Pakistan News

    Overseas Education Fair Hyderabad Telangana

  • Students throng DAWN Education Fair in Quetta

    QUETTA: A large number of students, including girls, thronged the DAWN Education Fair here on Wednesday, the first day of the two-day event...

    The event, organised by the Dawn Media Group in a hotel, is aimed at introducing prestigious higher education institutions in the country and abroad to students of Balochistan...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    It was organised by the Institute of Art and Design (IAD), Univer­sity of Sindh (SU), Jamshoro, in collaboration with Pakistan Army 18 Division, Hyderabad, on the institute’s premises...

  • Kerry breaks leg in bike crash, ends overseas trip

    GENEVA: US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a bicycle crash on Sunday, apparently after hitting a curb, and scrapped the rest of a four-nation trip that included an international conference on combating the self-styled Islamic State...

    Kerry was in stable condition and in good spirits as he prepared to return to Boston for further treatment with the doctor who previously operated on his hip, US State Department spokesman...
  • Overseas banks’ lending to Greece plunges

    LONDON: Lending by international banks to Greece fell by a third ($22 billion) in the three months of the year as concerns about its economy and eurozone membership mounted, according to cross-border lending data on Friday...

    The Bank for International Sett­lements said cross-border Lending to Greek companies, banks, individuals and other entities had dropped to $45
  • One-window counters for overseas Pakistanis planned at airports

    ISLAMABAD: The government is considering to set up one-window counters at major airports in the country to readdress complaints of overseas Pakistanis...

    The Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) is likely to approve the proposal of establishing the counters at a meeting of its board of directors on Thursday (today)...

  • Nearly 60 per cent of Americans back drone strikes overseas: Pew survey

    NEW YORK: Nearly 60 per cent of Americans approve of drone strikes that target extremists in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen despite concerns that they endanger innocent civilians, a new poll found Thursday...

    The Pew Research Center said its national survey showed that 58 per cent approve of US drone strikes against extremists in those countries and that 35 per cent disapprove
  • Woes of overseas Pakistanis

    A lot of overseas Pakistanis invest in property in Pakistan with the hope of eventually returning home to live a peaceful life...

    When former Governor of Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar resigned his office he had mentioned the indignities, frustrations and material losses overseas Pakistanis suffer in their homeland...

  • India whip SL to complete first overseas sweep

    PALLEKELE: Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed four wickets on Monday as India crushed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs inside three days to complete their first three-Test series sweep on foreign soil...

    Off-spinner Ashwin and paceman Mohammed Shami shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 181 in their follow-on at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
  • China sends troops to Djibouti for running its first overseas base

    BEIJING: Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base, in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, have set sail to begin setting up the facility, as China’s rapidly modernising military extends its global reach...

    It will be China’s first overseas naval base, though Beijing officially describes it as a logistics facility...

  • Gen Bajwa lauds role of overseas Pakistanis in country's progress

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday lauded the role of overseas Pakistanis play in helping the country progress, a statement released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    Read more: Finance minister wants new sector for overseas PakistanisHe spoke of the armed forces' efforts to counter terrorism and militancy, and assured the gathering that Pakistan Army will perform its 'due role' towards the...

  • More
Back to top