Pakistan’s first transgender scouts compete to attend haj in Mecca

BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For the first time, transgender boy scouts from Pakistan could be heading to the haj pilgrimage in Islam’s holiest city, a scout leader said Thursday, signaling growing acceptance of the stigmatized minority in the conservative

Cardiac hospital in Gilgit to be completed in 18 months: Hafeez

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has said first cardiac hospital in Gilgit will be completed in next eighteen months.

Presiding over a briefing on cardiac hospital in Gilgit, he said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lay foundation stone of …

PML-N to be victorious in forthcoming polls with majority: Aftab

Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has said that PML-N will be victorious in the forthcoming elections with majority because of its performance.

He said this while addressing a gathering in village Sheenka after inaugurating Sui gas project.

He …

PML-N workers to step up preparation for local govt election to be held soon: PM AJK

Prime Minister AJK Raja Farooq Haider khan has asked PML-N workers to step up preparation for local government election to be held soon.

Addressing PML-N workers convention at Garhi Dupatta near Muzaffarabad on Friday, he said 25 percent quota has …

Parliament best forum to resolve political issues: Asfandyar

Central President of Awami National Party Asfandyar Wali Khan says parliament is the best forum to solve political issues.

Talking to media men in Charsadda today, he said politics of confrontation is never helpful for democracy and the country.

Responding …

Pak Rangers commando course parade held at Rakhtera

Passing out parade of Pakistan Rangers Punjab’s commando course was held at Rangers Battle School Rakhtera today (Friday). Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz who was chief guest on the occasion, appreciated level of training, agility and quick response …