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Everything you need to know about Khajani Tehsil: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

First round of direct peace talks between Pak govt, Taliban concludes

March 27, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Peshawar, Mar. 27 (ANI): The first round of direct peace talks between the government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leadership has concluded.

Upsetting the politics of polarization

March 19, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Jammu, Mar 19 (ANI): "God has no religion" believed Mahatma Gandhi who lived in a country that has been the nurturing ground for several religions since time immemorial. This unique feature of our country, followers of different religions co-existing, is our strength and our weakness, a paradox that has been proven time and again on various occasions.

Kashmir's new admin units stirring a hornet's nest? (J&K Newsletter)

February 6, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) The much-hyped creation of new administrative units in Jammu and Kashmir - the infrastructure for which will alone cost Rs.1,500 crore - appears to have created more problems than it has solved for the ruling National Conference (NC)-Congress alliance.

Tension caused by zero connectivity at the zero line in Jammu and Kashmir

February 3, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Poonch Feb 3 (ANI): The entire night, ear-deafening sound of firing and shelling across the border dominated the sky. That night, all of Shayeen's family stayed together in one room as they were not too sure whether they will wake up the following morning. In that tense hour, they were equally worried about the livestock tied outside the house - with no shelter. Shayeen, in the meanwhile, kept thinking about her father who is posted in Doda - unaware of the situation.

U.S. drone strike kills 8, injures 5 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's seminary

November 21, 2013 at 2:29 PM

Islamabad, Nov. 21 (ANI): At least eight people have been killed and five others injured in a U.S.-led drone strike in Tal area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Striking employees in Uttar Pradesh hit medical services

November 18, 2013 at 9:49 AM

Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) The state-wide employees strike in Uttar Pradesh, on its seventh day, entered a critical phase Monday with employees announcing stalling of medical services.

Mother, son killed over enmity in Pakistan

September 21, 2013 at 7:41 AM

Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A mother and her son were shot dead by their rivals in Pakistan's Punjab province while visiting a court in connection with a case, Online news agency reported Friday.

Pakistan condemns US drone attack

September 6, 2013 at 2:40 PM

Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan has strongly condemned a US drone strike at Ghulam Khan Tehsil in North Waziristan that claimed six lives early Friday morning.

Six killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

July 28, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) At least six people were killed and several others injured in a US drone strike launched late Sunday night in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, reported local Urdu TV channel Samaa.

US drone strikes damaging desire to forge cordial relations with Pakistan: FO

July 16, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Islamabad, July 16 (ANI): US drone strikes in Pakistan are having a negative impact on the mutual desire of the both countries to forge a cordial and cooperative relationship and to ensure peace and stability in the region, Foreign Office has said.

Hindus get representation in Pak Punjab Assembly after 16 years

June 13, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Islamabad, June 13 (ANI): The Hindu community has finally got some representation in the Punjab assembly in Pakistan.

18 killed in Himachal bus mishap

June 7, 2013 at 1:21 PM

Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh), June 7 (ANI): At least eighteen people were killed and several others injured when a bus rolled down in a 500 feet deep gorge in Sangrah Tehsil of Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district today.

Lawyers disrupt train service in Ghaziabad

February 13, 2013 at 8:01 PM

Ghaziabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Hundreds of lawyers Wednesday disrupted rail services here for about an hour to press for their demand of setting up a high court bench in western Uttar Pradesh.

Students from Ladakh call on Mukherjee under 'Operation Sadbhavana'

January 30, 2013 at 7:18 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): A group of students from Nyoma Tehsil, Eastern Ladakh, called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.

Pak Taliban vows to avenge killing of former chief Mullah Nazir

January 17, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Islamabad, Jan. 17 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban have said they would avenge the killing of their former chief Mullah Nazir and expressed the determination to continue the mission of their former leader.

