Delegation of Saudi Arabia signed seven memorandum of understanding (MoU) and investment agreements with Pakistan, worth $20 billion, to boost bilateral ties.
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Delegation of Saudi Arabia signed seven memorandum of understanding (MoU) and investment agreements with Pakistan, worth $20 billion, to boost bilateral ties.
Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman ordered the release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners in Saudi Arabia with immediate effect.
Addressing a press conference, Rana Mashood Khan claimed that Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan owns around 17 properties in Dubai, America and London and must be investigated about the money-trail and source of income.
Pakistan on Monday called back its high commissioner appointed in India for consultations in the consequences of the Pulwama attack.
Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said terrorist incidents such as the recent deadly Pulwama attack would not have happened if Kashmiris in the Indian-occupied valley had been given their rights.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman won the hearts of Pakistanis when he said that he should be considered the country's ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will be titled with the country's highest civil award Nishan-e-Pakistan today (Monday).
Model Amna Babar has announced that she has tied the knot.
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman reached Islamabad on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Police, the armed forces, and the Saudi Royal Guards will provide security, a senior Islamabad police official told AFP.
Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has experimented before with styles and genres, from space epic "Gravity" to road trip coming-of-age tale "Y Tu Mama Tambien" to fantasy flick "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban."
Machine-learning techniques used by thousands of scientists to analyse data are producing results that are misleading and often completely wrong. This happens across many subject areas ranging from biomedical research to astronomy. The data sets are very large and expensive.
A tweet by a popular US Congresswoman spotlighted a report about US tech behemoth Amazon´s tax burden for the past two years. While the company paid no US federal income tax, it reported "cash taxes paid" of $1.2 billion last year and $957 million in 2017. These numbers are not broken down geographically, so it is difficult to know which government received the cash.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has hailed the forthcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Pakistan as a manifestation of the strength of bilateral ties between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump's pick to be America's new UN ambassador, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn her nomination for the post.
US military planes have been delivering humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the Colombian border town of Cucuta.
Lahore Qalandars' bowling side near decimated their Karachi competition to secure an assertive victory by a 22-run margin in the 5th match of the 2019 Pakistan Super League series at the Dubai Cricket Stadium.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday (today) on his two-day visit to Pakistan. He will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation, including members of the royal family, key ministers and leading businessmen.
Multan Sultans have defeated Islamabad United by five wickets in the fourth match of ongoing Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Karachi Kings were 90-3 against Lahore Qalandars at the end of 15.2 overs when rain halted play in the 5th match of the 2019 Pakistan Super League series at the Dubai Cricket Stadium.
The United States space agency NASA said Friday that its lunar orbiter has observed the landing site of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe for the third time, capturing a much sharper view.
A Mexican soap opera star apologised on Friday for using a racial slur to describe actress Yalitza Aparicio, whose performance in the critically acclaimed film “Roma” made her the first indigenous woman to be nominated for a best actress Oscar.
Late singer Nazia Hassan’s brother Zoheb Hassan has accused the Pakistan Super League of copyright infringement over the duo’s iconic song ‘Disco Dewane’, which was sang by Aima Baig at the opening ceremony of PSL4.
The Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GBDMA) has directed residents of Hassanabad village in Hunza to remain alert and cooperate with authorities in light of a potential threat by glacier surge.
An accountability court extended judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique’s by 16 days in connection to the Paragon Housing scam case.
Former prime minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was addressing the students at Oxford University, Abbasi refuted any link of Pakistan with recent attack on Indian troops in the territory.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan has sincerely responded to the US request for facilitating the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan that led to direct US-Taliban talks in Abu Dhabi and Doha.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken notice of National Accountability Bureau's proceedings against Dr Samad.
Nigeria's presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a week.
The US government and Facebook are negotiating a settlement over the company’s privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
Nestle Waters Senior Vice President and Head of Technical Peter Hagmann inaugurated a site near Sheikhupura under Nestle Pakistan’s Agricultural Efficiency Project.
