, unprecedented in at least in the sub-continent, Pakistan Supreme Court has permanently disqualified...
“A Soft Policy Won’t Help”

“A Soft Policy Won’t Help”

Mudda panellists feel that the government needs to be pro-active in dealing with neighbours in wake of Shahbaz Sharif’s outrageous statement on Kashmir, endorse...
Pakistan asks US to resume balancing role in South Asia

Pakistan asks US to resume balancing role in South Asia

Islamabad unhappy over New Delhi’s growing ties with Washington Continuing its anti-India tirade Pakistan has been trying to curtail India’s growing influence. In the latest...
K-pop Sounding in North Korea, Series of Unusual Moves

K-pop Sounding in North Korea, Series of Unusual Moves

K-pop stars landed on North Korea. The 120-member group including popular girlband Red Velvet arrived in Pyongyang for cross-border cultural performances, under the theme...
Pakistan asks World Bank to vouch India abiding IWT

Pakistan asks World Bank to vouch India abiding IWT

Raising its voice against India once again, Pakistan has asked the World Bank to recognise its responsibility under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960...
Dubai compares disciplined Indians to criminal Pakistanis

Dubai compares disciplined Indians to criminal Pakistanis

In another embarrassing development for Pakistan, Head of General Security for Dubai has appreciated Indian community for being disciplined and criticised Pakistanis for being...
India hails US designating Hafiz Saeed's LeT front MML as terrorist outfit

India hails US designating Hafiz Saeed’s LeT front MML as terrorist outfit

India on Tuesday, April 3, welcomed US decision to designate Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) political front, the Milli Muslim League (MML), as well as another front...
J&K encounter: 13 militants killed in three encounters in one day

J&K encounter: 13 militants killed in three encounters in one day

Security forces gunned down 13 militants, including the killers of Lieutenant Umar Fayaz, in three counter-insurgency operations that began at night and went on...
Malala returns to Pakistan, meets PM Khaqan Abbasi

Malala returns to Pakistan, meets PM Khaqan Abbasi

Details of her visit kept secret for security reasons In a sudden development, Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan, late Wednesday night,  in...
Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

TV anchors call their rulers “US stooges” Undergoing through tremendous US pressure for more than a year for “doing more” to destroy terror havens on...
US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

They need special licence for doing business in US Continuing its pressure on Pakistan, the US administration has added seven Pakistani companies to a list...
Pakistan asks India to support CPEC for regional prosperity

Pakistan asks India to support CPEC for regional prosperity

India maintains strong reservation In another olive branch towards New Delhi, Pakistan has asked India to benefit from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project,...
Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Amidst allegations and counter allegations of harassing each others’ diplomats between India and Pakistan and Pakistan’s insistence for resolving “Kashmir issue” before normalising bilateral...
Pakistan asks India: Resolve Kashmir issue for normalizing ties

Pakistan asks India: Resolve Kashmir issue for normalizing ties

Pakistan has expressed that its desire for peace should never be mistaken as its weakness while normalizing relations with India needs resolution of all...
Iran Shells mortar shells in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Iran Shells mortars in Pakistan’s Balochistan

In a rare hostility on Iran-Pakistan border, Iranian forces have fired about half a dozen mortar shells into Pakistani territory near the Panjgur in...
Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet

Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet

Pakistan has decided to stay away from the World Trade Organisation's ministerial meet to be held in New Delhi on March 19-20 in protest...

India getting unhappier, Pakistan happier: UN’s World Happiness Index

India has steadily slipped in ranking on United Nation's World Happiness Index. India ranked 122nd in 2017, and 118th in 2016,  meaning it dropped four...
Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Alleys Pak’ concern over India’s role in Iranian port In its efforts to maintain balance in friendly ties with India and Pakistan, Iran has, on...
India, Pakistan allege harassment of diplomats

India, Pakistan allege harassment of diplomats

India and Pakistan have once again started diplomatic blame game. The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has lodged complaints of harassment with the Ministry of...

Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore public meeting

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was removed from his office due to Supreme court’s directives for his alleged role in Panama papers...
Failed state, terrorist haven Pakistan raises plebiscite in J&K but doesn't fulfil preconditions: India at UN

Failed state, terrorist haven Pakistan raises plebiscite in J&K but doesn’t fulfil preconditions: India...

India has denounced Pakistan as a 'failed state' which promotes terrorism and slammed it for repeatedly raising the issue of plebiscite in Jammu and...
Dawood Ibrahim

Dawood Ibrahim wants to return to India, on conditions not acceptable to Government

Fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar is longing to return to India, but on preconditions that have been rejected by Government of India, said...
India's military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia, US tops; Pakistan 13th

India’s military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia,...

India is the fourth strongest military power in the world, behind China which, at third position is close behind Russia in the Global Firepower...
India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

Development of Iranian port Chabahar and connecting road to Afghanistan by India has started showing results causing huge trade deficit for Pakistan. A senior...
US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US has reportedly assured Pakistan that it does not want to sever ties with  Islamabad which has extended its “wholehearted support” to the US-backed...
Shelling by Pakistani troops

Terrorist groups waiting to infiltrate as Pakistan continues shelling, says Army

Above: Shelling by Pakistani troops Ceasefire violations by Pakistan are an attempt to push infiltrators according to inputs received by security forces, said a top...
Taliban commits to safeguard $10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project

Taliban commits to safeguard $10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project

The Taliban statement came following a similar statement, issued by the group’s breakaway faction led by Mullah Mohammad Rasool, assuring the project’s safety. Days after...

Pakistan back on terror watch list after China withdraws objection

Global money laundering watchdog FATF - the Financial Action Task Force - has put Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watch list after China,...
Should defence budget be raised in face of Pak tensions?

Should defence budget be raised in face of Pak tensions?

Mudda panellists feel India should be proactive and not allow artistes, performers and sportspersons from the neighbouring country to visit so long as shootings...
Mudda slams controversy over comment by Army chief comparing pace of growth of Ajmal’s party with BJP; speakers say issue being blown out of proportion

“On AIUDF, Citizen Rawat spoke his mind”

Mudda slams controversy over comment by Army chief comparing pace of growth of Ajmal’s party with BJP; speakers say issue being blown out of...
Bipin Rawat

Army chief statement on planned immigration and rise of AIUDF in Assam sparks row

Army chief General Bipin Rawat's statement linking Pakistan and China sponsored 'immigration' into Assam to the rapid rise of the Badruddin Ajmal-led All India...
Nawaz Sharif: Strip me from my own name through Black Law Dictionary

Nawaz Sharif: Strip me from my own name through Black Law Dictionary

Deliberations underway to disqualify me from politics for life, claims Sharif Having faced removal from heading Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) by a three-judge Supreme Court...
Pakistan gets three month reprieve being listed as terror supporting state

Pakistan gets three month reprieve being listed as terror supporting state

A sigh of relief was felt in Islamabad when Pakistan was given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a US-led motion to...
Pakistan: Imran Khan marries spiritual Bushra Maneka at 66

Pakistan: Imran Khan marries spiritual Bushra Maneka at 66

Finally, Pakistan’s cricketer turned-politician Imran Khan who is heading Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party has married Bushra Maneka, a respected Pir  in Lahore in "a simple...
Policy shift after Sharif’s departure: Pak agrees to send more troops to Saudi Arabia, might soon get involved in Yemeni conflict

Policy shift after Sharif’s departure: Pak agrees to send more troops to Saudi Arabia,...

Above:  Army soldiers wave their weapons next to a car belonging to al Qaeda militants, destroyed during fighting, in the southeastern Yemeni province of...
JeM, LeT pressurising Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin to step down

JeM, LeT pressurising Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin to step down

Facing the growing ambitions of aggressive terror groups, Salahuddin is believed to have “expressed his willingness” to step down as the chief of Hizbul...
Pakistan: India wasted opportunity of normalising ties

Pakistan: India wasted opportunity of normalising ties

India desires peaceful, friendly and cooperative ties with Pak, says MEA Sandwiched between the ongoing pressure from US and India, Pakistan has alleged New Delhi...
Mudda: Talks or strong-arm tactics, what will work better against Pakistan?

Mudda: Talks or strong-arm tactics, what will work better against Pakistan?

The recent deadly attacks in Sunjuwan and Pakistan’s talkback post Sitharaman’s remarks have raised questions as to how the Indian government should act against...
Mani Shankar Aiyar praises Pakistan for accepting dialogue offer

Mani Shankar Aiyar praises Pakistan for accepting dialogue offer

Joining his voice with J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has called for  “uninterrupted and uninterruptable” dialogue  between India and...
India, US pressure works, Pakistan amends anti-terror law

India, US pressure works, Pakistan amends anti-terror law

In an effort to escape getting included in “grey list” for UN watchdog’s international money laundering and terror financing, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has...

“We should disregard LoC, begin low-intensity ops in Pak”

Mudda panel debates ways and means to boost army’s flagging morale after officer’s father files petition in court seeking quashing of FIR against him...
“Pak cannot be contained by homeland security”

“Pak cannot be contained by homeland security”

Mudda panel debates policy post border killings, feels army hamstrung by bureaucracy and cannot do anything more than just follow orders The Indian army indicated...
US names three Pakistanis as designated global terrorists

US designates three Pakistanis as global terrorists

Pak military top brass assures US for cooperation, discuss India’s “ceasefire violations” Exerting further pressure on Pakistan, US administration has named three Pakistani nationals as...
Kulbhushan Jadhav undergoing fresh trial in Pakistan for “terrorism, sabotage”

Kulbhushan Jadhav undergoing fresh trial in Pakistan for “terrorism, sabotage”

According to a Dawn report, the former Navy officer is facing multiple charges, among which the one related to alleged spying has recently concluded. Former...
LeT militant escapes after firing at Srinagar hospital; one policeman dead

LeT militant escapes after firing at Srinagar hospital; one policeman dead

The Pakistani national named Naveed Jutt alias Abu Hazulla was being taken to the hospital along with five other prisoners, while gunmen opened fire...
Empty talk won't help, pro-active policy a must

Empty talk won’t help, pro-active policy a must

Mudda panellists feel that firmer action needs to be taken to tackle Loc flare-ups Tensions have flared up with the death of Captain Kapil Kundu and three other...
4 soldiers martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Rajouri

4 soldiers martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Rajouri

Rajouri Deputy Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudary ordered closure of all 84 schools close to the border, from Sunderbani to Manjakote, for the next three...
Pak alerts Gilgit-Baltistan of India’s alleged secret plan to hit CPEC

Pak alerts Gilgit-Baltistan of India’s alleged secret plan to hit CPEC

Interior Ministry say India has sent 400 Muslim youth to Afghanistan for terror training Continuing its anti-India propaganda, Pakistan’s Interior Ministry has informed Gilgit-Baltistan (GB)...
Rajnath Singh

India will shoot countless bullets to retaliate one Pakistani fire: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister’s remarks came amid escalating tensions at the border, with instances of ceasefire violation increased rapidly in the past one year. In yet...
Afghan President accuse Pakistan being centre of Taliban terror

Afghan President accuse Pakistan being centre of Taliban terror

Pakistan rejects accusation, instead alleged Afghanistan for attacks on its soil Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said that Pakistan is the centre of the Taliban...
US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

The US administration has once again asserted that under its new South Asia strategy, its commanders in the region are given authority and resources...
United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

The US pressed Pakistan to work against providing safe havens to terror outfits in the country and act effectively against their fund-raising activities. In yet...

Pune-based woman suicide-bomber detained in Kashmir

Kashmir Police chief Munir Khan said that the police would reach to a conclusion only after interrogating the lady and verifying all the facts. Days...
US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

Earlier PM Khaqani said all options available for protecting sovereignty The impact of US President Donald Trump’s tweets and statements asking Pakistan to “do more”...
Taliban targeted foreign nationals in Kabul hotel attack

Taliban targeted foreign nationals in Kabul hotel attack

Terrorists were seen spraying bullets, beheading victims The Taliban militants, who took responsibility of attacking Kabul’s most secured hotel two days ago targeted foreign nationals...
Pakistan media appreciates PM Modi for change in tone

Pakistan media appreciates PM Modi for change in tone

Dawn suggests practical move for positive results A major Pakistani newspaper has welcomed the “change in tone” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent...
Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Will see implementation of Sanction Regime against Hafiz Saeed Pakistan will host UN monitors next week with an assignment to assess its compliance of the...
“Not confidence but frustration on part of Pakistan”

“Not confidence but frustration on part of Pakistan”

Mudda discusses ceasefire violations at Jammu & Kashmir border and ponders what would be the correct strategy, both in military and diplomatic terms Saturday’s Mudda...
Wagah Border

India, Pakistan call envoys to protest ceasefire violations

Amidst alleged ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) from both sides, India and Pakistan summoned each other’s envoys on Friday. Both sides...
Indian Army

BSF Hits Back Causing Heavy Casualties After Pakistani Troops Shell Civilian Areas

The Border Security Force (BSF) has hit back strongly against ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops, reportedly causing heavy casualties on the other side. They were...
The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

Pak media claims end of the crisis that triggered after Trump’s tweet After weeks of threatening and cautioning Pakistan asking to destroy terrorists’ “havens” in...
Pakistan warns India: welcome to test our resolve

Pakistan warns India: welcome to test our resolve

Very irresponsible statement by Indian Army Chief, says Pak FM In the aftermath of NSA level meeting between the two countries, India and Pakistan...
US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

The diplomatic tussle between US and Pakistan has been continuing for last several weeks. After suspending military aid, Uni­ted States has assured Pakistan that...
Pakistani Journalist Critical of Military Escapes Abduction Attempt

Pakistani Journalist Critical of Military Escapes Abduction Attempt

A Pakistani journalist, known for criticising his country's military establishment, said on Wednesday he had narrowly escaped being kidnapped by armed men, in an...
US to Pak: contain Taliban and Haqqanis for security aid

US to Pak: contain Taliban and Haqqanis for security aid

Increasing Daesh footprints in Sind and Baluchistan, says think tank The United States has asked Pakistan to take decisive action against Taliban and Haqqani terror...
Imran Khan

Imran Khan waits for Bushra Maneka’s response for marriage

Pakistan’s former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan, 65, is once again in the limelight after revelation by Umar Chima of Jung  newspaper about his...

