Pakistan plans to take control of a network of over 30,000 madrasas as part of a drive to “mainstream” the Islamic schools by bringing them under state control, the military’s spokesman said on Monday.
The Mohmand Dam is being constructed on the Swat River and it will be completed by 2024. The dam has the capacity to store1.2 million acre feet of water. Upon completion, it will generate some 800MW of electricity.
A Canadian model and humanitarian worker, Assma Gulata, has registered with police a case against two suspects for alleged sexual harassment and infringement of her rights.
A first information report registered at the Sihala police station of Islamabad quoted the woman, identified as Lahore-based Assma Gulata, saying she was in Bahria Town when two men in a car began "harassing me, telling me to get into the car."
The reporter, whose identity remains unknown, could be heard saying, “This floodwater is gushing towards farmers’ crops… the crops are in danger due to the floods.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being trolled on Twitter for his remarks that he had asked the Air Force to carry out Balakot airstrike on Feb.26 in bad weather as his "raw wisdom" said a cloud blanket would help the Indian fighter planes escape Pakistani radars.
A statement issued by the office of Pakistan's Prime Minister said that Pakistan appreciates this initiative, which would contribute to enhancing friendly bilateral relations.
"The final touches are coming together for the airline's return ahead of the first flight on Sunday (June 2)," British Airways said in a statement. It will launch a three-per-week service to London Heathrow, it said.
Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country's military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad.