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January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Habitt launches oriental collection

KARACHI: Habitt on Friday launched a co-created range of new home décor products inspired by Chinese art and civilization, fused with local Pakistani trends as a tribute to Pak-China friendship. The launch ceremony was held at Habitt’s flagship outlet, and was attended by the Consular Attaches - Economic and Commercial Office of Consulate General of China 6

January 7, 2018 2:14 AM Kidnapped Afghan official returns home

ISLAMABAD: Afghanis­tan’s provincial deputy governor Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, who was kidnapped from Peshawar in October, has quietly retur­ned home after being recovered from the abductors. It is unclear how Mr Ahmadi’s release materialised. However, his brother Habibullah, who too had been kidnapped, still remains missing. Mr Ahmadi’s recovery was confirmed 10

December 23, 2017 12:00 AM JI protests US recognition ofAl-Quds as Israel’s capital

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Friday staged a rally to protest the recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel by the United States. The rally, which was earlier scheduled to be staged outside the United States' Consulate General in the red zone, was diverted towards the Peshawar Press Club after it started from the Jinnah Park. Led by JI provincial 2

December 20, 2017 12:00 AM PCJCCI chief meets Chinese diplomat

LAHORE: Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry President S M Naveed in a meeting with Zhao Lijian, Charge D Affairs, Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China, discussed the relocation of labour-intensive Chinese industry to Pakistan, a statement said on Tuesday. During a meeting at the Chinese Consulate, Naveed said that China is moving 2

November 8, 2017 7:16 PM Afghan President orders probe into Pakistani diplomatic official’s death

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday condemned the killing of a Pakistani consulate staff member, Rana Nayyar Iqbal, in Jalalabad and ordered security institutions to investigate the incident, Afghan media reported. According to a statement issued by the Presidential Palace, Ghani also asked the security institutions to find out who was responsible 3

October 28, 2017 6:48 PM Pakistan missions in UAE observe Kashmir black day

DUBAI: The Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan Consulate Dubai observed Kashmir Black Day on Friday to show solidarity and brotherhood with the Kashmiri people’s struggle for independence. The Black Day marks seven decades of violence in the disputed region of Kashmir. On the eve of the event, the Pakistani and Kashmiri community warned India 6

October 28, 2017 10:37 AM Afghan deputy governor 'abducted' from Peshawar

An Afghan province's Deputy Governor, Muhammad Nabi Ahmadi, was "abducted" from Peshawar on Friday, Afghan Consul General Moin Mrastyal said on Saturday, though Pakistani law enforcement agencies said they had no information on the incident. According to the Afghan diplomat, Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan's Kunar province, was abducted from Peshawar's 1

October 27, 2017 6:49 PM Baldia factory fire case: Prime accused Hammad Siddiqui arrested in Dubai

DUBAI: Hammad Siddiqui, prime accused in Baldia factory inferno case, has been arrested in Dubai, local authorities said Friday. The blaze, which had erupted at Ali Enterprises in Karachi's Baldia Town on September 11, 2012, had devoured lives of over 250 labourers. Dubai authorities confirmed having arrested Siddiqui Thursday evening. Officials have also approached 6

October 22, 2017 4:33 AM Karachiites get a lesson in Kendo at the Japanese consulate

KARACHI: There once was a time when Samurais, famous for their sword fighting, were the protectors of the Japanese empire. However, with the advancement of technology and subsequent invention of guns, the Samurai and their sword fighting skills had no place in the 21st century. Their legacy, however, continues in the form of Kendo, a Japanese sword fighting 81

October 10, 2017 12:12 PM Afghan consular general 'personally optimistic' about Pak-Afghan relations

Newly appointed Consular General of Afghanistan in Peshawar, Muhammad Moeen Mrastyal, has termed the upcoming visit of President Ashraf Ghani to Islamabad an effort to normalise the relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan. His trip will signify Afghanistan’s efforts to resume and strengthen bilateral relations, with hopes that Pakistan will reciprocate 12