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Hardeet Singh on the Jamaat-e-Islami's election poster. | Photo Credit: Twitter/@SenatorMushtaq

Jamaat-e-Islami has a Sikh candidate. Pakistanis say it’s like VHP named a Muslim

A Sikh young man named Hardeet Singh was nominated for Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district. But people are asking if he is a Singh or an Afridi.
File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Facebook/ImranKhanOfficial

Pakistan embassy posts embarrassing tweet for Imran Khan. Blame comes to India, Parag Agrawal

Some users online referred to the whole episode as "official beizzati of Pakistan" — for an embassy to "troll" its own government.
Four Paws volunteers tending to elephants at the Karachi Zoo and Safari Park. | Photo Credit: Twitter/@fourpawsint

Karachi’s Safari Park finally knows the sex of its elephant. It’s Sonia, not Sonu

The startling revelation of the elephant's sex left Pakistani Twitter amused, wondering why zookeepers couldn't spot something this 'hard to miss'.
Representational image of Pakistan flag | Pixabay

Pakistani mob burns down police station over ‘blasphemy’. It just takes an allegation

Several local leaders of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl, a Deobandi Sunni political party, staged a demonstration demanding punishment for the accused.
Hindu rituals being performed at the Hinglaj Mata Mandir in Pakistan (representational image)

Fear or interfaith harmony? Hindus in Pakistan pay fine for temple attackers

Pakistan's Hindu community has decided to pay fines for the 11 religious leaders involved in the temple attack in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in December 2020.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar

Saqib Nisar’s audio clip has Imran Khan cornered. Pakistanis don’t know who to trust

An audio clip of Nisar purportedly instructing former PM Sharif and his daughter to be put in jail has been made public and Pakistanis are enraged.
Nawaz Sharif with daughter Maryam on their way to Lahore | @asmashirazi/Twitter

Explosive report on Nawaz Sharif lands journalist in trouble. Pakistanis divided

Leader of Opposition and PML (N) leader Shehbaz Sharif said the story peels off a thick layer of a grand scheme employed to target Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz.

Babar Azam greets future ‘Pakistani captain’. Fans say king inspiring kids

A handwritten letter by an 8-year-old and addressed to Pakistani captain Babar Azam requests for autograph of all players in the World Cup squad.
A screengrab of Hassan Ali dropping a catch against Australia in the Men's T20 World Cup.

Hassan Ali’s dropped catch has Pakistan in a fix: Was it ‘mauka’ to win T20 World Cup or not?

The narrative within sections of Pakistani media is that the T20 World Cup was Pakistan's to win but it slipped from Hassan Ali's hands.

Shehroze Kashif in Guinness Records is the pride of Pakistan—youngest to scale Everest, K2

The 19-year-old from Lahore was also the youngest Pakistani to scale Everest on 6 May this year.

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Here’s how an organisation tried to buy the original US Constitution with cryptocurrency

A bid by crowdfunders to buy a historic copy of the US Constitution has focused attention on DAOs — a part of the new wave of digital investing.


Fourteen people, including 13 civilians and a soldier, died in an alleged ambush gone awry at Nagaland's Mon Saturday | ANI

Intel behind ‘botched’ Nagaland ambush will be probed too as tensions over civilian deaths grow

Various Naga groups have called for a bandh Monday in view of the killings. Army and Assam Rifles have issued a directive asking all units in Nagaland to remain alert.

Yes, UPA’s dead. But here’s what Mamata, PK are saying about Congress & why that’s right too

Even in its second successive annihilation by BJP, Congress retained a solid block of 20% votes. That’s why all of BJP’s victims want the Congress at the core of their challenge.