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Pakistan general election: Hundreds of bankers to perform poll duties on 25 July due to shortage of staff, says report
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Pakistan general election: Hundreds of bankers to perform poll duties on 25 July due to shortage of staff, says report

For the first time in Pakistan's history, hundreds of bankers will volunteer their services for the 25 July elections due to shortage of staff for poll duties, according to a media report on Saturday.

Pakistan General Election: Grand Democratic Alliance may pose formidable challenge to ruling PPP in Sindh
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Pakistan General Election: Grand Democratic Alliance may pose formidable challenge to ruling PPP in Sindh

The GDA is a coalition of five political parties, and has emerged as a strong anti-PPP alliance in the province of Sindh in Pakistan.

Karachi Bar Association spars with Chief Justice of Pakistan, passes resolution against Saqib Nisar for 'behaving like an SHO'
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Karachi Bar Association spars with Chief Justice of Pakistan, passes resolution against Saqib Nisar for 'behaving like an SHO'

The stalemate between The Karachi Bar Association and the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has intensified as the bar association has passed a resolution against Nisar.

Pakistan election: Polls show Nawaz Sharif still stands a chance despite Bilawal Bhutto, Imran Khan's regional popularity
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Pakistan election: Polls show Nawaz Sharif still stands a chance despite Bilawal Bhutto, Imran Khan's regional popularity

Regardless of the result and whether Nawaz Sharif wins, the elections in Pakistan in July is likely to be deeply troubling.

Madhya Pradesh youth languishing in Pakistan jail since 2013 to be released on 4 May after MEA intervenes
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Madhya Pradesh youth languishing in Pakistan jail since 2013 to be released on 4 May after MEA intervenes

Jitendar Arjunwar, who has languishing in Pakistani jail since 2013, will be finally released on 4 May, officials in Pakistan announced

Thousands of Pakistani tribesmen rally against security forces in Peshawar, demand 'right to live without fear'
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Thousands of Pakistani tribesmen rally against security forces in Peshawar, demand 'right to live without fear'

Thousands of people from Pakistan's tribes have rallied in Peshawar demanding the release of scores of suspects being held on alleged links to militants

Pakistani doctor whose selfie went viral with Pope Francis says his heart aches at treatment of minorities
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Pakistani doctor whose selfie went viral with Pope Francis says his heart aches at treatment of minorities

A Pakistani Christian whose selfie with the Pope has gone viral has spoken of his "heartache" at the treatment of minorities in Pakistan, and said the pontiff told him he was praying for peace.

Haryana minister Anil Vij calls for removal of 'adhinayak' from National Anthem, says, India doesn't have dictatorship
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Haryana minister Anil Vij calls for removal of 'adhinayak' from National Anthem, says, India doesn't have dictatorship

A day after Congress MP Ripun Bora moved a resolution in the Rajya Sabha to replace the word 'Sindh' in the National Anthem with 'North East', Haryana health minister Anil Vij on Saturday joined the fray by suggesting the word 'Adhinayak' be removed from the anthem altogether.

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.

Kirshna Kumari Kolhi set to make history as Pakistan's first Hindu woman senator, says PPP
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Kirshna Kumari Kolhi set to make history as Pakistan's first Hindu woman senator, says PPP

Kirshna Kumari Kolhi from Thar in Pakistan's Sindh province will become the first-ever Hindu woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country, the ruling Pakistan People's Party said.

Pakistan CJ gives Sindh police three-day deadline to arrest ex-superintendent of police accused of extra-judicial killing
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Pakistan CJ gives Sindh police three-day deadline to arrest ex-superintendent of police accused of extra-judicial killing

Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday gave the Sindh police a three-day deadline to arrest a former police superintendent who has been on the run.

US lawmakers express concern over human rights violations in Pakistan's Sindh province
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US lawmakers express concern over human rights violations in Pakistan's Sindh province

Two influential US lawmakers have expressed concern over human rights violations in Pakistan's Sindh province

US Congressman slams Pakistan government over failure to stop human rights violations in Sindh
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US Congressman slams Pakistan government over failure to stop human rights violations in Sindh

An influential US lawmaker has expressed concern over human rights violations and forced conversions in Pakistan's Sindh province, saying elements of the government or military "see an opportunity" in making their opponents disappear.

Pakistan shuts down mobile phone services in Karachi as security measure for Muharram
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Pakistan shuts down mobile phone services in Karachi as security measure for Muharram

Mobile phone services were totally shut down in Pakistan's biggest city on Saturday as a security measure for Muharram processions taken out by Shia Muslims

Baloch, Sindhi groups protest against Pakistan outside UN headquarters, claim army 'committing genocide'
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Baloch, Sindhi groups protest against Pakistan outside UN headquarters, claim army 'committing genocide'

Organised by the Baloch National Movement (BNM) and Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) protesters raised their voice against brutal Pakistani military operations.

Darshan Lal becomes first Hindu in Pakistan's Cabinet in 20 years
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Darshan Lal becomes first Hindu in Pakistan's Cabinet in 20 years

The Cabinet has one Hindu member, Dr Darshan Lal, a PML-N legislator from Sindh province.

UN slams Pakistan over repeated terrorist attacks on schools, police abuse of Afghan refugees
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UN slams Pakistan over repeated terrorist attacks on schools, police abuse of Afghan refugees

The United Nations (UN) is “concerned” about continuing terrorist attacks on educational institutions and the military’s use of schools, especially in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, a report of the UN’s review of Pakistan’s social, cultural and economic rights says.

Pakistan executes 465 people since lifting of death penalty ban, ranks fifth in the world
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Pakistan executes 465 people since lifting of death penalty ban, ranks fifth in the world

At least 465 people have been executed in Pakistan since the country lifted the ban on death penalty in December 2014, said a NGO working for prisoners' rights.

Pakistan sewage worker dies after doctors refuse to touch his 'unclean' body while fasting during Ramadan
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Pakistan sewage worker dies after doctors refuse to touch his 'unclean' body while fasting during Ramadan

A 30-year-old sanitary worker in Pakistan, who fell unconscious while cleaning a drain, died after a fasting doctor at a hospital refused to touch his "dirty body", his family has said

Chinese-sponsored North Indus River Cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan
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Chinese-sponsored North Indus River Cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan

Pakistan's entire water supply for agriculture, factories and homes is dependent on rivers in the Indus basin.