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December 10, 2018 8:50 AM Hajj 2019: Saudi Arabia increases Pakistan’s quota by 5,000

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia has increased quota of Pakistani pilgrims for 2019 Hajj by five thousand. According to a Spokesperson of Ministry of Religious Affairs, an agreement has been signed in this regard by Minister of Religious Affairs Pir Noorul Haq Qadri and his Saudi counterpart Dr. Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten. Under the arrangement, 189,210 pilgrims 1

December 10, 2018 12:00 AM 139 more Indians granted Pak visasto visit temple

ISLAMABAD: Another group of Indian pilgrims, comprising 139 people, has been issued visas by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi to visit Shree Katas Raj Dham temple, in Chakwal district, from December 9-15, 2018. The Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines (1974) governs reciprocal visits by Indian and Pakistani pilgrims to designated

December 9, 2018 1:28 PM Pakistani expats contribute Rs1 billion for dams fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs.1 billion to 'The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund', State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) data reveals. According to the SBP, as of December 06, around Rs 8.46 billion have so far been deposited by the local as well as expatriate

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Deadline given to non-career envoys expires

ISLAMABAD: Five foreign ambassadors who were appointed during the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) tenure left charge of their posts on Saturday, reported Geo News. The ambassadors who were appointed in the PML-N's tenure were given the deadline of December 7 which has expired. According to sources, Pakistani high-commissioner in Canada Tariq Azeem

December 8, 2018 3:43 PM Brig. Abid Hameed: A loss for HRCP and human rights

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) deeply grieves the loss of Brigadier (Retd) Rao Abid Hameed, who passed away in Lahore on Friday. In a statement issued today, HRCP has said: ‘The late brigadier was a committed human rights activist and remained a member of HRCP’s general body for over 25 years. In keeping with the Commission’s

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: ‘Improve quality to make people buy local products’

LAHORE: Pakistan has been importing vegetables, pulses and other agro products worth billions of dollars despite being an agrarian country. The government needs to adopt a strict and effective policy to stop it and must adopt the slogan of ‘Be Pakistani, Buy Pakistani’. These views were expressed by the experts in Jang Economic Session on ‘Be Pakistani-

December 7, 2018 5:16 AM PM Khan congratulates Yasir Shah on 'stellar' record-breaking performance

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday congratulated leg-spinner Yasir Shah on breaking an 82-year-old world record in cricket, becoming the first bowler to take 200 Test wickets in 33 matches. The 32-year-old broke the record held by Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett ─ who took 200 wickets in 36 Test matches in 1936 against South Africa in Johannesburg

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistani shooters improve rankings

KARACHI: For the month of December, Pakistani shooters have slightly improved their rankings.The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) released its rankings on Thursday according to which Pakistan Navy’s shooter G M Bashir retained his no. 10 spot in the 25 meter Rapid Fire Pistol category. Similarly, Mohammad Khalil Akhtar also retained his no. 30 spot in the same category

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan F-3 Futures tournament to feature 41 foreign players

KARACHI: As many as 41 foreign players are taking part in the $15000 Pakistan F-3 Futures tournament that is scheduled to take place in Islamabad from December 17-23. The acceptance list mentions the names of 17 foreign players in the main draw. The only Pakistani to make the list is Muzammal Murtaza. The main draw is for 32 places and the qualifying

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM Pak players fail to reach ITF Futures semis

KARACHI: No Pakistani player reached the semifinals of both singles and doubles categories in the $15000 ITF Futures Tennis Tournament at PTF Complex in Islamabad on Thursday. Pakistan’s only hope Mohammad Abid lost to third seed Ti Chen from Taipei 1-6, 3-6 in the quarterfinals of men’s singles. In other quarterfinal matches, second seed Rio Noguchi