Pakistan national to visit ancestral village in Bathinda after 75 years

Amritsar, May 26 Pakistan national Sadiq Khan could not ask for more, for he will be visiting his ancestral village Phulewal in Bathinda district for the first time since the…

Punjab Police apprehend two men, spying for Pakistan’s ISI, from Kolkata

Amritsar, May 19 The Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested a man from Kolkata and his associate for cross-border espionage on behalf of Pakistan’s ISI. “In the relentless drive to break…

Pakistan: Punjab govt removes 19 law officers appointed by Imran Khan’s party

Islamabad, May 18 The provincial government in Pakistan’s Punjab on Tuesday removed 19 provincial law officers appointed by the previous regime of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), led by former Prime Minister…

Pakistan: Police registers FIR in Sikh traders’ killing in Peshawar

Islamabad, May 17 Amid severe backlash over the persecution of the minority community in the country, Pakistan’s counter-terror department has registered an FIR into the targeted killing of two Sikh…

Pakistan’s bridge blown away after heatwave melts glacier triggering flash floods

Chandigarh, May 11 Pakistan recently issued a heat warning after the hottest March in 61 years. Scientists have warned that more than a billion people are at risk of heat-related…

SGPC President honours Sikh Jatha from Pakistan

The Fact News Service Amritsar, May 3 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami today honoured jatha (group) of Sikh pilgrims that recently arrived India from Pakistan…

SGPC takes notice of missing Sikh in Pakistan

Amritsar, April 19 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Advocate Harjinder Singh termed the injustice and excesses on the minority Sikhs in Pakistan as unfortunate. He said as per the…

Nightmare for Pakistan is over, time to heal: Maryam Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad, April 10 Maryam Nawaz Sharif, vice president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), on Sunday expressed happiness after Imran Khan-led government lost the no-confidence motion in the National Assembly…

No google office in Pakistan amid accelerating digitalization

Islamabad, March 26 With the Covid-19 pandemic, Pakistanis’ consumption of online media has increased and that by extension have increased the need for localizing the offices of digital giants like…

British High Commissioner to Pakistan pays obeisance at Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara

Chandigarh, March 18 British High Commissioner to Pakistan Cristian Turner along with 13 staff members visited Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara today. He was welcomed by PMU Kartarpur management.

SGPC asks pilgrims to deposit passports for pilgrimage to shrines at Pakistan

Amritsar, March 9 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has asked the pilgrims interested to go for the pilgrimage of gurdhams (Sikh shrines) at Pakistan on the occasion of martyrdom day…

Pakistan: 7 dead, 15 injured in road accident in Punjab

Chowk Azam, March 6 At least seven people, including three children and a woman, were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident in Chowk Azam, a city in…

Pakistan: 995 road accidents reported in last 24 hrs in Punjab, 9 dead

Pakistan, February 22 At least nine people died and 594 people were seriously injured in 995 Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) across Pakistan’s Punjab province in the last 24 hours. In…

People in Pakistan fume over increased prices of petroleum products

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 17 People of Pakistan have expressed their anger against the Imran Khan-led country’s government over the rising petroleum product prices which was increased recently. On Tuesday, the…

Pakistan: Violent mob in Punjab province attack man for alleged desecration

Islamabad, February 15 A violent mob in Pakistan’s Punjab province attacked a man for allegedly burning the pages of the Quran. This incident of mob violence comes as Punjab has…

Pakistan among least open economies in the world: ADB Report

Islamabad, February 13 Pakistan has one of the lowest trade-to-GDP ratios at just 30 percent, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The ADB says Pakistan is a relatively large…

Hyundai faces social media backlash after dealer in Pakistan posts message supporting separatists in Kashmir

New Delhi, February 7 Hyundai Motor India on Sunday said it stands strong on its ethos of respecting nationalism following a backlash in social media after a dealer of Hyundai…

After reunion at Kartarpur Sahib, Punjab man gets visa to visit brother in Pakistan

Chandigarh, January 29 Punjab High Commission India on Friday issued a visa to Sika Khan who met his Pakistani brother at Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara after being separated during partition. The…

Pakistan: Two killed, 22 injured in explosion at Lahore’s Lohari Gate area

Lahore , January 20 A blast near Lahore’s Lohari Gate area on Thursday killed at least two persons — including one child — and injured 22 others, officials said. Windows…

Pakistan: Punjab Education Minister directs private schools to add dupattas, caps to uniform

