Murad Shah grieves over tragic death of journalist Nasrullah Gadani

KARACHI, May 24 (APP):Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Mirpur Mathelo based journalist Nasrullah Gadani.  The CM said that the Sindh government shifted Nasrullah from Rahim Yar Khan to Karachi by air ambulance but he could not survive,  said a statement issued by… Continue reading Murad Shah grieves over tragic death of journalist Nasrullah Gadani

Bahawalpur to have cotton on 0.6 mln acres

BAHAWALPUR, May 24 (APP):The Agriculture Department has set a target of sowing cotton on over 0.6 million acres of land in the Bahawalpur region. Agriculture Department (Extension), Government of Punjab has organized a seminar in Ahmadpur East to highlight the importance of cotton. According to a press release issued here, addressing the seminar, Deputy Director,… Continue reading Bahawalpur to have cotton on 0.6 mln acres

Heat wave likely to persist in Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR, May 24 (APP):The local meteorological department has predicted that the current heat wave in the Bahawalpur region will continue for the next few days. The Met Office also forecast dry and very hot weather in the city during the next 24 hours. During the last 24 hours, the highest temperature was recorded at 47… Continue reading Heat wave likely to persist in Bahawalpur

CM decides to upgrade tourist sites, improve breeds at cattle farms under PPP mode

KARACHI, May 21 (APP):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a meeting of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) discussed Green Pakistan Initiative projects to be launched on PPP mode to develop tourism sites, promote safari desert, develop agricultural and livestock farms.       The meeting was held at CM House and… Continue reading CM decides to upgrade tourist sites, improve breeds at cattle farms under PPP mode

Meat, meat products valued at $430.738 mln exported in 10 months

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):Meat and meat preparations exports from the country during the first 10 months of the current financial year grew by 24.37 per cent as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of the last year. During the period from July-April, 2023-24 over 104,513 metric tons of meat and meat products valued… Continue reading Meat, meat products valued at $430.738 mln exported in 10 months

Chairman of PMYP addresses D-8 youth ministers’ meeting in Dhaka

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):In a momentous address at the D-8 Youth Ministers’ meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Youth Programme(PMYP), Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan representing the Government of Pakistan, highlighted the importance of youth empowerment and collaboration among D-8 countries. With a focus on youth development, the Chairman underscored Pakistan’s commitment… Continue reading Chairman of PMYP addresses D-8 youth ministers’ meeting in Dhaka

KP governor chairs 12th senate meeting of AUP

PESHAWAR, May 21 (APP):Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Faisal Karim Kundi on Tuesday chaired the 12th Senate meeting of Agricultural University Peshawar (AUP) here at the governor house. Provincial Minister of Agriculture Major (R) Muhammad Sajjad Barkwal, Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Jahan Bakht, Principal Secretary to Governor Mazhar Irshad, officers of Department of Higher Education, Department of… Continue reading KP governor chairs 12th senate meeting of AUP

Very hot & dry weather forecasts for Sukkur division

SUKKUR, May 21 (APP):The local Met Office on Tuesday has forecast that due to current heat wave prevailing in the region, Sukkur division might face 47.5C to 48C centigrades temperature on Wednesday. Very hot and dry weather will be continued prevailing across the division for next 24 hours. The maximum temperatures 46.3 centigrade was recorded… Continue reading Very hot & dry weather forecasts for Sukkur division

Sindh govt announces Summer Vacations

KARACHI, May 21 (APP):The Sindh Government had announced  Summer Vacations from June 01 to July 31, 2024. According to a notifications on Tuesday, all public and private educational institutions under the administrative control of Sindh Education and Literacy Department shall remain closed from June 01 to July 31. The decision has been made in pursuance… Continue reading Sindh govt announces Summer Vacations

Price Magistrates conducts 113 raids to check official rates of ‘Rotti’

RAWALPINDI, May 21 (APP):The Price Magistrates on the directives of Deputy Commissioner, Rawalpindi Hasan Waqar Cheema, conducted 113 raids to check official rates of ‘Rotti’ at ‘Tandoors’. According to a district administration spokesman, the Price Magistrates were mobilized to implement the newly fixed official rates of ‘Rotti and Naan’. He informed that 113 ‘Tandoors’ were… Continue reading Price Magistrates conducts 113 raids to check official rates of ‘Rotti’

