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Pakistan’s Haider Ali wins bronze at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Haider Ali wins bronze for Pakistan in 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Athlete Haider Ali won Pakistan its first medal at Rio Paralympic Games Haider Ali, Pakistan’s only athlete at Rio Paralympic Games 2016, has won Pakistan its first medal. Long jumper Ali won a bronze medal in Rio 2016 on September 13. This is the second time Ali has brought home paralympic medal – he won a silver with a record jump of 6.44m ... Read More »

Pakistani Movies to Watch on Eid-ul-Azha 2016

Pakistani Movies to Watch on Eid-ul-Azha 2016

3 Pakistani Movies ‘Janaan’, ‘Actor in Law’ & ‘ZKHH’ Releasing on Eid-ul-Azha’ 2016 2016 might very well be the biggest and most fruitful year for the Pakistani film industry. Three upcoming movies – Janaan, Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai and Actor in Law – have been creating quite the stir on media. The latest buzz is that no Bollywood movie will ... Read More »

Pakistan’s industrial 9/11: Survivors to receive US$5 million in compensation from Germany

Baldia factory fire

Landmark compensation arrangement reached on 4th anniversary of deadly Pakistan factory fire by Sana Jamal After four years of struggle and suffering the victims of Pakistan’s deadliest industrial accident will receive some financial relief from Germany. Survivors and families of workers killed in 2012 Ali Enterprises garment factory in Baldia, Karachi, will receive compensation of US$5 million from German retailer ... Read More »

Japan provides security equipment to three airports of Pakistan

Japan provides airport security equipment to Pakistan

The new airport security equipment by Japan meets the latest international security standards set by the United States, the European Union, and International Civil Aviation Organisation Japan has provided airport security equipment worth 1.94 billion Japanese Yens ($20 million) for three major international airports in Pakistan. The Airport Security Equipment will be installed at three major international airports including Jinnah ... Read More »

Pakistan marks Defence Day to honour 1965 war martyrs

K-8 Advanced Jet Trainers practicing aerobatics. Photo: Muhammed Usman

ISLAMABAD – The 51st Defence Day of Pakistan is being observed today with renewed pledge and commitment to the defence of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan. It was on 6th of September in 1965 that the Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night and attacked Pakistan but ever vigilant armed forces solidly backed by the ... Read More »

Pakistani students invited to apply for Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program 2016

Asia Youth Exchange Program

Pakistani students are invited to apply for Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science 2016 (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science), annually offered by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). This is for the first that the program is being offered in Pakistan. This program aims to promote exchanges between young Asian researchers and Japanese researchers in fields of science and technology ... Read More »

Photos: German Defence Attache visits Pakistan Army Museum

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visits the Museum of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visited the Museum of the Pakistan Army in the last week of August 2016. He was welcomed by Brigadier Adnan Saleem, the director of the museum who accompanied him on a guided tour. After visiting the museum, Colonel Klaus Wolf remarked: “It is impressive how in this museum the proud history of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Australia funds new women hostel King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner Ms. Margaret Adamson, inaugurates the new women hostel for King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson and Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah inaugurated a new hostel at the King Edward Medical University’s College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences (COAVS), in Lahore. The hostel will house 250 ophthalmic students, mostly women from far-flung areas of Pakistan, and facilitate them to  pursue education in a ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy inducts ATR aircraft, unmanned aerial system in fleet

Pakistan Navy Admiral Mohammad Zakaulla being briefed at the inudction ceremony

Pakistan Navy has inducted 3rd state-of-the-art ATR aircraft and Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial System in its fleet to improve effectiveness KARACHI – Pakistan Navy inducted its 3rd state-of-the-art ATR aircraft and Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial System in its fleet to augment effectiveness and enhance its operational flexibility and reach. An induction ceremony was held at PNS Mehran, Chief of Naval Staff ... Read More »

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