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UNGA president concerned over situation between India, Pakistan

United Nations : UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa is following with “great concern” the situation between India and Pakistan and calls on both sides to seek dialogue to avoid an escalation of tensions, her spokesperson said. Espinosa’s spokesperson Monica Grayley said the UNGA President stresses that the […]

Ratan Tata hails IAF for strikes in Pakistan

New Delhi :  Veteran industrialist Ratan Tata Wednesday praised the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hailed the Indian Air Force (IAF) for carrying out strikes on Jaish-e-Mohammed’s terror camp in Pakistan. “We congratulate the PM and the IAF for the successful air strikes on the terrorist training […]

Indian film personalities hail IAF air strikes in Pakistan

Mumbai :  Lata Mangeshkar, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are some of the Indian film personalities who hailed the Indian armed forces for carrying out air strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan on Tuesday. The strike comes amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan following the February 14 […]

Pakistan can break India jinx in upcoming WC, says Moin

Karachi : Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan believes the present national team has the firepower to break its World Cup jinx against India and register the country’s maiden win over the neighbours in the upcoming ICC 50-over mega-event in the UK. In six times in the World Cup so […]

Pakistan court upholds acquittal of Christian woman accused of blasphemy

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of a Christian woman who spent years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, dismissing a petition filed by Islamists who have called for her execution. “On merit, this petition is dismissed,” Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa […]

In Pakistan public education suffocates under surging population

At the Tanjai Cheena school in northwest Pakistan students squeeze into makeshift classrooms where plastic tarps serve as walls and electricity is sparse, as a surging population overstretches the country’s fragile education system. Sandwiched behind desks like sardines, students repeat words learned in Pashto and English during an […]

No IMF money to Pakistan to repay Chinese debt: US

Washington, Dec 13: The Trump administration is making all efforts to ensure that any IMF loan to Pakistan is not used to repay its Chinese debt, a US official told lawmakers Wednesday. Pakistan is seeking USD 8 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to bail itself out from […]

Pakistan says Trump seeks help on Taliban talks

ISLAMABAD — President Donald Trump has reached out to Pakistan’s prime minister, sending Imran Khan a letter seeking cooperation in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year war in neighboring Afghanistan, officials said Monday. Trump has repeatedly accused Pakistan of failing to crack down […]

Pakistan opens defense exhibit with over a dozen countries

KARACHI, Pakistan — Pakistan is hosting a four-day defense exhibition, an international show with over a dozen countries displaying their latest defense weapons. Archrival India is not participating. President Arif Alvi opened the show on Tuesday in the port city of Karachi, the scene of a deadly attack […]

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