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Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to displaced Rohingya inside country

Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to displaced Rohingya inside country

    YANGON: Camps will be set up to provide aid for displaced Muslims inside Rakhine state, state-backed media said Saturday, the first time in a 16-day crisis Myanmar’s government has offered any relief for Rohingya scattered by violence, many to Bangladesh. Around 270,000 Rohingya have fled since August 25 when militant attacks sent unrest churning […]

ECP bans social media, YouTube in its offices across country

ECP bans social media, YouTube in its offices across country

By News Desk The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued on Tuesday a notification banning the use of social media websites and YouTube in its offices across the country. Following the order, websites, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, will be blocked at ECP’s national secretariat in Islamabad, as well as its provincial offices. IHC orders removal of […]

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Press Conference Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Tuesday Pakistan remains committed to its policy of non-interference in the conflicts of Muslim countries. She gave the assurance during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs which discussed the issue of clearance given to former army chief retired Gen Raheel Sharif to lead […]

Norway unseats Denmark as world’s happiest country

Norway unseats Denmark as world’s happiest country

Norway unseats Denmark as world’s happiest country REUTERS Erik Hagen poses for a picture in Oslo, Norway March 20.—Reuters Erik Hagen poses for a picture in Oslo, Norway March 20.—Reuters NEW YORK: Norway displaced Denmark as the world’s happiest country in a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust […]

Taher Shah flees country amid ‘death threats’

Taher Shah flees country amid ‘death threats’

Taher Shah, the man behind the surprise hit songs ‘Eye to eye’ and ‘Mankind’s angel’, has left the country after receiving anonymous ‘death threats’, his manager has confirmed. Shah’s manager did not have any information regarding the singer’s return to the country. Taher Shah rose to internet stardom when he released his first viral hit, […]

Meeting between Finance Ministers of Pakistan and France

Meeting between Finance Ministers of Pakistan and France

Paris, September 15, 2016: France is willing to bolster trade and economic ties with Pakistan and to mutually benefit from conducive investment environment in the country. Pakistan has made impressive economic gains in the last three years, characterized by macroeconomic stability, fiscal discipline, sustained growth rate, and record- breaking performance of its stock market. Pakistan […]

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

He said as Altaf Hussain was very popular in Karachi, the reaction of his party workers was natural. However he hoped that the MQM would play its positive role in bringing normalcy in Karachi. To a question about talks or operation against the extremist elements he said that Prime Minister has devised a strategy which […]