January 1: Two missiles fired by a drone kill 3 people in Ghundikala, North Waziristan.
At least 88 people are killed and over 37 people injured in a suicide bomb blast at a volleyball match in Lakki Marwat.
January 3: At least four people including former minister Ghani-ur-Rehman are killed in a bomb blast near Hangu.
Two people are killed in a drone strike near Mir Ali, North Waziristan.
January 6: Three people are killed and at least 11 injured in a bomb blast in Azad Kashmir.
Nine people are killed in two drone strikes in Sanzali, North Waziristan.
January 8: At least eight suspected militants are killed in an accidental explosion in Baldia, Karachi.
Five people are killed in a drone strike in Tappi, North Waziristan.
January 14: Reports emerge that Hakimullah Mehsud has been injured in a drone strike in Shaktoi, South Waziristan. The TTP deny the story.
January 16: The Government of Pakistan files a review petition against the SC verdict declaring the NRO as unconstitutional.
January 19: Six people are killed and two are injured in a US drone strike in Deegan, North Waziristan
January 24: The Taliban claim that they have shot down a US drone in Hamzoni, North Waziristan.
January 25: LHC restores ban on A.Q. Khan’s movements until February 3.
January 29: Five people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
Three people are killed in Quetta when armed men attack a bus carrying Shia pilgrims to Iran.
January 30: At least 16 people are killed and 26 injured in a suicide bombing in Bajaur.
Eight people are killed in Karachi in incidents of target killing.
January 31: OGRA increases prices of petroleum products by 5-9%
February 2: 17 people are killed by 18 missiles fired by US drone planes in Dattakhel Tehsil, North Waziristan.
11 people are killed in incidents of target killings in Karachi.
February 3: At least seven people are killed in a suicide bomb blast on a military convoy in Dir.
A US jury declares Dr. Afia Siddiqui as guilty on seven counts.
February 6: At least 25 people are killed and over a 100 injured in two bomb blasts in Karachi.
February 7: Death toll from Karachi bomb blasts rises to 33.
February 10: 19 people including 11 members of the Khasadar force are killed in a car bomb blast in Wazirdand, Khyber Agency.
February 11: 13 people, including nine police officers are killed and 21 injured in two suicide bomb blasts in Bannu.
February 12: Pakistan and India are to hold foreign-secretary level talks in New Delhi on February 25.
February 13: President Zardari appoints LHC CJ Khwaja Sharif as a Supreme Court judge and Justice Saquib Nisar as the new LHC CJ.
SC CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry takes suo moto action of the notification, forms 3-member bench to hear the case and suspends the notification, saying the appointment of judges is in violation of Article 177 of the Constitution.
February 16: NYT reports that top Taliban commander Mulla Abdul Ghani Baradar has been arrested in a joint operation with US and Pak intelligence services in Karachi.
PM Gilani meets CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry at a farewell dinner held for Justice Ramday.
February 17: PM Gilani and CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry meet in Islamabad, Gilani announces that the earlier notification of the judges has been cancelled, Justice Saqib Nisar and Justice Asif Saeed Khosa of the LHC will be elevated as SC judges. Justice (r) Khalilur Rehman Ramday is to be appointed as an ad hoc judge. LHC CJ Khawaja Muhammad Sharif will continue in his current position.
February 18: 35 people are killed and at least 80 injured in a bomb blast in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency
A drone strike in Danday Darpakhel, North Waziristan kills four people.
February 22: 13 people are killed and at least 42 injured in a suicide bombing in Mingora, Swat.
February 23: Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen resigns from his office.
February 24: PML-N candidate Shakeel Awan defeats AML leader Sheikh Rashid in the NA-55 by-election in Rawalpindi.
Former local government secretary Lala Fazlur Rehman is appointed as the new administrator of Karachi.
Nine people are killed in a drone strike in Peerano Killay near Miramshah, North Waziristan.
February 25: India’s and Pakistan’s foreign secretaries meet in New Delhi for talks.
February 28: Seven people are killed in DI Khan in clashes with the police during an Eid Milad un Nabi rallly.
