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Pakistan stoops to new low with Varthaman's mannequin display at PAF museum

A Twitter post by Pakistan journalist and political commentator Anwar Lodhi showed a photo of the mannequin of the IAF braveheart.

11 Nov 2019 1:45 PM

Kartarpur Corridor opening testimony to Pak's commitment to regional peace, says Imran

"Today we are not only opening the border, but also our hearts for the Sikh community," Imran said.

09 Nov 2019 1:43 PM

Nawaz Sharif may travel to London for further treatment, says report

Sharif was admitted to hospital in Lahore on Oct 22 after his platelets dropped to a critical low level of 2,000.

08 Nov 2019 12:06 PM

3 Khalistani leaders, including Bhindranwale in Kartarpur corridor video released by Pak

The video has surfaced just days before the Kartarpur Corridor is slated to be inaugurated.

06 Nov 2019 12:20 PM

Pakistan court acquits police officials accused of killing ATM thief after Hafiz Saeed mediation

The court acquitted them after the family of Ayubi pardoned the suspects on the ‘wish’ of Mumbai attack mastermind Saeed.

04 Nov 2019 9:16 AM

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Pakistanis feel inflation, not Kashmir, is biggest problem facing them, reveals survey

Worries of inflation was followed by unemployment (23 pc), the Kashmir issue (8 pc), corruption (4 pc) and water crisis (4 pc), survey said.

02 Nov 2019 9:14 AM

No passport, no fee: Imran Khan waives 2 conditions for Kartarpur pilgrims

Taking to Twitter, Khan said: 'For Sikhs coming for pilgrimage to Kartarpur from India, I’ve waived off 2 requirements.'

01 Nov 2019 8:49 AM

This Bangladeshi MP hired 8 lookalikes to sit for her exams, expelled from university

Tamanna Nusrat, from the ruling Awami League party, is accused of paying the lookalikes to pretend to be her in at least 13 tests.

23 Oct 2019 11:37 AM

US says deeply concerned over human rights abuses, religious discrimination in Pak

It urged the Pakistani government to uphold the rule of law and the freedoms enshrined in the country's constitution.

22 Oct 2019 9:33 AM

Not capable of completing term: Bilawal Bhutto's dig at Imran Khan

'Everyone is fed up with this puppet government,' Bilawal Bhutto said.

21 Oct 2019 12:30 PM

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Pakistan rejects India's claim of destroying terror camps in PoK

Indian Army chief said that six to ten Pakistan Army personnel were killed and three terror camps destroyed in a retaliatory action.

21 Oct 2019 11:32 AM

Indian tourist detained in Bhutan for desecrating Buddhist ‘chorten’

Though Hajare was officially detained, he was allowed to spend Thursday night at his hotel.

19 Oct 2019 10:48 AM

Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests

Bilawal, the chairman of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party, said the government had lost its credibility as it did not fulfil any of its promises.

19 Oct 2019 10:38 AM

Pakistan blacklists, expels global journalists' group leader

Joel Simon called the expulsion of Steven Butler 'baffling' and 'a slap in the face' to those concerned about press freedom in Pakistan.

18 Oct 2019 12:32 PM

Pakistan expects to avert blacklisting over terrorism financing

If blacklisted, Islamabad faces financial consequences and economic setbacks at a time when its economy is facing balance of payment crisis.

18 Oct 2019 9:34 AM

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Pak summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner over LoC firing

The number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan has gone up significantly this year as compared to 2018.

16 Oct 2019 7:53 PM

Malaysia says will work with India if palm oil imports curbed: report

Malaysia said it would consider increasing imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, as it looked to quell trade tensions.

16 Oct 2019 2:27 PM

Ahead of crucial FATF meeting, Pakistan arrests ‘top four leaders’ of Lashkar-e-Taiba

The top four leaders arrested on Thursday have been identified as Professor Zafar Iqbal, Yahya Aziz, Muhammad Ashraf and Abdul Salam.

11 Oct 2019 11:08 AM

Pak army spokesperson defends Rajnath Singh over Shastra Puja row

'Nothing wrong in #RafalePuja as it goes by the religion and that must be respected,' Ghafoor tweeted.

11 Oct 2019 9:14 AM

Al-Qaeda's South Asia chief killed in Afghanistan: report

Asim Umar, who led the AQIS from its formation in 2014, was killed during a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban compound.

09 Oct 2019 12:52 PM

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