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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, and has the world's second-largest Muslim population. Pakistan is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. It 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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Eid prayers take place in Karachi despite Covid restrictions [Video]

Eid prayers take place in Karachi despite Covid restrictions

Millions of Pakistani Muslims gathered in open fields and mosques on Thursday to pray for Eid al-Fitr, as the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.Strict Covid-19 laws are in effect, but..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:10Published
Pakistan barber offers hair-raising cuts with cleavers and blowtorches [Video]

Pakistan barber offers hair-raising cuts with cleavers and blowtorches

Hoping to prove a cut above the competition, Pakistani barber Ali Abbas relies on an unusual array of tools to practice his craft -- including blowtorches, meat cleavers, and even broken glass.

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Hindu woman clears Pakitan's CSS exam first time ever: Selected to serve in the PAS | Oneindia News [Video]

Hindu woman clears Pakitan's CSS exam first time ever: Selected to serve in the PAS | Oneindia News

For the first time ever, a Hindu woman in Pakistan, Sana Ramachand has passed the country's Central Superior Services examination. She is now selected for the esteemed Pakistan Administrative..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:04Published
Thousands of Shiite muslims in Pakistan procession despite Covid risk [Video]

Thousands of Shiite muslims in Pakistan procession despite Covid risk

Thousands of Shiite Muslim devotees -- many not wearing masks -- gathered in Pakistan's city of Quetta for a religious procession on Wednesday

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Pakistan breaches ceasefire deal along IB, says India's BSF spokesperson | Oneindia News [Video]

Pakistan breaches ceasefire deal along IB, says India's BSF spokesperson | Oneindia News

Pakistan and India signed a fresh ceasefire agreement on 25th of February this year. Barely three months have passed and the deal is yet again breached when today early morning Pakistan opened fire..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:00Published
SC upholds press freedom | 'Media can report court observations' | Oneindia News [Video]

SC upholds press freedom | 'Media can report court observations' | Oneindia News

The Indian Premier League match today has been rescheduled after Kolkata Knight Riders players and staff have decided to isolate themselves after a few tested positive for Coronavirus; The media cannot..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:41Published
Pakistan's Camel Library project bumps book access for children [Video]

Pakistan's Camel Library project bumps book access for children

Pakistan has the second-highest number of children out of school, according to UNICEF, and one initiative is trying to change that.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:52Published
Changes observed at border since ceasefire agreement: JandK DGP [Video]

Changes observed at border since ceasefire agreement: JandK DGP

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh informed that a change has been observed at the border ever since there has been talk about ceasefire. "But our people are on alert," he added. "There have been..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:04Published
COVID testing stopped after devotees returning from Pak misbehaved with medical team [Video]

COVID testing stopped after devotees returning from Pak misbehaved with medical team

Charanjit Singh, Senior Medical Officer, DH Amritsar on April 22 informed out of 816 devotees who returned from Pakistan after celebrating Baisakhi, 200 were found COVID positive. Adding on it, he said..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:27Published
Devotees test COVID positive on return from Pakistan after Baisakhi [Video]

Devotees test COVID positive on return from Pakistan after Baisakhi

Few Sikh pilgrims have been tested positive for COVID-19 on their return from Pakistan after celebrating Baisakhi, informed Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Bibi Jagir Kaur on..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:17Published
Coronavirus pandemic: Pakistan's third wave shows no signs of abating [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Pakistan's third wave shows no signs of abating

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:07Published
Pakistan parliament postpones debate on expelling French ambassador [Video]

Pakistan parliament postpones debate on expelling French ambassador

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Pakistan: People angry with PM Imran Khan over handling TLP issue [Video]

Pakistan: People angry with PM Imran Khan over handling TLP issue

People in Pakistan are angry with Prime Minister Imran Khan after he fails to fulfill the demands of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, a hardline religious group banned recently. TLP supporters burn the flag..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:03Published
Watch: Man freed from Pakistan jail, returns to India after 14 years [Video]

Watch: Man freed from Pakistan jail, returns to India after 14 years

A man, who was in Pakistan jail, returned to India after 14 years. Dharam Singh served 14 years of imprisonment in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail. Singh returned to India via Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar..

