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Lakhvi was one of seven men arrested in the wake of the Mumbai attacks for allegedly helping plan, support and finance the terrorist assault on India’s financial hub that killed 166 people in November 2008.(PTI FILE PHOTO.)

LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi arrested on charges of terror financing

By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 06:44 PM IST
The arrest came weeks ahead of the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) planned reassessment of Pakistan’s efforts to counter terror financing. In October last year, the multilateral watchdog retained Pakistan in its “grey list” for failing to fully deliver on an action plan to fight terror financing.
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The bus was pushed into a deep ditch and buried along a mountainous road while traveling to the scenic town of Skardu in the Gilgit Baltistan region from the city of Rawalpindi in Punjab province.(AP file photo)
The bus was pushed into a deep ditch and buried along a mountainous road while traveling to the scenic town of Skardu in the Gilgit Baltistan region from the city of Rawalpindi in Punjab province.(AP file photo)

Landslide in northern Pakistan buries bus, 16 killed

By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Islamabad, Pakistan
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 11:57 PM IST
Rescue workers dug for hours in hopes of finding survivors, but called off the search late Sunday after recovering 16 bodies, including the driver and four soldiers traveling to their posts, said local police officer Wakil Khan.
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The let-up of pressure on terrorists comes at a time when Pakistani forces have intensified shelling along the frontiers in Kashmir(REUTERS)
The let-up of pressure on terrorists comes at a time when Pakistani forces have intensified shelling along the frontiers in Kashmir(REUTERS)

Pakistan’s Covid-19 gambit| HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Using the pandemic, Pakistan is boosting its terror infrastructure. Be prepared
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Punjab -- the hotspot of the viral infection in Pakistan -- reported a total of 1,072 cases(ANI)
Punjab -- the hotspot of the viral infection in Pakistan -- reported a total of 1,072 cases(ANI)

Pakistan records 2,700 coronavirus cases; Punjab crosses 1,000-mark

By Press Trust of India | Islamabad
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 01:01 PM IST
According to the National Health Services, COVID-19 has so far claimed 40 lives, while 130 patients have recovered.
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Shrine ‘untouched, undamaged’, reports of desecration ‘false’: Pak

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:41 PM IST
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ATTACK ON NANKANA SAHIB GURDWARA:SGPC to send 4-member delegation to Pak

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:36 PM IST
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Indian pilgrims can visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the recently-opened Kartarpur corridor without visa but cannot go to the other parts of Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Indian pilgrims can visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the recently-opened Kartarpur corridor without visa but cannot go to the other parts of Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)

Sikh woman from India tries to flee with Facebook friend from Pak via Kartarpur corridor: Report

By Press Trust of India | Lahore
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Kaur, who was in touch with the man through Facebook, met him at the gurdwara and attempted to go along with him to Faisalabad by showing a Pakistani woman’s permit.
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Nagar Kirtan (a religious procession) by Indian Sikh devotees to Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, departed from New Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Nagar Kirtan (a religious procession) by Indian Sikh devotees to Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, departed from New Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)

Pakistan denies Indian delegation permission to hold ‘nagar kirtan’ at Nankana Sahib

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 01:41 AM IST
The delegation, led by the Punjab government and including representatives of the SGPC and DSGMC, had planned to organise ‘Akhand Path’ and hold ‘nagar kirtan’ at Nankana Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab province as part of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
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A Pakistani government official says a passenger train has rammed into freight train in the southern city of Rahim Yar Khan, killing 10 people and injuring 64 others.(HT File (Representative Image))
A Pakistani government official says a passenger train has rammed into freight train in the southern city of Rahim Yar Khan, killing 10 people and injuring 64 others.(HT File (Representative Image))

10 killed, 64 injured as passenger train hits freight train in Pakistan

By Associated Press | Multan (Pakistan)
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 01:25 PM IST
Senior government official Jamil Ahmed says an emergency at hospitals has been declared after Thursday’s crash.
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In the first raid, the CTD said it arrested an active member of ISIS, Mohammad Sadaqat, in D G Khan, some 400-km from Lahore and recovered hand grenades and weapons(AFP Photo)
In the first raid, the CTD said it arrested an active member of ISIS, Mohammad Sadaqat, in D G Khan, some 400-km from Lahore and recovered hand grenades and weapons(AFP Photo)

3 ISIS and LeJ terrorists arrested in Pakistan

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 04:44 PM IST
Separate teams raided whereabouts of the suspected terrorists in D G Khan and Sialkot and arrested 3 terrorists on Sunday. It arrested an active member of ISIS, Mohammad Sadaqat, in D G Khan.
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The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday barred Jama’at-ud-Da’wah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed from leading Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Qadsia at Chowburji Chowk in Lahore.
The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday barred Jama’at-ud-Da’wah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed from leading Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Qadsia at Chowburji Chowk in Lahore.

