Modi regime victimizing Kashmiris for affiliation with freedom struggle

ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (APP):In the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), Narendra Modi-led government continues to confiscate properties of Kashmiri people for their affiliation and role in the ongoing freedom movement on Saturday. According to Radio Pakistan, the Indian Home Ministry declared the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League as unlawful and also banned the… Continue reading Modi regime victimizing Kashmiris for affiliation with freedom struggle

DBA Elections: Imran Khakwani wins from Multan, Arif Gormani from DG Khan

MULTAN, Jan 13 (APP):Imran Khan Khawani was elected as President of the District Bar Association, here on Saturday. According to unofficial results, he bagged 1663 votes. However, his opponent Mumtaz Hussain Noor Tangra got 1136 votes. At the slot of general secretary, Syed Arif Hassan Shah remained the winner. Arif Shah obtained 1237 votes. His… Continue reading DBA Elections: Imran Khakwani wins from Multan, Arif Gormani from DG Khan

Pakistan Army guarding ballot papers transportation in sensitive areas: ECP

ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (APP):The Pakistan Army is ensuring the secure transportation of ballot papers to the respective offices of district returning officers in certain vulnerable regions, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) spokesperson said. Brushing aside some media reports about delivery of ballot papers, the ECP spokesperson emphasized in a statement that the secure delivery… Continue reading Pakistan Army guarding ballot papers transportation in sensitive areas: ECP

59.322mn registered female voters to decide fate of 175 political parties in election 2024

PESHAWAR, Jan 13 (APP):Despite cold weather conditions, the electioneering campaigns have started gearing up in the country including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where over 128.585 million registered voters including 59.322 million females and 69.263 million males would decide the fate of 175 political parties in the general election 2024. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a total of 21.928 million… Continue reading 59.322mn registered female voters to decide fate of 175 political parties in election 2024

ISSI holds event marking ‘Global Day of Action for Gaza’

ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (APP):The Centre for Afghanistan Middle East and Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Saturday organized an event to express solidarity with the people of Palestine on the ‘Global Day of Action for Gaza.’ Nader al Turk, Deputy Head of the Palestine Mission in Pakistan, joined on the… Continue reading ISSI holds event marking ‘Global Day of Action for Gaza’

25.6m metric tons of wheat production expected

LAHORE, Jan 13 (APP):This year wheat has been cultivated in Punjab on an area of 16.6 million acres, from which 25.6 million metric tons of production is expected. A spokesman for the Punjab Agriculture Department said on Saturday that Punjab Agriculture Secretary Nadir Chattha had assigned a special task to all field formations to achieve… Continue reading 25.6m metric tons of wheat production expected

National exhibition of paintings begins

An interesting national exhibition of paintings, organised by the National Artists Association of Pakistan, was held at Coopera Art Gallery, Lahore. About 27 Artists from all-over Pakistan participated in it and contributed around 60 lively plein-air paintings, done during 4th and 5th Annual Summer Camps held at Kalam and Narran valley. The exhibition was inaugurated… Continue reading National exhibition of paintings begins

Governor for adopting healthy life style for defeating diabetes

LAHORE, Nov 14 (APP):Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rehman has urged the need of adopting a healthy lifestyle in order to defeat diabetes. Speaking at a ceremony organized by Pakistan Endocrine Society and Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine in connection with World Diabetes Day at the Governor’s House here on Tuesday, he said, as chancellor, he… Continue reading Governor for adopting healthy life style for defeating diabetes

British envoy announces two new climate related initiatives to tackle climate change in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Nov 14 (APP): British High Commissioner Jane Marriott Jane Marriott OBE on Tuesday announced doubling of her country’s investment in Pakistan to tackle climate change, enhance climate resilience, and promote adaptation. Addressing an event arranged by the British High Commission to celebrate the 76th birthday of King Charles, she said the  commitment aligned with… Continue reading British envoy announces two new climate related initiatives to tackle climate change in Pakistan

211,969 illegal foreigners repatriated via Torkham  border

PESHAWAR, Nov 14 (APP):The repatriation of undocumented immigrants continued to their home countries as 211,969 illegal foreigners returned via Torkham border. According to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Home Department here Tuesday, it includes 17,645 families with 59,703 males, 46,687 women and 105,579 children. On November 14,  a total of 535 families including 638 males, 587 women and… Continue reading 211,969 illegal foreigners repatriated via Torkham  border

