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HEROIN IN PIA PLANES - ANF CLAIMS TO UNEARTH "HIGHLY ORGANISED TRAFFICKERS"

Islamabad (Staff Reporter) In the last three months, four major cases of drug trafficking have been discovered in PIA Planes. In 1st case, on 3 April 2017, 15 Kg Heroin was found hidden in PIA Boeing 777 at Karachi. In 2nd case, on 15 May 2017 reportedly 11 Kg Heroin was recovered at Heathrow Airport.

MILITARY ATTACHE IRAN DENIES ANY IRANI DRONE SHOT DOWN BY PAKISTAN

Islamabad(Tazeen Akhtar) Iran's Military Attache to Pakistan denies what Pakistan's Foreign Office claimed on June 21 that Pakistan shot down Irani UAV (Drone) on June 19 when it was seen in Pakistani Airspace in Balochistan near Pak Iran Border. 

KABADDI KABADDI KABADDI-Pakistan’s First Ever Super Kabaddi League

Islamabad, PK – 22 June 2017 – Super Kabaddi League, the first significant sports development initiative for Kabaddi in the country ups the ante in launching its international image. Strawberry Sports Management (Owners of the Super Kabaddi League) in arrangement to the blockbuster initiative held a promotional campaign in Islamabad Wednesday night in a bid to launch the teaser of Pakistan’s first ever Super League Kabaddi’s song.

Militants Safe Havens inside Afghanistan: Ambassador Lodhi tells UN

New York;June 22,2017-Pakistan told the 15 member UN Security Council that Taliban “safe havens” are inside Afghanistan not outside, given that large areas of that country are now under the Taliban’s control.
 
Speaking in the debate on Afghanistan, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said that the resilience of the insurgency in Afghanistan cannot be explained away by convenient references to external "safe havens" or “support centers”.
 

HONORARY AWARDS FROM THE QUEEN FOR PAKISTANI BRITISH COUNCIL STAFF

Islamabad;21 June 2017-On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the British High Commissioner, Mr Thomas Drew CMG, has presented honorary British awards to Nishat Riaz and Shazia Khawar in recognition of their services for the British Council in Pakistan.

Both Nishat and Shazia have been appointed Honorary Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE). This honour is awarded to individuals for significant achievements or exceptional service to the UK, which stands out as an example to others.

PAK-AFGHAN BORDER FENCING COMMENCED

Rawalpindi - June 20, 2017: Measures to improve security situation along the Pak-Afg border continue. In line with the directions of COAS, phased fencing of entire Pak-Afg border has commenced. In phase 1, high infiltration prone border areas in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agencies are being fenced.

TURKEY HAS SPECIAL PLACE IN OUR HEARTS - GEN QAMAR VISITS TURKISH LAND FORCES HEADQUARTERS

Rawalpindi - June 20, 2017: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Turkey on official visit. On arrival, COAS visited Ataturk Mausoleum and laid floral wreath to pay homage to the father of Turkish nation and penned down his respects on the visitor’s book.
COAS visited Turkish Land Force Headquarters where he was received by General Salih Zeki Çolak, Commander Turkish Land Forces and was presented guard of honour.

H.C ABBAS CALLS UPON INTERNATIONAL CRICKET TO COME BACK TO PAKISTAN

London-H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK congratulated the national cricket team on their historic victory against team India in ICC Champions Trophy at Oval on 18 June 2017.

CONTRACT FOR ICT INCUBATION CENTRES IN KARACHI, LAHORE, PESHAWER SIGNED -BALOCHISTAN WILL GET BROADBAND SERVICE

Islamabad(Staff Reporter)The Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, and Federal Minister IT Anusha Rehman witnessed the contract signing of Broadband for Sustainable Development Projects in Baluchistan and launch of the National Incubation Centres

SAVE FOOD FIGHT HUNGER - NEW CAMPAIGN TO RISE AWARENESS

Islamabad/Rawalpindi, 15 June 2017: Oxfam in Pakistan, in partnership with Indus Consortium, launched a new campaign to raise awareness against food wastage. The campaign was held at the Arid Agriculture University where speakers discussed how food waste produced globally each year is more than enough to feed the nearly 1 billion hungry people in the world. Every year, a dramatic increase in food waste is witnessed in Muslim countries during Ramadan because of lavish buffets, excessive grocery shopping and cooking large quantities of food.

Charges against me have nothing to do with embezzlement: Nawaz Sharif

 ISLAMABAD, June 15 (Staff Reporter+APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said the charges against him had nothing to do with embezzlement of national exchequer, and all conspiracies against him and his family would foil.

Qatar-Gulf Rift: Going Beyond a War of Words

Arhama Siddiqa - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, 2017 in what is being seen as the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf Arab states in decades. The move has further deepened fissures among Gulf Arab nations.

PROTECTION OF FAMILY ,MOTHERHOOD & SOCIETY - STATE POLICY PRIORITIES IN UZBEKISTAN

Since early years of independence, the protection of the family, motherhood and childhood has been identified as state policy priorities in Uzbekistan.

The Uzbek people see the family as a reliable hearth to bear and bring up a healthy generation, ensure continuity of generations. Noble aspirations and ideas take roots in a family environment. High spirituality comes with mother milk, family upbringing, guidance of ancestors, and a sense of Motherland.

CHINA SET TO LEAD FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

Ali Haidar Saleem - President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement has received strong criticism both at home and abroad. The move which has made United States the third country along with Nicaragua and Syria, to reject the Paris Agreement has been labeled as a disgrace by United States Senator, Bernie Sanders.[1]

"Sayyan The Film" - First Time in History - Hollywood Lollywood Together

Islamabad - Trending news out of Hollywood this week has idiot Creations Films in Association with Erin J. Morgart (CEO Hadassah Group) announcing the new crown jewel of their movie collection, “Sayyan The Film.”

In this film, created Faysal Abbas, the big screen depicts a true life story and uses reality suspense music to keep the audience on their heels. Faysal will not only be directiong the film but also be playing the lead role in it along with composing the music.

Pakistan's Navy chief calls on Sri Lankan President and Premier

Colombo: June 14, 2017-The Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is currently in Sri Lanka on an official visit, called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe at Temple Trees today.

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