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5 TTP terrorists executed in Kohat

5 TTP terrorists executed in Kohat

5 TTP terrorists executed in Kohat Five hardcore terrorists, all of them being active members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were executed in district jail Kohat on Wednesday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the militants, tried by military courts, admitted their crimes. The military courts were set up through the 21st constitutional amendment after […]

Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with inspirational Malala quote

Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with inspirational Malala quote

Facebook celebrates International Women’s Day with inspirational Malala quote The 19 year old continues her struggle and activism for women’s rights and has become a symbol for women empowerment in Pakistan. PHOTO: AFP The world is celebrating International Women’s Day today to honour political, social, cultural and political achievements of women all over the world. […]

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STOCK, MARKET, TO, BE, CLEAN, OF, BLACK, MONEY, SAYS, A, RESOLUTE, SECP, CHIEF

Stock market to be clean of black money, says a resolute SECP chief PHOTO:FILE ISLAMABAD: The apex regulator is set to tackle one of the biggest issues facing the country’s financial system – the inflow of black money – ahead of Pakistan’s anti-money laundering (AML) review next year. In a briefing to the senate standing committee, […]

India deploys US-made surveillance drones along LoC

India deploys US-made surveillance drones along LoC

India deploys US-made surveillance drones along LoC By Our Correspondent PHOTO: AFP ISLAMABAD: Aerial surveillance drones manufactured in the United States are being deployed by India against Pakistan for surveillance along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri Sectors of Indian-held Kashmir, according to sources. The data centre of these drones has been established in […]

Cricket ready for new set of rules

Cricket ready for new set of rules

Cricket ready for new set of rules Bat size rule introduced to assure balance between bat and ball. PHOTO: AFP LONDON: Cricket’s law-makers are to limit bat-sizes and introduce sendings-off among a new batch of rules which will take effect this year, they said. Bats will be measured with a “bat gauge” to make sure they […]

Islamabad to get its tallest building yet

Islamabad to get its tallest building yet

Islamabad to get its tallest building yet The tower will be the tallest building in the city, and will serve as a symbol of socioeconomic progress. PHOTO: REUTERS The federal government on Monday announced its plan to build ‘The CPEC Tower’ in Islamabad which would be the tallest building in the capital. The tower will serve […]

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured to death in Saudi Arabia

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured to death in Saudi Arabia

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured to death in Saudi Arabia PESHAWAR: Two transgender persons, both natives of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), died on Tuesday after being subjected to torture allegedly by Saudi police in Riyadh for dressing up as women in public. Thirty-five transgender people were arrested by a law enforcement agency for cross-dressing, which is a punishable offence in […]

Malaysian police say foiled attack on Arab royalty ahead of Saudi King visit

Malaysian police say foiled attack on Arab royalty ahead of Saudi King visit

Malaysian police say foiled attack on Arab royalty ahead of Saudi King visit Saudi Arabia’s King Salman inspects an honour guard at the Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 26, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS KUALA LAMPUR: Malaysia on Tuesday said the seven militants arrested late last month were planning an attack on “Arab royalties” visiting its […]

PM Nawaz urges Kuwaiti PM to lift visa restrictions

PM Nawaz urges Kuwaiti PM to lift visa restrictions

PM Nawaz urges Kuwaiti PM to lift visa restrictions Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: AFP Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif punctuated the importance of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Kuwait, said a press release on Tuesday at the Bayan palace. On meeting with Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al Mubarak al Hamad al Sabah, at the […]

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death Saudi Arabia denied on Tuesday claims by Pakistani activists that two transgender women from Pakistan were beaten to death in police custody after being arrested in Saudi Arabia along with more than 30 other members of the community. Reports of the deaths had been carried […]

International cricket returns to Pakistan

International cricket returns to Pakistan

International cricket returns to Pakistan PHOTO: AFP Fresh from hosting the Pakistan Super League final, there is more good news for Pakistan cricket as the International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering sending a World XI side to Lahore to play a four-match T20 series in September. The series, which will be another giant leap towards […]

Pakistan gets access to high-quality solar energy maps

Pakistan gets access to high-quality solar energy maps

ISLAMABAD:  The World Bank, in partnership with the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), on Tuesday launched a series of new solar maps for Pakistan in support of efforts to increase the deployment of renewable energy in the country. This will help in expanding access to sustainable and affordable sources of indigenous energy in the country. […]

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