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Imran Khan on Pakistan Independence Day: Saddened by plight of Kashmiri brothers who are victims of Indian oppression

Pakistan: Opposition parties launch alliance to oust PM Imran Khan

September 21, 2020 12:07:36 pm

The resolution alleged that the Khan government has been granted "fake stability by the same establishment" that interfered with the elections to bring the incumbent rulers to power.

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Nawaz Sharif makes political comeback; launches scathing attack on Army, Imran govt

September 20, 2020 6:54:29 pm

Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been living in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.

Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap

September 19, 2020 7:07:35 pm

Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been living in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treatment.

Pakistan to elevate Gilgit-Baltistan to full-fledged province: Report

September 17, 2020 4:13:10 pm

India has said the Government of Pakistan or its judiciary has no locus standi on territories illegally and forcibly occupied by it. India completely rejects such actions and continued attempts to bring material changes in Pakistan occupied areas of the Indian territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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‘Their PM proudly admits training terrorists to fight in JK’: India slams Pakistan at UN

September 16, 2020 1:17:29 pm

"In its zeal to reassert its theocratic ideology, it has ensured that ethnic and religious minorities have no future through systematic persecution, blasphemy laws, forced conversions, targeted killings, sectarian violence and faith-based discrimination," the diplomat said.

Pakistan reopens schools, universities after near-5 month COVID-19 break

September 15, 2020 1:11:34 pm

While high schools, colleges and universities reopened on September 15, classes VI to VIII would start from September 23. Primary school will start from September 30, officials said.

Seasonal torrential rains claim over 300 lives in Pakistan: NDMA

September 13, 2020 11:27:42 am

Every year, Pakistan struggle to cope with the annual monsoon deluge and other rain-related incidents which cause huge loss of life and properties. The monsoon season runs from June-July through September.

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Protests in Pakistan after woman gang raped in front of kids on highway

September 12, 2020 5:30:42 pm

Hundreds took to the streets on Friday after Lahore Police Chief rebuked the woman for driving down the motorway late at night without a man accompanying her.

Pakistan: Zardari, Gilani indicted, Nawaz declared proclaimed offender in Toshakhana case

September 9, 2020 9:10:33 pm

The Toshakhana graft case is about alleged relaxation of rules by Gilani, 68, for the benefit of Zardari, 65, and Sharif to buy vehicles gifted by foreign countries.

Pakistan marble mine collapse kills 22; dozens battling for life

September 9, 2020 10:05:08 am

Majority of the deceased include labourers and few others who had gathered at the foothill in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Safi town near the Afghanistan border, about 85 km from provincial capital Peshawar.

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Pakistan Foreign Minister to attend SCO foreign ministers’ meeting in Moscow

September 8, 2020 11:02:32 pm

The invitation to the Foreign Minister Qureshi to attend the SCO-CFM was extended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the ministry said.

Pak court sentences Christian man to death for committing blasphemy

September 8, 2020 10:31:19 pm

The Lahore Session Court sentenced to death Asif Pervaiz Masih, who was arrested in 2013 for allegedly blasphemy.

Pakistan court sentences Christian man to death for committing blasphemy

September 8, 2020 10:09:59 pm

The Lahore Session Court sentenced to death Asif Pervaiz Masih, who was arrested in 2013 for allegedly blasphemy.

Pakistan marble mine collapse kills 19; dozens battling for life

Pakistan marble mine collapse kills 19; dozens battling for life

September 8, 2020 6:45:29 pm

The mines collapsed on Monday night, instantly killing 12 miners, the Geo News reported. The death toll rose after seven more succumbed to injuries at the District Mohmand Hospital.

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Pak to hold National Assembly, Senate sessions next week to get FATF bills passed

September 8, 2020 1:32:27 pm

It has been decided that the fresh session of the National Assembly will be held on September 14 and that of the Senate on September 15, Awan told Dawn newspaper.

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Pakistan seeking relief from $5.8 billion fine over mining lease

September 7, 2020 1:20:08 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan's government considers it a strategic national asset, though instead of yielding a bonanza the Reko Diq mining project may cost the country dearly.

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Pakistan PM’s top aide Asim Bajwa resigns after corruption allegations

September 4, 2020 2:51:22 pm

The report alleged that Bajwa's younger brothers opened their first Papa John's pizza restaurant in 2002, the year he started working as a Lieutenant Colonel on the General Pervez Musharraf's staff.

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Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

September 3, 2020 6:32:24 pm

The NBA warrant against Sharif comes two days after the Islamabad High Court gave a "last chance" to the former prime minister to surrender and appear before it on September 10 in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case.

Heavy rains lash Pakistan; 13 more killed

September 1, 2020 8:29:47 pm

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) reported widespread rains across the country while the Met Office forecast showed more downpour in the next 24 hours.

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Pakistan bans Tinder, four other apps over ‘immoral content’

September 1, 2020 8:29:27 pm

The PTA has said it could reconsider blocking the applications if the companies "assures adherence to the local laws with respect to moderating the indecent content."

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Pak court gives ‘last chance’ to former PM Nawaz Sharif to surrender before Sept 10

September 1, 2020 6:58:05 pm

Sharif, 70, has been in London since November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go abroad for four weeks for treating a heart disease and an immune system disorder. The three-time premier was sentenced to seven years in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case.

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Seasonal torrential rains claim 134 lives in Pakistan: NDMA

August 30, 2020 1:20:26 pm

Every year, Pakistan struggle to cope with the annual monsoon deluge and other rain-related incidents. The monsoon season runs from June-July through September.

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Allowing Nawaz Sharif to visit UK for treatment was ‘mistake’: Pakistan PM Imran

August 28, 2020 9:05:34 pm

"Now we feel embarrassed. Now he (Nawaz) has started doing politics [from] there as well and, when you see him, it seems like there is nothing (wrong) with him," Khan said.

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Torrential rains claim 18 lives in Karachi, paralyse life in Pakistan’s biggest city

August 27, 2020 7:57:27 pm

Incessant rains in Karachi since early morning left life and all business activities paralysed in the metropolitan city as people found themselves stuck on flooded roads and scampered to reach the safety of their homes.

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Trolls flood social media in Pakistan amid virus lockdown

August 27, 2020 3:26:58 pm

As soon as the video emerged earlier this month, it went viral but for the wrong reasons.

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