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Pakistan celebrates Eid with prayers and festivity

Pakistani Muslims pose for selfie after attending Eid al-Adha prayers in Lahore on September 13, 2016. Muslims across the world celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. / AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI

Pakistan celebrates Eid ul Fitr with religious fervour and prayers Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated across Pakistan with religious zeal and fervour, prayers of peace, with sweets and selfies. Eid prayers were offered at mosques and Eid gahs in all cities and towns of the country. Special prayers were offered for the well-being of the country while in sermons the Ulema ... Read More »

Supreme Court suspends tax on prepaid mobile bills

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Supreme Court suspended ‘exorbitant tax deductions’ on prepaid mobile cards The Supreme Court of Pakistan has suspended tax collection on mobile cards here on Monday. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar gave two days for the order to be implemented at a hearing of the suo motu case at the apex court’s Lahore Registry. “Rs38.08 are deducted on a prepaid mobile card of Rs100,” ... Read More »

Eid ul Fitr 2018 holidays in Pakistan announced

Women buy bangles in a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations.

Eidul Fitr holidays in Pakistan will be observed from June 15 to June 18, 2018, according to the interior ministry. The holidays will continue from June 15 to June 18 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday), the interior ministry said in a notification. Eidul Fitr celebrations mark the culmination of the Holy month of Ramazan during which Muslims all over the world ... Read More »

Turkey, Pakistan reach their largest-ever defense contract for T-129 copters

Turkish T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters

ANKARA — (By Burak Ege Bekdil)  — Turkey and Pakistan have agreed on the sale of a batch of 30 Turkish-made T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters, Turkish officials have said. A government election manifesto revealed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey and Pakistan “just recently” agreed on the contract, which is the largest-ever Turkish-Pakistani defense contract. The two countries ... Read More »

Former CJP Nasirul Mulk to be caretaker PM of Pakistan

Former CJP Nasirul Mulk to be caretaker PM of Pakistan

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk was announced as the caretaker prime minister on Monday. The decision was announced as the caretaker prime minister on Monday during a joint press conference held by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah. It took the government and the opposition six meetings to decide on a name for the coveted position. ... Read More »

Eco-friendly carpets of Pakistan introduced in France

Pakistan carpets

Pakistan’s eco-friendly carpets now introduced in European Market Pakistan’s finest, hand-knotted and machine-made carpets will now be available in the heart of Europe in France. Multan Carpet Industries has opened its first outlet and warehouse in Paris under the name “Noble Natural” to market Pakistan-made biodegradable, natural and hand-knotted high-end carpets and rugs in Europe. The Ambassador of Pakistan to France ... Read More »

Pakistan finally inaugurates first-ever National Center for Cyber Security

Pakistan’s first-ever Cyber Security Center launched in Islamabad ISLAMABAD — Better late than never, on May 21, 2018, Pakistan first-ever National Center for Cyber Security was inaugurated at Air University, Islamabad. Pakistani experts had long been demanding the opening of a Cyber Security Centre in the light of home-based and foreign-inspired cyber threats to Pakistan’s national, strategic and other establishments. ... Read More »

Afghan based terrorists continue attacks on security forces in Balochistan

QUETTA — A day after three security officials including a senior official Military Intelligence (Quetta) was killed in a shootout with dangerous terrorists, the five other terrorists tried to attack an office of Frontier Corps’ (FC) Madadgar Centre near Chaman Housing Scheme in the Quetta. Upon receiving intelligence inputs on May 16th evening the security forces had started a search ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif in deep trouble after controversial statement on Mumbai attacks

Nawaz Sharif may face treason charges after supporting Modi’s narrative ISLAMABAD — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in deep trouble after he claimed in an interview that “Pakistan should have allowed non-state actors to kill 150 people in Mumbai”. In an interview to a Dawn newspaper, former Prime Minister who has been ousted by Supreme Court last year on ... Read More »

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