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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 »

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 »

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 »

Peshawar Army School victims struggling to cope one year on

Andaleeb Aftab, a chemistry teacher at the army-run school where she lost her son Huzaifa, scene of the APS massacre of December 16, 2014

Pakistan is observing the first anniversary of one of the deadliest terror attacks in its history – the black day when 141 people, including 132 schoolchildren, were brutally murdered by terrorists in Peshawar. One year has passed since the horrific Peshawar school massacre but there is still pain in hearts and tears in eyes. The intensity of the tragedy made ... Read More »

Pakistani students pledge to defeat Terrorism through Education

ISPR releases new song on APS tragedy

ISPR’s new song on APS tragedy calls for avenging the victims of the deadly massacre by educating the enemy’s children RAWALPINDI (Pakistan) – Ahead of the first anniversary of tragic terror attack on Army Public School (APS), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a new song to pay tribute to the martyrs of APS who were killed in Peshawar attack on December ... Read More »

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