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Pakistan Naval Chief meets top Iranian leadership

Pakistan's Chief of the Naval Staff visits Iran to attend 6th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

Pakistan’s Chief of the Naval Staff visits Iran to attend 6th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Pakistan’s Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi is on an official visit to Iran to attend 6th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) “Conclave of Chiefs 2018” being held from 23-25 Apr 18 in Tehran. During the visit, the Naval Chief called on ... Read More »

Careem admits to data breach, affecting 14 million users

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Ride-sharing platform Careem says hit by cyber attack with data of up to 14 million users stolen Careem, Middle East’s popular ride-hailing app, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, the company confirmed in a blog post. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that ... Read More »

Turkish tea company Caykur opens factory in Pakistan

Turkish tea company Caykur opens factory in Pakistan

Turkish tea company Caykur opens factory in northern Pakistan Turkey’s state-run tea company Caykur has opened a factory in northern Pakistan. The factory was inaugurated by the General Directorate of Tea Enterprises of Caykur in the Mansehra region, around 200 kilometers from the capital Islamabad. Caykur Chairman Imdat Sutluoglu as well as Yusuf Zafar, the head of Pakistan’s Agricultural Research ... Read More »

More than 95% of world population is breathing dangerously polluted air: study

Beijing hits highest air pollution alert of 2015

More than 95% of Earth’s population breathing dangerously polluted air, finds study More than 95% of the world’s population breathe unhealthy air and the poorest countries are at greater risk, a new report has found. According to the annual State of Global Air Report, published Tuesday by the Health Effects Institute (HEI), long-term exposure to air pollution contributed to an estimated 6.1 million deaths ... Read More »

Fake accounts can influence polls in Pakistan, says Mark Zuckerberg

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Pakistan may suffer in upcoming elections 2018-19 because of fake accounts, warns Facebook chief In a startling statement, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said that fake accounts can interfere in the upcoming elections in several countries including Pakistan and can spread false information. Other countries mentioned by Zuckerberg are US, Mexico, Brazil and India where the social media giant can ... Read More »

Pakistan’s top Commanders review ‘evolving geo-strategic environment’

RAWALPINDI — Pakistan’s top military commander attended the 210th Corps Commanders’ Conference at GHQ which was chaired by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS). According to reports the Conference reviewed “evolving geo-strategic environment” and security situation of the country. The participants also discussed the progress of ongoing Operation Radd ul Fasaad and Khushhal Balochistan program was also discussed. ... Read More »

Pakistan tests submarine-launched cruise missile with 450 km-range

Submarine Launched Cruise Missile is capable of delivering various types of payloads ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on March 29, 2018, conducted another successful test of indigenously developed Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) “Babur” having an extended range of 450 km. The hi-tech advanced Missile was fired from an underwater dynamic platform, which successfully engaged its target with precise accuracy; meeting all ... Read More »

Maldives President receives new Pakistani Ambassador 

The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Vice Admiral (Retd.) Waseem Akram on March 20 presented his Letter of Credence to President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and discussed bilateral ties, According to an official press release from Maldives President’s Office at a ceremony, President Abdulla Yameen welcomed the Ambassador to the Maldives and congratulated him on the commencement of ... Read More »

Can Turkey position itself as the most effective mediator in Afghanistan?

By Samuel Ramani — Turkey’s role in Afghanistan is increasingly expanding and could help facilitate talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government. It could also likely succeed where others have failed. On January 14, Afghan government representatives and officials from the Taliban’s Qatar office met in Turkey to discuss mechanisms for initiating a peace process in Afghanistan. These talks occurred in ... Read More »

Turkish Army, Naval chiefs visit Qatar to intensify ties

ANKARA — Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar arrived in Qatar as part of an official visit on March 11, 2018. According to Turkey’s official Anatolia news agency Sunday, the  Army Chief is accompanied by Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces Vice Admiral Adnan Ozbal. The high-level officials visit has intensified bilateral relationship during last few months and both ... Read More »

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