Pakistan, Iraq intertwine in social, religious, culture bonds: Mandviwalla
Diplomacy Diplomat of the day

Pakistan, Iraq intertwine in social, religious, culture bonds: Mandviwalla

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (WNP/DL): Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla Wednesday said Pakistan and Iraq are intertwined in social, religious and cultural similarities and these bonds keep the people of the two sides connected with each other. He said this during a meeting with Ambassador Iraq Hamed Abbas Lafta here at the Parliament House. […]

AJK election commission for not using COAS's picture for political mileage
Politics

AJK election commission for not using COAS’s picture for political mileage

MUZAFFARABAD, Friday, October 02, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Election Commission of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has warned political parties against using portraits of army officers, mainly the chief of army staff (COAS), and heads of any other institutions such as the judiciary in their newspaper advertisements and panaflex banners and posters. An order to this effect […]

Leading British designer Aralia enters Pakistan with Diyár Homes
Economy

Leading British designer Aralia enters Pakistan with Diyár Homes

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Leading British landscape designers Aralia have confirmed their first ever entry into Pakistani real estate market. Aralia are amongst Great Britain’s leading landscape designers boasting a world class portfolio including the £2.8 Billion Chelsea Creek development in London for Berkeley Homes and Centurion Golf Club in Hertfordshire. Aralia will […]

Spin hero Rashid Khan pays tribute to late mother, his 'biggest fan'
Sports

Spin hero Rashid Khan pays tribute to late mother, his ‘biggest fan’

ABU DHABI, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): An emotional Rashid Khan dedicated his man-of-the-match performance to his mother, who died earlier this year, after he bowled Sunrisers Hyderabad to their first win of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Afghan leg-spinner took 3-14 from his four overs to restrict Delhi Capitals to 147 for seven […]

Breast cancer is preventable up to 40% by adopting a healthy lifestyle
Health

Breast cancer is preventable up to 40% by adopting a healthy lifestyle

By Andleeb Khan ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (WNP/DL): Adopting a healthy lifestyle is important because studies show that breast cancer is preventable around 40% by adopting a healthy lifestyle. According to the report prepared by World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute of Cancer Research “Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer: a Global […]

Digitalization has no borders- Dr Steffen
Technology

Digitalization has no borders: Dr Steffen

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Sunday, October 18, 2020 (WNP/DL): Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Resident Representative in Pakistan Dr Steffen Kudella said digitalization had no borders as it had brought the people much closer. Addressing the 9th international conference on ‘The Dynamics of Change in the Pakistan-Afghanistan Region: Politics, (Dis) Integration and Reformation in the Borderland’, […]

Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30
Culture

Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30

By Muhammad Rashid KARACHI, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman on Thursday announced that the Muharram-ul-Haram moon had been sighted and the Youm-e-Ashur would be observed on August 30. The holy month of Muharram would begin on August 21, Mufti Muneeb said after he chaired a meeting in Karachi. The […]

Iran cries victory after UNSC rejects US bid to extend arms embargo
United Nations

Iran cries victory after UNSC rejects US bid to extend arms embargo

TEHRAN, Saturday, August 15, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): Iran on Saturday hailed a United Nations Security Council vote rejecting a United States bid to extend an arms embargo on the Islamic republic, saying its foe has “never been so isolated”. President Hassan Rouhani said that the US had failed to kill off what he called the “half […]

5 killed, 2 injured in Nowshera blast
War on Terror

5 killed, 2 injured in Nowshera blast

NOWSHERA, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (WNP/DL): At least five people were killed and two others injured in a blast in the Akbarpura area of Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, police Tuesday said. District Police Officer (DPO) Najamal Hassan said the explosion occurred in a market situated along the Kabul River. “Some people were collecting scrap material from […]

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