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Underpass U-loop to be constructed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

Power generation has increased to 13,793 MW under Sheikh Hasina's leadership

Containers from Chittagong port being moved to ICD to resolve congestion

Lockdown: Record 587 arrests, fine of Tk 14 lakh made in Dhaka on Sunday

Public Administration Minister calls for formation of Covid-19 Prevention Committee in each neighbourhood

Pakistan: Afghanistan envoy's daughter abducted, tortured before being released 

Kabul/Islamabad: Afghan ambassador in Pakistan, Najibullah Alikhil's daughter was abducted and tortured before she was released, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan fails to check terrorism, remains on FATF gray list

Islamabad / Paris, July 6: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international body monitoring terrorist financing, has put Pakistan on the gray list again. The Paris-based group recently reported that Pakistan was on the gray list for failing to take action against notorious terrorists such as Hafiz Saeed and Masood Azhar, who were declared militants by the UN. This was stated by FATF President Marcus Pleyer at a virtual meeting.

Pakistan: Suspected terror attack in North Waziristan leaves three soldiers dead

North Waziristan, July 6: At least three soldiers died as suspected terrorists attacked a check-post in North Waziristan tribal district of Pakistan on Monday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Blast injures six in Quetta

Islamabad, July 2: At least six people were injured as an explosion occurred in front of Askari Park on Quetta's Airport Road in Pakistan's Balochistan area on Thursday, media reports said.

Afghanistan-Pakistan spat over 'terrorist group' as Islamabad seeks to shift onus

Islamabad-Kabul, June 29: Afghanistan has denied that Tahreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an anti-Pakistan militant group, operates from Afghan soil, a day after Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid urged the Afghan Taliban to restrain TTP - also known as the Pakistan Taliban - from using sanctuaries inside Afghanistan.

Pakistan hopes Taliban won't allow TTP to operate in Afghanistan: Sheikh Rashid

Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid has said Islamabad is expecting the Afghan Taliban will not allow terrorist groups like TTP to carry out activities against Pakistan.

Pakistan: Blast near 'global terrorist' Hafiz Saeed's residence

Lahore, June 23: A major blast occurred near "global terrorist" Hafiz Saeed's residence here in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Gunmen open fire on school van, 4 female teachers hurt

Islamabad, June 21: At least four teachers were hurt as unknown gunmen opened fire on a school van in Mastung district of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Saturday, media reports said.

COVID-19: Pakistan is facing acute shortage of vaccines, centres closed in Sindh

Islamabad: Pakistan is facing acute vaccine shortage and several cities across the country have either suspended vaccination or slowed down the process, media report said.

Pakistan: IED blast rocks Quetta, 1 hurt

Quetta, June 17: A man was hurt as an IED blast rocked a seminary near Satellite Town in Pakistan's Quetta region, media reports said on Thursday.

Pakistan: Passenger bus crash kills 18

Khuzdar, June 11: At least 18 people died as a  passenger coach crashed in the Khuzdar region of Pakistan on Friday, media reports said.

UNICEF expresses deep concern over death and injury of children due to landmine and grenade explosions in Pakistan

Peshawar, June 9: UNICEF has expressed deep concern over the death of three children, age 10 to 16, who were reported killed in the detonation of a landmine in South Waziristan, one of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Merged Districts (KPMD) along the Afghan border, on Tuesday.

Pakistan: 30 killed, 50 injured as two passenger trains collide in Sindh

Islamabad, June 7: At least 30 people died and 50 others were injured after two passenger trains collided in the Ghotki district of Pakistan’s Sindh province on Monday, local authorities said.

Pakistan: Rights groups slam media outlet for suspending journalist critical of Army

Islamabad, June 1: Several human rights watchdogs have raised concern over the suspension of a veteran Pakistani journalist after he was critical of the country's Army recently.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has thrown the country to the wolves: Bilawal Bhutto

Islamabad: Pakistan's key opposition leader and  PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari targeted Imran Khan on the economic conditions of the country and said the PM is unsustainably borrowing money from international leasing agencies and this unprecedented borrowing is akin to mortgaging the country's economic integrity and freedom.