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Islamabad: October 20, 2016

The threat to close down Islamabad on 2nd November, 2016 by a political party has concerns for the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR). A statutory body which promotes and protects Human Rights. The closing down of Islamabad is a matter which r…

Militants Target Indian Base In Kashmir, Kill One Border Guard

India says militants have attacked one of its army camps in Kashmir with gunfire and grenades, killing one border guard and wounding another.Police said the gunbattle between the attackers and Indian troops from the camp in the garrison town of Baramul…

President urges nation to promote brotherhood, tolerance

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the nation to promote bonds of brotherhood, spirit of tolerance and peace by serving the country in the light of messages embodied in the holy month of Muharram ul Haram.In his message for the holy month of Muharram …

At UN, Pakistan hits back, calls India a sponsor and practitioner of state terrorism

A top Pakistani diplomat Monday hit back after India leveled a series of allegations against Pakistan, including that Islamabad promotes terrorism, saying it was actually New Delhi that sponsors and perpetrates that menace and aggression against neighb…

Tarbela Hydropower Generation Gets Further Boost

Islamabad, September 21, 2016 (PPI-OT): The World Bank approved on Tuesday an Additional Financing (AF) of $390 million to help sustainable expansion of Pakistan’s electricity generation capacity. The AF under […]

Israeli military closes Jenin-Tulkarm road

Israeli army on Thursday a major road which connects between the northern West Bank districts of Jenin and Tulkarm, according to local sources.Israeli forces broke into the town of Ya’bad, to the west of Jenin, at midnight, where they distributed sheet…

Commencement of Payments under Holocaust Deportation Claims Program and Establishment of Second-Round Filing Period

The Department of State is pleased to announce that it has begun making payments under the Holocaust Deportation Claims Program, established pursuant to the U.S.-France Agreement on Compensation for Holocaust-Related Deportation from France. The Progra…