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Turkish-Urdu dictionary launched in Ankara

Prof. Dr. Celal Soydan of Istanbul University speaking at the launch of Turkish Urdu dictionary in Ankara, Turkey.

Turkish Urdu dictionary  – new milestone in Pakistan-Turkey Friendship ANKARA (Turkey) –  The Embassy of Pakistan, Turkish Language Institution (TDK), and Urdu Department of Ankara University jointly organized a book launching ceremony of “Urdu Türkçe – Türkçe Urdu Sözlük” in Ankara. The dictionary has been compiled by Prof. Dr. Ahmad Bakhtiar Ashraf of Ankara University and Prof. Dr. Celal Soydan of ... Read More »

Pakistan and Kashmir are inseparable: General Raheel Sharif

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ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – In one of his strongest remarks on Kashmir, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan and Kashmir are inseparable, and that Kashmir is “an unfinished agenda of partition”. The statement was tweeted by Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj-Gen Asim Bajwa. Kashmir is an unfinished agenda of partition,Pak &Kashmir are ... Read More »

Pakistan to host D-8 summit meeting tomorrow (June 4)

Special assistant to Prime Minister, Syed Tariq Fatemi, arrives to attend the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) on October 16, 2014 in Milan. AFP / Giuseppe Cacace

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan, the current Chairman of the Developing-8 Organization for Economic Development, will host a meeting of the 36th session of the Developing-8 Commission this week. “This meeting is being organised during the extended term of Pakistan’s chairmanship of the organisation,” the Foreign Office said on Tuesday. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Syed Tariq Fatemi will inaugurate the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s digital-rights activist Nighat Dad named TIME’s next generation leader

Nighat Dad, Director at Digital Rights Foundation at her office in Lahore, Pakistan April 6, 2015. Photo by Insiya Syed

Nighat Dad is teaching Pakistani women how to protect themselves online Pakistan’s digital-rights advocate Nighat Dad has been named in the TIME’s list of next generation leaders, TIME magazine reported on Friday. The list comprises six young innovators who are leading by example and inspiring others to have the courage to follow their convictions. Nighat, a 34-year-old lawyer who used ... Read More »

UN honours fallen Pakistani peacekeeping soldiers

(FILES) The first deployment of UN peace

United Nations on Friday awarded posthumous awards to five Pakistani peacekeepers who laid down their lives while serving the cause of peace around the world in 2014 In a solemn ceremony held at the United Nations today, five Pakistani peacekeepers who had embraced shahadat for the cause of world peace during the last year, were posthumously awarded the Dag Hammarskjold ... Read More »

PM chairs 14th meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy

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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired 14th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy at the PM House here 23rd. May, 2015. The meeting, which lasted for more than three hours, was given a detailed presentation on load management and recoveries by Secretary Water and Power. The meeting was informed that this year average load shedding in urban areas has been ... Read More »

Ambassador Sohail Mahmood visits Urdu Department at Ankara University

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ANKARA, 22 May 2015:  The Ambassador of Pakistan, Mr. Sohail Mahmood, visited the Urdu Department of Ankara University. He had a detailed meeting with Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Gurer, Dean, Faculty of the Languages, History and Geography and exchanged views on matters related to further promoting educational links between Ankara University and Pakistani Universities. Vice Dean Prof. Dr. Gülsün Leylâ Uzun ... Read More »

Norway, Philippines diplomats killed in Helicopter crash in Gilgit

L to R: The Ambassador of the Philippines , Domingo D. Lucenario Jr and the Ambassador of Norway,Leif H. Larsen, were among those killed in the ill-fated helicopter crash on Friday in Gilgit, Pakistan.

Pakistan announces one-day mourning after the tragic incident GILGIT (Pakistan): The ambassadors of Norway and Philippines and four others were killed when an army helicopter MI-17 crashed in Naltar area of Gilgit on Friday, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Norwegian envoy Leif H Larsen, Philippines ambassador Domingo D Lucenario Jr, wives of Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors, two pilots and ... Read More »

Pakistani court sentences Malala Yousafzai’s attackers for life

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Attackers sentenced to 25 years in prison for their parts in nearly fatal shooting of Pakistan’s female education advocate ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) — A Pakistani court has jailed 10 men for their involvement in the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai. Each of the men received 25 years, which is considered a life sentence in Pakistan. Sayed Naeem said the ... Read More »

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