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NAB gets 13-day remand of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

The NAB is probing alleged corruption in the award of a contract to import LNG from Qatar by Abbasi

19 Jul 2019 8:26 PM

Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were meant for international audience

The terror that visited Sri Lanka in April 2019 was something that local people had hoped was long consigned to the past.

19 Jul 2019 4:39 PM

Suspect succumbs to injuries, four injured under treatment: Nepal explosion

The deceased, Ram Bahadur Singh, a part of the banned Nepal Communist Party, is suspected by police to have carried out the explosion.

19 Jul 2019 2:39 PM

12 killed, 40 wounded in Taliban attack: Afghanistan

Pictures on social media showed a huge plume of smoke rising over Kandahar, and Hayat said about six trucks carrying goods had burnt.

19 Jul 2019 9:45 AM

Will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav according to our law: Pak

The ministry also said that Kulbhushan Jadhav had been informed of his rights under the Vienna Convention on consular relations.

19 Jul 2019 8:57 AM

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26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed sent to 7-day judicial custody

The top 13 leaders of the banned JuD, including Saeed and Naib Emir Abdul Rehman Makki, were booked in nearly two dozen cases.

18 Jul 2019 3:24 PM

Pakistan shall proceed further as per law: Imran Khan on ICJ verdict

Khan tweeted: 'Appreciate ICJ’s decision not to acquit, release & return Kulbhushan Jadhav to India.'

18 Jul 2019 9:57 AM

Hafiz Saeed: From professor to the face of terror

Hafiz -- a title bestowed upon people who know the Quran by heart -- was born to a conservative family in Pakistan Punjab in 1950.

17 Jul 2019 4:08 PM

Flash floods in Pakistan leave 28 dead with toll likely to rise

Two mosques were also completely destroyed in the flash floods, officials said.

16 Jul 2019 2:45 PM

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Pak anti-terror court grants interim bail to JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, his 3 aides

Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore granted interim bail to Saeed and his aides - Hafiz Masood, Ameer Hamza, and Malik Zafar - until Aug 31.

16 Jul 2019 9:19 AM

Sri Lankan President claims drug gangs behind Easter bombings

The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.

16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Gilgit-Baltistan in open letter says Pakistan only an 'assumed supervisor'

'Pakistan's status here is that of an (assumed) supervisor and it has no right to change the borders,' the letter stated.

15 Jul 2019 5:24 PM

Indian media delegation reaches Bangladesh to study border management strategies

The four-day visit is aimed at developing a better understanding of how the Border Guards Bangladesh and their Indian counterpart work.

15 Jul 2019 2:24 PM

Flood toll mounts to 65: Nepal

As many as 33,000 people in the Southern Plains have been affected due to the calamity in the last three days, according to Home Ministry.

15 Jul 2019 1:36 PM

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Chinese firms pledge to invest USD 5 billion in Pak after meeting Imran Khan

The Chinese delegation represented key sectors including construction, power, transportation, IT, and technological research.

14 Jul 2019 3:58 PM

43 dead, over 24 missing, says police: Nepal floods

It has also said, high chances of flash floods in rivers flowing in the mid-hilly regions in Province 1, 2, 3 and Gandaki Province.

14 Jul 2019 11:00 AM

‘Hidden hand’ behind Nawaz Sharif’s conviction: Pak judge who sent him jail

Maryam tweeted, 'I request the top judiciary to revoke the judgment against Nawaz Sharif and set him free without any further delay.'

13 Jul 2019 8:30 AM

Hafiz Saeed challenges terror financing cases filed against him

In the petition, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief said that he has no relation with the banned LeT, Al-Qaeda or any other similar organisations.

12 Jul 2019 3:24 PM

Bangladesh's first Hindu Chief Justice booked in money laundering case

Sinha, who was appointed 21st chief justice of the country in January 2015, was charged by ACC on Wednesday along with 10 others.

12 Jul 2019 2:55 PM

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