Farrukh assails Sethi for inciting violence in name of journalism

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib on Friday lashed out at senior journalist Najam Sethi for inciting violence, being an analyst, during a current affair programme on a private news channel. “Najam Sethi while inciting vandalism, arson and violence in the name of journalism stands exposed,” the minister wrote on his twitter account attaching the journalist’s video...

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Young people more optimistic about the world than older generations – UNICEF

UNICEF, Young people are nearly 50 per cent more likely than older people to believe that the world is becoming a better place with each generation, according to the results of a landmark intergenerational poll. The international survey was conducted by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Gallup, the global analytics and advice firm, and has been released ahead of...

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World Children's Day celebration

President, PM reaffirms Pakistan commitment to safeguard children rights

World Children's Day celebration : World Children's Day celebration, In their separate messages on the occasion of World Children's Day, President and Prime Minister have reaffirmed Pakistan's commitments to safeguard children and their rights. In his message, President Dr. Arif Alvi said government Is striving to ensure that every child receive quality education and healthcare and none of them is...

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World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It...

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World Fisheries Day

“Sustainable Fisheries and Its impact on the Fishing Community and the National Development” – Celebration of the World Fisheries Day 2021

Karachi 18, November: National Institute of Maritime Affairs (NIMA) organized a webinar to celebrate “World Fisheries Day” on 18thNovember 2021, to highlight the significance of fisheries in the national economy. The fishing industry of Pakistan is bestowed with rich fishery resources which needs to be utilized to gain optimal benefits. The importance of fishermen as the primary representative of the...

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Pakistan vs Bangladesh

Pakistan defeats Bangladesh by four wickets in first T-20

Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by four wickets in the first T-20 International at Dhaka on Friday. Earlier, batting first Bangladesh scored 127 runs for the loss of seven wickets. In reply, Pakistan achieved the target in 19.2 overs for the loss of six wickets. Remember According to PCB website  Pakistan will take on host nation Bangladesh on Friday for the first...

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NAB bills

Senate passes journalist protection, NAB bills amid opposition’s protest

The upper house of parliament on Friday passed four bills, including the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill 2021 and the National Accountability Amendment Bill 2021, amidst protests from the opposition benches. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan says the government is coordinating with the US authorities for repatriation of Saifullah Paracha and some other Pakistanis...

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Germany limits public gatherings on unvaccinated people

Germany will tighten COVID-19 measures across the country for unvaccinated people as hospitals become full of COVID patients, Reuters reports. Why it matters: The move to limit large gatherings and other restrictions comes as public officials around the world are imposing COVID measures on the unvaccinated amid rising new cases. The big picture: Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday the move...

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cold and dry weather

Mainly cold, dry weather expected in most parts of country

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. However, smog with fog is likely in plain areas of Punjab. Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad six degree centigrade, Lahore twelve, Karachi sixteen, Peshawar seven, Quetta two, Gilgit zero, Murree five and Muzaffarabad seven degree centigrade. According to...

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Information and Broadcasting

Govt working for religious harmony: Info Minister

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said the government is working for religious harmony and peaceful co-existence. Talking to the Ambassador of Vatican City Christophe El-Kassis in Islamabad, he said the ceremonies to mark the 552nd birth anniversary of Sikh faith founder Baba Guru Nanak are continuing in the country, and the national television channels are broadcasting...

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Russia Afghanistan

Russia warns of critical situation in Afghanistan may Lead to Civil War

Russia has warned of a critical situation in Afghanistan may Lead to Civil War. The secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev said the situation unfolding today in Afghanistan is unprecedented both in military-political and socio-economic terms. He said if the new authorities in Kabul fail to normalize the situation, and the international community fails to provide effective support...

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construction industry

Govt incentivizing construction industry: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government is providing subsidy and incentivizing construction industry to help low income people to have their own houses. He was speaking at a ceremony during his visit to Naya Pakistan Housing Authority's project Farash Town Apartments in Islamabad on Friday. The Prime Minister said thirty-five billion rupees have been allocated for subsidy on construction...

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WB says Pakistan’s remittances grew by 26% in 2021

Compared to the overall growth of 8 percent in remittances in South Asia, the remittances into Pakistan grew by 26 percent during the year 2021, according to estimates from the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief. According  to  APPP “Pakistan had another year of record remittances with growth at 26 percent and levels reaching $33 billion in 2021,” says the...

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International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day being observed today

International Men's Day is being observed today to spread awareness about men's well-being. This year’s theme for International Men’s Day is “Better relations between men and women.” The aim of this day is to promote basic humanitarian values and awareness on men. International Men's Day: History International Men's Day was first celebrated in the year 1999. It was founded by...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan

PM to launch today portal for automation of power of attorney for overseas

In another step to facilitate overseas Pakistanis, Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch a digital portal today (Thursday), simplifying the verification process of power of attorney. Through the portal, the overseas Pakistanis will be able to get online verification of their power of attorney and their physical presence will not be required. The prime minister Imran Khan will witness on...

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Chaudhary Fawad Hussain

Suggestions of opposition parties on reforms to be welcomed: Fawad Chaudhary

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said the suggestions of opposition parties on reforms will be welcomed. In his tweets on Thursday, he said the opposition parties should come to the speaker office instead of moving the court for this purpose. The Information Minister asked the opposition parties to first understand the system of electronic voting machines,...

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Azam Swati

Latest technology being introduced to improve performance of PR: Azam Swati

Minister for Railways Azam Swati has said latest technology is being introduced to further improve the performance of Pakistan Railways. Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Thursday, he stressed that the use of technology is important to uplift the state-owned enterprises. The Minister said under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the country will move forward...

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