Mirage 2000 fighter Jets (File Photo)

Pakistan registers FIR against Indian pilots for ‘bombing trees’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday lodged an FIR against the pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) for bombing and destroying trees in Balakot area of the country’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported. India on February 26 had bombed the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) biggest training camp in Balakot in retaliation to the February 14 Kashmir […]

Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed (File Photo/IANS)

Hafiz Saeed barred from leading prayers in Lahore

Lahore | Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) leader Hafiz Saeed has been barred from leading prayers at Lahore’s Jamia Masjid Qadsia as part of the Pakistan government’s crackdown on terror groups, the media reported on Friday. The development on Thursday night comes as Pakistani law enforcement agencies took 121 people into preventive detention […]

Maulana Masood Azhar (File Photo)

Pakistan’s latest lie: JeM doesn’t exist here, says military

Islamabad: The Pakistan military has claimed that Maulana Masood Azhar’s Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) that claimed responsibility for the Kashmir suicide bombing which killed 40 CRPF personnel “doesn’t exist in the country”. Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), made the remarks while talking to CNN on Tuesday. […]

Hafiz Saeed (Photo: IANS)

Pakistan seizes seminaries, assets of Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, charity arm

Islamabad: At least two seminaries and assets belonging to Hafiz Saeed’s proscribed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its charity arm Falah-e-Insaniyat (FIF) have been taken over by the Pakistan government as it intensified its crackdown on Wednesday against Islamist groups in the wake of the Kashmir suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers. The operation, launched by […]

Nawaz Sharif (File Photo)

Sharif’s medical condition life-threatening, says daughter

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s medical condition is “life-threatening” and he had four angina attacks last week, his daughter and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz said, here on Tuesday. Sharif is serving a seven-year jail-term in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case — for owning a steel factory abroad without disclosing […]

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (File Photo/IANS)

Islamabad should have attended OIC meet: Pakistani editorials

Islamabad: Islamabad should begin its own probe into the activities of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistani newspaper said on Saturday, with two editorials faulting Pakistan for boycotting the OIC meet due to India’s presence. The Dawn termed as “incongruous” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s announcement of boycotting the OIC’s Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in […]