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Krishna Kumari Kolhi becomes first Dalit woman senator in Pakistan, wins seat on PPP ticket
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Krishna Kumari Kolhi becomes first Dalit woman senator in Pakistan, wins seat on PPP ticket

Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country, according to a media report on Sunday.

China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projects
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China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projects

The Chinese government has stopped funding three infrastructure projects in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme. These three projects were included in the CPEC agenda in December 2016 and the final procedural formalities were pending.

Pakistan rejects bill seeking to raise minimum age for marriage for girls, terms it 'un-Islamic'
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Pakistan rejects bill seeking to raise minimum age for marriage for girls, terms it 'un-Islamic'

Pakistani lawmakers have unanimously rejected a bill aimed at increasing the minimum age for marriage of a girl from 16 to 18 years, terming the proposed amendment as "un-Islamic

Pakistan Senate passes much awaited landmark Hindu marriage bill
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Pakistan Senate passes much awaited landmark Hindu marriage bill

The bill will help Hindu women get documentary proof of their marriage

US denies visa to Pakistan Senator; second instance to come to light in two days
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US denies visa to Pakistan Senator; second instance to come to light in two days

Another Pakistani Senator on Monday said his US visa application was turned down without a valid reason, a day after reports said the Senate Deputy Chairman, belonging to the same Islamic party as the legislator, was denied visa to visit New York.

Pakistan Senate panel condemns 'unprovoked firing' by India along LoC
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Pakistan Senate panel condemns 'unprovoked firing' by India along LoC

A defence committee in Pakistan's Senate on Friday passed a resolution condemning "unprovoked firing" by India along the LoC in Kashmir.