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    Maha Shivaratri In Pakistan

  • Hindu pilgrims celebrate Shivaratri at Katas Raj

    ”Ms Vairaji is one of 180 pilgrims from various Indian states on a week-long visit to Pakistan to celebrate Shivaratri, a significant Hindu festival that celebrates Lord Shiva and his wife, the goddess Parvati...

    “Let us pray that the love we are witnessing today for one another be emanated in the relations of Pakistan and India,” he said...

  • Cyclone Maha poses no threat to Pakistan coast

    Maha — the current cyclonic storm — is far away from Pakistan and poses no threat to its coast...

    “Cyclonic storm Maha has moved north-north westwards during the last 12 hours and is likely to track north-westwards and intensify more as a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours,” says the Met department website...

  • Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn — a profile

    BANGKOK: Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, had been heir apparent to the Thai throne for more than 43 years...

    The full title bestowed was “Somdech Phra Boromma-orasadhiraj Chao Fa Maha Vajiralongkorn Sayam Makut Rajakuman”, which translates as “Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, the Royal Son and Crown Prince of Siam”...

  • Indian pilgrims unable to celebrate Maha Shivratri at Katas Raj

    CHAKWAL: Indian pilgrims will not be travelling to Pakistan this year to attend the Maha Shivratri festival at the Katas Raj temples...

    Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Deputy Secretary Syed Faraz Abbas said: “As many as 171 Indian pilgrims had applied for visas before the Pakistan embassy, but at the eleventh hour, they took back their passports saying they were not allowed to travel to Pakistan by their government...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

  • Pakistan's Muniba Mazari named goodwill ambassador by UN Women

    ISLAMABAD: UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, named Muniba Mazari as Pakistan’s first female goodwill ambassador to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls...

    As the goodwill ambassador for UN Women Pakistan, Muniba will dedicate her efforts towards the empowerment of women and girls, and would serve as an advocate for UN Women’s “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It...

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