Pakistan

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

With eye on Indian Ocean, China and Pakistan kick off naval, air drills to jointly deal with maritime threats

The newly delivered Taimur's participation in the drills indicates its high technical maturity, the success in the Pakistani sailors' training.

published on : 10th July 2022

Enjoying every moment bear fruits for India captain Harmanpreet Kaur

As Mithali Raj announced her retirement, Harmanpreet picked up from where she left at the World Cup, winning the player of the series award in both T20I and ODI series against Sri Lanka.

published on : 8th July 2022

BSF nabs four Pakistani fishermen, 10 boats in Gujarat's Kutch district

The incident comes after three Pakistani fishermen with nine Pakistani boats were apprehended by BSF in June. The BSF challenged the Pakistani infiltrators as they tried to escape.

published on : 8th July 2022

Pakistan: Hours after his release, TV journalist and supporter of ex-PM Imran Khan arrested again

Imran Riaz Khan was arrested near Islamabad by Punjab's Attock district police on Tuesday night in a case filed against him last month for inciting violence and hatred.

published on : 7th July 2022

Climate change unlocks new dimensions of natural disasters; melting glaciers threaten Pakistan's north

At least 16 such glacial lake outburst floods linked to heatwaves have occurred this year already, compared with an average of five or six per year, the Pakistani government said earlier this week.

published on : 7th July 2022
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