Gunmen attack an Eid Milad un Nabi rally in Faislabad leaving four people injured, protesting participants of the rally burn over a 100 vehicles.
Four people are killed in a suicide bombing in Karak, NWFP
March 2: Frontier Corps tells the press that it has regained control of Bajaur.
March 4: Rehman Malik acquitted of corruption charges by a NAB court.
March 8: 13 people are killed and at least 90 injured in a bomb blast at the FIA office in Lahore.
At least five people are killed in a drone strike in Miramshah, North Waziristan.
March 9: ISI head Lt. Gen Shuja Pasha gets a one year extension as a three star general.
March 10: Six people are killed and at least seven injured when militants attack an NGO’s office in Oghi, Mansehra.
15 people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
March 11: Four people are killed and at least 21 injured in a bomb blast in Peshawar.
March 12: 57 people are killed and at least 136 people are injured in two suicide bombings in Lahore’s Cantonment area.
Seven low-intensity bombs go off in Allama Iqbal Town and Samanabad in Lahore.
March 13: 14 people are killed and at least 53 injured in a suicide bombing in Swat.
March 14:Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif asks the Taliban to not attack Punjab, since they both were against General Musharraf.
March 16: Seven people are killed and at least three people injured in a drone strike in the Dattakhel district of North Waziristan.
March 17: 10 people are killed and at least two people are injured in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.
March 18: Protests break out in Bara Kahu against fares in transport hikes.
March 19: Bara Kahu protests continue, protestors damage property in the area.
March 21: Three people are killed in a bomb blast in Quetta.
Four people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
March 22: Government of Pakistan files a review petition against the NRO verdict in the Supreme Court.
March 23: At least six people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
March 25: PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif raises concerns about the procedure of appointment of judges outlined in 18th Amendment draft, says it will not sign bill until the matter is settled.
March 27: Four people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
March 29: SC issues notices to NAB, Interior Ministry and the Establishment Division for non-implementation of NRO verdict.
March 30: SC asks NAB to implement NRO verdict within 24 hours.
FIA official and NRO beneficiary Ahmed Riaz Sheikh is sentenced to jail after his review petition against his conviction is dismissed.
The United Nations says it has delayed the release of the Benazir Bhutto murder report prepared by the Commission for 2 weeks on President Zardari’s request.
At least six people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
March 31: NAB says it has sent a letter to the Swiss authorities asking them to reopen cases against Zardari.
Swiss Prosecutor General Daniel Zappelli says the cases cannot be reopened as President Zardari enjoys immunity under the Constitution.
All political parties in the NA Constitutional Reforms Committee reach a consensus on the draft of the 18th Amendment bill.
April 1: 18th Amendment bill handed over to the National Assembly speaker.
April 2: 18th Amendment bill tabled in the National Assembly.
April 5: President Zardari addresses joint session of the Parliament.
45 people are killed and over a 100 injured in a suicide bombing at an ANP rally in Timargarah, NWFP
Eight people are killed in multiple suicide bombings near the US Consulare in Peshawar.
April 6: 18th Amendment bill introduced in the NA.
April 7: A low-intensity bomb goes off in F7, Islamabad.
April 8: 18th Amendment passed in the National Assembly, 292 members vote in favour of the bill.
April 10: At least 60 civilians are killed in Khyber Agency in a Pakistan Air Force bombing.
April 12: Protests break out in Abbotabad against the renaming of NWFP as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, at least 7 people are killed and over a 100 injured in the riots.
18th Amendment bill introduced in the Senate, PML-Q opposes the bill.
Five people are killed in a drone strike in Boya, near Miramshah in North Waziristan.
April 14: Four people are killed in a drone strike near Miramshah, North Waziristan.
April 15: Senate passes the 18th Amendment
April 16: UN Commission releases its report on the Benazir Bhutto murder investigation.
At least ten people are killed in a bomb blast in Quetta’s Civil Hospital.
Six people are killed in a drone strike near Miramshah, North Waziristan.