Palestine reinstates ambassador recalled for sharing stage with Hafiz Saeed

PUC chairman Maulana Tahir Ashrafi said that he had asked Palestine to bring back Walid Abu Ali – who will return to Pakistan &...
Pakistan lists 72 banned groups – including Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, LeT

Pakistan lists 72 banned groups – including Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, LeT

Pakistan warned that individuals and groups funding the banned groups may face a jail term of up to 10 years, a fine which may...
Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Pak Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua say communications are continuing The ties between US and Pakistan have been moving apart...
Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

US informed India before announcing its Pak decision Facing US ire on terror related ineffective measures, Pakistan Foreign Office has been reacting through multiple means....
BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

The BSF action came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was martyred during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistani rangers in Samba...
Donald Trump

Donald Trump administration freezes $1.15 bn security aid to Pakistan

Earlier this week US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of providing “safe haven” to militant groups and feeding “lies and deceit” to the United...
BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

The Indian troopers’ retaliatory attack came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was killed during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistan. In yet...
Pakistan releases second ‘propaganda’ video of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan releases second ‘propaganda’ video of Kulbhushan Jadhav

India believes that Jadhav was coerced under considerable stress Days after India criticized Pakistan over violation of understandings during the meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with...
Rajinder Khanna (second from left) with Union home minister Rajnath Singh (File photo, courtesy PIB).

Rajinder Khanna, former R&AW chief and Pak expert is new Dy NSA

With a belligerent Pakistan continuing its support to state and non-state actors for perpetrating terror on Indian soil, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA...
“Pakistan has been stumped”

“Pakistan has been stumped”

Mudda panellists feel that Trump’s tweet and threat of cutting aid is a victory for India’s foreign policy; however, only time will tell if...
Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Foreign and Defense Ministers react sharply Pakistan has reacted sharply to US President Donald Trump’s comments on Washington providing $ 33 billion in aid over...
Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Militants belonging to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed have claimed responsibility In an incident reminiscent of the 2016 Uri attack, two heavily armed militants carried out a suicide...
Saudi Arabia calls Nawaz Sharif to Riyadh for consultation

Saudi Arabia calls Nawaz Sharif to Riyadh for consultation

Turkish PM mediates between royal court and Sharif family In another development Saudi Arabia’s growing role in Pakistan’s politics was evident when ousted prime minister...
India angry over Palestinian Ambassador sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed

India angry over Palestinian Ambassador sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed

New Delhi refuse to issue visa to Pakistani devotees of Hazrat Nizamuddin Amidst facing criticism within Bhartiya Janata Party on its vote at United Nations...
Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

US proxy Saudi Arabia plays important role, admits PML-N leader In another big brotherly act, Saudi Arabia suddenly sent a special aircraft to Lahore to...
“India should temper policy towards Pakistan”

“India should temper policy towards Pakistan”

Mudda discusses what the government’s stance should be in the wake of slights suffered by the family of ex-navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who went...
“Metallic substance” detected in Kulbhushan’s wife shoes: Pakistan

“Metallic substance” detected in Kulbhushan’s wife shoes: Pakistan

Pakistan says Jadhav’s wife was provided with replacement shoes – contrary to India’s Ministry of External Affairs claim Despite India’s accusation of Pakistan not...
Pakistan disregarded cultural and religious sensibilities of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s kin: India

Pakistan disregarded cultural and religious sensibilities of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s kin: India

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar stated that Pakistan has violated the “letter and spirit of our understanding”. A day after Kulbhushan Jadhav’s...
Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

The action came in response to Pak’s Saturday’s ceasefire violation claiming lives of three soldiers and a Major. Days after Pakistani troops opened fire on...
China, Pakistan to look for extending CPEC for Afghanistan

China, Pakistan to look for extending CPEC for Afghanistan

Reacting to India’s access to Afghanistan through Iran’s Chabahar port, China and Pakistan have become more active to attract Afghanistan. They will now look...
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Finally, Indian prisoner in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, got to meet his mother and his wife and they spoke across a glass panel over a...
Hafiz-Saeed

Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed building own deadly army

Amidst US pressure on existing terrorist havens in its territory, Pakistan has witnessed Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack-mastermind Hafiz Saeed creating an army, equipped with...

Pakistan tries to “save face” on its India policy

Amidst US pressure to act against terror groups functioning from its soil and normalising relations with India, Pakistan seems to be seriously engaged in...
Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Decries about India’s alleged defiance of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir Pakistan has criticised the efforts of US administration to prop India as a regional power...
I shouldn’t be compared to World No 1 Virat Kohli, says Pakistan’s Babar Azam

I shouldn’t be compared to World No 1 Virat Kohli, says Pakistan’s Babar Azam

Last year, Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur stated that Babar Azam’s batting reminds him of the Indian skipper Virat Kohli at the same age. While...
donald-trump

Trump appreciates India as leading global power, asks Pakistan to take action against terror

In another pull and push exercise in US policy towards south Asia, Trump administration has described  India as a "leading global power" while it...
army

Indian Army ready to foil any mischief at the border: Lt Gen Abhay Krishna

GOC-in-C of Eastern Command said that the army is totally geared up to face any situation Clearly stating that the Indian Army is in...
quetta

Quetta: Eight killed in a suicide attack at Church

Pak observed Peshawar school attack on Saturday Sunday marked a suicide attack on Christians in Pakistan’s restive city of Quetta. At least eight Church goers...
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Pakistan’s plot to honey-trap Indian officials in Islamabad foiled

Not being treated as suspects as of now, says the source Amidst forthcoming meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with his mother and wife in Pakistan, another...
US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

Rex Tillerson says Pak could lose control of its “territory” The process of Trump’s new South Asia policy implementation seems to be deepening in Afghanistan...
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Pakistan submission to ICJ dismisses India’s stance on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan in its reply filed to International Court of Justice dismissed India’s stance on former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by...
Afghanistn: Daesh controls two districts, Islamabad supports terror group

Afghanistan: Daesh controls two districts, Islamabad supports terror group

Foreign terrorists enter Afghanistan through Tajikistan, says report After being defeated badly in Syria and Iraq, the dreaded terrorist organization Daesh (IS) is now strengthening...
Pervez Musharraf

Gen Musharraf claims of leading “big initiative” to resolve Kashmir issue

Suggests Islamabad to support Saudi Arabia, UAE on Qatar crisis Pakistan’s former President Gen Pervez Musharraf has claimed of beginning work for resolving Kashmir issue...
NaMo

Manmohan Singh lashes out at Modi over Pakistan conspiracy remark, demands apology

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh say desperate Narendra Modi spreading falsehoods, has insatiable desire to tarnish every constitutional office In a strongly-worded rebuke, Dr...
Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

Modi whips up Pakistan hysteria, Rahul asks him to talk about Gujarat

Congress vice president hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for silence over crucial issues of Gujarat and dragging in Pakistan for electoral gains With...
China warns its citizens in Pakistan of imminent terror attacks

China warns its citizens in Pakistan of imminent terror attacks

Beijing’s move follows stop funding of major road projects Following its decision to temporarily stop funding of at least three major road projects being built...
India: Thanks Pakistan but it is short of consular access

India: Thanks Pakistan but it is short of consular access

Pakistan has been denying Indian diplomats to reach Jadhav Despite welcoming Pakistan’s gesture for allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother and wife to meet him on their...
Sadiq Khan

London Mayor says UK must apologise for Jallianwala massacre

Sadiq Khan visits Pakistan after India Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said that British government should apologise for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre...
Pak Foreign Minister seeks ways to end ceasefire violations

Pak Foreign Minister seeks ways to end ceasefire violations

While militants continue to infiltrate into India, often under covering fire from Pakistani troops, Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has written to his...
Jim-Mattis

Pakistan faces mounting US pressure on terror “safe heavens”

Defence Secretary James Mattis in Islamabad At a time when Hafiz Saeed has announced to enter politics, US have accelerated pressure on Islamabad to contain...
Chabahar

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates strategic Chabahar Port

The newly-built extension to Chabahar port opens up a strategic transit route from India to Afghanistan and Central Asia – bypassing rival Pakistan. More than...
Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest elections in 2018

Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest elections in 2018

Islamabad defying US calls for action against terror “safe havens” Contrary to US call for indiscriminate action against terrorist “safe havens” in Pakistan, Mumbai 26/11...
Dressed in burqas, Taliban terrorists enter Peshawar college, kill 11

Dressed in burqas, Taliban terrorists enter Peshawar college, kill 11

Tehreek-i-Taliban militants stormed the hostel of Peshawar’s Agricultural Training Institute on Friday morning, all terrorists neutralised says police In a brutal terror attack that targeted students, Tehreek-i-Taliban...
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal hits out at ICC on his way out of international cricket

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal hits out at ICC on his way out of international...

Despite having taken 178 wickets in 35 Test matches, Ajmal got into controversies because of objections on his bowling action. After declaring his retirement from...
Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

In an unexpected move, 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has filed a petition at UN requesting to drop his name from Security...
The Army is once again playing with fire in Pakistan

The Army is once again playing with fire in Pakistan

The Army’s role in first defying government orders to restore normalcy and then brokering peace with the protestors is a disturbing development in Pakistan ~By...
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Islamists prevail in Pakistan, force law minister Zahid Hamid to resign

Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, other Islamic groups had laid siege on Islamabad last week protesting against a ‘blasphemous’ amendment to the Elections Act Late on Sunday night,...
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Six dead, 230 injured as protest creates havoc in Islamabad

Protest erupted over a hastily-abandoned amendment to the oath taken by law minister Zahid Hamid With the Pakistan military hesitant to react at government’s call...

Trump administration asks Pakistan to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed

US embassy in New Delhi distributes Department of State statement US administration has expressed “deep concern” on the release of designated terrorist: Lashkar-e-Taiba chief and...
Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan court rejects plea to extend JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s detention

Saeed would be free unless the Pakistan government files review petition against the 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind in any other cases. A judicial review board...
Encounter in J&K

3 Lashkar terrorists gunned down in Kashmir’s Handwara

J&K police suspect infiltration activity from Pakistan may increase in coming weeks once snowfall starts in the Valley In yet another incident of encounter between...

“Switching of carrot-and-stick recipients in Kashmir worked out”

Mudda praises government’s two-pronged approach of interlocution and cutting off finances of the separatists in valley, says efforts of Dineshwar Sharma have proved successful A...

Pakistan pulls out of dam deal with China due to exorbitant terms

China underplays issue, says it doesn’t affect ties Pakistan has refused China's aid for a $14-billion dam being built on the river Indus and has...
Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

BJP hit out at the former Kashmir CM, and claimed that Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. In yet another controversial comment, National Conference...
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Pakistan to allow detained Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the meeting will boost Jadhav’s morale. In a surprising move, Pakistan said on Friday that it would arrange a meeting...

India rejects Pak Punjab minister’s call to discuss smog solution at SAARC

Environment minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Zakia Shah Nawaz Khan had said two countries should discuss sustainable solution for smog at SAARC India, on Thursday, declined...
INHERITANCE OF LOSS: A Rohingya refugee girl is weighed at the emergency nutrition treatment centre in Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

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Pakistan welcomes US mediation for easing ties with India

Khwaja Asif claims of “cleared air” in ties with US Having gone through US pressure for “doing more” to contain terror groups on its soil...
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Army foils Pakistan BAT attack in Uri sector of J&K, kills two militants

Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack...
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Pakistan rejects India’s “policeman” role in the region

Ties with Washington were not cordial, says foreign minister Khwaja Asif Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif has, on Wednesday, announced that Islamabad has made clear...
Jet Airways

Aviation minister directs airlines to put Jet Airways ‘hijack hoax’ creator on No Fly...

Mumbai- Delhi Jet Airways flight was diverted to Ahmedabad after an air hostess found a note in the plane’s lavatory saying the plane was...
nafees zakaria

Pak opposed India’s armed drone purchase from US

Claims of shooting down India’s “spy drone” in PoK Amidst mounting international pressure for eliminating terrorists’ safe havens in its territories, Pakistan has, on...
Pakistan-Sri-Lanka

Eight years after terror attack on its team, Sri Lanka scheduled to play first...

Sri Lanka is the first major cricket team to schedule international fixture in Pakistan since the 2009 bus attack in Lahore. After eight long years...
Nawaz Sharif

Pak accountability court issues bailable warrants against ousted PM Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz given time till Nov 3 to appear before the court which had earlier indicted him in the Avenfield properties graft case linked with the Panama...
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Pak Media Suggests Government to Act Tough Against Terrorism

Bilateral ties cannot and will not be helped if mindless hectoring by the US continues, says Dawn The mounting US pressure on Pakistan under President...
tillerson sushma

US, India slam Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

In a major diplomatic victory against Pakistan, India has received US support in slamming its western neighbor for providing safe havens to terror outfits....
Pakistan and China

China asks ‘ally’ Pakistan to step up security for its envoy

Beijing believes Xinjiang’s terror group ETIM’s terrorist reached Pak soil Days after a grenade attack at a key Pakistan port for Chinese project injured at...
Police day

383 police, paramilitary personnel martyred in past year: IB chief

Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain says 383 personnel, including those from BSF, CISF, ITBP, state police forces killed between September 2016-August 2017 As many as...
Zeenat

Abducted Pak journo Zeenat Shahzadi rescued after 2 years

Zeenat, a reporter with Pakistan’s Metro News, was abducted while trying to trace whereabouts of an Indian national who went missing in Pakistan in...

