Sajjad Haider performs at Sarangi Music concert

ISLAMABAD— Serena Hotels hosted a wonderful evening of musical nostalgia at the Nazara Hall as part of the Sarangi Music Initiative. Sajjad Haider revisited timeless melodies in Urdu reminding the audience of bygone eras. Sarangi is...

Pak Shayan shines in Oman’s national Capoeira Batizado event

ISLAMABAD: Shayan Ali, first Capoeira player of Pakistan and national coach represented Pakistan in national Capoeira Batizado sports event in Muscat, Oman. Member of the State Council, Engineer Khalfan bin Saleh al Naabi...

Essay competitions to promote people to people ties between Pakistan, China

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan-China Institute (PCI), in collaboration with the Chinese Embassy, organized an essay competition, with the topic “To China, With Love -A letter to China”, which aimed to depict the popular perception of Pakistanis, especially...

Chinese Consulate in Karachi came under fire

KARACHI: Firing and small explosions were heard near the Chinese Consulate in Karachi's Clifton area on Friday. According to initial reports, heavy contingents of police and Rangers have been deployed to the area after an...

Saudi Arabia says new mining project to increase non-oil GDP

TURAIF -  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Thursday inaugurated the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project which is expected to boost the kingdom’s gross domestic product by 24 billion riyals ($6.4 billion) and its non-oil GDP...

Policy of restraint should not be taken as weakness: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal says Pakistan's policy of restraint should not be construed as weakness. Responding to a question during his weekly News Briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, he said belligerent statements...

Pak, Malaysia sign agreement to partially abolish visa

Intl. Desk KUALA LUMPUR/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for partial abolition of visa between the two countries. “At the invitation of the Honourable Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia,...

Ambassador of Tunisia called on Education Minister

AMBASSADOR OF TUNISIA TO PAKISTAN, MR. ADEL ELARBI CALLED ON FEDERAL MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING, SHAFQAT MAHMOOD IN ISLAMABAD

World-class IT-data Center inaugurated at AIOU

ISLAMABAD— A World-class IT-data center has formally started working at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) to provide digital-based academic services to the students. It will help to upgrade the University’s academic programs and promote on-Campus-management...

Pakistan issues over 3800 visas to Sikh pilgrims

NEW DELHI— The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued over 3800 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in the 549th birthday anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, in...