Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Main Menu

Monday, October 3rd, 2022


The Disaster of Climate Change & Food Security in Pakistan and Proposal for Remedial Actions

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Suleman Tahir Pakistan is the fifth-most severely impacted nation in the world by climate change. Due to its semi-arid climate, the nation is vulnerable to natural calamities including earthquakes, floods, and drought, all of which have a negative effect on food security and way of life. Half of Pakistan’s population depends on agriculture for their livelihood, which is one of the sectors most affected by climate change. Future climatic changes are probably going to have an impact on temperature and rainfall, which may increase the frequency andRead More

Imran Khan asks agencies to probe PMO audio leaks

LAHORE – Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran Khan said on Monday that security agencies will have to probe who was responsible for audio leaks emanating from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). In an interview with a private channel, the former PM said that the original copy of the cypher is still in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, adding that the incumbent government is lying over the cypher’s disappearance. Upon the directive of Donald Lu, Shehbaz Sharif was ready to out his government, Imran added. “The secretsRead More

Dar vows to bring dollar below Rs 200

Says Khan’s speeches at his public gatherings reflect his frustration Shujaat Hamza ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Monday accused PTI Chairman Imran Khan of destroying the economy and assured the masses that he would bring the dollar value below 200 with the help of his policies. “The actual value of the Pakistani rupee is less than 200 against the greenback and it will be brought down as it is currently undervalued,” he said during a TV talk show. He mentioned that the dollar value is strong internationally, but “we willRead More

32 children died in Indonesia stadium disaster, police chief sacked

Malang, Indonesia, Oct 3: At least 32 children died in Indonesia’s stadium crush, an official said Monday as police moved to punish those responsible for one of the deadliest disasters in football history. The tragedy on Saturday night in the city of Malang saw a total of 125 people killed and 323 others injured after officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium to quell a pitch invasion, triggering a stampede. Dozens of children caught in the chaos lost their lives, an official at the women’s empowerment and child protectionRead More

German Unity Day celebrated

ISLAMABAD, OCT 3 /DNA/ – MR Alfred Grannas, Ambassador of Germany hosted a grand National Day reception at the lawns of Islamabad Serena Hotel. Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was the chief guest who cut the cake along with the ambassador. The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Islamabad celebrated German Unity Day today. On 3rd October 1990, East and West Germany were formally reunified after being separated for 41 years. Since then, Germans have been living together in one country and growing ever closer asRead More

Senate passes three private members’ bills, refers eight bills to committees

ISLAMABAD – The Senate on Monday passed three private members’ bills and referred eight others to the relevant committees for further consideration.Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Faisal Javed moved the National Commission on the Rights of Child (Amendment) Bill, 2022 which was passed by the House. Likewise, Pakistan Peoples Party’s Saleem Mandviwala introduced the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Bill, 2022, which was also adopted by the House. However, the House passed another bill, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Bill, 2022, amid protests by the opposition lawmakers. They alleged that theRead More