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09 Nov 2018


Since 2004, 2,714 killed in 409 US drone-attacks in Pakistan

The US has carried out 409 drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004, killing 2,714 people and injuring 728 others, Dawn news reported today.

09 Nov 2018


US 'war on terror' has killed over 500,000 people: Report

About half a million people have died violently in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan due to the US "war on terror" that was launched after 9/11 attack in 2001, according to a study released yesterday.

Reports of Aasia Bibi leaving Pakistan fake news: Pakistan Authorities

Pakistani authorities today rejected the reports as "fake news" that a Christian woman who was released from a jail a week after the Supreme Court overturned her conviction and death sentence for blasphemy has left for the Netherlands.

Pakistan seizes smuggled Indian, other DTH equipment worth Rs. 7.83cr

Pakistan authorities have seized smuggled Indian and other Direct-To-Home (DTH) equipment worth Rs. 7.83 crore from various markets in a nation-wide crackdown against the illegal devices, revealed a report.

06 Nov 2018


Almost all Pakistani banks hacked, customer-data stolen in security breach

In a major security breach, data from almost all banks in Pakistan has been hacked, according to a shocking revelation made by an official of the country's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

03 Nov 2018


Pakistan: 'Father of Taliban' Maulana Samiul Haq killed in knife-attack

Pakistani political and religious leader Maulana Samiul Haq was killed in knife attack at his home in Rawalpindi on Friday evening.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money

Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.

Christian woman, on death-row for blasphemy, acquitted by Pakistan SC

In a landmark verdict, Pakistan's Supreme Court today overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy.

29 Oct 2018


Pakistan: 15-year-old Sikh girl raped inside ambulance; heard screaming

In a barbaric incident, a 15-year-old mentally unstable Sikh girl was raped by two paramedics inside an ambulance in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday.

27 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir valley

Normal life in Kashmir was affected today due to the strike called by separatists to protest against the landing of the army in the valley on this day in 1947 to repulse the invasion by Pakistan.

27 Oct 2018


Pakistan poses greater threat to humanity than Syria, report finds

A report titled 'Humanity at Risk - Global Terror Threat Indicant (GTTI)' has concluded that Pakistan poses three times the threat to humanity than Syria, as it continues to be a breeding ground for terrorist pads.

26 Oct 2018


India's claim to Gilgit-Baltistan region stronger than Pakistan's: BJP leader

India's claim to the Gilgit-Baltistan region is much stronger than Pakistan's as it was handed over to the Pakistani Army by two "deceitful" British military officials, BJP leader Ram Madhav said yesterday.

25 Oct 2018


AFC U-19 Women's Championship: Indian women humiliate Pakistan 18-0

The Indian women U-19 football team gave a solid account of themselves in the ongoing AFC U19 Women's Championship qualifiers.

24 Oct 2018


Pakistan arrests 16 Indian fishermen for straying into its territorial-waters

Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters.

24 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Hours before soldier's last rites, wife delivers daughter

Hours before Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh's last rites were completed with full state honors, his wife Shimpu Devi delivered a girl, whom she said was the daughter of the nation.

Over PKR 10,000cr laundered through fake bank-accounts: Pak SC informed

An amount of over PKR 10,000 crore was laundered allegedly through fake bank accounts, mostly of poor people, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the scam has informed the Pakistan Supreme Court, a report said.

23 Oct 2018


Pakistan: Seven charred to death as van collides with truck

A van carrying smuggled petrol collided with a truck on Tuesday in Pakistan's Balochistan province, killing at least seven persons and burning three cars parked nearby and a police check post, authorities said.

18 Oct 2018


Pakistan: 116 police officials suspended over 2014 Lahore firing incident

Authorities in Pakistan's Punjab province have suspended at least 116 police officials, including top officers, in connection with the killing of demonstrators during a public protest in Lahore, Pakistan in 2014.

18 Oct 2018


China successfully tests world's largest unmanned transport drone

China has successfully tested the world's largest unmanned transport drone, which can carry a payload of 1.5 tons, the state-run China Daily reported on Wednesday.

