Category: News

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‘I feel safer in Pakistan than any other country,’ says Shaniera Akram

Shaniera Akram on Sep 18 responded to the New Zealand cricket team’s last-minute cancellation of their tour for which they cited “security” concerns....

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Karachi’s Smart School in hot water for torturing student’s parents over fees

Sindh’s education department has suspended the registration of The Smart School (Safoora branch) for keeping children under illegal confinement and torturing their...

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Punjab MPA Hina Butt shares new snaps on social media

Punjab MPA Hina Butt has shared a new picture of herself on Twitter, showing the legislator at a gathering of her family. The MPA is quite active on social media, and...

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Pakistan wants Taliban to be given time to run government

Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Thursday said that the Taliban should be given time to form government and run country’s affairs. He said this in...

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Malala wants Pakistan to accommodate Afghan refugees

Nobel prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousufzai on Thursday called upon the Pakistani government to welcome and facilitate Afghan refugees as it has been...

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Pakistan decides to launch amnesty scheme for holders of more than one passport

The Ministry of Interior has decided to launch amnesty scheme for the holders of more than one Pakistani passport. Under the plan, the people who hold more than one...

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Pakistan lowers coronavirus vaccination eligibility age to 15

The Pakistan government has decided to further lower the age of those eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine to 15 years. The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC)...

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‘Start wearing short dresses, I will support you,” Shahbaz Gill tells Gharidah Farooqi

Government spokesperson Shahbaz Gill dispelled the impression of government serving as a moral police for women and asked TV anchor Gharidah Farooqi to “start wearing...

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Remote learning is setting back 23pc of Pakistani children: Unicef

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Thursday said hundreds of millions of children in South Asia are suffering because their schools have been closed due to...

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20 million Pakistani children still out of school: report

A report jointly issued by the Sindh Education and Literacy Department and the Japan International Corporation Agency suggests that at least 20 million children are...