Security

Storms halt SpaceX’s first US national security space mission

Storms halt SpaceX’s first US national security space mission

SpaceX said its Falcon 9 rocket and payload, a roughly US$500 million GPS satellite built by Lockheed Martin Corp, were “in good health” and that it was now targeting a Saturday morning launch from Florida s Cape Canaveral.The cancellation, which followed two previous launch attempts this week that were scrubbed for technical reasons, came as thunderstorms […]

As security situation improves, many UK firms eying Pakistan

As security situation improves, many UK firms eying Pakistan

KARACHI:The return of British Airways to Pakistan is the beginning of strengthening economic ties between the two countries as many more UK-based firms are considering entering ‘Naya Pakistan’ after improvement in the security situation.“We can’t ignore Pakistan…it is an essential destination,” British Deputy High Commissioner and Trade Director for Pakistan Elin Burns said while talking […]

Over Rs226m released under PSDP for food security, research

Over Rs226m released under PSDP for food security, research

(Web Desk) – The federal government has released an amount of 226.230 million rupees under Public Sector Development Programme for food security and research.In order to promote the agriculture and livestock sectors in erstwhile tribal areas, the government in its federal PSDP had allocated an amount of Rs254.743 million for the up-gradation of Arid Zone […]

PM, army chief discuss security situation

PM, army chief discuss security situation

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa  met on Wednesday to discuss the prevailing law and order situation following protests erupted in several cities of the country soon after the Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case.Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry wrote on Twitter, saying that the country’s important issues and matter of law and […]

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday has met Qatari deputy Prime Minister at GHQ in Rawalpindi. During the meeting, matters related to mutual cooperation and regional security were discussed. Army chief reiterated to continue efforts for the peace in the region.The Qatari deputy PM lauded Pakistan’s strategies regarding […]

Libya seeks UN ‘security’ support

Libya seeks UN ‘security’ support

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – After a month of militia clashes that left more than 100 people dead, Libya’s UN-backed foreign minister on Friday called for the country’s UN political mission to transform into a “security and stability” support role.Mohamed Siala, foreign minister of the UN-backed Libyan unity government, did not specify if he had in […]

Peace, Security And Develop-Ment To Remain an Illusion without Active Participation of women, Eradicating Gender Discrimination. Sehar Kamran

Peace, Security And Develop-Ment To Remain an Illusion without Active Participation of women, Eradicating Gender Discrimination. Sehar Kamran

Europe: Chief Ikram uddin: September, 28, 2018 Senator(R)Sehar Kamran T.I, currently member of Senate Forum for Policy Research(SFPR)and president of Center for Pakistan and Gulf Studies (CPGS), while representing Pakistan at the second Eurasian Forum being held in St. Petersburg,Russia,has said that women have a vital role to play to ensure and promote peace, prosperity […]

Iran will have hell to pay: US national security adviser

Iran will have hell to pay: US national security adviser

United States National Security Adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said   Iran will have “hell to pay”, if the US, its citizens or allies are targeted, BBC reported. Iran warns US, Israel of revenge after parade attack The former US envoy to the United Nations (UN) delivered the warning while speaking at the United Against Nuclear Iran summit […]

‘Foolproof’ security arrangements as nation braces for Ashura

‘Foolproof’ security arrangements as nation braces for Ashura

“Foolproof” security arrangements have been made nationwide to ensure the peaceful passage of Ashura.Home Secretary Sindh Qazi Kabeer said on Wednesday cellular services will remain suspended across areas declared sensitive. Traffic plans have also been formulated.In a statement, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi emphasised the prime minister’s desires of state institutions securing citizens’ lives and […]

CJ takes notice of Justice Siddiqui’s startling allegations against security agency

CJ takes notice of Justice Siddiqui’s startling allegations against security agency

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday took notice of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s startling criticism of the country’s premier intelligence agency a day earlier. Justice Siddiqui, while addressing the Rawalpindi Bar Association on Saturday, had claimed that the agency’s personnel were manipulating judicial proceedings against the Sharif family. “Their [the agency’s] personnel get benches formed at […]

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