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updated Sat. January 21, 2017

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... outsmarted all other provinces in moving towards the implementation of a new scheme of studies to impart Quranic education with translation to Muslim students from class I-XII in all schools throughout the province from this year's new academic ...
Those who will represent the Senate in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) include Chaudhry Tanveer of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Sherry Rehman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Azam Khan Swati of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ...
Ranveer Singh's latest movie Befikre might have taken a beating at the Indian box office but his fans across the border are going ga-ga on social networks over his lookalike.
Naseer was the fourth person to disappear within a matter of days across Pakistan's Punjab Province. On January 4, Waqas Goraya, a Netherlands-based student, and Asim Saeed, a Singapore-based IT manager, were abducted in the eastern city of Lahore.
Lashkar-e-Jhangvi is known for targeting Shiites in Sunni-majority Pakistan, including a series of bombings in early 2013 that left more than 160 people dead in Balochistan, the volatile province in southwest Pakistan that borders Afghanistan and Iran.
Karachi: After its crackdown on assassins, kidnappers and extortionists, the provincial Sindh government on Friday launched a targeted operation against street criminals and drug mafias in the city.
Secluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant tracking devices in his sons, according to a document released Thursday in a batch of materials seized in a 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaida leader.
Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif directed to expand the scope of Prime Minister National health insurance Programme to all the districts of the province. The CM ordered this while presiding over a meeting on Tuesday. Specialised Health and ...
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed the working groups of different departments of the provincial government to plan marketing their ...
Instead of boosting bilateral military cooperation, Russia and Pakistan should focus on less visible, but more important fields of partnership, to start with ...
The province has been marginalized throughout the history. It dates back exactly to the days of Pakistan's independence in 1947.
The hunting party was unhurt, but three security guards were wounded during the attack on Sunday evening in Musakhel, in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, district deputy commissioner Muhammad Yasar said. "A case has been registered ...
The parliamentary committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was informed on Monday that a "total consensus" between the four provinces and other federating units had been achieved on the CPEC during a recent meeting of the Joint ...
Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal claimed Monday that the government has achieved total consensus among provinces as to the best way forward on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a government press release said. In a briefing to the ...
Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal claimed Monday that the government has achieved total consensus among provinces as to the best way forward on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a government press release said. In a briefing to the ...
Pakistan, meanwhile, has released over 400 detained Indian fishermen in the last two months. India-Pakistan maritime trespassing is mostly common among fishermen operating from India's Gujarat state and Pakistan's Sindh province due to their ...
The progress of the programme in four provinces of Pakistan was discussed and programme's achievements were appreciated by the members of the Committee who approved stepping up of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) up-scaling activities in 2017 ...
Pakistan, with apparent backing from China, is demolishing entire villages to make way for the CPEC in Balochistan.
As the All Pakistan business Forum (APBF) is a vibrant business association which promotes and protects the interests of the business community and industries in Pakistan, the association is pleased to see the big opportunities promised by CPEC ...
The provinces are already up in arms against the Centre's proposal to seek 3pc allocation for security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and 1pc each for climate change and sustainable development goals from the provinces' share of the ...
... was a progressive law that would have emboldened the minorities, whether Hindu or Christian, and liberals fighting for Minority Rights, not just in Sindh, Pakistan's most diverse province, but countrywide. The act made forcible conversion a ...
Pakistan, January 14: Pakistan seems to be increasingly teetering on the verge of a split once again. After the Balochistan and Sindh, the Islamic republic is now seeing another armed group being set up in the North West Frontier Province of the country.
Islamabad: The All Pakistan business Forum (APBF) asked the government to ensure that all provinces benefit equitably from the huge opportunities promised by the implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. APBF President ...
The recent announcement of money for the uneducated farmers in Punjab is a great step but if we compare those uneducated farmers receiving funds with the educated but unemployed Individuals of other provinces, we come to know that favouritism is being ...
