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5 dead as jeep falls into ditch in PoK

Islamabad, Oct 14 | Five people were killed and four others injured when a jeep plunged into a ditch in Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK)...

7 killed, 28 injured in Pak accident

Islamabad, Oct 4 | Seven people were killed and 28 others injured when a passenger bus fell off from a flyover in Khanewal district...

Pakistani soldier killed in checkpost attack

Islamabad, Sep 27 | A Pakistani soldier was killed and two others were injured when militants targeted a security forces' checkpost in Balochistan, the...

Imran’s speech at UNGA draws severe criticism

New York, Sep 25 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran khans speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) drew the attention of a large...

9 killed, 20 injured in Pak tribal court firing

Islamabad, Sep 21 | Nine people were killed and 20 others injured in a firing between two groups while attending a session of a...

TTP commander killed in Pak

Islamabad, Sep 20 | A key Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist commander was killed when security forces launched an operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province's North...

3 die of dengue in Karachi

Karachi, Sep 18 | Three people died of dengue fever in Karachi over the last two days, Pakistani media reported.The disease has been detected...

Fourth Covid wave weakens in Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 15 | Pakistan has been recording a slow decline in its daily Covid-19 numbers over the last two days, with 2,714 fresh...

India, Colombia sign memorandum on space cooperation

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 9 | India and Colombia have signed a memorandum of understanding on space cooperation and pledged to cooperate...

7 terrorists killed in Balochistan

Islamabad, Aug 26 | Seven terrorists belonging to a banned outfit were killed during a raid at their hideout in Pakistan's Balochistan province, the...

Pak hopes Afghan stakeholders work to resolve political crisis

Islamabad, Aug 16 | Pakistan will continue to support the efforts for political settlement of the Afghan issues and hopes that all sides will...

We don’t have magic powers to make Taliban do what we...

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Aug 12 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has brushed aside the accusations on Pakistan being supportive of a Taliban takeover...

Pak reports 4,722 new Covid cases

Islamabad, Aug 4 | Pakistan has reported 4,722 new Covid-19 cases, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday.The NCOC, a department...

Pak policeman guarding anti-polio workers shot dead

Islamabad, Aug 3 | A policeman who was assigned to guard polio vaccination workers in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, was shot dead by...

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Islamabad, 2 dead

Islamabad, July 29 | Heavy rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad, killing at least two people while injuring several others, officials...

Pak Covid-19 case count crosses 4,000 for first time in two...

Islamabad, July 28 | Pakistan's daily Covid-19 case count crossed 4,000 for the first time in two months on Wednesday morning after the National...

Search for missing S.Korean climber under at Karakoram range

Islamabad, July 26 | A search operation is underway to find a missing South Korean climber at the Karakoram mountain range, a Pakistani private...

Pakistan’s Covid caseload tops 1mn mark

Islamabad, July 23 | With the detection of 1,425 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, Pakistan's overall infection tally on Friday...

15 killed, 26 injured in Pak rain-related incidents

Islamabad, July 23 | At least 15 people were killed and 26 others injured in separate rain-related incidents during the recent spell of heavy...

Pakistan’s Covid positivity rate rises to 6.3%

Islamabad, July 22 | The Covid-19 positivity rate in Pakistan has increased to 6.3 per cent, with the detection of 2,158 new cases in...

Pak FM visits Chinese nationals injured in terror attack

Rawalpindi, July 19 | Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited the injured Chinese nationals from the Dasu terrorist attack at the Combined Military...

Uzbekistan, Pakistan ink strategic partnership deal

Tashkent, July 17 | Uzbekistan and Pakistan have signed a strategic partnership agreement, vowing to boost bilateral trade volume by five times.The agreement was...

Pak citizens urged to follow SOPs amid 4th wave concerns

Islamabad, July 17 | Health experts and officials in Pakistan have urged citizens to strictly adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) amid concerns...

Pakistanis urged to get vaccinated, follow guidelines

Islamabad, July 15 | Asad Umar, Chairman of Pakistan's National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), urged the public to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as...

9 Chinese workers among 13 killed in Pak bus mishap

Peshawar, July 14 | At least 13 people, including nine Chinese workers, were killed on Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in reportedly...

