Legislation afoot to empower local governments: Mehmood

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said the provincial government is about to enact legislations devolving all powers and authority to the lower tier of governance.Addressing the ceremony of clean and green Pakistan drive at District Co...

Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Iraq

Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Iraq from October 14 through 16 to visit Baghdad and Erbil. While there, he will meet with and congratulate newly elected Iraqi officials Speaker Halbusi, President Salih, and Prime Minister-Des...

First alien moon discovered is big and gaseous: Astronomers

Astronomers have pinpointed what appears to be the first moon detected outside our solar system, a large gaseous world the size of Neptune that is unlike any other known moon and orbits a gas planet much more massive than Jupiter.The

CM GB announces Saturday as working day

Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has announced that Saturday will be the working day from 1st of next month.Talking to media persons in Gilgit today, he said all Government offices will be open on Saturday from 9 am till

Anti-measles campaign launched in Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman launched anti-measles campaign by vaccinating a child at City Hospital in Gilgit on Friday.Speaking on the occasion, he appealed to civil society to play its role for eradicating fatal disease of m...

IMF Sending Team To Pakistan To Discuss Emergency Loan Package

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said she is sending a team to Pakistan in the coming weeks after the government requested emergency bailout loans.IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde made the statement on October 11 after meeting w...

Rangers arrest 7 suspected criminals in Karachi

Sindh Rangers conducted raids in various areas of Karachi on Friday and arrested 7 suspected criminals.According to Rangers spokesperson, the arrested suspects are involved in various crimes.Illegal weapons and narcotics were also recovered from the de...

7 children killed in Sukkur

In Sukkur, seven children have been killed and three others injured after a wall collapsed near Saleh Put.The injured were shifted to hospital for initial treatment. Source: Radio Pakistan