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Pakistan hit by deadly cholera outbreak amid heatwave
Pakistan hit by deadly cholera outbreak amid heatwave

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has ordered "emergency relief measures" to curb the cholera outbreak in Pir Koh, and the military has been called in to help provide mobile water tanks to ensure clean drinking water gets to the population and set up medical camps to treat the sick, CNN reported.

Protests in Pakistan after two Sikh shopkeepers gunned down
Protests in Pakistan after two Sikh shopkeepers gunned down

Two members of the Sikh community were killed after unidentified assailants opened fire on them near the outskirts of Peshawar, police said on Sunday, Dawn reported.

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NMC, DCI advise aspirants not to travel to Pak for medical, dental education

The National Medical Commission (NMC) and the Dental Council of India (DCI) have advised all concerned not to travel to Pakistan for pursuing medical/dental education, officials said on Tuesday.

Eid: BSF exchanges sweets with Pak, Bangladesh troops at border
Eid: BSF exchanges sweets with Pak, Bangladesh troops at border

The paramilitary force is tasked to guard the two sensitive and important borders with its neighbours.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman
Saudi Arabia pledges $8bn package to Pakistan

The package includes doubling of the oil financing facility, additional money either through deposits or Sukuks and rolling over of the existing $4.2 billion facilities, according to a report published in The News.

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Asia Cup hockey: India to meet arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will meet in their first match of the 11th edition of the Asia Cup hockey championship in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 23, as per the schedule announced on Friday.

BSF Ops On Border!
WATCH | BSF‘s Anti-Tunnel Ops To Foil Pakistan-backed Infiltration

WATCH | BSF‘s Anti-Tunnel Ops To Foil Pakistan-backed Infiltration

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UGC warning to students on admissions in Pakistan; Pak deplores India's public notice
UGC warning to students on admissions in Pakistan; Pak deplores India's public notice

As per details, the public notice has also notified that migrants and their children who had received higher education in Pakistan would be eligible for seeking Indian employment, provided they were granted citizenship and obtained security clearance.

Pak PM Shehbaz, Russian President Putin quietly exchange letters to enhance bilateral ties: Report
Pak PM Shehbaz, Russian President Putin quietly exchange letters to enhance bilateral ties: Report

The official, who requested not to be named because of the sensitivity of the issue, said Putin expressed his desire to deepen cooperation between the two countries.

Nine children burnt to death after fire breaks out in village in Pakistan's Sindh province
Nine children burnt to death after fire breaks out in village in Pakistan's Sindh province

Sharif asked Shah to furnish a comprehensive report, including a copy of the FIR, the cause of the fire, and the loss of lives, properties and livestock.

Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif requests Xi for support on Karachi rail project
Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif requests Xi for support on Karachi rail project

The premier blamed PTI for the delay in the launch of the project and regretted that the route plan for Islamabad was reduced abruptly to cut the cost from Rs 16 billion to Rs 12 billion, which he said, caused immense loss to the project's materialisation.

Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif writes to PM Modi
Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif writes to PM Modi, urges for meaningful ties with India

The relations between India and Pakistan have further deteriorated after India in August 2019 announced the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two union territories.

Pakistan's relationship with Taliban now on the edge
Pakistan's relationship with Taliban now on the edge

The statement came against the backdrop of a recent incident at the border that left seven Pakistani soldiers dead. The attacks were carried out from across the border, according to officials.

Pakistan heading towards civil war: Former Minister
Pakistan heading towards civil war: Former Minister

Another PTI leader Farrukh also concurred with Fawad's statement, saying had the presidential reference regarding the interpretation of Article 63-A been interpreted, the Punjab Assembly would not have witnessed such scenes.

'Terrorists are using Afghan soil with impunity to carry out activities inside Pakistan'
'Terrorists are using Afghan soil with impunity to carry out activities inside Pakistan'

The spokesperson further stated that Pakistan and Afghanistan have been engaged for the past several months through institutional channels for effective coordination and security along their long shared border.

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