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UN Seeks To Reassure Afghan Refugees In Pakistan.

A UN official told Afghan refugees in Pakistan that they could not be forced to return to their homeland, amid claims of coercion surrounding the UN's voluntary repatriation program.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Four time MP Vinod Khanna, missed berth in Modi's team.

Vinod Khanna is, of course, remembered for what he gave best -super performances in Bollywood films. But his debut in politics too left an impression among the people he represented in Parliament.Khanna was sitting BJP MP from Gurudaspur in Punjab, having got elected in the 2014 polls. Just as his life in Bollywood had ups ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 7 in Pakistan tribal area.

A suspected U.S. drone strike on a house in a remote tribal area bordering Afghanistan has killed at least seven militants, Pakistan security officials said on Thursday.If confirmed, the attack would ...

- The Hindu - IN

US drone strike kills 7 militants in Pakistan.

At least seven militants were on Thursday killed in missile strikes by a US pilotless aircraft in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan.

- Zee News - IN

IPL 2017: Rashid Khan is a terrific find for Sunrisers Hyderabad, says coach Tom Moody.

Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody on Thursday heaped praise on Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan and said the legbreak bowler has been a "terrific find" for the defending champions in the ongoing IPL The post IPL 2017: Rashid Khan is a terrific find for Sunrisers Hyderabad, says coach Tom Moody appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Pakistan says consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on merit basis.

The decision to provide consular access to alleged India 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been awarded death sentence in Pakistan, will be taken on merit, the Foreign Office said on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

Suspected US drone strike targets Pak Taliban militants.

A suspected US drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and intelligence sources said on Thursday, in a rare strike on Pakistani soil.

- Times Of India - IN

Pakistani delegation due in Kabul on April 29.

By Azizullah Hamdard on 27 April 2017 KABUL : Amid no let-up in tension between Afghanistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

South markets lead recovery in residential real estate sector.

Demand goes up in Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru

- The Hindu - IN

Divorced man poisons five children, commits suicide in south Punjab.

Poverty, divorce from wife believed to be motive behind crime The post Divorced man poisons five children, commits suicide in south Punjab appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Radd-ul-Fasaad: Five terrorists linked to banned outfits killed in Balochistan.

Security forces carry out over 40 operations across country; 11 militants arrested The post Radd-ul-Fasaad: Five terrorists linked to banned outfits killed in Balochistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Two held for mugging Canadian senator in Islamabad

Police said the suspects previously spent time in jail for their involvement in street crimes The post Two held for mugging Canadian senator in Islamabad appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Raddul Fasaad: 5 killed, 11 arrested in operations across Pakistan, says ISPR

Five terrorists were killed and 11 apprehended during search and intelligence-based operations carried out in different parts of the country during the last 24 hours, Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement released today. ISPR, the military's media wing, stated that security forces conducted 29 cordon and ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistan expresses grief over death of Iranian border guards

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday expressed grief over the deaths of at least eight Iranian border guards who died in an exchange of fire with a militant group on the Pakistan-Iran border, said a statement released by the ministry.The message was conveyed by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign ...

- DAWN - PK

Suspected US drone strike kills seven 'militants' in North Waziristan

A suspected US drone strike killed several Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and intelligence sources said on Thursday, in a rare strike on Pakistani soil.If confirmed, the air strike, which happened on Wednesday, would only be the second drone attack inside the ...

- DAWN - PK

US drone strike kills 7 militants in Pakistan

Islamabad, April 27 At least seven militants were on Thursday killed in missile strikes by a US pilotless aircraft in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan.The US drones fired two missiles to pound two hideouts of the militants in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, a semi-autonomous tribal area located ...

- Sify - IN

Govt to send defamation notice to Imran over Rs10bn bribery claim

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday decided to sue Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan over his allegations that he was offered Rs10 billion for keeping mum on the Panama Leaks case, sources told Geo News. They said that the decision was taken in a high-level consultative meeting, held to review the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Interior Minister calls on PM Nawaz to discuss Dawn leaks report

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss forthcoming Dawn leaks report, said a statement issued by the Interior Ministry on Thursday. The statement informed that Khan briefed the premier on various issues including Dawn leaks report. PM Nawaz instructed that all ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Indian tycoon Sajjan Jindal meets PM Nawaz in Murree

Indian businessman and entrepreneur Sajjan Jindal made an unannounced visit to Pakistan and met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Sajjan Jindal, who is also said to be accompanied by other businessmen, met PM Nawaz Sharif for a personal meeting in Murree, where PM Nawaz Sharif had gone recently for a private trip. According ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Op Radd-ul Fasaad: Five terrorists killed, nine arrested

RAWALPINDI: Five terrorists have been killed while nine apprehended in search and intelligence based operations across the country, according to an ISPR release. The army’s media cell said during the last 24 hours, security forces conducted 29 cordon-and-search operations and 12 IBOs in different parts of the country. ...

