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China to support Pakistan against foreign aggression

LAHORE: In the wake of rising tensions at borders with India, China has assured in unequivocal terms its support in case of any foreign aggression and also supported Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir dispute, according to a press release issued by the Punjab Chief Minister Office. “In case of any [foreign] aggression our country will extend its full support to Pakistan,” Consul General of China in Lahore Yu Boren was quoted as saying by the CM Office on Friday. Beijing conveyed the message during a meeting of its top diplomatRead More

50pc Indians disapprove of Modi’s Pakistan policies, Pew survey finds

A Pew survey published recently on Indian attitudes shows that nearly half of respondents across the border do not approve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies concerning Pakistan. The survey aims to shed light on what Indians think about their country, their government and potential for the future. Although 73pc of respondents appear to have “uniformly negative” view of Pakistan, around 55pc of Indians polled go a step further with a ‘very unfavourable’ opinion towards Pakistan. The Pew survey says negative Indian sentiment towards Pakistan has risen 9 pointsRead More

Pakistan to give befitting response to Indian aggression: Tanveer

LAHORE, September 24 (DNA): Minister for Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain says Pakistan will give a befitting response to India if committed any misadventure. Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Saturday, he said Pakistan armed forces are equipped with modern and latest weapons. The Minister said India is using different tactics to divert the world attention from the Kashmir issue. He said Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif presented the case of Kashmir at the world’s largest forum in an effective way. To a question, Rana Tanveer Hussain said Pakistan-Russia tiesRead More

People thronged Pakistani food stalls at Paris

PARIS, SEPT 24 (DNA) – A stall of Pakistani authentic food was thronged by people of many nationalities especially the French food lovers at the international food festival held at the banks river Seine in Paris.   The delicious food presentation was topped by live performance of Sufi music. Pakistan Qawal Mr. Riaz Javad accompanied by Mr Suhail mesmerized the visitors with their melodious Qawalies. Over forty countries from around the world are taking part in the three day International Food Festival organized by the French Ministry of Economic, IndustryRead More

ECP serves notice on Imran for election code breach

Imran Khan PTI

ISLAMABAD, September 24 (DNA): Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has served a notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan over holding a public meeting in Taxila. According to the notice issued by Returning Officer, Imran Khan had violated the electoral code of conduct. The election commission has asked the PTI chairman to explain as to why he staged a public meeting in the constituency despite being prohibited by the election commission to do so. ECP had restrained Khan from holding rallies and demonstration in Taxila ahead of the by-electionRead More

UK holds 2nd UKinPAK public exhibition

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 24 (DNA) -“The UK spends more on education in Pakistan than it does in any other country overseas” said the British Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. Patrick Moody, at the 2nd Annual ‘UKinPAK’ exhibition in Islamabad. UKinPak is a platform that showcases all the exceptional work being done by the UK in education in Pakistan, from exams and English language, to schools, arts and scholarships. People from various segments of society including academia, media, government and the diplomatic community met with officials from the British Council, the British HighRead More