Daily Archives: April 20, 2014

Standing Committee on commerce meets

Islamabad: A meeting of Standing Committee on Commerce held today in Parliament House in Committee Room No. 7, under the Chairmanship of Mr. Siraj Muhammad Khan, MNA regarding briefing on National Tariff Commission (NTC) and briefing on Pakistan Institute of

Impact of knowledge needed for indigenous solutions to Pakistan’s problems

Islamabad: There is a need for creating impact of knowledge in terms of indigenous solutions to Pakistan’s problems and development issues. This was expressed by Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed during his first public speech as the Chairman of the Higher Education

Senate: Senate body recommends lifting of ban on YouTube

Islamabad: Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights has unanimously passed a resolution about lifting ban on Youtube website.

The committee held its meeting in Islamabad on Monday in chairmanship of Senator Afrasiab Khattak. The committee said the issue of lifting

Media (United States Condemns Attack on Hamid Mir)

Islamabad: The United States has condemned the vicious attack on television journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi the latest in a series of worrisome attacks on journalists in Pakistan.

Freedom of the press, including ensuring that journalists can safely carry out

Pak-Turk relations to bolster in coming day: Ambassador

Islamabad: Pakistan-Turkey relations are of extraordinary nature and would further expand in the years ahead’. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey H.E. Mr. Muhammad Haroon Shaukat said this while briefing a 17-member delegation of the participants of National Security and War Course

PCG seize 420kg hashish

Karachi: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) seized 420 kilograms of fine quality hashish that was dumped near Pasni.

The PCG on credible information raided Tusak area of Pasni and recovered 420 kilograms of hashish dumped in a hilly area. On the