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Pakistan an attractive destination for foreign investors: PM
30th October 2014 Pakistan an attractive destination for foreign investors: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the steady appreciation in the Baseline Profitability Index (BPI) strongly signifies Pakistan as an attractive investment proposition. The Prime Minister expressed these views in a meeting with Akiro Ohno,...
Pak-Afghan traders offered to start business through Pakistan Railways
29th October 2014 Pak-Afghan traders offered to start business through Pakistan Railways PESHAWAR: Divisional Superintendent Pakistan Railways, Ali Muhammad Afridi here Wednesday has asked the Pak-Afghan Traders Groups to start Afghan Transit Traders business through Pakistan Railway and assured to provide every kind of facility to business community in this...
Nobel laureate Malala wins World’s Children’s Prize
28th October 2014 Nobel laureate Malala wins World’s Children’s Prize STOCKHOLM: Girl’s rights champion Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate in history, won the World’s Children’s Prize on Tuesday, after a global vote involving millions of children. Malala, 17, was shot in the head in 2012...
Ambassador Daniel calls on Gen Raheel
28th October 2014 Ambassador Daniel calls on Gen Raheel ISLAMABAD: Ambassador Daniel Feldman, United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters. Overall regional security situation, with particular reference to the situation in...
Finance Minister meets US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Pakistan
28th October 2014 Finance Minister meets US Special Representative for Afghanistan, Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar had a meeting with Daniel Feldman, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan here on Tuesday. Finance Minister held detailed discussion with Feldman on the follow up plan for meetings held...
World Space Week observed
28th October 2014 World Space Week observed DADU: The ‘World Space Week’ was observed in the Air Foundation School in collaboration with Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) here Tuesday. On the occasion, a competition of space writing and poster making were organized...
Property dispute claims two lives in Nowshera
28th October 2014 Property dispute claims two lives in Nowshera NOWSHERA: Armed men in border area of Nowshera district shot dead a man and his son over a property dispute on Tuesday. Police said the incident took place in Akbar Pura where armed men entered the house of...
JI Ameer for govt to implement decisions of talks
27th October 2014 JI Ameer for govt to implement decisions of talks LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan,Sirajul Haq, has impressed upon the government to show whole-hardheartedness and implement the decisions arrived at with the opposition Jirga during PTI-PAT sit-ins. Addressing a joint press conference with PTI Vice Chairman, Shah Mehmud...
Electricity price increase approved by NEPRA
27th October 2014 Electricity price increase approved by NEPRA ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved Rs 0.52 per unit increase in the price of electricity. The increase was approved on a petition of the Central Power Purchasing Agency under fuel adjustment for September....
Sit-ins to fizzle out, Pakistan to prosper: PM
27th October 2014 Sit-ins to fizzle out, Pakistan to prosper: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the sit-in of a political party in Islamabad would ultimately fizzle out and the country, with the government’s efforts, would continue to make progress. Talking to media persons after...
Punjab: Chiniot police encounter kills four
27th October 2014 Punjab: Chiniot police encounter kills four CHINIOT: As many as four robbers were killed in an exchange of fire with police in Chak Bahadar area of Lalian here on Sunday, Aaj News reported. According to the Police report, the alleged robbers were looting citizens...
PIA post Hajj operations to conclude on Nov 7
26th October 2014 PIA post Hajj operations to conclude on Nov 7 LAHORE: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) would manage to conclude all post Hajj operations of bringing back hajis from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan by 7th November. The PIA spokesperson said on Sunday that PIA has carried more than...
Depression over Arabian Sea may turn into tropical cyclone enhancing chances of heavy rains in Pakistan’s coastal areas
26th October 2014 Depression over Arabian Sea may turn into tropical cyclone enhancing chances of heavy rains in Pakistan’s coastal areas KARACHI:  Pakistan Meteorological Department has warned that a deep depression over the Arabian Sea is expected to turn into tropical cyclone ‘Nilofar’ that may also bring heavy rains along the coast of the country including Karachi in next...