Six killed as militants attack Pakistan checkposts

January 15, 2013 at 11:21 AM

Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least six security personnel were killed Tuesday and 28 injured in militant attacks in Pakistan's Khyber Agency.

Pak executes first prisoner in over five years

November 15, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Islamabad, Nov. 15 (ANI): Pakistan has carried out its first execution in over five years, sparking criticism from human rights activists.

Congress asks media to avoid sensation

October 18, 2012 at 3:50 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday asked the media not to sensationalize issues, and alleged that the RTI law is being used for personal gain, blackmailing and to weaken the administration.

Land deal row: BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to clarify his stand

October 18, 2012 at 2:06 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Asserting that it is not a crime for an Indian to buy land in any part of the country, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday asked Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to clarify his stand amid allegations that the latter evaded tax while purchasing land in a village in Haryana's Palwal District.

Congress takes on Chautala, says 'charges against Rahul baseless'

October 18, 2012 at 1:50 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday lashed out at Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) President Om Prakash Chautala for making baseless allegations against Rahul Gandhi in connection with land deals in the state of Haryana.

18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan

August 30, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.

Drone strike kills 6 Uzbek militants in North Waziristan

July 30, 2012 at 11:31 AM

Peshawar, July 30 (ANI): A U.S. drone which fired six missiles killed at least six Uzbek militants in the Khushhali Turikhel village in North Waziristan, a security official has said.

Three Hindu traders kidnapped from Pakistan's Kalat district

July 29, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Islamabad, July 29 (ANI): Three young Hindu traders have been kidnapped from the Jiwa intersection area of in Pakistan's Kalat District.

US attacks militant compound in Pakistan defying resolution calling to end drone strikes

July 7, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Islamabad, July 7 (ANI): Soon after reopening of NATO supply routes into Afghanistan by Pakistan, the United States has launched a drone attack in the North Waziristan tribal area, killing several suspected militants.

Rajasthan III Gr. Teacher level I (first level) Result 2012

June 26, 2012 at 12:35 PM

Rajasthan III Gr. Teacher level I (first level) result 2012 may be announced anytime today. The candidates can access their results on the RPSC website http://rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in

BSP slams Akhilesh's first month in office

April 20, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday attacked the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of protecting lumpen elements and of failing to check spiralling crime in the state.

Nowshera brick kiln sealed, 23 bonded labourers among 210 released

March 1, 2012 at 9:28 PM

Nowshera (J and K), Mar.1 (ANI): The sub-divisional magistrate of Nowshera, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, today sealed OMS Brick Kiln in Sunderbani Tehsil and released 23 bonded labourers from the custody of owner.

Nowshera brick kiln sealed, 23 bonded labourers among 210 released

March 1, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Nowshera (J and K), Mar.1 (ANI): The sub-divisional magistrate of Nowshera, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, today sealed OMS Brick Kiln in Sunderbani Tehsil and released 23 bonded labourers from the custody of owner.

US drone crashes in North Waziristan

February 26, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): An unmanned US aircraft crashed in the Machikhel area of North Waziristan, officials have said.

Opposition parties in J-K protest against Omar Abdullah Govt.

December 21, 2011 at 9:31 PM

Jammu, Dec 21 (ANI): Supporters of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and other small political outfits staged a protest here on Wednesday against the insufficient rule of the Omar Abdullah-led National Conference Government in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak official says 'enough is enough' to protest against NATO attack

November 27, 2011 at 3:03 PM

Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): The recent attack on Pakistani troops has angered most civil and military leaders, with some saying 'enough is enough,' to describe their disappointment over air raids in the country.

US-Pak ties on "much more slippery slope now" following NATO attack: Ex-Pak envoy

November 27, 2011 at 12:07 PM

Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): Maleeha Lodhi, the former Pakistani diplomat who served twice as Ambassador to the United States and has close ties to the Pakistani military, has said that the relationship between both the countries will be "much more slippery slope now" following the NATO attack on the Pakistani troops.

