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Toronto: Two Pakistani-Canadians have been arrested by Canadian authorities for committing fraud of more $1.1 million. Wajid Ali Khan and Nadeem Imtiaz Ahmed, residents of Mississauga area of Toronto, were under investigation by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) since January 2015 when ...
STA, 30 March, 2018 - Four Serbian citizens who brought eight illegal immigrants across the Croatian-Slovenian border at the end of last year have been sentenced to a total of 34 months in prison, the Koper-based newspaper Primorske Novice reported on Friday. The four Serbs, aged between 19 and 44, ...

Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Mar, 2018 )According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, one third Pakistanis (33%) believe that people display helpful attitudes only to show off. A nationally representative sample of men and women from across ...
ISLAMABAD: Every autumn on the mountainous Karakoram Highway, part of the ancient Silk Road, groups of Pakistani merchants living in China's far west would wave goodbye to their Chinese wives and cross the border to spend winter in their home country. As the snow piled high, the men would stay in ...
ANKARA: At least 17 people have been killed and another 36 wounded after a bus carrying illegal immigrants, including Pakistanis, hit a lighting pole in eastern Turkey and burst into flames, local media reported on Friday. The bus, which crashed late Thursday on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying ...
Sorry, it appears as though your operating system and/or web browser does not support modern standards. Please consider updating your web browser. Malala Yousafzai's whereabouts in Pakistan were being kept a tightly-guarded secret Friday, one day after her emotional return more than five years after ...

Pew polls show that Pakistanis are always more unfavorable than favorable towards terrorist groups, including those that strike Pakistan (Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP) as well as those that strike other nations (LeT and al-Qaida). But their views towards LeT tend to be slightly more favorable than their ...
ANKARA: At least 17 people have been killed and another 36 wounded after a bus carrying illegal immigrants hit a lighting pole in eastern Turkey and burst into flames, local media reported on Friday. The bus, which crashed late Thursday on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying nationals from Iran, ...
Minister of State for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Abdul Rehman Kanju on Friday said that handing over possession of OPF Valley Housing Scheme Zone-V, Sector A, B and E is a huge success of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) and a dream come true for the allotees of ...
KARACHI: Ghandhara Nissan announced that it will start the production of Datsun vehicles in Pakistan, adding to the list of Japanese cars already present in the near $300-billion economy. While its officials fell short of announcing the name of the vehicles intended to be launched, Datsun specialises in the ...
Talking to Geo News, the member of recently constituted 13-member Economic Advisory Council by the Prime Minister, stressed the need to encourage expatriate Pakistanis to invest in domestic sectors. The widening in current account deficit is a major challenge which ballooned by 50 percent to $10.8 ...
New Delhi: The CBI has launched a worldwide probe in a child pornography case and approached 40 countries, seeking details of mobile phone owners who were part of a WhatsApp group, in which certain images and videos were shared, officials said. The agency has approached the countries through ...
Lahore(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Mar, 2018 )According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 3 in 5 Pakistanis (61%) continue to believe that for peace to be established between India and Pakistan it is essential to first resolve Kashmir issue, a 12% ...
ISLAMABAD : Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal has said that all Pakistanis have equal rights per Constitution and no discriminatory policy is being adopted with anyone by the law enforcement agencies. It was stated by him while responding to a Calling Attention Notice regarding alleged humiliation of ...
Overseas Pakistanis sent remittances amounting to $12.833 billion in the first eight months (July to February) of FY18, showing a growth of 3.41 percent as compared with $12.410 billion received during the same period in the preceding year. According to the State Bank of Pakistan, during the month of ...
Lahore(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Mar, 2018 )According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 58% Pakistanis believe that Pakistan has the right to Kashmir; 32% believe it should be an independent autonomous nation. Rising support for independent ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani nationals languishing in prisons abroad, especially those in Saudi Arabia, are in the most urgent need of legal help and assistance from their government to be able to properly defend themselves in the courts of law against the allegations because of which they have been put ...

