Thursday, July 18, 2024

Mahrang Baloch urges united front against Pakistan's oppression of Baloch people

Gwadar | July 18, 2024 4:11:31 PM IST
Prominent Baloch rights activist Maharang Baloch urged the Baloch community to gather in Gwadar on July 28 for the Baloch National Gathering (Baloch Raaji Muchi) to demonstrate the unity and strong spirit of the Baloch people, The Balochistan Post reporte... read..

Pakistani forces detain several young Baloch women in Khuzdar during peaceful campaign

Khuzdar (Balochistan) | July 18, 2024 11:41:28 AM IST
Pakistani forces reportedly detained several young Baloch women in Khuzdar district, Balochistan, amid rising tensions surrounding a peaceful pamphlet distribution campaign for the 'Baloch Raaji Muchi' (Baloch National Gathering), The Balochistan Post rep... read..

Asia Cup 2024: Seeking title defence, India to face Pakistan Women in their opener

Colombo | July 18, 2024 5:11:27 PM IST
As the Women's T20 Asia Cup 2024 is set to commence in Sri Lanka from Friday, the Indian women's cricket team will be aiming to mount a successful title defence as they kick-off their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan.... read..

Baloch activist calls for unity against Pakistani repression

Gwadar | July 18, 2024 9:11:31 PM IST
Baloch rights activist Sibghat Abdul Haq Baloch urged the Baloch community to unite and raise voice against the Baloch Genocide and continue their struggle against the Pakistani state, regardless of the repression and suppression getting more severe by t... read..

Students protest against lack of teachers in Pakistan-Occupied Gilgit Baltistan schools

Asia | July 18, 2024 9:11:39 PM IST
Students in the Kargah Durmushko area of Pakistan-occupied Gilgit Baltistan are protesting against the lack of teachers and poor educational infrastructure in their schools, which is hindering their education, a local news source from PoGB reported.... read..

Pakistan: Rising prices of essential items hit people hard

Karachi | July 18, 2024 11:11:28 PM IST
As inflation is high, the prices of essential items such as cooking oil, pulses, flour, sugar, milk, and chicken have increased, affecting people's budgets badly, ARY News reported on Thursday.... read..

As Pakistan aims to double its exports, data proves otherwise

Islamabad | July 18, 2024 11:11:31 PM IST
Pakistan's Commerce Ministry is intending to double its exports to USD 60 billion within the next three years, however, the data does not showcase any such growth prospects in the country, Dawn reported.... read..

Illegal hydrant found in Pakistan's Karachi, two booked for water theft

Karachi | July 17, 2024 3:11:22 AM IST
Two persons have been accused of stealing water after an illegal hydrant was found in Karachi, depriving the people of Baldia Town of access to clean water, ARY News reported Tuesday.... read..

Sri Lanka, Pakistan visits confirmed as New Zealand reveal packed summer schedule

Wellington | July 17, 2024 8:11:24 AM IST
New Zealand have confirmed they will host a white-ball series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan this summer, alongside their previously announced ICC World Test Championship series against England at the end of this year.... read..

Pakistan Peoples Party disowns views of members against proposal to ban Imran Khan's party

Islamabad | July 17, 2024 12:41:24 PM IST
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), a key ally of the ruling coalition in Pakistan, distanced itself from statements issued by some of its members opposing the government's plan to ban opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) as a political party, terming them... read..

Pakistan: Accidental grenade blast injures six at Jamshoro police station

Jamshoro | July 17, 2024 6:11:23 PM IST
A devastating explosion occurred at the Jamshoro Police Station's evidence lockup on Wednesday, injuring five policemen and one suspect, according to a report by Dawn.... read..

"Iran, maybe Pakistan... actually UK": Trump's VP pick jokes about 'first Islamist country to get nuclear weapon"

Washington DC | July 16, 2024 9:41:30 AM IST
Former US President's Donald Trump's pick of vice-presidential running mate JD Vance for the 2024 elections, is a prominent advocate of "America First" is critical of the US support to Ukraine and has backed Trump's position on Isreal's war against Hamas.... read..

