with

Pakistan seeks economic lifeline with fresh China loans

Pakistan seeks economic lifeline with fresh China loans

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan expects to obtain fresh Chinese loans worth $1-2 billion to help it avert a balance of payments crisis, Pakistani government sources said, in another sign of Islamabad’s growing reliance on Beijing for financial support. Lending to Pakistan by China and its banks is on track to hit $5 billion in the fiscal year […]

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Medinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear.

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Medinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear.

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Medinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear. Saudia Airbus A330-200 – leased from Onur Air (reg. TC-OCH) – made an emergency landing at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz Airport with the nose gear retracted. The aircraft […]

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

ISLAMABAD:National Assembly session gets underway as historic bill to merge FATA with KPK is tabled. With the passing of the bill, KPK laws will be immediately enforceable in FATA and it would also get Rs. 100 billion under NFC award. PTI supremo Imran Khan is also attending the session along with most of his party […]

NA resounds with Khursheed Shah’s threat to Centre over water share

NA resounds with Khursheed Shah’s threat to Centre over water share

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday resonated with the demand for fair distribution of water among the provinces, as Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah threatened the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that the people of Sindh might have to close the province’s border and cut it from the rest of the country if it […]

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a tribal gathering at Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency on Wednesday after inaugurating a 132kv grid station, he said that better education and health facilities, road infrastructure, gas and electricity and all other basic facilities enjoyed by the residents of major cities of Pakistan was also a basic legal and constitutional right of the […]

US Expects ‘Strong Mutual Interests’ With EU Concerning Iran

US Expects ‘Strong Mutual Interests’ With EU Concerning Iran

The US and Europe expect for “a foundation to continue to work together” on addressing Iran’s nuclear program. The United States said it hopes to use strong shared interests that have emerged with its European Union partners in recent months to move forward on addressing Iran’s nuclear program, missile development and role in regional conflicts.Iran […]

Pakistan To Raise Kishaganga Dam Issue With WB: Chaudhry

Pakistan To Raise Kishaganga Dam Issue With WB: Chaudhry

Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry has said that Pakistan planning to consult with the World Bank on the Kishanganga Dam issue. This he stated while addressing a seminar under the title of ‘Pakistan and Unites States A Lasting Partnership’ on Saturday.The Ambassador while talking about Palestine issued urged the US to play its […]

Demo Staged Outside UN To Show Solidarity With Palestinians

Demo Staged Outside UN To Show Solidarity With Palestinians

Hundreds of people held a peaceful demonstration outside the United Nations office in Geneva in solidarity with Palestinians who suffered Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.The demonstration was organized by non-governmental organizations International Alliance for Human Rights and Development and Association des Victimes de Torture en Tunisie and supported by more than 20 nonprofits including […]

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

With the issuance of latest heatwave alert for Karachi, citizens of the coastal city have been advised to take precautionary measures during rising temperatures that have coincided with the first week of the holy month of Ramazan. The heatwave advisory has warned that temperatures are likely to cross 40 degree Celsius. People have been advised […]

Pakistan observes Solidarity day with Palestinians on Friday

Pakistan observes Solidarity day with Palestinians on Friday

Pakistan observes Solidarity day with Palestinians on Friday Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The “Palestine Solidarity Day” will be observed across the country tomorrow (Friday), on the directives of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. In a statement, the Prime Minister said Pakistan will continue to support Palestinian brethren on every forum. Special rallies and gatherings will […]

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories:Fresh protests were expected Tuesday a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict’s bloodiest day in years. Palestinians on Tuesday mark the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” commemorating the more than 700,000 Palestinians who fled or […]

Australian breaks world record with Everest summit

Australian breaks world record with Everest summit

KATHMANDU: An Australian climber reached the top of Mount Everest Monday, becoming the fastest person to summit the highest mountain on each of the world´s seven continents. Steve Plain conquered Everest 117 days after he reached the peak of Mount Vinson — the highest mountain in Antarctica — breaking the previous seven-summit speed record by […]

1 2 3 13