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Planning ministry launches 16-day campaign against gender violence

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives has launched a 16-day campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV) and established a Gender Unit in the ministry amid the socioeconomic empowerment of women to mark the International Day for the

Baluchistan govt installs air quality monitoring stations

QUETTA: The Baluchistan government has installed Air Quality Monitoring Stations (AQMS) in the province to analyze air quality on regular basis. The provincial government had planned to install 10 AQMS in the border areas with an estimated cost of Rs100

IDEAS 2022: PAF displays JF-17 Thunder that downed Abhinandan’s Aircraft

KARACHI: The JF-17 Thunder, the fighter jet that downed Indian aircraft flown by Abhinandan Varthaman in February 2019, is part of the display at the 11th edition of International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2022 currently underway at the Karachi

Fourth Adab Festival with climate change theme to open on Nov 26

KARACHI: With the theme of climate change, the fourth edition of two-day Adab Festival will open at the lush and vast garden of Karachi’s Frere Hall on November 26. Ameena Saiyid, Founder and Director and Shama Askari, Director, Adab Festival,

PAF to unveil most modern NASTP, advanced avionic techs at IDEAS 2022

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Friday released a short video documentary highlighting its advanced aerospace, avionics, cyber space and other related technologies to be showcased at its pavilion to be set up at the International Defence Exhibition and Seminar

US midterm elections: Who’s winning, who’s losing?

Many key races in the US midterm elections have not yet been called as the US Senate is still up for grabs for both Democrat and Republican party. Opinion polls heading into election day had suggested that many of the races

Why is Babar struggling? ‎

Fans and former cricketers are ecstatic as Pakistan, against all odds, reached the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup. Former captain Shahid Afridi, through his Twitter, advised Babar Azam to play at a one-down position and allow Rizwan and Haris

Islamabad Women Gala will start on Nov 12

ISLAMABAD: A community of entrepreneurs will hold a grand event of Islamabad Women Gala 2022 on November 12 at F-9 Park to promote home-based women workers and artisans. A two-day colorful gala is being organized for the third time featuring

Electric busses to run on Karachi roads from tomorrow

KARACHI: In a move aimed at improving the environment of the city where vehicular emissions contribute to its poor air quality, Sindh government will be running tests for environment-friendly buses in Karachi from tomorrow. In a message posted on social

CIIE to boost Pakistan’s exports in Chinese market: Pak Consul General

BEIJING: The fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) being held in Shanghai from Nov 5 to Nov 10 provides Pakistani companies with a highly effective platform to display their products and to attract more customers, which will increase Pakistan’s exports

We need specialized unit to deal with cybercrimes: Fahad Baloch

Social media is not only the most efficient form of communication in the modern world, but it has also permeated every aspect of society — from politics to commerce and trade — no one can escape it in any field

Why has Babusar Top been closed for tourists?

Babusar road is considered the lifeline of Gilgit Baltistan tourism. And after the construction of Babusar Road was completed, there has been a tourism revolution in GB. Tourists in groups every year flock to the region which is famous for

WAPDA to add over 11,000 MW environment-friendly electricity to national grid

ISLAMABAD: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is actively pursuing six hydropower projects to add over 11,241 MW of environment-friendly hydel electricity to the existing 9,443 MW hydel generation in the coming years. Wapda officials told APP here that presently,

PM Shehbaz becomes Vice-Chairman of UN climate conference

The 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-27) has announced to give its vice presidency to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. “Being an effective voice on climate change, Prime Minister Shehbaz has been entrusted to Co-Chair the 27th UN

Rapists of 12-year-old boy roam free despite 60 days of police efforts

KARACHI: On August 17, in Korangi Allah Wala Town, near Rashidiya Mosque, a 12-year-old boy Abdul Nafi was sexually assaulted by two men who the police have failed to nab.   The victim told MM News that he was going

How much data of PM House has been put on dark web?

After Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif purported audios leaked, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has raised questions over the cyber security situation in the country and has claimed that that PM House’s data has been put on sale on the dark web.

T20 World Cup: A peek at Pakistan’s squad

Nowadays, the cricket craze is very high as more nations are acquiring to compete at the world level. T20 World Cup 2022 is around the corner and will start next month, so all the cricket nations, whether they are qualified

PIA cuts fares from Islamabad to China and vice versa

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Wednesday announced an immediate reduction in fares from Islamabad to China. Fares for flights to China have been reduced by 10% while a 22% discount for students is announced by the national airline. PIA has

Nation to mark Defence & Martyrs Day in solidarity with flood victims

ISLAMABAD: The nation will celebrates its 58th Defence and Martyrs Day, to revive the courageous war which incurred a shameful defeat to a six times bigger enemy India, in solidarity with the flood victims of the country. The Defence and

Fake News Alert: UK couple name their newborn baby ‘Pakora’

In a bizarre incident, a couple in the UK has named their newborn baby girl ‘Pakora’. A UK couple sparked a lot of interest from social media users after they named their child Pakora. The bizzaire incident became a news

Who is Melisa Rauf ? Is she dating anyone?

Melisa Raouf is an English politics student who is currently earning the limelight for her bold move at the beauty pageant. Competing in Miss England 2022, she is the first finalist in the pageant’s 94-year history to go bare-faced, i.e., without

Salient features of Pakistan’s first electric car, NUR-E 75

Pakistan’s first electric car prototype, which has been dubbed NUR-E 75, was unveiled on Sunday. The salient features of its are: * The car’s battery capacity would be 35kWh. After being charged, the vehicle would have enough power for 210km.

Why was Shehbaz Gill arrested?

PTI senior leader and chief of staff of former prime minister Imran Khan, Dr. Shahbaz Gill was arrested in Islamabad on Tuesday. Gill was taken into custody when he was going to Bani Gala to meet PTI chairman Imran Khan.

Nooh dedicates CWG gold to his father Ghulam Dastgir

KARACHI: Nooh Dastgir dedicated his gold medal to his father Ghulam Dastgir after he won Pakistan’s first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Wednesday. “I won this medal for my father and I still haven’t spoken

Judoka Shah Hussain Shah wins first medal for Pakistan at CWG 2022

Japan-based athlete Judoka Shah Hussain Shah has won the first medal for the country during the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. He won a bronze medal in the -90kg category by defeating South Africa’s Thomas-Laszlo Breytenbach. Despite losing in the

Why did Crown Prince of Dubai praise this Pakistani boy?

A Pakistani delivery rider won the heart of the Dubai crown prince after a video of him removing a concrete block from a busy street went viral, Dubai media reported on Monday. Abdul Ghafoor Abdul Hakeem could be seen removing

Does foreign funding lead to banning a party or not?

Now when the Election Commission of Pakistan is going to announce the long waited verdict of the foreign funding case against PTI on Tuesday (tomorrow), the million-dollar question which has been the talk of the town is what would be

Barrick Gold confident to start ‘potential production” from Reko Diq mine by 2027-28

ISLAMABAD: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Barrick Gold Corporation Mark Bristow has expressed confidence that his company would start ‘potential production’ from the Reko Diq mine, one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold deposits in Balochistan, by 2027-28. Addressing a

Indian bride signs wedding contract binding her to wear saree everyday

The contract at the time of the wedding is not a strange thing, but an Indian couple made it unique by adding some odd conditions in it, and this way, the coupe grabbed the attention of social media users. The

Nasir Khan Jan blessed with baby boy

PESHAWAR: Pakistani social media personality Nasir Khan Jan on Monday took to his Instagram account and announced that he has become a father to a baby boy. Sharing the joyful moment with his fans, Jan posted a video on the