Pakistan will not come out of political crisis until army distances itself from politics: JUI-F chief

Islamabad | July 16, 2024 12:41:29 PM IST
As the federal government plans to ban Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said Pakistan will not be able to come out of the political crisis until the country's army distances itself from poli... read..

Court grants bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activist Sanam Javed

Islamabad | July 16, 2024 2:41:29 PM IST
Pakistan's Islamabad High Court on Monday ordered the immediate release of PTI activist Sanam Javed and barred the police from arresting her till Thursday, Pakistan-based daily, Dawn reported.... read..

"I was struggling": Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan opens up about his lean patch

New Delhi | July 16, 2024 2:11:24 PM IST
Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan opened up about his recent struggle to find the purple patch with the bat and ball on the international circuit.... read..

Pakistan: TLP protesters continue sit-in, call for Israeli product boycott amid Gaza war

Islamabad | July 16, 2024 5:11:23 AM IST
The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) continued their sit-in at the Faizabad interchange in Islamabad, persistently advancing their demands.... read..

Pakistan People's Party's top leadership oppose govt's decision to ban Imran Khan's party

Islamabad | July 16, 2024 2:11:22 AM IST
The senior leadership of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) have strongly opposed the federal government's decision to ban Imran Khan-founded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), ARY News reported on Monday.... read..

Decision to ban PTI unconstitutional, must be withdrawn immediately: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

Lahore | July 16, 2024 2:11:20 AM IST
After the Pakistani government's plans to ban Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has expressed disapproval and believes that the move is a clear violation of the constitutional right to freedom of as... read..

US expresses concern over Pakistan government's decision to ban PTI

Islamabad | July 16, 2024 4:11:26 PM IST
The United States on Tuesday voiced concern over Pakistan government's decision to ban Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, ARY News reported.... read..

Pakistan: 3 die as car plunges into Indus River

Gilgit | July 15, 2024 4:41:30 PM IST
Three tourists, including a child, lost their lives and three were injured after a car plunged into Pakistan's Indus River in the Roundu valley of Skardu on Monday, Pakistan-based daily, Dawn reported.... read..

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activist Sanam Javed re-arrested after brief release

Islamabad | July 15, 2024 2:11:20 AM IST
Shortly after being released in a Federal Investigative Agency's (FIA) case, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activist Sanam Javed was arrested again by Islamabad Police on Sunday, ARY News reported.... read..

Pakistan: Journalist shot dead in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad | July 15, 2024 2:41:21 AM IST
In a targic incident, a local journalist was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Nowshera city, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Sunday, reported ARY News.... read..

"Top court can't alter Constitution": Pakistan PM's aide on reserved seats' verdict

Islamabad | July 15, 2024 5:41:20 AM IST
In response to the recent Supreme Court decision on the reserved seats' case, Prime Minister's Adviser on Political and Public Affairs Rana Sanaullah stated that the ruling contradicts the clear instructions outlined in the Constitution for independent ca... read..

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader "abducted" by unknown men in Lahore

Islamabad | July 15, 2024 5:41:22 AM IST
Ameer Sultan, a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member of the National Assembly (MNA), was "abducted" by unknown individuals in Lahore, a top party leader said on Sunday, according to Geo News.... read..

"Genocide Plan": Free Balochistan Movement condemns Pakistan's 'Operation Azm-e-Istehkam'

London | July 15, 2024 7:11:28 PM IST
The Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) has condemned Pakistan's 'Operation Azm-e-Istehkam' as a "widened terror plan" by the establishment aimed at carrying out genocide against the Baloch and Pashtun peoples.... read..

