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Imran warns PoK residents against crossing LoC

"From Chakothi we will cross over the ceasefire line (LoC) for Srinagar," he said, expressing his desire for the administration and police not to create hindrances for them.

Anantnag grenade explosion, 14 injured

Police sources said that militants hurled the grenade at the entrance of the office complex at around 11 a.m.

Pakistan: SC to constitute special bench for minority right

The court, however, told Vankwani that being in the government he should have fulfilled the demands through the government.

Article 370: 2 months on, no injunction by SC

The restrictions had been imposed on August 4, a day ahead of the Central government moving a resolution in Parliament to scrap special status of Jammu and Kashmir granted under Article 370.

Demi Lovato sorry about free Israel trip after facing fan flak

"This was meant to be a spiritual experience for me, NOT A POLITICAL STATEMENT. Now I realize it hurts people and for that I'm sorry. Sorry, I'm not more educated, and sorry for thinking this trip was just a spiritual experience. I'd rather get in trouble for being authentic to myself than staying quiet to please other people," she added.

India-Pak Nuclear war can kill over 10 crore people says study

The black smoke would block sunlight from reaching the ground, driving temperatures around the world down for several years. Worldwide food shortages would likely come soon after.

Imran Khan to visit China next week to ‘revive’ stalled CPEC...

Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed briefed the meeting on Main Line-1 (ML-1) projects being executed to lay a new railway track from Karachi to Peshawar under the CPEC umbrella.

Ahead Of Local Polls, Jammu Leaders Freed From House Arrest

Over 250 petitions have been filed against the preventive detention orders against prominent political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. Petitions have also been filed in the Supreme Court against the detentions.

Imran Khan to attend China-Pakistan biz forum in Beijing

This will be Khan's third visit to China after coming to power in August 2018, The News International reported on Tuesday.

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

According to Pakistan's Foreign Office, the alleged ceasefire violations took place on Saturday and Sunday and resulted in the death of two civilians, while three others were injured.

No slowdown in CPEC projects, says Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar was the guest of honour at the seminar which was attended by scholars, intellectuals, former diplomats, parliamentarians and representatives of Chinese companies.

China raises Kashmir issue at UN

He said the Kashmir issue is a "dispute left from the past, and should be properly and peacefully resolved based in accordance with the UN Charter, UN Security Council resolutions and bilateral agreements".

Arrogance has blinded PM Modi, Dissecting Imran Khan’s UN speech

"RSS believes in the ethnic cleansing of Muslims. RSS goons butchered hundreds of Muslims. This is arrogance. This makes people do cruel things. Something PM Modi has done. Arrogance has blinded PM Modi," he said.

Arrest warrant issued against Pak singer Rabi Pirzada

Earlier this month, Punjab Wildlife Protection and Parks Department initiated an action against the singer for illegally keeping four pythons, reptiles and an alligator as pets.

Pakistan Supreme Court acquits blasphemy accused after nearly 20 years

Hassan was accused by a lawyer in 1998 for writing blasphemous letters to him.

India refusing to talk, says Imran, urges Trump to mediate on...

Addressing a press conference alongside US President Donald Trump, ahead of their bilateral meeting, Imran, to a question on what were his expectations from the US president on Kashmir, said: "My expectations: President Trump heads the most powerful country in the world, and the most powerful country in the world has a responsibility.

#AdiosModi: Here is what Indian Media hid about Modi’s Houston Rally

Protestors were seen holding placards which said, # JusticeforTabrez, Terrorist Modi, Another face of Hitler among others. One of the banners which directed an arrow to the venue read, "Human Rights Abusers' speech this way."

Imran Khan meets Khalilzad, US’ Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation in...

Qureshi also briefed the press about the Prime Minister's other engagements for the day and the delegation's efforts to raise the issue of Kashmir with various international human rights organisations, including Amnesty International and the International Red Cross.

IMF mission concludes visit to Pakistan

The IMF mission, led by its Pakistan, Middle East and Central Asia Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, had visited Islamabad and Karachi from September 16-20 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the implementation of economic policies.

Global climate March conducts in Pakistan

Celebrities as well as leaders, including Senator Sherry Rehman, have called on people to participate in the climate march.

Pak-British author stripped of award for pro-Palestine views

The German city of Dortmund had announced earlier this month that this year's Nelly Sachs Prize would go to the British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie.

Pakistan is having alarming number of reported dengue cases

Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been badly hit by the disease, while 43 cases were notified in Punjab from other provinces.

Imran Khan leaves for two-day Saudi Arabia visit to discuss Kashmir...

The Prime Minister has had called the Crown Prince earlier this month to brief him over the situation in the region.

Accountability court extends remand period of Maryam Nawaz by 7 days

Maryam Nawaz, who is detained at the daycare centre of NAB Headquarters in Lahore in connection with Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) case, was presented in the court of Judge Ameer Muhammad Khan amid heightened security on Wednesday, along with one of her cousins, Yousuf Abbas, who is also one of the accused, reports The Express Tribune.

No use talking to India until J&K issue resolved, says Imran...

