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ISLAMABAD, Aug 12 (DNA): Ministers of State Anusha Rehman and Saira Afzal Tarar on Tuesday inaugurated Azadi Train in Islamabad. Azadi Train will commence its month-long journey on Wednesday from Peshawar to Karachi in connection with Azadi celebrations.  According to Spokesperson of Railways Ministry Adeel...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has asked the Member of the National Assembly to visit the families of Martyrs and pay tributes for their sacrifices for the sake of national security residing their respective constituencies.  Letters in this regard has been dispatched to all the Members of the National Assembly. He said that the nation is...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan Tuesday told the Senate during question hour that Pakistan Steel Mills is not included in the present list of entities which are being privatized. He said the government is providing billions of rupees to the institutions running in deficit. To a question, the Minister said that recruitment in the National Bank...

ISLAMABAD (DNA): Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said long march is a conspiracy to sabotage constitution. Talking to media outside the parliament on Tuesday in Islamabad, he said it is a mission to spread anarchy in the country and the government will not allow anyone to disrupt law and order. He said the government will leave no stone unturned to...

ISLAMABAD (INP): A second petition was filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday against Imran Khan’s August 14 ‘Azadi March’ in the federal capital. The petitioner President Anjuman Tajiran Pakistan, Ajmal Baloch stated in his petition that PTI’s protest will cause harm to businesses and civic life in the city. He demanded that a separate area out of...

Olson assures relief and rehabilitation of IDPs  Says reimbursement of CSF as schedule ISLAMABAD (NNI): Richard G. Olson US Ambassador to Pakistan called on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Ministry of Finance Tuesday and discussed progress on CASA-1000 and Diamer Bhasha Dam projects. The Finance Minister informed the Ambassador that overall economic...

RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD (INP) Citizens of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad have strongly opposed the placement of containers at the road crossings that are creating immense difficulties in their movements. In their reaction to the security measures on the eve of the Azadi and Revolution Marches of PTI and PAT, people from all walks of life said that the road blocks...

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar on Tuesday urged people to make commitment to strengthen Pakistan on August...

ISLAMABAD (NNI): A new publication from the United Nations shows that 20 per cent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition each year. The risks are especially great as they transition from childhood to adulthood. Stigma and shame often compound the problem, preventing them from seeking the support they need. For this year’s observance of International...

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The government has started taking steps to thwart the opposition parties protest march towards capital Islamabad and summoned heavy contingents of the law enforcement personnel to the federal capital. PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) have joined hands and called their supporters to participate in the long march on Islamabad. The government has summoned...

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