Pakistan

  • Dec 10, 2014 16:55 IST

    Kargil was in response to India's role in creation of Bangladesh: Musharraf

    Musharraf, who masterminded the Kargil conflict in 1999 and ruled over Pakistan for nine years, said that India had played a role in creating Bangladesh and trying to seize Siachen.

  • Jul 15, 2014 19:41 IST

    Pak teen cricketer, who alleged she was sexually harassed, dies under mysterious circumstances

    A teenaged female cricketer, who had accused the management of Multan Cricket Club of sexual harassment, has died under mysterious circumstances in her hometown as her relatives claimed she committed suicide.

  • May 16, 2014 14:17 IST

    Moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

    A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Pakistan on Friday, but officials said there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

  • Dec 18, 2013 00:03 IST

    India, Pak DGMOs to meet on December 24

    The director generals of military operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan will meet at the Wagah border near Amritsar on December 24 to discuss ways to restore calm along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Nov 24, 2013 00:01 IST

    ‘Corruption endemic in Pak community’

    In comments likely to hit Britain’s relations with Pakistan, attorney-general Dominic Grieve has said that corruption is ‘endemic’ in the Pakistani community in Britain and called upon the David Cameron government to ‘wake up’ to the threat.

  • Nov 23, 2013 23:50 IST

    General Musharraf in his labyrinth

    Sitting at his palatial mansion, misleadingly referred to as a farm house because it is built on farm land, on the outskirts of Islamabad, General (retired) Pervez Musharraf plans his next move at a time when the government has said it will try the former president for treason.

  • Jul 03, 2007 18:01 IST

    Lal Masjid chief cleric declares jihad

    The chief cleric of the controversial Lal Masjid in Islamabad declares jihad after an exchange of fire between students and Pakistani security forces.

  • Jul 23, 2007 19:04 IST

    Pakistan, US enter into war of words on terror

    America's assertion that Osama is in Pakistan has upset the Musharraf government, reports Kamal Siddiqi.

  • Jul 25, 2007 06:12 IST

    Rocket fire kills 10 in northwestern Pakistan

    Assailants fired four rockets into a city in northwestern Pakistan today, killing 10 people and wounding 35.

  • Aug 23, 2007 17:21 IST

    Sharif can return home, rules Pak SC

    The court rules that as a citizen the ex-PM can return to the country and take part in the national politics, reports Kamal Siddiqi.

  • Aug 24, 2007 19:24 IST

    Sharif can be arrested: Attorney General

    Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif could be arrested in an earlier case of hijacking once he is back in Pakistan.

  • Aug 28, 2008 20:38 IST

    Lawyers stage protests over judges issue

    Hundreds of Pakistani lawyers protested to demand the reinstatement of judges sacked by former Prez Musharraf, an issue at the heart of political instability in Islamabad.

  • Aug 29, 2008 11:24 IST

    2 dead, 31 wounded in Pak suicide blast

    A suicide bomber targeting Govt troops blew up his explosives-laden car in northwestern Pakistan, killing two people and wounding more than 30.

  • Aug 29, 2008 22:41 IST

    Pak foils suicide attack to blow up tunnel

    Two would-be suicide bombers were killed by security forces in continued terrorist violence in Pakistan’s restive NWFP, as they tried to blow up a strategic tunnel in the Kohat area.

  • Aug 29, 2008 22:45 IST

    Zardari moves house for security

    Pakistan’s ruling PPP’s presidential candidate Asif Ali Zardari has shifted residence to the heavily guarded Prime Minister’s House in view of reported fears of a possible attack on him.