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May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Nepra seeks explanation for widespread power outage

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has taken a serious notice of the hours-long power outage in the KP and Punjab provinces after the National Transmission of Dispatch Company’s (NTDC) northern system tripped on 16th May 2018. The regulator has directed the NTDC to submit a detailed report on the issue. On Wednesday 2

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ministry mounts Rs62.21mln plan for mining sector reforms

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of planning, development and reform has started a new initiative to improve productivity in mines and mineral sector and boost exports, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported on Wednesday. Cluster Development Based Mineral Transformation Plan, costing Rs62.21 million, has been launched under Vision-2025 and would increase value 4

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Siraj condemns state terrorism in IHK

ISLAMABAD: An All Parties Consultative Conference of political leadership of Azad Jammu and Kashmir which held here strongly condemned Indian state terrorism in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) which had claimed scores of lives during the last one month. The consultative conference attended by leaders of Government and opposition parties of Azad Kashmir with Jamaat-e-Islami 2

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM India using chemical arms against Kashmiris in IHK: AJK PM

ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan Wednesday accused India of using chemical weapons in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). He maintained, “There is evidence that Indian forces deployed in Kashmir had been using weapons that contain chemical agents in Kashmir.” This he revealed during his visit to the office of All Parties 5

April 29, 2018 12:00 AM PHF announces names of Election Commissioners

KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Saturday named Chaudhry Mohammad Riaz as Chief Election Commissioner to conduct the forthcoming elections of district and provincial hockey associations, which will be followed by elections of the PHF. The names of Election Commissioners and commission members for the four provinces, Islamabad, AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan 12

April 28, 2018 1:59 AM Infrastructure, youth plans and energy to be in PSDP focus

ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday unveiled the highest-ever Public Sector Development Prog­ramme (PSDP) of Rs2.04 trillion for the next financial year with major emphasis on infrastructure, energy, railways, water, youth initiatives and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). Out of the total allocation, Rs1.03tr is the federal PSDP, while 13

April 27, 2018 12:00 AM PBF to hold badminton league

ISLAMABAD: The National Ranking Badminton Tournament will get under way at the Rodham Hall from today (Friday). The tournament that carries Rs150,000 in prize money would see all affiliated units competing in the event. Apart from hosts Islamabad, teams from Fata, AJK, Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Army, SNGPL, NBP, PTCL and Police will take part in the competition 14

April 26, 2018 12:00 AM Eight die as vehicle falls into ravine in AJK

MIRPUR: Eight passengers, including a woman, have been killed as their vehicle fell into deep ravine near village Sairi Dara of the top mountainous area in outskirt of AJK capital Muzaffarabad. The press secretary to AJK prime minister confirmed the incident when contacted by APP on Wednesday. Attempts were being made to recover the bodies from deep ditch 7

April 23, 2018 5:27 AM 'CPEC is not about roads, motorways; it's about connectivity,' says Shahbaz

The two-day CPEC Summit, being hosted by Dawn Media Group in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development, kicked off at Karachi’s Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday. Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif addressed the summit in the session 'View from Punjab'. "CPEC has helped strengthen the federation of Pakistan; today, Pakistan is a happening 11

April 20, 2018 1:58 AM Girl injured in Indian firing dies in AJK

MUZAFFARABAD: A teenage girl succumbed to her wounds on Thursday, a day after suffering an injury in Indian firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Raja Tahir Mumtaz, Deputy Commissioner of Poonch, told Dawn that Aamna Miskeen, 15, was injured in her home some 200 feet from the LoC in Battal sector of tehsil Hajira on Wednesday 8