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Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog bans live coverage of rallies and public gatherings in Islamabad

Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog bans live coverage of rallies and public gatherings in Islamabad

Islamabad, Mar 27: Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog banned the live coverage of rallies and public gatherings in the federal capital on Monday, hours before former prime minister Imran Khan was scheduled to appear before a top court here seeking interim bail in seven cases. The PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) issued this communique after […]

IAS Officer Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Deputed To Oxford University In UK

IAS Officer Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Deputed To Oxford University In UK

JAMMU, Mar 25: Jammu and Kashmir Government and the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has deputed Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Secretary to Government for a two weeks advanced course in public policy at the prestigious University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Dr Choudhary, a recipient of Prime Minister’s award twice and 8 other National […]

Russian economy returns to growth: PM

Russian economy returns to growth: PM

MOSCOW, March 23 : The Russian economy withstood Western sanctions in 2022 and is now back on a growth trajectory, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Thursday. Last year was a “difficult adaptation period,” Mishustin said while delivering the government’s annual report to the State Duma, the country’s lower house of parliament. “Let’s be […]

Pakistan stays away from SCO conference after Indian side objects to incorrect map

Pakistan stays away from SCO conference after Indian side objects to incorrect map

New Delhi:Pakistan on Tuesday skipped a conference of military medicine experts organised by an Indian think-tank under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) after the host objected to incorrect depiction of Kashmir in a map, people familiar with the matter said. The conference on ‘SCO Armed Forces Contribution in Military Medicine, Healthcare and Pandemics’ […]

US report raises concerns over human rights violations in Pakistan

US report raises concerns over human rights violations in Pakistan

Islamabad: The US has raised serious concerns over human rights violations in Pakistan in an annual report. The State Department’s 2022 Country Report on Human Rights Practices points out incidents of extrajudicial killings, arrests and enforced disappearances at the hands of government forces in Pakistan. “There was a lack of government accountability, and abuses, including […]

International Donors Pledge $7.5 Billion For Quake-Hit Turkey, Syria

International Donors Pledge $7.5 Billion For Quake-Hit Turkey, Syria

Brussels, March 21: A total of 7 billion euros ($7.5 billion) were pledged by the international community for Turkey and Syria where devastating earthquakes earlier this month killed more than 57,300 people. The “Together for the people of Turkey and Syria” conference was hosted by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, […]

Killing by the name of Islam is not acceptable, says PM Hasina

Killing by the name of Islam is not acceptable, says PM Hasina

Dhaka: Killing in the name of Islam is not acceptable, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday, stressing that no one gives authority to anyone to punish or kill another person for not following a particular religion. “Allah gives us lives, and He has the supreme authority to give lives and take lives, killing […]

Ready to talk for the sake of Pakistan’s interests & democracy, says Imran

Ready to talk for the sake of Pakistan’s interests & democracy, says Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former premier and chairman of political party PTI, Imran Khan seems to be softening his rigid stance of having no talks with his opposition party leaders and the current ruling coalition government of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on issues related to the interests of the country and its inconsistent democracy. Imran Khan, in […]

One-third of world’s population suffers from sleep disorders: Experts

One-third of world’s population suffers from sleep disorders: Experts

Lucknow, March 17 : About one-third of the people in the world suffer from sleep disorders which is mainly caused by a sedentary lifestyle, medical experts said. Sleep reduction causes insulin resistance leading to obesity, type II diabetes, high blood pressure, cancers, cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory disorders. King George’s Medical University (KGMU) Vice […]

India Invites Pakistan Defence Minister For SCO Meet

India Invites Pakistan Defence Minister For SCO Meet

New Delhi- India has invited Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif for a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) next month along with his counterparts from other member nations of the grouping, people familiar with the development said on Wednesday. The invite to Asif for the April 28 meeting was sent by India in its […]

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