US: Trump respects Modi wisdom for his judgment on Pak

In case of conflict US wouldn’t automatically support New Delhi, says Dawn Ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first visit to India and...
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India tops in pollution-related deaths: Lancet study

India tops the world in pollution-related premature deaths, according to figures for 2015 released in a recent Lancet study. India recorded 2.51 million premature...
Gwadar attack

38 injured in grenade blasts in Baluchistan’s Mastung and Gwadar

Attacks likely to raise concern about security for Pakistani section of China’s Belt and Road Initiative around Gwadar port Two grenade blasts have rocked Pakistan’s...
Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan court extends JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s detention for 30 days

A Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province has on Thursday extended the house arrest of the alleged Mumbai attack mastermind for another 30...
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Rex Tillorson: US desires for deeper ties with India

US Administration has expressed desire to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with India and to see New Delhi as a key partner in the face of...
SUSHMA SWARAJ

Diwali gesture: India clears visas for critically ill Pakistanis

On the occasion of Diwali, India has extended help to Pakistani nationals who were seeking their treatment in India.  Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External...
Hafiz Saeed

Pak seeks extension of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s detention

Move by Pakistan’s Punjab government comes days after it withdrew an application that sought to prolong Saeed’s house arrest Pakistan’s Punjab government, on Tuesday, sought the...
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Sri Lanka skipper pulls out of Pakistan tour citing security reasons

In the absence of Tharanga, the Sri Lankan team is expected to be lead by wicketkeeper batsman Kusal Perera. Pakistan’s efforts to conduct international cricket...
Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Shah was considered to be an architect of last year's unrest in South Kashmir and was wanted in number of terror-related cases Top Lashakar-e-Taiba commander,...
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Pakistan court defers Nawaz Sharif’s indictment in Panama Papers case after ruckus

The court-room of Judge Muhammad Bashir was set to carry on proceedings on corruption charges leveled against the former PM and his family. Following a...

Election Commission of Pakistan issues non-bailable arrest against Imran Khan

Issuing the warrant the ECP directed that Imran Khan should “be arrested and brought for the next hearing of the case”. In a major setback...
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir

Armed Forces have recovered two AK-47 rifles, four magazines, 60 rounds of ammunition and one pistol during search operation The Indian Army, late on Monday night, foiled...
Lombardo

Las Vegas Police; Mumbai Terror Attack Study Prevented Thousand Deaths

The Las Vegas Police Chief has revealed that his insight gleaned into 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has helped his force to prevent a thousand...
US Asks Pakistan to End Terror Havens on Its Soil To Gain Benefits From India

US Asks Pakistan to End Terror Havens on Its Soil To Gain Benefits From...

India calls Pak remarks “a lonely voice from the wilderness” US believes that Pakistan can have strong economic benefits from India if it carries out...
Srinagar airport attack

Day after Pak troops kill minors in Poonch, Jaish militants target BSF camp at...

In early morning fidayeen attack, Jaish militants kill BSF sub-inspector, injure 4 others. Three Jaish militants gunned down in gun battle with security forces A...
Pak foreign Minister calls PM Modi a “terrorist”

Pak foreign Minister calls PM Modi a “terrorist”

Khwaja Asif chose to speak against India before leaving for US visit In a stunning development in the ongoing war of words between New Delhi...
Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Police officials say Pak troops targeted dozens of villages with gunfire, mortar shelling in Shahpur, Kirni and Digwar sectors on Monday morning In yet another incident of...
BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

The tunnel was discovered on Saturday after BSF personnel suspicious movement of armed Pakistani nationals, infiltrators managed to flee The Border Security Force (BSF) managed to foil...
Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak nationals in 2017

Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak...

Analysis by Politico shows “notable drop” in visas issued in Muslim-majority countries, in addition to the eight nations targeted under the travel ban Pakistan may...
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Pakistan PM targets India at UN over “systematic human rights violations in Kashmir”

The Nation Security Committee was informed that the Pakistan PM documented “the systematic human rights violations by India” in Kashmir, during the UN General...
Arundhati

The Arundhati Roy Syndrome

~By Dilip Bobb India’s most famous Provocateur has, inevitably, made it to the global high table known as the United Nations General Assembly. Equally inevitably,...
surgical strike

One year after Surgical Strike: A look at what India achieved

The Indian Army on the intervening night of September 28-29, last year, sent a special team of commandos to cross the LoC and attack...
Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

The Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the jihadis on its soil were nurtured by the US to counter the Soviets. The US cannot abstain...
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Pakistan violates ceasefire as top Hizb commander killed in Kashmir’s Uri sector

The unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by Pakistan Army in Kashmir has effectively broken down the nearly fifteen-year-old Ceasefire Agreement (CFA), the two countries agreed...
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Following international pressure, Pakistan opposes registration of JuD’s party

The Pakistan Interior Ministry stated that both JuD and its charity wing Falah-i-Insaaniyat, are under sanctions within the country and also globally. More than a...
India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently said during a US visit that his government “will not accept military or political role” of India...
Pak SC debarred Nawaz Sharif as PM on Panama Papers case

Pakistan court to indict former PM Nawaz Sharif in corruption cases on October 2

Bailable warrants also issued against Sharif’s children and son-in-law with bail amount set at One million Pakistani rupees for each Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in...
Pakistan Quotes Arundhati Roy to Defuse Sushma Swaraj Attack

Pakistan Quotes Arundhati Roy to Defuse Sushma Swaraj Attack

Whole populations of Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims, and Christians are being forced to live in terror, says Maleeha Lodhi Pakistan’s permanent representative to UN Maleeha...
Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan, says we produce IITs and IIMs, you Jaish and Lashkar

Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan, says we produce IITs and IIMs, you Jaish and Lashkar

India asked Pakistan the reason why after 70 years of Independence, India produces engineers and doctors, establishes itself as IT power whereas Pakistan churns...
Ceasefire violation

We reserve the right to “retaliate appropriately”, India tells Pak in DGMO talks

The Indian DGMO highlighted that all ceasefire violations in the Jammu sector were initiated by Pakistani Rangers In a stern message to Pakistan, the Indian...
China on Kashmir

China refuses to back Pakistan’s proposal of UN-role in solving Kashmir dispute

Beijing says issues between the two countries over Kashmir should be resolved by them through bilateral talks Nearly a week after Pakistan urged the United...
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India hits back Pakistan Kashmir “rights violations” claims

Indian diplomat responds to Pak PM allagations In a befitting response to Pakistan Prime Minister’s accusations at UN General Assembly against India of engaging in...
Khalid Latif

Found guilty of spot-fixing, Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif banned for five years

Pakistan Cricket Board officials had grilled Latif and five other players on allegations of spot-fixing in the Pakistan Super League 2017 T20 championship The Pakistan...
Analysts worried over Kulsoom Nawaz election for National Assembly

Analysts worried over Kulsoom Nawaz election for National Assembly

Punjab can’t impose leaders for the rest of the country, says career diplomat Ashraf Jehangir Qazi The election of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Pakistan’s...
Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Program

Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Programme

Continuing diplomatic moves against Pakistan at global level, India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj managed a well aimed swipe at Pakistan while “deploring”...
Ajay Bisaria

Ajay Bisaria to be India’s new High Commissioner to Pakistan

Bisaria takes over from Gautam Bambawale, who moves to China. MEA likely to make formal announcement soon. India has decided to appoint Ajay Bisaria as...
India and Pakistan

Sushma Swaraj may meet Pakistani counterpart in NY

India’s representative at UN digs at Pakistan on Kashmir External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and his Pakistan counterpart Khawaja Asif may meet next week on...

No agreement yet between India and Pak on Indus Waters Treaty: World Bank

As bilateral talks between the two countries witness a chill World Bank says it will continue its work to resolve the issue impartially and...
India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

Pakistan had on behalf of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged UN to stop violence in Kashmir, India retorted- OIC has no locus standi Hitting out...
Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

The video shows soldiers dragging the bodies of slain LeT militants from the site of the encounter into a lane and later resting their...
Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pakistani Rangers resort to unprovoked mortar shelling in Arnia near Jammu; fifth incident of ceasefire violation in the past week In yet another incident of...
Habib Bank

US Asks Pakistani Bank to Shut Operations in New York for Alleged Fund Transfers...

Bank regulators slaps $ 255 million fine Facing isolation on the issue of supporting terrorism, Pakistan, has on Thursday, faced another US action against...
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Pakistan Admits Mistakes in Handling Terror Groups

Foreign Minister suggests action to escape embarrassment Now it is official. Pakistan government has, for the first time, admitted the presence of terror groups in...
Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat warns of simultaneous war fronts with China, Pakistan

Army chief says that with China flexing muscles, taking over Indian territory and testing the limits of threshold, Pakistan could take advantage of the...
NIA terror funding raids

Terror funding probe: NIA conducts raids at 16 locations in Delhi, Srinagar

NIA DG confirmed that raids were conducted at multiple locations in Srinagar, Delhi and also Gurugram; the agency raided at least five traders in...
Govt mulls satellite for real-time tracking of movement along India’s borders

Govt mulls satellite for real-time tracking of movement along India’s borders

A separate satellite bandwidth to be allocated for BSF, ITBP and SSB to monitor border surveillance, track incidents of infiltration and boost communication among...

Another Pak Ceasefire Violation: Sniper Kills One BSF Personnel

There had been 228 ceasefire violations by the Pakistani rangers in 2016, the numbers have gone up to 285 till August this year. Amid continuing...
Benazir bhutto

Pervez Musharraf declared absconder, 17 years in jail for 2 cops in Benazir Bhutto...

An Anti-Terrorism court in Rawalpindi ordered that all properties owned by former Pakistan President General (retd) Musharraf should be seized, five suspects – all...
Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

Asks senior US official to postpone Islamabad visit Donald Trump’s new Afghan policy has caused severe rift in US ties with Pakistan. In an unprecedented...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
Trump’s New Afghan Policy Creates Concern in Pakistan

Trump’s New Afghan Policy Creates Concern in Pakistan

Taliban; Afghanistan to become another “graveyard” for super power Several Pakistani political commentators and leaders have expressed concern over US President Donald Trump’s new...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...
Pakistan Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak PM asks international community to help resolve Kashmir issue Pakistan has alleged India for its “expansionist designs” for creating hurdles in resolving regional conflicts...

Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party in Pakistan

India says it’s ironic that a person who has traded in bullets is wanting to hide behind ballot Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 2008 Mumbai...
Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Mobile and internet services snapped across Pulwama, fresh protests erupt between civilians and security forces  At least one militant was killed in an encounter that...

Pak foreign minister Asif sings familiar tune: Blames India for all troubles and hails...

In his maiden media interaction after being sworn-in as the first Pak foreign affairs minister since 2013, Khwaja Muhammad Asif predictably blames India for...
Posturing of inclusion: Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years

Posturing of inclusion: Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years

Two-time member of Pakistan National Assembly, Darshan Lal, was formerly a doctor in Mirpur Mathelo town in Ghotki district of Sindh province. He has...
JOY RIDE: A woman carries a child in a plastic container through a road at Tantray Pora in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, Reuters/UNI

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Shahid Abbasi elected interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif’s loyalist Shahid Abbasi elected interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

The former petroleum minister is expected to hold office only for 45 days as Nawaz has made it clear that his brother and chief...
Terror funding case

Terror funding case: NIA recovers Kashmir’s protest calendar authorized by Hurriyat hardliner SAS Geelani

Document recovered from Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Shah  reportedly outlines roadmap for fanning radicalism with the help of local clerics and separatist cadres to...
Rs3600 crore spent but ‘Made in India’Akash missiles fail tests, not installed even 7 years after signing of contract : CAG

Rs3600 crore spent but ‘Made in India’Akash missiles fail tests, not installed even 7...

Deficiencies in the surface-to-air missiles pose an operational risk during hostilities, says the national auditor In a major setback to India’s defence preparedness at...
US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

Both countries believe inclusion of Taliban in the Afghan peace  talks are a must for lasting stability in the conflict-torn country The US administration and...
BITE ME: The giant mechanical spider Kumo, created by French production company La Machine, is lowered in front of the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica during a performance in Ottawa, Canada, Reuters/UNI

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Pak SC debarred Nawaz Sharif as PM on Panama Papers case

Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PM over Panama Papers case

In a unanimous verdict, 5-judge Bench says case of Sharif family’s dubious financial dealings will be referred to an accountability court within six weeks;...
India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

PM Modi takes to Twitter, Defence Minister Jalitley pays homage to martyrs at India Gate India celebrated the 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas on Wednesday to...

Naidu Alleges Pak for Pursuing Terror Policy

Says not an inch of PoK allowed to be taken NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu has said that it was unfortunate that Pakistan has...
US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

Dawn; Rocky US-Pak Ties not good for either The US administration has now started to reconcile Islamabad for its decision not to provide $350 million...
US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

Trump’s another Stick Hits Pak Facing tougher conditions for reimbursement of 400 million dollars defense funds by US, State Department has now identified Pakistan as...
Sushma grants visa to PoK resident, asserts it belongs to India

Sushma grants visa to PoK resident, asserts it belongs to India

Osama Ali to go through liver transplant in New Delhi As part of smart diplomacy, India has relaxed condition for granting medical visa to an...
LOC firing

Nine-year-old girl, soldier killed in Pak firing across LoC

A nine-year-old girl and an army jawan were killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch’s Balakote on Monday. At least...
Shahi imam bukhari

RSS, BJP condemns Imam Bukhari’s letter to Nawaz Sharif

Shahi Imam asks Sharif to defuse situation in Kashmir RSS and BJP has on Saturday condemned the Shahi Imam of Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid...

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...
J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

The security forces on Monday killed three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The terrorists had infiltrated during the ceasefire violation by Pakistani...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai celebrates high school graduation

Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani campaigner who was shot in the head in 2012 by Taliban gunmen for advocating girl’s education, has graduated from...

