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US strike kills top Qaeda leader

Mustafa Abu Yazid

A close aide of slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was among six militants killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan’s lawless tribal region 10 days ago, the media reported on Tuesday.

Imran Khan is not majority’s pick for Prime Minister post

Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is not the majority’s choice for the Prime Minister’s post although his party is the most popular, survey reports said.

Pakistan gives free hand to Imran for ‘azadi march’

Imran Khan

Pakistan’s government has given a free hand to the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold its azadi (independence) march on August 14 as the party’s chief Imran Khan promised to keep the rally peaceful

Pakistan, India commerce ministers meet July 24

Pakistan and Indian commerce ministers will meet on July 24 in Thimpu, Bhutan, officials here said.

We must be offensive towards India: Hafiz Mohammed Saeed

Hafiz Mohammed Saeed

Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed has said that Pakistan should be offensive towards India.

8 Pakistani soldiers killed

At least 8 Pakistani soldiers were killed and 3 wounded on Friday as militants mounted an assault on a Frontier Corps check-post in the restive tribal Khyber Agency.

53 militants killed in Pak Army, US drone strikes

At least 53 militants were killed on Wednesday as Pakistani jets targeted the rebels in the tribal North Waziristan Agency and a US drone fired four missiles in the same tribal area.“Thirty-five milit

Partition bill: India owes Pak over Rs 5.6bn?

Some 67 years after the Partition, India owes Pakistan over Rs 5.6 billion mainly on account of assets held with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) post-1947 pending transfer to Pakistan, the State Bank

477 militants killed in Pak’s anti-Taliban offensive

The Pakistan military on Tuesday said 447 militants have been killed in a month-long offensive against foreign and local militants in the North Waziristan tribal region.The Operation Zarb-e-Azb was la

Author who wrote of Pakistan badlands dies

Jamil Ahmad

Jamil Ahmad, the author of an acclaimed collection of short stories about life in Pakistan’s tribal badlands, has died after a long illness, his family said on Monday.

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.