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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.

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

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’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

Pakistan court stops sale of gurdwara’s 28-acre land

A Pakistani court has stopped the federal government from selling 28 acres of land belonging to a gurdwara here to defence housing authority (DHA).

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.