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Musharraf has narrow escape from bomb blast

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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

Om Puri to play Kayani in a biopic on Malala

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Bollywood actor Om Puri is set to play the role of former Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in a biopic on teenage rights activist Mala Yousafzai.

Musharraf indicted in treason case, travel barred

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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

‘Pak sincere on Kashmir issue’‘Pak sincere on Kashmir issue’

In a fresh twist to the decades- old Kashmir dispute, the “president” of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has said that talks can be held with India on any proposal for an independent state of Jammu and Kash

Despite dangers, ‘moderate’ Taliban talk peace

Faced with the prospect of unending war in Afghanistan, a moderate faction of the Taliban is pushing hard for a new peace dialogue in a move fraught with danger but openly welcomed by Kabul.

Military air strikes kill 20 terrorists in northwest Pakistan

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Pakistani military on Sunday carried out fresh air strikes in Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency in the country’s northwest, killing at least 20 terrorists, as peace talks with the Taliban remained suspended.

‘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.

Pakistan-Taliban peace talks falter

Negotiators for the Pakistani Taliban said Tuesday that government representatives had refused to show up for planned peace talks, citing confusion over the militants’ team.

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.