April 17: Two suicide bombings kill at least 40 people and injure over 65 at a IDPs registration centre at Kacha Pakka Camp, Kohat.
April 18: Eight government officials named in the UN Commission report on Benazir Bhutto’s murder are suspended and placed on the Exit Control List.
April 19: President Zardari signs the 18th Amendment bill into law.
One schoolboy is killed and at least 10 people are injured in a bomb blast near a school in Peshawar.
At least 23 people are killed and over 20 injured in a suicide bombing near a Jamaat-e-Islami rally in Qissa Khwani Bazar, Peshawar.
April 20: Former intelligence officials Colonel Imam and Khalid Khawaja are kidnapped along with a Pakistani-British filmmaker Asad Qureshi in Waziristan by a group called Asian Tigers.
Four people are killed and three injured in a bomb blast in Khurram Agency.
April 22: Govt of Pakistan announces a 5 day working week, closure of markets at 8PM to counter energy crisis.
April 23: Seven army personnel are killed and 14 injured in an attack by the Taliban in North Waziristan.
April 24: PM Gilani forms a commission to investigate hosing down of Benazir Bhutto’s murder site.
April 25: Armed men kill four policemen and burn 12 NATO oil tankers near Talagang, Chakwal.
Seven people are killed in a drone strike in Miranshah
10 police personnel are injured in a suicide attack in Timergara, Swat.
April 26: Three police officials are killed in an attack by gunmen in Dera Murad Jamali, Balochistan.
April 27: A university professor is shot dead by gunmen in Quetta, Balochistan.
April 28: Supreme Court voids promotion of 54 bureaucrats by the Prime Minister.
April 30: Ex ISI official Khalid Khawaja’s body found in North Waziristan.
May 1: Three people are killed and 16 injured in a suicide and gun attack in Mingora, Swat.
Two low intensity bombs explode at Peeru’s cafe in Lahore.
Six people are injured in a bomb blast in Quetta.
May 2: Two boys’ schools are blown up in Bajaur.
May 3: Four people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
May 4: Pakistani-US citizen Faisal Shahzad is arrested in failed Times Square bombing case.
May 7: Four police officials are killed and one injured in a gun attack in Mansehra.
May 13: Evacuations continue in Hunza Valley as Atabad lake continues to engulf low-lying areas.
May 15: 60 people are kidnapped in Hangu by militants.
A recording of TV host Hamid Mir calling Khalid Khwaja a double agent and speaking to a member of the Taliban surfaces.
May 17: LHC upholds Rehman Malik’s conviction in two NAB references, President Zardari grants Malik a presidential pardon.
May 18: 13 people are killed in a bomb blast in Dera Ismail Khan.
May 19: Pakistan Telecommunications Authority bans access to Facebook.
A trailer carrying NATO supplies is torched in Chaman.
Six security personnel are injured in a rocket and bomb attack in Quetta.
May 24: Two people are killed and 15 injured in a bomb blast in Quetta.
May 28: 80 people are killed and over 90 injured in two suicide bombings and gun attacks in Ahmadi mosques in Garhi Shahu and Model Town, Lahore.
May 31: Terrorist attack at Jinnah Hospital where one of the assailants of the Ahmadi mosques attack had been admitted, five people are killed.
June 2: State Bank of Pakistan’s Governor Saleem Raza resigns.
June 3: Evacuations begin in Sindh after theats of Cyclone Phet hitting the region.
June 5: The Government of Pakistan announces the budget for 2010-2011
June 6: 15 people are killed as Phet hits coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan. Electricity break downs take place all over Karachi for more than 24 hours.
June 8: Militants burn 50 NATO tankers near Peshawar, four people are killed in the attack.
June 10: Drone strike kills three people in Miranshah, N. Waziristan.
June 19: 12 people are killed in a drone strike in Mir Ali.
One person is killed and at least 8 injured in a bomb blast in Dera Ismail Khan.
June 27: Six people are killed in a drone strike near Miranshah, N. Waziristan.
June 28: 18 people are killed in a gas tanker explosion in Hyderabad, Sindh.
