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January 14, 2019 6:52 PM Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari played last political innings: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said that Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), had played their last political innings in the country. Both the political leaders of PPP and PML-N, did not earn even a single rupee from any work, he stated while

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM US travel alert for Pakistan over outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid

ISLAMABAD: The US health officials have issued a travel alert for Pakistan over an outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid. According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is an ongoing outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in Pakistan that does not respond to most antibiotics. "During 2018, cases have been reported

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Duty-free China markets access urged

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has sought duty-free access to Chinese market for exports from the industry setup in Gwadar Free Zone, a statement said on Friday. A delegation led by FPCCI President Daaroo Khan Achakzai called on China Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC) Chairman Zhang Baozhong and discussed 4

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM FDE to set up new model colleges, schools in federal capital

Islamabad: Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has principally decided to expand the project of establishing new educational institutions including three model colleges and six schools in the federal capital. Talking to APP, an official of the FDE said that the overhauling work in the already established educational institutions would also be initiated

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM NUST renders remarkable contributions in health sector

Islamabad: National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has rendered remarkable contributions in the health sector of the country by developing new technologies during the last five years to assist the health system and benefit the common people. According to the official source, the university has developed cost-effective Cardiac Stent to facilitate

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Temple unrest: Britain warns tourists against travelling to India

Thiruvananthapuram, India: Britain on Saturday warned tourists visiting the southern Indian state of Kerala after sporadic violence in recent days over the admission of women to one of Hinduism's holiest temples. In updated travel advice, London advised UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to "monitor media 1

January 4, 2019 4:29 PM Pakistan declares 1,000 years old Panj Tirath Hindu temple as national heritage

PESHAWAR: Pakistan has declared over 1,000 years old Hindu temple at the historical Panj Tirath site in Peshawar as national heritage. Provincial Government Directorate Archeiology and Museums has issued a notification to declare the Panj Tirath site as national heritage. A fine of upto Rs2 million and five years’ imprisonment will be imposed if anyone 2

January 4, 2019 12:00 AM GDA to initiate new projects in Galiyat

ABBOTTABAD: The Galiyat Development Authority (GDA) is initiating new schemes and development projects in the Galiyat region. Ahsan Hameed, the focal person for the GDA, said new projects would be launched to improve the service delivery, beautification of the areas and promotion of tourism. The projects include water supply schemes for Thandiyani, Changlagali 1

January 4, 2019 12:00 AM Drop beef and save millions of lives, slash emissions

Geneva: Switching from beef to alternative proteins could save millions of lives and dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday. New research conducted by the Oxford Martin School for WEF showed that efforts to replace meat and especially beef could provide huge benefits for human health and the environment 1

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM Punjab MPA presents 100-day performance report to PM

ISLAMABAD: Member Punjab Assembly (MPA) Haji Amjad Mehmood Chaudhry Tuesday met Prime Minister Imran Khan and presented him his 100-day performance report. Amjad told the prime minister that he had discussed gas and water issues among others with the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) and the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA). The MPA said there