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Another U-turn: Pakistan to charge $20 fee from Indian pilgrims for using Kartarpur corridor

New Delhi: In another U-turn, Pakistan has decided to charge $20 each from Indian pilgrims using the Kartarpur corridor on the inauguration day on Saturday, despite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan having announced a fee waiver on November 1. According to sources, Pakistan has conveyed the decision to India. The decision to charge the $20 fee […]

Kartarpur: Hoardings hailing Navjot Sidhu, Imran Khan surface in Amritsar

Chandigarh: Hoardings of Congress’ Amritsar legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan mysteriously surfaced in Amritsar, describing them as ‘real heroes’ for playing a crucial role in linking the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan with the Indian territory. “Kartarpur Sahib da langah khulwaon vale asli hero. Assi Punjabi hik te thok ke kehne […]

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Fazlur Rehman gives two-day deadline to Imran Khan to quit

Islamabad:  Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, leading the Azadi march demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has given him a two-day deadline to resign. Addressing the march at Metro Ground in Islamabad on Friday, Rehman said that we are giving two days’ time to Prime Minister Imran Khan to resign […]

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Sidhu accepts Imran Khan’s invitation to Kartarpur inauguration

Islamabad: Former Indian cricketer and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has accepted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s invitation to attend the opening ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9. According to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) press release, Sidhu thanked the Pak Prime Minister for inviting him to the inauguration. “I’m grateful to the prime […]

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FATF credibility at stake if it doesn’t downgrade Pak

New Delhi: Predictably, “brotherly countries” China, Turkey and Malaysia have backed Pakistan over the countrys “risk assessment study” at the FATF meeting being held in Paris, and are likely to vote against a downgrade to the black list. If good friend China, which heads the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and members Malaysia and Turkey, […]

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Not for others to comment on Kashmir, says India after Xi-Imran meeting

New Delhi: Two days ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit for the informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mahabalipuram, India on Wednesday voiced its pique over Kashmir figuring in talks between Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Xi, saying “It is not for other countries to comment on the internal affairs of India”. […]

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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, […]