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Nawaz Sharif critically ill; we may lose him: Doctor

Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is “critically unwell” and has been receiving treatment for an undiagnosed blood platelet disorder, while in custody on corruption charges, according to doctor here on Tuesday. “Former PM Nawaz Sharif, critically unwell, is fighting the battle for his life,” said Adnan Khan, the Sharif family’s personal physician. “I […]

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province (Photo: IANS)

Pak to earn $30 lakh per month from Kartarpur corridor

Lahore: Pakistan is going to earn a whopping 30 lakh dollars per month from pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, a report said on Friday. According to Pakistan media reports, as per the agreement signed between India and Pakistan, a pilgrim will have […]

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Turkish President Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan postponed

Islamabad: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s anticipated visit to Pakistan has been postponed, Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said on Thursday, hours after a Turkish diplomat tweeted about the matter. It had earlier been reported that the Turkish President would pay an official visit to Pakistan on October 23 to cement relations between the two […]

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Imran Khan govt breaks record in borrowing money, in first year borrows Rs 7,509 billion

Islamabad: Pakistan’s ruling Imran Khan government has broken all previous records in borrowing money merely in the first year of its tenure. According to the official data, during the one-year regime of the present government Rs 7,509 billion (Pakistani currency) increase was recorded in the total debt of the country. A report in the Pakistani media, […]

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FATF sub-group details Pakistan’s duplicity on Hafiz Saeed curbs

Islamabad: Pakistan has “not taken sufficient measures to fully implement” its UNSC Resolution 1267 obligations against all listed individuals and entities, especially those associated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)/Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) as well as the group’s leader Hafiz Saeed, the FATF’s Asia Pacific Group says in a detailed damning report on Pakistan’s half-hearted measures […]

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Pakistan business heads meet army chief, slam govt over economy

Islamabad: The heads of Pakistan’s leading business houses called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to voice concern over the country’s economic condition and the Imran Khan government’s half-hearted response to the situation. The businessmen met Bajwa on Wednesday night at a dinner reception during which they also apprised the army chief of the […]

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Pakistan invites Manmohan Singh for Kartarpur Corridor inauguration

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that Pakistan would invite former Indian Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9. Qureshi said the Imran Khan-led government has decided to hold the inauguration ceremony in a big way. “We are making big preparations […]