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Daily Archives: January 27, 2018

Kabul Suicide Car Bomb Kills 95, Wounds More Than 160

ISLAMABAD A suicide car bomb Saturday ripped through a crowded area outside a government building in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 95 people and wounding more than 163 others.

The Health Ministry confirmed the casualty toll.

Thick, dark smoke could …

Polish Team Rescues French Climber on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

A French woman was rescued alive from the treacherous northern Himalayan peak known as Killer Mountain, but rescuers were not able to locate her Polish climbing companion.

Tomasz Mackiewicz from Poland, and Elisabeth Revol of France, were attempting to scale …

Rough Weather Delays Rescue of Climbers in Himalayas

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani official says rescuers are set to airlift two European mountain climbers stuck on a Himalayan peak, but rough weather is hampering their efforts.

Karrar Haidri, a top official of the Pakistan Alpine Federation, says if the weather …

Female Pakistani Activist Pushes Back Against Blasphemy Charges

WASHINGTON A female Pakistani rights activist has broken with tradition and set a precedent by seeking legal action against the person who accused her of violating the country’s anti-blasphemy laws.

Gulalai Ismail, founder of the Pakistan-based, nongovernment organization Aware Girls, …

PAKISTAN TO HOST TOP-LEVEL SAARC CHAMBER MEETINGS

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Pakistan will host top-level 73rd Executive Committee and 22nd General Assembly meetings, of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) next month, said a statement.

Vice President of SAARC Chamber’s, Pakistan …

Pakistan Says Operation Underway to Rescue Foreign Mountaineers

ISLAMABAD Pakistan’s military says an operation is underway to rescue two foreign mountaineers trapped on a treacherous northern Himalayan peak known as Killer Mountain.

The pair, Tomasz Mackiewicz from Poland, and Elisabeth Revol of France, were attempting to scale the …

Balochistan govt making efforts for promotion of education

Balochistan government is making all out efforts for promotion of education in order to provide modern educational facilities to the youth in far flung areas.Provincial Secretary Secondary Education told Radio Pakistan Quetta during in an interview tod…