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PTA & MCMC Sign Letter of Cooperation to Boost Telecommunication Sector

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar ISLAMABAD: PTA signed a...

MeToo Movement and Legal Implications

By: Maira Nadeem Abstract: The #MeToo movement has arisen...

YOUTH

Opinions

WOMEN

Over 8 Million Women and Girls in Ukraine Require Humanitarian Assistance in 2024

By: Asim Nawaz New York: Two years of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine has taken thousands of lives, caused untold destruction, displaced millions, traumatized a generation, torn families and communities, and devastated the economy....

First Lady Advocates for Teacher Recognition and Women’s Empowerment at Behbud Girls College Ceremony

OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: First Lady, Samina Alvi on Tuesday underscored the invaluable contributions of teachers and the imperative need for their recognition in shaping the future of nation.  Addressing the Teachers Appreciation Ceremony of...

Pakistan Advocates for Women and Youth Inclusion in Peace Processes at UN Parliamentary Hearing

APP/NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: Pakistan underscored the need for women to be included in peace processes so that the resulting agreement is more durable and better implemented. “To be sustainable, peace processes must reflect the interests...

Pakistan needs to form special policy for Afghan women

NEWS DESK ISLAMABAD: Participants at a consultation on Friday said that Islamabad should constantly engage with the incumbent regime in Kabul while keeping in mind its security interests but refrain from endorsing the Afghan Taliban’s...

PAKISTAN

Measles Outbreak Claims Four Lives in Sujawal’s Talib Richo Coastal Village

By: Kamran Khamiso SUJAWAL: A measles outbreak in Talib Richo coastal village, located 10 kilometers from Jati town in the district of Sujawal, has tragically resulted in the loss of four lives. Late Monday night,...

Petroleum Division to host “Petroleum Conference 2024” in Islamabad

OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD:  Petroleum Conference 2024 is scheduled to take place at a local hotel. This prestigious event brings together industry leaders, experts, and government stakeholders to highlight the industry challenges and discuss the...

Seminar Stresses Importance of Superior Court Reporting

By: Khunshan Fatimah ISLAMABAD: A focal point of the workshop was the call for the implementation of AI in courts to be guided by ethical standards and legal regulations, ensuring fairness and upholding the...

Young PML-N Candidate Osama Sarwar Expresses Gratitude for NA-51 Ticket, Vows to Uphold Father’s Legacy and Transform Murree

OUR CORRESPONDENT MURREE: In a heartfelt expression of gratitude, the young Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate for the National Assembly Constituency NA-51, Raja Osama Sarwar, conveyed his appreciation to the party leadership for entrusting...

HEALTH

Measles Outbreak Claims Four Lives in Sujawal’s Talib Richo Coastal Village

By: Kamran Khamiso SUJAWAL: A measles outbreak in Talib Richo coastal village, located 10 kilometers from Jati town in the district of Sujawal, has tragically resulted in the loss of four lives. Late Monday night,...

Urgent Need for Increased Tobacco Taxes in Pakistan; Activists

OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Health activists have highlighted the critical need for raising tobacco taxes, specifically focusing on cigarettes. In a press release by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of Child (SPARC),...

Seminar Exposes Nicotine Product Hazards in Islamabad, Calls for Swift Collective Action

By: Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) hosted a pivotal seminar unveiling the deceptive narrative propagated by the tobacco industry regarding the supposed 'less harmful'...

Governments Pledge to Intensify Global HIV Response, Aiming to End AIDS as Public Health Threat by 2030

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi GENEVA: The 53rd UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) meeting in Geneva concluded with strong commitments to intensify efforts to end AIDS by 2030. UNAIDS Executive Director, Winnie Byanyima, emphasized the...

LAST COME

SPORTS

India wins Pak-India T20 Blind Cricket Series

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar ISLAMABAD: Ajay Reddy smashed 66 in...

India beat Pakistan to level Pak-India T20 Blind cricket series

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar ISLAMABAD: Sunil Ramesh slammed a superb...

Rossouw, Abrar guide Gladiators to third consecutive win in HBL PSL 9

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar ISLAMABAD: Quetta Gladiators trumped Islamabad United...

Australian High Commissioner witnesses PSL match

By: Muhammad Faheem Anwar Khan ISLAMABAD: Australian High Commissioner Neil...

INTERNATIONAL

Governments Pledge to Intensify Global HIV Response, Aiming to End AIDS as Public Health Threat by 2030

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi GENEVA: The 53rd UNAIDS Programme Coordinating...

Kashmir Conference: Youth Urges Global Action Against Human Rights Violations

WEB DESK ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Human...

Malala Spotlights Taliban’s “Illegalization” of Girlhood, Calls for Global Action

AFP Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai stated on Tuesday...

Policy Makers Urged to Support Grassroot Communities to End AIDS: UNAIDS Report

By: Asim Nawaz Abbasi LONDON/GENEVA: Empowering grassroots communities around the...

Environment

Pakistani School Wins Zayed Sustainability Prize at UAE’s COP28 Conference

By: Faheem Anwar DUBAI: In a triumphant moment at the UN climate conference (COP 28) in Dubai, a Pakistani school managed by the Kashmir Orphan...

COP28 Unveiled: Pakistan’s International Momentum and INGOs Resonance

By: Syed Shahid Kazmi As climate change casts an increasingly ominous shadow over the planet, the international community is gripped by a sense of urgency....