Lahore, January 18 Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas has directed private schools to make dupattas or scarves a compulsory part of the school uniform for female students and caps for…

Pakistan refuses to close schools despite jump in COVID-19 cases

Islamabad, January 11 Pakistan has refused to close schools and impose lockdown despite the massive jump in the COVID-19 cases in the country, reported local media. The federal government is…

Sikhs have to take license to wear Kirpan in Pak Province

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, December 25 Kirpan (Small religious sword) has been declared as licensed weapon in Pakistan. The Additional Registrar (Adm.) of Peshawar court in reply to a…

Terror and trade can’t go together: Capt Amarinder

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, December 22 Former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today said that terror and trade cannot go together and there was no point in starting business…

Death toll climbs to 17 in Pakistan’s Karachi blast

Karachi, December 18 The death toll in the powerful blast that ripped through a building of a private bank in Pakistan’s financial capital of Karachi has gone up to 17…

Continuously evaluating threats from Pakistan, China: IAF chief

Dundigal , December 18 Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said India is continuously evaluating threats from Pakistan and China, adding that disengagement has taken place…

Pakistan announces suspension of phone services in Islamabad during OIC summit

Islamabad, December 17 Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior Affairs has announced the suspension of phone services in Islamabad during the extraordinary session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Phone services…

Will soon approach GoI for opening cross border trade with Pakistan: CM Channi

The Fact News Service Amritsar, December 6 In a bid to boost the State’s economy, the Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday announced that he would soon write…

Sri Lankan national killed in Pakistan was tortured to an extreme degree, confirms post-mortem report

Islamabad , December 5 A Sri Lankan factory manager, who was killed by a mob in Pakistan over alleged blasphemy, was tortured to an extreme degree and his skull and…

Useless, futile’, says Manish Tewari after Sidhu calls for trade talks with Pak

Ludhiana, December 5 Congress MP Manish Tewari on Sunday hit out at Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu over his statement on trade with Pakistan and said that it is…

‘You want to ban industries in Pakistan’: Supreme Court to UP counsel on air pollution

New Delhi, December 3 Amid severe air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court has often witnessed either Centre blaming the Delhi government for not doing enough to curb pollution and…

Pakistan says model’s ‘bareheaded’ photoshoot at Kartarpur ‘isolated incident’

Islamabad, December 2 Pakistan on Thursday summoned a senior diplomat from the Indian High Commission here to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to convey its view that a model’s “bareheaded”…

Pak incident of desecration of the sanctity of Gurudwara, India wants action against culprits

The Fact News Service New Delhi, December 1 In response to media queries on the incident of desecration of the sanctity of Gurudwara Shri Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the Official…

BSF seized 112 battalion I-2 packets from Pakistan, 2 kg heroin recovered

The Fact News Service Ferozepur, November 30 On Ferozepur Indo-Pak border, BSF seized 112 battalion I-2 packets from Pakistan near BOP Kasoke which recovered two kilograms of heroin, valued at…

Indian Sikh Pilgrims moved to Gurdwara Panja Sahib

The Fact News Service Panja Sahib, November 21 Indian Sikh Pilgrims who are on visit of Pakistan on occasion of 552nd Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev ji, have moved to…

Pakistan: 100 shanties gutted by fire in Karachi town

Karachi , November 21 At least 100 makeshift huts were gutted by a fire that broke out in a town near Karachi’s Teen Hatti area. The incident took place on…

Channi and Sidhu’s love for Pakistan, matter of great concern: Raghav Chadha

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, November 21 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab affairs co-in-charge, national spokesperson and MLA Raghav Chadha has described the love being shown by the ruling…

Pakistan to host 2025 Champions Trophy, ICC confirms

Pakistan, November 16 The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed the 14 host countries of the ICC men’s white-ball events from 2024-2031. The Champions Trophy is back and Pakistan…

Sikh jatha to visit Pakistan on Nov 17 to celebrate birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

Amritsar, November 6 The SGPC is all set to send a ‘jatha’ to Pakistan to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak that falls on November 19. On the other…

Pak among worst countries where killers of journalists went free: Report

Islamabad, October 30 The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has ranked Pakistan at the ninth spot this year on its annual Global Impunity Index, which spotlights countries where members of…

Pakistan among top 10 countries in the world where killers of journalists went free: Report

The Fact News Service Islamabad , October 30 The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has ranked Pakistan at the ninth spot this year on its annual Global Impunity Index, which…

