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Mehndi, Independence Day, Pakistan, 14 August

“Is this Mehndi function or Independence Day event?” — Twitterati get confused

An Independence Day function in Islamabad on Aug 14 drew attention of Twitteri as they objected to dance performances in the event, linking it with that of a wedding...

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Pakistanis to celebrate Eidul Azha (Bakra Eid) on July 10

The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, the moon sighting body of Pakistan, has reported that the Zilhajj crescent was not sighted on Wednesday and consequently the Eidul Azha will...

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Sindh minister shocks Twitterati as he credits Bilawal for Pakistan’s positive progress in exiting FATF ‘grey list’

Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on June 17 surprised social media users after he credited new Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari after...

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Imran gives six-day ultimatum to govt to announce election date

After a packed day of political drama and violence across Pakistan, PTI chairman Imran Khan gave Thursday (May 26) morning a six-day ultimatum to the PML-N government to...

Pakistan drought UN

Pakistan listed among drought-hit countries by UN

Pakistan is listed among the 23 countries by the United Nations that are facing drought emergencies in the last two years, stated a report released by the United Nations...

Pakistan heatwave

Pakistan parched and pummelled by blistering heatwave

Story by AFP Pakistan was in the grip of a heatwave on Friday, with parts of the nation previously scalded by temperatures of nearly 50 degrees Celsius as officials...

US, Karachi University, blast

US condemns Karachi University suicide attack targeting Chinese nationals

The United States condemned the terrorist attack at the University of Karachi that killed four people, including three Chinese nationals. At least four people were...

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Pakistan’s progress linked to giving fair space to freedom of expression: US

Restrictions on freedom of expression undermine Pakistan’s image and its ability to progress, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. During a press briefing on...

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Pakistan PM’s delegation faces ‘wrath’ of people at Masjid-e-Nabvi

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif along with his delegation, who is in Saudi Arabia on a three-day official visit, was confronted by “angry” Pakistani protesters –...

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India hopes for relationship reset with Pakistan after Shehbaz Sharif election

Story by AFP India hopes that Pakistan’s new prime minister Shehbaz Sharif will herald a diplomatic thaw between the two nuclear-armed foes after years of...