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Water, Sanitation & hygiene project launched

Islamabad :  United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has initiated  Water, Sanitation and Hygiene  (WASH) for schools and ground Water Recharge in Rawalpindi and...

Australian Chief of Defence Forces calls on COAS

Rawalpindi, Australian Chief of Defence Force Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif here on Wednesday.During the...

MoU signed to commercialize PASTIC printing services

ISLAMABAD :  Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC), a subsidiary organization of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) working under the Ministry of Science and...

Nation celebrates Independence Day today

Islamabad : The entire nation will celebrate Independence Day today  (Wednesday) with enthusiasm and renewed commitment to safeguard the country against any threat and...

Cooperation of Egypt in economic sectors lauded

Islamabad,  Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources Dr. Asim Hussain has said that Pakistan has always welcomed the cooperation extended by Egypt in...

Senate passes motion for a committee to examine election issues

Islamabad ,The Senate Wednesday unanimously passed a motion for constitution of a Senate Committee comprising of Leader of the House, Leader of the Opposition...

Oman Ambassador pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister

Islamabad :  Mr Riyadh Yousuf Ahmed Al-Raisi, Ambassador of Oman called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at the Prime Minister's House on Thursday.The...

Pakistan minister resigns after BBC claims of ISI coup plot

Islamabad - A Pakistani government minister resigned Saturday, officials said, after a controversial interview with the BBC in which he claimed the country's former...

Pakistan urges restoration of Democratic Institutions in Egypt

Islamabad :  As is well known, Pakistan and Egypt enjoy close and friendly relations based on strong bonds of fraternity, mutual respect and common...

Govt to uplift rural areas of Islamabad: Faisal Sakhi Butt

ISLAMABAD :   On the direction of the Prime Minister, the government would allocate special funds to overcome the deprivation of the rural areas...

Islamic Microfinance indispensable for poverty alleviation in Arab countries

Islamabad :  UNDP in collaboration with USAID and CGAP jointly organized "Iraq Microfinance Policy Forum" held recently in Erbil-Iraq, for setting up Policy Goals...

12 outlaws arrested wine and pistols recovered

ISLAMABAD :   Islamabad Police have arrested12 outlaws and recovered weapons, hashish, wine from their possession, a police Spokesman said on Saturday.According to details,...

SC turns down Saulat Mirza appeal against return of second review petition

ISLAMABAD  :   The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a petition filed by death row convict Saulat Mirza against the return of the second review...

UK offer to assist Pakistan in improving tax to GDP ratio in the country

Islamabad :  Pakistan and United Kingdom Friday discussed various aspects of UK development assistance to Pakistan. The Pakistan delegation was led by Ms. Nargis...

Raising tree plantation must for protecting living things: minister

ISLAMABAD : Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mushahid Ullah Khan, said on Friday that boosting tree plantation at all levels is must for protecting humans, animals...

JCP notifies its two members as tenure of earlier members ended

ISLAMABAD,  The Chief Justice of Pakistan/Chairman, Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Friday nominated Justice Rahmat Hussain Jafferi, former judge of the Supreme Court,...

Prime Minister chairs high level meeting on security

Islamabad :  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a high level meeting which was also attended by Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Minister...

Air Marshal Sohail Aman designated as chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force

ISLAMABAD :  The Government of Pakistan on Wednesday issued a notification to appoint Air Marshal Sohail Aman as new Chief of The Air Staff,...

467 terrorists arrested from KP

ISLAMABAD :  In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 467 terrorist suspects have been arrested from different cities. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also...

PM sends advice to President to reject 5 mercy pleas

ISLAMABAD, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has sent an advice to the President to reject mercy petitions of five condemned prisoners involved in heinous cases...