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NADRA’s Online CNIC Service Apply Online for Your National ID Card

It’s a nightmare every Pakistani knows all too well – waiting in lines for their ID card to get made after God knows how many trips to the local NADRA offices. The process can be cumbersome and hair-splitting as most Pakistanis would attest to. So in light of all the trouble and delays associated with […]

Express Service Passport TCS Home delivery Announced

Government of Pakistan has announced a new service which will let citizens have their new passports delivered straight to their homes. The new service has been launched in collaboration with TCS. Chaudhary Nisar, Minister of Interior Affairs, announced the new project at the NADRA headquarters in Islamabad. The minister had previously stated that the service […]


Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the signing of a strategic relationship agreement with Swiss AviationSoftware (Swiss-AS), which will enable the airline and its equity partners to move to a common maintenance platform, and provide them with the required commercial and operating flexibility throughout their fleet.   Swiss-AS will […]

More than 10 million illicit cigarettes destroyed in Peshawar

Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations FBR has destroyed the 10.20 million counterfeit cigarettes in Peshawar. The cigarettes seized for the reasons of the counterfeiting were duly confiscated outright under section 27(1) of the federal excise act 2005. FBR directorate of IR told media that in continuation of monitoring/surveillance of non-duty paid cigarettes, the intelligence gathering […]

APBF condemns brutal violence on Rohingya Muslims

The All Pakistan Business Forum on Thursday condemned the brutal violence on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, asking the United Nations, developed countries and all other international agencies to raise the voice against this atrocity. APBF president Ibrahim Qureshi asked Pakistan government as well as the world to stand up for helping Bangladesh provide […]

Air India Plane Crash at Mangalore

Air India Plane Crash at Mangalore International Airport At least 159 people are feared dead in an Air India plane crash this morning. The flight, which was landing from Dubai, overshot the runway and went over a cliff into a valley. Authorities believe eight people survived. The crash happened at Mangalore International Airport, on India’s […]

PTA Blocked Near about 1000 Websites and Url Due to Blashphemy Crackdown

Now a days on crackdown against blasphemous content on Facebook earlier, PTA has blocked around one thousand websites, mostly of them are proxies, a service that is used to access pages from another country ip address. PTA officials confirmed that Facebook and Youtube were blocked at domain level, while Wikipedia, Twitter, Flicker were blocked at […]

Proposal approved for unblocking Facebook Rehman Malik Announced on Twitter

Today Rehman Malik, minister interior, announced on his twitter that federal cabinet has approved his proposal for unblocking Facebook and Youtube while banning access to only blasphemous URLs. But on otherhand after Facebook’s decision for not banning blasphemous page, around 300,000 out of 2.3 million users in Pakistan have deleted their accounts. These stats were […]

Facebook will be Unblocked But here is the Future of Facebook in Pakistan after May 31st extensively covered all Facebook related news and views from last week.And we all know Facebook is blocked in Pakistan due to blasphemous page on it, which has been repeatedly appearing and disappearing from Facebook.During all of this we have not seen any official stance or action from Facebook administration on this. At this point […]

LHC declared Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan a Free citizen

Today the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday concluded the case of nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan and declared him a “free citizen”. The nuclear scientist can move freely within Pakistan, the court’s verdict said. “Dr Qadeer can move freely and continue his activities,” Justice Ijaz Chaudhry said while wrapping up the petition’s hearing. […]