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2017-01-31 | Terrorism

Pakistan detains suspected mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Authorities arrested Hafiz Saeed and four members of Jamaat-ud-Dawa for engaging in activities that violated Pakistan's obligations to the UN.

Terrorism 2017-01-31

Pakistan detains suspected mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Authorities arrested Hafiz Saeed and four members of Jamaat-ud-Dawa for engaging in activities that violated Pakistan's obligations to the UN.

2017-01-30

Observers praise role of Pakistani air force in fight against militants

The Pakistani air force (PAF) is playing a vital role in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, supporting ground forces with air strikes and aerial surveillance, analysts say.

2017-01-30

Observers praise role of Pakistani air force in fight against militants

The Pakistani air force (PAF) is playing a vital role in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, supporting ground forces with air strikes and aerial surveillance, analysts say.

2017-01-27 | Business

Security successes usher in economic improvements in Pakistan

Government regulations and successful security operations are resulting in economic gains and investment, officials say.

Business 2017-01-27

Security successes usher in economic improvements in Pakistan

Government regulations and successful security operations are resulting in economic gains and investment, officials say.

2017-01-26 | Terrorism

Afghan Taliban struggling with leadership feuds, other infighting

The Taliban are falling into the vortex of their own internal conflicts, observers say.

Terrorism 2017-01-26

Afghan Taliban struggling with leadership feuds, other infighting

The Taliban are falling into the vortex of their own internal conflicts, observers say.

2017-01-26 | Business

National Bank of Pakistan incentivises remittances, discourages hundi

Militants can benefit from illegal money transfer systems like hundi, which also harm Pakistan's economy, authorities say.

Business 2017-01-26

National Bank of Pakistan incentivises remittances, discourages hundi

Militants can benefit from illegal money transfer systems like hundi, which also harm Pakistan's economy, authorities say.

2017-01-26 | Security

First batch of displaced Pakistanis return home from Afghanistan

The repatriation of displaced people of North Waziristan from Khost Province has started, officials say.

Security 2017-01-26

First batch of displaced Pakistanis return home from Afghanistan

The repatriation of displaced people of North Waziristan from Khost Province has started, officials say.

2017-01-25 | Education

Punjab tightens school security amid terrorism fears

The Punjab government is hiring more than 4,000 guards to deploy at public schools across the province, authorities say.

Education 2017-01-25

Punjab tightens school security amid terrorism fears

The Punjab government is hiring more than 4,000 guards to deploy at public schools across the province, authorities say.

2017-01-24 | Security

Police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa praised for decrease in terror incidents

Police actions and army operations contributed to the fewest terror incidents in years, officials say.

Security 2017-01-24

Police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa praised for decrease in terror incidents

Police actions and army operations contributed to the fewest terror incidents in years, officials say.

2017-01-23 | Terrorism

Pakistanis unite in condemnation of Parachinar market bombing

Terrorists will fail to regain their lost relevance and Pakistanis will remain united, military and religious leaders say.

Terrorism 2017-01-23

Pakistanis unite in condemnation of Parachinar market bombing

Terrorists will fail to regain their lost relevance and Pakistanis will remain united, military and religious leaders say.

2017-01-20 | Crime & Justice

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police crack down on drugs, usury

The department is seeking the help of elders in combatting a variety of social ills.

Crime & Justice 2017-01-20

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police crack down on drugs, usury

The department is seeking the help of elders in combatting a variety of social ills.

2017-01-19 | Terrorism

2016 was beginning of end for ISIL: experts

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' suffered heavy losses last year in terms of both money and manpower, experts tell Diyaruna.

Terrorism 2017-01-19

2016 was beginning of end for ISIL: experts

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' suffered heavy losses last year in terms of both money and manpower, experts tell Diyaruna.

2017-01-18 | Health

Customised wheelchairs help Pakistanis disabled by terrorism

The Paraplegic Centre in Peshawar is manufacturing customised wheelchairs, giving users increased mobility and a sense of normality.

Health 2017-01-18

Customised wheelchairs help Pakistanis disabled by terrorism

The Paraplegic Centre in Peshawar is manufacturing customised wheelchairs, giving users increased mobility and a sense of normality.

