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Pakistan not in haste to procure COVID-19 vaccines

Pakistan’s government made it clear that the government will not compromise with the efficiency of vaccines and said they would prefer “cost-effective with best results-oriented” vaccines, reported Dawn

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Passenger aircraft 'held back' in Malaysia as part of legal dispute: PIA

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane was held back in Malaysia as part of a legal dispute between the airline and another party, the national flag carrier said on Friday

Pakistan PM urges cooperation with Azerbaijan in energy, trade sectors

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday proposed greater cooperation with Azerbai­jan in trade and energy sectors

Twelve Pakistani policemen dismissed in Hindu temple attack case

As many as 12 police personnel were dismissed from duty as the preliminary inquiry report on the Karak Hindu temple attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province found officers ‘negligent’ in discharge of their duty

Pakistani madrasa students to be stopped from attending opposition PDM rallies

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid Ahmad to ensure that madrasa students do not attend any rallies staged by the PDM opposition alliance in the future, the media reported on Thursday

Pakistan records highest jump in COVID-19 cases

Pakistan reported its biggest jump in novel coronavirus cases in nearly a month as infections in Sindh rose by 1,769 in the past 24 hours, official data revealed on Thursday

US blogger Cynthia Ritchie withdraws petition seeking rape charge against former interior minister

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday accepted US blogger Cynthia Ritchie's request to withdraw a petition seeking the registration of a criminal case against Senator Rehman Malik for allegedly raping her in 2011

Pakistani court sends three to jail in forced conversion of Sikh girl

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Wednesday sentenced three out of the eight accused to at least two years imprisonment along with fine in the case of forced kidnapping, conversion and marriage of a Sikh girl in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib in 2019

Pakistan launches 'large scale' operation in Balochistan

Pakistan has launched a blanket offensive in Balochistan province in the name of counter-terrorism following the brutal killing of 11 coal miners belonging to the ethnic Hazara community

Pakistan's defence, trade ties with Azerbaijan, Turkey to be expanded

Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan on Wednesday agreed to broaden their cooperation and reaffirmed support for each other on issues of concern to them

Pakistan COAS assures justice to murdered Hazara coalminers' families

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday assured the bereaved families of Machh tragedy that the perpetrators of the heinous incident will be brought to justice and blood of the martyrs will not go waste, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said

CPEC and the battle for Baluchistan

At a press conference on Monday, Major General Babar Iftikhar, the director-general of the Pakistan Army’s media wing ISPR, revealed that the security forces are now “focused on Baluchistan.”

Rs180bn corruption unearthed in AGP office: Pakistan PM

The federal cabinet on Tuesday expressed no confidence in the office of Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP), with Prime Minister Imran Khan saying that corruption amounting to over Rs180 billion had been unearthed in the institution, according to Science Minister Fawad Chaudhry

Pakistan Navy successfully test-fires anti-ship missiles, torpedoes

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi reassured the nation that Pakistan Navy is fully prepared and ready to thwart any aggression against Pakistan’s maritime frontiers

Four killed in Pakistan avalanche

Four people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an avalanche in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, local media reported on Tuesday

Policeman escorting polio workers shot dead in Pakistan

A police officer escorting a team of polio health workers was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Karak district on Tuesday, authorities said

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