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Pakistan court orders release of 350 Indian fishermen

According to a media report, a Pakistani court ordered repatriation of the 350 Indian fishermen who had been convicted for fishing inside the country's territorial waters.

May 24, 2017 09:08 PM

2014 Peshawar school massacre: Pakistan hangs two hard core Taliban terrorists

Pakistan on Wednesday hanged two hard core Taliban terrorists convicted by the military courts of their involvement in the 2014 Peshawar school massacre which left over 150 people dead, mostly...

May 24, 2017 08:08 PM

Manchester bombing: Premier League champions Chelsea cancel their victory parade

Premier League champions Chelsea have canceled their plans to hold a victory parade in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester.

May 24, 2017 06:07 PM

Gunmen abduct 2 Chinese workers in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province

Two Chinese citizens, including a woman, were abdcuted by unknown gunmen from Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, Dawn Online reported on Wednesday. The incident may raise concerns in China over...

May 24, 2017 05:36 PM

Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns after brief stint of nine months

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Wednesday resigned after a brief stint of nine months, honouring a power sharing understanding reached between his party and the ruling...

May 24, 2017 05:05 PM

US Sikh advocacy group announces campaign to spread awareness about Sikhism

The National Sikh Campaign (NSC) on Teusday announced the National Month of Community Outreach, which is a part of its ongoing awareness campaign 'We Are Sikhs'.

May 24, 2017 02:15 PM

Countering China's OBOR, US revives two infra projects in Asia

The Trump administration has resuscitated the 'New Silk Road' initiative, first announced by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in July 2011 in a speech in Chennai, and the Indo-Pacific Economic...

May 24, 2017 01:51 PM

US slashes military aid to Pakistan from $255 mn to $100mn, proposes massive $190mn reduction in its financial aid to

In 2016, the US assistance to Pakistan under the state department budget was USD 534 million, which included USD 225million towards foreign military funding. In all, the state department has proposed...

May 24, 2017 01:39 PM

Islamabad High Court permits Uzma to return to India, asks police to ensure security till Wagah Border

A bench, headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, ordered the directive after returning her original immigration form. the form was submitted in court by her husband, Tahir.

May 24, 2017 01:21 PM

Pakistan is 'harbouring terrorists', using them as 'reserve' in Afghan: US intelligence official

Pakistan is 'harbouring terrorists' and using them as 'reserve' in Afghanistan, a top US intelligence official has told lawmakers.

May 24, 2017 11:16 AM

Manchester attack: Suicide bomber identified as Salman Abedi, say US officials

The suicide bomber, who killed 22 people and injured 59 others at a concert of US pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester city, was identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, said US officials.

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Taliban militants kill 10 Afghan soldiers at Army base in southern province of Kandahar

The officials on Tuesday said that at least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban militants stormed their army base in the southern province of Kandahar.

May 23, 2017 11:21 PM