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Zardari terms FATA reforms package political gimmick, Vows to integrate FATA in KPK, extension of High Courts jurisdiction, end to FCR

Zardari terms FATA reforms package political gimmick, Vows to integrate FATA in KPK, extension of High Courts jurisdiction, end to FCR

Islamabad (Our Correspondent) Former President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the government was not sincere in implementing FATA reforms package and challenged the government to prove its sincerity. He was addressing a representative gathering of hundreds of tribal people drawn from all tribal agencies and Frontier Regions in Tehkal in Peshawar today on the third […]

‘High-value’ TTP militant killed during Orakzai operation

‘High-value’ TTP militant killed during Orakzai operation

Five suspected militants, including a ‘high-value’ target of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) identified as ‘Duran’, were killed in an intelligence-based operation carried out by security forces in the Kalaya area of Orakzai Agency early Wednesday, an Inter-Services Public Relations press release said.Two FC personnel also laid down their lives in the exchange of fire that […]

Islamabad High Court acquits former religious affairs minister in Hajj corruption case

Islamabad High Court acquits former religious affairs minister in Hajj corruption case

ISLAMABAD:  The Islamabad High Court (IHC) hearing the Hajj corruption case on Monday acquitted former Religious Affairs Minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi, Rao Shakeel and Raja Aftabul Islam, suspending an earlier decision of a special trial court that had sentenced them to prison.On March 3, 2016, a special court had sentenced Hamid to 16 years in […]

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. […]

Chairman Dil Jan Foundation calls on the High Commissioner

Chairman Dil Jan Foundation calls on the High Commissioner

Dil Jan Khan, Chairman Dil Jan Foundation called on H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas,Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK today and briefed him on the philanthropic work being carried out by his organization in various rural areas of Pakistan. Dil Jan Khan is the former Federal Secretary to Government of Pakistan and former Inspector General of […]

Candlelight Vigil for Lahore terrorist attack victims at the Pakistan High Commission London

Candlelight Vigil for Lahore terrorist attack victims at the Pakistan High Commission London

Candlelight Vigil for Lahore terrorist attack victims at the Pakistan High Commission London To honour the memory of Lahore terrorist attack victims, and to express solidarity with their families, the Pakistan High Commission London organised a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, 29 March 2016. In his remarks on the occasion, H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High […]

Pakistan Day marked by flag hoisting at Pakistan High Commission London

Pakistan Day marked by flag hoisting at Pakistan High Commission London

Pakistan Day marked by flag hoisting at Pakistan High Commission London Silent Revolution sweeping across Pakistan: Syed Ibne Abbas To celebrate the 76th National Day of Pakistan, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Pakistan High Commission London today. H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas,Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, hoisted the national flag and the […]

High Commissioner attends Reception for LSE Alumni

High Commissioner attends Reception for LSE Alumni

The London School of Economics (LSE), South Asia Centre hosted a Reception for the LSE Alumni from Pakistan in the UK on 16 February 2016. H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK and Professor Craig Calhoun, LSE President & Director were invited as Chief guests. Director South Asia Centre Dr Mukulika Banerjee […]

High Commissioner hosts dinner in honour of Admiral Zakaullah, Chief of The Naval Staff

High Commissioner hosts dinner in honour of Admiral Zakaullah, Chief of The Naval Staff

H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, hosted a dinner in honour of Admiral Zakaullah, Chief of the Naval Staff of Pakistan at his official residence on 11 February 2016. The dinner was attended by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zembellas, General Charles Vyvyan, Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain and various key […]

High Commissioner calls on the Lord Mayor of the City of London

High Commissioner calls on the Lord Mayor of the City of London

H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK called on Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Jeffrey Evans in the prestigious Mansion House, London on 11 February 2016 and felicitated him on assuming the new office. Promotion of business ties and investment opportunities in Pakistan came under discussion. The High Commissioner […]

Michael Marten’s Dramatic Pictures of Low and High Tides

Michael Marten’s Dramatic Pictures of Low and High Tides

For eight years, English photographer Michael Marten has been travelling to different parts of the British coastline, recording the daily rhythms of flood and ebb. Marten takes pictures of identical views at high and low tide, six or eighteen hours apart and displays them side by side. The results are remarkable. His beautiful and surprising […]