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COVID-19: Pakistani people struggling in Dubai to return home, accuse embassy of selling tickets at premium Dubai: The Imran Khan government in Pakistan is under attack by Pakistanis stuck in Dubai and desperate to return home amid COVID-19 outbreak. 30-Apr-2020
Kuwait rejects online anti-India propaganda, reposes faith in friendship of two nations New Delhi: Days after Twitter deleted fake handles attributed to royal family members of the Gulf countries which were used to target and spread false news about India, Kuwait has now rejected attempts to spoil ties with the nation through ‘foreign sponsored’ social media posts. 30-Apr-2020
Pakistan: COVID-19 death toll heading 350-mark Islamabad: The death toll from COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan is now nearing 350-mark as the current figure shows the country has seen 343 deaths so far. 30-Apr-2020
People in Gilgit-Baltistan should get equal rights like Pakistanis: Chief Justice Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said the citizens of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) should get equal rights like the people of Pakistan. 30-Apr-2020
Amid COVID-19 troubles, PoK residents now face power cut troubles Islamabad: The picture of failure and discrimination faced by people in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir at the hands of the government is becoming evident every day with now reports are emerging that power cut troubles have added to the agony of residents who are already badly disturbed by COVID-19 outbreak. 29-Apr-2020
Many Pakistani expats slam Imran Khan govt over COVID-19, refuse funds Islamabad: The Pakistani expatriate community residing in the United Kingdom has rejected PM Imran Khan's appeal for funds needed to combat COVID-19 and alleged the government is "stealing from the poor by cutting their salaries and benefiting the rich", media reports said. 28-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Civilian casualties down, but hundreds still killed, despite US-Taliban deal New York: In the first quarter of 2020, the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan fell by nearly a third from the same period a year earlier, representing the lowest first quarter figure since 2012, according to a UN report released on Monday. 28-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Malpractice in distribution of relief reported from Gilgit-Baltistan Islamabad: Political parties in Gilgit-Baltistan region are blaming each other for alleged malpractices in the region over distribution of relief material to the poor and people staying in quarantine in the current COVID-19 outbreak scenario. 27-Apr-2020
As world fights COVID-19, Pakistan doubles terrorists waiting to infiltrate into Kashmir Islamabad: When the world is battling a continuous war against COVID-19, Pakistan, which is itself struggling to contain the highly infectious disease, has doubled the number of terrorists waiting to infiltrate into Kashmir from its 14 operational launch pads, media reports said. 27-Apr-2020
World Sindhi Congress condemns abduction, conversion of two minor Hindu girls in Pakistan London/Islamabad: The World Sindhi Congress (WSC), a human rights education and advocacy organizations for Sindh, has condemned the alleged abduction and forceful conversion of two minor Hindu girls to Islam in Pakistan's Sindh province, media reports said. 27-Apr-2020
Pakistan International Airlines passengers protest violation of social distancing during flight Islamabad: Pakistan's national carrier Pakistan International Airlines recently earned the wrath of passengers when people found the airline not maintaining social distancing norms, which are needed to be maintained at this time of COVID-19 outbreak, while operating one of their international flights, media reports said. 27-Apr-2020
Pakistan reports highest 24-hour spike in COVID-19 cases Islamabad: Pakistan witnessed a major jump in the number of COVID-19 cases in a day as the country reported nearly 1000 instances on Saturday, media reports said. 26-Apr-2020
Pakistani religious scholar blames women for spread of COVID-19 in country Islamabad: A popular religious scholar of Pakistan, Maulana Tariq Jameel, triggered a controversy after he blamed women of the country for the spread of Coronavirus. 26-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Senior Peshawar doctor dies due to COVID-19 Islamabad: A senior doctor at Peshawar's Hayatabad Medical Complex died after being infected by COVID-19, media reports said on Saturday. 25-Apr-2020
Indian PM Narendra Modi wishes Muslim community on Ramzan New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi extended Ramadan greetings to the Muslim community on Saturday. 25-Apr-2020
Pakistan and tale of oppression of minorities: Two Hindu girls abducted in Sindh Islamabad: Continuing the alleged oppression on the minority community even at a time when the world is struggling to combat COVID-19, two Hindu girls have been allegedly abducted from Pakistan's Thari Mirwah region in Sindh. 25-Apr-2020
Twitter suspends fake handle of Oman Princess spreading anti-India rumours, Pakistan's ISI's role suspected New Delhi: Micro-blogging site Twitter has suspended a fake account that was allegedly used by Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to spread false news about India in the Gulf region, media reports said. 25-Apr-2020
