Our staff Reporter/APP

  • KARACHI/Hyderabad-Like other parts of the country, Youm-e-Ashur, the tenth of Muharram, will be observed today (Sunday) across the city with due solemnity to pay homage to the supreme sacrifices given by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his devoted companions in Karbala. Small and big processions will ...

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  • KARACHI-Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has expressed grave concern over prolonged suspension of power supply in the provincial capital since the city received heavy showers on Thursday, and said non-restoration of power supply by K-Electric (K-E) even after the passage of two days was beyond his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/SIALKOT-The business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), reacting to the 1 percent slash in policy interest rate by the SBP, has demanded of the government to make further cut in interest rate and bring it down to 5 percent as in the prevailing circumstances, a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD          -           Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Friday said Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had proved that he ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/ PESHAWAR-Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, president of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), has urged the government to allow opening of businesses for limited timings with precautionary protocols from 14th April, 2020.He said that corona virus pandemic has caused the closure of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -The Securities and Exchange (SECP) Policy Board met in Islamabad at the SECP Headquarters under the Chairmanship of Professor Khalid Mirza. The Policy Board approved the proposed amendments to the Companies Act, 2017 and the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2017 in respect of FATF ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    Ehsaas has launched its first Langar in the federal capital where free distribution of charity food will be held regularly among the deserving and marginalised. The soft opening of the first Langar in Islamabad has taken place and distribution ...

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  • Toba Tek Singh/MULTAN-A dengue surveillance team sealed two famous fast food points after finding dengue larvae on the premises, on Tuesday.The team, led by Dr Atta-ur-Rehman, conducted raid on the directions of Commissioner Iftikhar Ali Sahu on two famous pizza and burger food points to find and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should be strengthened to such an extent so that there was no need of setting up a caretaker government for conducting general election. He said Pakistan was among the countries where interim ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday directed that a new legislation should be finalised within a week’s time to effectively deal with the offenses related to money laundering and to further strengthen existing laws to effectively check Hawala, Hundi and other illegal/corrupt ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The 10th monthly meeting of National Task Force on Combating Financing of Terrorism (CFT) on Friday thoroughly discussed issues concerning implementation of Action Plan. The day-long marathon meeting, chaired by National Coordinator National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) Dr ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari on Saturday said that the blasts in Mustang and Bannu are conspiracies against Pakistan. He said the government would not allow fulfilment of nefarious designs of the enemy of Pakistan to spread unrest and instability in the country through such ...

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  • LAHORE - The first private Haj flight carrying 161 pilgrims departed for Medina Munawwarah from Allama Iqbal International Airport here on Saturday. Federal Secretary for Religious Affairs Khalid Masood Chaudhry and Lahore Haj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik saw off the pilgrims. Talking to media ...

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  • LAHORE - Interim Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari  Saturday presided over a meeting on election arrangements. The meeting decided to provide foolproof security to key leaders of political parties. The meeting also decided to provide security for the movement of leaders of political parties ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday directed for effective policy for ensuring optimum utilization and scientific management of water resources to cater to future needs of the growing population of the country. Chairing a meeting here at the PM Office on draft National Water ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on Industries and Production Tuesday recommended resolving the issues of salaries, gratuity and provident fund in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). Senate Standing Committee on Industries and Production meeting was chaired by Senator Hidayatullah in Parliament House ...

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  • LAHORE -  Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif especially attended the emergency meeting of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) in Istanbul on Wednesday. According to a handout issued here, the chief minister was warmly received by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who ...

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  • Islamabad -  Minister of States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch said on Friday that the government was planning to repeal the draconian Frontier Crimes Regulation in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas within a week's time. Addressing a press conference along with Deputy Chairman ...

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  • LAHORE -  The martyred major  was laid to rest with full military honours at the Shuhada Qabristan at Cavalry Ground of Lahore Thursday. Maj Ishaq embraced martyrdom in an operation against terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan district of KP. Earlier, his funeral was held at Ayub Stadium of ...

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  • LAHORE - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) arranged its annual book fair on Wednesday. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha inaugurated the two-day book fair while Librarian Muhammad Aslam, Prof Dr Asim Aslam, Ms Abeeda Zia and a large number of students, faculty members ...

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  • MULTAN - Mufti Qavi, a suspect in model Qandeel Baloch murder case, was shifted to Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology (CPEIC) here on Thursday evening for check-up. A hospital source told APP that Mufti Qavi has been kept in CCU after arrival in the hospital. When approached SP Cantt, ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, while taking serious notice of the kidnapping of a woman from village Lal Bah, Umerkot, has issued directives to the commissioner and DIG Mirpurkas to take steps for her recovery besides ensuring protection of her life. The chief minister, taking ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday witnessed the signing of inter-governmental agreement between Pakistan and Russia for supply of gas. The government was focusing on meeting the country’s energy requirements with particular focus on a balanced mix of energy resources, ...

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  • LAHORE - Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday presided over a three-hour meeting to review progress on the School Reforms Roadmap. Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that reforms in the education system introduced by the Punjab government were producing results. He said that ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Oil fields Limited (POL) has discovered one of the largest oil and gas reserves from its Jhandial well (Punjab) in last five years, as per announcement at PSX. Jhandial well is located in Ikhlas Block in Northern Potwar, about 83 kilometers Southwest of Islamabad in District ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Thursday that 25 male and female students  are going to Turkey for learning Turkish language on scholarship. In this regard, a function was held in Model Town in which Punjab Chief Minister was the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Quaid-e-Azam envisioned Pakistan as a modern democratic entity which faced myriad challenges. He said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government, notwithstanding the confronting difficulties has made the realisation of Quaid's dream as its ...

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  • KARACHI -  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday said the federal government would spend Rs 30 billion for the infrastructural uplift of Karachi and Hyderabad. Talking to the newsmen here after concluding his day-long visit, Abbasi said as committed by former prime minister Nawaz ...

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  • LAHORE -  As the 70th Independence Day is approaching, people are gearing up preparations to mark the day. Various stalls have been set up selling national flags, buntings, badges, shirts, dresses and balloons where a good number of people, especially youth, are seen gather around. In every ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A day after Imran Khan filed incomplete money trail about purchasing property in London in the Supreme Court, the PML-N leaders came out on Sunday all guns blazing against the PTI chief. Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD) Minister Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary said that ...

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