Pakistan

Impatient to return to the UK, a British royal rushed through Partition and created a bloodbath

The midnight between Aug. 14 and 15, 1947, was one of history’s truly momentous moments: It marked the birth of Pakistan, an independent India, and the beginning of the end of an era of colonialism.<p>It was hardly a joyous moment: A botched process of partition saw the slaughter of more than a …

History

School children brave waist-high floodwater to celebrate Indian Independence Day

These patriotic schoolchildren didn’t let waist-high floodwater stop them from celebrating Indian Independence Day.<p>A photo of the children and men standing in floodwater and saluting their country’s flag on August 15 has been a hit on social media.<p>It was posted on Facebook by Mizanur Rahman, a …

India

China urges India to protect peace after border altercation

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged India to protect the peace and stability of the border region after Indian sources said the soldiers of the two Asian giants were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas.<p>Both countries' troops have already been embroiled in …

China

Nawaz’s Cavalcade Takes Lead

The “Azaadi Jalsa” organised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and Awami Muslim League (AML) on Sunday failed to mobilise a large number of people. …

Nawaz Sharif

CPEC, a game changer not only for Pakistan, but for entire region

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): Analysts has said that China-<br>Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a game-changer not only for<br>Pakistan but the entire …

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

China, India soldiers hurl stones at one another in Kashmir | Miami Herald

Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another in the high Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said …

China

China contributes to doubts about Pakistani crackdown on militants

The two developments cast doubt on the sincerity of Pakistan’s crackdown on militants a day after a suicide bomber killed 15 people when he rammed a …

H. R. McMaster

A man stabbed me 23 times on a Lahore road. Here’s how I put him behind bars

Law student Khadija Siddiqui, who was stabbed mercilessly by a classmate, shares her experience of the trial.<p><i>It’s been more than a year since young</i> …

Lahore

Pakistan violates ceasefire, resorts to shelling along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

The Pakistani troops on Wednesday violated ceasefire by shelling and firing in forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's …

Pakistan Army

PTI to submit account details by Sep 7: ECP

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) ordered the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today to submit the entire record of the party's funding until …

Imran Khan

day visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): A six-member US delegation of United States<br>Army Central Command led by Lieutenant General Michael Garrett is on a three-day …

Pakistan Army

US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists | Miami Herald

The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism …

Business

J&K: Army guns down Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari in Pulwama

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>The gun battle between security forces and terrorists at Kakpora’s Banderpora in Pulwama began in the evening. …

India News

Grammar Of Silence: Analysing The Strategic Aspects Of The Modi Speech

Snapshot<p>If the strategic aspects of PM Modi’s Independence Day speech in 2016 were revealed by what he said, this year it was all about what was left …

July 4th

India’s partition holds a lesson for today’s leaders

This week, in India and in Pakistan, celebration and mourning are entwined. While the nations celebrate their independence from British colonialism …

India

Terror funding case: NIA probes separatist leaders' role in funding Kashmiri youths' training in Pakistan

<b>Srinagar:</b> The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing allegations that separatist leaders were receiving funds from Pakistan and were using …

Trump’s administration should formulate a viable strategy for Afghanistan

The new strategy will not be workable unless the US change the military establishment of Pakistan and modify the behavior of deep state of the …

Geopolitics

Taliban Woos Women With Magazine Promoting Female Fighters

The Pakistani Taliban has circulated an English-language magazine targeting Muslim women and encouraging them to spread the group's fundamentalist message and support holy war.<p>"Train yourself in weapon handling, self-defense," the document states. "Make sure you keep a pistol and grenade."<p>The …

News

India and Pakistan 'are different, but man, we can really get along,' says musician Zeshan B

Hindus burned down his Muslim grandfather's store in India in 1947. On the 70th anniversary of the India-Pakistan border, musician Zeshan B tells DW …

World News

History of street politics, protests in Pakistan

The female party members of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) are staging a sit in at Mall Road today. They will protest not having received justice for …

Imran Khan

Jammu and Kashmir: At I-Day function, most remain seated when national anthem played

The main Independence Day function at the Bakshi stadium in Srinagar saw most of the people in the general stands remain seated when the national …

Jammu and Kashmir

India and Pakistan 'peace anthem' goes viral

A video of a multitude of singers performing an Indian and Pakistani ‘peace anthem’ has gone viral.

Indian History

Maqam directs to complete Sui gas projects in Mardan till December 2017

PESHAWAR, Aug 16 (APP): Advisor to Prime Minister and President PMLN<br>Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr. Ameer Muqam Wednesday directed officials to complete …

Imran Khan lied on Bank of Khyber issue, claims estranged PTI MPA

<b>PESHAWAR:</b><p>Disgruntled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawmaker Ziaullah Afridi claimed on Tuesday that party chief Imran Khan had lied to the public in his …

Imran Khan

Unreliable Witnesses

Aug 8, 2017<p>12 Min read time<p>From scrapbooks to family albums, the people of Kashmir have recorded their history in photographs. A new book presents …

Jammu and Kashmir police, CRPF take special training to handle stone-pelting mobs

<b>Srinagar:</b> Police and paramilitary CRPF personnel are being trained in standard operating procedures (SOPs) to help them deal with stone throwing …

Jammu and Kashmir

LHC issues notices to ex-PM, others over contempt plea

LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued pre-admission notices to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, other leaders of PML-N over alleged …

Nawaz Sharif

More Than Modi’s Embrace Through Words, Political Will Is Needed to Resolve Kashmir Issue

Modi’s remarks of seeking a peaceful resolution to the issues plaguing the Valley have been welcome by several leaders, but many worry his words are …

India

Sister Ruth Pfau, "Mother Teresa of Pakistan"

Sister Ruth Pfau, who has died aged 87, was a Roman Catholic nun who, after a childhood spent in Nazi Germany, became known as "the Mother Teresa of …

Australian News

Arab boycott adds to woes of Qatar migrant workers

<b>DOHA:</b> An Arab embargo on Qatar is inflicting pain on foreign migrant workers struggling amid an oil slump and disruption of deliveries for large …

Middle East