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Islamic Ideology Council to decide on Hindu temple issue

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday directed the relevant authorities to consult the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on the issue of construction of a Hindu temple in Islamabad. Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noorul Haq Qadri called on PM Imran

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Power outages continue to plague Karachi

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While the number of coronavirus cases has declined by 40 percent, around 50pc of the total infected patients have defeated the deadly virus across the country

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Pakistan death row convict released after 21 years

A Pakistani man, who spent the last 21 years on death row for a crime he was convicted of committing when he was a juvenile, has been released, according to a non-profit

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51 years of bank nationalization in India: Crying need for a better corporate work culture

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Taj Mahal not to reopen, for now

The Agra district administration has decided not to reopen the world-famous Taj Mahal to visitors as yet