Zardari terms NATO attack on Pak troops 'violation of Pakistan's sovereignty'

November 27, 2011 at 12:07 PM

Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the NATO helicopters' attack on Pakistani troops in two Pakistan Army border posts in Mohmand Agency, terming it a violation of Pakistan's sovereignty.

'NATO helicopters acted in self-defence while killing Pak troops'

November 27, 2011 at 10:55 AM

Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): An attack by NATO aircraft on Pakistani troops that killed up to 28 soldiers was an act of self-defence, a report has claimed.

Pak 'halts' NATO supplies to protest against country's troops' killing in aerial attack

November 26, 2011 at 2:15 PM

Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): The political administration of the Khyber Agency has halted supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan after being ordered by the Pakistan Government to do so following an aerial attack that killed at least 20 troops of the country near the Pak-Afghan border.

Pak Army sets up check posts in Dir along border with Afghanistan

October 22, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Peshawar, Oct 22(ANI): The Pakistan Army has established check posts along the Pak-Afghan border in Dir to prevent militant intrusion into the country, Operation Commander Dir Brigadier Saqib Rashid has said.

Eighteen militants, one Pak security personnel killed in Orakzai clashes

September 20, 2011 at 4:40 PM

Peshawar, Sept 20(ANI): At least eighteen militants and one security personnel were killed in clashes in Pakistan's Upper Orakzai Agency.

Pak Taliban claims responsibility for Bajaur blast

May 28, 2011 at 3:56 PM

Islamabad, May 28(ANI): The Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility for the blast the Bajaur Agency on Saturday in which eight people were killed and 12 others injured.

Pak police doubts whether Taliban behind Osama death revenge attack

May 14, 2011 at 4:28 PM

Washington, May 13(ANI): Although the Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for Friday's bomb attack in northwest Pakistan, saying it was to avenge Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing, local police doubt that the Taliban was directly involved in the blasts, or that revenge was the main motive.

Contractor who built Osama's compound detained from Abottabad

May 4, 2011 at 4:28 PM

Abbottabad, May 4(ANI): The contractor who built the huge fortified compound, where Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was found and killed by US troops on Sunday night, has been detained from Abottabad.

Pak Supreme Court acquits five of six accused in Mukhtaran Mai gang rape case

April 21, 2011 at 1:23 PM

Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai gang rape case.

Poor tobacco harvest in Gonda

February 10, 2011 at 7:36 PM

Gonda, Feb 10 (ANI): Farmers in Gonda in Uttar Pradesh are incurring huge losses in tobacco production because of last year's floods.

Terrorism hampering economic growth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Chief Minister

December 7, 2010 at 5:13 PM

Peshawar, Dec 7 (ANI): The economic growth of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has been seriously affected by the menace of terrorism, Chief Minister Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti has said.

The young in Chattisgarh have education , but want it linked to careers

November 17, 2010 at 5:12 PM

Chhattisgarh, Nov 17 (ANI): Chhattisgarh recently celebrated its 10th year of inception, a momentous landmark in the life of a young state and an old region. It is a challenging region; rich in forests, mineral wealth, home to a large tribal population representing a way of life, culture, language and customs unique in itself, the cultural ethos and socio-economic patterns needed to be factored in while charting a developmental course by the founding fathers of the state and successive governments.

US drone strike kills seven in Pak's tribal belt near Afghan border

November 16, 2010 at 11:35 AM

Miranshah, Nov 16 (ANI): Seven people were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region on Monday.

Handless Kargil war soldier threatens suicide over Pak Army, govt's apathy

November 13, 2010 at 6:20 PM

Lahore, Nov 13 (ANI): A Pakistani Army soldier, who participated in the Kargil War against India and lost his hands, is planning to commit suicide along with his wife and children due to the apathy and negligence of the government authorities and the army.

Lashker militant killed in Poonch encounter

September 5, 2010 at 12:20 PM

Poonch (J-K), Sep 5 (ANI): A suspected militant of the Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) was killed and a jawan injured in a gunbattle in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District on Sunday morning.

