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Tuesday, March 12th, 2019


Saudi govt facilitates Pak pilgrims affected by air space closure

Saudi govt facilitates Pak pilgrims affected by air space closure

ISLAMABAD, MAR 12 (DNA) – The Saudi embassy announced on Tuesday that the Saudi government would host Pakistan pilgrims who are in Saudi Arabia for UmrHa, until flights return to Pakistan. The Saudi authorities are also in touch with the travel agents for re-booking of passengers affected by closing of Pakistan’s air space. The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has directed the companies and institutions to immediately arrange accommodation to all Pakistani pilgrims in Makkah hotels. Likewise the passengers who are travelling from Madina airport shall be accommodated inRead More

New Tajik ambassador meets Azerbaijan ambassador


ISLAMABAD, MAR 12 (DNA)-Ali Alizada, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has held a meeting with Ismatullo Nasredin, Ambassador designate of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

One out of two Pakistanis at risk of dying from non-communicable diseases

US preparing a military adventure disguised as a humanitarian intervention in Venezuela

  ISLAMABAD, MAR 12 (DNA) -In Pakistan, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2018 data, non-communicable diseases (NCD) now account for 58 percent of total deaths in Pakistan before the age of 70.   One out of two Pakistanis are at risk of dying from non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular ailments or cancer.   These deaths can easily be prevented by lifestyle modification. Lifestyle modification involves altering long-term habits, typically related to eating or physical activity, and maintaining the new behavior for months or years.   It empowers individualsRead More

Belarus keen to expand educational links with Pakistan:ambassador Andrei


ISLAMABAD, MAR 12 (DNA) – Andrei Ermolovich Ambassador of Belarus, during his meeting with Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Muhammad Asghar Executive Director HEC, said both Pakistan and Belarus had great potential to work together in the higher education sector.   The two sides discussed a large range of academic issues pertaining to promotion of bilateral collaboration in the higher education sector.   Ambassador Ermolovich appreciated HEC’s efforts for development of higher education sector in Pakistan.   He informed the Executive Director that many Belarussian institutions offer two-year preparatory courses to overcomeRead More

Britain’s Brexit drama faces parliament judgement day

Britain's Brexit drama faces parliament judgement day

LONDON (DNA) – Britain faces a moment of truth Tuesday when parliament votes on Prime Minister Theresa May’s ill-loved Brexit plan — a day after she said she secured last-minute changes to the deal from the EU. May huddled late Monday with EU leaders in Strasbourg in a bid to salvage the vision of Brexit she set out after coming to power nearly three years ago. “Now is the time to come together, to back this improved Brexit deal, and to deliver on the instruction of the British people,” MayRead More

Afghan special forces kill 8 tribesmen from North Waziristan in Paktika

Pakistan Air Force downs two Indian aircraftsPakistan Air Force downs two Indian aircrafts

MIRANSHAH: Afghan security forces have killed eight innocent Pakistani tribesmen in Paktika province of Afghanistan,. the tribesmen belonged to Kabalkhel tribe of North Waziristan tribal district. The Special Forces of Afghanistan had carried out raids on the homes of Kabalkhel tribe near Pak-Afghan border in Bermal district of Paktika province. The sources said that the tribesmen were took eight tribesmen into custody and shot them dead outside their homes. Four of the victims were brothers. The sources said that some of the dead had returned from Karachi, where they wereRead More