Category Archives: Govt. Institutions

OIC condemns suicide attacks on Surabaya churches in Indonesia

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) - The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the terrorist criminal acts which targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in Indonesia's second largest city, Surabaya, killing at least 11 people and injuring

Meeting held to review issues of price cap ahead of Ramzan

A high level meeting chaired by Punjab Minister for Industries, Commerce & Trade, Sheikh Alla-U-Din was held in Lahore today to review the issues of price cap and price raids with key retailers in Lahore on Saturday.On the occasion, the

Congratulations to State Department Employees Hoa Thi Tran and the Asia Assistance Team as 2018 Service to America Medal Finalist

The Department of State is pleased that some of our employees have been named as finalists to receive the 2018 Service to America Medal, a national awards program to honor the achievements of federal employees. Hoa Thi Tran, Ph.D., and

FPCCI will organize 4th Pakistan Trade Expo in Toronto this year

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has announced that it will organise the 4th Pakistan Trade Expo 2018 at Toronto, Canada in October this year.In a statement in Karachi, Senior Vice President FPCCI Mazhar Ali said the decision

Pakistan beat Northamptonshire by 9 wickets

Pakistan beat Northamptonshire in the second 4-day practice match by nine wickets at Northampton today.For Pakistan, Imam-ul-Haq scored 59 and Haris Sohail 55 runs in the second innings.Score:Northamptonshire 259 and 301Pakistan 428 and 134.Source: ...

Afghan Forces Retake District From Taliban; Fighting Spreads

KABUL, AFGHANISTANAfghan forces backed by air strikes have retaken a district in the northern province of Badakhshan that was seized last week by Taliban insurgents, officials said, as fighting continued across Afghanistan.Provincial police spokesman S...

‘Bad’ fats targeted in new global health guidelines

The initiative is a bid to prevent some of the 17 million deaths caused every year by cardiovascular diseases, which have been linked to food containing saturated fats and trans-fats.Saturated fats are commonly found in butter, salmon, egg yolks and

More ‘caravan’ migrants enter US

TIJUANA, Mexico: A further 49 Central Americans crossed into the United States to seek asylum, part of a high-profile migrant caravan that prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to beef up legal resources on the Mexican border.The 49 migrants, includi...

2 mln families given interest-free loans: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that 2 million families have been given interest-free loans under the Self-Employment Scheme in the province.Addressing a ceremony in connection with Labour Day in Lahore today, he said 46 billion rupees ha...

Balochistan beat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 4 wickets

Balochistan beat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 4 wickets in the Pakistan Cup Cricket Tournament at Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad on Monday.Batting first, KPK scored 372 runs for the loss of 8 wickets, with Khurram Manzoor scoring a century.In reply, Balochistan sco...