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  • Nawaz Sharif warns strict action against Pak govt officials    Nawaz Sharif warns strict action against Pak govt officials  Reuters Nawaz Sharif warns strict action against Pak govt officials
    PTI - 07-06-2013 14:15

    Sharif barred ministries and government bodies from issuing advertisements to felicitate

  • Pak Taliban vow to avenge Kasab  Reuters Pak Taliban vow to avenge Kasab
    Reuters - 22-11-2012 14:45

    The Pakistan Taliban say if Kasab's body is not returned, they would kidnap Indians and not return their bodies

  • Pak SC withdraws contempt notice against Ashraf  Reuters Pak SC withdraws contempt notice against Ashraf
    PTI - 14-11-2012 13:30

    The government had adhered to the courts directives in graft case

  • Gunmen attack charity in Pak, 3 dead  Reuters Gunmen attack charity in Pak, 3 dead
    IANS - 05-11-2012 10:15

    Islamabad: Gunmen stormed an office of a charitable organisation in Pakistan on Sunday night, killing at least three people and injuring six others. The attack took place around 10.30 pm at the office of Ghosia Foundation in Hyderabad city, senior police superintendent Pir Fareed said.

  • Malala attacked for opposing mujahideen: Taliban  Reuters Malala attacked for opposing mujahideen: Taliban

    Islamabad: Taliban insurgents said on Tuesday that the Pakistani schoolgirl its gunmen shot in the head deserved to die because she had spoken out against the group and praised US President Barack Obama.

  • Seven die as 300 militants attack Pakistani check post  Reuters Seven die as 300 militants attack Pakistani check post

    Islamabad: A senior police official was among seven security personnel killed when over 300 militants attacked a police check post in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said on Monday.

  • Pakistan drone attack toll rises to 16  Reuters Pakistan drone attack toll rises to 16
    IANS - 11-10-2012 22:15

    Islamabad: The toll in a US drone attack in Pakistan on Thursday rose to 16. The drone targeted a religious seminary in Upper Orakzai, near the Afghan border.

  • Pak teen still critical, Obama calls attack tragic  Reuters Pak teen still critical, Obama calls attack tragic
    IANS - 11-10-2012 19:15

    Islamabad/Washington: Teenaged peace activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot at by the Taliban, remained in critical condition on Thursday.

  • 2.38 million rich Pakistanis don't pay taxes  Reuters 2.38 million rich Pakistanis don't pay taxes
    IANS - 08-08-2011 15:56

    Islamabad: Over two million wealthy Pakistanis live in palatial houses, possess arms, drive luxury cars, travel abroad and hold multiple bank accounts, but don't pay their taxes, said a media report. There are 2.38 million people in the country who are rolling in wealth, but do not figure on the tax roll at all, reported Dawn.

  • Quadrilateral summit in Pakistan postponed AFP Quadrilateral summit in Pakistan postponed
    IANS - 27-09-2012 12:28

    Islamabad: Pakistan said today that a quadrilateral summit to be held here on October 2 and 3 involving Russia, Tajikistan and Afghanistan has been postponed.

  • Pakistani daily lauds equal rights to transgenders Reuters Pakistani daily lauds equal rights to transgenders

    Islamabad: Hailing a Supreme Court ruling that transgenders have the same basic rights as every citizen, a Pakistani daily today said that for years the community had been ostracised socially and denied their rights to respectable jobs, property and inheritance.

  • Pakistan calm a day after anti-film protests AP Pakistan calm a day after anti-film protests
    IANS - 22-09-2012 20:24

    Islamabad: Pakistan limped back to normalcy on Saturday, a day after blood clashes left 23 people dead and 200 others wounded following fierce protests over an anti-Islam film.

  • Sabotage not ruled out in Pakistan factory fire: Rehman Malik PTI Sabotage not ruled out in Pakistan factory fire: Rehman Malik
    IANS - 16-09-2012 12:41

    Islamabad: The possibility of sabotage cannot be ruled out in the garment factory fire in Pakistan's port city Karachi that left at least 259 people dead, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Sunday.

  • Zardari condemns anti-Islam movie Reuters Zardari condemns anti-Islam movie
    IANS - 16-09-2012 10:24

    Islamabad: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday condemned the anti-Islam film produced by an American, and expressed grave concern over the violence it has triggered in many countries.

  • Former Pakistani PM's son arrested Reuters Former Pakistani PM's son arrested
    IANS - 14-09-2012 11:21

    Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa Gilani was arrested on Friday from the gate of the Supreme Court while he was on his way to appear for a hearing in a case related to quotas for the drug ephedrine, a media report said.

  • Pakistan media gives a thumbs up to Krishna's visit AP Pakistan media gives a thumbs up to Krishna's visit
    IANS - 08-09-2012 11:46

    Islamabad: Even before the first things were put in fine print and signed, media in Pakistan Saturday gave a thumbs-up to the visit of India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visit to Pakistan saying that both countries had reached a milestone.

  • Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report Reuters Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report
    IANS - 25-08-2012 15:15

    Islamabad/Washington: American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which claimed at least 18 lives, US media reported Saturday.

  • Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case Reuters Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case
    IANS - 16-08-2012 10:50

    Islamabad: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination case of Balochistan leader Nawab Akbar Bugti, Xinhua reported.

  • 57 years after death, Saadat Hasan Manto awarded Pak's highest civilian honour Wikimedia Commons 57 years after death, Saadat Hasan Manto awarded Pak's highest civilian honour
    PTI - 14-08-2012 10:39

    Islamabad: Acclaimed writer Saadat Hasan Manto was today honoured with the Nisan-i-Imtiaz, Pakistan''s highest civilian award, 57 years after he died in virtual penury following several trials on charges of obscenity.

  • India vs Pakistan: A military shootoutIndia vs Pakistan: A military shootout

    Separated at birth, staunch rivals: A look at how the nervous neighbours measure up to each other in battle preparedness

  • Pakistan: Timeline of a nationPakistan: Timeline of a nation

    A chronology of defining moments in Pakistan's history and crucial events recording its umbilical yet strained ties with India

  • Why Imran is India’s best betWhy Imran is India’s best bet

    After 15 years in the political wilderness, Imran Khan, it seems, is an idea whose time has come. And, India should be rooting for him.

  • Tried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley's ex-wifeTried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley's ex-wife

    Washington, April 17: The estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley claims she tried to prevent the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack by going to US authorities abroad, but they did not bother.

  • India vs Pak: Where they standIndia vs Pak: Where they stand

    As both the countries attempt to work for peace, a look at key socio-economic indicators that define them

  • 'Hindus in Pakistan angry, helpless''Hindus in Pakistan angry, helpless'

    Hindus in Pakistan are feeling "angry and helpless" after being targeted in a spate of incidents, including abductions and forced conversion of girls, says a leading rights activist and a Hindu leader.

  • Why US bounty upsets India’s caseWhy US bounty upsets India’s case

    Shelve the euphoria; US’ $10mn bounty on Hafiz Saeed actually deals a body blow to India’s case against JuD head

  • Bilawal strikes a chord, gets compared with Rahul GandhiBilawal strikes a chord, gets compared with Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's youth, endearing himself to his admirers with his good looks, easy laughter, self-effacing manner and a down-to-earth body language.

  • Now India-China model for India-Pakistan ties?Now India-China model for India-Pakistan ties?

    In a potential paradigm shift in bilateral ties, Pakistan Sunday agreed with India to adopt the "India-China model" in negotiating their sensitive relationship, which entails focusing on scaling up trade while resolving outstanding issues in a "step-by-step" incremental manner.

  • Sumptuous spread at PM's luncheon for ZardariSumptuous spread at PM's luncheon for Zardari

    New Delhi: It was a Sunday feast in the best of non-vegetarian and vegetarian cuisine that was on offer at the lunch hosted by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.

  • Political push can see India-Pakistan trade boomPolitical push can see India-Pakistan trade boom

    A political push and removal of barriers can see trade between India and Pakistan boom, experts maintain even as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari made a whistle stop visit to India Sunday.

  • US move on Lashkar-e-Toiba: Better late than neverUS move on Lashkar-e-Toiba: Better late than never

    The US move to announce a $10 million bounty on Pakistan-based planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack is a huge step - huge for the US and its already tense relations with Pakistan and huge for India in several ways.

  • Looking for greener pasturesSaucy Pakistani Sirens

    They may not have the facility of a Bollywood, but the sirens from across the border are glamorous in their own right. Take a look.

  • Eight killed in US drone attack in PakistanEight killed in US drone attack in Pakistan

    At least eight suspected militants were killed when two missiles were fired by US drones in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan Friday night, a media report said.

  • Artists don't subscribe to India-Pakistan differences: Ghulam AliArtists don't subscribe to India-Pakistan differences: Ghulam Ali

    Mumbai: Music knows no boundaries and legendary Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali says the unrest between his homeland and India is political and artists don't subscribe to that.

  • India Vs Pak: at birth, and nowIndia Vs Pak: at birth, and now

    A shared historical legacy has led India and Pakistan more into strife than any cohesion.

  • ‘Destination Pakistan’ for foodies‘Destination Pakistan’ for foodies

    Pakistani food, with its emphasis on meat, is aromatic and spicy. And it is in the back lanes of cities that one can relish it best.

  • Imran: Losing the line?Imran: Losing the line?

    Pakistan loves Imran Khan. But is the love enough to reverse the fortunes of the star cricketer? Find out.

  • India Vs Pak: at birth, and nowIndia Vs Pak: The growth graph of India and Pakistan on major fronts

    India's booming economy contrasts with Pakistan's instability. India's economic growth rate has averaged over seven 7 per cent since 1997. The country is a major exporter of information technology services and software professionals. The Indian economy bounced back from the world financial crisis, thanks to its domestic demand.

  • India Vs Pak: Indo-Pak military

    The defence history of India goes back millennia, as does its maritime history.

