Category Archives: Govt. Institutions

Trump threatens govt ‘shutdown’ over border wall funds

US President Donald Trump has warned to shut down the government if Democrats fail to support his demand for more spending on border security, including a wall on Mexican border.In a tweet, he called for an end to the visa

Turkey will stand its ground faced with US sanctions: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will stand its ground after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Ankara if it does not free an American pastor, broadcaster Haberturk reported on Sunday.The friendship between the Unit...

Report: North Korea, Eritrea Have Highest Rates of Modern Slavery

North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates of modern slavery, a global survey released Thursday found.The Global Slavery Index estimates that 40.3 million people worldwide were subjected to modern-day slavery in 2016. The survey defines modern slav...

7 Afghan police personnel killed in Taliban attack

In Afghanistan, seven police personnel were killed in a Taliban attack at Ghani Khel district of Nangarhar on Monday.Meanwhile, Afghan police shot dead a suspected suicide bomber when he was trying to approach a gathering in Shar-e Naw park in

Over 100 militants killed in Afghanistan operations

In Afghanistan, over 100 Taliban militants were killed in military operations carried out by government forces in Paktia province during last twenty-four hours.According to Paktia police, two military operations were supported by the Afghan Air Force.A...

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Travel to Baku, Azerbaijan

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan, June 27-29, to participate in a meeting of the International Contact Group (ICG) on Afghanistan. Over fifty countries an...

GB: High level conference reviews measures for protection of tourists

A high level conference was held in Gilgit today(Wednesday) to review law and order situation and measures for protection of tourists visiting Gilgit Baltistan.The conference was attended by civil administration and heads of law enforcement agencies.Ac...

NRSP, ABAD sign MoU for irrigation in Barani areas of Punjab

National Rural Support Programme and Agency for Barani Areas Development have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Rawalpindi to facilitate peasants in water scarcity areas through alternative irrigation systems. DG, ABAD on the occasion said that e...

Rafael Nadal wins 11th French Open title

In the French Open Tennis Tournament, at Roland Garros, Rafael Nadal wins 11th French Open title.Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem by 6-4 6-3 6-2.Source: Radio Pakistan

Int’l Carpet Exhibition to be held in Lahore from Oct 4

A three-day 36th International Carpet Exhibition will be held in Lahore from 4th October 2018.A Spokesman of Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association said in a statement that the annual exhibition showcases the best of Pakistan's carpets...