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  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • India-held Kashmir shuts down in protest over recent killings

    SRINAGAR: Stores, businesses and schools slammed shut across India-held Kashmir on Wednesday after separatists called a strike to protest a series of assassination-style killings over the past week...

    Security forces patrolled the streets of India-held Kashmir's main city, Srinagar, and buses and taxis stayed off the roads...

  • Defence Minister Asif blames India for recent attacks

    SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif has alleged that the killings of labourers near Gwadar, the Mastung blast and other such recent incidents are attempts by India to destabilise Pakistan...

    Asif alleged that these attacks were being carried out by India and other anti-Pakistan elements to sabotage development projects such as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

  • India officials say recent floods killed 10 endangered lions

    NEW DELHI: Officials say monsoon flooding that killed dozens of people in western India last month also hurt the world's last population of wild Asiatic lions...

    The report, submitted this weekend to the state's environment ministry, says other lions were found in “weak health and shocked condition” and were given treatment and food supplements...

  • India violates LoC ceasefire despite recent promises of peace: ISPR

    Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian firing and silenced the enemy’s artillery, an ISPR statement said...

    The skirmish at the border resumed only a day after military officials from Pakistan and India met to discuss the aggravating situation along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) as military observers from the United Nations recently visited affected areas inside Pakistan...

  • PCB, ECB and CA rubbish spot-fixing claims from recent documentary

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board, England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia as well as the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) have termed the claims in a recent documentary on spot-fixing, released by an Arab television, as unsubstantiated and have urged the broadcaster for evidence to back their claims...

    In the documentary, aired on Sunday, the Qatar-based broadcaster reported that some...

  • Climate change cost Pakistan $20bn in recent years: expert

    PESHAWAR: Stressing the need for stemming the tide of adverse impacts of climate change, a senior economist on Wednesday said Pakistan’s economy had suffered $20 billion losses due to the changing weather patterns in the recent past...

    Speaking at a workshop on ‘Climate Change: Raising Threats and Challenges’ here, Dr Mohammad Rafiq who teaches at the Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar said Pakistan required to devise...

  • Ashraf Ghani slams Pakistan over recent Kabul attacks

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani lambasted Pakistan on Monday over a recent wave of insurgent attacks in the capital Kabul that killed at least 56 people...

    “The last few days have shown that suicide bomber training camps and bomb-producing factories which are killing our people are as active as before in Pakistan,” Ghani told a news conference...

  • Recent arrests have improved Pakistan’s image abroad: PTI

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has declared that recent arrests of opposition leaders have improved the country’s image abroad, stating that “those who have plundered the country and its resources will spend their lives in jails and for them doors to the power corridors have been shut forever”...

    In a statement, PTI’s Information Secretary Omar Sarfaraz Cheema stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan was recognised across...

  • Same group seen behind recent killing of two DSPs

    KARACHI: Police officials investigating the targeted killing of DSP Zulfiqar Zaidi have found similarities between his killing and that of DSP of Bin Qasim Town Fatah Sangri, a senior police officer told Dawn on Sunday...

    Earlier on May 1, Bin Qasim Town DSP Fatah Sangri, his driver and a guard were killed in Gulshan-i-Hadeed while he was on patrol in the area in a police car...

  • North Korea claims it has joined ranks of nuclear-powered states after recent missile test

    The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch snapped a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a new challenge to US President Donald Trump who has vowed such a capability “won't happen”...

    “The great success in the test-fire of ICBM Hwasong-15 is a priceless victory won by the great and heroic people of the DPRK,” she said, using the official abbreviated name for North Korea...

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