#Pakistan

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Umar Akmal has so far played 16 Tests, 121 one-day internationals, as well as 84 Twenty20 internationals. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Umar96Akmal)

  • Umar Akmal's ban was reduced to 12 months
  • He was suspended last year after he failed to report details of a match-fixing approach
  • He will have to pay a fine of 4.25 million rupees ($26,800) over his role in the incident

To understand Pakistan or China we need to understand why they do what they do with regular periodicity against India. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • This LC ceasefire agreement comes at the heels of the ongoing disengagement along LAC in Ladakh 
  • The  present LC ceasefire is just a consensus and not institutional thereby lacking assurance for its longevity being a verbal agreement
  • Pakistan’s strategic outlook is engrained through the lens of insecurity and revisionism, Kashmir obsession and anti-India belligerence

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pakistani soldiers and media personnel gather at the site where the Indian Air Force strike launched on a Jaish-e-Mohammad camp at Balakot on February 26, 2019. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • On February 26, 2019, the Indian Air Force warplanes, in early morning strikes, dropped bombs on terror camps in Balakot
  • This was in retaliation to an earlier terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir 
  • 40 Indian soldiers were killed in the Pulwama terror attack

2 days ago.Delhi, India
Reportedly, 10,752 cases of ceasefire violations have taken place along India's border with Pakistan in the last three years. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The ceasefire agreement was signed by the two countries in 2003
  • It was never followed in letter or spirit over the past several years
  • The ceasefire will be observed strictly from February 24/25

2 days ago.Karachi, Pakistan
After Amir Liaquat Hussain (right), Pakistan's lawmaker faced flak from the Hindu community in Pakistan. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @AamirLiaquat)

  • Amir Liaquat Hussian started a controversy when he tweeted an image of a Hindu deity to ridicule Opposition leader 
  • "Strongly condemned this shameful act," Ramesh Vankwani, Hindu representative of Imran's party said
  • Hussain deleted the tweet and said that he respected all faiths

4 days ago.Islamabad, Pakistan
The journalist urged the chief justice of the Peshawar High Court to look into his case. (Photo Credit: Representational/ unsplash)

  • Pak journalist Saifullah Jan has sought a judicial investigation into the matter
  • He noted his leg was fractured and he suffered other minor injuries during the incident
  • PTI leaders allegedly forcibly took Jan to their office and tortured him

5 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pakistan PM Imran Khan (right) with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan will go on his maiden trip to Sri Lanka on Tuesday
  • Pakistan, in the past, didn't allow its airspace for the travel of PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind
  • Sri Lanka has cancelled Khan's scheduled speech in its Parliament to avoid confrontation with India

19 Feburary.Paris, France
Emmanuel Macron has been the French President since May 2017 (AP/PTI Photo)

  • He made the remarks just a day before the virtual G7 summit
  • Macron also addressed the widening gap between countries in terms of vaccinations
  • He said that China giving away vaccines to countries before the west is "humiliating for Western leaders"

18 Feburary.Islamabad, Pakistan
Malala Yousafzai was shot in head by Taliban for promoting girls education. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Malala)

  • Taliban's former spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan threatened Malala Yousafzai on Twitter
  • Twitter has no suspended all of Ehsan's accounts
  • Malala called out Pakistani PM Imran Khan asking how did Ehsan escape from prison

18 Feburary.Islamabad, Pakistan
K2, located in the Karakorum mountain range, is considered as most difficult to climb in winter. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The group went missing while trying to summit the world's second highest peak
  • A massive rescue operation was launched to find the climbers
  • In January, two climbers died on K2