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PCB set to stage remaining PSL matches this year

27 Jun 2020

PCB set to stage remaining PSL matches this year

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to complete the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 season later this year.

Pakistani plane carrying 98 crashes minute before landing

22 May 2020

Pakistani plane carrying 98 crashes minute before landing

A passenger plane of Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) crashed on Friday near Karachi airport, a minute before it was scheduled to land at Jinnah International Airport.

Pakistan woman journalist killed by husband for not quitting job

27 Nov 2019

Pakistan woman journalist killed by husband for not quitting job

A woman journalist was shot dead outside her workplace, allegedly by her husband, in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday.

PCB wants Misbah-ul-Haq to be head coach-cum-chief selector

21 Aug 2019

PCB wants Misbah-ul-Haq to be head coach-cum-chief selector

Misbah-ul-Haq is being eyed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to take over the mantle of the national side as head coach-cum-chief selector.

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

17 Aug 2019

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

Test cricket could be set for a return to Pakistan after 10 years, with Sri Lanka planning to play a Test in the nation, later this year.

Lahore: Bomb blast at Sufi shrine kills 8, injures 25

08 May 2019

Lahore: Bomb blast at Sufi shrine kills 8, injures 25

A powerful explosion outside a revered Sufi shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, took lives of eight people, including five police officers on Wednesday morning. At least 25 were injured.

Pakistan showcases rare documents linked to Jallianwala Bagh massacre

21 Apr 2019

Pakistan showcases rare documents linked to Jallianwala Bagh massacre

For the first time in its history, Pakistan has put on display some of the rare documents of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to mark its 100th anniversary.

Domestic, international flight operations resume at Pakistan's Lahore airport

03 Mar 2019

Domestic, international flight operations resume at Pakistan's Lahore airport

Flight operations resumed at Lahore airport today after being suspended for over 72 hours as Pakistan's airspace was closed in the wake of escalating tensions with India after the Pulwama terror attack.

Amid hostilities, Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express, passengers stranded in Lahore

28 Feb 2019

Amid hostilities, Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express, passengers stranded in Lahore

As tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating, the neighboring country suspended cross-border Samjhauta Express on Thursday leaving passengers traveling to Attari from Lahore in a fix.

FIR filed against Fawad Khan for refusing polio-vaccination for daughter

21 Feb 2019

FIR filed against Fawad Khan for refusing polio-vaccination for daughter

Pakistani actor Fawad Khan landed in legal trouble after an FIR was lodged against him for allegedly refusing polio vaccination for his daughter.

Pakistani reporter rides on donkey while reporting on 'donkey business'

20 Dec 2018

Pakistani reporter rides on donkey while reporting on 'donkey business'

The passion of journalism often makes journalists push their limits and pull off some absolutely bizarre stunts.

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

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.

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

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.

1981 Air India Flight Hijack: Delhi court acquits two accused

27 Aug 2018

1981 Air India Flight Hijack: Delhi court acquits two accused

A Delhi court today acquitted two men, Tajinder Pal Singh and Satnam Singh, accused of hijacking a New Delhi-Srinagar Air India flight.

Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Khan's oath taking ceremony

17 Aug 2018

Sidhu arrives in Pakistan to attend Khan's oath taking ceremony

Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today arrived in Lahore to attend the swearing-in ceremony of his friend Imran Khan as Pakistan's Prime Minister.

Pakistan's first Sikh cop fired for being absent from work

03 Aug 2018

Pakistan's first Sikh cop fired for being absent from work

Pakistan's first Sikh police officer has been sacked from service for being absent from office for over three months.

Hafiz Saeed talks about Kashmir's independence, praises stone pelters

26 Jun 2018

Hafiz Saeed talks about Kashmir's independence, praises stone pelters

At a gathering in Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium, Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed called for violence in Kashmir, supported stone pelters and claimed the Valley will be united with Pakistan.

Pakistan: Girl refuses marriage proposal, man shoots her dead

19 Jun 2018

Pakistan: Girl refuses marriage proposal, man shoots her dead

A 19-year-old woman, working as a hostess in a private bus company, was shot dead in Pakistan's Punjab province allegedly by the company's security guard, Umar Daraz, after the victim Mahwish refused his marriage proposal.