- Geo.tv - PK

India expresses concern over freedom of 26/11 perps in Pakistan

Demanding immediate action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 attack, India today said it was a matter of concern that even after eight years of the strike, they continue to enjoy freedom in Pakistan.External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglays remarks came amid reports that Pakistan has rejected a re- ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Over 4,700 donkey hides seized, 7 persons arrested in Pak

Pakistani police have confiscated over 4,700 donkey hides that were to be illegally exported to China for medicinal use and arrested seven persons, including a Chinese national, during a raid here, officials said today.The arrested persons were part of a 10-member gang which has involved in the business for over six months ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Suspected US drone kills 7 in Pakistan: officials

A suspected US drone strike on a house in a remote tribal area bordering Afghanistan has killed at least seven militants, Pakistan security officials said today.If confirmed the attack would be the second drone raid under the administration of United States President Donald Trump.The use of drones has dwindled in Pakistan, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Militant group says Pakistan using prisoner for propaganda

The Taliban in Pakistan has accused the country's premier intelligence service of using a notorious captured militant leader to give the impression the group is being funded by foreign spy agencies to orchestrate attacks, a militant spokesman said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

OLX aims to activate Pakistan's dormant economy

Country manager feels there is immense potential in e-commerce segment The post OLX aims to activate Pakistan's dormant economy appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

26/11 accused still enjoy freedom in Pak: India

Demanding immediate action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 attack, India on Thursday said it was a matter of concern that even after eight years of the strike, they continue to enjoy freedom in Pakistan.

- Times Of India - IN

Suspected U.S. drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants - sources

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and intelligence sources said on Thursday, in a rare strike on Pakistani soil.

- Reuters - US

Kulbhushan, Ehsanullah's statements exposed India: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesman, Nafees Zakaria said during the weekly news briefing on Thursday that confessions by Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan had exposed India. Zakaria said that Jhadav was prosecuted as per the law of the land and his statements helped in intercepting a ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Customs seize 300 donkey hides from Karachi’s Mauripur

KARACHI: In an ongoing crackdown against smuggling of donkey hides, Customs department seized additional 300 hides from a warehouse in Mauripur on Thursday. In a press conference, Deputy Collector Customs Ali Raza revealed that the raid was conducted on the information given by the smuggling suspects, who were arrested ...

- Geo.tv - PK

PM Nawaz dismisses Rs10bn allegation, legal experts advise to sue Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan's claim that he was offered Rs10 billion for keeping mum on the Panama Leaks case. In a high-level consultative meeting on Thursday over the Supreme Court’s decision, legal experts advised the premier to serve a ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan border areas under complete control, army delegation tells Afghan officials

A high-level delegation of the Pakistan Army led by the Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar visited Afghanistan on the directions of the Chief of Army Staff, an Inter-Services Public Relations statement said. The delegation met with the Afghan army chief, acting defence minister Tariq Shah Bahrami and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan call off tour of Bangladesh

Pakistan has called off their scheduled cricket tour of Bangladesh this year, the country's board chairman Shaharyar Khan has said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Pakistan says consular access to Jadhav on merit basis

Islamabad, April 27 The decision to provide consular access to alleged India 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been awarded death sentence in Pakistan, will be taken on merit, the Foreign Office said on Thursday. Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told the media that Jadhav was prosecuted as per Pakistani law and his ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Russia must help stabilise Afghanistan situation: Pakistan minister

Moscow, April 27 Russia should lead the process of stabilisation of the situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Thursday. "Pakistan would support all initiatives to bring peace in Afghanistan," said Asif during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu. Asif was in the Russian ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria receive highest polio vaccines

New York/New Delhi, April 27 Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria -- the only three polio endemic nations in the world -- received highest doses of vaccines in 2016, said a Unicef statement on Thursday. "Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan each received more doses of vaccines than any other country," said the United Nations ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Jadhav's trial conducted in a 'transparent' manner: Pak

