Pakistan News

28 Oct 2017


Pakistan concerned over closer Indo-US ties following Tillerson visit

Pakistan has expressed concern over the growing closeness between India and the US, days after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited New Delhi.

27 Oct 2017

Sushma Swaraj

China backs Pakistan's terror record after Tillerson's sharp rebuke

China has praised its all-weather friend Pakistan's "positive efforts" at tackling terrorism.

27 Oct 2017


Why is the Gwadar port important to China and Pakistan?

The Gwadar port located by the Arabian sea in Pakistan's Balochistan province is being developed by Pakistan in partnership with China.

24 Oct 2017


Tillerson in Afghanistan: Discusses US Afghanistan strategy, Pakistan and India

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a short surprise visit to Afghanistan ahead of his visit to India and Pakistan.

21 Oct 2017

Hamid Ansari

Zeenat Shahzadi, missing Pak journalist linked to Indian 'spy', found

A Pakistani journalist missing since two years has been safely recovered, officials confirmed yesterday.

18 Oct 2017


Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said India can help Washington keep an eye on Pakistan even as President Donald Trump has "taken a tougher approach to Islamabad harboring terrorists."

11 Oct 2017

Indian Army

Report: Pak builds new underground facility to store nuclear weapons

Pakistan reportedly has a stockpile of around 140 nuclear weapons and is now building underground tunnels for their storage.

06 Oct 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

The Pakistani Army said it's close to reaching a decision on retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy petition.

05 Oct 2017


Deadly blast in Pakistan's Balochistan shrine kills 12 people

A suicide bomb blast inside the Fatehpur shrine in the Jhal Magsi district of Pakistan's Balochistan province has claimed the lives of at least 12 people while injuring 25 others.

02 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; 3 killed, 8 injured

Pakistani forces opened fire and hurled mortars targeting several border villages and Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

29 Sep 2017


Pak interior ministry seeks ban on Hafiz Saeed's political party

Pakistan's interior ministry has urged the nation's electoral commission to bar from politics a party floated by Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed.

27 Sep 2017

Indian Army

Operation Arjun: BSF targets Pak officers' properties over ceasefire violation

The Border Security Force has reportedly targeted residences and farms of serving and former Pakistani army officers located near the border under 'Operation Arjun'.

26 Sep 2017


Chinese media slams Sushma Swaraj's UN speech as "arrogant"

Chinese state-run daily Global Times has termed Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's strong rebuke of Pakistan at the UN General Assembly as "arrogant."

25 Sep 2017


Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"

Pakistan is now lobbying the United Nations to designate India as a "state sponsor of terrorism," claimed the country's Express Tribune.

25 Sep 2017

Times of India

Pak nukes located at 9 sites, are vulnerable to terrorists

Last week, Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi flaunted his country's nuclear-capable short-range missiles, which he claimed are aimed at deterring the Indian military's 'cold start' doctrine.

25 Sep 2017


Pakistani diplomat passes off injured Gaza girl's photo as Kashmiri

On Saturday, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi, embarrassingly tried to pass off a photo of a girl from Gaza as that of one from Kashmir.

24 Sep 2017


UNGA session: What is the ongoing Indo-Pak feud about?

India and Pakistan have been engaged in a war-of-words during the ongoing UN General Assembly session.

23 Sep 2017


Strained India-Pakistan relation hits SAARC: Summit in danger again?

It's September end and there's still no movement on the yearly SAARC Summit which is generally held in November, leading to speculations it might not be held this year too.

23 Sep 2017


Pakistan summons Indian envoy after firing allegedly kills six civilians

A day after alleged firing by Indian forces killed six civilians and wounded 26 in Pakistan, Islamabad summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale.

21 Sep 2017


Pakistan: Won't accept Indian political or military role in Afghanistan

Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called for the implementation of the UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir.

18 Sep 2017


Rajnath Singh: No dialogue with Pakistan until cross-border terrorism stops

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh stated that holding a dialogue with Pakistan would be meaningless until it stops encouraging cross-border terrorism.

17 Sep 2017


Pakistan will waste time in UNGA by bringing up Kashmir

With Pakistan plans to raise the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, Syed Akbaruddin, India's permanent representative to the UN, said that Pakistan 'will waste time' with this.

17 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan shells iconic temple in Jammu, angering devotees

In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan shelled the Arnia sub-sector of Jammu on Friday night.

17 Sep 2017


Why is Iran recruiting Pakistani and Afghan Shiite militants?

Iran is recruiting and training thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan to fight for President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.

15 Sep 2017


Honor killing: Bodies of electrocuted teen lovers exhumed in Pakistan

Police in Karachi said the bodies of a teenage couple allegedly murdered in an honor killing bear marks indicating they were electrocuted.

BSF jawan killed in week's 5th ceasefire violation by Pakistan

A BSF jawan was killed as Pakistan violated ceasefire this morning along the Arnia area of RS Pura sector, J&K.

12 Sep 2017

Terror Attack

What goes into the making of a suicide bomber?

In the light of increasing terror attacks in the world, many have tried to understand what goes into the making of a suicide bomber.

11 Sep 2017


The mystery behind "free" fake 'likes' on Facebook solved

If you are on Facebook, you must have seen ads that offer you millions of likes for free. Ever wondered who are behind such scams, and how they do it?

09 Sep 2017


Days after BRICS declaration, China does about-turn on Pak terror

It's barely been five days since China joined other BRICS countries to condemn Pakistan-based terror groups in a declaration.

08 Sep 2017

New York City

US orders Pakistan's largest private bank to close NY operations

After functioning for 40 years, the New York branch of Pakistan's Habib Bank has been ordered shut by US regulators after repeated warnings on possible terror funding and money laundering.

07 Sep 2017


Pakistan finally admits LeT, JeM are based in its territory

After years of denial, Pakistan has for the first time admitted that anti-India terrorist outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) operate from its territory.

06 Sep 2017


BRICS declaration: Has China shifted its stance on Masood Azhar?

China endorsed a declaration which named Jaish-e-Mohammad along with other Pakistan-based terror groups at the recently concluded BRICS Summit.

05 Sep 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Sri Lanka to take on Pakistan in the UAE

The Sri Lankan cricket team is set to play a T20I match in Lahore against Pakistan next month.

03 Sep 2017


BRICS Summit 2017: What's on PM Modi's agenda?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving for Xiamen, China today to attend the 9th BRICS summit. He is expected to raise terrorism as a major issue.

01 Sep 2017


China tells India not to raise Pakistan terror at BRICS

China has indicated that it would object any discussion during the upcoming BRICS summit about the safe havens provided by Pakistan to terrorist groups.

01 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

US approves $255mn worth of conditional military assistance to Pakistan

The Trump administration informed Congress that it has approved $255 million worth of conditional military assistance for Pakistan.

31 Aug 2017

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: 2 cops jailed, Musharraf declared absconder

Two senior policemen have received 17-year prison sentences for negligence over the assassination of ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto in 2007.

31 Aug 2017


Pakistan's National Assembly unanimously condemns Trump's new Afghanistan policy

Pakistan has clearly been unhappy about President Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy, particularly his words- calling out Islamabad for harboring terrorists.