Pakistan

  • ‘India must act responsibly along the LoC’
    6:22 PM

    Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif Thursday asked India to act responsibly along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir region. Asif said Pakistan was fully capable of giving a befitting reply to Indian aggression, The Nation reported. “We don’t want to convert border tension

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  • Former Pakistan PM Gilani’s son booked for murder
    5:20 PM

    Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s son has been booked in a murder case in Lahore after his security guard allegedly shot dead a young biker for not clearing the way for “VIP movement”, media reported Thursday. Tanvir Javed told police that his 23-year-old son

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  • Toxic liquor kills 27 in Pakistan
    5:18 PM

    Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed after consuming toxic liquor in Pakistan’s Karachi city, media reported Thursday. According to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), several people were brought there after their condition deteriorated after consuming liquor to celebrate Eid, The Nation reported. A JPMC spokesperson

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  • Pakistan PM makes maiden visit to North Waziristan
    4:59 PM

    Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday became the country’s first elected prime minister to visit the war-torn North Waziristan region as he arrived in its headquarters Miranshah to boost the morale of security forces fighting against terrorists. Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif accompanied Sharif to the

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  • Three killed, two injured in Pakistan drone attack
    12:49 PM

    Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) At least three people were killed and two injured during a US drone strike in Pakistan’s restive north Waziristan tribal region, a media report said Thursday. The drone fired missiles at a vehicle in the Loman area of Dattakhel tehsil, Dawn online reported. Thursday’s strike is

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  • Five killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu
    12:56 PM

    Jammu, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers Monday resorted to indiscriminate firing along the international border in Jammu district, killing five civilians and injuring 29 others, while the Pakistan Army violated the 2003 bilateral ceasefire in Poonch district, officials said. Five civilians, including a 15-year-old girl and her 50-year-old father were

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  • Asian Games: Indian men face Pakistan in hockey final
    6:08 PM

    Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Two-time champions India will be facing arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan in the mouthwatering title-clash of the Asian Games men’s hockey final slated for Thursday. While India edged past hosts South Korea 1-0 and stayed on course for their first Asian Games gold medal in 16

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  • Despite protests, Pakistan government open for talks (Roundup)
    10:06 PM

    Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after anti-government protestors tried to storm the prime minister’s house, the Pakistan government said its doors were still open for talks even as Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan vowed to file FIR against the Sharif brothers. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s Saturday night adventurism to

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  • China hands over confiscated rare turtles to Pakistan
    12:36 PM

    Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese officials Monday handed over 204 confiscated black pond turtles to Pakistan. The hand-over ceremony was held in Taxkorgan in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which borders Pakistan, Xinhua reported. This is the first time China has returned smuggled rare animals to their source country. It

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  • China hands over confiscated rare turtles to Pakistan
    12:36 PM

    Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese officials Monday handed over 204 confiscated black pond turtles to Pakistan. The hand-over ceremony was held in Taxkorgan in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which borders Pakistan, Xinhua reported. This is the first time China has returned smuggled rare animals to their source country. It

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  • Visa woes for Pakistani squash players
    12:04 PM

    Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistani players were forced to miss the Professional Squash Association’s CIMB Malaysian Open Squash Championship since they were not issued visas by the Malaysian High Commission.A Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) official said that the federation had applied for visas well in time by Aug 11 but the

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  • Man injured in Pakistani firing hospitalised
    12:02 PM

    Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) A civilian was injured in firing by Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir and has been admitted to a hospital here, police said Monday. Attar Singh, a 66-year-old from Pindi Kudwal village in R.S. Pura sector was admitted to the Government Medical College Jammu, a police official

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