J&K World

First time in last 32 years, Pakistan seals offices of 12 Kashmiri militant organizations, stops monetary support

Srinagar: Pakistan has sealed offices of all the twelve Kashmiri militant organizations, which have been operating from Pakistan Administered Kashmir from last 32 years, reported Independent Urdu. The newspaper reported that offices of all 12 organizations affiliated with the United Jihadi Council were sealed, while as, the amount of office expenditure in these organizations has […]

World

Over 500 test positive for HIV in Pakistani village

Islamabad: A mass HIV detection programme in a village in Pakistan has resulted in more than 400 children and 100 adults diagnosed with the virus following widespread social alarm that broke out after a doctor was reported for negligence, authorities said on Friday. “In Ratodero village, 15,200 people have been screened so far, out of […]

World

Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

Lahore: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa’s top leader and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said on Wednesday. Makki, head of JuD’s political and international affairs wing and in-charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), was arrested during a government crackdown against […]

National World

Geelani hails release of prisoners by India, Pak

Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Wednesday hailed the goodwill gesture by India and Pakistan to release prisoners from their respective jails and called for use of such measures as permanent feature of relations between the two countries. Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including four fishermen, were repatriated to Pakistan on Tuesday through the […]

World

4 policemen killed, 11 injured in blast in Pakistan

Karachi: A powerful remote-controlled bomb blast near a mosque in Pakistan’s Balochistan province has killed four policemen and injured 11 others, the second major attack to rock the restive region in the last three days. The explosion occurred on Monday night when people were assembling for prayers near the mosque in the provincial capital Quetta’s […]

National

‘Truly shameful’: Opposition mocks PM’s claim about ordering Balakot airstrikes despite bad weather

New Delhi: Opposition leaders on Sunday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that he had given the Indian Air Force the green signal to proceed with airstrikes in Pakistan’s Balakot area on February 26 despite bad weather because “the clouds could actually help our planes escape the radars”. Communist Party of India (Marxist) General […]