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Photographs today: PM Khan in KSA

By Press Release
Sunday – December 15, 2019

The prime minister (PM) Imran Khan, on Saturday, offered prayers at the Riyāḍ al-Jannah portion of Al-Masjid an-Nabawī, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Updates

Inhumane IOK lockdown enters 132nd day

By KMS
Sunday – December 15, 2019

In Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK), the increase in chill after fresh rains and snowfall has added to the miseries of the people, who have already been suffering immensely due to strict military valley-wide lockdown that entered 132nd consecutive day, on Saturday.

Russia seeks stronger trade-ties with Pakistan

By Staff Reporter
Sunday – December 15, 2019

On Thursday, questioning the significance of Russian industry and trade minister Denis Manturov visit to Pakistan, Russian foreign office (FO) spokesperson Maria Zakharova responded, “We have a high opinion of the talks and the work of the delegation headed by Manturov in Pakistan.”

ADB plans to invest $2b in energy

By Staff Reporter
Sunday – December 15, 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to invest two billion dollars in the energy sector during the coming three years, the said international financial institution (IFI) remains top energy sector partner with $2.1 billion portfolio with $300 million released this week for sector reform including addressing the circular debt.

GoP signs financing accords on KPEC and HRE-II

By Staff Reporter
Sunday – December 15, 2019

The economic affairs (EA) minister Muhammad Hammad Azhar, witnessed the signing ceremony of financing and project agreement of Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) project worth $406.6 million with the World Bank (WB), held on Friday, in EA division.

Iranian navy commander Khanzadi visits Pakistan

By Staff Reporter
Sunday – December 15, 2019

Islamic Republic of Iran navy commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi visited various Pakistan navy (PN) installations and units at Karachi, called on Karachi commander and coast commander during the second leg of his official visit, on Wednesday.

Indian parliament passes the citizenship (amendment) bill

By Monitoring Desk
Sunday – December 15, 2019

The Indian parliament passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, with Rajya Sabha (upper house) passing it on Wednesday; Lok Sabha (lower house) passed the Bill on Monday.

Entertainment

A girl named Nazia

By Anis Shakur
Sunday – December 15, 2019

The news of the death of pop star Nazia Hasan on Sunday, August 13, 2000, spread like wildfire. Within seconds, the Internet, newspapers and the rest of the news media around the globe were flashing the news of her final journey.

My Teacher

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee
Sunday – December 15, 2019

He was more like a parent. This I was to discover later. At the start of the class she stood before her students and the class buzzed with “Absent Miss!” and “Present Miss!” as she marked the attendance register.


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