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Zeeshan lifts KP Junior Age Squash title

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

PESHAWAR - Pakistan No 1 Zeeshan Gul clinched the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Junior Age Group Boys and Girls Squash Championship U-15 title after defeating Abbas Zaib in the final here at PAF Hashim Khan ...

45 wake-up points set up on NH&MP

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

islamabad - Following the direction of Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, some 45 ‘wake-up points’ were established at different locations on ...

LUMS directed to sack teacher

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

islamabad -  The Federal Ombudsperson giving a decision in a sexual harassment case has directed the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to remove the teacher from service against ...

284 students awarded degrees at NUST convocation

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - An impressive convocation ceremony was held at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) here on Thursday. ...

Laptops distributed

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - A laptop distribution ceremony was held at the Air University (AUI) Islamabad campus under the Prime Minister Youth Laptop Scheme for bright students in collaboration with the Higher ...

Establishment of Bone Marrow Transplant Centre directed

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - Minister of State Barrister Usman Ibrahim of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) in a meeting has directed the officials to expedite the establishment of a Hematology ...

President calls for measures to improve service delivery

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday underscored the need to take effective measures for improving service delivery and work for public interests which would catalyze socio-economic ...

OGDCL workers observe token strike against police action

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - OGDCL employees on Thursday observed a token strike against the highhandedness of police on Wednesday.According to officials, some 23 OGDCL protestors were sent to jail after their bail ...

No cancer registry in Pakistan: Saira

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - Minister of State for National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Saira Afazal Tarar said that there was no national cancer registry in Pakistan and information on disease that ...

Sherry proposes commission to regulate media

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - Former information minister Sherry Rehman Thursday proposed establishment of a commission for regulating the media.“There is need for a serious and informed dialogue between the ...

Chattha vows to continue supporting sports

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) newly-elected vice president M Ashfaq Chattha announced to reactivate ICCI sports committee within a few days. In an interview with The ...

2,905 students get laptops

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Cooperative Malik Iqbal Channar distributed laptops among 2,905 position-holder students at Government Post Graduate College, on Thursday. Director Colleges Dr ...

Nizami’s services matchless: Sarwar

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - The services rendered by late Dr Majid Nizami for the Pakistan Movement, journalism and the ideology of Pakistan were matchless. These views were expressed by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar ...

LHC seeks reply from Maryam

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Thursday sought reply from Maryam Nawaz Sharif, on a petition challenging her appointment as chairperson of Prime Minister Youth Loan Programme.  \As the ...

Workshop on PPR

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Punjab Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) has arranged a capacity building workshop on Punjab Procurement Rules, 2014 at Punjab Education Foundation on Thursday. PPRA Managing Director ...

JI countrywide protest against sentence to Mutiur Rahman

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE  - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has announced holding demonstrations across the country against the death sentence of JI Bangladesh head Mutiur Rahman Nizami. In a press statement ...

Notice to PA speaker over Opp leader’s resignation

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE  - The Lahore High Court Thursday issued notice to the Punjab Assembly speaker until November 20, on a petition for not accepting the resignation tendered by Opposition leader in Punjab ...

CS wants SOPs against Ebola virus

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Secretary Naveed Akram Cheema has directed that a dedicated committee be set up for controlling the arrival of Ebola virus in Pakistan and effective coordination between federal ...

Depts directed to fix Journalists Colony’s problems

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Punjab government spokesman Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri has directed all the relevant departments to complete development works and eliminate illegal possessions in the Journalists Colony, ...

Now, Qadri sees foreign hand in Pakistan crisis

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Without naming the foreign powers, PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has claimed that the involvement of foreign powers in the internal affairs of Pakistan led to the rule of corrupt and ...

Salaries consume 82pc police budget, minister told

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada on Thursday visited the Central Police Office (CPO) to attend a briefing arranged by Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera, officials said. On ...

Sethi nominated for ICC presidency

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi Thursday was nominated for the International Cricket Council (ICC) presidency. Sethi's nomination for the ICC presidency was ...

$2.5b textile exports at risk if energy supply remained uncertain

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE -  Present uncertainty is increasing further due to delay in announcement of textile policy and decision on uninterrupted energy supply to the Punjab textile industry during this ...

Shahbaz asks overseas Pakistanis to make investment

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that promotion of investment is of vital importance for poverty alleviation and elimination of unemployment from the country, ...

Germany offers cooperation in renewable energy

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE - Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Dr Cyrill Jean Nunn has said that renewable energy sources can help Pakistan cope with challenges of soaring energy needs. Being world leader in this ...

Pakistan elected UN Economic and Social Council member

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Islamabad - Pakistan has been elected member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a three-year term starting 1st January, 2015, by securing 181 out of a total of 186 votes ...

Govt not privatising OGDCL, only disinvesting shares

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Aimed political pressure, the government on Thursday clarified that it is not going to privatise the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL); rather its shares would be ...

PIA inducts third A320 aircraft in its fleet

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

LAHORE  - Third A320 aircraft has been inducted in PIA fleet which was acquired on long term Dry Lease from General Electric (GECAS), spokesman of the airline said and added that the aircraft ...

Stocks show recovery

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Karachi - Index recovered last trading session’s fall after cherry picking in select stocks coupled with better than expected September results. The KSE benchmark 100-share index posted a fresh ...

Sindh demands ban on wheat import from Ukraine

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 31, 2014

Karachi - Provincial Sindh Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has demanded federal government to immediately ban on import of wheat from Ukraine because it will badly affect the prices of ...

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