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Pakistan, China, FIA, wives, harassment, travel documents, human trafficking, Chinese men

Pakistani wives of Chinese men reach court against FIA

In a dramatic turn of event, couple of Pakistani women approach the Lahore High Court against the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claiming harassment at the hands of...

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Dollar breaks its own record to hit 150 against the rupee

Story by Reuters The rupee continued to fall to record lows on Friday, after the government agreed in principle to a $6 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund...

Qamar Zaman Kaira, PPP, road accident, son, death

PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira’s son killed in road accident

Qamar Zaman Kaira, a leader of the Pakistan People’s Party, suffered the loss of his life when his son died in a road accident today (May 17) in Lalamusa, Punjab....

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Govt underlines ‘austerity measures’ it has taken to save money

An amount of Rs 224 million has been saved by the President Secretariat since the incumbent Government took over, as part of the drive to slash expenses by adopting...

Pakistan rupee, dollar, IMF, Fitch Pakistan, dollar, rupee, Pakistani rupee, rupee, dollar, IMF, bailout package

Pakistani rupee hits all-time low after agreement with IMF

Pakistan’s rupee currency fell more than 3.6% against the dollar on Thursday following an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a $6 billion loan that is...

Maulana Tariq Jameel, Ramazan, actors, artists

Can actors hold Ramazan transmission? Here’s what Maulana Tariq Jameel says

Noted religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel believes that actors and artists can conduct the Ramazan transmission and there is nothing wrong in it. He was speaking in...

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Pakistan airspace restrictions extended to May 30

Story by Reuters Pakistan has extended airspace restrictions until the end of May, a civil aviation official said on Thursday, forcing foreign carriers to take costly...

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HIV outbreak sparks panic in Sindh district

Story by AFP Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly...

SBP, foreign currency, Pakistan, US dollar, Pakistani rupee

US dollar reaches all-time high to Rs 146

The US dollar registered its all-time high mark of Rs 146.2 against Pakistani rupee in the open market on May 15, Wednesday. The dollar reached the all-time high in...

China, Pakistan, bride. Human trafficking, complaints

China withholds visa of 90 Pakistani brides, here’s why

Reacting to complaints of human smuggling, the Chinese Embassy has withheld visas for 90 Pakistani “brides”, who planned to travel to China with their spouses. A...