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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif lifts moratorium on death penalty after gruesome Taliban attack

The Pakistani prime minister lifted a moratorium on the death penalty on Wednesday, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school, killing 132 students and nine teachers, a government spokesman said.

Rampal booked in 35 new cases including murder and rioting

Rampal in police custody (Photo: PTI)

Self-styled “godman” Rampal, who was arrested on Thursday, has been booked in 35 new cases, which include murder, rioting and illegal confinement, according to reports.

45 killed, 70 injured in blast near Wagah Border in Lahore

At least 45 people, including children and security personnel, were killed and 70 others injured in an apparent suicide attack in Pakistan near the Indo-Pak border at Wagah on Sunday.

Bangalore 3-year-old girl rape: Criminal case filed against school, attendant detained


Bangalore Police have detained a suspect and filed a criminal complaint against the private school where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her school teacher on Tuesday.

Border row: Pakistan in denial, wants India to ‘honour ceasefire’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said India should not misunderstand his desire for peace and immediately halt firing across the borders.

Border row: If Pak persists with ‘adventurism’, India will make costs ‘unaffordable’, says Arun Jaitley

As Pakistan traded heavy mortar and gunfire along the international border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley warned that as "Pakistan has clearly been the aggressor, they must realize our deterrents will

Pakistan targets 40 BSF posts in fresh firing in Jammu, 3 injured

A villager enters a door of his residence near mortar shell marks allegedly fired from the Pakistan's side at Masha da kothe vil

Jammu: Breaching the ceasefire for the 17th time this month, Pakistan Rangers targeted 40 Border Out Posts and 25 border hamlets by resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along

No exchange of sweets between India and Pakistan at Wagah border on Eid

The exchange of sweets between border guarding troops of the two countries is an old and traditional gesture (Photo: PTI/File)

With tension prevailing at the border, the traditional exchange of sweets between the troops of India and Pakistan along the Wagah border in Punjab on Eid has been called off.

Heavy firing by Pakistan troops in Mendhar, Sawjian sector of Poonch

Indian army men patrolling along the Line of Control (Photo: PTI/File)

Pakistan once again resorted to a major ceasefire violation in the Mendhar and Sawjian Sector of Poonch District early this morning.

Hafiz Saeed blames India for devastating floods in Pakistan

Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundre

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte

Good governance seems to be all about seeking coherence through confusion.