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Pakistan and Turkish Special Forces participate in Military Exercise in Ankara

Pakistan and Turkish Special Forces participate in Military Exercise 'JINNAH' in Ankara, Turkey during 4-19 March 2017.

Pakistan and Turkey to enhance cooperation between Armed Forces to address common challenges of regional security. Pakistani and Turkish Special Forces took part in joint military exercise ‘JINNAH’ held between 4-19 March 2017 in Ankara, Turkey. The joint military exercise ‘JINNAH’, named after Quaid-i Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was conducted by the Special Forces of Turkey and Pakistan between 4-19 ... Read More »

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to light up with colours of Pakistan’s flag

Dubai's Burj Khalifa to light up with colours of Pakistan's flag on Pakistan Day 2017

Dubai to celebrate 77th ‘Pakistan Day’ with a lavish LED light show Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – world’s tallest building- will be lit up with the colours of Pakistani national flag Thursday (23 March 2017) evening to celebrate Pakistan Day. This patriotic light show will mean a great a deal to some 1.2 million Pakistanis living in the United Arab Emirates ... Read More »

Impressive Military Parade marks Pakistan Day 2017 celebrations

Pakistan Day Parade 2017

Chinese and Saudi troops and a Turkish military band featured at the Pakistan Day Parade in Islamabad. The 77th Pakistan Day is being celebrated by the nation on Thursday (23 March 2017) with enthusiasm and pledge to make the country stronger by wiping out the menace of terrorism, achieving sustainable economic growth and political stability. The day marks the historic ... Read More »

World Water Day: 5 simple ways to reuse wastewater

World Water Day

Cutting back water use is critical to conserving water. Learn how you can collect and recycle water Today marks the annual commemoration of one of the world’s most precious, and most wasted, resources, water. The theme for World Water Day 2017 is wastewater, and the urgent need to reduce and reuse it. Here are some facts on water: Globally, over ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first woman foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua assumes charge

Pakistan’s first woman Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua

Tehmina Janjua became Pakistan’s first Woman Foreign Secretary. Tehmina Janjua on Monday assumed charge as the new foreign secretary of Pakistan, becoming the first woman in the history of the country to assume the position. Janjua served as a representative to the United Nations Geneva before being assigned this post. She replaces Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, who has been ... Read More »

Turkey honours 10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad with special Award

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) poses with Janna Jihad (L) after giving an award titled "brave heart journalist" to Jihad in Istanbul, Turkey on March 12, 2017. (Anadolu Agency )

10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad conveys Palestine’s message given to the world Janna Jihad, a 10-year-old Palestinian girl, who highlights her country’s problems via reporting on social media, has been honoured with award titled “brave heart journalist” in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan awarded the prize to the young journalist during the International Benevolence Awards, organized by Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation, at the ... Read More »

Naval Chief Admiral Zakaullah conferred US Legion of Merit

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah Conferred with “US Legion of Merit” by US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Johan Richardson.

United States lauds professionalism of Pakistan Navy in maritime security. United States Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson conferred the US Legion of Merit (Degree of Commander) award on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is on an official visit to the US, in a full honours ceremony held at the US Navy Yard. During his ... Read More »

Empowering Women key to achieve Sustainable Development in Hindu Kush Himalaya

Empowering Women Key to Achieving Sustainable Development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Prioritizing investment in the empowerment of women is a direct path towards gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusive economic growth By Kamala Gurung and Golam Rasul Empowering women and ensuring gender equality is more than just a development goal. It is vital to advancing human development and achieving sustainable development. Sustainable development will not be possible without girls and women fully ... Read More »

Storm Stella wreaks havoc in United States northeast

storm stella

Snow blanketed the streets, flights cancelled, schools closed and traffic became jammed as Storm Stella hits US A massive winter storm has hit much of the Northeast as New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania declare states of emergency. Winter storm Stella shut down schools, government offices and public transportation systems and cancelled thousands of flights across the country. The ... Read More »

Violence against Syria’s children ‘at its worst’ in 2016

Violence against Syria’s children ‘at its worst’ in 2016

At least 652 children were killed – a 20 per cent increase from 2015 – making 2016 the worst year for Syria’s children Violence against children in war-ravaged Syria was at its worst in 2016, with at least 652 children killed, the UN’s children’s agency said on Monday as the conflict nears its seventh year. UNICEF said at least 255 ... Read More »

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