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Pakistan: Maryam Nawaz Sharif alleges cameras were installed in her jail cell and bathroom

Islamabad: PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz, who is one of the key opposition leaders in Pakistan, has alleged that authorities had installed cameras in her jail cell and bathroom.

Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth dies due to COVID-19

Peshawar: Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth, who contracted COVID-19 recently, died on Thursday.

Pakistani activist says she was harassed by a senior government official during her recent visit to President House

Islamabad: Pakistani rights activist Maria Iqbal Tarana has alleged that a senior government official has harassed her while she was visiting the President House to attend an event, media reports said.

PoK activist urges Joe Biden to intervene to heal wounded people of Gilgit Baltistan

Highlighting the atrocities caused by Pakistan on the people of the region, activist Amjad Ayub Mirza on Wednesday urged US President-elect Biden  to “heal” the “wounded people and divide people” of PoK and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).

Afghanistan: Pakistani-origin Al-Qaeda terrorist killed

Kabul: A Pakistani-origin Al-Qaeda terrorist has been killed during a special operation by Afghanistan security forces in the south Asian war-ravaged country.

Pakistan: HRCP report highlights human rights violations in Khyber Pakhtunkwa

Islamabad: A recent report on the human rights violation situation in Pakistan's  Khyber Pakhtunkwa region has highlighted the troubled water in which the people of the region are currently surviving.

Gilgit Baltistan under illegal occupation of Pakistan since 1947, say experts at a webinar

An area five times more than that of PoJK (Pakistan Occupied Jammu & Kashmir) with a population of approx. 1.8 million, Gilgit Baltistan has been under illegal occupation of Pakistan since 1947, according to speakers at a webinar on Gilgit-Baltistan (Jammu & Kashmir: Status & Current Affairs) organised on Tuesday by Kashmir (Policy & Strategy) Group (KPSG).

PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif compares PM Imran Khan to 'COVID-19'

Islamabad:  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz Sharif has slammed Pakistan PM Imran Khan and compared him to COVID-19 virus.

Imran Khan had opposed the idea of giving province status to Gilgit-Baltistan at every step: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Islamabad:  Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier opposed the move of providing status of a province at every step to Gilgit-Baltistan region.

US embassy in Islamabad apologizes for retweeting post insulting PM Imran Khan

Islamabad/UNI: The US embassy in Islamabad on Wednesday apologised for retweeting a post critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan by PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal after it sparked an outrage on social media.

Pakistan: Christian mother, son allegedly murdered over blasphemy charges

Islamabad: A Christian mother and her son were allegedly murdered in broad daylight in Pakistan's Punjab province over charges of blasphemy, media reports said.

Human rights activist says Pakistan authorities using anti-terror laws to curb dissent voices

Washignton: Human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has said the Pakistani authorities are  using regressive anti-terrorism, cybercrime, and sedition laws to curb voices of dissent instead of taking actions to end terrorism.

Maryam Nawaz has emerged as the biggest crowd puller in Pakistan: Author Yousuf Nazar  

Islamabad:  Pakistani author Yousuf Nazar on Friday said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif has emerged as the biggest crowd-puller in recent months.

Pakistan witnesses surge in COVID-19 cases, authorities decide to impose smart lockdown in Islamabad 

Islamabad: There seems to be a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Pakistan and keeping that in mind authority is planning to impose smart lockdown in Islamabad city.

Pakistan: Lahore Metro paying huge salaries to Chinese employees in comparison to locals, highlighting pay disparity in the institute

Islamabad:  Chinese staff recruited by the Punjab Mass Transit Authority for Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project is receiving more salary than the local employees, The News International reported.