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Gen. Raheel Sharif to head coalition force.

Pakistan has agreed to allow former Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif to head a Saudi Arabia-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, according to a media report. This was disc...

- The Hindu - IN

Botched ISI operation led to Delhi clerics’ detention in Pakistan.

The account now available suggests that the duo were detained by Pakistan intelligence operatives on the suspicion of an underhand agenda. However, the unilateral operation, perhaps carried out without the political authorities being kept in the loop, seems to have backfired.

- Times Of India - IN

A change that changed it all!.

When a 10-year-old Kuldeep Yadav arrived at the cricket academy of coach Kapil Pandey in Kanpur, he nursed the dreams of emulating Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram. Pandey, however, found his frail built unsuitable for fast bowling and veered him towards spin. And thus began the journey of an Indian chinaman bowler, a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Botched ISI opn led to clerics’ detention in Pak.

The account now available suggests that the duo were detained by Pakistan intelligence operatives on the suspicion of an underhand agenda. However, the unilateral operation, perhaps carried out without the political authorities being kept in the loop, seems to have backfired.

- Times Of India - IN

UK condemns Pakistan's move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province, says it belongs to India.

The Gilgit-Baltistan area is Pakistan`s northernmost administrative territory that borders the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

In Pakistan, Hindu student asked to apologise for celebrating Holi in university campus.

A post is going viral on social media claiming that a Hindu student was forced to submit a written apology over celebrating Holi on the campus of a Pakistani university.

- Zee News - IN

Mainstreaming of FATA in best national interest, says COAS.

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday voiced support for mainstreaming of FATA and said that it "is in best national interest", according to the Inter Services Public Relations . General Bajwa visited the Pak-Afghan border areas in Mohmand and Orakzai Agency on Saturday, where he was given ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pak allows Raheel Sharif to lead Saudi-led alliance.

Pakistani leaders were initially taken aback when Saudi Arabia, without proper consultation, had announced in 2015 that Islamabad was also a part of 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism. Pakistan was in an unenviable position as it has good ties with both Iran and Saudi.

- Times Of India - IN

Grenade attack injured 12 in Karachi's Lyari.

At least 12 people were injured on Saturday evening in a grenade attack in the Lyari area of Karachi. Unknown miscreants threw a hand grenade in Singulane 2, causing injuries to 12 people,' said City SSP Adeel Hussain Chandio.The police official added that there was no electricity in the area at the time of the attack and ...

- DAWN - PK

Hopeful team would perform well in West Indies, says Misbah.

Pakistan's Test Captain Misbah-ul Haq on Saturday expressed hope that the team would perform well during upcoming West Indies tour. We hope to perform well in the tour and will try to win all three formats on the tour,' said the Pakistan captain. He added that West Indies as a team should not be taken lightly as they have ...

- DAWN - PK

Bangladesh's 'Genocide Day' observed in Tripura.

Agartala, March 25 A candle light march and seminar were part of programmes held on Saturday in Tripura to mark Bangladesh's observance of "Genocide Day" - in remembrance of the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army on this day in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, 46 years ago. The programmes were organised by the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

India's borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh to be sealed: Rajnath Singh

Gwalior, March 25 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the country's borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh will be sealed to stop infiltration of terrorists and refugees. Speaking at the passing out parade of the Border Security Force at Tekanpur in Gwalior district, Rajnath Singh said that the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Four startups from T-Hub bags global awards

Hyderabad, March 25 Four startups from T-Hub, one of the largest start-up ecosystem builders in India, have bagged global awards, a statement said on Saturday. Hug Innovations, Loop Reality, AuthBase and Kheyti have received prestigious awards and recognitions in competitions held exclusively to identify emerging start-ups ...

- Yahoo! News - US

UK condemns Pakistan`s move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth province, says it belongs to India

The Gilgit-Baltistan area is Pakistan`s northernmost administrative territory that borders the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

Austria's Alpla plans PET recycling plant

Hyderabad unit to be the first in India

- The Hindu - IN

Pakistan allows Gen Sharif to head Saudi-led military alliance

Islamabad, March 25 Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said that Pakistan government has formally permitted ex-army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to head the Saudi Arabia-led military alliance to fight militancy.The minster revealed this during an interview with Geo TV channel's Jirga programme.Former army chief's Saudi ...