Burhan anniversary: Kashmir witnesses violence amid tight security arrangements

Kashmir witnessed a few incidents of violence, both inside and along the border, early on Saturday even as authorities claim to be fully prepared...
Pakistan Nasr Test

Pakistan tests “Nasr” missiles to “guarantee peace”

Calls India as highly militarized and increasingly belligerent neighbor Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa has claimed that his country’s short range missile program “Nasr”...

Kulbhushan; India denied consular access once again

India considers allegations “concocted” Pakistan has turned down India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, facing death sentence for alleged espionage and terrorism charges...
Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India’s language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its...
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Hurriyat leaders were caught on camera admitting Pakistan’s funding behind the violence in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested three prominent Hurriyat leaders,...
Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump salutes Modi and Indian people By Abu Turab The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, which was earlier officially termed as an...
Modi and trump

India becomes Major Defense Partner with U.S

Trump supports India’s Pak policy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have resolved to expand and deepen strategic partnership and advance...
Syed Salahuddin

Modi-Trump meet: US declares Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin a ‘global terrorist’

Hours before the Modi-Trump meet, the US on Monday designated Syed Salahuddin, chief of Kashmiri militant group Hizbul Mujahideen, a global terrorist. The announcement...
All Eyes on First Modi-Trump Meeting Today

All Eyes on First Modi-Trump Meeting Today

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet President Trump, June 26th, on their first one on one meeting, in the nation's capital....
Devastating oil tanker fire kills 140 in Pakistan

Devastating oil tanker fire kills 140 in Pakistan

Army helicopters pressed into service in rescue operations In a devastating fire, at least 140 people were killed when oil tanker burst into flames near...
Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Camera and arms retrieved from BAT member’s dead body The Pakistan’s barbarism against Indian soldiers has been substantiated once again. Pakistan’s Border Action Team...
Working for India-Pak talks on Kashmir: UN Chief

Working for India-Pak talks on Kashmir: UN Chief

Does not claim mediating on the issue United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has disclosed that he was engaged in bringing about a dialogue between...
Donald Trump

Trump may strip Pakistan of Major non-NATO ally status

Serious debate in Washington The US Administration under President Donald Trump has been seriously considering hardening its approach towards Pakistan for not deterring militants launching...
Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

By Abhishek Kumar India suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of a resurgent Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Pakistan rode on...
Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Human Shield tactic cannot be SOP Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has appreciated the security agencies for their “great job” while facing strife and taking...
European Union slams Pakistan over alarming rate of executions

European Union slams Pakistan over alarming rate of executions

The Parliament of the European Union (EU) has criticised Pakistan for its poor human rights record and expressed deep concerns over the alarming rate...
India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

Suggests Pakistan to do a deep introspection India, in an aggressive diplomatic move, has provided “concrete evidence” to Pakistan about its cross border “encouragement and...
India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

Pakistan had sought the release of these prisoners as they had completed their sentence India will release  eleven  Pakistani prisoners, who have served their sentence,...
Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

It was the first meeting between the two leaders Amid tense diplomatic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met China’s President Xi Jinping ahead of the...
Islamic state claims to kill two Chinese teachers in Pakistan

Islamic state claims to kill two Chinese teachers in Pakistan

Islamic state has owned responsibility for  killing two Chinese nationals who were abducted in Pakistan’s Balochistan province last month, the terrorist group’s news agency...
Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya slams media coverage on him at Indo-Pak match

Mallya left India for the United Kingdom in March 2016 Liquor baron Vijay Mallya criticised the sensationalisation of his presence at the India versus Pakistan...
Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Home Minister took all questions without answering most of them Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The majority of questions at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s press briefing on...
India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

Pakistan is also likely to be made a member of the group in its meeting in Kazakhstan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said India...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

3,000 villagers from Nowshera move to five relief camps to escape from Pakistan shelling New Delhi: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire again by firing on the...
India, Pakistan, BCCI,PCB, Dubai, ICC Champions Trophy, Vijay Goel

‘No cricket ties until cross-border terror ends’

PCB sent legal notification to BCCI claiming compensation of about Rs 387 crore Sports minister Vijay Goyal said on Monday that the government will not...
Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through tweets

Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through...

Kicker: Uzma visited Pakistan earlier this month on vacation and Tahir Ali, whom she met in Malaysia forced her into marrying him in Pakistan...
Pakistan court allows Indian woman Uzma to return home

Pakistan court allows Indian woman Uzma to return home

Uzma had been staying at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad At a time when India and Pakistan are exchanging fire and squaring off over...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan requests international court for early hearing

Pakistan has requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an early hearing in the case of Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been...
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers: Pak lawyers demand Nawaz Sharif resignation

The lawyers said the PM had lost moral authority to rule after the Pakistan Supreme Court order against him. Pakistan’s lawyers have threatened to launch...
Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

The International Court of Justice on Thursday stayed the death sentence of Jadhav, who has been behind bars since last year. Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan...
Disappointed Pakistan looks for new lawyers to plead Jadhav case in ICJ

Disappointed Pakistan looks for new lawyers to plead Jadhav case in ICJ

Like Pakistan cricketers after losing to India, the lawyers, who represented Pakistan at the ICJ, have become objects of ridicule. With the International Court of Justice...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak gets a lashing from international court

It asked Pakistan to inform the court of measures taken to implement the order staying the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The International Court of Justice...
India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

This was the first time in 18 years that India and Pakistan arrived at ICJ doorsteps. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Balakote sector

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Balakote sector

This was the 11th ceasefire violation in 2017 Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire again by firing on forward posts along the Line of Control in...
India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister says India will consider if Pakistan wants to talk peace  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will strike back at...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: Pakistan begins arguments, India says it fears he’ll be hanged

On May 9, the International Court had stayed the death sentence to Jadhav granted by Pakistan for espionage. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on...
Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

The Army is said to be retaliating strongly to the provocation from across the border. In the third ceasefire violation over three days by Pakistan...
US slams Pakistan for strained relations with India, says Pak based terrorist groups a sustained threat

US slams Pakistan for strained relations with India, says Pak based terrorist groups a...

The United States on Thursday blamed Pakistan for strained relations with India and said that terror groups in Islamabad will continue to pose a...
Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief's threat

Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief’s threat

Abu Turab Relations between Iran and Pakistan seem to be deteriorating after Iran’s army chief threatened to hit “terrorists” inside Pakistani territory after losing 10...
Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Sunni groups in Pakistan have been harassing and abducting Shias, heading to and from Iran, for quite some time. By Abu Turab In a rare show...
Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

They suggested tough action against Pakistan in live show on APN A group of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba terrorists is said to have offered a gunshot salute to...
Abdul Basit

India summons Pakistan envoy over soldiers being mutilated along LoC

The Indian Army had said yesterday in a statement that two of its soldiers had been killed and mutilated by Pakistani troops on Monday...
APN paid tribute to the martyrs

Indian Army given “free hand” to deal with Pak

APN paid tribute to the martyrs The Indian government has given a “free hand” to the army to counter Pakistan after two Indian soldiers were...
Dawood Ibrahim suffers heart attack, critical in Karachi

Dawood Ibrahim suffers heart attack, critical in Karachi

A special report broadcast on APN Live dealt with India’s most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, the underworld don and alleged mastermind of the 1993...
A TV grab shows a Kashmiri youth assaulting a CRPF jawan; (right) a Kashmiri man tied to the hood of an army jeep as ‘protection’

Unfrozen Turbulence

Only someone who has travelled in Kashmir can understand the enormity of the disaster unfolding in the Valley   By Dilip Bobb Two videos that have...
MERE PROTESTATIONS? Members of the BJP’s minorities wing protest at Azad Maidan in Jadhav’s hometown Mumbai demanding his release, UNI

Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

What can India do to bring the former Indian Navy officer home? By Sujit Bhar The capture of a “spy” on foreign land is not steeped...
Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

MEA contacts Islamabad, search on By an APN correspondent New Delhi has strongly conveyed to Islamabad its concerns over the disappearance of the chief cleric of...
Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

New Delhi’s success in isolating Pakistan globally forced Islamabad’s hand By Abu Turab India’s aggressive diplomacy against Pakistan for its support to cross-border terrorism has been...

3 Indian soldiers martyred, one soldier’s body mutilated in Pakistan’s crossfire

Pakistan's inhuman crossfire at Jammu and Kashmir's Maachil in which 3 Indian soldiers martyred and one jawan's body was mutilated badly by the terrorists....

Pakistan postpones SAARC Summit of 2016

Pakistan postpones the date of SAARC Summit that was going to be held in November at Islamabad after five nations refused to participate in...

Evacuation of villagers from Borders

Villagers from borders are evacuating to a safe place after surgical strike done by India against Pakistan.

Indian Army conducts Surgical Strike on Pakistan

DGMO Indian Army briefs about the Indian Army's Surgical Strike on terrorists in Pakistan.

Markandey Katju gives ‘controversial’ offer to Pakistan

Former Supreme Court judge 'agrees' to give Kashmir to Pakistan on the condition that it must take Bihar as well.

Pakistani PM Sharif silent on Uri attacks

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chose to remain silent on Uri attacks after reaching New York.

Nation Bids Adieu Martyrs of Uri Attack

Nation bids adieu the martyrs of Uri attack. Relatives of brave souls showing exemplary courage also ask for apt action against Pakistan.

Pakistan assembly invites Arundhati Roy to talk on Kashmir issue

Writer Arundhati Roy has been invited by Pakistan assembly to speak on Kashmir issue
Protest against Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali for Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh.

Protest against Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali for Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh.

Shiv Sena protesting against Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali for Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh in Varanasi.

'Pakistan' - 313 News Results

Thousands vacate villages, towns due to Pak shelling; Govt says Ramzan ceasefire rattled it

Thousands vacate villages, towns due to Pak shelling; Govt says Ramzan ceasefire rattled it

As heavy shelling by Pakistan has forced thousands of people to vacate villages and towns along the border, Indian Government said this indicated that...
World Bank fails to reach agreement with Pakistan on Indus Waters dispute

World Bank fails to reach agreement with Pakistan on Indus Waters dispute

kishangangaThe World Bank on Tuesday failed to reach a consensus with the Pakistani delegation on the future of the Indus Waters Treaty and the...
“Govt cannot adopt a soft approach”

“Govt cannot adopt a soft approach”

Panellists feel that with Pak repeatedly violating ceasefire, it is now a full-fledged violation of the LoC In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers fired...
Pakistan reaches to World Bank against India on Kishanganga dam

Pakistan reaches to World Bank against India on Kishanganga dam

PM Modi inaugurated the project on Saturday Another diplomatic row between India and Pakistan is building up after PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Kishanganga hydropower plant...
BSF: Pakistani bunkers busted, assets destroyed across border

BSF: Pakistani bunkers busted, assets destroyed across border

In an ongoing tussle with Pakistani forces for their support to the terrorists entering into Jammu and Kashmir, The Border Security Force (BSF) today said that...
Pakistan blocks Dawn circulation after Nawaz 26/11 comments

Pakistan blocks Dawn circulation after Nawaz 26/11 comments

International media watchdog condemned attack on media freedom In a rare situation Dawn, a leading Pakistani daily is facing difficult times after publishing Nawaz Sharif’s...
Ramadan Ceasefire In Kashmir Meaningless If Media War Continues

Ramadan Ceasefire In Kashmir Meaningless If Media War Continues

~By Saeed Naqvi I have never seen the electronic media so totally defiant of the BJP government. Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s avowed intention to calm...
Pakistan: PML-N distances from Nawaz Sharif Mumbai terror remarks

Pakistan: PML-N distances from Nawaz Sharif Mumbai terror remarks

Shahbaz Sharif, the president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) and younger brother of former PM Nawaz Sharif has clarified that the controversial report had...
Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan’s role in 2008 Mumbai terror attack? - APN

Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan’s role in 2008 Mumbai terror attack?

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister facing corruption charges, has virtually acknowledged his country’s involvement in 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and criticized stalling the Mumbai attack...
Terrorists, stone-pelters voted for Mufti: BJP

Terrorists, stone-pelters voted for Mufti: BJP

J&K government’s proposal for unilateral ceasefire in the state ahead of Ramzan up for debate, Mudda panellists concerned by rise of Wahhabism in Valley J&K...
Indian army gave me new life, Pakistan misleading youth, says LeT terrorist

Indian army gave me new life, Pakistan misleading youth, says LeT terrorist

In a welcome break from the usual narrative of death and violence in Jammu and Kashmir, a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist praised Indian army for...
Dawn: Pakistan lost diplomatic battle on Kishanganga dam

Dawn: Pakistan lost diplomatic battle on Kishanganga dam

Islamabad receive no response for a meeting request by World Bank Pakistan has virtually lost the diplomatic battle against India on Kishanganga dam controversy as...
Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh proposes India’s observer status at OIC

Bangladesh has sounded the first official call to induct India and other countries with large Muslim populations as observers to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)...
India-Pakistan hold Track II dialogue in Islamabad

India-Pakistan hold Track II dialogue in Islamabad

Two sides agreed to resolve all issues through talks After a long gap in bilateral dialogue between India and Pakistan, the experts and former officials,...
“Peace talks get hampered because Islamabad rakes up Kashmir”

“Peace talks get hampered because Islamabad rakes up Kashmir”

Mudda panellists feel that Pakistan’s image has been dented internationally, and it should focus Track II talks on development Major Rohit Shukla, who has been...
Pakistan wants India play bilateral cricket series

Pakistan wants India play bilateral cricket series

Pakistan Cricket Board is ready to accept any ruling of the International Cricket Council (ICC) disputes resolution committee but wants Indo-Pak bilateral series is...
India, Pakistan DGMOs allege escalation and LoC violations

India, Pakistan DGMOs allege escalation and LoC violations

Friday hotline interaction was requested by Pakistan The Indian and Pakistani armies are once against advancing claims and counter claims on the deteriorating situation on...
Pakistan High Commissioner visits Golden Temple, meets Punjab, Haryana CMs

