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Four wheels good, two wheels better for Pakistan's female motorists

 Women participants of Women on Wheels ride their motor-bikes during a rally launching the Women on Wheels campaign in Lahore

The idea of women straddling motorcycles or driving rickshaws for money is still taboo in the deeply conservative Muslim country.

Pakistan court rejects petition challenging Modi's Lahore visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore. (Photo :PTI/File)

Modi sprang a surprise with a 150-minute visit to Lahore last month.

Pakistan name Mohammad Amir in squads for New Zealand

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Amir picked in the side 4 months after completing his 5-year ban for spot-fixing.

Raghavan returns after tenure as envoy in Pakistan

Indian high commissioner to Pakistan T.C.A. Raghavan, who has completed his term, returns to India through  Wagah-Attari border

Outgoing Indian high commissioner to Pakistan T.C.A. Raghavan on Thursday crossed over from the Wagah border to return to India after serving over two years as India’s envoy in Islamabad.

Man chops off teen’s hands, held

The police in Pakistan has arrested a locally powerful landowner and two accomplices for allegedly chopping off the hands of a 17-year-old farmworker whose family had failed to repay a loan of 15,000

JuD activists leaving group to join ISIS

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawah’s activists are joining ISIS and eight of them were arrested by intelligence agencies who raided a hideout of the terror group in Pakistan’s Pu

Pakistan teen abducted, gangraped by 7, including PML-N worker

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, gangraped and tortured by seven persons including a worker of the Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party here.

PM Modi: Now we’ll keep coming, going

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is received by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif upon his arrival in Lahore. ---PTI

“Ab yahan aana jaana laga rahey ga (Now we’ll keep coming and going),” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said to his Pakistani counterpart, Mr Nawaz Sharif, during a surprise visit here on his way back hom

Pakistan girl kidnapped, gangraped by seven including PML-N worker

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Police have so far arrested six persons while the main accused was absconding.

Hafeez, Azhar boycott Pakistan camp over Amir's inclusion

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'We are firm on our stance but are ready to talk to officials.'

In a move smacking of breathtaking insensitivity, the Haryana government chose the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti to announce that Gurgaon would henceforth be known as Gurugram.

There is a belief amongst members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that high voter turnout in the recently-concluded Assembly elections in Assam will go in their favour on May 19, the day of counti