2017-01-17 | Security

Punjab sees success in intelligence-based operations

Pakistani security forces carried out 25,000 intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in 2016, including 11,000 in Punjab province alone.

Security 2017-01-17

Punjab sees success in intelligence-based operations

Pakistani security forces carried out 25,000 intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in 2016, including 11,000 in Punjab province alone.

2017-01-16 | Economy

Uzbekistan, Pakistan hope to counter extremism, boost trade

The two countries agreed to work together to fight extremism and enhance economic relations.

Economy 2017-01-16

Uzbekistan, Pakistan hope to counter extremism, boost trade

The two countries agreed to work together to fight extremism and enhance economic relations.

2017-01-13 | Security

Pakistan partners in joint counter-terrorism exercises

Counter-terrorism military exercises with Pakistan's allies build on troops' capacity to wipe out militancy regionally, analysts say.

Security 2017-01-13

Pakistan partners in joint counter-terrorism exercises

Counter-terrorism military exercises with Pakistan's allies build on troops' capacity to wipe out militancy regionally, analysts say.

2017-01-12 | Tolerance

Pakistan counters terrorism through literature

Operation Zarb-e-Qalam is meant to be the cultural complement to Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Tolerance 2017-01-12

Pakistan counters terrorism through literature

Operation Zarb-e-Qalam is meant to be the cultural complement to Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

2017-01-11 | Health

Military operations pave way for vaccination in FATA, KP

Pakistan's tribal areas are nearly polio free after military operations defeated the militants, health officials say.

Health 2017-01-11

Military operations pave way for vaccination in FATA, KP

Pakistan's tribal areas are nearly polio free after military operations defeated the militants, health officials say.

2017-01-10 | Security

Pakistan targets terrorist facilitators, financiers

After successful military operations, the government is focusing on breaking the nexus of financial support to militants.

Security 2017-01-10

Pakistan targets terrorist facilitators, financiers

After successful military operations, the government is focusing on breaking the nexus of financial support to militants.

2017-01-09 | Security

Pakistan shows decrease in violence, fatalities in 2016

Pakistan witnessed a 44% reduction in violence-related fatalities in 2016, and a 66% drop compared to 2014, according to the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS).

Security 2017-01-09

Pakistan shows decrease in violence, fatalities in 2016

Pakistan witnessed a 44% reduction in violence-related fatalities in 2016, and a 66% drop compared to 2014, according to the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS).

2017-01-06 | topic/sports/pakistan

FATA residents enjoy sports after establishment of peace

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is investing in sports after military operations ousted the Taliban, paving the way for development.

topic/sports/pakistan 2017-01-06

FATA residents enjoy sports after establishment of peace

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is investing in sports after military operations ousted the Taliban, paving the way for development.

2017-01-05 | Security

Sindh Rangers responsible for sharp decrease in Karachi violence: report

A report says the Rangers are the source for a 91% decrease in targeted killings and 72% decrease in incidents of terrorism in 2016.

Security 2017-01-05

Sindh Rangers responsible for sharp decrease in Karachi violence: report

A report says the Rangers are the source for a 91% decrease in targeted killings and 72% decrease in incidents of terrorism in 2016.

2017-01-04 | Security

Pakistani forces recover massive arms cache

The heavy weapons and explosives would have facilitated terrorism against civilians, Kohat elders and residents said.

Security 2017-01-04

Pakistani forces recover massive arms cache

The heavy weapons and explosives would have facilitated terrorism against civilians, Kohat elders and residents said.

2017-01-03 | Science & Technology

KP conducts archaeological survey during prevailing peace

The army and Khyber Agency authorities helped archaeologists survey 110 heritage sites.

Science & Technology 2017-01-03

KP conducts archaeological survey during prevailing peace

The army and Khyber Agency authorities helped archaeologists survey 110 heritage sites.

2017-01-02

Alarm grows over activity of Uzbek extremists in northern Afghanistan

Central Asian countries and Afghanistan are working to protect their borders from extremist movements, officials said.

2017-01-02

Alarm grows over activity of Uzbek extremists in northern Afghanistan

Central Asian countries and Afghanistan are working to protect their borders from extremist movements, officials said.

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