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Mullah Hebatullah, the leader of the Taliban, said that the laws governing Pakistan are un-Islamic and against Sharia. On Saturday, January 8, TTP published the audio tape of the leader of the Afghan Taliban under the name: (Opinion of Amirul Momineen Sheikh Hebatullah Akhundzada regarding blasphemy laws in Pakistan) with Urdu subtitles. Mullah Hebatullah says in this audio tape that Western countries and America are trying to create a secular system in Afghanistan like Turkey and Pakistan in order to separate Islam and the government. Citing the book of Mufti Taqi Usmani, a famous Pakistani cleric, he says that British…

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According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Sunday afternoon forcing people out of their homes as they felt the tremors. The epicenter of the earthquake was traced to the Tajikistan region, and the earthquake’s depth was reported at 150 kilometers. The recent earthquake is yet another to hit Pakistan as last week, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad and cities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. https://twitter.com/gchahal/status/1619655273228148737

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At least 10 children killed after boat capsizes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Tanda Dam lake on Sunday, according to reports. The children were mostly aged between 8 to 10 years. They belonged to a religious seminary and had come to the Kohat Dam for recreation. The rescue teams rescued 17 kids and shifted them to a hospital, while the search for the other missing students was underway. Rescue spokesperson Bilal Faizi said, “Four children are in critical condition. They have been moved to the District Headquarters Hospital Kohat.” “They were all madrassah students out on a day trip to the dam.”…

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The Pakistan government on Sunday morning, announced a Rs 35 increase in the prices of petrol and diesel, in a televised address. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar unveiled the price revision. He also said that the prices of kerosene oil and light diesel oil have been increased by Rs 18. “The Pakistani rupee saw devaluation last week and now we are seeing an 11 percent increase in the prices of petroleum products in the international market,” he said. “Despite international prices and rupee devaluation, on directions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, we have decided to increase the minimum price of these…

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The players were given a clear directive by Najam Sethi, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) management committee, regarding they are participate in Quetta exhibition match prior to the eighth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). On February 5, Quetta’s Bugti Stadium will host a practice match between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators. Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Umar Akmal, and their other local players will play for team purple under the leadership of Sarfaraz Ahmed. Babar Azam to lead team Zalmi, which will have star all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Haris, Danish Aziz,…

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Senior Vice President of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Fawad Chaudhry, has been sent to physical remand for two days by a local court in Islamabad in connection with a sedition case. Earlier in the day, a district and sessions court accepted the Islamabad Police’s petition to overturn a decision sending the former minister on judicial remand and rejecting Fawad’s request to have him released from the sedition case. Judicial Magistrate Waqas Ahmed Raja instead announced the verdict. The judicial magistrate ordered the Islamabad Police to bring the former federal information minister before his court on Monday (January 30), after his…

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On Friday, a police officer attempted suicide in Karachi and was injured after shooting himself for an “unknown reason.” Details indicate that after shooting himself in the chest, police officer Khalid Hussain attempted suicide. Later, he was sent to a local hospital for medical treatment. The Kalri police station officer who shot himself in the chest with a government weapon while on duty outside a gas station close to Maripur The police added in a statement that this was the officer’s second suicide attempt and that, prior to this incident, he had previously attempted suicide in Larkana.

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The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) announced on Friday that they intend to launch legal action in response to serious allegations made by the former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan against the former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari of plotting to assassinate the former premier. Speaking to the media, Sindh’s Minister of Information and Transport, Sharjeel Inam Memon indicated that they would sue Imran Khan. Memon declared that Imran would now have to prove his allegations in court, saying, “All of his allegations are blatantly false.”In a subtle dig, Memon stated, “If a magician provides…

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Ishaq Dar, the federal finance minister, responded on Friday to financial data cited by Imran Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and a former prime minister. Dar claimed that the PTI was using selective data to paint an inaccurate picture of the economy. Challenging Imran to a live debate between economic teams of both sides so that the truth becomes clear.Dar claimed that the opposition has unanimously decided to give up their political capital in order to preserve the nation, holding Imran Khan solely accountable for the current economic disaster. However, he said that Imran prioritised himself and…

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Pakistan strongly condemned the senseless and deeply offensive act of desecration of the Holy Quran in Denmark, committed by the same Islamophobe who committed a similar act in Sweden a few days ago. Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said in a statement that Muslims around the world have little doubt that freedom of expression is being flagrantly misused to spread religious hatred and incite violence because of the repeated commission of the horrific act. The statement went on to say, “We urge them to take action to stop such hateful and Islamophobic acts and to be mindful of the…

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