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Govt utilizing dead capital for earning revenues: PM

ISLAMABAD, DEC 15 (DNA) — Prime Minister Imran Khan says the government has initiated utilizing dead capital for earning revenues. He was chairing a meeting regarding Ravi Urban Development Authority and Central Business District Lahore projects in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Prime Minister said Central Business District and Ravi Urban Development Authority projects are important for future of Lahore and the country. He said environment friendly material including smart trees, blue roads, energy efficient construction materials be used in Central Business District Lahore. The Prime Minister said development projects areRead More

For Sustainable Mountain Tourism

Munir Ahmed  Theme of this year’s International Mountain Day was Sustainable Mountain Tourism. The theme was set to create awareness about the importance of sustainable tourism as a backbone for the economic sustainability of the people living in the mountain. Responsible tourism can play a key role in the sustainability of the sector without much stress on the natural habitats and mountain ecosystem. The community based nontraditional sustainable tourism models in mountains can contribute to creating additional and alternative livelihood options and promoting poverty alleviation, social inclusion, as well asRead More

Top players enter into second round of Asian Individual Squash C’ship

AFZAL JAVED   ISLAMABAD, DEC 15:  Pakistan’s top squash players get victories against their opponents to enter  into the second round of 21st Asian Individual Squash Championship here at Mushaf Squash Complex ISlamabad. Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) is organizing the 21st Asian Individual Squash Championship for Men & Women which will conclude on 19 th December.  The Men’s event has a draw of 32 players whereas the Women’s event has 16 players’ draw. Apart from Pakistan, a group of international players, officials and referees from Hong Kong, Iran, Kuwait, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore &Read More

‘Never gave a penny’ for Banigala’s household expenses, says Tareen

ISLAMABAD, DEC 15: Estranged PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen has denied the claim that he used to pay millions of rupees every month for now-Prime Minister Imran Khan’s household expenses, saying he “never gave a penny” for the purpose. His statement comes after former PTI member retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed claimed in a TV interview that Tareen used to provide funds of up to Rs5 million per month to run PTI chief Imran’s household. “Regardless of the current status of my relationship with Imran khan, the truth must be told,” Tareen saidRead More

Modern educational approaches being adopted by madaris a welcome change

Islamabad, 15 Dec /DNA/ – The Islamic schools (Madaris) in Pakistan are undergoing a transformational change, and while this appears to be a good omen, it is also a growing feeling among them that they have to carve out a revamped identity while staying firmly connected to their academic traditions and societal roots. This not only calls for devising an extraordinary strategy, but also accentuates the importance of reinforced unity in a bid to play down any divisions or rifts.These views were exchanged at a seminar co-organized by the CouncilRead More

RCCI resents 100 basis points hike in SBP’s interest rate

Rawalpindi: /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) on Wednesday showed strong reservations for increasing 100 basis points in the interest rate by the State Bank of Pakistan taking it from 8.75 percent to 9.75 percent. The RCCI President Nadeem Rauf in a statement said that it is very surprising that SBP who as per best practices reviewed its monetary policy after two months but this time it reviewed less than a month period. RCCI chief urged the government to withdraw the hike as it would increase the credit cost of commercialRead More