Pakistan Afghanistan Border: Soldier injured in terrorist fire from across
Pak-Afghan border in second attack this week. The Inter-Services Public
Relations (ISPR) said that terrorists from the Afghan side of the
international border opened fire on a military checkpost in Pakistan.
Poverty in Pakistan increasing.
number of poor living below the national poverty line has actually grown
rapidly under the PTI owing to the ongoing economic slowdown made worse by
the Covid-19 pandemic. The IMF has recently predicted that the percentage of
population living in poverty will grow to 40pc from (as per official claims)
24.3pc in 2015.
Afghan Peace Process: The challenge ahead (Dawn Editorial April 23rd
PRESIDENT Joe Biden has announced that all US troops will be unconditionally
withdrawn from Afghanistan by Sept 11.
arrested in Lahore motorway gang rape: Punjab govt
"robbers" allegedly raped the woman at gunpoint in Gujjarpura area on
Wednesday while she was waiting for help on the motorway after her car
developed a fault.
Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist. Pakistan issued
sweeping financial sanctions against Afghanistan’s Taliban, just as the
militant group is in the midst of U.S.-led peace process in the neighboring
Savera': A Manifesto for the Dawn of Hope.
Pakistani film is based on the Bengali novel 'Padma Nadir Majhi' but
reinvents the story for its medium and altered geopolitical situation
Sindh working on
increasing hospitals' capacity for Covid-19 patients in Karachi as space
running out. According to
a document from the health department dated May 28, there are currently 226
beds for Covid-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs) across the
Bibi's Brother-In-Law's Body Found With Throat Slit
According to the FIR, Younus had gone to his farms on May 24 and did not
return home at night. His body with throat slit was traced in the farm the
indicted in Minnesota on terrorism charge. A Pakistani doctor and
former Mayo Clinic researcher has been indicted on one count of attempting
to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization after
authorities say he told paid FBI informants that he pledged allegiance to
the Islamic State group and wanted to carry out lone wolf attacks in the
Pakistanis laid-off in various Gulf countries. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that 46,743
stranded Pakistanis had registered themselves with Pakistan's missions for
repatriation to the homeland.
Overturns Conviction in Death of Daniel Pearl The Sindh High Court also acquitted three others accused in the case: Fahad
Naseem, Sheikh Adil, and Salman Saqib, who were earlier sentenced to life in
prison. The defendants were also collectively fined $32,000.
India’s Self-Inflicted Foreign Policy Challenges in 2020.
While the Modi government secured some notable gains during its time in
office thus far, challenges lie ahead this year and beyond
stones and shoes at Women's Day marchers in Pakistan. Women and men joined the event in Islamabad, the largest such rally in
the country, for what is known in Pakistan as the Aurat March, using the
Urdu word for women.
moves SC against IHC orders in foreign funding case Prime
Minister Imran Khan on Saturday challenged the Islamabad High Court's (IHC)
orders to recognise Akbar S. Babar a member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
(PTI) and revert the foreign funding case to the Election Commission of
Wheat, flour crisis
is artificial: Khusro. The
Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Khusro Bakhtiar,
claimed in the Senate that four million tons of wheat were available in the
public sector and even at the end of the season, 0.85 million tonnes would
still be available in stocks.
protest over Iran's inaction against terrorists behind Ormara incident
Pakistan has lodged protest with Iran for its inaction not taking
action against the group behind the killing of 14 passengers in Ormara, Balochistan.
PM, army chief
discuss security matters Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of
the Army Staff Gen Qamar Bajwa on Thursday held security consultations.