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Army Chief Naravane Vows To Show 'Zero Tolerance' To Terror Activities

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In a significant move aimed at reducing tensions, the Indian and Pakistani armies on February 25 last year announced that they would cease firing across the LoC while recommitting themselves to a 2003 ceasefire agreement.

Pakistan Willing To Make Peace With India Under New National Security Policy: Report

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

The new National Security Policy of Pakistan, separately endorsed by the National Security Committee and the Cabinet last month, is scheduled to be formally unveiled by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.


22 People Including Children Freeze To Death In Pakistan's Murree As Heavy Snowfall Traps Cars

The Pakistan government had reportedly warned tourists to avoid visiting the Murree in anticipation of heavy snowfall.

PCB Awards 2021: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Hasan Ali Hog Limelight In Virtual Ceremony

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Nida Dar was chosen the Women’s Cricketer of the Year award for her all-round performances. Shaheen Shah Afridi bagged the Impactful Performance of the Year for his 3/31 against India in T20 World Cup 2021.


No Consensus On Holding SAARC Summit, India Says Days After Pakistan Offers Venue

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said Islamabad was ready to host the SAARC summit and that India could attend it virtually if it does not want to participate in-person.

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30 December, 2021

Pakistan Acquires 25 Multirole J-10C Fighter Jets From China In Response To India's Rafale Purchase

PTI

Pakistan's Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid kept on mispronouncing the newly acquired J-10C fighter jets as JS-10. These fighter jets are acquired through China in response to India's recent purchase of French Rafale aircrafts.


29 December, 2021

NIA Files Third Charge Sheet In Hizbul Mujahideen Narco-Terror Case

Outlook Web Desk

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation in May last year. Earlier, a charge sheet against 12 accused was filed by the NIA in this case.


28 December, 2021

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: Pakistan Lodges Strong Protest Against Hate Speech In India

Seema Guha

While India is quick to protest the treatment of religious minorities in Pakistan, the country summoned Indian Charge d'Affaires in Islamabad, Suresh Kumar over the open call for violence against Muslims in an event in Haridwar.


21 December, 2021

Information And Broadcasting Ministry Issues Order For Blocking 20 Anti-India YouTube Channels And Two Websites

Outlook Web Desk

Of the 20 YouTube channels, the information and broadcasting minister said 15 were run by the Naya Pakistan Group(NPG).


21 December, 2021

Taking Law Into Hands, Against Teachings Of Quran: Pakistan Apex Religious Body

PTI

After a Sri Lankan national was lynched on the suspicion of blasphemy in Pakistan, the country's highest religious body has said that taking law in hands was against the teachings of Quean, Sharia and the constitution.


20 December, 2021

Muhammad Huraira, Shoaib Malik's Nephew, Becomes 2nd Youngest Pakistani To Hit Triple Ton

Outlook Web Bureau

Muhammad Huraira, 19 years and 239 days, reached the milestone in 327 balls on the third day of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match between Northern and Balochistan. Batting great Javed Miandad holds the Pakistani record.


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20 December, 2021

PAK vs NZ: To Make Up For 2021 Loss, New Zealand Cricket Team To Tour Pakistan Twice In 2022-23

Soumitra Bose

The New Zealand cricket team had abandoned their tour of Pakistan earlier this year due to security reasons. The Blackcaps will now make good that in the next cycle.


18 December, 2021

Pakistan Was Rich In Resources But Bhutto Family Used Them Unfairly: PM Imran Khan

PTI

In a recent interview, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said, poor countries are poor not because they lack resources but because their leadership is corrupt. At the same time, he took a dig at the Bhutto and Sharif families, blaming them for exploiting Pakistan's resources.


18 December, 2021

Pakistan To Rally Muslim Countries To Help Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

Pakistan is rallying Muslim countries to help Afghanistan stave off an economic and humanitarian disaster while also cajoling the neighboring country's new Taliban rulers to soften their image abroad.


16 December, 2021

PAK Vs WI: Pakistan-West Indies ODI Cricket Series Postponed To June 2022

Outlook Web Bureau

West Indies cricket team was hit hard by COVID-19. On the day of arrival in Pakistan, three players and a support staff member tested positive. And on Thursday morning, more positive cases were revealed.


16 December, 2021

Rahul Gandhi Hits Back At BJP For Ignoring Indira Gandhi's Contribution In 1971 War

Outlook Web Desk

Heroes of the 1971 War, Army veterans and families who lost their kin fighting for the country were offered a memento and a shawl as a gesture of honor by the Congress leader, who shared the dais with them at the rally, the first by him ahead of the next year's Assembly elections in the state.


16 December, 2021

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin Commemorates 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh', Pays Floral Tribute To Martyrs

Outlook Web Desk

On December 16, 1971, Pakistan surrendered to Indian Armed forces and the day is observed as 'Vijay Diwas' and 2021 is the golden jubilee year, 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh.'


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16 December, 2021

Fawad Khan On Missing Bollywood: I Made Some Great Friends There, I Still Keep In Touch With Them

Outlook Web Bureau

Fawad Khan, who will soon be seen in a new show on ZEE5, says he misses Bollywood and his industry friends.


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.

PTI Photo

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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