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IESCO announces power suspension schedule

Islamabad: (PR)     According to Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO)’s spokesman, due to inventible system up gradation/ maintenance on 24 May 2019 electricity supply to below mentioned feeders/areas will be suspended according to the mentioned schedule: On 24 May 2019, 07:30am to 11:30pm, Cap Nisar Shaheed, Bakrala feeders, 06:00am to …

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Masses and economy paying the price of the government’s inaction

KARACHI:      President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said government wasted nine months to inaction which severely damaged the economy. Serious threats being faced …

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BISP staffers ; AJK advised to be vigilant for transparent disbursement of tranche to the beneficiaries

Altaf Hamid Rao, MIRPUR (AJK):  The Benazir Income Support Program Chairperson Dr Sania Nishtar Friday directed the field offices of her organization across the country including AJK to pay extra care and vigilance in transparent distribution of quarterly tranche to the beneficiaries. In a letter addressed to Regional directors, Divisional …

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Masood calls for a strategy to deal with India after political ascendency of BJP

Khizar Hayat Abbasi, ISLAMABAD:    (Parliament Times)     Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President, Sardar Masood Khan has urged national security experts and policy makers to come up with a strategy to deal with India for peace and security in the region in the wake of Bharatiya Janata Party’s re-election …

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Exhibition of Islamic calligraphy opens at Lok Virsa

Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)     An exhibition of Islamic calligraphy by eminent calligraphist Aftab Ahmed Khan opened here today at the Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology (Heritage Museum), Shakarparian under the aegis of the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of …

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The mission of Mirwaiz and Lone never dies

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, In the annals of history, nations and peoples are often blessed with leaders, guides and activists who play singular roles providing leadership that transcends inspiration and casts a lasting impact on these societies. The people Kashmir were blessed with such leaders and guides in the form …

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Trump says Huawei could be part of trade deal

Washington:      US President Donald Trump has said Huawei could be part of a trade deal between the US and China, despite branding the telecoms firm “very dangerous”. The US-China trade war has escalated in recent weeks with tariff hikes and threats of more action. Washington has also targeted …

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Trump orders new powers for Attorney General’s surveillance probe

Washington:      US President Donald Trump has ordered US intelligence agencies to co-operate with an investigation into whether he was spied on during the 2016 election. The probe, headed by Attorney General William Barr, is examining the origins of the Russia investigation. It has long been requested by Trump, …

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Photo Exhibition titled “Holy Land of Ancient Civilization Pakistan” to be held in Japan

Zaman Bajwa, Islamabad: To show the positive and colorful image of Pakistan, members of Photographic Society of Pakistan (PSP) hailing from various cities of the country will be departing for Japan next week to participate in a photo festival being organized by the Photographic Society of Japan (PSJ) from May …

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Red Crescent holds first-aid training for journalists, government officials

By Rafiullah Mandokhail, ZHOB: Media and Communication department of charity and humanitarian organization Pakistan Red Crescent Society conducted basic first,-aid training for ‘Communication Support Network’ team comprising journalists, head of the line departments and civil society activists here. The one-day training held at Circuit house that was attended by journalists, …

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