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Pakistan: Country in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.2 million. It has the world's second-largest Muslim population. It is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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Watch: Pak refugees celebrate after voting in J-K DDC polls [Video]

Watch: Pak refugees celebrate after voting in J-K DDC polls

People who came from Pakistan as refugees celebrated after casting votes in the third phase of District Development Council (DDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir on December 04. They danced to celebrate the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:04Published
India conveyed strong protest to Pak on attempts to bring material changes in our territories: MEA [Video]

India conveyed strong protest to Pak on attempts to bring material changes in our territories: MEA

Addressing a press conference in the national capital on December 03, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava spoke on Azad Pattan Hydropower Project in PoK. Anurag said, "We..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:22Published
Pakistan's disabled: Artificial limbs to help hundreds walk again [Video]

Pakistan's disabled: Artificial limbs to help hundreds walk again

A local charity is giving artificial limbs to more than a hundred people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:19Published
MDH owner Mahashay Dharampal Gulati dies at 97, Delhi CM pays tribute [Video]

MDH owner Mahashay Dharampal Gulati dies at 97, Delhi CM pays tribute

India's 'Spice King' Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passed away on Thursday morning. Gulati was the owner of the famous spice company MDH Masala. The 97-year-old was undergoing treatment at Mata Chanan Devi..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:42Published
China, Pakistan behind farmer protests: Haryana minister's claim amid talks [Video]

China, Pakistan behind farmer protests: Haryana minister's claim amid talks

Haryana agriculture minister made a big claim while calling farmer protests illegitimate. Jai Parkash Dalal said that China and Pakistan are behind the ongoing protests. Dalal said some foreign powers..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:21Published
Watch: IAF testfires Akash missile, Russian Igla amid China border tension [Video]

Watch: IAF testfires Akash missile, Russian Igla amid China border tension

Days after BrahMos test, fresh missile test-firing was conducted by Indian Air Force. India has been carrying out frequent missile testing amid China tension and Pakistan provocation. Indigenous Akash..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:19Published
Pakistan driving away their minorities by threat, coercion, conversion and killing: India at UNGA [Video]

Pakistan driving away their minorities by threat, coercion, conversion and killing: India at UNGA

During 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on 'Culture of Peace', India on December 03 exercised its "Right of Reply" and said that Pakistan driving away their minorities by threat,..

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Amid China stand-off & Pak terror, govt dedicates December to armed forces [Video]

Amid China stand-off & Pak terror, govt dedicates December to armed forces

As border tension with China stretches on, the Government of India announced its decision to dedicate the month of December to the country's armed forces. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made the..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:24Published
Pakistan's lonely elephant settles into sanctuary life [Video]

Pakistan's lonely elephant settles into sanctuary life

Pakistan's lonely elephant Kaavan started settling in to his new life in a Cambodian sanctuary by eating, throwing sand on himself and flipping tires.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published
Protests erupt as police thrash peaceful demonstrators in PoK [Video]

Protests erupt as police thrash peaceful demonstrators in PoK

These horrifying scenes of police baton charging peaceful demonstrators in Rawalakot area of Pakistan occupied Kashmir are not unprecedented but an exact reflection of what anyone who dissents or..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:52Published
DDC elections: West Pakistani refugees cast vote for 1st time in Jammu [Video]

DDC elections: West Pakistani refugees cast vote for 1st time in Jammu

Voting is underway for the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Bassi Khurd Village of Jammu. West Pakistani refugees, who did not have voting rights earlier due to Article..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:13Published
Pakistan's lonely elephant starts new life in Cambodia [Video]

Pakistan's lonely elephant starts new life in Cambodia

A 36-year-old elephant that's spent years living alone in a Pakistani zoo has arrived in Cambodia after being rescued. Flora Bradley Watson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published
We'll always stand to protect country from coward infiltration attempts of Pakistan: BSF DG [Video]

We'll always stand to protect country from coward infiltration attempts of Pakistan: BSF DG

Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated its 56th Raising Day on December 01. The chief guest of the event, MoS (Home Affairs) Nityanand Rai felicitated the BSF personnel. DG of BSF, Rakesh Asthana said,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:57Published
‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia [Video]

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia

An elephant dubbed the 'world’s loneliest' after languishing alone for yearsin a zoo in Pakistan was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia by chantingBuddhist monks and was then sent on his way to a..

