Pakistan decides to downgrade diplomatic ties, suspend trade with India

Pakistan decides to downgrade diplomatic ties, suspend trade with India

Following India’s decision to end special status of Occupied Kashmir, the National Security Committee (NSC) on Wednesday decided to downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the NSC meeting at Prime Minister’s Office. The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister, Defence Minister, Interior Minister,...

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Reactions pour in after India abolishes Kashmir’s special status

Reactions pour in after India abolishes Kashmir’s special status

Former Chief Minister of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) Mehbooba Mufti on Monday has described the step to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution as “the darkest day in Indian democracy”. In a statement, the leader termed ‘one-sided’ decision of Indian government as illegal and unconstitutional. It will bring destructive outcomes across the...

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Trump reiterates to mediate Kashmir issue

Trump reiterates to mediate Kashmir issue

President of United States Donald Trump on Friday has praised Pakistani and Indian prime ministers Imran Khan and Narendra Modi respectively by calling them as fantastic persons. Talking to media in Washington, Trump said, “I think they are fantastic people Khan and Modi — I mean. I would imagine they...

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Federal government announces Eid ul Azha holidays from Aug 12

Federal government announces Eid ul Azha holidays from Aug 12

The federal government on Wednesday announced that Eid ul Azha holidays in Pakistan will be from August 12 to 15, according to a notification. “It is notified for general information that 12th to 15th August, 2019 (Monday to Thursday) shall be public holidays on the occasion of Holy Festival of...

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Firing along LoC indicates Indian forces’ frustration due to failure in occupied Kashmir: ISPR

Firing along LoC indicates Indian forces’ frustration due to failure in occupied Kashmir: ISPR

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday has termed increasing Indian forces’ firing along Line of Control (LoC) as thier frustration due to failure in occupied Kashmir.   In a statement, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor has vowed to always give befitting response to the Indian aggression along the LoC....

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Those who forcefully convert others are unaware of Islamic teachings

Those who forcefully convert others are unaware of Islamic teachings

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the unjust practice of forced conversion of religious minorities needs to be stopped as it gravely violate Islamic values and the Constitution. “Those who force others to adopt a particular religion is totally unaware of the teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah,”...

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa also visited the US State Department

General Qamar Javed Bajwa also visited the US State Department

General Qamar Javed Bajwa  visited the US State Department and called on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.   The two discussed regional security issues especially focusing on Afghan peace process, noting the importance of an Afghan led and Afghan controlled solution. COAS visited US State Department and called on...

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Pakistani conjoined twins separated in a rare surgery

Pakistani conjoined twins separated in a rare surgery

Safa and Marwa Ullah, the two-year-old conjoined twins from Pakistan, were separated following a ‘miraculous’ surgery in London. Great Ormond Street Hospital or Gosh had over 100 members involved in the rare medical procedure that took place over four months and four stages of a separation process. In a statement...

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Major relief for mobile phone users

Major relief for mobile phone users

Supreme Court (SC) on Monday has barred mobile network companies from charging additional taxes. According to details the mobile phone users will now be getting Rs 88.89 instead of 76.94 on the recharge of Rs100. This means that a relief of Rs 11.95 has been given to the users from...

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Housing project will be expanded across Pakistan in phases: PM Imran

Housing project will be expanded across Pakistan in phases: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme will be expanded all over the country. Addressing a ceremony after laying foundation stone of Naya Pakistan Housing project in Islamabad Zone-IV, he said that the aim of this scheme is that the people who cannot buy...

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