Pakistan High Commissioner visits Golden Temple, meets Punjab, Haryana CMs

Pakistan seems to have started a damage control exercise after creating uneasy diplomatic situation during the recent visit of Sikh devotees to Gurdwara Punja...
Pakistan court disqualifies Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif

Pakistan court disqualifies Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif

He held UAE Iqama with AED 50,000 monthly salary In another major jolt to ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) of Nawaz Sharif, country’s Foreign Minister...
China fails to get India’s support on Belt and Road project

China fails to get India’s support on Belt and Road project

Beijing assured Islamabad for “firm relations as ever before” Despite improving ties between India and China and the forthcoming informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra...
Children escort goats while walking over cracked soil at a dried up rice field in Baliuag town, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines, Reuters/UNI

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Pakistan facing worse than martial law dictatorship: Nawaz

Pakistan facing worse than martial law dictatorship: Nawaz

In a major development, Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed on Monday that recent actions by the top judiciary indicate that a...
Pakistan to submit reply at ICJ on Kulbhushan in July

Pakistan to submit reply at ICJ on Kulbhushan in July

Following India’s recent submission of its reply to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is convicted by...
Indian Navy welcomes Chinese warships in Indian Ocean with cheeky tweets

Indian Navy welcomes Chinese warships in Indian Ocean with cheeky tweets

The Indian Navy on Tuesday tweeted a "warm welcome" to three Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean, effectively and humorously conveying its strong presence...
Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Iran kills three Pakistan origin terrorists on border

Tehran loses two IRGC and one border guard personnel in gun-battle Iranian forces have claimed of thwarting an attempt by Pakistan-based terrorists to storm and...
Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Pakistan receives seven bodies from Afghanistan, Iran

Amidst ongoing diplomatic war with India, Pakistan received dead bodies of five of its soldiers from Afghanistan and two of its civilians’ from Iranian...
India protest against Pakistan’s support to Sikh separatists

India protest against Pakistan’s support to Sikh separatists

Pakistan’s alleged support for separatist Khalistan movement during the ongoing Baisakhi celebrations at Gurdwara Punja Sahib near Rawalpindi has once again triggered diplomatic war...

“First end militancy, then start the talk”

Mudda panellists feel the government should focus on ending militancy in Kashmir Valley in wake of statements from army chiefs of India and Pakistan...
Pak reject allegation of blocking access to Sikh pilgrims

Pak reject allegation of blocking access to Sikh pilgrims

Islamabad claims of avoiding embarrassment to India for protests in controversial film on Guru Nanak Devji Pakistan government has rejected India’s allegations of blocking Sikh...
India protest against Pak for denying diplomat’s access to Sikh pilgrims

India protest against Pak for denying diplomat’s access to Sikh pilgrims

In another diplomatic controversy, India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over blocking Sikh pilgrims' access to Indian diplomats and consular teams, the Ministry of External...
Pakistan: Supreme Court disqualify Nawaz Sharif for life

Pakistan: Supreme Court disqualify Nawaz Sharif for life

Tehreen-e-Insaaf leader says it doesn’t apply to him In an unheard development, unprecedented in at least in the sub-continent, Pakistan Supreme Court has permanently disqualified...
“A Soft Policy Won’t Help”

“A Soft Policy Won’t Help”

Mudda panellists feel that the government needs to be pro-active in dealing with neighbours in wake of Shahbaz Sharif’s outrageous statement on Kashmir, endorse...
Pakistan asks US to resume balancing role in South Asia

Pakistan asks US to resume balancing role in South Asia

Islamabad unhappy over New Delhi’s growing ties with Washington Continuing its anti-India tirade Pakistan has been trying to curtail India’s growing influence. In the latest...
K-pop Sounding in North Korea, Series of Unusual Moves

K-pop Sounding in North Korea, Series of Unusual Moves

K-pop stars landed on North Korea. The 120-member group including popular girlband Red Velvet arrived in Pyongyang for cross-border cultural performances, under the theme...
Pakistan asks World Bank to vouch India abiding IWT

Pakistan asks World Bank to vouch India abiding IWT

Raising its voice against India once again, Pakistan has asked the World Bank to recognise its responsibility under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960...
Dubai compares disciplined Indians to criminal Pakistanis

Dubai compares disciplined Indians to criminal Pakistanis

In another embarrassing development for Pakistan, Head of General Security for Dubai has appreciated Indian community for being disciplined and criticised Pakistanis for being...
India hails US designating Hafiz Saeed's LeT front MML as terrorist outfit

India hails US designating Hafiz Saeed’s LeT front MML as terrorist outfit

India on Tuesday, April 3, welcomed US decision to designate Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) political front, the Milli Muslim League (MML), as well as another front...
J&K encounter: 13 militants killed in three encounters in one day

J&K encounter: 13 militants killed in three encounters in one day

Security forces gunned down 13 militants, including the killers of Lieutenant Umar Fayaz, in three counter-insurgency operations that began at night and went on...
Malala returns to Pakistan, meets PM Khaqan Abbasi

Malala returns to Pakistan, meets PM Khaqan Abbasi

Details of her visit kept secret for security reasons In a sudden development, Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan, late Wednesday night,  in...
Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

Pak PM Abbasi face physical security check at US airport

TV anchors call their rulers “US stooges” Undergoing through tremendous US pressure for more than a year for “doing more” to destroy terror havens on...
US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

They need special licence for doing business in US Continuing its pressure on Pakistan, the US administration has added seven Pakistani companies to a list...
Pakistan asks India to support CPEC for regional prosperity

Pakistan asks India to support CPEC for regional prosperity

India maintains strong reservation In another olive branch towards New Delhi, Pakistan has asked India to benefit from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project,...
Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Amidst allegations and counter allegations of harassing each others’ diplomats between India and Pakistan and Pakistan’s insistence for resolving “Kashmir issue” before normalising bilateral...
Pakistan asks India: Resolve Kashmir issue for normalizing ties

Pakistan asks India: Resolve Kashmir issue for normalizing ties

Pakistan has expressed that its desire for peace should never be mistaken as its weakness while normalizing relations with India needs resolution of all...
Iran Shells mortar shells in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Iran Shells mortars in Pakistan’s Balochistan

In a rare hostility on Iran-Pakistan border, Iranian forces have fired about half a dozen mortar shells into Pakistani territory near the Panjgur in...
Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet

Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet

Pakistan has decided to stay away from the World Trade Organisation's ministerial meet to be held in New Delhi on March 19-20 in protest...

India getting unhappier, Pakistan happier: UN’s World Happiness Index

India has steadily slipped in ranking on United Nation's World Happiness Index. India ranked 122nd in 2017, and 118th in 2016,  meaning it dropped four...
Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar, connect with Gawadar

Alleys Pak’ concern over India’s role in Iranian port In its efforts to maintain balance in friendly ties with India and Pakistan, Iran has, on...
India, Pakistan allege harassment of diplomats

India, Pakistan allege harassment of diplomats

India and Pakistan have once again started diplomatic blame game. The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has lodged complaints of harassment with the Ministry of...

Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore public meeting

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was removed from his office due to Supreme court’s directives for his alleged role in Panama papers...
Failed state, terrorist haven Pakistan raises plebiscite in J&K but doesn't fulfil preconditions: India at UN

Failed state, terrorist haven Pakistan raises plebiscite in J&K but doesn’t fulfil preconditions: India...

India has denounced Pakistan as a 'failed state' which promotes terrorism and slammed it for repeatedly raising the issue of plebiscite in Jammu and...
Dawood Ibrahim

Dawood Ibrahim wants to return to India, on conditions not acceptable to Government

Fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar is longing to return to India, but on preconditions that have been rejected by Government of India, said...
India's military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia, US tops; Pakistan 13th

India’s military strength fourth in Global Firepower index, China, at third, close behind Russia,...

India is the fourth strongest military power in the world, behind China which, at third position is close behind Russia in the Global Firepower...
India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

India succeeds hurting Pakistan’s trade interest in Afghanistan

Development of Iranian port Chabahar and connecting road to Afghanistan by India has started showing results causing huge trade deficit for Pakistan. A senior...
US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US has reportedly assured Pakistan that it does not want to sever ties with  Islamabad which has extended its “wholehearted support” to the US-backed...
Shelling by Pakistani troops

Terrorist groups waiting to infiltrate as Pakistan continues shelling, says Army

Above: Shelling by Pakistani troops Ceasefire violations by Pakistan are an attempt to push infiltrators according to inputs received by security forces, said a top...
Taliban commits to safeguard $10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project

Taliban commits to safeguard $10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project

The Taliban statement came following a similar statement, issued by the group’s breakaway faction led by Mullah Mohammad Rasool, assuring the project’s safety. Days after...

Pakistan back on terror watch list after China withdraws objection

Global money laundering watchdog FATF - the Financial Action Task Force - has put Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watch list after China,...
Should defence budget be raised in face of Pak tensions?

Should defence budget be raised in face of Pak tensions?

Mudda panellists feel India should be proactive and not allow artistes, performers and sportspersons from the neighbouring country to visit so long as shootings...
Mudda slams controversy over comment by Army chief comparing pace of growth of Ajmal’s party with BJP; speakers say issue being blown out of proportion

“On AIUDF, Citizen Rawat spoke his mind”

Mudda slams controversy over comment by Army chief comparing pace of growth of Ajmal’s party with BJP; speakers say issue being blown out of...
Bipin Rawat

Army chief statement on planned immigration and rise of AIUDF in Assam sparks row

Army chief General Bipin Rawat's statement linking Pakistan and China sponsored 'immigration' into Assam to the rapid rise of the Badruddin Ajmal-led All India...
Nawaz Sharif: Strip me from my own name through Black Law Dictionary

Nawaz Sharif: Strip me from my own name through Black Law Dictionary

Deliberations underway to disqualify me from politics for life, claims Sharif Having faced removal from heading Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) by a three-judge Supreme Court...
Pakistan gets three month reprieve being listed as terror supporting state

Pakistan gets three month reprieve being listed as terror supporting state

A sigh of relief was felt in Islamabad when Pakistan was given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a US-led motion to...
Pakistan: Imran Khan marries spiritual Bushra Maneka at 66

Pakistan: Imran Khan marries spiritual Bushra Maneka at 66

Finally, Pakistan’s cricketer turned-politician Imran Khan who is heading Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party has married Bushra Maneka, a respected Pir  in Lahore in "a simple...
Policy shift after Sharif’s departure: Pak agrees to send more troops to Saudi Arabia, might soon get involved in Yemeni conflict

Policy shift after Sharif’s departure: Pak agrees to send more troops to Saudi Arabia,...

Above:  Army soldiers wave their weapons next to a car belonging to al Qaeda militants, destroyed during fighting, in the southeastern Yemeni province of...
JeM, LeT pressurising Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin to step down

JeM, LeT pressurising Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin to step down

Facing the growing ambitions of aggressive terror groups, Salahuddin is believed to have “expressed his willingness” to step down as the chief of Hizbul...
Pakistan: India wasted opportunity of normalising ties

Pakistan: India wasted opportunity of normalising ties

India desires peaceful, friendly and cooperative ties with Pak, says MEA Sandwiched between the ongoing pressure from US and India, Pakistan has alleged New Delhi...
Mudda: Talks or strong-arm tactics, what will work better against Pakistan?

Mudda: Talks or strong-arm tactics, what will work better against Pakistan?

The recent deadly attacks in Sunjuwan and Pakistan’s talkback post Sitharaman’s remarks have raised questions as to how the Indian government should act against...
Mani Shankar Aiyar praises Pakistan for accepting dialogue offer

Mani Shankar Aiyar praises Pakistan for accepting dialogue offer

Joining his voice with J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has called for  “uninterrupted and uninterruptable” dialogue  between India and...
India, US pressure works, Pakistan amends anti-terror law

India, US pressure works, Pakistan amends anti-terror law

In an effort to escape getting included in “grey list” for UN watchdog’s international money laundering and terror financing, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has...

“We should disregard LoC, begin low-intensity ops in Pak”

Mudda panel debates ways and means to boost army’s flagging morale after officer’s father files petition in court seeking quashing of FIR against him...
“Pak cannot be contained by homeland security”

“Pak cannot be contained by homeland security”

Mudda panel debates policy post border killings, feels army hamstrung by bureaucracy and cannot do anything more than just follow orders The Indian army indicated...
US names three Pakistanis as designated global terrorists

US designates three Pakistanis as global terrorists

Pak military top brass assures US for cooperation, discuss India’s “ceasefire violations” Exerting further pressure on Pakistan, US administration has named three Pakistani nationals as...
Kulbhushan Jadhav undergoing fresh trial in Pakistan for “terrorism, sabotage”

Kulbhushan Jadhav undergoing fresh trial in Pakistan for “terrorism, sabotage”

According to a Dawn report, the former Navy officer is facing multiple charges, among which the one related to alleged spying has recently concluded. Former...
LeT militant escapes after firing at Srinagar hospital; one policeman dead

LeT militant escapes after firing at Srinagar hospital; one policeman dead

The Pakistani national named Naveed Jutt alias Abu Hazulla was being taken to the hospital along with five other prisoners, while gunmen opened fire...
Empty talk won't help, pro-active policy a must

Empty talk won’t help, pro-active policy a must

Mudda panellists feel that firmer action needs to be taken to tackle Loc flare-ups Tensions have flared up with the death of Captain Kapil Kundu and three other...
4 soldiers martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Rajouri

4 soldiers martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Rajouri

Rajouri Deputy Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudary ordered closure of all 84 schools close to the border, from Sunderbani to Manjakote, for the next three...
Pak alerts Gilgit-Baltistan of India’s alleged secret plan to hit CPEC

Pak alerts Gilgit-Baltistan of India’s alleged secret plan to hit CPEC

Interior Ministry say India has sent 400 Muslim youth to Afghanistan for terror training Continuing its anti-India propaganda, Pakistan’s Interior Ministry has informed Gilgit-Baltistan (GB)...
Rajnath Singh

India will shoot countless bullets to retaliate one Pakistani fire: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister’s remarks came amid escalating tensions at the border, with instances of ceasefire violation increased rapidly in the past one year. In yet...
Afghan President accuse Pakistan being centre of Taliban terror

Afghan President accuse Pakistan being centre of Taliban terror

Pakistan rejects accusation, instead alleged Afghanistan for attacks on its soil Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said that Pakistan is the centre of the Taliban...
US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

The US administration has once again asserted that under its new South Asia strategy, its commanders in the region are given authority and resources...
United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

The US pressed Pakistan to work against providing safe havens to terror outfits in the country and act effectively against their fund-raising activities. In yet...

