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EU launches ‘Subai-Pakistan’ to strengthen Provincial Assemblies

EU launches 'Subai-Pakistan' to strengthen Provincial Assemblies

EU-funded Subai-Pakistan Project will improve the transparency and accessibility of the Provincial Assemblies ISLAMABAD – European Union in Pakistan has launched 3-year EU-funded Subai-Pakistan Project to strengthen the assemblies and improve the transparency and accessibility of the Provincial Assemblies. A high-level launch was hosted by the Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, H.E. Jean-François Cautain, in the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary ... Read More »

HEC countrywide crackdown against illegal educational institutes

HEC announced indigenous PhD scholarships for year 2016-17

Lahore lead university, Superior University and University of South Asia are among the updated ban university list by HEC. ISLAMABAD – Higher Education Commission (HEC) has declared 100 universities, colleges and institutions as illegal on its list on the website. At least 79 private universities in Punjab were found ghost with no existence on the provided addresses whereas inquiry committees have ... Read More »

Army recovers kidnapped son of Sindh Chief Justice in raid near Tank

Son of Sindh High Court Chief Justice Awais Shah recovered in KPK raid

Son of Sindh High Court Chief Justice Awais Shah recovered in KPK raid. “All credit goes to army” for finding my son, Chief Justice said Awais Shah, abducted son of Sindh High Court Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, has been recovered in an intelligence based operation near Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said military spokesman Lt General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Tuesday. ... Read More »

4 out of 10 Pakistanis live in multidimensional poverty

Poverty in Pakistan

People in FATA and Balochistan living in extreme multidimensional poverty whereas poverty ratio in KPK is at 49%, Gilgit-Baltistan and Sindh at 43%, Punjab at 31% while the rate is lowest in Azad Jammu and Kashmir at 25% ISLAMABAD – Around 39 percent of Pakistanis live in multidimensional poverty, with FATA and Balochistan have the highest rates of poverty, according to Pakistan’s official Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). ... Read More »

Education Rankings 2016: Punjab tops, Balochistan and FATA lag far behind

Education Rankings 2016: Punjab tops, Balochistan and FATA lag far behind

Only 52% of government schools in the country have access to all four basic facilities which include toilets, boundary walls, electricity and drinking water, reveals the survey ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan District Education Rankings 2016 claims that Islamabad, Chakwal, and Kotli districts are on top of the list whereas Qila Abdullah, Dera Bugti, and Lakki Marwat at the bottom. Report also ... Read More »

Humanitarian Response Facility in Sukkur to improve disaster preparedness

Humanitarian Response Facility in Sukkur to improve disaster preparedness

SUKKUR (Pakistan) – Pakistan’s sixth Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) was inaugurated in Sukkur to improve country’s disaster preparedness levels. The new facility will assist disaster management authorities in Pakistan to respond efficiently to natural calamities and emergencies. Pakistan has become increasingly volatile causing unpredictable weather patterns and global warming, making the country prone to progressively intense natural disasters such as ... Read More »

Heavy rain, thunderstorm across Pakistan claim 18 lives

Heavy rain, thunderstorm across Pakistan claim 18 lives

At least 18 people were killed and several others injured in rain-related incidents in different areas of Baluchistan, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday as heavy rains and thunderstorm continued to lash various parts of the country. Torrential rains across Baluchistan caused enormous losses in terms of life and property during the last 48 hours as at least nine people ... Read More »

Program supports Pakistan’s future entrepreneurs

Program supports Pakistan's future entrepreneurs

Program funded by UN, ILO, FAO and Pakistan Government help generate self-employment opportunities leading to creation of viable micro-enterprises  DADU (Pakistan) - ‘’I’m going to re-establish my own beauty parlor that is going to be able to provide services that would normally be available in only high end and commercial parlors’’ tells excited Seema, a recipient of beauty and personal care toolkit. In ... Read More »

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