Pakistan court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

Islamabad, Nov 22 : A Pakistan court on Wednesday ordered the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, blamed for the horrific 2008 Mumbai terror attack, from house arrest that began in January this year. A Judicial Review Board consisting of judges from the Lahore High Court rejected a plea from Punjab province to extend […]

Pakistan accountability court resumes hearing against Sharifs

Islamabad, Nov 22 : Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Muhammad Safdar (Retd.) appeared before an accountability court here on Wednesday as the trial resumed into the corruption references filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Several senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders accompanied Sharif to the court. […]

Pakistan court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

Islamabad, Nov 22 : A Pakistan court on Wednesday ordered the release from house arrest of terrorist leader Hafiz Saeed, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. A Judicial Review Board consisting of judges from the Lahore High Court rejected a plea from the government of Pakistan’s Punjab province to extend his detention by three […]

Al Qaeda front’s two militants among three held in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 21 : Three persons, including two suspected members of Bangladesh-based Islamist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), were arrested on Tuesday from the Kolkata railway station, a police officer said. The ABT, a front for Al Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent, was involved in some of the brutal attacks and murder of atheist bloggers […]

Northeast of 2017 is much different: Arunachal CM

Imphal/Itanagar, Nov 21 : Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said that northeast region in 2017 is much different from what was said and written about it 2-3 decades ago. “For those in the rest of India, the north-east is associated with ethnic conflict and insurgency. However, in the last one decade, much […]

Horasis to organise first Asia meet in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 21 : Switzerland-based international think-tank Horasis is going to hold its first Asia meet in India at Kolkata. The two-day meet, starting from November 26, is expected to be attended by over 350 Asian business leaders from 65 countries. “Our aim is to explore and advance regional co operation, impact investment and achieve […]