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Coronavirus Outbreak: At least 9 Tablighi Jamaat attendees test positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan's Punjab province
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Coronavirus Outbreak: At least 9 Tablighi Jamaat attendees test positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan's Punjab province

At least nine Tableeghi Jamaat activists have been tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Pakistan's Punjab province, taking the total infections to 6,506 in the country, according to a media report on Thursday.

Pakistan court accepts Hafiz Saeed's plea to club all six terror financing cases and announce verdict on completion of trial
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Pakistan court accepts Hafiz Saeed's plea to club all six terror financing cases and announce verdict on completion of trial

The official said the court after accepting Saeed's request, ordered the prosecution to present witnesses in the other four cases against the JuD leaders on Wednesday

Pakistan's Lahore faces smog with AQI touching 447; Punjab province govt orders closure of schools amid criticism for lack of action
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Pakistan's Lahore faces smog with AQI touching 447; Punjab province govt orders closure of schools amid criticism for lack of action

As the level of air pollution escalated again in Delhi after a short respite, the situation of air quality was no better across the border in Pakistan's Lahore, reports indicated on Wednesday.

Pakistan opens Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Punjab province to Indian Sikh devotees, 72 years after Partition
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Pakistan opens Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Punjab province to Indian Sikh devotees, 72 years after Partition

Seventy-two years after Partition, Pakistan on Friday opened the doors of the historic Gurdwara Choa Sahib in its Punjab province to Sikh devotees, including from India, in the run-up to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November.

Pakistan claims it arrested Indian 'spy' Raju Lakshman from Punjab province; accused held at undisclosed location
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Pakistan claims it arrested Indian 'spy' Raju Lakshman from Punjab province; accused held at undisclosed location

Pakistani police claimed to have arrested an "Indian spy" in Punjab province of Pakistan. Local media quoted police as saying that an Indian national, who "admitted" he was an Indian spy, has been arrested.

Kartarpur corridor: Allotment for Darbar Sahib gurudwara increased from 3 acres to 42 acres, says governor of Pakistan's Punjab province
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Kartarpur corridor: Allotment for Darbar Sahib gurudwara increased from 3 acres to 42 acres, says governor of Pakistan's Punjab province

Pakistan will allot 42 acres of land for the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur Punjab governor has announced. 80 percent of the work on the landmark Kartarpur Corridor has been completed. The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district.

Hafiz Saeed arrested by Punjab Counter Terrorism Department, has been sent to prison on judicial remand, say reports
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Hafiz Saeed arrested by Punjab Counter Terrorism Department, has been sent to prison on judicial remand, say reports

The Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and his three aides were granted pre-arrest bail on 15 July by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and his three aides were granted pre-arrest bail on 15 July by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

Counter-Terrorism Department of Pakistan's Punjab province charges Hafiz Saeed with terror financing
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Counter-Terrorism Department of Pakistan's Punjab province charges Hafiz Saeed with terror financing

CTD of Punjab province on Wednesday registered cases pertaining to terror financing and facilitation against proscribed terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

Asia Bibi case: Over 90 members of hardline groups held in Pakistan for protesting court's decision to uphold blasphemy acquittal
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Asia Bibi case: Over 90 members of hardline groups held in Pakistan for protesting court's decision to uphold blasphemy acquittal

Asia Bibi, 47, is finally a free woman after all the legal impediments in her way came to an end on Tuesday, when the apex court threw out a petition seeking to review its verdict of acquitting the victim of a blasphemy charge

Pakistan grants 139 Indians visas to visit Shree Katas Raj Dham; pilgrims leave for shrine in Punjab province via Wagah
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Pakistan grants 139 Indians visas to visit Shree Katas Raj Dham; pilgrims leave for shrine in Punjab province via Wagah

Katas Raj is considered one of the holiest places for the Hindu community in Pakistan. The temples form a complex surrounding a pond named Katas, which is regarded as sacred by the devotees.

Indian officials barred from entering gurdwaras in Pakistan; officials say film Nanak Shah Fakir hurt Sikh sentiments
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Indian officials barred from entering gurdwaras in Pakistan; officials say film Nanak Shah Fakir hurt Sikh sentiments

Two officials of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan were stopped from entering two gurdwaras by their administration, which was upset over the screening of a film in India that they claim has hurt sentiments of the Sikh community.

Protests erupt in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir against diversion of Neelam river to Punjab province
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Protests erupt in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir against diversion of Neelam river to Punjab province

Massive protests have erupted in different places across Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) demanding an end to the exploitation of natural resources by Islamabad.

Imran Khan bans first-class air travel for top Pakistani officials; revamps work schedules in govt institutions
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Imran Khan bans first-class air travel for top Pakistani officials; revamps work schedules in govt institutions

Imran Khan's Cabinet has revamped the working schedule of all government institutions and has banned first-class air travel for all top officials

Imran Khan likely to face a bouncy pitch in 'first 100 days'; hurdles starting with China may stump his hope for a smooth turf
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Imran Khan likely to face a bouncy pitch in 'first 100 days'; hurdles starting with China may stump his hope for a smooth turf

While Kashmir is at the forefront of Imran Khan's foreign policy agenda, he also wants to restart negotiations with India on the Indus Waters Treaty.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Rise of Imran Khan, fall of Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and rigging charges grab international headlines
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Rise of Imran Khan, fall of Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and rigging charges grab international headlines

Millions of voters turned up to vote in the Pakistan General Election on 25 July, despite the threat of violence, protests and fears of military interference.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Imran Khan looks set for new innings as newspapers glorify former all-rounder as prospective PM
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Imran Khan looks set for new innings as newspapers glorify former all-rounder as prospective PM

Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) swept through the country, showing signs that it could be in power from Chitral to Sadiqabad. Khan's wish of forming a government without alliances has been granted.

Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan not interested in forming alliance with PPP, PML-N even as hung verdict seems likely
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Pakistan Election 2018: Imran Khan not interested in forming alliance with PPP, PML-N even as hung verdict seems likely

Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is hoping to become Pakistan’s prime minister after 20 years of being dismissed at the polls, as the country prepares to vote in a tense election pitting him against the party of jailed ex-premier Nawaz Sharif.

Shehbaz Sharif says PML-N will work to create environment for Kashmir to join Pakistan, compares situation to East, West Germany
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Shehbaz Sharif says PML-N will work to create environment for Kashmir to join Pakistan, compares situation to East, West Germany

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday said that if his party comes to power, it would create an environment for Kashmir to join Pakistan on the pattern of the reunification of East and West Germany.

Pakistan General Elections: Independent candidate commits suicide; polls in two constituencies postponed
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Pakistan General Elections: Independent candidate commits suicide; polls in two constituencies postponed

An independent candidate contesting in Pakistan's 25 July polls to Parliament and the provincial assembly from the Punjab province has reportedly committed suicide over a dispute with his sons, a media report said on Saturday.

PML-N workers clash with police in Pakistan after ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam court arrest in Lahore; several injured
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PML-N workers clash with police in Pakistan after ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam court arrest in Lahore; several injured

Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, both facing lengthy prison terms, were arrested minutes after landing in the country on Friday. Both are currently lodged in Rawalpindi's Adiala jail.