PM Imran Khan inaugurates shelter home for the homeless in Peshawar

PM Imran Khan inaugurates shelter home for the homeless in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated a shelter home in the provincial capital for the homeless people. According to details, the premier is on a day-long visit to Peshawar where he inaugurated a newly established shelter home located at Pajaggi road, Peshawar. The prime minister also inspected different sections of...

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Pakistan on the edge: Running on empty due to water crisis

Pakistan on the edge: Running on empty due to water crisis

Water crisis is emerging one of the biggest challenges for Pakistan now a days. Pakistan’s water resources are running dry at alarming rate. Current extreme water shortage warnings have attracted nation’s attention. The annual water availability that was nearly 1,300 cubic metres per capita, has fallen to 1000 cubic meters...

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13 miners trapped in flooded Indian ‘rat hole’ coal mine, no bodies recovered

13 miners trapped in flooded Indian ‘rat hole’ coal mine, no bodies recovered

NEW DELHI: At least 13 miners were feared dead after being trapped by flooding in an illegal “rat hole” coal mine site in remote northeastern India, police said Friday. Dozens of emergency workers were pumping water out of a large trench that was flooded early Thursday near a river in...

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Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner shortlisted as the next possible next chief of staff

Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner shortlisted as the next possible next chief of staff

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s next chief of staff, US media said Thursday. Kushner, an influential White House adviser and husband of Trump’s daughter Ivanka, met with Republican leaders to discuss the job, according to the Huffington...

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PM Imran Khan to visit Peshawar today

PM Imran Khan to visit Peshawar today

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a visit to the provincial capital today to get a detailed briefing on the provincial government’s performance and plans in first 100 days. The prime minister will attend a special meeting of the provincial cabinet wherein he will be briefed about the government’s...

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Quake hits parts of KP, no damage reported

Quake hits parts of KP, no damage reported

PESHAWAR: A light earthquake struck different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday morning, media reported. As per details, the tremor whose magnitude and epicenter couldn’t be ascertained immediately was felt in Swabi, Battagram, Malakand, Mansehra and other parts of the province. There were no reports of any damage. This is...

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Anti-encroachment: Government devises Karachi allotment plan for affectees of Empress Market

Anti-encroachment: Government devises Karachi allotment plan for affectees of Empress Market

KARACHI: The city government of Karachi has devised a plan to provide alternate shops to shopkeepers affected in the Empress Market anti-encroachment operation here, media sources reported on Friday. The city government has prepared a list of the affected people and devised a strategy for allotment of shops to them....

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When is the right time for ‘career shift’, and why?

When is the right time for ‘career shift’, and why?

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding when and why to move on. To begin with, you need to assess where you are now, what you have achieved and where you want to be in a few years time. What do you enjoy about your present job?...

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The unabating educational disparity

The unabating educational disparity

For years Pakistan has been paying lip service for the provision of education to all masses, and for the reduction of serious gender disparities that exist amid educational parameters. However, to our surprise, reality differs from these rhetorical aspirations. Did you know Pakistan is among the world’s worst performing countries...

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SC directs private schools to slash fee by 20%

SC directs private schools to slash fee by 20%

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered private schools across the country to cut their monthly fee by 20 percent. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case against tuition fee hikes by private schools. The hearing was attended by private...

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