Peshawar

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India condemns 'targeted killing' of Sikh youth in Pakistan's Peshawar

05 Jan 2020

India condemns 'targeted killing' of Sikh youth in Pakistan's Peshawar

Two days after the outrageous attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, a Sikh youth was killed in the nation's northwestern city of Peshawar.

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

27 Sep 2019

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.

ACB indefinitely suspends Mohammad Shahzad

10 Aug 2019

ACB indefinitely suspends Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan's wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been suspended indefinitely by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) over breach of conduct.

Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari released from Pakistan jail

17 Dec 2018

Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari released from Pakistan jail

Pakistan today released Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari, whose three-year jail term ended Saturday, days after a top court gave a one-month deadline to the government to complete formalities to deport him.

Pakistan to convert Rishi Kapoor's ancestral Peshawar house into museum

29 Nov 2018

Pakistan to convert Rishi Kapoor's ancestral Peshawar house into museum

The Pakistani Government has decided to convert Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor's ancestral home in the Qissa Khwani Bazar in Peshawar into a museum soon, heeding to a request by the star.

Pakistan: Senior leader of banned Sunni extremist group killed

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.

Pakistan army chief endorses death sentences of 15 'hardcore terrorists'

17 Aug 2018

Pakistan army chief endorses death sentences of 15 'hardcore terrorists'

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday endorsed the death sentences of 15 "hardcore terrorists" convicted by special military courts.

Pakistan: Bomb blast at election rally kills 4, injures 14

13 Jul 2018

Pakistan: Bomb blast at election rally kills 4, injures 14

At least four people were killed and 14 others, including a senior leader of an Islamist party, injured today in a bomb blast in an election rally in Pakistan's Peshawar, the third attack on a political rally ahead of the July 25 general elections.

Two Pak Air Force pilots killed in crash during training

26 Jun 2018

Two Pak Air Force pilots killed in crash during training

Two Pakistan Air Force pilots were killed today when their training jet crashed at a Peshawar airbase during a routine mission.

Gunmen storm Peshawar's Agricultural Directorate hostel, several injured

01 Dec 2017

Gunmen storm Peshawar's Agricultural Directorate hostel, several injured

Several people were injured when terrorists stormed the Agricultural Directorate building in Peshawar this morning.

Christian colony in Peshawar targeted by suicide bombers

02 Sep 2016

Christian colony in Peshawar targeted by suicide bombers

On the outskirts of Peshawar, a Christian colony was under attack from four terrorists in the early hours of Friday.

Pakistani shoemaker's deer chappals for SRK land him in jail

28 Aug 2016

Pakistani shoemaker's deer chappals for SRK land him in jail

A Pakistani shoemaker named Jahangir was jailed by Pakistani authorities after his proclamation that he had made sandals from deer skin for actor Shah Rukh Khan.