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Apr 19, 2017
Pakistan National Assembly passes bill on compulsory teaching of Quran in schoolsPakistan's National Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday endorsing compulsory Quran education for all Muslim students studying in government schools from class 1 to 12, a move apparently aimed at weaning away children from religious seminaries
Apr 16, 2017
US vice-president Mike Pence arrives in Seoul for talks on PyongyangSeoul: US vice-president Mike Pence on Sunday arrived on a three-day visit to South Korea to reaffirm the robust security alliance and warn against North Korea's possible provocation, officials said.
Mar 08, 2017
Human rights activist reveals 5,000 women killed in Pakistan every yearNearly 5,000 women in Pakistan are killed annually mostly for reasons linked to social issues of "honour and harassment", a human rights activist has said.
Aug 31, 2016
Pakistan seals $5 billion deal to buy eight Chinese attack submarinesPakistan will acquire at least eight modified diesel-electric attack submarines from China by 2028 in a nearly USD 5 billion agreement, said to be the biggest arms export deal for the Communist giant.
Aug 18, 2016
Hindu Marriage Bill tabled in Pakistan's National AssemblyThe much-debated Hindu Marriage Bill has been tabled in Pakistan's National Assembly
Jul 20, 2016
France National Assembly votes to extend state of emergency for six monthsFrance's National Assembly voted in the early hours of Wednesday to extend the country's state of emergency for six months following last week's massacre in Nice.
Jun 08, 2016
Pakistani defence minister calls female lawmaker 'tractor trolley'Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif caused outrage after he called portly female opposition lawmaker Shireen Mazari a "tractor trolley" in the National Assembly on Wednesday, evoking strong criticism on social media.
Apr 25, 2016
Sartaj Aziz to brief Pakistan National Assembly on 'Indian spy'Pakistan National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs will be briefed on Monday on "activities of India’s intelligence agency in Pakistan", a media report said
Mar 17, 2016
Pakistan National Assembly passes resolution to declare Diwali, Holi as holidays for minoritiesThe Pakistan National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to take steps to declare Holi, Diwali and Easter as holidays for minorities in the country.
Feb 18, 2016
Non-resident PM? Nawaz Sharif spent Rs 638 million on his foreign tripsPakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is under fire for spending a whopping Rs 638 million on his foreign trips and living at least every fifth day of his tenure out of the cash-strapped country.