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Appealed to Opposition to Start new Work Tradition, Says PTI

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said that the party requested the opposition parties to start a new tradition and work with the new government harmoniously.

Asif Saeed Khosa is the next Chief Justice of Pakistan

On Wednesday, a notification was released by the law ministry of Pakistan declaring Asif Saeed to be the new Chief Justice of the country.

Jamati-e-Islami District President Ganderbal Booked under PSA

SrinagarThe district president of Jammat-e-Islami (Ganderbal Unit) Bashir Ahmad Lone was booked Public Safety Act.  According to police, Lone, a resident of Saidapora Harwan,...

India stops Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan at the eleventh hour

Lahore: Pakistan on Friday alleged that India did not let its train cross the border and barred over 200 Sikh pilgrims from entering Lahore for...

Civilian killings have enraged people: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

He also said that Delhi has been has been mishandling the Kashmir situation for the past several decades by ignoring ground realities.

Pakistan Refutes India’s Allegations in Jadhav Case

Pakistan on Tuesday filed a second counter-memorial on the conviction of retired Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague.

Governor Orders Cable Operators to Shutdown 30 Channels in Jammu &...

The order states that in order to maintain law and order, it is necessary in larger public interest and for the maintenance of peace and tranquility, to prohibit cable operators from transmitting TV channels not permitted by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

13 Transgenders to Contest Pakistan Elections

Members of the transgender community in Pakistan will also be contesting the upcoming general assembly elections slated for July 25.

Supreme Court of Pakistan Upholds the Acquittals of Asia Bibi and...

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel tossed out the petition against the top court’s decision that was made last October, to free Asia Bibi from death row.

Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Leader, 3 Others Injured in Grenade Attack...

A local Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader and three others were wounded in an alleged targeted hand grenade attack at Karachi's Layari on Wednesday.

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...

Pakistan Will not Remain Intact as a Nation if Poll Results...

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain said Pakistan will not remain intact as a nation if the results of the recently concluded polls are not revoked.

A calendar celebrating 12 Women legends of Kashmir

The move was initiated by nine female artists who worked on the inspirational lives of 12 Kashmiri women from past to contemporary times and framed a calendar for 2019.

No Discussion With China on Hafiz Saeed, Claims Abbasi

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday said the Boao Forum was not an appropriate platform to discuss Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed with Chinese officials.

All Eyes on Poll-bound Pakistan

In the backdrop of a checkered political history, Pakistan is all set to vote in the 11th general election today.

Shehbaz Sharif Will Contest Pakistan General Polls From Karachi

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif will file his nomination papers for three constituencies in Karachi.

Imran Khan to Take Oath at President House

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday confirmed that Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan will take oath at the President House in Islamabad.

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...

Nawaz Sharif Directs PML-N Leaders to Protest Against NAB

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif ordered Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders to adopt a strict strategy following the arrests of party candidates by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

US Concerned About LeT Proxies Contesting Pakistan Elections

The United States (US) has expressed concerns about the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the upcoming general elections in Pakistan.

PML-N Fields Candidates Against Nisar

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Sunday announced to field its candidates against former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Kashmiri Journalist Summoned by NIA in Asiya Andrabi Case

Ironically, Auqib had earlier interviewed DeM Chief Asiya Andrabi for a local weekly magazine where Andrabi had spoken on elections, militancy, Kashmir dispute and separatist politics

NAB to Bring Back Hasan, Hussain Nawaz to Pakistan

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to initiate proceedings to bring Hussain Nawaz and Hasan back to Pakistan through Interpol.

Photojournalists of Kashmir Valley are being Targeted Intentionally by Security Forces

Shopian:The photojournalists of the Kashmir valley are being targeted intentionally by security forces from time to time. These journalists are showered with pellets while...

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Party Will win Next General Elections, Says Pakistan...

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi exuded confidence and asserted that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party will emerge victorious in the upcoming general elections.

Pakistan SC to Resume Hearing of 2011 Memogate Scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will resume hearing a Suo Moto case relating to the 2011 Memogate scandal, involving former ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani.

TTP Claims Responsibility for Peshawar Blast

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide attack in Peshawar, which claimed 14 lives.

Palestinian Paramedic Shot Dead by Israeli Soldiers in Gaza, 100 Others...

Israeli military claims about the latest attack that took the life of Razan al-Najjar, that they were 'retaliating' to the 'thousands of rioters' who were 'burning tyres adjacent to the security fence and attempting to damage security infrastructure.' Palestinian Ministry of Health said that at least a hundred people were injured in the attack that killed Najjar.

5 Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan Members Bailed in Benazir Bhutto's Assassination Case

Five members of Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan arrested on grounds of allegedly conspiring to assassinate Pakistan People's Party chairperson and former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 have been granted a bail.

