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turnout in the was the lowest ever in 1997 Pakistani general election Pakistan?
Pakistan Cricket Board accused Cricket Australia of double-standards when the latter expressed its even while cancelling its tour to willingness to tour India Pakistan earlier this year?
fought between Battle of Asal Uttar India and Pakistan was the largest tank battle in the history of the Indian subcontinent?
fought between Battle of Garibpur India and Pakistan preceded the official start of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, and was the first battle where dog fighting occurred over East Pakistan?
, a symbol of Delhi-Lahore Bus Indo- Pakistani friendship, continued running during the 1999 Kargil War?
( tropical spiderwort Commelina benghalensis) is a noxious weed in the United States, but used as a remedy against leprosy in Pakistan?
Pakistan-based is a Institute of Sindhology research institution working on the history, culture, and literature of Sindh?
Indian Coast Guard estimates more than annually stray across the 100 fishing boats and an unknown number of fishermen territorial waters of India and Pakistan?
in 1881 in the village of
in northern Bakhshali Pakistan, the Bakhshali manuscript, the oldest surviving example of Indian mathematics, was discovered written on birch bark?
for hundreds of years the
Buddha was represented by symbols such as his footprint before images like the Seated Buddha from Gandhara (pictured) were carved in Pakistan?
in a major improvement in
in 2008, bilateral relations Pakistan proposed sharing nuclear technology with Bangladesh?
in response to the
, Hajong communist peasants' uprising Pakistani authorities forced the majority of the Hajong people into exile in India?
1948 film was the first Terri Yaad feature film to be released in Pakistan after the partition of India?
in north Edicts of Ashoka India and Pakistan are the first tangible historical evidence of Buddhism?
is currently being constructed by Iran-Pakistan barrier Iran along its border with Pakistan to stop illegal migration and thwart terror attacks?
add about 500 km of new track each year to their network with planned links to Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan?
the largest ship sunk by the
Austro-Hungarian U-boat during SM U-32 World War I was carrying onions from Karachi, Pakistan?
the father and two brothers of
Pakistani cricketer also played Wasim Raja first-class cricket?
airport being constructed near Islamabad, Pakistan will be named , after the ancient kingdom Gandhara International Airport Gandhara?
the original images of
Lord Swaminarayan (pictured) at the in Shri Swaminarayan Temple Karachi, Pakistan were removed and taken to India during the turbulent times of its partition?
up to 2 million
are estimated to live in illegal immigrants Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi alone?
the units of the
Red Army and the Afghan army fought the in 1985-86 to destroy a Battles of Zhawar mujahideen supply base near the Pakistani border?
aimed to establish an Pakistan coup attempt of 1995 Islamic caliphate in Pakistan by overthrowing prime minister Benazir Bhutto?
the dispute regarding the distribution of the
and Zira Firozpur administrative districts to India was settled as part of an agreement between the governments of India and Pakistan in 1960, thirteen years after partition?
was also felt at May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake Samarkand in Uzbekistan, Islamabad in Pakistan, and Dushanbe in Tajikistan?
, issued by Gen. Legal Framework Order, 1970 Yahya Khan, set the rules for the first direct popular elections in the history of Pakistan?
is a fertile mountain valley in the Miranzai Valley Kohat district of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan?
crosses the Mustagh Pass Baltoro Muztagh range in the Karakorams, from Pakistan to China?
Australian olive (pictured) is found from Pakistan and Yunnan through southern Asia and eastern Australia to Lord Howe Island, Vanuatu and New Caledonia?
in National Language Authority Pakistan is the first autonomous regulatory institution to have internationally standardized the Urdu language code table and Urdu keyboard for typewriters, teleprinters, and computer software?
despite claims that
Pakistan made the locally, it is believed the Anza MANPAD was created with Chinese assistance via technology transfers?
Prime Minister and President of Pakistan resigned in order for the to be held, after a power struggle between them?
1993 Pakistani general election
Pakistani model was one of the select few celebrities to carry the Vaneeza Ahmad Olympic torch at the relay in Islamabad?
Pakistani general plotted a Zahirul Islam Abbasi coup d'etat against then- Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 1995?
philanthropist , who helped save 16,000 babies, has been nicknamed "Mother of Bilquis Edhi Pakistan"?
Polish pilot moved to Władysław Turowicz Pakistan, became a citizen, and has since become known as the "Rocket-Missile Man of Pakistan"?
sparked controversy in Ayesha Omar Pakistan when she painted two semi- nude self-portraits?
Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz was suspected of involvement in the first of several in military coup attempts Pakistan?
Pakistani artist changed his name so it would match that of his studio in Anwar Shemza Lahore?
Pakistani actress Veena Malik (pictured) has emerged as one of the leading women on Pakistani television with her abilities in improvisational mimicry?
Muslim scholar is decorated as the Maulvi Abdul Haq Father of in Urdu Pakistan?
Indian businessman , a co-owner of the Ness Wadia Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab, is the great-grandson of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah?
Pakistan established with bilateral relations Nepal in 1962-63 and agreed to provide free trade access and transport facilities to Nepal at the Chittagong Port?
Pakistan's newly created has announced a law which will assist in uncovering the fate of thousands who have disappeared since the Ministry of Human Rights War on Terror began?
Pakistani actress played a role depicting philanthropist and Maria Wasti Lenin Peace Prize winner Bilquis Edhi?
Pakistani Sufi singer Sain Zahoor (pictured) cut his first record in 2006, was nominated for the BBC World Music awards by word of mouth, and was the winner for the Asia/Pacific region that year?
negotiated a secret power-sharing deal with Bhulabhai Desai Liaquat Ali Khan in 1945 that would have prevented the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan?
is the first female Fahmida Mirza Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan?
headed an unsuccessful Tajammul Hussain Malik coup attempt against Pakistani dictator General Zia-ul-Haq in 1980?
, a Steve Crowley Marine Security Guard, was posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant after he was killed in the 1979 U.S. Embassy Burning in Islamabad, Pakistan?
, the 1999 debut film of director Kachche Dhaage , stars Milan Luthria Ajay Devgan as a smuggler delivering goods across the Rajasthan– Pakistan border?
a report criticizing senior
Pakistani leaders—including General —over their conduct during the 1971 Abdul Hamid Khan Bangladesh Liberation War, was long suppressed by the Pakistani government?
although it was prohibited by a
, 1951 law Pakistan now officially allows its citizens to hold dual citizenship with 16 other countries?
a year after conducting rival
nuclear tests, India and Pakistan issued the 1999 , committing to develop safeguards to prevent Lahore Declaration nuclear conflict?
was the name given to the failed plan by Operation Gibraltar Pakistan to infiltrate Jammu and Kashmir, India and start a rebellion and that it eventually sparked the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965?
s maiden Norm O'Neill' Test century helped the Australian cricket team win its only Test on Pakistani soil for 39 years?
is one of only two Indu Mitha Bharatanatyam experts in Pakistan?
, a former Gary D. McCaleb mayor of Abilene, once recruited the late Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan to speak to a community gathering in his West Texas city?
was the Jinnah House Mumbai residence of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan and is the centre of a property dispute?
was a Jogendra Nath Mandal Hindu politician who served as the first Minister for Law and Labour of the Muslim state of Pakistan?
, an Kashmir Singh Indian spy, was released last week after 35 years of captivity in Pakistan?
India and Pakistan have expanded , including across the cross-border road and rail transport links disputed region of Kashmir?
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