Category: Pakistan

France reiterates support for green & low carbon development in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: France has reiterated its support for a green and low- carbon development in Pakistan to help it face the challenges of energy and climate change . Two months...

Germany provides Pakistan Euros 125.7m in energy, education, health sectors

ISLAMABAD: Secretary EAD, Tariq Bajwa and German Ambassador Ina Lepel  signed four Financing Agreements i.e. Financial Cooperation Agreement 2012 & 2013 (Euro 91...

Mustafa Kamal criticises Altaf Hussain, forms new political party

KARACHI: Former staunch leader and ex-mayor of Karachi, Mustafa Kamal in crowded press conference expressed his dissatisfaction upon the leadership of Muttahida Qaumi...

Polish Ambassador visits Thalassemia Centre

Polish Ambassador in Pakistan H. E. Piotr Opalinski paid visit to Thalassemia Centre of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal at Fatima Jinnah Park, Islamabad. Managing Director of...

Social media takes lead amid unspoken ban on Qadri funeral coverage

RAWALPINDI: Amid an unspoken blanket media ban on Mumtaz Qadri, social media has taken the lead in reporting protests as tens of thousands of supporters of the convicted...

Rs 8.48 cut in petrol, Rs 4.67 in HSD prices

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif announced major reduction in prices of petroleum products including the cut of Rs 8.48 per litre in petrol, Rs 4.67 in...

Mumtaz Qadri hanged to death

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday hanged the assassin of a governor who sought reform of the country’s blasphemy law, officials and supporters told AFP, saying Mumtaz...

Pakistan-India cooperation key to fighting terrorism: US

WASHINGTON: Terro­rism is a threat to both Pakistan and India and their cooperation in fighting the menace is helpful to the region, a State Department spokesman said....

Fazl terms husbands’ future in Punjab ‘horrific’

HYDERABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman has called the future of husbands in Punjab ‘horrible’ after passage of Protection of Women against...

Karachi Green Line bus project inaugurated

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif performed the groundbreaking ceremony of Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System in Karachi. The project worth Rs16 billion is a...