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Covid-19: 30 die, 1,272 new cases registered across Bangladesh in 24 hours

Have friends, no foreign masters: Obaidul Quader on government

Coronavirus: National Advisory Committee suggests opening factories in phases

ADP worth Tk 2,37,000 approved by NEC

Corona-damaged projects must be completed with highest priority: PM Hasina

Islamabad carried out the genocide in 1971, says Pakistani diplomat

Dhaka, March 30: Speaking on the occasion of Independence Day on March 26, a former US diplomat said that Pakistan had carried out the worst genocide in Bangladesh in 1971. Now a former senior Pakistani diplomat has also confessed to the genocide.

Pakistan: Unknown gunmen kill three people in Islamabad

Unknown gunmen shot dead three people, including an Imam-e-Masjid (prayer leader) and two teenagers, in  Islamabad city of Pakistan on Saturday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Woman cyclist Samar Khan alleges she faced harassment in Islamabad

Islamabad: Highlighting the insecurity of women in Pakistan, award-winning cyclist Samar Khan, who is also the Goodwill Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund (WWF), said that she was harassed while cycling in Islamabad.

Pakistan: Islamabad's Lal Masjid cordoned off to stop cleric’s possible return

Islamabad: Lal Masjid here was cordoned off by the police on Sunday so as to prevent the entry of the former khateeb of the mosque Maulana Abdul Aziz as tensions rose between the government and the cleric.

Pakistan Ulema Council supports construction of Hindu temple in Islamabad

Islamabad: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) has extended its support to the construction of a temple in Islamabad and said its incorrect to make the issue controversial.

Islamabad: Court disposes three identical petitions filed against construction of Hindu temple

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday disposed of three identical petitions filed against the construction of a Hindu temple in Pakistan capital city Islamabad.

Pakistan: PML-Q opposes construction of Hindu temple in Islamabad

Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid e Azam Group) has opposed the construction of a Hindu temple in capital Islamabad.

Islamabad is most dangerous place for journalists: Report

Islamabad: Pakistan's Islamabad city remains the most unsafe place for journalists, as per a report published by a media rights watchdog.

PoK protests against Islamabad's attempt to spread COVID 19 by setting up quarantine centres

Islamabad: A recent protest in Mirpur city has highlighted how Islamabad is attempting to bring COVID 19 positive patients to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) by setting up quarantine centres in the region, media reports said.

Women participate in Aurat March in Pakistan, unidentified men pelt stone to disrupt Islamabad edition

Islamabad: Women in large numbers on Sunday participated in 'Aurat March' across different cities in Pakistan to demand basic rights for women in each field of life. However, the Islamabad edition of the march was marred by a stone-pelting incident where the peaceful participants were allegedly targeted by religious hardliners.

Reckless, unwarranted, irresponsible: Afghanistan on Pak

Washington: Slamming Islamabad for trying to link the Jammu and Kashmir situation with the Afghan peace process, Afghanistan said Pakistan's statement is "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible".

Pakistan tastes own bitter medicine, posters in Islamabad favours India

Islamabad, Aug 7: Pakistan, which has been backing militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, got a taste of its own medicine on Tuesday when much similar to the ones by the separatist groups were doing in India, posters in favour of India's establishment of control in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) appeared in capital Islamabad after India abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan Army plane on routine patrol crashes, 17 dead

Islamabad, July 30: A Pakistan Army aviation aircraft crashed in country's Mora Kalu area, located close to Rawalpindi city, and left 17 people dead, media reports said.

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo likely to visit Pakistan next month

Islamabad, Aug 19: United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo might visit Pakistan next month and meet country's new PM Imran Khan, media reports said.