Pakistan: 7 members of family killed in house fire

The Fact News Service Islamabad , October 17 In a horrific incident, seven members of a family were charred to death when their house caught fire in Muzaffargarh district of…

BSF roping in panchayats in Punjab to tackle drone threat from Pak

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, October 11 The BSF has started roping in panchayats of border villages in Punjab to tackle increasing incidents of drones being used for dropping arms,…

BSF foils bid to bring in weapons from Pakistan along IB, big cache of arms seized

The Fact News Service Jammu, October 7 The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday foiled a major bid by terrorists to smuggle in weapons from Pakistan along the International Border…

Afghans dying at border as tensions intensify between Taliban, Pakistan

The Fact News Service Islamabad, September 24 Amid tensions between the Taliban and Pakistan, Afghans are dying at Spin Boldak after Islamabad restricted entry at the key international intersection only…

Outrage as Hindu family tortured in Pak for fetching drinking water from mosque

The Fact News Service Islamabad, September 21 A Hindu family was allegedly held hostage and tortured for “violating the sanctity” of a mosque when they tried to fetch drinking water…

Sidhu is ‘incompetent’, has connections with Pakistan, will oppose any move to make him CM: Capt Amarinder

The Fact News Service Chandigarh , September 19 Hours after resigning as Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh said he will oppose any move to make Navjot Singh Sidhu chief ministerial…

Amritsar Police busts an international drug smuggling network

The Fact News Service Amritsar, September 13  Big Fish involved in smuggling of 40 kg heroin from Pakistan. In a major breakthrough, Punjab Police on Monday arrested a ‘big fish’…

Pakistan: Child pornography ring busted in Punjab

The Fact News Service Islamabad, September 13 Police have arrested at least four persons in connection with an active paedophile and child pornography ring operating in Pakistan’s Punjab. A probe…

Non-Sikh appointed as CEO of Kartarpur Corridor project in Pakistan

The Fact News Service Lahore, September 7 Once again ignoring Sikh sentiments Pakistan government has appointed a non Sikh as CEO of Project Management Unit which was formed for the…

Taliban suicide bomber blows himself up in Pakistan; 3 killed, 20 injured

The Fact News Service Karachi, September 5 A suicide bomber of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan blew himself up in the country’s restive Balochistan province on Sunday, killing at least three…

Pakistan intelligence chief reaches Kabul as Taliban set to announce govt

The Fact News Service Kabul , September 4 Pakistan intelligence chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed has arrived in Kabul leading a delegation of Pakistani officials as heavy fighting is underway…

Rajnath Singh slams Pak for resorting to proxy war against India

The Fact News Service Ooty , August 29 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday indicated that Pakistan, after losing two wars to India, had started resorting to proxy war and…

Pakistan allows only fully vaccinated Sikhs pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 22 In view of the forthcoming of death anniversary of Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev on September 21, the Pakistan Government has allowed…

Delhi Sikh body chief condemns vandalism of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s statue in Pakistan

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 17 Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Tuesday condemned the vandalism of the statue of the Sikh ruler…

Pilgrims should deposit passports up to August 25, for going to Pakistan to celebrate birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev: SGPC

The Fact News Service Amritsar, August 17 A jatha of Sikh pilgrims would be sent by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in November 2021 to celebrate the birth anniversary…

Won’t tolerate any aggression, will teach Pakistan a lesson if it indulges in misadventure, vows Punjab CM

The Fact News Service Amritsar, August 15 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on the historic 75th Independence Day of the country, on Sunday vowed to protect the border state…

Hindu temple in Pakistan vandalised after minor gets bail

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 05 A mob vandalised a Hindu temple in Pakistan’s Rahim Yar Khan district as a reaction to the alleged desecration of a Muslim…

Pakistan not allowing anyone to travel through Kartarpur corridor due to pandemic: Govt

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 3 The movement of pilgrims to Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor has been suspended since March 2020 due to the Covid pandemic and…

Some Pakistanis are crazy after All India Radio FM

Listeners in Pakistan during the past more than seven decades were exposed to the long range shortwave service of All India Radio. FM in its clear and crisp quality of…

Drone spotted over Indian mission in Islamabad

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 2 A drone was spotted over the Indian High Commission complex in Pakistan last week, triggering a huge security scare in the mission,…

BSF seizes heroin from near Indo-Pak Punjab border

The Fact News Service Ferozepur, June 29 Border Security Force troops seized 02Packetsof contraband (Total weight approx. 2.270KGs) suspected to be Heroin in the area of responsibility of 02Bn BSF,…