Afghan security force to defend Tapi gas pipeline KABUL: Afghanistan will raise a 7,000-member security force to safeguard the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (Tapi) gas pipeline project, Radio Pakistan reported. Afghan Mines and Petroleum Minister Daud Shah Saba told the Upper House of Parliament in the country’s the force demining the path of the pipeline and will provide security during the execution of the job. Saba said the work on the clearing of the pipeline passageway would start in April 2016 as well as procurement for demining will be complete by next month.Building on the $10 billion Tapi pipeline started before this December some 25 years following the start of the job. The pipeline will be finished by December 2019, the Turkmen president said in Ashgabat at the groundbreaking ceremony. Before this month, Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov ordered state firms Turkmengazneftstroi and Turkmengaz to start constructing the segment of the pipeline in the remote republic. All in all, 1,800 kilometers and is will stretch likely to cost more than $10 billion. The Tapi job could help facilitate growing energy shortages in India and Asian giants Pakistan. For Turkmenistan, which has been hit by low energy costs and reliance on China for a large proportion of its gasoline sales, Tapi is a vital chance to diversify its exports. But doubt hangs over the endeavor that is expensive. Besides the dangers related to a connection traversing war torn Afghanistan, the four-state association has yet to support the involvement of a foreign [...]
Eid Miladun Nabi observed with excitement across Pakistan KARACHI: Eid Miladun Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) is being observed throughout the country with spiritual fervor now, together with the authorities having declared a public holiday. Processions and Milad assemblies have been organised to mark the event, while important mosques in cities and towns have been festively illuminated to celebrate the arrival of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). District governments, authorities and private organisations also have made elaborate arrangements for illumination and decoration of edifices and parks.President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, inside their messages across the country, called for the solution of problems through reconciliation and dialogue in keeping with the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
12 reasons why Karachi University is better than LUMS The University of Karachi or KU is a public research university located within the neighborhood of Gulshan-e-Iqbal of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It’s one of the earliest universities in Pakistan and rated among the top ten universities throughout the country with regard to the international standard, based on the Higher-Education Commission (HEC) in 2013. In 2009, the university successfully entered its name in the QS World University Rankings for the top 500 universities in the whole world. Worlds distinguished, and prominent scholars are associated and affiliated with the university as faculty, researchers, or alumni since its institution. The university offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and better than 19 world-class research institutes are under the university in all over Karachi. With an approximated of more than 80,000 pupils presently attending the university, the KU is the university with the biggest nationwide registration as well as the most popular university in Pakistan and abroad by the amount of applicants.The university is, in addition, a part of Association of Commonwealth Universities of the United Kingdom. The Karachi University holds a unique status in the nation’s educational process and is eminent reputation for conducting multi disciplinary research in science and technology, medical research, and social sciences. As a respected research and reaching institution, the university is dedicated to intellectual leadership, and to excellence in both acquiring [...]
PRETORIA: Israel is defying the world by “sabotaging” prospects for a two state solution through its settlements policy, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday as he welcomed visiting Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas. “The truth is the fact that the overwhelming majority in the world agrees with the position of two states living side by side in peace, but we’ve a problem of a state that is defying all of that,” said Zuma. “We reiterate our call for the absolute cessation of all settlement activities,” he told a joint news conference with Abbas. Criticising the way the United Nations works, he added: “I do not believe the system should let that one nation can defy the world.” South Africa had appointed two special envoys for the task and was prepared to assist with discussions between the Palestinians and Israel, Zuma added.Abbas said the Palestinians sought to profit from South Africa’s “successful experiences” in developing an independent state. “The Palestinians are the last nation in the world that’s still living under occupation,” Abbas said. Zuma’s ruling African National Congress is a firm supporter of the Palestinian cause, with politicians regularly comparing Israel to the former racist apartheid state in South Africa. The white minority government had cooperative relationships with Israel, but when Nelson Mandela was elected first democratic president in 1994, he pledged to support Palestine, saying: “South Africa’s freedom is incomplete without [...]
Press Clubs of Pakistan are listed here – 50 Pakistani press clubs listed A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Awami Press Club President: M. Aslam Hujrvi Secretary General: Haji Muhammad Yar Vice President: M. Siddique Anes City: Hujra Shah Muqeem Phone : 03008697257 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Dera Press Club D I Khan President : Ramzan Seemab Secretary General : Iqbal Bhatti Vice President : Imran Hafeez City : Dera Ismail Khan Phone : 0966718899 Email : email@example.com District Press Club, Chiniot President: Ch. Sarwar Secretary General: Dir Riaz Shahid Vice President: Aurang Zeb Malik City: Chiniot Phone: 923056992317 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org District Press Club, Mardan President: Muhammad Zaman Adil Secretary General: Akhunzada Abid Ali Vice President: Abdul Awal Zia City: Mardan Phone: 0313-7771474, 0301-8180738 Email: email@example.com Ghazi Press Club President : City : Dera Ghazi Khan Phone : +923366722227 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Gohar Press Club, Manga Mandi President: Faryad Afzal Rana Secretary General: Abid Bhatti Vice President: Imtiaz Hussain City: Manga Mandi Phone : 0333-4957513 Email : email@example.com Gojra Press Club President: Abdul Latif Sahu Secretary General: Malik Amjad Islam Amjad Vice President: Rana Muhammad Iqbal Janbaz City: Gojra Phone: 03006554864,03143018281 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org jalalpursobtian press club District Gujrat President : Dr Muhammad Zia ul haq Secretary General : Raja Arshad Vice President : [...]
