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92-year-old woman visits ancestral home in Pakistan after 75 years

17 Jul 2022

India
92-year-old woman visits ancestral home in Pakistan after 75 years

A 92-year-old Indian woman, Reena Chhibar, reportedly arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to see her ancestral home after 75 years of India's 1947 partition.

Pakistan: Blogger Cynthia Ritchie accuses ex-Minister Rehman Malik of rape

06 Jun 2020

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Blogger Cynthia Ritchie accuses ex-Minister Rehman Malik of rape

American blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie has accused former Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik of rape.

Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan

08 Sep 2019

India
Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.

Pakistan PMO fails to pay bills; company may cut power-supply

29 Aug 2019

Pakistan News
Pakistan PMO fails to pay bills; company may cut power-supply

As Pakistan's economy continues to be on a downward spiral, the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan's Secretariat fears having its electricity disconnected over non-payment of bills.

Pakistan: 3 suspects arrested in JUI-S chief Haq's assassination case

11 Nov 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: 3 suspects arrested in JUI-S chief Haq's assassination case

Pakistan police have arrested three suspects in connection with the assassination of top cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, who was also known as the 'godfather of Taliban', the Express Tribune reported.

Pakistan drop fast bowler Mohammad Amir for Australia series

28 Sep 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team
Pakistan drop fast bowler Mohammad Amir for Australia series

Mohammad Amir's career hit a new low after the selectors dropped him for the upcoming two-match Test series against Australia.

Divorced, widowed Hindu women can now remarry in Pakistan's Sindh

10 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Divorced, widowed Hindu women can now remarry in Pakistan's Sindh

In a first, divorced or widowed Hindu women in Pakistan's Sindh province have been allowed to remarry under the Sindh Hindu Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2018, made by the provincial assembly.

Pakistan: 31 killed, 36 injured in violence on Election Day

25 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: 31 killed, 36 injured in violence on Election Day

At least 31 people were killed, including 28 in a suicide-blast outside a polling station in Pakistan's Quetta city, and 36 others injured as violence erupted on the day of elections in Pakistan.

Indians will call Pakistanis their 'master': PML-N Chief Shehbaz Sharif

23 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Indians will call Pakistanis their 'master': PML-N Chief Shehbaz Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Prime Ministerial candidate, said that people can change his name if he doesn't take Pakistan ahead of India after coming into power, The Express Tribune reported.

Pakistan: Death-toll in Balochistan blast reaches 130; 20 in critical-condition

15 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Death-toll in Balochistan blast reaches 130; 20 in critical-condition

The death toll in Balochistan suicide blast targeting an election rally of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj Raisani in Mastung area rose to 130 yesterday as two persons succumbed to their injuries, The Express Tribune reported.

Pakistanis transferred $15 billion abroad in FY 2016-17, says report

23 Jun 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistanis transferred $15 billion abroad in FY 2016-17, says report

A staggering amount of $15.253 billion was transferred abroad by Pakistani citizens through normal banking channels during the financial year 2016-17, says a media report.

13 transgenders to contest Pakistan elections; 2 for National Assembly

24 May 2018

Pakistan News
13 transgenders to contest Pakistan elections; 2 for National Assembly

At least 13 transgender persons will contest the general elections in Pakistan this year for the first time, with two of them contesting for the National Assembly.

Pakistan borrows $500mn from China to support diminishing reserves

18 Feb 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan borrows $500mn from China to support diminishing reserves

Pakistan has taken another foreign commercial loan of $500mn from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to support its diminishing foreign currency reserves.

Mani Shankar Aiyar: I am proud of Pakistan

12 Feb 2018

India
Mani Shankar Aiyar: I am proud of Pakistan

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked controversy yet again by saying that dialogue as a solution to the India-Pakistan issue has been accepted by Pakistan, but not by India.

Pakistan aims to build $1.51bn dam in PoK by 2022

01 Jan 2018

India
Pakistan aims to build $1.51bn dam in PoK by 2022

According to a media report, Pakistan is planning on setting up a 700 MW hydro power project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by 2022.

Pakistan: Sikhs reportedly under pressure to convert

18 Dec 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Sikhs reportedly under pressure to convert

Sikhs in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtuwa are reportedly under pressure to convert.

Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?

04 Dec 2017

Pakistan News
Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is set to arrive soon in Pakistan as part of a four-nation tour which will also cover Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait.

Pakistan says no to Chinese funding on PoK dam

17 Nov 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan says no to Chinese funding on PoK dam

Pakistan occupies a central place in China's schemes for its One-belt One-road (OBOR) initiative.

Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"

25 Sep 2017

India
Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"

Pakistan is now lobbying the United Nations to designate India as a "state sponsor of terrorism," claimed the country's Express Tribune.

Chinese ships arrive in Pakistan on "goodwill" visit

11 Jun 2017

Pakistan News
Chinese ships arrive in Pakistan on "goodwill" visit

Three Chinese warships arrived in Karachi on June 10 for a "goodwill and training" visit, reported Pakistani and Chinese media.

Pakistan arrests 3 suspected R&AW spies for targeting CPEC

15 Apr 2017

India
Pakistan arrests 3 suspected R&AW spies for targeting CPEC

Pakistani police have arrested three suspected spies from India's Research and Analysis Wing intelligence agency.