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Pakistan: Country in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.7 million people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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Pakistan trying to revive terrorism in Chenab valley: J&K DGP


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Delhi Elections 2020: EC imposes 48-hour ban on Kapil Mishra's campaigning for 'Ind vs Pak' remark

On January 23, Mishra had tweeted, "India and Pakistan would fight on the streets of Delhi on February 8."
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Trump arrives for Davos Economic Forum [Video]Trump arrives for Davos Economic Forum

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday (January 21) for the 50th World Economic Forum.

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Man arrested in Pakistan over Pc Sharon Beshenivsky killing [Video]Man arrested in Pakistan over Pc Sharon Beshenivsky killing

A 71-year-old man has been arrested in Pakistan in connection with the murder of Pc Sharon Beshenivsky, who was shot while on duty in 2005. West Yorkshire Police said Piran Ditta Khan was held on..

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Avalanches in Kashmir kill dozens [Video]Avalanches in Kashmir kill dozens

Dozens of people have died after avalanches were triggered in both Pakistan and India-controlled Kashmir. David Doyle reports.

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The Duchess of Cambridge turns 38 [Video]The Duchess of Cambridge turns 38

As the Duchess of Cambridge celebrates her 38th birthday on January 9, we look back of her previous year and the highlights of her royal duties. Kate toured Pakistan with William, became patron of the..

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'Ring of Fire' eclipse enthralls skywatchers in Middle East, Asia [Video]'Ring of Fire' eclipse enthralls skywatchers in Middle East, Asia

A rare annular eclipse drew crowds astronomers, tourists, and devotees to witness the solar phenomenon across a broad swath of the globe. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win first home Test series in 13 years [Video]Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win first home Test series in 13 years

Pakistan celebrate their first Test victory on home soil, since the return of cricket's longest format to the country earlier this month.

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Protests continue in Pakistan in support of Kashmir [Video]Protests continue in Pakistan in support of Kashmir

Protests continue in Pakistan in support of Kashmir

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Pakistani academic Junaid Hafeez sentenced to death for blasphemy [Video]Pakistani academic Junaid Hafeez sentenced to death for blasphemy

University professor Hafeez found guilty of having insulted Prophet Muhammad and Quran verbally and on Facebook.

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Mahathir Mohamad: Muslim world 'in a state of crisis' [Video]Mahathir Mohamad: Muslim world 'in a state of crisis'

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan were notably absent from meeting of Islamic nations at the Kuala Lumpur Summit.

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Internet blackout hits India unrest, mass arrests [Video]Internet blackout hits India unrest, mass arrests

The protests that have swept India enters its second week. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is refusing to budge on the controversial citizenship law that sparked the..

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Pakistan's Musharraf calls death sentence 'personal' [Video]Pakistan's Musharraf calls death sentence 'personal'

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said a death sentence against him was the result of a vendetta, in a video released late on Wednesday. David Doyle reports.

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Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf handed death penalty in treason case [Video]Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf handed death penalty in treason case

It is the first time in the country's history a former leader has received the death sentence.

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Indian court turns down petition to stop implementation of citizenship law [Video]Indian court turns down petition to stop implementation of citizenship law

India's top court on Wednesday refused to stall the implementation of a new law that lays out a path for non-Muslim minorities from some neighbouring countries for Indian citizenship, despite violent..

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India's top court refuses to stop citizenship law's implementation [Video]India's top court refuses to stop citizenship law's implementation

Law makes it easier for non-Muslims from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan to gain Indian citizenship.

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Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death [Video]Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death in absentia in connection with a treason case.

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Buses torched as protests continue over India citizenship law [Video]Buses torched as protests continue over India citizenship law

Demonstrators torched vehicles in New Delhi on Sunday (December 15) as protests against a new citizenship law continued for a fifth straight day across the country.

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Protesters boycott exams, hunger strike against India’s Citizenship Act [Video]Protesters boycott exams, hunger strike against India’s Citizenship Act

Protesters across India continued their agitation on Saturday against the controversial religion-based Citizenship Law that allows non-Muslim persecuted minority refugees from neighbouring countries to..

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Protests flare as India passes controversial citizenship law [Video]Protests flare as India passes controversial citizenship law

India's ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday won parliamentary approval for a far-reaching citizenship law that critics say undermines the country's secular constitution, as protests..

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Wild plants offer a lifeline as staple crops fail to cope with climate change [Video]Wild plants offer a lifeline as staple crops fail to cope with climate change

Scientists say many of the wild cousins of the crops that feed the world may offer us a lifeline as the world grapples with the combined challenges of climate change and sustainably feeding an..

