Home » Posts tagged with » Pakistan

Italy to invest 40 million euros for youth development across Pakistan

Italy to invest 40 million euros for youth development across Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo said that the Italian government plans investing 40 million euros in Pakistan for the development of youth across the country. The ambassador was speaking at the inauguration ceremony in relation to a week-long Program for Poverty Reduction (PPR) in collaboration with the Italian […]

Lightning kills 29 people in Thar Desert of Pakistan

Lightning kills 29 people in Thar Desert of Pakistan

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Karachi: At least 29 people including men and women died and dozens of animals including cows, goats and camels perished due to lightning during the torrential rains which started late last night in Tharparkar, the desert district of Sindh province of Pakistan, according to police, hospital sources and local […]

South Korea finances establishing three hospitals in Pakistan

South Korea finances establishing three hospitals in Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Karachi: The Republic of Korea on Monday agreed to provide a US$300 million soft loan for financing establishment of three hospitals in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. In a meeting with Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah at Chief Minister’s House in Karachi, the provincial capital, the Korean delegation of Exim […]

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan formally opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday in Narowal area near Indian border, paving the way for Sikh pilgrims to visit Darbar Baba Guru Nanak, one of their religion’s holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. “I congratulate the Sikh […]

Pakistan Opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh Pilgrims on Saturday

Pakistan Opens Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikh Pilgrims on Saturday

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Inaugural ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims at Pakistan-India border near Narowal city of Punjab province will be held on Saturday November 9. A ceremony will also be held separately at the same time on Indian side of border. The corridor will be inaugurated by Prime Minister […]

Pakistan closes Kabul embassy following harassment of diplomats

Pakistan closes Kabul embassy following harassment of diplomats

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul will remain closed from today (Monday) for an indefinite period due to the harassment of Pakistani diplomats in Afghanistan’s capital. “Due to security reasons, Consular Section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Kabul will be closed from tomorrow Monday, 4th November, 2019 until further intimation,” a statement issued […]

Scores killed, injured as passenger train catches fire in Pakistan

Scores killed, injured as passenger train catches fire in Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: More than 70 people were killed and several injured when a train caught fire near Liaquatpur town of Punjab province on Thursday morning. The train, named ‘Tezgam’, which means ‘Fast-moving’, was on its way from Karachi, capital of Sindh province, to Rawalpindi, Punjab when a gas cylinder carried by a […]

Pakistan: Restrictions imposed on electronic media ahead of massive anti-govt rallies

Pakistan: Restrictions imposed on electronic media ahead of massive anti-govt rallies

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Ahead of massive anti-government rally and sit-in, by a religio-political party, supported by other opposition parties, in country’s capital, on October 31, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has barred television anchors from offering their “opinions” during talk shows and limited their role to “moderator”. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, led […]

Pakistan, India sign Kartarpur Corridor agreement for Sikh Pilgrims

Pakistan, India sign Kartarpur Corridor agreement for Sikh Pilgrims

  By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistan and India signed the Kartarpur Corridor agreement at zero line of Pakistan-India Narowal border in Punjab province on Thursday. “The corridor will be open from dawn to dusk. Pilgrims travelling in the morning will have to return the same day,” Dr. Faisal, Foreign Office spokesman, said while […]

Public sector job quota fixed for transgender folks in Pakistan  

Public sector job quota fixed for transgender folks in Pakistan  

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Karachi:  The provincial government of Sindh on Wednesday announced a fixed five per cent quota to employ transgender folks in all government departments. Sindh Chief Minister’s Adviser on Information Senator Murtaza Wahab confirmed the news in a post on social media. “Sindh Cabinet has decided today that a five per […]

Page 1 of 17123Next ›Last »

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone