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  1. A force for the eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Nation

    Contrary to the tall claims of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan that police commandoes deployed with the powerful persons have been withdrawn, thousands of Elite Police Force personnel are still on-guard to protect VVIPs, VIPs and their families in the province. Sources in the elite police force revealed on Wednesday that more than 4,000 elite police personnel are still employed with the VVIPs, VIPs, and their families for security duties.


  2. U.S. Ambassador Hale may be posted to PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Daily Star

    File - US ambassador to Lebanon David Hale attends a meeting in Beirut, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. BEIRUT: U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale may soon be reassigned to the American mission in Islamabad, a source at the embassy in Lebanon told The Daily Star Wednesday.


  3. Obama picks David Hale to be next US ambassador to Pakistan : March 11, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Daily Times

    President Barack Obama has nominated David Hale, a career diplomat with extensive Middle East experience, to be the next US ambassador to Pakistan. Hale, a member of the Foreign Service, is currently serving as the US Ambassador to Lebanon, a position he has held since 2013.


  4. Pakistan, Saudi Arabia are tied in bonds of shared faith: Nawaz SharifRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    Islamabad- Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has embarked on a three day official visit to Saudi Arabia. He is visiting the Saudi Kingdom on the invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.


  5. Wildlife protection vital to sustain life: PSF : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The wild animals are essential to our foundation, to our very existence as they keep our world alive and their protection is imperative for us, said Pakistan Science Foundation , Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the World Wildlife Day celebration at Pakistan Museum of Natural History . PMNH in collaboration with Ministry of Science and Technology, PSF, US Embassy, Snow Leopard Foundation and Key Foundation, arranged different activities to celebrate the World Wildlife Day to raise awareness among the masses about the benefits that conservation provides to people.


  6. PM to pay three day visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday : March 03, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 4-6 March 2015 on the invitation of His Majesty King Salman Bin Abulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. This will be his first official visit to the Kingdom since assuming the office of the prime minister of Pakistan in 2013.


  7. Govt urged to devise policy to address cyber securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Nation

    Speakers at a two-day cyber conference on Thursday said Pakistan has proved to be more religiously orthodox than Saudi Arabia by continuing ban on video-sharing website Youtube for the last three years, asking the authorities to lift the ban immediately. "The government could not introduce any policy on Youtube and banning the website in the country is a silly decision," Senator Mushahid Hussain said, citing the inability of the government's inability about internet governing laws, adding that even Saudi Arabia did not block Youtube but it is blocked for the last three years in Pakistan.


  8. Thai embassy holds halal food and cultural festival : February 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Times

    The Royal Thai Embassy Islamabad, in collaboration with the Marriott Hotel, proudly presented the Thai Halal Food and Cultural Festival 2015. The reception to launch the festival at the Royal Thai Embassy mesmerised the audience with beautiful dcor and an outstanding performance by Thai cultural troupe.


  9. NADRA server's worldwide - blackout' leaves applicants in lurch : February 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: In what comes as a mega embarrassment for NADRA, just days after new its management took over control, the central online server of the national database body got suspended on Monday, leaving application of thousands of Pakistani applicants for ID cards in the lurch. According to reports, the central online RDS server of NADRA that connects the NADRA headquarters with its registration centres and directorates located across Pakistan and abroad, went down at 1pm on Monday, immediately after the 'lunch break' at the NADRA offices was over and the identity cards processing was to resume.


  10. US embassy launches business competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Nation

    The US embassy in Islamabad and the Indus Entrepreneurs Islamabad chapter, in collaboration with the US Pakistan Women's Council, launched the 2015 Pakistan StartUp Cup, an intensive, nationwide business competition. Entrepreneurs selected to participate in StartUp Cup will receive coaching through multi-day "Build-a-Business" workshops and regular mentoring to help turn their ideas into a commercial reality.


  11. Pakistan's 2nd Annual Start-Up Cup competition launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: To promote and assist the local entrepreneurships across the country, the 2015 Pakistan Start-Up Cup, an intensive, nationwide business competition launched here on Saturday. The Start-Up Cup is locally driven business model competition open to any idea.


  12. ISLAMABAD: Madressah fundingRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Asia News Network

    After weeks of commentary in the media about Saudi Arabia's role in financing an extremist mindset in Pakistan, a clarification has finally emerged. The kingdom's embassy in Pakistan says all cases of financial assistance being given to seminaries, mosques and charity organisations are vetted by the Foreign Office before any funding is approved.


  13. Khewra Mines, Best Spot For One Day TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2011 | Hi Pakistan

    Children usually spend their summer holidays with cousins and relatives. Some enjoy their vacations on hill stations or even out of the country.


  14. Not funding 'extremist mindset' in Pakistan: Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 |

    Saudi Arabia Monday denied funding of what it called the extremist mindset through its financial support to religious seminaries in Pakistan. "A section of the media has been propagating a false impression that Saudi Arabia is funding the extremist mindset in Pakistan through its financial support for religious seminaries," Dawn quoted a press statement issued by the Saudi embassy in Islamabad.


  15. During Briefing in Islamabad Uzbekistan Embassy,Chairman of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | CNN

    Parliamentary mandate in the 127 constituencies fought over 4 candidates, in 8 constituencies,3 candidates. In general, over the country the names of 20,789,572 people were included in the voter list, that participated in the voting 18,495,245, accounting for 88.94 percent of the total number of voters on the list.


  16. Govt rejects Musharraf's plea to visit Saudi Arabia : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been denied permission to fly to Saudi Arabia to condole over the death of deceased Saudi King Abdullah. Sources in the Interior Ministry said that the former president had made a request to travel to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences to the Royal family of Sauds over monarch' death.


  17. King Abdullah rendered great services to Islam: Dar : January 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that Late King Abdullah was a great leader and supporter of Pakistan as he rendered great services for the religion, the Muslim Ummah and Pakistan. The minister during his visit to Embassy of Saudi Arabia here, met with Saudi Charge d' Affairs, Jassim Bin Mohammad Al Khaldi and expressed heart-felt grief and sorrow over the passing away of Saudi king.


  18. Mamnoon, Raheel, Dar pay tributes to late kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Nation

    President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Federal Minister for Senator Ishaq Dar Wednesday paid rich tributes to late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, saying Pakistan has lost a sincere friend. Three of the leaders visited the Embassy of Saudi Arabia and wrote their impressions in the condolence book.


  19. CM mourns King's death in Saudi embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Nation

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif went to Saudi Embassy in Islamabad on Saturday and expressed condolences with acting Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, Muhammad Jasim Al-Khalidi, over the death of Saudi King Shah Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz. The chief minister recorded his impressions in the condolence book.


  20. No application received from Musharraf: PM office : January 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD A spokesman at the Prime Minister's Office on Saturday clarified that they have received no application from the former president Pervez Musharraf for permission to travel abroad.