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A new book by Owen Bennett-Jones explores the lineage, political legacy of Pakistan's Bhutto family
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A new book by Owen Bennett-Jones explores the lineage, political legacy of Pakistan's Bhutto family

Chronicling the life of the astute politician Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his political rise, along with that of his four children, the book draws from unpublished documents and research accumulated over two decades to tell the story of the family's complex relationship with British colonialists, the Pakistani armed forces and the United States of America.

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

Kashmir Himalayas: Kolahoi glacier's retreat can be attributed to climate change, shifts in land use
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Kashmir Himalayas: Kolahoi glacier's retreat can be attributed to climate change, shifts in land use

Scientists said that rapid retreating of Kolahoi and other glaciers in Kashmir is largely attributable to global factors and climate driven by the local land-use changes also has some influence on glacier-retreat.

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage
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Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage

Pakistan has extended partial lockdown till April 14 and constantly asking people to stay indoors and follow social distancing.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties

As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.

Coronavirus cases rise to 16 in Pakistan; Sindh province sees maximum infections with nine new confirmations
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Coronavirus cases rise to 16 in Pakistan; Sindh province sees maximum infections with nine new confirmations

Pakistan witnessed a sudden increase in coronavirus cases as the number of patients rose to 16, officials said on Tuesday

Coronavirus outbreak: Another patient identified in Karachi, taking total number of positive cases in Pakistan to seven
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Coronavirus outbreak: Another patient identified in Karachi, taking total number of positive cases in Pakistan to seven

Earlier, all the six COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, three in Karachi and as many in Gilgit-Baltistan, had a history of travel to Iran

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to close border with Afghanistan for a week after four test positive in Karachi
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Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to close border with Afghanistan for a week after four test positive in Karachi

Announcement came a day after two more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Pakistan

Beyond Achro Thar's scenic landscape, harsh reality of salt miners' living conditions, wages
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Beyond Achro Thar's scenic landscape, harsh reality of salt miners' living conditions, wages

The miners working on these salt lakes in Achro Thar live in destitute conditions with no access to healthcare and no money to travel out for miles to visit a medical centre

Sindh’s man-made Chotiari reservoir is an environmental disaster, study finds
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Sindh’s man-made Chotiari reservoir is an environmental disaster, study finds

At a time when Pakistan is in desperate need to conserve water, the Chotiari reservoir — a mega water storing body constructed 17 years ago to boost agriculture in the country’s southern riparian Sindh province — has emerged as an unsustainable irrigation project and an environmental disaster due to bad planning, a new report revealed.

Pakistan air traffic controller guides Jaipur-Muscat flight to safety after pilot sounds 'Mayday' alert due to bad weather
India

Pakistan air traffic controller guides Jaipur-Muscat flight to safety after pilot sounds 'Mayday' alert due to bad weather

An air traffic controller from Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority saved a plane flying from Jaipur to Muscat, the capital city of Oman, after its pilot sounded alert due to bad weather.

Livelihoods of Pakistan fishing communities along the Indus dry up with the river
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Livelihoods of Pakistan fishing communities along the Indus dry up with the river

Dam construction and other upstream activities have left the fishing communities in Pakistan along the Indus with little to fish, and livelihoods that have dried up with the river.

Hindu medical student found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pakistan's Sindh; cops say suicide, but family claims murder
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Hindu medical student found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pakistan's Sindh; cops say suicide, but family claims murder

A first-year medical student was found dead in a locked hostel room in Pakistan's Sindh on Tuesday, a day after protesters vandalised a temple in the area

Riots break out in Pakistan's Sindh province after police book Hindu school principal for 'blasphemy'
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Riots break out in Pakistan's Sindh province after police book Hindu school principal for 'blasphemy'

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan shared a video of protesters breaking the infrastructure of the school in Sindh province and expressed concern over the situation

Amarinder Singh ‘relieved’ after Pakistan says abducted Sikh girl can return home, says ‘forced conversations have no place in civilised world’
India

Amarinder Singh ‘relieved’ after Pakistan says abducted Sikh girl can return home, says ‘forced conversations have no place in civilised world’

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was 'relieved' after Pakistan announced that a Sikh girl, who was abducted, forcibly converted and married to a Muslim man, was free to return her home in Pakistan

India condemns forced conversion of two Sikh girls in Pakistan, urges Imran Khan govt to take 'remedial action'
India

India condemns forced conversion of two Sikh girls in Pakistan, urges Imran Khan govt to take 'remedial action'

Condemning the forced conversion of two Sikh girls in Pakistan, India on Sunday asked Imran Khan-led government to take immediate 'remedial action'.

Heavy July rains lash Pakistan, killing 161 and leaving 137 injured; officials expect precipitation to subside on Monday
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Heavy July rains lash Pakistan, killing 161 and leaving 137 injured; officials expect precipitation to subside on Monday

Heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan have killed at least 161 people while 137 people sustained injuries in the country last month alone, according to the country's National Disaster Management Authority.

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.

How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 3: Hindu groups organise, Hindu Rashtra is defined, Savarkar makes his mark
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How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 3: Hindu groups organise, Hindu Rashtra is defined, Savarkar makes his mark

The year 1915 is significant in Indian political history because it was then that the word 'Hindu' was used and accepted as a political term to define those who were not Muslim, Christian, Jain, Sikh or Buddhist. Until the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha was formed, the Arya Samajis, for instance, referred to themselves as 'Aryans', the followers of the ancient Vedic faith.

Imran Khan orders probe into abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan; Fawad Chaudhry, Sushma Swaraj trade barbs over incident
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Imran Khan orders probe into abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan; Fawad Chaudhry, Sushma Swaraj trade barbs over incident

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Sunday ordered a probe into reports of abduction, forced conversion and underage marriages of two teenage Hindu girls in the Sindh province and to take immediate steps for their recovery, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Sunday.