The law enforcing agencies on Friday made five ‘key arrests’ in the assassination of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) lawmaker Ali Raza Abdi.
A China Geological Survey research ship is on a visit to Pakistan for Hydrocarbon research and geological mapping under the auspices of Pakistan Navy.
Defense lawyer Farooq H Naik on Friday completed his arguments in an under trial case in Sindh High Court (SHC) against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur and others for hiding their work permit (Iqama).
An accountability court on Friday extended for 10 days of physical remand of detained Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Abdul Aleem Khan.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has raised value of claims of insurance policy holders to be arbitrated by small dispute resolution committees.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that welfare of tribal people is one of the priorities of his government.
The government of Punjab on Thursday issued a notification to shift Nawaz Sharif to Jinnah Hospital from Kot Lakhpat Jail Lahore.
Zulfiqar Wassan, who is accused in Rimsha Murder Case, on Thursday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and disclosed some startling facts.
Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said that distribution of Health Cards would be started from 22nd of this month and the process will be completed by end of this year.
Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing has reaffirmed his government’s resolve to work closely with Pakistan to further strengthen Pakistan-China relations.
Pakistan fast-bowler Mohammad Irfan has set his eyes on becoming the best bowler in the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Meeting of the federal cabinet was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
Sri Lanka's Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Islamabad on Thursday.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested Syed Hussam Shah in Islamic Madarba investment case.
The nine-day anti polio drive will commence from Monday at one hundred and six Union Councils of Karachi.
Minister for National Health Aamer Mehmmod has emphasized on revitalizing the exports of pharma sector to boost the national exchequer.
The 103rd Passing-out Parade of police personnel was held at Police Training Center in Karachi on Thursday.
Punjab Assembly Opposition leader Hamza Shahbaz has demanded execution in public of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel involved in the Sahiwal tragedy.
The trike of doctor’s of Government Hospitals has killed an infant in Sukkur. 6 months old Murtaza was taken to Civil Hospital due to high fever.
Chairman NAB, Javed Iqbal has reiterated that taking mega corruption cases to their logical conclusion is his top priority.
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, has said that innovation in the field of education is imperative in the current era to achieve the goal of fast-paced development.
The Supreme Court (SC) has wrapped up Memogate scandal and said that state can trial Hussain Haqqani under article 6 if it wants.
Lahore high court accept bail petition regards Shehbaz Sharif Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme and Ramzan Sugar Mills cases . LHC order to release Shehbaz Sharif.
Google is making a huge push into Middle America with a $13 billion investment in data centers and offices across 14 different states.
At least five members of a family were gunned down in Nowshera, a city of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa by unidentified armed men.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi left for Germany on Wednesday to attend the Munich Security Conference 2019 where he will present Pakistan’s stance on Afghanistan.
The Pakistan-e-Tehreek-e-Insaf-led federal government on Thursday decided to reserve Rs200 billion for ‘Kamyab Jawan Program’.
The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday said the federal and provincial governments should implement the laws regarding special persons and not compel the court to take action about it.
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was freed on bail on Thursday following an arrest that sparked international censure and allegations she is being targeted over her news site's criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte.
A banking court on Thursday extended the interim pre-arrest bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and nine other suspects till March 5 in an ongoing money laundering case.
Before defending champions Islamabad United take on Lahore Qalandars in the opening match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) fourth edition, Junoon, Boney M and Fawad Khan will be rocking the crowd at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium tonight.
The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered a judicial inquiry into the deaths of four people – including three members of a family – in an alleged encounter in Sahiwal last month.
PSL4 will Start with first match between Defending champions Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Thursday night after a glittering opening ceremony.
UK and Canada researchers said they had found "robust" evidence showing using the drug in adolescence increased the risk of developing depression in adulthood by 37%.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin will host a trilateral summit with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi.
The first trailer for Disney's Frozen 2 has arrived. The film, which will be released in November, is a sequel to 2013's Frozen, which became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time.
