Monthly archives: January, 2017

Don’t block development, Nawaz tells opponents

By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir January 13, 2017Top Story  Asks them to stop lying daily as even butchers go on two-day holiday; launches Prime Minister’s Health Programme; people can’t be deceived by ‘habitual liars’; those earning less than Rs200 a day to benefit from health card NAROWAL: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday asked his …

prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being applied unfairly,

ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee is set to debate how to prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being applied unfairly, despite opposition from religious conservatives who support legislation that carries a mandatory death penalty for insulting Islam. Senator Farhatullah Babar told Reuters that the Senate Committee on Human Rights, of which he is a member, will start …

SRK and Salman Khan will reunite on-screen in ‘Tubelight’

SRK and Salman Khan will reunite on-screen in ‘Tubelight’ The last film which featured the two stars together was Om Shanti Om (2007).According to Mumbai Mirror, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan will be seen together on-screen after a decade. And it’s Salman’s upcoming film Tubelight which will feature the stars. Although a cameo role, …

PM Nawaz launches National Health Programme for 160,000 families in Narowal

PM Nawaz launches National Health Programme for 160,000 families in Narowal Pakistanby Mahmood Idrees | Published on January 12, 2017 🔗 Addressing the ceremony, PM Nawaz said that Pakistan is like a family where everyone should be given equal medical treatment. He said that programme in Punjab has been launched in four districts and would marginalised …

PM open to ferry service between Pakistan, By APP  Published: January 12, 2017 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday welcomed the proposal to start a ferry service between Karachi, Gwadar and Oman’s capital Muscat. Talking to Oman State Council President Dr Yahya Mahfoodh Salim Al-Manthri at the Prime Minister Office, he said, “This initiative …

Huge investment opportunities for foreign investors in Pakistan: PM

Huge investment opportunities for foreign investors in Pakistan: PM January 12, 2017, 2:24 pm SHARE : Online ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan offers great investment opportunities for foreign investors. A delegation led by Minister of Economy of Kyrgyz Republic Kojoshev Arzybek Orozbekovich met him today. The premier said promotion of regional connectivity is …

PM unveils Rs180b package to boost exports

PM unveils Rs180b package to boost exports ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday unveiled a “Trade Enhancement Initiative” worth Rs180 billion to shore up country’s declining exports.”The package will strengthen the country’s economy as exports will increase. The package will help in ending poverty, illiteracy and backwardness and generating employment opportunities in the …

Transgender population to be counted in population census for first tim

Transgender population to be counted in population census for first time Tauqir Ghumman — Updated a day ago For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the country’s transgender community will be included in the national population census. The Lahore High Court on Monday instructed the federal government, National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) …