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PM Inaugurates DigiSkills Program to Prepare One Million Freelancers in Pakistan

PM Inaugurates DigiSkills Program to Prepare One Million Freelancers in Pakistan

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the Digi Skills program aimed at training one million of the youth through online modules in Islamabad today. Ignite — previously the ICT R&D Fund — will be overseeing the program that has... Read more
Sindh government imports cancer screening machines from UK

Sindh government imports cancer screening machines from UK

KARACHI: Modern and updated breast cancer screening machines imported from United Kingdom (UK) are in process of being installed at the government hospitals of Thatta, Badin, Mithi, Kotri and Sehwan. Provincial health minister, Dr. Sikandar Mahendero talking to APP... Read more
Cabinet approves two-month extension in Afghan refugees’ stay

Cabinet approves two-month extension in Afghan refugees’ stay

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet Wednesday approved an extension in the Proof of Registration (PoR) cards for Afghan refugees for two more months, thereby allowing the refugees to stay in Pakistan for another 60 days. The decision was taken during... Read more
Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

The national flag carrier’s privatization is yet again under discussion at the Senate. A Senate panel requested the government to suspend the plan to privatize PIA. Last week, Privatization Minister Daniyal Aziz had stressed that the national airline company... Read more
Govt Launches Digital Edition of Urdu Dictionary

Govt Launches Digital Edition of Urdu Dictionary

President Mamnoon Hussain has inaugurated digital edition of Urdu dictionary in Islamabad today. The 22-volume dictionary, containing 264,000 words, will now be accessible worldwide online. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that launching this dictionary has brought the... Read more
Hafiz Saeed files petition to halt takeover of charities

Hafiz Saeed files petition to halt takeover of charities

ISLAMABAD: Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief, Hafiz Saeed on Tuesday filed a court petition to halt government plans to seize control of his charities. JuD leader, Saeed and charities that he controls are all included on terrorism blacklists by the UN... Read more
Khursheed Shah demands Shehbaz’s apology over press conference debacle

Khursheed Shah demands Shehbaz’s apology over press conference debacle

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Wednesday demanded Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif to apologise to the people of Pakistan over the press conference that took place on Tuesday in Lahore. Speaking in the National... Read more
KPK Bans Renaming Roads and Buildings After People

KPK Bans Renaming Roads and Buildings After People

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has prohibited buildings, roads and other facilities to be named after prominent leaders of national and provincial stature to avert controversies and litigation. According to local media, The Performance Management and Reforms Unit at... Read more
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal revived

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal revived

RAWALPINDI: The religious parties have formally announced to revive Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) as the announcement was made during meeting of the leaders of religious parties in Karachi, reported Geo News. The meeting was attended by Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Allama... Read more
Pakistan Thrash India to Win Gold in Dubai Baseball Cup

Pakistan Thrash India to Win Gold in Dubai Baseball Cup

Pakistan Baseball team has bagged the gold after defeating rival India by 11-2 in the final match of Dubai Baseball Cup today. The final match, that took place at Emirates Little Baseball Field, went in favor of green side... Read more