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  • Indo-Pak tensions at highest level after indian violation of LOC.
  • World urges Pak, India to de-escalate tensions, hold talk.
  • OIC condemns Indian terrorism in held Kashmir.
  • International community lauds Pakistan efforts for peace.
  • PM Imran Khan desires peace as it intends to work for poverty alleviation, investment and job creation.
  • Pak returns Indian Pilot in Peace gesture.
  • "Sustainable Business and Responsible Investments"Berlin Economic Forum 2019 will be held on 6-10 March.
  • UN-ESCAP: "Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality in Asia and the Pecific" 27-29 March 2019 Bangkok Thailand.
  • DW Global Media Forum Bonn" Shifting Power" Scheduled on May 27-28, 2019.
  • Rs 700 bn illegal assets traced in 10 countries. Govt
  • People will see noticeable change in 2 months. IK
  • Dialogue not war is course to peace. Pak Army
  • NAB arrested 476 accused on corruption in 11 months.NAB
  • Govt Housing Dream to cost Rs 2 Trillion Yearly. PTI
  • Saudi Arabia invited to join CPEC-IK
  • Pakistan wishes to help reduce tensions in muslim world.IK
  • HLPF Workshop Monitoring SDGs, claiming rights and meaningful participation: Strategies and tools for civil society ; UN NY.
  • Climate Change destabilises water system: ADB
  • China to co operate in field of space-technology under CPEC.
  • Trillions of dollars needed for anti-poverty plan, says UN
  • Corruption eating away at India 'like a termite' PM Modi.
  • Every minute child dies of water related disease. IMF report
  • Thalassemia cases on the rise due to lack of prevention centres.Khi
  • We are protecting children from polio at the cost of our own lives. Polio workers.
  • Pakistan stands for universal ban on nukes.
  • China sets up $50 b Asian Bank.
  • 65 million ADB funding likely for Power.
  • Over hundred environment cases pending due to non-functional tribunals.
  • Pakistan facing serious malnutrition problems.
  • Govt, Media and Army must work jointly for country. PM.
  • 700 shops suspected of selling fake drugs in Lahore.
  • Four task forces established to check altered food. CM Pb.
  • Pakistan urged to adopt Education for All objective.
  • Govt to adopt UNDP poverty measure.
  • Experts stress woman’s role in poverty alleviation. Isb.
  • Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers. US report.
  • 6.5 Million children in Pakistan are deprived of primary education.UNICEF
  • UK will help Pakistan to educate 4 million children.
  • 1.4 million students covered under PEF scheme and 7.5 billion Rs allocated for this cause. Edu Minster (Pb).
  • Genetics has significant impact on exam results: study
  • Breast cancer causes 40,000 deaths annually in Pak. Doctors.
  • Govt making laws to eliminate child labor.
  • Judicial system will be reformed with lawyers help. LHC CJ.
OIC condemns Indian terrorism in held Kashmir

Member states remind international community of its obligations to ensure implementation of UNSC resolutions on Kas ...

Govt decides to set up EoDB offices to facilitate investors

Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday chaired a meeting in which it was decided that dedicated Ease of Doing Business ...

DW Global Media Forum: “Shifting Powers.” on May 27-28, 2019

  The global power balance is swiftly changing, creating both challenges and new opportunities for the media. ...

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages to be launched this month at UNESCO Paris

UNESCO, in its capacity of the leading UN agency of the International Year of Indigenous Languages, will organize t ...

Special Package For Police Martyrs’ Families Soon: Shehryar Afridi

Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi Monday said the government would soon announce a special packag ...

Pakistans progress lies in peace and rule of law: NSC

National Security Committee (NSC) headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan A meeting of the National Security Committee ...

PM’s( Imran Khan) address to nation

  In his first address to the nation as the newly elected Prime Minister, Imran Khan won the hearts of many ...

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Student societies and co-curricular activities can eliminate extremism from universities

Student societies and co-curricular activities can eliminate extremism from universities

  Working Group on Promotion of Peace and Tolerance at the University Campuses formed by Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has prepared a consolidated report on the basis of the recommendations made in the two-day conference on Promotion ...

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Mardan university student lynched by mob over alleged blasphemy: police

Mardan university student lynched by mob over alleged blasphemy: police

A 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan was killed and another seriously injured by a vigilante mob for allegedly "publishing blasphemous content online", local police said Thursday.The incident occurred within the university prem ...

