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Pakistan bans English for Islamic words

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday approved a summary prohibiting the English translation of Islamic terms, which means that the word “masjid” cannot be substituted with the English word

Nawaz Sharif, Maleeha Lodhi discuss India ‘interference’

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday discussed strategy with Islamabad’s permanent representative to the UN, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, regarding “India’s interference” in the country, officials sa

New constitution of party to curb powers of Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) is set to adopt a new constitution that will curtail the powers of party chief Imran Khan.

WikiLeaks: Saudis’ Pak mission helped Haqqanis

The Saudi Arabian embassy in Islamabad stayed in touch with the Haqqani network and also facilitated medical treatment for the militant group’s leader, according to purported Saudi cables published by

Heat-wave deaths PM Sharif’s fault: Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan People’s Party chief Bilawal Bhutto has held Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif responsible for heat-wave deaths in Karachi, saying power supply interruption led to the causalities.

Pakistan: JuD on watch list since 2003

Pakistan had placed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) on a watch-list in 2003 for monitoring purposes but did not take any further action against it after that, the Supreme Court was told on Monday.

MQM leader: India funded party

A senior member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movementhas told the British investigators that the Indian government used to pay £800,000 to the MQM per annum for running its operations.

Pakistan: UNHCR should assist Afghan govt with refugees

Pakistan suggested on Monday that with the international community’s support, the office of the UN high commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR) should assist the Afghan government in creating pull factors i

Asif Ali Zardari: All killers except Pervez dead

Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari said that “all killers” of his late wife Benazir Bhutto, except former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, had died.

Pakistan imposes travel ban on PPP members

The Pakistan government has imposed a travel ban on several Sindh provincial ministers, former ministers, parliamentarians and bureaucrats due to their alleged involvement in corruption, officials sai

In a community of humans like a village or a city, we will find people of varying ages broadly classified as children, senior adults and old people who have retired from active life.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.