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IS trying to gain foothold in PoKArmy

IS trying to gain foothold in PoK: Army

JHANGAR, Noushera: Terror outfit Islamic State (IS) is trying to gain a foothold in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, a senior Army official said today. “Whatever inputs we have, IS has not… Read more »

Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart, raises Lakhvi issue

Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart, raises Lakhvi issue

KATHMANDU: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today raised with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi China’s blocking of India’s move in the UN for action against Pakistan over 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman… Read more »

Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir are part of PakistanPak minister

Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir are part of Pakistan: Pak minister

ISLAMABAD: Amid India’s objections to the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project passing through PoK, Pakistan has claimed that Gilgit- Baltistan and Kashmir were its part and not disputed… Read more »

Pak Senate passes resolution, condemns Indian leaders' remarks

Pak Senate condemns Indian leaders’ remarks

ISLAMABAD: Escalating the attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Dhaka and that of other leaders, Pakistan’s Senate today unanimously passed a resolution, condemning the “provocative and hostile” statements… Read more »

'Modi's remarks in B'desh aimed at fanning hatred against Pak'

‘Modi’s remarks in B’desh aimed at fanning hatred against Pak’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Bangladesh were aimed at fanning hatred against it and called on the UN to take notice of India’s “open admission” of… Read more »

Kashmir is unfinished agenda of partition Gen Raheel

Kashmir unfinished agenda of partition: Gen Raheel

ISLAMABAD: In one his strongest remarks on Kashmir, army chief General Raheel Sharif today said it is an “unfinished agenda” of the partition in 1947 and Pakistan and Kashmir are… Read more »

Pakistan rejects India''s remarks on Gilgit-Baltistan polls

Pakistan rejects India’s remarks on Gilgit-Baltistan polls

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today rejected India’s stand on upcoming elections in Gilgit and Baltistan, describing it”interference” in the country’s internal affairs. Reacting strongly to the upcoming elections in Gilgit and Baltistan… Read more »

India to share Gujarat reconstruction experience with Nepal

India to share Gujarat reconstruction experience with Nepal

KATHMANDU: India today pledged full support to the post-quake restoration and reconstruction works in Nepal and said it wants to share its experience gained from the 2001 Gujarat earthquake with… Read more »

Nepal Wreckage of US chopper found; quake toll 117

Nepal Wreckage of US chopper found; quake toll 117

KATHMANDU: Rescuers in quake-hit Nepal today located three charred bodies and the wreckage of a US Marine helicopter that went missing while delivering aid in the devastated Himalayan nation as… Read more »

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack in Kabul May 13, 2015. Gunmen stormed a building in an upmarket area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday night, and shooting was continuing, an army commander said. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani  - RTX1CUBK

4 Indians, American killed in Afghan guesthouse siege

KABUL: Four Indians and an American were among those killed when Taliban gunmen stormed a guesthouse in the Afghan capital thinking that the Indian Ambassador was inside the complex popular… Read more »

Modi speaks with Ghani over Kabul attack

Modi speaks with Ghani over Kabul attack

XIAN/KABUL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and offered his condolences over the loss of lives in the Kabul guesthouse siege in which four Indians… Read more »

5 more aftershocks hit Nepal as toll in fresh quake tops 100

5 more aftershocks hit Nepal as toll in fresh quake tops 100

KATHMANDU: Five aftershocks jolted Nepal today, triggering panic among the people as the death toll in the powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the Himalayan nation two days ago climbed to… Read more »

Pak military chopper crashes; Taliban claims Sharif was target

Pak military chopper crashes; Taliban claims Sharif was target

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani military helicopter carrying 11 foreigners today crashed in the PoK, killing ambassadors of the Philippines and Norway and at least four others as the Taliban claimed responsibility… Read more »

Nepal earthquake happened due to tectonic activities in sub-continental

Nepal earthquake happened due to tectonic activities in sub-continental-thrust: Expert

PITHORAGARH: The Nepal earthquake that has claimed around 6,300 lives so far, was caused due to tectonic activities in sub-continental thrust which passes through Patna in India to western part… Read more »

Over 2,50,000 buildings damaged in Nepal quake

Over 2,50,000 buildings damaged in Nepal quake

KATHMANDU: Around 1.4 lakh buildings have been completely destroyed in Nepal due to the powerful temblor that flattened houses and uprooted electric poles and trees besides killing over 6,300 people…. Read more »

Pak court sentences four to 25 years for attack on Malala

Pak court sentences four to 25 years for attack on Malala

ISLAMABAD: Four Pakistani Taliban militants were today sentenced to 25 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court for their role in the 2012 attack on Malala Yousafzai, the teenage child… Read more »

India focusing on Kathmandu, Gorkha district for rescue ops

India focusing on Kathmandu, Gorkha district for rescue ops

KATHMANDU: India today said it is focusing on Nepal’s capital Kathmandu and the worst-affected Gorkha district for its rescue and relief efforts in the quake-hit country. “India has focused its… Read more »

500 year old Kathmandu temple turned to rubble

500 year old Kathmandu temple turned to rubble

KATHMANDU: The devastating earthquake that struck the Nepalese capital has turned the 500-year-old Kashtamandap temple to rubble, killing several under the debris of the historic structure from which the city… Read more »

Pakistan, Russia to hold first-ever joint military exercises

Pakistan, Russia to hold first-ever joint military exercises

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia have agreed to hold first-ever joint military exercises as part of their enhanced defense cooperation, in a sign of increasing bonhomie between the Cold War-era adversaries…. Read more »

Lakhvi walks free from Pak jail

Lakhvi walks free from Pak jail

LAHORE: LeT operations commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, today walked free from a Pakistani jail after spending nearly six years in detention. Authorities in Adiala Jail in… Read more »