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Obama speech to mark 100 years since Mandela’s birth

Obama speech to mark 100 years since Mandela’s birth

Former United States president Barack Obama will deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday as the centrepiece of celebrations marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth. Obama has made relatively few public appearances since leaving the White House in 2017, but he has often credited Mandela for being […]

To fast or not? Free of IS, Syrians in Raqa mark relaxed Ramadan

To fast or not? Free of IS, Syrians in Raqa mark relaxed Ramadan

To fast or not to fast? For the first time in years, Syrians in Raqa can choose to observe a relaxed Ramadan, without the rigid regulations imposed by the Islamic State group and their religious police. “We are free to fast or not,” says Ahmad al-Hussein, a resident of the northern Syrian city that was […]

Mark Waugh criticizes India for day-night Test cancellation

Mark Waugh criticizes India for day-night Test cancellation

Retiring selector Mark Waugh has lashed out at “selfish” India for refusing to play a day-night Test during their tour of Australia, accusing the cricketing power of holding back the game. Cricket Australia wanted the first Test in Adelaide from December 6 played under lights to tap into the growing popularity of pink-ball cricket. But […]

ECP To Use Water Mark Ballot Paper in Upcoming Elections

ECP To Use Water Mark Ballot Paper in Upcoming Elections

According to sources, special paper has been bought through printing cooperation for printing of water mark ballot paper. Paper has been imported from France and England, which costs more than one billion rupees, said sources. Rs. 10 is the cost of per print of the water mark ballot paper. According the election commission of Pakistan, […]

PCB Appoints Mr. Jalaluddin as Chief Selector Women’s Cricket and Mr. Mark Coles as Head Coach Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team

PCB Appoints Mr. Jalaluddin as Chief Selector Women’s Cricket and Mr. Mark Coles as Head Coach Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team

Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) PCB Appoints Mr. Jalaluddin as Chief Selector Women’s Cricket and Mr. Mark Coles as Head Coach Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team. Pakistan Cricket Board has announced three-member Women’s Selection Committee headed by former Test Cricketer Jalaluddin. Mr. Akhtar Sarfaraz and Ms. Asmavia Iqbal are the members of the selection committee. The selection […]

Illegal Canvassing, Lack of Critical Election Materials Mark PP-20 By-Election

Illegal Canvassing, Lack of Critical Election Materials Mark PP-20 By-Election

ISLAMABAD, January 09, 2018: Despite an improved legal and regulatory framework, electoral irregularities, procedural violations and weak enforcement characterized the low-turnout by-election of PP-20 Chakwal-I held on Tuesday, which otherwise remained peaceful, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). This was the first by-election held under the Elections Act, 2017 which came into force in […]

Jinnah Award in Paris to Mark 141st Birth Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam

Jinnah Award in Paris to Mark 141st Birth Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam

Paris 23rd December, 2017. Jinnah Awards were given to the Pakistani and French higher achievers in the industrial sector of France as a part of the celebrations to mark the 141st birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. The ceremony held under the theme, “Hamara Quaid “and, “Main Hoon Quaid ka Pakistan” was organized by […]

Bid to strip Pakistani-American militant’s citizenship may mark new Trump way

Bid to strip Pakistani-American militant’s citizenship may mark new Trump way

The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of seeking to strip a convicted militant of his US citizenship as he serves the last several years of a 20-year prison sentence for plotting to destroy New York’s Brooklyn Bridge. Some national security experts suggested Tuesday the move might signal a new, tougher line under […]

Pakistani textiles make a mark in Texworld 2017 in Paris

Pakistani textiles make a mark in Texworld 2017 in Paris

PARIS (Web Desk) – Pakistan’s high quality and value added textile products were showcased at the 3- day 40th edition of Texworld show held from 6th to 9thof this month in Paris. In all twenty six renowned Pakistani companies participated in the exhibition and displayed variety of high end fabrics, sundries, accessories and sophisticated cotton […]

Pakistani textiles made a mark in Texworld 2017 in Paris

Pakistani textiles made a mark in Texworld 2017 in Paris

Pakistan’s high quality and value added textile products were showcased at the 3- day 40th edition of Texworld show held from 6th to 9th of this month in Paris. In all twenty six renowned Pakistani Companies participated in the exhibition and displayed variety of high end fabrics, sundries, accessories and sophisticated cotton wears including knit […]