Pakistan's first transgender school opens in Lahore

17 Apr 2018

Pakistan's first transgender school opens in Lahore

Pakistan's first school for transgenders opened in Lahore on Monday.

5 incidents that rocked the cricket fraternity over the years

30 Mar 2018

5 incidents that rocked the cricket fraternity over the years

Over the years, the world of cricket has witnessed several dark phases that rocked the fraternity and fans all over the world.

Pakistani-groups want Bhagat Singh to be declared their "National Hero"

24 Mar 2018

Pakistani-groups want Bhagat Singh to be declared their "National Hero"

Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's 87th death anniversary was observed in Lahore by two groups of people who demanded to declare him a "national hero" of Pakistan.

Hafiz Saeed in politics: 26/11 mastermind now opens party office

25 Dec 2017

Hafiz Saeed in politics: 26/11 mastermind now opens party office

Taking his political plans a step further, UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed has brazenly opened an office of the Milli Muslim League (MML), JuD's political outfit, in Lahore.

Hafiz Saeed to be released after ten months' house arrest

22 Nov 2017

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.

Pakistan drops charges against 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind Hafiz Saeed

15 Oct 2017

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.

Owing to Pakistan government's negligence, terrorist Saeed might go scot-free

11 Oct 2017

Owing to Pakistan government's negligence, terrorist Saeed might go scot-free

Hafiz Saeed, 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind and JuD chief, might go scot-free if the Pakistan government fails to provide evidence against him to continue his house arrest, the Lahore HC warned.

International cricket returns to Pakistan with World XI tour

11 Sep 2017

International cricket returns to Pakistan with World XI tour

As the World XI squad arrived in Lahore today amid tight security, Pakistan readies itself to host its first big international cricketing event in years.

Sri Lanka to take on Pakistan in the UAE

05 Sep 2017

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.

Pakistan hoists largest national flag on 70th Independence Day

14 Aug 2017

Pakistan hoists largest national flag on 70th Independence Day

Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the country's largest flag in the history at midnight on Attari-Wagah Border near Lahore to mark the 70th Independence Day.

How India-Pakistan partition separated four best friends, 70 years ago

06 Aug 2017

How India-Pakistan partition separated four best friends, 70 years ago

As the world celebrates Friendship Day, let's tell you an extraordinary story of friendship that transcends the borders of India and Pakistan.

Why is the Sikh pilgrimage to Pakistani gurudwaras being blocked

07 Jul 2017

Why is the Sikh pilgrimage to Pakistani gurudwaras being blocked

Every year, hundreds of Sikhs embark on pilgrimages to gurudwaras in Pakistan.

Pakistan bans proxy outfit of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

30 Jun 2017

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.

6, including 4 soldiers killed in mysterious Lahore blast

05 Apr 2017

6, including 4 soldiers killed in mysterious Lahore blast

Six people including four soldiers were killed in an apparent suicide blast in Lahore that was targeting a census group.

Pak Prosecutor offers amnesty if murder accused convert to Islam

30 Mar 2017

Pak Prosecutor offers amnesty if murder accused convert to Islam

A Public prosecutor in Lahore was caught on camera offering 42 Christians, who are accused of murder, amnesty if they convert to Islam.

Pakistan places 26/11 plotter Hafiz Saeed on house arrest

31 Jan 2017

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.

Cheers for Samjhauta Express from Pakistan

28 Sep 2016

Cheers for Samjhauta Express from Pakistan

The Samjhauta Express arrived from Lahore, Pakistan at the Old Delhi Railway station in the early hours of Tuesday.

Indian journos barred from covering SAARC meet in Islamabad

07 Aug 2016

Indian journos barred from covering SAARC meet in Islamabad

Six Indian journalists who were in Islamabad to cover the SAARC ministerial meeting were denied access to the event by Pakistani officials.

Pak media black-out Rajnath's speech

04 Aug 2016

Pak media black-out Rajnath's speech

Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Islamabad for the SAARC ministerial conference, amid severe protests across Pakistan.

Hizbul chief Hafiz Saeed warns of nationwide protests

01 Aug 2016

Hizbul chief Hafiz Saeed warns of nationwide protests

In a rally held in Lahore on Sunday, Jama'at-ud-Da'wah chief Hafiz Saeed has accused Home Minister Rajnath Singh of being "responsible for the killings of innocent Kashmiris".