Pak temporarily bans travel from India

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST

Pakistan has banned travel from India for two weeks in the wake of the unprecented resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic in the neighbouring country, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) in

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28 people freed from Taliban prison in Afghanistan

Kabul |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Six armed militants were killed and 28 people were freed from a Taliban detention centre after the Afghan army launched a special operation in Helmand province, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Pak FM to visit Iran

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is scheduled to embark on a three-day official visit to Iran from Tuesday to discuss bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad said in a st

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Religious, political parties misused Islam to damage Pakistan: Imran

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out at political and religious parties in the country for misusing religion for their own personal gains.

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Ex-Nepal king tests Covid positive after returning from Kumbh

Kathmandu |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

Nepal's former king, Gyanendra Shah, who returned from India after participating in the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, sources in the Health Ministry said on Tu

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After troop pullout from Afghanistan, US to keep counter-terrorism ability

New York |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The US will maintain counter-terrorism capabilities after pulling out its troops from Afghanistan, according to Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby.

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14 Hefazat leaders meet B'desh Home Minister

Dhaka |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Fourteen top leaders of the Hefazat-e-Islami militant outfit met Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and members of intelligence agencies in an effort to find a "compromise" following the widesp

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India, US to coordinate efforts for stability in Afghanistan

New York |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar have agreed that the two nations will coordinate on efforts to promote stability in Afghanistan, from where Was

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SL tightens security over 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings

Colombo |Monday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

Sri Lankan police on Monday said security has been beefed up in all churches across the island nation ahead of the the second anniversary of the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings, which killed over 250 peop

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Karachi witnesses spike in street crimes

Karachi |Monday, 2021 8:15:07 PM IST

Karachi has witnessed an unprecedented spike in the number of street crimes during the January to March period this year, that claimed the lives of 98 people, a media report said on Monday.

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Banned Pak outfit frees 11 policemen

Islamabad |Monday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST

Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Monday announced that after a successful round of negotiation with Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), the banned outfit had released 11 policemen taken host

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Afghan security operations kill 9 militants

Kabul |Monday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST

Nine militants have been killed and three others injured in cleanup operations conducted by government forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said on Monday.

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