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Pakistan girls murdered over phone video footage. Two teenage girls have been murdered in a so-called "honour killing" in north-west Pakistan following a video circulated on the internet.
The government began a phased lifting of the countrywide lockdown last week despite a rising rate of cases — a move pushed primarily by fears of an economic meltdown. The country has so far recorded 36,788 Covid-19 cases and 791 deaths.
Although grand celebrations were missing in Pakistan on Tuesday to commemorate International Nurses Day, people have been acknowledging the role of nurses who have gone beyond their call of duty to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
Record Covid-19 cases reported in a single day. The country witnessed a record rise in Covid-19 cases on Friday, a day before lifting of the nationwide lockdown in phases announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Bahawalpur city may be declared Covid-19 free in two weeks. Seeing a decline in positive case, Bahawalpur Commissioner Asif Iqbal Chaudhry claimed that in the next 15 days, Bahawalpur could be declared a coronavirus-free city. The commissioner told a private channel that presently there were 195 coronavirus cases in Bahawalpur division.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah's spokesperson Rasheed Channa also confirmed that the restrictions will remain in place until the end of Ramazan, saying the April 23 order contained within it the restrictions and exemptions announced earlier in the April 14 order.
The NA speaker directs MoFA to facilitate laid-off overseas Pakistanis. Over 46,500 Pakistanis registered for repatriation
Pakistan Court Overturns Conviction in Death of Daniel Pearl. A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the 2002 kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
Unsafe mining in Pakistan results in 7 deaths in a single day. Safety standards are commonly ignored in the coal mining industry in Pakistan, leading to accidents and explosions that have killed numerous mine workers in recent years.
Islamists hurl stones and shoes at Women's Day marchers in Pakistan. Islamists pelted campaigners with stones, shoes and sticks as they marched through Pakistan's capital on Sunday to mark International Women's Day.
India, Pakistan should brace for ‘TWIN INVASION’ of locusts from Horn of Africa & Iran, UN warns. Giant swarms of locusts may descend on both sides of the India-Pakistani border around spring-summer this year, a UN locust monitor said, amid an unprecedented plague already affecting the black continent.
Complex case of regional peace. DESPITE multiple rounds of dialogue between USA and Afghan Taliban, restoration of peace in unlucky war ridden land remains a far cry! It is not difficult to comprehend that durable peace in Afghanistan and revival of her pleasant bilateral relations with bordering neighbors will prove beneficial or harmful to which powers
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy. Maverick PPP leader and former prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto introduced populist politics during the 1960s and 1970s. Being a man of many talents and abilities, he was also an avid reader of choicest books and his library at 70 Clifton in Karachi was declared one of the best in Asia.
Pakistan delays decision on movie that offended Islamists. Pakistan's government on Monday postponed its decision on whether to lift a ban on a movie that had offended hard-line Islamists in this Muslim-majority country, after asking a high council of clerics to weigh in on the film.
Pakistan pledges fullest support to intelligence sharing with Sri Lanka. Pakistan assured its fullest support to Sri Lanka to combat drug trafficking, terrorism and extremist activities through intelligence sharing.
Pakistan suspends direct flights to China as novel coronavirus claims more lives Pakistan is suspending all direct flights to Chinese cities days after four of its students tested positive for the new coronavirus. Similar measures have been taken in countries across Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Pakistan conducts training launch of ballistic missile Ghaznavi: ISPR. Pakistan on Thursday conducted a successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement
PML-N’s stand on principal issues. Despite his serious indisposition and the Supreme Court-imposed lifetime disqualification, deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s status as the ultimate decision-maker in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has remained undented.
Pakistan drops three spots on global Corruption Perceptions Index 2019 Pakistan ranked 120 out of 180 countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019 released by Transparency International on Thursday, slipping by three spots from the previous year's ranking despite increased anti-corruption efforts.
Special court formed for Musharraf treason trial 'unconstitutional', rules LHC. The Lahore High Court on Monday declared the formation of a special court — which heard the treason case against former dictator Pervez Musharraf and handed him a death sentence after finding him guilty of treason — as "unconstitutional".
Karzai calls on Nawaz in London, says 'happy to see him in good health'. Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Saturday visited former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at his London residence to inquire after the latter's health.
Wording of services chiefs bills sparks controversy A controversy has cropped up over the drafting of services chiefs bills passed by parliament on Wednesday: whether the bills have bestowed more discretionary powers upon the president to give his consent or not in case of reappointment of services chiefs and extension in their tenures.
Facebook blocks Radio Pakistan's live streaming: report. Screenshots from back in May and July shared on the Radio Pakistan website showed a warning message from Facebook, saying that "your post goes against our Community Standards on dangerous individuals and organisations."
A New China Military Base in Pakistan? Reports about Beijing trying to acquire another facility there could have significant consequences for the region.
Ex-Pakistan ruler Musharraf handed death penalty in treason case. A special court in Pakistan has sentenced former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to death in the high treason case. Musharraf is currently based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Pakistan loses 15 billion Rupees in wrong exploration attempt. Offshore drilling at the Kekra-1 site near Karachi has found no reserves of oil and gas, according to an official of the Petroleum Division.
Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals; Pakistan's secret industry is booming
A cartoonist discloses Editorial controls in Daily Dawn. Rafiq Ahmed aka Fieca has disclosed that Zafar Abbas, the incumbant editor of Daily Dawn has imposed censorship in Pakistan's leading English newspaper.
|When Sehba Musharraf toasted with Indian Prime Minister When Musharraf visited India his wife was seen drinking alcohol with the Indian Prime Minister.|
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