Archaeologists discover massive Petra monument that could be 2,150 years old
June 10, 2016

Archaeologists have found a monumental structure buried under the sands of Petra, according to a new study that drew on satellite imagery to scan the ancient city. Satellite surveys of the city revealed a massive platform, 184ft by 161ft, with an interior platform that was paved with flagstones, lined with columns on one side and with a gigantic staircase descending to the east. A smaller structure,.

Kashmiri engineers develop Ramadhan special GPS enabled App
June 9, 2016

Srinagar | (PTK): With a tiny APK size of 11 MB, True Muslim Inc, a startup from Kashmir, provides a comprehensive package that takes up very little of your phone’s memory. “The app is designed keeping in mind the internet speeds and data costs of Muslims in different parts of the world,” says Mir Mubasher Hameedi, one of the team members. He said the App is presently available.

Some elements making efforts to destabilize Pakistan: Analysts
June 8, 2016

PTK Web Desk Srinagar |  (PTK): A high level meeting between civil and military leadership was held in Rawalpindi today to discuss issues related to National Security. Pakistani Federal Ministers Khawaja Asif, Ishaq Dar, National Security Advisor, Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi and Foreign Secretary attended the meeting. Meeting.

World powers in crunch talks on IS in Libya
May 16, 2016

  LIBYA: Major powers including the US discussed in Vienna on Monday the growing threat posed by the Islamic State group in conflict-wracked Libya, just across the Mediterranean from Europe. IS has taken advantage of the chaos left by the toppling and death of longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, which left rival militias vying for control of the oil-rich country. A recently formed unity.

Italian woman, 116, now world’s oldest living person
May 14, 2016

A 116-year-old woman from Italy is now the world’s oldest living person on record. Emma Morano received the news on Friday that Susannah Mushatt Jones, a New York woman who was four and a half months older, had died the previous day, making Morano the world’s oldest known person. Morano lives in her own home in the lakeside town of Verbania near the Swiss border and her health is generally.

‘Saudi Backs Pakistan on Kashmir Policy’
April 14, 2016

Srinagar : Saudi Arabia today joined Pakistan in supporting the Kashmiri movement for “self-determination” days after the Narendra Modi government touted the Prime Minister’s visit to Riyadh a successful one. Saudi Arabia’s articulation of its position on Kashmir comes less than a fortnight after Riyadh agreed to what some Indian officials read as a subtle.

US First Lady wears ‘Kashmiri gown’ for Cuba dinner
March 24, 2016

PTK DESK Srinagar |Mar 23 (PTK): US First Lady Michelle Obama chose a floral gown made of Kashmiri fabric and embroidery by Indian-American designer Naeem Khan for dinner on the concluding day of the Obamas’ visit to Cuba on Tuesday. “The dress Michelle Obama selected for the Cuban dinner was in a Kashmiri fabric,” the New York Times reported on Wednesday “It was embroidered.

Pak parl becomes first in world to run entirely on solar power
February 24, 2016

Pakistan’s parliament today became the first in the world to completely run on solar power, a venture supported by close ally China with a whopping USD 55 million funding.
]Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a simple ceremony switched on solar-powered building of the parliament in capital Islamabad.
First announced in 2014, the venture has been funded by the Chinese government as an act.

Plane with 21 aboard missing in Nepal
February 24, 2016

An aircraft with 21 people on board went missing in Nepal on Wednesday, an official said. The search operation for the Twin Otter aircraft, flying to Jomsom town from Pokhara city of Nepal, has begun, Xinhua reported. “An army helicopter and a helicopter of Dynasty Air have already been sent for the search operation,” said Bhim Raj Rai, Media Officer at Tara Airlines. The plane lost.

Pathankot attack
February 24, 2016

Pakistani authorities have conducted raids in some cities of Punjab province and arrested several suspects in connection with the attack on an Indian air base in Pathankot last month, a media report said. “The raids were conducted in Sialkot, Gujranwala, Jhelum and Dina cities in Punjab province during the last two days, and some suspects were arrested,” an unnamed Interior Ministry official.