Pakistan: Locals in Karachi express frustration over increasing inflation

Karachi | July 15, 2024 8:11:27 PM IST
Pakistani residents are grappling with skyrocketing inflation and hefty tax duties, which are placing immense financial strain on their daily lives.... read..

"Pakistan infiltrated civil society with help of mainstream or regional politics in Valley": Jammu and Kashmir DGP Swain

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 15, 2024 8:41:28 PM IST
Elaborating on the recent increase in terrorist attacks, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, RR Swain said on Monday that Pakistan successfully infiltrated all important aspects of civil society, with the help of so-called mainstream or regional... read..

Pakistan: Violent clash during Muharram procession in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa leaves 14 injured

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | July 15, 2024 6:41:24 PM IST
As many as 14 people sustained injuries in a clash that broke out between two factions during the Muharram procession in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Dawn reported.... read..

Pakistan: Flour mills postpone nationwide strike

Islamabad | July 14, 2024 2:41:21 AM IST
The Pakistan Flour Mills group has decided to postpone its strike after sources suggest that the deadlock between the group and the government has come to an end, reported ARY News on Saturday.... read..

Former Pakistan cricketer Billy Ibadulla passes away at 88

New Delhi | July 14, 2024 6:11:29 PM IST
Former Pakistan all-rounder Billy Ibadulla passed away on Friday at the age of 88. The former cricketer played four Tests between 1964 and 1967 and was the first Pakistan batter to score a century on his Test debut.... read..

Prices of tech peripherals in Pakistan spike; business owners face losses as income goes down

Karachi | July 14, 2024 10:11:27 PM IST
As the Pakistan economy nosedives, taxation has become the last resort for the government to survive yet another year. However, this heavy taxation is reducing the income of shop owners and individuals owning small or medium-sized businesses.... read..

'Brain-eating' amoeba claims life of 22-year-old in Pakistan's Karachi, makes it third such case this year

Islamabad | July 14, 2024 2:11:19 AM IST
In a rare occurrence, a 22-year-old man died of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in Pakistan's Karachi, taking the tally of casualties to three this year, ARY News reported.... read..

Pakistan: False FIR filed against Baloch activists amid protests for Zaheer Baloch's release

Quetta | July 14, 2024 4:41:28 PM IST
The Pakistani administration lodged an FIR against top Baloch rights activists, including Maharang Baloch, on Saturday, who were demanding the release of forcibly abducted people.... read..

Pakistan: Teachers protest in Sindh demanding permanent positions

Karachi | July 14, 2024 8:11:27 PM IST
Several teachers from Sindh protested outside the Press Club of Karachi in Pakistan, demanding that they be given permanent positions as they have many years of continuous service in government schools.... read..

India Champions defeat Pakistan Champions to clinch World Championship of Legends 2024

Edgbaston | July 14, 2024 11:41:20 AM IST
In a pulsating finale of the World Championship of Legends 2024, India Champions emerged victorious by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan Champions by five wickets here at Edgbaston on Saturday (July 13).... read..

Epic Clash: India vs Pakistan in the World Championship of Legends final

Birmingham | July 13, 2024 2:41:23 PM IST
The grand finale of the World Championship of Legends is upon us, as the Indian Champions face off against their arch-rivals, the Pakistan Champions, on Saturday at Edgbaston.... read..

BSF intercepts Pakistani drone in Punjab's Fazilka district

Fazilka (Punjab) | July 13, 2024 10:41:21 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) troops intercepted a Pakistani drone intruding in the border area of the Fazilka district of Punjab on Saturday.... read..

Glacier exploitation threatens Pakistan's ecological future

Islamabad | July 13, 2024 11:41:39 PM IST
The illegal cutting and commercial exploitation of glaciers in regions like Dir, Chitral, Swat, Shangla, Kaghan, Naran, and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa pose a grave threat to the ecological and climatic stability of the province. These activities fl... read..

