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Separate inaugurations of Pakistan's first metro train service

The Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT), Pakistan's first intercity bullet train service, was inaugurated on Sunday in Lahore in two separate ceremonies done by the government and the opposition party as both parties laid claims on its ownership

Pakistan ends foreign medical students quota

While abo­l­i­shing quota for foreign students for the first time in the country’s history, the Pakistan Medical Comm­ission (PMC) has made it mandatory for overseas Pakistanis and foreign students to clear Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) to get admission in Pakistan

IMF keeps Pakistan on a tight leash

Pakistan has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to relax the conditions for a mini-budget and increase in electricity prices at least till March next year after Prime Minister Khan again shot down both the proposals due to already high prices

Pakistan Foreign Office summons French ambassador over Macron’s statement

The Pakistan Foreign Office has summoned the French ambassador, Marc Baréty, over recent remarks made by French President Emanuel Macron, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Monday

'India, Israel, PDM are a triangle': Pakistan government

Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz on Sunday strongly condemned the chant of ‘free Balochistan’ in the public meeting of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), saying the anti-government alliance was reflective of the anti-state elements

Pak's first metro train service begins commercial operation in Lahore

Pakistan's first metro train service, the Orange Line, has started its commercial operation in Lahore

Pakistan PM Imran Khan accuses French President Macron of maligning Islam

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday denounced French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks on blasphemous caricatures, calling them “encouragement of Islamophobia”

Keel laying ceremony of Pakistan Navy’s MILGEM class warship

A keel-laying ceremony was held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works to inaugurate the construction of second MILGEM Class Corvette (warship) for the Pakistan Navy

15 Faisalabad men accused of gang-raping, filming teenage sisters

Fifteen Pakistani men have been accused of gang-raping and filming two teenage sisters, according to a report in Jang

Pakistan opposition alliance to stage third rally in Quetta

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of the country's opposition parties, will on Sunday hold its third power show in Quetta, amid heightened security measures over reports of a terror attack

Islamabad reports highest single-day COVID-19 cases

Islamabad has reported its highest single-day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases since the last two months, with 186 people testing positive in the Pakistani capital in 24 hours, according to health officials

Pakistan could be next polio-free country: WHO

A top official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Pakistan could be the next polio-free country, after years of continued efforts to eradicate the crippling disease

Eight killed in Pakistan road accident

At least eight people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Pakistan's Punjab province

Opposition PPP, government in war of words over FATF outcome

The opposition PPP has sought an “explanation” from the government over its “failure” to get Pakistan removed from the grey list of the Fin­ancial Action Task Force, but the government has ter­med the FATF’s “consensus decision” to keep the country on the grey list for another four months a “diplomatic victory” for it

Pakistan political crisis could impact CPEC, economic growth

The current political unrest in Pakistan may deal a blow to the execution of the ongoing China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a collection of mega infrastructure projects, and thereby dent its economic revival process.