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London attacker released from prison last year after terrorism offenses [Video]London attacker released from prison last year after terrorism offenses

The 28 year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offenses,..

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Nepal offers to play role of mediator between India and Pakistan


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Delhi Police files FIR against BJP leader Kapil Mishra for 'India vs Pak' tweet

On January 23, Mishra had tweeted, "India and Pakistan would fight on the streets of Delhi on February 8."
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Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh should be thrown out of India, says Shiv Sena in mouthpiece Saamna

The Sena also attacked MNS chief Raj Thackeray for changing the party flag colour and shifting to Hindutva.
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Savarkar was first advocate of two-nation theory: Shashi Tharoor

Speaking at a panel discussion in Jaipur Literature Festival, Tharoor said, "The first advocate of the two-nation theory was actually VD Savarkar, as head of Hindu Mahasabha, who called upon India to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be 'thrown out' from country: Shiv Sena

The party made the statement in the wake of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's remarks that his party will take out a huge rally on February 9 in Mumbai to drive "illegal..
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Avalanche survivors in Pakistan-administered Kashmir tell of horror

Journalist Sajid Mir trekked for hours to reach villagers cut off in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
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Pak may escape Financial Action Task Force blacklist at Paris plenary

Chances of Pakistan escaping the dreaded FATF blacklist at its plenary next month in Paris have increased after it got the all clear on 14 out of 27 action plans at a recent review meet. While China..
IndiaTimes - Published

Awantipora encounter: Slain terrorist identified as most wanted Jaish member

He has been identified as a Pakistani national and the most wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist.
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'India vs Pakistan on Feb 8': EC asks Twitter to take down BJP's Kapil Mishra's tweet

Earlier on Thursday, the Election Commission sought a report from the Delhi Chief Electoral officer on the controversial tweet.
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'India vs Pakistan on Feb 8': EC issues notice to BJP's Kapil Mishra for remark on Delhi assembly elections

Mishra confirmed that he received a notice from the Election Commission regarding the matter but refused to go back on his statement, saying that he did not commit a crime by "speaking the truth."
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Will China's effort see Pakistan out of FATF 'Grey List'? All you need to know

At a meeting of the Financial Action Task Force held in Beijing, Islamabad submitted its compliance report and got support from the FATF current chair and its "all-weather friend" China and a few..
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Raj Thackeray's MNS goes saffron, backs Modi government on evicting infiltrators

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday indicated he is all set to carry forward uncle Bal Thackeray's legacy, unveiling his party's new saffron flag and announcing his support to the Modi government for..
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Afghanistan President: Pakistan still shelters insurgents

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday that Pakistan continued to give sanctuary to an insurgent group that helps the Taliban in its war against Kabul and the United States, directly..
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Pakistan defends Chinese investment after U.S. official's criticism

Pakistan on Thursday rejected criticism of the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), after a visiting U.S. official was quoted expressing apprehension over the plan.
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Imran Khan 'desperate', his remarks show 'growing sense of frustration': India on Pak PM raising Kashmir in Davos

India on Thursday slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for his call for international intervention to prevent a conflict between the "two-nuclear armed countries" over Kashmir, saying that such..
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Top News of the Day | Jan 23, 2020: Two Chinese city on lock down, India rejects Trump offer of mediation and more

In top news of the day on Thursday, January 23, 2020, we have some bad news coming in from China where novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc. In other news in India, the MEA responded to Trump..
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'No role for third party': India reiterates position on Trump's offer of mediation with Pakistan

Trump on Tuesday again offered to mediate on the Kashmir issue in his meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos.
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No role for any third party: India on Trump's new Kashmir comments

India on Thursday reiterated that there is no role for any third party on the Kashmir issue amid reports that US President Donald Trump has again offered to "help" India and Pakistan resolve the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan 'spews venom', takes to hate speech like fish to water: India at UNGA

India has once again slammed Pakistan for "spewing venom and false narratives of monumental proportions' in the United Nations about Jammu and Kashmir.
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US Congressional report says Pakistan has 'limited options' to respond to India's move on Jammu and Kashmir

The CRS has said that Pak's ability to alter the status quo through military action has been reduced in recent times, and it is likely to rely primarily on diplomacy.
DNA - Published

Sikh neta in Pak flees country after threats

Pakistani Sikh politician Radesh Singh Tony, who had contested the 2018 general polls as an Independent candidate but lost, has fled the country along with his wife and three sons due to threats from..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan has little credibility on J&K: US report

Pakistan has “limited options” to respond to India’s decision to abrogate Article 370 on Jammu & Kashmir, US Congress’s research arm, the Congressional Research Service, has said. "It can only..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ours is a secular state, theirs a theocratic one: Rajnath Singh