Russia is planning on disconnecting its entire country from the internet to simulate what would happen if cyberwarfare was to break out in the future.
An international court on Wednesday ruled Iran can proceed with a bid to unfreeze assets in the United States, rejecting Washington’s claims the case must be halted because of Tehran’s alleged support for international terrorism.
Over one billion young people, aged 12-35 years, risk irreversible hearing loss from exposure to loud sounds such as music played on their smartphone, UN health experts said on Tuesday, unveiling new guidelines to help address the problem.
A suicide attack on Wednesday on a Revolutionary Guards bus in southeastern Iran dead at least 20 people, the official news agency IRNA reported.
Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says a number of development projects are being completed to put the province on path of rapid development.
Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Wednesday announced to open private clinic in government hospitals outdoor ward in evening to facilitate those seeking private treatment.
Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal Khan has said the government is utilizing all available resources for beautification of Quetta.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says during the upcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince minimum eight MoUs are expected to be signed and a Coordination Council will be set up to monitor the progress on signed agreements.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has underscored the government's commitment to facilitate investors in undertaking profitable business ventures in the country.
Chairman Task Force on Housing Zaigham Rizvi has reiterated government's commitment for construction of five million houses for poor segments of society in the country.
MNA Raja Khurram Shahzad Nawaz has been elected as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Interior unanimously.
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri on Wednesday warned the general public of private tour operators’ claims of an inexpensive Hajj.
Punjab government on Wednesday ordered the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed to probe Sahiwal incident, to present its report to Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar till February 19.
With an unusually long winter facing Pakistan this year, chief meteorologist of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Khalid Malik on Wednesday said Malakand, Hazara, Murree, Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Kashmir divisions have received 22.5 inches of snow so far.
World Radio Day is being celebrated across the world today to acknowledge the role of radio in awareness and ameliorating life of the masses.
US space agency NASA will make one final attempt to contact its Opportunity Rover on Mars late Tuesday, eight months after it last made contact.
Peshawar Zalmi on Wednesday released their official Pashto anthem for the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League.
The Pakistan Super League will observe Childhood Cancer Awareness and Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Days during the fourth edition that commences in Dubai on Thursday, February 14, a press release said.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA and campaigner Alamgir Khan, whose ‘FixIt’ campaign to cover unsealed manholes in the metropolis gained media attention, was booked on Wednesday for throwing sewage water at the Sindh Chief Minister House.
Forty countries led by Japan and the European Union (EU) but not the United States or China have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting as soon as next year, a United Nations agency said on Tuesday.
Arrangements have been finalised for the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Pakistan. The Saudi Crown Prince will arrive in Pakistan on February 16 for a two-day visit.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday that the government has prepared a mechanism to control hate speech on social media and there would be a strict crackdown from next week.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence of a convict who murdered a woman and four children.
The Pakistan Citizens' Portal app, which was launched in October last year by Prime Minister Imran Khan, was declared the second best government mobile application in the world at the World Government Summit.
Two lawyers defending former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on charges of financial misconduct submitted their resignations on Wednesday, their law firm said in a statement.
The 108th birth anniversary of revolutionary Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz is being observed today.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Muhammad Zubair on Wednesday has said ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is being offered National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to zip his lip.
Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday has directed federal government to submit reply till March 7 on a petition filed against including the name of opposition leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz on blacklist.
Police in Papua New Guinea are seeking the return of almost 300 cars, which were loaned to officials during last year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit.
Doctors in government hospitals across Sindh resumed their strike on Wednesday, despite the provincial government accepting their demands to raise their pay and allowances.
Global oil cartel Opec said Tuesday it sharply reduced crude oil production last month, after heavyweight Saudia Arabia slashed output and exports fell in crisis-hit Venezuela.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested two men for blackmailing, cyber-harassing, and extorting women on social media, it said in a statement.
Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid on Wednesday said there are 40 more people in queue to go to jail soon.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned his US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Tuesday against any American interference, including using force, in Venezuela which is facing a major leadership crisis.