Shehzad Roy and a other pop singers such as Zoe Viccaji and Kashmir band's vocalist Bilal Ali are releasing a single. It is part of the model-turned-entrepreneur Frieha Altaf's social initiative, titled Mein Bhi. While the title literally translates to “me too”, it purports to look beyond just abuse of women, which is ...
At least 10 insurgents were killed and 13 wounded during operations by Afghan forces in Helmand province, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Saturday. According to the NDS' statement the operation was conducted in Khoshkaba area of Lashkargah city of Helmand province. Eight other ...
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Affairs Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Friday said that the government will increase the number of community welfare officers in the foreign countries where overseas Pakistanis are currently living in a large number so that their issues are resolved timely. Replying to a question ...
Pakistanis who wish to run for public office must declare their faith, rules Islamabad High Court. The order is part of the bench's verdict in the case on the controversial changes to the oath ministers take when they are sworn in. by Scroll Staff. Published Yesterday · 08:47 pm. Pakistanis who wish to run for ...
Debi Bray, CEO of the Madera Chamber of Commerce, left, and Madera South High vice principal Matthew Toews, right, gather with school staff and Chamber members, in giving members of the Jhang, Pakistan Chamber of Commerce a tour of the Campus on Monday. The group of eight visitors will be ...
Detained Pakistanis "have braved a system that puts them in periods of detention without charge or trial, no access to legal assistance, pressure on detainees from the authorities to sign confessions and accept predetermined prison sentences to avoid prolonged arbitrary detention," said Sarah Belal, ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — When a friend told Hussain Liaquat that police officers in the Pakistani capital might be checking cars for anything red or heart-shaped the night before Valentine's Day, he decided to get creative. Mr. Liaquat, 22, went to the giant Saeed Book Bank in Islamabad and found a poster ...
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday said that overseas Pakistanis will be provided the right to cast their votes. While hearing a case pertaining to dual citizenship of judges and civil servants, Justice Nisar noted that it was about time that overseas Pakistanis are allowed to be ...
Thousands of Pakistanis imprisoned in Saudi Arabia and dozens sentenced to death have been denied their legal rights to a defence, a report in Islamabad warned Wednesday. Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other foreign nationality annually, the vast majority for heroin smuggling, a joint ...
The influx of Chinese companies is triggering an unprecedented interest among Pakistanis to learn Mandarin. And many government and private institutes are keen to help them. The massive Chinese investment is seen as an opportunity for Pakistanis and some of them believe it could change their career.
The 29-page report, “'Caught in a Web': Treatment of Pakistanis in the Saudi Criminal Justice System,” documents the Saudi criminal justice system and Saudi courts' rampant due process violations in criminal cases involving Pakistanis. The violations include long periods of detention without charge or trial ...
Ballia (UP)—Days after declaring that India would become a Hindu nation by 2024, Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Monday said those who desist from saying "Bharat Mata ki Jai" are Pakistanis. The legislator last evening at a function in Ratsad here also said that such people should not be ...
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Parliamentary Affairs Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Mushahid Hussain Syed Monday said that construction of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Gwadar Port, hospitals and international airport would largely benefit the people of Pakistan. The people of all ...
A car belonging to an expatriate Pakistani, which was stolen a year ago, was recovered after lodging of a complaint with the Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab. LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Feb, 2018 ):A car belonging to an expatriate Pakistani, which was stolen a year ...
If the government is sincere in bringing back Pakistanis' assets held abroad then it must mobilize foreign missions in tax heaven countries like UAE. However, other officials pointed out that many tax haven territories including UAE are not providing assistance in spite of a bilateral agreement with Pakistan.
More than 760 undocumented migrants have been held across Turkey in the last two days, according to the Turkish military and gendarmerie on Tuesday. In a statement posted on its official website Tuesday, Turkish General Staff said 664 people were held when they attempted to cross into Turkey via ...
