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Canada bans flights from India, Pakistan for 30 days

Canada bans flights from India, Pakistan for 30 days

Canada on Thursday said it is banning all flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days due to the growing wave of COVID-19 cases in that region. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said the ban would start late Thursday, speaking hours after India reported a global record of more than 314,000

Twitter, FB, WhatsApp and YouTube suspended in Pakistan amid violent protests

Twitter, FB, WhatsApp and YouTube suspended in Pakistan amid violent protests

Islamabad: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday suspended social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, WhatsApp and Telegram till 3 pm, amidst tension in Pakistan over violent anti-France protests that paralysed large parts of the South Asian country this week. As per the Interior Ministry, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

Pakistan lifts private sector import ban on white sugar, cotton from India: Sources

Pakistan lifts private sector import ban on white sugar, cotton from India: Sources

New Delhi: Pakistan government on Wednesday allowed the country’s private sector to import 0.5 millions tonnes of white sugar from India, suggesting relaxation in suspended trade ties between the two nuclear-powers.  The news came a day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi underlining the primacy of

Punjab CM reverts back to Pak army chief’s ‘move forward’ remark

Punjab CM reverts back to Pak army chief’s ‘move forward’ remark

Punjab: State Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on March 19 revert back to Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s rhetoric  “walk the talk” as the latter made a pitch for peace between the two nations yesterday saying the onus lies on India to initiate talks for improving bilateral ties

Pakistan to receive 45 million India-made covid-19 doses

Pakistan to receive 45 million India-made covid-19 doses

Islamabad: Under the international vaccine alliance, GAVI, Pakistan will reportedly receive 45 million doses of India-manufactured Covishield vaccine from India. These vaccine doses are among those bought by GAVI, which work to increase access to immunization in poor countries, from India.  To note, Pakistan is the only SAARC country to

Pak MP Maulana Salahuddin’s marriage to a 14-year-old lands him in trouble

Pak MP Maulana Salahuddin’s marriage to a 14-year-old lands him in trouble

Chitral: An investigation has been launched by Pakistan Police into the marriage of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) leader and Member of the National Assembly (MNA) from Balochistan, Maulana Salahuddin Ayubi with a 14-year-old girl. The inquiry was initiated on the basis of a complaint lodged by an NGO working for the

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