Pak anchor shot dead outside Karachi cafe

Karachi: A Pakistani news anchor was shot dead on Tuesday here, police said.Mureed Abbas, who worked for Bol News channel, was gunned down during a...

‘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...

Muharram Procession restricted in Srinagar

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam-i-Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad.  The Shia sect of Muslims celebrated the Muharram as the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his family in Karbala in 61AH/680CE. 

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.

Municipal Polls 2018 Second Phase: Kashmir Records the Lowest Turnout

While the capital Srinagar and South Kashmir’s Anantnag town witnessed a total boycott of the electoral exercise, the provinces of Jammu observed brisk polling throughout the day.

Inducting Extremist Groups in Politics Claiming Lives in Pakistan

The acceptance and appeasement of extremist and militant groups in the political arena of Pakistan still continue. This scourge is leading to the death of innocent citizens to suicide attacks, according to a Pakistan-based editorial.

Abductions In South Kashmir, Chaos And Confusion Among People

all abducted persons were released on Friday after making a video of each of them, who not only warn their parents, relatives but also requested to DGP S P Vaid that do not harass the families of the militants. in the video, militants also warn that this time we are releasing you and if harassment did not stop, our approach would be different.

Pakistan's First School for Transgenders to Open on April 15

Walking on the path of social reform, Pakistan is to inaugurate country's first ever institute for educational and vocational training for transgender community.

Shopian Firing: SC to Hear Plea to Quash FIR Against Major...

The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear the plea filed by Major Aditya Kumar's father, seeking quashing of the FIR registered against his son in connection with killing of three civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Nawaz did not Appear Before National Accountability Bureau in Illegal Road-stretching...

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif didn't appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for being questioned on misusing official powers in the construction of a road leading to the Sharif family residence in Jati Umra, Raiwind.

Relatives Of Talib Hussain Allege ‘Fake Rape Case’ By State

Earlier,his estranged wife Nusrat Bibi had accused him of domestic violence and dowry demands and a case was filed against him in June. The present complaint of attempt to rape was made by his estranged wife's sister in law

Article 35 A is Arbitrary and Violates Women’s Rights says BJP...

The Article 35 A violates the rights of a woman, who wants to marry a man of her choice, as marriage to a man from outside the state will deprive her and her heirs, the right to property, government job and right to vote in the state assembly and local body elections.

Dilbag Singh Replaces S P Vaid as DGP in J&K

Vaid's services have been placed at the disposal of the General Administration Department for further posting as state transport commissioner. S P Vaid, an IPS officer of 1986 batch, was appointed as the DGP by the previous PDP-BJP government.

Nine-year-old girl was found dead in a forest near Uri.

The deceased was identified as Muskan Jan, the daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie, of Trikanjan, was missing since August 23. The girl, according to her father, had gone to the market and never came back home.

In Pakistan, Terrorist Hafiz Saeed campaigns, Nawaz Sits Behind Bars

As former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, sits behind bars, Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit chief Hafiz Saeed openly campaigns for the country's forthcoming general elections.

Nawaz not to Participate in Electoral Campaigning

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said he won't be able to participate in the electoral campaign in the upcoming general elections due to the fragile medical condition of his wife Kulsoom Nawaz.

Imran Khan Faces Protest in Karachi

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan on Wednesday faced protest in Karachi by voters.

Ex- PTI Leader Missing After Threatening to Expose Harassment

A former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader, Nadia Chaudhary, has allegedly gone missing from Islamabad after she threatened to expose senior PTI leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Shah Farman in an alleged sexual assault.

Nawaz, Maryam Files Appeal in Islamabad HC Against Avenfield Verdict

Pakistan former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and Captain (retd) Safdar Awan on Monday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the verdict in the Avenfield case.

Alienation among Kashmiri Youth is more now: Omar Abdullah

The former chief minister, as well as the vice president of National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah, said that Kashmir youth are more alienated today than they were in the early 1990s.

Nadeem Nusrat Condemns Pakistan Army’s Anti-state Remark for Pashtun Movement

The Voice of Karachi chairman Nadeem Nusrat has strongly condemned the allegations of Pakistan Army against Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), saying, the country's military is a national security institution, not a court of law and that it has no legal or constitutional mandate to brand a "genuine grassroots movement as anti-state."

Srinagar Youth Mowed Down By CRPF Vehicle After Friday Prayer

Indian Army vehicle mows down two youth, ramming the vehicle into a crowd of protestors. Civilian Deaths even after cease fire continues to rise in Kashmir region.

Imran Khan to Sworn-in as Pakistan PM Today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of the country at the President House here on Saturday.

Jammu and Kashmir Government Invokes Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

The state government on Wednesday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the striking resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals.

World Mocks Pakistan Because of Nawaz, Says Zardari

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has brought Pakistan to a place where the world ridicules it.

