FIA arrests man involved in human trafficking

QUETTA, Nov 18 (APP):The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Anti-Human Trafficking Cell Quetta, on Saturday arrested a man involved in human trafficking. FIA spokesman said that acting on a tip-off, a raid was carried out and a man namely Shahzad Hussain, a key human trafficker, was arrested. The accused was operating an unregistered agency named All… Continue reading FIA arrests man involved in human trafficking

AJK PM condoles demise of Goher Auyub Khan

MIRPUR ( AJK ): , Nov 18 (APP):Azad Jammu Kashmir Prime Minister Chaudhry Anwar ul Haq has expressed his grief and sorrow over the death of ex-Foreign Minister Gauhar Ayub Khan. In his condolence statement issued here on Saturday, the AJK premier extended his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed Almighty to rest… Continue reading AJK PM condoles demise of Goher Auyub Khan

CM directs to complete Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop-3 project by January

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi paid a two hours detailed visit to the Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop 3 project early morning here on Saturday. Provincial ministers Amir Mir, Azfar Ali Nasir, Bilal Afzal, Ibrahim Hassan Murad and Provincial Adviser Wahab Riaz accompanied him. Mohsin Naqvi reviewed progress being made on… Continue reading CM directs to complete Lahore Ring Road Southern Loop-3 project by January

CM Balochistan condoles demise of Gohar Ayub Khan

QUETTA, Nov 18 (APP):Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki expressed deep sorrow over the demise of former Foreign Minister and former Speaker of National Assembly Gohar Ayub Khan. In a statement issued here, the CM said, he is deeply saddened to hear the death of Gohar Ayub Khan. The deceased was a… Continue reading CM Balochistan condoles demise of Gohar Ayub Khan

Met deptt forecast dry weather, clouds in upper, central regions

ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (APP):Most parts of the country will likely stay dry, while the upper and central regions may have some clouds, said the Meteorological Department on Saturday. According to the daily weather report, thunderstorms with rain are anticipated in North-West Balochistan. In the morning hours, fog and smog are possible in the plains of… Continue reading Met deptt forecast dry weather, clouds in upper, central regions

LESCO recovers Rs 1.26b from 40,566 defaulters in 66 days

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) in collaboration with Tehsildars (Recovery) has recovered more than Rs 1.26 billion from 40,566 dead defaulters in all the five districts- Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara- during 66 days of its recovery campaign. LESCO spokesman told media here Saturday that during the 66 days, Chief… Continue reading LESCO recovers Rs 1.26b from 40,566 defaulters in 66 days

LESCO detects 27,404 power pilferers in 71 days anti-theft campaign

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) detected a total of 27,404 connections from where the customers were pilfering electricity in all its circles of five districts- Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara- during 71 days of grand anti-power theft campaign. The LESCO spokesman told media here Saturday that the company has so… Continue reading LESCO detects 27,404 power pilferers in 71 days anti-theft campaign

FBR sets up 145 district tax offices

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has established 145 district tax offices across the country to increase the tax net. The newly established offices will work to bring 15 to 2 million new taxpayers into the tax-net by June 2024, helping the FBR increase the tax net and tax-to-GDP ratio to desired… Continue reading FBR sets up 145 district tax offices

LCCI welcomes NEPRA decision on net metering

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Saturday welcomed the decision of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to ease the process of net metering in larger interest of the stakeholders. It is to mention that LCCI President Kashif Anwar had taken up the matter and conveyed concerns to authorities that… Continue reading LCCI welcomes NEPRA decision on net metering

Dry weather forecast for Sindh

KARACHI, Nov 18 (APP):The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted dry weather for most parts of the Sindh province during the next 24 hours. The minimum temperature was recorded in Karachi 20 degrees Centigrade, Hyderabad 18 degrees Centigrade, Sukkur 13 degrees Centigrade, Thatta 17 degrees Centigrade, Mohenjodaro 11 degrees Centigrade, Dadu 15 degrees Centigrade, Mithi… Continue reading Dry weather forecast for Sindh