Babar, Yasir spin Australia out to give Pakistan 1-0 lead
26th October 2014 Babar, Yasir spin Australia out to give Pakistan 1-0 lead DUBAI: Pakistan spinners Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah took nine wickets in the second innings as the hosts beat Australia by 221 runs in the first test on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series....
Legends Hanif, Miandad pay tributes to Younis for unique feat
25th October 2014 Legends Hanif, Miandad pay tributes to Younis for unique feat KARACHI: Two legendary batsmen and former Pakistan captains Hanif Muhammad and Javed Miandad complimented Younis Khan for striking a century in each innings of a Test match against Australia in Dubai on Saturday. “With grand batting feat he...
Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4
25th October 2014 Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4 Karachi: The new Islamic year starts October 26, 2014 as the crescent of Muharram-ul-Haram 1436 A.H. has sighted in the Pakistan. The Ashura (the 10th of Muharram) will fall on Tuesday November 4, 2014. It was announced after...
Nigerian Air Forces Chief arrive on official visit
25th October 2014 Nigerian Air Forces Chief arrive on official visit ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff, Nigerian Air Force, Air Marshal, Adesola Nunayon Amosu along with eight-member delegation arrived on an official visit here on Saturday. During its five-day visit, the delegation will meet with President of Pakistan,...
Mostly dry weather forecast during next 24 hours
24th October 2014 Mostly dry weather forecast during next 24 hours ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Friday forecast dry weather in most parts of the country during next 24 hours however, light rain-thunderstorm is expected at a few places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, D.G. Khan divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan...
Cricket: Pakistan 38-0 at close on third day
24th October 2014 Cricket: Pakistan 38-0 at close on third day DUBAI: Pakistan were 38 without loss in their second innings at close on the third day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Friday. Ahmed Shehzad (22) and Azhar Ali (16) were at the crease as...
World Polio Day observed
24th October 2014 World Polio Day observed ISLAMABAD: Like other parts of the globe, World Polio Day was also observed in Pakistan on Friday to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling disease. The day designated by the World Health Organization is a reminder...
Cricket: Pakistan 328-5 at lunch in first Test
23rd October 2014 Cricket: Pakistan 328-5 at lunch in first Test DUBAI- Pakistan, resuming the second day on 219-4, reached 328-5 at lunch in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Thursday. Asad Shafiq was unbeaten on 56 and with him Sarfraz Ahmed was 27 not out as...
Zarb-e-Azb: 28 terrorists killed in air strikes by Pak army
22nd October 2014 Zarb-e-Azb: 28 terrorists killed in air strikes by Pak army RAWALPINDI: As many as 28 terrorists including foreigners have been killed by air strikes by Pakistan army in Northern Waziristan, Aaj News reported. According to ISPR operation Zarb-e-Asb launched against the terrorists in N.Waziristan has been a success....
Saad congratulates efforts of political parties for ending PAT sit-in
21st October 2014 Saad congratulates efforts of political parties for ending PAT sit-in ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Tuesday congratulated to those political parties who had made their sincere efforts for ending the Pakistan Awami Tehreek sit-in. The minister also lauded the political parties for their support for...
Cricket: Clarke, Misbah ready for spin challenge
21st October 2014 Cricket: Clarke, Misbah ready for spin challenge DUBAI:  Skippers Michael Clarke and Misbah-ul Haq Tuesday agreed spin will play a major role in the first of two Tests between Australia and Pakistan starting in Dubai from Wednesday. Australia have practiced on a specially prepared spin...
Sargodha: Five persons on way to court gunned down
16th October 2014 Sargodha: Five persons on way to court gunned down SARGODHA:  As many as five persons including two brothers were killed when they were on their way to attend a court hearing in Sargodha on Thursday, Aaj News reported. According to the details, the incident took place in...
Only Bilalwal can provide true leadership to people
15th October 2014 Only Bilalwal can provide true leadership to people DADU: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said the Pakistan Peoples Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the only leader in Pakistan who can provide true leadership to the people. “Bilawal will also create a history...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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