PSL Governing Council meets

LAHORE, Nov 14 (APP):A meeting of the HBL Pakistan Super League governing council was held on Tuesday at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. The meeting was chaired by Mr Zaka Ashraf, Chairman of the PCB Management Committee. All six HBL PSL franchisees were represented along with PCB officials who engaged in a fruitful and… Continue reading PSL Governing Council meets

Governor condemns Israel’s continuous bombing of hospitals, refugee camps

KARACHI, Nov 14 (APP):Sindh Governor Mohammed Kamran Khan Tessori has condemned Israel’s continuous bombing of hospitals and refugee camps and said that the targeting of hospitals and refugee camps by Israeli forces is brutality of the highest level. He said that innocent Palestinians were being martyred due to the obstinacy of the Israeli Prime Minister.… Continue reading Governor condemns Israel’s continuous bombing of hospitals, refugee camps

Punjab govt to establish 9 model agri centers

LAHORE, Nov 14 (APP):Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi, during a meeting at CM’s Officer on Tuesday, reviewed the establishment of model agricultural centers in Punjab. During the session, a strategic decision was made to establish nine such centers across Punjab. He directed formulating a comprehensive plan to ensure farmers have centralized access to a… Continue reading Punjab govt to establish 9 model agri centers

SBP allows ASA Microfinance Bank Limited to commence countrywide operations

KARACHI, Nov 14 (APP):The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Tuesday, allowed ASA Microfinance Bank (Pakistan) Limited to commence microfinance lending business across the country. ASA Microfinance Bank will be the 12th Microfinance Bank (MFB) to operate in the country by commencing nationwide microfinance lending business with effect from November 13, 2023, said a statement issued… Continue reading SBP allows ASA Microfinance Bank Limited to commence countrywide operations

SC issues written order regarding Faizabad sit-in case hearing

ISLAMABAD, Nov 14 (APP):The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a written order regarding its last hearing of the review petitions in the Faizabad sit-in case. The order said that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had presented the report of its scrutiny committee about Tehreek e Labaik (TLP), which stated that  the TLP had not… Continue reading SC issues written order regarding Faizabad sit-in case hearing

Experts lay stress on empowering local communities in flood risks mitigation

PESHAWAR, Nov 12 (APP):Environmental experts at an international workshop noted that empowering local communities to assume a central role in flood risk mitigation is paramount, given that they are the most directly affected by such events. “By equipping these communities with the requisite resources and technical knowledge and tools for effective water management, we can… Continue reading Experts lay stress on empowering local communities in flood risks mitigation

Health advocates urge to strengthen GHWs on tobacco products

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP):The public health advocates have issued a compelling plea for an immediate expansion of Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) on tobacco products within the country. In a statement issued by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), these activists have conveyed profound apprehension regarding the devastating impact of… Continue reading Health advocates urge to strengthen GHWs on tobacco products

History will never forget world’s ‘criminal silence’ over Israel’s Gaza genocide: Nilofar

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP):Chairperson National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) Nilofar Bakhtiar has said that history will never forget the criminal silence of the world’s leading human rights leaders on the genocide of Palestinians in Gaza. Addressing the International Conference on ‘Women in Islam: Status and Empowerment’ jointly organized by the OIC and… Continue reading History will never forget world’s ‘criminal silence’ over Israel’s Gaza genocide: Nilofar

Mushaal meets Chief Advisor to His Excellency Pope Francis of the Vatican city

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Human Rights and Women Empowerment Mushaal Hussein Mullick had a comprehensive meeting with Chief Advisor Adel to His Excellency Pope Francis head of the Catholic Church, the bishop of Rome and sovereign of the Vatican City State. They discussed matters of mutual interest including Interfaith, working… Continue reading Mushaal meets Chief Advisor to His Excellency Pope Francis of the Vatican city

Prof. Choudhary appointed as Visiting Professor of Chinese Institute

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP):Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (TIB-CAS) has appointed Coordinator General COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary as visiting professor. Director General of TIB-CAS, Prof. Yan-He Ma bestowed this prestigious honor in a magnificent ceremony held at Tianjin, China, said a message received here. Prof. Choudhary is the only… Continue reading Prof. Choudhary appointed as Visiting Professor of Chinese Institute

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