Category: Aviation

UN Accused of Complicity in Pakistan’s Alleged Unlawful, Coerced Repatriation of Afghans

February 13, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � An international rights defender has accused Pakistan and the United Nations refugee agency of complicity in promoting unlawful and coerced repatriation of tens of thousands of Afghan refugees.

In a report released Monday, Human Rights Watch alleges that …

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President, PM says peace in South Asia to remain elusive without resolving Kashmir dispute

February 8, 2017 |

On the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in their separate messages have called upon the international community to initiate an independent investigation in the ongoing gross human rights violations into Occupied …

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Officials: Son of Slain Uzbek Militant Promotes So-called Islamic State in Afghanistan

February 7, 2017 |

The son of a fabled slain Uzbek militant commander has been luring Uzbek men in northern Afghanistan to join the so-called Islamic State group, officials in the northern province of Sar-e-Pul told VOA.

Abdul Rahman Yuldash, a reclusive wanted man, …

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Met Office forecasts cold, dry weather

February 6, 2017 |

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours.

However, light rain with snowfall over the hills is likely at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Foggy conditions are likely over plain areas …

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Pakistan Army Rejects Afghan Terror Charges

January 31, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan's military said Tuesday that it was not involved in acts of terrorism in neighboring Afghanistan and called on Afghan forces to boost security on their side of a largely porous 2,600-kilometer border between the two countries.

Kabul …

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Pakistan International Airlines’ clarification

January 29, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 29, 2017 (PPI-OT): Reference media reports regarding PIA’s flight PK-719 (Lahore-Milan-Paris) having a technical fault before its take off from Lahore, it is clarified that such reports are totally baseless and misleading. The ……

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Uplift of FATA govt’s top priority: Jhagra

January 24, 2017 | Aviation, General

Peshawar Police arrested three terrorists belonging to a banned outfit in the city on Tuesday.

Police also recovered pamphlets of the banned organization, which were aimed at damaging the national integrity.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Adviser Sartaj Aziz felicitates President Donald Trump on assuming office

January 21, 2017 | Aviation, General

)In response to the media queries regarding Pakistan-US relations under the new administration of President Donald Trump, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz, said that the people and leadership of Pakistan welcome the successful …

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PIA becomes first Pakistani airline to fly Boeing 737-800 aircraft

January 20, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 20, 2017 (PPI-OT): The two Boeing 737-800 aircraft obtained by PIA on wet lease from a Turkish operator earlier this week are being put into operation from today. No other airline in Pakistan is currently using this aircraft.…

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January 16, 2017 | Aviation, General

A three-day anti-polio campaign underway in Sindh, FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and six districts of Punjab.

More than six point six million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal …

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PIA launches new in-flight entertainment system

January 13, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 13, 2017 (PPI-OT): Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started providing intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights from today. The system will allow passengers to access this entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops.…

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Human Rights Defenders Asset Freezes in Egypt

January 11, 2017 | Aviation, General

The United States is troubled by the decision by an Egyptian court after a judicial process to freeze the assets of additional human rights defenders, including Mozn Hassan of Nazra for Feminist Studies and Mohamed Zarea of the Arab Penal …

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