Pakistanis overwhelmingly prayed for India at Covid-19 peak: Study

Islamabad, July 3 | Most Pakistanis expressed supportive sentiments towards their Indian neighbours when the latter was reeling under a severe second Covid-19 wave,...

4 injured in Pak blast

Islamabad, July 2 | Four people were injured in a blast in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province, local reports said.The explosion targeted a...

Pakistan President House shifts to green energy

Islamabad, July 1 | The power supply of the President House of Pakistan has been converted to green energy in an effort to promote...

2 Pak soldiers killed in border firing from Afghan side

Islamabad, July 1 | Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in a firing from across the Afghan border, the military said here.Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday...

Pak reports major decrease in daily Covid cases

Islamabad, June 30 | Pakistan has continued to report major decreases in the number of daily Covid-19 cases, the National Command and Operation Center...

5 Pak soldiers killed in terror attack

Quetta, June 26 | A group of terrorists attacked a patrolling unit of the Pakistan Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force, and killed five soldiers...

New transmission line under CPEC to help stabilise Pak’s power system:...

Islamabad, June 26 | Pakistan's Energy Minister Hammad Azhar said here on Friday that the ±660kV Matiari-Lahore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission project under...

Pakistan Covid caseload reaches 951,865

Islamabad, June 24 | Pakistan recorded 1,097 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, raising the total infection tally to 951,865, official data...

Blast near Hafiz Saeed’s house in Lahore claims 2 lives, injures...

By Hamza AmeerLahore, June 23 | At least two people have died while over 15 persons have been critically injured in a massive bomb...

Pakistan’s Covid deaths top 22K

Islamabad, June 21 | Thirty more people died of Covid-19 in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, raising the overall death toll to 22,007,...

4 teachers injured during firing on school van in Pak

Islamabad, June 20 | Four teachers were injured after unidentified gunmen open fire on a school van in Pakistan's Balochistan province, local reports said.The...

Pakistan’s Covid caseload reaches 946,227

Islamabad, June 18 | Pakistan reported 1,043 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, increasing the overall infection tally to 946,227, the National...

Pakistan’s Covid tally reaches 943,027

Islamabad, June 15 | Pakistan's overall Covid-19 caseload has reached 943,027 after an additional 838 people tested positive for the virus, the National Command...

4 soldiers killed in Pakistan IED blast

Islamabad, June 15 | Four soldiers of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) were killed in an improvised explosive device explosion in Pakistan's Balochistan province,...

Pak, India agree to share ownership of Basmati rice

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, June 14 | In a rare agreement between two arch-rivals India and Pakistan, which have a history of long-time rivalry with...

Storm-triggered incidents kill 5 in Pakistan

Islamabad, June 13 | Five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered incidents in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Provincial...

Pak budget focuses on CPEC, employment, poverty reduction

Islamabad, June 12 | Pakistan's budget for the next fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022) focuses on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and sustainable development...

Heatwave scorches Pak, cities record high temperatures

Islamabad, June 12 | Parts of Pakistan including Islamabad have witnessed an extreme heatwave, with many cities recording temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.According to...

18 killed in Pak road accident

Islamabad, June 11 | At least 18 people were killed and over 30 others injured when a passenger bus overturned in Pakistan's Balochistan province,...

Pak economy grows 3.94% with V-shaped recovery

Islamabad, June 11 | Pakistan's V-shaped economic recovery on the back of broad-based growth across all sectors has enabled it to witness a 3.94...

Two cops guarding polio vaccine workers killed in Pakistan

Islamabad, June 9 | Gunmen shot dead two policemen guarding a team of polio vaccine workers in north-western Pakistan on Wednesday, police said, in...

Pakistan govt plans to raise tax on cigarettes

Islamabad, June 9 | Pakistan's health ministry has proposed a 30 per cent hike in the tax rates for the cigarette industry in the...

Pak’s Covid positivity rate drops below 3% this yr

Islamabad, June 8 | Amid strict measures and a vaccination drive against coronavirus, Pakistan has reported a Covid-19 positivity rate below 3 per cent...

1 dead, 17 missing as passenger van plunges into Pak river

Islamabad, June 8 | One person was killed and 17 others were reported missing after a passenger van plunged into a river in Pakistan's...

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RBI imposes Rs 1 cr penalty on SBI

Mumbai, Oct 18 | The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State...