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Sharif challenges his 10-year jail term

Islamabad, July 16L Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction and sought suspension of the guilty ver...

China building 8 submarines for Pakistan to counter Indian Navy

BEIJING/ISLAMABAD: China has been extending support to its "all-weather" ally Pakistan with an aim to counter India. The latest in its series of efforts, China is helping Pakistan with the constructi...

Pakistan election meeting attack toll touches 149

Islamabad, July 16: The death toll in the suicide attack targeting an election meeting in Pakistan has increased to 149, while the number of injured stands at 186, an official said on Monday. The at...

India condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan

New Delhi, July 15: India has condemned three terrorist attacks that hit the people of Pakistan within short span of three-four days in which about 150 people have died. "Three tragic terrorist at...

Nawaz Sharif's lawyers to challenge conviction in Avenfield Reference case

ISLAMABAD: The legal team of Pakistan's embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will challenge his conviction in the Avenfield Reference case in a Pakistan court, said reports on Saturday. Accor...

Soldier injured by Pakistan sniper firing along LoC in J&K

Jammu, Jul 14: A soldier was injured when he was reportedly shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said today. The inc...

Gold at IAAF: Kovind, Modi, Rahul hail athlete Hima Das

New Delhi, July 13: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hailed Hima Das who created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to w...

Sharif, Maryam on way to Pakistan

London, July 13: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were on their way on Friday from London to Pakistan, where they face immediate arrest in the Avenfield prope...

England has proved itself, says coach

Moscow, July 12: Although England lost the semi-final to Croatia in the FIFA World Cup, "the whole thing is beyond where we thought we might go", coach Gareth Southgate has said. A superb Kieran T...

Army commando killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, July 11: An army commando was killed and another injured on Wednesday in a gunfight between hiding militants and security forces in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, ...

US envoy on three-day visit to Ladakh

Srinagar, July 11: Kenneth I. Juster, the US Ambassador to India, is presently on a three-day visit to the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The US envoy visited the Hemis Monast...

Political leader among 14 killed in Pakistan suicide blast

Islamabad, July 11: At least 14 people, including a political leader, were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up late on Tuesday in Peshawar in Pakistan, police said. Awami National Party (...