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PM Nawaz meets President of Tajikistan

MURREE: On Friday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had held a meeting with the visiting President ofTajikistan Emomali Rahmon at the Governor House Radio Pakistan had reported that during the meeting Shahdid Ashraf Tarar, National Highway Authority (NHA) chairman, gave a detailed presentation to the Tajik delegation, in which the different ideas for the projects related […]

Pakistan public having 39 organizations on its privatization list

ISLAMABAD: Radio Pakistan had reported on Friday, that Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abassi said that Pakistani government has at least 39 public organizations on its privatization list. The government intends divestment from various such organizations belonging to oil, gas, power and financial sectors, the minister told the senate in an […]

Govt keen to implement Casa-1000: PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday claimed exercise of Central Asia – South Asia 1,000 Mega Watt (MW) power supply program; Casa-1,000, that was necessary to defeat the current energy crises in the country. “Pakistan is keen for implementation of Casa-1000 project, and hopes the project will be completed by 2018,” PM Nawaz Sharif said during the delegation – level conversation between Pakistan and Tajikistan […]

I am not Malala!

All Pakistan Private Schools Federation (APPSF) initiated a reply to Malala Yousafzai’s book ‘I am Malala’ by publishing a book titled ‘I am not Malala, I am a Muslim, I am a Pakistani’ at National Press Club in Islamabad. President All Pakistan Private Schools Federation (APPSF) and author of the book, Mirza Kashif Ali said: The book is written with the aim to […]

Absar Alam appointed as Chairman PEMRA

Absar Alam who is a famous person in field of journalism has been appointed as chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). His appointment was approved by President Mamnoon Hussain after being reccomended by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. A formal document of notification regarding his appointment was issued on the summary of the […]

US wishes to improve Pak-Afghan relationship

ISLAMABAD: Advisor of US’s President Barack Obama, Dr Peter Lavoy and his acting US Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Laurel Miller visited Pakistan in a bid to fix the relationship of Pakistan with Afghanistan. On a two day visit to Pakistan, the US officials were said to have been engaged in a very effective […]

Rangers should be appointed in polling stations: Ali Zaidi

KARACHI: President of Pakistan Tehreek -e- Insaf (PTI)’s Karachi division, Ali Haider Zaidi has requested to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding the upcoming second phased of Local Bodies Elections (LBE) to be held on 19th this month. He also shared his statement with Baaghi TV. He demanded following points to be fulfilled: Rangers should given the rights […]

China expresses commitment to upgrade the Peshawar-Karachi track

As per reported by Radio Pakistan, Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Wednesday, said that China expressed its commitment to upgrade the Peshawar – Karachi railway track. Addressing the Senate, the minister told that Peshawar – Karachi railway track will be upgraded under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. While informing the session regarding the initiatives being taken to enhance Pakistan Railways, […]

Pakistani troops present Indian counterparts with sweets for Diwali

LAHORE: On Wednesday, Pakistani troops on Wagha border presented sweets with their neighbor counterparts and also exchanged greetings on the occasion of Hindu festival of Dwaali.   The sweets were presented at the crossing of the border by representatives from Pakistan Rangers Punjab their counterparts from the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Even though ceasefire […]

Sweets exchanged at Wagah-Attari border on Diwali

WAGAH: Armed forces of India and Pakistan at the border of Wagah-Attari exchanged sweets on the Hindu’s special occasion of Diwali. BSF Amritsar sector Commandant, Bipul Bir Gusain gave a basket filled with sweets to Pakistan Ranger Wing Commander Lt Col Bilal Ahmed at zero line, according to officials. Both forces also exchanged good wishes and greeted each other during the Hindu’s festival of […]

Rs. 364.4 million approved for security of Sharif’s family

LAHORE: Rs. 364.4 million has been approved and released by the government of Punjab for the security of the Sharif family in the Jati Umra town near Lahore. The ‘funds’ are said to be released for the reinforcement of security and of purchasing cars. Funds were already specified to the family for security of the Sharif […]

Restaurant in Islamabad shows that misogyny has no ends

After viewing such ‘below the belt’ advertisement act of a restaurant in Islamabad, I came to realize that misogyny has no ends. It must be realized that using such tactics might get you in the notorious limelight but it will definitely get you in the ‘bad books’ of the society. It is widely said that ‘a […]

PTI and JI candidates promise to bring peace in city

KARACHI: A burqa-clad young woman took oath from the candidates of Pakistan Tehreek -e- Insaf (PTI) and Jamait -e- Islami (JI) who are contesting for Local Bodies elections (LBE) in the city. She described herself as the daughter of Pakistan and made the men as well as women to repeat the words of promise that […]

Rana Azhar Nawaz elected as ISF Lahore President

LAHORE: Rana Azhar Nawaz was elected as Insaf Student Federation (ISF) President Lahore after presidential elections held on Tuesday, Former ISF President Lahore, Muneeb Aleem Nawaz resigned from his designation a couple of days ago and also demanded for an election commission which was then fulfilled by ISF Punjab. The Chief of election commission was […]