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Space Week 2016 sparks interest of Pakistani Youth in Space Science

World Space Week 2016 Pakistan

The four-day World Space Week 2016 event was held from 19th to 22nd October 2016 at IST Islamabad campus to generate space awareness among the general public and students Over 7000 space enthusiasts and young students from 150 different schools and colleges of Islamabad and Rawalpindi had the chance to explore the wonders of space science and technology at World Space ... Read More »

12th CNS International Squash Championship kicks off in Islamabad

Cdre Khalid Pervez SI(M) Commander North during Media brief of 12 CNS International Squash Championship 2016

Squash players from Egypt, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Holland, Jamaica, Wales, UAE and Jordan are joining Pakistani players in the championship ISLAMABAD – The 12th Chief of Naval Staff International Squash Championship kicked off at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Saturday (15 October 2016). ‘This is the first time ever that Pakistan Navy is conducting this mega international event ... Read More »

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates PIA Premier

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates PIA Premier

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated PIA’s Premier Service at Benazir International Airport on Independence Day. The first flight of the Premier Service departed for London. The first of the three aircraft landed at Karachi airport on August 6, and the remaining two are expected to arrive by February 2017. In a briefing, the Prime Minister was told that planes for ... Read More »

First International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies

First International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies

Pakistan’s first International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies held in Islamabad ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s first Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies highlighted the importance of Biomass Gasification Technologies to address country’s severe energy challenges. The first International Conference & Expo on “Biomass Gasification Technologies”, held at Jinnah Auditorium, NUST, in Islamabad. The two-day conference was jointly organized by the ... Read More »

UNIDO launches Sustainable Energy Initiative in Pakistan

UNIDO launches Sustainable Energy Initiative in Pakistan

Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries in Pakistan project highlights importance of Renewable Energy and energy efficiency ISLAMABAD – United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a project, Sustainable Energy Initiative for industries in Pakistan, to explore options for renewable energy for the industrial sector and to improve Pakistan’s energy efficiency. The launching ceremony of the event was held in Islamabad and ... Read More »

Experts urge to promote Pakistan’s creative industries for social development

Pakistan's rock band Junoon performing with the Indian Ocean band at a special concert in Dehli organised by UNESCO's Mahatama Gandhi Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development

Pakistan’s creative economy has huge potential but current structures don’t provide the flexibility these businesses need to achieve that potential ISLAMABAD — Entrepreneurs, cultural policy makers and experts across Pakistan, together with UNESCO are engaging in talks to revitalize support for the country’s creative industries through a project funded by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU). ‘’Empowering people through ... Read More »

Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious reverence in Pakistan

Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious reverence in Pakistan

A large number of fasting faithful thronged the mosques and Imam Bargahs to offer Friday prayers and seek blessings of God Almighty ISLAMABAD – Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of holy month of Ramazan, was observed with religious zeal and fervor across the country on Friday. Jumatul Wida has a special significance since it is a prelude to the departure ... Read More »

12 dead, dozens injured, as powerful storm hits Islamabad and KPK

12 dead, dozens injured, as powerful storm hits Islamabad and KPK

The storm disrupted power supply, uprooted hundreds of trees, damaged houses and cars, collapsed billboards, within a span of less than an hour At least twelve people were killed and scores injured on Wednesday as heavy rains and deadly thunderstorm struck most parts of Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). At least 94 injured people were brought to different hospitals ... Read More »

New Islamabad airport to open by end of 2016

New Islamabad airport to open by end of 2016

New Islamabad International Airport will be first-ever green-field airport of Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Islamabad’s all new and much-awaited airport would be fully operational by the end of 2016, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Aviation Shujaat Azeem. Pakistan government has evolved an aviation policy with massive changes especially in infrastructure, he informed. About nine billion passengers would be facilitated through this international ... Read More »

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