The youth of J&K are “nationalists” and those misleading them are the actual culprits, said defence minister Rajnath Singh, while also stressing that India could never become a theocratic state..
IndiaTimes - Published

India to ignore what Trump said on Kashmir to Imran

India is not likely to react strongly to US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir to Pakistani PM Imran Khan during their conversation in Davos even as Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan's Khan calls for U.N. action on India dispute

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Wednesday for the United Nations to help mediate between nuclear armed India and Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir.
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Nobody can dare touch any Indian Muslim, says Rajnath on apprehensions about CAA-NRC-NPR

Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Shatabdi Nagar here, the BJP leader said religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh were living a "life of..
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Preston sisters killed in Pakistan gas blast 'inseparable'

Nadia, 18, and Maria Rehman, 24, were in Pakistan for the anniversary of their grandfather's death.
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No scope for third party mediation on Kashmir: Govt sources after Trump's fresh offer for help

There is no role for any third party on the Kashmir issue, government sources asserted on Wednesday in response to US President Donald Trump's fresh offer to "help" India and Pakistan resolve the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Zindagi Tamasha: Pakistan film suspended after religious uproar

Officials warned of unrest after an Islamist party objected to the portrayal of a struggling cleric.
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Before CAA, string of government orders made it impossible for Muslim migrants to get Indian citizenship

The most significant GO is the October 22, 2018 amendment to the Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950 and Foreigners Act, 1946, discriminating against Muslims and atheists for the grant of long-term..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan has 'limited options' to respond to India's decision on J&K: US Congress think tank

Pakistan's leadership has "limited options" to respond to India's decision on J&K as many analysts view that Islamabad has "little credibility" on the issue given its long history of covertly..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan, 'even America' are theocratic states, India is secular: Rajnath


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VHP to help 1.5 cr refugees get Indian citizenship

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will help over 1.5 crore refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh to get Indian citizenship.
IndiaTimes - Published

'Talking about Kashmir': Donald Trump after Davos meeting with Pak PM Imran Khan

Trump met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Donald Trump says he's discussing Kashmir issue with Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan are “working together on some borders” and discussing the Kashmir issue ahead of Trump's visit to India..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump says U.S. ready to 'help' in India-Pakistan Kashmir dispute

President Donald Trump said the United States was watching developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir "very closely" and was prepared to help if necessary, but did not say how.
Reuters - Published

CDS General Rawat says difficult to predict war scenario with Pakistan

Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Monday said it was very difficult to predict if a scenario of a war with Pakistan would emerge or not but all the defence services were prepared to take on any..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K DGP supports establishment of deradicalisation centres

Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday supported the idea of setting up deradicalisation centres for youth, who have gone astray, in the trouble torn union territory. "In recent times,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan & Bangladesh too got citizenship: Nirmala Sitharaman

Pointing out that states cannot refuse to implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act as “that is against law and the Constitution”, Union finance minister said here on Sunday that as many as 2,838..
IndiaTimes - Published

550 Delhi Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan on Baisakhi


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Muslim would be asked documents to prove their nationality: Shashi Tharoor

Speaking at the Kerala Literature Festival, Tharoor also said that during the National Population Register (NPR) enumeration, Muslims would be asked to produce documents to prove their nationality...
IndiaTimes - Published

Gandhi wanted to spend 15 August, 1947 in Pakistan: Book

This was, however, neither tokenism nor a gesture of support for a country carved out of multifaith India in the name of one religion, Islam, the author writes in "Gandhi's Hinduism: The Struggle..
IndiaTimes - Published

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Sarwan Ali Palijo Wiki, Age, Bio, Girlfriends, Income & More Sarwan Ali Palijo also known as Sarwan Ali Palijo is a young famous Pakistani model. He is best known for his model and acting videos on..
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Pakistan setting up high-tech cameras, signal towers near LoC: Intelligence Reports

This is being done to safeguard the terrorist launch pads in case India launches a counter-terror operation, intelligence sources added
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Congress remained oblivious to persecution of minorities in Pakistan since Independence: Smriti Irani


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Pakistan foreign office summons Indian diplomat


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Those opposing CAA are anti-Dalits: Amit Shah

The controversial law promises citizenship to "illegal immigrants" belonging to minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who fled religious persecution in the three countries.
DNA - Published

Nehru, Gandhi supported idea of helping persecuted minorities in 1947: JP Nadda on CAA

"Both Jawaharlal Nehru and Gandhi Ji had supported the idea of helping persecuted minorities in Pakistan in 1947. Nehru had said that in 1948 that the relief fund should help the persecuted people in..
DNA - Published

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