Tag: Islamabad

India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 16:15

India has lifted all the restrictions that were imposed on air traffic back in February over the surge in hostilities with Pakistan. The move is apparently a signal to Islamabad ... Read More

Pakistan Airlines connects Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi with Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 07:52

The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to resume its two weekly flights to Tokyo from May 30 after a suspension of three months. The problem PIA had been facing was ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 23:03

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan as the world's top adventure travel ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:15

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, according to Haitham Matthar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development ... Read More

Pakistan establishes 19 Integrated Tourism Zones to promote tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 16:15

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting in Islamabad on development and promotion of tourism in the Country, at which it was apprised that Integrated Tourism Zones ... Read More

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 17:05

A Pakistani railway official has said a key train service with neighboring India has resumed. The move is seen as another sign of easing tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals ... Read More

Fall in love at first sight with Pakistan

editor editor- February 14, 2019 21:49

“To everyone who loves to travel, but still is full of stereotypes presented by the media these days, I highly recommend to always trust your feelings and experiences only. There’s ... Read More

Pakistan eases tourist restrictions, announces on-arrival and e-visas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 19:25

The government of Pakistan has announced plans on Friday to relax visa restrictions for visitors from 90 countries, including the U.S. and European Union, in a bid to boost its ... Read More

Cracks in Tehrik Taliban Pakistan are resulting in deadlock for peace talks

editor editor- March 9, 2013 01:35

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - “Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is facing internal rifts and leadership crises. Cracks have appeared in its leadership as well as among its various sub-groups. Read More

Qadri threating radicalism in Pakistan or the entire structure of the State?

editor editor- January 17, 2013 03:18

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (DND) - A new political history is being written in Pakistan as thousands of people are sitting outside of its parliament for the last four days in a ... Read More

Welcome to Pakistan Motorbike Tour covers over 12,000 kilometers

editor editor- December 12, 2012 10:21

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - To attract tourists from all over the world and to present a soft image of Pakistan, the biker-tourist, Muhammad Iqbal Ghangla, who was on a 30-day tour, ... Read More

D-8 Summit inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan

editor editor- November 20, 2012 10:34

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The D-8 Summit started in Islamabad, Pakistan, today, and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Raja Pervez Ashraf, inaugurated the four-day D-8 exhibition. Read More

All set for D-8 Summit in Islamabad

editor editor- November 19, 2012 04:47

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - All is set for the D-8 summit in Pakistan, and Iran's President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has confirmed he will attend the eighth summit meeting of the Group of ... Read More

US-Pakistan intelligence meeting fixed

editor editor- July 30, 2012 05:02

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - US Pakistan relations are becoming cordial after the reopening of NATO cargo service from Pakistan. Read More

Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat

editor editor- June 29, 2012 07:44

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Terror may be heading back to Swat Valley in Pakistan, after Taliban leader, Fazlullah, who almost succeeded in controlling Nuristan and Kunar in Afghanistan, vowed to ... Read More

Pakistan agrees on soft visa regime but not yet signed

editor editor- May 26, 2012 05:29

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The apparent lack of interest of the Foreign Office of Pakistan missed another chance for a soft visa regime between India and Pakistan. Read More

Bhoja air crash was a disaster in the air

editor editor- April 20, 2012 23:43

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The crash of flight number B4-213 KHI-ISB on April 20 is one of three fatal air crashes that happened in South Asia during the last 5 ... Read More

134 soldiers buried in Giyari sector Siachen Glacier

editor editor- April 12, 2012 01:06

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The chances of survival of more than 130 Pakistani soldiers buried under 80 feet of snow in a remote area in the north when an avalanche ... Read More

Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan

editor editor- April 9, 2012 13:29

ISLAMABAD - It looks like terrorism is winning again over tourism in Pakistan, and the most beautiful and peaceful valley of Pakistan, which is Gilgit-Baltistan, is now not far away ... Read More

Russian mountaineer dies will attempting to climb K2 summit

editor editor- February 8, 2012 07:39

Vitaly Gorelik, a known and popular Russian climber who previously had successfully climbed K2, died today in an attempt to climb the same summit during the winter. Read More

Floods displace 5.3 million people in Pakistan

editor editor- September 15, 2011 04:02

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - In a second consecutive year, Pakistan has been hit by floods, and the latest government estimates put the number of people affected by the floods in ... Read More

Air Blue Airbus crashed on domestic flight in Pakistan

editor editor- July 28, 2010 11:26

Reports are coming in that an Airbus has crashed in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. The plane belongs to a private company Air Blue. Read More

Al-Qaida, Pakistani Taliban eyed in Marriott bomb

editor editor- September 22, 2008 05:20

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Rescuers pulled more bodies from the shell of the truck-bombed Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Sunday, pushing the death toll from one of the country's worst ... Read More