17 Oct 2018


Two countries, two girls, two rapes, but two different ends

Imran Ali, who was convicted for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in Kasur, Pakistan, was hanged to death today morning in Kot Lakhpat Central Jail.

17 Oct 2018


Pakistan: Serial killer hanged for raping and murdering 7-year-old girl

A Pakistani serial killer was executed at a prison in Lahore today after a court dismissed a petition for his public hanging filed by the father of a seven-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered by him.

15 Oct 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan batsman emulates father and grandfather to set a record

Cricket, often, sees some unique records being scripted and this time another one entered the list.

Pakistan: FIA summons autorickshaw driver over PKR 300cr-worth transactions

Muhammad Rasheed, an autorickshaw driver, got the scare of his life when he received a call from Pakistan's Federal Investigating Agency (FIA) which sought an explanation from him about a whopping PKR 300cr-worth of transactions made to his account.

14 Oct 2018


Voting for by-election begins in 35 constituencies in Pakistan

Voting opened today for the by-election in 35 National and Provincial Assemblies in Pakistan amid heightened security, with over 600 candidates in the running.

13 Oct 2018


Pakistan: Rapist and murderer of seven-year-old to be hanged soon

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan on Friday ruled that the rapist and murderer of seven-year-old will be hanged on October 17.

12 Oct 2018


Pakistan HC judge Shaukat Siddiqui sacked over remarks against ISI

A senior Pakistani judge, who was in line to become Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court next month, was sacked for his controversial statement that the country's powerful spy agency ISI was manipulating judicial proceedings to get favorable decisions.

11 Oct 2018

Benazir Bhutto

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

10 Oct 2018


Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

In the latest development in the arrest of BrahMos engineer for leaking sensitive data to Pakistan, sources have said the engineer was promised a job in the US and a fat pay by the handlers.

10 Oct 2018


#SeriesInFocus: 'Zindagi Gulzar Hai' testifies opposites attract theory, beautifully

When Pakistani serials took attention from their Indian counterparts away, the viewers didn't complain, instead rejoiced. The shows weren't stretched unnecessarily, the language was pleasant to hear, and the stories heart-touching.

09 Oct 2018


China to sell drones to Pakistan, after India's S-400 deal

On the back of India sealing a deal with Russia for the acquisition of sophisticated S-400 missile defence systems, Chinese state media has announced that Beijing is selling 48 high-end military drones to its "all-weather ally" Pakistan.

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

A second team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is in Pakistan to hold meetings with top officials to discuss the measures taken by the country to counter terror financing after it was added in the 'grey list' for providing monetary assistance to terrorists.

08 Oct 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

07 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

US shouldn't view ties with Pakistan through 'Indian lens': Qureshi

The US should not view its ties with Pakistan from the Indian lens or Afghan perspective, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in Islamabad on Saturday.

Pakistan cancels Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's lecture in Lahore

Amidst the chill in bilateral ties, Pakistan canceled at the last minute Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's scheduled lecture at a training institute in Lahore for not taking prior permission from the Foreign Office, according to sources.

05 Oct 2018


Pakistan: Senior leader of banned Sunni extremist group killed

A senior leader of a banned Sunni extremist group was killed along with his bodyguard by unidentified men yesterday in Pakistan.

03 Oct 2018

Benazir Bhutto

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

PM should pay fine for regularizing Bani Gala property: Pak-SC

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan should be the first to pay a penalty to get his posh Bani Gala property in Islamabad regularized, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar said yesterday.

01 Oct 2018

Indian Army

Indian airspace-violation: PoK 'PM' claims chopper was within Pakistani limits

Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK) "Prime Minister" Raja Farooq Haider has claimed that the white chopper he was traveling in was "very close" to the Line of Control (LoC) but within Pakistan's airspace.

Musharraf cannot return to Pakistan due to unspecified illness: Party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to an unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, said Muhammad Amjad, ex-Chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), a political party floated by Musharraf in 2010.

Pakistan's ISI Chief Lt General Mukhtar to retire tomorrow

Chief of Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI, Lt General Naveed Mukhtar, and four other Generals are going to retire tomorrow.