India Pakistan News

This section of India Pakistan brings you the latest news about the two countries. We cover various news items that keeps you updated with the India- Pakistan developments. The news items cover international news, national news, sports news, business news and even military news that relates to India and Pakistan. Following are the latest news updates:

India Pakistan News

Keralite IS militant killed in Afghanistan drone attack

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   5:34 pm
Kasaragod (Kerala), Feb 26 (IANS) Hafeesudin, one of the 21 Keralites reported to have joined the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, has been killed in a drone attack, his relative said on Sunday. View More..

42 abducted Afghan civilians freed

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   4:00 pm
Kabul, Feb 26 (IANS) Forty-two Afghan civilians abducted by Islamic State (IS) militants in Nangarhar province have been released after mediation by local authorities and tribal elders, an official said on Sunday. View More..

Pakistan, Afghanistan in talks over terror

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   2:18 pm
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan are negotiating a mechanism to address concerns over terrorism, a media report said on Sunday. View More..

Pakistan Army asks public to report suspicious activity

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   2:08 pm
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Army on Sunday called upon the general public to report "suspicious" militant activity "regarding terrorists" on helplines which were set up in December 2014 following the Army Public School attack. View More..

4 terrorists killed, 600 arrested in Pakistan: Army

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   1:17 am
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Army said on Saturday that four terrorists have been killed while 600 suspects arrested during the ongoing major anti-terrorism operation. View More..

UK Labour Party to extend support for Sri Lankan Tamils

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   6:00 pm
Colombo, Feb 25 (IANS) Britains Labour Party is to reaffirm its strongest possible support for the Sri Lankan Tamils at a Parliamentary event next week, a media report said on Saturday. View More..

BSF hands over Pakistani border-crosser

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   6:00 pm
Amritsar, Feb 25 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has handed over a Pakistani national who had crossed into the Indian territory inadvertently, officials said on Saturday. View More..

10-nation ECO summit to focus on connectivity: Aziz

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   5:18 pm
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The 13th edition of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) summit, an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1, will focus on regional connectivity, Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday. View More..

Pakistan returns 252 Afghans in goodwill gesture

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   3:32 pm
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan has returned 252 Afghan nationals to their home country in a goodwill gesture even as it kept the border entry points with Afghanistan shut for the ninth day for security reasons in the wake of a series of bombings. View More..

Protests in Pakistan village after Indian border guards kill mentally-ill woman

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   2:36 pm
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Protests erupted in a Pakistani village along the border with India after Indian border forces shot dead a mentally-ill woman who had crossed over, the media reported. View More..

UNHRC urged to push Sri Lanka on human rights

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   2:08 pm
Colombo, Feb 25 (IANS) The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has been urged to push Sri Lanka to develop a timetable for implementing the recommendations made in 2015 on fully restoring human rights in the country. View More..

Kabul hopes for partial reopening of border

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   1:48 pm
Kabul, Feb 25 (IANS) Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal expressed hope that border points between Pakistan and Afghanistan will partially reopen on Saturday. View More..

Carnage at Qalandar: The Shia, Sunni, Sufi triangle (Comment)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   12:28 pm
Audiences in their hundreds of thousands across the subcontinent will remember Reshma with her flashing eyes and haunting, gypsy voice singing "Dama dum mast qalandar". Well, that's the Dhamaal signature tune. View More..

Pakistan President asks India to resolve Kashmir issue

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   11:50 am
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has asked India to resolve the Kashmir issue by bowing before the sentiments of Kashmiri people. View More..

Modi dubs Kanpur train accident cross-border conspiracy, SP questions it

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   9:38 pm
Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed last November's train accident in Kanpur a conspiracy hatched from across the border and urged people not to vote for those "who help conspirators". View More..

Take all sections onboard before polls, Indian envoy urges Nepal

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   8:14 pm
Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IANS) Outgoing Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae on Friday urged the Nepal government to take all the parties into confidence before going for polls. View More..

India, Bangladesh ink MoU for development of Sylhet city

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   6:20 pm
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) India and Bangladesh on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet city with financial aid from India. View More..

Pakistan blast that killed 10 probably a gas leak: Minister

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   6:12 pm
Lahore, Feb 24 (IANS) The blast that killed 10 persons at a shopping centre in Lahore on Thursday was most probably an accident caused by a "gas leak" and not a bomb, as initially believed, Pakistan officials said on Friday. View More..

Talks on Masood Azhar under progress: Chinese envoy

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   3:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) China supports India on combating terrorism and a discussion to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a "global terrorist" is in progress, Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said on Friday. View More..

Pope meets families of Dhaka attack victims

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   2:58 pm
Vatican City, Feb 24 (IANS) Pope Francis met the families of the nine Italians killed in last year's terrorist attack at a cafe in the Bangladesh capital, a media report said. View More..