The Prime Minister said that "unless they (New Delhi government) lift curfew in Kashmir and rescind the revocation of Article 370, there is no chance of negotiations (with India)".

Disproportionate asset case: PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah arrested

Shah will be presented before the relevant accountability court in Sukkur for remand on Thursday, the press release added.

Shoaib Akhtar joins online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari

Islamabad: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined the online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari. The campaign was started after the body of...

Interna­tional Monetary Fund team in Pakistan to review programme progress

An official said the team will hold marathon meetings with top officials of the Ministry of Finance, Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtyar, Planning Commission officials and the Minister of Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar and his team.

No naya dress code, Peshawar administration takes back decision

Peshawar: The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear 'abaya' (full body covering veil) to protect them...

Pakistan refuses backdoor talks with India

Islamabad:   Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor talks after some powerful countries, as well as certain Muslim states, sought the de-escalation of the ongoing...

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah detained under...

Srinagar:   In a major development in Kashmir, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah was on Monday detained under the Public Safety Act...

Pakistan to send its 1st astronaut to space by 2022 says...

Islamabad:   Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that the country was committed to send its first astronaut to space by...

Iraq rejects Netanyahu’s pledge to annex West Bank parts

On Tuesday, Netanyahu pledged to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank if re-elected in next week's election. Israel occupied the West Bank in the 1967 war and also seized part of the Golan Heights from Syria.

Will ‘Jhumka’ reunite 2 friends who separated during partition?

Malhotra further tweeted: "Kiran, with wet eyes, said that she named her granddaughter Nupur after decades back separated friend. Nupur said, after this, she realised that why many times her grandmother used to call her 'Noori'".

Houses of worship must be safe havens, not sites of bloodshed,...

Guterres said: "When people are attacked because of their religion or beliefs, all of society is diminished. Houses of worship around the world must be safe havens for reflection and peace, not sites of bloodshed and terror."

Stop this Indian Hitler says Imran Khan: Read the Full Speech

I want to tell India that, by detaining thousands of people, you are pushing people into extremism. If you lock me, mistreat me, the women and kids of my family, I would respond against the unjust oppression. When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life.

Pakistan leaves India behind in mobile Internet speed

Karachi: Pakistan has left India behind in terms of Internet download speed, claimed a report in the Pakistani media on Wednesday.According to 'Roznama Duniya', Internet...

despite knowing everything about Kashmir, the European Union countries are not...

Geneva: Uneasiness over non-cooperation by world leaders on the Kashmir issue could easily be traced in the statements of Pakistani leaders. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah...

Pakistan asked UN Secretary General to intervene in the Kashmir issue

  New York: Pakistan's Envoy to United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said that she met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and urged him to intervene in the...

Pakistan; Milk is costlier than Petrol

Karachi: The price of milk has gone out of control across major cities of Pakistan on the day when Muharram is observed, according to Pakistani...

Pakistani doctors plan to cross LoC to provide aid and support...

Islamabad:   A team of over 75 Pakistani doctors along with nurses and paramedics were planning to cross the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday to...

Indian occupied Kashmir largest prison in the world says Pakistan

“Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir continues to be the largest prison in the world with the heaviest deployment of Indian occupation forces since the coercive, unilateral and illegal Indian actions of August 5, 2019, aimed at altering the internationally recognised disputed status of IOJ&K and changing its demographic structure to preempt the results of a UN plebiscite,” Pakistan said in the press release.

Pak to host trilateral meet on Afghan peace deal

Islamabad: Pakistan will on Saturday host a key trilateral meeting involving China and Afghanistan to discuss "peace process and security cooperation".Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi...

Jammu and Kashmir: Baby girl, 3 others injured in attack

Sopore: Four people including a baby girl were injured in an alleged terrorist attack in Dangerpora area of Sopore district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday....

Kartarpur: Pak to add religious tourism category to online visa

Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Ministry has decided to add a religious tourism category to the online visa system for Sikh pilgrims looking to apply for visas...

News Behind The Barbed Wire : Kashmir’s Information Blockade

Kashmir: “When life is at stake, credibility takes a back seat" Key findings: Curbs on the media and its implicationsSurveillance, informal ‘investigations’ and harassment of journalists...

Imran Khan seeks report card from ministers

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has started seeking accountability from his Ministers, as his office issued a 'red letter' to 27 Ministries over their...

Lahore Museum holds first-ever Sikh exhibition

Lahore: A first-ever Sikh exhibition is currently on display at the Lahore Museum which has been organised in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of...

FATF to conduct final evaluation of Pakistan’s money laundering and terror...

Islamabad: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for terror financing and money laundering, will conduct a final evaluation of Pakistan's money laundering...

Supreme Court orders shifting of Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami to AIIMS

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the shifting of ailing CPI-M leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who is under detention in Jammu and Kashmir,...

SC allows Iltijia Javed to meet her mother Mehbooba Mufti

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her mother.A...

In a historic first, Hindu girl inducted into Sindh Police in...

Islamabad: In a historic first in Pakistan, a Hindu girl has been inducted into Sindh Police after she cleared the provincial competitive examination.Pushpa Kolhi has...