  • India Vs Pak: at birth, and nowIndia Vs Pak: Low literacy rates run parallel to poverty and ignorance

    Family planning programmes have been unsuccessful in both countries due largely to illiteracy particularly among women

  • India Vs Pak: at birth, and nowIndia Vs Pak: Lop-sided education systems

    Despite being heavily loaded against the girl child, higher education in India has thrown up women professionals and added substantially to the country's work force

  • India Vs Pak: at birth, and nowIndia Vs Pak: Celestial forays

    The Indian Space Research Organization -ISRO-- is the nucleus of India's space programmes. It began working towards developing its own launch vehicles, necessitated by geopolitical and economic compulsions. The lunar spacecraft, Chandrayaan-1, entered the lunar orbit without a hitch, in 2008.

  • India v Pak: at birth, and nowIndia Vs Pak: Social indices

    India is expected to become the world's most populous country by 2025, with its population crossing 1.6 billion. It will also continue to be the youngest country -- the average Indian will be 29 years of age by2020. Pakistan will surpass Indonesia as the world's largest Muslim country by 2030.

  • Just another fan of Imran KhanJust another fan of Imran Khan

    Infatuations fade away as one grows older and wiser, but for journalist-turned-author Jayeeta Ganguly, a certain Pakistani cricket legend has been an obsession. She has even written a book on him — Just Another Fan! — which she got all-rounder to sign for her. Swagata Sen caught up with the fan who has devoted her life to Imran Khan.

  • Trade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriersTrade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriers

    Islamabad: It is not often that some 150 of India's top corporate leaders visit Pakistan. And when that happened last week, led by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, it had the desired impact.

  • US money is destroying Pakistan: Imran KhanUS money is destroying Pakistan: Imran Khan

    London: Insisting that Pakistan should move away from the United States in the 'war on terror', Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan believes that aid from the US was allegedly destroying his country.

  • Pakistan Railways headed for disasterPakistan Railways headed for disaster

    Pakistan's once efficient railway network, a relic from the British Raj, is inching towards collapse.

  • Promising 'new era', India, Pakistan unveil cross-Kashmir linksIndia, Pak promise "new era" in relations

    New Delhi: Moving beyond their post-26/11 rancour , India and Pakistan Wednesday sought to open "a new chapter" of "peaceful and cooperative" ties by agreeing to intensify counter-terror cooperation and unveiling a host of initiatives to spur trade and travel between the divided halves of Kashmir.

  • The Hina factor in India-Pakistan talksThe Hina factor in India-Pakistan talks

    New Delhi: When 34-year-old Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's youngest and first woman foreign minister, holds talks with her Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna, 45 years her senior, the world will be watching to see how she handles her first major diplomatic outing and navigates the troubled waters of the India-Pakistan relationship.

  • Pakistan won't accept India's regional hegemony: KharPakistan won't accept India's regional hegemony: Khar

    Islamabad: Pakistan would not accept the hegemony of any country in the region as it is "by no means inferior to India", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is scheduled to go to New Delhi Tuesday, has said.

  • The 'Pakistanisation of Europe' — A terrorist explainsThe 'Pakistanisation of Europe' — A terrorist explains

    The Norwegian terrorist who killed over 90 people in two recent attacks in Oslo, was terrified of the idea of several ‘mini Pakistans’ appearing all over the map of Europe.

  • Contest in Pak’s Punjab univ: An ode to OsamaContest in Pak’s Punjab univ: An ode to Osama

    Lahore: Two months after the covert US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, posters emblazoned with images of the burning World Trade Center towers appeared at the country's largest university advertising a literary contest to glorify the slain al-Qaida chief.

  • Kids as suicide bombers matter of concern: Pakistani dailyKids as suicide bombers matter of concern: Pakistani daily

    Islamabad: Children being used as suicide bombers was a matter of "deep concern", a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday and warned that women and children being used as tools posed a tough new challenge for security forces.

  • Pakistani daily lauds equal rights to transgenders Reuters Pakistani daily lauds equal rights to transgenders

    Islamabad: Hailing a Supreme Court ruling that transgenders have the same basic rights as every citizen, a Pakistani daily today said that for years the community had been ostracised socially and denied their rights to respectable jobs, property and inheritance.

  • Pakistan drone attack toll rises to 16  Reuters Pakistan drone attack toll rises to 16
    IANS - 11-10-2012 22:15

    Islamabad: The toll in a US drone attack in Pakistan on Thursday rose to 16. The drone targeted a religious seminary in Upper Orakzai, near the Afghan border.

  • Seven die as 300 militants attack Pakistani check post  Reuters Seven die as 300 militants attack Pakistani check post

    Islamabad: A senior police official was among seven security personnel killed when over 300 militants attacked a police check post in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said on Monday.

  • Pak teen still critical, Obama calls attack tragic  Reuters Pak teen still critical, Obama calls attack tragic
    IANS - 11-10-2012 19:15

    Islamabad/Washington: Teenaged peace activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot at by the Taliban, remained in critical condition on Thursday.

A Day in the Life of Pakistan
A Day in the Life of Pakistan
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Is peace between Indian and Pakistan possible?

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    11,109 votes
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    20,710 votes

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