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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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India calls Pakistan 'safe havens for terror entities' ahead of FATF test [Video]

India calls Pakistan 'safe havens for terror entities' ahead of FATF test

As global anti-terror watchdog FATF reviews Pakistan's performance in curbing terror-financing, India on Thursday said the neighbouring country continues to provide safe havens to terror entities as..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:58Published
Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947 [Video]

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947

Protests were held by PoJK refugees in Jammu as India observed black day to mark Pakistan’s invasion of Jammu and Kashmir In 1947. The protesters slammed the Pakistan government and said that their..

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Memories of 22 Oct 1947: 'Black day for Kashmiriyat', Prahlad Singh Patel recalls Pakistan misadventure [Video]

Memories of 22 Oct 1947: 'Black day for Kashmiriyat', Prahlad Singh Patel recalls Pakistan misadventure

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Ministry, Prahlad Singh Patel recalled Pakistan misadventure of 22nd October 1947. While speaking at two-day symposium' on 'Memories of 22 October 1947' in..

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Two parallel governments controlling Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif [Video]

Two parallel governments controlling Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

Former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif reacted sharply on abduction of Sindh inspector general of police (IGP) and later arrest of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Safdar Awan, his..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:31Published
Many dead in stampede near Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan [Video]

Many dead in stampede near Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan

At least 15 Afghans killed and more than a dozen injured as thousands gathered to secure visas in Jalalabad city.

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‘No anti-India slogans will be raised in JNU’: Adityanath at Bihar poll rally [Video]

‘No anti-India slogans will be raised in JNU’: Adityanath at Bihar poll rally

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday forayed into battleground Bihar where he asked people to vote the NDA back to power, drawing upon Prime Minister Narendra Modis mass appeal and..

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Pakistan's opposition parties hold massive rally against PM Imran Khan [Video]

Pakistan's opposition parties hold massive rally against PM Imran Khan

Pakistani opposition leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Maryam Nawaz, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mehmood Khan Achakzai and Mohsin Dawar held massive rally against Prime Minister Imran Khan led-government on..

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Javadekar slams Chidambaram over his demand to bring back Article 370 [Video]

Javadekar slams Chidambaram over his demand to bring back Article 370

The Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress leader P Chidambaram's demand to bring back Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. "Can Congress party mention it in their..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:51Published
Opposition put up 'big power show' against Pakistan PM Imran Khan [Video]

Opposition put up 'big power show' against Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Opposition parties unite to protest against Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on October 16. Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Pakistan Peoples Party, and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl united hands for the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:53Published
Pakistan opposition parties unite to oust Imran Khan govt: Key details [Video]

Pakistan opposition parties unite to oust Imran Khan govt: Key details

Opposition parties in Pakistan have united against the Imran Khan government and are demanding his resignation. Nine major opposition parties formed a joint platform called the Pakistan Democratic..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:32Published
William and Kate play virtual Pictionary one year after Pakistan tour [Video]

William and Kate play virtual Pictionary one year after Pakistan tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have played a virtual game of Pictionarywith children in Pakistan. William and Kate correctly guessed drawingsdepicting a birthday, recycling and cricket, with the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published
Pakistan's opposition parties unite to rally against PM Imran Khan [Video]

Pakistan's opposition parties unite to rally against PM Imran Khan

A group of 11 major opposition parties in Pakistan have joined hands to raise their protest against the ruling Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). A large number of people..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:57Published
How Pakistan is hoodwinking FATF and the world on terror funding [Video]

How Pakistan is hoodwinking FATF and the world on terror funding

The Imran Khan government has been trying hard to get off the FATF ‘grey list’. Pakistan had tried to impress the meeting of the Asia pacific Joint Group last month by boasting of the arrest and..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 09:51Published
Pak NSA's interview to Indian media outlet a tactic to divert attention from domestic failures: MEA [Video]

Pak NSA's interview to Indian media outlet a tactic to divert attention from domestic failures: MEA

On being asked about the interview of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's National Security Advisor (NSA) to an Indian media outlet, the Ministry of External Affairs responded that the neighbouring..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:11Published
Bunkers near schools in border areas of J and K's Rajouri to safeguard students [Video]

Bunkers near schools in border areas of J and K's Rajouri to safeguard students

Community classes began in schools of Rajouri's Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors. Ceasefire violations by Pakistan are frequent in these border villages. Administration has built concrete bunkers in..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:37Published
2 militants neutralised in Shopian encounter, search operation on: J-K DGP [Video]

2 militants neutralised in Shopian encounter, search operation on: J-K DGP

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the Chakura area of Shopian district on October 14. Speaking to media, J-K Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh said,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:26Published

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Pakistani quadcopter shot down by Indian Army at Keran Sector along LoC

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DNA Special: 'Untold' story of India-Pakistan war of October 22, 1947

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Raiders in Kashmir: India observes Oct 22 as Black Day to mark 1947 invasion of J-K by Pakistani raiders

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Pakistan resorted to 3,800 ceasefire violations along LoC this year: MEA

Pakistani troops have resorted to more than 3,800 incidents of unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir this year and even supported smuggling of arms and..
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PoK refugees observe Black Day in Jammu

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Terror camps destroyed in 2019 Balakot airstrikes reactivated by Pakistan

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People in Kashmir unaffected by Pakistan's false propaganda: Srinagar Corps chief

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Pak likely to remain in FATF 'grey list', fails to fulfill six key mandates

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Tharoor's remarks at Lahore event spark BJP-Congress spat

The BJP and the Congress were engaged in a war of words on Sunday over MP Shashi Tharoor's remarks at a Lahore event, as the ruling party accused him of "demeaning and discrediting" India and wondered..
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Pakistan handled COVID-19 better than India, says Shashi Tharoor at Lahore Lit Fest

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Rahul Gandhi should be called Rahul Lahori, is he trying to contest polls in Pakistan? Asks Sambit Patra


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Congress is speaking the language of China and Pakistan on Article 370: Shivraj Singh Chouhan


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India asks Pakistan court for return of its 4 convicts


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Nadda hits out at Rahul, Chidambaram, says 'Divide India' dirty tricks

"Since Congress has no good governance agenda to talk about, they are back to their 'Divide India' dirty tricks before Bihar elections. Shri Rahul Gandhi praises Pakistan and Shri Chidambaram says..
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Army restores grave of Pakistan officer

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Pakistan law mantri attends virtual meet hosted by India

Ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of Government meeting, which India plans to host on November 30, the government on Friday held a virtual meeting of the law/justice..
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Commonwealth meet: India slams Pak's 'bigoted agenda' on J&K

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Indian Army confirms 250 terrorists waiting to infiltrate along Pakistan border

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