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January 14, 2019 12:14 PM Public holiday declared on February 5th

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has declared as public Holiday to observe the “Kashmir Solidarity Day” on 5th February, 2019. The public holiday will be marked by all Provincial Governments including Gilgit-Baltistan, AJ&K and Islamabad Capital Territory, says a press release received here from Ministry of Interior, Islamabad. In this regard, it is requested 36

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Pakistan to send 92 athletes to Special Olympics

KARACHI: A total of 92 athletes, 55 male and 37 female, will represent Pakistan in Special Olympics Summer World Games 2019 to be held in Abu Dhabi from March 8-21. This contingent of Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP) will be participating in 10 sports. They will be accompanied by 27 coaches. Out of 24 sports disciplines, Pakistani players will take part in athletics 2

January 7, 2019 7:02 PM SC reserves verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) Monday reserved judgment on a plea regarding the constitutional, administrative and governance reforms for Gilgit-Baltistan. A seven-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar reserved the verdict after completion of the arguments by the litigants. During the course of proceedings, the chief justice 3

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Normal rains likely this month’

Islamabad: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast little above normal rains and snowfall in the northern parts of the country, including Islamabad, in the current month. However, other parts of the country will see below normal rainfall. In a weather advisory developed for the month of January in light of the global and regional climatic

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM Under-19 Hockey C’ship in Karachi from Jan 20

KARACHI: Inter-provincial under-19 championship will be held in Karachi from January 20-30 at Abdul Sattar Hockey Stadium in which 12 teams from across the country will participate. There will be three teams from Punjab, two each from Sindh and KP, one from Balochistan, and one each from Islamabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit- Baltistan and FATA. Sindh 1

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Kashmiris observe right to self determination day

MIRPUR: The President, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan has said India must realise that the Kashmiri people cannot be deprived of their inalienable right to self determination and freedom through military might. Masood was addressing a conference commemorating the right to Self Determination Day hosted by Jamaat Islami Azad Jammu and Kashmir 3

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Govt urged to mainstream GB

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Amin Gandapur said Friday that the PTI government would bring about a real change in life of devoted people of the region of Gilgit-Baltistan. He said this while talking to a delegation of Majlis-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen led by Secretary General Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jaffary. Allama Nasir emphasised 2

January 4, 2019 10:42 AM Pakistan Weather Forecast: Rain-thunderstorm with snow expected in Malakand, Hazara on Friday

ISLAMABAD: Rain-thunderstorm with snow over the hills is expected at scattered places in Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Bannu, D.I. Khan, Quetta, Zhob, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Gujranwala divisions, according to National Weather Forecasting Centre 2

January 4, 2019 2:05 AM Another JIT formed to probe Model Town case

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Thursday reconstituted a new five-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the 2014 Model Town incident. The team will be headed by Inspector General of National Highways & Motorways Police (NH&MP) Allah Dino Khwaja. The members of the committee included a representative of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) 5

January 3, 2019 4:39 AM Pakistan Weather Forecast: Foggy conditions are expected in plains of Punjab, upper Sindh on Thursday

ISLAMABAD: Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Foggy conditions are expected in plains of Punjab, upper Sindh and Peshawar division during morning/night hours, according to National Weather Forecasting Centre, Pakistan Meteorological Department. Frost is also expected in few upper parts of the country in morning hours 4