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Interior Ministry extends Rangers powers in Karachi for 2 months

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ISLAMABAD – The interior ministry on Tuesday approved an extension in ‘unconditional’ Rangers’ policing powers in Karachi city for next 60 days, rejecting the Sindh government’s summary for providing ‘conditional’ powers. The summary sent to the federal government by Sindh government on the matter of extending Ranger’s policing powers was earlier rejected. A meeting was held with Interior Minister Chaudhry ... Read More »

US Ambassador Hale visits Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi

US Ambassador David visits Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi.

American Ambassador David Hale, during his recent visit to Karachi, paid his respects to Pakistan’s founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He laid a wreath as a sign of respect to Pakistan’s founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah at Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi. Later, he signed the guestbook on behalf of the U.S. Mission to Pakistan, noting that he was “honored to commemorate the legacy ... Read More »

Naval Chief lauds Pakistan Navy Cricket team’s achievement in Australia

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah (M) with Pakistan Navy Cricket team who won IDCC 2015 held in Canberra, Australia

ISLAMABAD – Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah congratulated Pakistan Navy cricket team members at Naval Headquarters and highly lauded their performance on winning International Defence Cricket Challenge Cup (IDCC) 2015. The championship was held from 16-28 Nov 15 at Canberra, Australia. The Naval Chief while appreciating the efforts put in by the players emphasized to bring more laurels for Pakistan ... Read More »

German Defence Minister in Islamabad

German Minister of Defence, Ursula von der Leyen, with director-general ISPR Asim Bajwa, and a group of journalists from Germany during recent visit to Islamabad.

Ursula von der Leyen, German Minister of Defence was accompanied by a group of journalists from Germany during recent visit to Islamabad. She held talks and meetings with several officials. ISPR briefed the German journalists about the Zarb-e-Azb operation against terrorism which was very well received by the group. Read More »

Imran Khan urges for equal education access at Namal College convocation

Imran Khan awarding degree to a student at Namal College's first Convocation in Mianwali

MIANWALI – Sixty engineering students were awarded BSc degrees by Namal College during the institution’s first convocation ceremony, chaired by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan. Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan stressed the need to provide equal opportunities in education to all citizens, saying a double standard of providing a high quality of education in English to children of ... Read More »

Majority of Punjab’s brick kiln child-workers enrolled in schools

Majority of Punjab's brick kiln child-workers enrolled in schools

Around 18,622 out of 23,000 children working in brick kilns in Punjab have been enrolled in schools LAHORE – “Out of 23,000 working children in brick kilns in Pakistan, 18,622 have been successfully enrolled in schools for education” said Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, Minister for Labour and Manpower Punjab while addressing a high profile launch of Labour Inspection project. The Government of Punjab has completed a ... Read More »

Photos: US Consulate employees wed Pakistani style in Karachi

American bride and groom prepare for a truly Pakistani style wedding complete with dholki and mehendi

Who doesn’t love a Pakistani wedding? Our local weddings are full of colours, flowers, traditional music and dance, beautiful and gleaming dresses, and variety of delicious foods. These remarkable features of Pakistani wedding ceremonies are the reason that many foreigners love to attend the local weddings. Recently, employees of the US consulate enjoyed Pakistani style marriage ceremony to celebrate their love ... Read More »

Army chief inaugurates Hospital, announces opening of College in NW

COAS Gen Raheel Sharif interacted with tribal elders and recently returned IDPs in North Waziristan

Army to remain in North Waziristan till return of displaced persons During his recent visit to North Waziristan Agency, Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, inaugurated a hospital and also announced the construction of a cadet college in North Waziristan. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA) where he spent his day with troops ... Read More »

Actors Ayesha Omer, Azfar Rehman injured in car accident near Karachi

Ayesha Omar, Azfar Rehman injured in ‘serious’ road accident

Actors Ayesha Omer and Azfar Rehman met a serious car accident on Karachi Super Highway KARACHI (Pakistan) – Actors Ayesha Omer and Azfar Rehman have been injured in a car accident on Super Highway while they were travelling from Karachi to Hyderabad for the launch of a clothing store. Ayesha and Azfar were accompanied by host/actor Anoushey Ashraf and model Abbas ... Read More »

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