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Pak fans to support India against England, one even sings ‘Jana Gana’

In the sporting world, the India-Pakistan rivalry needs no explanation. And when the two arch-rivals clash on cricket field, it not only ignites emotions and feelings but also attracts eyeballs globally. However, it will be a rarest of the rare occasion when on Sunday Pakistani fans will cheer and pray for their neighbours — India

Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU to combat terrorism financing

Pakistan and Qatar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, a statement from Pakistani Prime Minister’s office said. According to the statement, the MoU, signed on Saturday, relates to the “establishment on cooperation in the field of exchange of financial intelligence related to money laundering associated predicate offences

Don’t target Pakistan at SCO summit: China

China on Monday said Pakistan should not be targeted on terrorism at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to raise the issue of Islamabad harboring terrorists. During his first foreign visit to the Maldives after being re-elected for a second term as Prime Minister, Modi

No need for England to panic: Root after Pakistan defeat

Joe Root believes England must not press the panic button after being handed a 14-run defeat by Pakistan in their second match of the ongoing World Cup.On Monday, Root scored the first hundred of the ongoing tournament and appeared to be steering England towards victory before he and fellow centurion Jos Buttler were removed in

Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pak officials discuss technical aspects

Officials from India and Pakistan on Monday met at the Zero Line along the international border in Punjab’s Dera Baba Nanak sector and discussed the technical aspects to link Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur. Official sources said officers from the two sides discussed the road alignment of

Khan phones, Modi says terror has to end for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on Sunday that creating trust and an environment free of terrorism were a must to foster peace and prosperity in the region. Modi made the remarks in a telephonic conversation after Khan telephoned him to congratulate the Indian leader on his victory in the parliamentary

Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters

Pakistan arrests 34 Indian fishermen for violating territorial waters

Pakistan has arrested 34 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country’s territorial waters, nearly 10 days after releasing 60 prisoners from India as a goodwill gesture, officials said Wednesday.The fishermen, arrested on Tuesday, have been handed over to the police, a Pakistan Maritime Security Agency spokesman said.”They will appear before a judicial magistrate who will

Pakistan tightens noose around Masood

Pakistan tightens noose around Masood

Pakistan has issued an official order to freeze the assets of and impose a travel ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar after the UN declared him a “global terrorist”.Pakistan-based Azhar is also banned from selling or purchasing arms and ammunition. The UN sanctions committee on the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda on Wednesday announced the designation

Now India enters Pakistan take on terrorists: Manoj Tiwari

Now India enters Pakistan take on terrorists: Manoj Tiwari

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Friday said that India, which for years faced the menace of terrorism, was now giving a befitting reply to terrorists across the border by entering Pakistan. Tiwari was addressing a public gathering ahead of a roadshow in his north east Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, where he is pitted in

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch

Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on Thursday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, Defence Ministry said.”At about 9.30 a.m. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in Shahpur and Kirni sectors on the LoC in Poonch. They started firing with small arms followed by shelling with mortars,” Lieutenant Colonel

Kartarpur corridor stretches beyond Lok Sabha polls

Kartarpur corridor stretches beyond Lok Sabha polls

Not long ago when Indian and Pakistan agreed to join hands for building a corridor that would connect Kartarpur gurdwara in Pakistan to the Punjab hinterland in Dera Baba Nanak, there was a huge uproar over the credit claim. As Pakistan silently conceded, to the comfort of its political dispensation, to India’s long-standing demand, back

IS claims responsibility for attack in Pakistan’s Quetta

 The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack at a vegetable and fruit market in Pakistan’s city of Quetta.The militant group said in a statement on Saturday that one of its members carried out the suicide attack that killed and injured several Shiite community members and Pakistani troops. There was no official

8 killed in flash flood in Pakistan

8 killed in flash flood in Pakistan

At least eight persons, including two children, were killed in a flash flood in northwest Pakistan, officials said.The incident happened when a vehicle carrying them was heading to a wedding party and it drowned in Wana tehsil of South Waziristan District bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, according to district administration officials. Six children remain missing and

Sikh pilgrims on 10-day visit to Pakistan

Sikh pilgrims on 10-day visit to Pakistan

Sikh pilgrims: A batch of 839 devotees left for Pakistan on friday to visit various Sikh shrines there on the occasion Baisakhi. the group, under the agies of the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committe (SGPC), includes both men and women. The visit comes amidst rising tensions between the two countries in the past nearly two months.

Pakistan Minister asks Britain to return Koh-i-Noor

Pakistan Minister asks Britain to return Koh-i-Noor

Islamabad April 11 Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday asked Britain to return to Islamabad the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is claimed by India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and also Iran. The 105-carat diamond has been part of the British crown jewels for the past 150 years. Chaudhry also endorsed the demand that the British empire must

Congress responsible for creation of Pakistan: Modi

Congress responsible for creation of Pakistan: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held the Congress responsible for the creation of Pakistan. Addressing a poll rally in this town in Latur district of Maharashtra, Modi also appeared to be treading sensitive ground by asking first-time voters to dedicate their first vote to those who carried out the air strike in Balakot.”Can your

Pakistani artistes rap for India, Pakistan peace ! Viral

Pakistani artistes rap for India, Pakistan peace ! Viral

Lahore Amidst escalated tensions between India and Pakistan, veteran actresses from Pakistan have urged cross-border peace using a rap number. Ansari has teamed up with sisters Asma Abbas and Neelum Ahmad Bashir for the track “Humsaye maa jaye”, a song which talks about unnecessary divisions between the neighbouring countries.Asma and Bushra perform the track and

India rejects Pakistan's allegation of planning attack

India rejects Pakistan’s allegation of planning attack

India on Sunday rejected as “irresponsible and preposterous” Pakistan’s statement that New Delhi will attack it again and accused Islamabad of trying to whip up war hysteria in the region. “India rejects the irresponsible and preposterous statement by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan with a clear objective of whipping up war hysteria in the region,”

Indian, Pakistani troops clash on LoC

Indian, Pakistani troops clash on LoC

Indian and Pakistani troops traded mortars and gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch districts on Tuesday.The first violation of the ceasefire by the Pakistan Army took place in Rajouri and it then spread to Poonch district, officials said. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said that

India seeks Pakistan’s clarification on Kartarpur corridor

India seeks Pakistan’s clarification on Kartarpur corridor. India on Friday expressed concern and sought clarification from Pakistan on reports that some controversial elements have been appointed by Pakistan to a committee to be associated with the Kartarpur corridor.It also asked Pakistan to clarify its stand on key proposals put forward by India at the last