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Musharraf has narrow escape from bomb blast


Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, now on trial for treason, narrowly escaped a bomb blast, which the police said was an assassination attempt, as his convoy was due to pass early Thur

Musharraf indicted in treason case, travel barred


A Pakistani court, specially formed to hear treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, on Monday indicted the ex-dictator.

Pak Hindu temple set on fire by angry mob

An angry mob Sunday burnt a dharamshala and damaged the adjacent Hindu temple over alleged desecration of the Quran at Larkana in Sindh.

Pak MP’s far-fetched Ash claim

Days after a Pakistani legislator, Jamshed Dasti, accused parliamentarians of enjoying dances and drinks parties at Parliament lodges, a lawmaker from the Treasury benches made a far-fetched claim: th

‘FMs hindering Indo-Pak trade’

Pakistan commerce minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said the foreign ministries of Pakistan and India are hindering enhanced trade ties between the two neighbours.

Sethi back as PCB chairman

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday sacked Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf ostensibly for failing to stop India from taking over the International Cricket Council.

Pakistan to give NDMA to India

Pakistan is set to grant a Non-Discriminatory Market Access to India in a few days time when a high powered Indian delegation comprising Indian diplomats, politicians and businessmen visits Lahore, officials said.

Pakistan cricketer AKMAL arrested for violating traffic rules, hitting warden

Pakistan Test cricketer Umar Akmal was on Saturday arrested for violating traffic rules and hitting a warden in Lahore.
Police said the incident happened near Firdous Market when Umar Akmal violated a traffic signal and then not only had a heated argument with the traffic warden but also threatened and assaulted him.

An Indo-Pak love story stuck in Doha

Pakistani authorities arrested an Indian girl for travelling with a fake Pakistani passport in Lahore city and later deported her to Doha, officials said on Friday.

Pervez suffers ‘heart attack’

Former Pakistan military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Thursday suffered a heart attack on his way to the special court to stand trial for treason.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.