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Shikarpur , April 27: A gang of kidnappers has killed a 13-year-old boy who was abducted 20 days ago. "The dacoit gang after slaying the boy threw the dead body in Katcha area," police officials said. "Belo Teghani's gang had demanded PKR 10 million ransom money for the release of boy...
Islamabad , April 27: Opposition members in the Punjab Assembly boycotted house proceedings on Friday, to show solidarity with wheat growers. They also announced plans to launch a protest on Monday against what they termed the poor wheat procurement policy of the incumbent government. The issue of wheat procurement was...
Islamabad , April 22: Petroleum dealers in Pakistan have allegedly threatened to close their doors due to government efforts to loosen price regulations on fuel goods. The chairman of the Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA), Abdul Sami Khan, denounced the anticipated action in a statement, claiming that it will lead...
Karachi , April 2: People in Karachi have been facing the problem of powercut, longer outages, and loadshedding with no respite for consumers in sight during the month of Ramzan. Nasir, a citizen of Karachi stated, "We have been facing this issue for a long time, and in my area...
Islamabad , April 2: Around 200 employees of Sports Board Punjab in Pakistan staged a protest on Tuesday against the non-payment of salaries from the past two months, reported ARY News. The daily wagers left their work and organised a peaceful protest in Lahore, demanding an immediate resolution to their...
KARACHI: The foreign exchange reserves of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) experienced a further decline of $54 million during a week, exacerbating the vulnerability of the exchange rate. This marks the second consecutive drop in the central bank’s reserves, with a $63m decrease reported last week, highlighting imbalances in...
About two weeks after one of the most tainted elections in the Pakistan’s checkered parliamentary history, a coalition government is in sight. But the only certainty that has emerged is instability and political chaos. And it may only get worse. An aphorism goes that the Pakistan army has never won...
Will Biden call Shehbaz Sharif? Americans cannot afford to ignore Pakistan given its geo-strategic position; however, they can ignore the fact that the people’s mandate matters for stability. The world can see that the Pakistan army has over-extended itself into the domestic fora and world can see how it...
Islamabad , February 22: Amid the suspension of social media platform 'X' in Pakistan, the media watchdog Freedom Network has accused the federal government of violating the fundamental rights of the citizens in the country. "No other entity is responsible for this undeclared censorship of X than the federal caretaker...
Islamabad, Feb 22: Amidst a flurry of post-election activities in Pakistan, jailed former prime minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party-backed winning independent candidates of national and provincial assemblies officially joined the Sunni Ittehad Council to claim the share in the quota of seats reserved for women and minorities. The independents...