- Sify - IN

Pak-Afghan border fencing has commenced: Army Chief

, Mar. 25 : Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said that fencing on the Pak-Afghan border has commenced."The border areas of Bajaur and Mohmand agencies will be given first priority as they are high-threat zones," the Dawn quoted an Inter-Services Public Relations statement as saying.The ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan starts border fencing with Afghanistan: Army chief

Islamabad, March 25 Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Saturday that the country has started fencing the border with Afghanistan in a move to stop the cross-border movement of the militants.Security officials have long been complaining that the Pakistani militants, who have escaped as a result of military ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan Begins Fencing of Afghan Border

Pakistan says it has started fencing off its long border with Afghanistan and areas vulnerable to cross-border militant attacks are being given priority.  Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa revealed the project during a visit Saturday to tribal districts, including Mohmand, near the Afghan border where "terrorists" ...

- Voice of America - US

PTI to use "street power" if next polls are announced without reforms

, Mar. 25 : Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that his party will use "street power" to block the next general elections if they are announced without electoral reforms.He said a charter of demands is being prepared by the PTI based on the 40 findings given by the Judicial Commission constituted to ...

- Sify - IN

Afridi parts ways with his PSL franchise

Lahore, March 25 Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Saturday announced that he is parting ways with his Pakistan Super League franchise Peshawar Zalmi, citing personal reasons.The flamboyant cricketer took to Twitter to make public his decision, saying he was ending his services as president and player of Peshawar ...

- Sify - IN

Saqlain Mushtaq joins as England's spin bowling consultant

Lahore, March 25 Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq on Saturday revealed that the England and Wales Cricket Board has hired him as a spin bowling consultant for two years."ECB has hired my services for two years and I have to work 100 days a year with them. My main duty will be with the England cricket team but I ...

- Sify - IN

Pak Govt. allows former army chief to lead Saudi-led military alliance

, Mar. 25 : The Pakistan Government has given its approval to former chief of army staff general Raheel Sharif to lead a 39-nation alliance of Muslim states led by Saudi Arabia by providing him with a No-Objection Certificate .Defence Minister Khawaja Asif confirmed the approval of the government in a Geo News ...

- Sify - IN

Pak terror groups thriving on crime, money laundering: Report

, Mar. 25 : A new government report obtained by the Pakistani media has revealed that the major source of funding for terror and extremist groups in the country is crime including extortion, smuggling and kidnapping for ransom.The report by the Financial Monitoring Unit in Pakistan titled "National Risk Assessment on Money ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan agrees to allow Raheel Sharif to command Saudi-led alliance to combat terrorism

Pakistan has agreed to allow former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to head a Saudi Arabia-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, according to a media report. The post Pakistan agrees to allow Raheel Sharif to command Saudi-led alliance to combat terrorism appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard on Saturday apprehended a Pakistani fishing boat with nine crew members in Indian waters The post Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat off Gujarat coast appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

MQM-Pakistan denounces Altaf Hussain for seeking Modi's help

Party founder appealed to Indian prime minister to raise voice for Karachi's Muhajirs The post MQM-Pakistan denounces Altaf Hussain for seeking Modi's help appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Newborn kidnapping case: court remands 11 suspects to police custody

Eleven suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a newborn child in Karachi were presented in court on Saturday.According to police, the main suspect, a woman named Musarat Anwar Khan, had admitted to the crime and a First Investigation Report against her and all her accomplices has been registered at the ...

- DAWN - PK

Fencing of Pak-Afghan border has commenced, says army chief

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said that fencing on the Pak-Afghan border has commenced and the border areas of Bajaur and Mohmand agencies will be given first priority as they are high-threat zones, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations .The statement added that ...

- DAWN - PK

We can repeat history if domestic cricket is improved, says Imran Khan

On the 25th anniversary of Pakistan's Cricket World Cup victory, Imran Khan said on Saturday that the nation has not won another world cup as domestic cricket has not improved.'We were never able to win another world cup since that time, in spite of the cricketing talent this country has, because we never improved on the ...

