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Pakistan

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a 1,046 kilometres (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. Tajikistan also lies very close to Pakistan but is separated by the narrow Wakhan Corridor. Thus, it occupies a crossroads position between South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East. The region forming modern Pakistan was at the heart of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation and then later was the recipient of Vedic, Persian, Indo-Greek, Turco-Mongol, Islamic and Sikh cultures. The area has witnessed invasions and/or settlements by the Indo-Aryans, Persians, Greeks, Arabs, Turks, Afghans, Mongols and the British.

Articles About Pakistan

Virst Kohli RCB
Watch Free IPL 7 Match 2: Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes IN

Watch IPL 7 -- Delhi Daredevils vs RCB Live Streaming Information. DD will have to make do without the services of their captain Kevin Pietersen in their opening clash against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (6:18 am)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, SONY

Pakistani Actress Meera
Pakistani Actress Meera’s Sex Video: Court Orders FIA to Investigate ‘Clip’

By IBTimes IN

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will now be investigating the controversial sex tape of Pakistani actress Meera and her husband Capt Naveed. A session court in Pakistan ordered FIA on Monday to investigate and file the case. (12:22 am)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, INDIA, LAWYER

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U.S. Calls for More Investment-friendly Indian Government

By Reuters

The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year. (9:15 pm)

MORE TOPICS: WAL-MART, MANUFACTURING, ELECTIONS, INDIA, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Narandra Modi has finally confessed that he is married to 'Jashodaben' causing a spate of outrage in social media.
Modi Says Committed to no First Use of Nuclear Weapons

By Reuters

Prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi ruled out the first use of nuclear weapons on Wednesday, seeking to calm concerns after his Hindu nationalist party vowed to revise arms strategy if elected. (8:41 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, COURT, INDIA, SUPREME COURT, CONGRESS

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Watch IPL 7 Match 1: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes IN

Watch IPL 7 Match 1 Live - Mumbai Indians vs KKR Live Streming Information. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, SONY

US Drone Killed Aussie Foot Soldiers in Yemen

By IBTimes AU

Two Australian foot-soldiers were reportedly killed by US drone strike in Yemen (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Man Devours Newborn Baby Stolen From Graveyard

By IBTimes AU

In Pakistan, a man has admitted devouring a newborn baby's corpse stolen from a graveyard, Reuters reported. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: CANCER

'Pakistan' wants Narendra Modi to be the Prime Minister, a bizarre  news report suggests. (Photo: Reuters)
'Pakistan' Wants Modi as India's Prime Minister? Well, it’s Not What You Are Thinking

By IBTimes IN

'Pakistan' wants Narendra Modi to be the Prime Minister, a funny news report suggests. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, INDIA

Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades (Representational Image)
Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades

By Reuters

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster. (Apr 13)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, EUROPEAN UNION, RETAIL, INDIA, EMERGING MARKETS, INVESTMENT

Nine-month-old baby Musa Khan drinks milk from his bottle while being carried by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin as they leave after appearing in a court in Lahore April 12, 2014. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza
Pakistani Court Dismisses Murder Charges Against 9-Month-Old Boy

By IBTimes AU

Attempted murder charges slapped against 9-month-old Mohammad Musa have been dismissed by a judge in Pakistan over the weekend after the police said they are no longer pursing the charges. (Apr 13)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LAWYER

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