‘Enemy using Afghan soil to launch terror attacks in Pak’

‘Enemy using Afghan soil to launch terror attacks in Pak’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s foreign office on Thursday said the enemy is taking advantage of the turmoil in Afghanistan and using its soil to orchestrate terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Nafees Zakaria, foreign office spokesman said that terrorism is a common enemy of both Pakistan and Afghanistan and both the countries would need to work together to combat […]

Stung by deadly attacks, Pak announces ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’

Stung by deadly attacks, Pak announces ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’

Islamabad: Pakistan army on Wednesday launched a military offensive named operation Radd-ul-Fasaad after dozens of people were killed in a series of deadly attacks at several places across the country. Radd-ul-Fasaad — which translates roughly to ‘elimination of discord’ —aims at indiscriminately eliminating the “residual/latent threat of terrorism”, consolidating the gains made in other military […]

Pak police arrests 300 suspects in Lahore bombing

Pak police arrests 300 suspects in Lahore bombing

Lahore: Over 300 people, mostly Afghans, have been arrested in Pakistan’s Punjab province as part of heightened security measures following a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine that killed 88 worshippers. “More than 350 suspects have been taken into custody mostly Afghans since the Lahore blast last Monday on the Mall Road,” Punjab police spokesman […]

Pak Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

Pak Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited landmark bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan is set to become a law with the Senate unanimously passing it. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017, which is the first elaborate Hindu community’s personal law, was adopted by the Senate on Friday. The bill had already been approved by the lower […]

39 killed as Pak launches crackdown on terrorists

39 killed as Pak launches crackdown on terrorists

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan security forces killed at least 39 militants in a nationwide crackdown on Friday after an Islamic State suicide bombing at a crowded Sufi shrine in Sindh province claimed 80 lives and injured nearly 250. The blast at the popular shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the southern province yesterday was one of the […]

Afghanistan asked to handover 76 ‘most wanted terrorists’

Afghanistan asked to handover 76 ‘most wanted terrorists’

ISLAMABAD: In an unusual move, Pakistan Army on Friday handed over a list of 76 “most wanted” terrorists to Afghan embassy officials and demanded “immediate action” against them, amidst a spurt in terror attacks in the country. Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz also telephoned Afghan National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar and […]

Suicide attack at Pak shrine, 50 dead, 100 injured

Suicide attack at Pak shrine, 50 dead, 100 injured

Karachi: A suicide bomber killed and wounded dozens of Sufi worshippers as they performed a ritual in Pakistan’s Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack in Sehwan, in Sindh province, via it Amaq website. Medical workers told Al […]

Children in a Conflict Zone are the Worst Sufferers

Children in a Conflict Zone are the Worst Sufferers

By Nasser Ul Islam   Children are, no doubt, delicate flowers of a garden that give fragrance and happiness to all who meet or interact with them. But have you ever imagined the conditions of the children living in a conflict zone? Have you ever thought who cares for them? Isn’t it a harsh reality […]

Pakistan set to host Davis Cup tie after 12 years

Pakistan set to host Davis Cup tie after 12 years

KARACHI: Pakistan is set to play its first Davis Cup tie at home in 12 long years after the Iranian squad landed in Islamabad for the Asia/Oceania Group II tie from February 3 to 5. Khalid Rehmani, Secretary, Pakistan Tennis Federation said the seven-member Iranian squad and the Pakistani players were both now preparing in […]

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