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Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest with full state honors in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Dr Ruth Pfau, who dedicated a lifetime to fighting leprosy in the country, was laid to rest at Karachi’s Gora Qabristan with full state honours on Saturday. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the burial ceremony of Dr Ruth, after arriving in Karachi earlier today. Among the […]

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Wholeheartedly , I wish to all my Muslim friends and all my non _Muslim friends all over the world a marvelous , melodious , harmonious , prosperous and a fear free very very Happy Eid Celebrations

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Vatican media centre launched for Easter and Canonization celebrations

HI TV REPORT COURTESY BY (Vatican Radio) The Vatican Media Centre which will cover both the Easter celebrations and the canonizations of Pope John XXIII and John Paul II was launched on Thursday. The Press Office of the Holy See will have overall control of the centre but co-ordination will also be provided by Vatican […]

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Colorful Holi celebrated by ministry of religious affairs at PNCA

Ministry of Religious Affairs and National Harmony officially celebrated Hindu festival of colours, Holi, to share the joyous moments of minorities. Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf was the chief guest on the occasion. Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Siddiqul Farooq, MNA Dr. Darshan, Parliamentary Secretary MNA Khalil Jorge, […]

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Dutch PM’s party leads elections: Exit polls

Polls suggest that Rutte’s center-right VVD Party gained 31 out of 150 seats during Wednesday’s elections, which had a turnout of 81 percent, the highest in the last 30 years. “I am so proud at what has happened and happy that we have been given the trust again” by voters, said Rutte’s campaign leader Tamara […]

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PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030

1. No Poverty The first sustainable development goal aims to “end poverty in all its forms” by 2030. Since the government has signed up to SDG 1, they can be asked to adopt the equivalent of US$1.25 per person a day as an official poverty line. The SDGs can also be used to push for […]

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Round table on terrorism and extremism , multidimensional perspectives by institute of Peace and Diplomatic studies

Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies has organized Roundtable on “”Terrorism and Extremism: Multi-Dimensional Perspectives””. Speakers and Sub-themes of the Session were “Evolving Terrorist Threat in Pakistan”By Mr.Abdul Basit, Associate Research Fellow (ARF), International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore and “The Evolving Roles of […]

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National Press Club event

National Press Club organized women across the country in collaboration with the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and the British High Commission. State Minister for Information and Broadcasting, was the special guest at the closing ceremony Maryam Aurangzeb. Participants who have certificates.

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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON TERRORIST ATTACKS IN PAKISTAN

We condemn the terrorist attack on worshippers at a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, in Sindh, Pakistan, today. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as Da’esh, has claimed responsibility for the attack. This attack, claimed by ISIL/Da’esh, follows a suicide bombing at a rally in Lahore on Monday, and a suicide […]

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FEMALE JOURNALISM TO BE GIVEN GREATER ROLE

Press clubs across Pakistan have committed to supporting women in journalism, at a United Nations Information Centre event to mark International Women’s Day supported by the British High Commission and the National Press Club. At the event in Islamabad, the United Nations in Pakistan has offered to host a working group of female journalists in […]

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