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Pakistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the 6th most populous and 33rd-largest country in the world covering an area of 881,913 square kilometres. It is a predominantly Urdu speaking nation with Islam being the most followed religion. A civil war in 1971 resulted in the formation of an independent Republic of Bangladesh which before the war was part of Pakistan.

Pakistan: Unidentified men dig up girl's grave, rape corpse

08 May 2022

World
Pakistan: Unidentified men dig up girl's grave, rape corpse

In a shocking incident reported from Pakistan, some unidentified men allegedly dug up a teenage girl's body and raped her in the Chak Kamala village of Punjab Province's Gujrat on Thursday.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue; Modi addresses terrorism

12 Apr 2022

World
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue; Modi addresses terrorism

The newly-elected Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif told the parliament on Monday that "durable peace" with India is not possible until "the Kashmir dispute is resolved."

Pakistan: National Assembly elects Shehbaz Sharif as new prime minister

11 Apr 2022

World
Pakistan: National Assembly elects Shehbaz Sharif as new prime minister

Shehbaz Sharif was elected unopposed as Pakistan's new prime minister on Monday in a crucial National Assembly session.

Shehbaz Sharif to be named Pakistan's next PM on Monday

10 Apr 2022

World
Shehbaz Sharif to be named Pakistan's next PM on Monday

The Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan was ousted from power after losing a much-delayed no-confidence vote early on Sunday.

Pakistan: National Assembly session begins; no-confidence vote fourth on agenda

09 Apr 2022

World
Pakistan: National Assembly session begins; no-confidence vote fourth on agenda

The National Assembly of Pakistan convened on Saturday for a crucial session during which Prime Minister Imran Khan's government will face a no-confidence vote.

Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to face no-confidence vote today

09 Apr 2022

World
Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to face no-confidence vote today

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will face a no-confidence vote against his government on Saturday, where he reportedly has very little chance of surviving.

Pakistan: Imran Khan loses SC battle; no-trust vote on Saturday

08 Apr 2022

World
Pakistan: Imran Khan loses SC battle; no-trust vote on Saturday

The no-confidence vote against Pakistani PM Imran Khan will now take place on Saturday after the country's Supreme Court on Thursday termed its dismissal by the Deputy Speaker "unconstitutional" and reconstituted the National Assembly.

No-confidence motion tabled against Pakistan PM Imran Khan

28 Mar 2022

World
No-confidence motion tabled against Pakistan PM Imran Khan

A no-confidence motion was introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly on Monday to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan: No-confidence vote against PM Imran Khan likely today

25 Mar 2022

World
Pakistan: No-confidence vote against PM Imran Khan likely today

The National Assembly of Pakistan is likely to take up a no-trust vote against Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.

Pakistan: 18-year-old Hindu girl killed for refusing conversion, marriage

22 Mar 2022

World
Pakistan: 18-year-old Hindu girl killed for refusing conversion, marriage

A Hindu girl was murdered for declining a marriage proposal in the Sukkur district of Sindh, a province in Pakistan.

Video: Explosion rocks ammunition depot in Pakistan's Sialkot

20 Mar 2022

World
Video: Explosion rocks ammunition depot in Pakistan's Sialkot

A massive explosion has been reported in the northern Pakistani city of Sialkot.

Pakistan: Hindu family tortured for fetching drinking water from mosque

20 Sep 2021

World
Pakistan: Hindu family tortured for fetching drinking water from mosque

A poor Hindu family reportedly faced torture in Pakistan's Punjab province for fetching water from a mosque.

Pakistan deports over 200 Afghan nationals

08 Sep 2021

World
Pakistan deports over 200 Afghan nationals

Pakistan has deported over 200 Afghan nationals, including women and children, after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, according to a media report on Wednesday.

Pakistan: 155 suspects released in TikToker's sexual assault case

07 Sep 2021

World
Pakistan: 155 suspects released in TikToker's sexual assault case

Police has released 155 suspects, arrested for their alleged involvement in the sexual assault of a TikToker girl on Independence Day after the victim and her team could not recognize them during an identification parade, a government official said on Tuesday.

Pakistan can attract tourists from Muslim countries: Imran Khan

11 Aug 2021

World
Pakistan can attract tourists from Muslim countries: Imran Khan

The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan on Tuesday said that Pakistan has great potential in attracting tourists from Muslim countries as leading travel destinations such as Europe were developing an Islamophobic mindset.

Temple damaged by mob restored, 90 suspects arrested: Pakistan government

10 Aug 2021

World
Temple damaged by mob restored, 90 suspects arrested: Pakistan government

The Pakistan government on Monday said it has completed the restoration work of the temple that was badly damaged by a mob last week in Punjab province and arrested a total of 90 suspects involved in the attack.

