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Panama Papers verdict: Supreme Court orders joint team to probe corruption charges against Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — File photo

PM Sharif not disqualified, Supreme Court establishes JIT to probe money trail Supreme Court has just announced its verdict on the much-awaited verdict of Panama Papers Case against the ruling Sharif Family. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) will be investigating the case and the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be required to present before the team. The court has ordered ... Read More »

Community based Disaster Risk Management and School Safety Programmes launched in Balochistan

Community based Disaster Risk Management and School Safety Programmes launched in Balochistan

Programme will benefit 6,546 people including school children, teachers and 3,000 community members in two selected districts The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Balochistan in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan launched two new programmes aimed at reducing the risks posed by natural disasters in Balochistan – Community Based Disaster Risk ... Read More »

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

The Yes Vote in Turkey Referendum was about 51% as compared to 48% for the No Vote Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum for the constitutional amendment, according to the unofficial results. President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum that will tighten his grip on sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. ... Read More »

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal G N Davies praised the professionalism of Pakistan’s Armed Forces Australian’s Chief of Royal Australian Air Force, Air Marshal Gavin Neil Davies met with Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Suhail Aman and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah in one on one separate meetings. Air Marshal ... Read More »

Pakistani-American doctor honoured with prestigious US award

Pakistani-American doctor honoured with prestigious US award

Dr Adil Haider joins the ranks of seven US presidents, several world leaders and two Nobel Prize winners with the award. A Pakistani-American trauma surgeon in the United States has been awarded one of the country’s most prestigious awards for immigrants “The Ellis Island Medal of Honour” in recognition for his expertise in the field and his service to those ... 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 »

Uber president Jeff Jones quits company amid turmoil

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Uber president Jeff Jones quits, citing differences over ‘beliefs and approach to leadership’ Uber’s president Jeff Jones has joined the #deleteuber movement because he’s come to realise the company’s values aren’t compatible with his own. Jeff Jones left the taxi-hailing firm after just six months in the job as per his saying working at Uber was ‘inconsistent’ with his values. ... 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 »

Suicide blast kills 33 at north Mali military camp

Gao, 33 killed in result of Mali military camp car bomb blast

The suicide car driver attacked the residence of UN peacekeeping soldiers in Mali. At least 33 pro government militants were killed and around dozens injured in a car bomb attack on army base at northern Mali’s city of Gao. The victims were conducting patrols in the region to stop the violence. The targeted base also comprises of the army soldiers’ ... Read More »

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