Pune-based woman suicide-bomber detained in Kashmir

Kashmir Police chief Munir Khan said that the police would reach to a conclusion only after interrogating the lady and verifying all the facts. Days...
US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

Earlier PM Khaqani said all options available for protecting sovereignty The impact of US President Donald Trump’s tweets and statements asking Pakistan to “do more”...
Taliban targeted foreign nationals in Kabul hotel attack

Taliban targeted foreign nationals in Kabul hotel attack

Terrorists were seen spraying bullets, beheading victims The Taliban militants, who took responsibility of attacking Kabul’s most secured hotel two days ago targeted foreign nationals...
Pakistan media appreciates PM Modi for change in tone

Pakistan media appreciates PM Modi for change in tone

Dawn suggests practical move for positive results A major Pakistani newspaper has welcomed the “change in tone” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent...
Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Indian pressure works, UN monitoring team due in Islamabad

Will see implementation of Sanction Regime against Hafiz Saeed Pakistan will host UN monitors next week with an assignment to assess its compliance of the...
“Not confidence but frustration on part of Pakistan”

“Not confidence but frustration on part of Pakistan”

Mudda discusses ceasefire violations at Jammu & Kashmir border and ponders what would be the correct strategy, both in military and diplomatic terms Saturday’s Mudda...
Wagah Border

India, Pakistan call envoys to protest ceasefire violations

Amidst alleged ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) from both sides, India and Pakistan summoned each other’s envoys on Friday. Both sides...
Indian Army

BSF Hits Back Causing Heavy Casualties After Pakistani Troops Shell Civilian Areas

The Border Security Force (BSF) has hit back strongly against ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops, reportedly causing heavy casualties on the other side. They were...
The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

Pak media claims end of the crisis that triggered after Trump’s tweet After weeks of threatening and cautioning Pakistan asking to destroy terrorists’ “havens” in...
Pakistan warns India: welcome to test our resolve

Pakistan warns India: welcome to test our resolve

Very irresponsible statement by Indian Army Chief, says Pak FM In the aftermath of NSA level meeting between the two countries, India and Pakistan...
US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

The diplomatic tussle between US and Pakistan has been continuing for last several weeks. After suspending military aid, Uni­ted States has assured Pakistan that...
Pakistani Journalist Critical of Military Escapes Abduction Attempt

Pakistani Journalist Critical of Military Escapes Abduction Attempt

A Pakistani journalist, known for criticising his country's military establishment, said on Wednesday he had narrowly escaped being kidnapped by armed men, in an...
US to Pak: contain Taliban and Haqqanis for security aid

US to Pak: contain Taliban and Haqqanis for security aid

Increasing Daesh footprints in Sind and Baluchistan, says think tank The United States has asked Pakistan to take decisive action against Taliban and Haqqani terror...
Imran Khan

Imran Khan waits for Bushra Maneka’s response for marriage

Pakistan’s former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan, 65, is once again in the limelight after revelation by Umar Chima of Jung  newspaper about his...

Palestine reinstates ambassador recalled for sharing stage with Hafiz Saeed

PUC chairman Maulana Tahir Ashrafi said that he had asked Palestine to bring back Walid Abu Ali – who will return to Pakistan &...
Pakistan lists 72 banned groups – including Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, LeT

Pakistan lists 72 banned groups – including Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, LeT

Pakistan warned that individuals and groups funding the banned groups may face a jail term of up to 10 years, a fine which may...
Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Pak Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua say communications are continuing The ties between US and Pakistan have been moving apart...
Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

US informed India before announcing its Pak decision Facing US ire on terror related ineffective measures, Pakistan Foreign Office has been reacting through multiple means....
BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

BSF launches ‘Operation Alert’ across International Border in J&K

The BSF action came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was martyred during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistani rangers in Samba...
Donald Trump

Donald Trump administration freezes $1.15 bn security aid to Pakistan

Earlier this week US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of providing “safe haven” to militant groups and feeding “lies and deceit” to the United...
BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

BSF kills intruder along IB in Jammu; destroys two Pakistani posts in retaliatory fire

The Indian troopers’ retaliatory attack came a day after BSF jawan RP Hazra was killed during an unprovoked cross-border firing by the Pakistan. In yet...
Pakistan releases second ‘propaganda’ video of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan releases second ‘propaganda’ video of Kulbhushan Jadhav

India believes that Jadhav was coerced under considerable stress Days after India criticized Pakistan over violation of understandings during the meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with...
Rajinder Khanna (second from left) with Union home minister Rajnath Singh (File photo, courtesy PIB).

Rajinder Khanna, former R&AW chief and Pak expert is new Dy NSA

With a belligerent Pakistan continuing its support to state and non-state actors for perpetrating terror on Indian soil, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA...
“Pakistan has been stumped”

“Pakistan has been stumped”

Mudda panellists feel that Trump’s tweet and threat of cutting aid is a victory for India’s foreign policy; however, only time will tell if...
Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Foreign and Defense Ministers react sharply Pakistan has reacted sharply to US President Donald Trump’s comments on Washington providing $ 33 billion in aid over...
Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Four jawans martyred as Jaish militants storm CRPF camp in J&K’s Pulwana

Militants belonging to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed have claimed responsibility In an incident reminiscent of the 2016 Uri attack, two heavily armed militants carried out a suicide...
Saudi Arabia calls Nawaz Sharif to Riyadh for consultation

Saudi Arabia calls Nawaz Sharif to Riyadh for consultation

Turkish PM mediates between royal court and Sharif family In another development Saudi Arabia’s growing role in Pakistan’s politics was evident when ousted prime minister...
India angry over Palestinian Ambassador sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed

India angry over Palestinian Ambassador sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed

New Delhi refuse to issue visa to Pakistani devotees of Hazrat Nizamuddin Amidst facing criticism within Bhartiya Janata Party on its vote at United Nations...
Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

US proxy Saudi Arabia plays important role, admits PML-N leader In another big brotherly act, Saudi Arabia suddenly sent a special aircraft to Lahore to...
“India should temper policy towards Pakistan”

“India should temper policy towards Pakistan”

Mudda discusses what the government’s stance should be in the wake of slights suffered by the family of ex-navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who went...
“Metallic substance” detected in Kulbhushan’s wife shoes: Pakistan

“Metallic substance” detected in Kulbhushan’s wife shoes: Pakistan

Pakistan says Jadhav’s wife was provided with replacement shoes – contrary to India’s Ministry of External Affairs claim Despite India’s accusation of Pakistan not...
Pakistan disregarded cultural and religious sensibilities of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s kin: India

Pakistan disregarded cultural and religious sensibilities of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s kin: India

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar stated that Pakistan has violated the “letter and spirit of our understanding”. A day after Kulbhushan Jadhav’s...
Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

Indian Army crosses LoC in PoK, kills three Pakistani soldiers

The action came in response to Pak’s Saturday’s ceasefire violation claiming lives of three soldiers and a Major. Days after Pakistani troops opened fire on...
China, Pakistan to look for extending CPEC for Afghanistan

China, Pakistan to look for extending CPEC for Afghanistan

Reacting to India’s access to Afghanistan through Iran’s Chabahar port, China and Pakistan have become more active to attract Afghanistan. They will now look...
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Finally, Indian prisoner in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, got to meet his mother and his wife and they spoke across a glass panel over a...
Hafiz-Saeed

Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed building own deadly army

Amidst US pressure on existing terrorist havens in its territory, Pakistan has witnessed Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack-mastermind Hafiz Saeed creating an army, equipped with...

Pakistan tries to “save face” on its India policy

Amidst US pressure to act against terror groups functioning from its soil and normalising relations with India, Pakistan seems to be seriously engaged in...
Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Decries about India’s alleged defiance of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir Pakistan has criticised the efforts of US administration to prop India as a regional power...
I shouldn’t be compared to World No 1 Virat Kohli, says Pakistan’s Babar Azam

I shouldn’t be compared to World No 1 Virat Kohli, says Pakistan’s Babar Azam

Last year, Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur stated that Babar Azam’s batting reminds him of the Indian skipper Virat Kohli at the same age. While...
donald-trump

Trump appreciates India as leading global power, asks Pakistan to take action against terror

In another pull and push exercise in US policy towards south Asia, Trump administration has described  India as a "leading global power" while it...
army

Indian Army ready to foil any mischief at the border: Lt Gen Abhay Krishna

GOC-in-C of Eastern Command said that the army is totally geared up to face any situation Clearly stating that the Indian Army is in...
quetta

Quetta: Eight killed in a suicide attack at Church

Pak observed Peshawar school attack on Saturday Sunday marked a suicide attack on Christians in Pakistan’s restive city of Quetta. At least eight Church goers...
indian-high-commission

Pakistan’s plot to honey-trap Indian officials in Islamabad foiled

Not being treated as suspects as of now, says the source Amidst forthcoming meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with his mother and wife in Pakistan, another...
US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

Rex Tillerson says Pak could lose control of its “territory” The process of Trump’s new South Asia policy implementation seems to be deepening in Afghanistan...
ICJ-kulbhushan

Pakistan submission to ICJ dismisses India’s stance on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan in its reply filed to International Court of Justice dismissed India’s stance on former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by...
Afghanistn: Daesh controls two districts, Islamabad supports terror group

Afghanistan: Daesh controls two districts, Islamabad supports terror group

Foreign terrorists enter Afghanistan through Tajikistan, says report After being defeated badly in Syria and Iraq, the dreaded terrorist organization Daesh (IS) is now strengthening...
Pervez Musharraf

Gen Musharraf claims of leading “big initiative” to resolve Kashmir issue

Suggests Islamabad to support Saudi Arabia, UAE on Qatar crisis Pakistan’s former President Gen Pervez Musharraf has claimed of beginning work for resolving Kashmir issue...
NaMo

Manmohan Singh lashes out at Modi over Pakistan conspiracy remark, demands apology

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh say desperate Narendra Modi spreading falsehoods, has insatiable desire to tarnish every constitutional office In a strongly-worded rebuke, Dr...
Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

Modi whips up Pakistan hysteria, Rahul asks him to talk about Gujarat

Congress vice president hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for silence over crucial issues of Gujarat and dragging in Pakistan for electoral gains With...
China warns its citizens in Pakistan of imminent terror attacks

China warns its citizens in Pakistan of imminent terror attacks

Beijing’s move follows stop funding of major road projects Following its decision to temporarily stop funding of at least three major road projects being built...
India: Thanks Pakistan but it is short of consular access

India: Thanks Pakistan but it is short of consular access

Pakistan has been denying Indian diplomats to reach Jadhav Despite welcoming Pakistan’s gesture for allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother and wife to meet him on their...
Sadiq Khan

London Mayor says UK must apologise for Jallianwala massacre

Sadiq Khan visits Pakistan after India Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said that British government should apologise for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre...
Pak Foreign Minister seeks ways to end ceasefire violations

Pak Foreign Minister seeks ways to end ceasefire violations

While militants continue to infiltrate into India, often under covering fire from Pakistani troops, Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has written to his...
Jim-Mattis

Pakistan faces mounting US pressure on terror “safe heavens”

Defence Secretary James Mattis in Islamabad At a time when Hafiz Saeed has announced to enter politics, US have accelerated pressure on Islamabad to contain...
Chabahar

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates strategic Chabahar Port

The newly-built extension to Chabahar port opens up a strategic transit route from India to Afghanistan and Central Asia – bypassing rival Pakistan. More than...
Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest elections in 2018

Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest elections in 2018

Islamabad defying US calls for action against terror “safe havens” Contrary to US call for indiscriminate action against terrorist “safe havens” in Pakistan, Mumbai 26/11...
Dressed in burqas, Taliban terrorists enter Peshawar college, kill 11

Dressed in burqas, Taliban terrorists enter Peshawar college, kill 11

Tehreek-i-Taliban militants stormed the hostel of Peshawar’s Agricultural Training Institute on Friday morning, all terrorists neutralised says police In a brutal terror attack that targeted students, Tehreek-i-Taliban...
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal hits out at ICC on his way out of international cricket

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal hits out at ICC on his way out of international...

Despite having taken 178 wickets in 35 Test matches, Ajmal got into controversies because of objections on his bowling action. After declaring his retirement from...
Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

Hafiz Saeed files petition at UN for delisting from terror list

In an unexpected move, 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has filed a petition at UN requesting to drop his name from Security...
The Army is once again playing with fire in Pakistan

The Army is once again playing with fire in Pakistan

The Army’s role in first defying government orders to restore normalcy and then brokering peace with the protestors is a disturbing development in Pakistan ~By...
Islamists-Faizabad-protest

Islamists prevail in Pakistan, force law minister Zahid Hamid to resign

Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, other Islamic groups had laid siege on Islamabad last week protesting against a ‘blasphemous’ amendment to the Elections Act Late on Sunday night,...
pakistan-parliament

Six dead, 230 injured as protest creates havoc in Islamabad

Protest erupted over a hastily-abandoned amendment to the oath taken by law minister Zahid Hamid With the Pakistan military hesitant to react at government’s call...

