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20 injured in bank explosion in Pakistan’s Punjab, says GEO TV

Initial reports suggest that the blast occurred due to a gas cylinder explosion at the bank in Sadiqabad area of Pakistan’s Punjab province At least 20 people were injured in an explosion at a private bank in Sadiqabad area of Pakistan’s Punjab province, on Thursday, according to a media report. The bank building was completely […]

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US imposes visa restrictions on three senior Pakistani officials

The officials who are facing the visa restrictions are an additional secretary and a joint secretary of the interior ministry as well as the director general passports. The US has imposed visa sanctions on three senior Pakistani interior ministry officials following a row between the two countries over deportation of dozens of Pakistanis in America […]

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Passengers, airlines face steep costs due to closure of Pak airspace

The closure of Pakistan’s airspace for nearly three months has hit travellers and airlines from Afghanistan and Central Asia the hardest, with some airlines suspending or reducing flights while passengers grapple with a sharp rise in fares. The fare for the Delhi-Kabul flight on Afghanistan’s Kam Air, for instance, has gone from $160 to almost […]

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Internet Flooded with Modi’s ‘Cloud’ Comment Memes

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Balakot strikes saying, he suggested that clouds could help Indian fighter jets to escape the radars from Pakistan. He blamed the bad weather on the day’s airstrikes. Ergo, his comment over believing that clouds and heavy rain prevented Pakistani radars from detecting Indian jets have received brutal trolls […]

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Buttler hits 110 off 55 balls as England edge Pakistan

England batsman Jos Buttler smashed an unbeaten 110 off 55 balls as the hosts beat Pakistan by 12 runs in a thrilling run-packed second One-Day International on Saturday. Buttler’s blitzkrieg and half-centuries by Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow and skipper Eoin Morgan helped England to a huge total of 373 for three wickets in 50 overs. […]

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Pakistan govt bans 11 organisations for having links with JuD, FIF, JeM

The decision to ban these organisations was taken during a meeting between Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan and Interior Minister Ijaz Shah on Friday. Pakistan government has banned 11 organisations for having links with the proscribed outifts Jaamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), an official statement said Saturday. The decision to ban these […]

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Cricket Buzz: Gayle named WI vice-captain for World Cup

Veteran left-handed batsman Chris Gayle has been named vice-captain of the Jason Holder-led West Indies squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup. “It is always an honour to represent the West Indies in any format and this World Cup for me is special. As a senior player it is my responsibility to support the […]