Indian soldier who strayed across LoC during ‘surgical strikes’ found guilty
October 26, 2017

New Delhi: An Indian soldier, who had crossed over to Pakistan during the surgical strikes last year and was handed over to India in January by that country, has been found guilty by an Army court which has recommended nearly three months imprisonment for him. Official sources said that the Army court sentenced Chandu Babulal Chavan to nearly three months in prison but the quantum of punishment is.

604,000 Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh: UN
October 26, 2017

The total number of Rohingya refugees that have arrived Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25 has reached 604,000, a UN spokesman said here on Wednesday. “Refugees have sought shelter in Bangladesh since the outbreak of violence in Myanmar on August 25,” UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said on Wednesday. More than half of the new arrivals to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine.

Kashmir talks without Pakistan futile: Former Hurriyat chief
October 25, 2017

Wahid Bhat Srinagar | (PTK): While mainline Hurriyat leaders maintained silence over the Centre’s decision to open a dialogue with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, a former chief of the separatist amalgam on Tuesday said any peace process without involving Pakistan was futile. Moulvi Abbas Ansari, a prominent Shia leader, said tripartite talks between India, Pakistan and people.

Singapore passport is world’s ‘most powerful’
October 25, 2017

New Delhi Singapore’s passport has been announced as the most powerful in the world as it secured the top spot in the Passport Index’ most powerful ranking with a visa-free score of 159. This is the first time an Asian country has been announced as having the most powerful passport, according to the Passport Index developed by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital. The index says that.

Afghan President Ghani arrives in Delhi
October 24, 2017

New Delhi/Srinagar: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday morning arrived in Delhi. President, Ghani, who is in India for a one-day official visit will build upon bilateral ties between the two countries. During his visit, President Ghani will meet President Ram Nath Kovind. Later, he will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will also host lunch in the honour.

‘Missing’ Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after more than 2 years
October 21, 2017

Srinagar | (PTK): Zeenat Shahzadi, the journalist who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been recovered by security forces, officials said on Friday. Retired Justice Javed Iqbal, head of the missing persons commission, confirmed Shahzadi’s return while speaking to BBC Urdu. She was recovered on Wednesday night from near the Pak-Afghan border, Iqbal said.  Follow beena.

38 people injured in twin blasts in Pakistan
October 20, 2017

Srinagar | (PTK): Two grenade blasts have rocked Pakistan’s restive south-western province of Baluchistan, injuring at least 38 people, police said. The twin blasts took place within minutes in the Mastung and Gwadar districts, police said. According to senior police officials, around 12 people were injured, three of them seriously, when two men on a motorcycle wearing helmets.

Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest extended for 30 days
October 19, 2017

Lahore: Banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest was Thursday extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province. However, the board refused to allow the same in the detention of his four aides.
The 30-day detention will be applicable from October 24. Saeed s aides – Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain.

41 soldiers killed by Taliban at Kandahar army camp
October 19, 2017

Afghanistan: At least 41 Afghan soldiers were killed by the Talibanin two suicide car bombings at an army camp in Kandahar. The Dawn quoted Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, as saying that at least 41 soldiers were killed in the attack, which began late Wednesday. Afghanistan’s Tolo News cited security officials as saying that at least 24 were wounded in the attack. The.

Qandeel Baloch murder case:Mufti Qavi escapes from court after arrest orders
October 19, 2017

Multan— Former member of the moon-sighting committee Mufti Abdul Qavi was on Wednesday arrested after a court rejected extension in his pre-arrest bail in a case related to murder of social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch. The self-proclaimed actress and model Qandeel Baloch was strangled by her own brother Waseem and a cousin in the name of honour in July last year. Waseem had later confessed to.