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Wednesday, July 29th, 2015


Met Department predicts rains across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, July 29 (DNA) – Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted more rains for the country. Meteorological Department has said that scattered rain-thundershower is expected in Sukkur, Mirpurkhas, Bahawalpur, Multan, D.G Khan, Sahiwal, D.I Khan, Faisalabad, Zhob, Sibbi, Nasirbad, Kalat, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Kohat, Lahore, Sarghodha, Gujranwala, FATA, Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltisttan. Isolated heavy falls is expected in Bahawalpur,Sukkur,Multan, and D.G khan divisions in the next 48 hours. The weather department also stated that in the past 24 hours, widespread rain-thundershower (with scattered heavy fall) occurred in Sindh (Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad,Read More

PM lauds services of Sardar Qayyum for Kashmir cause

DHIIRKOT, July 29 (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited the residence of Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan at Ghaziabad Dhirkot to offer Fateha for his father late Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan former President and Prime Minister of AJK. The Prime Minister expressed his heartfelt condolences on the demise of Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan and recalled his services and struggle for the Kashmir cause. The Prime Minister said that late Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan had illustrious political career and maintained close contacts with Kashmiri people. The Prime Minister prayed eternalRead More

Punjab CM vows all out resources for relief of flood affectees

LAHORE, July 29 (DNA) – Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shebaz Sharif has said that flood affectees will not be left alone and every effort will be made for their help and rehabilitation. He issued instructions for the provision of additional funds immediately for the affected districts and said that all out resources will be provided for the relief of flood affectees. He said that members of the Cabinet Committee and administration of concerned districts should work round the clock for the service of flood affectees. He said that flood affectedRead More

Indus in high flood in Sindh, posing flooding threat to city

SUKKUR, July 29 (DNA) – Leaving imprints of devastation in Punjab, River Indus with furious flood has entered in Sindh submerging vast tracts of Katcha area along the river. The river water is oozing out of the protective wall along the river in Sukkur posing flooding threat to the city. Katcha areas of Kashmore, Ghotki, Sukkur and Larkana have been submerged and the flood water is hitting the protective dykes along the river. Scores of protective dykes have been declared most sensitive to erosion for the expected floods. Several villagesRead More

Samsung announces mass production of industry’s first mobile

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced the industry’s first 1.0?m-pixel-based 16 megapixel (Mp) CMOS image sensor for use in advanced mobile devices, Wednesday. Samsung’s new image sensor, the S5K3P3, leverages the company’s proprietary ISOCELL technology to enable the high performance 1.0?m pixels. This market-leading small pixel minimizes the overall size and height of an image sensor module, making it an ideal solution for today’s increasingly thinner mobile devices. “As a trendsetter in the mobile image sensor business, we are pleased to be theRead More

British High Commission, host a debate ‘tackling tax crisis in Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD, 29 JULY, (DNA) – The British High Commission and the Chevening Alumni Association of Pakistan jointly hosted a policy discussion today on tackling the tax crisis in Pakistan. The debate was attended by financial experts and leading figures from government, politics, judiciary, media, academia and diplomatic community in Pakistan. The participants used the opportunity to interact with the distinguished panel members and key speakers including Zafarullah Khan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs, Tariq Bajwa, Chairman of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Rear Admiral (Retired) Saeed AhmedRead More