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December 5, 2018 4:09 PM Pakistan should pursue clean energy instead of relying on coal, report suggests

Cash-strapped Pakistan should pursue clean energy instead of relying on coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power, according to a report released on Wednesday urging the country's policymakers to rethink plans for building more coal-fired plants. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Ohio, said coal-fired power, one of the central pillars

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM 45 held in Capital during crackdown on land grabbers

Islamabad: As envisioned by the incumbent government to eradicate land grabbing and illegal occupation from capital, a grand operation was conducted last night against land grabbers in area of Noon Police Station, a police spokesman said on Monday. Spokesperson said that this action was taken on a complaint received by the IGP Islamabad from a citizen 1

December 2, 2018 3:09 PM Fakhr-e-Alam to raise funds for SKMCH Karachi hospital

Pakistan’s National Award winning film actor Fakhr-e-Alam announced on Sunday that he was visiting three major cities of US to raise funds for Shaukat Khanum Karachi hospital. The singer-songwriter shared a video on his official Twitter handle in which he is sharing his plans to visit US and encouraging everyone to take part in this cause. He captioned

December 2, 2018 5:48 AM Parents of Pakistani teenager killed in Texas school shooting sue shooter's parents

The parents of Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a Texas school shooting in May, are suing the parents of the shooter for negligently and irresponsibly storing their firearms. Abdul Aziz and Farah Naz have joined a lawsuit in which some of the 10 victims' families are alleging that the shooter's parents knew their 6

November 30, 2018 4:57 PM Facebook, NITB organize workshop for officials of government of Pakistan

A workshop ‘Connecting With Communities: Social Media for Government’ was arranged by Prime Minister’s Office, National IT Board and Facebook in Islamabad. It is important to note such a workshop was organized for the first time for government officials in Pakistan by NITB where officials from all ministries were present to get training on digital media 7

November 28, 2018 2:02 AM Alvi visits homes of ASI, constable martyred in Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi

KARACHI: President Arif Alvi on Tuesday visited the homes of slain police officer Ashraf Dawood and constable Mohammad Amir, who were martyred during last week’s attack on the Chinese consulate general. A statement said that the president offered his condolence to the bereaved families. He paid tribute to the slain policemen for their “supreme sacrifices

November 27, 2018 11:46 AM President Alvi visits family of police officer martyred in Chinese consulate attack

KARACHI: President Arif Alvi on Tuesday visited the family of police officer Ashraf Dawood who lost his life during a terrorist attack on Chinese consulate. In a Twitter post, the President said : "We are thankful to our heroes who lay down their lives so that we may live in peace". He said the Assistant Sub Inspector Ashraf Dawood left two daughters 2

November 24, 2018 1:20 AM US, UK, India condemn attack on Chinese consulate

KARACHI: The United States, UK and India condemned the militant attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi on Friday. British High commissioner Thomas Drew tweeted: “We condemn this attack on the Chinese Consulate in #Karachi. My condolences, on behalf of Pakistan’s British friends, to the policemen who died protecting it.” United States Chargé d’Affaires 1

November 24, 2018 12:00 AM Compensation announced for mortar shell blast victims

MINGORA: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced compensation for the victims of a mortar shell explosion in which three children were killed and two others injured in Matta tehsil in Swat district. Three children were killed and two other sustained injuries when a dud mortar shell went off in Matta on Thursday. According to the announcement

November 24, 2018 12:00 AM Around 49,938 infected, 107 died of dengue in four years

Islamabad: Around 49,938 persons have been infected by Dengue in the country during last four years, of which 107 lost their precious lives because of this fatal disease. Of the total, 3,930 were affected in Islamabad, 6,058 in Punjab, 10,447 in Sindh, 28,298 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 139 in Balochistan, 398 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), and 668 in Federally