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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Tuesday ordered the relevant authorities to submit recommendations by next Tuesday on resolving the issues of Rawal Lake. Hearing the suo motu case related to illegal structures and environmental degradation in Bani Gala, the Supreme Court also issued...

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan has appointed Air Marshal Arshad Malik as Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. Air Marshal Arshad Malik...

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed a petition of former Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar...

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena Saturday agreed to work together for the regional peace, bilateral...

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Saturday said powerful sugar mills mafia continues to exploit the sugarcane growers which must be noticed. Increased production of sugarcane has failed to improve the quality of life of millions of people depending on the sugarcane crop as they get Rs100 to Rs120 per maund against the support price of Rs180 per maund,...

ISLAMABAD (PR): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has shown concerns over the dwindling foreign exchange reserves of the country that would create new problems for the economy and force the government to resort once more to foreign borrowing for running the affairs of the country. Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry...

Anti-polio drives in Pakistan continue to be a hazardous affair. There have already been several attacks this year on healthcare workers seeking to immunise local communities. The latest one came at the end of last week in Mohmand Agency whereby unidentified men opened-fire on a seven-member polio team; killing two and abducting the remaining five. Thus far no one has...

Women rights

March 22, 2018

In recently released rankings of the Georgetown Institute’s Women, Peace and Security Pakistan is at fourth number in the list of worst countries for women. According to the list, out of 153 countries Pakistan ranks 150, it means just three more countries that are Syria, Afghanistan and Yemen, are ranked higher than Pakistan. This report once again has reflected the...

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said the government and opposition have started process of consultations to reach consensus...

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League’s chief (AML) Sheikh Rashid has on Wednesday termed constitution of interim government as biggest problem of country at...

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