UN rights expert calls for dual fight against torture, corruption -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 22 (APP): The incidences of torture and ill-treatment around the world have not been diminishing and the need for effective prevention is "as great as it ever has been," a U.N. human rights expert said Wednesday, as he urged Member States to do more to tackle domestic corruption in order to prevent such episodes of abuses.
Pakistan calls for resumption of Mideast peace talks to end conflict -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 22 (APP): Pakistan has stressed the urgency of reviving Middle East peace negotiations aimed at resolving the decades-old conflict in that region.
US designates TTP's Khan Said as Global Terrorist -
WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (APP): The U.S. Department of State has designated TTP leader Khan Said as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under an Executive Order, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.
Malala bags yet another prestigious award for promoting girls' education -
NEW YORK, Oct 22 (APP): Close at the heels of her Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girls' education activist, was in Tuesday honoured with the Liberty Medal, a prestigious American award.
UN chief calls for honouring pledges for reconstruction of war-torn Gaza -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 21 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council Tuesday that promises made at a recent donor conference on rebuilding the war-ravaged Gaza must "quickly materialize" into concrete assistance on the ground, especially as winter approaches.
Oct 21 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif gave away
cash award of Rs 200,000 each amongst the members and officials of the
national hockey team for their brilliant performance in the recently
concluded Asian Gmaes.
Oct 21 (APP): Quarter finals of Serena Hotels-Chief of Air Staff
International Squash Championship were played here at Mushaf Squash
Complex on Tuesday.
Oct 21 (APP)- Pakistan’s fast improving Hamza Akbar went down fighting
6-5 to Sohail Vahedi of Iran in the semifinals of inaugural Qatar
Academy 6-Red Snooker Championship in Doha, according to a message
received here on Tuesday.
KARACHI, Oct 21 (APP): Batting trio of Fazal Subhan, Saad Ali and Majid Khan hit big half centuries to put Karachi Dolphins on top on day three of their 4-day Quaid-e-Azam Cricket Gold League match against Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) here at the National Stadium on Tuesday.
Oct 20 (APP): Steve O’Keefe has a good chance of making his debut in
Dubai alongside the incumbent offspinner Nathan Lyon, said a report
carried by cricket’s leading website on Monday.
وإصابة آخرين بجروح في انفجار القنبلة في منطقة خيبر القبلية الباكستانية
إسلام آباد: 11 مارس 2010م ـ (واب ـ APP
أفادت مصادر مطلعة بأن لقي طفل مصرعه وأصيب
أربعة آخرون بجروح في انفجار القنبلة عبر جهاز تحكم من بعد في بلدة " بارة
" في منطقة خيبر القبلية الباكستانية، وأضافت المصادر نفسها بأن الأطفال
كانوا يلعبون عندما انفجرت القنبلة مما أدى إلى مقتل طفل وإصابة آخرين بجروح، وفي
حين تم نقل المصابين إلى مستشفى المدينة.
Presidential address to the joint sitting of parliament