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  • TMinister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan on Tuesday informed the National Assembly that delimitation process in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is in final stages to conductelections in Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The minister stated this while ...

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  • TForeign ministers of Pakistan and Kuwait have expressed satisfaction over the growth of friendly relations between the two countries, and vowed to further strengthen their cooperation. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs ...

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  • TPakistan told the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) that the brotherly relations among its member states could be further strengthened with regional connectivity projects. Speaking at the 25th Informal ministerial-level meeting of the Tehran-based 10-member body, held on the sideline of the ...

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  • TPakistan’s Minister for Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood, has called for an increase in the funding for education worldwide so that nations move forward. He was speaking at an international conference, which was organized on the margins of 73rd session of the UN General ...

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  • TA two-day summit to celebrate the 70 years of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and Egypt is being held at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Cairo. The two-day summit which will conclude on September 25 is being held to highlight the benefits of mutual collaboration ...

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  • TPakistan desires a broad based relationship with the United States based on mutual trust and respect, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told Congressman Joe Wilson, a Republican member of the House of Representatives, who called on him in New York on Monday. Qureshi, who is leading ...

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  • TPunjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that provision of basic facilities to the masses government’s top priority and basic manifesto. He said that government believes in transferring powers at local level as that is second name of Tabdeeli. Governor said that institutions will be ...

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  • TThe World Bank is finalizing a fresh initiative to resolve dispute over the India's construction of the Kishan Ganga and Ratle projects, saying the multilateral lender would soon contact Pakistan and India, World Bank Chief Jim Young Kim has said. Kim said this during a meeting with Foreign ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said Pakistan highly valued its bilateral relations with Japan and would like Tokyo to invest in the domain of media and information, besides the economy. The minister, in a meeting with Japanese Ambassador ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has said that strengthening institutions and providing relief to the masses was top priority of the government. He said during a meeting with provincial ministers Hashim Jawan Bakht and Ansar Majeed Khan who called on him at the Governor's House  ...

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  • TLAHORE - An election tribunal of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issued notices to former defence minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif and others on a petition challenging his victory from NA-73 in the July-25 elections. The tribunal comprising Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh issued notices on the ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI  -  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday visited Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul and urged the cadets and their teachers to strive for professional competence. He was briefed by the commandant Major General, Akhtar Nawaz Satti on various functional ...

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  • TNEW YORK  -  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the right of freedom of expression must be exercised responsibly in a meeting with his Dutch counterpart Stef Bloc on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly on Monday. Qureshi, who is in New York to represent ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The Supreme Court on Monday reserved judgment on a suo motu notice taken on dual nationalities of government employees. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that Pakistan believed relations with United States (US) on equality basis and the Parliament of Pakistan was committed to build strong parliamentary links with US, neighboring countries and entire region for enhanced cooperation on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The new US diplomat to Pakistan, Paul Jones, began his assignment as the Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy Monday with a resolve to work with the new government of Pakistan. "Ambassador Jones will lead the United States Mission in Pakistan in its ongoing ...

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  • TIslamabad-Department of Women Research and Resource Centre (WRRC), Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) Monday organized a lecture on “Youth and Drug Abuse” to educate the students about negative effects of drug abuse in terms of serious behavioural and emotional changes in one’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Two women from Pakistan who created Facebook groups have been selected for the social networking giant’s first Community Leadership Programme, a private news channel reported Monday. Kanwal Ahmed of Soul Sisters Pakistan and Nadia Gangjee of Sheops are among 115 community leaders of ...

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  • TPakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday has named a 14-member Pakistan A squad to face Australia in a four-day first-class matches at ICC Academy, Dubai from September 29 to October 2. National selection committee head Inzamam ul Haq announced the team and told team will depart for Dubai on ...

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  • TThe International Cricket Council (ICC) will hear Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) case against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for claiming damages on India’s refusal to play bilateral cricket series from October 1-3 at its headquarters in Dubai. According to the ...

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  • TChairman, Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has welcomed Pakistan’s offer to Saudi Arabia to become the third partner in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework and said it would provide a new trade route between China and the Gulf ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday termed ‘ridiculous’ the registration of First Information Report (FIR) against a man protesting against the security. “When people are inconvenienced, they do react,” the president commented in a tweet. The president referred to an ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has categorically rejected the baseless and distorted reports of some local and international media in connection with the courtesy meeting held between China Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing and Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noorul ...

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  • TFAISALABAD: The agriculture experts have advised the growers to start cultivation of Berseem immediately and complete it by mid of October. According to a spokesman of Agriculture Department, Berseem is one of the most important fodders of winter season which is used to feed cattle and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) achieved yet another landmark as it succeeded in completing the most difficult transmission line from Golen Gol (Chitral) to Timergara for evacuation of power generated by Golen Gol Hydropower Project to the National ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The 392-kilometre Sukkur-Multan section of Peshawar-Karachi Motorway offered job opportunities to over 23000 residents living along the motorway and most of them are those who depended on Heaven for food but now converted to vocational workers. “The priority was being ...

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  • TIslamabad-Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Furukh Rashid Monday underlining the need to improve strength of Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) said the dearth of officials was undermining the efficiency with traffic problems worsening with each passing day.  “The traffic flow has increased ...

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  • TRawalpindi-The Food Branch of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) issued 160 show cause notices during September and imposed fines amounting to Rs 140,000 on the rules violators. Talking to APP RCB spokesman Qaiser Mahmood informed that the branch collected 197 food samples during this month while ...

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  • TRawalpindi-The residents  and large number of people who travel on GT road are facing great inconvenience of traffic jam between DHA 2 and Bahria town as 20 schools are located in the area. The commuters complained that parents leave their vehicles on the road to pick and drop their kids which ...

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  • TIslamabad-The increasing number of visitors, frequent fires and growing population inside and around the Margalla Hills National Park is threatening its habitat, biodiversity and scenic beauty. According to sources of Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) which takes care of the park, the ...

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