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Hindu community holds special ‘puja’ to pray for Pakistan’s progress; rejects ‘Indian’ propaganda about…

KARACHI: Whereas the start of the new year 2019 was marked with pomp and parties across the world, the Hindu community in Karachi uniquely celebrated the event. By holding a Satyanarayan Puja, the community prayed for peace, security and progress of Pakistan in 2019. The puja, however, was not limited to this year only; instead, the community observes every new year with special prayers for their beloved country. Speaking to ARY News at the congregation, community members said they never felt insecure or were harassed…

IDEAS-2018 to help promote Pakistani defence products: defence minister

KARACHI: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday said the exhibition IDEAS-2018 provided better opportunities to increase the export of our defence products. "Pakistan is producing better and low-cost defence products on a local level that would also decrease the need to import weapons and would earn substantial revenue with our quality products," he said while talking to media persons after visiting IDEAS-2018 in Karachi. "IDEAS-2018 is a message of peace for the world and I am extremely thankful to all the…

70 Pakistani asylum seekers to be deported from Thailand

BANGKOK: Thai authorities have convicted 70 Pakistani asylum seekers of staying illegally in Thailand, as police intensify a crackdown on illegal immigration. The Taling Chan Provincial Court, according to Associated Press, issued fines and up to two-month suspended jail sentences to the group, which was charged with overstaying their visas and illegal entry. An officer in charge of the case, who declined to be named because of office policy, said they will be held in a detention centre until they are deported. The…

Pakistani wins $1 million lottery in Dubai

DUBAI: A 32-year-old Pakistani man has been declared the winner of the latest Dubai Duty Free raffle draw. The businessman from Peshawar, a first-time buyer, won $1 million after his ticket number 0241 in Series 281 was picked in the draw, according to a report. Numan Arif, who owns a bike leasing company, is the 16th Pakistani national to have won $1 million in the promotion since its inception in 1999. Two other lucky winners won luxury cars the same day. Anthony Chijioke, a 51-year-old Australian national of…

Pakistani man arrested in UK is reportedly TDAP scam accused Farhan Junejo

LONDON: A political figure from Pakistan was arrested by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) in connection to money laundering investigation on Monday. Sources confided to ARY News that the man arrested by the UK authorities is Farhan Junejo, who is wanted in money laundering case related to the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). He was also said to be the front man of then federal commerce minister Makhdoom Amin Faheem (late). According to the NCA, “Officers from the NCA’s International Corruption Unit…

Govt to provide legal assistance to Pakistani prisoners in foreign jails, Senate told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed that a holistic approach will be adopted to provide full legal and humanitarian assistance to the Pakistani prisoners languishing in foreign jails. Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari told the House on Thursday during question hours that consular services of Pakistani missions abroad will be upgraded for this purpose. She said a policy decision will also be taken to get in touch with different countries for repatriation of Pakistani prisoners. The Minister for Human Rights said…

Pakistani prisoners in foreign jails to be provided legal assistance: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed Thursday that a holistic approach would be adopted to provide full legal and humanitarian assistance to the Pakistani prisoners languishing in foreign jails. Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari told the house during question hour that consular services of our missions abroad will be upgraded for this purpose. She said a policy decision would also be taken to get in touch with different countries for repatriation of Pakistani prisoners. The minister for human rights said the…