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Pakistan Army set to raise new security division, 28 battalions

Gen. Raheel Sharif

The Pakistan Army plans to raise a new security division as well as additional 28 battalions and has sought extra funds from the government for it, amid increasing terror attacks on the educational in

JuD chief: Nawaz Sharif soft on India

JuD leader Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has come under attack from Islamist parties and groups supporting militancy in Kashmir that accused him of being soft on India and advocating peace.

Pakistan force to secure key project

The Pakistan government is putting together a force comprising around 10,000 personnel for security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), officials said on Saturday.

Pakistan seeks to include most Taliban groups

Pakistan on Saturday called for collective efforts to persuade the maximum number of Taliban groups to join Afghan peace dialogue, as the US, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan launched third round of t

Pakistan legislator’s wife accuses stepson of rape

A Pakistani woman — wife of a legislator — alleged that her stepson had raped her.

Zardari keen to induct daughter Asifa in politics

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s youngest daughter Asifa Bhutto Zardari is just a couple of years away from being an active politician.

Pakistan named fourth most dangerous country for journalists

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Journalists lost lives in targeted killings, bomb attacks, in cross-fire and kidnappings in wars and armed conflicts across the globe.

Pak woman gangraped on panchayat orders

A Pakistani woman was allegedly gangraped by four men on the orders of a panchayat in Muzaffar-garh district of Punjab province in revenge for “dishonouring” their family.

Avoid backing militants in Kashmir: Pakistan panel

A Pakistani parliamentary panel has asked the Sharif government to avoid “encouraging” support to militant groups in Kashmir and take action against outfits involved in attacks there to dispel interna

Pakistan judge warns Sharif can go to jail

A senior judge of Pakistan’s Supreme Court warned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could lose his job and go to jail if he avoids implementing the judicial orders.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

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