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PM Abbasi directs Railway Ministry for speedy completion of projects

PM Abbasi directs Railway Ministry for speedy completion of projects

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqam Abbasi has directed the railway minister for speedy completion of infrastructure projects and rail services, Radio Pakistan reported. PM Abbasi made these directions while chairing a meeting on Pakistan Railways affairs in Islamabad. He said the railway holds great importance for the country’s development as it changes the socio-economic scenario for the better. […]

Foreign officials to be given visas only after full documentation: interior ministry

Foreign officials to be given visas only after full documentation: interior ministry

Our Desk The interior ministry on Thursday ordered all relevant government departments to strictly follow immigration rules pertaining to the entry, exit and stay of all foreign officials in Pakistan. In a meeting chaired by Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar, it was decided that all departments, including Civil Aviation, Immigration, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

As the hearing of a petition seeking removal of blasphemous content from social media resumed on Wednesday, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui was told that the interior ministry had made one arrest in the case, while the names of several have been put on the Exit Control List (ECL). The Federal […]

Israeli bombing kills two Palestinians in Gaza, its health ministry says

Israeli bombing kills two Palestinians in Gaza, its health ministry says

GAZA (Reuters) – The Gaza Health Ministry said an Israeli bombing of a tunnel near the Egyptian border killed two Palestinians on Thursday, but the military denied any involvement. The Gaza Health ministry spokesman said in a statement the two men were “martyred and five other people were wounded as a result of being targeted […]

India has built ‘covert nuclear city’: foreign ministry

India has built ‘covert nuclear city’: foreign ministry

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – Spokesperson for the Foreign Office has said on Thursday that India has erected a ‘covert nuclear city’ and have conducted inter-continental tests of missiles. Nafees Zakaria, spokesperson for the office revealed in a weekly press briefing in the federal capital today.  The department has revealed that a huge cache of atomic […]

Prime Minister’s envoys sensitize French Senate and Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Kashmir Issue

Prime Minister’s envoys sensitize French Senate and Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Kashmir Issue

Paris, 28th September, 2016. The special envoys of the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Jammu and Kashmir, Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq and Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, Member of Pakistan National Assembly met with French Senators, Senior officials of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, local think tank and Pakistani Kashmiri community in Paris today and […]

Sudan denies plans to free woman sentenced to death for apostasy

Sudan denies plans to free woman sentenced to death for apostasy

Sudan on Sunday retracted claims by a foreign ministry spokesman that a Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for allegedly abandoning the Muslim faith would shortly be released, saying the official’s remarks had been taken “out of context”. Meriam Ibrahim, whose father was Muslim but who was raised solely by her Christian mother, was convicted […]

Turkish court rules YouTube ban violates rights

Turkish court rules YouTube ban violates rights

ANKARA: Turkey’s top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on YouTube violated individual rights and freedom, clearing the way for the popular video-sharing site to come back. YouTube was banned in Turkey on March 27 after the site was used to spread audio recordings where senior government, military and intelligence officials are allegedly […]