Kashmiris are looking forward to the Parliamentary Poll Results in Pakistan

Politicians in Kashmir have pinned their hopes on the new government in Pakistan, believing that the new government might way for better relations between India and Pakistan in the context of the Kashmir dispute

Saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers, Imran Khan’s speech at...

Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he is saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers in a statement released prior to the independence...

Pakistan and China agreed to make 2019 a year of Economic...

The Minister for Planning Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, said during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador Yao Jing, that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Industrial Cooperation signed during the 8th Joint Coordination Committee on CPEC provided a framework to promote communication on key industries such as textile, petrochemical and iron and steel.

Zero Chance for Imran Khan to Become Pakistan PM, Says Bilawal

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday hit out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, saying the latter has zero chance of becoming the country's next prime minister.

Nasser Khan Janjua Resigns as Pakistan’s National Security Adviser

National Security Adviser (NSA) of Pakistan, Nasser Khan Janjua, tendered his resignation on Wednesday.

Pashtun Resistance Movt: Pak Youths are the Change They Want

The Pashtun resistance movement in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which saw a massive participation by the tribal youth, indicates that young Pakistanis are the change they want.

Pakistan to Free 30 Indian Prisoners Today

As a humanitarian gesture to mark Pakistan's Independence Day on August 14, Islamabad has decided to release 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen.

Pakistan to Release Ailing Indian Prisoner

The Pakistan Foreign Office announced on Wednesday that it will release an Indian prisoner, owing to his deteriorating health.

Low Turnout of Women Voters in Peshawar in Pakistan’s General Election

Low turnout of women voters in Pakistan's 11th general election have been reported in Peshawar.

Maryam Nawaz Refuses to Shift to Sihala Rest House

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz has refused to move from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi to the rest house of Sihala Police Training College in Islamabad.

Slogan Shouting Against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Assembly

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) members on Wednesday raised slogans in the National Assembly against Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which has bagged maximum seats in the recently-concluded general elections.

Srinagar Airport declared Plastic Free by Airport Authority of India (AAI)

As per airport officials, the implementation of eco-friendly policies of AAI, the installation of plastic bottle crushing machines and dustbins at prominent places have resulted in the plastic-free status of the Srinagar Airport.

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Placed on Exit Control List

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL), according to the Pakistan Interior Ministry sources.

FIA Summons Zardari in Money Laundering Scam on August 4

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday summoned former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in connection to a money laundering case on August 4.

Court Dismisses Nawaz Sharif’s Plea for Delay in Avenfield Verdict

The accountability court on Friday dismissed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's plea for delay in announcement of the verdict in the Avenfield corruption case against his family.

Protests Erupt in Kashmir Valley on Eid: Several Injured

Meanwhile, clashes were also reported from Sopore town of North Kashmir's Baramulla district, where a demonstration was supposed to be held at the main chowk

Kashmir records 3.5 percent turnout for third phase of ULB polls

In the third phase of urban local body polls, Kashmir valley recorded 3.5 percent turnout while Jammu witnessed 81.4 percent voter turnout.

Palestinians Observe 14th Death Anniversary of Yasser Arafat

The Israeli government had attempted to assassinate Arafat many a time. Though all of them were unsuccessful, it has been alleged that Arafat was killed using poison.

Defense Lawyer of Kathua rape and Murder case appointed as Additional...

Sawhney was the counsel of the main accused in the Kathua rape and murder case, and his appointment as the Additional Advocate General by Governor Narinder Nath Vohra has led to a backlash in the Valley

Shah Faesal, bureaucrat-turned politician, arrested in Delhi, sent back to Srinagar

Delhi: Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal was arrested in Delhi on Wednesday afternoon and was sent back to Kashmir. He was on his way to Istanbul.After being...

Dialogue with India Possible only after 2019 Polls: Pakistan

During his swearing ceremony, Khan had said that the government should negotiate with the neighbouring countries because war could not bring fruits unlike peace.

Israeli Troops Kill 4, Injures Over 600 Palestinians

The Israeli troops on Friday killed four Palestinians and wounded over 600 people.

AMU Revokes Suspension of Kashmiri Students

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Administration revoked the suspension of Kashmiri students who were also charged with sedition in relation to the protest march organised at AMU following the encounter of Manan Wani.

Bilawal Blames PTI for Hakim Said Clashes in Pakistan

Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari blamed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for clashes between their party workers on Tuesday.

5 Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan Members Bailed in Benazir Bhutto’s Assassination Case

Five members of Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan arrested on grounds of allegedly conspiring to assassinate Pakistan People's Party chairperson and former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 have been granted a bail.

Rainfall Predicted for North-west Pakistan on Election Day

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a forecast for rainfall for north-western parts of Pakistan starting Tuesday, a day before the scheduled General Elections.