Print - 2019-05-22
Maleeha stresses need for making UN PBC financially strong

Maleeha stresses need for making UN PBC financially strong

Pakistan said that the sustainability of gains in peacekeeping operations needs a political process which prevents any relapse into conflict. Speaking in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the debate on the Peace-building Commission and Peace-b
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Maleeha stresses need for making UN PBC financially strong

Maleeha stresses need for making UN PBC financially strong

Pakistan said that the sustainability of gains in peacekeeping operations needs a political process which prevents any relapse into conflict. Speaking in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the debate on the Peace-building Commission and Peace-b
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Qureshi arrives in Bishkek to attend SCO FMs meeting

Qureshi arrives in Bishkek to attend SCO FMs meeting

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday arrived in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek to participate in a two-day meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO). He was received by Pakistan Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Fai
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Qureshi arrives in Bishkek to attend SCO FMs meeting

Qureshi arrives in Bishkek to attend SCO FMs meeting

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday arrived in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek to participate in a two-day meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO). He was received by Pakistan Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Fai
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Uber and Careem operations: LHC seeks reply from Transport Department

Uber and Careem operations: LHC seeks reply from Transport Department

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought a reply from Punjab transport department within a month on a petition challenging functioning of android application based taxi services Uber and Careem. The court asked a law officer to apprise under what law or re
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Uber and Careem operations: LHC seeks reply from Transport Department

Uber and Careem operations: LHC seeks reply from Transport Department

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought a reply from Punjab transport department within a month on a petition challenging functioning of android application based taxi services Uber and Careem. The court asked a law officer to apprise under what law or re
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Youm-e-Ali (RA) security plan reviewed

Youm-e-Ali (RA) security plan reviewed

The law enforcement agencies on Tuesday reviewed Youm-e-Ali (RA) security plan in a meeting presided over by Pakistan Rangers Sindh Director General (DG) Major General Umar Ahmed Bukhari. The meeting, which held at the Rangers (Sindh) Headquarters, was at
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Youm-e-Ali (RA) security plan reviewed

Youm-e-Ali (RA) security plan reviewed

The law enforcement agencies on Tuesday reviewed Youm-e-Ali (RA) security plan in a meeting presided over by Pakistan Rangers Sindh Director General (DG) Major General Umar Ahmed Bukhari. The meeting, which held at the Rangers (Sindh) Headquarters, was at
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
25 Lesco employees suspended

25 Lesco employees suspended

The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has suspended 25 employees of the Company for abetting power theft. CEO LESCO Mujahid Pervaiz Chatta said the menace of power theft would be overcome in any case and no relief would
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
25 Lesco employees suspended

25 Lesco employees suspended

The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has suspended 25 employees of the Company for abetting power theft. CEO LESCO Mujahid Pervaiz Chatta said the menace of power theft would be overcome in any case and no relief would
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
LHC seeks reply in plea against appointment of PHEC chairman

LHC seeks reply in plea against appointment of PHEC chairman

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday turned down a plea for stay and sought replies from the Punjab government and secretary higher education by May 29 on a petition challenging the search committee and criterion set for the appointment of Chairman Punjab Hig
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
LHC seeks reply in plea against appointment of PHEC chairman

LHC seeks reply in plea against appointment of PHEC chairman

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday turned down a plea for stay and sought replies from the Punjab government and secretary higher education by May 29 on a petition challenging the search committee and criterion set for the appointment of Chairman Punjab Hig
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Minister vows to protect women's rights

Minister vows to protect women's rights

Punjab Women Development Minister Ashifa Riaz has said that the present government will undertake every step to ensure revision and protection of women rights in letter and spirit. She expressed these views while addressing Inter-Unique Qirat Competition
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Minister vows to protect women's rights

Minister vows to protect women's rights

Punjab Women Development Minister Ashifa Riaz has said that the present government will undertake every step to ensure revision and protection of women rights in letter and spirit. She expressed these views while addressing Inter-Unique Qirat Competition
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Holding office of President: SHC seeks reply from Dr Alvi by June 12

Holding office of President: SHC seeks reply from Dr Alvi by June 12

Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought the reply from Dr. Arif Alvi in a petition, challenging him for holding office of President of Pakistan by June 12, 2019. A division bench of SHC headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Azhar issued these orders in a petiti
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Holding office of President: SHC seeks reply from Dr Alvi by June 12

Holding office of President: SHC seeks reply from Dr Alvi by June 12

Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought the reply from Dr. Arif Alvi in a petition, challenging him for holding office of President of Pakistan by June 12, 2019. A division bench of SHC headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Azhar issued these orders in a petiti
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Three killed in property dispute clash

Three killed in property dispute clash

At least three people were killed and two others injured in armed clash between two groups over property dispute here on Tuesday. Police said that armed men of two groups which were in old dispute over ownership of land of farm house traded fire in Gulsha
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Three killed in property dispute clash

Three killed in property dispute clash

At least three people were killed and two others injured in armed clash between two groups over property dispute here on Tuesday. Police said that armed men of two groups which were in old dispute over ownership of land of farm house traded fire in Gulsha
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Hot & humid weather forecast for Karachi

Hot & humid weather forecast for Karachi

Temperature in Karachi is expected to touch again 38 degrees Celsius mark with hot and humidity weather in the next 48 hours, the Met Office said on Tuesday. It said that the city is likely to witness a simmering daytime on Wednesday with temperature up t
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Hot & humid weather forecast for Karachi

Hot & humid weather forecast for Karachi

Temperature in Karachi is expected to touch again 38 degrees Celsius mark with hot and humidity weather in the next 48 hours, the Met Office said on Tuesday. It said that the city is likely to witness a simmering daytime on Wednesday with temperature up t
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
'Proposed gas price hike to disrupt economy and perturb masses'
Currency

