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Aurat March being held nationwide to celebrate Women’s Day

KARACHI: International Women’s Day is also being observed in Pakistan as a wide range of events have been organised in various cities of the country. Aurat March rallies and sit-ins will be held across various Pakistani cities on line with

Women’s Day 

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8 to honour the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women while highlighting the problems they face on a regular basis in their professional lives in a patriarchal society. The

World AIDS Day being observed amid COVID-19 pandemic

NEW YORK: World AIDS Day is being observed today to raise awareness and prevention as the world is facing another pandemic. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s World AIDS Day holds extra significance. Not since the HIV/AIDS pandemic of

Int’l Day for Eradication of Poverty being observed today

NEW YORK: International Day for Eradication of Poverty is being observed around the world to raise awareness about the need to eradicate poverty and destitution particularly in developing countries. This year’s theme of the day is “Acting together to achieve

International Day of Democracy being observed worldwide

ISLAMABAD: The International Day of Democracy is being observed across the globe on Tuesday with an objective to provide an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker National Assembly

Strengthening democracy

The International Day of Democracy is been observed with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy and human rights. Today the world is facing major social, political and legal challenges for which democracy is essential to address

Changing lifestyles to combat desertification

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year to promote public awareness of global efforts to combat desertification.  The day is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation is been done and can be

World Child Labour Day 2020 aims to protect children amid pandemic

World Day Against Child Labour 2020 is being observed across the globe with focus on the impact of coronavirus crisis on child labour. The COVID-19 health pandemic and the resulting economic and labour market shock are having a huge impact

No Diet Day – The myth of the perfect body

International No Diet Day (INDD) is observed around the world on May 6 and is slowly becoming mainstream dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle. Purpose of No Diet Day The day is an annual celebration of body acceptance, including fat

UN to promote awareness campaign on World Radio Day

NEW YORK: United Nations announced to promote awareness campaigns of the usage of radio which commonly provides a medium on a global level regarding political, economic and democratic discussions. UN had decided to observe the World Radio Day at the

Curfew, lock-down enters 193rd consecutive day in IoK

SRINAGAR: The curfew and communications blockage in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to remain cut off from the rest of the world on the 193rd consecutive day on Thursday. There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall

Curfew, lockdown enters 192nd consecutive day in IoK

SRINAGAR: The worst curfew and lock-down in occupied Jammu and Kashmir continue on the 192nd consecutive day on Wednesday, during which the global community is silent on every passing day. The criminal silence of the international community, as well as

Curfew, communication blockade enters 190th day in IoK

SRINAGAR: The curfew and communications blockage in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to remain cut off from the rest of the world on the 190th consecutive day on Monday. There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall

Curfew, lock-down enters 186th consecutive day in IoK

SRINAGAR: The curfew and communications blockage in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to remain cut off from the rest of the world on the 186th consecutive day on Thursday. There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall

Provincial leaders express solidarity on Kashmir Day

LAHORE/PESHAWAR/KARACHI/QUETTA: The nation marked the Kashmir Solidarity with rallies and protests to show solidarity and support toward the people of the restive region who are battling Indian atrocities and a continued communication blackout. In Peshawar, The main function in connection

ISPR releases anthem to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Armed Forces ‘ media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), on Wednesday unveiled an anthem, the lyrics stated “Kashmir Hoon Main, Sheh-Rag Pakistan Ki,” which means ” I’m Kashmir, the jugular vein of Pakistan.” The Director-General for Inter-Services

Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed across world today

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Kashmir Solidarity Day will be celebrated to express the Pakistani nation’s full support for the just struggle of the Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination under the UN resolutions. It will be a public holiday and

Curfew, lockdown enters 179th day in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The curfew and lockdown in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continue to be cut off from the rest of the world on the 179th consecutive day. There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall has multiplied the

International day of education being observed today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and countries around the world are marking 24th January the second International Day of Education, telling us that countries will not succeed in solving the problem of poverty that keeps millions of children and their families behind without

Curfew, communication blockage enters 173rd day in IoK

SRINAGAR: On the 173rd consecutive day on Friday, the curfew and communications blockade in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to be cut off from the rest of the world. There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall

Curfew, communication blockage enters 168th day in IoK

SRINAGAR: On the 168th consecutive day on Sunday, the curfew and communications blockade in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continues to be cut off from the rest of the world. There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall