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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...
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,...
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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-Jadav

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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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' - 187 News Results

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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...
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,...
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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-Jadav

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...
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...
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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...
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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