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‘Nuclear weapons don’t help deter war’

As 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit, is going to be held on March 26-27, with participation of heads of state and different organizations of over 53 countries, to discuss international cooperative measures to combat the threat of nuclear terrorism, protection of nuclear materials and related facilities and prevention of illicit trafficking of nuclear materials, the […]

“Give me my Home Back”

“Give me my Home Back”

Residents of different villages located along both sides of railway track in Larkana district of Southern Sindh province of Pakistan staged demonstration, blocked railway track by setting ablaze old tyres and wood and halted the train for many hours to lodge protest against razing of their homes by Pakistan Railway authorities. The agitators are holding […]

Social and political unrest in Pakistan

Social and political unrest in Pakistan

Some of the local and international organizations have warned of social and political unrest due to food insecurity and militancy in Pakistan, a country that had been in the state of war with terrorists for over a decade while most of its districts were hit by floods for two consecutive years – first in 2010 […]

Pak-Afghan resolve to work for stability and peace in region

Pak-Afghan resolve to work for stability and peace in region

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have emphasized the need for the two countries to sit together at this critical juncture and avoid being distracted by momentary events. The understanding came during one and one and delegation level talks between the two leaders in Islamabad on Thursday afternoon. They agreed […]

Climate change: a reality for Pakistan

Climate change: a reality for Pakistan

The climate change is no more a myth as scientific evidences as well as occurrence of frequent floods, cyclones and droughts around the world have proved beyond doubt that it is real. The fluctuations that occur from year to year, and the statistics of extreme conditions such as severe storms or unusually hot seasons, are […]

Pakistan’s apex court turns down PM’s appeal against indictment

The Supreme Court of Pakistan rejected on Friday(Feb. 10) the appeal of country’s Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani filed against his indictment in contempt of court notice, asking him to appear before it on February 13 when the charges would be framed against him for not reopening graft cases against President  Asif Ali Zardari. “Our […]

Winter Season Continue to March

Winter Season Continue to March

Meteorological Department has forecast prolonged winter for Pakistan this season that may continue up to March. During this winter a number of areas of country received unprecedented snowfall. On February 03, 2012, the second spell of winter started with heavy snowfall in northern parts of country. In these pictures a mountain road between Kohala and […]

Supreme Court to review Gilani’s contempt in Pakistan

Islamabad, February 01, 2012: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has observed that it may review Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani’s contempt of court notice if he writes to Swiss authorities for reopening of corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. A seven-member apex court bench, headed by Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, heard the case on Thursday.   […]

Comments on the Statement of UN Secretary General

The 5-year Action Agenda in fact is an ambitious plan, as UN Secretary General himself has described it, and needs great challanges to implement.   In my view the implementation of Action Agenda in letter and spirit is the key to its success that again needs sincere efforts not only at UN level but also […]

Spurious cardiac drugs claim 72 lives in Punjab, Pakistan

Lahore, 24 Jan. 2012: Spurious drugs provided to cardiac patients by a state-run hospital in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan’s Punjab province, have claimed 72 lives during last few days, more than double the figure initially given by provincial authorities. The Punjab health secretary confirmed the total number of deaths while responding to journalists’ queries. […]

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