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Pakistan writes sixth letter to UN over Kashmir

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has written another letter to the UN Secretary General and the President of the UN Security Council to draw their attention towards the "situation of Kas

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Pakistan opposition calls off road blockade, sit-ins

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan's opposition has called off the blockade of major roads and highways and sit-ins aimed at ousting the Imran Khan government.

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Tomato price hits Rs 400 per kilo mark in Pakistan

Karachi |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

The price of tomatoes hit a record high in Pakistan on Tuesday and reached Rs 400 per kilogram from Rs 300-Rs 320 per kg on Monday, as the Iranian tomatoes didn't reach the market.

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New Sri Lanka Prez accepts Imran's invite to visit Pak

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

Newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has accepted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's invite to visit Islamabad.

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Pak political party leaders booked under anti-terrorism Act

Karachi |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:06 AM IST

Leaders of Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz, a Pakistani political party that favours the rights of the Sindhi community, have been booked under sections pertaining to anti-nation and anti-government sloganeeri

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Pak govt issues notification for Sharif's travel

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:06 PM IST

Pakistan's Interior Ministry has issued a notification to formally allow former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment, stating that the decision was taken as an "interim a

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Court reserves verdict in Musharraf treason case

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

A special court in Islamabad on Tuesday reserved its verdict in the treason case against former Pakistan President retired Gen Pervez Musharraf.

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Christian journalist persecuted, resigns in Pakistan

Lahore |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

In yet another incident of religious intolerance in Pakistan, a Christian journalist quit Dunya News after she was allegedly persecuted for her faith by co-workers and insulted for not converting to I

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Pakistan restores postal service to India

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan has restored the postal service to India after a suspension of over three months.

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Sharif leaves for London in air ambulance

Lahore |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

Ailing former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday left for London from here in an air ambulance for further treatment.

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After win, Gotabaya says he is President of all Sri Lankans

Colombo |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Amidst clear divisive vote between the majority and the minority, President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday said that he is the President of all Sri Lankans and the leader of not only those elected

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Another human rights activist kidnapped in Pakistan

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

In yet another incident, a human rights activist was kidnapped by four unidentified men in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reports said.

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