10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The number of people abandoning their homes in border villages of Jammu and Kashmir crossed 10,000 Tuesday amid heightened tension following Pakistan shelling on the international border that killed a trooper Monday.“Following indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas along the international border by Pakistan yesterday (Monday), more people have abandoned their homes close […]

Six civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir

Six civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Kashmir

Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) Six civilians were injured Saturday due to Pakistani shelling on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba and Kathua districts, forcing scores of villagers to migrate.“Six civilians were injured in Pakistani shelling on the international border in Samba and Kathua districts today.”“Two civilians with critical injuries have been shifted to Government […]

Fake Pakistani travel agents in US dupe travellers to India

Fake Pakistani travel agents in US dupe travellers to India

New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Ten fake travel agents, most of them from Pakistan, have been indicted in a travel scam that left about 200 travellers to India stranded and bilked of more than $1 Million. All of them have been charged in an indictment in New York State Supreme Court with varying counts of […]

Pakistan signs $248 million loan agreement with ADB

Pakistan signs $248 million loan agreement with ADB

Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan Friday inked a loan and project agreement worth $248 million with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for power transmission programme, media reported.The power transmission tranche-4 aims to improve energy supply and security by reducing transmission infrastructure bottlenecks and transmission losses, Dawn online reported.The project is expected to be completed by 2016.The transmission […]

Pakistani leader shot dead

Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) Sindh leader Khalid Mahmood Soomro was Saturday shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan. Soomro was assassinated when he was praying in a mosque in Sukkur city, Radio Pakistan reported. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the murder. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah also condemned the […]

Imran Khan ready to go to jail

Imran Khan ready to go to jail

  Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that he would follow the orders of the court and go to jail, a media report said Saturday.“According to the decision of the anti-terrorism court (ATC), I am a dangerous man. It also declared me a proclaimed offender, which is why I should […]

10 killed in US drone attack in Pakistan

10 killed in US drone attack in Pakistan

  Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan’s North Waziristan Agency Wednesday, media reported.The drone targeted a vehicle in Alwara Mandi in the region. Foreigners were among those killed in the drone strike, Geo News reported citing sources.The Pakistan Army is also conducting operation Zarb-i-Azb in […]

Three people killed in Pakistan blast

Three people killed in Pakistan blast

Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) At least three people, including a woman and a security official, were killed and six injured Tuesday in a blast targeting a convoy of the Frontier Corps (FC) in Pakistan, media reported.The convoy was carrying a high-ranking military official to Peshawar Tuesday, Dawn online reported.Brigadier Khalid Javed, who was the target of […]

Mumbai, Karachi girls equally adventurous about fashion: Pakistani designer

Mumbai, Karachi girls equally adventurous about fashion: Pakistani designer

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Karachi-based fashion designer Huma Adnan says her “dramatic and quirky” creations are apt for the Mumbai market as women here are as daring as those in her homeland. For the past eight years, she has been offering women in Pakistan, popular for long length kurtas with salwars, outfits that are […]

Imran Khan to address Karachi rally Sunday

Imran khan file photo

  Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided that party leader Imran Khan should go to Karachi and address protestersSunday, media reported Thursday.“After having sustained our sit-in in Islamabad for more than a month, the party leadership believes now the time has come to spread this movement all over the country,” a PTI official […]