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Pakistan PM Praises Afghans For Breaking 'Shackles Of Slavery' Amid Taliban Takeover

Pakistan PM Praises Afghans For Breaking 'Shackles Of Slavery' Amid Taliban Takeover

Endorsing the crisis in Afghanistan amid the resurgence of the Taliban, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that becoming a mental slave was worse than being an actual slave.

16 August 2021
‘Want Afghans To Thrive, Not Simply Survive’: Pakistan FM

‘Want Afghans To Thrive, Not Simply Survive’: Pakistan FM

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the political settlement in Afghanistan is the only way forward.

16 August 2021

Pakistan Closes Torkham Border Point Taken Over By Taliban

However, the Chaman border point with the Afghanistan will remain open.

Pakistan Govt Repairs Temple Damaged In Mob Attack Before Returning It To Hindu Community

Pakistan Govt Repairs Temple Damaged In Mob Attack Before Returning It To Hindu Community

The development comes five days after a group attacked the temple in Bhong, a town in eastern Punjab province, damaging statues and burning down the temple's...

10 August 2021

Pakistan Records Highest Single-Day Covid Spike In 10 Months

With 5,234 new cases in one day, Sunday's spike has been the highest since June 20 last year, with the total tally of cases in Pakistan reaching 678,165.

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31 July 2021
Pakistan Imposes Lockdown In Karachi As Covid-19 Cases Surge

Pakistan Imposes Lockdown In Karachi As Covid-19 Cases Surge

The new restrictions include the closure of all tourist resorts, beaches, hotels, restaurants, shopping centres, parks, and other public places.


31 July 2021
Media Can Act As A Bridge To Ensure Peace In Pakistan And Afghanistan: Pak Army Chief Bajwa

Media Can Act As A Bridge To Ensure Peace In Pakistan And Afghanistan: Pak Army Chief Bajwa

Army Chief said 'Peace in Afghanistan is Pakistan’s earnest desire because peace of the two countries is interlinked'


26 July 2021
Imran Khan's PTI Wins Majority Seats In PoK Polls Marred By Violence, Opposition Alleges Rigging

Imran Khan's PTI Wins Majority Seats In PoK Polls Marred By Violence, Opposition Alleges Rigging

The Tehreek-e-Insaf party, led by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, is expected to form the next government in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) after winning...


24 July 2021
People Of Kashmir To Decide Whether To Join Pakistan Or Become An 'Independent State': Pakistan PM

People Of Kashmir To Decide Whether To Join Pakistan Or Become An 'Independent State': Pakistan PM

The response came after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz addressing an election gathering in PoK on July 18 said that a decision had...


23 July 2021
Pakistan Rejects India's Remarks On Abduction Of Afghan Ambassador's Daughter

Pakistan Rejects India's Remarks On Abduction Of Afghan Ambassador's Daughter

Silsila Alikhil, the 26-year-old daughter of Afghan Ambassador Najibullah Alikhil, was abducted and held for several hours by unidentified men in Islamabad...


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19 July 2021
No Evidence That Afghan Envoy’s Daughter Was Kidnapped: Pak Police

No Evidence That Afghan Envoy’s Daughter Was Kidnapped: Pak Police

Silsila Alikhil, the 26-year-old daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan Najibullah Alikhil was abducted, tortured and assaulted on Friday by...


19 July 2021
Afghanistan Recalls Ambassador From Islamabad After Daughter's Abduction, Pak Calls It 'Unfortunate'

Afghanistan Recalls Ambassador From Islamabad After Daughter's Abduction, Pak Calls It 'Unfortunate'

Afghanistan decided to recall its Ambassador and other senior diplomats from Islamabad following reports of torture and abduction of the ambassador's daughter.


02 July 2021
Drone Spotted Over Indian High Commission Complex In Islamabad

Drone Spotted Over Indian High Commission Complex In Islamabad

It is learnt that the drone was spotted late last week.


23 June 2021
Pakistan Receives 2 Million More Doses Of Sinovac Vaccine From China

Pakistan Receives 2 Million More Doses Of Sinovac Vaccine From China

On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 950,768 after 930 new cases were reported


11 June 2021
Pakistan Assembly Passes Bill To Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav Right To Appeal

Pakistan Assembly Passes Bill To Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav Right To Appeal

Kulbhushan Jadhav, the 51-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in...


10 June 2021
Pakistan To Hold Legislative Assembly Polls In PoK On July 25

Pakistan To Hold Legislative Assembly Polls In PoK On July 25

The elections will be held to elect 45 representatives of the legislative assembly, including 33 in PoK and 12 for Kashmiri migrants.


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04 June 2021
Gunmen Kill 2 Pakistani Policemen Overnight In Islamabad

Gunmen Kill 2 Pakistani Policemen Overnight In Islamabad

Officers launches search efforts to arrest Gunmen who killed two policemen during patrolling in Islamabad, Pakistan


02 June 2021
Pakistan Super League's Reschedule Delays National Team's Departure To England Until June 25

Pakistan Super League's Reschedule Delays National Team's Departure To England Until June 25

With the PSL final pushed back by four days, the national team will leave for England on June 25. The first ODI is scheduled for July 8 in Cardiff.


16 April 2021
Pakistan Temporarily Shuts Down All Social Media Sites Including Facebook, Twitter

Pakistan Temporarily Shuts Down All Social Media Sites Including Facebook, Twitter

The TLP had launched the country-wide protest on Monday after the arrest of its chief Saad Hussain Rizvi.


30 March 2021
Imran Khan Writes To Modi, Says Creation Of 'Enabling Environment' Imperative For Talks

Imran Khan Writes To Modi, Says Creation Of 'Enabling Environment' Imperative For Talks

Last week, PM Modi wrote to his Pakistani counterpart extending his greetings on the occasion of Pakistan Day


17 March 2021
South Africa-bound Pakistan Cricketer Tests Positive For COVID-19

South Africa-bound Pakistan Cricketer Tests Positive For COVID-19

The 34 remaining players will assemble in Lahore on Thursday and training camp begins from Friday until the team departs for South Africa on March 26.


24 January 2021
Pakistan To Get 5G Internet Network In 2022-23: Reports

Pakistan To Get 5G Internet Network In 2022-23: Reports

Experts are still sceptical, believing the country will take a much longer time (5-7 years) to roll out the next-generation technology.


13 January 2021
After 7 Months Away From His Family, Waqar Younis Is Finally Home

After 7 Months Away From His Family, Waqar Younis Is Finally Home

The 49-year-old Waqar has been living in a bio-secure bubble, touring England, hosting Zimbabwe and then visiting New Zealand


01 January 2021
Pakistan Says China Assures It Of Providing Over One Million Doses Of Covid Vaccine

Pakistan Says China Assures It Of Providing Over One Million Doses Of Covid Vaccine

Earlier in the day, China granted conditional approval to its first homegrown coronavirus vaccine developed by state-owned pharmaceutical firm Sinopharm.


31 December 2020
Nawaz Sharif's Passport Will Be Cancelled On February 16, Says Pakistan Minister

Nawaz Sharif's Passport Will Be Cancelled On February 16, Says Pakistan Minister

'(We) will cancel Nawaz Sharif's passport on February 16,' Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed told reporters here in response to a query.


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