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DAWN Group introduces: Baseline Standerds of a Code of Media Ethics

DAWN Group introduces: Baseline Standerds of a Code of Media Ethics

INTRODUCTION The basic objective of news dissemination is to ensure that the people know what is happening and understand the possible causes so they can form their own opinions and arrive at their own conclusions. The most valuable asset of a journa ...

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Japan extends grant aid of Rs453 million to Pakistan to fight terrorism

Japan extends grant aid of Rs453 million to Pakistan to fight terrorism

  Japan has agreed to extend a grant aid of Rs453 million ($4.43 million) to the government of Pakistan under its “Economic and Social Development Programme”. According to a statement issued by the Japanese Embassy in a press release on Friday, ...

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UNODC launches $70 million programme

UNODC launches $70 million programme

    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has launched a USD 70 million Country Programme to address Pakistan’s development challenges within its mandated areas of illicit trafficking, drug control and crime prevention. Under ...

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Chitral NGO organises cleanliness drive in Lahore

Chitral NGO organises cleanliness drive in Lahore

Continuing its journey of clean and green Pakistan, Chitral Heritage and Environment Protection Society (CHEPS), a non-profit organisation based in Chitral Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, organised a clean-up drive at Shahi Qila Lahore. Over sixty students, all ...

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor : An insight

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor : An insight

  The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently under construction at a cost of $46 billion which is intended to rapidly expand and upgrade Pakistani infrastructure, as well as deepen and broaden economic links between Pakistan and th ...

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HEC announces PhD scholarships for Pakistan, AJK nationals for year 2016-17

HEC announces PhD scholarships for Pakistan, AJK nationals for year 2016-17

* Commission has allocated a sum of Rs 300 million in fiscal year 2016-17 for different new schemes, including the scholarships ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the PhD scholarships for the Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmi ...

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Take inequalities in education seriously: UNESCO

Take inequalities in education seriously: UNESCO

  * Study finds that countries with higher levels of inequality in schooling are much more likely to experience conflict. Peshawar: The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report by UNESCO launched here on Wednesday called upon the South Asian gove ...

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Female education ‘lowest’ in Pakistan, says report

Female education ‘lowest’ in Pakistan, says report

  Study covering South Asia reveals sluggish improvement in literacy rate, political sector, judicial sector but country is still outranked by Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives LAHORE: A report has revealed that the women’s education in the countr ...

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TEVTA to train 15,000 youth in Chinese language

TEVTA to train 15,000 youth in Chinese language

  Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) intends to train 15000 students in Chinese language. One year courses in Chinese language are to be launched in 18 different cities of Punjab to meet the demand of skilled Pakistani ...

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Kashmir: A heaven in search of peace Featured

Kashmir: A heaven in search of peace Featured

The bloodied legacy of partition continues  Interestingly enough, Indian media labeled Wani as a militant commander, and an insurgent. Indian masses applauded their “brave” forces on twitter for getting rid of him, and one tweet even went as far as: ...

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Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

.   Minister says government, civil society and parliamentarians have to ensure implementation of international code of marketing of breast milk substitutes Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Ms Saira Af ...

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Harassment of women on the rise at workplaces.

Harassment of women on the rise at workplaces.

Twenty-year-old Mehnaz is a staff nurse at a public sector medical facility in Peshawar. Despite the fact that she loved her job, she does not want to pursue this career further particularly at the hospital where she works. However, due to the financ ...

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Global Media Forum closes with call for journalists to ‘connect the dots’ for the public

Global Media Forum closes with call for journalists to ‘connect the dots’ for the public

DW's annual media conference has come to a close after three days of lively debate and high-profile speakers. International crises and the interplay between media and technology dominated the forum.  The ninth edition of the Global Medium Forum came ...

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Govts should direct SOEs to become role models in human rights: UN official

Govts should direct SOEs to become role models in human rights: UN official

  UNITED NATIONS: A United Nations expert group has recently said that the State-owned enterprises (SOEs) must assume a lead, by example, in respecting human rights. It also noted that the governments often ask private businesses to respect huma ...

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Chemical food packaging damages children’s teeth

Chemical food packaging damages children’s teeth

  A new Study has revealed that the early exposure to two chemicals often found in food packaging and fungicides may cause damage to children's teeth that can never be reversed. Lead study author Dr. Katia Jedeon, of the French National Institut ...

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Free expression groups call on UN to appoint Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists

Free expression groups call on UN to appoint Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists

35 IFEX members are supporting RSF's initiative to create the position of a Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the Safety of Journalists Your Excellency,  Reporters sans frontieres (RSF) and the undersigned signatories are urging ...

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