- DAWN - PK

Saqlain Mushtaq joins as England's spin bowling consultant

Lahore, March 25 Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq on Saturday revealed that the England and Wales Cricket Board has hired him as a spin bowling consultant for two years. "ECB has hired my services for two years and I have to work 100 days a year with them. My main duty will be with the England cricket team but I ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kidnappers of newborn baby make startling revelations before Karachi court

KARACHI: Members of a gang involved in kidnapping of newborn babies in Karachi made startling revelations before a local court on Saturday about their wicked practice of buying and selling newborn babies. Police on Friday busted a gang comprising eleven members - seven males and four females - involved in kidnapping and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

‘Political bribe’: MQM local representatives refuse to take govt vehicles

KARACHI: Muhattida Qaumi Movement and Sindh government came at loggerheads once again after MQM vice-chairmen of District Municipal Corporations in Karachi refused to take government vehicles on Saturday. Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar also stood with the officials and called government vehicles “political bribe”. ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Karahi becomes heavier on the pocket as ‘system’ adds to public woes

KARACHI: In Liaquatabad, a kilogramme of chicken costs Rs. 380 these days, while tomatoes are priced at Rs. 100 per kilo – meaning that the karahi you love has become pricier. What has led to this? Supply constraint is the major reason fueling the current price surge, alongside other secondary factors, such as dying ...

- Geo.tv - PK

How Pakistan Is Planning to Fight a Nuclear War

Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia Forget North Korea, this is the real nuclear threat the world should be thinking about. Sandwiched between Iran, China, India and Afghanistan, Pakistan lives in a complicated neighborhood with a variety of security issues. One of the nine known states known to have nuclear weapons, Pakistan's ...

- The National Interest - US

Pakistan to declare Gilgit-Baltistan its fifth province? UK condemns move, says it belongs to India

The Gilgit-Baltistan area is Pakistan`s northernmost administrative territory that borders the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

India plans major step against terrorism, to seal international boundaries with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon

The decision has been taken in the wake of an increase in infiltration attempts, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

- Zee News - IN

Meet BSF's first woman combat officer in 51 years

Twenty-five-year-old Tanushree Pareek will now be posted to command a unit along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab.

- Rediff.com - IN

Afghan carpet business harmed by nosediving Af-Pak ties

By M. Shah on 25 March 2017 PESHAWAR/KABUL: Pakistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

Pakistan Detains Three Bloggers On Blasphemy Charges

Three Pakistani bloggers have been accused of blasphemy in an Islamabad counterterrorism court, an offense punishable by death.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Punjab poll: It's time to look beyond bitterness

- Tehelka - IN

Bangladesh mission in Islamabad observed Genocide Day

Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad has observed Mar 25 as the ‘Genocide Day’ in a befitting manner.

- BDNews24 - BD

Pakistan in the Trump era

They saw it coming – some of them even put their money on it – yet they were apparently unprepared for Trump entering the White House. Why? The answer to this complex question can define the state of Pak-US affairs in the days ahead. Veteran diplomat and renowned author Henry Kissinger admitted, "No one knows ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan on path of economic prosperity: Aizaz Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is on the path of economic transformation after overcoming its multiple challenges including terrorism. It was stated by Ambassador of Pakistan to United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry during a reception at the Embassy of Pakistan held in connection with Pakistan Day. The event had added significance as ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan allows General Raheel Sharif to lead Saudi-led military alliance

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has agreed to give a No-Objection Certificate to former Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to lead a 39-nation alliance of Muslim states led by Saudi Arabia. The revelation was made by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif in Geo News programme Jirga which will be aired on Sunday at ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Fire at Karachi dockyard extinguished

KARACHI: A fire in a godown in Karachi dockyard on Saturday was extinguished by 12 fire tenders after three hours. According to a statement by the Pakistan Navy the accidental fire was doused by fire tenders from the city governments. No casualties were reported and the cooling process is underway. Roads leading to Karachi ...

- Geo.tv - PK

China ready to work with Pakistan to move CPEC forward

BEIJING: A spokesman of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday that China stood ready to work with Pakistan to move forward the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor so as to benefit the peoples of the two countries. “The CPEC is a new cooperation framework set up by China and Pakistan to pursue long-term ...

- Geo.tv - PK

'Some people' don't want Balochistan to prosper: Chaudhry Nisar

QUETTA: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali said on Saturday that “some people” do not want Balochistan to prosper, and its children to attend school. He was addressing the 60th passing out parade of the Frontier Corp in Loaralai. “It is your duty to rid of terrorists and miscreants,” he told the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

First woman arrested under Pakistan's new cyber-crime law

SIALKOT: The Federal Investigation Agency on Saturday arrested a Pakistani woman for blackmailing activities on social media, which makes her the first female to be taken into custody under the recently-passed cyber-crime law. The woman – Sadia Mirza – has been accused of blackmailing Ahsan Rana, a resident of ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Notice to Pakistani channel over remarks against PM Nawaz Sharif

The penalty for airing fake news includes a fine of up to Rs 1 million and cancellation of the operating licence.  

- Zee News - IN

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