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Mardan University student killed over blasphemy allegations

University student lynched over blasphemy allegations

Imran calls for firm action after lynching of student in Mardan A 23-year-old Mass Communication department’s student have been brutally killed by enraged mob of students over blasphemy allegations at Abdul Wali Khan University’s premises. According to Mardan Police, Mashal Khan, a journalism student of sixth semester at Mardan University who belonged to Zaida village in district Swabi was attacked a ... Read More »

Punjab has the highest number of cyber harassment cases: DRF report

People face most harassment on Facebook

People face most harassment on Facebook, says DRF report Pakistan’s Punjab province has the highest number of cyberbullying cases, according to the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), based on the statistics collected via their Cyber Harassment Helpline. The report states that during the first four months of its operation, the helpline received a total of 513 individual complaints. About 62% of ... Read More »

Pakistan-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Business Council launched

Pakistan-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Business Council launched

SCO is an emerging regional alliance of countries to safeguard security and promote for peace, prosperity, and development Pakistan-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Business Council was launched in an impressive ceremony in Islamabad. The launching ceremony was attended by ambassadors of China, Russia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, Tunisia, Nepal, Yemen and Portugal ambassadors for Pakistan. Representative Ambassadors of Permanent Member Countries of ... Read More »

Pakistan aims to become self-sufficient in maize seed production

National Maize workshop Pakistan

USAID-funded Agricultural Innovation Program together with the PARC work on new affordable climate-resilient and nutrient-enriched maize ISLAMABAD – The National Maize Workshop in Islamabad was opened by the Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan and the Deputy Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Julie Chen. The workshop showcases the progress of ... Read More »

Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Malala Yousafzai’s appointment will promote peace with a special focus on girls’ education United Nation Nobel Peace award holder Malala Yousafzai has been assigned a new designation ‘Messenger of Peace’ in UN. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Malala Yousafzai a UN Messenger of Peace on Monday. Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai appointment is the youngest Messenger of Peace will ... 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 »

Amjad Sabri’s family to leave Pakistan due to security threats

Legendary Qawaal Amjad Sabri assassinated in Karachi

Late Sufi qawwal’s family is planning to settle abroad for their protection. Pakistan’s famous Qawwal late Amjad Sabri’s family is planning to leave the country due to fear of some serious security reasons to remaining family members. According to Azmat Sabri, brother of the slain Qawwal, all their family member feel scared following the Amjad Sabri’s murder case. The whole ... Read More »

Murree, Galiyat witness snowfall in April after decades

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Galiyat valley, Swat, Gilgit Baltistan areas and scenic Murree received a blanket of snow after 35 years in the month of April. Snowfall has gripped northern parts of the country. Murree, Swat, Skardu have received late winter spell of snowfall and rainfall after 3 decades. Murree and neighboring areas has received such a heavy snowfall in the middle of the ... Read More »

AJK plans to build Tourism corridor under CPEC

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‘Tourism Corridor’ will cost Rs22 billion and will be around 190 kilometers long-route Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government are planning to build a tourism corridor in the valley to facilitate tourists. According to the government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, they have planned to build a tourism corridor in the valley to make it easier for travelers to come ... Read More »

World Health Day 2017: Depression and Anxiety on rise in Pakistan

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Depression Treatment is the focus of World Health Day 2017 Depression, the leading cause of disability worldwide, is the focus of 2017 World Health Day and the theme of this year is “depression – let’s talk”. Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. It causes mental anguish and impacts on people’s ability to carry ... Read More »

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