Police academy graduates march during their graduation ceremony in Islamabad. Photo: Reuters

76 women officers among 408 graduating police officers of Pakistan

A new batch of officers were welcomed into the Pakistan police force on Monday at a police academy graduation ceremony in Islamabad. A total of 408 graduating officers including 76 women officers successfully completed nine-month training at the Police College Sihala. The 408 sub-inspectors were appointed out of about 70,000 applicants, including 76 women, through the…

Historians’ Moot by NIHCR in Islamabad

NIHCR to hold Historians Moot on May 7 in Islamabad

National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research Centre will hold a moot of local historians at its premises on Thursday, May 7 in Islamabad to discuss the role of historians in the present changing environment, to strengthen the discipline of history and to identify research and development areas.

Danish Ambassador to Pakistan Jesper Sorensen and Denmark’s Defence Attache pose for group photo at Military College of in Risalpur

Denmark contributes to Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts

More than 400 Pakistani personnel trained as part of countering Improvised Explosive Devices training supported by Denmark and the UK. Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jesper Moller Sorensen and Denmark’s Defence Attache, Colonel Thor Hilton, visited the Military College of Engineering in Risalpur to witness a training sessionon counterin IEDs

Woman takes interest in dresses displayed during Islamabad Expo organized by Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries at Jinnah Convention Center.

Islamabad Expo 2015 empower, encourage Women entrepreneurs

Two-day Islamabad Expo 2015 featuring conferences, competitions and activities including talent hunt, cooking, beauty workshops and makeovers, offered a great platform for women entrepreneurs of Pakistan. The main purpose of the exhibition is to increase market linkages of women entrepreneurs..

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s message for Pakistanis

Pakistan and China need to enhance Economic, Defense, Diplomatic and Cultural Ties: Xi Jinping Islamabad is brimming with festive atmosphere as capital city has been decorated with lights and flags of Pakistan and China before the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping.The much anticipated visit is the first by a Chinese president to Pakistan after nine years. Portraits of the…

Pakistan and Turkey to promote educational and cultural linkages

Young students have a vital role to play in strengthening the friendship and brotherhood between Pakistan and Turkey, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mr. Sohail Mahmood speaking at a festive “Pakistan Day” event at Middle East Technical University in Ankara.

NASA names asteroid after Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, now has an asteroid named after her, the Malala Fund announced through its blog on Wednesday. Dr. Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, USA, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala.

Young Pakistani among top global ethical hackers of 2014

Hackers are often viewed as modern-day pirates. While mostly true due to the security hazards they create, ethical hackers actually are very helpful in actually improving security standards. Most of these security experts perform these actions simply for the benefit of the community. Rafay Baloch is one such ethical hacker. Baloch, also known as Pakistan’s…

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, with members of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network at the opening ceremony of the 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference

Women’s Empowerment Conference opens in Islamabad

More than 300 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs from across South Asia gathered in Islamabad for the opening ceremony of the three-day 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network..