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  • Thousands march to Indian High Commission in London as occupied Kashmir lockdown enters 30th day

    Thousands of protesters have taken out a rally in London to express solidarity with the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir, as a crippling lockdown imposed by the Indian government in the occupied region since revoking its special status entered its 30th day on Tuesday...

    More than 5,000 protesters assembled at Parliament Square in the UK capital and marched to the Indian High Commission to protest Kashmiris' oppression at the hands of...

  • Bank holidays

    ISLAMABAD: The State Bank will remain closed from July 17 to 21 for Eidul Fitr holidays as notified by the government, said a statement issued by the SBP on Tuesday...

  • High-loss areas to face loadshedding during holidays

    But he said the areas where the losses were high due to various reasons would not get this exemption...

    In order to contain losses of billions of rupees suffered by the national exchequer beca­use of power pilferage, the gov­e­­r­nment had last year ann­o­unced a policy under which the people living in high-loss areas would face extended loadshedding of 16 to 20 hours as a punitive measure...

  • London police arrest two more men linked to London Underground attack

    Two men were arrested on Wednesday over last week's London Underground terror attack in which 30 people were injured, bringing the total number of people in custody to five, police said...

    “This continues to be a fast-moving investigation,” Dean Haydon, head of counter-terrorism at London's Metropolitan Police, said in the statement...

  • Oh London, sweet London

    Here it is: after the so-so success of the film Unbroken directed by Angelina J, and the dismal failure at the box office of her next movie By the Sea, she had become so disturbed that she decided to leave the US and settle down in London for good...

    Well, it reminds me of a line from a famous yesteryear Pakistani TV play, “Oh London, sweet London...

  • Hurriyat leaders attend Pakistan High Commission's Eid Milan

    NEW DELHI: Mirwaiz Maulvi Umar Farooq, chairperson of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), along with other notable separatist Kashmiri leaders attended an Eid Milan hosted by Pakistani High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit...

    “We hope foreign secretaries of both countries will meet soon to start the dialogue process, and we would like to discuss all issues of importance between Pakistan and India,” said Abdul Basit while...

  • Hurriyat rejects Pakistan High Commission's invitation for Eid Milan

    NEW DELHI: Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in a surprise move has decided against attending an Eid Milan which is to be hosted by the Pakistan High Commission on July 21...

    According to ZeeNews , Geelani rejected the invitation on the grounds that the Kashmir issue was "ignored" in the joint statement between India and Pakistan after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian premier Modi held their meeting on the sidelines of the...

  • Pakistan rejects Delhi's 'irresponsible' statement on hit-and-run accident involving Indian High Commission officials

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Tuesday rejected the Indian Ministry of External Affairs' "irresponsible" statement regarding the detention of two Indian High Commission employees involved in a hit-and-run in Islamabad a day earlier, calling it a "reprehensible attempt to distort facts and deny culpability"...

    In a statement, FO spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said: "The Indian MEA’s litany of baseless allegations is yet another attempt to...

  • British High Commissioner summoned over 'malicious' anti-Pakistan slogans on London cabs

    Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned the British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew on Friday over slogans being displayed on London cabs "that directly attack Pakistan's territorial integrity and sovereignty...

    "According to a statement released by the Foreign Office, "the high commissioner was informed that Pakistan, in line with the UN Charter, rejects actions and advertisements with malicious content that impinge on...

  • Seven killed during Eid holidays

    RAWALPINDI: Seven people, including two women, were killed and over 450 others injured in separate incidents during the Eid holidays, police said...

    According to Holy Family Hospital (HFH)’s deputy medical superintendent Dr Shahzad Rehan, 160 victims of motorcycle-related accidents were treated at the hospital during the holidays...

  • Summer holidays in FDE schools likely from 6th

    Earlier, Federal Directorate of Education had announced summer holidays from June 11 to August 10, 2015 due to inter-provincial games here at Pakistan Sports Complex from June 9 to 12, where 15,000 students were supposed to watch games...

    However, on Tuesday, Pakistan Sports Board had to cancel the game indefinitely due to hot weather conditions...

  • Eidul Azha holidays from Sept 1 to 4

    The federal government announced a four-day holiday on account of Eidul Azha, falling on September 2, Saturday, via a notification issued by the interior ministry on Wednesday...

    All offices will remained closed from September 1 to 4 — Friday to Monday, both days inclusive — according to the notification, DawnNews reported
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