Salim Bokhari

  • I was delighted as I received the call from the Public Relations office of the Pakistan Navy (PN) seeking my availability for a two-day International Maritime Conference on CPEC and Gwadar Port being held in Gwadar in collaboration of PN, Pakistan China Institute, National Centre for Maritime ...

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  • GWADAR - CJCSC Gen Zubair Mehmood Hayat yesterday said Pakistan’s economy will be strengthened from the Gwadar port, which he termed ‘the crown of the CPEC’. He hoped that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor along with the new port would also usher in an era of prosperity in the ...

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  • LAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has once again proved himself to be a man of strong nerves who is capable of sustaining all sorts of pressures, and in the end do what he wants to do. This has fully been reflected in his decision to appoint Gen Qamar Bajwa as the new army chief, soon after his ...

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  • ASHGABAT - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a mega mission to Turkmenistan, where the world leaders have flocked to the Global Conference on Sustainable Transport. The mission is to convince the region and beyond of the unimaginable development benefits that could be accrued quite easily from the ...

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  • LAHORE -  How I can believe, renowned singer and my friend, A Nayyar, is dead. He was sick, he was disgruntled, he was a rebel and at the same time he had all along been a kind-hearted person tying to help those in need or those who had been abandoned by their near and dear ones. His was the ...

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  • QUETTA - The country on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 63 jawans in a gun and suicide bomb attack on a police academy in Quetta, the deadliest attack on a security installation in the country’s history. The provincial metropolis was in the grip of gloom after 63 security people ...

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  • Quetta - The meeting that was presided over by the prime minister yesterday in Quetta decided to convene the apex committee at 12:30 pm today (Wednesday) to review the situation arising out of the police college tragedy. The apex committee meeting will be presided over by Balochistan Chief Minister ...

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  • Quetta - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday chaired a high-legal emergent meeting at the Governor’s House to chalk out a new strategy to save the provincial metropolitan city, in particular, and the entire Balochistan, in general, from the onslaught of religious extremists, terrorist ...

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  • QUETTA-Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the attack on Police Training Centre in Quetta and directed the federal and provincial authorities to bring the perpetrators to task as soon as possible. The Prime Minister has especially shown concern over the safety and security ...

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  • QUETTA- Provincial metropolis was in the grip of gloom after 70 police cadets including seven officials and soldiers were killed in a dastardly attack on the hostels of Police Training College located on Saryab Road, 10 kilometres out of the heart of the capital city. This main city road had ...

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  • NEW YORK - Expressing complete convergence of bilateral, regional and international issues, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday lauded the vision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for translating China-Pakistan Economic Corridor into reality and expressed his country’s resolve to be part ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed total satisfaction at the outcome of his visit to address the UN General Assembly’s annual session, but said his government won’t just relax on the success of his ‘Mission Kashmir’ achieved during his address and interaction ...

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  • NEW YORK - Pakistan and China spoke with one voice against Indian brutalities in the occupied Kashmir Valley for killing scores of innocent men, women and children for no fault except that they are struggling for liberation of their territory. This complete harmony of opinion was reflected in the ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has informed the world community that peace and normalisation between Pakistan and India cannot be achieved unless the right of self-determination is ensured to the Kashmiri people who are rendering unprecedented sacrifices for liberation from oppressive ...

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  • NEW YORK - The massive diplomatic campaign, launched by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif immediately after his arrival here on Sunday, continued through Monday aiming at mustering support of the global community for what is being termed ‘Mission Kashmir’ by diplomatic circles. During his ...

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  • NEW YORK - US President Barack Obama, in his final address to UN General Assembly on Tuesday, insisted that diplomacy was the only way to end the brutal five-year conflict in Syria, as a ceasefire brokered by Washington and Moscow lay in tatters. "There's no ultimate military victory to be won, ...

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  • NEW YORK - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to make arrangements for sending a fact finding mission to Indian Occupied Kashmir in the capacity of the Chair of Human Rights Commission of the OIC Contact Group. He gave this assurance during his meeting with Prime Minister Mian ...

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  • NEW YORK - It was surprising as well as shocking for those attending the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly that President Obama did not utter a word on the plight of the Kashmiri people who are subjected to unprecedented and untold torture at the hands of the brute Indian troops ...

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  • NEW YORK - OIC Secretary General yesterday Iyad Ameen Madani called for an immediate cessation of Indian oppression and atrocities in Held Kashmir, urging New Delhi to resolve the dispute in accordance with the wishes of Kashmiri people and the UNSC resolutions. Addressing the Organisation of ...

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  • New York: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May highlighted the fast deteriorating situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir saying our support for Kashmiri people in their just and legitimate struggle for self-determination and Pakistan’s ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday launched an extensive effort to bring home to the world leaders atrocities being perpetuated by the occupying Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir and specifically asked the US to mediate on the contentious issues between New Delhi and Islamabad. The ...

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  • NEW YORK - Azad Kashmir President Masood Khan will address the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Contact Group on Kashmir being held in the United Nations headquarters on Monday. The meeting would be attended by visiting head of Muslim countries and are likely to adopt a ...

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  • NEW YORK - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived here on Sunday to address the 71st annual session of the United Nations' General Assembly which was opened on September 13 at the magnificent building of the UN Headquarters. This would be Nawaz Sharif's fourth address to the UNGA during his three ...

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  • QUETTA - Southern Command Corps Commander Lt-Gen Ammer Riaz has categorically stated that insurgency in Balochistan has been brought under control and only isolated activity is reported from remote towns along Pak-Afghan border. “What is worrying is that foreign enemy agents have become more ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan government is sending parliamentary delegates to different international forums, including the United Nations, to sensitise the world on the real situation in the province. This was revealed by Balochistan Chief Minister Sardar Sanaullah Zehri during a media interaction with a ...

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  • LAHORE - It is an undeniable fact that along with Muslim male actors the Muslim female actresses too made a lot of contribution in the glory and growth of Indian film industry. Compared to male actors their contribution was much more. This article is an attempt to highlight their roles about which ...

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  • Lahore - A powerful rainstorm lashed the Punjab metropolis yesternight, largely proving to be a blessing for the citizens in the fasting month of Ramazan. Stormy winds uprooted trees, damaged fragile dwellings and caused power shutdowns across the city, while torrential rains turned many areas with ...

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  • LAHORE - In previous article of this series we highlighted some Muslim personalities in Bollywood from 1940s to 1980s. In this article we will discuss the careers of artistes from 1990 era to contemporary one. It is possible that some of big names of today’s era may not be mentioned in the ...

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  • GUANGZHOU - For entering into the third decade, greater visibility and rebranding of ASEM themes, strategies and philosophy are basic requirements and if proper homework is undertaken, the Ulan Bator 11th Summit could be a game-changer to accomplish what could not be achieved so far. This was ...

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  • GUANGZHOU - The ASEM Media Dialogue on Connectivity opened here Monday in which 200 delegates from different countries of Europe and Asia are participating to synergize media efforts in enhancing mutual understanding and addressing issues of common concern. The participating media representatives, ...

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