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Pakistan PM Praises Afghans For Breaking 'Shackles Of Slavery' Amid Taliban Takeover

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Endorsing the crisis in Afghanistan amid the resurgence of the Taliban, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that becoming a mental slave was worse than being an actual slave.

‘Want Afghans To Thrive, Not Simply Survive’: Pakistan FM

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the political settlement in Afghanistan is the only way forward.


Pakistan Closes Torkham Border Point Taken Over By Taliban

However, the Chaman border point with the Afghanistan will remain open.

Pakistan Govt Repairs Temple Damaged In Mob Attack Before Returning It To Hindu Community

Aug 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The development comes five days after a group attacked the temple in Bhong, a town in eastern Punjab province, damaging statues and burning down the temple's main door.


Pakistan Records Highest Single-Day Covid Spike In 10 Months

With 5,234 new cases in one day, Sunday's spike has been the highest since June 20 last year, with the total tally of cases in Pakistan reaching 678,165.

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31 July, 2021

Pakistan Imposes Lockdown In Karachi As Covid-19 Cases Surge

Associated Press (AP)

The new restrictions include the closure of all tourist resorts, beaches, hotels, restaurants, shopping centres, parks, and other public places.


31 July, 2021

Media Can Act As A Bridge To Ensure Peace In Pakistan And Afghanistan: Pak Army Chief Bajwa

Outlook Web Desk

Army Chief said 'Peace in Afghanistan is Pakistan’s earnest desire because peace of the two countries is interlinked'


26 July, 2021

Imran Khan's PTI Wins Majority Seats In PoK Polls Marred By Violence, Opposition Alleges Rigging

Outlook Web Bureau

The Tehreek-e-Insaf party, led by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, is expected to form the next government in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) after winning a majority in the legislative assembly elections.


24 July, 2021

People Of Kashmir To Decide Whether To Join Pakistan Or Become An 'Independent State': Pakistan PM

Outlook Web Desk

The response came after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz addressing an election gathering in PoK on July 18 said that a decision had been taken to change the status of Kashmir and make it a province.


23 July, 2021

Pakistan Rejects India's Remarks On Abduction Of Afghan Ambassador's Daughter

Outlook Web Bureau

Silsila Alikhil, the 26-year-old daughter of Afghan Ambassador Najibullah Alikhil, was abducted and held for several hours by unidentified men in Islamabad last Friday.


19 July, 2021

No Evidence That Afghan Envoy’s Daughter Was Kidnapped: Pak Police

PTI

Silsila Alikhil, the 26-year-old daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan Najibullah Alikhil was abducted, tortured and assaulted on Friday by unknown persons in Islamabad.


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19 July, 2021

Afghanistan Recalls Ambassador From Islamabad After Daughter's Abduction, Pak Calls It 'Unfortunate'

PTI

Afghanistan decided to recall its Ambassador and other senior diplomats from Islamabad following reports of torture and abduction of the ambassador's daughter.


02 July, 2021

Drone Spotted Over Indian High Commission Complex In Islamabad

Outlook Web Bureau

It is learnt that the drone was spotted late last week.


23 June, 2021

Pakistan Receives 2 Million More Doses Of Sinovac Vaccine From China

PTI

On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 950,768 after 930 new cases were reported


11 June, 2021

Pakistan Assembly Passes Bill To Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav Right To Appeal

Outlook Web Bureau

Kulbhushan Jadhav, the 51-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.


10 June, 2021

Pakistan To Hold Legislative Assembly Polls In PoK On July 25

Outlook Web Bureau

The elections will be held to elect 45 representatives of the legislative assembly, including 33 in PoK and 12 for Kashmiri migrants.


04 June, 2021

Gunmen Kill 2 Pakistani Policemen Overnight In Islamabad

Associated Press (AP)

Officers launches search efforts to arrest Gunmen who killed two policemen during patrolling in Islamabad, Pakistan


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02 June, 2021

Pakistan Super League's Reschedule Delays National Team's Departure To England Until June 25

Associated Press (AP)

With the PSL final pushed back by four days, the national team will leave for England on June 25. The first ODI is scheduled for July 8 in Cardiff.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

LSTV/PTI Photo

India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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