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  • Interior ministry cancels visa of Korean ‘Urdu teacher’

    ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry has cancelled the visa of a Korean national identified as Juan Won Seo, owner of the ARK Info Tech Institute in Quetta where two Chinese nationals had come to learn the Urdu language before they were abducted and allegedly executed by the militant Islamic State group...

    According to sources, the North Korean national arrived in Pakistan on a business visa and opened an Urdu academy in Quetta...

  • Palestinian Harvard student says US nixed visa after social media search

    A Palestinian teenager admitted to Harvard University said he was detained for hours at Boston's airport and refused entry into the United States after officers disapproved of his friends' political comments on social media...

    The 17-year-old said that he protested that the comments came from friends and that he never posted his own political views but said his visa was nonetheless cancelled and he was sent home...

  • UK student visa changes termed too little, too late

    Thanks to then-home secretary Theresa May, a 2012 change in visa policy for international students meant that any foreigners studying in the UK — at least 450,000 each year — had to leave the country within four months of graduation unless they found a job...

    The time limit rendered a job offer nearly impossible, as British firms largely avoid hiring individuals who would require a work visa sponsorship...

  • Student in Multan accuses professor, fellow student of raping her

    A female student from Bahahuddin Zakria University on Wednesday levelled allegations of sexual abuse against her professor and a fellow student, DawnNews reportedThe girl approached police along with her father and informed that she had reported her ordeal to the vice-chancellor of the university a year ago when the incident happened, but the administration failed to take any action against the accused...

    The girl accused that a...

  • Pakistan's U17 wrestlers denied Indian visa

    Pakistan U17 wrestling team's hopes of competing in the annual Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship were dashed after the Indian High Commission denied them visas for the New Delhi event, DawnNews reported...

    The Cadet Asian Wrestling championship will be held from June 11-14, with more than 20 countries taking part in the tournamentBesides hosts India, wrestling powerhouses such as Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Japan, Mongolia,...

  • Pakistan to tighten visa regime with China

    ISLAMABAD: In order to regulate the process of issuing visas to Chinese nationals, the Ministry of Interior on Wednesday decided to tighten the relaxed visa regime, especially for Chinese citizens visiting Pakistan on business or work-related visas...

    Chinese nationals seeking business visas would have to present an invitation from a recognised body at any of Pakistan’s missions in China...

  • Visa issues halt Pakistan cueists' participation in junior world championships

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's cueists will not be able to participate in the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Under-18 and Under-21 Men's Snooker Championships due to visa issues, Secretary Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Association (PBSA) Munawwar Hussain Shaikh said on Monday...

    “We'd named our two cueists — Haris Tahir and Mohammad Saqib — to participate in the two events but unfortunately they could not leave due...

  • Visa woes: ‘Chachas’ to miss Pakistan-India World T20 match

    ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan take on arch-rivals India in a high voltage World Twenty20 game on Saturday in Kolkata, they will miss two of their key attractions: 'chachas' Abdul Jalil and Mohammad Zaman...

    The two die-hard cricket fans, prominent because of their facial hair, dress and decades spent hitting the stands, will miss out on the World Twenty20 championship in India due to visa issues...

  • Kher claims he’s been denied Pakistan visa

    KARACHI: Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher said on Tuesday he had been denied visa for Pakistan, where he was invited to participate in the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) beginning on Feb 5, because the “Pakistan interior ministry did not issue a no-objection certificate” for his visa...

    Following a vitriol on Twitter against the alleged visa denial, Kher also addressed a special press conference later in the day, where he read out his...

  • India issues visa to Pakistan blind cricket team for 2017 world cup

    Pakistan blind cricket team was issued visas on Wednesday by the Indian High Commission for participating in the World T20 Championship in India, Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) officials told DawnNews...

    Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has planned to travel to India on January 28 as the championship begins from January 30...

  • Trump administration might extend visa suspension to Pakistan

    An official with the Trump administration has hinted that the recent suspension imposed on travel from seven Muslim countries might be extended to other countries, including Pakistan...

    “You can point to other countries that have similar problems like Pakistan and others - perhaps we need to take it further,” said Priebus...

  • Jadhav family applies for Pakistan visa

    ISLAMABAD: The process for visit of convicted Indian spy Kulb­hushan Jadhav’s wife and mother to Pakistan for meeting him has begun with the filing of their visa applications at Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi...

    “Visa applications of mother and wife of Com­mander Jadhav received for their visit on humanitarian grounds...

  • Pakistan approach WSF to cancel event after India’s visa refusal

    ISLAMABAD: After refusal of Indian visas for the Pakistani players, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has approached the world squash bodies to look into the matter and ensure participation of Pakistan players in the World Junior Championship 2018 or cancel this event as India is doing injustice to Pakistan who are the defending champions...

    Pakistan squash contingent comprising six players and three officials were sure to participate...

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