Pleased with India's steps to protect healthcare workers combating Coronavirus: US Washington: Senior US diplomat Alice Wells has appreciated India for the steps taken by the PM Narendra Modi-led government to guard its healthcare workers on the front lines combating COVID-19. 25-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Chinese national goes missing in Karachi, police suspect kidnapping Islamabad: A Chinese national has gone missing from the Defence area in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reports said. 24-Apr-2020
Chinese pharma offers to conduct clinical trials of Coronavirus vaccine in Pakistan Islamabad: A major Chinese pharmaceutical company has invited Pakistan's National Institute of Health (NIH) to collaborate in conducting clinical trials of the recently developed inactivated vaccine for Covid-19, media reports said. 24-Apr-2020
Without effective interventions, Pakistan's COVID-19 cases can rise to 200,000 by mid July: WHO alerts Islamabad: The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Pakistan can rise to 200,000 by mid-July if "effective interventions" are not taken, the World Health Organization warned as it estimated the magnitude of the disease in the upcoming days. 24-Apr-2020
COVID-19 situation may worsen in Pakistan in next two weeks: Top doctor warns Islamabad: A top doctor in Pakistan has warned that COVID-19 outbreak situation in the country will be highly alarming in next 2 weeks. 23-Apr-2020
Top JuD leader arrested in PoK on charges of operating prostitution racket Bagh: A top leader of Pakistan-based terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa's (JuD) was arrested by security forces in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on charges of operating a prostitution racket. 22-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Pakistani-origin ISKP commander linked with Taliban, LeT arrested Kabul: Security officials on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a key leader of the so-called Khorasan wing of the Islamic State in Afghanistan who was originally a resident of Pakistan and had close links with the Taliban’s Peshawar Council, Haqqani Network and Lashkar-e Taiba. 22-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Number of COVID-19 cases cross 10,000 mark, country gears up for 'critical' upcoming weeks Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister's Focal Person on Coronavirus Dr Faisal Sultan has said as per projections by government experts, the COVID-19 cases in the country might touch 12,000-15,000 by the end of April. 22-Apr-2020
Pakistan moves down in press freedom index, ranks 145 among 180 nations Islamabad: Displaying the tough situation of journalists in the country, Pakistan has slipped three more positions in the latest Reporters Without Borders' 2020 World Press Freedom index and now stands at the 145th position. 22-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Minor Hindu girl converted to Islam, married to 40-year-old man in Sindh Islamabad: When the world is busy fighting COVID-19, incidents of forceful conversion is still being reported from Pakistan. The latest is a Hindu teen who has been allegedly forcefully converted and then married to a 40-year-old man in Sindh region of the country, media reports said. 22-Apr-2020
Pakistan drops 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, other terrorists' names from watchlist Islamabad: Ahead of a new round of assessments by the global anti-money-laundering watchdog FATF, Pakistan has removed names of 1800 terrorists from its watchlist, as per a report published by a US-based start-up that automates watchlist compliance. 21-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists fire mortars, 1 civilian killed Kabul: Suspected Taliban terrorists fired mortars in North-eastern Kapisa province which left at least one civilian killed, media reports said. 20-Apr-2020
করোনাভাইরাসঃ পাকিস্তানে রমজান মাসে মসজিদে গিয়ে প্রার্থনা করতে অনুমতি দিল সরকার ইসলামাবাদঃ মুসলিম সমাজের কাছে এপ্রিল মাস খুব গুরুত্বপূর্ণ কারণ শুরু হতে চলেছে পবিত্র রমজান। তবে, এই বারের রমজান একটু অন্যরকম কারণ দুনিয়াতে করোনাভাইরাসের ফলে সর্বত্র ভয়। 19-Apr-2020
COVID-19 cases in Pakistan may rise by mid-May: Imran Khan Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan has warned that the number of COVID-19 cases in his nation might increase by middle of May. 19-Apr-2020
Pakistan govt agrees to keep mosques open during Ramadan despite spike in COVID-19 cases Islamabad: Surrendering to the hardline clerics and their demands even at a time when the country is witnessing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Pakistan government has allowed conditional congregational prayers in mosques during the month of Ramadan. 19-Apr-2020
Arrested Kabul gurdwara attacker Ahangar has links with Pakistan's Sialkot region New Delhi: The arrest of chief recruiter of the Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir Aijaz Ahangar, the terrorist who was arrested 25 years after he vanished from Kashmir, has a strong link with Pakistan's Sialkot region, media reports said. 18-Apr-2020
International press freedom body writes to Pak PM Imran Khan, demands release of Jang Geo editor Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman Islamabad: Demanding release of Jang Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman (MSR), the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, has written a letter to Pakistan PM Imran Khan. 18-Apr-2020