Trump administration asks Pakistan to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed

US embassy in New Delhi distributes Department of State statement US administration has expressed “deep concern” on the release of designated terrorist: Lashkar-e-Taiba chief and...
Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan court rejects plea to extend JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s detention

Saeed would be free unless the Pakistan government files review petition against the 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind in any other cases. A judicial review board...
Encounter in J&K

3 Lashkar terrorists gunned down in Kashmir’s Handwara

J&K police suspect infiltration activity from Pakistan may increase in coming weeks once snowfall starts in the Valley In yet another incident of encounter between...

“Switching of carrot-and-stick recipients in Kashmir worked out”

Mudda praises government’s two-pronged approach of interlocution and cutting off finances of the separatists in valley, says efforts of Dineshwar Sharma have proved successful A...

Pakistan pulls out of dam deal with China due to exorbitant terms

China underplays issue, says it doesn’t affect ties Pakistan has refused China's aid for a $14-billion dam being built on the river Indus and has...
Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

BJP hit out at the former Kashmir CM, and claimed that Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. In yet another controversial comment, National Conference...
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Pakistan to allow detained Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the meeting will boost Jadhav’s morale. In a surprising move, Pakistan said on Friday that it would arrange a meeting...

India rejects Pak Punjab minister’s call to discuss smog solution at SAARC

Environment minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Zakia Shah Nawaz Khan had said two countries should discuss sustainable solution for smog at SAARC India, on Thursday, declined...
INHERITANCE OF LOSS: A Rohingya refugee girl is weighed at the emergency nutrition treatment centre in Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
paksitan and us

Pakistan welcomes US mediation for easing ties with India

Khwaja Asif claims of “cleared air” in ties with US Having gone through US pressure for “doing more” to contain terror groups on its soil...
encounter in kashmir by army

Army foils Pakistan BAT attack in Uri sector of J&K, kills two militants

Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack...
khwaja asif

Pakistan rejects India’s “policeman” role in the region

Ties with Washington were not cordial, says foreign minister Khwaja Asif Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif has, on Wednesday, announced that Islamabad has made clear...
Jet Airways

Aviation minister directs airlines to put Jet Airways ‘hijack hoax’ creator on No Fly...

Mumbai- Delhi Jet Airways flight was diverted to Ahmedabad after an air hostess found a note in the plane’s lavatory saying the plane was...
nafees zakaria

Pak opposed India’s armed drone purchase from US

Claims of shooting down India’s “spy drone” in PoK Amidst mounting international pressure for eliminating terrorists’ safe havens in its territories, Pakistan has, on...
Pakistan-Sri-Lanka

Eight years after terror attack on its team, Sri Lanka scheduled to play first...

Sri Lanka is the first major cricket team to schedule international fixture in Pakistan since the 2009 bus attack in Lahore. After eight long years...
Nawaz Sharif

Pak accountability court issues bailable warrants against ousted PM Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz given time till Nov 3 to appear before the court which had earlier indicted him in the Avenfield properties graft case linked with the Panama...
tillerson in pakistan

Pak Media Suggests Government to Act Tough Against Terrorism

Bilateral ties cannot and will not be helped if mindless hectoring by the US continues, says Dawn The mounting US pressure on Pakistan under President...
tillerson sushma

US, India slam Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

In a major diplomatic victory against Pakistan, India has received US support in slamming its western neighbor for providing safe havens to terror outfits....
Pakistan and China

China asks ‘ally’ Pakistan to step up security for its envoy

Beijing believes Xinjiang’s terror group ETIM’s terrorist reached Pak soil Days after a grenade attack at a key Pakistan port for Chinese project injured at...
Police day

383 police, paramilitary personnel martyred in past year: IB chief

Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain says 383 personnel, including those from BSF, CISF, ITBP, state police forces killed between September 2016-August 2017 As many as...
Zeenat

Abducted Pak journo Zeenat Shahzadi rescued after 2 years

Zeenat, a reporter with Pakistan’s Metro News, was abducted while trying to trace whereabouts of an Indian national who went missing in Pakistan in...

US: Trump respects Modi wisdom for his judgment on Pak

In case of conflict US wouldn’t automatically support New Delhi, says Dawn Ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first visit to India and...
india-air-water-pollution

India tops in pollution-related deaths: Lancet study

India tops the world in pollution-related premature deaths, according to figures for 2015 released in a recent Lancet study. India recorded 2.51 million premature...
Gwadar attack

38 injured in grenade blasts in Baluchistan’s Mastung and Gwadar

Attacks likely to raise concern about security for Pakistani section of China’s Belt and Road Initiative around Gwadar port Two grenade blasts have rocked Pakistan’s...
Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan court extends JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s detention for 30 days

A Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province has on Thursday extended the house arrest of the alleged Mumbai attack mastermind for another 30...
tillerson and sushma

Rex Tillorson: US desires for deeper ties with India

US Administration has expressed desire to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with India and to see New Delhi as a key partner in the face of...
SUSHMA SWARAJ

Diwali gesture: India clears visas for critically ill Pakistanis

On the occasion of Diwali, India has extended help to Pakistani nationals who were seeking their treatment in India.  Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External...
Hafiz Saeed

Pak seeks extension of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s detention

Move by Pakistan’s Punjab government comes days after it withdrew an application that sought to prolong Saeed’s house arrest Pakistan’s Punjab government, on Tuesday, sought the...
tharanga

Sri Lanka skipper pulls out of Pakistan tour citing security reasons

In the absence of Tharanga, the Sri Lankan team is expected to be lead by wicketkeeper batsman Kusal Perera. Pakistan’s efforts to conduct international cricket...
Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Two LeT terrorists including commander killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Shah was considered to be an architect of last year's unrest in South Kashmir and was wanted in number of terror-related cases Top Lashakar-e-Taiba commander,...
Nawaz-Sharif

Pakistan court defers Nawaz Sharif’s indictment in Panama Papers case after ruckus

The court-room of Judge Muhammad Bashir was set to carry on proceedings on corruption charges leveled against the former PM and his family. Following a...

Election Commission of Pakistan issues non-bailable arrest against Imran Khan

Issuing the warrant the ECP directed that Imran Khan should “be arrested and brought for the next hearing of the case”. In a major setback...
Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir

Armed Forces have recovered two AK-47 rifles, four magazines, 60 rounds of ammunition and one pistol during search operation The Indian Army, late on Monday night, foiled...
Lombardo

Las Vegas Police; Mumbai Terror Attack Study Prevented Thousand Deaths

The Las Vegas Police Chief has revealed that his insight gleaned into 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has helped his force to prevent a thousand...
US Asks Pakistan to End Terror Havens on Its Soil To Gain Benefits From India

US Asks Pakistan to End Terror Havens on Its Soil To Gain Benefits From...

India calls Pak remarks “a lonely voice from the wilderness” US believes that Pakistan can have strong economic benefits from India if it carries out...
Srinagar airport attack

Day after Pak troops kill minors in Poonch, Jaish militants target BSF camp at...

In early morning fidayeen attack, Jaish militants kill BSF sub-inspector, injure 4 others. Three Jaish militants gunned down in gun battle with security forces A...
Pak foreign Minister calls PM Modi a “terrorist”

Pak foreign Minister calls PM Modi a “terrorist”

Khwaja Asif chose to speak against India before leaving for US visit In a stunning development in the ongoing war of words between New Delhi...
Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Three minors, including a 10-yr-old boy, killed in Poonch as Pak violates ceasefire again

Police officials say Pak troops targeted dozens of villages with gunfire, mortar shelling in Shahpur, Kirni and Digwar sectors on Monday morning In yet another incident of...
BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

The tunnel was discovered on Saturday after BSF personnel suspicious movement of armed Pakistani nationals, infiltrators managed to flee The Border Security Force (BSF) managed to foil...
Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak nationals in 2017

Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak...

Analysis by Politico shows “notable drop” in visas issued in Muslim-majority countries, in addition to the eight nations targeted under the travel ban Pakistan may...
Pak-PM-UN

Pakistan PM targets India at UN over “systematic human rights violations in Kashmir”

The Nation Security Committee was informed that the Pakistan PM documented “the systematic human rights violations by India” in Kashmir, during the UN General...
Arundhati

The Arundhati Roy Syndrome

~By Dilip Bobb India’s most famous Provocateur has, inevitably, made it to the global high table known as the United Nations General Assembly. Equally inevitably,...
surgical strike

One year after Surgical Strike: A look at what India achieved

The Indian Army on the intervening night of September 28-29, last year, sent a special team of commandos to cross the LoC and attack...
Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

The Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the jihadis on its soil were nurtured by the US to counter the Soviets. The US cannot abstain...
indian army

Pakistan violates ceasefire as top Hizb commander killed in Kashmir’s Uri sector

The unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by Pakistan Army in Kashmir has effectively broken down the nearly fifteen-year-old Ceasefire Agreement (CFA), the two countries agreed...
MML

Following international pressure, Pakistan opposes registration of JuD’s party

The Pakistan Interior Ministry stated that both JuD and its charity wing Falah-i-Insaaniyat, are under sanctions within the country and also globally. More than a...
India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently said during a US visit that his government “will not accept military or political role” of India...
Pak SC debarred Nawaz Sharif as PM on Panama Papers case

Pakistan court to indict former PM Nawaz Sharif in corruption cases on October 2

Bailable warrants also issued against Sharif’s children and son-in-law with bail amount set at One million Pakistani rupees for each Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in...
Pakistan Quotes Arundhati Roy to Defuse Sushma Swaraj Attack

Pakistan Quotes Arundhati Roy to Defuse Sushma Swaraj Attack

Whole populations of Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims, and Christians are being forced to live in terror, says Maleeha Lodhi Pakistan’s permanent representative to UN Maleeha...
Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan, says we produce IITs and IIMs, you Jaish and Lashkar

Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan, says we produce IITs and IIMs, you Jaish and Lashkar

India asked Pakistan the reason why after 70 years of Independence, India produces engineers and doctors, establishes itself as IT power whereas Pakistan churns...
Ceasefire violation

We reserve the right to “retaliate appropriately”, India tells Pak in DGMO talks

The Indian DGMO highlighted that all ceasefire violations in the Jammu sector were initiated by Pakistani Rangers In a stern message to Pakistan, the Indian...
China on Kashmir

China refuses to back Pakistan’s proposal of UN-role in solving Kashmir dispute

Beijing says issues between the two countries over Kashmir should be resolved by them through bilateral talks Nearly a week after Pakistan urged the United...
eenam gambhir at unga

India hits back Pakistan Kashmir “rights violations” claims

Indian diplomat responds to Pak PM allagations In a befitting response to Pakistan Prime Minister’s accusations at UN General Assembly against India of engaging in...
Khalid Latif

Found guilty of spot-fixing, Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif banned for five years

Pakistan Cricket Board officials had grilled Latif and five other players on allegations of spot-fixing in the Pakistan Super League 2017 T20 championship The Pakistan...
Analysts worried over Kulsoom Nawaz election for National Assembly

Analysts worried over Kulsoom Nawaz election for National Assembly

Punjab can’t impose leaders for the rest of the country, says career diplomat Ashraf Jehangir Qazi The election of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Pakistan’s...
Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Program

Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Programme

Continuing diplomatic moves against Pakistan at global level, India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj managed a well aimed swipe at Pakistan while “deploring”...
Ajay Bisaria

Ajay Bisaria to be India’s new High Commissioner to Pakistan

Bisaria takes over from Gautam Bambawale, who moves to China. MEA likely to make formal announcement soon. India has decided to appoint Ajay Bisaria as...
India and Pakistan

Sushma Swaraj may meet Pakistani counterpart in NY

India’s representative at UN digs at Pakistan on Kashmir External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and his Pakistan counterpart Khawaja Asif may meet next week on...

No agreement yet between India and Pak on Indus Waters Treaty: World Bank

As bilateral talks between the two countries witness a chill World Bank says it will continue its work to resolve the issue impartially and...
India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

Pakistan had on behalf of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged UN to stop violence in Kashmir, India retorted- OIC has no locus standi Hitting out...
Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

The video shows soldiers dragging the bodies of slain LeT militants from the site of the encounter into a lane and later resting their...
Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pakistani Rangers resort to unprovoked mortar shelling in Arnia near Jammu; fifth incident of ceasefire violation in the past week In yet another incident of...
Habib Bank

US Asks Pakistani Bank to Shut Operations in New York for Alleged Fund Transfers...

Bank regulators slaps $ 255 million fine Facing isolation on the issue of supporting terrorism, Pakistan, has on Thursday, faced another US action against...
khwaja asif

Pakistan Admits Mistakes in Handling Terror Groups

Foreign Minister suggests action to escape embarrassment Now it is official. Pakistan government has, for the first time, admitted the presence of terror groups in...
Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat warns of simultaneous war fronts with China, Pakistan

Army chief says that with China flexing muscles, taking over Indian territory and testing the limits of threshold, Pakistan could take advantage of the...
NIA terror funding raids

Terror funding probe: NIA conducts raids at 16 locations in Delhi, Srinagar

NIA DG confirmed that raids were conducted at multiple locations in Srinagar, Delhi and also Gurugram; the agency raided at least five traders in...
Govt mulls satellite for real-time tracking of movement along India’s borders

Govt mulls satellite for real-time tracking of movement along India’s borders

A separate satellite bandwidth to be allocated for BSF, ITBP and SSB to monitor border surveillance, track incidents of infiltration and boost communication among...

Another Pak Ceasefire Violation: Sniper Kills One BSF Personnel

There had been 228 ceasefire violations by the Pakistani rangers in 2016, the numbers have gone up to 285 till August this year. Amid continuing...
Benazir bhutto

Pervez Musharraf declared absconder, 17 years in jail for 2 cops in Benazir Bhutto...

