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Pakistan stocks boost after qualifying for MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Pakistan stocks boost after qualifying for MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Analysts and brokers in Pakistan said inclusion in emerging markets group will lead to significant foreign investment inflows, considering the size of the index Pakistan Stock Exchange’s benchmark index surged 2.78%, or 1,042 points, to close at a record of 38,559.87 points on Wednesday after Pakistan managed to qualify for the key MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Asia’s best-performing share market of 2016 ... Read More »

490 soldiers martyred, 3,500 militants killed in Operation Zarb-e-Azb: DG ISPR

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Pakistan marks two years since the start of Operation Zarb-e-Azb during which a 3600-kilometer square area was cleared of terrorists. This included Datta Khel, Alora Mandi and Shawal Valley. ISLAMABAD – Around 490 soldiers of the Pakistan Army have died in the line of duty and more than 3500 terrorists were killed during Operation Zarb-i-Azb, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said. But there ... Read More »

Almost 50% Kashmir’s adults suffer from depression: Study

50% of Kashmir’s adults suffer from depression

According to the survey one out of every two adults was mentally afflicted in the Kashmir valley in some way or other ISLAMABAD – Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) survey report says that over half of the population of Kashmir was suffering from depression. The survey says that hundreds of stress disorder cases come to Kashmir hospitals daily. The research, released ... Read More »

Pakistan Army Major becomes victim of Afghan firing

Major Ali Jawad’s funeral was attended by Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif in Peshawar Tuesday, after which his body was flown to his hometown – Quetta – for burial PESHAWAR – Pakistan Army’s Major Jawad Changezy, who had been injured during Monday’s clash with Afghanistan’s border security forces passed away on Tuesday. Changezi belonged to Quetta and was deployed ... Read More »

Nine Pakistanis injured in Pak-Afghan border firing

Nine Pakistanis injured in Pak-Afghan border firing

Curfew imposed in Torkham, Landi Kotal after exchange of firing between Pak – Afghan troops ISLAMABAD – At least nine people have been injured after an exchange of fire erupted between Pakistan and Afghan security forces near the Torkham border. A curfew has been imposed in Landikotal and Torkham on Monday following fire and bombardment by Afghan forces along the ... Read More »

Pakistani artist wins prestigious Islamic art award in Istanbul

Pakistani artist wins prestigious Islamic art award in Istanbul

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood said winning the Jameel Prize “is great news for Ghulam Mohammad, for Pakistan’s young artists, and for art community in Pakistan.” ISTANBUL, (Turkey) – Pakistani artist Ghulam Mohammad has won the prestigious Islamic art award, Jameel Prize 4, for his works in contemporary Islamic art. The Prize was awarded to Ghulam Mohammad at a ceremony held ... Read More »

Pakistan Air Force participate in multinational Anatolian Eagle air exercise in Turkey

Deputy Chief of PAF with Turkish Air Chief and Saudi Royal Air Chief at Konya watching exercise

Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) of PAF, Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan attended the Turkish Air Force’s multinational exercise Anatolian Eagle in Konya, Turkey. KONYA (Turkey) – Pakistan Air Force (PAF) participated in the multinational Anatolian Eagle air exercise held at Konya, in which air forces of seven other countries also took part. Deputy Chief of the Air Staff ... Read More »

Pakistan-French joint expedition leaves for Gasherbrum-II

Pakistan is heaven for foreign climbers who are eager to scale down different mountains including Nanga Parbat and K-2. An eight-member French and Pakistan joint expedition has left for Gilgit-Baltistan on Friday to scale down Gasherbrum-II also known as K4. Gasherbrum-II is the 13th highest mountain in the world at 8,035 metres. The team comprises of two French and six ... Read More »

Pakistan and United States to boost business linkages

Pakistan and United States to boost business linkages

Fourth U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference held in New York NEW YORK (United States) – Pakistani and U.S. government leaders and business experts expressed hope that economic cooperation and investment relations between the two countries will further strengthen. The U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference 2016 will further boost linkages between US and Pakistani businesses, experts believed. The Government of the United States and ... Read More »

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