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Atif Iqbal Free Lance Journalist (atif_iq@hotmail.com) Islamabad After more than seventeen days of the constant depression for the people of Islamabad. Situation is still unclear; there are anticipations of further civilian disputes with...

Atif Iqbal Islamabad Living in Islamabad is very difficult for the middle and lower class as whenever there is any political or social uproar due to security concerns the blockades and checkpoints increase.Further, these constraints increase the mobility issues for the common people bringing into notice that majority middle class people have to travel to earn their living. The...

Atif Iqbal Islamabad Characterizing democracy, in terms of people’s interests claims that whenever there is confusion on a national level reconciliation becomes mandatory. People of Pakistan have had enough of the dubious statements and the wait for their clarifications. There have been incidents that have pulled back the nation from the verge of democratic development....

ISLAMABAD (INP): Speaker National Assembly (NA) Sardar Muhammad Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have condoled the death of father of Capt (R) Muhammad Safdar, MNA and father-in-law of Maryam Nawaz Sharif. In their separate condolence messages to Capt (R) Muhammad Safdar, the speaker and the deputy speaker expressed their deep grief and sorrow over the...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has said that due the prevailing situation it is impossible to comply with the obligatory provision of filing income tax returns by August 31. He said that in the wake of various pleas submitted by the salaried class finding it impossible to comply with the deadline of file tax returns due to the...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Authorities have evacuated the staff of the Radio Pakistan Headquarters and shifted it to the Rawalpindi office, in order to avoid any mishap and sealed the building completely reported a private Tv channel. According to details, Radio Pakistan Headquarters was vacated in the wake of ongoing protest-ins nearby, the staff was shifted to the Rawalpindi office...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has set-up points for sale of admission forms at its main campus in Islamabad and at its 44-Regional Campuses and 122-Coordinating Offices across the country in order to facilitate the students at their door-steps. The admission forms of Matric to Master level programs can be submitted along-with prescribed fee in countrywide...

ISLAMABAD (INP): The capital city administration has beefed up security in the Red Zone and deployed extra contingent of law enforcers to cope with any untoward incident. The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri had warned of announcing his final call of action Thursday as he termed the day a ‘Day of Revolution’ after which the security measures were...

ISLAMABAD (NNI): President Mamnoon Hussain has left for Turkey to represent the country in the Presidential handover ceremony for Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday, the Foreign Ministry said. The President is accompanied by the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Mr. Sartaj Aziz. The ceremony is being...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has congratulated his energy and economic team on obtaining approval of the Chinese government for putting the following 14 power projects, which would generate 10,400 MW electricity on first priority list. Those approved projects included Port Qasim (Coal Fired) having capacity of 1320MW, Sukki Kanari (Hydropower)...

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