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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb talking to the Polish Ambassador Piotr Opalinski, who called on her here on Thursday, said that joint ventures in film, production and broadcast were indispensable and strong mediums to communicate ...

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  • MARDAN : The district police on Thursday arrested the main accused, who shot dead Mashal Khan at Abdul Wali Khan University over alleged blasphemy, and presented him before the media. Addressing a press conference here, DIG Mardan Alam Khan Shinwari said so far 41 accused had been arrested for ...

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  • SUKKUR - The Department of Social Welfare Khairpur in collaboration with local non-government organisations (NGOs) have set up 10 heatstroke first aid relief camps in different areas of the district. It may be noted that the people of the district have been facing severe heat for the last two weeks ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The International Labour Day-2017 will be observed on May 1 2017 across the globe including Pakistan under the theme "Securing Decent Work for Sustainable Social, Economic development". The Day aims to pay tributes to workers' sacrifices in achieving economic and social rights all over ...

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  • MITH - District Health Officer (DHO) Tharparkar Dr Ikhlaq Ahmed has confirmed weather related deaths of 113 children and 63 aged citizens during the current year in different parts of Mithi. He told APP on Thursday that diarrhea was the major cause of these deaths and that majority of the victims ...

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  • ISLAMABAD:- Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony will hold a draw today for selection of pilgrims for the Haj 2017 under the government scheme. Radio Pakistan quoting official sources said so far the ministry has received 335,353 applications under the government scheme. The ...

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  • ISLAMABABD -  Pakistan has made an impressive headway in financial and digital inclusion, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said at the press briefing with Pakistani media towards the end of his current visit to Washington DC for attending spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank. During five-day ...

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  • HARIPUR:- The water level in Tarbela dam on Wednesday reached at 1408.26 feet after increase in water inflow. The power generation from the dam also reached at 695 megawatts. According to the Tarbela dam officials, water level in Tarbela dam has increased 28.6 feet from dead level and power ...

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  • ISLAMABABD - US Acting Deputy Secretary of State Tom Shannon who called on Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar at Pakistan Embassy Washington DC, conveyed the Trump Administration's commitment to engage Pakistan for a broad-based bilateral relationship and to partner with Pakistan for achieving ...

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  • Islamabad- Ministry of Human Rights (MOHR) established a core committee to review legislations regarding rights of children, draw an effective implementation plan, design awareness campaigns and ensure its regular monitoring for a secure and conducive environment of our future generation. All the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The exports of basmati rice from the country during the month of March 2017 increased by 154.28 percent as compared the exports of the corresponding month of last year. During month of March, about 45,745 metric tons of basmati rice worth $43.976m were exported as compared the exports of ...

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  • HYDERABAD - Water crisis has intensified in various areas of Hyderabad, Latifabad and Qasimabad forcing the locals to stand in long queues for water. The motor pumps have also been reported to be out of order for quite a long time. However the local administration has not taken any concrete step to ...

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  • MULTAN - The disqualification of former prime minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani to contest for parliament seat for a period of five years will end on April 26 (today). The Supreme Court on June 18, 2012 had declared Yusuf Raza Gilani disqualified from holding a seat in the parliament from the date of ...

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  • ISLAMABABD - Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has presented his credentials to the US President Donald J. Trump at White House. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry was named as Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America in mid ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Monday released 159,900 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 245,300 cusecs. According to the data released by Irsa, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1402.75 feet, which was 22.75 feet higher than its dead ...

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  • Islamabad -  Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Sheikh Anser Aziz said that Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has formulated consolidated roadmap to promote tourism. Acting upon this road map, federal Capital would be made hub of tourist activities. He ...

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  • Islamabad - “Shab-e-Meraj”, the night when the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ascended to the highest levels of Heavens, will be observed tonight (Tuesday) across the country with religious fervor and serenity. According to a private news channel, special prayers would be held in mosques ...

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  • Rawalpindi - The Career Counseling Centre (CCC) Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission and PakW2E2- Pakistan Wireless Women Entrepreneurship & Empowerment Monday organised a session on “Addressing gender and digital divide through ...

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  • Islamabad - Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) apprehended 213 electricity thieves in its various regions during a raid on Monday. IESCO’s spokesman told APP that 15 culprit were caught from Rawalpindi, five from Islmabad and one from Jhelum circles. All the culprits were involved in ...

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  • Islamabad - Utility Stores Corporation has reduced prices of over 450 items by up to 10 per cent at all its outlets across the country to facilitate specially the vulnerable segment of the society. According to a statement issued here on Monday, the decision to reduce the prices was part of second ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Minister for Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that the Excise Department is considering for transfer of ownership of any vehicle that the transferee and transferor should appear before the Motor Registration Authority (MRA) for signing the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The tradition of dragging constitutional institutions into politics must end as the attempts by the opposition to resort to this undesirable pursuit in the backdrop of the SC verdict on Panama case have even compelled the Chief Justice to tell Imran Khan during the hearing of a case ...

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  • Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has presented his credentials to the US President Donald J.Trump at White House. The Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry was named as Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America in mid-February. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: World Bank (WB) President, Dr Jim Yong Kim, on Monday, assured technical and financial assistance for Pakistan’s hydropower schemes including Dasu and Tarbela projects. He made the comments during a meeting with Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar, who called on the WB president in ...

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  • Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday approved new standard operating procedures (SOPs) regarding the transportation of delegates and their staff who visit Pakistan for hunting purposes. The SOPs prepared by the Ministry of Interior have been dispatched to relevant ministries, ...

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  • NEW YORK -  Building resilience for the world's most vulnerable people by reducing poverty, promoting shared prosperity, enhancing food security, and sustaining peace in crisis-affected situations will be the focus of a new partnership framework agreed by the United Nations and World ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The World Bank has agreed in principle to finance the mega project of building a highway between Peshawar and Kabul. This was disclosed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after his meeting with Vice President of World Bank (WB) for South Asian Region Ms Annette Dixon in Washington on ...

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  • Islamabad-Skin Specialists Dr Naeem Iqbal has said excessive sweating and excessive sun exposure are major reason behind skin diseases in summer weather. Various skin aliments like heat rashes, fungal disease, prickly heat and acnes (pimples) have increased 50 per cent in hot weather. He informed ...

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  • Islamabad-National Highway Authority (NHA) is committed to build environment-friendly roads while integrating environmental, economic and community goals into the planning, design, construction and operation of national highways. To shape this commitment into reality, an Environment Section has ...

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  • Islamabad-Eye specialists on Sunday warned the citizens not to use poor quality UV sunglasses which may harm and create long term vision defects. Talking to a private news channel, Professor Dr Khalid Wahid said that sunglasses or goggles are a form of protective eye wears meant to prevent bright ...

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