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Pakistan notifies revised nuclear and biological weapon control list

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has informed a revised control list of goods, technologies, materials, and equipment for export, re-export, trans-shipment, and transit of goods related to nuclear and biological weapons and their delivery systems, the Foreign Office said in a statement on

Khan announces nationwide protest, challenges NAB amendments in SC

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday announced to organize a power show in Islamabad’s Parade Ground and called for nationwide protests next week. He has also moved Supreme Court to challenge recent amendments to the National Accountability (NAB)

Earthquake tremors strike across Punjab, KP

ISLAMABAD: Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Islamabad, Peshawar and several parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday afternoon. The Pakistan Meteorological Department’s (PMD) seismic centre said that details of the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at

Pakistan inches closer to being removed from FATF’s ‘grey list’

ISLAMABAD: The Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) plenary meeting will conclude today as Pakistan edges closer to being removed from the ‘grey list’ by the financial watchdog. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar is leading Pakistan’s delegation

French woman arrives in Pakistan to marry her lover from Lahore

In a rare incident, a French woman has travelled all the way to Pakistan to marry a man belonging to Lahore. The French woman named Jaiman decided to tie the knot with Ali Raza who she met on social media.

Emma Alam bags World Speed Reading Championships title

KARACHI: Pakistani girl Emma Alam has won the final of the 13th World Speed Reading Championships by defeating more than 100 competitors from around the world. The championship, which was delayed due to coronavirus, ended this week with a resounding

No-trust move: MQM-P, PML-Q agree to adopt joint stance

LAHORE: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Thursday made contact with Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) for adopting a joint stance over no-trust move issue. According to details, MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui telephoned PML-Q leader and MNA Moonis Elahi to discuss

India is not a victim of terrorism but a mastermind Munir Akram

GENEVA: Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Munir Akram has said that India is not a victim of terrorism but the mastermind of it. According to details, Munir Akram said that the Security Council must take notice of

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency organises exercise Barracuda-XI

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency has organized exercise BARRACUDA-XI from 11th to 13th January 2022. The land phase of the exercise was commenced today at Sea View Beach with a rehearsal of contingency response to an oil spill incident on land.

Tanzania Navy commander visits HQ of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency

Tanzania Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Michael Mwanandenja Mumanga visited the Headquarters of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency. and called on Director General PMSA, Rear Admiral Mirza Foad Amin Baig HI (M). Upon arrival at Headquarters PMSA, the visiting dignitary was received

Pakistan jumps to eight rank in International Innovation Index 2021

NEW YORK: World Mental Property Organisation has ranked Pakistan on 99th among 132 countries at the International Innovation Index 2021 rankings. According to the News Update, the index, which depends on 81 completely different indicators, classifies world economies in line

Human tragedy must be stopped in Afghanistan: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that human tragedy must be stopped in Afghanistan and international consensus is needed on Afghanistan. According to ISPR, Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force Mohammed Yousif al-Asam visited General Headquarters (GHQ) and

Pakistani origin Asma Ashraf receives prestigious French award

LONDON: Pakistani origin Asma Ashraf has been rewarded by France’s prestigious National Order of Merit for her services in areas of education and social welfare for the French society. The French government has given Asma Ashraf the National Order of

39th death anniversary of Hafeez Jalandhari being observed today

The 39th death anniversary of renowned poet and the writer of the national anthem Hafeez Jalandhari is being observed today across the country with tributes for his writing. Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jalandhari was born in Jalandhar, Punjab on 14th January

Three killed in Pakistan due to severe cold weather

KARACHI: Extreme cold reigns in the Sindh capital as the temperature has dropped to 10 degrees claiming three lives. According to the Meteorological Department, the temperature of the city was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius at 10 am on Monday.

Motorway and Lahore airport shut down due to fog

ISLAMABAD: Fog is prevailing in different cities of the country. In some places, the visibility is less than 100 meters. Motorways and highways have been closed at various places, flight operation of Lahore Airport has also been suspended. According to

Motorways closed as fog engulfs several parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

LAHORE: Visibility has been severely affected due to heavy fog in different cities of the country. Motorways have been closed at several places in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the details, the severity of cold is increasing with the

Pakistan sets Guinness World Record for ‘most cars in a drive-in music concert’

Pakistan recently set a new Guinness World Record: for ‘most cars in a drive-in music concert’. The record was created at a musical show in Islamabad featuring singers Bilal Khan, Ali Azmat, and Atif Aslam. The organizers of the concert

Pakistan Navy celebrates 50th Hangor Day with special video message

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy is celebrating its 50th Hangor Day today and in this regard, a special video was released. According to details, Pakistan Navy released a special video on the occasion of Hangor Day in which the achievements of the

CAA makes mandatory for Pakistani pilots to pass UK exam

ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has taken a major decision and made it mandatory for Pakistani pilots to pass the UK exam. According to the details, in order to fly a plane in Pakistan, one has to pass a

Journalist Ahmad Noorani’s wife Ambreen Fatima files for divorce

LAHORE: Ambreen Fatima, wife of senior journalist Ahmad Noorani, has filed for khula after rumors of divorce. In a message on social media, while sharing the glimpse of the petition regarding ‘khula’, Ambreen Fatima wrote that she never sent any

Meet Komal Ali Shah, first Pakistani selected for anti-nuclear weapon academy

Komal Ali Shah has become the first Pakistani student to be selected for the Hiroshima-ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security 2021. The 25-year-old is a Mphil student at the National Defence University in Islamabad. She is among the

Is ex-CJP Saqib Nisar’s alleged audio clip real or fake?

Former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar has been mired in another controversy after an alleged audio clip of his conversation with an unidentified person in which he purportedly passed instructions to sentence former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. A

Pakistan ranked above India on Global Hunger Index 2021

ISLAMABAD: The Global Hunger Index (GHI) has released a list of the world’s poorest and richest countries in which Pakistan has been declared richer than India. Apart from Pakistan, India also became poor from Bangladesh and Nepal. According to the

Football coach Faizan Sameer becomes first Pakistani to get selected for UEFA CFM seminar

The head futsal coach and manager of Team Eighteen in Pakistan, Faizan Sameer, who was selected for the UEFA Certificate in Football Management (CFM), along with 34 other participants from around the world, has achieved another milestone. He is the

KP to recheck exam papers after student secures full marks

PESHAWAR: The Education department in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has ordered a probe in marking of matriculation and intermediate exams after some students secured full marks. The decision came after a student of a private school managed to obtain 1,100 marks

Girl sets record by obtaining full marks in matric exams

MARDAN: A girl set a new record in Pakistan’s history by obtaining full marks in her matriculation examinations in Mardan. The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mardan has announced the result for SSC examination. A science student of Model

4.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Swat district

SWAT: Earthquake tremors have been felt in and around the Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Panic spread in and around Swat after the quake, and people came out of their homes chanting the Kalima Tayyaba. The epicenter was reported at 4.6

Shahzad Akbar ordered to appear before court to pardon PTI MPA Chohan

LAHORE: A local court in Lahore has directed Adviser to the Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability Mirza Shahzad Akbar to appear in person or depute a representative to the court to pardon PTI MPA Nazir Chohan in the courtroom.

NCOC announces closure of vaccine centers across country on Eid-ul-Azha

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) has expressed satisfaction over the additional steps taken by the Sindh government to control the coronavirus and said that 500 oxygen cylinders and 30 ventilators have been added in Gilgit-Baltistan across the