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Pakistan's debt, liabilities cross PKR 50 trillion, for the first time: Reports 

The International Monetary Fund has also rejected Pakistan's request for borrowing and did not agree on any meaningful accountability of the State Bank of Pakistan
The total debt and public debt of Pakistan has been deteriorating since the Imran Khan government has come into power, figures reportedly revealed. 
The total debt and public debt of Pakistan has been deteriorating since the Imran Khan government has come into power, figures reportedly revealed. 
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 12:09 PM IST
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Pakistan's petroleum dealers to launch nationwide strike today

A day before the strike, traffic jams were reported in major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Karachi. Videos and posts on social media showed long queues at petrol stations in these cities as people hurried to fill fuel in their vehicles.
People wait for their turn to get petrol at a petrol station, after the PPDA announced a countrywide strike, in Karachi on Nov 24, 2021. (Reuters {jptp)
People wait for their turn to get petrol at a petrol station, after the PPDA announced a countrywide strike, in Karachi on Nov 24, 2021. (Reuters {jptp)
Updated on Nov 25, 2021 06:27 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

Taliban minister Muttaqi in Islamabad for talks as Pak hosts meet on Afghanistan

Amir Khan Muttaqi's visit is taking place as a follow-up to Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's visit to Kabul on October 21. This is the first visit of a Taliban leader to Pakitstan after the group seized power in Afghanistan.
Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (left) is received by Pakistan's commerce advisor Abdul Razak Dawood (wearing mask), upon his arrival in Islamabad on Wednesday.(AFP Photo)
Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (left) is received by Pakistan's commerce advisor Abdul Razak Dawood (wearing mask), upon his arrival in Islamabad on Wednesday.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Nov 11, 2021 06:10 AM IST
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Pak Hindu Council to celebrate Diwali at Teri temple which was attacked in 2020

Pakistan’s Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmad has been invited by the Council to celebrate the festival of lights at the Teri Temple in Karak, the Dawn newspaper reported.
Hundreds of Muslims attacked and set fire to a Hindu temple in northwest Pakistan on December 30 last year. (AFP)
Hundreds of Muslims attacked and set fire to a Hindu temple in northwest Pakistan on December 30 last year. (AFP)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 02:57 PM IST
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Pakistan Taliban demand prisoner release as ground for talks with Islamabad

  • With suspected links to Al Qaeda, Pakistan Taliban seek to establish their harsh interpretation of Sharia law in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Last month, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his government was in talks with the TTP as part of a
Last month, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his government was in talks with the TTP as part of a "reconciliation process".(REUTERS/File Photo)
Published on Nov 06, 2021 06:42 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

After petrol and sugar, electricity rates hiked in inflation-hit Pakistan

Pakistan: This comes after the latest surge in petroleum prices. According to a finance ministry notification, with the 8.03 increase, the new price of petrol has been fixed at 145.82 per litre, which has come into effect from November 5.
Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan (File Photo / AP)
Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan (File Photo / AP)
Published on Nov 06, 2021 12:23 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Is Pak NSA visiting Delhi for Afghanistan meet? Watch Imran Khan aide's answer

IS IMRAN KHAN SENDING PAK N.S.A. TO INDIA?
IS IMRAN KHAN SENDING PAK N.S.A. TO INDIA?
Published on Nov 02, 2021 09:19 PM IST
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Three cops shot dead at TLP rally in Pakistan

  • The outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has been behind major anti-France protests that earlier this year led to the embassy issuing a warning for all French citizens to leave the country.
Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a radical Islamist party, take part in a protest march toward Islamabad, on a highway in the town of Sadhuke, in eastern Pakistan(AP Photo)
Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a radical Islamist party, take part in a protest march toward Islamabad, on a highway in the town of Sadhuke, in eastern Pakistan(AP Photo)
Published on Oct 27, 2021 08:00 PM IST
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Pak army chief won DG ISI battle, PM Imran Khan got the procedural lollypop

With PM Imran Khan having no options but to tow the line of army chief, there is very strong speculation that General Bajwa may continue to head the military beyond his current retirement date of November 2022.
Unlike Gen Bajwa, who hardly comments on India unnecessarily, Pakistan PM Imran Khan showed his political immaturity by gloating on Pak cricket team defeating India in a T20 match.
Unlike Gen Bajwa, who hardly comments on India unnecessarily, Pakistan PM Imran Khan showed his political immaturity by gloating on Pak cricket team defeating India in a T20 match.
Published on Oct 27, 2021 01:00 PM IST
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ByShishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Imran govt under threat? 'Will bury' threat by Oppn alliance, mega march planned

