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Karachi Stock Exchange attack a reminder for those supporting Jihad in Pakistan, warns Kashmiri journalist-activist Srinagar: Young Kashmiri social activist and journalist Yana Mir on Tuesday warned that the attack on the Karachi Stock Exchange by terrorists is a grim reminder to all those in Pakistan supporting Jihad. 30-Jun-2020
Tibetan protesters demonstrate outside Chinese consulates to show solidarity with India New York: Showing solidarity with India, a group of Tibetan protesters demonstrated outside the Chinese Consulates in various cities recently. 30-Jun-2020
Some Chinese companies prohibit Pakistani employees from offering namaz Islamabad: In a clear evidence of discrimination followed by Beijing, some Chinese companies operating in Pakistan do not seem to allow time to Pakistani employees to offer namaz, media reports said. 30-Jun-2020
Geelani's resignation from APHC hints at rift within Kashmiri separatists Srinagar: The resignation of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who was the face of separatists in Kashmir from last over three decades, from the hardline Hurriyat Conference (HC) hints at the growing rift among Kashmiri separatists. 30-Jun-2020
COVID-19 and economic revival: Pakistanis not permitted to enter EU as borders set to reopen Brussels: Pakistan economic revival plans received a jolt as the country has not been included in the draft list of 54 countries that will benefit from the reopening of the European Union external borders, media reports said. 29-Jun-2020
British media reports claim massive import of COVID-19 cases in UK are from Pakistan London: Certains section of the British media have claimed that half of Britain's most-recent imported coronavirus cases are believed to have come from Pakistan. 29-Jun-2020
Release Shia missing persons: Families of victims of enforced disappearance urge Pakistan govt Islamabad: Families of missing Shia people on Sunday urged the Pakistani government to ensure their immediate release. 29-Jun-2020
Pakistan: PTM chairman vows to raise voice for Pakhtuns Islamabad: Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chairman Manzoor Pashteen has said his organization will continue to fight and raise voices for Pakhtuns and seek justice for those killed in the alleged fake police encounters. 29-Jun-2020
Nepal: Students protest against China as land encroachment reports emerge Kathmandu: Despite the ruling Nepali government's show of growing amity with China and bitterness with age-old friend India in recent times, students of the Himalayan nation protested against Beijing on Monday. 29-Jun-2020
India should hit Chinese economy: Gordon G Chang New Delhi: With India and China engaged in a bitter border standoff in recent times, author Gordon G Chang said Indian should hit China hard in its weakest avenue- economy. 29-Jun-2020
Protest in Balochistan over detention of students for agitating in demand for internet Quetta: Local workers of Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) and Baloch Students Organization Pajjar (BSO-Pajjar) protested in Dalbandin against the detention of agitating students by the Quetta Police last week. 29-Jun-2020
Afghanistan: Bomb blast leaves six killed in Helmand Kabul: A roadside mine blast in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Sunday left at least six civilians killed, media reports said on Monday. 29-Jun-2020
Police brutality: People stage protest in Peshawar Peshawar: Days after a video surfaced on social media where alleged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police officials could be seen abusing and stripping a man naked while filming the ordeal, Pakistani city of Peshawar witnessed protests over the incident on Friday. 28-Jun-2020
Chinese troops are an anxious group: Indian Army officers recall New Delhi: Psychological profiling of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers of China as done by Indian Army both officially and informally has shown a sad picture of China’s Army, media reports said. 28-Jun-2020
China encroaches Nepali lands as opposition lawmakers demand its reclamation Kathmandu: Nepal might be engaged in a conflict with India over its new map, but the Himalayan nation is itself facing land dispute as China has encroached at least 28 hectares of Nepali land spread across four districts of Humla, Rasuwa, Sankhuwasabha and Sindhupalchok, media reports said. 28-Jun-2020
MQM leader urges world leaders to take note of Pakistan PM Imran Khan referring Osama Bin Laden a 'martyr' London: Muttahidda Qaumi Movement's (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain has urged world leaders to take serious note of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's declaration of slain ex-Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden as a martyr. 28-Jun-2020
US puts Pakistan on the ‘Tier 2 Watch List’ on its trafficking scale Washington: Stating that the Government of Pakistan does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the US downgraded the south Asian country to the ‘Tier 2 Watch List’ on the country trafficking scale. 28-Jun-2020
Coronavirus casts ‘huge shadow’ over Afghan life as multi-dimensional crisis continues New York: The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health emergency, but a multi-dimensional crisis for Afghanistan, dealing its people a painful blow just as Kabul and the Taliban prepare for peace talks in Qatar, the top UN official in the country says. 26-Jun-2020
About 6,500 Pakistan nationals operating as terrorists in Afghanistan, claims UN report Brussels: A UN Security Council report has claimed that about 6,500 Pakistani's are operating as terrorist ranks in Afghanistan, media reports said. 25-Jun-2020
Police arrest students who protest to demand for internet to attend online classes in Balochistan Quetta: Police on Wednesday arrested over two dozen students in Quetta as they protested from Quetta Press Club to Balochistan Assembly to demand for access to the internet to attend online classes. 25-Jun-2020
Two journalists tortured for reporting on a coronavirus quarantine centre in Pakistan, probe ordered Islamabad: Authorities in Pakistan have launched an investigation into the torture of two journalists in Chaman region of the country. 25-Jun-2020
Human rights experts discuss plights of minorities in Pakistan Washington: Human rights experts recently discussed the condition of minorities in Pakistan and expressed their hardships and sufferings in the south Asian nation at a time when the world is combating COVID-19. 25-Jun-2020
Pakistan continues to serve as a safe haven for terror groups: US State Dept Washignton: Pakistan continued to serve as a safe haven for certain regionally focused terrorist groups, observed the US State Department in its 2019 Country report on terrorism released on Wednesday. 25-Jun-2020
Imran Khan calls terrorist Osama Bin Laden a Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan apparently shocked many as he referred dreaded terrorist and former Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden as a 'martyr' on Thursday. He made the comment on the floor of the country's Parliament. 25-Jun-2020
Around 40 percent pilots in Pakistan have ‘fake’ flying licences, reveals Aviation Minister Islamabad: Pakistan's Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan has claimed that around 40 per cent of the pilots in the country have fake flying licences. 25-Jun-2020
China controlling Nepali village Rui Gaun for six decades since its capture Amid growing trouble with India, a media report has emerged which showed how due to gross negligence of the Nepal government, a village in Gorkha in the mid-western part of the Himalayan nation has been under Chinese control for six decades. 24-Jun-2020
Minor Hindu girl abducted, converted to Islam and married off to kidnapper in Pakistan Islamabad: Torture on minorities in Pakistan continues even as the coutry is busy fighting COVID-19 infection. Yet another girl from the minority Hindu community was abducted for marriage. 24-Jun-2020
Experts believe Beijing’s China Pakistan Economic Corridor will soon be a “trillion dollar blunder" Tel Aviv: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship of China's imperialistic and expansionist agenda under its Belt and Road Initiative, will soon be turning into a “trillion dollar blunder", experts believe. 23-Jun-2020
Chinese commanding officer among several killed along LAC during Galwan Valley clash: Reports New Delhi: A commanding officer (CO) of a People’s Liberation Army (PLA) unit was killed during the border standoff with Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley last week, media reports said. 23-Jun-2020
Galwan Valley episode: China ordered attack on Indian troops, says US intel Washington/Beijing: A top Chinese general had authorized his forces to attack Indian troops in the Galwan River valley which further escalated tension between the neighbouring nations, according to a U.S. intelligence assessment. 23-Jun-2020
Nepal starts border row with India to divert public attention as China captures parts of it Nepal has been engaged in a border dispute with India in recent times only to divert attention from China's move of occupying several areas in the Himalayan nation, media reports said. 23-Jun-2020
Pakistan's COVID-19 tally reaches 1,85,034 Islamabad: Pakistan's nationwide tally of Covid-19 has risen to 185,034 on Tuesday as the southern province of Sindh continues to be the worst affected province with 71,092 cases. 23-Jun-2020
Sikh man abducted in Afghanistan, community seeks India's help to free him Kabul: An Afghan Sikh has been kidnapped from Paktia province in eastern Afghanistan last week, media reports said. 22-Jun-2020
Geo and Jang Group editor Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman spends 100 days in prison as protests grow for his release Islamabad: Amid growing protests over his detention, 100 days have now passed since Editor-in-Chief of Geo and Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman was arrested and kept behind the bars in Pakistan. 22-Jun-2020
