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22 Nov 2017India
Hafiz Saeed to be released after ten months' house arrest
A Pakistani court has ordered 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's release from house arrest after the government failed to submit any evidence against him.
15 Oct 2017India
Pakistan drops charges against 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind Hafiz Saeed
Pakistani authorities dropped terrorism charges against 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind, Hafiz Saeed, and his outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa.
30 Jun 2017India
Pakistan bans proxy outfit of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed
Amid the Donald Trump administration adopting a hard stance against Pakistan's support of terror groups, Islamabad has banned the Tehreek-eAzadi-Jammu & Kashmir backed by Hafiz Saeed.
09 May 2017India
Sohail Mahmood to be new Pak envoy to India
Sources stated that Sohail Mahmood is set to become Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India, as Abdul Basit's tenure has drawn to a close.
27 Apr 2017China
China comes to cash-strapped Pak's rescue
Sources stated that China has been helping Pakistan stave off its currency crisis, by providing over $1.2 billion in financial assistance in recent months.
17 Apr 2017China
China hikes CPEC investment to $62 billion
China has hiked its investments in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor to $62 billion from earlier estimates of up to $55 billion.
20 Mar 2017Nawaz Sharif
'Hindu Marriage Bill' becomes law in Pakistan
Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain passed the Hindu Marriage Bill, extending protection to Hindu marriages and safeguarding the rights of Hindu minorities.
17 Mar 2017Pervez Musharraf
Musharraf: Will face trial if security provided
Pervez Musharraf stated that he is willing to return to Pakistan to face trial, if the Pakistani army is ready to provide security cover for him.
06 Mar 2017Defence Ministry
Higher calibre imported weapons to replace 2,00,000 INSAS rifles
Higher caliber imported assault rifles (7.62x51), to be indigenously manufactured later, will replace nearly 2,00,000 INSAS rifles after 20 years of service.
23 Feb 2017World
Pakistan legalizes 'test tube' babies
Pakistan's 'Federal Shariat Court' has finally legalized the use of test-tube babies to conceive in Pakistan.
23 Feb 2017ISIS
Another blast kills 2 in Lahore
An explosion went off in the defence area in Lahore, killing 2 people and injuring at least 10 others. Authorities are suspecting that the blast was caused by a faulty generator, but they have yet to ascertain the cause of the blast.
22 Feb 2017ISIS
Sehwan Attack: Pakistan Air Force kills 'many' terrorists
Sources said Pakistan killed five terrorists and destroyed three militant hideouts of the banned Lashkar-e-Islam and ISIS in Khyber Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas region of Pakistan.
21 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
Pakistani transgenders in the pursuit of reformation
Transgenders in Pakistan in today's contemporary society claim to be cultural heirs to the eunuchs who were present in the courts of Mughal-emperors.
21 Feb 2017ISIS
Pakistan: Three bombers killed in twin blasts in Charsadda
Twin blasts occurred on Tuesday outside a local sessions court in the Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
18 Feb 2017Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan Senate passes Hindu Marriage Bill
Pakistan Senate passed "The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017", which will allow the Hindu community in Pakistan their personal law. Sindhis already have a Hindu marriage law.
18 Feb 2017ISIS
Pakistani security forces kill 100 terrorists following major terror attack
Pakistani security forces said they had neutralized 100 terrorists across the country, a day after an IS bomber killed 80 at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine.
18 Feb 2017India
Pakistan may announce a new envoy to India
Pakistan may soon appoint a new envoy to India after current high commissioner, Abdul Basit, completes his three year term in March.
17 Feb 2017ISIS
Pak: 72 killed in ISIS linked suicide attack
At least 72 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up at one of Pakistan's oldest and most revered Sufi shrines, during Thursday evening prayers.
16 Feb 2017Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Pakistan's Suparco nowhere in sight as ISRO makes new record
ISRO made a world record yesterday by launching 104 satellites using its PSLV-C37 rocket carrier.
10 Feb 2017India
Pak trying to deflect attention by nuclear city allegations: India
India laughed off Pakistan's claims that India was building a secret nuclear city.
