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Hamid Karzai is keen on UN intervention in voting dispute

Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan’s outgoing President Hamid Karzai said on Friday that he wanted the United Nations to intervene in the presidential election process after one of the candidates dropped out of the process

Cops pluck forbidden fruit, fired

 Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden.

Iran declined to fuel Sharif’s plane over dues

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Iranian authorities refused to fuel the aircraft of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Tehran last month to make the state-run PIA clear its dues amounting to just over $5,000.

Pakistan legislator, ISI man abducted

A ruling PML-N legislator and an ISI official were allegedly kidnapped by the Taliban from Pakistan’s Punjab province on Saturday.

Pakistan Punjab province House blocks anti-Modi resolution

A resolution against PM Narendra Modi over his “allegations” of terrorism against Pakistan was on Wednesday blocked in the Assembly of Punjab province, ruled by Premier Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N party.

Pakistan stoning: Woman’s husband wants justice

Muhamman Iqbal

The husband of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was beaten to death outside Lahore’s high court for marrying against her family’s wishes vowed to fight for justice.

French author in Pakistan writes in Urdu

Julien Columeau

Frenchman Julien Columeau came to Pakistan at the age of 30 as a humanitarian worker — but a knack for languages and love for books have made him one of the country’s most innovative Urdu novelists.

Pakistan woman stoned to death by family

A family member of a pregnant woman  wails over her dead body (Inset) Mohammad Iqbal, husband of dead women

A 25-year-old woman was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan’s top courts on Tuesday in a so-called “honour” killing for marrying the man she loved, the police said.Farzana Iqbal was

Pakistan’s blasphemy FIRs target media

Over 20 FIRs have so far been registered under Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law and Anti-Terrorism Act, including against the owner of the Geo media group, a prominent television anchor and an a

6 charged with blasphemy in Pak

Six persons from the minority Ahmadi community in Pakistan have been charged with blasphemy for allegedly tearing an Islamic calendar, in the latest case to highlight growing intolerance in the countr

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.