TAPI project to cater Pak’s growing energy needs: PM

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project is an important project for Pakistan due to its growing energy needs. He expressed these views while meeting President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Mary, Turkmenistan. During

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Customs Export Section seizes 165 sacks of smuggling Urea on Torkham Border

The customs staff of the Export Section of Pakistan Customs posted on the Torkham Border has confiscated 165 bags of calcium ammonium nitrate Urea from a truck loaded with vegetables on the way to Pakistan on Friday at Khyber Agency.

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129,830 metric tonnes of commodities arrive at Karachi Port

Karachi Port said on Saturday that it handled 129,830 metric tons of cargo during the last 24 hours, which included 59,126 metric tons of export cargo and 70,704 of import cargo. The commodity in metric tons include containers cargo (38,510

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96% TDPs returned to native towns after restoration of peace in tribal areas: Jhagra

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that ninety-six percent TDPs have been returned to their native towns after the restoration of peace in tribal areas. In an interview, in Peshawar on Friday, he said efforts are underway

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Pakistan may be put on FATF grey-list in June-2018

Pakistan will be put on grey-list in June-2018 in case the country failed to meet the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of the United Nations relating to tightening of anti-terror financing measures. Pakistan will get on to

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PML-N instigated me to speak against army, offered Senate ticket in return: Ayesha Gulalai

Ayesha Gulalai, a renegade federal lawmaker of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has said that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had instigated her to badmouth the army, offering her a Senate ticket in return. Speaking to the media outside the Parliament

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3,904 killed in FATA suicide bombings during four years

Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch told the Senate on Friday that suicide bomb attacks were responsible for the deaths of 3,904 people Fata in the last four years, reported Express News. In a letter, he further stated that 3,062

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Peace committee member killed in Bajaur IED blast

SHABQADAR:  A pro-government peace committee member was killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Bajur Agency on Friday. An official from the political administration confirmed Abdur Rehman was travelling when the IED planted on the roadside in Bajaur

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Engineers urge govt to ensure jobs in CPEC

PESHAWAR:  The engineering community in the province has urged policymakers to create jobs for them in the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and ensure that at least 70 per cent of the jobs are for Pakistani engineers. This was demanded

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Grade school exams next month

PESHAWAR:  The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Department (KP E&SED) will conduct universal assessments for fifth and eighth grades next month. All seven Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education have been tasked to conduct these assessments across the province and

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