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China, US, refuse to accept mangoes sent by Pakistan as part of ‘mango diplomacy’: Report

New Delhi | Pakistan’s all weather friend China has refused to accept sweet and juicy mangoes sent by the Pakistani president Arif Alvi to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The stated reason is quarantine regulations prevent the gift from reaching the Chinese President. The same fate befell the prized Chaunsa mangoes in the US, Canada, […]

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Drone movement from Pak spiked amid farmer protests: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Β Taking serious note of the perceptible increase in drone movement from across the international border since the farmers’ protests started gathering heat in October 2020, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday declared that “as long as I am here, no Khalistani or Pakistani or any other terrorist activity will be allowed to disturb […]

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Power distribution system breakdown plunges entire Pakistan into darkness

Islamabad:Β Hundreds of millions of Pakistanis were left without power due to a technical fault in the country’s power distribution system, government officials said on Sunday. The blackout began at about 11.50 p.m. on Saturday when power failures were reported in all major cities, including Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi and Rawalpindi, reports Xinhua news agency. According […]

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Indo-Pak aggressive joint parade halted after decades

Islamabad:Β Tense relations and the never-ending rivalry between Pakistan and India has reflected in a daily joint parade at the border openings for decades, where both sides showcase aggressive gestures and emotions filled parade with massive crowds chanting slogans on both sides everyday. However, with the ongoing spread of the coronavirus pandemic, this spectacle has come […]