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HBL Leads the Way as the only Bank with a Branch in Gwadar and China

HBL Leads the Way as the only Bank with a Branch in Gwadar a...

HBL opened its branch in the Gwadar Free Zone on the 29th of January 2018, making it the only bank to have a branch in Gwadar as well as China.The branch was inaugurated by the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Mr. Yao Jing, along with Mr. [...]

Posted On : Feb, 06 2018 | Comments : 0

Naqeebullah's family denies settlement reports with Rao Anwar

Naqeebullah's family denies settlement reports with Rao Anwa...

The cousin of Waziristan native Naqeebullah, Noor Rehman, on Thursday denied reports that a compromise has been reached between Naqeeb's family and absconding police officer Rao Anwar. The absconding police official is wanted by autho [...]

Posted On : Feb, 02 2018 | Comments : 0

Pakistan, India extend rail link agreement for three years

Pakistan, India extend rail link agreement for three years

The government on Tuesday extended an agreement with India for the rail link between the two states — originating from Khokhrapar at Pakistan's southern border to Munabao — for an additional three years, the Ministry of Fo [...]

Posted On : Jan, 31 2018 | Comments : 0

27 Trains to Reach Pakistan Under Orange Line Project

27 Trains to Reach Pakistan Under Orange Line Project

Ever since the establishment of CPEC, China has been of great help to Pakistan, both economically and environmentally. Many power and infrastructure projects have been introduced in the country under the $62 billion agreement. Specificall [...]

Posted On : Jan, 30 2018 | Comments : 0

Pakistan to deport Chinese who fail to declare purpose of visit, place of stay

Pakistan to deport Chinese who fail to declare purpose of vi...

The Pakistani government, keeping in view the rise in arrest of Chinese nationals in skimming cases, has decided to deport those Chinese nationals who fail to provide details or purpose of their visit or place where they would stay. Talki [...]

Posted On : Jan, 15 2018 | Comments : 0

Pakistan sets free 147 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan sets free 147 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan released on Sunday 147 Indian fishermen from a prison in Karachi’s Malir as a goodwill gesture. According to jail officials, the fishermen were sent to Lahore Cantt station, where they will set of for India through the Waga [...]

Posted On : Jan, 08 2018 | Comments : 0

US cannot dictate Pakistan anymore by withholding aid: Defence Minister

US cannot dictate Pakistan anymore by withholding aid: Defen...

Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir has said it is not possible anymore for the US to dictate terms to Pakistan by withholding aid. Dastagir made the comments in an interview to BBC Urdu. He also said that the action against Jamaat-ud-Dawa [...]

Posted On : Jan, 03 2018 | Comments : 0

SBP Allows Pakistani Traders to Deal in Chinese Yuan

SBP Allows Pakistani Traders to Deal in Chinese Yuan

Traders from Pakistan and China have been granted the leniency to trade good and services across the border using the Chinese currency called Yuan. This is for both the public and private sectors. SBP has provided traders many different o [...]

Posted On : Jan, 03 2018 | Comments : 0

Pakistan's girl cadets dream of taking power

Pakistan's girl cadets dream of taking power

At a revolutionary school in Pakistan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief. Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan's first ever Girls' Cadet College, established earlier this year in the deeply conservat [...]

Posted On : Dec, 31 2017 | Comments : 0

Sindh Government Bans Aerial Firing & Wheeling on New Year’s Eve

Sindh Government Bans Aerial Firing & Wheeling on New Year’s...

The Sindh government has banned aerial firing and  motorcycle wheeling on New Year’s Eve. According to the Express Tribune, the ban will be in place from December 31 to January 1 as per the notificatoon released by the govern [...]

Posted On : Dec, 31 2017 | Comments : 0

Sindh Government Announces Public Holiday on 27th December

Sindh Government Announces Public Holiday on 27th December

After enjoying the long weekend of 25th December that celebrated Quaid’s Day and Christmas, Sindh residents are now all set to get one more day off this already shortened week! The government of Sindh has declared the 27th of Decemb [...]

Posted On : Dec, 26 2017 | Comments : 0

UAE Clears the Air About Visa Suspension for Pakistanis

UAE Clears the Air About Visa Suspension for Pakistanis

News about Pakistanis being rejected for UAE visas made quite a buzz, however, it seems like this was just a rumor for dampening the festivities. The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) of Dubai have denied the [...]

Posted On : Dec, 21 2017 | Comments : 0

Absar Alam Removed as Chairman PEMRA

Absar Alam Removed as Chairman PEMRA

Lahore High Court (LHC) has on Monday set aside the notification of Absar Alam’s appointment as Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman, removing him from the position. Hearing the case, Justice Shahid Karim [...]

Posted On : Dec, 18 2017 | Comments : 0

Hailstorm & Rain Lash Parts of Karachi

Hailstorm & Rain Lash Parts of Karachi

Karachiites woke up to an unexpected hailstorm and rain hitting various parts of the city in wee hours of Monday. This has happened in Karachi after four years, reported by Samaa News. Heavy showers with hail pellets were witnessed in DHA [...]

Posted On : Dec, 18 2017 | Comments : 0

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