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Actor Uzma Khan files complaint against group of women for instigating violence, FIR registered. Actor Uzma Khan on Thursday filed a complaint against women whom she claimed were the daughters of business tycoon Malik Riaz after the women allegedly broke into her house with gunmen and instigated violence.

Why India expelled Pakistan diplomats?  Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has blamed India for the “detention and torture” of its diplomats.

India expels two Pakistan High Commission Officials. India has asked two Pakistan High commission officials to leave India in 24 hours, reports BBC. Pakistan has in response down graded ties with India.

Sindh working on increasing hospitals' capacity for Covid-19 patients in Karachi as space running out. The Sindh health department on Thursday said that it was currently in the process of increasing the capacity of hospitals in Karachi to cater to patients suffering from Covid-19.

Pakistani bid to form group of OIC envoys at UN foiled. The United Arab Emirates and the Maldives together thwarted a Pakistani attempt to set up an informal group of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) envoys at the United Nations on Islamophobia.

Pakistan's Asia Bibi's Brother-In-Law's Body Found With Throat Slit According to the FIR, Younus had gone to his farms on May 24 and did not return home at night. His body with throat slit was traced in the farm the following morning

Pakistan resumes domestic flights, insists on masks and empty seats. Pakistan resumed domestic flights between major cities for the first time in nearly two months on Saturday with the requirement that face masks be worn and vacant seats left between passengers, officials said.

India should talk to Taliban if Delhi feels it will bolster peace push: Pakistan's U.S. envoy. India should speak with Taliban militants if it feels that it will help the peace process, Pakistan's envoy to Washington said on Saturday, after a series of attacks in Afghanistan raised questions about whether the U.S. peace effort may collapse.

2 pilots martyred as Pakistan Army aircraft crashes near Gujarat

A Pakistan Army aircraft — Mushaq — crashed on Monday near Gujarat during a routine training mission, according to the military's media wing.

Online begging is the new trend among Pakistani youth.

A female Pakistani immigrant student from Ontario university got the best present from her favourite pop star; the chance to continue her education.

Political reasons behind Asad’s ouster A number of officials in the finance ministry and some top members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) believe that reasons behind the removal of Asad Umar as finance minister were “political”.

US places visa sanctions on Pakistan The United States has placed Pakistan in the list of countries facing sanctions within the framework of a law under which countries refusing to take back deportees and visa over-stayers will be denied American visas.

WB to loan $100m for Karachi’s water supply, sanitation projects  The KWSB’s technical challenges are exacerbated by its low operational performance. Lack of metering of domestic customers, an inefficient tariff structure, an outdated database to calculate tariffs, and poor billing and collection efficiency have led to a large gap between receipts and expenditures.

Fake kidnappings' surge in Lahore to settle scores Investigation data shared by Lahore Police revealed that around 63% of the cases registered against kidnapping in 2018 were fake.

Former FM Hina Rabbani to serve defamation notice to Fawad. The information minister on Tuesday said that Ms Khar's Galaxy Textile Mills was a defaulter of Rs 20.70 million. Former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar said on Tuesday that she was serving a defamation notice to Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry.

Two inmates die in Adiala Jail. Two prisoners were found dead on Saturday morning in Adiala Jail.

Govt's debt surges to Rs27.6tr by Feb-end. The Rs9.23-trillion external debt does not include loans of $9.2 billion obtained from China, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Those loans are the responsibility of the central bank.

Damning report of public money waste on Peshawar BRT “Havoc has been played with the public money through faulty planning & designing, negligence in execution of work, and poor management of the project,” a 27-page official report on the multi-billion rupees Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Peshawar said.

Peshawar man chops off wife's hair for 'not covering her head' at wedding A man in Peshawar's Mathra area allegedly cut off his wife's hair and subjected her to physical torture after accusing her of not covering her head during a wedding ceremony, police said on Friday.

Cabinet decides to sell off property of federal ministries The federal cabinet on Tuesday decided to sell off property and assets of different federal ministries and allied departments worth trillions of rupees with a view to generating revenue to support the country’s crippling economy.

Pakistani student murders professor over proposed co-ed party: police A student stabbed a college professor to death on Wednesday in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday, apparently because he felt that a planned party that women were going to be involved with would be un-Islamic, a police official said.

Govt swings into action over gas crisis in country Chairing a high-level meeting about the arising crisis in natural gas supply to the people, the prime minister instructed the officials concerned to further coordinate planning regarding demand and supply of gas so that the consumers could not face any hardship in this regard.

 

Polio cases in Balochistan reported. Fourth polio cases in 18 month has been reported in Chaman district. Who will take stack of Chaman District in Balochistan?

The Contractor and the shadowy deal.  Raymond Davis - United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book apparently to justify crimes committed during his stay in Pakistan.

A train of modernity over-runs Lahore's soul Lahoris agree that the new line, a first for Pakistan, would transform their city. But they are bitterly divided about whether that would mean its salvation or the ruin of its considerable charm.

On Observing Flag Rules Can the national flag be hoisted at night? "No", says a retired senior bureaucrat.

Musharraf claims Army still behind him. "Dictators set the country right, whereas civilian governments brought it to ruins,"

Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals, Pakistan's secret industry is booming.

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