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Cricket for harmony

Cricket for harmony

Lahore: Playing cricket to build harmony between religions

21/08/2017 14:13

The Pakistan Peace League (PPL), final was held in Lahore on Aug 20 to build harmony between religions.  The tournament was won by the team of St. Francis Church in Lahore, headed by a Muslim student.

 

Pakistan Flag

Pakistan flag

PM's message on 70th Independence day of Pakistan

14/08/2017 15:31

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan on its 70th Independence day on Aug 14, has urged the nation to strengthen and reinforce the state institutions so that they can play their prescribed role within the limits of law and the constitution.

 

Part of the opening ceremony of the 7th Asian Youth Day in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 2, 2017.

Part of the opening ceremony of the 7th Asian Youth Day in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 2, 2017.

The mood of young people at the 7th Asian Youth Day ‎

03/08/2017 16:23

Listen to 3 young people from Malaysia, Pakistan and Brunei about what they feel being part of the Asian Youth Day in Indonesia.

Pakistan is waging a cyber crackdown on activists and journalists who use social media to criticize the government, the military or the intelligence a

Pakistan is waging a cyber crackdown on activists and journalists who use social media to criticize the government, the military or the intelligence agencies.

UN rights body criticizes Pakistan’s rights record ‎

28/07/2017 14:24

UNHRC urged the Pakistani government to curb enforced disappearances, extrajudicial killings, the death penalty, the blasphemy laws and torture.

 

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forests can hold back flood water by nearly 72 hours.

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forests can hold back flood water by nearly 72 hours.

Green Pakistan Programme ‎

24/07/2017 16:04

Over 100 million saplings will be planted across Pakistan in a campaign to boost the nation’s depleting forest cover to mitigate the impact of floods and climate change. 

 

An image showing Zafarullah Achakzai (L) being honoured by former governor of Baluchistan in March, 2011.

An image showing Zafarullah Achakzai (L) being honoured by former governor of Baluchistan in March, 2011.

Pakistani journalist arrested under cyber crime law ‎

01/07/2017 16:28

Zafarullah Achakzai, a reporter for the Daily Qudrat newspaper is one of the first reporters to be charged under Pakistan’s electronic crime law