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24 Dec 2017India
Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed
One Major and three soldiers of the Indian Army were killed as the Pakistani Army, in yet another ceasefire violation, opened fire on the Line of Control in Keri sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri district.
23 Dec 2017Nawaz Sharif
In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs
In a setback to its already vulnerable civil society, the Pakistan government has ordered for 29 international non-governmental organizations to shut operations and leave the country in 90 days. The government, however, failed to give any logical reason for their action.
22 Dec 2017India
Pakistan: Kulbhushan Jadhav won't be executed immediately, will meet wife
Pakistan's foreign office spokesman Muhammad Faisal has said the alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav "is under no threat of immediate execution" as his mercy petitions are still pending.
21 Dec 2017Sushma Swaraj
Pakistani govt. to probe reports of forced conversion of Sikhs
An inquiry committee has been set up by the Pakistani government to investigate reports of Sikhs being forcibly converted to Islam in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) province.
20 Dec 2017Pakistan Government
US expresses concerns over Hafiz Saeed's plans to contest elections
The US has expressed concerns about Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's decision to contest the 2018 general elections in Pakistan.
20 Dec 2017India
Pakistan accuses US of favoring India, warns of nuclear war
Pakistan's National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua has accused America of siding with India on the Kashmir issue and on Afghanistan's security.
18 Dec 2017Muslims
Pakistan: Sikhs reportedly under pressure to convert
Sikhs in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtuwa are reportedly under pressure to convert.
16 Dec 2017ISIS
Pakistani-American woman arrested for using bitcoin to fund ISIS
27-year-old Zoobia Shahnaz of New York has been arrested for allegedly laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to transfer the money to aid ISIS.
13 Dec 2017Supreme Court Of India
Pak SC slams govt. over missing statues in Hindu temple
Pakistan's Supreme Court recently expressed concerns after the statues of Lord Ram and Hanuman went missing from the Katas Raj temple located in Chakwal, Punjab.
13 Dec 2017Murder
Another honor-killing in Pakistan: 19-year old boy kills sister, brother-in-law
In yet another horrific incident of honor killing in Pakistan, 19-year old Saeed Anwar shot dead his sister and her husband in Rawalpindi.
11 Dec 2017World
Report: Pakistani-origin sex gangs men target white British girls
A report from the Quilliam group, a UK-based anti-extremism think tank, claims that gangs of Pakistani-origin men are targeting white girls in the UK.
09 Dec 2017Donald Trump
Terrorism: US tells citizens to defer non-essential travel to Pakistan
The US State Department has advised its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.
09 Dec 2017India
Pew report: 64% of Indians view Pakistan "very unfavorably"
Nearly two-thirds of Indians (64%) of Indians hold a "very unfavorable" view of Pakistan, according to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center.
06 Dec 2017National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI)
China halts funding for 3 CPEC projects over corruption reports
China has temporarily halted funding for at least three major highway projects in Pakistan which were being constructed as part of the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
06 Dec 2017Indian Army
Musharraf open to political alliance with Hafiz Saeed, JuD
Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf said he's open to forging a political alliance with 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).
05 Dec 2017India
Pakistani youth arrested for 'Hindustan Zindabad' slogans
A Pakistani youth in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has been booked for treason after he wrote 'Hindustan Zindabad' on his house's wall.
04 Dec 2017Islamabad
Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is set to arrive soon in Pakistan as part of a four-nation tour which will also cover Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait.
01 Dec 2017Terror Attack
Gunmen storm Peshawar's Agricultural Directorate hostel, several injured
Several people were injured when terrorists stormed the Agricultural Directorate building in Peshawar this morning.
29 Nov 2017Indian Army
Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba
Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted to being the "biggest supporter" of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its founder Hafiz Saeed.
29 Nov 2017South Korea
South Korea warns its companies against investing in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
South Korea has reportedly told its companies against investing in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
27 Nov 2017Parliament
Pakistan's law minister resigns, Islamists end protests that crippled country
Pakistan's Law Minister Zahid Hamid has resigned after weeks of protests by Islamists rocked the country.
