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Pakistan to launch 5G internet network in 2022-23: Report

January 24, 2021 1:33 pm

Pakistan is developing a comprehensive roadmap for 5G technology readiness in the country. It is aimed at auctioning "spectrum for 5G services in the fiscal year 2023," the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said in its annual report 2020.

Pakistan news channel Dawn hacked, screen shows Indian tricolour; probe launched

August 03, 2020 1:24 pm

While an advertisement was running on the channel, an Indian flag appeared on the screen with the message "Happy Independence Day" written on it.

Pakistan SC set to hear review plea against Christian woman's acquittal in blasphemy case

January 29, 2019 12:48 pm

Bibi, a 47-year-old mother of four, who is now in protective custody, was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting Islam in a row with her neighbours.

In an attempt to kill husband, Pakistan bride accidentally poisons 13 family members

October 31, 2017 7:35 pm

A Pakistani bride tried to kill to husband by poisoning him but in an unfortunate turn of events, it led to poisoning of 27 family members, some were children. Read on to know more.

Pakistan: Cleric arrested in Qandeel Baloch murder case

October 18, 2017 6:29 pm

"We alerted the highway police after Mufti Qavi managed to flee from the court premises with the help of lawyers. At a picket on Jhang Road he was arrested and brought to the Multan police," said the Investigating Officer Noor Akbar

Pakistan reassessing ties with US: Defence Minister

September 14, 2017 2:34 pm

Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan's remarks came amidst tension in ties between the US and Pakistan after President Donald Trump accused the country of providing safe havens to terrorists.

China to play constructive role to bring together Pakistan, Afghanistan

September 08, 2017 7:39 pm

Unveiling the new China-driven Afghanistan policy, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that Beijing will play a "constructive role" to bring Islamabad and Kabul together.

China backs Pakistan after Donald Trump's warning on terror safe havens

August 22, 2017 3:23 pm

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying, while reacting to Trump's comments on Pakistan, said, "Hope the relevant policy decision by US side will be conducive to promoting security, stability of the relevant region."

Nawaz Sharif hits out at Pakistan's judiciary, military

August 12, 2017 7:11 pm

"Time has come that it has to be decided who will rule this country. A bunch of few cannot or the 200 million people. Pakistan is not the property of a few people," said Nawaz Sharif.

ISIS 'outsources' terror attacks to Pakistan-based outfits: UN report

August 11, 2017 9:00 pm

"ISIL in Afghanistan tends to enlist partners of convenience and 'outsources' terrorist attacks to other groups such as Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan splinter group," the report said.