Govt. approves transfer of Defence land to KVS in J-K, Punjab, Manipur

August 26, 2010 at 9:59 PM

New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Government on Thursday approved transfer of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Manipur at a nominal rent of Rupee One per annum.

Gastroenteritis outbreak spreads panic in Budgam

August 23, 2010 at 7:27 PM

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 23 (ANI): Two people have died of gastroenteritis in Budgam district, and as a result, panic buttons have been pressed in the area due to poor medical assistance.

Omar cancels unified command meet to protest civilian deaths in J-K

August 13, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Srinagar/Kupwara/ Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 13 (ANI): ammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah cancelled the unified command meeting to protest against the civilian deaths in the valley on Friday.

Fresh violence rocks Kashmir Valley, one killed

August 13, 2010 at 12:40 PM

Kupwara (J-K), Aug 13 (ANI): One person was killed and several others were injured in firing by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District on Friday.

13 killed in latest US drone strike in North Waziristan

June 19, 2010 at 1:43 PM

Islamabad, Jun.19 (ANI): At least 13 people were killed and seven others injured in the latest US drone attack in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan area on Saturday.

Two Pak soldiers, 40 militants killed in FATA

June 10, 2010 at 10:22 PM

Islamabad, Jun.10 (ANI): At least forty extremists and two security officials were reportedly killed in skirmishes between extremists and Pakistan security forces in various areas of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas' (FATA) Mohmand Agency.

Three militant hideouts busted in Jammu and Kashmir

April 3, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Poonch, Apr 3 (ANI): Three militant hideouts were busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Ramban Districts from where a huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered.

Armed Maoist rebels burn down cellphone tower, ransack sub-division office in Orissa

January 24, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Koraput (Orissa), Jan.24 (ANI): In yet another incident of increasing Maoist menace, armed rebels burnt down a mobile phone relay tower and also ransacked the sub-Division office and burnt down records at Machkund in Orissa's Koraput district.

Baitullah's right-hand commander among six militants nabbed in NWFP

December 6, 2009 at 11:40 AM

Islamabad, Dec.6 (ANI) : Pakistan security forces have claimed that they have arrested a close aide of former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud, Rafiuddin , along with five other militant commanders from Hangu region of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP).

South Punjab residents fear Taliban infiltration post offensive

October 20, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Islamabad, Oct. 20 (ANI): Following the launch of the Pakistani Army's offensive against militants in South Waziristan, people living in the tribal region of Southern Punjab are panic-stricken over the prospects of fleeing Taliban militants infiltrating into their areas.

South Punjab residents fear Taliban infiltration post offensive

October 20, 2009 at 4:10 PM

Islamabad, Oct. 20 (ANI): Following the launch of the Pakistani Army's offensive against militants in South Waziristan, people living in the tribal region of Southern Punjab are panic-stricken over the prospects of fleeing Taliban militants infiltrating into their areas.

Pak Madrassa teacher's 'iron-rod and cigarette burn' punishment for nine-year-old

August 12, 2009 at 2:48 PM

Rawalpindi, Aug 12 (ANI): A madrassa teacher allegedly thrashed a nine-year-old student with an iron rod before burning his hands with cigarettes.

Pak's peace committee chief dies in clashed with militants

August 9, 2009 at 3:50 PM

Islamabad, Aug. 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Peace Committee chief Malik Ajmal Khan was killed in a cross firing on Saturday night between militants and committee members.

Pak Supreme Court rejects govt.'s request for in-camera trial in flogging case

April 7, 2009 at 5:43 PM

Islamabad, Apr. 7 (ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has rejected the government's request for an in-camera trial of suspects involved in the teenaged girl's flogging in Swat and ruled that the facts be brought before the public.

