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    Afridi retires from international cricket

    Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket, but said he wants to play in his country's domestic league for two more years.
  • Maqbool

    When ‘Azadi’ Died

    Maqbool Bhat was a straight forward man who believed in calling spade a spade and for him ‘azadi’ had no allegorical interpretations - it simply meant an ‘independent’ Kashmir!
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    Denial of RSD To Kashmiris Threat To Regional Peace: Pak

    Pakistan’s envoy to the United Nations (UN) has alleged that the “denial” of the right to self-determination to the Kashmiris led to the recent “flare-up” which threatened regional peace and security.
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    Pakistani Senate passes Hindu marriage bill

    Pakistani Hindu community will have a personal law for the first time as the Senate has passed 'The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017'.The bill, approved by the National Assembly on September 26, 2015
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    Need ‘Strong Evidence’ Against JeM Chief: China

    Ahead of its strategic dialogue with India, China on Friday said “solid evidence” was needed for it to back efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN.
  • The Qalandar's Magnetism

    The Qalandar's Magnetism

    Lal Shahbaz is of course a title; the saint’s proper name is stated to be Syed Usman Marwandi. As his name indicates, he is said to be a descendant of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), from the lineage of Imam Jafar as-Sadiq, the sixth Imam.
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    Wars of the ‘cinematic’ worlds

    People in India and Pakistan are on the verge of a war or so goes the rhetoric shared by the media on both sides of the border. Most people, on either side, are peace-loving folks who do not yearn for war. However,
  • 35 militants killed in crackdown after Pakistan shrine blast

    35 militants killed in crackdown after Pakistan shrine blast

    At least 35 militants were killed as the law enforcement agencies launched a security crackdown across Pakistan on Friday.The crackdown comes after a bomb ripped through the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar,
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    Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing sealed after shrine attack

    Pakistani authorities have sealed the Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan for an indefinite period in the wake of a terror attack at a shrine in Sindh province that killed at least 72 people, the media reported on Friday.
  • Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria

    'India Planning To Sabotage CPEC'

    Pakistan on Thursday accused India of planning to "sabotage" the ambitious $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor."We are aware of Indian (government's) plans to sabotage CPEC," Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Nafees Zakaria,
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    Bloodbath At Pakistan Sufi Shrine

    A powerful blast ripped through the Sufi shrine of Lal Shehbaz Qalandar in Sehwan town of Pakistan's Sindh province on Thursday, killing at least 80 people, including women and children. 100's others are injured.
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    Hafiz Saeed wants travel ban revoked

    Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief and Hafiz Saeed has urged the Pakistan government to allow him to travel abroad, it was reported on Thursday.Asking the government to remove his name from the outside Exit Control List,
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    Need To Pay Close Attention To Indo-Pak Relationship: US Lawmaker

    There is a need to pay close attention to the "contentious" Indo-Pak relationship to maintain stability in South Asia, a Democratic US Congressman has said.
  • Karachi residents on Tuesday hold a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Lahore blast.(AP)

    Pakistan arrests 30 over suicide attack in Lahore

    A day after a suicide blast at Lahore’s Mall Road killed 16 people and injured 87 others, local police arrested 30 suspects and registered first information reports against four unidentified terrorists.
  • Omar Abdullah speaking on Kashmir at Harvard University

    Trade, Development Can’t Replace Solution To Kashmir Issue: Omar

    National Conference Working President  Omar Abdullah on Monday addressed an august gathering of analysts, faculty and students at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts