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Mayor promises promotion of sports activities in the Capital

Mayor promises promotion of sports activities in the Capital

ISLAMABAD, NOV 20 (DNA) – Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has said that Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has formulated comprehensive strategy for promotion of all sports including traditional, regional and new emerging sports in the Federal Capital.  In this connection not only existing sports grounds would be up-graded but more grounds would be constructed particularly in thickly populated sectors, so that provision of recreational and sports facilities could be provided to all residents of the city. Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, SheikhRead More


Royal Aeronautical Society Celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Royal Aeronautical Society Celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary

KARACHI,NOV 20 (DNA) Pakistan Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society celebrated 150th anniversary of Royal Aeronautical Society at PAF Museum Karachi. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, the Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, who is also Patron-in-Chief Royal Aeronautical Society in Pakistan was the chief guest at the occasion. In this connection a banquet was arranged which was largely attended prominent fellows and members of the Society  including Prof. Chris Atkin, President of the Society, Mr. Richard Meredith-Hardy, President of Commission Internationale de Microaviation ,  Mr. Noman DarRead More


EU reiterates its support for ensuring child rights

ISLAMABAD, November 20 (DNA): Every child has a right to be given access to education, health, child friendly justice systems and protection from violence and abuse. Children must also be given the right to be heard.   These were some of the key messages given by participating dignitaries and young children at the concluding ceremony of the 3rd National Child Right Arts Festival, which was held to mark the Universal Children Day, celebrated globally on 20th November.   The Festival, which is a joint initiative of the European Union inRead More


Farhan Zama, Mehbood in final of Serena Hotels-CAS squash tourney

ISLAMABAD, NOV 20 (DNA) –    Farhan Zaman and Farhan Mehboob reached the final of Serena Hotels – Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship being played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. The 1st Semi Final was a thrilling match between Farhan Zaman and Leo Au. Farhan Zaman dominated in the first game and easily won it with a game score of 11/6. Leo Au came back in the next two games and won these with the game scores 11/3 and 11/7. Farhan Zaman strongly came back in 4th & 5thRead More


IT Ministry issues Web user advisory for Whatsapp 

ISLAMABAD, November 20 (DNA): Taking note of the malicious messages relating to invitations for activating Video calling feature on the popular messaging app, Ministry of Information technology and Telecommunications on Sunday issued a Web user advisory to inform the general public about the scam which could mean exposure of personal and call data of the users to malicious elements.   The method devised by scammers to invite the Whatsapp users for activating the feature through a spoofed website has been a topic of local and international media over the pastRead More


Universal Children’s Day to be observed today

Universal Children’s Day to be observed today

ISLAMABAD, NOV 20, (DNA) –   Academic institutions, government departments and civil society organisations would commence special events to commemorate the Universal Children’s Day organised annually on November 20. The day was first announced by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1954. Like other parts of the world, special events would be organised here at public as well as private sector organisations. The Ministry of Human Rights has scheduled a high-level event on December 23 in which National Commission for Child Welfare and Development (NCCWD) would share theRead More