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Former Interior Minister Rehman Malik urges for more security at Airports

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator and former Interior Minister, Rehman Malik urged for more security arrangements at airports. Talking to journalists at airport today, Malik said such types of attacks are not good for Pakistan’s reputation. He hoped that the government would learn from its mistakes and would not repeat. Answering a question, he said “there should be a thorough ... Read More »

Mubashir Luqman, ARY News and PEMRA Chief issued notices by High Court

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Friday issued notices to ministry of information, acting chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Salman Iqbal, CEO ARY News Channel, and Mubashir Luqman, anchorperson ARY, in a contempt of court petition for airing programmes against judiciary. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui directed them to appear before the court and explain why this contemptuous act was ... Read More »

Government faced criticism over boycott of budget speech by opposition parties

The government had to face criticism in the Senate on Friday over boycott of budget speech by opposition parties on Thursday last, as an opposition lawmaker said that the attitude of the government was improper and it itself was bent on derailing the system. The remarks came after the Leader of the House Raja Zafarul Haq did not want that ... Read More »

Pervez Musharraf request for additional documents refused

The Special Court Friday dismissed former President and ex-COAS Pervez Musharraf’s application for supply of additional documents and fixed 17th June as next hearing of the case for recording of evidence. The Sindh High Court on Thursday last ordered the removal of Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) but had suspended this order for around two weeks, giving the ... Read More »

A Pakistani university discovers 1000 year old village in Mardan

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Archaeology Department has discovered a 1,000-year-old village at Mian Khan area of tehsil Katlang, Mardan. “This village is the oldest area in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province,” Abid-ur-Rehman, Field Director and Muhammad Ashfaq, Field Officer, told The Nation during a visit to the site. Javed Ali, Field Assistant accompanied by Amir Zeb and Riaz Khan, senior ... Read More »

Tahir ul Qadri is a money launderer says State minister Abid Sher Ali

State Minister for Water and Power, Abid Sher Al said Tahir ul Qadri is involved in money laundering. “Tahir ul Qadri and his sons are indulged in money laundering and soon the facts will come to public on this count”, he said this while talking to journalists today. He went on to say “We will welcome Tahir ul Qadri on ... Read More »

Punjab Government sets high allocation for Education Sector in its budget

Punjab Government for the fiscal year 2014-15 has allocated Rs 46.71 billion to education which includes higher education, school education, technical and special education, Daanish schools and laptops scheme. Budgetary documents for the year 2014-15 shows 15.04 percent increase to the education budget compared to last year which was Rs 40.59 billion. Interestingly, the government revised the last year budget ... Read More »

Education sector top priority in the Sindh government fiscal budget

The Sindh government has earmarked Rs10.7 billion for education sector for the fiscal year 2014-15. In this budget, the provincial government has kept an allocation of Rs134.32 billion for non-development expenditure of education, which is 31 per cent of total current revenue expenditure. According to reports, the provincial government had decided to accord top priority to some major sectors, including education ... Read More »

Drone Attacks violation of sovereignty says Pak Ambassador to UN Masood Khan

Pakistan has condemned the recent drone strikes in North Waziristan Agency, a violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity. This was stated by Pakistan permanent envoy to the United Nations Ambassador Masood Khan while speaking at the UN General Assembly, which started the fourth review of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. He said these strikes have an adverse impact on ... Read More »

LOC peace must for Indo-Pak Relationship says Indian PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government looks forward to work closely with Pakistani leadership in an atmosphere free from confrontation and violence in order to chart a new course in the bilateral relations. In a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, he said relationship between India and Pakistan, defined by peace, friendship and cooperation, would unleash ... Read More »

Non Muslim member of Balochistan Assembly shot dead by guard

Minority member of the Balochistan Assembly, Handery Masieh, was shot dead by his guard in Quetta today. He was killed in a firing incident in Nawan Killi, a suburbs of Quetta, Balochistan. Jan Muhammad Buledi, the government spokesperson of Balochistan, confirmed that a security guard opened fire on Masieh outside his residence as a result of which he suffered serious ... Read More »

Mini Hospital initiated by Sindh University

A comprehensive health care facility for women and children in terms of Mini Hospital has been initiated by Sindh University.  The inauguration ceremony was organized in which the vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Nazir A. Mughal & Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Jamal Mustafa Syed were present. The operational activities have been started and keys of ambulance have also been given to in-charge of the ... Read More »

Pakistan expected to win the World T20 World Cup: Najam Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said on Thursday, Pakistan have prepared well for the World T20 Championships in Bangladesh, and are favourite to win the coveted title. Sethi said the team has a great combination for the T20 format. “The experts also believe that we have a very strong T20 side and now it is up to the ... Read More »

Trade promotion amongst SAARC nations important: CM Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that there is a need to promote bilateral trade and economic relations among Saarc countries and Saarc Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Saarc Chamber of Women Entrepreneur Council will have to play an active role for this purpose. He said that more than 50 per cent population of Pakistan comprises women ... Read More »

Energy crisis can be solved by conservation

Project Espire has enabled industries to save 7pc of their energy costs with investments that paid back in less than 9 months. This is the average result achieved in 55 SMEs from textiles, auto-part and other sectors since 2011 through energy saving measures implemented under the project. This was stated by International Project Coordinator of Espire Martin Straehle after conducting ... Read More »

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