Pakistan

Parvez Elahi sworn in as CM of Pakistan Punjab province amid high political drama

Elahi, who lost the election held on Friday despite getting a majority vote, had challenged the ruling of deputy speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari who handed victory to Hamza.

published on : 27th July 2022

BSF seizes 4.7 kg drugs near Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

After BSP troops reached the spot, they noticed some suspicious movement and opened fire. However, the suspects managed to escape, the sources said.

published on : 27th July 2022

India slams China, Pakistan bid to include third nation in CPEC; calls it illegal and unacceptable 

"Any such actions by any party directly infringe on India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” according to Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.

published on : 27th July 2022

Pak govt coalition to boycott Supreme Court proceedings in Punjab CM election case

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to form a full bench to hear a case related to the re-election of Hamza Shehbaz as the Chief Minister of Punjab province saying it will have to hear more arguments.

published on : 26th July 2022

'Inherently illegal, illegitimate and unacceptable': India slams move by Pakistan, China to involve third countries in CPEC projects

At a meeting of the CPEC Joint Working Group (JWG) on International Cooperation and Coordination on Friday, Pakistan and China decided to welcome interested third countries to join it.

published on : 26th July 2022

Pakistan: Acute shortage of anaesthetics in Lahore, hundreds of surgeries postponed

The government imposed heavy taxes on active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and other raw materials which have led to a spike in production costs.

published on : 25th July 2022

Pakistan to strictly monitor passengers from India amid spike in Covid-19 cases: Report

Meanwhile, the coronavirus positivity rate has decreased from 2.96 per cent to 2.74 per cent across Pakistan, according to the statistics issued by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Sunday.

published on : 25th July 2022

BSF sub-inspector shoots himself dead at Jammu border post: Officials

Ramdev Singh was found lying in a pool of blood and his personal assault weapon was found by his side when a junior rank soldier reached his room around 6.35 am.

published on : 25th July 2022

PoK part of India and will continue to remain so, says Rajnath

"God should give better sense to Pakistan," he said and added that India is well-equipped to give a befitting reply to "anyone who casts an evil eye on us".

published on : 24th July 2022

Pakistan High Commission removes 'distorted' image of Bangladesh's national flag from Facebook page 

Bangladesh, which was known as East Pakistan, got its independence from Pakistan with crucial Indian support after the nine-month-long Liberation War in 1971.

published on : 24th July 2022

Pakistan expected to hold fresh elections in October: Reports

The talks are to be held in a bid to contain the ongoing political and economic turmoil. The date for the next general elections is expected to be in October 2022, sources said.

published on : 24th July 2022

Give address of Pakistan prisoners: MHA to states

The High Commission of Pakistan has shared a list of 57 prisoners with the government who are believed to be Pakistanis.

published on : 24th July 2022

Pakistan death toll from monsoon rains, flooding reaches 304

Since mid-June, the deluge has swollen rivers and damaged highways and bridges, disrupting traffic. Almost 9,000 homes have been fully destroyed or partially damaged.

published on : 24th July 2022

Afghan diplomat in Pakistan urges international recognition of Taliban regime

Afghanistan's trade volumes, as well as economic empowerment, have been dependent on Pakistan for so many years. It has been badly impacted by Pakistan's economic and political instability.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Pakistan ex-PM Khan's bloc sidelined in Punjab assembly vote

Khan was ousted in a no-confidence vote in Parliament in April, a move he claimed was a U.S. conspiracy charge that both his successor and Washington deny.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Pak PM's son Hamza Sharif takes oath as Punjab CM after dramatic re-election; rival moves SC

PTI chairman Khan expressed his shock over Hamza's win, saying he expects that the Supreme Court will do justice and take action against those who have stolen the PTI mandate.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Women climbers from Pakistan and Iran reach K2 summit

K2 is the coldest and windiest of climbs. At places along the route, climbers must navigate nearly sheer rock faces rising 80 degrees while avoiding frequent and unpredictable avalanches.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Pakistan's Shaheen Afridi out of 2nd test with knee injury

Afridi finished on 99 test wickets at the end of Sri Lanka's first innings and hopes of him completing the milestone of 100 wickets in the second test ended with the injury.

published on : 22nd July 2022

‘No fly zone’ for drones in Punjab’s border districts

State agencies have reported over 50 drones flying from the Pakistani side since January. These drones are meant to deliver narcotics, weapons, explosives and ammunition.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Georgia man travels to Chicago, shoots ex-wife, a Pakistani-American photographer, then kills himself

In one TikTok post, Sania Khan had written "It's painful to walk away from someone you once loved. But it's even more painful to love someone who is careless with your heart."

published on : 21st July 2022
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