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Dr Abdus Salam’s statue unveiled at IAEA Headquarters in Vienna

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IAEA honours Dr Abdus Salam with statue On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the International Atomic Energy Agency, a bust of Dr. Abdus Salam was placed at the  International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters on Wednesday. The bust of Pakistan’s first Nobel Laureate, physicist Dr Abdus Salam, was unveiled at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Dr Salam, Pakistan’s ... Read More »

NAB orders freezing assets of Nawaz Sharif and children

Nawaz Sharif faces trouble as Dubai law firm verified his FZE chairmanship

Sharif family failed to appear before accountability court regarding the references in light of the Panama Case The National Accountability Bureau has frozen assets of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. According to Pakistani media news, letters were dispatched by the NAB to banks, excise department, deputy commissioners of Islamabad and Lahore to ... Read More »

Qatar Airways launches global promotion offer

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The offers are valid for travel between Sept 15 this year and May 31 next year Qatar Airways has announced ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in both Economy and Business Class. The promotion also offers a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime Mega prizes, including the chance to fly free to any Qatar ... Read More »

Pakistan, US discuss military cooperation, efforts to combat the IED threat

Pakistan, US discuss military cooperation, efforts to combat the IED threat

Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization Director visits Pakistan to advance U.S.-Pakistan cooperation ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and United States have discussed matters relating to training and military cooperation between the two countries. The discussion took place as Lieutenant General Michael Shields, Director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) led a four-member delegation on a three-day visit to Pakistan this week.  ... Read More »

OIC demands UN to probe Rohingya killing in Myanmar

OIC demands UN to probe Rohingya killing in Myanmar

OIC asked Myanmar to accept accept UN monitors for investigation of the Rohingya community persecution The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the ‘systematic brutal acts’ of Myanmar government against the Rohingya Muslims and asked it to accept international monitors. The 57-member OIC, meeting in Astana showed grave concern over the ongoing persecution under the state armed forces against ... Read More »

Pakistan, China air forces launch ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

Pak-China air forces launched ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

“Shaheen” joint training for the first time was launched by Pak-China air forces in March 2011 The air forces of Pakistan and China have kicked-off a joint training exercise named as Shaheen VI. The two nations’ militaries are participating along with their latest fighter jets strengthen operational ties, China’s defense ministry said. J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS (Airborne Warning and ... Read More »

Pakistan inaugurates 5th nuclear power plant at Chashma

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi offering dua after inaugurating C-4 Power Plant in Chashma on 8th September 2017. Photo: PID

Pakistan inaugurates 5th nuclear power plant to solve energy crisis Pakistan’s energy sector will receive a major boost as a 340 MegaWatt (MW) nuclear power plant was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday. Country’s fifth nuclear power plant Chashma Nuclear Power Plant Unit-4 (C-4) was inaugurated at Chashma, Mianwali area, in Punjab province. PM Abbasi said that ... Read More »

India most corrupt country in Asia: Forbes

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India tops Forbes list of most corrupt Asian country followed by Vietnam and Thailand A recent survey by the Transparency International states that India is the most corrupt country in Asia. The Forbes article rates India the highest in the list with 69 per cent bribery rate, The report describes India as: “In five of the six public services – schools, hospitals, ID ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 with ultra-thin bezels to launch on September 11th

Xiaomi's bezel-less Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi will unveil its next bezel-less Mi Mix 2 ahead of the new iPhone Xiaomi has just confirmed that the second-generation Mi MIX smartphone will be launched at an event on September 11. The Chinese company revealed the launch date in a Weibo post, and confirmed that the event will take place in Beijing. A few days ago, Philippe Starck, the man who ... Read More »

Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

The plant will be set up in Shinkiari, near Mansehra – Pakistan’s first tea garden where black and green tea is produced Pakistan’s brotherhood country Turkey has gifted an automatic tea-processing plant to provide support the country’s tea-growing efforts based on modern technology. According to the information, Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has sent a latest automatic tea-processing ... Read More »

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