Pakistani show uses Rabindra sangeet leaving desi netizens astonished

08 Jun 2021

Entertainment
Pakistani show uses Rabindra sangeet leaving desi netizens astonished

A Pakistani show has left netizens in India, especially Bengal, surprised.

Pakistan: Accused in Daniel Pearl murder case to be released

02 Feb 2021

World
Pakistan: Accused in Daniel Pearl murder case to be released

Pakistan's Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ordered the release of British-born al-Qaeda terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the main suspect in the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.

Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

11 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted singer Meesha Shafi's petition filed against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) order in the sexual harassment case against singer-actor Ali Zafar.

Massive blackout in Pakistan; major cities plunge into darkness

10 Jan 2021

World
Massive blackout in Pakistan; major cities plunge into darkness

Pakistan witnessed a massive power blackout early on Sunday due to a problem in one section of the grid, officials said.

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

30 Dec 2020

Politics
PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

No possibility of dialogue with India in prevailing situation: Pakistan

24 Dec 2020

World
No possibility of dialogue with India in prevailing situation: Pakistan

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said there is no possibility of diplomatic dialogue with India in the prevailing situation, according to a media report on Thursday.

Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

12 Oct 2020

India
Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that after Pakistan, China seems to now be creating a border row, as though the nations are on a mission.

Pakistan is banning TikTok, but not over national security

09 Oct 2020

Technology
Pakistan is banning TikTok, but not over national security

The problems for TikTok are far from over.

With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

09 Oct 2020

India
With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

With the relationship between China and Pakistan going steadfast, the superpower is learned to be helping the Islamic nation set up missile systems in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, reports IE.

Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

05 Oct 2020

India
Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

Sending a strong message to China, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday that India was well-prepared for airstrikes after the Galwan Valley episode in June.

India still undecided on reopening its side of Kartarpur Corridor

03 Oct 2020

India
India still undecided on reopening its side of Kartarpur Corridor

The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that a decision on reopening the Indian side of the Kartarpur Corridor is pending.

Infinix Hot 10 to be launched on October 4

02 Oct 2020

Technology
Infinix Hot 10 to be launched on October 4

Infinix Mobile is all set to launch its budget-range smartphone, the Infinix Hot 10, in India on October 4. A promotional page of the handset has gone live on Flipkart, revealing its launch date and availability on the e-commerce platform.

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

01 Oct 2020

India
Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

Amid prolonged tensions along the Indo-China border, the Indian Army said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling

01 Oct 2020

India
Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling

In a terrible piece of news, the Indian Army lost three soldiers due to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Five other soldiers were injured.

Military jet triggered loud noise that shook Paris, nearby areas

30 Sep 2020

World
Military jet triggered loud noise that shook Paris, nearby areas

On Wednesday, a loud noise sent residents of Paris and nearby suburbs into a state of panic, but the French Police soon allayed fears by announcing that the sound was caused by a military jet and not an explosion.

Indian diplomat walks out, then shreds Imran Khan's UNGA speech

26 Sep 2020

India
Indian diplomat walks out, then shreds Imran Khan's UNGA speech

Lodging a strong protest after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan brought up Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, the Indian diplomat walked out of the hall in New York when his pre-recorded message was being played on a large screen.

India's Queen's counsel demand for Kulbhushan Jadhav rejected by Pakistan

19 Sep 2020

India
India's Queen's counsel demand for Kulbhushan Jadhav rejected by Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday dismissed India's request to appoint an Indian lawyer or Queen's counsel to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying that New Delhi has been repeatedly making an "unrealistic demand."

Ben Stokes likely to miss first half of IPL 2020

07 Sep 2020

Sports
Ben Stokes likely to miss first half of IPL 2020

Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes is likely to miss the first half of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

03 Sep 2020

World
UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

Five members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) blocked a move by Pakistan to list two Indians as UN-designated terrorists, reports said on Thursday.

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr over 'immoral' content

02 Sep 2020

World
Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr over 'immoral' content

Pakistan is launching a crackdown on popular online dating services.

Key takeaways from the England versus Pakistan T20Is

02 Sep 2020

Sports
Key takeaways from the England versus Pakistan T20Is

All-round Pakistan showed their mettle in the third and final T20I against England to draw the T20I series 1-1.

Pakistan beat England in 3rd T20I: List of records broken

02 Sep 2020

Sports
Pakistan beat England in 3rd T20I: List of records broken

Pakistan beat England by five runs in the third and final T20I to see the series end 1-1.

England vs Australia, T20Is: All that you need to know

01 Sep 2020

Sports
England vs Australia, T20Is: All that you need to know

Australia will be touring England for their limited-overs assignments, starting with the three-match T20I series on September 4.

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