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  • 'Shockingly regressive' or 'need of local culture'? Twitter reacts to KP's ban on male MPs in girls' schools

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday banned the entry of male VIPs into girls schools and directed the schools’ managements to invite only female lawmakers and other role models as chief guests to sports, annual day and other functions...

    The new policy polarised social media, with some accusing the KP government of "Talibanisation" and others accepting that the move was imperative to boost girls' access to education in the...

  • India-Pakistan border clashes: UN team visits Sialkot village to observe damages

    KARACHI: A three-member observer team of the United Nations (UN) visited the Working Boundary at Kundanpur village in Sialkot on Saturday to review damages caused by firing at the border, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

    At least 11 civilians — eight Pakistanis and three Indians — were killed and several others wounded on Friday during an exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani border troops along the Line of Control...

  • Footballs made in Sialkot will represent Pakistan at 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov had recently confirmed that the balls to be used at this summer's spectacle — called Telstar 18 — will be manufactured in Pakistan...

    The announcement had come as little surprise as the footballs used at the tournament's last installment in 2014 were also supplied by manufacturers based in Sialkot — a city renowned world over for its thriving sports goods industry...

  • Pakistan determined to expand ties with Iran: Bajwa

    ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa said on Monday that Pakistan was determined to expand its ties with Iran in all spheres and hoped that the two neighbours could collaborate for regional peace and security...

    Talking to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Gen Bajwa, according to Iranian media reports, said that Islamabad wanted expansion of its military and defence cooperation with Tehran, besides promoting historical and economic...

  • Pakistan capable of thwarting any aggression: Bajwa

    RISALPUR: Declaring that Pakistan is fully capable of responding to any kind of aggression, Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has warned “the enemy” that any misadventure would come at an “unbearable cost”...

    If the enemy ever resorts to a misadventure, regardless of its size and scale, it will have to pay an unbearable cost,” he said at the passing-out parade of the Pakistan Air Force cadets in Risalpur on Monday...

  • Pakistan fighting terror in own interest: Bajwa

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Bajwa has said that Pakistan is fighting terrorism in its own interest and not for US money or equipment...

    Gen Bajwa told United States Ambassador David Hale, who called on him on Wednesday to explain his country’s new policy on Afghanistan and South Asia, that Pakistan “was not looking for any material or financial assistance from the US but trust, understanding and acknowledgement of our...

  • Pakistan will make efforts to reduce friction amongst Muslim countries, Gen Bajwa tells Zarif

    Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Wednesday to discuss regional security and other issues of bilateral interest, read a statement issued by military's media wing...

    "Pakistan was committed to having lasting relations with Iran and will keep up its efforts to reduce friction amongst brotherly Muslim countries," the army chief was quoted as saying by...

  • Terrorism in Afghanistan, Pakistan equally painful: Bajwa

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa recently told a senior defence official of Afghanistan he grieved for Afghan victims of terrorism as much as he did for such victims from Pakistan, the chief military spokesman told a visiting delegation on Friday...

    ISPR chief Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor told the Afghan media delegation that Gen Bajwa had reassured the defence attaché that every Afghan was dear to him like every...

  • Bajwa urges neighbours not to blame Pakistan for their woes

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has counselled unnamed neighbours to address problems at home instead of blaming Pakistan for their woes...

    “Terrorism cannot be defeated by closing eyes to one’s own responsibilities and resorting to throwing blame outside as being done by a few players in the region,” Gen Bajwa said at the National Defence University here without naming the countries he was referring to... ...

  • Pakistan progressing towards enduring peace, says Bajwa

    LANDI KOTAL: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the writ of the state has largely been restored and the country is progressing towards enduring peace and stability...

    Gen Bajwa said this during a visit to Khyber Agency where he spent a day with troops deployed along the Pak-Afghan border, the Inter-Services Public Relat­ions said in a statement on Monday...

  • World abandoned Pakistan to face terrorists alone: Asim Bajwa

    BERLIN: Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa in an interview with Deutsche Welle Urdu on Wednesday said the narrative that Pakistan has not done enough to fight terrorism was "unfair" as it did not recognise Pakistan's contributions to the war against terror...

    In a rare and candid interview with DW Urdu’s Kishwar Mustafa, Bajwa said, “The world had abandoned Pakistan to handle and face the terrorists in...

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