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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to Bahrain, Monday called on Commander Bahrain National Guards Lt Gen Sheikh Mohammed Bin Isa Al Khalifa. He also held separate meetings with Commander Bahrain Coast Guards Major General Ala Abdulla ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has featured in Foreign Policy Magazine’s annual list of top 100 Global Thinkers. The short write-up on the Prime Minister states that Khan, “a former cricket star, finally got the job he had long coveted - prime minister”. “His reward ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Newly elected member from Balochistan Manzoor Ahmed Khan Kakar took oath as Senator on Monday. Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani administered the oath. Later the newly elected Senator signed membership register. Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate Manzoor Ahmad Kakar won Senate ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Directorate of Building Control-II of Capital Development Authority in coordination with enforcement directorate and ICT staff sealed 4 commercial buildings in Civilian Employees Cooperative Housing Societies and on expressway. These plots were originally meant for residential purposes ...

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  • TRawalpindi - Police in their crackdown against anti-social elements arrested 32 lawbreakers including 10 gamblers and 8 suspected robbers besides recovering 1,390 grams of hashish, 7 bottles of liquor, 11 pistols with 72 rounds, a 12 bore gun and a dagger from their possession. According to a ...

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  • TRawalpindi - In-charge anti-polio drive, Chaudhary Hussain said that the five-day anti-polio campaign, scheduled to start from January 21 in the district, was suspended for one day due to heavy showers. He said that as soon as the weather condition returns to normalcy, the campaign would be ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Due to apathy of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad and Capital Development Authority, ‘nullahs’ passing through different localities of Islamabad are filled with dirty water and mud. The civic body has not de-silted these nullahs for many years, excusing shortage of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Despite repeated public complaints, the civic agencies are still at their loggerheads to move totally generated garbage out of the city’s area and the residents of the federal capital are compelled to brave teasing odour of the solid waste dumped in installed waste dumpsters by ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - After a successful and overwhelming response from other cities of Pakistan, Director Sarmad Sultan Khoosat along with the production team presented theatrical play ‘Jhaanjar Di Paanwaan Chankaar’ for two days that concluded on Sunday night at Pakistan National Council of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A week-long capacity building workshop regarding countering violent extremism and media product development for students of media studies and PTV journalists started here at Pakistan Television Training Academy. The aim of the workshop was to provide refined professional media product ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Senior Superintendent of Traffic Police Farrukh Rasheed on Monday constituted special squads to control lane violation on various roads and ensure smooth flow of traffic in the city. Following a meeting presided over by SSP (Traffic), it was decided to take immediate steps to ensure ...

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  • TRawalpindi - A man was killed while 5 others were injured in two separate incidents of explosions due to gas leakage, informed Rescue 1122 spokesman on Monday. The victims were rushed to government-run hospitals for treatment, he said. In the first incident, a huge fire erupted in a house in ...

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  • TPalestine - A scheduled visit by Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh to Russia was postponed to April or May, the Palestinian resistance group said Monday. Haniyeh had been scheduled to visit Moscow on Jan. 15 for talks with Russian officials.  “Relations with Russia are ...

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  • TAMMAN - Jordan has protested the opening of a new Israeli airport near its border, the state-run Al-Mamlaka television said Monday. Located 18 kilometers from the southern Israeli city of Eilat, the Ramon International Airport will be a few kilometers away from Jordanian border. Israeli Prime ...

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  • TBEIJING - Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Monday said that territorial and sovereign integrity of Syria should be respected and upheld.  “China has consistently maintained that the territorial and sovereign integrity of Syria should be respected and upheld,” Hua ...

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  • TJAKARTA - One person died and 12 others went missing as an overloaded wooden boat capsized in a river in West Kalimantan province of central Indonesia, a senior rescuer said here on Monday. The incident occurred when the passenger boat carrying 24 people was attempting to cross Kapuan river in Naga ...

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  • TDHAKA - Some 31 Rohingya refugees have been living in inhuman conditions between the Bangladesh and India border for the last three days, according to local media reports on Monday. Indian Border Security Force (BSF) tried to push them over border line while Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) foiled the ...

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  • TUN - Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, a village in the Kidal Region of Mali, a West African country, according to a UN ...

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  • TTehran - Iran’s Parliamentary Commission has approved a government bill that grants Iranian nationality to the children born to Iranian mother, foreign father.  ‘The children of the marriages can become Iranian upon request,’ said Hassan Nowruzi, a spokesman for the Legal and ...

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  • TRamallah - Israeli occupation forces early Monday detained 21 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source. A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that Israeli army stormed the  cities of Hebron, Bethlehem, Jericho, Ramallah, Nablus and Qalqilya ...

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  • TSIALKOT:- Punjab government has formulated a comprehensive plan for cultivation of sunflower and other oil seed crops on more than 2.10 lakh acres of land in different areas of the province. The Agriculture department sources told APP on Monday that as many as 4,700 acres of land in Daska, Pasrur ...

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  • TSEOUL - The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States had phone talks Monday on North Korea and pending alliance issues, Seoul’s foreign ministry said. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the results of the latest high-level talks between ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD : Basmati rice worth $256.922 million was exported during first half of current financial year as compared to exports of $ 203.721 million of the corresponding period of last. During the period from July-December, 2018-19, about 274,132 metric tons of Basmati rice was exported as ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Exploration and Production (E&P) companies, operating in different potential areas across the country, are working on ambitious targets of drilling 90 wells and achieving production of 33.50 million barrel (mbbl) crude oil and 1.473 trillion cubic feet (tcf) ...

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  • T   ISLAMABAD : The information technology (IT) and telecommunication industry of the country has contributed $540 million foreign exchange to national kitty through exports during first two quarters of this fiscal year 2018-2019. The telecommunication, computer and information services ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan has sharing the draft agreement on Kartarpur Corridor with India for facilitation of Sikh Yatrees and asked it to urgently send a delegation to Islamabad to negotiate and finalize the accord. “In line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s commitment to open Kartarpur ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui Monday said that IT sector would bring a change in the country in future, so it is need of the hour time to digitalize the country. Talking to the media persons during his visit to the Virtual ...

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  • TPunjab Highway Patrol arrested 239 culprits including 53 proclaimed offenders during operation on the highway, last week. According to PHP spokesman, the officials also recovered stolen car, 2127 liters liquor, 24100 grams chars, 1013 grams heroin, one Kalashnikov, five riffles, 12 guns, 52 pistols ...

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  • TThe Dolphin Squad Monday arrested six members of three dacoit gangs during snap checking and patrolling and recovered cash, mobile phones and illegal weapons from them. The accused were arrested from Samanabad, Sabzazar, Hanjerwal and Green Town areas. Those arrested were identified as Naeem, ...

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  • TSix persons were killed while 864 sustained injuries in road accidents in all districts of the province during the last 24 hours. The Punjab Emergency Service (PES), commonly known as Rescue-1122, responded to 764 road accidents in all 36 districts of Punjab. As many as 487 seriously injured ...

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