Consul General of the Russian Federation in Karachi Andrey Fedorov has said that his country is ready to provide cheap oil to Pakistan if contacted by the Pakistani government. Russian Consul General Andrey Fedorov confirmed that the former prime minister Imran Khan discussed the trade of Russian oil during his visit to Moscow.
A Pakistani ‘foodpreneur’ made history by receiving double honours from the Queen for his services with regards to business and charity during the Covid-19. Raja Suleman Raza, Chief Executive of the Spice Village, received the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) on the occasion of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Pakistan has some of the most resilient women, working day and night in their capacities to make big differences to lives of people around them. Working in diverse sectors from agriculture to health to technology, Pakistani women are making their mark in national and international front and contributing to Pakistan’s development. As part of International Women’s Day, we look at 5 inspirational Pakistani women who have taken small steps towards ensuring a better future for others around them.
Former South African batter, Hashim Amla will be attending the religious congregation in Raiwind Tablighi Markaz. Currently, the legendary batter is in Pakistan where he performed his duty as a batting coach for the Peshawar Zalmi in the recently concluded Pakistan Super League 7. Hashim Amla is in Swat (KP) with scholars of Swat Tableeghi Markaz on the advice of Raiwind Markaz.
Religious Affairs Minister Noorul Haq Qadri has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan suggesting that International Hijab Day should be celebrated on March 8, in an effort to express solidarity with Muslim women across the globe. He also said that anti-Islamic slogans should not be raised on International Women’s Day, under the name of Aurat March.
Dr Sagar Singh, who is a member of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, has been nominated as finalist for the International Sikh of the Year 2021 Category at the British Sikh Awards in the UK. The award recognises a wide range of achievements from inspiring individuals through pivotal contributions made by the Sikh community across a variety of fields.
Noor Muqaddam’s murder case has dominated headlines for over six months now. The counsel for Zahir Jaffer, the main accused has now said that it was possible that she (Noor) may have been killed for honour as she had a “living relationship” with Zahir. Sikandar Zulqarnain Saleem, the counsel for Zahir Jaffer, stated that the police did not quiz the only brother of the victim.
Student unions have been revived in the country after Sindh assembly passed a “landmark bill” on Friday. The bill lifted a ban on student bodies that was imposed across the country by former military ruler Gen. Muhammad Ziaul Haq 38 years ago. The law will come into force after receiving approval from the Sindh governor.
LUMS Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad, has been named the AIB International Educator of the Year for 2022 by the Academy of International Business (AIB). AIB is one of the top international business and management organizations worldwide. The AIB has more than 70 countries in its membership. The AIB promotes excellence in education by advancing the highest professional standards in international business and management.
Coke Studio season 14 began with a bang featuring a duo of Abida Parveen and Naseebo Laal. However, shortly after Umerkot-based singer, Nirmala Maghani accused the producers of stealing her melody. In response, Coke Studio’s team has issued a clarification stating that the work is not borrowed.