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  • LAHORE - Principal Post-graduate Medical Institute  Prof Ghias-un-Nabi Tayyab on Saturday called upon doctors and  paramedical staff to ensure implementation of all laid down  standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure maximum hygenic  atmosphere in hospitals. He said that ...

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  • LAHORE - The City Traffic Police (CTP) got registered 96 cases with various police stations over encroachment during the current month. Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rai Ejaz said that the CTP expedited action against encroachments in provincial capital. He said that the CTP teams educated traders to ...

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  • Islamabad - The specially constituted mobile complaint van service teams of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) conducted survey in 630 houses and collected 10 water samples from different areas of the city during last month of September. Team A conducted survey in sector G-7/4, G-10/1, G-11/3, ...

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  • MULTAN: Punjab government is offering billions of rupees subsidy on DAP fertilizer to 5.2 million farmers in the province. The basic purpose of this subsidy is to reduce input cost on preparation of crops. Assistant Director Agriculture Naveed Asmat Kohloon urged un-registered farmers to get ...

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  • ISLAMKOT - National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) has taken up Rs 15 billion project of transmission lines for shifting electricity to national grid to be produced from Thar Coal Block-II. A spokesman of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) informed a team of visiting journalists at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  -  The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on October 19, for the combined income groups, decreased by 0.46 percent as compared to the previous week.  The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at ...

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  • ISTANBUL -  With focus on upgrading its communications, energy infrastructure, and enhancing regional connectivity under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan on Friday sought enhanced trade and economic partnerships with D-8 member states through stronger rail, road, air and ...

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  • ISTANBUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim Friday agreed to bolster bilateral relations in diverse areas with particular focus on trade and economy. The two leaders, who met here on the sidelines of the 9th D-8 Summit discussed bilateral relations, ...

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  • The Indian media reported that newly appointed ambassador to India, Sohail Mehmood has met Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Sawaraj in first high level meeting between both states in months.  Mehmmod was appointed as envoy to India last month after resignation of former ambassador Abdul ...

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  • LAHORE - Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said ex-PM Nawaz Sharif was being ousted from politics on accountability pretext under a 'conspiracy'.  In a statement issued here on Friday, he said that opponents were infact opposing the country's welfare in their enmity for Nawaz Sharif. ...

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  • ISTANBUL - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday invited the Turkish entrepreneurs, business giants and mega companies to invest in diverse areas of economy in Pakistan, especially in hydel and coal power generation, mining, banking and infrastructure development. “Your groups can ...

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  • Islamabad - Higher Education Commission (HEC) has invited research proposals for mobility grant from Pakistani faculty members of public and HEC-approved private universities for research funding under Pak-France PERIDOT Research programme. PERIDOT is the Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership ...

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  • Islamabad - Islamabad High Court (IHC), while adjourning a plea challenging the alleged enforced disappearance of information technology expert Sajid Mehmood till November 13, sought a progress report from the respondents. Justice Athar Minallah after hearing the arguments placed by the counsels of ...

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  • Islamabad - Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has agreed to support Pakistan in developing and promoting climate-resilient green growth without compromising its developmental targets. This outcome was achieved after Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah Khan successfully participation in ...

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  • Islamabad - Advisor to Prime Minister National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH), Irfan Siddiqui on Friday said the government is taking measures for providing best medical treatment and facilities to the diabetic patients. Considering the increased ratio of diabetic patients, he said, ...

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  • President Mamnoon Hussain Friday said Pakistan desires stronger bilateral ties with with Malaysia, Jordan and Vietnam and called for a greater focus on trade, investment and people-to-people ties. The President expressed the desire in his separate meetings with the outgoing High Commissioner of ...

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  • Head coach of the Pakistan hockey team, Saeed Khan and Tanzeela Aamer Cheema, Secretary, Women Wing, Pakistan Hockey Federation on Friday completely refuted the allegations levelled by Syeda Sadia for sexual harassment by the head coach.Syeda Sadia, who could not gain selection for the Pakistan ...

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  • The Saudi Arabia Minister of Culture and Information, Awwad Bin Saleh al-Awwad has described the establishment of a complex on the Prophet’s Hadiths by King Salman as an unprecedented accomplishment for the service of the Sunnah, which is the second source of Islamic legislation.According to ...

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  • Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Friday said, “Our commitment to fight the terrorists down to the last man is absolutely clear.”He was addressing the concluding session of International Seminar on Air Power (ISAP) as chief guest at Air ...

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  • ISTANBUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Turkish Minister for Energy and National Resources Berat Albayrak met here on Saturday. During the meeting held on the sidelines of 9th D-8 Summit, the two sides discussed various issues pertaining to the energy sector and measures to further ...

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  • ISTANBUL: With a focus on upgrading its communications, energy infrastructure, and enhancing regional connectivity under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan on Friday sought enhanced trade and economic partnerships with D-8 member states through stronger rail, road, air and sea ...

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  • KARACHI - The foundation of time management is self discipline which develops new habits in person which leads towards commitment to get success to achieve his goals. This was stated by veteran management consultant, Dilawar Khan Tanoli, while addressing a workshop on Time Management, organized by ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The speakers have called for reconstitution of the search committee for appointment of Vice Chancellors of the Universities to ensure transparency and merit while appointing the person on such higher post in each university of the province. They said this while addressing the ...

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  • KARACHI - As many as 24.62 percent Pakistanis are affected by Allergic Rhinitis with Sindh having highest prevalence of around 28 percent, revealed by health experts in a briefing here on Thursday to create awareness about the most common Allergy in Pakistan- Allergic Rhinitis. “We should ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has established a quality control department to check the quality of daily use items being sold at its outlets across the country. Before awarding contract, the department will get samples of various items from all tender holders which will be sent ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The literary community of the federal capital on Thursday lauded the reopening and renaming of Lok Virsa Heritage Library as Faiz Heritage Library on Thursday. Talking to APP, Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Prof Dr Muhammad Qasim Bughio said that reopening of Lok Virsa ...

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  • HYDERABAD - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilwal Bhutto Zardari claimed that the PPP considered all Pakistanis have equal rights without any creed and caste and it struggled for the right of common people irrespective of any discrimination. The PPP chairman expressed these remarks while ...

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  • ISTANBUL - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was accorded a very warm welcome as he arrived here on Thursday to lead Pakistan’s delegation at the 9th D-8 Summit being held in this historic Turkish city from October 19 to 21. He was received at the Ataturk International airport by Deputy ...

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  • The number of children who die before reaching their fifth birthday has fallen to an all-time low, yet children around the world continue to die at an alarming rate, with 5.6 million deaths recorded last year, according to a new UN report, which called for making available most needed life-saving ...

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  • Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique today said that former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was being ousted from politics on accountability pretext under a ‘conspiracy’. In a statement issued here on Friday, he said that opponents were infact opposing the ...

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