JAVAID UR RAHMAN

  • November is challenging for rehabilitation phase. ISLAMABAD   -   Over two weeks ago, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was seen welcoming a new-born baby named ‘Sailab Khan’ of a flood-affected dis­placed woman in a relief ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Federal Minister Sherry Rehman on Thurs­day said that cabinet has approved the Liv­ing Indus Initiative that will be helpful for country’s largest climate resilience projects. “It is high time we push forward an Axis of Adaptation for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The rumour mill, in the country’s po­litical scenario, is spinning nowadays without any break. The political de­velopments undoubtedly help ‘build­ing and damaging’ the popularity graph of main political players. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman on Wednesday said Pakistan is faced with the threat of food insecurity as the floods have drowned vast swathes of agricultural land, and made the cost or availability of food a prohibitive ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Expressing serious apprehension over wheat shortage, the Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security & Research Wednesday noted that wheat smuggling, especially to Afghanistan, is one of the major reasons behind it.The committee meeting, chaired by Senator Syed Muzafar Hussain ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Election Commissioner of Pa­kistan (ECP) on Tuesday clari­fied that the top election body has no control over holding elections in the country. “Elections can be held in only two situations. Either term or the prime minister dissolves the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Speaker National Assembly Raja Per­vez Ashraf on Tuesday said that an emergency resolution will be present­ed in the context of the devastating floods in Pakistan in the next meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Rwanda. The objective of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Since Ishaq Dar is set to assume charge of finance minister, the ECP has reserved verdict over a peti­tion seeking to declare former finance minister’s Senate seat “vacant” over his failure to take oath as a Senator. A lawmaker has to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan is currently struggling to get $30 billion for the rehabilitation of over 33 million directly flood-affected people due to the merciless flood that swept away homes, crops, bridges, roads, livestock, etc. The climate crisis has inundated around a third ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf is likely to hold a meeting with the parliamentary leaders of the government’s allied partners to discuss proceedings of the upcoming joint session of the Parliament. The joint session of the Parliament is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of National Food and Security plans to subsidize seeds and fertiliser for flood affected farmers before Rabi season sowing.“Federal government will provide subsidized inputs to flood affected farmers for the upcoming Rabi season on a cost-sharing basis with the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned former prime minister Imran Khan on Friday (September 23) for violating the code of conducts. The ECP has summoned the PTI chief Imran Khan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The embattled gov­ernment, struggling to tackle the fast in­creasing inflation and devastation of floods in the country, till the completion of its tenure will never be in a position to annoy its co­alition partners at any stage. The Sharif ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    The National Assembly of Pakistan has formally written to the IPU Sec­retary General, calling for inclusion of an emergency item in the IPU’s forthcoming General Assembly, due on 8th October in the capital of Rwanda, with the title ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    The Senate Standing Com­mittee on Climate Change on Thursday was informed that procurement of an early warn­ing system is in process, which will provide exact data about floods and will be helpful in preventing the loss of lives and property ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -    The Election Commission of Pakistan [ECP] yesterday changed the polling dates of bye-polls in the nine national and three provincial assemblies constituencies, as the Eid Milad un Nabi (SAWW) is also likely to fall on the polling day. Earlier, the ECP had ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The Election Commission of Pakistan [ECP] has asked members of the parliament and provincial assemblies to submit statements of assets and liabilities to the Commission by 31st December this year. The electoral watchdog [ECP] drew attention of lawmakers to ...

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  • Climate Change has become a menace, existential threat to this planet, for upcoming generations: NA Speaker ISLAMABAD   -   The third Inter-Parliamentary Union Regional Seminar on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals for Parliaments of Asia Pacific yesterday adopted a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -    An emergency resolution will be presented in the context of the devastating flood in Pakistan in the next meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Rwanda.  This resolution will present a forceful demand that developed countries must compensate for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The expected decision to postpone the by-elections in Punjab, KPK and Sindh has definitely given a sigh of relief to the PDM’s candidates contesting against PTI’s Chief Imran Khan. PTI’s chief Imran Khan was ostensibly on a strong footing to ...

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  • PTI lawyers says party had sought information about donors from its foreign chapters.   ISLAMABAD   -   The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday gave a last chance to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf [PTI] to submit its response in foreign funding case within a fortnight. The electoral ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -    The horrify­ing picture of unprece­dented‘Mon­ster Monsoon’ in Pakistan, inundating one-third area, is yet to surface despite the ‘known massive damages’ so far. A damaging spell of rain is in the forecast of the Meteoro­logical Department, which is feared to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Since the flash floods have badly affected a vast area of the country, the electoral watchdog - Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan (ECP) - may hold a meeting next week to discuss by-elections sched­ule in some of the directly affected constituencies. The ravishing floods in ...

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  • Minister admits authorities were late in their response     ISLAMABAD   -   The monsoon rains have created a national food security challenge for Pakistan inundating a vast area of the country and impacting the GDP to a considerable extent. “The recent floods have swept away land ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Since the calamitous monsoon floods have sent food prices skyrocketing, the federal cabinet has approved the import of onions and tomatoes from Iran and Afghanistan. “The approval was taken from the federal cabinet through a circulation summary, but the decision has not been taken to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As the flash floods have badly affected a vast area of the country leaving over 1,100 people dead, the by-elections schedule in some of the directly affected constituencies may be revised. The re-emergence of another cycle of monsoon in the mid of September may increase the sufferings ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yes­terday asked PTI Chairman Imran Khan to submit his reply in the Toshakhana case by September 7.The electoral watchdog [ECP] has granted more time to Imran Khan after listening the plea by PTI chief’s counsel Barrister ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday for the second time postponed the second phase of local governments elections in Sindh due to torrential rains causing floods in the area. The country is currently in the grip of a monsoon system that has caused heavy rains and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan [ECP] yesterday once again reminded all political parties to submit consolidated statements of accounts for financial year ending on 30th June, before 29th August 2022. All the registered political parties, under section 210 of the Elections Act, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The legislative activity in the fourth parliamentary year of the 15th National Assembly has witnessed a decrease of eight per cent in former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s regime. A comparative analysis reveals that how the three years and 8 months period of the National Assembly under ...

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