Shariah court becomes operational in Swat

March 18, 2009 at 9:46 PM

Peshawar, Mar 18 (ANI): A Shariah court has started operating in Matta Tehsil of Swat Valley today.

Lashkar aide arrested with hawala money in Rajouri

March 15, 2009 at 1:33 PM

Jammu, Mar 15 (ANI): A financial coordinator of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was arrested and Rs 50,000 in hawala money recovered from his possession in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri District, police sources said here.

Villagers in Jammu construct a culvert with their own sources

January 16, 2009 at 10:34 AM

Udhampur (J-K), Jan 16 (ANI): Residents of Bini Sangam village under Chenani Tehsil of Udhampur District in Jammu and Kashmir have constructed a bridge over a stream from their own sweat and toil after the concerned authorities in the Government never took any initiative to build it.

Now, Taliban offers 500 suicide bombers, 35,000 troops to Pak to fight India

December 28, 2008 at 11:04 AM

Peshawar, Dec 28 (ANI): A contingent of 500 suicide bombers and 35,000 Taliban armed with latest weapons are ready to fight along with the Pakistan Army against India to defend country's eastern border.

Seven militants killed in northwestern Pakistan

November 25, 2008 at 6:36 PM

Islamabad, Nov 25 (Xinhua) At least seven militants were killed and several injured in the overnight military operation in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, media reports said Tuesday.

Pak security forces kill 22 militants in Bajaur

November 22, 2008 at 3:13 PM

Khar (Pakistan), Nov 22 (ANI): Twenty-two militants were killed and five others sustained injuries when Pakistani security forces pounded the hideouts of suspected militants in the Damadola area of troubled Bajaur Agency.

Mass exodus continues from Pak tribal areas as forces pound militants' hideouts

November 20, 2008 at 2:31 PM

Peshawar, Nov 20 (ANI): Mass exodus of people continues from militancy-hit spots of the Mohmand Agency to safer places, amid security forces' attacks on militants' hideouts in different tribal areas.

Suicide attack in Pakistan tribal belt kills three

November 12, 2008 at 1:17 PM

Islamabad, Nov 12 (Xinhua) Three people were killed in a suicide attack in northwestern Pakistan's tribal belt Wednesday, a day after a similar attack killed three at a Peshawar stadium.

Five civilians killed in Pak military shelling in Bajaur Agency

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Peshawar, Sept 26 (ANI): Five civilians, including women and children, were killed and several others injured when Pakistan military launched air strikes at the fleeing tribal families, mistaking them for militants at Gang village in Salarzai Tehsil of Bajaur Agency, last evening.

Tribesmen chase Taliban away to avoid civilian killings in military action

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Peshawar, Sept 26 (ANI): In an attempt to save innocent civilians from being killed in a military action on the Taliban hideouts, a tribal Lashkar comprising more than 3000 armed volunteers set all the three main Taliban hideouts afire and chased the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants out of their area in Jamrud Tehsil of the Khyber Agency.

Ten killed in militant attack in Swat

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Mingora (Pakistan), Aug 25 (ANI): Ten people were killed today in Pakistan's Swat Valley when militants attacked a district government official home.

Pak Army kills 50 Taliban militants in Swat

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Peshawar, Aug 24 (ANI): Seventy-eight people were killed and several others injured as fierce clashes continued in different parts of the Swat Valley today.

Leopard jumps out of cage, tranquilized and brought safely to zoo

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Dhauji/Junagarh (Gujarat), July 11 (ANI): Zoo authorities have rescued a leopard from Dhauji 'Tehsil' near Junagarh in Gujarat after it jumped from its cage and ran into the nearby fields.

Pak Taliban scraps peace deal inked last month

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Peshawar, June 30 (ANI): Accusing the NWFP government of violating the peace deal which it had signed on May 21 with the pro-Taliban Pakistan militants in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has reportedly announced that the peace talks had come to an end and that the accords in the tribal and settled areas of NWFP were scrapped.