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Pakistan Cricket League Peshawar dedicates team to APS students

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar announced to dedicate the team to martyrs, students and teachers of Army Public School

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar announced to dedicate the team to martyrs, students and teachers of Army Public School in an attempt to denounce terrorism by promoting sports PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – The Peshawar franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be dedicated to the children and teachers of the Army Public School (APS), who lost their lives in a brutal ... Read More »

Pakistan HC holds Second Councillors Convention-2015 at Bradford

BRADFORD, UK — The High Commission for Pakistan in London organized the “Second Councillors Convention-2015” at Bradford Consulate of Pakistan on 12 December 2015. This was in continuation of series of “Councillors Convention”—an initiative of the High Commission to reach out and connect with British Pakistani community. The first Convention of this series was held in London in September this ... Read More »

At least 20 killed, 30 injured in Parachinar market bombing

Parachinar is the capital of Kurram tribal region and the largest city of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan

KURRAM AGENCY (Pakistan) – At least 20 people were killed while and 30 wounded when a bomb ripped through Parachinar area of Kurram Agency on Sunday. The death toll is expected to rise after the explosion in market in Parachinar because of high casualty. The market was filled with a large number of people who were buying second-hand winter clothes. ... Read More »

Pakistan tests Shaheen-III missile successfully

Pakistan tests Shaheen- III missile successfully

Islamabad: Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, with a maximum range of 2,750 kilometers. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the test flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system The statement said the successful flight test, which landed at its impact point in the Arabian Sea and validated ... Read More »

High-value mountain products can promote sustainable livelihoods in Himalayas

Integrated farm with fruits, vegetables and herbs, Swat valley, Pakistan

Strengthening linkages between value chain actors, mountain farmers and consumers is important in achieving sustainable growth in Hindu Kush Himalayan region By Dr Surendra Raj Joshi The bountiful mountain areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) are a cornucopia of diverse, high-value products. With an abundance of niche goods, the region has a comparative advantage over other markets due to the ... Read More »

Report highlights Livelihoods and Food Security of FATA Returnees

Report highlights Livelihoods and Food Security of FATA Returnees

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – As families return to their homes in FATA region, there is an urgent need to tackle livelihoods and food security situation in the region to support the returnee populations’ sustainable path to stability and prosperity, experts highlighted at a seminar. To offer better understanding on livelihood and food security in FATA, a report has been launched recently ... Read More »

Muniba Mazari named Pakistan’s first national Goodwill Ambassador

Muniba Mazari named as Pakistan’s first national Goodwill Ambassador

Islamabad – Pakistan’s young activist and artist, Muniba Mazari, has been named as Pakistan’s first female Goodwill Ambassador by UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. As the Goodwill Ambassador, she will work to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. “I am a strong supporter of UN Women and the ... Read More »

Google Marshmallow to enable Urdu feature for users

Google Marshmallow to enable Urdu feature for users

Karachi – The latest version of Google’s smartphone operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow features Urdu language support, is what landmark breakthrough for Pakistan’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Earlier in September, the Silicon Valley-based technology giant unveiled two of its new ‘Nexus’ smartphones – the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P along with Android 6.0. Badar Khushnood Google’s former country ... Read More »

Heart of Asia Conf. delegates call for unified approach against terrorism

Heart of Asia Conf. delegates call for unified approach against terrorism

Conference stress enhanced cooperation for countering security threats and promoting connectivity in the Heart of Asia region ISLAMABAD – Dignitaries from Afghanistan, India, China, Turkey, Iran and other Asian countries called for enhanced cooperation for countering security threats and promoting connectivity in the Asian region at the Heart of Asia conference. The ‘Heart of Asia’ summit is jointly hosted by ... Read More »

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