Saturday, November 18, 2017

NSC meeting reviews overall security and development situation in Balochistan

QUETTA: The National Security Committee Wednesday unanimously agreed that it was of critical importance for Pakistan to play a proactive role in the best interest of the Muslim Ummah, while firmly adhering to its...

Saragarhi film receives applause in Parliament

LONDON: The British Parliament resounded on Tuesday to a thunderous round of applause in honour of 21 native Indian soldiers who fought to defend British India on the unruly North West frontier in 1897. Parliamentarians,...

Sayeeda Warsi accuses UK press of hate speech and Islamophobia

LONDON: Baroness SayeedaWarsi, the former Conservative cabinet minister, has accused British newspapers of Islamophobia and hate speech and called for a parliamentary investigation into the issue. According to The Guardian, she said that hate...

Old £10 note to disappear next year

LONDON: If you still have any old £10 notes, make sure you spend them before 1 March next year. The Bank of England has announced that the old paper notes, featuring naturalist Charles Darwin,...

JKLF holds protest outside EU Commission

BRUSSELS: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Belgium &Europe Zone Organized a demonstration in front of European Commission in Brussels. JKLF is seeking attention of World Community on present human rightssituation of Jammu Kashmir. A spokesman...

Soviet revolution’s impact and Pakistan

By I. A. Rehman The 100th anniversary of the October Revolution fell on Tuesday (according to the Gregorian calendar) and was duly observed. The several meetings organised in Karachi and Lahore in this connection caused...

UK envoy shows inability of stopping ‘Balochistan campaign’

“Britain considers Balochistan as integral part of Pakistan but can’t control advertising in UK”; says Thomas Drew Nation special report LONDON: Notwithstanding Pakistan High Commission says that British authorities have stopped forthwith the campaign on Balochistan...

Pakistanis advised beware of hoax housing societies

ISLAMABAD: People in Pakistan and abroad have been warned against the fake housing societies and the government has directed them not to trap in attractive but deceiving advertising campaign launched by these organisations. Mayor of...

Juster to replace Verma as US envoy to India

WASHINGTON: The US Senate on Friday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee Kenneth Juster as the next US ambassador to India. Mr Juster, 62, is an old India hand who played a key role in...

Pakistan rejects suggestions for new UN Security Council seats

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected what it termed "dysfunctional" suggestions for creation of new permanent seats in the so-called reformed Security Council as projected by certain self-appointed pretenders for a permanent seat on...