Daily Archives: November 6, 2013

Danish minister launches US$ 50 million programmes in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Government of Denmark Wednesday launched its new development programme for Pakistan 2013-16 in which it will contribute US$ 50 million for democratic development, regional stability, human rights and gender equality.

Denmark will almost double its commitment from around

NA speaker, deputy speaker congratulate newly elected chairmen of standing committees

Islamabad: The meetings of the National Assembly Standing Committees on Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan and Law, Justice and Human Rights held separately in Parliament House, Islamabad on Wednesday for election of their Chairperson.

MNAs Malik Ibrar Ahmed and Chaudhry Mahmood

Information Ministry issued 72 FM radio licenses in last five years: NA told

Islamabad: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and National Heritage has issued 72 licenses to FM radios in the last five years.

In a written reply to the question of Saman Sultana Jaffri‚ Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid

All steps taken to stop wheat smuggling: minister

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dehar said on Wednesday that food department Sindh had taken all possible measures to stop wheat smuggling to other provinces.

“Wheat smuggling will be discouraged at all levels,” the provincial minister said

PPSA raises voice against CHK medicine theft

Karachi: President Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association (PPSA) Karachi Division Nazeer Abbasi on Wednesday alleged that theft of medicine was in peak at Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) in connivance with a senior official.

However, In-charge Medicine Department CHK Dr Muhammad Ahmed

College faces problems

Mandi Bahauddin: Members of civil society have complained that Government Post Graduate College Mandi Bahauddin is without facilities for imparting education to students.

They said that the college faced problems such as acute shortage of furniture, lack of computer lab