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Pakistan shoots dead six Indian soldiers

Pakistan shoots dead six Indian soldiers

    By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Corresppondent Islamabad: Pakistan shot dead six Indian soldiers in a “befitting response” to New Delhi’s ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, the military’s media wing said on Tuesday. In its statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the ceasefire violations occurred in the Tatta Pani […]

Animated Pakistani movie ‘Donkey King’ set for release in South Korea

Animated Pakistani movie ‘Donkey King’ set for release in South Korea

    By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Writer and director Aziz Jindani’s animated film, The Donkey King, which hit cinemas across Pakistan in October last year and had a great run at the box office, is set to release in South Korea by the end of this month. The political satire broke previous box […]

Pakistan’s Army Chief gets three-year extension in his job

Pakistan’s Army Chief gets three-year extension in his job

  By Nasir Aijaz Asian Correspondent Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved an extension in the tenure of Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa for another three years, a statement issued by the premier’s office said on Monday. The announcement comes nearly three months before Gen. Bajwa was due to retire. “General Qamar Javed […]

China’s 1320MW coal-fired power plant commissioned in Pakistan

China’s 1320MW coal-fired power plant commissioned in Pakistan

      By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: The Pakistan government has confirmed successful commercial operations of a $2 billion 1,320MW coal-fired power plant set up by the China Power Hub Generation Company (CPHGC) under the China-Pakistan Econo­mic Corridor (CPEC) project. “M/s CPHGC has successfully undergone through commissioning tests as per the agreed procedure,” […]

Kashmir Issue: Indian, Pakistani forces clash, nine soldiers killed

Kashmir Issue: Indian, Pakistani forces clash, nine soldiers killed

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: As the United Nations Security Council is expected to hold a session on Friday to discuss the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India, their forces continued to skirmish at Line of Control (LoC), the international border between two parts of disputed region, which claimed death of at least […]

Pakistan to host World Tourism Forum in 2020

Pakistan to host World Tourism Forum in 2020

  By Nasir Aijaz Correspondent to AsiaN Islamabad: Pakistan will host the World Tourism Forum in 2020, a recent meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and a delegation of the World Tourism Forum has decided. The World Tourism Forum delegation was led by the president of its executive board – Bulut Bagci. World Tourism Forum […]

17 killed in a Pakistan Army aircraft crash

17 killed in a Pakistan Army aircraft crash

  Islamabad: on Tuesday, at least 17 people, including five military personnel, lost their lives when a plane of Pakistan Army Aviation crashed near a populated area in Rawalpindi, the twin city of Islamabad. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the aircraft was on a routine training flight when it crashed but there was no […]

Pakistan: proving identity mandatory for making purchases

Pakistan: proving identity mandatory for making purchases

[Islamabad] The Federal Board of Revenue has made it mandatory: ordinary citizens have to show Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) in case of making purchases of over Pakistan rupees 50000 (US$312). In the case of a female buyer, the CNIC of her husband or father will be considered valid for the purchases. However, the condition […]

Pakistan’s former Premier arrested

Pakistan’s former Premier arrested

Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by a 12-member National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team on Thursday in a multi-billion-rupee case related to the award of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import contract.   When he was arrested, Abbasi was on his way to attend a press conference, accompanied by his party leaders. Abbasi […]

Pakistan’s Chief Selector steps down after failure in World Cup Campaign

Pakistan’s Chief Selector steps down after failure in World Cup Campaign

[Islamabad] On Wednesday, during a press conference, Inzamam-ul-Haq announced that he would no longer be the chief selector of the men’s cricket team after July 30.  “I think it is time to step down, I will complete my term that ends on July 30,” said Haq, who was addressing the media for the first time after […]

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