Pakistan Newswire

Pakistan Newswire

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  1. Brexit shock may have silver lining for Asian investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Bangkok Post

    ... generally positive for emerging markets." Acting as bulwarks against Brexit-fuelled turbulence are optimism about Pakistan's potential entry into MSCI Inc's developing nation gauge, Rodrigo Duterte's pledge to spur Philippine growth, and Thailand's ...

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  2. Pakistani clerics issue fatwa in favour of transgender marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | India.com

    ... the wrath of God". The clerics called upon the government to take action against such parents. (ALSO READ: Pakistan pitches for speedy resolution of Kashmir dispute ) The decree also dwelt upon societal attitudes towards transgenders. It went to the ...

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  3. Pakistan to consider India's request to probe Pathankot attack after EidRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | India.com

    Islamabad, June 27 : The Pakistan government has said that it will decide whether or not to allow Indian investigators to visit the country in connection with their probe into a deadly terror attack on an Indian airbase after Eid-ul-Fitr. On January 2, 2016, a heavily armed group attacked the Pathankot Air Force Station, part of the India's Western Air Command, killing six Indian security personnel.

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  4. Rise of the machines: Pakistani roboteers hunt global soccer gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    ... as they look to showcase what their country can do in the world of Artificial Intelligence. Students at Pakistan's National University of Science and Technology (NUST) will this year for the first time send a team to the annual RoboCup, an event ...

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  5. 'Udta Punjab' releases in Pakistan against wish of producersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... cuts and 'A' certificate. But director Abhishek Chaubey says the makers had decided against the film's release in Pakistan as they were unhappy with the cuts. "As per my last conversation we had decided to not release the film in Pak because we ...

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  6. Fatwa allows transgender marriage in PakistanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, June 27 : At least 50 clerics have issued a fatwa that marriage with a transgender person is now lawful in Pakistan, a media report said on Monday. The fatwa, released on Sunday by the clerics affiliated with Tanzeem Ittehad-i-Ummat, said a transgender person having "visible signs of being a male" may marry a woman or a transgender with "visible signs of being a female" and vice versa, Dawn online reported.

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  7. Pak army chief in Karachi after Sufi singer Amjad Sabri killingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of India

    The army chief chaired a high-level briefing at Rangers Headquarters here in which he directed all commanders to focus on the entire network of terrorists, their abettors and financiers, and continue the clean-up in Karachi until peace is restored to the city. KARACHI: Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif flew into Karachi to chair a high-level meeting during which he promised to "leave no stone unturned" to nab the killers of noted Sufi singer Amjad Sabri and rid the city of crime and terrorism.

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  8. Sufis not a minority, but a majority across subcontinentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... propagation and the belief of their intercession with the God multiply their appeal. No political party can rule Pakistan without the Barelvi support. This explains Imran Khan's move to start his 2013 election campaign from Lahore's Data Durbar ...

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  9. 93 development projects on cards in KP27-Jun-1627Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: The Annual Developmental Plan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa includes 93 developmental projects for the health sector for financial year 2016-17 with an allocation of Rs.10.54 billion. These include 77 ongoing projects and 16 new schemes.

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  10. 'It's going to be a Broken Kingdom, not a United Kingdom':...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Post

    Billingsgate, India Docks and Limelouse are iconic names of London's East End. These are some of the areas where German bombs fell in the Blitz of the Second World War and the community - the famous East Enders - was known for its unbreakable spirit.

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  11. Why Was A Prominent Muslim Musician Gunned Down In Pakistan?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WNED

    Relatives comfort Mujjudid Sabri , son of Pakistani singer Amjad Sabri, who was killed Wednesday in an attack by gunmen in Karachi. One of Pakistan's best-known singers, Amjad Sabri, was gunned down Wednesday in the city of Karachi, in what police are calling a targeted killing.

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  12. The unstated foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... in New Delhi, it was Sushma's intervention that eventually doused their anger. Whenever Modi's policy towards Pakistan has hit a wall, the government has fronted Sushma to both defend its approach and to offer a public olive branch to Islamabad. But ...

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  13. Bloodshed in name of Islam shameful: MehboobaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    SRINAGAR: An anguished J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti , paying tributes to CRPF jawans killed by Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists in Pampore on Saturday, said she couldn't comprehend how such barbaric killings were carried out in the name of religion. Eight paramilitary personnel were killed and 25 others injured in the attack, the worst in the last three years in the restive state.

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  14. The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: The Muslim Gay Rights Movement Must BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Switched

    Back in 2004, I was part of an awareness campaign run by the Pakistan Association for Mental Health in Karachi, Pakistan. One of our camps was held in the Saeedabad locality of Baldia Town, a sprawling low income settlement in the North of the city.

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  15. Plunkett satisfied achieving 50 ODI wickets for EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    ... Jos Buttler held a skyer. It had taken the 31-year-old 37 ODIs to take 50 wickets, with his first being Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf when the Yorkshireman struck on debut in Karachi back in 2005. "It's only taken 11 years!" said Plunkett. "Obviously, ...

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  16. 'Udta Punjab' releases in Pakistan with 100 cuts against wishes of makersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... cuts and 'A' certificate. But director Abhishek Chaubey says the makers had decided against the film's release in Pakistan as they were unhappy with the cuts. "As per my last conversation we had decided to not release the film in Pak because we ...

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  17. Pak army chief flies to Karachi after high-profile attacksRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Pakistan's army chief flew to Karachi yesterday for security meetings following high-profile attacks that have raised fears of a slide back into chaos in the busy metropolis once known as the world's most violent megacity.

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  18. "Jihad was the main reason behind Brexit", says Hafiz SaeedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | India.com

    Karachi, June 26: India's most wanted terrorist and Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief who is known for making radical comments on several issues had made a dramatic comment on Britain's exit from European Union. Saeed who holds a bounty of US $10 million on his head often holds public gathering in Pakistan where he is free man.

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  19. Shaharyar Khan says he was told by PM Nawaz Sharif to continue as PCB chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | India.com

    Karachi, June 26 : Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan has confirmed reports that he had been told to continue at his post by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is the patron in chief of the PCB. According to 'Jang' newspaper, Khan said he had met with Nawaz Sharif in London to discuss his future as well as cricket matters.

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  20. Pakistan army chief flies to Karachi after high-profile attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Pakistan's army chief flew to Karachi on Sunday for security meetings following high-profile attacks that have raised fears of a slide back into chaos in the busy metropolis once known as the world's most violent megacity. General Raheel Sharif ordered commanders to leave "no stone unturned" in finding the attackers who killed a popular singer and gunmen who kidnapped the son of the provincial chief judge, a statement from the military's press wing said.

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