'Proposed gas price hike to disrupt economy and perturb masses'

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain on Tuesday said that proposed gas price hike will damage the masses and economic activities. Prime Minister Imran Khan should reject OGRA's proposal to hike the gas price by
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
'Proposed gas price hike to disrupt economy and perturb masses'
Currency

'Proposed gas price hike to disrupt economy and perturb masses'

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain on Tuesday said that proposed gas price hike will damage the masses and economic activities. Prime Minister Imran Khan should reject OGRA's proposal to hike the gas price by
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
OMEGA pays tributes to NASA veterans

OMEGA pays tributes to NASA veterans

OMEGA hosts a star-filled tribute to the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing with George Clooney and an impressive line-up of NASA veterans; including Charlie Duke and Thomas Stafford. It was a gathering of greats at Florida's Kennedy Space Centre
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
OMEGA pays tributes to NASA veterans

OMEGA pays tributes to NASA veterans

OMEGA hosts a star-filled tribute to the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing with George Clooney and an impressive line-up of NASA veterans; including Charlie Duke and Thomas Stafford. It was a gathering of greats at Florida's Kennedy Space Centre
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Environment: SEPA seeks reports from government departments

Environment: SEPA seeks reports from government departments

The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has sought reports from different government departments, including Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) as what steps they have taken in their respective areas to protect the environment in light of
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Environment: SEPA seeks reports from government departments

Environment: SEPA seeks reports from government departments

The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has sought reports from different government departments, including Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) as what steps they have taken in their respective areas to protect the environment in light of
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
35 more HIV cases confirmed in Larkana

35 more HIV cases confirmed in Larkana

35 more cases of HIV were confirmed in the ongoing blood screening process at Ratodero Taluka Hospital and certain rural health centres. As per the Sindh AIDS Control Programme, 35 more people tested HIV-positive on Monday, as the blood tests of 633 perso
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
35 more HIV cases confirmed in Larkana

35 more HIV cases confirmed in Larkana

35 more cases of HIV were confirmed in the ongoing blood screening process at Ratodero Taluka Hospital and certain rural health centres. As per the Sindh AIDS Control Programme, 35 more people tested HIV-positive on Monday, as the blood tests of 633 perso
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Economist Dr Uzair passes away

Economist Dr Uzair passes away

Dr Muhammad Uzair, renowned economist and scholar passed away peacefully on Tuesday at the age of 90. Dr Muhammad Uzair is widely regarded as the pioneer of interest-free banking, and author of several books and articles [on a range of subjects] Dr Muhamm
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Economist Dr Uzair passes away

Economist Dr Uzair passes away

Dr Muhammad Uzair, renowned economist and scholar passed away peacefully on Tuesday at the age of 90. Dr Muhammad Uzair is widely regarded as the pioneer of interest-free banking, and author of several books and articles [on a range of subjects] Dr Muhamm
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Business community hails NAB chief's decision

Business community hails NAB chief's decision

Engr Daroo Khan Achakzai, president of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and S M Muneer, leader of the business community have urged the chairman NAB, former Justice Javed Iqbal to withdraw all the notices/references and
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Business community hails NAB chief's decision

Business community hails NAB chief's decision

Engr Daroo Khan Achakzai, president of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and S M Muneer, leader of the business community have urged the chairman NAB, former Justice Javed Iqbal to withdraw all the notices/references and
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Sindh government fully supports KCR's revival: adviser

Sindh government fully supports KCR's revival: adviser

Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that PPP was not launching movement for sake of forming government and added that opposition parties have gathered on one point agenda as policies of the
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Sindh government fully supports KCR's revival: adviser

Sindh government fully supports KCR's revival: adviser

Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that PPP was not launching movement for sake of forming government and added that opposition parties have gathered on one point agenda as policies of the
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
KMC takes austerity measures for electricity use

KMC takes austerity measures for electricity use

On directive of Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has taken various austerity measures to bring down electricity bills in its offices and residential flats and bungalows of the officials. A press handout released by the ci
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
KMC takes austerity measures for electricity use

KMC takes austerity measures for electricity use

On directive of Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has taken various austerity measures to bring down electricity bills in its offices and residential flats and bungalows of the officials. A press handout released by the ci
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
SHC seeks details of recently adopted Musharraf-era police law

SHC seeks details of recently adopted Musharraf-era police law

Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought details of the bill recently adopted by Sindh Assembly to restore Police Order 2002 and debate over it in the provincial assembly. A division bench of the SHC comprising Justice Hassan Azhar Rizvi and Justice Aziz
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
SHC seeks details of recently adopted Musharraf-era police law

SHC seeks details of recently adopted Musharraf-era police law

Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday sought details of the bill recently adopted by Sindh Assembly to restore Police Order 2002 and debate over it in the provincial assembly. A division bench of the SHC comprising Justice Hassan Azhar Rizvi and Justice Aziz
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Sindh government urged to announce special agriculture package

Sindh government urged to announce special agriculture package

Sindh Abadgar Itehad (SAI) president Nawab Zubair Talpur has demanded Sindh Government to announce special agriculture package in the annual budget order to facilitate the growers and agriculture of the province. Addressing the press conference here at Hy
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am
Sindh government urged to announce special agriculture package

Sindh government urged to announce special agriculture package

Sindh Abadgar Itehad (SAI) president Nawab Zubair Talpur has demanded Sindh Government to announce special agriculture package in the annual budget order to facilitate the growers and agriculture of the province. Addressing the press conference here at Hy
Published 22 May, 2019 12:00am