July 1: Three suicide bombings at Data Darbar in Lahore kill at least 40 people and leave 175 injured.
July 9: 65 people are killed in two suicide bombings in Mohmand Agency.
July 14: Balochistan National Party’s secretary general Habib Jalib is assassinated in Quetta.
July 15: Five people are killed in a suicide bombing in Mingora, Swat.
July 16: 10 people are killed and 14 injured in a bomb blast in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency.
July 17: 18 Shias are killed when their convoy is attacked by militants in Khurram Agency.
July 18: 15 people are killed in a suicide bombing at an imambargah in Sargodha.
July 19: Two Christian brothers are killed in Faisalabad.
July 22: PM Gilani announces a 3 year extension in COAS General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani’s tenure.
July 24: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Information Minister Mian Iftikhar’s son is shot dead in Nowshera.
Flash floods in Balochistan, 19 dead bodies are recovered, death toll reaches 70.
July 25: Drone strikes in Shaktoi, S. Waziristan and in Taipi, near Miranshah, N. Waziristan leave 12 people dead.
July 28: Airblue plane crashes in Margalla Hills, Islamabad, all 152 passengers on board killed.
At least 50 people are killed after rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
July 29: Death toll reaches 108 in KP, 200 in total after rains and floods hit Pakistan.
July 30: Rains continue in KP, government says at least 600,000 people have been affected, with 400,000 stranded.
July 31: United Nations says one million people have been affected by the floods, death toll reaches 800.
August 1: Death toll from floods reaches 1300, flood warning issued for Southern Punjab.
August 2: MQM MPA Raza Haider and his bodyguard assassinated in Karachi. Riots break out in the city leaving at least 35 people dead.
August 3: Death toll reaches 45 in Karachi violence, at least 90 people are injured.
August 4: Death toll reaches 82 in Karachi riots after MQM MPA’s death.
Floods hit areas in Layyah, Muzaffargarh, and Dera Ghazi Khan, at least 100,000 people evacuated.
August 5: Floods hit areas of Sindh, thousands begin to evacuate the areas. UN says four million people have been affected by the floods so far.
August 8: Floods hit Khairpur after river banks burst at different points, thousands move to higher ground.
August 9: Flood warning issued for Muzzafargarh, floods waters passing through Sukkur Barrage.
August 11: UN issues an appeal for $460 million for flood victims.
August 13: Tori Band breached, Jacobabad is evacuated after flood warning issued for the area.
August 14: 700,000 people are reportedly stranded in Dera Allah Yar, on the Sindh-Balochistan border.
August 16: UN says at least 3.5 million children are at risk of water-borne diseases, 10 people die in relief camps from gastroenteritis.
August 17: Flood warning issued for Upper Sindh.
August 19: ANP leader killed in Karachi, riots leave 13 people dead.
August 20: 500 villages of Sajawal, Junejo and Shahdadkot are inundated by floods, flood waters begin passing through Kotri Barrage.
August 21: Flood waters reach outskirts of Hyderabad and Thatta in Sindh.
August 22: 200,000 people move to higher ground after flood threat.
August 23: 26 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Wana.
August 26: Thatta residents ordered to evacuate city after flood threats.
August 29: Flood waters inundate Sajawal, thousands flee city.
News of the World says Pakistani cricketers Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir are involved in spot-fixing in the Lord’s test match against England.
August 31: Flood waters head to Arabian Sea.
September 1: Three suicide bombings at a procession of Shia mourners leaves 29 people dead, nearly 250 people injured.
Seven people are injured when gunmen fire at a Shia procession in Karachi.
September 3: 55 people are killed and over 200 injured in a suicide bombing on an Al-Quds rally in Quetta.
September 4: Five people are killed in a drone strike near Miranshah, N. Waziristan.
September 6: 19 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a police station in Lakki Marwat.
September 7: 20 people are killed and over 90 injured in a car bombing in Kohat.
Aisam-ul-Haq becomes first Pakistani tennis player to reach US Open mixed doubles’ final after winning the quarter final.
September 8: Interior Minister Rehman Malik announces a ban on five groups in Balochistan.
