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UN rights experts urge India to end communications shutdown in Kashmir

UN human rights experts have called on India to end the crackdown on freedom of expression and peaceful protests in Indian-Administered Kashmir this month.

Court rejects Qandeel Baloch’s parents plea to pardon sons

The judge disallowed the appeal under the Anti-Honour Killing Laws which prevents killers from walking free after being pardoned by the victim's family.

Will no longer seek dialogue with India, says PM Imran

PM Imran Khan said India might launch a deceptive false-flag operation in Kashmir to justify action against Pakistan.

Lawyer files contempt petition against PM Imran over Aafia-Afridi swap statement

The petitioner argued that there is no law in the country under which, Dr Shakil Afridi can be handed over to the United State.

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to ICJ

“We have taken the decision after considering all legal aspects of the Kashmir dispute between the countries,” Qureshi told the channel.

Army to help polio teams vaccinate children in far flung areas

The Pakistan Army has assured the government to provide full support to polio teams to reach out to the children in far flung areas of the country.

Fast Bowler Hassan Ali ties the knot with Indian girl Samiya

The Pakistani pacer will not be a part of the pre-season camp in the first week on account of his wedding. Also, he will not be attending a scheduled fitness test on August 20.

Imran Khan, Donald Trump discuss Kashmir on phone call

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman has assured Prime Minister Imran Khan of full support on Kashmir issue.

Pak Army Chief gets three-year extension in service

"The decision has been taken in view of the regional security environment," said the notification signed by PM Khan.

Shahzad receives one-year ban for doping code violation

Shahzad admitted the violation and a twelve-month suspension has been imposed, backdated to 17 January 2017, the date of his sample collection.

63 die, 180 injured in Kabul wedding hall blast

At least 63 people lost their lives when a suicide bomber exploded himself in a wedding hall in Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday night.

‘3.1 m children aren’t receiving recommended nutrition in Pakistan’

The survey further revealed that more than 44,000 children die every year due to preventable disease such as diarrhoea and pneumonia in the country.

PM directs to impose complete ban on the use of polythene bags

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will kick off `Plant for Pakistan' campaign from August 18 (Sunday) with the theme of `One person, two trees'.

Opposition leaders to meet on Aug 19 to discuss Kashmir

The meeting is called on August 19 by the leader of the united opposition and chief of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazal Maulana Fazlur Rahman.

BNP-Mengal leader among 4 shot dead in Khuzdar

Central leader of the BNP-Mengal Amanullah Zehri along with three others was killed in a firing incident in Khuzdar district of Balochistan on Friday night.

Two million Hajj pilgrims converge in Arafat

About two million Hajj pilgrims from around the world on Saturday converged in Arafat to perform the main ritual of the Hajj ‘Waqoof-e-Arafat’.