27 Nov 2017World
Report: Pakistani nukes surest route to nuclear war
The US-based think tank Atlantic Council has identified Pakistan's tactical nuclear weapons (TNW) programme as a danger to the safety and security of the South Asian region.
26 Nov 2017Islamabad
Pakistan deploys army in Islamabad after protests turn violent
The Pakistan government had to call in the army to restore law and order after clashes between hardline religious groups and the police in Islamabad resulted in the death and injury of 6 and over 200 people respectively.
26 Nov 2017India
Pathankot attack: In confidential NSA-level talks, India confronts Pakistan
Reports have surfaced about a secret dialogue between Indian NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart, Lieutenant-General Nasser Khan Janjua.
26 Nov 2017White House
Hafiz Saeed release: US threatens Pakistan with 'repercussions'
The US is visibly annoyed at Pakistan's recent release of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief, Hafiz Saeed.
25 Nov 2017Islamabad
Islamabad: Crackdown on religious protesters at Faizabad Interchange; 150 arrested
Pakistani security forces have arrested at least 150 religious protesters in Islamabad in a crackdown against thousands of angry demonstrators who have staged a sit-in at Faizabad Interchange since 8 November.
24 Nov 2017India
China hints at possible CPEC renaming if India joins in
Last week, the Chinese Ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, said his country could rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to address India's concerns.
23 Nov 2017Lashkar-e-Taiba
Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) founder Hafiz Saeed has pledged to work for "Kashmir's independence" in a tweet posted hours after the Lahore High Court ordered his release from house arrest.
22 Nov 2017Sexual Assault
Rampant sexual abuse of children in Pakistan's madrassas
Religious organizations and police individually enjoy great power, but when combined, the mix can be lethal, especially when there are children involved.
17 Nov 2017China Pakistan Economic Corridor
Pakistan says no to Chinese funding on PoK dam
Pakistan occupies a central place in China's schemes for its One-belt One-road (OBOR) initiative.
11 Nov 2017India
Pakistan agrees to let Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife visit him
In a surprise move, Pakistan has offered to arrange a meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife.
09 Nov 2017North Korea
Are North Korean diplomats involved in Pakistan's illicit liquor business?
Last month, the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad, was robbed.
04 Nov 2017India
Now, Pakistan blames India for cross-border pollution
Issues of contention between India and Pakistan continue to increase as Pakistan now blames India for causing pollution, affecting its citizens detrimentally.
03 Nov 2017India
Fearless Wadia: Jinnah's daughter, and a symbol of India-Pak history
Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's only daughter Dina Wadia passed away yesterday at her New York home. She was 98.
03 Nov 2017India
India releases imprisoned Pakistani sisters and jail-born child
After an 11-year long wait, imprisoned Pakistani sisters Fatima and Mumtaz Rehman, and Fatima's jail-born daughter Hina can finally return to their homeland.
02 Nov 2017Islamabad
Reports: US shares list of Pakistan-based terror groups with Islamabad
The US has shared a list of 20 terrorist groups with Islamabad which it believes are operating from Pakistan and targeting India and Afghanistan, Pakistani news network Dawn has reported.
02 Nov 2017Osama Bin Laden
CIA declassifies files seized during Osama bin Laden assassination
Almost seven years after Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces, the mystery surrounding him and the organization continues to fascinate many.
30 Oct 2017India
431 Pakistani Hindus get long-term visas in India
As many as 431 Pakistani nationals, mostly Hindus, have been granted long-term visas by the Indian government, thus making them eligible for Aadhaar cards, PAN cards, and buying property.
29 Oct 2017India
India may release 11 Pakistani prisoners this week
Despite its "no-engagement with Islamabad" policy, the Indian Government on 2 November is likely to release 11 Pakistani prisoners who completed their prison sentence.