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Pakistan, India agree to strictly observe ceasefire along Kashmir border

Pakistani and Indian militaries have come to an agreement to strictly observe a ceasefire at the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed region of Kashmir. The directors-general of military operations (DGMO) of the Indian and Pakistani militaries held discussions over a hotline between their offices, a joint statement said. “Both sides […]

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Malaysia seizes Pakistan International Airlines aircraft over lease

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane has been held back by Malaysian authorities due to a British court case over the jet’s lease. PIA announced the news on Twitter on Friday, adding it would pursue the matter through diplomatic channels. The Boeing 777 aircraft was seized after a court order and alternative arrangements were […]

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Major power blackout plunges Pakistan into darkness

Power supply in Pakistan was gradually being restored following a huge blackout across the country, including major cities like Karachi, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Islamabad and Multan. Homes nationwide were suddenly plunged into darkness from about midnight. The outage is believed to have been caused by a fault at a power plant in the south of the […]

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Karima Mehrab Baloch: Activist who fled Pakistan to save her life found dead in Toronto

Karima Mehrab Baloch, 37, a prominent Pakistani rights activist was found dead in Canada’s Toronto city on Monday evening where she lived on a refugee status . Rights group Amnesty International and others called for a full and transparent investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death. “I am with her family [and] I was there […]

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Pakistan CLAIMS India is preparing a military offensive against it

The Pakistani government has alleged that India is preparing to launch a military attack against it and has called for the international community to help de-escalate the situation between the nuclear-armed neighbours. Speaking to the press in the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi on Friday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi warned that Pakistan would retaliate […]

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Critically ill covid-19 patients die after oxygen supplier FAILS to deliver oxygen cylinders

At least six critically-ill Covid-19 patients died after one of the largest hospitals in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar ran out of oxygen supply. The spokesman at Khyber Teaching Hospital said when the vendor who supplies the hospital with medical oxygen failed to arrive in time the patients died. The Khyber Teaching Hospital is […]

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Pakistan authorizes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to hunt protected Houbara Bustards

Pakistan has permitted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and two other members of the royal family to hunt the internationally protected houbara bustards during the hunting season 2020-21. The hunters had been allocated certain hunting areas in two provinces – Balochistan and Punjab, the Dawn newspaper reported. The houbara bustard is a resident of […]

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World’s loneliest elephant rescued from a life of MISERY arrives in Cambodia

An overweight elephant, Kaavan, dubbed as the world’s loneliest arrived in Cambodia after being rescued from a life of misery in a Pakistani zoo. Kaavan spent 35 years in a barren, substandard zoo enclosure, living in isolation after his mate died in 2012. In Cambodia he will live in a wildlife sanctuary and roam in […]

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Pakistan, India trade dossiers against each other with the United Nations

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres received a dossier from Pakistan which accuses India of stoking “terrorism” in Pakistan, a day after India provided a dossier to some UN Security Council (UNSC) members accusing Pakistan of attempting attacks on the India administered Kashmir. The tit-for-tat moves come ahead of India joining the 15-member council for […]

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Blast inside religious school in Pakistan’s Peshawar kills 7, injures dozens

At least seven people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded after an explosion struck a religious school in Pakistan, police have said. The attack took place in the city of Peshawar. Hospital official identified the dead between the ages 20 and 30. The city of Peshawar, close to the Afghan border, has […]

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Several Indian media outlets peddle fake news of CIVIL WAR in Pakistan

Indian news outlets and social media have been widely circulating fake news, claiming a civil war had broken out in Karachi, Pakistan. Reports emerged after local Pakistani media said troops had kidnapped the provincial police chief to force him to arrest a top opposition leader. Indian media went much further saying the clashes between the […]

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Pakistan’s army orders probe into allegation of kidnapping police chief and pressuring police

Pakistan’s army chief ordered an inquiry into allegations that a provincial police chief was forcibly taken from his home by paramilitary forces and pressured into arresting the son-in-law of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The inquiry comes as provincial police chief Mushtaq Mehar and more than 50 other senior police officers in the southern province […]