Sindh introduces Hariyali Hub to recycle plastic waste in dust bins

In collaboration with Sindh Solid Waste Management Board and British NGO TearFund’s project ‘Hariyali Hub’, a successful experiment has been conducted to recycle polythene bags and make dust bins. MD Solid Waste Management Board Imtiaz Ali Shah said in his

Has govt announced public holiday on May 25?

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Mariyam Aurangzeb on Tuesday clarified that their will be no public holiday on May 25. Sharing the notification about the holiday that was issued a while ago, the ministry took to Twitter and said: “Disseminating #FakeNews

‘Fake news’: No public holiday on May 25, says Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday rebutted reports claiming there will be a public holiday on May 25 — Pakistan Martyrs Day — saying that they are fake. Sharing the notification about the holiday that was issued a while ago,

Flight operations continues for Pakistani Hajj pilgrims without interruption

The Hajj flight operation to transport Pakistani pilgrims has been proceeding without any disruptions, and the first Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight under the Road to Makkah project successfully arrived in Madinah Munawwarah on Monday. A total of 1,200 pilgrims

Pakistanis consume tea worth over Rs110 billion in 10 months

Pakistani’s fondness for tea did not get affected despite the economic downfall. According to the statistics released by the Federal Bureau of Statistics (PBS) , an import of food worth Rs. 1,838 billion has been made in 10 months, in

Five promising Pakistanis featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia list for 2023

Islamabad: Five talented Pakistanis have been featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list for 2023. This distinguished list recognizes the outstanding achievements and potential of these individuals as rising leaders and innovators in their respective fields.Ads by  Forbes’

Rain expected in most parts of country today

ISLAMABAD: There will be rain today and tomorrow in various cities of the country, including the federal capital with a possibility of wind and hail in some areas. According to the details, the meteorological department has predicted rain in Islamabad,

Islamabad mosque sets up free-of-charge marriage hall for needy families

Masjid Rehmat ul Alamin F/8 in Islamabad has established a free-of-charge marriage hall in the federal capital to assist poor families in celebrating their daughters’ marriages with respect and dignity. The management of Islamabad’s F8 neighborhood’s Masjid Rehmat ul Alamin

UAE opens Asia’s ‘largest’ Visa Center in Karachi

KARACHI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened Asia’s largest visa center in Pakistan’s biggest city and commercial hub Karachi. The visa center, one of the largest in Asia, will provide distinguished consular services in line with the latest international

Pakistani activist Ayisha Siddiqa among Time’s 2023 Women of the Year

Pakistan’s climate activist Ayisha Siddiqa has been included in the TIME Magazine’s Women of the Year 2023 list. The annual list, which was unveiled by TIME on March 2, “examines the most uplifting type of influence by highlighting leaders who

Pakistani restaurant in UAE offers free food to visit visa holders, jobseekers

DUBAI: Thousands of people move to the United Arab Emirates every week and many of them are not fortunate to secure a job initially, leaving them with worries concerning their meal. The solution to this problem has been given by

Pakistani man donates $30 million for Turkiye-Syria earthquake victims

ISLAMABAD: An unidentified Pakistan national has won hearts after he donated a whooping amount of $30 million in the US for victims of deadly earthquake in Turkiye and Syria. The person walked into the Turkish Embassy in the United States

Romanian doctor comes Pakistan to marry Sargodha man

SARGODHA: In another story of love beyond borders, a doctor by profession travelled all the way from the southeastern European country of Romania to the tie the knot with her lover in Pakistan. The 52-year-old woman reached Sargodha, nearly 190

Imran Khan’s sons take selfies with masses at Lahore airport

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan’s sons took selfies with the masses at Lahore airport before leaving for London on Tuesday. As per the details, both Kasim and Sulaiman left for Lahore airport from

US president raises questions on security of Pakistan’s nuclear programme

WASHINGTON: United States President Joe Biden has alleged that Pakistan’s nuclear programme lacks “cohesion” while he was speaking about the aggressive attitude of Russia and China. The remark came during the US president’s address at a democratic congressional campaign committee

