Pakistan

Gilgit-Baltistan Is A Part Of India Is Illegally Occupied By Pak, Says British Parliament

The British Parliament has reportedly condemned Islamabad for announcing Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth border and added that the region is legally …

Gilgit-Baltistan

A tale of two textile cities — one in China and one in Pakistan

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b> The month of February featured tales of two textile cities.The first news came from Islamabad where the Economic Coordination Committee …

China

An Islamic body wants Centre to declare PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan integral parts of India

The cleric believes the move will foil Pakistan’s plan of annexing these regions.<p>An Islamic organisation that works to promote peace and communal …

Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in 'high-threat zones'

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has begun building a fence on its disputed 2,500 km (1,500 mile) border with Afghanistan to prevent incursions by militants, Pakistan's army chief said, in a move likely to further strain relations between the two countries.<p>Pakistan has blamed Pakistani Taliban …

Islamabad

Facebook has removed 85% blasphemous content on Pakistan’s request, IHC told

The interior ministry on Monday informed the Islamabad High Court that Facebook administration has removed 85 per cent of blasphemous content from …

Facebook

From String Of Pearls To Head Vice: Is China Squeezing A Strategic Advantage Over India?

Snapshot<p>The Chinese Defence Minsiter General Chang Wanquan recently visited Sri Lanka and Nepal even as the state-owned media in China issued veiled …

China

Exclusive: Rumours of jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's death circulated by ISI proxies, says new BSF DG KK Sharma

The newly-appointed director-general of the Border Security Force (BSF), KK Sharma has refuted allegations made against the force on social media on …

The Forgotten Jihad – What Sparked a Tribal Revolt Against the British in India’s North-West Frontier?

Men of the Gordon Highlanders in action against Pathan warriors in 1897. (Image source: Mark Simner)<p><i>“Few today remember that conflict, which would</i> …

History

Shoaib and Shadab lead Pakistan to opening win over Windies

Shoaib Malik made a composed unbeaten 38 to lead Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over West Indies in Barbados on Sunday in the first of four Twenty20 internationals.<p>West Indies, put in to bat, struggled throughout their innings as 18-year-old Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan took three wickets for …

Cricket

Abu Dhabi's NBAD Opens Sale of Middle East's First Green Bonds - Bloomberg

National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC is selling the Middle East’s first green bond, where proceeds must be used to fund environmental projects, as …

Dubai

Qatar seeks free trade deal with UK post Brexit

A 400-strong delegation of officials and business executives from Qatar is currently visiting Britain.<p>Qatar is seeking to enter into a free trade …

Elections (UK)

Begum Jaan may not reach Pakistan

Vidya Balan’s much-awaited next, Begum Jaan, was recently in the news for its upcoming release in Pakistan. However, the movie that’s set against the …

Students asked to submit written apology for celebrating Holi at Pakistan's Sindh University

Students at Pakistan's ​Sindh University who celebrated Holi on campus on March 8 were asked to submit written apologies for celebrating the Hindu …

Freedom of Religion

Building a China-Pakistan ‘cultural corridor’

MUCH debate has swirled around the pros and cons of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) being launched in Pakistan. Its economic potential is …

China

Jammu and Kashmir bypolls: Congress cancels rallies in Pampore and Pulwama, fears safety of candidates

<b>Srinagar:</b> The political campaigning ahead of the by-election in Srinagar and Anantnag Parliamentary constituencies has taken a hit with the Indian …

Jammu and Kashmir

Nearly 1,200 migrants picked up off Libya, heading to Italy

<b>Humanitarian ships rescued almost 1,200 migrants who were crossing the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend on an array of small, tightly packed boats,</b> …

Trauma

Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen for illegal fishing

Every year dozens of Indian and Pakistani fishermen are picked up in the Arabian Sea after straying across maritime borders.

Iran

Princess Haya of Jordan calls for political solution to solve Middle East 'chaos'

The Princess of Jordan and wife of Dubai's Emir says the Middle East is in chaos and a political solution is needed to respond to the global refugee …

Middle East

Miami Open: Nadal wins in 1000th match

<b>MIAMI:</b> Rafa Nadal celebrated his 1,000th tour level match with a come-from-behind victory over German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the …

Tennis

India doesn't impose its views on anyone, believe in tradition of God is one: PM Modi

India does not believe in imposing its views on anyone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while underlining the country's rich tapestry of …

Renewable Energy

Kashmir: Heavily-armed militants attack PDP's minister's home in Anantnag, top cop says motive was to snatch weapons

Suspected militants on Sunday night attacked the ancestral home of a Jammu and Kashmir minister in South Kashmir's Anantnag district and injured two …

Jammu and Kashmir

China Gets Cozier With Pakistan Again And, Yes, India Should Worry

A 90-member delegation from the People’s Liberation Army of China took part in Pakistan’s annual Republic Day events Thursday not just as a routine diplomatic gesture. The PLA honor guard contingent marked China’s first participation in the Middle Eastern country’s landmark political holiday. It …

China

Forget North Korea: A Nuclear War Betweeen India and Pakistan Should Terrify You

While the United States is preoccupied by the threat of nuclear weapons in the hands of potential adversaries such as Russia, China or North Korea, …

War

MQM-P, PSP condemn Altaf’s plea for Modi’s help

KARACHI: The Mutta­hida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and the Pak Sarzameen Party — the two breakaway factions of the Altaf Hussain-led MQM — have strongly …

Narendra Modi

U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan 'killed Al-Qaeda leader responsible for deadly attack on Islamabad Marriott'

A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.<p>In confirming the death of Qari Yasin, U.S. …

Islamabad

India To Seal Its Borders With Pakistan And Bangladesh: Rajnath Singh

India is planning to strengthen it border defences by firmly sealing its borders with Bangladesh and Pakistan. "The Centre has chalked out a new …

Gulf oil crisis deepens: Indians lose jobs to Pakistanis, Bangladeshis

Indians who work in the Gulf countries are not only losing jobs due to the oil crisis but are losing out to Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, according to …

Saudi Arabia

PSL: Shahid Afridi abruptly departs 2017 champions Peshawar Zalmi

Afridi cited personal reasons for his decision to part ways with the franchise.<p>Shahid Afridi has parted ways with Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 …

Shahid Afridi

Take Fight Against Black Money, Corruption To Next Level, Says PM Narendra Modi

Asking the people to take the fight against black money and graft to the "next level", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (March 26) urged them …

Black Money

Meet a Karachi ambulance driver who risks life and limb to help the injured

Drivers from the Edhi Foundation face bomb blasts, guns and recover severely disfigured bodies and still go back to do their jobs.<p>The impact of the …

Karachi