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Book on China-Pakistan friendship launched in Islamabad

Chinese ambassador to Pakistan, Sun Weidong, at the book launch of “You and Us: Stories of China and Pakistan” in Islamabad.

Pakistan-China friendship cuts across multiple dimension, touching state-to-state and people-to-people relation Speakers at the book launch of “You and Us: Stories of China and Pakistan” highlighted the special bond shared by the states as well as by the people of Pakistan and China. The book is a compilation of the stories of that friendship by former Chinese officials, interweaving personal recollections inside ... Read More »

Pakistan female pilot dies as PAF jet crashes in Mianwali

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar died when a PAF trainer jet crashed near Kundian, Mianwali, onTuesday 24 Nov. 2015

MIANWALI – Pakistan’s proud daughter, Pakistan Air Force Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar died when a PAF trainer jet crashed near Kundian, Mianwali, Tuesday afternoon. Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar and Squadron Leader Saqib Abbasi were flying a training mission on an FT-7PG aircraft and encountered a “serious in-flight emergency” during the final stages, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), said official PAF statement. “Flying Officer ... Read More »

Renowned poet Jamiluddin Aali passes away at 90

Jamiluddin Aali paases away today

KARACHI – Famous scholar and Urdu poet Dr Jamiluddin Aali passed in Karachi. He was admitted in a private hospital in Karachi for last three days. He died of heart attack. Raju Jamiluddin, the son of Aali said “He will rule the hearts of the people of the motherland through his literary work and songs.” He wrote famous patriotic songs ... Read More »

Second Pakistani journalist killed in a month

Pakistani journalist gunned down

PESHAWAR – Another journalist, Hafeez ur Rehman, has been killed in Kohat, Pakistan in less than a month’s time. Police said that unidentified gunmen killed the TV journalist on Sunday in the second such murder this month in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Attackers riding a motorcycle fired on 42-year-old Hafeez ur Rehman near his home on the outskirts of Kohat district. ... Read More »

Google Live Traffic updates now available in Pakistan

Google Live Traffic updates now available in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistanis can now utilize the live traffic data on Google maps. The map indicates in green color routes where the traffic is moderate while heavy traffic is indicated by red color. The Google map displays construction zones as well. You can find the map by typing “traffic” on the Google search engine. It has been confirmed that the ... Read More »

Senior representative of PPP Makhdoom Amin Fahim passes away

Amin Fahim senior leader of PPP

KARACHI – Veteran politician and senior Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim died in the early hours of Saturday at a local private hospital in Karachi, state-owned Radio Pakistan reported. He had earlier undergone lump surgery in Berlin. He was to be taken to Boston in October but doctors dropped the plan after his condition did not permit. ... Read More »

PIA introduces more flights for Gilgit Baltistan

Islamabad – On the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and special assistant to PM, Capt. Shujaat Azeem, the National Flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has increased its flight to GB and is now offering 11 flights per week. The airline is also offering four flights per week on Islamabad-Peshawar-Chitral route. The increase in frequency of flights would not only ... Read More »

Successful women mean successful Pakistan: Speakers

Speakers at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit

ISLAMABAD – Speakers at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit (WES) on Wednesday urged the Pakistani women to come forward, believe in their abilities and grasp the space by becoming hardworking and consistent entrepreneurs, as this is one strong course toward economic independence and empowerment. WES is part of a yearlong project titled “Women Can Do” which is supported by U.S. Embassy, ... Read More »

Pakistan has the potential to become Internet transit hub for region: ISOC study

(L to R) Yoonee Jeong, Research Director, Rajnesh Singh of ISOC,, Ismail Shah, Chairman PTA and Matthew Perkins of UNESCAP at the Report briefing in Islamabad. Photo by Sana Jamal

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Despite having the lowest Internet user density of 13.8% in the region, Pakistan has the potential to become the Internet transit hub for Central and South Asia, according a new study. Pakistan’s geostrategic location and access to coastlines, offers the country great potential to become a supply route for the neighboring landlocked countries for Internet and communication ... Read More »

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