Pakistan

Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia

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Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed..
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Pakistan's airspace has been re-opened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed..
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Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, sources said, effectively removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to..
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BJP has kicked off special training camps for its cadres where they are being specially tutored that any drift from the core ideology of nationalism could cost..
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A senior official in the security establishment says that Geelani's statement might have irked China, who could now even ask Pakistan to distance itself from the..
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On high alert, Pakistan Army rejigs defence mechanism, deploys armed brigade at border
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A 5000-year-old Sharada Peeth is an abandoned temple and centre for learning located in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) dedicated to the Goddesses Saraswati.
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Pakistan is “relentlessly” expanding its armed forces, especially nuclear and missile capabilities, despite being engulfed in a financial crisis, the Indian..
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World Bank arbitration court imposed a penalty of five billion dollars on Pakistan for unlawful denial of a mining lease to the company for the Reko Diq project.
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Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and his three aides were granted pre-arrest bail on Monday by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan in a..
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Making major concessions, Pakistan also dropped its insistence on allowing only Sikhs and agreed on letting all Indian nationals, along with persons of Indian..
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Earlier Pakistan was building a structure that could have caused flooding on the Indian side for which New Delhi had raised its concerns.
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"Pakistan side agreed, in principle, to build a bridge at the earliest," read a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) following the second..
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Pakistan has agreed to allow visa-free travel for the Indian passport holders and OCI card holders seven days a week. A dossier was handed over to Pakistan to..
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The second round of talks with Pakistan on the modalities for operationalisation of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor was held at Wagah, Pakistan on Sunday. During..
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The Pakistani delegation, led by Dr Mohammad Faisal-- a spokesperson for Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will show a powerpoint presentation to the Indian..
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New Delhi is looking forward to the upcoming talks with Islamabad and will take up a number of key issues, including infrastructure, pilgrims' movement, and..
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Officials from India and Pakistan are slated to meet on Sunday to finalise the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues.
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Government sources said the meeting is scheduled to take place at 9.30am at Wagah. New Delhi is looking forward to the upcoming talks with Islamabad and will..
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The Pakistan airspace closure has not only impacted airlines as they are forced to fly longer routes and burn more fuel, but on ground, it has hit transit..
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India had raised its concern over the presence of Gopal Singh Chawla, a known Khalistani and a close aide of 26/11 masterminds and had postponed the second round..
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The meeting will take place at the Attari-Wagah border on the Pakistani side. They said India will also flag its concerns over the security aspect.
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Pro-Khalistan Sikh leader Gopal Singh Chawla will not figure in the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee team which will participate in the talks, which..
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The US, China, Russia and Pakistan have jointly urged the Taliban to agree to a ceasefire and begin direct negotiations with the Afghanistan government.
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The Pakistan government announced a new 10-member Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) on Friday, minus pro-Khalistani leader Gopal Singh Chawla,..
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The decision to construct the university came after the Sikhs living in Pakistan demanded a university after Baba Guru Nanak at his birthplace in Nankana Sahib.
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OCT 31 DEADLINE: July 14 meeting expected to discuss New Delhi's concerns, including pilgrims' safety
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Once the Su-30MKI and the Rafale start operating together, it will be a potent combination against our adversaries, be it Pakistan or anybody else, says RKS..
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As India and Pakistan head to the next round of talks on the Kartarpur Corridor on Sunday, the Indian government is confident of completing by October 31 a..
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On June 29, a Hindu teenage girl, Payal Kumari was allegedly abducted by her teacher Kamran Soomor from Thatta in Sindh.
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After extending its eastern airspace ban for commercial flights to and from India four times in last two months, Pakistan has finally turned down India’s..
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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist who blamed Pakistan for suspension of his Twitter account.
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A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on..
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Aviation Secretary Nusrat, who is also the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), on Thursday informed the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation..
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Pakistan has told India that it will not open its airspace for commercial flights until New Delhi removes its fighter jets from forward IAF airbases. Pakistan..
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Both countries are sending their teams for the verdict, which will be announced at 6.30 pm IST next week.
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Pakistan on Thursday said it cannot 'prejudge' the decision of the International Court of Justice in the former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's case on..
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"Once the Su-30MKI and the Rafale start operating together, it will be a potent combination against our adversaries, be it Pakistan or anybody else. It will be a..
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In a humanitarian gesture, the Indian Army Thursday handed over to the Pakistan Army the body of a seven-year-old boy it recovered from a stream flowing from..
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Kulbhushan Jadhav, 48, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" after a closed..
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India and Pakistan brace themselves for the Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict on 17th July by International Court of Justice(ICJ)
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"The harassment by the security forces, National Investigation Agency and other agencies will not solve the problem of Kashmir," he remarked.
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A passenger train crashed into a stationary freight train in Pakistan on Thursday, killing 11 people and injuring more than 60 under overturned carriages, police..
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An over-speeding passenger bus turned turtle near Pakistan's capital city Islamabad on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and injuring 34 others, police said.
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A speeding passenger train on Thursday rammed into a freight train in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, killing at least eleven people and injuring 60 others,..
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These old terror outfits include Sipah-e-Sahaba, Jaish-ul-Adl, Lashkar-e-omer (LeO), Al-Badr, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) and..
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He also brought to light Pakistan's involvement in fuelling cross-border terrorism in the message titled "Don't Forget Kashmir"
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Seated in a chair behind a large desk against a black background, Zawahiri, looking old and frail, spoke in Arabic in the video which ran English captions at the..
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet US President Donald Trump on 22 July. The leaders will focus on improving bilateral ties between the two countries
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India has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants normal neighbourly relations with it in an atmosphere free from terror, and the onus is on Islamabad for creating..
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Terror group al-Qaida's chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has told "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to hurt Indian interests in Jammu and Kashmir, in a message released by the..
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A journalist working in a Pakistan-based news channel was shot dead on Tuesday evening over a personal dispute, police said
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PPP's chairman Bilawal Bhutto alleged that freedom of press in Pakistan had become 'non-existent' under the 'fascist' ruling government. Bilawal's comments came..
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Pakistan came for heavy criticism from Al Qaeda chief.
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Pakistan continues to live in denial.
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The incident took place at Khyaban-e-Jami road near the defense area in Pakistan capital where the TV anchor was shot dead.
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India will be raising the issues related to providing facilities for pilgrims which including allowing large number of pilgrims access to the Kartarpur gurudwara..
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Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical..
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The Parliament on Monday adopted a statutory resolution on a decision taken earlier by the government for levying 200 per cent duty on all goods originating in..
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Amid Intelligence inputs that Pakistani spy agencies were closely monitoring and profiling defence officers, the Indian Army has asked its personnel and their..
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This after Pakistani media reported last week that an invite was extended by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Pak Prime Minister during the Shanghai..
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Pakistan on Monday welcomed the UN rights office's report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
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