Pakistan and India exchanged gunfire over the disputed Kashmir border ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India exchanged gunfire over the disputed Kashmir border,fighting killed 17 civilians within the worst skirmishes in ten years. For beginning the new outbreak of fighting both sides blamed one another. “Pakistani troops successfully responded to Indian shelling,” a spokesman ISPR stated in a brief statement. The spokesman warned that each Indian abuse about the Line Of Control (LoC) and operating border might get “a befitting response”.Later at night, Chenab Rangers claimed shelling and unprovoked gunfire opened close to the operating boundary in Sialkot over the edge in Charwa field. Military sources said Pakistani forces responded successfully towards the shooting. Meanwhile, the Indian army charged the Pakistani army of launching unprovoked fire. An Indian army official stated Pakistan border guards focused 10 Indian border posts within the Poonch sector. There is no quick statement of deaths in the Indian side. The new gunfire exchange resumes following the two armies suddenly quit Thursday evening following eight days of targeting one another with mortars and heavy machine guns fighting. Both sides have attributed another for causing an emergency about the edge, with Pakistan indicating that the new government-led by nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India flexed its muscles about the question over Kashmir, the reason for two wars. New Delhi claims Pakistan has ratcheted up concerns to keepalive the 67-year old challenge and promised a powerful reaction to [...]
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari congratulated Malala Yousafzai KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday congratulated Malala Yousafzai over phone on winning the famous Nobel Peace Prize and asked her to work well with him for change of training program in Sindh.The teenager education rights campaigner had committed her Nobel peace prize to “voiceless” kids all over the world on Friday after earning the exclusive international prize. Malala moved to Britain for treatment after being shot in October 2012, an effort to stop her oral advocacy of the best of women to visit school within the mind with a Taliban fighter. Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai Bilawal stated that knowledge was the very best software to eliminate extremism in the culture and Malala might perform a critical role within this value like a torch bearer. The PPP leader said Malala has provided him as well as the whole nation aspire and she’s the style of ‘real youth’ of Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “This daughter of Pakistan may be the ambassador of our nation & peace,” he concluded.
RAWALPINDI: Flag meeting between Pakistan and Indian armies may be kept on Tuesday within the background of pressure consequently of cross-border shelling in the Line Of Control (LoC) and Working Border.Thirteen Pakistani civilians accepted martyrdom consequently of shelling and shooting from the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) at LoC and Operating Border during the last few days. The strain at LoC and Operating Border got under review in the yesterday’s cabinet meeting. Later, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar speaking with the press declared that Pakistan will write a letter for the Us and UN Military Observers Group & UN Military Observers will be asked to examine the problem at LoC and Operating border.
Thor Heyerdahl’S 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH GOOGLE DOODLE Thor Heyerdahl’S 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH GOOGLE DOODLE FOR Thor Heyerdahl Thor Heyerdahl; October 6, 1914 – April 18, 2002) was a Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer having a background in zoology, botany, and landscape. He became notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947, in which he sailed 8,000 km (5,000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands. The trip was designed to show that old people could have created long sea voyages, generating connections between distinct cultures. This was linked to a diffusionist type of cultural development. Heyerdahl eventually made other voyages built to show the chance of contact between separated ancient people. He was employed a government student in 1984. In May 2011, the Thor Heyerdahl Archives were added to UNESCO’s “Storage of the World” Register. during the time, this list included 238 selections from all around the world. The Heyerdahl Records span the years 1937 to 2002 and can include his photographic collection, journals, personal letters, adventure plans, articles, newspaper clippings, unique book, and article manuscripts. The Heyerdahl Records are administered by the Kon Tiki Museum along with Norway’s National Library in Oslo.Author, Educational, Archaeologist, Explorer (1914–2002) Name Thor Heyerdahl Occupation Academic, author, Archaeologist, Explorer Birth Date October 6, 1914 Death Date April 18, 2002 Education Oslo University Location of Birth Larvik, Norway Location of Death Colla [...]
Thor Heyerdahl Author, Educational, Archaeologist, Explorer (1914–2002) Thor Heyerdahl became significant for his Kon Tiki expedition in 1947, where he sailed 8,000 km (5,000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America for the Tuamotu Islands. The trip was designed to show that ancient people could have built long ocean trips, creating connections between individual cultures. This was associated with a diffusionist type of cultural development. Other expeditions built to display the likelihood of contact between widely separated old people were eventually made by Heyerdahl. He was hired a government scholar in 1984.In May 2011, the Thor Heyerdahl Records were included with UNESCO’s “Memory of the Entire World” Register. At the time, this list included 238 choices from all over the world. The Heyerdahl Records cover the years 1937 to 2002 and can include his final collection, diaries, private words, journey plans, articles, newspaper clippings, unique book, and article manuscripts. The Heyerdahl Archives are used from the Kon Tiki Museum and Norway’s National Library in Oslo. Writer, Educational, Archaeologist, Explorer (1914–2002) Name Thor Heyerdahl Occupation Academic, author, Archaeologist, Explorer Birthdate October 6, 1914 Death Date 2002, April 18 Education Oslo University Place of Birth Larvik, Norway Location of Death Synopsis Early Life and Adventures Voyage of Kon-Tiki Later Trips Final Years Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl built a famed trip aboard a raft named Kon-Tiki in 1947, and later wrote a worldwide [...]