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

Legal challenge filed against ousted Sri Lankan PM

    Updated On : Dec 11,2018   8:40 pm
Colombo, Dec 11 (IANS) A local Sri Lankan Municipal Councillor on Tuesday filed a petition in the Court of Appeal against ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe continuing to be a member of Parliament. View More..

12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security forces

    Updated On : Dec 11,2018   7:48 pm
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) At least four members of the Afghan security forces and eight civilians, including two women and a child, were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bombing by the Taliban targeting a military convoy in a district of Kabul province. View More..

India hands over houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

    Updated On : Dec 11,2018   2:32 pm
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 11 (IANS) India on Tuesday handed over to Myanmar the first 50 housing units built for the displaced Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state following delegation-level talks between President Ram Nath Kovind and his Myanmar counterpart U Win Myint here. View More..

India's role crucial for Afghan peace: Qureshi

    Updated On : Dec 11,2018   1:58 pm
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India's cooperation would be needed for bringing peace to war-torn Afghanistan. View More..

4 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces

    Updated On : Dec 11,2018   1:04 pm
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) At least four people were killed in a suicide attack targeting an Afghan security forces vehicle in a district of Kabul province on Tuesday. View More..

66 kg smuggled gold seized by DRI, total seizure 2.63 tons this fiscal

    Updated On : Dec 10,2018   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A total of 66 kg smuggled gold valued at Rs 21 crore was seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) last week, taking the total seizure to about 2.63 tons of gold for the current fiscal till November, an official statement said. View More..

Bangladesh begins poll campaigning amid opposition claims of arrests

    Updated On : Dec 10,2018   5:04 pm
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) Election campaigning in Bangladesh began on Monday amid reports of arrests of hundreds of leaders and members of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). View More..

Aircraft hit by bird while landing in Kolkata

    Updated On : Dec 10,2018   3:22 pm
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka to Kolkata was on Monday reportedly hit by a bird while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here, airport officials said. View More..

Myanmar court to hear Reuters reporters' appeal

    Updated On : Dec 10,2018   3:18 pm
Yangon, Dec 10 (IANS) A Myanmar court will hear later this month the appeal of two Reuters reporters jailed on charges of violating a colonial-era Act while investigating the killing of Rohingyas in the country, one of their lawyers said on Monday. View More..

Amarinder sees bigger design of Pak Army in Kartarpur affair

    Updated On : Dec 09,2018   7:30 pm
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Dubbing the whole affair initiated by Pakistan on the Kartarpur corridor as a "bigger conspiracy" hatched by the Pakistan Army, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the hostile neighbour is trying to revive militancy in Punjab but it will not be allowed to succeed. View More..

Twitter CEO under fire for Myanmar tweets

    Updated On : Dec 09,2018   6:02 pm
San Francisco, Dec 9 (IANS) Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey, who faces a lawsuit for hurting Hindu sentiments during his visit to India in November, now faces criticism for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination despite widespread allegations of human rights abuses in the country. View More..

We haven't spoken anything negative about Pakistanis: Aditya Dhar

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   9:56 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Aditya Dhar, who is making his directorial debut with his film "Uri: The Surgical Strike", has said that his film hasn't shown Pakistanis in poor light and he hoped they too will appreciate the movie. View More..

Pakistan government opens President House to public for a day

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   6:52 pm
Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government on Saturday opened the President House here for the general public as part of its plans to allow public access to government-owned buildings. View More..

Gold worth Rs 21 cr seized, 4 arrested

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   6:48 pm
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Around 66 kg of foreign-origin gold, valued at over Rs 21 crore, was seized in two different search operations and four persons were arrested, an official said on Saturday. View More..

Kartarpur: What went before it and what might follow (Comment)

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   12:46 pm
The controversy surrounding Navjot Singh Siddhus pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib must have amused President Ram Nath Kovind whose visit to Pakistan in August 2003 as part of a 30-member delegation of political leaders and journalists was one of the most high profile visits in the history of exchanges between the two countries. Kovinds fellow BJP comrade in the delegation was Balbir Punj, whose sense of wonder at the warmth and hospitality from the official to the street level was one of the features I remember. Restaurants would offer food gratis, shops would not accept payments from "our guests from India". View More..

BJP has 'anti-Muslim', 'anti-Pakistan' approach: Imran

    Updated On : Dec 07,2018   8:28 pm
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has an "anti-Muslim" and "anti-Pakistan" approach and claimed New Delhi rebuffed all his gestures due to the upcoming general elections. View More..

'Surgical Strikes' unnecessarily hyped: War veterans

    Updated On : Dec 07,2018   7:20 pm
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) The September 2016 'Surgical Strikes' were unnecessarily hyped by the Centre to gain political mileage, endangering India's future military cross-border responses, war veterans said at the Military Literature Festival (MLF) here on Friday. View More..

14 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

    Updated On : Dec 07,2018   6:05 pm
Herat (Afghanistan), Dec 7 (IANS) At least 14 Afghan soldiers were killed after Taliban militants attacked an Army camp in the country's Herat province overnight, officials said on Friday. View More..

Malala Yousafzai honoured by Harvard University

    Updated On : Dec 07,2018   3:24 pm
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has been honoured by Harvard University for her global work promoting girls education. View More..

We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US

    Updated On : Dec 07,2018   3:08 pm
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the US of "pushing Pakistan away" and said he would never want to have a relation with Washington where his country is treated like a "hired gun". View More..