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18 Nov 2022


'Joyland': Why Pakistan halted official Oscars entry's release, reversed decision?

Pakistani film Joyland, which marks the directorial debut of Saim Sadiq is now set to get a theatrical release in the country after it was banned from being premiered briefly.

06 Nov 2022


Chinese CPEC workers to move in bullet-proof vehicles in Pakistan

China and Pakistan have both decided to use bullet-proof vehicles to conduct outdoor movements of Chinese nationals working in Pakistan on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects to protect against terrorist attacks.

Imran accuses Pak PM Sharif, 2 others of conspiring attack

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan blamed three top persons in the country for what is being assumed as an 'assassination attempt' on him during a rally on Thursday.

03 Nov 2022


Pakistan: Imran Khan shot at during rally, suffers minor injury

In what was speculated to be an assassination attempt, shots were fired at Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan during a rally in Gujranwala of Punjab province on Thursday, local media reported.

28 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

We feel for people of PoK: Singh on Shaurya Diwas

Castigating Pakistan authorities for "atrocities" being committed on the people of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "We feel for the people of PoK and in times to come, Pakistan will bear the brunt."

22 Oct 2022


Pakistan out of FATF's grey list after 4 years

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money-laundering and terrorism-financing watchdog said on Friday that it has removed Pakistan from its "increased monitoring" list, often known as the "grey list".

Pakistan's election commission disqualifies ex-PM Imran Khan for 5 years

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) disqualified former Prime Minister Imran Khan for five years from holding public office on Friday.

15 Oct 2022

Global Hunger Index

Global Hunger Index: India ranks 107th; below Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh

India's standing in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2022 has deteriorated in a year, placing it behind neighbors Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

US responds after EAM Jaishankar questions F-16 deal with Pakistan

The United States on Monday responded to Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's statements questioning the arrangement between the US and Pakistan over the supply of F-16 fighter jets to Islamabad as a security aid.

Pakistan's finance minister quits, tainted PML-N leader to replace him

Amid a worsening economic crisis after the deadly floods, Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail resigned on Sunday.

23 Sep 2022


Raging malaria: Flood-ridden Pakistan mulls importing mosquito nets from India

While Pakistan stands inundated due to severe floods, stagnant water has caused a malaria breakout as authorities are battling a lack of infrastructure.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Status of CAA case that Supreme Court hears today

The Supreme Court (SC) is expected to hear a batch of petitions challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, on Monday.

10 Sep 2022


Separated in 1947, Sikh brother, Muslim sister reunite at Kartarpur

After 75 years of separation since the Partition, a Sikh man from India and his Muslim sister from Pakistan finally reunited at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, reported The Express Tribune.

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging CAA on Monday

The Supreme Court will likely hear a batch of petitions contesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, on Monday, according to Live Law.

Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan booked under terror law, faces arrest

Imran Khan, Pakistan's ousted prime minister, has been charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act for reportedly threatening police, the courts, and other state institutions during a rally in Islamabad on Saturday.

26 Jun 2022


Pakistan: Spying attempt on Imran Khan foiled amid assassination rumors

Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, was the target of a spying operation that was thwarted when a housekeeper was seen attempting to install a spy gadget in Khan's bedroom, according to local media reports.

10 Apr 2022

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Opposition officially nominates Shehbaz Sharif as joint PM candidate

The Opposition parties in Pakistan on Sunday officially nominated the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) President, Shehbaz Sharif, as their joint candidate ahead of the prime ministerial election on Monday, reported the country's ARY News.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan may dissolve assembly amid secret talks

Backdoor discussions are underway in Pakistan to negotiate an agreement between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the unified opposition to dissolve the lower house, according to PTI.

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