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Indian PM Modi makes first surprise visit to Pakistan

LAHORE (Pakistan) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise stopover in Lahore on Friday for a brief meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in a surprise visit – the first visit to Pakistan by an Indian premier in more than 10 years. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif greeted him at an airport in Lahore during his short layover in the city while en route ... Read More »

Photos: Christmas 2015 celebrations in Pakistan

Children come out after visiting the St. John Cathedral Church illuminated with lights ahead of Christmas celebrations in Peshawar. —Reuters

In Pakistan, Christmas preparations are in full swing. Christmas trees have been built and the churches have been illuminated with special lights. Christians across the cuntry are all set to celebrate Christmas on Friday (today). Members of the Christian community living across Pakistan have decorated their homes and streets with Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, ornaments, tableware, lights, stockings. Christmas festivities include distributing ... Read More »

Quaid’s 139th birth anniversary being celebrated across Pakistan

Quaid e Azam’s 139th birth anniversary being celebrated across Pakistan

KARACHI (Pakistan) – Nation is celebrating the 139th birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, with great enthusiasm. Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born on December 25, 1876 in Karachi. The day is celebrated with great fervor to mark the birth of a great leader and founder of Pakistan. December 25 is a national holiday ... Read More »

Pakistan celebrates Eid Milad-un-Nabi – Prophet Mohammed’s birthday

Markazi Jamia Mosque in Wah Cantt beautifully decorated with colorful lights in connection with the celebrations of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH). Photo: INP

Nation urged to follow teachings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) –  Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) is being observed with religious fervour across all across the country on Thursday (24 Dec 2015). Muslims celebrate Eid e Milad-un-Nabi – the birthday of the holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) – on 12th Rab’i al-awwal (third month of Islamic calendar). The celebrations commenced early in ... Read More »

CNS Shooting Championship 2015 begins in Karachi

CNS Open Shooting Championship 2015 begins in Karachi

KARACHI – The 4th CNS Open Shooting Championship 2015 has commenced today and will continue till 31 December 2015 at Pakistan Navy Shooting Range at PNS Bahadur Karachi. Teams participating in championship are Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force, Sindh, Punjab, KPK, Baluchistan, Federal Rifle Association (FRA), HEC and WAPDA. Pakistan Navy has already hosted and won 3 times CNS Open shooting championship ... Read More »

All Pakistan Museums Conference 2015 to be held in Islamabad

All Pakistan Museums Conference 2015 will take place in Islamabad on Monday, 28th December 2015. The Conference is being organized by Museum Association of Pakistan (MAP) in collaboration with COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). This initiative follows the revival of the Association two years ago and is expected to serve as a forum for setting the strategic direction for the ... Read More »

Interior Ministry extends Rangers powers in Karachi for 2 months

Pakistan Rangers

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 »

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