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Told Pakistan not to glorify terror: Rajnath

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said he told Pakistan not to glorify terrorism and urged all Saarc nations to respect United Nations ban on terror oufits. “I told them that strongest action must be taken not just against the terrorists but also those who support terrorism,” Rajnath Singh told the Rajya Sabha, a

Breaking: Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with his counterparts from SAARC countries will call on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with his counterparts from SAARC countries will call on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Censor boards in India, Pakistan very myopic: John Abraham

 New Delhi:  Actor John Abraham, whose latest release “Dishoom” could not release in Pakistan as the country’s censor board members failed to reach a unanimous decision on it, says he is neither disappointed nor surprised as he feels that the censor boards across both the countries have been “very myopic”. Asked his opinion on the

12 killed in Pakistan bus-truck collision

Islamabad: At least 12 persons were killed and over 30 others injured on Tuesday in a passenger bus and truck collision in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The accident took place when the speeding bus travelling towards Karachi from Dera Ismail Khan rammed onto the stationary truck, Dawn online reported. The bus was carrying around 50 passengers

BSF kills intruder from Pakistan at Ferozepur sector

Chandigarh:  Border Security Force (BSF) troopers foiled an intrusion attempt from the Pakistani side in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector and killed one intruder, officials said on Monday. The intrusion attempt was made on Sunday evening and one intruder was killed in the counter offensive by troopers in the Border Out Post (BOP) Kassoke in Hussainiwala sector,

Pakistan bus accident toll rises to 26

Islamabad: The deaths among a wedding party whose bus was swept away by flash floods in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agency on Saturday, have risen to 26, an official said on Sunday morning. As many as 11 more bodies were recovered from a ravine, Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying. At least 26 bodies

Case against two in Pakistan for Facebook hate posts

Islamabad: A case was registered against two people in Pakistan’s Punjab province for uploading alleged hate posts on a social media giant Facebook. The complainant Mateeullah, said Rozi Khan and Muhammad Nadeem Gul Qadri of Toba Tek Singh city posted objectionable contents on their Facebook pages targeting a religious school of thought, Dawn online reported

Breaking: Woman killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan had bruise mark on neck

Islamabad:  A British national of Pakistani-origin who was allegedly killed by her family for “honour” in Punjab province on July 20, had a bruise mark on her neck and blood-stained froth was oozing from her mouth, the autopsy report said. To determine the actual cause of the death of Samia Shahid, who died on July

Peace fest concludes with Pakistan theatre group charms Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Theatre for Peace Festival, Humsaya, by Ajoka Theatre based in Pakistan has audiences of Chandigarh completely floored. For the last three days, it’s been houseful at Tagore Theatre, with the group receiving a resounding welcome every day, and the audience connecting with the members and their art at many levels. Director of Adakar Manch,

Shiv Sena burns effigy of Pakistan’s PM Nawaz Sharif

Khanna: Agitated members of Shiv Sena (Bal Thackeray) burnt an effigy of Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif and raised slogan against Pakistan, on Sunday. Anuj Gupta, State Secretary, strongly spoke against the Jammu and Kashmir government for not dealing strictly with the “anti-national elements who even harassed the Amaranth pilgrims. Anuj, further alleged that the

Anderson, Stokes and Rashid called up for second Pakistan Test

London: England added premier pace bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid to an expanded 14-man squad announced for Friday’s second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford. The trio took no part in England’s 75-run defeat by Pakistan in the first of a four-match series at Lord’s on Sunday. But Anderson, England’s

India rejects Pakistan cabinet’s decisions on Kashmir

New Delhi: India on Friday “completely and unequivocally” rejected the decisions adopted by the Pakistani cabinet earlier in the day on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. “India completely and unequivocally rejects in entirety the decisions adopted by the cabinet of Pakistan on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup

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Pak declares Wani as ‘martyr’; to observe July 19 as black day

Islamabad: Further needling India on the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday declared slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani as a “martyr” and said July 19 will be observed as black day to express solidarity with people of Kashmir. Addressing a special cabinet meeting in Lahore to discuss the situation in Kashmir, Sharif

All eyes on Amir as Pakistan return to Lord’s

London: Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir will hope to put the 2010 spot-fixing scandal behind him once and for all when he returns to the scene of the crime in Thursday’s first Test against England at Lord’s. Six years ago, during a Lord’s Test against England, Amir and Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif deliberately bowled no-balls on

Mastermind of Pakistan army school massacre killed in Afghanistan

Islamabad: The mastermind behind the December 2014 massacre at Peshawar’s Army Public School, has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, senior Pakistani security officials claimed. The officials told Dawn on Monday that Umar Mansour was killed, along with another militant leader Qari Saifullah, in the US drone attack in the Bandar area

Pakistan influencing Wani’s sympathisers, says Naidu

New Delhi: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday accused Pakistan of influencing sympathisers of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, who was killed in Kashmir, and warned it of a policy rethink on Delhi’s part. “Some people, inspired by our neighbour, are trying to create disturbances. This is not going to help,” the

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10 killed, 100 hurt in Pak while performing bike stunts on Eid

Lahore: At least 10 people have been killed and more than 100 injured while performing dangerous stunts by riding bikes rashly in between the traffic in Pakistan’s different cities on the occasion of Eid, officials said today. Seven persons lost their lives while performing stunts on motorcycles in Punjab province’s Faisalabad, two in Bahawalpur and

31 people killed in floods in north-west Pakistan

Peshawar: At least 31 people, including eight security officials, were on Sunday killed after torrential rain hit the south-west of Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, triggering flash floods in the area, officials said. Around 30 houses were demolished in the rainstorm caused by continuous heavy rainfall in the area near the Pak-Afghan

31 people killed in floods in north-west Pakistan

Peshawar: At least 31 people, including eight security officials, were on Sunday killed after torrential rain hit the south-west of Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, triggering flash floods in the area, officials said. Around 30 houses were demolished in the rainstorm caused by continuous heavy rainfall in the area near the Pak-Afghan

Rajnath may visit Pakistan for SAARC meet

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh islikely to travel to Pakistan in August to attend the SAARC Home Interior/Home Ministers’ conference. Asked whether the Home Minister will travel to Pakistan to attend the SAARC Interior/Home Minister’s conference, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said the issue was “under consideration”. However, a confirmation will come from