Empowered women have become ‘agents of change’ in Pakistan: Saima Saleem

UNITED NATIONS:  A Pakistani diplomat has, in a United Nations panel, reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to empower women in all walks of life, saying they have become agents of change. “We are proud that today Pakistani women participate in every facet

Govt challenges Shahbaz Gill’s bail in Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: The Federal government on Monday approached the Supreme Court of Pakistan to challenge bail granted to Shahbaz Gill, Chief of Staff of PTI Chairman Imran Khan. Reports suggest that the petition, seeking to cancel the bail granted to Shahbaz

World Tourism Day 2022: Discover Pakistan’s top tourist destinations

World Tourism Day is being widely celebrated across the world as a recollection of the important role played by tourism in enhancing multiple values of a country. This year’s theme of World Tourism Day is ‘Rethinking Tourism’. The theme highlights

CM Punjab announces free travel for senior citizens, special persons in OLMT

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervez Elahi announced on Friday that senior citizens and special persons will be provided free travel facility in the Orange Line Metro Train(OLMT). Women and students will also be able to travel on discounted rates.

National Minorities Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD: National Minorities Day is being observed today. In a message on the day,  Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that religious freedom and respect for the property of minorities have been legalized in the constitution. “The minority community continues to

Pakistan’s outstanding victory over Sri Lanka

Pakistan’s remarkable performance over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle has spotted a major shuffle amongst the top five on the World Test Championship standings. Babar Azam’s side successfully chased down 342 runs to complete an extraordinary four-wicket

Shafique helps Pakistan’s record chase in first Test at Galle

GALLE: Abdullah Shafique hit an unbeaten 160 as Pakistan chased down a record target of 342 in Galle on Wednesday to beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the first Test. The tourists achieved the win in the final session

Ex CM Sindh Qaim Ali Shah’s daughter Naheed Shah appointed as EOBI Chairman

Karachi: The Federal Government has appointed Mrs. Naheed Shah Durrani as the Chairman of Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI). According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division Government of Pakistan on 16 July 2022, Ms. Naheed Shah Durrani, an

14 hours power cuts in some areas as short-fall reaches 7,787 MW

Islamabad: In the hot month of July, electricity short-fall in the country has reached 7,783 megawatt as different areas of the country facing up to 14 hours power-cuts per day. Some of the worse-affected people are in remote areas and

Pakistan terms Rule of Law Index 2021 ‘presumptuous’

ISLAMABD: Pakistan has objected strongly to the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index 2021 that has ranked Pakistan’s judicial system as one of the worst in world. In a letter to World Justice Project, Pakistan has termed the Index

First ever Pakistan Mango Festival held in Australia

CANBERRA: Pakistan High Commission in Canberra organized the first-ever Pakistan Mango Festival as part of the celebrations marking 75 years of independence of Pakistan and also the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Australia. The festival was attended by

Pakistan notifies revised nuclear and biological weapon control list

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has informed a revised control list of goods, technologies, materials, and equipment for export, re-export, trans-shipment, and transit of goods related to nuclear and biological weapons and their delivery systems, the Foreign Office said in a statement on

Khan announces nationwide protest, challenges NAB amendments in SC

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday announced to organize a power show in Islamabad’s Parade Ground and called for nationwide protests next week. He has also moved Supreme Court to challenge recent amendments to the National Accountability (NAB)

Earthquake tremors strike across Punjab, KP

ISLAMABAD: Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Islamabad, Peshawar and several parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday afternoon. The Pakistan Meteorological Department’s (PMD) seismic centre said that details of the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at

Pakistan inches closer to being removed from FATF’s ‘grey list’

ISLAMABAD: The Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) plenary meeting will conclude today as Pakistan edges closer to being removed from the ‘grey list’ by the financial watchdog. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar is leading Pakistan’s delegation