Aisam-ul-Haq becomes first Pakistani player to reach mens’ doubles final in US Open after winning the semi-final with Indian tennis player Rahul Bopanna.
September 9: Five people are killed and four injured in a suicide bombing at the Balochistan Finance Minister’s house.
10 people are killed in an IED blast in Khurram Agency.
Four drone strikes in N. Waziristan in 24 hours kill at least 24 people.
Pakistani-British filmmaker Asad Qureshi released by Asian Tigers after months of captivity.
September 14: At least 15 people are killed in two drone strikes in Shawwal and Datta Khel in North Waziristan.
September 15: 17 people are killed in drone strikes in North Waziristan.
Gilgit Baltistan’s Governor Dr. Shama Khalid passes away.
Manchar Lake’s water levels exceed maximum limit in Dadu, Sindh.
September 16: MQM leader Imran Farooq is killed in London, MQM announces ten days of mourning.
September 19: A drone strike in Datta Khel, North Waziristan kills five people.
September 21: Supreme Court orders the arrest of former OGDCL MD Adnan Khwaja and former IB head Brigadier Imtiaz Ahmed.
12 people are killed in a drone strike in Azam Warsak, South Waziristan
September 23: Dr. Afia Siddiqui is sentenced to 86 years jail by a US court.
September 25: Two people are killed and seven injured when gunmen attack a mosque in Bahawalpur.
September 26: Seven people are killed in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.
NATO helicopters cross into Pakistani territory, kill 30 suspected insurgents.
September 27: Six people are killed and 11 injured after ISAF soldiers shell Matta Sangar in Khurram Agency.
Two people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
September 28: Four people are killed and three injured in a drone strike in Angoor Adda, South Waziristan.
October 1: NATO oil tankers are attacked in Shikarpur by suspected militants.
October 2: Swat University’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Farooq Khan is assassinated in Mardan.
18 people are killed in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.
October 3: Six people are killed after a NATO oil tankers’ depot is attacked in Islamabad.
October 6: 22 NATO tankers are set ablaze in Quetta, 35 in Nowshera.
Nine people are killed in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.
October 7: Eight people are killed and at least 70 injured in two suicide bombings at the shrine of Sufi saint Abdullah Shah Ghazi in Karachi.
October 8: Eight people are killed in a drone strike in Charkhel, North Waziristan.
October 9: Pakistan reopens NATO supply route, 29 oil tankers are set ablaze in Sibi, Balochistan.
October 10: Two drone strikes in North Waziristan kill five people.
October 13: Four drone strikes kill 11 people in North Waziristan.
October 16: Ethnic riots in Karachi leave 19 people dead.
October 17: Target killings in Karachi escalate, another 20 people are killed.
October 18: Eight more people are killed in Karachi in incidents of target killings.
October 19: 30 people are killed in ethnic riots and targeted killings in Karachi.
October 20: 11 people are killed in targeted killings in Karachi.
October 21: SC passes order in 18th Amendment case, sends article 175A back to Parliament for a review within 90 days.
October 22: Six people are killed in a bomb blast in Orakzai
Five people are killed and 22 people injured in a bomb blast in Pistakhara, near Peshawar.
October 25: Seven people are killed and 14 people are injured in a bomb blast outside the shrine of Baba Farid Shakar Ganj in Pakpattan.
October 26: Eight people are killed in two drone strikes in Dattakhel, North Waziristan.
Asma Jehangir wins SCBA election, becomes first women president of the bar association.
October 28: Seven people are killed in a drone strike in Dattakhel, North Waziristan.
November 1: Two policemen are killed and 12 people are injured in a suicide bombing in Swabi.
November 3: Three drone strikes kill 13 people in North Waziristan.
November 5: 67 people are killed and at least a 100 injured in a suicide bombing in a mosque in Darra Adam Khel.
Four people are killed in a grenade attack on a mosque in Peshawar.
November 7: 13 people are killed in drone strikes in North Waziristan.
November 11: 17 people are killed and at least 150 people are injured in a gun and bomb attack at the CID office in Karachi.