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blames China for Galwan Valley standoff with Indian soldiers Washington: US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has blamed China for the recent violence in the Galwan Valley that left 20 Indian soldiers killed last week. 21-Jun-2020
Geneva: Protest at Broken Chair highlights the plight of Christians in Pakistan Geneva: A silent demonstration was held in front of the United Nations Office of Geneva alongside the Broken Chair to raise the plight of Christian community in Pakistan. 21-Jun-2020
Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Minister for Agriculture Janbaz Khan dies due to COVID-19 infection Quetta: Another key Pakistani regional minister has died after he was infected by COVID-19, media reports said. 20-Jun-2020
Kashmiri activists voice concern over proposed amendments in Interim Constitution of PoK Islamabad: Several Kashmiri political activists have voiced their concerns over the proposed amendments in the Interim Constitution of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by the Pakistani establishment. 20-Jun-2020
Experts discuss Pakistan’s role in ever-worsening condition of minorities in the South Asian country New Delhi: When the world is witnessing growing Covid-19 outbreak, several Indian experts assembled online on Friday to discuss the ever-worsening condition of minorities in Pakistan whose numbers are going down significantly over the years.  20-Jun-2020
Pakistan: Gwadar port contract is ‘confidential’, tells federal secretary informs Senate panel Islamabad: A Senate panel on Thursday was taken aback when a federal secretary in Pakistan declared that the contract governing affairs of the Gwadar port was “confidential”, media reports said. 19-Jun-2020
Honourable army doesn't fight with stones, batons, spikes: former Indian Army Commander slams China New Delhi: Criticising the Chinese Army over the manner in which they attacked their Indian counterpart with batons and spikes during the violent standoff in Ladakh, former Ladakh Corps Commander Lieutenant General Rakesh Sharma said mature nations with professional armies do not act this way. 19-Jun-2020
Pakistan clerics continue dominance over state, religion Islamabad: Pakistan is emerging as one such nation where the clergy is enjoying uninterrupted power and hegemony over the State and religion. 18-Jun-2020
Chinese troops acted like street criminals, behaved barbarously: Report New Delhi: Chinese soldiers acted like street criminals rather than a professional army that follows ethos during the clash with Indian security personnel this week in the Galwan Valley, according to a report in The Daily Guardian. 18-Jun-2020
China's action 'pre-meditated' to spike border standoff, says India amid global warning to Beijing New Delhi/Beijing: India on Wednesday blamed China for the violent standoff between the armed forces of the two nations in the Galwan valley of Eastern Ladakh, accusing the Chinese side of 'premeditated and planned action' resulting in deaths even as geopolitical experts warn Beijing of awakening a rising power fed on nationalism under its powerful leader Narendra Modi. 17-Jun-2020
Tension escalates: India says three soldiers killed during 'violent faceoff' with China in Galwan Valley New Delhi/Beijing: The already heightened tension between India and China escalated further as an Indian Army officer and two jawans were killed during a 'violent face-off' with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley of Ladakh. 16-Jun-2020
Pakistan: CPEC gets Rs 21 bn for 2020-21, experts believe project placed in 'cold storage' Islamabad: Once it might have been considered as a game changer in Pakistan but the recent attitude towards it did not reflect much positive impression as the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2020-21 contains around Rs 21 billion allocation for projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), media reports said. 15-Jun-2020
Influence of West placed CPEC in cold storage: Noted Pakistan economist Islamabad: A noted economist has said Pakistan’s economic policies are being made in Washington and such steps have led to no mentioning of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the budget 2020-21. 15-Jun-2020
Pakistan continue to witness forceful conversion of minority girls Islamabad: Pakistan, one of the key South Asian nations that is fighting a serious COVID-19 outbreak, is still witnessing forced conversion of minority girls even at this hour of health crisis. 14-Jun-2020
China-India dispute: US official extends support to New Delhi Washington: At a time when India and China are engaged in a border dispute, Alice G Wells, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS), on Sunday said the US will stand with New Delhi against Chinese attempts to probe Indian sovereignty. 14-Jun-2020
Defence allocation shows Pak govt presented budget after Army's approval: Mirza Glasgow: Human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza on Friday criticised the Pakistan government over the budget passed by it and said the decision to allocate Rs 1.3 Trillion for defence showed it was done after the approval by the country's Army. 13-Jun-2020
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