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COVID-19: Pakistani people struggling in

Dubai/IBNS: The Imran Khan government in Pakistan is under attack by Pakistanis stuck in Dubai and desperate to return home amid COVID-19 outbreak.

30-Apr-2020
People in Gilgit-Baltistan should get eq

Islamabad/IBNS:  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said the citizens of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) should get equal rights like the people of Pakistan.

30-Apr-2020
Amid COVID-19 troubles, PoK residents no

Islamabad/IBNS: The picture of failure and discrimination faced by people in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir at the hands of the government is becoming evident every day with now reports are emerging that power cut troubles have added to the agony of residents who are already badly disturbed by COVID-19 outbreak.

29-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Total COVID-19 cases stands at

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan has witnessed a major jump in the number of COVID-19 deaths as the figure now stands at 14,788, media reports said.

29-Apr-2020
Pakistani Senator tests positive for COV

Islamabad/IBNS: A Pakistani Senator has tested positive for COVID-19, media reports said on Tuesday.

28-Apr-2020
Many Pakistani expats slam Imran Khan go

Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistani expatriate community residing in the United Kingdom has rejected PM Imran Khan's appeal for funds needed to combat COVID-19 and alleged the government is "stealing from the poor by cutting their salaries and benefiting the rich", media reports said.

28-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Civilian casualties down, b

New York/IBNS: In the first quarter of 2020, the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan fell by nearly a third from the same period a year earlier, representing the lowest first quarter figure since 2012, according to a UN report released on Monday.

28-Apr-2020
Taliban kill 7 members of Afghan public

Kabul,/Sputnik:At least seven members of Afghanistan’s public uprising forces, which operate under the Ministry of Interior Affairs, were killed on Monday in the northern province of Takhar during a Taliban attack, an witnesses said.

27-Apr-2020
Schools, colleges will remain closed til

Dhaka/IBNS: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said all schools and educational institutes will remain closed in the nation till COVID-19 fades away.

27-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Malpractice in distribution of

Islamabad/IBNS: Political parties in Gilgit-Baltistan region are blaming each other for alleged malpractices in the region over distribution of relief material to the poor and people staying in quarantine in the current COVID-19 outbreak scenario.

27-Apr-2020
World Sindhi Congress condemns abduction

London/Islamabad/IBNS: The World Sindhi Congress (WSC), a human rights education and advocacy organizations for Sindh, has condemned the alleged abduction and forceful conversion of two minor Hindu girls to Islam in Pakistan's Sindh province, media reports said.

27-Apr-2020
Pakistan International Airlines passenge

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan's national carrier Pakistan International Airlines recently earned the wrath of passengers when people found the airline not maintaining social distancing norms, which are needed to be maintained at this time of COVID-19 outbreak, while operating one of their international flights, media reports said.

27-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Terrorists destroy transmis

Kabul/IBNS: Electric supply to the Afghanistan capital was disrupted after suspected terrorists destroyed a transmission tower in Kabul, media reports said.

27-Apr-2020
Afghan police arrest suspect in connecti

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI: One suspect had been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed seven member of a family and injured two others in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, the Afghan Interior Ministry said Sunday.

26-Apr-2020
Fight Against COVID-19: Sri Lanka to rel

Colombo/UNI: The curfew in Sri Lanka due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be relaxed from Monday, the President of Media Division (PMD) said on Sunday.

26-Apr-2020
Pakistani religious scholar blames women

Islamabad/IBNS: A popular religious scholar of Pakistan, Maulana Tariq Jameel, triggered a controversy after he blamed women of the country for the spread of Coronavirus.

26-Apr-2020
Unknown gunmen kill seven members of a f

Kabul/IBNS: At least seven people, who were members of the same family, were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Afghanistan's  Kunduz province, media reports said.

26-Apr-2020
Bangladesh: Mentally challenged woman ch

Dhaka/IBNS: A mentally challenged woman was burned to death in a fire incident in Bangladesh Gazipur area, media reports said Sunday.

26-Apr-2020
Pakistan extends suspension of flight ti

Islamabad/UNI: A day after Pakistan government extended the nationwide lockdown by 15 more days to curb the spread of COVID-19, the country has now extended the suspension of international flight till May 15, according to the country's aviation department.

26-Apr-2020
Afghan forces clear 5 villages from mili

Maimana, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: The Afghan government forces following cleanup operations launched Friday in Qaisar district of the northern Faryab province have driven the militants out of five villages and restored law and order there, provincial police office said in a statement released here Saturday.

25-Apr-2020
Pakistan and tale of oppression of minor

Islamabad/IBNS: Continuing the alleged oppression on the minority community even at a time when the world is struggling to combat COVID-19, two Hindu girls have been allegedly abducted from Pakistan's Thari Mirwah region in Sindh.

25-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Taliban commander Mullah Kh

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan security forces killed a key Taliban commander Mullah Khaliq alias Saifullah during its operation in northern Balkh province of the country, media reports said.

25-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Chinese national goes missing

Islamabad/IBNS: A Chinese national has gone missing from the Defence area in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reports said.

24-Apr-2020
Bangladesh records seven more COVID-19 d

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh on Thursday recorded seventh death from COVID-19 with 414 newly infected cases, bringing the total number to 4,186.

23-Apr-2020
Top JuD leader arrested in PoK on charge

Bagh/IBNS: A top leader of  Pakistan-based terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa's (JuD) was arrested by security forces in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on charges of operating a  prostitution racket.

22-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Pakistani-origin ISKP comma

Kabul/IBNS: Security officials on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of a key leader of the so-called Khorasan wing of the Islamic State in Afghanistan who was originally a resident of Pakistan and had close links with the Taliban’s Peshawar Council, Haqqani Network and Lashkar-e Taiba.

22-Apr-2020
Pakistan moves down in press freedom ind

Islamabad/IBNS: Displaying the tough situation of journalists in the country, Pakistan has slipped three more positions in the latest  Reporters Without Borders'  2020 World Press Freedom index and now stands at the 145th position.

22-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Minor Hindu girl converted to

Islamabad/IBNS: When the world is busy fighting COVID-19, incidents of forceful conversion is still being reported from Pakistan. The latest is a Hindu teen who has been allegedly forcefully converted and then married to a 40-year-old man in Sindh region of the country, media reports said.

22-Apr-2020
Coronavirus: Bangladesh confirms 120 dea

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh on Wednesday confirmed ten new deaths from the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the toll to 120.

22-Apr-2020
Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports nine mor

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh has confirmed nine more COVID-19 deaths bringing the total count to 110 in the country.

21-Apr-2020
Pakistan drops 26/11 Mumbai attack maste

Islamabad/IBNS: Ahead of a new round of assessments by the global anti-money-laundering watchdog FATF, Pakistan has removed names of 1800 terrorists from its watchlist, as per a report published by a US-based start-up that automates watchlist compliance.

21-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists fire mor

Kabul/IBNS: Suspected Taliban terrorists fired mortars in North-eastern Kapisa province  which left at least one civilian killed, media reports said.

20-Apr-2020
Pakistan: Five terrorists killed in exch

Islamabad/IBNS: An anti-terror operation in North Waziristan left at least five terrorists killed, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.

20-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Death toll in Bangladesh touch

Dhaka/UNI:  The death toll from Novel Coronavirus has reached 91 in Bangladesh, as seven more people succumbed to the disease in the past 24 hours, a senior government official confirmed on Sunday.

19-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Local police commander kill

Kabul/IBNS: In a suspected attack by Taliban terrorists, a local police commander and two others were killed in Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Sunday, media reports said.

19-Apr-2020
Afghanistan: Security forces kill six Ta

Kabul/IBNS: The Afghanistan security forces have killed six Taliban militants and wounded two others in the country's South-eastern Paktiya province, media reports said on Saturday.

18-Apr-2020
Arrested Kabul gurdwara attacker Ahangar

New Delhi/IBNS: The arrest of  chief recruiter of the Islamic State Jammu & Kashmir Aijaz Ahangar, the terrorist who was arrested 25 years after he vanished from Kashmir, has a strong link with Pakistan's Sialkot region, media reports said.

18-Apr-2020
International press freedom body writes

Islamabad/IBNS: Demanding release of Jang Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman (MSR), the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, has written a letter to Pakistan PM Imran Khan.

18-Apr-2020
Pakistan reactivates Taliban terror to l

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan has reactivated Taliban terror camps, which are situated at Afghanistan-Pakistan border, to launch attacks in Kashmir region of India, media reports said.

18-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Pakistan govt faces new challe

Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistan government seems to face a growing challenge in their act to contain COVID-19 as a section of the Islamic clerics have warned they will flout the government’s restrictions on group prayers especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

17-Apr-2020
Bangladesh reports 15 new COVID-19 death

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh has reported 15 more deaths due to COVID-19, media reports said on Friday.

17-Apr-2020
IMF Approves $1.4Bln Disbursement to Pak

Washington/Sputnik/UNI:  Pakistan won approval of $1.3 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ease the economic impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and help cover rapid increases in health spending needed to fight the disease, the IMF announced in a press release.

17-Apr-2020
COVID-19: PoK residents getting no benef

Muzaffarabad/IBNS: In a clear case of alleged discrimination followed by the administration at a time of COVID-19 crisis, people in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) have been denied benefits provided under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme which was launched by PM Imran Khan, media reports said.

16-Apr-2020
COVID-19: USCIRF feels 'troubled' by rep

Washington/IBNS:  The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recently expressed its concern over reports that "food aid being denied to the minority Hindus and Christians in Pakistan", specially at a time when the nation is witnessing an outbreak of COVID-19.

16-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Positive cases in Pakistan tou

Islamabad/UNI: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have risen to 6,505 in Pakistan with 124 deaths, according to the data updated by the country's health ministry on Thursday morning.

16-Apr-2020
Bangladesh reports biggest daily jump in

Dhaka/Xinhua/UNI: Bangladesh recorded 219 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, the country's biggest daily increase since the detection of the first three cases on March 8.

15-Apr-2020
Pakistan not in IMF Covid-19 relief list

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan PM Imran Khan received a jolt recently when despite demanding for a COVID-19 relief, he was denied so by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The South Asian country it seems is not among the nations where the international body extended its help.

15-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Chaos in distribution centre i

Islamabad/IBNS: Highlighting the poor condition of implementation of mechanism to combat COVID-19 in Pakistan,  a septuagenarian woman waiting for cash handouts died outside a school in Multan region, media reports said.

14-Apr-2020
COVID-19: Minority communities in Pakist

Islamabad/IBNS: Showing the troubles faced by minority communities in Pakistan at a time when the nation is dealing with COVID-19 outbreak, many people belonging to the Christian community have been removed from their jobs, leaving them to an uncertain future ahead.

14-Apr-2020
India issues strong demarche to Pakistan

New Delhi/IBNS: India has issued a strong demarche to Pakistan over the killing of three Indian civilians, including a child,  during unprovoked ceasefire violation from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir.

14-Apr-2020
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