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Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Terror tunnel: India lodges strong protest with Pakistan

India on Tuesday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan days after unearthing a suspected terror tunnel in Jammu's Samba sector The Border Security Force BSF handed over a written complaint to the Pakistani rangers India's worst fears on terror infiltration and narcotic smuggling from Pakistan had come true when the terror tunnel was discovered [...]

Pak court rejects 26/11 panel’s report

Pak court rejects 26/11 panel’s report

The Pakistani anti-terror court conducting the trial of 26/11 Mumbai attacks suspects ruled as illegal a report of a commission that went to India, Tuesday, said the report of commission that visited India will not be made part of evidence against Mumbai attacks accused standing trial in Pakistan11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenging the [...]

India to share info with Pakistan on Abu Jundal

While upping the ante with Pakistan, India on Tuesday decided to give a dossier on Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Abu Jundal to Pakistan, as per news reports According to Ministry of Home Affairs officials, India has decided to share a copy of Jundal's passport and identity card with the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Jalil Abbas Jilani during Indo-Pak [...]

We did not send Surjeet Singh to spy: home secy

Union home secretary RK Singh on Friday said that Surjeet Singh, who was released by Pakistan on Thursday, was not a Research and Analysis Wing 980s in Pakistan985, he was given the death sentence, which was commuted to life imprisonment in 1989 by then Pakistan President Ghulam Ishaq Khan Minutes after returning, at a press meet, Surjeet was [...]

It’s Surjeet, not Sarabjit, says Pakistan; India asks to release Sarabjit

It’s Surjeet, not Sarabjit, says Pakistan; India asks to release Sarabjit

Five hours after the ‘Sarabjit Singh release headlines’ in both India and Pakistan, the Presidency said late on Tuesday night that it was not him but the much older Surjeet Singh whom Pakistan had decided to release991 for terror attacks in Faislabad and Lahore989 by the then President, Ghulam Ishaq Khan, on the advice of the Prime Minister of [...]

U-19 Asia Cup: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in semi-finals

India play Sri Lanka in the second semifinal on Friday, a day after Pakistan take on Afghanistan in Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament-run win over Nepal under the Duckworth Lewis method to qualify for the semi-final in reply to India's 176 all out73 in 47 overs after a brief interruption In the other games, Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by [...]

Sarabjit Singh to be released from Pakistan prison

Sarabjit Singh to be released from Pakistan prison

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari commuted Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh's sentence to life imprisonment, paving the way for his release in the next few days, television channels reported on Tuesday years on death row and is currently in a prison in Lahore9900 people were killed in those attacks He has argued that he is innocent, and [...]

Pak v Aus: ICC approves six-match T20 series

The ICC has approved a six-match Twenty20 series between Pakistan and Australia, which, if it goes ahead will be the longest bilateral T20 series ever staged by international sides The Pakistan Cricket Board PCB requested support for the flexibility to stage a six-match Twenty20 International series against Australia potentially in the United [...]

Pakistan ruling party names new PM nominee

Pakistan ruling party names new PM nominee

The ruling Pakistan’s People’s Party 230 GMT "Raja Pervez Ashraf is our candidate," senior party official Syed Khurshid Shah told a news conference, hinting that the government could call an election before its mandate expires early next year Ashraf served as information technology minister until the Supreme Court dismissed Premier [...]

Kaneria found guilty of fixing: ECB

The ECB Disciplinary Panel today announced that Danish Kaneria has been found guilty of two charges under the ECB's regulations following a contested hearing which commenced in London on Monday June 18 Mervyn Westfield was also charged with one offence under the ECB's regulations to which he pleaded guilty The panel will now consider the [...]

Pakistan’s Salman Butt released from prison

Just seven months into his three-and-a-half-year jail sentence for involvement in spot-fixing, disgraced former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt was today released under the British government's early prisoner release scheme02 months, was freed in May0 years [subscribe2]

Pakistan supreme court disqualifies Yousuf Raza Gilani as PM

Pakistan supreme court disqualifies Yousuf Raza Gilani as PM

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been disqualified by Pakistan's Supreme Court, which has also ordered the president to select a new prime minister2 for defying court orders to reopen money laundering cases against the president Despite the guilty verdict, the premier refused to resign, prompting the opposition to resort to the Supreme [...]

Teams name provisional squads for U-19 WC

With just seven weeks to go before the first ball is bowled in the ICC U/19 Cricket World Cup 2012, all the 16 sides have submitted their provisional squads, with Australia naming fast bowler Pat Cummins and West Indies including opener Kraigg Brathwaite in its line-ups19 Cricket World Cup will take place in Queensland, Australia, from 11-26 [...]

Blast targeting government bus kill at least 18 in Pakistan

Blast targeting government bus kill at least 18 in Pakistan

At least 18 people have been killed and 35 others wounded after an explosion hit a bus carrying government employees in northwestern Pakistan5 people and wounded 35 others when Pakistan entered an alliance with the US on the so-called war against terrorism Since late 2009, there has been a surge in militant attacks in Pakistan, where thousands [...]

Pakistan test fires another nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan test fires another nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan says its military has successfully test fired a 700 km-range missile capable of delivering both nuclear and conventional warheads00 miles and is capable of hitting anywhere in regional military rival, China Pakistan says its missile tests will help strengthen its security

US drone strike kills Al-Qaeda no.2 in Pakistan: Report

Abu Yahya al-Libi, who is believed to be al-Qaeda's second-in-command, has been allegedly killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan on Monday5 people1 [subscribe2]

US drone strike kill 15 people in north-west Pakistan

Rockets fired from a US drone killed 15 people in northwest Pakistan on Monday, intelligence officials said, an attack likely to add to tensions between Washington and Islamabad amid a standoff over Nato supply routes to Afghanistan0 militants It brought the death toll from drone attacks in Pakistan in the past three days to 27 Pilotless US [...]

Pakistan launches fourth nuclear-capable missile in a month

Pakistan launches fourth nuclear-capable missile in a month

Pakistan has launched its fourth nuclear-capable missile after its rival India tested a new long-range missile capable of delivering atomic warheads last month00 miles998947

Pakistan test-fire short range surface-to-surface missile

Pakistan test-fire short range surface-to-surface missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired an indigenously developed short-range surface-to-surface multi-tube missile on Tuesday947 — have routinely carried out missile tests since both demonstrated nuclear weapons capability in 1998

US terror drones kill 10 in Northwest Pakistan

US terror drones kill 10 in Northwest Pakistan

At least ten people have been killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan6 miles east of the town of Miranshah early Thursday The incident took place when people were leaving the mosque after their morning prayers, local residents said Local media said that several civilians were injured in the [...]

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