Pakistan exports over 100,000 kg human hair to China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has exported to China over 100,000 kg of human hair valued at USD 132,000 over the last five years. Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce and Textile told the National Assembly that 105,461 kg of human hair was exported to China in the last five years, the Dawn reported. Demand for human hair has increased […]

Hindus, Sikhs to get cremation grounds in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Hindus, Sikhs to get cremation grounds in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar: Pakistan’s ,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has identified sites for the construction of a cremation ground for the Hindu and Sikh community and a graveyard for Christians. Nearly 1.25 acre of land has been identified in Samarbagh near Northern bypass Peshawar of which 0.5 acre will be allocated for the construction of the cremation ground and […]

SC will not allow airing of Indian content as it ‘damages our culture’, says Pak CJ

SC will not allow airing of Indian content as it ‘damages our culture’, says Pak CJ

Islamabad : Pakistan’s Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday said that the Supreme Court will not allow Indian content to be shown on Pakistani TV channels as it “damages our culture”. Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks while hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against a high court’s decision […]

Trump-Imran summit proposal being discussed: Pak official

Trump-Imran summit proposal being discussed: Pak official

Islamabad: Pakistan and the US are discussing plans to hold a maiden meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Donald Trump but it hinges on the “positive outcome” of the Pakistan-brokered talks to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, a senior official here said. In his first comments in 2019, President Trump on Wednesday […]

UAE to provide USD 3 bn to Pakistan to overcome financial crunches

UAE to provide USD 3 bn to Pakistan to overcome financial crunches

DUBAI:The UAE will soon give USD 3 billion to cash-strapped Pakistan to support its financial and monetary policies, the state media reported on Friday. The announcement comes as Pakistan is negotiating a USD 8 billion bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to overcome a severe balance-of-payments crisis that threatens to cripple the country’s […]

Pak’s Senate passes resolution condemning Pulwama killings

Pak’s Senate passes resolution condemning Pulwama killings

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Senate or Upper House on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the violence in Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday that resulted in the death of seven civilians. The resolution moved by Pakistan People’s Party leader Sherry Rehman also reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to continue its “moral and diplomatic support” to the Kashmiris, Radio Pakistan […]

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

Islamabad: British Airways said on Tuesday that it will resume flights to Pakistan from June next year, a decade after suspending operations due to security fears. “All of us at British Airways could not be more pleased to be coming back to Pakistan and we very much look forward to June next year, when our […]

China, Pak and Afghan sign MoU to cooperate on counter-terrorism

China, Pak and Afghan sign MoU to cooperate on counter-terrorism

Beijing: China, Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to cooperate on counter-terrorism and coordinate to call on the Taliban to return to the negotiating table and to move ahead the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday. On December 15, State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the second China, Afghanistan […]

Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talks

Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talks

Kabul: Afghanistan, Pakistan and China are meeting in the Afghan capital to discuss trade, development and ending the region’s relentless conflicts. Shahussain Murtazawi, the deputy spokesman for the Afghan president, says envoys meeting Saturday will discuss everything from regional economic development to counterterrorism. It is the second such meeting of the three neighboring countries. Pakistan’s […]

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