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  • ISLAMABAD - The production of jeeps and cars witnessed increase of 5 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year (201-17) compared to the corresponding period of last year.  As many as 160,650 units of jeeps and cars were manufactured during July-April (2016-17) compared to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan Friday said there were substantial signs that the revenue collection target would be met by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) despite a number of relief measures and subsidies granted in the export sectors and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has issued seven Letters of Support (LoSs) and 17 Letters of Intent (LoIs) for various solar projects which will generate a total of 556.52 MW electricity. Official sources told APP here on Friday that seven project were in process of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the government to focus on making policies for better development of engineering sector that has great potential to boost exports. ICCI President Khalid Iqbal Malik said that Pakistan was heavily depending on textiles ...

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  • KARACHI - Karachi Development Authority (KDA) Director General Syed Nasir Abbas has directed the Additional Director budget Liaquat Ali to ensure payment of salaries to the employees of the KDA ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. He issued these directives during a visit to the KDA Office at Civic Centre here, ...

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  • KARACHI - Provincial Transport Authority Sindh and District Regional Transport Authority Vehicles conducted snap checking on the entry and exit points of the metropolis on June 20 and 21 and challaned 70 vehicles on complaints of charging excess fares and imposed fine of Rs 84900. The officials of ...

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  • KARACHI - Prof Dr Iqbal Azhar, Dean of Karachi University’s Faculty of Pharmacy, has been appointed as the member of the institution’s Syndicate from the Deans’ constituency. The appointment has been made by the Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair, who is also the Chancellor of ...

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  • KARACHI - The Administrator of DHA Karachi Brig Shahid Hassan Ali, visited Darul Sukun, an institute serving the humanity in distress which is home to physically and mentally challenged children and adult, an official of the DHA said here on Friday. He stated that the management of Dar-ul-Sakoon ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has ruled out any fissures in Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Sindh chapter while esserting that the party remained united under its leadership. Talking to the media at Hyderabad Airport here Friday, the CM denied that a split in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistani players are not seeded in the World Junior Squash Individual Championships, scheduled to be held at Devoy Squash and Fitness Centre in Tauranga, New Zealand from July 19-24. According to the World Squash Federation draws, Zeeshan Zeb will compete with New Zealand's Lwamba ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former skipper Zaheer Abbas has urged Pakistan cricket team to bring consistency in its performance to claim top spot in International Cricket Council (ICC) ranking system. "I believe this Pakistan team can rise to the top in ICC ranking. The way it outclassed world's best sides in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The weekly inflation for the week ended on June 22 for the combined income groups increased by 0.29 percent as compared to the previous week. According to the data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday, the Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The Pak­is­­tan Electronic Media Reg­ulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed the management of Samaa TV to tender an apology to Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan cricket captain, and viewers over the airing of remarks by former cricketer Aamer Sohail against him during a ...

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  • UNITED NATIONS -  Pakistan has told the UN Security Council that the Afghan Taliban's ‘safe havens’ are inside, not outside, Afghanistan, given the large areas they control in that war-torn country. Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN, said ...

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  • HYDERABAD - As many as 44 PhD scholars of the University of Sindh have received laptops under Prime Minister’s Laptop scheme for less developed areas. In this regard, a ceremony was organised at Senate Hall of Administration Block (AC-II)on Thursday by the focal person for Prime ...

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  • KARACHI - The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) is all set to organise the first International Conference on Bio-Medical Engineering and Medical Sciences here in the second week of October 2017. An official of the institution said here on Thursday that the mega event will be ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives and damage to public property due to rains in the Punjab province. According to a statement issued here on Thursday, he said that steps should be taken ...

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  • KARACHI - The youth of Karachi and students of local universities have started an awareness campaign of safe charity. ‘These peace champions from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi University, NED and Institute of Business Management (IOBM) are using banners, fliers, ...

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  • KARACHI - Speaker at a seminar Thursday termed the clean drinking water situation in Sindh province very serious and deplored the non-implementation of policies and laws enacted pertaining to the general public especially for their health. This was expressed in a seminar titled “Water, ...

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  • KARACHI - Board of Secondary Education Karachi Chairman Professor Dr Saeeduddin has started working on an aggressive strategy with new gadgets and tactics to finish copy culture and the mafia behind it, from the port city. In an interview with APP, the BSEK chairman warned the cheaters and their ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday said that the Panama case was not about corruption or kick-backs but about the offshore companies and the Opposition was using it for political gains. She said that the Joint Investigation ...

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  • Rawalpindi -  The motorists are facing problems due to lack of proper parking lots in commercial areas of the city particularly during Ramazan. The motorists have to park their vehicles on the roads, which creates hurdles in smooth flow of traffic besides posing security threat to visitors in ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) expect tourist flow would increase on Eid-ul-Fitr as everyone wants to enjoy festivity with their family at scenic hilly picnic attractions in the northern areas. Talking to APP, Managing Director PTDC Abdul Ghafoor said, “PTDC has ...

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  • Islamabad - United Nations Public Service Day will be marked on Friday across the globe to recognise democracy and successful governance are built on the foundation of a competent civil service.  The day aims to celebrate the value and virtue of service to the community. Public servants are ...

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  • Islamabad - Faithful will observe Juma-tul-Wida, last Friday of the holy month of Ramazan, and Youm-al-Quds with religious zeal and fervour across the country on Friday. They will offer special prayers for peace, progress and prosperity of the country besides liberation of Palestine from Israeli ...

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  • PESHAWAR - General Manager Outreach (GMOR) Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), Javed Iqbal Khattak has said that the authority was going to establish Fruit Dehydration Unit at Swat. Talking to media person here Wednesday, he said that against the world's dried fruit demand ...

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  • rawalpindi - The motorists are facing problems due to lack of proper parking lots in commercial areas of the city particularly during Ramazan. The motorists have to park their vehicles on the roads, which creates hurdles in smooth flow of traffic besides posing security threat to visitors in these ...

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  • KARACHI - Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Karachi has finalised its bio-sciences academic program, an official of the institution said on Wednesday. He pointed out that the newly established Bio Sciences Department’s Board of Studies meeting was held at university campus during which ...

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  • KARACHI - Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has extended full support to All Pakistan Textile Mills Association and other textile representative bodies for raising the industry's voice on different issues. However, it has taken exception over the strike called by these and ...

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  • LAHORE- A hockey stick signed by Pakistan’s three Olympic Gold Medal winning teams’ captains and the four World cup winning captains has been donated to English museum by Shahbaz Ahmad, Secretary Pakistan Hockey Federation. It was presented to the CEO of England Hockey, Sally Munday by ...

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