04 Feb 2017Border Security Force (BSF)
4 abandoned Pak boats recovered off Sir Creek
The BSF has recovered 4 abandoned Pakistani fishing boats off Sir Creek in the last 2 days.
31 Jan 2017India
Pakistan places 26/11 plotter Hafiz Saeed on house arrest
Early this year, Pakistani officials placed alleged 26/11 attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed on house arrest in Lahore.
26 Jan 2017Ministry Of External Affairs
Indian soldier returned in 'traumatized, incoherent' condition
Authorities revealed that recently released (from Pakistan) Indian soldier Chandu Chavan was "traumatized and incoherent" when he was released.
24 Jan 2017China
Pakistan provides China with land for power project
The Pakistani government provided two tracts of land measuring 175 acres each to a Chinese company for $1.57 billion Matiari-Lahore 660kV high voltage direct current transmission line power project.
21 Jan 2017Ministry Of External Affairs
Pak releases Indian soldier who crossed LoC
Pakistan releases Sepoy Chandu Chavan who had inadvertently crossed the LoC last year.
21 Jan 2017Ministry Of External Affairs
Pakistan to return Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chohan
Pakistan will reportedly be releasing Indian Army Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chohan as a "goodwill gesture", who inadvertently crossed the Line of Control on September 29, 2016, soon after the surgical strikes.
21 Jan 2017World
IED blast kills 12, injures 30 in northwest Pakistan
At least 12 people were killed and 30 injured when a blast ripped through a vegetable market in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas region.
15 Jan 2017China
China gives 2 ships to Pak for CPEC security
China provided Pakistan with 2 maritime patrol vessels for the protection of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
11 Jan 2017United Kingdom
Pakistan in danger of not directly qualifying for 2019 WC
At eighth position in ICC rankings, Pakistan cricket team is in danger of not qualifying for the 2019 ICC World Cup in United Kingdom.
11 Jan 2017Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan planning to revive controversial military courts
The Pakistani government is planning to revive controversial military courts aimed at providing fast-tracked trials to hardcore terrorists.
10 Jan 2017Nawaz Sharif
Experts question authenticity of Pakistan's missile launch
Indian experts have questioned the authenticity of the Babur-3 sea launch conducted by Pakistan recently.
09 Jan 2017Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan test-fires submarine cruise missile
Earlier today, Pakistan successfully test-fired a 'Submarine-launched cruise missile', Babur-3 for the first time.
06 Jan 2017Nirmala Sitharaman
Pak releases 218 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture
Pakistan released 218 more Indian fishermen who had strayed into Pakistani waters as a goodwill gesture; so far, 439 Indian fishermen were released in the last 10 days.
05 Jan 2017Human Rights Commission
Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder
Over 100 clerics were arrested by police in Pakistan's Punjab province for celebrating the 6th death anniversary of liberal Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer.
05 Jan 2017Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan's Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 close to becoming law
In a landmark move, a parliamentary panel of Pakistan approved the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016.
02 Jan 2017Pentagon
US sanctions 7 Pak firms
The US has sanctioned 7 Pakistani firms for "acting contrary" to American national security; they include National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), Air Weapons Complex (AWC), Maritime Technology Complex (MTC) and New Auto Engineering (NAE).
29 Dec 2016Benazir Bhutto
Former Pakistan President to contest elections
Former Pakistani President, Asif Ali Zardari returned from self-imposed exile to Pakistan a few days ago.
17 Dec 2016Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan successfully test-fires Babur-II Cruise Missile
The Pakistani Army reportedly test-fired an improved version of Babur, an indigenously designed cruise missile.
10 Dec 2016South Korea
Germany defeat New Zealand; enter quarterfinals of Hockey Junior WC
Germany became the first team to enter the quarter-finals of the 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup at Lucknow. They defeated New Zealand 2-1 to top the Pool C.
07 Dec 2016Nirmala Sitharaman
No change in Pakistan's MFN status
The Commerce and Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, confirmed that Pakistan continues to enjoy 'Most Favoured Nation' (MFN) status and so far there has been no decision to review it.