Pak bars Hafiz Saeed from leading Friday sermons, takes over JuD assets

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 12:14 AM IST
The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday barred Jama’at-ud-Da’wah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed from leading Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Qadsia at Chowburji Chowk in Lahore.
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The proposed corridor will provide easy access to Sikh pilgrims to Guru Nanak’s final resting place Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan’s Punjab province.(PTI)
The proposed corridor will provide easy access to Sikh pilgrims to Guru Nanak’s final resting place Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan’s Punjab province.(PTI)

India ready to go ahead with March 14 meeting with Pakistan on Kartarpur

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 08:46 PM IST
The Pulwama terror attack and escalating tensions between India and Pakistan in the last few days raised serious doubts about the possibility of the meet.
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Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday called Indian media reports of the Pakistan government taking administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) “fabricated”(AFP)
Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday called Indian media reports of the Pakistan government taking administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) “fabricated”(AFP)

Pakistan seizing control of ‘JeM headquarters’ fabricated reports: Minister

By Indo Asian News Service | Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2019 06:19 PM IST
The terror group had claimed the February 14 Kashmir suicide bombing that killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers, heightening tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi.
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Pakistani police officers check a vehicle as security is beefed up in the eastern city of Faisalabad, Pakistan.(AP Photo)
Pakistani police officers check a vehicle as security is beefed up in the eastern city of Faisalabad, Pakistan.(AP Photo)

Pak forces kill 2 terrorists involved in kidnappings of American, son of ex-premier Gilani

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2019 07:49 PM IST
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Amritsar: 139 Indian pilgrims leave for Pakistan to visit Shree Katas Raj Temple, in Chakwal district there.(ANI/Twitter)
Amritsar: 139 Indian pilgrims leave for Pakistan to visit Shree Katas Raj Temple, in Chakwal district there.(ANI/Twitter)

Pakistan issues visas to 139 Indian pilgrims to visit Katas Raj dham

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Under the framework of a bilateral protocol on visits to religious shrines, Sikh and Hindu pilgrims from India visit Pakistan every year. Pakistani pilgrims also visit India every year under the protocol.
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Police in Pakistan have arrested some 300 supporters of a detained radical Islamic cleric who disrupted daily life with nationwide rallies.(HT File Photo)
Police in Pakistan have arrested some 300 supporters of a detained radical Islamic cleric who disrupted daily life with nationwide rallies.(HT File Photo)

Pakistan arrests 300 supporters of detained Islamic cleric

By Associated Press | Multan (Pakistan)
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2018 01:48 PM IST
Senior police officer Tahir Mahmood said Saturday that supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party were picked up in sweeps across Punjab province following the arrest of its leader, Khadim Hussain Rizvi.
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In this picture taken on November 15, 2018, a Pakistani woman comes out from a toilet in Basti Ameerwala village in central Punjab province. - For as long as she can remember, Ayeesha Siddiqua has fought her male relatives for access to toilets -- but a sanitation drive by new premier Imran Khan could make life easier for women in patriachal Pakistan.(AFP)
In this picture taken on November 15, 2018, a Pakistani woman comes out from a toilet in Basti Ameerwala village in central Punjab province. - For as long as she can remember, Ayeesha Siddiqua has fought her male relatives for access to toilets -- but a sanitation drive by new premier Imran Khan could make life easier for women in patriachal Pakistan.(AFP)

Women’s fight for toilets in rural Pakistan

By Agence France-Presse | Basti Ameerwala, Pakistan
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 11:53 AM IST
Women in the village have long been forced to hide their bodily functions from the conservative, deeply patriarchal society, Siddiqua and other female residents told AFP.
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On a day when both India and Pakistan made progress on building Kartarpur corridor, two officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were reportedly humiliated and barred from entering gurdwaras in the neighbouring country.(PTI)
On a day when both India and Pakistan made progress on building Kartarpur corridor, two officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were reportedly humiliated and barred from entering gurdwaras in the neighbouring country.(PTI)

Indian High Commission officials reportedly barred from entering gurdwaras in Pakistan over film screening

By Press Trust of India | Lahore
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 07:57 PM IST
Two officials of the Indian High Commission were not allowed to enter Gurdwara Nankana Sahib on Wednesday night and Gurdwara Sacha Sauda on Thursday, both in Punjab province of Pakistan.
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Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib(Wikipedia)
Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib(Wikipedia)

