Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022


Yasir Shah’s Name In Rape FIR ‘Not Good’ For Pakistan Cricket: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah was named in an FIR a couple of days back for aiding his friend Farhan in kidnapping a minor girl, raping her and making compromising videos. Both Yasir and his friend are absconding since then.

Pakistan To Garner OIC Aid For Afghanistan; Persuading Taliban For Image Makeover

Dec 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Pakistan's top diplomat said: Several foreign ministers from the 57-member OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) are meeting in Islamabad on Sunday to explore ways to aid Afghanistan while navigating the difficult political realities of its Taliban-run government.

Pakistan Foreign Minister Warns International Community Of Isolating Afghanistan

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Taliban were interested in having communication with the world, so that their government is recognised.

Pakistan: Authorities Restore Land For Construction Of First Hindu Temple In Islamabad

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

After the Islamabad authorities told a top court that the allotment for the construction of the city's first Hindu Temple was cancelled, it has now been restored after public outrage.

Pakistan Tour Of Bangladesh 2021: Mohammad Hafeez Withdraws From T20 Series

The three-match T20I series between Pakistan and Bangladesh will be held in Dhaka on November 19, 20, and 22.

07 November, 2021

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Lifts Ban On Extremist Group TLP To End Anti-Government Agitation

Outlook Web Desk

After demonstrating violent protests to force the government to expel the French ambassador over the issue of blasphemous cartoons published in France, the TLP was declared as a proscribed organisation in April this year.

06 November, 2021

Afghan Rights Activist, 3 Other Women Slain, 2 Suspects Held

Associated Press (AP)

The suspects confessed to luring the women to the house in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, Sayed Khosti, the spokesman of the Taliban-run Interior Ministry, said in a video statement posted on Twitter.

10 October, 2021

Man Behind Pakistan’s Nuclear Programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan Passes

Outlook Web Desk

The deceased Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan was considered father of Pakistan’s nuclear programme.

09 October, 2021

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US To Contain Islamic State

Outlook Web Desk

Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.

06 October, 2021

Pakistan's ISI chief Faiz Hameed Transferred, Posted As Peshawar Corps Commander

Outlook Web Desk

In a surprise move head of spy agency ISI Faiz Hameed has been transferred, however his replacement has not been announced.

17 September, 2021

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Meets Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi To Discuss Afghan Issue

Associated Press (AP)

The discussion centered on Afghanistan and other bilateral issues, with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan underscoring his country's vital interest in a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan.


12 September, 2021

‘Lived In Kabul Right Under The Nose Of Adversaries’: Taliban Spokesman

Outlook Web Desk

The Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has claimed that he lived in Kabul and studied at the Haqqania seminary in Nowshera in northwest Pakistan.

10 September, 2021

'Isolating Afghanistan Will Have Serious Consequences For Entire World': Pakistan FM

Outlook Web Desk

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi urged international community to adopt a ‘positive approach’ towards Afghanistan.

10 September, 2021

Pakistan Refutes Reports Aiding Taliban In Panjshir Offensive

Outlook Web Desk

In its statement, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said: ‘malicious allegations were part of a desperate attempt to malign Pakistan and to mislead the international community’.

07 September, 2021

Pakistan Not Setting Up New Camps For Afghan Refugees: Interior Minister


Rashid said that there are no Afghan refugees at the border and the government has not established any camp in the area

06 September, 2021

Pakistan Intelligence Chief Meets Mullah Baradar In Afghanistan: Taliban

Outlook Web Desk

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed visit to the war torn country comes amidst the Taliban preparing its plan for the government formation.

27 August, 2021

Pakistan Helps US Embassy, Prepares To Welcome 4,000 Evacuees From Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

About 4,000 people, including the Afghans who supported the NATO forces during the war, will be brought to Karachi and Islamabad for stay before being flown to the US.


26 August, 2021

Imran Khan Says 'Positive Engagement' With Kabul Could Avert Humanitarian Crisis In Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said it could ensure peace and stability in the country.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz