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Awareness seminar organized to commemorate World AIDS Day

ISLAMABAD: Chanan Development Association in collaboration with Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER), Global Fund for Children, MTV Staying Alive Foundation and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized an “awareness seminar” to commemorate World AIDS Day 2012. A large number of young people and representative of civil society, media persons and government officials participated in the [...]

PIA awarded Basic Aviation Risk Standard certification

KARACHI: Flight Safety Foundation, a renowned International body for promotion of Aviation Safety, has awarded Pakistan International Airline the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) Certification for maintaining safety standards. An announcement to this effect was made in a PIA statement issued here on Saturday. It said that the Managing Director of PIA, Muhammad Junaid Yunus, [...]

US warns against ‘highly provocative’ N. Korean launch

WASHINGTON, Dec 1, 2012 (AFP) – The United States urged North Korea on Saturday to scrap plans to launch a rocket later this month, warning the “highly provocative” move would destabilize the region. “Devoting scarce resources to the development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles will only further isolate and impoverish North Korea,” State Department [...]

“I accepted Islam and my name is Muhammad Hussain” – Antonio Inoki

Antonio Inoki, the legendary wrestler from Japan arrived in Pakistan on Friday eve to participate in the international peace wrestling competition in Islamabad. Speaking to the media on Benazir International airport,  Inoki said that he has come to Pakistan to celebrate the 60 years of relationship between Japan and Pakistan. He also stated that he [...]

World realizing Kashmiris’ struggle: Naqash

ISLAMABAD, Dec 1: The All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) leader, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash has said that the international community is realizing the genuineness of Kashmiris’ struggle for their right to self-determination due to the sacrifices of hundreds of thousands of Kashmiri martyrs. Muhammad Yousuf Naqash in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the sacrifices [...]

CCI to decide issues like Kalabagh Dam: Kaira

WAZIRABAD, Dec 1: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira has said the Council of Common Interests (CCI) will decide disputed issues like the Kalabagh Dam. Talking to media persons at an annual funfair of the Muslim Hands Educational Complex here on Saturday, Kaira said that the PPP respected the judiciary as democracy was [...]

Motorway Police to form its sports Teams: IG

LAHORE, Dec 1: Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police Zafar Abbas Lak has said that Motorway police will form its own sports teams of Touch Ball, Athletics, Volleyball, Shooting and get these team affiliated with National Federations. Addressing the gold medal winners Pakistan National Touch Ball Teams (Men’s and Women’s) in an award distribution [...]

Sony introduces 84 inch ultra high-definition video player

“The Amazing Spiderman,” ”Taxi Driver” and “The Karate Kid” are getting some real resolution. The new, restored and rebooted films from Sony Pictures are among the content coming pre-loaded on a video player bundled with Sony’s first ultra-high-definition television, a massive 84-inch set that retails for $24,999.99 and features nearly four times the resolution of typical high-definition TVs. “People ask [...]

Teacher kidnapped from Panhoor Sanehri

QUETTA, Dec 01 : Unknown armed men on Saturday kidnapped a teacher from the Panhoor Sanehri area of Balochistan. Reasons for the kidnapping remain a mystery. According to police, Abdul Ghafoor was whisked away on gun point by unknown armed men and shifted him to unknown location. Police registered the case and started a search [...]

Iran unveils unusually colored blue submarine

It looks like the Iranian Navy really wanted people to see its new submarine. In a live broadcast on state TV on Wednesday, the Islamic Republic showed off a new Sina 7 submarine that is painted in an unusually bright turquoise blue hue. So, why exactly would any military want to design its ship in [...]

Pakistan disabled cricket team to face India on World Disabled Day

ISLAMABAD, Dec 1 : Pakistan disabled cricket team will face India counterparts in a T-20 International match at Margazhar Cricket Ground on December 3 on the eve of World Disable Day. This was stated by Secretary General Pakistan Cricket Association for Physically Handicapped (PCAPH) Waqar Ahmed Khan while addressing a press conference here at National [...]

544th birthday celebrations of Guru Nanak conclude

WAH CANTT, Dec 1 (APP): The 544th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak, the spiritual leader of Sikh religion, concluded with religious ritual Bhog at Gurduwara Siri Punja Sahab Hassan Abdal on Saturday. The conclusion ceremony was attended by hundreds of Sikh yatrees, including 2300 from India, who recited their sacred book Guru and perform [...]

70 percent of girls do not practice after becoming a Doctor

LAHORE, Dec 1: President of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Prof Syed Sibit Ul Hasnain on Saturday disclosed that 70 percent of the female students did not practice medicine after becoming doctor and completing their studies. Speaking as chief guest at a “White Coat Day ” ceremony of Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan [...]

Six MQM workers booked for murder of three MQM (Haqiqi) leaders

Six workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have been booked by the Sharafi Goth police in the murder case of three Mohajir Qaumi Movement (Haqiqi) leaders, on Friday. A political activist of the MQM-H Amir Ali, held the MQM responsible for targeted attacks on MQM-Haqiqi’s leadership and lodged an FIR against Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s [...]

At least 32 killed as plane hits houses in Congo

A cargo plane crashed into houses near Brazzaville Maya-Maya airport while attempting to land in a thunderstorm on Friday, killing at least 32 people, a Congolese Red Cross official said on Saturday. “We have already pulled 32 bodies from the crash site, but there could be more victims,” the official said, asking not to be [...]

Pakistan favourites to win against India: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Pakistan has more chances on winning against India in its next tour claims former Pakistan Test captain Inzamam-ul-Haq. Talking to the media he said Pakistan is the favourites here in the limited overs series against India. He spoke highly of Pakistans bowling attack and feels that the bowling attack could help destroy Indias batting attack. [...]

10 story building built in 48 hours: India

A new record was created within the India city of Mohali when a real-estate company built up a 10 story building within 48 hours, reported NDTV. The work to assemble the building started on Thursday evening and was completed by 4:30 pm (Indian local time). The building was constructed via the pre-fabricated steel technology whereby the steel [...]

Thar Desert Rally to kick off this Sunday

Arrangements have been finalized for the Thar Desert jeep rally, which would kick off here on Sunday. Registration of vehicles and their rehearsal were conducted on Saturday for the rally being organized by Sindh government. Vehicles mostly of ministers, politicians and landlords have reached here from all provinces of Pakistan. The government has ensured heavy [...]

PIA completes Hajj flight operation 2012

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has successfully completed Hajj flight operations with eighty-five percent post Hajj flights arrived on time from Jeddah. A PIA spokesman said that during the post Hajj flight operation it brought back about one hundred thousand pilgrims back home. Last Hajj Flight PK-3662 arrived in Quetta early Friday morning. PIA has brought [...]

High power transformer to be installed in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, Dec 1: In order to meet the growing demand of electricity, a high power transformer is being installed at 132 KV Peshawar City Grid Station due to which extra load management will be carried out on 11 KV Urmar, Lala, Chughal Pura, Chimkani and Khagra feeders. The extra load management apart from the routine [...]

Britain urges Israel to ‘reverse’ settlement expansion

Britain on Saturday urged Israel to reverse its decision to build 3,000 settler homes in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, saying the plans would undermine peace efforts. Foreign Secretary William Hague said he was “extremely concerned” by the move, which came in response to a historic UN vote to recognise Palestine as a non-member [...]

Iran sacks cyber police chief over blogger’s death in custody

Tehran’s cyber police chief has been sacked for negligence in events leading to the death in custody of an Iranian blogger, Iran’s police said Saturday on its website. Colonel Saeed Shokrian “was removed from his post due to negligence and lax supervision over personnel under his command,” police.ir reported, quoting a decree by Iran’s police [...]

Nine Kashmiris martyred by Indian forces in November

Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism in occupied Kashmir martyred 9 Kashmiris in the last month of November. According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, during the month, 115 people were critically injured when Indian police personnel and paramilitary troopers used brute force against peaceful [...]

OGRA approves summary to increase gas prices

ISLAMABAD: The upcoming year would see a price hike in gas as Oil and Gas Development Authority (OGRA) approved an increase in the prices of gas for domestic and industrial consumers on Saturday. According to OGRA officials, the request to increase the price of gas was received from Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGPL) and Sui [...]

Dynamic duo – Nousheen and Shabnam Ran

Lahore: The dynamic duo of Nousheen and Shabnam Rana is a new name making waves in the fashion industry. Formally known as NSR, has come up with their new and captivating winter collection that reflects the true essence of the winter season. For winters they have made Plazo and Harem pants, in floral, animal and [...]

Former cricketer Andrew Flintoff beats American boxer in the ring

Andrew Flintoff is not just a retired cricketer, he is also a boxer now and a good one at that. Flintoff proved himself in the boxing ring against his opponent, the American boxer Richard Dawson, by beating him after overcoming a viscous second round knockdown. The former Lancashire all-rounder walked to the ring wearing his [...]



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