Press Release

  • The 4000 years old lottery culture is still cherished by many states around the world, including the US, the UK, India, Malaysia, and the UAE. The Government of Pakistan is also considering introducing its own state lottery as a balm to the ailing economy.  Winning the lottery is all about ...

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  • Two five-day capacity building workshops held in Peshawar recently brought together officers from Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) and devolved government departments from Bajaur and Mohmand districts to learn about budgeting processes for tehsil-level governance. These workshops were ...

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  • Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 11 series for Pakistani markets, pushing forward the legacy of the Redmi Note series with two all-new devices: Redmi Note 11 Pro, and Redmi Note 11. Rising to the challenge to bring even stronger specs and features, Redmi Note 11 series again brings powerful upgrades ...

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  • Church leaders have condemned government and semi-government organisations for issuing discriminatory advertisements for sanitation workers and questioned why a majority of these workers were Christians even though the minority community constituted only 1.5 percent of the country’s total ...

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  • House of Oud was founded with a vision of bringing two worlds together, the East and the West. In collaboration with a Bahraini Perfume House - Junaid Perfumes, House of Oud has been created to deliver products that speak to you. As perfumers, we have always been fascinated by the art of blending ...

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  • Karachi - Unilever Pakistan and Tufail Chemicals have launched Pakistan’s largest production plant for key raw materials used in the production of shampoo. This plant makes Pakistan self-sufficient for this raw material, reducing the country’s dependency on imports and opens avenues for ...

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  • Did you know that you can WIN One Crore Rupees with ACE Money Transfer and Bank Alfalah in seconds! Yes. In collaboration with Bank Alfalah, ACE Money Transfer has come up with a fantastic offer for its customers. There is a lot more in this offer, and the details are given below. Let’s take ...

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  • The Department of Statistics in collaboration with ORIC at Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore organized a day-long event titled ‘Kinnaird Festival of Statistics and Data Science’ on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. The objective of the event was to showcase the importance of Statistics and ...

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  • ​A group of 150 students from NED University of Engr & Tech visited DCK on Saturday November 20, 2021. Students initially arrived at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital (SKMH) being constructed at DHA City Karachi and were given a detailed tour by Engineering Consultants of the Project. Later, ...

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  • ORIC, Kinnaird College for Women in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Sciences organized a one day webinar titled PRECOP 26 on Climate Change” held on 6th October 2021. The scope of the webinar covered the pressing issues related to environment and climate change, policy ...

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  • Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced the introduction of three new smartphones to the Xiaomi 11 family of devices – Xiaomi 11T, Xiaomi 11T Pro – all designed to inspire creativity among smartphone users – as well as the refreshed and stylish Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE. ...

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  • Coca-Cola Pakistan and Afghanistan have partnered with Capital Development Authority and TeamUp / National Incubation Center (NIC) to work towards creating a World Without Waste. This mega-project involves locally introducing the concept of re-carpeting national roads with plastic waste. For now, ...

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  • The Peoples’ Commission for Minorities Rights (PCMR) has condemned the ongoing maneuvering by some quarters to remove safeguards against forced conversion proposed in the draft bill on this subject. The draft bill was prepared by the Federal Ministry of Human Rights recently.    In ...

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  • National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), in collaboration with the European Union-funded Huqooq-e-Pakistan Project (HeP), plans to launch its strategic plan in October, announced NCSW Chairperson Nilofar Bakhtiar while speaking at three-day strategic plan consultations with government ...

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  • Swvl becomes the first-ever mass commute service to have a female captain on board, yes you heard that right! Be it empowering women to commute with safety or advancing women's economic empowerment, Swvl has enabled growth opportunities everywhere. It is a long-known fact that employment in public ...

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  • Xiaomi today launched Redmi 10 in Pakistan. Following up with a full suite of major upgrades compared with its predecessor, Redmi 10 touts the series’ first 50MP hi-res camera, 90Hz 6.5” FHD+ AdaptiveSync display, a powerful chipset and a sleek design, making exceptional performance ...

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  • As the nation tries to contain and rebound from the pandemic, there is dire need and more opportunity than ever to invest strategically in intelligent developmental programs. Early interventions have a strong evidence base proving profoundly positive and lifelong benefits. But moving from a ...

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  • August is best defined as the month of happy chirps. It has a cool vibe to it and for Pakistanis the joy doubles as the monsoon season mediates with the joyous celebrations of Independence Day. On such happy days, a little retail therapy just adds an oomph to the celebratory feels. You can stock up ...

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  • POCO, a popular technology brand among the world’s young techies, today announced to global debut of POCO X3 GT, a performance speedster designated for entertainment and mobile gaming. It will be available soon in multiple regions, including Southeast Asia, Middle East, Latin America and ...

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  • The economy in Merged Areas (MA) is largely driven by the agriculture sector. However, the agricultural productivity is not as strong as the potential of success in the sector. Interventions focused on resolving the issues faced by farmers on grassroots level are the need of the hour.  Some ...

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  • Swvl Travel is here to save the day with its revolutionary transportation at the tip of your fingers. With an exemplary vision to reshape the mass transit system of Pakistan, Swvl’s travel service has enabled thousands of people to manage their travelling needs between cities with ease. Swvl ...

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  • An important meeting regarding the media strategy of the Railway Track Safety Campaign was held at the Directorate of Public Relations, Pakistan Railways Lahore. Chief Operating Superintendent , Safety Shoaib Adil and Director Public Relations Pakistan Railways Nazia Jabeen briefed the participants ...

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  • Improving access to education in the Merged Areas (MAs) is one of the many challenges the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is striving to overcome. In the post-Covid era, technology played a central role in people’s lives, an avenue which the provincial government is exploring to bring education ...

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  • Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) organised a virtual Press Conference on Wednesday.  Addressing to media Malik Imran Ahmad, Country Head Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) said the tobacco industry understood the value of engaging celebrities in their ...

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  • A high-profile panel of experts has drawn the attention of the policymakers towards boosting women’s inclusion in the water sector leadership through legislative reforms and a social revolution. They shared their opinion at a webinar ‘Women’s leadership in water sector’, ...

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  • A holistic approach and reliable database on water resources and their usage across the Pakistan is the key to achieving food, water and energy security in the fifth most climate-vulnerable country in the world, according to the panellists who attended a UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue ...

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  • Leading health experts citing facts from a World Health Organization (WHO) report on rising tobacco consumption in Pakistan has urged the government to raise taxes on tobacco at least by 30 percent to restraint tobacco consumption among youth in the country.  In this regard, Society for the ...

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  • “It is vital to rethink electrification strategy in the MAs beyond Tribal Electricity Supply Corporation (TESCO) grid-connected operations and to help erect a vibrant, fair, and equitable market for a distributive generation that can supplement grid electricity.” A study by the ...

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  • The Planning and Development Department of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has developed an innovative sector-wide planning mechanism termed as the Programming Approaches/Analytics & Measures Framework (PAMframe). Under the leadership of the Additional Chief Secretary, Shakeel Qadir Khan, ...

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  • Major General Yousef Ahmad Al Hnaity, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Jordan Armed Forces, called on Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force at Air Headquarters, Islamabad. Both the Commanders discussed various matters pertaining to bilateral cooperation and ...

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