Pakistan imposes Eid holiday shutdown as virus cases soar

Already battling a third wave of infections and increasingly nervous about the crisis across the border in India, the government has imposed the most severe restrictions since a one-month lockdown…

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Pakistan court grants Shehbaz Sharif permission to go abroad for medical treatment

Shehbaz had approached the LHC a day earlier to challenge the placement of his name on a travel blacklist/no-fly list and seek one-time permission to go abroad for medical treatment

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Mosques full despite Pakistan's Covid third wave

Anxious over the virus's deadly rampage through neighbouring India, officials have steadily tightened restrictions and banned travel during the upcoming Eid holiday, which marks the end of the…

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Pakistan govt initiates process to take formal custody of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor's ancestral homes

Peshawar Deputy Commissioner Khalid Mehmud on Wednesday issued final notices to the present owners of the historic buildings and summoned them on May 18.

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Pakistan’s youth hooked to crystal meth, the country sees rise in addiction

Around 27 million people struggle with drug abuse in Pakistan. More students and members of the educated, upper class are getting attracted to the drug

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COVID-19: Several regions in Pakistan announce complete lockdown during Eid holidays

To ensure complete lockdown, police, Rangers, and Army personnel will be deployed in the province in line with the decision of the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) to restrict the…

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London woman shot dead in Pakistan after refusing to marry local

The 26-year-old had complained about having to pay the cost of ten-day quarantine in the UK upon arrival from Pakistan

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Imran Khan seeking to impose Pakistan's murderous blasphemy laws across world

The banned group had demanded the expulsion of the French ambassador and a boycott of French goods after Charlie Hebdo republished its Muhammad cartoons in September last year.

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Goons or protectors? Pakistan army's truth revealed in land grabbing case

'The DHA has also illegally occupied 50 kanals [1 kanal = roughly 506 square metres] of the Lahore high court and I will have an FIR lodged against the DHA," the Chief Justice revealed

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Bilawal Bhutto warns Pakistan approaching another flour crisis, slams govt over wheat prices

The PPP chairman also underscored the prices of fertilisers, seeds, pesticides, agricultural machinery and electricity that have gone up by 150 per cent

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Shakeel Afridi: Man who helped the US find Osama Bin Laden languishes in prison

Shakil Afridi has been languishing in a prison in the city of Peshawar for almost ten years after his fake vaccination programme helped US agents track and kill the Al-Qaeda leader.

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Pakistan's obsession with blasphemy laws leads to extrajudicial killings, mob violence

Christians, one of the largest religious minority groups in Pakistan with a population of around 2.8 million have faced the major burnt of blasphemy laws

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Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

'The suicide bomber hit the security officials exactly as it was planned,' the spokesperson for Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) said in a statement

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Insulting Prophet should be same as denying Holocaust: Imran Khan

Denying the Holocaust is an illegal offence in several European countries — including Germany and France — and offenders can be sent to prison

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Pakistan police officers taken hostage during anti-France protests: Officials

During these protests, at least six policemen have lost their lives and several others injured in the violent clashes

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