Iranian envy, Food Security Minister exchange matters of mutual interest

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Seyyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini called on Federal Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam in his office here on Tuesday. Secretary Ministry of National Food Security and Research Tahir Khursheed and Senior Joint Secretary Javed Humayun also attended the meeting. According to a press release, Fakhar Imam welcomed […]

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PDMA calls for rain emergency measures in Sindh

KARACHI: Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh on Tuesday issued alert over expected rainfall in most districts of the province. PDMA Sindh has issued alert over likely rainfall from tonight till January 07 in Karachi, Sukkur, Shaheed Benazir Abad, Larkana, Jamshoro, Mirpur Khas, Dadu, Badin, Tando Allahyar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Sanghar, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Jacobabad, Shikarpur […]

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Five killed, 20 injured as coach overturns near Ranipur

KHAIRPUR: Five people were killed and 20 others injured in a road mishap near Ranipur on Tuesday. According to a report, a coach going to Karachi from Peshawar went out of driver’s control due to high speed on the National Highway near Gadeji within the jurisdiction of Ranipur police station, killing five passengers Mahnoor, Noor […]

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Rains: CM Bizenjo directs PDMA to start rescue, relief

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, while taking notice of the damages caused by recent rains in Sub Tehsil Balnigore of district Kech in Balochistan province, has directed PDMA to start rescue and relief operations in the affected areas, according to a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Tuesday. In compliance […]

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Eight-year boy bitten by stray dogs in Warah village

LARKANA: An eight-year old boy Muzamil son of Sharafuddin Tunio was bitten by stray dogs in Junani Sharif village of Warah Taluka near here on Monday and injured him critically. His relatives rushed him to the Dog Bite Treatment and Vaccination Center of the Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH), Larkana, for treatment and anti-rabies vaccine. […]

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HEC Alerts Students Not to Take admission in MPhil, PhD Programmes in Affiliated Colleges

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has alerted students across the country not to take admission in PhD and MS/MPhil/Equivalent programmes offered by the affiliated colleges and institutes. Students have been strictly advised not to seek admission in any programme offered by affiliated colleges and institutes at MPhil and PhD level, since the […]

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Demo held as LDA Larkana employees not paid for two years

LARKANA: A large number of employees of Larkana Development Authority (LDA) held a protest demonstration at Lahori Muhalla regulator Tuesday, demanding payment of their two years outstanding monthly salaries. They were holding placards, banners in their hands and staged a sit-in causing disruption in smooth flow of traffic. They also shouted slogans for pressing the […]

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GCC Secretary General visits Pakistan tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Nayef bin Falah Al-Hajraf, is visiting Pakistan tomorrow (Wednesday) on the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. During the visit, the GCC Secretary General will hold delegation-level talks with the Foreign Minister. He will also meet the Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, and Prime […]

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