WILL PAK ARMY SAVE OR SACRIFICE IMRAN KHAN?
WILL PAK ARMY SAVE OR SACRIFICE IMRAN KHAN?
Published on Aug 30, 2021 06:36 PM IST
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Internal dissensions, estranged army & economic crisis spell trouble for Imran

The early withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan will be a major concern for Islamabad as the cross border attacks in KP and Balochistan are likely to increase as both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going to battle it out for Kabul on Durand Line.
Spiralling inflation, cries of misgovernance and growing unpopularity of the PTI government has put strains on the military's relationship with Imran Khan.(Reuters File Photo)
Spiralling inflation, cries of misgovernance and growing unpopularity of the PTI government has put strains on the military's relationship with Imran Khan.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2021 08:43 AM IST
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ByShishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan to celebrate Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

Every year, the Pakistan government had been granting visas to 2,500 Indian Sikhs. But this year, the list was shorter at 883 due to the Covid pandemic.
Members of the Sikh jatha in Amritsar on Friday before leaving for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Members of the Sikh jatha in Amritsar on Friday before leaving for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Published on Nov 27, 2020 04:59 PM IST
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Pakistani cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi dies at 54

Days after signing an agreement with the Pakistan government and calling off a sit-in of his party supporters that had blocked an important junction between Islamabad and Rawalpindi, the chief of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party died in Lahore
In this November 26, 2017 file photo, Khadim Hussain Rizvi speaks during a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan.(AP/ FILE)
In this November 26, 2017 file photo, Khadim Hussain Rizvi speaks during a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan.(AP/ FILE)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 01:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

Thousands to attend Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Karachi despite uptick in Covid-19 cases

Pakistan has seen a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases after a brief lull in September. The virus death toll stands at 6,893 with over 3.3 lakh confirmed infections
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat function earlier in March being checked by a health team before being taken by bus to a quarantine facility amid concerns of infection on March 31, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat function earlier in March being checked by a health team before being taken by bus to a quarantine facility amid concerns of infection on March 31, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 05, 2020 09:43 PM IST
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Lahore | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

India rejects Pak’s Gilgit move

Pakistan’s minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan affairs, Ali Amin Gandapur, recently spoke about official plans to make the region, a part of the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir, a full-fledged province with constitutional rights such as representation in both houses of parliament.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is backing the move to boost its chances of faring better in the upcoming elections.(AFP)
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is backing the move to boost its chances of faring better in the upcoming elections.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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Pakistan to hold assembly elections in disputed Gilgit Baltistan on Nov 15

New Delhi considers GB a part of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and has consistently opposed changes made in the disputed region by the Pakistani government.
A protest in New Delhi against Pakistan over illegal annexure of Gilgit Baltistan into Pakistan.(ANI)
A protest in New Delhi against Pakistan over illegal annexure of Gilgit Baltistan into Pakistan.(ANI)
Published on Sep 23, 2020 05:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

After Senate defeats, Pak govt passes all FATF-linked bills via joint session

The Imran Khan government’s desperate move is part of efforts to get Pakistan out of Financial Action Task Force’s ‘grey list’ and to prevent it from going further down to a ‘black list’.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during a National Assembly session in June.(AFP File)
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during a National Assembly session in June.(AFP File)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 09:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

Crackdown on journalists sparks criticism of Pakistan government

Pressure mounted on the Pakistani media on Friday after a journalist was reportedly arrested in Karachi for spreading and inciting hatred on social media
A file photo of police officers guarding a site following an attack in Karachi, Pakistan.(REUTERS/ FILE)
A file photo of police officers guarding a site following an attack in Karachi, Pakistan.(REUTERS/ FILE)
Published on Sep 12, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

US-based Sikh body starts restoration of Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Pakistan

The Pakistan government reopened the abandoned gurdwara and the Evacuee Trust Property Board had unveiled a plan to reopen the gurdwara after restoration.
Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Jhelum district of Pakistan’s Punjab province will be reopened after restoration.(HT Photo)
Gurdwara Choa Sahib in Jhelum district of Pakistan’s Punjab province will be reopened after restoration.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jalandhar | ByGagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar

Pak court appoints three senior lawyers as amici curiae in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case

