Pakistan

‘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

American vlogger gang-raped in Pakistan's Punjab province

According to the last year's 'Global Gender Gap Report 2021', Pakistan ranked 153 out of 156 countries on the gender parity index, that is, among the last four.

published on : 21st July 2022

Abdullah Shafique stars as Pakistan completes record chase to win in Galle

Shafique hit the winning runs in the final session of play on day five to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

published on : 20th July 2022

Imran Khan demands fresh general elections in Pakistan after impressive show in Punjab by-polls

According to unofficial results so far, the PTI has won 15 seats while the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz of Sharif has just four. An independent candidate also won.

published on : 18th July 2022

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka shifts second Pakistan Test from Colombo to Galle

The Galle International Stadium will host its fourth straight Test in the past few weeks after the two Australia matches and the ongoing Pakistan opener.

published on : 18th July 2022

Tribal council in Pakistan bars women from visiting tourist spots

The move comes just days after the World Economic Forum, in its Global Gender Gap Report, ranked Pakistan as the second worst country in terms of gender parity in the world.

published on : 17th July 2022

Pakistan to get USD 4 billion from friendly countries: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail

Ismail on Saturday referred to the shortfall in foreign reserves highlighted by the International Monetary Fund, Dawn newspaper said. As per the IMF, there is a USD 4 billion gap,” the minister.

published on : 17th July 2022

Pakistani man held for torturing two minors in quest to marry their seven-year-old sister

One of the children, 10-year-old Kamran, had succumbed to the injuries inflicted by the employers, while his younger sibling, Rizwan (6), was injured.

published on : 17th July 2022

Surgical strike? Indian ‘angel’ saves Pak teen girl from life-threatening neck bent

For 12 years, Afsheen Gul spent her life confined to her house in Mithi, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The youngest of seven siblings, she never went to school or played with her friends.

published on : 16th July 2022

Afghanistan's mineral resources cash-starved Taliban's much-needed ray of hope 

"Therefore, selling coal cheaply to Pakistan would inevitably paint them as Pakistani puppets," said Hameed Hakimi, an Afghanistan expert at the Washington-based Atlantic Council.

published on : 16th July 2022

BJP sharpens attack on Congress over Pakistani journalist's claims 

Nusrat Mirza, a Pakistani journalist had recently claimed in a YouTube interview that he visited India five times during the UPA rule and passed on sensitive information to the ISI.

published on : 16th July 2022

Pakistan Cricket Board wants Sri Lanka to retain Asia Cup hosting rights despite civil unrest

Sri Lanka have managed to successfully host Australian cricket team without any security breach despite civil unrest after former president Gotabaya Rajapakse fled the country.

published on : 15th July 2022

Five-member ECB security team to visit Pakistan ahead of bilateral series

The England Cricket Team are scheduled to tour Pakistan for the first time since 2015 when they play a 7-match T20I series and three Tests in September or October.

published on : 15th July 2022

BJP uses photo to back its claim of Ansari's connection with Pak journalist spying for ISI

Ansari, however, has dismissed the charge as a "litany of falsehood" and said he never met or invited the journalist.

published on : 15th July 2022

Pakistani man boils wife in cauldron in front of children

Preliminary investigations and the children's statements suggested that the suspect strangulated his wife with a pillow before boiling her in the cauldron in front of them, police said.

published on : 15th July 2022

IMF: Staff-level agreement reached with Pakistan for release of USD 1.17 bn loan tranche

The agreement paves the way for the release of the much-awaited USD 1.17 billion loan tranche that had been on hold since earlier this year, the Dawn News reported.

published on : 14th July 2022

Sri Lanka announces 18-member squad for Pakistan test series

All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva, pacer Asitha Fernando and spinner Jeffrey Vandersay are all named in the squad and are in contention to return to Sri Lanka's XI.

published on : 14th July 2022

Cash-strapped Pakistan may face serious economic crisis amid fast-depleting forex reserves 

The country has been facing a serious threat from its external front as the State Bank of Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves fell to single digits despite a USD 2.3 billion inflow from China.

published on : 13th July 2022

India trump Pakistan in latest ICC ODI Team Rankings

India was placed fourth with 105 points but the 10-wicket win on Tuesday propelled them to 108 rating points, leaving Pakistan behind at 106 in the latest chart.

published on : 13th July 2022
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