Pakistan court overturns conviction of Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi in Iddat case

Islamabad | July 13, 2024 5:11:33 PM IST
An Islamabad district and sessions court ordered on Saturday to release former Pakistan PM and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi in the Iddat case, Dawn reported.... read..

Pakistan: Highway connecting Quetta to Karachi blocked over demand to release abducted Baloch activist

Quetta | July 13, 2024 5:41:20 PM IST
Demanding a safe return of forcibly abducted Zaheer Ahmed Baloch in Quetta, the main highway linking Quetta to Karachi (N-25) has been blocked by the protesters near the Sona Khan area by the Baloch Yakjehti Committee (BYC).... read..

Imran Khan's party set to emerge as single largest party in Pakistan

Islamabad | July 13, 2024 11:11:23 AM IST
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is set to emerge as the single largest party in the National Assembly, while the ruling coalition seems set to lose its two-thirds majority, in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's judgment declaring the PTI eligible to ... read..

Pakistan imposes ban on wheat import, flour export

Islamabad | July 13, 2024 4:41:21 AM IST
The Pakistani government has taken steps to regulate the country's wheat market by banning the import of wheat and the export of flour on Friday, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce, Ary News reported.... read..

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan now largest terror group in Afghanistan: UN

Islamabad | July 12, 2024 4:41:42 PM IST
The United Nations monitoring report have highlighted that the banned militant group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is now the largest terrorist group in Afghanistan, enjoying operational and logistical support from both the Afghan Taliban and factions ... read..

Pakistan: Baloch rights group condemns "suppression of peaceful protests"

Quetta | July 12, 2024 11:11:29 PM IST
PAANK, the Human Rights Wing of the Baloch National Movement, on Friday, slammed the local administration and its security agencies for "suppressing" peaceful human rights protests in Pakistan's Balochistan province.... read..

Pakistan: Rights group condemn police crackdown on peaceful protestors

Quetta | July 12, 2024 10:41:26 PM IST
Several human rights activists and organizations in Pakistan have criticised the brutal crackdown by Baloch administration against peaceful protestors who were demanding a safe return of forcibly abducted Zaheer Ahmed Baloch in Quetta.... read..

"Fans can expect great entertainment, if India, Pakistan clash": Shahid Afridi on prospect of facing India in World Legends championship

Birmingham | July 12, 2024 12:11:26 PM IST
Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi believes fans will get great entertainment if arch-rivals Pakistan and India face each other in the final of the World Legends Championship.... read..

Pakistan government borrows PKR 3.2 trillion from bank in just 45 days

Karachi | July 12, 2024 4:41:20 AM IST
The Pakistani government has borrowed approximately Pakistani currency (PKR) 3.2 trillion from scheduled banks between May 15 to June 28 of the fiscal year 2023-24, this works out to an average of 71.8 billion PKR per day, Dawn reported... read..

Pakistan's electricity regulator approves tariff hike of up to PKR 7.12 per unit

Karachi | July 12, 2024 5:41:20 AM IST
Pakistan's electricity regulator, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), has approved a request by the government to increase basic electricity tariff by up to Pakistani currency (PKR) 7.12 per unit, ARY News reported... read..

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf suspends Marwat for violating party leadership

Islamabad | July 12, 2024 3:11:41 PM IST
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has suspended the membership of Sher Afzal, who was elected to the National Assembly in the February 8 polls this year, local media reported.... read..

Here's why Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi's had 'heated argument' with Mohammad Yousuf

Karachi | July 12, 2024 8:41:26 AM IST
During Pakistan's T20I tour of England, prior to the recently concluded T20 World Cup, Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi had heated arguments with batting coach Mohammad Yousuf, sources told Geo News.... read..

Pakistan's population projected to reach 400 million by 2092: UN Report

New York | July 12, 2024 5:11:23 PM IST
A key report by the United Nations has highlighted significant demographic changes for Pakistan, projecting a substantial population increase over the coming decades, ARY News reported.... read..
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