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Karachi's rooftop cattle gets a crane lift to the ground

Karachi's rooftop cattle gets a crane lift to the ground

Pakistan's Syed Ejaz Ahmad started raising calves in a rooftop shed about 15 years ago. As they grew in size, it became difficult to lead oxen down the narrow staircase of his house.

Aug 16, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Block 'offensive content' or face shutdown: Twitter warned in Pakistan

Block 'offensive content' or face shutdown: Twitter warned in Pakistan

Twitter is under the scanner in Pakistan for not blocking inappropriate content on its site.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Sidhu will be treated as a traitor if he goes to Pakistan for Imran Khan's swearing-in: Subramanian Swamy

Sidhu will be treated as a traitor if he goes to Pakistan for Imran Khan's swearing-in: Subramanian Swamy

Along with Sidhu, Imran Khan's 'old friends' Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar have also been invited to attend his oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. 

Aug 14, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
'Naya Pakistan', tweets PM-elect Imran Khan on Islamic State's 71st Independence Day

'Naya Pakistan', tweets PM-elect Imran Khan on Islamic State's 71st Independence Day

Pakistan is celebrating its 71st Independence Day on Tuesday, August 14.

Aug 14, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
Kiki Challenge onboard Pakistan's PIA flight goes viral and authorities are not amused

Kiki Challenge onboard Pakistan's PIA flight goes viral and authorities are not amused

In the Kiki challenge, the performer usually jumps out of a moving vehicle and dances to Canadian rapper Drake's song 'In My Feelings'. 

Aug 14, 2018, 07:16 AM IST
Thai cave boys leave Buddhist monastery after honouring dead rescuer

Thai cave boys leave Buddhist monastery after honouring dead rescuer

A group of 13 Thai students band their coach was recently rescued alive from a flooded cave. 

Aug 04, 2018, 23:37 PM IST
Red Corner notices sought against ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's sons

Red Corner notices sought against ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's sons

Hasan and Hussain Nawaz already have permanent arrest warrants issued against them in Pakistan.

Aug 04, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
12 girls schools burnt down in Pakistan's restive Gilgit-Baltistan

12 girls schools burnt down in Pakistan's restive Gilgit-Baltistan

The schools in Chilas town, about 130-kilometre from Gilgit, were targeted late on Thursday night by the militants who set them on fire and damaged school property across Diamer district, police said

Aug 03, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
If I get invitation, I will go to Pakistan: Kapil Dev on Imran Khan's oath ceremony

If I get invitation, I will go to Pakistan: Kapil Dev on Imran Khan's oath ceremony

Kapil Dev, however, added that if he has got the invitation to visit the neighbouring country he will definitely go, considering the Indian government's approval.

Aug 02, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
'Busy' Aamir Khan says Imran Khan yet to invite him for oath-taking ceremony

'Busy' Aamir Khan says Imran Khan yet to invite him for oath-taking ceremony

Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Navjot Singh Sidhu have also been invited by the actor-turned-politician for his swearing-in ceremony

Aug 02, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
Imran Khan to take oath in President House, says party leaders

Imran Khan to take oath in President House, says party leaders

Party sources said that apart from the formation of the governments, issues like where he should take the oath or live as Prime Minister have also been discussed. "It was decided that he should take

Aug 02, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
US caps security aid to Pakistan at $150 million, significantly below usual

US caps security aid to Pakistan at $150 million, significantly below usual

Historically, US has given $ one billion to $ 750 million per year.

Aug 02, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Sunil Gavaskar, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Aamir Khan invited for Imran Khan's oath ceremony, no word yet on PM Narendra Modi

Sunil Gavaskar, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Aamir Khan invited for Imran Khan's oath ceremony, no word yet on PM Narendra Modi

There is no confirmation as yet from the Pakistan Foreign Office if PM Narendra Modi could be invited to attend Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony.

Aug 01, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
Imran Khan's party rejects reports of inviting foreign leaders, including PM Narendra Modi for oath ceremony

Imran Khan's party rejects reports of inviting foreign leaders, including PM Narendra Modi for oath ceremony

It was earlier reported that PTI may invite SAARC leaders to attend the oath-taking ceremony of its chief Imran Khan.

Jul 31, 2018, 21:37 PM IST
Pakistan PM-designate Imran Khan may invite PM Narendra Modi for his oath ceremony

Pakistan PM-designate Imran Khan may invite PM Narendra Modi for his oath ceremony

Pakistan's PTI is mulling to invite SAARC leaders for Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony.

Jul 31, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Bangladeshi photographer thrashed, fired from job for clicking young lovers kissing in rain

Bangladeshi photographer thrashed, fired from job for clicking young lovers kissing in rain

Bangladeshi photojournalist Jibon Ahmed had posted the steamy picture on Facebook, which soon went viral.

Jul 28, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
As Imran Khan seeks to 'rebuild' Pakistan, reports on new JeM terror academy surface

As Imran Khan seeks to 'rebuild' Pakistan, reports on new JeM terror academy surface

JeM is said to be constructing a massive 15-acre complex on the outskirts of Bahawalpur city in Punjab province where thousands of its young recruits will be trained for jihad.

Jul 28, 2018, 08:43 AM IST
In trouble for Imran Khan, Pakistan opposition unanimously rejects results, demands re-poll

In trouble for Imran Khan, Pakistan opposition unanimously rejects results, demands re-poll

A multi-party conference of Opposition parties have demanded a "transparent" re-election in Pakistan, saying the recent polls were "rigged massively" and the results were manipulated.

Jul 28, 2018, 06:40 AM IST
Pakistan elections 2018 Imran Khan poised to be next Pakistan PM: Highlights of his victory speech

Pakistan elections 2018 Imran Khan poised to be next Pakistan PM: Highlights of his victory speech

The cricketer legend-turned-politician stands on the brink of becoming Pakistan Prime Minister. 

Jul 27, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Imran Khan: Cricket World Cup Champion to next Pakistan Prime Minister

Imran Khan: Cricket World Cup Champion to next Pakistan Prime Minister

Cricket legend Imran Khan is all set to take oath as next Prime Minister of Pakistan after his party PTI emerged as a clear winner in the polls.

Jul 27, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

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