Pakistan

Pakistani capital on high alert after a series of attacks

Pakistani officials say the capital Islamabad and other parts of the country have been put on high alert after a series of militant attacks.<p>Police …

Punjab Province

Karachi Kings qualify with clutch victory

Islamabad United v Karachi Kings, PSL 2016-17<p><i>Karachi Kings 127 for 4 (Gayle 44, Shadab 3-13) beat Islamabad United 123 for 7 (Smith 49) by six …

Karachi

India goes for new war plan to counter increasing threat in Indian Ocean

<b>New Delhi:</b> Till now, India’s war doctrine hinged on a possible two-pronged adversarial scenario keeping just Pakistan and China in mind. A key …

War

Saudi King Salman begins rare month-long Asian tour in Malaysia

The Saudi monarch will later visit Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China, the Maldives and Jordan<p>Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud has …

Saudi Arabia

India’s Chabahar port plan runs into Iran loan application hurdle

<b>New Delhi:</b> India’s ambitious plan to develop Chabahar port in Iran has hit yet another snag—over what is being seen as an inordinate delay on the …

Iran

What Pakistan can learn from Trump's America

Pakistan can take a leaf out of US citizens' firm resistance to the new president's policies.<p>Donald Trump’s presidency is the tip of the spear that …

Iconic Nokia 3310 is back

The iconic Nokia 3310 handset has made a comeback and is soon to be on sale for $52.<p>Nokia at #MWC17: Delivering on our strategy to lead in #5G, #IoT …

Nokia

Indo-Pak dispute hampering regional cooperation: Musharraf

The Indo-Pak dispute was a “stumbling block” in regional cooperation with SAARC proving to be ineffective due to its “politicisation”, former …

Pervez Musharraf

Why Saudi Arabia Is Seeking Foreign Investors

Capital Market Authority Vice Chairman Mohammed El-Kuwaiz discusses the Saudi Arabian Market and his outlook for the Aramco IPO. He speaks on …

Wall Street

Mahashivaratri: Hindu temple in Pakistan truncates three-day festival fearing security threat

<b>Peshawar:</b> The Hindu community in Pakistan's Mansehra district cut short its annual three-day Maha Shivaratri festival by a day mainly due to the …

South Asia

Locals accuse Pakistan of doing the dirty by turning to coal to meet energy needs

As Pakistan seeks to address its power crisis by mining coal, villagers in the Thar desert are fighting to prevent state acquisition of their ancestral land<p>Amid the din of the excavating machines and the rumble of dumpers removing and hauling tonnes of earth, the voice of indigenous communities in …

Environment

Pakistan airliner flew with seven extra passengers standing in aisles – report

Pakistan International Airlines under investigation after flight crew issued written boarding passes for passengers and plane flew overcapacity<p>An investigation is underway after reports that a Pakistan International Airlines plane flew from Karachi to Saudi Arabia with people standing in the aisles …

Airlines

In India, regional rival takes on Modi at his own game

| LUCKNOW, India<p>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi out-campaigned all-comers in the 2014 general election but, as he faces his biggest mid-term test, he is up against a rival determined to beat him at his own game.<p>In Uttar Pradesh his opponent, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, has been repackaged as …

Uttar Pradesh

G7 Plus India And Afghanistan: Lead Economic Sanctions Against Pakistan

Yesterday the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), led by the G7 countries, put Pakistan on a three-month warning regarding terrorist financing. If Pakistan fails to comply with necessary actions against terrorism, it could become a virtual no-go zone for international banking. Last week, an Afghan …

Opinion

Meet the ambassador to 'heaven on earth'

A FORMER pupil of Belle Vue Boys' School is back in Bradford in his official role as the honorary UK ambassador to place he describes as ‘heaven on …

Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan: Terrorism is sparking panic; security forces are indiscriminately targeting Sindhis

Pakistan is the grip of terror in the wake of a series of suicide bombings and killings. The most devastating of all the attacks was the one at the …

Terrorism

One of Russia's Most Powerful Tanks Is Coming to the Middle East

We just don't know where in the Middle East. Russia has found a buyer in the Middle East for its advanced T-90MS main battle tank. However, while the …

Cold War

Pollard last-ball six keeps Karachi alive

Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars, PSL 2017, Dubai<p><i>Karachi Kings 158 for 5 (Babar 49, Pollard 45*) beat Lahore Qalandars 155 for 6 (Rizwan 32*, Malik</i> …

Karachi

In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan repatriates 2 Kashmiri youth who mistakenly crossed LoC

In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan on Saturday repatriated two Indian men from Kashmir who had strayed across the Line of Control by mistake.<p>Security …

Line of Control

India, Israel sign $2.5 billion SAM missile deal

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India

Vintage Afridi knock puts Peshawar in first place

Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators, PSL 2017, Dubai<p><i>Peshawar Zalmi 130 for 8 (Afridi 45*, Mills 3-20, Mahmudullah 3-31) beat Quetta Gladiators 128</i> …

Shahid Afridi

Afghanistan ambassador warns against travel to Pakistan

Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan says fellow Afghans should not travel to the neighboring country. Pakistan closed the border to Afghanistan ten days ago over security concerns folowing a spate of attacks.<p>Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan on Saturday warned Afghan nationals against travel to …

World News

Amir Khan’s ‘super fight’ with Manny Pacquiao confirmed

<b>MANILA:</b> Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April …

Boxing

A DU Student & Kargil Martyr’s Daughter Is Leading A Nation-Wide #StudentsAgainstABVP Campaign

In light of the recent attacks on protesting Delhi University students and teachers at Ramjas College by members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad, a …

Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings live PSL 2017 cricket streaming: Watch Pakistan Super League live score on TV, Online (Feb 26)

The Pakistan Super League 2017 is come down to its final match in the group stage but yet the playoff fixtures have not taken a final shape. It is only after the game between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings in Dubai on Sunday (Feb 26) gets over that the final picture will emerge.<p>Fixing scandal: …

Karachi

PM Narendra Modi kicks off Manipur fight: ‘Naga Accord fears wrong’

Written by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Guwahati |<p>Imphal West: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally at Langjing Achouba ground, Imphal West …

India News

India's top diplomat to visit Washington for talks

India's top diplomat will visit Washington this week for talks with the new U.S. administration, an Indian foreign ministry official said …

India

RBI to frame standard procedure for FDI approvals post FIPB

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to formulate standard operating procedure (SOP) for approval of foreign direct investment …

Business (India)

Raddul Fasaad: China extends support to Pakistan in military operation

China

Finance secretary supports SECP’s actions

ISLAMABAD: Finance secretary Tariq Bajwa on Saturday assured the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) of his support in eradicating …

Banking