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Pakistan removed from FATF’s grey list on terror funding

Berlin: In a major relief to Pakistan, the country has been removed from the grey list of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on terror funding. At the plenary meeting of FATF, which ended on Friday, it was decided to remove the country from the list. An official announcement in this regard will be made later...

Hindu temple vandalised in Pakistan’s Karachi, triggers panic

Karachi: In the latest incident of attack on temples in Pakistan, a Hindu temple was vandalised by miscreants in Karachi on Wednesday, triggering panic within the community. Idols of temple deities, too, at the Shri Mari Mata Temple in Korangi area of the city were destroyed by the miscreants who had reportedly come on bikes....

Imran Khan gives 6-day deadline to Pakistan government to announce fresh elections

Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a deadline to the government to announce fresh elections within next six days, failing which he will take out another march to Islamabad. The former cricketer-turned-politician took out a rally early on Thursday morning with hundreds of supporters in tow. He had given a call for...

UGC, AICTE advise students against Pakistan higher education

New Delhi:  An educational degree from Pakistan will not be considered valid in India. The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have issued a public notice advising students not to travel to the country to pursue higher education. “Any Indian national/ Overseas Citizen of India who intends to take...

High-level probe ordered in accidental missile firing: Rajnath Singh tells RS

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday apprised the Rajya Sabha of the reported accidental missile firing on March 9. The missile had landed in Pakistan’s territory. However, no damage was reported. “I’d like to tell this House about an incident that occurred on 9th March 2022. It is related to an accidental missile...

Pakistan: 45 killed in bomb blast at mosque in Peshawar

Peshawar: The death toll in a bomb blast at a Shiite mosque in Peshawar in northwest Pakistan on Friday has risen to around 45, according to reports. Approximately 60 persons were reportedly injured in what appeared to be a suicide bomb blast. No group has claimed responsibility of the attack till now. The victims had...

Blast in Lahore’s Anarkali Bazaar leaves at least 3 dead, 20 injured

Lahore: A powerful blast at the busy Anarkali Bazaar in Lahore in Pakistan on Thursday left at least three persons dead and around 20 injured. The blast occurred at Pan Mandi. The cause of the blast has not yet been confirmed; however, initial reports suggest at a bomb blast. Dawn quoted police spokesperson Rana Arif...

Gujarat: Pakistan boat with 77 kg heroin worth Rs 400 crore apprehended by Coast Guard, ATS

Kutch: The Indian Coast Guard, in a joint operation with Gujarat ATS, apprehended a Pakistani fishing boat carrying 77 kg of heroin in Indian waters on Sunday night. The boat ‘Al Huseini’ had six crew members on board. According to the Defence PRO, Gujarat, the contraband is worth Rs 400 crore in the market. The...

Explosion in Karachi building leaves 10 dead, several injured

Karachi: At least 10 persons were killed in a powerful explosion at a building in Shershah Paracha chowk in Karachi on Pakistan on Saturday. Many of the injured were admitted to the intensive care unit. The cause of the blast at the two-storeyed building is being ascertained. A team of explosives expert has been roped...

At UNSC, India hits back at Pakistan over Kashmir issue, says J&K an integral part of India

Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to UN Dr Kajal Bhat reacts after Pak envoy raises Kashmir issue at UNSC New Delhi: The entire Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were, are and will always be an integral and inalienable part of India, said Dr Kajal Bhat, counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to the...

Imran Khan says he will consider Taliban govt request to allow transport of Indian wheat to Afghanistan

Imran Khan’s statement comes days after his refusal to allow use of Pakistan territory for transport of 50,000 tonnes of wheat from India to Afghanistan   Islamabad: Pakistan will consider Taliban government’s request to allow Indian wheat to be transported to Afghanistan on an “exceptional basis for humanitarian purposes”, the country’s...

Days after launch, Srinagar-Sharjah flight hits hurdle; Pakistan closes airspace

The first direct Srinagar-Sharjah flight was flagged off by Home Minister Amit Shah on October 23; detour will make flight longer   Srinagar: Less than a fortnight after Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the first direct flight from Srinagar to Sharjah, it has already hit a hurdle. Pakistan closing its airspace, forcing the...