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'Up to them' on Pakistan cooperating with India's initiatives at SCO: MEA [Video]

'Up to them' on Pakistan cooperating with India's initiatives at SCO: MEA

Ministry of External affairs Secretary (West) Vikas Swarup clarified India's stand on Pakistan cooperating with India's initiatives at SCO or not. He said, "As far as whether Pakistan is going to join..

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Watch: MEA responds to whether Pakistan will join India’s initiatives at SCO [Video]

Watch: MEA responds to whether Pakistan will join India’s initiatives at SCO

The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said it is entirely upon Pakistan to join India's initiatives at SCO meeting. MEA Secretary (West) Vikas Swarup spoke on India's initiatives. Earlier..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 04:59Published

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Pakistani lawyer Shahnawaz Noon 'misrepresented' India's stance on Kulbhushan Jhadav: MEA

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India committed to retrieving PoJK: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said India stands committed to retrieving Pakistan occupied Jammu & Kashmir (PoJK) and it was the only outstanding issue between the two countries.
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Pakistan trying to link Jadhav matter with another Indian's case: MEA


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Pakistan must stop supporting terrorism to promote cultural peace in South Asia: India


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Pakistan approves name of IFS officer Suresh Kumar as India's top diplomat in Islamabad

Gaurav Ahluwalia is the current Indian Charge d' Affaires or top diplomat at the Indian mission in Pakistan.
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Nagrota terror attack: BSF team went 200 meters inside Pakistan to unearth tunnel used by terrorists, says official

The 150-metre long underground tunnel used by terrorists to infiltrate into India was detected near the border of Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector.
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PTI's Muhammad Khalid Khurshid Khan elected Pak-occupied Gilgit Baltistan's CM amid protests against 'rigged' election


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BSF officer killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K's Poonch

A Border Security Force officer was killed on Tuesday in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, according to officials. The firing from across the border in..
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Amid border row, new DRDO lab created for focused research along China, Pak border

In the middle of a border conflict, the government has merged two DRDO laboratories to create a new one which will do focused research on terrain and avalanches along the borders with China and..
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Cher Visits 'World's Loneliest Elephant' She Helped Rescue from Captivity

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SCO meet: Cross-border terrorism from Pakistan, reforms at WHO remain top focuses

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India rejects ‘factually incorrect’ references to Jammu and Kashmir in OIC resolutions

The government on Sunday categorically rejected what it described as factually incorrect, gratuitous and unwarranted references to India in resolutions adopted by the Organisation of Islamic..
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India expresses 'regret' over OIC being used by Pakistan for anti-India propaganda

This year's statement by India stands out since for the first time New Delhi has pointed out Pakistan's infructuous role at OIC.
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'Muslims labelled as Pakistani, Sikhs as Khalistanis, and activists as urban naxals: Mehbooba Mufti attacks Modi govt

She alleged that the media had become biased, adding that it has become the lapdog of the government.
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Pakistan desperate to push in terrorists, says Army chief

Terrorists from across the border in Pakistan are making desperate attempts to infiltrate into Jammu & Kashmir to disrupt normal democratic processes, said Army chief General M M Naravane on Saturday...
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Steady increase in Chinese vessels in Indian Ocean, 100 ships travelling to Pakistan every year

When it comes to Chinese fishing vessels in the high seas, around 300 to 450 have been seen in the last four years.
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JCO dies as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

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Home minister Amit Shah pays tributes to victims of 26/11 terror attacks

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday paid tributes to all those who lost their lives in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the carnage. On Nov 26, 2008, ten..
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BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba, BAT attack in Kupwara

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India shares evidence of Pak's involvement in Nagrota attack with international community

India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla briefed the first set of foreign envoys of Pakistan's involvement in the Nagrota terror attack on Monday.
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Foreign Secretary briefs envoys of key nations on attempts by Pakistan-based JeM to carry out terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday briefed a group of foreign envoys, including from the US, Russia and France on the planned terror attack by Pakistan-based terrorist group JeM in..
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Indian High Commission issues demarche to Pakistan requesting return of 60 stranded Indian citizens

"The High Commission also asked for the confirmation of a date at the earliest possible," Indian High Commission in Pakistan said.
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