Pakistan elected to UN Human Rights Council

  Pakistan was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday for the period 2018-2020. The elections took place in New York at the General Assembly of the United Nations, said the Foreign Office. Pakistan secured more than two-thirds majority votes. There were five candidates from the Asia-Pacific region against four seats. Since […]

Pakistan Whites wins friendly football match in Brussels

  The Pakistani Embassy in Brussels organized a friendly match between Pakistan Greens and Pakistan Whites at the football stadium Schaerbeek in Brussels. The game was part of the celebration of the 70th Independence Jubilee of Pakistan in Europe. The Pakistan Whites won the game with 4-0. Two Belgian teams from Brussels took part in […]

Sri Lanka Cricket confirms Pakistan T20 to be played in Lahore

  Sri Lanka cricket team will be playing an international cricket match with Pakistan in Lahore this month, eight years after the Sri Lankan team has come under a terrorist attack. Sri Lanka Cricket on 16th October confirmed its commitment to play the third and final T20 game of the ongoing Sri Lanka tour through […]

Pakistan deports Turkish school network’s former director and family

  Pakistan, along with his family, deported a former director of a chain of private Turkish schools, former school officials reported on Monday, the day for a court hearing on the deportation. Turkey accused the PakTurk schools founded in 1995 of having connections with the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen or his “Hizmet” movement, which President […]

Kabul rejects Pakistani account of hostage rescue

  An American-Canadian family, released last week after five years in captivity, was kidnapped by the Haqqani network in the Afghan province of Wardak and kept in Pakistan, the speakers of the Afghan Defense and Interior Ministers said on Sunday. The Pakistani Pakistani Special Services Group, which responded to “real-time” intelligence from American sources, attacked […]

Twitter’s New 280 Character Limit 2017

  Double tweets could destroy Twitter. This limit of 140 characters was what made it interesting firstly. This took 131 characters.   In an influential development in Internet culture, Twitter has announced a proposal to expand the allowed size of tweets by doubling its canonical length from 140 characters to 280 characters. o give an […]

Pakistani court: Government must produce evidence or Hafiz Saeed goes free

  The Lahore Supreme Court deferred on Friday the lawsuit against the presumed predecessor of the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, where more than 160 people died. Hafiz Saeed is the chief of Jama’at-ud-Da’wah (JuD), a charity of which many believe they are a front for the militant group, whose Saeed co-founder Lashkar-e-Taiba – […]