Kulbhushan Jadhav, the 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.
The Hague-based ICJ ruled in July 2019 that Pakistan must undertake an “effective review and reconsideration” of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav and also to grant consular access to India without further delay.(PTI)
The Hague-based ICJ ruled in July 2019 that Pakistan must undertake an “effective review and reconsideration” of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav and also to grant consular access to India without further delay.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2020 03:45 PM IST
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Islamabad | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Islamabad high court forms special bench to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case

Islamabad High Court chief justice Athar Minallah will head the bench while a lawyer will be appointed for Jadhav on Monday.
A special bench of the Islamabad high court will hear the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav next week.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
A special bench of the Islamabad high court will hear the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav next week.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 03:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabd | ByImtiaz Ahmad| Edited by Sabir Hussain

‘Didn’t get free access to Kulbhushan Jadhav’: India slams Pakistan

Thursday’s developments added another twist to the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, 50, as only four days remain under an ordinance promulgated by the Pakistan government to file a review petition in the Islamabad high court.
File photo of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of 'espionage'.(PTI File Photo)
File photo of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of 'espionage'.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 04:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar, New Delhi

India gets second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

The Indian side took up Pakistan’s offer only after receiving assurances regarding unimpeded, unhindered and unconditional access to Jadhav, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
Earlier this month, India had accused Pakistan of coercing Jadhav not to file a petition seeking a review of his case and of not complying with the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) verdict to review his conviction.(REUTERS)
Earlier this month, India had accused Pakistan of coercing Jadhav not to file a petition seeking a review of his case and of not complying with the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) verdict to review his conviction.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 07:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRezaul H Laskar

India opposes Pakistan-China move to build major dam in Gilgit-Baltistan

The Pakistan government on Wednesday signed a Rs 442-billion contract with a joint venture formed by China Power and the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), a commercial arm of the Pakistani military, for constructing the Diamer-Bhasha dam.
In the past too, India has opposed projects jointly taken up by Pakistan and China in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
In the past too, India has opposed projects jointly taken up by Pakistan and China in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Published on May 14, 2020 10:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

SGPC panel denied visa to visit Pakistan’s Nankana Sahib

Following the vandalization and threats received by the Sikhs living in Pakistan, the apex gurdwara body decided to send a delegation to Nankana Sahib to take stock of situation and express solidarity to the Sikh living in the neighbouring country.
The Pakistan government has denied visa to a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) delegation to visit Nankana Sahib(PTI File Photo)
The Pakistan government has denied visa to a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) delegation to visit Nankana Sahib(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jan 12, 2020 05:49 AM IST
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Pak ministers, clerics attend Gurpurb celebrations at Nankana Sahib

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Published on Jan 05, 2020 10:44 PM IST
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ATTACK ON NANKANA SAHIB GURDWARA:SGPC to send 4-member delegation to Pak

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Published on Jan 04, 2020 10:36 PM IST
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Former Pakistan President Musharraf admitted to hospital in Dubai: Report

Earlier on Monday, television channels showed footage of the former President being taken to the Dubai American Hospital on a stretcher, citing “emergency treatment requirement” which was later confirmed by sources in his All Pakistan Muslim League, Dawn news reported.
Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been living in a self-imposed exile in Dubai for “seeking medical treatment” and has not returned to Pakistan since.(HT File)
Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been living in a self-imposed exile in Dubai for “seeking medical treatment” and has not returned to Pakistan since.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 09:02 AM IST
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Onus on India to ensure good footfall at Kartarpur Corridor: Pak SGPC

Most pilgrims are not aware of the online registration process which requires one to have a proper knowledge of computer, he said, adding that now it is the duty of Sikh community to create awareness about how to apply for the pilgrimage and get permission.
Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, at Kartarpur, Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Indian and Pakistani devotees at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, at Kartarpur, Pakistan. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal / Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 14, 2019 07:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | BySurjit Singh, Amritsar

Biography of slain militant Bhindranwale released at Nankana Sahib

SGPC member gifts copy of book authored by slain militant preacher’s nephew and ex-Akal Takht jathedar to Pakistan’s Punjab governor.
The book on slain militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was released at Nankana Sahib (in photo) in Pakistan.(PTI)
The book on slain militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was released at Nankana Sahib (in photo) in Pakistan.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 13, 2019 09:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | BySurjit Singh, Amritsar
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