Consular access will have no effect on Jadhav’s conviction says Pakistan...

Islamabad: Khawar Qureshi, Pakistan's lawyer at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, has said the consular access granted to Jadhav...

Pakistan allows import of life-saving medicines from India

According to reports, the export of medicines to India was also allowed. The permissions were granted by the Pakistan Ministry of Commerce on Monday, which also issued a statutory regulatory order in this regard, Geo News reported.

US peace efforts are fake, says Palestinian Foreign Ministry

The Ministry's remarks came against the backdrop of a new Israeli decision to confiscate around 85 acres of land in East Jerusalem town of Shufat to expand roads in a settlement named Ramat Shlomo.

No decision yet on airspace closure says Pakistan

Islamabad:A Pakistan Minister has said that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, the media reported on Tuesday.Addressing...

Family members allowed to meet Omar, Mehbooba

Srinagar: The family members of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday met them for the first time as...

Curtains for Raja Talkies in India once popular with Pakistanis

Ferozepur (Punjab): One of the oldest cinema houses of Punjab, which once attracted more cinemagoers from neighbouring Pakistan, has been shut down and its heritage...

UN schools open for 500,000 Palestinian students despite crisis

Amman:The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees kicked off the school year for more than half a million Palestinian students across...

Pak team in Brussels as EU Parliament to discuss Kashmir

Brussels/Islamabad:The European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs will take up the Kashmir issue on Monday, two days after Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar...

India failed to convince the world that Kashmir is its internal...

Islamabad:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday claimed that India, despite its efforts to the contrary, is facing defeat at every forum regarding...

Release the Kashmiri leaders and allow me to meet them, Shah...

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday set conditions for dialogue with India on the Kashmir dispute, demanding that local politicians be released...

NRC; “Modi Govt’s ethnic cleansing of Muslims” says Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday lashed out at India over the National Register of Citizens exercise, claiming that the publication of the...

J&K Crisis: Drama Designed to Divert People’s Attention says Ghulam Nabi...

New Delhi: "The government’s decision to revoke special status for Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution was a drama designed to...

Jammu and Kashmir: Phone services restored in five places

Jammu: Telephone connection has been restored in five districts of Jammu after over three weeks of suspension, reported ANI. The services were resumed in Doda, Kishtwar,...

Officer who quit IAS over Kashmir restrictions asked to return to...

Delhi: IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan who had resigned from the service owing to the restrictions imposed on Jammu and Kashmir was asked to return to...

Ilhan Omar, Congresswoman in USA stands for Kashmir

Washington: Congresswoman in the United States of America (USA), Ilhan Abdullahi Omar has responded against the abrogation of article 370, which gave special status for...

J&K health crisis: Doctors body condemns detention of urologist

Srinagar: An association of Indian doctors on Wednesday condemned the detention of a urologist, named Omar Salim in Jammu and Kashmir’s capital Srinagar two days ago...

Shah Faesal’s arrest after LoC, shows govt has malafide intent, his...

Delhi: Delhi High Court sought a response from the centre on a petition filed by Kashmiri bureaucrat turned politician Shah Faesal. Faesal has been under...

SC issues notice to Centre, Constitution bench to hear petitions about...

Delhi: Hearing a bunch of petitions challenging the centre's unilateral decision to abrogate article 370 and bifurcate the state, the Supreme Court referred the cases...

Sitaram Yechury can visit his ailing friend in Kashmir, SC approves

Delhi: Supreme Court granted permission to CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechhury permissions to visit his party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was detained in Jammu and...

Communication Clampdown in Kashmir, SC seeks report in 7 days

Delhi: Hearing the plea filed by Anuradha Bhasin, the executive editor of the regional newspaper, Kashmir Times, the Supreme Court asked the Centre to file a reply in seven...

Biggest problem of your politics is Confusion, Pak Minister to Rahul...

Delhi: Pakistan minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhary asked Rahul Gandhi to have some clarity in politics. He said that Rahul Gandhi is confused and asked him...

Kashmir internal matter, Pakistan instigating violence: Rahul Gandhi

Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that Kashmir is an internal matter and there is no room for Pakistan or any other country...

Both are nuclear powers, Imran Khan warns the world

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that like India, Pakistan too has nuclear weapons and if the Kashmir issues go to war, it will...

Indian PM Greeted with ‘Modi terrorist’ slogans at UNESCO, Paris

Paris: Protests erupted against Narendra Modi-led Hindu nationalist Indian government for its unilateral move to revoke the special status of Kashmir at UNESCO headquarters, Paris....

Kashmir Visit: Mayawati Slams Opposition, “Gave Centre Chance To Do Politics”

Delhi: Bahujan Samajwadi Party President Mayawati slammed the delegation of opposition leaders who attempted to visit Kashmir, to take stock of the situation after the abrogation...

‘India is playing with fire in J&K, going down a dangerous...

Pakistan:Pakistan President Arif Alvi said that India is playing with fire by abrogation of article 370 and also warned that it will eventually “burn the...

“If There’s No Phone For 10 Days, So Be It”: J&K...

Srinagar: Defending the narrative of the central government, Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said that there is no shortage of anything...