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World’s oldest’ 48-feet long Buddha statue discovered in Haripur district

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Latest discoveries by the archaeologists have opened new chapters in the history of the ancient Taxila Valley Civilisation Pakistan’s North province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has unveiled the remains of a 2300-year-old sleeping Buddha image in district Haripur. Provincial government has started a historic initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. According to Khyber ... Read More »

IST holds International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering

President Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Chancellor Institute of Space Technology, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain and Vice Chancellor IST Engr. Imran Rahman with the participants of ICASE 2017 at Institute of Space Technology in Islamabad.

5th International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) begins at Institute of Space Technology A spectrum of 50 national and international invited speakers from sixteen countries are attending the prestigious International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) at Institute of Space Technology (IST) in Islamabad. The speakers from Canada, USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, Sudan, Egypt, Turkey, ... Read More »

956 killed in terror attacks in Pakistan last year

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The number of terrorist attacks in Pakistan may have declined in 2016 but the year witnessed some major attacks in terms of casualties. According to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report at least 956 people were killed in 736 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2016, a significant decline in terror fatalities as compared to 2015. Afghanistan and Syria displayed a ... Read More »

Death toll in Kallar Kahar road accident reached to 27

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Rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the dead and injured to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Talagang At least 27 people have lost their lives and more than 50 sustained injuries as a passenger bus going to Raiwind from Kohat plunged into a ditch near Dhok Pathan of Talagang, in Punjab’s Chakwal division. According to rescue 1122 teams, the accident took place ... Read More »

FBR and Supreme Court to probe Pakistanis named in Paradise Papers

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Around 139 Pakistanis including Mian Mansha and ex PM Shaukat Aziz named in paradise leaks  Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced issuing notices to Pakistanis named in the Paradise Papers. FBR is planning to issue notices to the beneficiaries in Paradise Leaks and take due course of action as these people are actually the blacksheeps who send money abroad illegally. While talking to ... Read More »

Swat’s teenage activist nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize

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Hira Akbar is among six shortlisted out of 200 students across the world for the award After renowned Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who has received the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013, another talented girl from Swat has been nominated for for the International Children’s Peace Prize by KidsRights Foundation. KidsRights Foundation – an international organisation advocating for child rights around the ... Read More »

Female Weightlifter from Peshawar won silver medal in Australia

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Maryam Nasim changing the game and making her mark in the world of powerlifting A female Weightlifter Maryam Nasim belongs to Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has won silver medal in Australia Maryam won a silver medal in a weightlifting competition in 57-kg category in Melbourne and to her it’s a tremendous achievement for someone who’s been weightlifting for just two years. As ... Read More »

Pakistan dumps water worth $22 billion into the sea every year

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Pakistan needs three Mangla-sized dams to conserve the amount of water from wastage The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Thursday warned about looming water crisis in the country and proposed Water Accords with Afghanistan, China and Iran on the pattern of India. Pakistan dumps water worth approximately $21 billion into the sea each year due to a lack of water ... Read More »

Jinnah’s only daughter Dina Wadia dies at 98 in New York

Jinnah's only daughter, Dina Wadia

Quaid-i-Azam’s daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98 in New York Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s daughter Dina Wadia breathed her last today as she passed away in New York. She was 98 years old. Dina Wadia was the only child of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and his second wife Rattanbai Petit who was also known as Maryam Jinnah. She is survived by ... Read More »

Shehzad Roy designated UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

Shehzad Roy designated UNODC Goodwill Ambassador

Pakistan has awarded Roy by ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’ in 2005 in honour of undisputed efforts humanity United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has appointed Pakistan’s renowned musician and singer Shehzad Roy as its National Good will ambassador. Shehzad Roy appointment is aimed at increasing visibility and assistance in mobilizing support for drug demand reduction, prevention and treatment. Pakistani veteran star ... Read More »

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