Pakistan News

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Poonch

The violation comes a day after Indian troops, in retaliatory fire, inflicted heavy casualties among Pakistani troops and destroyed a number of militant camps at various locations across the LoC opposite Kashmir Valley’s Tangdhar area.

View From The Neighbourhood: Understanding India

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent. Curated by Aakash Joshi.


In Haryana polls rallies, PM Modi questions Congress' chemistry with Pakistan

With the BJP making scrapping of Article 370 in J&K a big poll issue, PM Modi said parties like the Congress can neither understand sentiments of people nor respect sacrifices made by brave jawans.

Sacked before T20 World Cup, Sarfaraz Ahmed is Pakistan's most successful skipper in the format

Sarfaraz Ahmed has led Pakistan to 29 wins in the 37 T20Is he was captained, and also holds a record of winning 10 series on the trot in the format.

FATF retains Pakistan on 'Grey List', warns action if it fails to rein in terror funding

Pakistan, which was placed on the "grey list" by the watchdog in June last year, was given time till October 2019 to give a plan of action or face the risk of being placed on the blacklist with Iran and North Korea.

Evening news briefing: Delhi court allows ED to probe Chidambaram, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted Indian flight, and more

From Delhi court allowing Enforcement Directorate to probe P Chidambaram to Kabul-bound SpiceJet flight's interception by Pakistani fighter jets last month, here's the top news of this evening.


Any attempt by India to divert water flow would be considered 'act of aggression': Pakistan

"Any attempt by India to divert the flows of these rivers will be considered an act of aggression and Pakistan has the right to respond," Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said.

Talks on blacklisting: China, Turkey for more time to Pakistan

According to the latest assessment by FATF’s Asia Pacific Group’s reports, Pakistan was found to be non-compliant in four areas, and partially compliant on 26 areas.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan apprises William, Kate about relations with India, Afghanistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 37, held a cordial meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Prime Minister House, where a lunch was hosted for the guests.

Isolated at anti-terror FATF meet, Pakistan on verge of being in 'Dark Grey' list: Report

If Pakistan continues with the 'grey list' or put in 'Dark Grey' list, it would be very difficult for the country to get financial aid from the IMF, the World Bank and the European Union, making its financial condition more precarious.

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Kate and Prince William visit the mountains on day three of their royal tour of Pakistan; see pics

Prince William and wife Kate Middleton are on their maiden tour to Pakistan, having arrived on October 14. The royal visit will last five days.

Toll rises to 30, day after powerful quake jolts Pakistan

A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, badly damaging scores of homes and shops and killing at least 30 people and over 370 wounded.


Meet Pakistani waiter who looks like Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage

Rozi Khan does not only have a similar look, haircut and beard like Dinklage, but the two also share a genetic condition which results in small stature. Khan says his height is 1.33 meters or 4 feet 5 inches.

Terror attack in J&K's Pulwama kills 40 CRPF personnel, JeM behind strike

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured

Protests erupt in Pakistan after Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy

Eight years after she was sentenced to death for blasphemy, the Pakistan Supreme Court overturned the conviction and ordered Asia Bibi to be freed.

Violence mars Pakistan elections, 35 killed in suicide blast

Pakistan is holding its 11th general election since 1970 on Wednesday. Voting has begun at 85,000 polling stations. A fierce battle is expected between Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) led by Nawaz Sharif’s brother and former Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.


Security tightened as Pakistan braces for general election

Campaigning in Pakistan has ended as the country prepares to vote in the general election on Wednesday. A fierce battle is expected between Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) led by Nawaz Sharif’s brother and former Pakistan Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif.

Deadly blast in crowded Lahore park kills over 50

A large number of people including Christians were present in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Iqbal Town area of Lahore when the powerful blast occurred, leaving many in a pool of blood.

Pakistan crash out, deny skipper Shahid Afridi final hurrah!

Australia beat Pakistan by 21 runs to send the Shahid Afridi-led unit out of this year's ICC World T20.

Pakistan smeared in the colours of Holi

Holi marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

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After 6 years in Pakistan jail, Mumbai resident Hamid Ansari returns home

It’s been six years since Hamid Nehal Ansari crossed the border into Pakistan and was arrested. On Thursday, he returned to his home in Mumbai days after being released from a Pakistan jail.

Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.


The significance of Kartarpur corridor: News in Numbers

A look at what the Kartarpur corridor means to Indian Sikh pilgrims, on the day Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to do a groundbreaking ceremony.

Who are the contenders this election in Pakistan and what it means to India

Every election in Pakistan is crucial for India. So as Pakistan votes for a new prime minister, this is what India should know about the contenders and their parties’ stand vis-a-vis India.

Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".

World News Wrap | 'Football in the only victor': US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

‘No longer a nuclear threat from North Korea’: US President Donald Trump, on his return from Singapore after meeting Kim Jong Un, said there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea. Taking to Twitter, he said, “Just landed – a long trip, but everybody can now feel much safer than the day I […]


Hurriyat Is Pakistan's Stooge, Can't Solve Kashmiris' Problems: JKDLP Chairman

The chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) on Wednesday raised questions over Hurriyat’s intentions asking how one can expect them to solve Kashmiris’ problems as they are Pakistan’s stooge. “Hurriyat is Pakistan’s stooge how can you expect them to solve Kashmiris’ problems?” Chairman, JKDLP, Mohammad Hashim Qureshi said. Attacking the separatists, Hashim […]

India Permitted To Construct Kishanganga, Ratle Projects: World Bank

India is allowed to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers with certain restrictions under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), the World Bank has said. The World Bank’s comments came as officials from India Pakistan concluded the secretary-level talks over the IWT. Pakistan opposes the construction of the Kishanganga […]

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Disqualified By Court

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was named in the Panama Papers investigation, has been disqualified from holding public office in a unanimous verdict by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. It has also ordered a case against the prime minister to be referred to the NAB (National Accountability Bureau). Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan said on […]

Eminent Scientist And Academician Yash Pal Passed Away At 90

Eminent Indian scientist and academician Professor Yash Pal passed away at his residence in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida district late Monday night. The 90-year-old scientist had earlier battled with lung cancer and overcame the disease around five years ago. He was admitted in hospital due to age-old ailments at the time of his death. Professor Pal was […]