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COVID-19: Philippines extends travel ban for those coming from India and nine other countries till Aug 15

The countries include India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, President Rodrigo Duterte said

Published on 30th July 2021
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Why Pakistan officials confiscated a school textbook that showed Malala Yousafzai as a national hero

In 2013, Pakistani private schools association's office-bearers banned Malala Yousafzai's book 'I am Malala' from private schools across the country, saying that it disrespected Islam

Published on 14th July 2021
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Pakistan government under pressure from US-based journalist body to revoke legislation targeting scribes

New York-based organisation, Committee to Protect Journalists demanded that the governor of Punjab province and the Assembly Speaker take note of the abuse of power to censor journalists in Pakistan

Published on 10th July 2021
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World Press Freedom Index 2020: Pakistan unsafe for women journalists, ranks 145th out of 180 countries

The women who speak against the incumbent government and its handling of the pandemic are severely targeted as revealed by women journalists who signed a petition against the government last year

Published on 8th July 2021
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JKSA writes to Amit Shah to allow around 100 Kashmiri students to go to Pakistan to write exams 

The JKSA said the students are due to write their annual examinations and will miss a precious academic year if they were not allowed to travel to Pakistan

Published on 1st June 2021
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Bhoti is not a language: Why parts of Ladakh has an issue with the Education Department's language plan

The people in the Kargil region speak Purgi and residents of the Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied Gilgit−Baltistan spoke Balti along with Shina which is spoken by the people of Ladakh as well

Published on 15th April 2021
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India did well in the transition to digital learning, finds Oxford University Press report

The study captured insights from across seven markets - India, UK, Brazil, South Africa, Pakistan, Spain, and Turkey - as well as from hundreds of teachers globally

Published on 8th April 2021
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Army hands over a boy from PoK, who strayed across LoC, to Pakistani authorities

Following an interaction between the authorities of both countries on the hotline, the Indian side handed over the boy to Pakistani officials at the Titwal crossing point as a humanitarian gesture

Published on 7th April 2021
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Pakistan keeps most schools shut amid rising COVID cases among children as third wave hits country

Fears are rising in Pakistan as more than 10,000 children have caught the deadly virus, health officials said

Published on 6th April 2021
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Pakistan imposes Arabic learning in schools to create 'good Muslims', opposition parties oppose the bill

Pakistan People's Party leader Raza Rabbani has opposed the bill stating that "Faith should not be made the hostage to mastery over a specific language"

Published on 29th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Indus Waters Treaty all about and why is it important for India and Pakistan?

Here's all that you need to know about the Indus Water Treaty, its history and its impact on both India and Pakistan
 

Published on 23rd March 2021
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University of Peshawar becomes the 4th Pak varsity to introduce a strict dress code for its female students

The UoP has introduced a dress code for its students, notifying its female students to wear white overalls with white salwar kameez

Published on 6th March 2021
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Admitting Kashmiri MBBS and engineering students in Pak colleges part of radicalisation plan: NIA

Pakistan on the pretext of providing education made every possible attempt to radicalize Kashmiri youth, who after returning to the Valley could spread hatred against India and its rule

Published on 3rd March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Captured by Pak, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was back on Indian soil on this day two years back  

In today's #TBT, we recollect what happened when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's jet was shot down in Pakistan and what ensued between him and the villagers. He is a true blue braveheart, we say

Published on 1st March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's case reaches the International Court of Justice

In today's #TBT, we give you the lowdown about the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, former Indian navy personnel who Pakistan states is a spy. The 50-year-old is still in jail and this is the latest update

Published on 19th February 2021

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