Just in:  

You are here: Home»Pakistan»General News

General News


Asif assures zero load shedding on Deewali ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday assured minority members of Parliament to ensure zero load shedding in specific areas across the country on Deewali festival.Replying to a point of order by MNA Sanjay Parwani, the minister sought details of specific areas where the minority community will celebrate Deewali and said, he will facilitate them.Please give me details of areas in Punjab, Sindh and other parts of the country where you have planned Deewali functions. I shall ensure zero load shedding in those areas, Khawaja Asif said in National Assembly.We shall definitely facilities our brethren to celebrate Deewali, he assured and also congratulated them on the eve of Deewali.Sanjay Parwai had sought from the Minister to ensure uninterrupted power supply on the eve of Deewali falling October 23 and 24.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

50th death anniversary of Khawaja Nazimuddin observed ISLAMABAD: The 50th death anniversary of second Governor-General of Pakistan Khawaja Nazimuddin was observed on Wednesday.He played an important role in Pakistan's independence movement.Nazimabad and North Nazimabad localities of Karachi and Nazimuddin Road in Dhaka and Islamabad were named after him.He died on October 22 in 1964.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Bomb attack on polio team injuries three in Bajaur Agency PESHAWAR: Three persons including two levy personnel injured when a polio eradication team vehicle was targeted with a bomb attack in Bajur Agency on Wednesday.According to political administration of Bajaur Agency, two Levies officials deployed for the security of the polio team and the driver sustained injuries in the attack at Dabur in Mohmand area of the Agency.The members of polio team remained unhurt. The injured were shifted to the hospital and a search operation ...
Karachi in need of Vital Installations' Security Force: Commissioner KARACHI: Karachi is in need of "Vital Installation Security Force, on the pattern of Airport Security Force for foolproof security of all vital installations in the ever expanding city, said Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui.Chairing a meeting to review measures in place for security of these installations here Wednesday, he said under the current circumstances, with country engaged in an internal war against terrorists, fool proof security has to be ensured all the more ...
Pakistan calls for resumption of Mideast peace talks to end conflict UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has stressed the urgency of reviving Middle East peace negotiations aimed at resolving the decades-old conflict in that region."Whether it is Palestine or Syria, dialogue and diplomacy need to be pursued with a real sense of purpose and urgency," Ambassador Masood Khan, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, told the Security Council on Tuesday.Israel broke off the peace talks in April to protest against the reconciliation agreement between the Western-backed Palestinian Authority ...
Malala bags yet another prestigious award for promoting girls' education NEW YORK: Close at the heels of her Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girls' education activist, was in Tuesday honoured with the Liberty Medal, a prestigious American award."I ask all countries all around the world: Let us say no to wars. Let us say no to conflicts." Malala said in accepting the honour at an impressive ceremony in the National Convention Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to media reports.The Liberty Medal, established ...
Holland to extend technical support in museum management ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Senator Pervaiz Rashid called on the Dutch Minister for Education, Culture & Science, Jet Bussemaker on the sidelines of the 6th Asia-Europe Culture Ministers Conference here Tuesday.The Federal Minister briefed the Dutch Minister about the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Pakistan and said that Pakistan was a land of world's leading two ancient Gandhara and Indus Valley Civilizations that flourished some 5000 years ago.Despite ...


ArrowDJIA 16,461.32 0.92
ArrowNasdaq 4,382.85 0.83
ArrowS&P 1,927.11 0.73
ArrowFTSE 6,399.73 0.43
ArrowDAX 8,940.14 0.60
ArrowCAC-40 4,105.09 0.58
ArrowNikkei 15,195.77 2.64
ArrowH.Seng 23,403.97 1.37
ArrowSensex 26,787.23 0.80

where to buy

cheap wedding dresses

online -

Banking Review 2013

Buy new style hair wigs at cheap price on

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklyOctober 20, 2014
Reserves $13.436 bln