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TIME Magazine names PM Imran Khan among top five leaders for environment
Acknowledging Prime Minister’s efforts for environment, TIME Magazine included the Prime Minister among the top five global leaders that work for the environment. According to details, PM Imran Khan’s Vision on Environment is being released globally as TIME Magazine posted a photo of Imran Khan and other world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Central Bank President Christine Lagarde and Amazon’s boss Jeff Bezos on…
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Queen Maxima of Netherlands to start her three-day Pakistan’s visit on Nov 25
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will arrive in Pakistan on 25th of this month for a three-day visit in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. During the visit, the Queen will call on the President and the Prime Minister, besides engagements with a range of stakeholders from the public and private sectors. According to a press release issued by the foreign office,…
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Pakistan dominate as Junior scrabble kicks off
KARACHI: The Junior World Scrabble Champ­ionship kicked off at the Torquay, England on Sunday. The opening day was dominated by the Pakistani players. The defending champions started where they left off last year with some sterling displays of vocabulary and tactical skills. Although, slightly weakened by the absence of some key players, Pakistan still were able to muster enough talent to completely dominate the games in a way that the…
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Pakistan welcomes scores of Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in landmark ceremony
Hundreds of Indian Sikhs made a historic pilgrimage to Pakistan, crossing through a white gate to reach one of their religion’s holiest sites, after a landmark opening of the Kartarpur corridor on Saturday. Cheering Sikhs walked joyfully along the road from Dera Baba Nanak in India towards the new immigration hall that would allow them to pass through a secure land corridor into Pakistan. Some fathers ran, carrying their children…
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Youth, women spur social business growth in Pakistan: global poll
From turning organic waste into fertiliser to sharing farm equipment, new businesses seeking to address social problems in Pakistan have made the South Asian nation one of the best performers in the second global poll on social entrepreneurs. As the government struggles to find solutions for a nation affected by poverty, water scarcity, climate change and lack of sanitation, social startups are emerging to fill the gaps. Pakistan was one of the…
British Backpackers Society declared Pakistan top destination
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British Backpackers Society declared Pakistan as top tourist destination
Pakistan declared top tourist destination for 2018 by British Backpackers Society Pakistan’s status as a rapidly emerging tourist hotspot was cemented still further when the British Backpackers Society (BBS) ranked the country as the world’s top travel destination for 2018. The Society while announcing the results on its Facebook page late last month described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s…
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Six Pakistani’s shinning in Forbes 30 under 30 list of 2018
Six Pakistanis have found their way into Forbes magazine’s prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2018. The annual list, which focuses on the game changing achievements of 600 individuals from 20 industries, and who are still under 30 years of age, was released on November 14. More than 15,000 online submissions were received for the 600 slots, which means that the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list has an acceptance…
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14-year-old Pakistani nominated for 2017 International Children’s Peace Prize
Young Hira Akbar became the second native of Swat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, after Malala Yousafzai to have been nominated for the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for 2017. The 14-year-old, who belongs to the town of Saidu Sharif in the Swat district, has been recognised for her efforts to promote children’s rights in her native region, and specifically for her work against corporal punishment in schools and for the prevention of child…