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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
Supreme Court Bans Sale of Four Milk Brands in Karachi

Supreme Court Bans Sale of Four Milk Brands in Karachi

An Investigation Commission established by the Supreme Court of Pakistan has submitted its report after investigating over 50 pasteurized milk, tea whiteners and milk brands that are sold in Karachi. Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry, while hearing the Suo Motu... 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
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
Contempt of court: Senator Nehal Hashmi barred from holding public office for 5 years

Contempt of court: Senator Nehal Hashmi barred from holding public office for 5 years

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Senator Nehal Hashmi to one-month imprisonment and barred him from holding public office for the next five years as it announced its verdict in the contempt of court case against the former PML-N... Read more
Pakistan to Give Visa on Arrival for Tourists from These 24 Countries

Pakistan to Give Visa on Arrival for Tourists from These 24 Countries

Pakistan has announced visa-free entry for multiple countries in a bid to increase the tourist base of the country. Citizens of these countries can avail visas immediately within thirty days of their arrival. Countries Included The “Group Tourist Visas... Read more
U19 World Cup: Pakistan beat S Africa by 3wkts

U19 World Cup: Pakistan beat S Africa by 3wkts

CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan beat South Africa to storm into the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup semifinals at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Wednesday. Pakistan has won the toss and elected to field at the Hagley Oval. Their pacers can... 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
CJP SAQIB NISAR APOLOGIZES OVER ‘SKIRT’ REMARKS

CJP SAQIB NISAR APOLOGIZES OVER ‘SKIRT’ REMARKS

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar apologised on Wednesday “if his recent remarks in Karachi hurt someone’s feelings”. The chief justice, in a recent speech in Karachi, had told participants: “Don’t think I’ve written a long speech.... Read more