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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 212.2 million. It is the 33rd-largest country by area, 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 to 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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Pashtun community from Pakistan protests at UN in Geneva [Video]

Pashtun community from Pakistan protests at UN in Geneva

Pashtun community from Pakistan protested outside the office of United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The protestors held pictures of people abducted in Pakistan. Protestors demanded UN to take..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:08Published
Extrajudicial killings in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan not acceptable: Activist at UNHRC [Video]

Extrajudicial killings in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan not acceptable: Activist at UNHRC

National Equality Party JKGBL, Chairman Sajjad Raja while speaking at UNHRC's 44th session on July 09 said that the extrajudicial killings taking place in Pakistan occupied so called 'Azad' Kashmir and..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:41Published
'Assessing legal options': MEA on Pakistan's claim on Kulbhushan Jadhav [Video]

'Assessing legal options': MEA on Pakistan's claim on Kulbhushan Jadhav

On Kulbhushan Jadhav, the official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Anurag Srivastava said that legal options are being assessed. He said, "We had pointed out how Pakistan's claim..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:27Published
"Will take revenge for every drop of blood": Ravinder Raina on gruesome killings of Wasim Bari and family [Video]

"Will take revenge for every drop of blood": Ravinder Raina on gruesome killings of Wasim Bari and family

BJP's state president, Ravinder Raina reacted on the deaths of former Bandipora BJP president Sheikh Wasim Bari, along with his father and brother by the terrorists. He said, "Pakistan's terrorists..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:18Published
Kulbhushan Jadhav refused to file review petition against death sentence: Pakistan [Video]

Kulbhushan Jadhav refused to file review petition against death sentence: Pakistan

According to Pakistan's Additional Attorney General Ahmed Irfan, Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file a review petition against the death sentence imposed on him."On 17 June 2020,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:11Published
Woman killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J and K's Poonch [Video]

Woman killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J and K's Poonch

A woman was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Lanjote village in Poonch on July 7 after heavy selling by Pakistan. Another person has also been seriously injured in the incident. The injured person has..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:42Published
Anti-China protests in PoK against illegal construction of dams [Video]

Anti-China protests in PoK against illegal construction of dams

Residents of Muzaffarabad held protest against China and Pakistan, opposing the construction of dams on Neelam and Jhelum rivers. A protestor said, "Agreement for the dams was signed between..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:51Published
Pakistan's economy: People-friendly budget as recession looms [Video]

Pakistan's economy: People-friendly budget as recession looms

Pakistan's economy was already struggling and the coronavirus pandemic added to its strain.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:16Published
Pakistan deadly attacks: Armed group says violence is necessary [Video]

Pakistan deadly attacks: Armed group says violence is necessary

A group known as the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) says its fighters carried out the attack.

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Indian Embassy officials in Pakistan return home after govt reduces staff strength [Video]

Indian Embassy officials in Pakistan return home after govt reduces staff strength

Pakistan sent back Indian diplomatic staff after India asked the neighbouring country to reduce its diplomatic staff by half here. The step came after the arrest of two Pakistani spies this month,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:17Published
Pakistan mango farmers hit hard by COVID-19, locust attacks [Video]

Pakistan mango farmers hit hard by COVID-19, locust attacks

Suspended flights and high freight charges have brought down exports, and locust attacks have severely damaged the fruit.

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Security tightens outside Mumbai's Taj Hotel after receiving threat call from Pakistan [Video]

Security tightens outside Mumbai's Taj Hotel after receiving threat call from Pakistan

Security tightened outside Taj Hotel and nearby areas on June 30. The step was taken after the hotel administration received a threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller..

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Pakistan: 4 killed in attack on Karachi stock exchange [Video]

Pakistan: 4 killed in attack on Karachi stock exchange

Security officials kill gunmen who stormed the building in Pakistan's commercial capital.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published
PoK roads in shambles as admin-businessmen alliance continues to exploit exchequer [Video]

PoK roads in shambles as admin-businessmen alliance continues to exploit exchequer

This road connects a densely populated Chinari village with the highway leading to capital Muzaffarabad of illegally occupied region of PoK. The result of this condition is that a 51km distance becomes..

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At least three dead after gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange [Video]

At least three dead after gunmen attack Karachi stock exchange

Police officers have been examining the scene of the Pakistan Stock Exchange, after gunmen opened fire on the financial centre killing at least three people.Among the dead are two guards and a..

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4 terrorists who attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange killed by security forces in Karachi [Video]

4 terrorists who attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange killed by security forces in Karachi

As per Pakistan media, around four terrorists who attacked Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi were killed by security forces. They stormed the Pakistan Stock Exchange building on June 29 and opened..

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250-300 terrorists stationed in launch pads across LoC ready to infiltrate into India, says Indian Army

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Intel warns of possible Pakistani BAT 'action' on Indian security forces in two sectors in J&K

Security forces at India-Pakistan border have been put on high alert after an intelligence input revealed that terrorists are trying to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir.According to the input, "There is..
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2 terrorists killed in J&K's Kupwara; ammunition, Pakistan currency recovered

Two terrorists were killed in an ambush by the Indian Army at Nougam sector in north Kashmir along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday. The Army recovered arms and ammunition, along with Pakistani..
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US bans PIA operations over dubious licences issue: Report

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The US has imposed a ban on Pakistan International Airlines flights for at least six months, citing dubious pilots’ licenses, according to a media report on Friday. On Tuesday, the European Union..
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Army jawan martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K's Rajouri