Deputy Commissioner Dir Lower reviews preparations for anti-polio campaign

PESHAWAR, May 21 (APP):Deputy Commissioner Dir Lower, Wasal Khan, chaired a meeting on Tuesday to review the preparations for the upcoming five-day anti-polio campaign starting in June. The meeting was briefed on the campaign’s preparations, field formations, and various indicators by the Staff Officer. A total of 1,337 teams have been formed for the campaign,… Continue reading Deputy Commissioner Dir Lower reviews preparations for anti-polio campaign

Peace in South Asia linked with just settlement of Kashmir dispute: PM

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday emphasized that a durable peace in South Asia was contingent upon a just settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions and the aspirations of Kashmiri people. The prime minister, talking to a delegation of Kashmiri diaspora activists, led… Continue reading Peace in South Asia linked with just settlement of Kashmir dispute: PM

Pakistani pilgrims appreciate Saudi Arabia’s efforts to facilitate Hajj through ‘Makkah Route Initiative’

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):Pilgrims coming to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan to perform Hajj rituals this year 1445H expressed happiness as they completed their travel procedures at Islamabad International Airport. They cited benefiting from the “Makkah Route Initiative” designed by Saudi Hajj authorities to serve the pilgrims in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to finalize their… Continue reading Pakistani pilgrims appreciate Saudi Arabia’s efforts to facilitate Hajj through ‘Makkah Route Initiative’

Accused arrested in rape case

FAISALABAD, May 21 (APP):Jaranwala Sadar police arrested an accused involved in a rape case. A police spokesperson said on Tuesday that the accused, Ali of Chak No 65-GB, assaulted a six-year-old girl from his neighbor. The police started action against the accused after the registration of a case. Meanwhile, CPO Kamran Adil also took the… Continue reading Accused arrested in rape case

Gilani visits Iranian embassy for condolence; says Islamic Ummah lost great leader

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):Acting President Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday paid a condolatory visit to the Iranian embassy here wherein he said that with the death of Iranian President Dr Ebrahim Raisi, the Islamic Ummah had lost a great leader. The acting president expressed deep grief on behalf of the government and people of… Continue reading Gilani visits Iranian embassy for condolence; says Islamic Ummah lost great leader

Exports increase by 29% to Rs 7.1 trillion in 10 months

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):The exports from the country in the rupee term witnessed an increase of 29.07 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. Exports during July–April (2023-2024) totaled Rs. 7,172,151 million as against Rs.5,556,750… Continue reading Exports increase by 29% to Rs 7.1 trillion in 10 months

Pak team secures 2nd consecutive win in ATF 12 & under Team Competition

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):Pakistani team achieved it’s second consecutive victory by downing Nepal in the ATF 12 & under Team Competition Regional Qualifying event of South Asia Kathmandu, Nepal. According to details, on the second day of the tournament, Pakistani team showcased remarkable skill and determination, securing a commanding 3-0 victory over hosts Nepal. This… Continue reading Pak team secures 2nd consecutive win in ATF 12 & under Team Competition

FESCO issues shutdown program

FAISALABAD, May 21 (APP):Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown program for Wednesday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the program issued by the company, power supply from Kanwan Wala, Chunni Rehan and Abdullah Shah Shaheed feeders linked with 132-KV Lalian grid station,Johal (SEL), Ziyarat (SEL),Habib Haseeb (SEL),new… Continue reading FESCO issues shutdown program

IFA intensifies action against unsafe milk; destroys 1500 ltrs

ISLAMABAD, May 21 (APP):The Islamabad Food Authority (IFA) on Tuesday took action against contaminated milk in the the Federal Capital and destroyed 1500 liters of unsafe milk. Talking to APP, Deputy Director Operations of IFA, Dr Tahira Saddique said that numerous complaints about adulterated milk prompted the operation. The IFA, along with food safety teams,… Continue reading IFA intensifies action against unsafe milk; destroys 1500 ltrs

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