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Pokémon Go now officially available in Pakistan

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Pokémon Go which frenzied the mobile gaming world is now officially available in Pakistan. The game was released in July 2016 in selected countries.  Pakistan and other Asian subscribers, however, have unofficially used App because there was no procedure to download it officially. Now, Pokémon Go mobile game is available for download in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri ... Read More »

Experts call for modern techniques to enhance Agri-production in Pakistan

Experts call for modern techniques to enhance Agri-production in Pakistan

“We need to change the cropping pattern for evolving new cropping zones in the country, according to climate and weather of the different regions of the country”, stressed Dr. Inam Ullah ISLAMABAD – Agriculture and environment experts have stressed the need for preemptive measures to adopt modern research and development methodology in order to enhance production of major crops for ... Read More »

Rafia Baig is the first Pakistani woman to join Bomb Disposal Unit

Meet Rafia Baig, the first Pakistani woman to join bomb squad

Meet Rafia Baig, the first Pakistani woman to join bomb squad A 29-year-old woman from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has become the first Pakistani female to join the Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU). This news is particularly significant for the people of KPK province, where a woman has entered what is considered a “man’s job” (bomb disposal/firefighting). Rafia’s achievements and passions are guiding beacon ... Read More »

Thousands attend Junaid Jamshed's funeral prayers in Karachi

Junaid Jamshed laid to rest at Dar ul Aloom, Korangi Karachi

Thousands of people including prominent personalities from different Junaid Jamshed’s funeral prayers at AKD ground in Defence, Karachi. Pakistan’s beloved singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed was laid to rest at Darul Uloom Korangi in Karachi amid tears and sobs. Junaid Jamshed, his wife Naha Jamshed and 47 others were killed in PIA PK-661 air crash near Havelian on 7 December 2016 last week. He ... Read More »

US to provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam

U.S to Provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

Total 16,000 acres of agricultural land will be irrigated and 18 megawatts of electricity will be produced after the completion of project The United States signed an agreement to provide over 8.5 billion rupees to the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the construction of the Kaitu Weir project in North Waziristan Agency of FATA. The United States Agency ... Read More »

South Korea's Kia Motors to begin assembling cars in Pakistan

Carmaker KIA Motors re-entry in Pakistan’s car market

KIA’s entry will boost mutual automobile technology exchange, which will lead hi-tech and reasonable automobiles in Pakistan. South Korean carmaker Kia Motor Company is expected to soon begin assembling cars in Pakistan andto invest Rs12 billion ($115 million) to establish a plant and manufacture the Kia vehicles, according to a local partner. Earlier, Kia cars had been assembled by Pakistan ... Read More »

Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrated with religious reverence in Pakistan

Markazi Jamia Mosque in Wah Cantt beautifully decorated with colorful lights in connection with the celebrations of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH). Photo: INP

Enthusiastic Pakistanis decorated their houses, streets and mosques with lights and flags. Government buildings were also illuminated on 12th Rabi-ul-Awal. Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) is being celebrated with religious zeal and reverence across the country today on 12 Dec. (Monday). The day dawned with thirty-one gun salute in the federal capital and twenty-one gun salutes in all provincial capitals to pay homage ... Read More »

PIA temporarily grounds all ATR planes as CAA orders shakedown tests

PIA flight PK-661 crashes enroute to Islamabad

Civil Aviation Authority directed to ground PIA’s all 10 ATR aircrafts until shakedown tests Pakistan International Airlines has announced it has temporarily suspended its ATR operation after a crash last week killed 47 people and a second aircraft reported technical issues shortly before take off overnight. All 10 ATR planes in PIA’s fleet have been grounded after a decision by the ... Read More »

South Asian leaders urged to improve trade and regional connectivity

Experts urge the South Asian policymakers to prioritize dialogue over bilateral disputes between the states LAHORE – Enhancing people-to-people contact and institutional collaborations especially among the universities of Asian states is the best way forward to the much-needed inter-regional as well as intra-regional connectivity, according to the speakers at a policy dialogue held in Lahore. Speakers at the international conference ... Read More »

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