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Power breakdown hits Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan

Here's what's happening across the border: The Tarbela power plant breaks down, causing Chashma nuclear power plants to trip as well, and the US diplomat that killed a Pakistan citizen was let go.

Citing security threat, federal government curbs operations of two oil firms in Karachi

Here's what's happening across the border: Facebook apologises and restores Dawn article it took down and Islamabad may have to fight a water crisis this summer.

‘Hurdles’ this Pashtun leader faced just to travel from Islamabad to Karachi

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Punjab police introduce new measure to prevent honour killing, and a special force deployed in Murree for tourist safety.

Protesters boycott polio vaccination after 2 children die in Peshawar

PIA wants passengers at new airport five hours before take-off, Pakistan lashes out at US with 'tit-for-tat' curbs for diplomats.

Go to Pakistan: Mega oil-pipeline set to complete by 2019

Here is what’s happening across the border: 2,000-km oil pipeline set to be completed next year, and Pakistan is an 'underachiever' on the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index.

Logistically challenged, brand new Islamabad airport detects a bullet in passenger bag

Here's what's happening across the border: Interior minister survives a bullet through his arm, and a transgender person was tortured by an assailant in...

Chief justice of Pakistan won’t allow a cricket ground in national park

Here's what's happening across the border: Police manhandle protesting journalists and a free kidney treatment facility in Quetta. National park vs cricket stadium, CJP takes...

Businesses in Pakistan worried that China is ‘eating up their economy’

Here's what's happening across the border: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's first female driver was murdered, and the Hazara community of Quetta is protesting against their targeted killing.

Pakistani navy saves the lives of 12 Indian fishermen stranded at sea for eight days

Here's what's happening across the border: Karachi sees an alarming rise in the killing of girl babies, while China gives $1 billion loan to Pakistan.

Pakistan’s unprecedented budget that focuses on CPEC more than anything else

Here's what is happening across the border: In a week of many firsts, Punjab University gets first woman V-C in 136 years, and an open court in Peshawar for the Sikhs.

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Imran Khan | Source: ANI

Imran Khan is promising Islamic utopia to Pakistanis. It might compel...

The Pakistani military has excellent reasons to avoid staging a coup against Imran Khan. But chances are that soon it will be compelled to exercise its authority.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Reuters file photo

Sitharaman asks state-run banks to assess risks amid turbulence across global...

In a meeting with chiefs of state-run banks Saturday, the finance minister said banks should safeguard themselves from any potential financial shock.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses CRPF personnel on the occasion of 84th CRPF Day at Jagdalpur, Bastar | ANI

Shah hails ‘historic day’ for northeast as govt withdraws AFSPA from...

Decision, which will come into effect from 1 April, was made keeping in mind improved security in these areas, says home ministry. 
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’