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Shehbaz Sharif becomes Pakistan’s Prime Minister for a second time

Shehbaz Sharif becomes Pakistan’s Prime Minister for a second time

Islamabad, Mar 3: Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday became the prime minister of Pakistan for a second time to lead a coalition government after he comfortably won a majority in the newly-elected Parliament. Shehbaz, 72, who was the consensus candidate of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), received 201 votes in […]

“Truly abysmal human rights record…”: India’s befitting reply to Pakistan at UN

“Truly abysmal human rights record…”: India’s befitting reply to Pakistan at UN

In a befitting reply to Pakistan, India exercised its ‘Right of Reply’ in response to references to New Delhi stating that the nation that has institutionalized the systemic persecution of its minorities and has a truly abysmal human rights record has no right to comment on India. Exercising the ‘Right of Reply’ at the High-Level […]

Palestinian death toll in Gaza nears 30,000: Health Ministry

Palestinian death toll in Gaza nears 30,000: Health Ministry

Gaza, Feb 29: The Palestinian death toll in the Gaza Strip has risen to 29,954 as the Israeli military killed 76 in the past 24 hours, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said. Meanwhile, 110 others were wounded, bringing the total number of Palestinian injuries since the Israel-Hamas war broke out in early October to 70,325, the […]

India-USA Officials Discuss Homeland Security in New Delhi

India-USA Officials Discuss Homeland Security in New Delhi

Vinod Bhat India-U.S. Senior Officials’ Homeland Security Dialogue (HSD) was held in New Delhi today. Shri Ajay Bhalla, Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and Ms Kristie Canegallo, Acting Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security led the respective delegations. During the dialogue, both sides reviewed ongoing cooperation in counter-terrorism and security […]

Maryam Nawaz Becomes First-Ever Woman Chief Minister Of A Province In Pakistan

Maryam Nawaz Becomes First-Ever Woman Chief Minister Of A Province In Pakistan

LAHORE, Feb 26: Senior PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of three-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Monday, became the first-ever woman chief minister of a province in Pakistan when she was elected to head the Punjab province, describing it as an ‘honour’ for every woman in the country. Maryam, the 50-year-old senior vice […]

Palestinian PM Mohammad Shtayyeh, government resign

Palestinian PM Mohammad Shtayyeh, government resign

Ramallah, February 26: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh on Monday announced the resignation of his government. “I would like to inform the honorable council and our great people that I placed the government’s resignation at the disposal of Mr. President , last Tuesday, and today I submit it in writing,” Shtayyeh said in a post […]

Saad Ahmad Warraich assumes responsibility as Pakistan’s new Charge d’Affaires in India

Saad Ahmad Warraich assumes responsibility as Pakistan’s new Charge d’Affaires in India

New Delhi, February 26: The new Charge d’Affaires at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Saad Ahmad Warraich , assumed his responsibilities on Monday, according to the Pakistan High Commission in India. Warraich replaces Aizaz Khan, who has completed his tenure. “Today, Saad Ahmad Warraich assumed responsibilities as Charge d’Affaires at the Pakistan High […]

Several Indians discharged from Russian army following India’s demand: MEA

Several Indians discharged from Russian army following India’s demand: MEA

New Delhi, Feb 26: Several Indians who worked as support staff to the Russian army were discharged following India’s demand, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday. It said India remains committed, as a matter of “top priority”, to actively pursuing with the Russian authorities all the relevant cases of Indian nationals for […]

IDF announces death of soldier killed in Gaza; ground op death toll rises to 239

IDF announces death of soldier killed in Gaza; ground op death toll rises to 239

Tel Aviv, Feb 25: The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Sunday announced the death of a soldier killed in battle in south Gaza, raising the death toll of Israel’s ground invasion into the Palestinian enclave to 239 since late October, media reported. He was named as Staff Sergeant Narya Belete, 21, of the Givati Brigade’s […]

Social media platform ‘X’ shutdown continues for seventh day in Pakistan

Social media platform ‘X’ shutdown continues for seventh day in Pakistan

Islamabad, February 24: After almost a week, the popular social media platform ‘X’ is still inaccessible to Pakistanis and the caretaker government has yet to disclose the reason behind the prolonged disruption, Geo News reported. According to the report, the shutdown that began last Saturday resulted in users across the country being unable to share […]

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