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Saturday, October 24th, 2020


Karachi ready to host remaining PSL-5 matches: CM Murad


KARACHI, Oct 24 (DNA): Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Saturday Sindh government is ready to hold Pakistan Super League 5 (PSL-5) remaining four matches, originally scheduled in Lahore. CM Shah said Karachi welcomes the decision and is all geared up to hold matches here as it did in the past while ensuring the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of all sorts of cooperation at the administration level. Shah stressed that he hopes COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) will be strictly adhered to hinting at his concern overRead More

US Consulate organizes virtual hackathon for female programmers in Karachi


KARACHI, Oct 24 (DNA): The US Consulate General, Karachi, in partnership with The Asia Foundation and the National Incubation Center (NIC), Karachi, hosted Built by Her, a two-day virtual hackathon for female programmers. Women participated in the virtual hackathon from cities across Pakistan and represented academia, private and public sectors, and provincial governments. Amy Christianson, Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General, Karachi, Sofia Shakil, Country Representative at The Asia Foundation, and Syed Azfar Hussain, Program Manager at the National Incubation Center, Karachi, virtually welcomed the participants at theRead More

Emirates celebrates 35 years of connecting Pakistan to the world


KARACHI, Oct 24 (DNA): The first Emirates flight took off on 25 October 1985 from Dubai to Karachi, marking the birth of a global airline and the establishment of an air transport link between the UAE and Pakistan that has grown from strength to strength, contributing to tourism and trade flows between both countries. On Saturday, Emirates currently serves customers in Pakistan with 53 weekly flights. Since its launch, Emirates has operated more than 116,500 roundtrip flights between Pakistan and Dubai, carrying more than 28 million passengers to Pakistan, fromRead More

Musical program “Raagistan” at PNCA


DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 24  –  Pakistan National Council of the Arts Islamabad launched a series of colorful musical programs named “Raagistan”. This series is aimed to revive the traditional aspects of classical music like khayal, thumri and kafi giaki etc. This is an effort not only to promote the classical music awareness among the young lot but also” to provide an opportunity of listening quality music for the classic lovers. This venture will be a mile stone in order to pay tribute to the legendary classical singers and a sourceRead More

Celebrating birth of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) is part of Muslim’s faith: Gulzar Hussain


GUJRANWALA , OCT 24 – Gujranwala Commissioner Gulzar Hussain Shah and RPO Gujranwala Riaz Nazir Gara have said that celebrating the birth of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) and expressing love for him in one’s own way is a fundamental part of every Muslim’s faith and  without  any doubt, no Muslim’s religion and faith can be complete without  love for the Holy Prophet. The commissioner and the RPO expressed these views while addressing the Deputy Commissioners, CPOs, DPOs, Chairman Divisional Peace Committee Qari Zahid Saleem and esteemed members  from across theRead More

HEC makes and improves policies on basis of evidence: Chairman HEC


ISLAMABAD, OCT 24 (DNA) – Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Tariq Banuri has said that HEC has always protected rights of teachers and students, with the goal of continuous enhancement in the quality of education. “We are reviewing all past policies for flaws or redundancies in order to improve, modify, amend, or revoke, as needed, but all this has to be based on evidence, analysis, and a proper rationale, not random observation. That is the approach we have established at at HEC.” These remarks were made after the Chairman metRead More