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February 21, 2018 7:34 pm

Pakistan Supreme Court ruled that an individual disqualified under Articles 62 and 63 cannot serve as the head of a political party.

February 20, 2018 7:34 pm

"More than 80 per cent of all newborn deaths are caused by three preventable and treatable conditions," report said. The three are premature births, complications such as lack of oxygen at birth and neonatal infections, including sepsis and pneumonia.

February 20, 2018 5:32 pm

"We negotiated with the leaders of the religious parties and told them that the suspect would get exemplary punishment," Raza said, adding that police are still present in Shahdara to avoid any untoward incident.

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February 20, 2018 9:53 am

PTI's Central Media Department, in a statement said that the newly-wedded couple were in Bani Gala, the palatial residence of Imran Khan on Monday. The announcement also added that Khan has decided to avoid abroad trips for now and would remain in Pakistan.

Imran Khan ties the knot for a third time, marries spiritual guide Bushra Maneka
February 19, 2018 12:08 pm

Earlier, Imran Khan had rejected the reports that he had contracted his marriage with Maneka Bushra on January 1 in Lahore's Defence residence of his 'new' brother-in-law.

February 18, 2018 5:37 pm

Gen Bajwa said Pakistan was being attacked from terrorist hideouts on Afghan soil. He also emphasised the need for repatriation of 2.7 million Afghan refugees currently residing in Pakistan.

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February 18, 2018 2:53 pm

Blue Veins Programme Coordinator Qamar Naseem said that after the recruitment of 40 transgenders in Sindh, his organisation is planning recruitment processes in Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Pakistan rape-and-murder case: Prime accused handed four death sentences
February 17, 2018 2:42 pm

The girl, who was living with her maternal aunt, had gone to attend Quran class in the neighbourhood on January 4 when she was allegedly abducted.

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February 17, 2018 2:14 pm

Tragedy hit a family in Pakistan when two brothers died of heart attack hours after the third one committed suicide. The tragic news put the entire neighbourhood in mourning as the bereaved family prepared for three funerals.

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February 16, 2018 4:46 pm

Pakistan's retired army chief, General Raheel Sharif, commands the new Saudi-led Islamic military alliance to fight terrorism, though it was not immediately clear whether the new troops would participate in that coalition.

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February 15, 2018 3:44 pm

The statement was made after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman warned Pakistan after Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attacked a military camp in Sunjuwan in Kashmir that left six soldiers and a civilian dead. 

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February 14, 2018 3:14 pm

A meeting of FATF member states is due to take place next week in Paris, where the organisation could adopt the motion on Pakistan.

February 13, 2018 10:27 pm

As the prosecution handed over charge-sheet to Ali, he pleaded not guilty and opted to contest the trial. Like on Monday, nearly 10-hour proceedings were held in which the judge recorded statements of 16 prosecution witnesses.

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February 13, 2018 9:31 pm

It has also sought the creation of a column of transgender and intersex community in the electoral nomination form so that transgender community is also able to contest the election in an inclusive manner.

Sunjuwan terror attack: We will pay India in its own coin for any misadventure, says Pakistan
February 13, 2018 9:16 pm

Defence Minister Sitharaman yesterday blamed Pakistan for the terror attack on the military camp and made it clear that Islamabad will pay the price for the "misadventure".

Kashmir issue among causes of a fractured world: Pakistan
February 12, 2018 8:12 pm

The petition filed by Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, had alleged that Abbasi awarded the LNG import contract to Qatargas in 2015 as the petroleum minister without observing transparency in the bidding process.

February 12, 2018 7:55 pm

The Jamaat-ud Dawah is believed to be the front organisation for the LeT which is responsible for carrying out the Mumbai attack that killed 166 people. It has been declared as a foreign terrorist organisation by the United States in June 2014.

February 12, 2018 5:21 pm

The girl went missing while going for tuition near her aunt's house in Kasur city, some 50 kilometres from Lahore, on January 5. Her body was found in a garbage heap, five days after her kidnapping.

Pakistan decides to get tough on UN-banned outfits
February 12, 2018 2:51 pm

The UNSC sanctions list includes Al-Qaeda, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) and others.

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February 12, 2018 7:13 am

Asma fought Zia’s military dictatorship, her lawyer’s office in Lahore becoming a shelter of sorts for those persecuted by the regime. She was also at the forefront of the battle, against the anti-women Hudood laws that Zia introduced.

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February 11, 2018 6:01 pm

In the year 1983, Jahangir was put under house arrest and later imprisoned for participating in the movement for the restoration of political and fundamental rights during the military regime. 

February 7, 2018 9:00 pm

Religious parties have been long demanding to ban all kinds of events and celebration related to the Valentine’s Day in the country as such activities were against the Islamic teachings.

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February 7, 2018 4:28 pm

The prime suspect, 15-year-old Muhammad Nabi, worked in a local restaurant and was also a close relative of the deceased. He has confessed to his crimes, Inspector General (IG) Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Mehsud said Wednesday

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February 6, 2018 9:09 pm

Reham shared an audio recording of the coordinator of Reham Khan Foundation telling her that he had received threats not to work for the foundation, Geo News reported

February 5, 2018 2:40 pm

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said India refused to allow the visit of the team of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of the OIC to Kashmir, thus denying the international community an opportunity to evaluate the situation on the ground.

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February 4, 2018 7:22 pm

Last month, three people were killed and two were critically injured in a clash between two groups in Larkana district following a dispute over a piece of land.

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February 4, 2018 5:13 pm

At least 16 Pakistanis were among 90 people drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler's boat they were riding capsized last week.

February 4, 2018 1:50 pm

The Afghanistan-based Pakistani Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, the paper said. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Mohammad Khurasani claimed they had sent a young suicide bomber, Siddiqullah, to carry out the suicide attack on the military camp in Swat.

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February 3, 2018 10:24 am

"On the basis of available crime scene or circumstantial evidence and initial post-mortem report, it appears that Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani killed his wife and then committed suicide with the same weapon," the statement said.

Pakistan govt, not India, behind my house arrest: JuD chief Hafiz Saeed
February 2, 2018 9:16 pm

The 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind further said the Pakistan government should not ignore the "atrocities" in Kashmir and play its role to help the Kashmiri people secure freedom.

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February 2, 2018 7:30 am

"Through a variety of measures, we look to gain Pakistani cooperation and assistance as we pursue operations in Afghanistan. But we're not planning to conduct military operations inside Pakistan," Lt Gen Kenneth F McKenzie told Pentagon reporters in response to a question.

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February 1, 2018 5:17 pm

Bijarani and his wife Fariha Razzaq, who was a journalist, were found dead in their bedroom, the door to which was locked. The cause of death is yet to be ascertained. He had served both in the federal and provincial governments.

January 31, 2018 8:57 pm

The Supreme Court of Pakistan had disqualified him last year, forcing the three-time prime minister to resign. Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has dismissed the corruption charges as politically motivated. If convicted, he can be jailed.

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January 30, 2018 9:14 pm

Announcing his foray into the electoral politics, Saaed last month had said he would dedicate 2018 to “Kashmiris who are struggling for freedom.”

Pakistan anti-graft court begins trial of Sharif, his family 
January 30, 2018 5:36 pm

The three cases against the Sharif family pertain to the Al-Azizia Steel Mills, several companies including Flagship Investment Ltd, and London's Avenfield properties.

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January 30, 2018 12:24 pm

The incident occurred in Maqbal Mata Sangar area of upper Kurram Agency bordering Afghanistan, police said. One person was also injured in the blast