AROUND A month after claiming that India would become a Hindu nation by 2024, the BJP MLA from Bairia in UP, Surendra Singh, has said that those who desist from saying 'Bharat mata ki jai' are Pakistanis. Addressing a rally of farmers in Ballia's Ratsad on Sunday, Singh said: “Dr Kalam ke iman ko ...
"People who object to utter Bharat Mata ki Jai are Pakistanis (aise logon ko Pakistani kehta hun jo Bharat Mata ki jai bolne se katrate hain)," said Singh according to the news agency ANI who was speaking at a public event in Ballia on February 25.
This decision will make overseas Pakistanis happy because most of them wish to bring a car upon returning from the host country, or want to send a car as a gift to their family. Thousands of Pakistanis who imported such cars under the government's previous policies drive these vehicles across the country.
ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has introduced some programs for overseas Pakistanis living in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Sultanate of Oman and Bahrain in order to provide them opportunities to enhance their academic standards. This is for the first time that ...
He said, the officers concerned have been directed to make all out efforts for resolution of their complaints within shortest possible time and negligence on their part would not be tolerated. Iftikhar Warsi said, the main objective of the commission is, not only to redress complaints of the Overseas Pakistanis ...
ISLAMABAD: The tax department, while publishing the names of those individuals who made an investment in Panama, Paradise and offshore companies, has called for help from the people to track the 151 individuals. In an attempt to probe and tax the investments of Pakistani citizens who own offshore ...
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had summoned Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif to appear before the apex court in order to explain his position with regard to the steps that have been taken to deal with the issue of contamination of water. There were speculations that he might not come to ...
MUMBAI: Singer-turned-Indian minister Babul Supriyo says Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's voice in a song that features in Bollywood film Welcome To New York, must be removed and dubbed by someone else. Actor Salman Khan apparently got Arijit Singh's voice replaced in Tiger Zinda Hai, and ...
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary appreciated the role of Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) for country's economic development by attracting investments and creating employment opportunities.
ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhary on Friday apprised the Senate that some 90,838 Pakistanis had been deported during the last three years from various countries. Responding to questions during Question Hour session, the minister said out of the total 28,432 Pakistanis were ...
Islamabad: Turkey will offer scholarships to Pakistanis in its educational institutions. This was stated by Ambassador of Turkey Mustafa Yurdakul during a meeting with education and professional training minister Engineer Muhammad Balighur Rehman at the ministry here. The two discussed the current ...
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government confirmed particulars of 31 wealthy Pakistanis who own over 55 properties worth around Rs60 billion in the heart of Dubai. The disclosure was made weeks after Pakistan shared details of the individuals, who had allegedly made investments in real estate in ...
DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government Thursday confirmed the details of 31 wealthy Pakistanis who own over 55 properties worth around Rs60 billion in the heart of Dubai. The revelation comes weeks after Pakistan shared details with the UAE authorities of the individuals who had allegedly ...
TRIPOLI: About 20 people feared to have drowned on a boat that sank off Libya late last week were brought back to shore by smugglers and were being held at an unknown location, an embassy official said on Wednesday. Out of the count eight are Pakistanis. One of the eight Pakistanis called to say that ...
In this file photo, Taliban fighters train with their weapons in an undisclosed location in Afghanistan on July 14, 2009. (REUTERS). Pakistan today report by Agencies states that the United States has named three Pakistanis as key “terrorist facilitators”, saying they worked closely with a well-known backer of Al-Qaeda, ...
Kasur(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 08th Feb, 2018 )According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 57% Pakistanis opine that the media coverage in regards to Zainab's rape and murder was responsible; one third say otherwise. A nationally representative ...
Taliban militants in Wardak Province, west of Kabul. The three blacklisted Pakistanis were involved in providing financial and logistical support to Pakistan and Afghanistan-based extremist groups, the US Treasury said. WASHINGTON: The United States has named three Pakistanis as key "terrorist ...


 

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