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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 ...
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 ...
I ran on Tuesday handed about 60 Pakistani nationals to the Pakistani authorities at the Taftan border crossing in Balochistan. The deported Pakistanis, who were arrested from different cities of Iran for not having valid documents, after an initial inquiry will be handed over to the Federal Investigation ...
WASHINGTON: The United States named three Pakistanis Wednesday as key "terrorist facilitators", saying they worked closely with a well-known backer of al-Qaeda, Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Taliban known as Shaykh Aminullah. The US Treasury placed Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam ...
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that government bring in a law to punish anyone who calls an Indian Muslim "Pakistani". Asking the government to bring in a new law, Owaisi also demanded a three-year jail term for anyone who calls Indian ...
"There are no Pakistanis in the area and the mine is under no threat to be looted because extracting a mineral needs advanced machines and huge amount of money which the Taliban do not have and Pakistanis cannot bring them," he said. He said some specific groups were encouraging tribal elders to ...
Tehran: Iran on Tuesday handed over 58 Pakistani nationals to the Pakistani authorities at the Taftan border crossing in Balochistan, state media reported. The deported Pakistani nationals, who were arrested from different cities of Iran for not having valid documents, after an initial inquiry will be handed ...
With the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Pakistan is giving safe transit services to China for very little in return. The hype around the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been created by those who view it with suspicion as well as those who describe it as a game-changer. The voices of the ...
A large number of Pakistanis including those from the Kashmiri community in the UAE assembled in the premises of the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai as well as Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi to show solidarity with their Kashmiri brethren and to condemn the human rights violations being committed by ...
Suggesting that Muslims should go to either Pakistan or Bangladesh, BJP MP Vinay Katiyar said that Muslims shouldn't be living in this country. Katiyar was replying to Asaduddin Owaisi's demand to punish people who call Indian Muslims Pakistanis. Owaisi suggested that these people should be awarded ...

