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Covid-19 claims 13 lives within 24 hours; lowest in eight months

Government planning to organise 'Amar Ekushey Book Fair' in April-May

42,000 workers are being trained in vaccine application

Aircraft to be made in Lalmonirhat: PM Hasina

Small entrepreneurs will get a loan of Tk 10,000 crore at low interest

Blackout: Major power outage hits Pakistan 

Islamabad: Pakistan plunged into darkness after a major power breakdown occurred in the country.

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 11 coal miners in Machh coal field

Quetta: Armed men opened fire and killed at least eleven coal miners in Pakistan's Machh coal field on Sunday, media reports said.

Prominent people demand the declaration of Pakistan as a terrorist state, Jaamat as a terrorist organisation

Dhaka, December 30: An international webinar marking the 12th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks has called for Pakistan to be declared a terrorist state and Jaamat-e-Islami a terrorist organisation.

Running the country is not same as managing cricket team: Former Prez Zardari tells PM Imran Khan

Dhaka, December 29: Targeting PM Imran Khan, Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari has said running a country is 'not the same as managing a cricket team'.

Pakistan: Maryam Nawaz Sharif targets PM Imran Khan, calls him 'incompetent'

Dhaka, December 29: Pakistan's key opposition leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif targeted PM Imran Khan by calling him 'incompetent'.

Four killed as Pakistani military helicopter crashes in Gilgit-Baltistan region: ISPR

Islamabad: Four people have died in a crash of the Pakistani military helicopter in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, the Pakistani military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said on Sunday.

India commemorates the 1971 genocide in Bangladesh perpetrated by Pakistan

Dhaka, December 10: On International Genocide Day, TS Tirumurthy, India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, recalled the genocide carried out by Pakistani forces and their allies in the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh.

Sindh and Balochistan threaten Pakistan's existence: Former Pakistani diplomat

Dhaka, December 3: Hussain Haqqani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United States, recently said that Pakistan considers Sindh and Balochistan a threat to its very existence and that is why Prime Minister Imran Khan has given them special status.

PDM leaders challenge Imran Khan, vow to hold Multan rally tomorrow 

Islamabad: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday challenged the PM Imran Khan-led government and said the Multan rally on Monday will be held.

Benazir Bhutto's daughter Aseefa to address Multan rally

Islamabad: Challenging the Pakistan PM Imran Khan-led government, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s youngest child, is expected to address the  Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) rally in Multan on Nov 30.

Pakistan witnessing surge in Covid-19 cases, over 3000 cases recorded

Dhaka, November 27: Pakistan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases as the nation recorded over 3000 cases for the past three days.

Pakistan: PM Imran Khan to impose ‘smart lockdowns’ amid virus resurge

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is chairing a meeting on Tuesday to review the Covid-19 response strategy as the daily rise in cases bounces back to the summer’s highs, with important decisions, including on "smart lockdowns," expected to be announced later in the day, Geo TV reported.

Pakistan: Minor girl 'burnt' to death in Peshawar

Peshawar: A minor girl was allegedly "burnt" to death in Pakistan's Peshawar city, highlighting the lawlessness in the country, media reports said on Friday.

IG ‘kidnapping’ and dramatic conflict in Pakistan

Dhaka, November 13: The recent mass uprising against the military in the wake of the abduction of a top police officer in Pakistan's Sindh province is believed to have created the most crisis in the two-year rule of the Imran Khan government.

Pakistan ISI hand evident in Kabul University attack, Indian security agencies on alert

Dhaka, November 10: The recent terror attack on Kabul University has left Indian intelligence agencies on alert about a possible increase in violence and terror activities at the behest of Pakistan's ISI which is attempting to use this period to put pressure on the US to arrive at a quick settlement and install the Taliban in Kabul, The Week reported.