Posts tagged as: Pakistan

Obama’s Involvement In Approving Drone Strikes Revealed

Documents released on Friday night dealing with the US presidential guidelines for drone strikes permits the head of an agency to order an attack on a terrorist target in a foreign land without acquiring the president’s approval. In response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Presidential […]

Pakistani Convict To Be Executed Despite International Pleas

Despite the appeals by the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), Indonesia on Thursday has decided to go on ahead to execute 14 drug convicts including foreigners, with growing speculation that they could face the firing squad in a few hours. The group consisting of Pakistani national, Zulfiqar Ali and citizens of Nigeria, India […]

Pakistan To Receive Hamid Karzai Next Month

Hamid Karzai, former Afghan president revealed that he will be visiting Pakistan next month. Confirming to a group of journalists at his home in Kabul on Tuesday, he said: “I’ve received an invitation from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a couple of days back.” He is of the opinion that friendly relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan […]

General Assembly Meeting: Pakistan Making A Move To Thwart Climate Disaster

Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, on Saturday, told delegates at the General Assembly meeting that Pakistan is doing all it can to fortify its institutional framework and perform more in order to prevent the most serious effects of climate change. After the signing of the Paris climate agreement at the UN General Assembly, Khan […]

2016 Hajj Brings Personal Tracker For Every Pilgrim

Pakistan has shown its eagerness to monitor each of its Hajj pilgrims by equipping them with lockets or bracelets with the ability to keep track of their movements and location to ensure that no one goes missing should a stampede arise. This method was put in place due to the tragedies that occurred last year […]

Indian Prisoner Mysteriously Dies In Pakistani Jail

A convicted 50-year old Indian Prisoner who had been imprisoned for the past 24 years in Kot Lakhpat jail, died due to strange circumstances at Jinnah hospital on Monday. Sub-inspector Nafees of the Kot Lakhpat jail claimed that the victim’s condition had worsened on Monday morning and had been sent over to Jinnah hospital for […]

Youth Performing Arts Festival Starts in Lahore, First of Many to Come

Performing Arts Festival Lahore

The Youth Performing Arts Festival which is a result of collaboration between Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop, Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Lahore Arts Council started today, Thursday, in Lahore. The event, which will span four days (November 19, 2015 to November 22 – 2015) will be lit by performances in various disciplines, including music, dance, […]

190 Ulemas and Zakirs Banned from Rawalpindi Division during Muharram

Muharram Procession Pakistan

In addition to the ban on the inter-provincial movement of religious leaders, 190 Ulemas and Zakirs are also banned from Rawalpindi during Muharram. This was confirmed by Regional Police Officer (RPO) Mohammad Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja. 91 of those banned are from Attock, 18 from Jhelum and 45 from Chakwal. Aprroximately 77 of the clerics […]

US Secretary of State John Kerry Applauds Pakistan’s Anti-terror Efforts

Kerry Nawaz

U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during the gathering for the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The two discussed regional security issues and the PM took the chance to express his concerns about India’s violation of the ceasefire agreement along the line of […]

Pakistan’s Second Strike Capability against India is Assured

indian soldier arrested in Pakistan

Speaking at a seminar at Strategic Vision Institute (SVI) a strategic issues think–tank based in Islamabad, former Defence Secretary retired Lt Gen Naeem Khalid Lodhi assured those present of Pakistan’s Second Strike Capability against India – a military term meaning that Pakistan is in a position to defend itself should its land based nuclear Arsenal […]

KSE Stocks Fall Amidst Foreign Outflows and Rupee Weakens


Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) again saw a negative trend because of investors getting cautious due to the recent foreign outflows. The 100-share index closed at 33,537.42, down by 261.38 points due to foreign outflows of more than $20 million earlier. “The market opened with a negative sentiment as more than $20 million foreign outflow was […]

MQM Senior Leader Rashid Godil Shot in Karachi – Critically Wounded

MQM leader Rashid Godil Shot

Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) senior leader Mr. RashiD Godil has been reportedly shot by unidentified men in Karachi and is currently critically wounded. The senior party leader was intercepted in the Bahadurabad area by armed men riding a motorcycle, who opened fire on Mr. Godil with 9MM pistols. According to the latest reports, the MQM […]


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