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Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

ISLAMABAD – A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Wednesday termed it an attempt by New Delhi to divert attention from its role in fomenting terrorism in Pakistan. “Indian letter to ICJ…

Lahore Literary Festival in New York enthralls the audience

Lahore Literary Festival in New York enthralls the audience

NEW YORK: The day-long Lahore Literary Festival at the Asia Society here, on May 6, reiterated the potent force of culture, music, books and the arts, in binding the people of India and Pakistan together. The superbly-curated festival saw some eminent writers, artists, and musicians come together to…

‘The Golden Legend’ by Nadeem Aslam follows an imperiled widow in Pakistan: Book Review

‘The Golden Legend’ by Nadeem Aslam follows an imperiled widow in Pakistan: Book Review

Ever since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has been struggling to forge an Islamic identity. But this struggle has taken a massive toll on the country’s religious minorities, which have declined from 23 percent of the population in 1947 to only 3 percent today. This systematic persecution is…

India offers $10 billion investment, $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

India offers $10 billion investment, $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

DHAKA: India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide…

Custodian of Sufi shrine in Pakistan is arrested in killings of at least 20 visitors

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: A custodian of a Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s Punjab province killed at least 20 people Saturday…

Pakistani American couple gift $15 million to Notre Dame for religion institute

Pakistani American couple gift $15 million to Notre Dame for religion institute

NEW YORK: A Pakistani American couple, Rafat Ansari and Zoreen Ansari, and their family, of South Bend, Indiana,…

India has ‘extremist elements’, US warns in travel advisory

India has ‘extremist elements’, US warns in travel advisory

NEW YORK: India’s tourism is set to take a hit this summer, especially by travelers from the United…

Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU: Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday,…


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