PAKISTAN

Pak lobs mortars, opens fire along LoC in Poonch

Pak lobs mortars, opens fire along LoC in Poonch

April 12, 2019 3:12 pm

Jammu: Pakistani troops Friday lobbed mortars and opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army. “At about 0830 hours, Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by shelling with mortars and firing with small arms along the LoC in Swajian sector of Poonch,” PRO […]

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Imran Khan says better chance of peace with India if BJP wins general elections

Imran Khan says better chance of peace with India if BJP wins general elections

April 10, 2019 10:00 pm

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Premier Imran Khan has said he believes there may be a better chance of peace talks with India and settle the Kashmir issue if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party BJP wins the general elections. India will go to elections in seven phases beginning from Thursday. “Perhaps if the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)….wins, some […]

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Imran Khan says better chance of peace with India if BJP wins general elections

Pak police in tizzy as bullets of anti-aircraft gun found near PM Imran Khan’s residence

April 6, 2019 1:51 pm

Islamabad: Police in Pakistan have seized 18 live bullets of an anti-aircraft gun from a plot near Prime Minister Imran Khan’s private residence. Khan’s residence Banigala is in Islamabad suburbs where he lived before shifting to the official residence. The bullets seized from the plot is located about half-a-kilometre away from his private residence where […]

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Pak to receive USD 2.1 loan from China by March 21

Pak to receive USD 2.1 loan from China by March 21

March 22, 2019 8:12 pm

Islamabad: Cash-strapped Pakistan will receive over USD 2 billion loan from its “all-weather” ally China by Monday to provide a boost to its ailing economy, the Finance Ministry has announced. Ministry’s adviser and spokesperson Khaqan Najeeb Khan said that “all procedural formalities” for the transfer of the USD 2.1 billion (15 billion yuan) loan being […]

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RSS leader talks of 'Akhand Bharat', sees Pak merger by 2025

RSS leader talks of ‘Akhand Bharat’, sees Pak merger by 2025

March 17, 2019 8:31 pm

Mumbai: RSS leader Indresh Kumar has said that after 2025 people from India could settle and start businesses in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi, among other cities in neighbouring Pakistan. Dishing out a history lesson while speaking at an event in Dadar on Saturday, he said the region now comprising Pakistan used to be called “Hindustan” […]

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Islamophobia post 9/11 responsible for NZ mosque attacks: Pak

Islamophobia post 9/11 responsible for NZ mosque attacks: Pak

March 15, 2019 7:23 pm

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that increasing “Islamophobia” after the 9/11 terror attacks in the US was responsible for the attack on two mosques in New Zealand that killed at least 49 worshippers. “Strongly condemning” the terror attack on the mosques in New Zealand, Prime Minister Khan tweeted: This reaffirms what we have always maintained: that terrorism does […]

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Bilawal accuses 3 Pak ministers in Khan govt of having links with banned outfits

Bilawal accuses 3 Pak ministers in Khan govt of having links with banned outfits

March 14, 2019 9:12 pm

Karachi: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday demanded the resignation of three ministers of the Imran Khan government, who he alleged have close links with the banned terror outfits. He also termed the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) action against the two main opposition parties, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the PPP as “political engineering”. Bilawal, addressing a press conference […]

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China again blocks bid to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

China again blocks bid to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

March 14, 2019 1:28 am

New York: China on Wednesday put on hold a request by Britain, France and the United States to add to the UN terror blacklist the leader of a Pakistan-based Islamist group Masood Azhar as global terrorist. It was the third time that the UN Security Council was considering a request to put Masood Azhar, leader […]

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60-yr-old Pakistani national repatriated

60-yr-old Pakistani national repatriated

March 9, 2019 8:23 pm

Jammu: A 60-year-old Pakistani national, who mistakenly ventured into Indian territory, was repatriated as a goodwill gesture, a BSF spokesman said Saturday. Mohammad Ashraf was apprehended soon after he intruded into this side from across the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. He was handed over to Pakistani Rangers at 3.40 pm, […]

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Indian man ties knot with Pakistani woman

Indian man ties knot with Pakistani woman

March 9, 2019 8:19 pm

Patiala: Transcending borders amid renewed tensions between the two countries, a Pakistani girl Saturday tying the knot with an Indian man at an SGPC-run gurudwara here. Kiran Sarjeet Kaur (27) married Parvinder Singh (33) of Tepla village in Ambala district of Haryana at Gurudwara Shri Khel Sahib according to Sikh traditions. Kaur’s plan to reach […]

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