Latest Education News
You are here: Home » Pakistan News (page 2)

Category Archives: Pakistan News

India releases 7 Pakistani prisoners from its jails

LAHORE: Two days after Pakistan and Indian exchanged a list of prisoners, New Delhi released freed nine Pakistani prisoners on Friday. Four civilian prisoners and five fishermen arrived in Pakistan from Wagah Border. Rangers officials stationed at the border warmly greeted the freed prisoners. The South-Asian neighbors often free each other’s prisoners as a good-will gesture. In May this year, ... Read More »

ECP declares 29 august the deadline to declare assets

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) today asked all political parties to submit their statement of accounts for financial year 2013-14 by August 29. In a press statement, ECP said under Article 13 of the Political Parties Order 2002 provides that every political party shall submit to the Election Commission within sixty days from the close of each financial year ... Read More »

Pakistan International Airlines in deep trouble

KARACHI: Pakistan‘s embattled flag-carrier is struggling to hire planes and crew, a company spokesman said Thursday, following deadly incidents at two of the country’s airports. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) inducted two Airbus A320s into its fleet earlier this week and is expected to take on two more in the coming months. But its efforts to get planes on “wet lease” — hiring ... Read More »

Human Rights Watch against Protection of Pakistan Bill

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan‘s tough new anti-terror law gives a “green light for abusing suspects” and should be withdrawn, a rights group said Friday. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the Protection of Pakistan Bill, passed by the parliament on Wednesday, violated the country’s international legal obligations. The restive nuclear-armed country has wrestled for years with homegrown Islamist militants, but its slow and at times dysfunctional ... Read More »

Pakistan Railways to operate special trains for Eid

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways would run special Eid trains on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to facilitate passengers across the country.The administration of Pakistan Railways was working on the plan and a final decision in this regard would be made during the next week, a senior official in the Ministry of Railways told APP here on Thursday.He said that Pakistan ... Read More »

Cathay Pacific suspends its Karachi Operations

Cathay Pacific from 30JUN14 is suspending service to Karachi Jinnah International Airport, where it currently operates 4 weekly Hong Kong – Bangkok – Karachi with A330-300 aircraft. Reservation for Karachi service, travel on/after 30JUN14, is now closed. Existing schedule as follow. CX703 HKG1705 – 1900BKK2010 – 2315KHI 333 x247 CX2700 KHI0025 – 0725BKK0835 – 1230HKG 333 x135 Reservations for travel ... Read More »

Maulana Fazlur Rehman against Military Operation against Taliban

Terming the pace talks so far held with Taliban a ‘farce’, JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman believes that dialogue is still the only way to bring peace in the troubled areas if carried out with sincerity, and offered his party’s services for it. The head of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam expressed these views while talking to media persons here ... Read More »

United Nations Car snatched in Karachi

Unknown outlaws snatched a double-cabin vehicle of the United Nations (UN) from the precincts of Azizabad police station. Police said at least two armed men intercepted the vehicle near Makkah Chowk, Azizabad, and snatched it from the two employees of the UN at gunpoint. They also took the UN staffers with them, but dropped both of them at Five Star ... Read More »

Umrah visa three times more expensive

After ban of almost 15 days Saudi Arabian government has opened Umrah visa but it has become three times expensive than earlier, only rich are availing offer of Saudi government while other people have postponed their Umrah plans, said a travel agent here on Wednesday. He said that earlier Saudi government was charging SR 500 per Umrah visa while after ... Read More »

PM Sharif urges China to invest more into Pakistan

Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Friday stressed the need for more Chinese companies to invest in the country as it was need of the hour to revitalize Pakistan’s economy through bringing investment here. The Prime Minister was talking to delegations from Chinese State Engineering Corporation and China Power Company which called on him at the PM House. He told the ... Read More »

Interior Minister Nisar Chaudhry suffering chest pains

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was taken to hospital after suffering from chest pains on Friday night, reported a private TV channel. Nisar was taken to Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi to undergo an angiography. Prior to being made the interior minister he had been PML-N’s Leader of the Opposition from 2008 till 2013, when the ... Read More »

Turkish Company Albayrak initiates Clean Lahore Project

Turkish Company Albayrak, which is working on the Clean Lahore Project in the provincial metropolitan, arranged on Friday a cleaning and awareness activity at Rangers Headquarters. The workers of Albayrak took part in the cleaning activity and the roads and grounds inside the headquarters were cleaned. The sweepers of the Rangers were also given a lecture by Mesud Deveci, Albayrak’s ... Read More »

Environment, Social Protection and Tourism sector ignored in the Punjab’s Budget

Like previous years, the Punjab Government has proposed meager allocations for a number of important sectors including Environment, Social Protection and Tourism in the fiscal year 2014-15. The Punjab Government has proposed allocation of Rs139.7 million for Environment Protection in the FY2-14-15 as against Rs 116.7 million in the outgoing financial year. In the previous year, budgetary estimates were revised ... Read More »

FIA to probe into assets of Tahir ul Qadri

As Dr Tahirul Qadri has stepped up efforts to cobble together a grand opposition alliance to pull down the government, the FIA has started investigation into the assets and funding lines of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief. Dr Qadri, staying abroad for the past several years, is scheduled to return to Pakistan on June 23. He insists that the present ... Read More »

Terrorist attacks planned in Punjab Province

Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Khan Baig has revealed that there are reports that militants were plotting terror attacks in the province and target high-profile personalities and key government installations. Talking to media persons after addressing the head-money distribution ceremony at the Central Police Office (CPO) on Thursday, he said the VVIP’s security plan had also been revised to ... Read More »

Scroll To Top
error: Content is protected !!