An Anti-Terrorism court in Rawalpindi ordered that all properties owned by former Pakistan President General (retd) Musharraf should be seized, five suspects – all...
Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

Asks senior US official to postpone Islamabad visit Donald Trump’s new Afghan policy has caused severe rift in US ties with Pakistan. In an unprecedented...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
Trump’s New Afghan Policy Creates Concern in Pakistan

Trump’s New Afghan Policy Creates Concern in Pakistan

Taliban; Afghanistan to become another “graveyard” for super power Several Pakistani political commentators and leaders have expressed concern over US President Donald Trump’s new...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...
Pakistan Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak PM asks international community to help resolve Kashmir issue Pakistan has alleged India for its “expansionist designs” for creating hurdles in resolving regional conflicts...

Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party in Pakistan

India says it’s ironic that a person who has traded in bullets is wanting to hide behind ballot Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 2008 Mumbai...
Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Mobile and internet services snapped across Pulwama, fresh protests erupt between civilians and security forces  At least one militant was killed in an encounter that...

Pak foreign minister Asif sings familiar tune: Blames India for all troubles and hails...

In his maiden media interaction after being sworn-in as the first Pak foreign affairs minister since 2013, Khwaja Muhammad Asif predictably blames India for...
Posturing of inclusion: Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years

Posturing of inclusion: Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years

Two-time member of Pakistan National Assembly, Darshan Lal, was formerly a doctor in Mirpur Mathelo town in Ghotki district of Sindh province. He has...
JOY RIDE: A woman carries a child in a plastic container through a road at Tantray Pora in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, Reuters/UNI

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Shahid Abbasi elected interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif’s loyalist Shahid Abbasi elected interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

The former petroleum minister is expected to hold office only for 45 days as Nawaz has made it clear that his brother and chief...
Terror funding case

Terror funding case: NIA recovers Kashmir’s protest calendar authorized by Hurriyat hardliner SAS Geelani

Document recovered from Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Shah  reportedly outlines roadmap for fanning radicalism with the help of local clerics and separatist cadres to...
Rs3600 crore spent but ‘Made in India’Akash missiles fail tests, not installed even 7 years after signing of contract : CAG

Rs3600 crore spent but ‘Made in India’Akash missiles fail tests, not installed even 7...

Deficiencies in the surface-to-air missiles pose an operational risk during hostilities, says the national auditor In a major setback to India’s defence preparedness at...
US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

US, Pak favour talks with Taliban

Both countries believe inclusion of Taliban in the Afghan peace  talks are a must for lasting stability in the conflict-torn country The US administration and...
BITE ME: The giant mechanical spider Kumo, created by French production company La Machine, is lowered in front of the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica during a performance in Ottawa, Canada, Reuters/UNI

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Pak SC debarred Nawaz Sharif as PM on Panama Papers case

Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PM over Panama Papers case

In a unanimous verdict, 5-judge Bench says case of Sharif family’s dubious financial dealings will be referred to an accountability court within six weeks;...
India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

PM Modi takes to Twitter, Defence Minister Jalitley pays homage to martyrs at India Gate India celebrated the 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas on Wednesday to...

Naidu Alleges Pak for Pursuing Terror Policy

Says not an inch of PoK allowed to be taken NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu has said that it was unfortunate that Pakistan has...
US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

US; Withholding $ 350 m Pak Funds Not New Policy

Dawn; Rocky US-Pak Ties not good for either The US administration has now started to reconcile Islamabad for its decision not to provide $350 million...
US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

Trump’s another Stick Hits Pak Facing tougher conditions for reimbursement of 400 million dollars defense funds by US, State Department has now identified Pakistan as...
Sushma grants visa to PoK resident, asserts it belongs to India

Sushma grants visa to PoK resident, asserts it belongs to India

Osama Ali to go through liver transplant in New Delhi As part of smart diplomacy, India has relaxed condition for granting medical visa to an...
LOC firing

Nine-year-old girl, soldier killed in Pak firing across LoC

A nine-year-old girl and an army jawan were killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch’s Balakote on Monday. At least...
Shahi imam bukhari

RSS, BJP condemns Imam Bukhari’s letter to Nawaz Sharif

Shahi Imam asks Sharif to defuse situation in Kashmir RSS and BJP has on Saturday condemned the Shahi Imam of Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid...

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...
J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

The security forces on Monday killed three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The terrorists had infiltrated during the ceasefire violation by Pakistani...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai celebrates high school graduation

Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani campaigner who was shot in the head in 2012 by Taliban gunmen for advocating girl’s education, has graduated from...

Burhan anniversary: Kashmir witnesses violence amid tight security arrangements

Kashmir witnessed a few incidents of violence, both inside and along the border, early on Saturday even as authorities claim to be fully prepared...
Pakistan Nasr Test

Pakistan tests “Nasr” missiles to “guarantee peace”

Calls India as highly militarized and increasingly belligerent neighbor Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa has claimed that his country’s short range missile program “Nasr”...

Kulbhushan; India denied consular access once again

India considers allegations “concocted” Pakistan has turned down India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, facing death sentence for alleged espionage and terrorism charges...
Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India’s language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its...
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Hurriyat leaders were caught on camera admitting Pakistan’s funding behind the violence in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested three prominent Hurriyat leaders,...
Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump salutes Modi and Indian people By Abu Turab The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, which was earlier officially termed as an...
Modi and trump

India becomes Major Defense Partner with U.S

Trump supports India’s Pak policy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have resolved to expand and deepen strategic partnership and advance...
Syed Salahuddin

Modi-Trump meet: US declares Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin a ‘global terrorist’

Hours before the Modi-Trump meet, the US on Monday designated Syed Salahuddin, chief of Kashmiri militant group Hizbul Mujahideen, a global terrorist. The announcement...
All Eyes on First Modi-Trump Meeting Today

All Eyes on First Modi-Trump Meeting Today

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet President Trump, June 26th, on their first one on one meeting, in the nation's capital....
Devastating oil tanker fire kills 140 in Pakistan

Devastating oil tanker fire kills 140 in Pakistan

Army helicopters pressed into service in rescue operations In a devastating fire, at least 140 people were killed when oil tanker burst into flames near...
Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Camera and arms retrieved from BAT member’s dead body The Pakistan’s barbarism against Indian soldiers has been substantiated once again. Pakistan’s Border Action Team...
Working for India-Pak talks on Kashmir: UN Chief

Working for India-Pak talks on Kashmir: UN Chief

Does not claim mediating on the issue United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has disclosed that he was engaged in bringing about a dialogue between...
Donald Trump

Trump may strip Pakistan of Major non-NATO ally status

Serious debate in Washington The US Administration under President Donald Trump has been seriously considering hardening its approach towards Pakistan for not deterring militants launching...
Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

By Abhishek Kumar India suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of a resurgent Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Pakistan rode on...
Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Human Shield tactic cannot be SOP Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has appreciated the security agencies for their “great job” while facing strife and taking...
European Union slams Pakistan over alarming rate of executions

European Union slams Pakistan over alarming rate of executions

The Parliament of the European Union (EU) has criticised Pakistan for its poor human rights record and expressed deep concerns over the alarming rate...
India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

Suggests Pakistan to do a deep introspection India, in an aggressive diplomatic move, has provided “concrete evidence” to Pakistan about its cross border “encouragement and...
India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

Pakistan had sought the release of these prisoners as they had completed their sentence India will release  eleven  Pakistani prisoners, who have served their sentence,...
Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

It was the first meeting between the two leaders Amid tense diplomatic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met China’s President Xi Jinping ahead of the...
Islamic state claims to kill two Chinese teachers in Pakistan

Islamic state claims to kill two Chinese teachers in Pakistan

Islamic state has owned responsibility for  killing two Chinese nationals who were abducted in Pakistan’s Balochistan province last month, the terrorist group’s news agency...
Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya slams media coverage on him at Indo-Pak match

Mallya left India for the United Kingdom in March 2016 Liquor baron Vijay Mallya criticised the sensationalisation of his presence at the India versus Pakistan...
Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Home Minister took all questions without answering most of them Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The majority of questions at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s press briefing on...
India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

Pakistan is also likely to be made a member of the group in its meeting in Kazakhstan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said India...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

3,000 villagers from Nowshera move to five relief camps to escape from Pakistan shelling New Delhi: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire again by firing on the...
India, Pakistan, BCCI,PCB, Dubai, ICC Champions Trophy, Vijay Goel

‘No cricket ties until cross-border terror ends’

PCB sent legal notification to BCCI claiming compensation of about Rs 387 crore Sports minister Vijay Goyal said on Monday that the government will not...
Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through tweets

Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through...

Kicker: Uzma visited Pakistan earlier this month on vacation and Tahir Ali, whom she met in Malaysia forced her into marrying him in Pakistan...
Pakistan court allows Indian woman Uzma to return home

Pakistan court allows Indian woman Uzma to return home

Uzma had been staying at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad At a time when India and Pakistan are exchanging fire and squaring off over...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan requests international court for early hearing

Pakistan has requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an early hearing in the case of Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been...
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers: Pak lawyers demand Nawaz Sharif resignation

The lawyers said the PM had lost moral authority to rule after the Pakistan Supreme Court order against him. Pakistan’s lawyers have threatened to launch...
Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

The International Court of Justice on Thursday stayed the death sentence of Jadhav, who has been behind bars since last year. Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan...
Disappointed Pakistan looks for new lawyers to plead Jadhav case in ICJ

Disappointed Pakistan looks for new lawyers to plead Jadhav case in ICJ

Like Pakistan cricketers after losing to India, the lawyers, who represented Pakistan at the ICJ, have become objects of ridicule. With the International Court of Justice...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak gets a lashing from international court

It asked Pakistan to inform the court of measures taken to implement the order staying the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The International Court of Justice...
India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

This was the first time in 18 years that India and Pakistan arrived at ICJ doorsteps. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Balakote sector

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Balakote sector

This was the 11th ceasefire violation in 2017 Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire again by firing on forward posts along the Line of Control in...
India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister says India will consider if Pakistan wants to talk peace  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will strike back at...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: Pakistan begins arguments, India says it fears he’ll be hanged

On May 9, the International Court had stayed the death sentence to Jadhav granted by Pakistan for espionage. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on...
Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

The Army is said to be retaliating strongly to the provocation from across the border. In the third ceasefire violation over three days by Pakistan...
US slams Pakistan for strained relations with India, says Pak based terrorist groups a sustained threat

US slams Pakistan for strained relations with India, says Pak based terrorist groups a...

The United States on Thursday blamed Pakistan for strained relations with India and said that terror groups in Islamabad will continue to pose a...
Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief's threat

Pak summons Iranian envoy over army chief’s threat

Abu Turab Relations between Iran and Pakistan seem to be deteriorating after Iran’s army chief threatened to hit “terrorists” inside Pakistani territory after losing 10...
Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Pakistan: Caught in the Iran vs Saudi Arabia great game

Sunni groups in Pakistan have been harassing and abducting Shias, heading to and from Iran, for quite some time. By Abu Turab In a rare show...
Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

Callers outraged over gun salute for Kashmiri terrorist

They suggested tough action against Pakistan in live show on APN A group of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba terrorists is said to have offered a gunshot salute to...
Abdul Basit

India summons Pakistan envoy over soldiers being mutilated along LoC

The Indian Army had said yesterday in a statement that two of its soldiers had been killed and mutilated by Pakistani troops on Monday...
APN paid tribute to the martyrs

Indian Army given “free hand” to deal with Pak

APN paid tribute to the martyrs The Indian government has given a “free hand” to the army to counter Pakistan after two Indian soldiers were...
Dawood Ibrahim suffers heart attack, critical in Karachi

Dawood Ibrahim suffers heart attack, critical in Karachi

A special report broadcast on APN Live dealt with India’s most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, the underworld don and alleged mastermind of the 1993...
A TV grab shows a Kashmiri youth assaulting a CRPF jawan; (right) a Kashmiri man tied to the hood of an army jeep as ‘protection’

Unfrozen Turbulence

Only someone who has travelled in Kashmir can understand the enormity of the disaster unfolding in the Valley   By Dilip Bobb Two videos that have...
MERE PROTESTATIONS? Members of the BJP’s minorities wing protest at Azad Maidan in Jadhav’s hometown Mumbai demanding his release, UNI

Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

What can India do to bring the former Indian Navy officer home? By Sujit Bhar The capture of a “spy” on foreign land is not steeped...
Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

MEA contacts Islamabad, search on By an APN correspondent New Delhi has strongly conveyed to Islamabad its concerns over the disappearance of the chief cleric of...
Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

New Delhi’s success in isolating Pakistan globally forced Islamabad’s hand By Abu Turab India’s aggressive diplomacy against Pakistan for its support to cross-border terrorism has been...

3 Indian soldiers martyred, one soldier’s body mutilated in Pakistan’s crossfire

Pakistan's inhuman crossfire at Jammu and Kashmir's Maachil in which 3 Indian soldiers martyred and one jawan's body was mutilated badly by the terrorists....

Pakistan postpones SAARC Summit of 2016

Pakistan postpones the date of SAARC Summit that was going to be held in November at Islamabad after five nations refused to participate in...

Evacuation of villagers from Borders

Villagers from borders are evacuating to a safe place after surgical strike done by India against Pakistan.

Indian Army conducts Surgical Strike on Pakistan

DGMO Indian Army briefs about the Indian Army's Surgical Strike on terrorists in Pakistan.

Markandey Katju gives ‘controversial’ offer to Pakistan

Former Supreme Court judge 'agrees' to give Kashmir to Pakistan on the condition that it must take Bihar as well.

Pakistani PM Sharif silent on Uri attacks

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chose to remain silent on Uri attacks after reaching New York.

Nation Bids Adieu Martyrs of Uri Attack

Nation bids adieu the martyrs of Uri attack. Relatives of brave souls showing exemplary courage also ask for apt action against Pakistan.

Pakistan assembly invites Arundhati Roy to talk on Kashmir issue

Writer Arundhati Roy has been invited by Pakistan assembly to speak on Kashmir issue
Protest against Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali for Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh.

Protest against Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali for Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh.

Shiv Sena protesting against Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali for Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh in Varanasi.

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