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  1. Calling AbdaliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Light Within

    Comfortably tucked in green hills north of Islamabad, Hasan Abdal is situated right on the Grand Trunk Road. The town's claims to fame are Cadet College and temple of Panja Sahib.


  2. Sri Lankan delegation visits Pakistan's historic Buddhist Monastery at Takht-i-BhaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 01, Islamabad: The Sri Lankan delegation visiting Pakistan to attend the first-ever Wesak Festival hosted by the Government of Pakistan at Taxila visited the historic Buddhist site at Takht-i-Bahi in Mardan, in Pakistan. The 43-memebr delegation comprising ministers, senior monks, religious scholars, media representatives and pilgrims is led by Minister for Primary Industry, Daya Gamage and Deputy Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Anuma Gamage.


  3. High level Sri Lankan delegation attends first-ever Wesak festival at Taxila in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Colombo Page

    May 30, Islamabad: On the invitation of Government of Pakistan, a 43-member delegation of Sri Lankan ministers, senior monks, religious scholars, media representatives and pilgrims left for Pakistan on May 29, 2016 to attend the first-ever Wesak Festival hosted by the Government of Pakistan at Taxila from 29th May to 1st June 2016. The Minister of Primary Industry, Daya Gamage along with Deputy Minister for Petroleum Resources Development, Anoma Gamage are leading the delegation.


  4. China,Pakistan vow to further deepen all-weather friendshipRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 |

    Islamabad, May 26 : China and Pakistan have vowed here to further deepen the all-weather friendship between the two countries. The move came as the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad on Tuesday evening held a reception to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan.


  5. Pakistan to send Buddha relics to Sri Lanka for festivalRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Nerve News

    Islamabad, May 19 - The Pakistan government will provide to Sri Lanka the bone relics of the Buddha for an exposition throughout the island-nation during the Buddhist festival of Vesak. The relics kept at the Taxila museum include two bone pieces of the Buddha, stone reliquary in stupa shape and a golden casket, Dawn online quoted the Pakistan embassy in Sri Lanka as saying on Wednesday.


  6. Islamabad dishes up a surprising and delicious five-star stay in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Chilling footage captures passengers wailing in terror and desperately reciting prayers as their plane is rocked by extreme turbulence that left 31 people injured 'The most terrifying experience in my life': Passenger describes horror of emergency landing on plane that had 'streaks of flames' pouring from engine The biggest tour group in history: 8,000 people from the same company are about to descend on South Korea so they can have a A 35,000 ginseng chicken soup party Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tourists hold on for their lives in balloon basket as strong winds blow it sideways JetBlue hands out FREE flights to passengers when babies cry in a bid to stop mothers with tots being given 'the side-eye' The Eternal City's timeless appeal: Amazing COLOUR images of Rome in 1890 show Italian capital on the cusp of change Why women are savvier travellers than men Nature's infinity pool: ... (more)


  7. Speaker of Sri Lanka Parliament leads senior monks, scholars to revive Pakistan's Gandhara TrailRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Colombo Page

    Apr 19, Colombo: A high level delegation of 40 high ranking Sri Lankan Buddhist Monks as well as eminent Buddhist scholars led by Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya left for Pakistan last evening for a week-long visit from April 18 to 25, 2016. The Sri Lankan delegation comprises senior monks of all Buddhist chapters, custodians of Sri Dalada Maligawa, Secretary to the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation Dr. M. Ganeshamoorthy, and scholars of Buddhism.


  8. US citizens warned in wake of threat against Islamabad's Marriott HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 |

    Islamabad, Apr. 17: The US citizens in Islamabad have been advised to avoid the area near the Marriott hotel in Islamabad for the next several days to allow time to assess the situation. The US citizens have been reminded that there is an active travel warning for Pakistan issued in April 2016 and a worldwide travel alert was issued on November 2015.


  9. Conservation work at new Buddhist site - Ban Faqiran' to begin soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The conservation work of the newly discovered Buddhist site 'Ban Faqiran' at the top of Margallah Hills would commence soon by the Department of Archeology and Museums . The department has completed the excavation work of the site and the conservation process would be started soon after the approval from the relevant authorities, said an official of DOAM.


  10. Iranian Prez arrives in Pakistan on official visitRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 |

    Islamabad, Mar.25 : Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Islamabad on Friday to hold talks with the Pakistani leadership on improving relations and strengthening economic ties between both sides. The Iranian President was on his arrival accorded a warm welcome by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,reports Dawn.


  11. Commuters demand underpasses at entry, exit points of twin citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Two key entry and exit points connecting twin cities are confronted with worst traffic jam on daily basis owing to the absence of flyovers. It has been observed that two key entry and exit points Bharakhu and IJP , which connects twin cities are witnessing worst traffic jam round the clock.


  12. Judicious use of natural resources can do miracles: Korean diplomat : March 04, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Judicious use of natural resources, including wildlife, can do miracles to overcome environmental problems and climate change, said South Korean Ambassador Dr Song Hong Hwan here on Thursday. Addressing a function at the Pakistan Museum of Natural History in connection with the World Wildlife Day, Hwan said it was my dream to see the Indus River miracle by protection of this vital source of sustained life.


  13. PIA out, Pakistan Airways spreads wings next week : March 01, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Daily Times

    KARACHI: The federal government has finally decided to wind up Pakistan International Airlines and a newly formed airline Pakistan Airways is propelling its wings to take off. This decision is likely to be announced officially next Monday or so, the Daily Times has learnt reliably.


  14. 40 MAF water can be stored in reservoirs if KBD, Akhori dam built : February 29, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: As many as additional 40 million acres feet water can be stored every year if more water reservoirs including Akhori, Munda and Kalabagh dams are developed in the country. Official sources told that every year some 29 MAF water flown downstream due to non-availability of water storage in the country resulting billion of rupees loss to the national economy.


  15. Pakistani PM Sharif among most widely-travelled rulersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: By undertaking 65 foreign tours during his third tenure since June 2013, the sitting Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif is one of the most widely-travelled rulers in the world, reveals a research conducted in this context by the "Jang Group and Geo Television Network." Having spent a whopping Rs638 million on his foreign trips, Nawaz Sharif has been abroad for a total of 185 days abroad, with an accompanying staff of 631 people.


  16. Saudi Arabia issues 2.18 million Umrah visasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued 2.182 million Umrah visas for pilgrims. According to the Hajj Ministry, 1.8 million pilgrims have arrived and 500,000 more people with visas are still to come, the Jeddah-based English newspaper the Arab News reported.


  17. Town Talk: Dinner, dance in tune for givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 |

    Burnaby firefighters battled through heavy smoke to contain a fire in a three-storey house at 7535 Burgess Street on Thursday morning. Fire crews arrived about 7:25 a.m. to find smoke and flames.


  18. SC lifts ban on hunting of rare houbara bustard : January 23, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted the ban on the hunting of houbara bustard, a rare desert bird whose meat is prized among Arab sheikhs as aphrodisiac. A five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali announced the verdict on the review petitions filed by the federal and provincial governments against the ban.


  19. Sharif cancels defence minister's visit to IranRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2016 |

    Islamabad, Jan.16 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered Defence Minister Khawaja Asif to cancel his visit to Iran. A defence ministry official, confirmed that the trip had been cancelled, but gave no reason for the decision, reports the Dawn.


  20. POEPA bans sale, purchase of overseas work visas : January 16, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Criticising the government for "non-cooperation", Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association on on Friday announced a ban on the sale and purchase of overseas work visa across the country. Addressing a press conference, POEPA Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Afzal announced that the association would announce uniform fee visa and there would be a ban on additional expenditures.