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Youth destroyers

Although there are many things that harm our youth badly in today’s world, two of them are the deadliest. Our youth are directly influenced by the corrupt media, and are blindly following the astray trends of society. Music is common

EBM nurturing youth by supporting SoL’s Young Leaders Conference for 20 years

KARACHI: English Biscuit Manufacturer (EBM), Pakistan’s leading producer of biscuits, consolidated its partnership with the School of Leadership (SoL) and stepped up once again to sponsor the 20th Young Leaders Conference (YLC) 2021. EBM has always encouraged the youth of

PM asks youth to gear up for ‘biggest tree plantation campaign’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked all Pakistanis particularly the youth to prepare for the “biggest tree planting campaign in Pakistan’s history”. The premier shared an infographic on Twitter that showed the number of trees per person in different

Huawei signs MOU to train youth under Kamyab Jawan Programme

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme and Huawei Technologies Pakistan have signed MoU for mutual cooperation towards youth development in the country. Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar and M. Space Lee, VP Middle East Huwaei along with Mr.

Problems of Young Pakistan

Pakistan has a large number of youth population. About 193 million youth of Pakistan is facing so many daunting challenges. Currently, 64% of the nation is younger than 30 and 29% of Pakistanis are between 15 and 29 (an age

Youth suffering from kidney ailments supports himself by online earning

RAWALPINDI: A young man suffering from kidney disease since childhood has become an inspiration for others by earning at home online. Umair Shafiq, aged 23, has been suffering from kidney disease since childhood. He lives in Shaheenabad area of ​​Rawalpindi

PM Imran advises youth to be ‘selfless souls‘

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is self-isolating after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, shared a piece of advice with the country’s youth. In a statement on Twitter, the prime minister advised the country’s youth and said becoming a free

This youngster started building guns after playing video games

Many young people play video games as a hobby and in their past times. However, a youngster in Rawalpindi has started making guns from cardboard boxes after playing video games. Imaduddin Baig is an FSC student residing in Rawalpindi. The

Youth killed after police open fire on car in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Five officials of the Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) of Islamabad Police have been taken into custody for opening fire on a vehicle leaving a youth dead. Police said the officials were arrested and shifted to Ramna police station over allegedly

Youth dies after falling from train

ISLAMABAD: A 21-year-old youth died after accidentally falling from a train. Sujawal was traveling from Karachi to Islamabad on the Green Line Express when the incident occurred near Lahore train station. Local volunteers helped take the youth to the hospital

Pakistan Red Crescent Society to train student volunteers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) will mobilise, recruit, train and enhance capacity building of volunteers from students of educational institutions. In this regard, a Letter of Understanding (LoU) was signed between Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) and Pakistan Red

Woman among four Kashmiris martyred by Indian forces in IoK

SRINAGAR: Indian troops in an act of state terrorism on Thursday martyred four Kashmiris including a 45-year-old woman in Srinagar in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The troops martyred the youth and the woman during a cordon and search operation in

Railway police snatch money, torture passenger

KARACHI: Railway police brutally tortured a youth after which he lost his sanity and also snatched over Rs400,000 from him. Kashif Saliro, who was travelling on a passenger train from Kotri to Karachi, was resident of Mohammad Khan village in

Jansher Khan to provide squash training in KP

PESHAWAR: Former professional squash player Jansher Khan will train players of Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the request of Chief Minister Mehmood Khan. The former world champion, who was unbeaten for 97 months, was given a media briefing at

Mentally-challenged youth tortured while filming Tik Tok video

OKARA: Two men brutally tortured a mentally-challenged man dragging him through a motorcycle while filming a Tik Tok video. A video of the harrowing incident went viral on social media prompting police to take notice. The incident occurred in the

International Youth Day being celebrated to highlight role of young people

NEW YORK: International Youth Day is being celebrated on Wednesday to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at local, national and global levels is enriching national and multilateral institutions. The theme of this year is “Youth

Indian troops martyr four Kashmiri youth in IoK

SRINAGAR: Indian troops in a fresh act of state terrorism martyred four more Kashmiri youth in Shopian district of occupied Kashmir, raising the toll to nine in the past 24 hours. The youth were killed by the troops during a

Three youth lynched to death over minor dispute

QUETTA: Three young men were reportedly lynched to death in Hazara Town area of Quetta. The three youth were brutally tortured to death when they came to a barber shop to settle a monetary dispute. The youth belonged to the

Kamyab Jawan Program loan limit increased to Rs25 million

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved enhancing the upper limit of loans received under the ‘Kamyab Jawan’ programme for youth to invest in large businesses. The approval was granted during the prime minister’s meeting with Finance Adviser Dr. Abdul

Youth should be encouraged to pursue independent ideas: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the youth is the biggest asset of Pakistan, and should be encouraged to pursue their ideas independently without any fear of failure. Addressing a ceremony of National Incubation Center Startups in Islamabad,

Pakistan to host youth conference with Commonwealth’s support: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs Usman Dar on Friday said that Pakistan will host an international youth conference with support from the Commonwealth. The prime minister’s aide was speaking to a 23-member delegation of Islamic

Dar emphasises on establishment of Youth Development Index

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs Usman Dar has said the formation of Youth Development Index (YDI) will necessitate gathering of important data on youth, which will be utilised for better policy making in the future.

Govt’s top priority is to provide employment to tribal youth: Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan is making all-out efforts for the growth of tribal nationals and providing employment to youth in merged tribal areas is one

PM terms youth as the ‘biggest asset’ of country

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the youth is the “biggest asset: of Pakistan and the government is giving due attention to financially empower them. Addressing a cheque distribution ceremony of ‘Kamyab Jawan Program’ in Karachi, the prime

PM launches skills training ‘Hunarmand Pakistan’ program

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said the government will concentrate on enhancing job creation opportunities in the country this year. Addressing launching ceremony of ‘Hunarmand Pakistan’ program, the prime minister said last year the government focused on attaining

PM to launch ‘Hunarmand Pakistan’ program tomorrow: Usman Dar

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will on Thursday launch the ‘Hunarmand Pakistan Program’ to equip the youth with market oriented skills. Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar made the announcement, saying equipping youth as per the requirements of 21st

President Alvi urges youth to stay away from drugs use

KARACHI: President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday stressed on measures to control drug abuse and said diverting energies of youth towards positive and healthy activities could help control the menace. Addressing an event to destroy narcotics by setting piles on

Pakistan signs MoC with Japan to send skilled workers

ISLAMABAD: Door to Japan are now open for Pakistani youth as the first Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) was signed between Japan and Pakistan on import of manpower and new visa category is being launched for those willing to work in

Dar seeks Japanese cooperation in ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar has sought Japanese cooperation in human resource development of Pakistani youth. He was talking to delegation of Japan embassy including Tokita Yuji and Doi Takemi along with UNDP’s representatives

Rights for children

Children’s Day is celebrated across the world on different days to honour children. Many countries such as India observe it on November 14 to give significance to children as the future of the nation. The United Nations celebrate the day