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Pakistan Navy commissions Survey Vessel BEHR MASAH

KARACHI: An impressive Commissioning Ceremony of state of the art Survey Vessel BEHR MASAH built for Pakistan Navy at China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. During his address at the occasion, the naval chief while highlighting the role […]

Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto skip opposition’s meet on Azadi March

ISLAMABAD: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto have not attended an all-party conference being headed by Maulana Fazlur Rehman at his residence in Islamabad. “Shehbaz Sharif will not be able to attend the APC. But the suggestions made in PML-N’s consultative meeting will be presented before the Rehbar Committee,” Ahsan Iqbal told […]

Pakistan Navy joins 32-nation trans regional maritime network

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy joined 32-member Trans Regional Maritime Network (T-RMN), based in Italy. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi formally signed the ‘Note of Accession’ for joining the organization at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. Ambassador of the Italian Republic H.E Mr Stefano Pontecorvo was also present at the occasion. Trans Regional Maritime Network […]

Video: British royal couple visits Islamabad girls school

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton kicked off their five-day visit to Pakistan by visiting Government Girls Model College in Islamabad. The couple interacted with students and teachers in the school, where they were briefed about the steps being taken to promote girls education.  

Video: Waheed Murad continues to live in our hearts

Google Doodle honoured late Pakistani actor Waheed Murad on his 81st birth anniversary on October 1. Murad also known as Chocolate Hero was the the king of romance who brought grace and style to Pakistani cinema. National Courier team took a moment to honour the late actor in this video.

Video: Misbah ul Haq’s dual role under spotlight after T20 debacle

Misbah ul Haq’s dual role as selector cum coach came under spotlight after Pakistan were whitewashed by a second-string Sri Lanka side on home ground. Most of the criticism was directed at Misbah’s selection of Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal, who flopped in two matches they featured. Former Pakistan international Sikandar Bakht took a dig […]

8 million Kashmiris forced to live in open-air prison: Erdogan

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan termed the brotherly Pakistan-Turkey relations as exemplary and said that great potential exists for collaboration between the two countries in the field of defence production. The Turkish president made the remarks at ​Steel Cutting Ceremony of 1st ship of MILGEM Class Corvettes being constructed for Pakistan Navy. The ceremony […]

Modi party seeks apology from Congress leaders over Imran Khan’s UNGA speech

NEW DELHI: India’s ruling party BJP called for an apology from the country’s main opposition group for “helping Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in maligning India’s image” at his United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) speech on Friday. Addressing the UN general assembly, Imran Khan quoted a former Congress minister to criticize the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh […]

Balance for better: Empowering women in maritime domain

By Ubaid Ahmed Inequalities and injustices in a society mainly pertaining to women are often associated with the pay gaps; the physical and psychological violence; public prominence and health issues. However, no reference is often made to these inequalities in the maritime domain. Nevertheless gender balance is a call to action across the world to […]

Karachi to gather for Climate March

Karachi: Climate change is now a scientifically established fact despite there being widespread apathy and outright denial of its reality. Globally, states and societies have become increasingly aware of the devastating impact it will have on the environment, ecological balance and livelihoods. The primary cause of these changes is our exploitation of the earth’s resources for unsustainable production and consumption practices.