Pakistan

Taliban, Pakistani military trade barbs over clash along Durand Line border

The media affairs wing of Pakistan military said that three Pakistani soldiers were killed in firing by "terrorists from inside Afghanistan" in the general area of Kharlachi, Kurram tribal district.

published on : 15th September 2022

'A matter of honour': Women forced to stay in flooded Pakistan village

Leaving for a relief camp would mean the women of the village mingling with men outside their families, and that would violate their 'honour'.

published on : 14th September 2022

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif urges all stakeholders to actively engage in flood relief efforts

The recent flash floods, induced by climate change, have damaged an estimated 8.3 million acres of crops, with over 3.4 million acres of crops being affected in Sindh alone.

published on : 13th September 2022

UN sums up climate science: world heading in wrong direction

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cited the floods in Pakistan, heat waves in Europe, and droughts in places such as China, the Horn of Africa, and the US—and pointed the finger at fossil fuels.

published on : 13th September 2022

Pakistan scrambles to deliver aid as flood death toll rises

Authorities said the overall death toll reached 1,422 on Tuesday, with 31 more people dying in rain-related incidents this week.

published on : 13th September 2022

Imran Khan's proposal to defer appointment of new Army chief shows his desperation: Pakistan

"On one side, Khan is attacking the military establishment and on the other hand, he wants to open the doors of negotiations or dialogue as well," Pakistan Defence Minister said. 

published on : 13th September 2022

FATF rates Pakistan low on international goals on anti-money laundering, combating terror finance: Report

A 15-member joint delegation of FATF and APG paid an onsite visit to Pakistan from August 29 to September 2 to verify the country's compliance with a 34-point action plan.

published on : 13th September 2022

Massive floods likely to reduce Pak's GDP by over 2 percentage points, says PM Shehbaz Sharif 

He said the government is fighting to avoid food shortages due to the destruction of crops in the wake of the historic floods.

published on : 12th September 2022

Pakistani PM says his flooded country faces food shortages

Pakistan heavily relies on its agriculture and occasionally exports its surplus wheat to Afghanistan and other countries. 

published on : 12th September 2022

Sri Lanka's Bhanuka Rajapaksha dedicates Asia Cup title to 'crisis-hit' countrymen 

"We always wanted to show the world - a couple of decades back, we had aggression on our side, and we wanted to create those moments (again) as a unit," Rajapaksha said.

published on : 12th September 2022

Mehbooba's daughter Iltija Mufti advocates dialogue with Pakistan, Hurriyat

She accused the BJP of launching a disinformation campaign in the country by projecting Article 370 as a hurdle in the development and giving rights to women and marginalized sections.

published on : 12th September 2022

Asia Cup Final: Sri Lanka's Cup of glory as Pakistan get vanquished 

Sri Lanka doesn't have prima donas like the 'Men in Blue' but a team of good cricketers who have understood how to win crunch matches from the dead.

published on : 12th September 2022

Poliovirus found in Karachi's sewage line for first time in a year

Officials of the federal ministry of National Health Services said this was the first positive environmental sample from Sindh this year.

published on : 11th September 2022

Taliban in talks with Pakistan over release of 300 detained Afghans

Some Afghan refugees in Karachi, Pakistan expressed frustration over their situation, saying that many members of their families have been held by the Pakistani police for over several months.

published on : 11th September 2022

Hindu temple provides food and shelter to hundreds of flood-hit people in Pakistan

At least 200-300 people, mostly Muslims, and their livestock were given refuge on the premises and looked after by Hindu families, a report said.

published on : 11th September 2022

What the UN is doing in Pakistan is a drop in the ocean of what is needed: Antonio Guterres

The UN chief said that he will ask the international community to ensure that they help Pakistan "now" while vowing to raise awareness about the disastrous situation.

published on : 10th September 2022

Our bowlers can challenge any kind of batting line-up: Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka

Sri Lanka ended the Super 4 stage campaign with three victories in as many matches, defeating Afghanistan, India and Pakistan.

published on : 10th September 2022

We are confident of doing well in Asia Cup final: Pakistan Head coach 

Talking about Babar Azam who smashed 30 runs in 29 balls, Mushtaq said that the Pakistan skipper is in good form but it is his "luck" which is not in his favour.

published on : 10th September 2022

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets

Spinners Wanindu Hasaranga and Maheesh Theekshana help Sri Lanka down Pakistan.

published on : 9th September 2022

UN chief slams climate change 'insanity' on Pakistan flood visit

Pakistan says it will cost at least $10 billion to rebuild and repair -- an impossible sum for the deeply indebted nation -- but the priority is food and shelter for 33 million people affected.

published on : 9th September 2022
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