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March 17, 2018 12:00 AM Power sector receivables doubled during present regime

ISLAMABAD: The outstanding power sector receivables has ballooned and almost doubled in last five years of PML-N led regime as it stood at Rs411 billion in fiscal 2013 to Rs720 billion now in fiscal year 2017-18, official documents showed. It shows inability of the government to recover its receivables and by doing so the cash bleeding power sector can actually 1

February 24, 2018 12:00 AM Policy of restraint on Indian provocations to continue: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) Sardar Masood Khan on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ, the Inter-Services Public Relations said. According to the ISPR, the president AJK and the army chief discussed matters of mutual interest, particularly situation on LoC. There was an agreement to continue 4

February 23, 2018 6:22 PM President AJK, Army Chief discuss situation on LoC

RAWALPINDI: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) Sardar Masood Khan on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ, Inter Services Public Relations said. According to ISPR, President AJK and the Army Chief discussed matters of mutual interest particularly situation on Line of Control (LOC). There was agreement to continue 3

February 23, 2018 5:00 PM Defence Attaches of US, UK, France, China, Turkey visit LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Defence Attaches of United States, UK, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited Line of Control in Rawalakot Sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Inter Services Public Relations said. According to military’s media wing, the Defence Attaches were briefed about Indian atrocities along Line of Control and deliberate targeting of civilians 6

February 19, 2018 4:28 PM 2 Indian soldiers killed after eight-year-old Pakistani boy dies in cross-LoC firing: ISPR

In a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan Army on Monday destroyed an Indian army post across the Line of Control and killed two soldiers hours after a Pakistani minor boy lost his life in Indian firing on a border village. "Pakistan Army troops neutralised [an] Indian post which targeted a minor along [the] LoC," killing two soldiers, the military's media wing said in a brief 13

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Govt releases Rs456.2 billion for development projects

ISLAMABAD: The government has released over Rs456 billion under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2017-18 for various ongoing and new schemes against the total allocations of Rs1,001 billion. The released funds include Rs110.24 billion for federal ministries and Rs33.141 billion for special areas, according to the latest data released by Ministry 9

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Hundreds of vehicles, tourists stranded in AJK, Galiyat

ABBOTTABAD/AZAD KASHMIR: A spell of heavy snowfall and rain paralysed parts of Azad Kashmir and the Galiyat area of Abbottabad, with the roads connecting four districts of Azad Kashmir with Islamabad also blocked. Thandiyani, Nathiagali, and Ayubia received more than three feet snow during the continuous spell where a large number of tourists were also trapped 2

February 12, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Bringing polio cases to lowest in history an achievement’

Islamabad: Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar said the present elected government took the challenge of widespread polio outbreak head on when it took office in 2013 and with all out effort today the country reported 8 cases at the end of 2017 and no case this year. Like loadshedding, terrorism, law and order in Karachi we surmounted the Polio 4

February 6, 2018 9:21 AM 2 AJK men succumb to injuries from LoC firing

Two men in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), who were injured during Indian shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday, passed away late last night. An official of the AJK political administration confirmed the news of their death to DawnNews on Tuesday. Raja Tahir Mumtaz, Deputy Commissioner of Poonch, said that 33-year-old Majid, 65-year-old Kabir 9

February 6, 2018 12:00 AM Joint session of AJK legislature held

MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly and Kashmir Council Joint session was held here on Monday with Speaker AJK Legislative Assembly Shah Ghulam Qadir in the chair. Members of the Assembly Chaudhry Masood Khalid, Faiza Imtiaz and Member Kashmir Council Mukhtar Abbasi were announced in the panel of Chairman for the session 6