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Pakistan expresses sympathies on tragic train accident in Egypt

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed its deepest sympathies on the tragic train accident in Egypt which resulted in the death of at least 11 people on Sunday. Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri in a statement expressed sympathies and wished quick

Pakistan denounces drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday strongly condemned the launch of ballistic missiles and drones by Houthis towards Jizan, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday and Friday. Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri in a statement said, “It is admirable that Saudi forces intercepted

Pakistan condemns extra-judicial killing of five Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday condemned the extra-judicial killing of five Kashmiris, including a juvenile and a student in a so-called operation in the Shopian area of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. According to a statement issued by Foreign Office,

Inclusion of Pakistan to high-risk states list by UK not based on facts: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) on Monday said that the United Kingdom’s decision to include Pakistan in the list of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing High-Risk Countries was not based on facts. According to a statement issued by the spokesperson of

Pakistan to welcome third-party mediation for solving disputes with India: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri has said Pakistan is ready to welcome third-party mediation for solving all disputes, including the Kashmir issue, with India. FO spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said disputes and problems with India, including the

Pakistan expresses solidarity with Jordan after coup attempt

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday expressing solidarity with the Kingdom of Jordon said it stood in solidarity with the Kingdom, led by King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussain. Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a statement said, “Pakistan is

Pakistan expresses condolences over lives lost in Bangladesh

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed its sorrow over the lives lost after a ferry carrying around 50 capsized in the Shitalakkhya River in Bangladesh On Sunday. Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a statement said, “Deeply saddened by the

Youth suffering from kidney ailments supports himself by online earning

RAWALPINDI: A young man suffering from kidney disease since childhood has become an inspiration for others by earning at home online. Umair Shafiq, aged 23, has been suffering from kidney disease since childhood. He lives in Shaheenabad area of ​​Rawalpindi

Pakistan skids back two spots on Global Gender Gap Index

SWITZERLAND: Pakistan has fallen behind in the wage gap between genders slipping two spots since last year to rank 153rd out of 156 countries on the index, according to the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ published by the World Economic

Pakistan pledges to address Climate Change valued globally: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Choudhari has said that Pakistan’s commitment to tackle Climate Change and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s leadership on this account is well accepted and appreciated internationally. Zahid Hafeez Choudhari in a statement on Saturday said

Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Shaheen-1A ballistic missile

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Friday conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-1A surface to a surface ballistic missile having a range of 900 kilometers. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR),  the test flight was aimed at re-validating various design and

LHC approves Maryam Nawaz’s interim bail

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has approved the interim bail of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz till April 12. The case was heard by a two member bench, comprising Justice Sardar Sarfaraz Dogar and Justice

Birth anniversary of revolutionary poet Halib Jalib being observed today

The birth anniversary of revolutionary poet and left-wing activist Habib Jalib is being observed today to remember his struggle against oppression and societal injustices. He opposed military coups and administrators and was duly jailed several times but continued his struggle

Two Pakistani girls beat India, Sweden to bag Guinness World Records

KARACHI: Two Pakistani girls have bagged three titles in total from the Guinness World Records. Hailing from Karachi, Emma Alam broke two world records, and teammate Syeda Kisa Zehra, broke one World Record, and both girls get recognised by the

Pakistani expedition leaves for Nepal to scale Mt Annapurna

ISLAMABAD: A four-member Pakistani expedition from Gilgit-Baltistan has left for Nepal to scale Annapurna peak. The exhibition comprises climbers Sirbaz Khan and Abdul Joshi along with expedition manager Saad Munawar and filmmaker Kamran Ali.  The team departed from Islamabad airport

Pakistan hails formation of National Unity govt in Libya

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has welcomed the formation of the Government of National Unity in Libya after a majority of votes by Libyan parliamentary and political leadership. Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri in a statement on Sunday said Pakistan welcomes the

Brawl erupts after girl harassed at restaurant in Lahore

LAHORE: A brawl erupted at a restaurant in Lahore owned by lawyer Hassan Niazi after a girl was allegedly harassed by the manager. Social media users called for boycotting the ‘Karak Khel’ restaurant allegedly that the manager harassed a girl

SRB takes notice of bogus appointments under forged signatures

KARACHI: The Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) has taken notice of bogus appointments in various departments of the board and other government offices with forged signatures. In this regard, Secretary Revenue Munawar Ali Mahesar has written to all departments, members, and

Islamabad, Rawalpindi ‘Ring Road’ project tender to be issued next week

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar was informed that the international tender for the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Ring Road project had been prepared and it would be published in newspapers by next week. The minister was briefed on

Local residents face hardships after Burns Road declared a food street

Local residents have faced hardships after the Sindh government declared to close Karachi’s Burns Road food street for traffic in the evening. One of Karachi’s oldest food streets, Burns Road, is being pedestrianized and closed for traffic in the evenings,

Pakistan’s evolutionary journey towards peace is impressive: UN Secretary-General

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said Pakistan’s evolutionary journey towards peace is impressive while its achievements against terrorism are excellent. In a statement issued by the UN Secretary General on Monday, Guterres said Pakistan Army had

Anti-encroachment operation continues along Gujjar Nullah

KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has launched an anti-encroachment operation to clear illegal structures along the bank of the Gujjar Nullah stormwater drain. The operation is being conducted from Nullah Stop Zero Point, New Karachi to North Karachi.  The municipality

Traffic police gears for action against officers embezzling fine amounts

RAWALPINDI: Authorities are set to take legal action against 27 traffic policemen who are accused of not returning fine amounts and causing immense losses to the traffic police department. A list of 300 employees has been prepared which showed that

Malala receives renewed threats on social media

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai has asked the Pakistani government and military for help on social media after receiving death threats from a terrorist. The activist took to Twitter and replied to a tweet belonging to former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan

All you need to know about ‘Meme se Momin’ vlogger

Talented Pakistani vlogger Momin Khan has gained captured the attention of many people through social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook. Momin Khan’s channel named “Meme se Momin” has recently reached 15.4K subscribers on YouTube and 50K+ likes on his

Tribal elders accuse KP minister of corruption

ISLAMABAD: A group of tribal elders have staged a protest and accused Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transport Minister Shah Mohammad Khan of massive corruption. The elders of Sardikhel and Bakakhel tribes of Bannu district have accused the provincial minister Shah Mohammad Khan

Woman protests after being harassed by lawyer in Attock

ISLAMABAD: A woman had staged a protest at D-Chowk in the federal capital alleging that a lawyer had harassed her to gain a favourable verdict. While speaking to MM News, the woman named Shaista said a case has ongoing in

Pakistani mountaineer summits Mount Kilimanjaro within 24 hours

DAR ES SALAM: Pakistani mountaineer Asad Ali Memon became the first Pakistani and Asian to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, within 24 hours. “Alhumdulillah, I became the only Asian & Pakistani to climb [Mount] Kilimanjaro in less

City warden loses life over non-payment of salaries

KARACHI: The non-payment of salaries has affected the lives of wardens who are facing immense financial hardship. City warden Yousuf Mumtaz, who was troubled by economic woes, suffered a brain hemorrhage which resulted in his death. He was suffering from

NADRA fires employee for harassing woman

KARACHI: National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) has terminated the services of an employee who was found harassing a female applicant by sending objectionable messages. A man named Zahid Alam had caught a NADRA employee allegedly harassing his wife handed