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Srinagar: Pakistan Prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday tested positive for the COVID-19 and is self-isolating at home, his top aide on health Dr Faisal Sultan said. Khan, 67, tested positive two days after he received the first shot of vaccination against the coronavirus. PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Sultan said on…

Srinagar: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has won the vote of confidence in the National Assembly by 178 votes on Saturday. The special session was called in a show of strength by the premier himself after his party lost a crucial seat in the senate elections. The premier needed 172 votes to win the confidence vote. Announcing the results the speaker of Pakistan Assembly said that eight years ago Prime Minister Imran Khan…

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. He met his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees, the prime minister’s house. On Wednesday, Khan met Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and also attended the Pakistan-Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference aimed at promoting bilateral trade and investment. In his address, he said wealth creation needs stability, and the only way forward for the subcontinent is to resolve existing issues…

Srinagar: Reiterating their long-pending demand of providing them with legal travel documents to return, several Pakistani wives of ex-Kashmiri militants, who arrived in this side of Kashmir under a rehabilitation scheme, on Monday carried out a protest rally in Srinagar for the umpteenth time. Dozens of the women assembled at Press Enclave Srinagar and carried out a protest rally from Press Colony to Lal Chowk for their demand of travel documents so that they can…

India is trying to present a false and misleading narrative on the situation in Kashmir by taking foreign diplomats on a tour of the Valley, Pakistan said on Monday. Dawn News quoted Foriegn Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, commenting on a trip being arranged for diplomats based in New Delhi, said it was a part of India’s “efforts to mislead the world community”. India has taken a group of diplomats from European and Gulf countries…

Two people were killed and three injured in an explosion near a “Kashmir Solidarity Day” rally in Quetta on Friday, reported Samaa TV. The explosion took place inside a truck, parked outside deputy commissioner’s office on Anscomb Road in the city, the report added. One injured was said to be in a critical condition. On 5 February, Pakistan marks “Kashmir Solidarity Day” that is also a national holiday in the country. The report quoted witnesses…

Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan has accused Islamabad of “only paying lip service” to Kashmir cause and said the government has failed the expectations. It also demanded Islamabad to snap diplomatic relations with India. Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Ameerul Azim and Mushaal Hussein Mullick, the wife of detained Kashmiri leader Yasin Malik, had addressed a joint conference at Mansoora on Monday, Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported. “The government has failed to meet the nation’s expectation. They [rulers] are only paying…

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday expressed deep grief and dismay at the repeated escalation on the line of control in which several lives were lost on both sides of the line on Friday. In a statement the Hurriyat (M) said that deaths of innocent Kashmiri civilians getting killed on both sides of the line of control as well as soldiers of both nations caught in the “lingering conflict” is very sad and shameful. “Hurriyat…

New Delhi: For the first time post the Sino-Indian tensions along the LAC in May, Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese premier Xi Jinping will come face-to-face at the 20th SCO Staes of Summit that is supposed to take place virtually today. For the Eurasian group meeting that will be chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin and also see the participation of Pakistan PM Imran Khan. Cross-border terrorism, Afghanistan, economic cooperation with focus on connectivity,…