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“Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye” to expand 40 mobile food trucks by October : MD PBM

ISLAMABAD, 17 Oct 2021:Managing Director Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar Sunday said by October, the “Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye” would expand 40 food trucks in various cities including four provinces. He said it would feed 40,000 people every day. Adding he said 831,625 meals have been served across Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Islamabad. The expansion of ‘Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye’ initiative to Gujranwala, Lahore and Multan, directed the authorities concerned not to compromise on quality of food served to the needy people,he added. He said fourRead More

Melbourne to ease world’s longest COVID-19 lockdowns as vaccinations rise

Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday. By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been under six lockdowns totalling 262 days, or nearly nine months, since March 2020. Australian and other media say this is the longest in the world, exceeding a 234-day lockdown in Buenos Aires. While coronavirus cases keep rising in Victoria state, of which MelbourneRead More

AIOU commences final exams of BA/B Ed programs today

ISLAMABAD, 17 Oct 2021 (DNA): Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is commencing final examinations of programs offered in spring 2021 semester from Monday October 18, 2021. These examinations will be held simultaneously throughout the country. According to the details, roll number slips have been dispatched to the students as well as uploaded on the university website (www.aiou.edu.pk) for the programs including BA (Associate Degree), 1.5/2.5 and 4 -year B Ed, Associate Degree in Commerce, Associate Degree in Education, BBA and BS (ODL) programs. If any student has not received rollRead More

Pak military academies one of the best

Egyptian Defence Attache Col Mahmoud says, he had the opportunity to be one of those trainees in the Pakistani military academies, which greatly contributed to his career Exclusive Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD:  The Defence Attache of Egypt in Pakistan Col. Mahmoud Hassan has said relations between Egypt and Pakistan continued to grow even during the pandemic adding both countries can further cooperate with each other in various fields. Col Mahmoud expressed these views during an interview with Daily Islamabad POST. This is his first interview to a Pakistani media afterRead More

Rice necessary human food crop feeding millions: Gardezi

ISLAMABAD,17  Oct  2021 : Punjab Agriculture minister, Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi has said that rice is the most important human food crop in the world, directly feeding more people than any other crop. He said that it is amazingly diverse, both in the way it is grown and how it is used by humans, said a press release issued here on Sunday. He was the Chief Guest of the seminar on “Public Private Partnership in Rice towards Crop Sustainability and Farmers Livelihood” organized by Rice Partners (Pvt) Limited (RPL) .Read More

Swedish envoy urges for sustainable living standards in society

AGENCIES ISLAMABAD, Ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan, Henrik Parson on Sunday urged the need to meet the environmental challenges by making changes in various areas, including business strategy, for an environmentally friendly and conducive life. The world will face environmental challenges by reviewing all plans and policies, including business and industry, for an environmentally friendly and sustainable life, he said. The Swedish Ambassador, said this while launching a seven-day awareness campaign on the topic of sustainable living standards and better living in accordance with the environmental standards at his residenceRead More