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KP chief minister approved online procurement system

Our Correspondent PESHAWAR, MAR 14 /DNA/ – In a bid to ensure optimum transparency in all kinds of public procurement and  government contracts, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to introduce an online system from the upcoming financial year for all types public procurement and award of contracts   by the provincial government departments. The decision was taken in a meeting held  here the other day regarding E-procurement initiative with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Mahmood Khan In the chair. The meeting was attended by Additional Chief Secretary Shahab Ali Shah, Principal Secretary toRead More

Air chief presides 9th convocation ceremony at Air University

ISLAMABAD, MAR 14 /DNA/ – Convocation ceremony was held at the Air University main campus, Islamabad today. The ceremony spanned over two days and five sessions where 1700 shining & bright graduates from undergrad as well as the MS and PhD programs received their medals and degrees in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering disciplines along with the Business Administration, Accounting & Finance, Literature & Linguistics and Computer Science programs.Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of Air Staff Pakistan Air Force,who is also the Chairman Board ofRead More

6th Edition of Women Int’l Film Festival concludes

ISLAMABAD, MAR 14 /DNA/ – The closing ceremony of Women International Film Festival (WIFF) took place on 13th March 2022, concluding the week-long film festival. The closing ceremony took place at the Islamabad Foreign Women Association (IFWA), hosted by the Austrian Embassy Islamabad.  H. E. Nicolaus Keller, Ambassador of Austria to Pakistan kicked off the ceremony and commended the efforts of Women Through Film and its founder & curator, Madeeha Raza. The Austrian Ambassador thanked the festival director and team and spoke about the significance of such cross-cultural activities. HeRead More

KP team win Murree Brewery Polo Cup

Ambassadors from various countries witness the final match DNA RAWALPINDI: Chairman Murree Brewery Company Isphanyar Bhandara has said that sports help in developing the mental and physical abilities of the youth. This builds their character along with improvingpatience and courage in their personalities, because self-confidence in a person can play an important role in the country’s development. He added that the players are assets of the nation and play an important role in promoting sports for the formation of a healthy society.He expressed his views while talking to reporters afterRead More

Lessons from Russia-Ukraine war

Rana Tahir Shahbaz War adversely affects combatants and non-combatants alike, both physically and emotionally .Death, injury, malnutrition, illness, and disability are some of the most threatening physical consequences of war, while post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety are some of the emotional effects. The terror and horror spread by the violence of war disrupts lives and severs relationships and families, leaving individuals and communities emotionally distressed. Putting aside the very real human cost, war has also serious economic costs – damage to infrastructure, a decline in the working population,Read More

Wild West & Cyber Security

Sabah Aslam Jared Cohen former counter terrorism advisor to Hillary Clinton says “we live in a world where wars will begin as cyber wars… it’s the combination of hacking and massive, well-coordinated disinformation campaigns”. Cohen as other contemporary experts onArmed conflict emphasized on cyber warfare and disinformation. The method and techniques employed to protect the digital space from any malicious exploitation refers to cyber security. To make a distinction between disinformation and a cyber attack is the target. Cyber-attacks are aimed at computer infrastructure while disinformation exploits our inherent cognitiveRead More