Exports Decline by 3.21% in 7 Months

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Exports from the country witnessed decrease of 3.21 percent during the first seven months of the current fiscal year as against the corresponding period of last year. According to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the exports during July-January (2016-17) were recorded at $11.685 billion


UNESCO For Protecting Mohenjo-Daro

ISLAMABAD, (APP): UNESCO Country Director, Vibeke Jensen has appreciated the Sindh government for putting efforts to preserve the heritage. She emphasized the need to take more steps for preservation of Mohenjo-Daro site. Talking to media, she said that the organization will continue cooperation for protecting the ancient site


International Automotive Expo From March 3-5

Three-day international automotive exhibition will be held from March 3-5 at Expo Centre Karachi. Fifty-six companies from China and a large number of exhibitors from Europe, Turkey and other countries are expected to participate in the event, said Senior Vice President, Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI)


China To Invest 1 Bln Yuan In Sanjiangyuan National Park Construction

XINING, Feb 6 (APP/Xinhua): A national park planned in the Sanjiangyuan area to protect the headwaters of the Yangtze, Yellow, and Lancang (Mekong) rivers will start this year with building roads and installing surveillance cameras to assist the protection work. The administration bureau of Sanjiangyuan


Made-in-China Large Passenger Plane Targets 2017 Debut

BEIJING, Feb 6, (APP/AFP): China’s first homegrown big passenger plane will make its maiden voyage in the first half of this year, state media said Monday, as the country seeks to challenge foreign giants Airbus and Boeing. The C919 narrow-body jet is expected to “realise its


India To Setup Smart Fence Along Pakistan Border

NEW DELHI, (Xinhua) — India has said that it will soon set up smart fence along the 3,323-km-long border with Pakistan in order to prevent infiltration. “The testing for the smart fencing is in the final stages. Pretty soon it will be done and it

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Trump’s Refugee Ban Is ‘Playing With Fire’: Angelina Jolie

NEW YORK, (APP): Top Hollywood star and human rights activist Angelina Jolie has said that President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily suspending the U.S. Refugee Admissions Programme is like ‘playing with fire’ and will ‘worsen America’s war against terrorists.’ “Shutting our door to refugees or


U.S. Court Turns Down Request To Reinstate Trump’s Travel Ban

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) — A U.S. court denied early Sunday a request by the government to overturn a ruling that has suspended a controversial travel ban targeting refugees and nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries. Consisting of three judges, the motions panel of the


Trump Dismisses ‘Ridiculous’ Court Ruling Suspending Travel Ban

WASHINGTON, (APP/AFP): US President Donald Trump lashed out Saturday at a court ruling suspending his controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, dismissing it as “ridiculous” and vowing to get it overturned. The order blocking the ban, issued late Friday by Seattle US District


Trump Suffers Travel Ban Defeat, Attacks Judge

PALM BEACH, United States, (APP/AFP): The US government began to roll back Donald Trump’s contentious visa bans targeting majority-Muslim countries Saturday, after a stinging legal defeat for the new president. Government agencies and US airlines said they would again recognize visas from seven majority Muslim