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ISLAMABAD - The 27th Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) commenced on Wednesday at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) to work for the strengthening of Open Distance Learning Systems to deal with the problems of education in the divergent Asia effectively.The two-day conference themed "Leveraging the Power of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for Building a Divergent Asia - Today's Solutions and Tomorrow's ...

LAHORE - The Punjab health minister strongly defended the Punjab Local Government Bill 2013 as provincial assembly opened discussion on the bill on Monday.Health Minister Khalil Tahir Sindhu said the new LG law envisages a foolproof system to settle disputes at the local level in urban and rural areas through panchayats and masalehti committees, each comprising five members. He said on receiving serious charges of corruption or any violation of ...

Islamabad - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief, Maulana Fazlur Rahman, on Wednesday demanded that international community and the US should pursue internal reconciliation to bring political stability in Afghanistan.“Internal reconciliation is much important to bring political stability in Afghanistan so that after the withdrawal of US in 2014, Afghanistan does not go back into civil war,” said Fazl while talking to ...

ISLAMABAD - Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali examining Pervez ...

ISLAMABAD - Ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) was hectically ...

ISLAMABAD - More than 1.5 million people in 15 districts of ...

LAHORE - The Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf is scheduled to hold ...

LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will resume its protest drive ...

PESHAWAR - Local gift shops no longer stock Eid greeting cards and ...

MIRPURKHAS - AGENCIES - Former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari announced establishment of a university in drought-hit Tharparkar, a cadet college and installation of water filtration ...

PESHAWAR - Though new Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has a big name and vast experience in national politics, yet some major challenges will confront him in the province as well ...

ISLAMABAD  - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) today (Monday) will take up two important cases; one is related to appointment of chairperson Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the second is ...

RAWALPINDI - Ignoring the tension between the government and military and strict orders of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Federal Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Raffique on Thursday said that he ...

RAWALPINDI - Zahir Khan, 27, the only bread earner for his family Tuesday night went to the fruit and vegetable market Islamabad without knowing that he would never return home alive as he became ...

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday restored National Assembly membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and sent a request to the Chief Justice of Pakistan to decide the scope and extent of ...

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which formed coalition government in militancy-battered Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on May 31, 2013, still seems in confusion as described by its detractors. The latest ...

PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government inducted some news faces in the provincial cabinet while the portfolio of Health Minister Shaukat Yousafzai was replaced with the provincial minister for ...

ISLAMABAD - Much annoyed with the performance of his counsels in the last few hearings, former President Pervez Musharraf is planning to change key members of the legal team.“Musharraf now ...

ISLAMABAD - The Special Court Wednesday reserved judgment on the appointment of Akram Sheikh as prosecutor in the former President Pervez Musharraf high treason case.Akram Sheikh argued before a ...

ISLAMABAD - The government on Wednesday failed to have a smooth sailing in getting the much-debated Protection of Pakistan (Amendment) Ordinance 2014, passed by a parliamentary panel, in the wake of ...

ISLAMABAD  - The Supreme Court Wednesday ordered the Chief Secretary Balochistan to submit outcome of the meeting regarding proceedings against the army officers allegedly involved in enforced ...

ISLAMABAD - Black coats Monday organised a protest rally and staged a sit-in in front of the Parliament House to press the government for ensuring their security in aftermath of terrorist attack on ...

ISLAMABAD - The government under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is committed to enhancing energy generation through nuclear resources and new sites for installation of nuclear energy ...

ISLAMABAD - Taking suo moto notice of threats posed to a temple in Karachi, Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani Monday sought detailed impact report of the construction work from chief ...

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Friday ordered for arranging an enforced disappeared person’s meeting with his wife and father-in-law in Kohat internment centre on March 26.A three-member bench ...

CHOLISTAN - The situation in Cholistan is far from being called drought or famine-like though a long dry spell has brought difficulties to a section of people in this part of Punjab. Efforts are on ...

ISLAMABAD - Terming the visit of King of Bahrain successful, Foreign Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammad Al Khalifa said Thursday that Pakistan being an influential Muslim ...

LAHORE  - The Punjab Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed the bill for the regularisation of 48,000 lady health workers and 1,947 health supervisors. The Punjab Reproductive, Maternal, ...

ISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on Interior has sought intervention of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the apparent ‘reluctance’ of interior minister and secretary interior to ...

ISLAMABAD - The continuing disagreement between the government and opposition over the name of chief election commissioner is most likely to delay the nomination despite the impending deadline of ...

PESHAWAR - After receiving complaints from public regarding inefficiency of certain provincial ministers, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has directed Chief Minister Pervez Khattak ...

ISLAMABAD - The federal government has, so far, no plan to engage the United Nations and its humanitarian partners for provision of humanitarian assistance to more than 25,000 relocated locals in the ...

PESHAWAR  - Coordinator Taliban Peace Committee Maulana Yousuf Shah hoped Tuesday that peace talks would get success and there was no chance of military operation, urging the government to ...

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