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Coercing People to Shout Long Live King!

Every sovereign country in the world needs a stringent system of intelligence to keep a vigilanteye and a stern check on various state organs to ensure their smooth functioning, which in turnsensures progress and protection of the people and the state at large. These intelligence agenciesplay a significant role to thwart the nefarious designs of […]

Ruet members meet tomorrow for Ramadan moon sighting

ISLAMABAD – The Central and Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees will meet tomorrow March 22 (Wednesday) to sight the moon of Shawal 1444 AH. The central moon sighting committee will meet in Peshawar to sight the crescent of the Islamic month of Ramadan. Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad will chair the key meeting at the Auqaf Hall, Peshawar, […]

Three Pak soldiers martyred in DI Khan ambush: ISPR

RAWALPINDI – Three Pakistani soldiers were martyred and as many terrorists were killed in a latest terror attack in the country’s northwestern region, the military’s media wing said Tuesday. In a press release, the Inter-Services Public Relations said on the night of March 20-21, a group of militants opened fire on a police check post […]

Pakistan rolls out Teleschool App to boost online education

ISLAMABAD – In another bid to promote online education, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday launched One School for All, Teleschool Pakistan – Mobile App to provide online education to students from Grade-1 to 12. The premier while launching the mega-project called it the revolutionary step of materializing the vision of digital education and emphasized […]

US-Pakistan Innovation Expo 2023 concludes in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD – National Incubation Center (NIC), in collaboration with the US Embassy and The Asia Foundation, successfully organized the US-Pakistan Innovation Expo on 18TH -19TH March at the PNCA in Islamabad. The event served as an exceptional platform for Pakistani startups to display their products and connect with potential investors, while also celebrating the United […]

Pakistan-Banks remain closed four days this week

KARACHI – All commercial banks will remain closed for four days from March 23 (Thursday) on account of Pakistan Day and another day for Zakat deduction. In a statement, the central bank said it will remain closed for public dealing on Friday, March 24, 2023, which will be observed as a ‘Bank Holiday’ for the […]

Sindh announces new school timings for Ramadan 2023

ISLAMABAD – The Education department in the country’s southeastern region Sindh has announced the new timings for all the educational institutions for Ramadan 2023. Sindh School Education and Literacy Department issued a notification, notifying that government and private schools in the region will commence classes at 7:30 am and till 12pm from Monday to Thursday […]

Maulana Abdul Qayyum Sufi murdered in Karachi

KARACHI – In another gruesome incident in the country’s largest metropolis, a noted cleric was gunned down in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar neighborhood. Local police told media that the Maulana Sufi Abdul Qayyum Naqshbandi was going back home after morning prayers in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block-9 of Karachi when unidentified attackers sprayed bullets at him outside his home.The corpse […]

US report paints a gloomy picture of human rights situation in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The US State Department has expressed concerns over human rights in Pakistan, pointing out several cases of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and discrimination against women, and children. The recent report, which was released as part of a series of reports on several nations, flagged severe human rights violations committed against various groups, including […]

LHC grants bail to Imran Khan

LAHORE – Ousted premier and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has secured protective bail in two separate cases under terrorism charges. The bail will remain effective till March 27. Reports in local media said a two-member bench of the court led by Justice Shahbaz Rizvi heard the plea of PTI chief seeking protective bail.Khan, […]