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Pakistan government to buy ancestral houses of Bollywood actors Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar
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Pakistan government to buy ancestral houses of Bollywood actors Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar

The owners of the two buildings made many attempts in the past to demolish them for constructing commercial plazas in view of their prime location.

Nomadic nature of Pakistan's Bakarwals in danger, as community faces weather, administrative issues
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Nomadic nature of Pakistan's Bakarwals in danger, as community faces weather, administrative issues

For centuries, Bakarwals have centred their lives around rearing sheep and goats (bakra in Urdu) and even today accompany their herds across mountains and meadows.

Pakistan government re-opens Gilgit-Baltistan to tourists, but upholding COVID-19 safety protocols remains challenge
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Pakistan government re-opens Gilgit-Baltistan to tourists, but upholding COVID-19 safety protocols remains challenge

Tourists have crowded into Gilgit-Baltistan as hotels open up, but scant enforcement of social-distancing rules is heightening fears that the pandemic will spread.

Three days of rains kill 87 in Pakistan, disrupt life in Karachi; at least a thousand homes damaged
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Three days of rains kill 87 in Pakistan, disrupt life in Karachi; at least a thousand homes damaged

The rains are expected to continue this week in Karachi, where Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan earlier this month sent troops to help local authorities in pumping out rainwater from inundated residential areas

In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism
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In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism

Even in big cities in Pakistan, many of the SOPs in place for public gatherings, shops and mosques have been blatantly violated. Mask wearing and face coverings are far from the norm and commercial centres are crammed with people standing close to one another.

Security forces on alert as intel warns of Pakistan Army recruiting Afghan fighters to carry out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir
India

Security forces on alert as intel warns of Pakistan Army recruiting Afghan fighters to carry out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Army has recruited about 60 war-toughened Afghan terrorists who would be pushed across the border to carry out attacks on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, intelligence inputs suggest

Baldev Kumar free to live wherever he wants, says Pakistan minister; dismisses ex-MLA's claims of country persecuting minorities
India

Baldev Kumar free to live wherever he wants, says Pakistan minister; dismisses ex-MLA's claims of country persecuting minorities

A minister in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said the ruling PTI has no objection to former party member and parliamentarian Baldev Kumar seeking political asylum in India

Pakistan’s isolation on Kashmir huge setback to its foreign policy, says chairman of US-based advocacy group Voice of Karachi
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Pakistan’s isolation on Kashmir huge setback to its foreign policy, says chairman of US-based advocacy group Voice of Karachi

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has admitted to the failure of his country's stance on Kashmir and its diplomacy, stated Voice of Karachi (VoK) Chairman Nadeem Nusrat on Monday.

Heavy rains lash Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan, killing 34; power outages hit many cities
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Heavy rains lash Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces of Pakistan, killing 34; power outages hit many cities

At least 34 people, including children, were killed in separate incidents after torrential rains caused flash floods and lashed various parts of Pakistan.

Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA
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Imran Khan's PTI wins five seats, independent candidates win six in first-ever provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA

Independent candidates secured six seats while Imran Khan's PTI managed to win in five constituencies in first provincial elections in Pakistan's FATA. Polling was held in a peaceful environment as foolproof security measures were taken and government deployed 34,497 security personnel.

Four dead, 21 missing after boat capsizes in Indus river in northwest Pakistan; locals had to use water route in absence of paved roads
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Four dead, 21 missing after boat capsizes in Indus river in northwest Pakistan; locals had to use water route in absence of paved roads

At least four people have been killed and 21 still missing after a boat capsized in northwest Pakistan, officials said Thursday. The boat was carrying passengers along the Indus River from Shangla to Haripur district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday when it overturned. '13 people saved their lives by swimming to the shore', local police official Zahid Ullah said.

Masood Azhar now a marked man: Pakistan must realise its all-weather friend China has business with India too
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Masood Azhar now a marked man: Pakistan must realise its all-weather friend China has business with India too

If the air strikes against its hideouts and killing of its cadres have shaken Jaish-e-Mohammed, the calling out of its leader as a global terrorist is only going to worsen its situation.

Nirmala Sitharaman on Balakot: Pakistan mocking itself by taking journalists to madrassas India didn't even target
India

Nirmala Sitharaman on Balakot: Pakistan mocking itself by taking journalists to madrassas India didn't even target

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that onus to prove whether a terrorist camp was hit during the Balakot air strikes was on Pakistan.

US advises citizens to not travel to PoK, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, places Pakistan in Level Three threat category
India

US advises citizens to not travel to PoK, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, places Pakistan in Level Three threat category

The US has advised its citizens to reconsider their travel to Pakistan due to terrorism and asked them not to travel to restive Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK)

Bodies of IAF air strike victims were shifted 'from Balakot to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa', claims US-based activist from Pakistan's Gilgit
India

Bodies of IAF air strike victims were shifted 'from Balakot to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa', claims US-based activist from Pakistan's Gilgit

A US-based activist from Gilgit, shared a video where a Pakistani officer admitted that over 200 JeM militants were killed in the IAF air strike in Balakot.

US steps up pressure on Pakistan, State Department asks it to take 'sustained and irreversible' action against terror
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US steps up pressure on Pakistan, State Department asks it to take 'sustained and irreversible' action against terror

The US State Department statement came as Pakistan started taking actions against some of the terrorist outfits and their leaders over the past few days.

Farooq Abdullah asks Amit Shah to provide evidence for his claim on '300 terrorists killed' in IAF air strikes
India

Farooq Abdullah asks Amit Shah to provide evidence for his claim on '300 terrorists killed' in IAF air strikes

Without taking names, Farooq also accused political parties of being power hungry and egoist. "It is unfortunate that in politics we are so power hungry that we don't want to share," he said.

Rajyavardhan Rathore takes swipe at Kapil Sibal over his 'no losses' in IAF air strikes remark, asks him to go Balakot and check
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Rajyavardhan Rathore takes swipe at Kapil Sibal over his 'no losses' in IAF air strikes remark, asks him to go Balakot and check

Addressing the media on Monday, BS Dhanoa had said that the IAF pilots had hit the target given to them, adding that he could not give the number of casualties in the air strike as it is for the government to clarify.

Property records nail Pakistani lie on Jaish-e-Mohammed HQ in Bahawalpur, finds Firstpost investigation
India

Property records nail Pakistani lie on Jaish-e-Mohammed HQ in Bahawalpur, finds Firstpost investigation

Property records of a sprawling seminary said to be the headquarters of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, a claim denied by Pakistan in recent days, does indeed belong to the internationally proscribed terrorist group, an investigation by Firstpost has found