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Pakistan drops chemical castration plans because of Sharia. The planned introduction of chemical castration for serial rapists in Pakistan has been dropped due to objections from experts in Islamic law, who said such punishment would be counter to Sharia.

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Five Eyes’ alert led to cancellation of NZ’s tour to Pakistan: report

The New Zealand cricket team called off Pakistan tour at the eleventh hour after the Five Eyes, an intelligence alliance of New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, and United Kingdom, advised Wellington to do so, NZ Herald reported.

Pakistan Shifting to renewables. Luckily for Pakistan, it has huge solar and wind energy potential that could satisfy not just its domestic electricity need, he said, but of almost all the countries in the region’s “many times over”.

Pakistan Shifting to renewables. Luckily for Pakistan, it has huge solar and wind energy potential that could satisfy not just its domestic electricity need, he said, but of almost all the countries in the region’s “many times over”.

IBA Karachi cancels Dr Atif Mian's lecture after 'threats from extremists'. The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi has cancelled a scheduled online seminar that was to feature celebrated economist Dr Atif Mian, the university announced on Thursday, allegedly due to pressure by "extremists".

Army chief orders immediate inquiry into 'Karachi incident': ISPR. Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has taken notice of and ordered an immediate inquiry into the "Karachi incident", the military's media wing said on Tuesday.

Punjab CM takes notice of woman's gang-rape in Nankana Sahib. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday took notice of a woman's suspected gang-rape in the province's Nankana Sahib district and directed the regional police officer to submit a report regarding the incident

Rawalpindi likely to host T20I series between Pakistan and South Africa. South Africa's three-match T20I series against Pakistan in March could be held in Rawalpindi, PCB chief executive Wasim Khan suggested, adding that logistics, along with security, will play in important role in South Africa giving the green signal for the series.

IHC asked to disqualify Vawda over dual nationality. ISLAMABAD: A petition filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday sought disqualification of federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda for allegedly concealing his US nationality at the time of filing his nomination papers to contest the last general elections.

PM Imran moves SC against IHC orders in foreign funding case Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday challenged the Islamabad High Court's (IHC) orders to recognise Akbar S. Babar a member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and revert the foreign funding case to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

We are back in power, claim PML N leaders. Both Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif camps in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are “equally satisfied” over the party’s unconditional support to the Pakistan Army (Amend­ment) Act, believing the ‘smart move’ will bring ‘good news’ (to the party) in the days to come.

15 killed as fire engulfs passenger bus in south west Pakistan. The incident occurred when the van’s driver lost control of the vehicle and hit into the bus coming from the opposite direction in Kan Mehtarzai area of Zhob district.

US embassy in Islamabad introduces visa delivery service The United Embassy in Islamabad has introduced a new optional visa delivery service for Pakistanis. In a statement, the embassy said that the home delivery service could be availed with a delivery fee of Rs 700.

UAE to open Asia’s biggest visa centre in Karachi: envoy Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid Alzaabi said on Friday his country would be opening a visa centre in Karachi in September which would be the biggest such facility in Asia.

11 miners trapped in Quetta coal mine for over 20 hours, rescue operation underway A rescue operation to recover 11 miners, who have been trapped in a coal mine in Quetta district’s Degari area for over 20 hours, is still underway without success, DawnNewsTV reported on Monday.

World Bank to provide $465m for education, power projects The World Bank has announced app­roval of two loans amounting $465 million to support higher education in Pakistan and expand sustainable electricity trade between Central Asia and South Asia.

Pervez Musharraf refuses to pay more fine for illegally constructed farmhouse Former president Pervez Musharraf refused to pay the regularisation fees of his illegal farmhouse after a notification was issued by the Capital Development Authority (CDA)

 

Polio cases in Balochistan reported. Fourth polio cases in 18 month has been reported in Chaman district. Who will take stack of Chaman District in Balochistan?

The Contractor and the shadowy deal.  Raymond Davis - United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book apparently to justify crimes committed during his stay in Pakistan.

Musharraf claims Army still behind him. "Dictators set the country right, whereas civilian governments brought it to ruins,"

Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals, Pakistan's secret industry is booming.

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