Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Former PM Gillani authorised Haqqani to issue visas to Americans

ISLAMABAD: A classified document revealed that Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani was authorised to issue visas to Americans by the then prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani. The

Nusrat Bhutto was born on 23rd of March, 1929

SANA MAHMOOD KARACHI: Pakistan's first lady Begum Nusrat Bhutto (from 1971 till 1977) was born on 23rd March 1929 in Isfahan, Iran. She was an active political worker of Pakistan Peoples Party

Saudi Arabia beheads a Pakistani ‘heroin-smuggler’

M. M. ALAM RIYADH: A Pakistani Namtallah Khasta Qul, who was convicted of ‘drug-trafficking’, was beheaded by the concerned authorities here. Saudi authorities say Qul was found guilty of dealing

IRSA decides to provide additional 4-5000 cusecs to Sindh

SANA MAHMOOD KARACHI: Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has closed three canals in Punjab to facilitate provision of additional 4000 to 5000 cusecs of water to Sindh. According to details canals closed

Nation celebrates 77th Pakistan Day

M. M. ALAM ISLAMABAD: On 23rd day of March 1940 Lahore Resolution was passed demanding a separate homeland for Muslims of the Sub-Continent. To celebrate this day - called the Pakistan Day - for the

Blasphemy via social media: Interior Ministry arrests one, puts many on ECL!

M. M. ALAM ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Islamabad High Court (IHC) has been informed by interior ministry that it had nabbed one accused, a couple days ago, and put many on the ECL suspected of committing

François Hollande congratulates Mamnoon Hussain on Pakistan Day

M. M. ALAM ISLAMABAD: François Hollande President of the French Republic has sent a message of congratulations to Mamnoon Hussain his counterpart here on the occasion of Pakistan Day on 23rd March. Extending

Taxi service for women to be launched on March 23 in Karachi

KARACHI: After the huge success of ride-hailing services Uber and Careem, there is a new taxi service coming to Pakistan’s commercial hub Karachi. But this time for women only. The taxi service, which

PHC orders inclusion of Sikhism in census form in second phase

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday ordered the statistics department to include Sikhism as a separate religion in its population census form in the second phase of the census. After


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