NPMC informed about decline in weekly SPI by 0.10%

ISLAMABAD: Economic Adviser briefed the NPMC about decline in weekly SPI by 0.10% during the week under review. This is a consecutive decline in weekly SPI over the last two weeks. Prices of 10 items witnessed decline including perishable commodities namely tomatoes, onions, Moong and Mash pulses while 21 items remained stable during the week. […]

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Five billion people will face water shortage by 2050: UN WMO report

KARACHI: Inadequate access to water for one month per year is expected to surpass five billion people by 2050, says UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and partners in a report released from Geneva today. According to the report, in 2018, some 3.6 billion people globally had inadequate access to water for one month per year, […]

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Postings, appointments made in Pakistan Army

ISLAMABAD: Postings and appointments have been made in Pakistan Army. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid has been posted as Commander Peshawar Corps, Lieutenant General Muhammad Aamer as Commander Gujranwala Corps, and Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir as Quarter Master General. Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum has been appointed as […]

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Sindh rejects three-tier formula for water distribution

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Irrigation Department Jam Khan Shoro said on Wednesday that Indus River System Authority (IRSA) had misinterpreted and manipulated the facts in the minutes of the meeting of Advisory Committee which was held on 30th September, 2021 and we strongly condemned this act of IRSA. This he said in a video message […]

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Chairman WAPDA briefs PM about progress on different projects

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Muzammil Hussain called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Wednesday and briefed him about the progress on different projects including Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams. The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the performance of WAPDA for timely completion of projects aimed at power generation and water […]

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PM underlines need to strengthen regional connectivity for promotion of bilateral ties with Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has underlined the need to strengthen regional connectivity for promotion of bilateral trade and business relations with Kyrgyzstan. He was talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Sardar Azhar Tariq Khan here on Wednesday. On the occasion, the Prime Minister was apprised about the possibility of economic diplomacy with the Central […]

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Eminent educationists laud role of teachers

KARACHI: Teacher is born naturally and not made. He must pay his services voluntarily and dedicate his efforts for the future of the society, speakers said this in a discussion held in connectivity of World Teachers’ Day celebrated at Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Auditorium of (SMIU). Eminent educationist, scholar and former vice chancellor of Sindh University, […]

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Mobile app made to provide subsidized items: PM told

ISLAMABAD: SAPM on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar briefed the Prime Minister on provision of targeted subsidies to the eligible families under the umbrella of Ehsaas program. The Prime Minister said that the government was cognizant of the problems faced by the poor due to inflation. It is for this purpose that targeted subsidies should […]

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Jam is not going to tender resignation: Shahwani

KARACHI: Liaquat Shahwani, spokesperson for provincial government, has said that Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, who was having the support of majority members of Balochistan Provincial Assembly, was not going to tender resignation. In a statement issued here on Wednesday, he said that all reservations and complaints of disgruntled members would be removed. He […]

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