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  • Foreign dignitaries participate in week-long heli-ski expedition in Shogran

    A week-long heli-ski expedition, a joint venture of Afiniti and the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), ended in Shogran on Saturday...

    According to a press release issued by the military's media wing, more than 60 foreign skiers, including foreign dignitaries from different countries across the world, were part of the expedition to promote tourism and "explore the immense potential of Pakistan's mountains for adventure sports"......

  • Afaq slams Altaf

    KARACHI: Afaq Ahmed, the chief of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi, condemned a recent controversial speech by Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain and said that only his party had the solution to the “Altaf’s anti-state politics”...

    He said that it was a mistake to ‘impose’ Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan in the NA-246 by-election, as the people voted against this policy and not in support of the Muttahida... ...

  • Afaq slams MQM chief

    KARACHI: Mohajir Qaumi Movement chairman Afaq Ahmed on Monday condemned the Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief’s latest speech and said the whole community should not be punished for the crimes of Altaf Hussain...

  • Afaq invites MQM-P groups to attend his public meeting in Liaquatabad on 6th

    KARACHI: While some elements within the Bahadurabad and PIB groups of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan have been trying to persuade both the factions to hold a joint public meeting in Liaquatabad on May 5, Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi chief Afaq Ahmed jumped into the political fray on Wednesday by inviting the two MQM-P groups to his public meeting scheduled to be held on May 6...

    When asked whether his party invited MQM-H chief...

  • Afaq Ahmed steps down from MQM-H chairmanship over abysmal showing

    Accepting responsibility for the Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi's (MQM-H) abysmal performance in the July 25 elections, party Chairman Afaq Ahmed announced on Friday that he will step down from the party's leadership...

    Afaq, addressing a press conference in Karachi, said that it is now time for MQM-H to choose a new leadership...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Speaking at the launch of the report, Jovago Managing Direc­tor Nadine Malik said Pakistan’s hospitality industry is set to grow in the years to come and the...

  • Pakistan condemns hotel siege in Mali

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack and hostage-taking at Radisson-Blu Hotel at Bamako in Mali...

    At least 22 people were killed during the nine-hour siege of the hotel on Friday...

  • Is US embassy building a hotel, SC asks govt

    ISLAMABAD: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to verify the allegation by a private petitioner that a hotel was being constructed in the US embassy compound...

    But the submissions made by Deputy Attorney General Sohail Mahmood on Monday that the petitioner’s entire case rested on newspaper reports did not weigh with the bench which called for a concise statement from the government acknowledging or...

  • Makkah hotel evacuated after fire

    A hotel in Makkah, where around 2 million Muslims have gathered to perform Haj, was evacuated on Monday after a fire broke out, the Saudi Civil Defence Directorate said...

    Civil defence spokesman Major Nayef Al-Sharif said no casualties were reported following the fire, which was sparked by a faulty air conditioning unit on the eighth floor of a hotel in the Azaziyah district of Makkah...

  • PIA has no plan to sell Roosevelt Hotel, NA panel told

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel was informed on Wednesday that the Pakistan International Airlines has no plans to sell the Roosevelt Hotel in New York...

    When Mr Mahmood said there were reports that the PIA was going to sell its Roosevelt Hotel in New York, the acting PIA chairman said that there was no such plan...

  • Case filed against 5 men for assaulting girl at hotel in Karachi's DHA

    A first information report (FIR) has been registered against five men accused of assaulting a girl at a hotel in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi, police officials said on Monday...

    According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi South Javed Akbar Riaz, the incident took place on October 29 at a four-star hotel where the girl went with a friend...

  • Vegas gunman transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room

    The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said on Tuesday...

    The cameras Paddock set up at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino were part of his extensive preparations that included stockpiling...

  • Somalia police end night-long siege of hotel, 23 dead

    Somali security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by five attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate on Saturday afternoon...

    Troops regained control of the Nasa-Hablod hotel on Sunday morning, having killed three suspected attackers and captured two alive, said Capt Mohamed Hussein...

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