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In Pakistan
August 13, 2017 5:58 am gmt |
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A bomb exploded near a crowded market in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Saturday (August 12), killing at least 15 people, officials said, the latest attack to hit the restive southwestern province of Baluchistan. The was no immediate claim of responsibility from any of the Islamist militants and sep...
In World
August 11, 2017 11:19 am gmt |
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The entire Pakistani nation was saddened on Thursday when German-born Nun Dr Ruth Pfau, dubbed as Pakistani ‘Mother Teresa’ by the local and foreign media for her 50-year-long struggle to eradicate leprosy from Pakistan, died here at a local hospital at the age of 87 after brief illness. “Dr Ruth Kat...
In India
August 4, 2017 11:00 am gmt |
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Major Kamlesh Pandey, killed in an encounter with militants in Indian Kashmir, was laid to rest in his hometown in northern Haldwani city on Friday (August 04) with full state and military honours. Pandey and Sepoy Tanzin Chhultim were killed in a gun battle with militants in Shopian district ofIndia...
In India
August 3, 2017 7:16 am gmt |
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  Two soldiers and militants were killed in different encounters in the India’s northernmost Jammu and Kashmir state. On Thursday (August 03) morning, two soldiers were killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in Shopian district. Suspecting presence of militants, Army and t...
In Latest Stories
July 30, 2017 11:25 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s ruling party will appoint Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister after the ousting of Nawaz Sharif, two sources close to the toppled premier said on Saturday (July 29). Abbasi, 58, is a staunch Sharif loyalist and had been the petroleum minister in his cabinet until Friday (J...
In Latest Stories
July 16, 2017 5:37 am gmt |
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The United States House of Representatives has voted for three legislative amendments to impose tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan, adding a caveat that Islamabad should make satisfactory progress in the fight against terrorism. The conditions are related to Pakistan’...
In Asia
June 25, 2017 6:01 am gmt |
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At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local officials say. A crowd had gathered reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. Dozens are being treated in hospital. Unconfirmed reports ...
In Cricket
June 18, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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Indian team captain Virat Kohli said his side was neither intimidated nor arrogant going into the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. The 28-year-old played down the importance of a group win against a Pakistan side who have since defeated top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka in pool play befor...
In Latest Stories
March 31, 2017 10:36 am gmt |
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At least 22 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a blast outside a mosque in northwest Pakistan. The explosion happened in the city of Parachinar, a mainly Shia Muslim area on the Afghan border. Reports say a car packed with explosives was left near the women’s entrance of the mo...
In Srilanka
March 5, 2017 6:37 am gmt |
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The management of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is returning premier service aircraft to Sri Lanka, The News International reported today. The Airbus-330 was acquired on lease for premier service of PIA. The PIA has paid over $19 million to Sri Lankan authorities in terms of wet lease for...
In Asia
November 25, 2016 6:40 am gmt |
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The UK is in talks to boost trade and security cooperation with Pakistan, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday (November 24), as part of London’s efforts to improve trade links with emerging market countries. Britain has been seeking to bolster global trade ties following its June re...
In Asia
November 13, 2016 5:52 am gmt |
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An explosion at a remote Sufi Muslim shrine in the Pakistani region of Balochistan has killed 52 people and injured more than 100, officials say. Emergency services struggled to reach the Shah Noorani shrine in Kuzdar. Worshippers were performing dhamal – a trance-like dance – when the bo...
In India
October 30, 2016 7:51 am gmt |
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Army on Saturday said it has destroyed four Pakistani posts in a massive assault across the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “Four Pakistani posts have been destroyed in a massive fire assault in Keran Sector,” an Army official said. Heavy casualties have bee...
In India
October 26, 2016 5:22 am gmt |
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At least 11 Indian soldiers were injured and several houses were damaged during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in R.S. Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy exchanges of gunfire are on for the last 20 hours. In the wake of escalated tension and continued shelling, the border people are asked n...
In India
October 23, 2016 10:09 am gmt |
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Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah does not see an imminent war looming between India and Pakistan despite the heightened tensions along the LoC and believes the two countries are a “lot more careful” about the prospect of war. “I don’t believe we are,” Abdullah said when asked if ...
In India
October 2, 2016 4:32 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called on President Pranab Mukherjee here and briefed him on the recent developments in the aftermath of the ‘surgical strikes’ carried out by the army across the LoC. “Met Rashtrapatiji at Rashtrapati Bhavan,” Modi said in a brief twee...
In India
September 29, 2016 5:30 am gmt |
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India announced on Tuesday (Sep 27) it will not attend the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, sharply escalating its attack on Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism. The move came against the backdrop of a spike in tensions between India and Pakistan over the terror attack on an army camp at Uri that...
In India
September 28, 2016 8:02 am gmt |
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India is likely to move the World Trade Organisation first before it withdraws the Most Favoured Nation status accorded to Pakistan. India is likely to move the World Trade Organisation and say that Pakistan has not reciprocated India’s grant of MFN. Following this India is likely to tell the W...
In India
September 28, 2016 5:43 am gmt |
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India has decided to pull out of the upcoming Saarc summit in Islamabad, said the official spokesperson for the India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Vikas Swarup in a tweet yesterday (27th September 2016).of The announcement comes amid growing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighb...