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Dilip Kumar asks for photos of ancestral house in Peshawar, shares memories from childhood
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Dilip Kumar asks for photos of ancestral house in Peshawar, shares memories from childhood

The provincial government in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa recently decided to purchase the ancestral houses of Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to conserve the historic buildings which are in dilapidated condition and facing demolition threat.

Raj Kapoor's ancestral home in Peshawar faces demolition threat, residents claim it's in 'dilapidated condition'
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Raj Kapoor's ancestral home in Peshawar faces demolition threat, residents claim it's in 'dilapidated condition'

In 2018, the Pakistan government had decided to convert the Kapoor Haveli in Peshwar's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province into a museum.

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.

Donald Trump's India visit: US peace deal with Afghan Taliban hands Islamabad leverage, leaves New Delhi vulnerable on Kashmir
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Donald Trump's India visit: US peace deal with Afghan Taliban hands Islamabad leverage, leaves New Delhi vulnerable on Kashmir

Ever since 1999, Indian policies in Kashmir have been predicated on the assumption that New Delhi and Washington’s regional interests converge: reining in Pakistan’s jihadist proxies, it seemed, was a common interest. President Trump’s Afghan deal makes that not necessarily true.

Mike Pompeo says US and Afghan Taliban to sign peace agreement on 29 Feb after observing week-long reduction of violence
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Mike Pompeo says US and Afghan Taliban to sign peace agreement on 29 Feb after observing week-long reduction of violence

Afghan, international and Taliban forces will observe the reduced violence period beginning at midnight

Amarinder Singh slams Akal Takht leader over remarks on safety of Sikhs, tells him to ask Akalis to sever ties with BJP if he feels so
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Amarinder Singh slams Akal Takht leader over remarks on safety of Sikhs, tells him to ask Akalis to sever ties with BJP if he feels so

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday slammed the Akal Takht's acting jathedar over his reported remark that Sikhs are not safe in the country, telling him to ask the Akalis to sever ties with the ruling BJP if he felt this way

Sikh youth killed by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Peshawar; MEA condemns 'targeted killing', seeks exemplary punishment for culprits
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Sikh youth killed by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Peshawar; MEA condemns 'targeted killing', seeks exemplary punishment for culprits

A 25-year-old Sikh man has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northwestern city of Peshawar in Pakistan, police and the victim's family said on Sunday.

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.

Pakistani shoemaker gets fined Rs 50,000 for making snakeskin sandals for Imran Khan as Eid gift, retrieves footwear from wildlife dept
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Pakistani shoemaker gets fined Rs 50,000 for making snakeskin sandals for Imran Khan as Eid gift, retrieves footwear from wildlife dept

A shoe-maker from Pakistan who made sandals from snakeskin for Imran Khan as an Eid gift, which was confiscated by authorities got the shoes back after he paid a hefty fine of Rs 50,000.

IED blast in Pakistan's Peshawar injures six, including woman; police say 8-10 kg of explosive material used
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IED blast in Pakistan's Peshawar injures six, including woman; police say 8-10 kg of explosive material used

At least six people, including a woman, sustained injuries in an IED blast that took place in Kali Bari market area of Peshawar city on Saturday. The explosive material was kept inside a car that was parked near a mosque.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa declares Hindu religious site Panj Tirath in Pakistan's Peshawar as national heritage
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa declares Hindu religious site Panj Tirath in Pakistan's Peshawar as national heritage

Panj Tirath in Pakistan, which got its name from the five pools of water present there, also contains a temple and a lawn with date palm trees.

Hamid Ansari to return to India via Wagah today: Indian national was in Pakistani custody for six years on espionage charges
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Hamid Ansari to return to India via Wagah today: Indian national was in Pakistani custody for six years on espionage charges

Hamid Ansari had entered Pakistan on 12 November using fake identification documents to meet a woman from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province who he had befriended on Facebook. He has been in Pakistani custody since then.

Rishi Kapoor's ancestral house in Peshawar to be converted into a museum by Pakistan government
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Rishi Kapoor's ancestral house in Peshawar to be converted into a museum by Pakistan government

Rishi Kapoor requested the Pakistan government to convert Kapoor Haveli in Qissa Khwani Bazar into a museum or an institution of sorts

Police lathicharge on protesting Peshawar university students was grave injustice, says student who took part in agitation
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Police lathicharge on protesting Peshawar university students was grave injustice, says student who took part in agitation

The question arises as to why the Peshawar University stooped so low, and why the students were attacked on 4 October. The root of all this is: corruption.

Pakistan cuts CPEC investment in railways by $2 billion; railway minister says Islamabad 'cannot afford' huge burden of loans
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Pakistan cuts CPEC investment in railways by $2 billion; railway minister says Islamabad 'cannot afford' huge burden of loans

The announcement gives credence to reports that the Imran Khan government intends to scrutinise the $62 billion CPEC infrastructure and power projects,

Pakistan claims India link in Peshawar school attack: Islamabad dishonouring memory of children killed, says Eenam Gambhir
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Pakistan claims India link in Peshawar school attack: Islamabad dishonouring memory of children killed, says Eenam Gambhir

India on Sunday strongly hit back at Pakistan for the "preposterous allegation" its foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi made at the UN.

Pakistani singer-actress Reshma shot dead; reports indicate husband attacked her after domestic dispute
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Pakistani singer-actress Reshma shot dead; reports indicate husband attacked her after domestic dispute

Reshma's killing is the 15th incident of violence recorded against women artistes in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area in the past year

Pakistan election results delayed due to 'transmission failure' a day after goof-ups, power outages hampered voting
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Pakistan election results delayed due to 'transmission failure' a day after goof-ups, power outages hampered voting

Despite Election Commission of Pakistan's orders to ensure a regulated power supply across the country, voting was delayed at several booths.

Pakistan General Election: PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur killed in suicide blast in Dera Ismail Khan
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Pakistan General Election: PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur killed in suicide blast in Dera Ismail Khan

A former provincial minister and senior leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was on Sunday killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up near his car in the troubled Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.

Pakistan General Election: PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif says Indians will call Pakistanis their master
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Pakistan General Election: PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif says Indians will call Pakistanis their master

Shehbaz Sharif said that Pakistan cannot become a great nation by voting leaders like Imran Khan who have made false promises to "our nation"