EU to retain ban on PIA flights

Islamabad |Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

The European Union (EU) has moved to retain its ban on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights from operating in the bloc's member states, expressing dissatisfaction over the steps taken by Isla

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Imran discusses Covid-19, climate change with Prince Charles

Islamabad |Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with the UK's Prince Charles and exchanged views on the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and biodiversity, according to an offici

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Statue of 1971 martyr in Dhaka University partially damaged by miscreants

Dhaka |Friday, 2020 6:15:07 PM IST

A sculpture of Madhusudan Dey, who was brutally killed by the Pakistan Army in March 1971, was partially damaged by some unknown miscreants in the Dhaka University (DU) campus premises.

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Imran proposes 10-point action plan to avert economic collapse

Islamabad |Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

While addressing a special UN General Assembly (UNGA) session on the Covid-19 pandemic, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan proposed a 10-point action plan to avert an economic collapse in several deve

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'Daniel Pearl's murder was related to international terrorism'

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

A senior counsel of the Sindh High Court (SHC) told the Pakistan Supreme Court that the 2002 abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl were part of events related to international terro

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'Sri Lanka's prison riot completely controlled'

Colombo |Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Kamal Gunaratne has said the unrest in a prison in Mahara had been completely controlled and investigations were on, according to local media.

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Afghan-Taliban negotiators agree on procedural rules for Doha talks

Kabul |Thursday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

Negotiators from the Afghan government, as well as the Taliban, have agreed on procedural rules to continue the peace talks in the Qatari capital of Doha, it was confirmed by both the sides.

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Pak violated UN resolution it sponsored by transferring Kartarpur Sahib control: India

United Nations |Thursday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST

India has accused Pakistan of violating the spirit of a UN resolution it had itself sponsored by transferring the control of the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara to a non-Sikh body.

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Brahmaputra Bridge will link Bhutan with Vietnam

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

The longest bridge over the Brahmaputra, which has been cleared for construction will become the lynchpin of a giant trans-Asian corridor that will connect landlocked Bhutan and Northeast India, with

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Pakistan's Covid-19 cases surpass 406k mark

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 7:15:07 PM IST

Pakistan's overall coronavirus caseload has increased to 406,810 after an additional 3,499 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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Cyclone Burevi to hit Sri Lanka with heavy rain, strong winds

Colombo |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

Sri Lanka's Meteorology Department on Wednesday said cyclonic storm Burevi was likely to hit the country's eastern coast late in the evening, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the island country.

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Gilgit Baltistan's provisional provincial status on priority: Imran

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the PTI government would grant provisional provincial status to Gilgit Baltistan on a priority basis as promised earlier.

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