SRINAGAR, Feb 18 (NNI): A physically challenged employee of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) will be among the few players to represent Jammu and Kashmir in the upcoming Deaf Indian Premiere League.
The national level league (more…)
SRINAGAR, Feb 18 (NNI): While paying glorious tributes to the slain mujahedeen of Zaloora Sopore, who was martyred in Seelu Sopore, Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani, accused police and Indian army of custodial killing.
He said that according to the local people, Mohammad Shafi (more…)
WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (NNI): The United States has decided to revive talks with the Afghan Taliban in an effort to secure freedom of captive American Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for release of five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay.
According to a report published (more…)
LAHORE, Feb 13 (NNI): Chairman Punjab Cabinet Committee on Social Protection Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan summoned the urgent meeting of the Cabinet Committee within a few hours after the meeting presided over by the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to review the progress in provincial (more…)
KARACHI, Feb 13 (NNI): At least eleven policemen were martyred and forty injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives laden vehicle into a police bus outside police training center in Razakabad area Thursday morning.
Initially, police claimed that it was (more…)
Rawalpindi, February 11 (ePakistan) - The 169th General Headquarters on 10 February. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif chaired the meeting. The two (more…)
New York, February 11 (ePakistan) - The U.S. military has revised plans for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan to permit White House to wait until the President Hamid Karzai leaves the office before finishing the security pact and settle down on a post-2014 troop presence, according (more…)
New York, February 10 (ePakistan) – Flappy bird, the renowned game for mobile devices was removed from app stores on 09 February by its creator who belongs to Vietnam, saying its fame “ruins my simple life”.
Dong Nguyen, who created the game in only 2-3 days, was earning approximately (more…)
SRINAGAR, FEB 07 (NNI): Describing the offer of dialogue to Government of India by the Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for the permanent resolution of Kashmir issue as a right step taken at the right time Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Dr. Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq has said that time has come when leadership of both the countries need to show political courage and shed their (more…)
He expressed these views while presiding a meeting to review progress on Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park project at Lal (more…)
ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (NNI): National Assembly on Tuesday condemned the human rights violation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and called upon India to withdraw forces from Jammu and Kashmir and quash anti-human laws enacted to quell just struggle of Kashmiri people.
The House unanimously adopted (more…)
Police said the pipeline was blown up in village (more…)
The PM has arrived on one-day visit to discuss (more…)
NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (NNI): Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is serious to improve ties with India.
Talking to a delegation of Pakistani (more…)
According to reports, unknown gunmen riding on motorcycle opened indiscriminate fire on a shop in Qasba Colony area, killing two brothers on the spot.
The victims identified as Riaz and Ibrahim belonged to (more…)
Bannu, January 21 (ePakistan) - Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif visited the combined military hospital (CMH) and enquired (more…)
New Dehli, January 21 (ePakistan)- Sunanda Pushkar, whose dead body was found in Hotel Leela on Friday died between 4-6 pm, according to reports of post mortem. Her body was found at 8:00 pm when the door was opened by Hotel staff in the presence of Sashi Tharoor.
The post mortem reports have revealed that her (more…)
The prime minster was scheduled to attend the annual summit of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. (more…)
He gave the directives to the Interior Minister Chaudhry (more…)
DUBAI, Jan 15 (NNI): With 30 days to go before the start of the 10th edition of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup (ICC U19 CWC), former stars of the tournament have hailed it as the best platform for budding cricketers.
The ICC U19 CWC 2014 is scheduled to take place across seven venues in the UAE, and will feature (more…)
Beijing, January 15 (ePakistan) – The financial offer of China for the construction of two nuclear plants in Karachi will help in the revival of dwindling economy of Pakistan that would assist in generating jobs, growth in infrastructure and lessen the social unrest.
According to a published article in influential daily Global Times, (more…)
The growth of this industry in Pakistan can only be possible when (more…)
Dubai, January 13 (ePakistan)- The captain of Pakistan team has voiced disappointment over the non-availability of turning pitches to play up to strength of his team after facing a huge nine-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka in the second test in Dubai on 13 January.
“Obviously, we are not getting support as per our strength (more…)
While addressing to a large number of young female and male students from Rahim Yar Khan, Lodhran and Bahawalpur, the Prime Minister said the public has chosen him through (more…)
Islamabad, January 09 (ePakistan) – Canada has announced an amount of $20 million for the UNICEF polio plus initiative in Pakistan seeking eradication of polio by improving the access, effectiveness and coverage of the vaccine.
The visiting Canadian Minister of State (Multiculturalism) Tim Uppal made this announcement (more…)
ISLAMABAD Jan 08 (NNI): Speaker, National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Wednesday said that the government has created conducive environment for foreign investment by introducing various incentives and reforms in the economic sector.
The Speaker said this during a meeting with Minister of Trade (more…)
ISLAMABAD, Jan 08 (NNI): Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz says the United States has not achieved its stated objectives of peace‚ defeating terrorism‚ promoting development and creating democratic stability in Afghanistan.
He was addressing launching ceremony of the book (more…)
Islamabad, January 07 (ePakistan) - The Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has clarified on 06 January that the government has so far assigned none the responsibility to spearhead peace talks with Taliban.
“Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been leading (more…)
Islamabad, January 06 (ePakistan) – National Database and Registration Authority Chairman Tariq Malik has written a letter to the Federal Investigation Agency on 06 January in reply to allegations levelled by FIA against him, according to sources.
An FIA spokesperson in a press release had put allegations against the NAB Chairman about his Canadian nationality, his passports and official visits (more…)
Islamabad, January 06 (ePakistan) – The special court on 06 January has granted the exemption of foreign military ruler Pervaiz Musharraf from appearing in the court today and summoned a medical certificate from the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology on 07 January, according to news.
Faisal Arab was heading the (more…)
Islamabad, January 06 (ePakistan)- PML-N government has formed a six-member high-level party committee to review, assess, prioritize and categorize the PPP’s various ongoing schemes, according to sources.
Out of the total 1,400 orders for lawmakers’ development works, 506 have been scrapped as work on them had not started yet, while the committee is evaluating the (more…)
Islamabad, January 03 (ePakistan) – The Foreign Office spokesperson said in a briefing on 03 January that Pervaiz Musharraf’s issue is the internal matter of Pakistan and no other country has any role in this, according to sources.
The spokesperson of Foreign office Tasneem Aslam held a weekly briefing here on 03 January and told media that (more…)
ISLAMABAD, Jan 02 (NNI): Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S), Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has started making contacts to bolster dialogue process with Taliban and also suggested some recommendations to government regarding his cooperation for dialogue process.
According to a private (more…)