Pakistan

More on Pakistan

Pakistan extends Afghan refugees' stay by three months

The Pakistan government has extended the legal residency of close to 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees in the country by three months, an official said on Sunday.

Pakistan's EC allows Abbasi to contest elections

Pakistan's Election Commission said that former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi can participate in the July 25 general elections from another constituency, a day after an electoral tribunal had disqualified his candidature from his home seat.

Pakistan's first blind judge takes oath

Yousaf Saleem, a visually impaired lawyer from Lahore, became Pakistans first blind judge after taking oath of office in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Pakistan to launch observatory satellite

Pakistan is set to launch the indigenously developed PakTES-1A observatory satellite in July, the Foreign Ministry announced.

Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

Read more...

IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...

Read more...