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Powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck coast of southern Chile

Once again powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck coast of southern Chile

Tsunami alert was issued from US Geological Survey, after quake hits island Chile A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred off the coast of southern Chile Sunday, 40 km (about 25 miles) southwest of Puerto Quellon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to initial reports, no casualties have been reported however around 4,000 people have been displaced from their homes yet ... Read More »

Electric Company Tesla officially merges with SolarCity

Tesla officially acquires SolarCity as shareholders of both Musk’s companies approved the deal last week by wide margins Tesla Motors Inc. completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity, a company spokesperson confirmed. The deal unites two of Elon Musk’s companies, enabling the billionaire to sell both electric cars and solar roofs to his customers under one corporate brand. The company ... 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 »

US and Pakistan sign agreement to combat corruption

US and Pakistan sign agreement to combat corruption

INL has previously provided training and equipment support to NAB investigators and NAB courts ISLAMABAD –   US Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement-Pakistan (INL-P) Director Katie Stana signed an agreement with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on November 8 to enhance the NAB’s ability to combat corruption. The agreement will provide $125,000 worth of forensics equipment and training to ... Read More »

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end eight years of Democratic Party rule of the White House Americans have elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. The Republican Party candidate defeated the Democratic Party nominee, Hillary Clinton. The result is a shock to most political experts, polls and journalists as most major polling groups were ... Read More »

U.S. pledges $3.5 million to UN Women to prevent violence against women in Pakistan

U.S. pledges $3.5 million to UN Women to prevent violence against women in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The United States (U.S.) Department of State and UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) Headquarters signed a three-year agreement, providing a grant of USD 3.5 million to support UN Women Pakistan’s initiative: “Prevention and Protection of Women from Violence Through Access to Justice, Services and Safe Public Spaces.” This announcement was shared ... Read More »

Gen. Raheel Sharif discuss security challenges with US CENTCOM chief and regional Army Chiefs

Commander US CENTCOM with Chiefs of Armies of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz republic, Tajikistan,Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan at conference held at Stuttgart Germany

General Raheel Sharif held meetings with General Joseph Votel, Commander US CENTCOM, and Chiefs of Armies of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif held meetings with Commander US CENTCOM and regional Army Chiefs in Germany to discuss regional security challenges. Speaking at the conference, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif criticized India ... Read More »

Returned US Summer Sisters Exchange students share their inspiring experiences

The Summer Sisters Institute offers unique educational experience and mentor promising young Pakistani female students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Summer Sisters Institute offers unique educational experience and mentor promising young Pakistani female students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. ISLAMABAD — Young Pakistani female students, who recently participated in the Summer Sisters Exchange Program by United States, now aim to serve as community leaders in their respective regions and fields. Students were warmly welcomed by U.S. Embassy and iEARN Pakistan ... Read More »

Brilliant and resilient women of Pakistan celebrate their achievements

Group photo of women leaders with Ms. Christina Tomlinson of US Embassy, MNA Shaista Pervaiz Malik, Abia Akram of NFWWD and Atif Sheikh of STEP in Islamabad on 22 September 2016. Photo: Sana Jamal

Around 100 amazing Pakistani women gathered to celebrate their achievements and vowed to remove barriers to create an inclusive society for all. by Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD  – “Disability is not a disease but a lifestyle! We have to come forward together to change society’s attitudes and not ourselves” young and energetic Anam Khan declared. Anam’s claim visibly resonated in the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s ‘Fitbit for Cows’ wins $10,000 at Pakistan Startup cup 2016

winners of Pakistan StartUp Cup 2016

Pakistani startup Cowlar won the top prize of Rs. 1 million at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016. Cowlar announces to establish a Cowlar Village with prize money Pakistani startup Cowlar, better known as ‘Fitbit for Cows’, has won the top prize of Rs. 1 million (US$100,000) at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016 held in Islamabad. The runner-up  startups are: CricFlex, Snooze Wear, Ghar Par. The Startup Cup ... Read More »

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