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Singapore Airlines resumes world’s longest flight to New York

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Passengers all set for world’s longest flight to New York from Singapore Singapore Airlines is resuming world’s longest flight route from Singapore to New York’s Newark airport, a “great circle” distance of 9,529 miles. Flight SQ 22 is due to depart at 11.35pm (Singapore time) from Changi Airport in Singapore and will arrive in at Newark Liberty International Airport at ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF, PC-3 Orion aircraft participates in Turkey’s Mavi Balina 2018

ANKARA — Pakistan Navy Ship, PNS SAIF (FFG 253), with an embarked Z9EC Helicopter is participating in multinational naval exercise “Mavi Balina 2018” and will be hosted by the Turkish Navy during 28 September to 7 October 2018. According to a report Pakistan Navy P3C-Orion aircraft is also participating in the exercise from Dalaman Airbase in Turkey. “Mavi Balina 2018” defence exercise is being ... Read More »

Singapore Centre to promote ASEAN’s Cyber Capabilities and Response

SINGAPORE – Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean of Singapore announced on September 18 that his country will set up an Asean-Singapore Cyber-Security Centre of Excellence to strengthen Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members’ cyber strategy development, legislation and research capabilities. According to a report by Straits Times “with cyber-attacks mounting, Singapore is expanding its Programme to deepen Asean’s ... Read More »

India, Pakistan tension may cross limit amid threat of a ‘misadventure’ by Indian forces

ISLAMABAD (PPA) – Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan was highly disappointed by India’s U-turn for talks between two foreign ministers in New York on the sidelines of UN General Assembly Session. Imran Khan has written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Modi early this month suggesting the resumption of talks between the two nations adding that Pakistan remains ... Read More »

Pakistan pledges citizenship for Afghan, Bengali refugees

PM Imran Khan announces citizenship for Afghan, Bengali refugees Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced granting citizenship right to the children of Bengalis and Afghan refugees born in Pakistan, home to the world’s second-largest refugee population. Khan said the government will issue national identity cards and passports to immigrants from Bangladesh and Afghanistan. “Afghans whose children have been raised and ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey turning towards strategic alliance in the region

ISTANBUL (Special Report by TRT) — With close bonds forged from birth, Turkey and Pakistan stand to gain everything from building enduring strategic ties. The question is not why, but when. Pakistan’s relationship with the modern Republic of Turkey goes back well before its inception. The two countries have shared a close bond for seven decades since Pakistan’s independence from British ... Read More »

42 Pakistani pilgrims died of various causes during Hajj

Hajj pilgrims Pakistan

At least 42 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die due to various causes in Saudi Arabia At least 42 Pakistani pilgrims have died of various causes during the annual Hajj pilgrimage at different localities in Saudi Arabia, according to officials from the Pakistani Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony. Out of 42 deceased people, 30 were males and 12 females and ... Read More »

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