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The other Pakistan: People beyond media and popular perceptions

The other Pakistan: People beyond media and popular perceptions

The other Pakistan: People beyond media and popular perceptions. What do a paraplegic artist seeking to inspire others to rise above their disabilities, a social media star who sought to flaunt her sexuality as a form of protest, and a policeman trying to solve a horrific crime with no complainants or witnesses, have in common?

Pak violates ceasefire

Pak violates ceasefire in J-K’s Rajouri

Pakistan on Tuesday violated ceasefire in Manjakote sector of Jammu and Kashmir‘s Rajouri district, according to reports. Earlier on Monday, at least 84 schools were shut down in Rajouri following incessant ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC). On Sunday evening, Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch’s Shahpur sector. Four soldiers, including a captain, on the same day, were killed in

China condemns national’s killing in Pakistan, demands safety

Beijing, Feb 6, China on Tuesday condemned the killing of its national in Pakistan and asked the government to protect its citizens in the country. The Chinese national working with a shipping company was shot dead in Karachi on Monday. The police have described it as a targeted attack. “On Monday, a Chinese citizen was

Pak ceasefire violation

Action will speak for itself: Army on Pak ceasefire violation

A day after four army personnel lost their lives in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand on Monday assured that India would keep giving a befitting reply. Speaking to media, Lt Gen. Chand said, “Pakistan army supports the terrorist in infiltration. We have been

Earthquake struck in Afganistan, tremors felt in north India

Earthquake struck in Afganistan, tremors felt in north India. A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Hindukush region of Afghanistan on Wednesday afternoon. The tremors were felt in Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Eastern Uzbekistan. In India, tremors were also felt in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Delhi-NCR and other parts of north India.The tremor struck

Pak Army gives death sentence to 10 terrorists

Islamabad [Pakistan] : – Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentence of at least 10 terrorists, who were found guilty of carrying out suicide attacks in the country in the last few years. The punishment for the terrorists was announced by a military court today.“The convicts were involved in terrorist activities,

Unprovoked Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati Sector

Jammu , 20 January 2018 : – Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of Small arms and automatics from 0820 hours in Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control (LC). Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.However, in the exchange of fire, Sepoy Mandeep Singh was grievously injured and succumbed to his injuries.Sepoy Mandeep Singh,

After Pak’s ‘no case’ remark, US says prosecute 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

The United States has called for Hafiz Saeed’s prosecution “to the fullest extent of the law”, following Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s remark that no action could be taken against the UN-designated terrorist. Abbasi, during an interview to Geo TV on Tuesday, referred to Saeed as ‘sahib’ or ‘sir’. “There is no case against Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan body demands highest gallantry medal for Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh should be accorded Pakistan’s highest gallantry award ‘Nishan-e-Haider’ and his statue be installed at Lahore’s Shaadman Chowk where he was hanged 86 years ago, an organisation working to prove the legendary freedom fighter’s innocence in a court has demanded. Singh was hanged along with his two comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev by British rulers

Pakistan violates ceasefire

J&K: Two civilians killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Pakistan violates ceasefire: Two civilians were killed, while four were injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir‘s RS Pura sector. Meanwhile, Pakistan Army has also violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba and Kathua district on Friday.The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have launched a retaliatory firing. The exchange of fire is still on. More details are awaited.

India Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah

India, Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah

India Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah: Attari (Punjab), (Jan 18) This is one war between traditional rivals India and Pakistan that has really been scaling new heights. The war of flags between the two countries at the Attari-Wagah joint check post (JCP) is set for a renewal with the authorities on the Indian side

Govt to raise 15 new battalions for Pak, China borders

New Delhi, Jan 14 : – The government is planning to raise 15 new battalions in the country’s two important border guarding forces — the BSF and the ITBP — to fortify defence along the strategic frontiers with Pakistan, Bangladesh and China. A senior official in the Union Home Ministry told PTI that it is “actively

Traders protest against load shedding in PoK

Muzaffarabad (PoK), Jan 14 : – Traders in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), blocked the Neelum Valley road and burnt tyres to show their anger against load shedding and damage of transformers in the area. The protest was called by the Anjuman Tajiran (trade union) in Muzaffarabad as local businessmen have been facing huge losses

US hopes Pakistan would ‘turn over’ terrorists

Washington, Jan 12, The US today hoped that Pakistan would honour its commitment and do the “right thing” by turning over the terrorists to it, a Trump administration official. “I have a feeling, I am hopeful that Pakistan will do the right thing and turn over the terrorists and honour their commitment,” Steven Goldstein, the

Pakistan erupts in protest following rape, murder of 7-year-old

Two civilians were killed and several left injured in Pakistan’s Kasur district Wednesday as police opened fire to disperse an angry mob protesting a minor’s murder in the city. Four days after she went missing, seven-year-old girl Zainab Ansari’s body was found on Tuesday near a garbage dumpster, roughly two kms from her house. Television

Pak inciting J-K youths against India: Rajnath

Pak inciting J-K youths against India: Rajnath

Pak inciting J-K youths against India: Rajnath: Tekanpur (MP),  Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said terror infrastructure in Pakistan continued to exist and the neighbouring country was leaving no stone unturned to instigate the youths of Jammu and Kashmir against India. He also asked India’s top police brass to take strong action in cases of riots

US suspending military equipment delivery

US suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan

US suspending military equipment delivery: Taking the strictest action against Pakistan, the US has announced that it was freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment because Islamabad continues to shelter terrorists despite several warnings from President Donald Trump and other leaders. “We will not be delivering military equipment or transfer security-related funds to

Pakistan to participate in 45th World Book Fair

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, a publisher from across the neighboring country is likely to participate in the upcoming 45th New Delhi World Book Fair 2018 to be held here from Saturday. The fair, organised by the National Book Trust (NBT) in association with the ITPO, would be held at the Pragati Maidan. Although just

Indian design to hamper CPEC will be foiled: Pakistan Minister

Islamabad, Dec 29, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has alleged that “conspiracies” are being hatched by India against the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and they would be foiled, a media report said. Iqbal told the media on Thursday that India was using the soil of Afghanistan for such conspiracies, but expressed the hope that

Jadhav family meets Sushma Swaraj

A day after their meeting across a glass panel with Kulbhushan Jadhav in Islamabad, the mother and wife of the Indian national on death row in Pakistan, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Tuesday. According to reports, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar accompanied Jadhav’s mother Avanti and wife