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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
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
Two dead, 15 injured as 6.1 strong quake jolts parts of Pakistan

Two dead, 15 injured as 6.1 strong quake jolts parts of Pakistan

Epicentre of 6.1-magnitude earthquake was 35 kilometres south of Jarm in Afghanistan Girl dies after roof of her house caved in in Lasbela, man suffers heart attack in Swat valley LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: A girl child was killed and at least... 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
In case of US action, Pakistan is ready: DG ISPR

In case of US action, Pakistan is ready: DG ISPR

ISLAMABAD: Amid reports that the Trump administration may approve more drastic measures to punish Islamabad for its alleged support to certain militant groups, the army on Wednesday said Pakistan would respond to any US action in line with the... Read more
Sightseeing Buses Are Launching in Islamabad and Rawalpindi This Week

Sightseeing Buses Are Launching in Islamabad and Rawalpindi This Week

The residents of twin cities will finally get their very own sightseeing buses on 20th December, according to a senior Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) official. He revealed that the inauguration of these city tour buses will be held... Read more
Army Chief to brief Senate committee on national security today

Army Chief to brief Senate committee on national security today

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will brief the Senate Committee of the Whole House Tuesday (today) on national security matters. The committee is set to begin its meeting at 10 AM, and according to... Read more
CPEC to transform Pakistan into ‘Asian Tiger’ by 2030

CPEC to transform Pakistan into ‘Asian Tiger’ by 2030

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have approved a Long Term Plan (LTP) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) eying to develop and expand Pakistan’s economic base, infrastructure, industry, agriculture, trade, information technology and tourism on modern trends to help transform... Read more