Six people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
November 17: 20 people are killed in drone strikes in North Waziristan.
November 21: Six people are killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.
November 23: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance approves the RGST bill.
November 24: Parliamentary body approves Justice Ijaz Chaudhry’s appointment as the next Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court.
November 25: Supreme Court says spy agencies are not above the law and can be served notices during proceedings of missing persons’ case.
November 26: The Senate approves the RGST bill, PML-Q walks out during proceedings.
November 27: A Russian cargo aircraft crashes a minute after taking off from Karachi airport into a residential area, at least 12 people are killed.
November 28: Three policemen are injured in a bomb blast in Urmar, KP.
November 30: Six people are killed in a suicide bombing in Bannu.
Governor of Balochistan Zulfiqar Magsi’s convoy attacked by a remote controlled bomb and firing, Magsi escapes unhurt.
December 1: President Zardari approves the nomination of Justice Ijaz Chaudhry as LHC CJ.
December 6: 42 people are killed and at least 60 injured at a double suicide bombing in Mohmand Agency.
December 7: 9 people are injured in a suicide bomb blast aimed at assassinating the Balochistan CM Aslam Raisani, who escapes unhurt.
December 8: 15 people are killed and at least 25 injured in a suicide bombing in Kohat.
December 10: Two people are killed and at least 22 injured in a bomb blast at a hospital in Hangu.
December 13: One person is killed and at least five people injured in a roadside bomb explosion in Peshawar.
December 14: PM Gilani fires Azam Khan Swati and Hamid Saeed Kazmi from his cabinet.
JUI-F announces it is quitting the PPP-led coalition.
Four people are killed in a drone strike in Tall, North Waziristan.
December 15: Four suspected militants are killed in a drone strike in Spalga, near Miranshah, N. Waziristan
December 16: At least one child is killed and 28 people are injured in a grenade attack on an Ashura procession in Peshawar.
Seven people are killed in a drone strike in Khyber Agency.
December 17: At least 54 people are killed in three drone strikes in Khyber Agency.
Police shoot suspected assailant at Ashura procession in Shikarpur. Assailant manages to throw grenade before he dies, the grenade blast injures four policemen.
CIA Station chief in Islamabad is recalled after his name is published in an FIR registered by a family member of drone victims.
December 18: China and Pakistan sign accords worth $30 billion.
32 people are killed and dozens injured in drone strikes in Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency
December 19: Two people are injured in an attack on a NATO oil tanker enroute from Peshawar to Bagram.
December 20: Two people are injured in an attack on two NATO tankers in Jamrud.
December 21: 19th Amendment bill is tabled in the National Assembly.
December 22: National Assembly unanimously approves the 19th Amendment bill.
Shahzain Bugti is arrested in Balochistan.
December 24: 150 militants attack five checkposts in Mohmand Agency, 11 FC personnel and 24 militants killed in the ensuing battle.
Three people are injured in a bomb blast in a school in Palosai, on the outskirts of Peshawar.
December 25: 43 people are killed when a female suicide bomber detonates herself near the WFP food distribution centre in Bajaur.
December 27: MQM ministers resign from federal cabinet, say they will sit on treasury benches in NA.
22 people are killed in two drone strikes near Mir Ali, North Waziristan.
IMF gives Pakistan a nine month extension to reform GST.
The Taliban kidnap 23 tribesmen who had met with COAS General Kayani.
December 28: Five students are injured in a bomb blast at Karachi University.
17 people are killed in three drone strikes in North Waziristan.
December 29: MQM leaders Waseem Akhtar and Haider Abbas Rizvi and PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali exchange war of words with personal attacks in speeches outside the National Assembly.
December 30: One person is killed and two NATO oil tankers are torched by militants in Kacchi, Balochistan.
December 31: Countrywide strike observed on a call by religious parties against any change or repeal in the Blasphemy Law.
Eight people are killed in a drone strike near the Ghulam Khan town in North Waziristan.
Senate unanimously approves the 19th Amendment bill.
Disclaimer: Information for the timeline has been culled from electronic and print media reports.