23 US varsities receive grants to work with Pakistani counterparts

WASHINGTON: As many as 23 American universities from  16 states and the District of Columbia have received grants to work with counterpart Pakistani universities in fields ranging from business development to...

UN and OIC must cooperate on resolving conflicts: Top UN official

UNITED NATION: A senior UN political official has called for greater efforts by the the United Nations and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to draw on each other’s strengths and...

UN warns of rights violations after ‘lockdown’ in Mhyanmar’s Rakhine state

UNITED NATIONS: Deeply concerned about the safety and well-being of civilians in the northern part of Rakhine state in Myanmar, United Nations entities Friday urged the country’s authorities to take immediate actions...

Bill to ensure journalists safety, welfare prepared: Marriyum

LAHORE: State Minister for Information,Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday said the government had prepared draft of “The Journalists Protection Bill,” aimed at ensuring the safety and welfare of the journalist...

Indian defence minister’s statement on nuclear first use “a threat to peace”: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office Friday said that statement of Indian defence minister on why India cannot use nuclear weapons first was a “manifestation of India’s double speak and a threat to...

Turkish President thanks Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif extended a rousing welcome to him and his delegation in Lahore and he was thankful to him (Shehbaz) for the hospitality. He said...

Indian Navy Submarine caught operating south of Pakistani Coast

in order to divert attention from the indigenous freedom movement in Indian Occupied Kashmir, India has persistently embarked upon a series of provocative actions against Pakistan. While Indian Army continues to...

Misbah leads 50 tests

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah ul Haq added another feather to his cap on Friday completing half century of Test matches when he led the green shirts into the first Test at...

MAINLY COLD, DRY WEATHER LIKELY TO PREVAIL

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Saturday. However, shallow foggy conditions are likely to occur in plain areas of Punjab during morning hours. Temperature of...

Adult learners benefit from literacy funding

A total of 85 communities throughout B.C. will benefit from $2.4 million in funding toward community adult-literacy programs that will support adults wishing to improve their literacy and numeracy skills. “Our government...