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January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Iran summons Polish diplomat to protest US summit

TEHRAN: Iran's foreign ministry summoned Poland's top diplomat in the country to protest its decision to host what it called an "anti-Iranian" summit, a spokesman said Sunday. Poland's charge d'affaires was summoned to "protest the anti-Iranian so-called peace and security conference," said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on his Telegram channel 18

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Iran summons Polish envoy to protest US summit

TEHRAN: Iran’s foreign ministry summoned Poland’s top diplomat in the country to protest its decision to host what it called an “anti-Iranian” summit, a spokesman said Sunday. Poland’s charge d’affaires was summoned to “protest the anti-Iranian so-called peace and security conference,” said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on his Telegram channel 16

January 13, 2019 5:39 PM Pakistan mulls easing visa rules for 66 countries

LAHORE: Information and Broadcasting Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday said the PTI government was contemplating a proposal to ease visa restrictions for 66 countries in order to promote tourism in Pakistan. "Prime Minister Imran Khan has a vision to promote tourism in the country. He wants foreigners in large number to visit Pakistan and see its beautiful 16

December 25, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab CM orders foolproof security on Christmas

LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to ensure foolproof security arrangements for the celebrations planned on birth anniversary of Founder of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Christmas. In a statement issued here on Monday, he said that full opportunities will be provided to the Christian community so that they could 13

December 24, 2018 12:00 AM TouchSky Group plans series in Pakistan involving global stars

KARACHI: When Brazilian star Ronaldinho and England’s Ryan Giggs along with other global stars visited Pakistan last year, football in Pakistan had been inactive due to the conflict between the football governing body (PFF) and its rival group. And now when TouchSky Group has decided to bring in Brazilian former star Ricardo Kaka and Portugal former 13

December 15, 2018 12:00 AM Two-day Karachi Carnival Festival organised by Jang and Geo starts

KARACHI: The two-day Karachi Carnival Festival organised by Jang and Geo at a famous superstore (Metro Cash and Carry) on the University Road started on Friday with a spectacular Qawwali performance by Afzal Sabri. Residents of Karachi attended the festival with great enthusiasm. The colourful event featured stalls of local and international food chains 13

December 2, 2018 12:00 AM Egyptian actress to face trial for wearing racy dress

CAIRO: An Egyptian actress is set to face trial in January for wearing a see-through dress at the Cairo film festival this week that showed her legs, a judicial source said Saturday. Rania Youssef appeared at the closing session Thursday of the Cairo International Film Festival wearing a revealing black lacy dress over a tight black body with her legs showing 18

December 1, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to host international student convention in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will be hosting first ever International Student Convention (ISC) and Expo 2018 in Islamabad this month with participation from over 30 countries. The convention will be organised by Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences Pakistan (IUCPSS) in collaboration with a number of other bodies on December 10. The mega activity 14

November 11, 2018 12:00 AM Bahria Town down Prince in festival cricket

LAHORE: Bahria Town Club edged past Prince Club by 6 wickets in the last over of festival fixture at the launching of three-match series here at Bahria Town Cricket Stadium. Put in to bat, Prince Club scored 230 in 34.4 overs. Skipper Fahadul Haq was top-scorer with 48 followed by Dilawar (26), Yahya (26), Irfan Khan 22, Nasir Shah (19), Saqlain Shah (17) and M. Imran 13

November 9, 2018 12:00 AM Courts to decide on placing Aasia on ECL: Chohan

LAHORE: The Punjab Minister for Information and Culture, Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, has said Aasia Bibi was acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and now only courts would decide about placing her name on the Exit Control List (ECL) in the review petition. Talking to the media outside the Punjab Assembly, he said it seems strange that people like Rana Mashhood 8