Eyes’ alert led to cancellation of NZ’s tour to Pakistan: report
The New Zealand cricket team called off Pakistan tour at
the eleventh hour after the Five Eyes, an intelligence alliance of New
Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, and United Kingdom, advised
Wellington to do so, NZ Herald reported.
Shifting to renewables.
Luckily for Pakistan, it has huge solar and wind energy
potential that could satisfy not just its domestic electricity need, he
said, but of almost all the countries in the region’s “many times over”.
Shifting to renewables. Luckily for Pakistan, it
has huge solar and wind energy potential that could satisfy not just its
domestic electricity need, he said, but of almost all the countries in the
region’s “many times over”.
IBA Karachi cancels Dr Atif Mian's lecture after
'threats from extremists'.
The Institute of Business
Administration (IBA) Karachi has cancelled a scheduled online seminar that
was to feature celebrated economist Dr Atif Mian, the university announced
on Thursday, allegedly due to pressure by "extremists".
orders immediate inquiry into 'Karachi incident': ISPR.
Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has
taken notice of and ordered an immediate inquiry into the "Karachi
incident", the military's media wing said on Tuesday.
Punjab CM takes notice of woman's gang-rape in
Nankana Sahib. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday took notice of a woman's
suspected gang-rape in the province's Nankana Sahib district and directed
the regional police officer to submit a report regarding the incident
to host T20I series between Pakistan and South Africa.
South Africa's three-match T20I series against
Pakistan in March could be held in Rawalpindi, PCB chief executive Wasim
Khan suggested, adding that logistics, along with security, will play in
important role in South Africa giving the green signal for the series.
IHC asked to disqualify Vawda over dual
nationality. ISLAMABAD: A petition filed in the Islamabad
High Court (IHC) on Tuesday sought disqualification of federal Minister for
Water Resources Faisal Vawda for allegedly concealing his US nationality at
the time of filing his nomination papers to contest the last general
PM Imran moves SC against IHC orders in
foreign funding case Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday
challenged the Islamabad High Court's (IHC) orders to recognise Akbar S.
Babar a member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and revert the foreign
funding case to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
We are back in
power, claim PML N leaders. Both Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif
camps in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are “equally satisfied”
over the party’s unconditional support to the Pakistan Army (Amendment)
Act, believing the ‘smart move’ will bring ‘good news’ (to the party) in the
days to come.
15 killed as fire engulfs passenger bus in
south west Pakistan. The incident occurred when the van’s driver lost control of the vehicle
and hit into the bus coming from the opposite direction in Kan Mehtarzai
area of Zhob district.
in Islamabad introduces visa delivery service The United Embassy
in Islamabad has introduced a new optional visa delivery service for
Pakistanis. In a statement, the embassy said that the home delivery service
could be availed with a delivery fee of Rs 700.
UAE to open
Asia’s biggest visa centre in Karachi: envoy Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid
Alzaabi said on Friday his country would be opening a visa centre in Karachi
in September which would be the biggest such facility in Asia.
trapped in Quetta coal mine for over 20 hours, rescue operation underway
A rescue operation to recover 11 miners, who have been trapped in a coal
mine in Quetta district’s Degari area for over 20 hours, is still underway
without success, DawnNewsTV reported on Monday.
World Bank to provide $465m for
education, power projects The World Bank has
announced approval of two loans amounting $465 million to support higher
education in Pakistan and expand sustainable electricity trade between
Central Asia and South Asia.
refuses to pay more fine for illegally constructed farmhouse
Former president Pervez
Musharraf refused to pay the regularisation fees of his illegal farmhouse
after a notification was issued by the Capital Development Authority (CDA)