A journalist was shot dead close to the Afghan and Iranian border in the restive province of Balochistan in Pakistan by unidentified attackers, police said Friday. Muhammad Jan, 37, who worked for local Urdu language daily newspaper Qudrat, was shot ...
... by Baluch separatist groups. Islamic militants also operate in the province. Pakistan is considered one of the deadliest countries for journalists.
A journalist was shot dead close to the Afghan and Iranian border in the restive province of Balochistan in Pakistan by unidentified attackers, police said Friday. Muhammad Jan, 37, who worked for local Urdu language daily newspaper Qudrat, was shot ...
Islamabad (Dunya News) - The Ministry of Interior orders the provincial government in Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) yet again to stop banned organizations from their activities, reported Dunya News.
According to the document, 619 out of 4,202 acres of Pakistan Railways have been encroached in this province and 442 acres of land have been encroached by influential people in the province who have used this area for residential purposes, 73 acres ...
(Reuters/Drazen Jorgic)Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (L) atends a ceremony at 900-year-old Katas Raj temples, one of the holiest sites for Hindus, in district Chakwal, Katas Raj, Pakistan, January 11, 2017. The governor of the Pakistani ...
Detection of a rare strain of polio in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province has alarmed authorities and prompted them to launch special immunization campaigns for children younger than 5. After concluding a five-day response campaign across the ...
Addressing a students and teachers function after inaugurating new academic blocks at University of Swabi as chief guest, Prof Ahsan Iqbal said all concerns of provinces including of the Chief Minister KP who also attended an important meeting ...
wealthy hunting parties from the gulf travel to Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province every winter to kill the houbara bustard using hunting falcons, a practise that has sparked controversy in recent years because of the bird's dwindling numbers.
The apparent winding down of the conflict corresponds to the inception of the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, which aims to connect China's northwestern Xinxiang province to Balochistan's Gwadar port. The port, which is run ...
Salman Haider has also been participating in rallies and protests against disappearances of nationalists and separatists from Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province who are usually detained by intelligence agencies on charges of anti-state ...
Karachi: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Monday expressed concern over the growing number of disappearances of political activists, scholars and bloggers in recent days in the country.
Haider disappeared on January 6 in Islamabad, his brother said. Last year, Haider wrote a poem about human rights abuses in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province and questioned whether he might become a victim himself. He had also participated ...
The two Islamabad-based groups said that large-scale military operations in the lawless tribal regions bordering Afghanistan, in the chaotic port city of Karachi and the sparsely populated Balochistan province were behind the drop. But for the trend to ...
Islamabad: The schedule of sixth population census in Balochistan may be affected in the wake of a considerable political opposition to it mainly due to the presence of a large number of Afghan refugees in the province. A key ally of Prime ... The ...
The Jassim and Hamad bin Jassim Charitable Foundation (HBJ Foundation) has launched a project to build the Sheikh Jassim hospital in Baker Province, Punjab region in Pakistan as part of the Foundation's keenness to support and develop healthcare ...
religious Affairs Minister Sardar Muhammad Yousaf said he will get in touch with chief ministers of all four provinces to introduce 'Nizam-e-Salat', The Express Tribune reported.
Islamabad: The Pakhtun-khwa Energy Development Organisation (Pedo) is spearheading the power sector initiative of the province. The province has huge hydro power potential of around 30,000 Mega Watts or approximately 70 per cent of national ...
The federal revenue authorities blame the deficit on the provincial government's measure of imposing one percent Infrastructure Development Cess (IDC) on the imports of the industrial goods into the province. The revenue shortfall has been recorded in ...
At the sixth JCC meeting, the scope of the CPEC was vastly expanded by incorporating nine industrial zones, rail-based mass transit projects for each province, Keti Bandar sea port project and energy and infrastructure projects in all provinces and ...
Khar: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Fata chapter head Mufti Abdul Shakoor on Sunday asked the government to abolish Frontier crimes Regulation (FCR) and make Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) a separate province. Addressing a public ...
Good relations with Pakistan would benefit Jammu province more than that of Kashmir, if the dispute is resolved once for all.


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