Tahir Niaz

  • ISLAMABAD-The 10-day folk festival of Pakistan “Lok Mela” organised by Lok Virsa, National Heritage & Culture Division was formally inaugurated here at Lok Virsa Complex, Islamabad.Engr Amir Muqam, Adviser to the Prime Minister for National Heritage and Culture inaugurated the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -        Annual folk festival, popularly known as Lok Mela organized by the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), National Heritage and Culture Division will commence from Friday (today) here at Lok Virsa Complex, Garden Avenue, ...

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  • ICAPP moot issues ‘Istanbul Declaration’ expressing solidarity with victims of ‘recent devastating floods in Pakistan of epic proportions’: Urges ‘alleviating hardships of people through climate finance, climate justice. ISLAMABAD    -   The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -         The Czechoslovakia Embassy in Pakistan has remembered Fatima Jinnah for faithfully lending support to her brother, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah as the Embassy did draw a parallel between Pakistan’s Fatima Jinnah and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -          The government is going to set up five new electric vehicle charging stations at highways and motorways across the country. According to the official documents, charging stations for electric vehicles are being installed at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -   The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination was informed on Thursday that 25 percent of the total 4,029 sanctioned posts of doctors, charge nurses, paramedics and other staff at the Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -     Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday warned the provinces of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to fulfil their responsibility of clearing roads and highways, especially leading to the federal capital Islamabad, or face the constitutional consequences. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD      -        Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjranion Sunday formed a 14-memberspecial committee to inquire intothe alleged leaked video of fellowSenator Azam Swati.A notification to this effect wasissued by Joint Secretary RabeeaAnwar. The special committee ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The cost of the project Model Prison in sector H-16 has been escalated by a whopping 365 percent than the original cost while the construction of the project also delayed for another two years, it has been learnt.The original capital cost of the project was estimated at Rs3,920.523 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan is leading a march on Islamabad along with his thousands of supporters. He is coming to the federal capital to pressurise the Shehbaz-led Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) government to announce snap polls.Tensions are high amid the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) has urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to employ its constitutional and legal mandate to look into incidents of abysmally low turnout of women witnessed at more than 70 polling stations across five constituencies during the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    The child marriage in Pakistan is about 6th highest in the world for girls married before age of 18, and 71 percent of girls in family do not have any say in who and when they will marry. These were the key findings of the Policy Brief on the Legal Framework of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Senior journalist Arshad Sharif who was shot and killed amid mysterious cir­cumstances in Kenya on Sunday last week was laid to rest at the H-11 graveyard af­ter his funeral prayers were offered at the Shah Faisal Mosque here on Thursday.  A large ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Tension remains high in the feder­al capital as the city has been put on high alert ahead of the Pakistan Teh­reek-i-Insaf (PTI) long march start­ing from Lahore tomorrow. The PTI chief has announced a long march towards Islamabad, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Sometimes a villain is a hero of the other side. We can often be hero to one person, villain to another, and something in between to lots of others. Same is the case with Islamabad police now-a-days.The law-enforcers in Islamabad are busy in arresting the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -  It goes without saying that Imran Khan is the most popular political leader of the country at the moment with   no match around. Accord¬ing to political observers, after Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Khan reached an unprec¬edented height of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    It’s time for major powers to avoid polarisation and adopt a cooperative rather than confrontational approach to resolve global issues as humanity deserves peace. This was the key message of the flagship Global Strategic Threat and Response (GSTAR) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Pakistan Tehreek-i-In­saf (PTI) Chairman Im­ran Khan has once again dealt his political oppo­nents a mighty blow by winning six of seven na­tional assembly seats he was contesting on alone against the PDM candidates, also setting another ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Observing International Rural Women’s Day, the rural women have demanded the authorities to set 18 years as minimum age for marriage for girls. They said that this age limit should be for all beyond race, ethnicity and creed. The representatives of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Federal Ombudsman has directed the Ministry of Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, and CDA to present an action plan to eliminate large scale prevalence of dengue larva in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) limits. As many as 173 new cases of dengue were reported in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) yesterday arrested PTI Senator Azam Swati for allegedly tweeting a highly obnoxious and intimidating message against state institutions, including the army chief. Swati’s tweet named the army chief, and came after Prime ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Speakers at a gathering on Thursday urged the government to formulate gender responsive policies to meet the challenges posed by climate change.The speakers addressing the rural women representing over 120 districts of the country present at Lok Virsa to attend three-day Annual Rural ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Estate Department Islamabad on Wednesday informed the National Assembly Standing Committee on Housing and Works that a Coordination Committee constituted by the Ministry was looking into the issue of additional constructions in the federal government-owned residential accommodations ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    A careful analysis of the recent political developments suggests that the things are probably heading towards their logical end. Maryam Nawaz and captain (retd) Safdar have been acquitted by the Islamabad high court in the Avenfield corruption ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-In view of large-scale public complaints regarding traffic problems in Islamabad, the Federal Ombudsman has called upon heads of the government agencies to formulate an effective action plan to address traffic issues which have grown more serious in recent years due to large-scale ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leaders have chided the government over the arrest of party Senator Saifullah Nyazee from Islamabad on Friday. The top leadership immediately took to twitter to condemn the government action. Senior party leader, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -     Former Interior Minister and founder of Awami Muslim League Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that ‘use of bullet’ instead of ballot will be disastrous for the country. In a tweet on Thursday, he said any unwise move on part of the govt would lead to ...

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  • Defence minister says procedure to appoint COAS will be completed as per law n It is PM’s discretion to pick any name sent by Ministry of Defence n Next general elections to be held as per schedule n Our institutions should remain neutral. ISLAMABAD    -     Defence ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has recommended the Establishment Division to extend the number of attempts for appearing in Section Officers Promotional Examination from three to five. Meeting of the committee was held here ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    Federal Minister for Education Rana Tanveer Hussain on Tuesday informed the Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training that Al-Qadir University does not exist and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has not provided any funds ...

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