Sikh-Americans seek PM Modi’s help over for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 03:37 PM IST
A delegation of Sikhs from various parts of the US under the banner of California-based United Sikh Mission submitted a memorandum addressed to the PM at the Indian Embassy in Washington.
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Pakistani civil rights activists protest the killings of Ahmadis outside the attacked community mosque in Lahore on May 30, 2010.(AFP File Photo)
Pakistani civil rights activists protest the killings of Ahmadis outside the attacked community mosque in Lahore on May 30, 2010.(AFP File Photo)

Over 100 booked under Anti-Terrorism Act for setting ablaze Ahmadi worship place in Pakistan

By Press Trust of India | Lahore
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 09:20 PM IST
Over 100 people have been booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act for setting ablaze a worship place of the minority Ahmadi community in Pakistan’s Punjab province
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Attendees wave Pakistan's national flag while singing national songs at a ceremony to celebrate the country's 70th Independence Day at the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi, Pakistan.(REUTERS Representative Photo)
Attendees wave Pakistan's national flag while singing national songs at a ceremony to celebrate the country's 70th Independence Day at the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi, Pakistan.(REUTERS Representative Photo)

Pakistan bans social studies books for showing Kashmir as part of India

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Lahore
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 04:33 PM IST
The Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board also lodged a complaint with Lahore police for criminal case against the administration of the private schools and publishers of the books for committing a ‘grave mistake
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Katas Raj temple(Image courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)
Katas Raj temple(Image courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

Pak cement cos agree to find alternative to water from Katas Raj temple

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad, Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 11:13 PM IST
The factories made a commitment to build a small dam in the area, the outflow of which will be maintained in a way that the pond at Katas Raj is not adversely affected.
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Maharashtra gives freehold of land rights to refugees from Pakistan

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 12:53 AM IST
Sindhi and Punjabi refugees and their families live in around 31 colonies located across the state.
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Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Inspector General of Police Arif Nawaz have sought a detailed report of the case.(Representative Photo)
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Inspector General of Police Arif Nawaz have sought a detailed report of the case.(Representative Photo)

Acid attack on 3 girls in Pakistan by uncle for rejecting marriage proposal

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Islamabad
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 04:56 PM IST
The girls suffered burns on their face and arms and were admitted to a hospital, according to police
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Pakistan’s total population of transgender people reported in the sixth Popu­lation and Housing Census in 2017 was 10,418, reports Dawn news.(REUTERS)
Pakistan’s total population of transgender people reported in the sixth Popu­lation and Housing Census in 2017 was 10,418, reports Dawn news.(REUTERS)

Pakistan opens first transgender school, ‘The Gender Guardian’: Media report

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Lahore
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 05:09 PM IST
The school, ‘The Gender Guardian’, was inaugurated on Sunday by the NGO Exploring Future Foundation (EFF), which has attempted its first project, Dawn News reported.
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The Pakistani national even had his name enrolled in the voters list and ration card.(HT FILE)
The Pakistani national even had his name enrolled in the voters list and ration card.(HT FILE)

Mumbai court awards three men four years of imprisonment for harbouring, aiding Pakistani spy

By Charul Shah | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 12:30 AM IST
The three convicts had helped the spy obtain an Indian passport through forged documents. They had also made arrangements for him to stay in Mumbai.
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The girl was found her in a deserted street in an unconscious state with burns all over her body.(AFP FILE)
The girl was found her in a deserted street in an unconscious state with burns all over her body.(AFP FILE)

8-year-old girl burnt alive after rape in Pakistan’s Punjab, protests erupt

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Lahore
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 09:05 PM IST
A large number of people of Chichawatni, Sahiwal district, held a demonstration and blocked the main GT Road for several hours to lodge their protest against the brutal incident.
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A Chinese man standing on the bonnet of a police van.(Screengrab)
A Chinese man standing on the bonnet of a police van.(Screengrab)

Chinese workers in Pakistan fight with cops for being barred from red light district

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad, Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2018 10:54 PM IST
The Chinese engineers and other personnel are currently working on the M4 motorway from Bahawalpur to Faisalabad.
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The incidents took place weeks after the nation was rocked by protests after the brutal murder of a minor girl in Kasur district of Punjab (pictured).(HT/File Photo)
The incidents took place weeks after the nation was rocked by protests after the brutal murder of a minor girl in Kasur district of Punjab (pictured).(HT/File Photo)

Protests break out in Pakistan city against twin rapes, murders

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Lahore
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 06:47 PM IST
A seven-year-old girl and a university student were abducted and their bodies recovered later with torture marks; police yet to make arrests.
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