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Pakistan not wearing bangles :Farooq Abudulla

Pakistan not wearing bangles :Farooq Abudulla After his “PoK belongs to Pakistan” remark last week, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today made another controversial statement saying Pakistan was “not weak and not wearing bangles to allow India to take that part of Jammu and Kashmir under its occupation”. Abdullah was speaking to supporters at a rally in Uri when he said: “How long shall we keep saying that (PoK) is […]

Won't sit idle till Masood Azhar brought to justice: India's UN envoy

Hoping that the United Nations would soon designate Masood Azhar as a terrorist, a top Indian diplomat has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader is brought to justice. India has identified Azhar as the mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016. It has also blamed his brother Rauf and five others for carrying out the attack in which seven Indian […]

Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the assassination

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court declared former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder trial Thursday, nearly 10 years after the iconic political figure was gunned down in the streets of Rawalpindi. The court dismissed charges against five alleged Taliban militants accused of being involved in the killing, while two police officers were found guilty of “mishandling the crime scene”, becoming the only people to be […]

Pakistan past and present: Crumbling Hindu buildings in Lahore’s oldest market trace the transition

The turret rises amid lines of shops selling clothes. Its thick bricks are proof it was constructed during the colonial era. Hundreds of visitors glance at the children’s clothes hanging at the shops here, oblivious to the turret behind. This is one of the several monuments in this area, an essential part of this historical market of Lahore – Anarkali Bazaar. A vendor looks at me suspiciously as I photograph […]

US decision to designate Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist 'unjustified,' says Pakistan

Taken aback by the United States’ step to declare Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a “global terrorist”, Pakistan on Tuesday slammed the action saying “designation of individuals supporting the Kashmiri right to self-determination as terrorists is completely unjustified.” “Pakistan shall continue to extend political, diplomatic and moral support for the just struggle of the Kashmiri people for the realisation of the right to self-determination and the peaceful resolution of […]

1,000 year old Hindu temple in Karachi now used as toilet for tourists

Showcasing a great loophole in the promises of Pakistan government regarding the upkeep of Hindu temples and other sites of religious importance, there lies the dilapidated Shri Varun Dev Mandir in Manora, Pakistan. The temple’s caretaker’s repeated request to the concerned authorities for preserving this 1000-year-old temple of great historical temples have fallen to deaf ears. According to caretaker Jivraj, he had written to the Manora Cantonment Board (MCB) for […]

India ride on all-round show to thrash Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy opener

India took a tense build-up to their ICC Champions Trophy defence in their stride on Sunday by achieving their second-biggest One-day victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening Group B clash at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Skipper Virat Kohli led from the front and continued his dominance of Pakistan in the last few years with a brilliant, unbeaten 81 as defending champions India amassed 319/3, their second highest total in a tournament […]

Pakistan is a 'well of death', says Uzma after returning to India

Describing Uzma Ahmad as “India’s daughter”, Swaraj welcomed her to India. “I am sorry for all that you have gone through,” she tweeted. On her return, Uzma, speaking to the media, said, “Pakistan is like a well of death.” “They could have sold me or used me in a risky operation,” she said about a family in Buner, Pakistan. Uzma said she was not the only woman duped into marry […]

ICJ has not given order on consular access for Jadhav: Aziz

Pakistan on Saturday said that the International Court of Justice has not given any order regarding consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death according to the laws of the country. “The ICJ has only asked Pakistan to keep a stay on Jadhav’s execution until it arrives at a decision,” Pakistan PM’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said. He also ruled out any compromise on the […]

Big victory for India, ICJ orders Pakistan to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence

In a major relief for India, the International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Pakistan to suspend the death sentence of alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav till a final decision is taken. The order was announced by ICJ president Ronny Abraham in a public sitting, 10 days after India approached the UN’s top court for “provisional measure” of protection — an interim relief — in the Jadhav case. In a unanimous […]