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  • SC seeks govt plans about Nai Gaj dam funds

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the federal government to come up with its plans about releasing funds for the construction of Nai Gaj dam in Dadu district of Sindh...

    Razvi highlighting hurdles in the way of Nai Gaj dam’s construction...

  • Nai Gaj dam construction cost tripled due to delay, Senate panel told

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary body on Tuesday objected to delays in the completion of the Nai Gaj dam, the construction cost of which has escalated from Rs17 billion to Rs47...

    The matter is sub judice and the best solution is to wait for the Supreme Court decision on the matter,” Planning, Development and Reform Secretary Zafar Hasan told the committee that had met to discuss the current status of the Nai Gaj dam in Dadu city, Sindh......

  • Nepal’s lower house of parliament approves new map

    KATHMANDU: Nepal’s lower house of parliament on Saturday approved a new national emblem with a political map that includes strategic territories disputed with its giant neighbour India...

    Nepal condemned the move and its cabinet decided to publish a new political map that includes Lipu Lekh and contested zones in Kalapani and Limpiyadhura...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • TV channels directed to flash political map of Pakistan before 9pm bulletins

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed all public and private TV channels to flash the political map of Pakistan before airing news bulletins at 9pm...

    “All the news channels (both public and private) have to flash the political map of Pakistan for two seconds before airing the news bulletin at 9pm on a regular basis,” says the Pemra directive issued on November 3 that became public on...

  • Pakistan’s changing heat map

    THE scorching temperatures and prolonged heatwave in several parts of Pakistan are a reminder of what lies ahead for the country...

    Read: In Jacobabad, the hottest city on Earth, mothers bear brunt of climate changeThe illustrative value of these three districts is important for drawing Pakistan’s heat map, which is necessary to determine the trends in crops, yields, local trade, jobs, health, migration, construction designs, school...

  • Afridi to fly out 150 APS students for Pakistan Super League

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi will fly out 150 Army Public School (APS) students to Dubai to watch the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the all-rounder announced during a visit to the school on Tuesday...

    PSL, Pakistan's franchise-based T20 league, starts next month from February 4 and will feature five teams: Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta...

  • Pakistan executes 150 in six months

    Pakistani has executed approximately 150 ‘criminals’ over the past six months amidst concerns that those executed may have been tortured into making false confessions, reports The Independent...

    Human rights organisation Reprieve last Thursday marked Pakistan's 150th execution since the lifting of the moratorium...

  • Pakistan further cuts policy rate by 150 basis points to 11pc

    Pakistan has cut its benchmark policy rate by 150 basis points to 11 per cent, a week after lowering the cost of borrowing by 75 bps, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Tuesday...

    SBP announced the second cut in a week saying: "Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to cut the policy rate by a further 150 basis points to 11 percent...

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