SAU, Livestock Deptt agree to enhance Kundhi, Red Sindhi Cow breeds

HYDERABAD, Nov 18 (APP):The Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) and the Sindh Livestock Department have reached an agreement for the improvement of superior cattle breeds like Kundhi, Red Sindhi cow and other livestock breeds, focusing on expanding the technology of artificial insemination for Kundhi cattle. According to the university’s spokesperson, a mutual understanding has been established… Continue reading SAU, Livestock Deptt agree to enhance Kundhi, Red Sindhi Cow breeds

Mohammad Yousuf appointed Pakistan U-19 head coach

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):The Pakistan Cricket Board Saturday appointed former Test captain Mohammad Yousuf head coach of the Pakistan U-19 cricket team. Yousuf’s first assignments in the role include the 2023 ACC U19 Asia Cup in the UAE from 8 to 17 December and the 2024 ICC U19 World Cup in Sri Lanka from 13… Continue reading Mohammad Yousuf appointed Pakistan U-19 head coach

2,398 Afghan refugees return home on Saturday

ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (APP):At least 2,398 illegal Afghans have returned to their home country, including 691 men, 558 women, and 1,149 children, PTV news reported on Saturday. The repatriation of illegal Afghans continues even after the deadline for illegal aliens has passed. The safe evacuation of illegally residing Afghans and their dignified repatriation is the… Continue reading 2,398 Afghan refugees return home on Saturday

Funeral prayers of former Speaker NA offered in central village Rehana Haripur

HARIPUR, Nov 18 (APP):The funeral prayer of the former Speaker and ex-Federal Minister Gohar Ayub Khan on Saturday offered in his ancestral village Rehana. The funeral saw the attendance of notable figures from local community circles and political leaders, paying their respects to the departed soul. Among those present were former MNA Asad Umar, Raja… Continue reading Funeral prayers of former Speaker NA offered in central village Rehana Haripur

300 cases registered in anti-smog crackdown

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) said on Saturday that during the past 15 days, more than 300 FIRs have been registered against those involved in burning waste and contributing to smog. LWMC spokesperson Umar Chaudhry said on Saturday that during the past 15 days, more than 300 FIRs had been registered… Continue reading 300 cases registered in anti-smog crackdown

47 marriage halls sealed for violations in Punjab

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):In response to directives from caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi, a province-wide crackdown on marriage halls violating regulations regarding one-dish policies and operating late hours is currently in progress. During the last 24 hours, around 47 marriage halls across different districts were sealed and fined Rs 3.7 million for non-compliance. Additionally,… Continue reading 47 marriage halls sealed for violations in Punjab

CM pledges making Lahore, Safari zoos child-friendly

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi on Saturday pledged to make both Lahore and Safari zoos child-friendly facilities. Both zoos are being renovated and will have new animals including elephants. Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi said that the zoos were being renovated as their condition had become very bad, adding the Lahore zoo… Continue reading CM pledges making Lahore, Safari zoos child-friendly

3-member gang involved in street crimes arrested

RAWALPINDI, Nov 18 (APP):Police have arrested a three-member gang involved in street crimes and recovered stolen cash Rs 30,000, 4 mobile phones from their possession during crackdown here on Saturday. According to a police spokesman, Police have also recovered weapons used in crime. Naseerabad police held a gang involved in street crimes along with 02… Continue reading 3-member gang involved in street crimes arrested

Ashrafi terms Ulema-COAS meeting fruitful

LAHORE, Nov 18 (APP):Special Representative to the Prime Minister on Religious Harmony Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has termed the recent meeting of Ulema & Mashaikh with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir at GHQ Rawalpindi  fruitful and significant in the present time. Addressing the press conference at Jamia Manzoor-ul-Islamia here on Saturday he… Continue reading Ashrafi terms Ulema-COAS meeting fruitful

BISP launches digital financial training for 160,000 women beneficiaries in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

HARIPUR, Nov 18 (APP):Director General  Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region Zohra Aslam on Saturday  announced the commencement of digital financial training for 160,000 women beneficiaries in the province. She expressed these views during the three-day concluding session of the digital financial training held at the BISP Haripur office. The Director… Continue reading BISP launches digital financial training for 160,000 women beneficiaries in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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