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  • Islamabad-Policemen opened fire at a suspicious vehicle on Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway on Sunday after the driver tried to escape from the scene. Reportedly, driver of a white Corolla didn’t pay heed to police signal at toll plaza near Peshawar and sped away, a news channel reported. Police ...

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  • Islamabad-The ‘branded lawn fever’ has completely gripped the female population in all over the country with the competition between the different designers.  A private news Channel said, the brands entered the ‘lawn war’ as it introduced its designer series available ...

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  • Islamabad-A lively get together of Alamgirians full of nostalgia and past memories was held here which was participated by a large number of ex-students who had been part of the Military College Jhelum (MCJ). The event was attended by a large number of officers, those who excelled in different ...

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  • Islamabad-Like other parts of the world, the United Nations World Day of Social Justice will be observed tomorrow in Pakistan to encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication. World Day of Social Justice was initiated by the General Assembly of the United Nations in ...

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  • Islamabad-Veteran educationist and Chairman Sultana Foundation, Dr Naeem Ghani Sunday said that teachers should be given due respect and their services recognized at every level in nation building. According to a press release here, he said teachers could be rightly called a nation builders as due ...

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  • Islamabad-In a bid to facilitate patients at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Federal Ombudsman, M Salman Faruqui has directed the country’s largest hospital’s administration to ensure provision of free of cost medicines to patients from March 24.  The Mohtasib ...

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  • Islamabad - Chairperson National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), Khawar Mumtaz on Tuesday said they have forwarded few more amendments to be incorporated in the recently passed NCSW (Amendment) Bill 2016 from National Assembly. She said, “Under the new amended bill, after completing ...

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  • Islamabad - The Minister of State for Education, Baligh-ur-Rehman Sunday said that the laboratories and libraries should be equipped with all modern facilities. Talking to a news channel he said that all facilities should be provided in schools and colleges for imparting quality education to the ...

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  • Islamabad - The awareness campaign for safety of road users is in full swing in Islamabad and thousands of bikes have been repaired free of cost besides sensitising motorists about traffic rules during the last seven days. Following directions of Minister for Interior Ch Nisar Ali Khan, this ...

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  • Islamabad - The several key initiatives to capitalise on the potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for good governance, are facilitating the commoners and ensuring comforts in their routine lives. The ICTs are being used for general public services such as automation of ...

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  • KARACHI - To provide first aid, rescue and post-disaster relief to the Sehwan blast victims, Al-Khidmat Foundation Sindh completed a two-day relief operation in Sehwan Sharif, Jamshoro on Sunday. A statement here on Sunday said that as soon as the blast news was received, a 100-member rescue team ...

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  • NAWABSHAH - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visited People’s Medical University Hospital Sunday to inquire after the victims of Sehwan Sharif carnage. He went to each and every injured and instructed the hospital administration to provide them best ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) on Sunday lauded the decision of the government to hasten work on Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project to import natural gas from Turkmenistan. Natural gas has emerged as the most import fuel and Pakistan's future ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) has disbursed Rs145 billion through more than 7.7 million loans since 2000 by its Credit and Enterprise Development component. Out of total, 75 percent of total funds for micro-finance were disbursed to women and 76 percent loans were disbursed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The United Business Group (UBG) of FPCCI has lauded the moves of the business-friendly government which infused confidence in the business community through various positive initiatives and urged the business community to pay taxes honestly. According to a press release issued here on ...

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  • Sialkot - The Punjab government has released special grant of Rs1.85 billion for the construction of a new drain Nullah near Pathaanwali in outskirts of the city. The Nullah will be constructed to save the city and its surroundings from flood water. According to Deputy Commissioner Sialkot Dr Asif ...

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  • QUETTA -  Unknown armed men shot dead a farmer at Killi Abdul Rehman near Gulistan area of Killa Abdullah district. Levies sources said that the victim identified as Attaullah was on way to home from his tube-well when armed assailants opened firing at him and fled from the scene. As a result, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The revenues of Pakistan Railways have increased to Rs36,581.864 million in year 2015-16 as against Rs18,069.546 million in year 2012-13, registering a net gain of Rs18,512.318 million in three years. The present government has brought down the deficit of Pakistan Railways to Rs26.993 ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - Over 30 unlawful Afghan immigrants as well others belonging to FATA including North and South Waziristan Agencies were rounded up during the night-long search operation in Mirpur city till the wee hours Sunday, official sources disclosed. The local law-enforcement agencies including ...

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  • PESHAWAR - A local leader of Khatm-e-Nabuwat Conference Maulana Kaleemullah Khan was shot dead by unknown assailants in Charsadda on Sunday in front of his home and made their escape good, an official of the Charsadda police control told APP. The police official disclosed that unknown armed men ...

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  • Islamabad- Adviser to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH), Irfan Siddiqui announced that special celebrations would be held during the year 2017 to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of National Poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Presiding the meeting of the Governing Body ...

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  • Islamabad- Eating two slices of buttered toast a day can double the risk of diabetes, warns new research. A study of more than 3,000 people found those who consumed just 12 grams (0.42 ounces) were twice as likely to develop the disease within the next five years. Scientists say the finding ...

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  • Islamabad-Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a special plan for providing educational facilities to overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Middle East. The plan includes providing online study material and arranging examination facilities in their respective countries, said ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Canada believes in promotion of trade and investment relations with the Asia Pacific Countries, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Omar Alghabra said. Speaking at a luncheon hosted by Tariq Azim Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan in honour of Asia-Pacific ...

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  • LARKANA: - Former Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, on Saturday, visited CMC Hospital Larkana to inquire after those injured in the suicide bomb blast at the shrine of Hazrat Lala Shahbaz Qalandar at Sehwan on Thursday evening. He was briefed by Medical Superintendent of CMC Hospital Dr ...

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  • KARACHI -  The Engro Corporation has announced a final cash dividend of Rs4 per share for the year ended December 31, 2016. The company reported year-end results and posted a consolidated profit-after-tax (attributable to owners) of Rs69,107 million compared to Rs13,784 million during 2015. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Sunday issued power suspension programme for February 20 for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work. According to IESCO spokesperson, the power supply of different feeders and grid stations would ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s kinnow export to Indonesia surged to $23 million in 2016 as compared to $3 million in 2013 in the wake of the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between two countries, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) Regional Standing Committee ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Three wind power projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with installed capacity of 200 megawatts would start their commercial operation by mid of the current fiscal year. The sources in planning ministry suggested that the 50 megawatt HydroChina Dawood wind power ...

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  • Islamabad-The Adviser to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH), Irfan Siddiqui formally approved the proposal submitted by National Book Foundation (NBF) to arrange a three-day annual National Book Fair on April 22 this year. The meeting was held in the premises of NHLH ...

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