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  • PM to attend CASA power project launching ceremony on 12th

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be joining leaders of Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan on May 12 to launch construction of much-awaited CASA-1000 electricity transmission project connecting four nations...

    He said the Foreign Office of Pakistan had conveyed confirmation that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would attend the launching ceremony of CASA-1000MW power import project, to be held near Dushanbe...

  • PTI govt to share its 100-day performance at Islamabad ceremony today

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will share its government's performance over the first 100 days in power at an event in Islamabad's Convention Centre today...

    Prime Minister Imran Khan is going to make some important announcements during the ceremony, according to Radio Pakistan, and take the nation into confidence over the government’s achievements...

  • ‘Country’s first optical remote sensing satellite launching next year’

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s first optical remote sensing satellite PRSS-1 is set to be launched in 2018 with which the country will become self-reliant in multi-spectral imaging, announced a senior official of the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) while addressing the inaugural ceremony of World Space Week (WSW) celebrations at the National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo Informatics, Suparco headquarters, on...

  • MQM launching campaign against water crisis

    Speaking at a press conference, MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi said that his party wanted to draw attention of the Sindh government towards the water crisis by launching a protest drive in Karachi, Hyd­erabad, Sukkur,Mirpur­khas, Nawabshah, etc, from May 22 (Friday)...

  • Nadra accuses PTI of launching malicious campaign

    ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has denied that it has come under pressure from government over the ongoing inquiry into the 2013 elections, instead accusing the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) of pressuring the organisation through a malicious campaign...

  • PM approves launching of ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ to add 100 million plants over next five years

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved launching of the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ whereby over 100 million trees will be planted in the country...

    He issued directions for the revival and management of internationally recognised wildlife habitats, including Khunjrab National Park (GB), Khirthar National Park (Sindh), Hingol National Park (Balochistan), Chitral Gol National Park (KP), Lal Suhanara National Park and Salt...

  • Bahrain gambles with security by launching crackdown on Shias

    The United States and other Western countries have expressed alarm, but Bahrain appears to be calculating that the distaste will not translate into concrete reprisals against a country closely allied to key US partner Saudi Arabia...

    The United States, which maintains its navy’s Middle East headquarters in Bahrain, expressed alarm at the stripping of Qassim’s citizenship...

  • SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket after launching Japanese satellite

    WASHINGTON: SpaceX successfully landed a reusable Falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship at sea early Sunday after the vehicle had sent a Japanese communications satellite into orbit...

    The California-based company's eighth launch this year was part of its ongoing effort to re-use costly rocket parts instead of jettisoning them into the ocean
  • Imran hints at launching campaign against ECP

    ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan on Monday dropped strong hints of launching a fresh agitation this year, but against the Election Com­mission of Pakistan (ECP), and not against the government...

    However, he was unsparing in his remarks about PSL chairman Najam Sethi, accusing him of damaging cricket by holding the closing ceremony of PSL under the shadow of 30,000 security personnel and by “clamping a curfew-like situation”...

  • Jamaat-ul-Ahrar launching terrorist attacks from sanctuaries in Afghanistan: MoFA

    An official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) met Afghan Deputy Head of Mission Syed Abdul Nasir Yousafi in Islamabad on Tuesday to address militant attacks in Pakistan by factions operating in Afghanistan, said a press release from MoFA...

    United Nations and European Commission (UN&EC) Additional Secretary Tasnim Aslam raised the "grave concern [Pakistan has] about the continuing terrorist attacks on Pakistani soil by the...

  • Govt mulls over launching health cards for labourers

    SUKKUR: Sindh Minister for Labour, Information, Resources and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said the Sindh government is considering launching a scheme for issuing health cards to labourers under social security to enable them to avail of quality healthcare facilities...

    The minister said at a foundation stone-laying ceremony for Social Security Hospital in Daharki town, Ghotki district, on Thursday that the government was...

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