Category Archives: Sport

Process of airlifting pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Peshawar completed

The process of airlifting pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Peshawar has been completed as last Hajj flight on board with two hundred sixty-two pilgrims landed at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar this afternoon.A spokesman of Hajj Directorate Khyb...

PAKISTAN LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE ANTI-POLIO VACCINATION DRIVE; TARGETS 38.6 MILLION UNDER FIVE CHILDREN

Pakistan on Monday launched a massive nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive touted as the final push against the crippling disease to cover 38.6 million children under five years of age. The drive will last for three days but a 2-5 day

Aleem directs to recover occupied land of Forest Dept

Senior Punjab Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has directed to launch a grand operation to recover occupied land of Forest Department in the province.He was chairing a high level departmental meeting in Lahore on Wednesday, which was also attended by Forest

Russia, Turkey to create demilitarised buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib

Russia and Turkey have agreed to create a demilitarised buffer zone in Syria's Idlib province to separate government forces from rebel fighters based there.Talking to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin sai...

US welcomes Turkish, Russian efforts to reduce violence in Syria

The United States welcomed any "sincere effort" to reduce violence in Syria, a US State Department official told Anadolu Agency (AA) on Monday."We are encouraged that Turkey and Russia appear to have taken steps to avert a military offensive by

India starts reducing oil import from Iran to comply with fresh US sanctions

India has started reducing oil import from Iran to comply with fresh US sanctions being imposed on Tehran from November this year.Indian refiners will cut their crude loadings from Iran by nearly half from this month.India is Iran's second biggest

OIC chief approves assistance for 23 Palestinian projects

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen approved the procedures of the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF), an affiliate of the OIC, to provide humanitarian assistance to support 23 projects of so...

Arab League chief says Houthi militias are threat to Arab security

Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said that the putschist Houthi militias are still determined to hold to their coup, relying on their allies in Tehran for support.In his opening speech to the 150th Session of the Council