Pakistan reactivates Taliban terror to launch attacks in India's Kashmir: Reports Islamabad: Pakistan has reactivated Taliban terror camps, which are situated at Afghanistan-Pakistan border, to launch attacks in Kashmir region of India, media reports said. 18-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Pakistan govt faces new challenge as clerics call for lifting of congregational prayer limits Islamabad: The Pakistan government seems to face a growing challenge in their act to contain COVID-19 as a section of the Islamic clerics have warned they will flout the government’s restrictions on group prayers especially during the holy month of Ramadan. 17-Apr-2020
COVID-19: PoK residents getting no benefits under PM Imran Khan's Ehsaas Programme in Pakistan, facing hardships Muzaffarabad: In a clear case of alleged discrimination followed by the administration at a time of COVID-19 crisis, people in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) have been denied benefits provided under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme which was launched by PM Imran Khan, media reports said. 16-Apr-2020
COVID-19: USCIRF feels 'troubled' by reports of Pakistan denying aid to Hindus and Christians Washington: The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recently expressed its concern over reports that "food aid being denied to the minority Hindus and Christians in Pakistan", specially at a time when the nation is witnessing an outbreak of COVID-19. 16-Apr-2020
Pakistan forms two new terror groups with LeT to launch attacks in Jammu and Kashmir New Delhi: When the world is combating COVID-19 outbreak, Pakistan is plotting major terror attacks on Indian security personnel deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said. 16-Apr-2020
Volunteers help people, spread awareness regarding COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir Shopian: Trying to help people in the Valley in the hour of crisis, volunteers of Shopian region in Jammu and Kashmir, headed by Advocate Ovais Mushtaq, reached some far-flung areas to spread awareness regarding deadly COVID-19 virus and its preventions on Tuesday. 15-Apr-2020
Pakistan not in IMF Covid-19 relief list, Afghanistan among recipients Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan received a jolt recently when despite demanding for a COVID-19 relief, he was denied so by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The South Asian country it seems is not among the nations where the international body extended its help. 15-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Chaos in distribution centre in Pakistan leaves woman dead Islamabad: Highlighting the poor condition of implementation of mechanism to combat COVID-19 in Pakistan, a septuagenarian woman waiting for cash handouts died outside a school in Multan region, media reports said. 14-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Minority communities in Pakistan alleges discrimination by Imran Khan govt Islamabad: Showing the troubles faced by minority communities in Pakistan at a time when the nation is dealing with COVID-19 outbreak, many people belonging to the Christian community have been removed from their jobs, leaving them to an uncertain future ahead. 14-Apr-2020
India issues strong demarche to Pakistan over Kupwara ceasefire New Delhi: India has issued a strong demarche to Pakistan over the killing of three Indian civilians, including a child, during unprovoked ceasefire violation from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir. 14-Apr-2020
COVID-19: PoK residents claim they are not provided enough supply of essential commodities by Imran Khan govt Islamabad: Failing to keep its promise, locals have claimed that the Pakistan government did not provide enough supply of essential commodities in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) during the lockdown implemented in the region to combat COVID-19 outbreak. 14-Apr-2020
Pakistan secret agencies are backing criminals to target civilians in Balochistan, activists claim Quetta/Islamabad: Apart from improper implementation of system by the government needed to contain COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan, political activists are now alleging that the secret agencies are constituting criminal gangs and providing them weapons to target civilians and activists in Balochistan province. 14-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Death toll due to COVID-19 touches 100 amid defiance by mosques Islamabad: Amid reports of improper implementation of policies by PM Imran Khan-led government, mistreatment of doctors and defiance of many clerics running mosques, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Pakistan touched 100 on Tuesday. 14-Apr-2020
Imran govt. slow in reacting to tackle Coronavirus pandemic: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, a key politician in the country, on Tuesday attacked Pakistan PM Imran Khan-led government and said it was very slow in tackling the threat of coronavirus. 14-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Supreme Court directs Imran Khan govt to remove PM's Advisor on Health Dr Zafar Mirza Islamabad: In a major blow for PM Imran Khan-led Pakistan government, the country's Supreme Court on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza in tackling the coronavirus outbreak, media reports in Pakistan said. 13-Apr-2020
Experts believe Gilgit-Baltistan, PoK are turning into COVID-19 epicentres, blame Imran Khan govt Islamabad: Experts are claiming that Pakistan's Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are fast emerging into COVID-19 hotbeds of the country and even the PM Imran Khan-led government is slowly turning blind eye to the suffering of the people in the region. 13-Apr-2020
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