In a felicitation message on the occasion of 53rd ASEAN Day, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Quershi said that Pakistan would continue to make efforts to deepen and further strengthen political, economic and cultural ties with Association of South East Asian member States in line with its vision of “East Asia” Policy. The warm felicitation indicates…

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In a meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, few decisions were taken to enhance the standard of school education. Several chapters of biography of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) shall be included in the curriculum; 71 closed schools shall be made functional; double shift shall be introduced in 117 schools; 80 thousand teachers shall…

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The issue of water distribution from Indus River System came up for discussion in the 42nd meeting of Council of Common Interest (CCI) as government of Punjab has requested to get control of lower portion Chishma Right Bank Canal (CRBC) from Water Resources Ministry. Point of view of Punjab government may be correct but majority…

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Deliberate policy of abandoning offshore oil and gas exploration and stopping further investment to increase production from the already operational fields in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and Sindh has pushed the country to face acute gas shortages within the current and next fiscal years, particularly during five months of winter from November to March. It will directly…

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Prime Minister Imran Khan has chaired the meeting of Council of Common Interest to discuss various items on the agenda and take decisions on them. It has been reported in print media that Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government would table its demand for payment of royalty on the production of crude oil. Over the years, the province…

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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Quershi has expressed anguish over  the failure of Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) to convene a meeting of its Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) on Kashmir, for which Pakistan has been persistently pushing the 57 member block of Muslim countries, since India annexed occupied Kashmir last August. In a talk show…

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The PESCO high ups have been in constant state of denial regarding the miserable issues of chronic tripping, load imbalances and frequent faults in the metropolitan city of Peshawar. The consumers that derive electricity from the grids stations i.e. Tajabad, Kohat Road, City and Shahi Bagh angrily protested to the apathy shown to the redressals…

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Expressing solidarity with Kashmiris, living under siege since August 5, 2019, President Arif Alvi addressed a rally in Islamabad. He told the participants of the rally about obduracy of past and present Indian leadership to fulfill their promises plebiscite made to the people of occupied Kashmir and Pakistan.  On the contrary last year, Prime Minister…

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A group of IS affiliate militants stormed a prison in Jalabad, capital of eastern Nangrahar Province of Afghanistan, when a suicide bomber of this terrorist organisation drove an explosive-laden vehicle into the entrance of the building. The attack was launched in a bid to set free the group’s members from jail. Jalalabad Prison had about…

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It appears that Drugs Registration Authority is no longer an attached or subordinate organisation of the Ministry of National Health Services and is virtually functioning as supreme body over the this ministry. The Authority has registered 95000 preparations of different brands of medicines, of which 75,000 are neutroceuticals of zero efficacies. The latter category of…

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