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Pakistani civil and military leaders hardly trust India


Pakistan has welcomed India’s positive statements and cooperation offers after the Peshawar school massacre but there is hardly any civil or military leader, who trusts India to be really concerned ab

Won’t blame RAW for massacre: Sartaj Aziz

Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday that Pakistan would not blame RAW, India’s top external intelligence agency, for Peshawar school attack that left at least 148 people dead, 133 of

Pakistan Taliban chief killed in airstrike?

Pak Taliban chief killed in airstrike?

Pakistani forces, with the help of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), killed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, Pakistan’s ministry of defence said in a series of

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to be in jail for 3 more months

Pakistan government vows to challenge bail order

Pakistan all set to hang dozens of terrorists

Pakistan is preparing to execute at dozens of convicted terrorists in the coming days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on the death penalty in terror-related cases.

Imran Khan ends marathon sit-in

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday ended his marathon sit-in in front of Parliament, saying the Peshawar school attack that left 148 people dead demands unity to fight terrori

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Kabul chase

Upturned chairs and bloodstains on the floor at the Army-run school on Wednesday. AP

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Wednesday flew to Kabul to meet the Afghan and ISAF leadership and seek the handing over of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah and other milita

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf partially shuts down Lahore

Activists of Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf shout slogans during an anti-government protest in Lahore on Monday. 	— AFP

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf activists on Monday partially shut down the Lahore city as they blocked major roads in the latest round of protests against the Sharif government.

Lal Masjid drags Pakistan authorities to court

Lal Masjid’s clerics in Pakistan have moved the court against the Islamabad district administration for detaining their spokesman in connection with declaration of support by the students of the semin

Hafiz Saeed urges Nawaz Sharif to ‘liberate Kashmir’

Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed on Saturday urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to stand with Kashmiris and “liberate Kashmir.”

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.