Pakistan today stuck to its stand on Kulbhushan Jadhavs sentencing, saying the military courts ruling was based on specific evidence and the trial was conducted in a "transparent" manner.Pakistans assertion came a day after India handed over an appeal by the mother of retired Indian Navy officer Jadhav, sentenced to death ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

India asks Pak for certificate on Jadhav's health condition

India has sought from Pakistan a certificate on the health condition of Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a military court there, the External Affairs Ministry said today.MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that the well being and state of Jadhavs health is a "matter of great concern" to India as the former Indian ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Vinod Khanna's constituency remembers its 'Sardar of bridges'

Actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna, a four-time MP from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab, was popularly known as "Sardar of bridges" for connecting remote villages in his constituency.70-year-old Khanna died of bladder cancer at a hospital in Mumbai today.As the news of his death spread, his constituency went into a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Full-day report: Rollover week weighs heavy on KSE-100 Index

The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended Thursday's trading session on a negative note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 345.81 points, or 0.69 per cent, by the close of the trading session to reach 49,481.70. Volumes were led by corporate banks as the benchmark index witnessed bearish activity due to the usual pressure ...

- DAWN - PK

5 'miscreants' killed in Balochistan near Pak-Iran border

The bodies of five 'militants' believed to be involved in recent attacks on the Frontier Crops were found in Balochistan's Kech district on Thursday morning.Levies sources revealed the bodies were found in the Gwak area of Mand near the Pak-Iran border. A father and son were among the dead, they said. Deputy Commissioner ...

- DAWN - PK

Pemra bans airing of terrorists' interviews

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority on Thursday placed a ban on the broadcast of interviews of terrorists, a notification shared on the regulatory authority's Twitter page stated. Geo News was slated to air an interview with former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan on Thursday night at ...

- DAWN - PK

Top-level Pak Army delegation meets Afghan officials

A high-level Pakistan Army delegation headed by Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar in a visit to Afghanistan offered free medical treatment to Afghans injured in an attack on a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif last week. The delegation, on the direction of Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, met Afghanistan's ...

- DAWN - PK

Confessions of former TTP spokesman, Indian spy have 'unveiled India's nefarious designs,' says FO

Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said revelations made in the confessional statements of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and former Tehreek-e-Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan have 'unveiled India's nefarious designs' in Pakistan.'The confessions have proven that India has been involved in supporting ...

- DAWN - PK

Uber starts offering services in Islamabad and Rawalpindi

The ride-hailing service will offer free rides to customers in the twin city this weekend The post Uber starts offering services in Islamabad and Rawalpindi appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Pakistan's soil won't be used against Afghanistan, army delegation tells Afghan authorities

Delegation of Pak Army headed by CGS Lt Gen Bilal Akbar visits Afghanistan on the direction of COAS Qamar Bajwa The post Pakistan's soil won't be used against Afghanistan, army delegation tells Afghan authorities appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Suspected U.S. drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants - sources

The strike would only be the second attack inside the nuclear-armed nation since President Donald Trump took office The post Suspected U.S. drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants - sources appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Lahore HC issues contempt of court notices to Sharif family's sugar mills

, Apr 27 : The Lahore High Court has issued notices of contempt of court to the chief executive officers of Ittefaq, Chaudhry and Haseeb Waqas sugar owned by members of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family for operating the mills in defiance of a stay order.The bench, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, was on ...

- Sify - IN

U.S. strike in Syria 'foreign interference': Pak Defence Minister

Apr 27 : Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif termed the United States' missile strike against Syria as 'foreign interference'.Asif made this statement on the sidelines of the ongoing VI Moscow Conference on International Security, reported Russian news agency Sputnik."We are against any foreign intervention in Syria. ...

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Pakistan lashes out against India over Kashmir issue

, Apr 27 : Pakistan Defence minister Khawaja Asif has said that the unresolved Kashmir issue had the potential to threaten the peace and stability of the entire region even as he accused India of not reciprocating the efforts made by Islamabad."The Kashmir issue must be resolved in accordance with the UN resolution. I must ...

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Pakistan says consular access to Jadhav on merit basis

Islamabad, April 27 The decision to provide consular access to alleged India 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been awarded death sentence in Pakistan, will be taken on merit, the Foreign Office said on Thursday.Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told the media that Jadhav was prosecuted as per Pakistani law and his ...

- Sify - IN

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