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Pakistan summoned British HC over anti-Pakistan slogans in London

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Islamabad has conveyed its ‘serious concerns’ over the display of anti-Pakistan slogans on taxis plying the roads in London. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on November 3, 2017 summoned British High Commissioner Thomas Drew to convey the concerns over the slogans seen on display by some cabs in London. The development came after Pakistani social media users spotted the cabs in ... Read More »

Tackling climate change and improving livelihoods through Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – A new project called “Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan” has been launched to improve environment, enhance resilience and livelihoods in Pakistan over the next 5 years. The project has been launched by Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... Read More »

British High Commissioner launches photography exhibition in Quetta

British High Commissioner launches photography exhibition in Quetta

‘Shared History, Shared Future’ exhibition was aimed to showcase 70 years of Pakistan- UK relations British High Commissioner Thomas Drew launched a photography exhibition while also re-launching the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in in Quetta, Baluchistan. The UK-Pakistan photography exhibition was titled as ‘Shared History, Shared Future’ to showcases 70 years of Pakistan-UK relations and will be open to the ... Read More »

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR will fund university to establish Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies its premises The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday. The collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for ... Read More »

Kulsoom Hazara – the rising Karate star from Pakistan

Kulsoom Hazara - the rising Karate star from Pakistan

Kulsoom Hazara is first female ‘karateka’ to represent Pakistan at international competitions Karate as a sport has grown traction all over the world. We mostly witnessed Karate in movies associated with Chinese and Japanese culture. Kulsoom Hazara, is young enthusiastic, passionate and determinant Pakistani karateka belongs to ‘Hazara Community’ located in Baluchistan. Unfortunately, the series of deadly attacks targeting the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s hottest day recorded in Turbat, Baluchistan

Pakistan’s hottest day recorded in Turbat, Baluchistan

PMD predicted such heat wave in Sindh, southern Punjab and KP in coming days Global warming has brought scorching temperatures around the world. The resulting extreme weather causes highest recorded temperatures in the ongoing summer in Pakistan. Yesterday, 28th May 2017, the citizens of Turbat had to face highest ever recorded temperature in Pakistan as the mercury shot up to ... Read More »

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

The salaries of govt employees and pensioners gets 10% increase Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18. It was fifth and final budget of PMLN’s tenure, with the total outlay of Rs. 4.778 trillion. According to the details, the federal government is allocating Rs. 15 billion for Interior Ministry while Rs920.2bn has been ... Read More »

Balochistan Basic Education Programme launched

Pakistani girls at school in Mingora, Swat valley.

Governor inaugurates Balochistan Basic Education Programme in Quetta The Balochistan Basic Education Programme (BBEP) was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Governor of Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai at a ceremony held in Quetta. The Minister for Education, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, H.E Jean-Francois Cautain, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Angela Kearney and many senior officials, ... 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 »

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadhav to death

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

Yadhav was arrested in March 2016, on-duty Indian Navy officer confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement Indian spy and RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadhav has been sentenced to death by Pakistan military court after thorough trial for carrying out espionage activities. Indian officer Kulbhushan Yadhav was arrested on March 3, 2016, from Baluchistan’s Mashkel area after counter-intelligence search ... Read More »

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