NADRA to use IT turnkey solution in digital census

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) have signed a contract at Islamabad on June 20. Under the agreement, the NADRA will prepare…

Wildfires burn over 14000 acres of forest in Swat in three weeks

The massive wildfires have burned down over 14000 acres of forest cover during the last three weeks. Besides dry weather conditions, many of the fires were set intentionally by the…

Special PIA flight brings back 165 stranded Pakistanis from Syria

A special flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) landed at the Jinnah International Airport Karachi late night on June 13, carrying 165 stranded Pakistanis from Aleppo, Syria. Every year,…

Increasing demand of rice may benefit Pakistan

A report on ‘World Food Outlook’, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations says the intensification of demand for rice from all regions of the world, except…

Pakistan, China vow to enhance military cooperation

A senior-level tri-service military delegation of Pakistan, headed by Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, held wide-ranging discussions with senior officials of the Chinese military and…

Pakistani film wins award at Cannes Film Festival

Pakistani short movie “Joyland” has recently won the ‘Uncertain Regard’ jury prize at the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival competition. Its director Saim Sadiq and his team received…

The dollar, euro and British pound depreciated against the rupee in a week on the interbank market

The dollar, euro and British pound depreciated against the rupee at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (IFEX) during the week. The buying price of the dollar fell from Rs 198.70 to…

Load shedding end not possible, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will decide about early closure of markets, says Khurram Dastgir

LAHORE/GUJRANWALA: Federal energy Minister Khurram Dastgir has said entire removal of load losing is not viable however its intensity will lessen within the coming weeks. speaking to the media, he…

COAS hails smooth conduct of LG polls in Balochistan

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded the commendable efforts of formations deployed across the province of Baluchistan for providing a secure environment for socio-economic…

Pakistan continue to occupy 18th position in FIH rankings

Pakistan, who failed to qualify for the semi-finals stage at the Asia Cup, continue to occupy the 18th position in the FIH World Rankings. The rankings were issued after a…