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Environmental friendly behaviors among children is needed:UNESCO

Karachi:UN-Habitat in collaboration with UNESCO held an advocacy seminar on ‘Health Schools-Healthy Settlements’ to encourage healthy hygiene practices among children in schools. The objective of the event was to empower informal settlements and strengthen the capacity of schools in promoting behavioral change. The seminar focused on empowering children and schools ... Read More »

US Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy Sonenshine Travels to Pakistan

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara D. Sonenshine is traveling to Islamabad and Lahore, Pakistan, from May 30 to June 2, 2012. During her visit, Under Secretary Sonenshine will engage with civil society and emphasize people-to-people ties shared between the United States and Pakistan. She ... Read More »

Iran is a brotherly country:Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal

Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan, has said that Iran is a brotherly country with its great contribution to culture and education to all shores of the world. He said Iran has stood by Pakistan in thick and thin and provided support to Pakistan in the beginning of its ... Read More »

Malaysians develop taste buds for Biryani as Pak rice gains popularity

Kuala Lumpur:From being served merely at weddings and special events until recently, Biryani has increasingly found its way into the ordinary restaurants across Malaysia due to the richness of taste and aroma it offers to the rice-loving Malays. Yet another reason that has popularized the Biryani dish in Malaysia is ... Read More »

Drug crimes are worse than terrorism:Indonesian Court

Jakarta:The chief justice of Indonesia has declared that drug crimes are worse than terrorism.He gave these remarks while hearing a case of drug peddling. A drug peddler Corby’s appeal for clemency was granted by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono last week, who cut five years from the convicted drug smuggler’s 20-year ... Read More »

Footballer “Chicharito” named UNICEF National Ambassador for Mexico?

México City: Mr. Javier Hernández, also known as “Chicharito” or “Little Pea”, was named a UNICEF National Ambassador for Mexico today. Mr. Hernández is a football player in Mexico’s national team and also plays for the British team Manchester United. “Mr. Hernández is a young man who, through his own ... Read More »

Independence of judiciary: UN expert mission to Pakistan

Islamabad:The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Gabriela Knaul, is on a visit to Pakistan from 19 to 29 May 2012, to gather first-hand information and identify general trends in respect of the independence of judges and lawyers in the country. Ms. Knaul visited Pakistan ... Read More »

Shahbaz Sharif meets German Journalist

Lahore:Senior Political Editor of a leading German daily Der Tagesspiegel, Ingrid Muller met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today. Provincial Secretary Information Mohyuddin Wani was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister informed the German journalist about the public welfare projects and development priorities in the province ... Read More »

Kaya is not dead­­??Lives in Pakistan

Islamabad:A student of Pak-Turk School Peshawar has mesmerized the entire Turkey by singing the immortal songs of legendary singer (late) Ahmet Kaya Arsalan Naseer has become a hot topic in Turkish masses, social and mainstream media. Some newspapers have published headings like “Ahmet Kaya is not dead; he is living ... Read More »

Participation in NATO Summit was a mistake: Former Generals

Rawalpindi: Former military leadership on Saturday said outcome of the Chicago Summit was disappointing as Pakistan was dealt as an accused. Our Foreign Office should have advised President Zardari to stay at home as US President Obama and leaders of other major NATO countries couldn’t spare time for formal meetings ... Read More »

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