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Mehwish Hayat, Humayun Saeed starrer ‘Dillagi’ is on air now

Mehwish Hayat and Humayun Saeed in new drama series Dillagi

Humayun Saeed’s Television Comeback Serial Dillagi is on air now. Dillagi reunites Jawani Phir Nahin Ani trio of Nadeem Beyg, Humayun Saeed and Mehwish Hayat The much-hyped TV drama series Dillagi, starring Humayun Saeed and Mehwish Hayat, is now on air. Fans can watch the drama every Saturday at 8:00 pm on ARY Digital. The TV production by ARY Digital has been making news ever ... Read More »

Nescafe Basement Musicians making waves in Pakistan

Nescafe Basement 4

Nescafe Basement 4 has introduced exciting new voices in Pakistan’s music industry. The music TV series which features live studio-recorded music performances by underground artist is making waves in the country with its current Episode 4. Nescafe Basement has released the third episode of Season 4 which features a cover of Love Me Again by John Newman and an original, Awaz Do ... Read More »

Pakistan, Germany to launch renewable energy forum

Speakers at 5th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Conference held in Islamabad

Pakistan and Germany are working on Pak-German Renewable Energy Forum (REF) to connect Pakistani-German stakeholders from public and private sectors of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Ina Lepel said on Saturday. Speaking at the 5th International Exhibition and Conference on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, she said the German Development Cooperation had been engaged in renewable energy ... Read More »

Pope Francis to visit Pakistan this year

Pope Francis has accepted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s invitation to visit Pakistan this year Pope Francis will visit Pakistan this year, after accepting an invitation from Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier this week, Associated Press of Pakistan reported. Two ministers, Kamran Michael, a Catholic, and Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, the minister for religious affairs, visited Pope Francis on March 2 ... Read More »

National Biocontrol Laboratory launched by U.S. and Pakistani officials

National Biocontrol Laboratory launched by U.S. and Pakistani officials

The new laboratory is an excellent example of US, Pakistan governments and institutions working together to introduce new technologies, research capacity ISLAMABAD – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service Deputy Administrator Jocelyn Brown inaugurated the National Biocontrol Laboratory at the National Agricultural Research Center today.  The U.S. government provided technical assistance and equipment for the laboratory, which will ... Read More »

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Pakistan is the 69th country where Uber has launched its services as part of a $250 million drive into Asia LAHORE – World’s most popular taxi-hailing app Uber has launched their services in Pakistan. Uber has initially been launched in Lahore and will later extend its services in Islamabad and Karachi. “Lahore is our first city globally to have launched cash ... Read More »

Japan contributes $16 million for FATA returnees, Afghan refugees

Afghan children in a refugee camp in Pakistan. Photo by Sebastian Rich Photography

The US$ 16 million grant will support the returnees to FATA as well as education, livelihoods and vocational training opportunities for Afghan refugee youth in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$16 million in total to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UN World Food Programme ... Read More »

Pakistani Documentary ‘A Girl in the River’ wins Oscar

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy poses with her Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject, “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,” in the press room during the 88th Oscars in Hollywood. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

“A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” won the Academy Award for best documentary short at the star-studded ceremony in Hollywood LOS ANGELES – Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who made history by winning Pakistan’s first Oscar four years ago, has won the best documentary short Oscar for her film, “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness.” The documentary ... Read More »

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