PAKISTAN NAVY SHIP TABUK VISITS BAHRAIN DURING REGIONAL MARITIME SECURITY PATROLS

Pakistan Navy Ship TABUK visited Manama, Bahrain during Regional Maritime Security Patrols (RMSP). Upon arrival at Mina Salman port, PN Ship was received by Ambassador of Pakistan HE Mr Muhammad Ayub along with Commander Combined Task Force 150 Cdre Vaqar Muhammad, Naval & Air Attaché of Pakistan at KSA and officials from Pakistan & Bahrain Naval forces. During stay at...

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New Delhi riots

Indian man jailed in first conviction over 2020 New Delhi riots

An Indian court has jailed a man for five years in the first conviction over religious riots in New Delhi in 2020, when more than 50 people, most of them Muslims, were killed. The riots, the worst such violence in the capital in decades, followed months of protests against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against the Muslim minority...

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Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR

PAKISTAN NAVY SHIP ALAMGIR VISITED KENYA AS PART OF ENGAGE AFRICA POLICY

Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR visited Mombasa, Kenya as part of overseas deployment in African region. Upon arrival at port, PNS ALAMGIR was received by High Commissioner of Pakistan at Kenya, Defence Attaché of Pakistan and senior officials from Kenyan Navy. During the port visit, Mission Commander along with Commanding Officer of PNS ALAMGIR called-on Cabinet Secretary of Defence of Kenya...

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Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi expresses concern over spread of hatred in cyber world by followers of Hindutva

In India, main opposition party Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has expressed concern over spread of hatred in the cyber world by the followers of Hindutva. In a tweet, the Congress leader said that "Hindutvavadis" have been spreading hatred in the cyber world because cowards only attack while hiding. Calling them cowards, he said they do not have the courage to...

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent COVID hamster cull

Hong Kong police will deal with pet lovers who try to stop people giving up their hamsters to be put down, or who offer to care for abandoned hamsters, authorities said, after they ordered a cull of the cuddly rodents to curb the coronavirus. On Tuesday, officials ordered the killing of about 2,000 hamsters from dozens of pet shops after...

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Beijing Winter Olympics

Olympics Beijing Games torch relay confined to closed venues due to COVID

The Beijing Winter Olympics organisers have announced that the torch relay will be cordoned off because of concern about the spread of the coronavirus. The relay, involving 1,200 torchbearers, will begin on February 2 and wind up two days later when the games open in the capital, Beijing, and neighbouring Hebei province. “This torch relay will always prioritise safety,” Yang...

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Imran Khan

PM felicitates Govt on achieving GDP growth of 5.37% in three years

Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated his government on achieving GDP growth of 5.37 percent in three years leading to substantial jobs creation and rise in per capita income. In a tweet on Friday, he said our economic reforms success has been recognized internationally. He said Bloomberg predicted that Pakistan will sustain high growth trajectory and employment levels. Additionally, the...

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Antony Blinken

Top diplomats for U.S., Russia meet in Geneva on soaring Ukraine tensions

The top diplomats of Russia and the United States were to meet in Switzerland on Friday to discuss soaring tensions over Ukraine after a flurry of meetings between officials on both sides in the last week produced no breakthroughs. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Geneva for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov following a swing through...

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Hammad Azhar

Pakistan’s economy to grow faster than 2021 forecast: Hammad

Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar says Pakistan’s economy would grow faster than the previous year's forecast. In a tweet, he said as per final figure, the economy grew at 5.37 percent last year.  

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Ali Muhammad Khan

Govt determine to eliminate terrorism from country: Ali Muhammad Khan

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan says the government determined to eliminate terrorism from the country. Talking to a private news channel, he said people from all walks of life offered matchless sacrifices for peace in the country. The Minister of State said due to better policies of PTI government, bumper produces of crops were recorded this...

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Every Pakistani condemns killing of late Priyantha Kumara: Major Gen ® Burki

Pakistan High Commission in Colombo has organized a condolence reference in memory of late Sri Lankan engineer Priyantha Kumara, who was killed by a mob in Sialkot. Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan's High Commissioner Major General (R) Umar Farooq Burki said every Pakistani strongly condemns the inhumane act of killing of Priyantha Kumara. The ambassador said the trial of the...

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Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad

Security institutions fully alert, efficiently working against terrorism in country: Rashid

Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad says security institutions are fully alert and working efficiently against terrorism in the country. Talking to a private news channel, he said the terrorists want to create panic in the country but national institutions are fully prepared to thwart their nefarious designs. Replying to a question about Opposition’s agenda for long march, Sheikh Rasheed said...

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Sudan’s Sovereign Council agrees to form gov’t led by civilian PM

In Sudan, ruling and military-dominated Transitional Sovereign Council have agreed to formation of government led by a civilian prime minister. The development came after meeting of head of Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan with US delegation in Khartoum. The Sudanese and American sides stressed inclusion of all Sudanese political forces into a comprehensive round-table national dialogue to reach a national...

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Iran, Russia, China to hold joint naval drill amid growing ties

China, Russia and Iran will hold joint naval drills in the north of Indian Ocean on Friday. The purpose of the drill is to strengthen security and its foundations in the region, and to expand multilateral cooperation between the three countries to jointly support world peace and maritime security.

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COVID-19

NCOC decides to close educational institutions with high positivity rate of Omicron

National Command and Operation Center has decided to close educational institutions with high positivity rate of Omicron. According to a statement by NCOC, COVID testing in education institutes was carried out in major Omicron hit cities to ascertain disease spread among students and ensure accurate disease mapping. Data suggests a strong correlation between vaccination levels and infection rate in various...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan

PM, Gates discuss polio eradication, combating corona

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reaffirmed that eradication of polio from Pakistan is a key priority of the government. He stated this in a telephonic conversation with Co-Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates. He said efforts are underway to intensify the anti-polio campaign across the country, despite challenges related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister...

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Teen pilot Zara Rutherford becomes youngest woman to fly the world solo

Teenage aviator Zara Rutherford has become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. According  to  CNN The 19-year-old, who has dual British-Belgian nationality, landed at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in western Belgium on Thursday, completing an epic 41-country journey spanning over 52,000 kilometers (32,300 miles), and broke two Guinness World Records in the process. "I made it," Rutherford, who received...

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