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Wednesday, July 18, 2018Grenade attack on CRPF camp, no injury, Jaish claim responsibility

Srinagar, July 18: Militants fired a rifle grenade towards a CRPF camp in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday night, official sources said.

The rifle grenade was fired from an unknown place towards CRPF camp at village Haal in Pulwama. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded at a distance without causing any damage. Guards posted at main gate of the camp also fire

 

Monday, July 16, 2018Sharif 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 verdict, media reports said on Monday.


An anti-graft court had also handed down seven years in prison to Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz on the charges related to four luxury flats in London, reports

 

Monday, July 16, 2018China 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 construction of eight submarines to ensure a tough competition to the Indian Navy in the Indian Ocean.

According to sources, under Project Hangor, China's shipbuilding industry is building the submarines whi

 

Monday, July 16, 2018Pakistan 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 attack on Friday, claimed by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, is one of the worst in recent years in the country and adds to a series of attacks perpetrated against electoral events and candidates f

 

Sunday, July 15, 2018India 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 attacks have hit the people of Pakistan within a short span of 3-4 days. More than 150 innocent people have lost their lives and hundreds have been injured. More disturbing is the fact that these attack

 

Saturday, July 14, 2018Nawaz 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. According to Waqt News, Nawaz Sharif's lawyer, Khawaja Haris, will file an appeal against the decision by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court in the Avenfield Reference case on Monday.

Both N

 

Saturday, July 14, 2018Soldier 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 incident took place last evening when the soldier was manning a forward post in Akhnoor sector's Khour area, they said.

He suffered a bullet injury in his upper body area. The soldier was shifted to