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JandK resident returns to India after 14 years of imprisonment in Pakistan [Video]

JandK resident returns to India after 14 years of imprisonment in Pakistan

A person returned to India via Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar on April 19 after being released from Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore. Dharam Singh is a resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:01Published
Pakistan paying price for radicalization of its society; TLP intensifies anti-government protests [Video]

Pakistan paying price for radicalization of its society; TLP intensifies anti-government protests

A large number of supporters of proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protested outside Lal Haveli residence of Federal Minister for Interior, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Monday in Rawalpindi city...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:27Published
Clashes in Pakistan after TLP takes several police hostage [Video]

Clashes in Pakistan after TLP takes several police hostage

Police say they launched a security operation after a right-wing group took six security personnel hostage in Lahore.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published
Pakistan PM Imran Khan urges Western countries to punish those disrespecting Prophet| Oneindia News [Video]

Pakistan PM Imran Khan urges Western countries to punish those disrespecting Prophet| Oneindia News

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday urged the governments of Western countries to penalise those deliberately spreading their message of hate against Muslims by disrespecting the Prophet in..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:15Published
Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan earns support of Pakistan Army: Human rights activist [Video]

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan earns support of Pakistan Army: Human rights activist

2021A Pakistani born human rights defender, Baseer Naveed, has said that radical group Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) enjoys the backing of the Pakistan army. TLP continues to hold Pakistan to ransom..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 04:28Published
Pakistan temporarily blocks social media access after anti-French protests [Video]

Pakistan temporarily blocks social media access after anti-French protests

The interior ministry said the measure was taken "in order to maintain public order and safety" after several days of heightened anti-French sentiments.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:13Published

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British woman killed in Pakistan 'after refusing to marry a man'

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Pak FM Qureshi says willing to talk if India revisits its Aug 5, 2019 decisions on J&K

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COVID-19 crisis: EU, UK, US, Denmark pitch in to assist India

A whole host of countries have extended solidarity with India. These are China, Pakistan, Bhutan, Solvenia, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Singapore.
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BSF prevents Pak drones from entering Indian territory


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Pakistan's Edhi Foundation writes to PM Modi, offers medical help in fight against COVID-19

Known for its humanitarian relief work, Edhi has offered to send a fleet of 50 ambulances to India to assist efforts to cope with the surge in cases.
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#IndianLivesMatter goes viral in Pakistan, help offers pour in

Karachi-based humanitarian group Edhi Foundation on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering a fleet of 50 ambulances and services to address the Covid crisis. For providing services, the..
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Covid-19: 200 test positive on return from Pakistan


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Covid-19: Canada bans flights from India, Pakistan for 30 days

Canada on Thursday said it would ban all flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days due to the growing wave of Covid-19 cases in that region. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said the ban would start..
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Amid worsening pandemic situation, Pakistan's anti India activities continues


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Four dead and 12 wounded after bomb explodes at luxury hotel in Pakistan

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan wishes Manmohan Singh speedy recovery from COVID-19

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Monday and was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
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Hong Kong bans flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines for 2 weeks

Hong Kong will suspend flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from April 20 for two weeks after the N501Y mutant Covid-19 strain was detected in the Asian financial hub for the first time,..
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Boat with 8 Pakistan nationals, 30kg of heroin seized off Gujarat coast


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UAE claims it mediated India-Pakistan ceasefire pact


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Heroin worth Rs 300 crore seized from Pak vessel with 8 crew off Gujarat, says Coast Guard

The Coast Guard said that about 30 packets of Heroin weighing approx 1 kg each were recovered from the boat.
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‘Modi’s India’ may counter Pakistan dare with force: US report


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India in touch with Pakistan: EAM on safety of Indian Sikh pilgrims


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J&K: Army, BSF foil Pak-sponsored narco-smuggling operation in Kupwara, recovers contraband worth Rs 50 crore

This is the second consecutive busting of Pakistan-sponsored 'Narco Terror Model' in the past week.
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South Africa v Pakistan: Babar Azam hits first international Twenty20 century in thumping win

Babar Azam makes his first international Twenty20 century as Pakistan cruise to a target of 204 and a nine-wicket victory against South Africa.
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China tensions remain high, India-Pak crises likely to intensify: US Intel Report

India-China border tensions “remain high” despite pullbacks of forces and the crises between India-Pak will become “more intense," the US intelligence community said on Tuesday in its annual..
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India under PM Modi more likely to respond with military force to Pakistan provocations: US intelligence report

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Protests continue across Pak against arrest of far-right TLP chief

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Pakistan intruder caught along international border in Jammu

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Pakistan violence: New Delhi concerned about Indian Sikh pilgrims, in touch with authorities

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J&K integral part of India: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu

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Pakistani PM's ex-wives criticise his comments linking rise in rape cases to how women dress

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