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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

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).

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.