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Quetta Gladiators to clash with Peshawar Zalmi in PSL 2 final

Pakistan is set to mark historic day for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore LAHORE – The wait is over as buoyant Peshawar Zalmi and rampant Quetta Gladiators are set to clash in the final of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 2017) on Sunday at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore. ... Read More »

Malnutrition costs Pakistan $7.6b annually, study reveals

Malnutrition is a heavy burden both for the mother of a weak baby, but also for the economy of Pakistan.  Malnutrition costs Pakistan US$7.6 billion annually, the consequences of malnutrition includes lost laborers, healthcare expenses and lower productivity which is 3 percent of GDP, according to a new report. The study was launched by the Pakistan Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Secretariat ... Read More »

PSL final to be held in Lahore as scheduled

Pakistan Super League begins in Dubai

International Security experts including two ICC members will come to watch PSL final, Najam Sethi Pakistan Super League’s final will be held in Lahore as scheduled, the news was confirmed by Chairman Pakistan Super League Najam Sethion on Monday. Chief Minister Pujnab Mr. Shahbaz Sharif gave the go-ahead to hold the final preparation in Lahore, the decision was taken after ... Read More »

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

The theme of Economic Cooperation Organization Summit is “Connectivity for Regional Prosperity”. The 13th Economic Cooperation Organization Summit an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1st. The ECO conference will keep focus on regional connectivity. Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has confirmed the participants of ECO Summit. He said the $46 billion ... Read More »

UNODC launches $70m project to empower Pakistan’s law enforcement agencies

UNODC launches $70m project to empower Pakistan's law enforcement agencies

UNODC Country Programme to address Pakistan’s development challenges within its mandated areas of illicit trafficking, drug control, and crime prevention ISLAMABAD – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented its USD 70 Million Country Programme II (2016-19) under the title “developing solutions for drugs and related challenges in Pakistan”. In December 2016, UNODC in collaboration with the ... Read More »

Pakistan Army launches Operation “Radd-ul-Fasaad” across the country

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Civil Armed Forces and other Law Enforcing Agencies to actively participate in the operation. Pakistan Army launched its anti-terrorist offensive ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’, the latest in a series of operations security forces have launched to counter militants across the country. According to the Military Spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said ... Read More »

Railway launches mobile App ticketing for passengers

Efficient Railway system can transform Economic Corridor project

The Pakistan Railways has also introduced E-ticketing system in order to facilitate passengers. The Government sector Pakistan is striving to introduce Information Technology for better consumer’s facilitation. Following NADRA, Higher Education Commission and many other departments Pakistan railways has taken the initiative of Mobile App to Book online Railway Tickets. Khawaja Saad Rafique Federal Railway Minister inaugurated the newly launched ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first-ever ‘Izhar by Film Fellowship’ begins

UN Women and Morango Films to roll-out Pakistan’s first-ever ‘Izhar by Film Fellowship’. Pakistan’s first-ever ‘Izhar by Film Fellowship’ (IBFF) programme – an initiative of Morango Films, with support from UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) – have commenced its four-day filmmaking course in Islamabad from 16-19 February 2017. The IBFF in its ... Read More »

16 more JF-17 Thunder jets handed over to 14-Squadron of PAF

16 more JF-17 Thunder jets handed over to 14-Squadron of PAF

Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Amman attended the handover ceremony. The Pakistan Air Force added sixteen new JF-17 Thunder air craft to the fleet of 14 Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force. The number of fighter jets has been manufactured jointly by China and Pakistan, according to Radio News officials. A ceremony held ... Read More »

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