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Saeed warns India of terror attacks

Saeed warns India of terror attacks

ISLAMABAD: In another round of provocative remarks, JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has warned India of more terror attacks. “You have only seen one attack on Pathankot…. Read more »

Lanka lifts unofficial ban on Tamil national anthem at I-Day

Lanka lifts unofficial ban on Tamil national anthem at I-Day

COLOMBO: Lifting an unofficial ban, Sri Lanka’s national anthem was today sung in Tamil at a ceremony here to mark the country’s Independence Day, in an effort to achieve reconciliation… Read more »

Pak shuts 230 edu institutions due to inadequate security

Pak shuts 230 schools due to inadequate security

ISLAMABAD: Amidst Taliban threats, over 230 educational institutions, most of them government-run, in Pakistan’s Punjab province have been shut, with authorities asking them to step up security by Sunday or… Read more »

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Kohli’s Pakistani fan faces 10-yr jail for hoisting tri-color

LAHORE: A die-hard Pakistani fan of Indian batsman Virat Kohli is facing up to 10 years imprisonment after being arrested for hoisting the Indian tri-color atop his home in Punjab… Read more »

''Pak can't defeat terrorists if it doesn't kill extremism''

‘Pak can’t defeat terrorists if it doesn’t kill extremism’

WASHINGTON: As long as Pakistan fails to “kill” the extremist ideology that presents Islam under siege and India and the US being responsible for its afflictions, Islamabad cannot defeat terrorism,… Read more »

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Taliban militants Storm University in Pak; 25 killed

PESHAWAR: At least 25 people were killed and about 50 others injured today after heavily-armed Taliban militants stormed a prestigious university and opened indiscriminate fire on students and teachers in… Read more »

Indo-Pak FS-level talks deferred

Indo-Pak FS-level talks deferred

ISLAMABAD: The Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary- level talks will not take place as scheduled here tomorrow, Pakistan said today, a development that comes in the wake of uncertainty created by the… Read more »

Pak court rejects plea to examine boat used by

Pak court rejects plea to examine boat used by 26/11 attackers

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani anti-terrorism court hearing the 2008 Mumbai attack case has rejected the prosecution’s plea to form a commission to examine the boat used by the 10 LeT terrorists… Read more »

Bangladesh recalls its envoy from Pakistan

Bangladesh recalls its envoy from Pakistan

DHAKA: Bangladesh has recalled its High Commissioner in Pakistan amid the diplomatic spat between the two countries over the 1971 war crimes trial and Islamabad’s withdrawal of a “terror-linked” diplomat… Read more »

2 sentenced to death for blogger murder in B'desh

2 sentenced to death for blogger murder in B’desh

DHAKA: Two students were today awarded death penalty and six persons including outlawed Ansarullah Bangla Team chief received various jail terms by a Bangladesh court for killing secular blogger Ahmed… Read more »

159 Indians arrested in SL for visa abuse in 20

159 Indians arrested in SL for visa abuse in 2015: minister

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka today said that around 159 Indians were among 402 people arrested in the country for alleged abuse of entry visa during 2015. “They have been arrested for… Read more »

Indian army saved Hasina and family in 1971

Indian army saved Hasina and family in 1971 war: Mujib’s aide

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members faced the risk of being massacred but were saved by a group of Indian soldiers during the 1971 liberation war, her… Read more »

Top Indian commander holds talks with PLA officials

Top Indian commander holds talks with PLA officials

BEIJING: On a key visit to China after his predecessor was denied visa, the head of Indian Army’s Northern Command has held talks with top defense officials here, focusing on… Read more »

Need to ensure extremist forces do not find safe havensSwaraj

Need to ensure extremist forces do not find safe havens: Swaraj

ISLAMABAD: Underlining that terrorism in Afghanistan has grown in both intensity and scope, India today asked the international community to ensure that extremist forces do not find sanctuaries and safe… Read more »

Swaraj calls on Afghan Prez; meets Kyrgyz,Iranian counterparts

Swaraj calls on Afghan Prez; meets Kyrgyz, Iranian counterparts

ISLAMABAD:¬†External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani here and discussed connectivity, terror threats to the war-torn country and the peace and reconciliation process there. Swaraj,… Read more »

Pak channel says Modi to visit Pak for SAARC meet next year

Pak channel says Modi to visit Pak for SAARC meet next year

ISLAMABAD: A leading Pakistani TV channel today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Pakistan for the SAARC Summit next year. Geo TV quoted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj,… Read more »

Sri Lanka will never sign CEPA with India PM Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka will never sign CEPA with India: PM Wickremesinghe

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will never sign the long- pending CEPA with India mooted during the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today told parliament but said Colombo will… Read more »

Swaraj likely to visit Pakistan next week

Swaraj likely to visit Pakistan next week

ISLAMABAD: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to visit Pakistan next week for a regional conference on Afghanistan, officials here said today. Pakistan is co-hosting a ministerial-level conference on… Read more »

No proposal for MFN status to India under consideration Pak

No proposal for MFN status to India: Pak

ISLAMABAD: There is no proposal under consideration to give India the Most Favored Nation (MFN) status, Pakistan Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said. The Minister said this in the… Read more »

Pak shale gas, oil rsrve far higher than past estimate

Pak shale gas, oil reserve far higher than past estimate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has around 200 trillion cubic feet of recoverable reserve of natural gas and around 58 billion barrels of oil in its shale structure which is higher than estimated… Read more »