Dubai: The Pakistanis residing in United Arab Emirates paid a rich tribute to renowned writer, columnist and poet Munir Ahmed Qureshi, commonly known as Munnu Bhai, at the condolence ceremony held in Niaz Library of Pakistan Association of Dubai. His death is the end of an era and the entire literary ...
Former Prime Minister and Leader Pakistan Muslim League N, Mian Nawaz Sharif said that my heart beats equally for Pakistanis and Kashmiris. ... Addressing Kashmiris across the border in Indian held territory, Nawaz condemned the state brutality and said the 'people of Pakistan stand with you'. He also ...
Last week, a boat ferrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, drowning 90 people, 11 of them Pakistanis. The boat began its journey in Libya, which means that Pakistanis somehow reached the restive state after traveling across the African coast to get to Europe. refugees enter Europe on many ...
For the first time, Geo News can disclose that Pakistanis have bought properties worth an estimated Rs1.1 trillion in the heart of Dubai in the past one-and-a half-decade. Interestingly, the majority of them did not mention these properties in their annual returns and were said to be moving their assets out of ...
"There were 32 Pakistanis among 80 to 90 people aboard the boat," FO spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal told newsmen during a press briefing here. He said that officials of the Pakistani mission reached the site on the same day, adding that human smugglers were trying to illegally take the passengers in ...
Islamabad: Around 150,000 Pakistanis are diagnosed yearly with cancer, said Dr Muhammad Farrukh, consultant oncologist at the Shifa International hospital in Islamabad on Saturday. Addressing the participants of an awareness seminar held at the hospital in connection with World Cancer Day, ...
Pakistan confirmed on Saturday that 16 of its nationals have lost lives when a boat capsized off the coast of Libya Friday morning. The Foreign Office spokesman Muhammad Faisal said in a statement that 12 bodies have been recovered while bodies of four others have yet to be recovered. Pakistan ...
Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing has said that the members of those Baloch militant organisations that opposed the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are "not true Pakistanis". Jing, during an interview with BBC Urdu, said, "Baloch militants should look after the interest of the country and work ...
New Delhi: The fate of five Pakistani nationals, languishing in a jail in the national capital, is uncertain as Pakistan has refused to accept that they are its citizens. According to highly placed sources, the Pakistani nationals were arrested at different points of time, and charged under the Official secrets Act, ...
Islamabad: The Foreign Office (FO) on Saturday said that 16 Pakistanis died in the boat sinking incident off the Libyan coast while the bodies of 12 have been recovered. Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal shared on twitter the names and details of the Pakistanis who were on the capsized boat.
As many as 579 illegal migrants were held across Turkey on Friday. According to the Anadolu Agency, seven Pakistanis were also among the undocumented migrants apprehended by the authorities in the northeastern Artvin province. The migrants, who had entered Turkey from Iran using illegal means, ...
Most migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe, usually Italy, are from sub-Saharan West African countries. More than 3,100 Pakistanis made the sea crossing from North Africa to Italy in 2017, out of a total of over 119,000, making them the 13th largest group by nationality, Ms. Headon said, speaking ...
SIALKOT: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested 10 Pakistanis from the Sialkot International Airport here on Thursday after being deported in an attempt to illegally enter into Turkish territory. FIA Divisional Deputy Director Khalid Anees said that most of the deported Pakistanis belonged to Sialkot ...
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that many Pakistanis in positions of power hold accounts in foreign banks and have been looting the country's money and transferring it abroad through illegal channels. The CJP observed that the money looted and deposited in overseas ...
While speaking strongly against Pakistan's support to extremist forces, Karzai today stressed that he had nothing against the Pakistani people. "Yes, the insurgents were getting ... "And the Pakistanis and the Americans and some gulf countries joined hands to use Islam. And the more they used it the more ...
WASHINGTON: Five Pakistan-born individuals, who were until recently working for the US Congress as IT aides, have been presumed guilty of stealing information of official data servers. The fraudulent activity was reported earlier last year and an internal investigation was initiated. The probe presentation ...
Islamabad, Jan 25 (PTI) Pakistan today said a recently issued fatwa, signed by over 1,800 Islamic scholars against the use of violence for religious purposes, forbids its citizens from violating geographical boundaries in the name of helping other armed groups and struggles outside the country. Pakistan ...
Islamabad - After the Supreme Court's approval meant that the country's biggest database manager started working on the development of an integrated internet voting system aimed at extending the right of franchise to over seven million Pakistanis living abroad in time for the next general elections, ...
With the Supreme Court's approval, the country's biggest database manager has started working on the development of an integrated Internet voting system aimed at extending the right to vote to more than 7mn Pakistanis living abroad in time for the next general elections. According to a presentation given ...
Lahore : Central leader of Pakistan Muslim League (PML), Moonis Elahi has said that the Supreme Court go-ahead to NADRA for development of I-voting system for overseas Pakistanis before the next general elections adds a new chapter in Pakistan's democratic history. In a telephonic conversation ...
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has congratulated Chief Justice of Pakistan for taking notice of disenfranchisement of overseas Pakistanis . On his twitter account, Imran stated further said that he congratulate CJP for asking NADRA & ECP to find ways to give them their right of vote.
The WBC Silver Flyweight Champion Muhammad Waseem slammed his fellow country men for supporting boxer Amir Khan over him. "Amir comes from UK and represents England. He also represents England in professional boxing as well," said Wasim, while talking to the media on Tuesday. "Amir gets ...
Rawalpindi-Inequality in Pakistan is deep-rooted and structural. Some individuals have thousands of acres of land while thousands of individuals in the same vicinity have no landholdings at all. Monthly tuition fee of a student enrolled in elite schools is three times more than the salary of same school's ...
Islamabad: Dr Amir Liaquat, his wife and more than 1,100 other Pakistanis had paid to Axact-run universities for buying degrees, a multi-million dollars scam that has returned to headlines after the BBC's investigation found that more than 3,000 British citizens had also purchased fake degrees.
Islamabad (Dunya News) - The Director General of National Savings, Zafar Masud has said that National Savings is working aggressively to tap investments from overseas Pakistanis and plans to launch savings schemes to give healthy returns to people living abroad and also give much needed support ...
SIALKOT/Lahore - Four more civilians were martyred and 11 others injured on Friday in unprovoked Indian shelling at civilian population along Sialkot border on the second consecutive day. Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh, who was summoned by the Foreign Office to lodge protest against ...
Islamabad, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Life of Asif Raza, a Pakistani commerce graduate, was suddenly changed two years ago after he received a call for a job interview from Shandong electric power Construction corporation (SEPCO), a Chinese construction and engineering company that is designing and ...
Islamabad: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal chaired a meeting on Thursday where he reviewed the preliminary inquiry report of 435 offshore companies owned by Pakistanis in Panama and the British Virgin Islands. In a meeting held at the NAB headquarters in ...
It is neither terrorism nor natural disasters but the unavailability of safe drinking water which leads to the highest number of deaths in Pakistan. According to the UN, consumption of contaminated water which leads to several waterborne diseases contributes to 40 percent deaths nationwide every year.
Islamabad, Pakistan - The police killing of a man in Karachi has sparked a social media outcry, as his family members reject claims by authorities that he was a member of the Pakistan Taliban, saying he was an innocent aspiring male model. police fatally shot Naqeebullah Mehsud, 27, during a raid on ...
The Immigration Bureau of the Municipal police on Wednesday took 10 Pakistanis living in the same apartment in Russey Keo district in for questioning over their legality of their residency status in Cambodia, according to the officials. Toch Kimsong, the Russey Keo commune police chief, said the ...
The rape and murders of a dozen children by a suspected serial killer have terrified parents in central Pakistan, and prompted soul-searching over how the country fails to protect its most vulnerable. The killing of six-year-old Zainab Fatima Ameen became the tipping point last week when her body was ...
The 210 million people of Pakistan needed to curse all those who curse, Rana Sanaullah -- the Minister of Law for Punjab -- fired back Wednesday night in response to the chants raised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) and Awami Muslim League's (AML) respective chiefs Imran Khan and Sheikh ...


 

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