A jawan was martyred after the Pakistan army violated the ceasefire yet again in the Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
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Perpetrators of heinous terror attacks continue to enjoy 'state hospitality' in Pak: India at UN

India has slammed Pakistan for not acting on the concrete evidences shared by it on several terrorist attacks, including the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and pointed out..
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Coronavirus: The British-Pakistani doctors saving lives in both countries

From his laptop in Essex, Dr Tahir Akhtar is advising Pakistani doctors on treating coronavirus patients.
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India says assessing legal option in Kulbushan Jadhav case, committed to protecting lives of nationals

India on Thursday said it is assessing all legal options in the case related to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav, who is on death row in Pakistan and assured that it is committed to protecting the life..
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Two Lashkar terrorists, including one Pakistani, behind Wasim Bari's killing; all 10 PSOs to be dismissed

Wasim Bari, his brother, and father were shot at when they were sitting at a shop adjacent to their home opposite Bandipora police station.
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Pakistan's claim Jadhav against review plea a farce: India

India dismissed as a “continuation of a farce” Pakistan’s claim on Wednesday that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file a review petition against his death sentence and only wants..
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Govt should move ICJ in Jadhav case: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday urged the government to step up international pressure on Pakistan and move the International Court of Justice to enable Indian death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav to file a..
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Pakistan's claim on Kulbhushan Jadhav seeks to mask its reticence to implement ICJ judgment, says India


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Pakistan claims Kulbhushan Jadhav refuses to file review petition, wants to go ahead with mercy plea

"On June 17, 2020, Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav was invited to file a petition for review and reconsideration of his sentence and conviction. Exercising his legal right he refused to file a..
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Pak must introspect why it's universally acknowledged as 'epicentre' of terrorism: India at UN

Hitting out at Pakistan for peddling “false narratives” against it, India has asked Islamabad that it must introspect about why it is universally acknowledged as the "international epicentre" of..
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J&K: At least one civilian killed as Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch

Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with Small Arms & intense shelling with Mortars along the Line of Control (LoC).
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India tops worst-hit countries with ‘no community transmission’

India is in the company of Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Kuwait, as countries that maintain they have not reached the community transmission stage despite having over 50,000 cases of..
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MEA gets new point persons for crucial countries like US, Pak and Nepal

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) this month will have 3 new joint secretaries, or point persons, taking up some of the toughest assignments in the ministry, including handling countries like..
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Japan allows import of mangoes from Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: The Japanese government on Monday temporarily allowed import of mangoes from Pakistan. According to the Ministry of National Food Security and Rese­arch, exporters despatched three..
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Hurriyat members in dock over sale of Pakistan medical seats in J&K


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Pakistan was grooming J&K ex-DSP, says NIA in chargesheet


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England confirm Pakistan Tests and Ireland ODIs

England will host Pakistan in a three-Test series starting on 5 August, after three one-day internationals against Ireland.
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England v Pakistan and Ireland: Rescheduled series confirmed

England will host Pakistan in a three-Test series starting on 5 August, after three one-day internationals against Ireland.
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Pakistani officials were using suspended J&K cop to obtain sensitive info: NIA


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114 Indians stranded in Pakistan to be repatriated through Attari-Wagah border on July 9

As many as 114 Indian nationals who are currently stranded in Pakistan due to Covid-19 related travel restrictions will be repatriated to India through the Attari-Wagah border on July 9, as per a..
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India focussed on LAC, Pakistan breaches truce to push ultras


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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

Pakistan violated the ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in forward area of J&K’s Poonch district on Sunday evening, an Army spokesperson said. This is the second breach of..
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Amid China standoff, Pakistan ups infiltration bids across LoC

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Construction work at Hindu temple site in Pakistan halted China’s ministry of agriculture


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Vice President Naidu condoles death of Sikh pilgrims in road accident in Pakistan

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday condoled the death of Sikh pilgrims in a road accident in Pakistan. At least 29 people, mostly Pakistani Sikh pilgrims, were killed when a mini-bus carrying..
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PM Modi condoles death of Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan accident


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Sikh pilgrims in deadly Pakistan train crash

At least 19 die as an express train hits a van carrying the pilgrims near the city of Lahore.
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India registers strong protest at unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan

Sources said that Pakistani forces have carried out 2432 unprovoked ceasefire violations carried out by Pakistan forces this year till now.
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India conveys protest to Pakistan over unprovoked ceasefire violations along LoC, IB

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First China, now Pakistan: How India's battling on two fronts

Indian and Chinese troops remain deployed eyeball-to-eyeball along the country's northern boundary, the unmarked and contested Line of Actual Control, which saw tensions rise in early May. Both sides..
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India blacklists Pakistani organiser of Bollywood events in Houston

The matter was raised by Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale from Mumbai south-central constituency.
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Sky is the limit for Pakistan's metal artist

He trained in electrical engineering, but Nasim Yousufzai's life is about metal sculptures and creations.
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2 Pakistan soldiers killed in retaliatory fire along LoC


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India rejects Pakistan's 'absurd' comments on Karachi terror attack


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Pakistan army resorts to firing along LoC in two sectors in Poonch

Pakistani troops resorted to firing in various forward areas in twin sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, prompting the Indian Army to give a..
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India & Pakistan exchange list of civilian prisoners


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Pakistani army appoints first female lieutenant general

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Europe suspends Pakistan's PIA flights over fake pilot licence scandal

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Pakistani terrorist killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Rajouri

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J&K DGP rewards BSF team that shot Pak drone


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