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KARACHI, Sept 05 (NNI): Investors’ confidence for attracting new FDI has been dented by the ongoing standoff in Islamabad and Lahore, stated in a press release issued here on Friday. Coming at the back of Karachi airport attack in June this year, the political deadlock in Islamabad and Lahore has negatively...

FAISALABAD, Sept 05 (INP): Punjab Minister for Minority Affairs and Human Rights/Incharge Flood Control Plan Faisalabad Division Sardar Tahir Khalil Sandhu has directed the concerned departments to take immediate measures to cope with the situation arising out of the heavy rains and rapid relief activities should be ensured to lessen the people?s difficulties due to the...

ISLAMABAD (INP) According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 41% Pakistanis think that inflation is the biggest problem...

TURBAT (NNI): Two persons were killed after two over speeding motorcycles collided here on Thursday. Police said that the accident took place in Kalatk area of Turbat where two motorcycles in attempt to overtake each other collided. As a result of the accident both motorcyclists died on the spot. The bodies were shifted to local hospitals and later handed over to heirs...

QUETTA (INP): At least six persons sustained injuries in different firing incidents in Quetta and Mastung on Thursday. According to police sources, a man sustained bullet injuries in firing by armed man over a domestic dispute in his house on Brewery Road in Quetta. The victim was identified as Najibullah. Five persons received injuries in clash between two tribes in Parangabad...

QUETTA, Sept 04 (INP): A teenager was crushed by fast moving train while walking on a railway track here on Thursday. Police said that 13-year-old Abdul Waheed was walking on railway track in Saryab Road area of Quetta and could not see the Quetta bound Jaffer Express coming from Rawalpindi. The body of youth was crushed into several pieces due to the accident and was...

LAHORE (NNI): Due to delay in the result of intermediate examinations, Punjab University has revised schedule of admissions in all its 16-year education programs of BS Honors and Master’s level. According to PU spokesman, admission forms for admissions to B.Sc (Hons), BS, BBIT, B.Com, BBA, LLB (5 years), MA, M.Sc, MPA, MBA, M.Com, MLS, MIOM, MBSM and LLB (3 years) will...

PESHAWAR (NNI): Under Esaar Programme, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has so far disbursed the amount of Rs385.81 million among the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan. According to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disaster Management Authority, this amount has been disbursed among 48,226 families at the rate of Rs8,000 each. Meanwhile, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disaster...

‘Retreating energy prices ray of hope for Pakistan’ ISLAMABAD (INP): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Thursday said retreating coal and LNG prices in the international market should be taken as a golden opportunity by policymakers to offset energy crisis in Pakistan. Government has planned to produce 9000MW electricity with the help of imported coal whose prices...

LAHORE (INP): Renowned ghazal singer Habib Wali Muhammad breathed his last here on Thursday at the age of 93, says a press release received here. Muhammad was born in Rangoon (now called Myanmar) and grew up in Mumbai after his family shifted there. He hailed from an industrialist family and later his younger brother, Ashraf W. Tabani went on to become the Chairman of...

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