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  • ISLAMABAD:- Spokesperson of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has categorically rejected reports regarding differences within Sharif family on certain issues saying that it could be an inordinate desire of the opponents which will never be fulfilled. In a statement issued here on Saturday, the ...

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  • Islamabad - Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Rawalpindi-Islamabad (IEP-RI) held a seminar here on Saturday to create awareness among the people about the devastating impact of natural and man-made disaster. It was also aimed at preparing the engineering community to help in mitigating human ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has deplored the attitude of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in declining the offer of the Punjab government to extend help for coping with dengue virus. According to a statement issued here ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party on Friday approved three development schemes of road sector with an estimated cost of Rs2713 million. The schemes were approved in the 12th meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2017-18 presided ...

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  • Islamabad - The United Nations’ (UN) World Humanitarian Day will be observed on August 19 to honours all humanitarians who have worked in the promotion of the humanitarian cause, and those who have lost their lives in the cause of duty. It aims to increase public awareness about humanitarian ...

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  • Islamabad - Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry Friday said NAB had established state-of-the-art forensic science laboratory for investigation of all cases especially cases of white collar crimes by using modern technology and techniques. He was chairing a meeting to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Around 87 per cent work has been completed on the Tarbela 4th Extension Power Project so far and its Unit 17 will start power generation in February 2018. Project Director Tarbela 4th Extension Project Shoail Khan told APP here Friday said that unit-16 would start supplying 470 MW ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The weekly inflation for the week ended on August 17 for the combined income groups decreased by 0.23 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 ...

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  • KARACHI - Three drug peddlers including a lady were arrested and over four kilograms of Charas was recovered by police from different parts of the metropolis. SP Orangi division, Abid Ali Balouch said on Friday that a lady namely Durrani alias Beybey was arrested and 2,100 gram Charas was recovered ...

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  • KARACHI - An anti-measles and polio drives commenced here on Friday. Commissioner Karachi, Ejaz Ahmed Khan, performed the opening at the National Institute of Child Health (MICH). During the drive to be continued till August 20, some 1.5 million children in the age group of nine months up to five ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The two-day training workshop titled ‘Climate Change Projections and Impact on Water System Performance’ concluded on Friday at the US Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) Jamshoro.  At ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Labour, Transport, Mass Transit and Information Minister, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, handed over 18 ambulances to various hospitals of Social Security Institution at a simple ceremony held at KV Social Security Hospital SITE, Karachi, on Friday. Commissioner Social Security Farooq ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Qasim Rangers in collaboration with Chief Minister Sindh Hepatitis Control Program carried out screening and immunization of some 700 personnel here on Thursday. The program’s coordinator Dr Amanullah informed that the personnel were also briefed about precautions against ...

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  • LAHORE -  Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana and Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a meeting Thursday and discussed ongoing development projects. The governor said the CM had taken wonderful steps for providing relief to the people and added that Shehbaz Sharif had left no stone unturned for the ...

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  • LAHORE - Most people are opting for collective sacrifice because of high prices of sacrificial animals this year too. Livestock has started landing in Lahore, but sale has yet to gain momentum. Traders are seen convincing potential buyers, but high prices of animals seem to be a major hurdle in ...

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  • BEIJING - An exquisite 'Mango Festival' was held in China here on Thursday to showcase different varieties of 'the king of fruits' and enhance its export more widely all over China from the next year. The Embassy of Pakistan and Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company, Ministry of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Commerce Minister Mohammad Pervaiz Malik on Thursday stressed the need for boosting efforts to increase trade between Pakistan and Turkey. Highlighting the decreasing trend in trade volume between the two countries, the minister said that good relations in political and economic sphere ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday assured the exporters of fullest support from the government for boosting the exports. The Prime Minister reiterated that govt was committed to facilitate the business community for which all the proposals and suggestions would be ...

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  • KARACHI - The police have arrested 15 accused during search operation in Orangi and Landhi areas of the city and recovered illegal weapons, snatched cell phones, motorbikes and narcotics from their possession. According to the police report issued here on Thursday, 6 pistols, 3 stolen bikes, 9 ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Sindh government has pledged its all-out support to Sindh University administration to improve high education indicators across the province and assured of evacuating the varsity land from the encroachers by launching a massive operation against them. The Adviser to the Chief ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Pakistan is all set to establish National Broadcasting and Film Commission purported to encourage the revival of the film industry and creation of enabling environment for the artists, producers and film makers to demonstrate their talent and skill in conformity with their ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Bosnian Ambassador to Pakistan Nadeem Makarevic Thursday called on Minister for Interior and NarcoticsControl Prof. Ahsan Iqbal.Both sides discussed the matters of mutual interests during the meeting, said a press release issued here.The interior minister said the mutual trade level ...

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  • THARPARKAR - Chikungunya virus while getting out of control in Thar has affected at least 2000 people in a span of two weeks. The viral disease has targeted 30 villages of Thar including the Chachro district. The higher number of patients has led to a shortage of facilities in the hospital. The ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The increasing cases of thyroid problems are posing a great threat to human lives as the disease has so far affected tens of millions of people worldwide. Thyroid disorders particularly thyroid cancer, thyroid under-activity and thyroid over-activity have become common among the people ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said Pakistan would soon get rid of polio owing to successful continuation of polio eradication drive. He said this while talking to Chairman Rotary International Kalyan M Banerjee who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. He appreciated the efforts of ...

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  • A Polish oil and gas company, PGNiG, would drill 14 exploration wells in hydrocarbon potential areas during the current year. "The company has planned to step up its exploration and production activities and take the business volume to Rs100 billion per year," officials in the company told ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Federal Minister for Communications Hafiz Abdul Karim Wednesday visited the National Highway Authority (NHA) head office  where Chairman NHA Shahid Ashraf Tarar gave a detailed briefing about China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other motorway projects. The chairman ...

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  • KARACHI - The services of the teachers of the Education Department’s Lyari Zone working on contract and daily basis would be regularized soon. This was announced by the Sindh Minister for Local Government, Jam Khan Shoro, here on Wednesday. He was speaking at a programme held at the Kikri ...

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  • Islamabad - Health experts have advised the mothers to refrain their infants from formula milk to protect them from carrying associated health complications. According to them, there were several alarming ingredients, which were dangerous for infants, but were being used openly in formula milk ...

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  • LAHORE - IGP Arif Nawaz Khan said that security of worship places, educational institutions in particular institutions running co-education system be beefed up. Addressing video link RPOs conference at Central Police Office here on Wednesday, he said that it should be ensured that the panic button ...

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