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Interest Free Loan Scheme has been recognized worldwide : PM Abbasi

Interest Free Loan Scheme has been recognized worldwide : PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD:(APS)MARCH 20,2018- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says government will continue to make every possible effort to enhance the scope and reach of Interest Free Loan Scheme through greater financial allocations. He expressed these views while chairing a briefing on the progress of Prime Minister’s Interest Free Loan Scheme in Islamabad today. The Prime Minister was informed that the Interest ... Read More »

The United Nations Commission on CND adopts a Resolution tabled by Pakistan

The United Nations Commission on CND adopts a Resolution tabled by Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:(APS)The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), during its sixty-first regular session, which convened in Vienna from 12-16 March 2018 adopted, by consensus, the resolution tabled by Pakistan on the theme of “Strengthening efforts to prevent drug abuse in educational settings”. The resolution was co-sponsored by several countries from different regions, including, Algeria, Andorra, Belarus, China, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, ... Read More »

Farewell ceremony for Justice Dost Muhammad Khan

Farewell ceremony for Justice Dost Muhammad Khan

ISLAMABAD:(APS) Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and other Judges of Supreme Court of Pakistan bade farewell to  Mr. Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, on his retirement today. A simple and dignified ceremony was held in honour of Mr. Justice Dost Muhammad Khan in Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad today, which was attended by Chief Justice and all ... Read More »

ATC orders arrest of TLP chief Khadim Rizvi, others in Faizabad sit-in case

ATC orders arrest of TLP chief Khadim Rizvi, others in Faizabad sit-in case

ISLAMABAD:(APS) An Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad today ordered arrest of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan’s Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Pir Afzal Qadri and other absconding suspects in a case pertaining to the Faizabad sit-in held last year. The ATC ordered their arrests after they failed to appear before the court despite being issued multiple summons. The police were separately ordered to submit their final ... Read More »

DG ISPR rejects news about meeting between COAS, CM Punjab

DG ISPR rejects news about meeting between COAS, CM Punjab

ISLAMABAD:(APS) Director General Inter Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor has rejected the news about meeting between Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif. In his tweet message, he said that the news about the meeting between COAS and Chief Minister Punjab is baseless and no such meeting has taken place. Read More »

Journalist Panel returns unopposed in RIUJ elections

Journalist Panel returns unopposed in RIUJ elections

ISLAMABAD:(APS) The whole Journalist Panel returned unopposed in the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) elections for the year 2018-19. The results were announced by the Chairman Election Committee Ilyas Chaudhry in a handout issued here Friday. Ilyas Chaudhry was assisted by Chaudhry Ahsan Premee, Sheikh Nisar and Raja Kafeel. According to these results Mubarak Zeb Khan has been elected a ... Read More »

PML-N has curbed right to differ: Ch Nisar

PML-N has curbed right to differ: Ch Nisar

Former Interior Minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PMLN) leader Chaudhry Nisar stated that he always opined not to adopt policy of confrontation with the country’s top court. Nisar made these articulations during an interview with Kamran Shahid. “Nawaz Sharif must follow the legal path over his concerns pertaining to court’s verdict. Sharif has been brainwashed that party would garner ... Read More »

Coalition for protection of women journalists

Coalition for protection of women journalists

Associated Press Service Photography Javed A Malik NEW YORK– TUESDAY, February 27, 2018 – The Coalition For Women In Journalism brought in leading women journalists at an official launch of Pakistan Chapter, at the Islamabad Press Club, in the capital city. The panelists were Amber Shamsie, Nosheen Abbas, Marvi Sirmed and Tanzila Mazhar, including remarks by founder Kiran Nazish, mentors Ayesha ... Read More »

Faizabad Sit-In affects Implementation of National Action Plan: PILDAT Forum

Faizabad Sit-In affects Implementation of National Action Plan: PILDAT Forum

ISLAMABAD:(APS) February 26; Discussing the implementation of National Action Plan in Punjab during the last quarter of 2017, speakers at the PILDAT Roundtable believed that the Faizabad sit-in has raised big question mark on the effectiveness of implementation of the National Action Plan in nearly 3 years. While this constituted as a flagrant violation across many NAP points, in particular ... Read More »

Parliamentarians  concerns on non supply of clean water

Parliamentarians concerns on non supply of clean water

  ISLAMABAD:(APS)Feb 26, 2018 – Major parliamentary political parties have affirmed their commitment towards featuring provision of clean drinking water, safe sanitation and hygiene awareness in their manifestoes to improve the lives and health of the citizenry. The political parties were of the view that giving top priority to drinking water and sanitation in their respective manifestoes would not only ... Read More »

Condolence reference of Asma Jahangir under the Awami Workers Party

Condolence reference of Asma Jahangir under the Awami Workers Party

Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD: February 24, 2018- Progressives should come together on ‘seven points’ that collective represent the ideals for which Asma Jehangir dedicated her life to counter the establishment and the growing dominance of the conservative right-wing in the public sphere. This was the outcome of a gathering of political workers, intellectuals, students, trade unionists and ordinary citizens to ... Read More »

PESHAWAR : Transgender Moved High Court to Right Vote

PESHAWAR : Transgender Moved High Court to Right Vote

PESHAWAR:(APS) February 13, 2018 – A writ petition against Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan and Provincial Election Commissioner, KP is filed by the transgender community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The writ is filed by Farzana Jan, President and Arzu Khan, General Secretary of TransAction (Provincial Alliance of Transgender and Intersex Community), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under Article 199 of the Constitution of Pakistan. ... Read More »

US AIDS’s significant role in empowering women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

US AIDS’s significant role in empowering women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: (APS) FEB 13,2018- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and a local NGO Pak Women supported the Women Parliamentary Caucus of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to pass through the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Provincial Assembly three landmark Resolutions that will facilitate and empower women while providing them broader opportunities to earn a living.  The three Resolutions, titled, i) ‘Inclusion of subjects/ ... Read More »

National Security Committee must Meet Regularly, Made More Effective

National Security Committee must Meet Regularly, Made More Effective

Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD: February 08; The PILDAT Roundtable on Effective National Security Consultations – A look through Global Models concluded with the consensus demand that the NSC must meet weekly, or atleast on a monthly basis and must be made more effective. Speakers at the Roundtable included Mr. Muhammad Saddiq, former Secretary National Security Division and Mr. Saleem Safi, ... Read More »

Conference on China, Pakistan & Russia: Regional Stability and Dividends for Peace

Conference on China, Pakistan & Russia: Regional Stability and Dividends for Peace

Muhammad Asad Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD :Feb 9,2018- Pakistan, China and Russia (PCR) relationship will be more influential, as their abilities complement each other. Russia is an alternate source for Western military technology and energy supplier, China is economically more powerful than the other two, with considerable foreign exchange reserves looking to invest in different sectors. Moreover, Russian support to ... Read More »

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