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UN launches fresh appeal of over $800m for Pakistan’s flood victims

ISLAMABAD, OCT 04 (DNA) — The United Nations has upscaled its humanitarian appeal for the flood affected people of Pakistan to $816 million from previous $160 million assistance, considering a multitude of rehabilitation and health -related issues, cropping up in the post flood situation, Julien Harneis, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Pakistan said at a briefing in Geneva, held prior to main event held simultaneously in Geneva and Pakistan on Tuesday. “There will be an increase in child morbidity and it will be pretty terrible unless we act rapidly to supportRead More

Asad Umar urges government to support ICCI for new industrial zone

Islamabad, OCT 4 /DNA/ – Asad Umar, Secretary General PTI and Ali Nawaz Awan President Islamabad Chapter of PTI visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry to congratulate the new Office Bearers of ICCI. Khalid Iqbal Malik Group Leader, Mian Akram Farid, Zafar Bakhtawari, Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi former Presidents ICCI, Waqar Bakhtawari President Chakwal Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Tahir Abbasi, Ch. Nadeem ud Din Gujjar, Nasir Mahmood Chaudhry and others were also present at the occasion. Addressing the business community, Asad Umar said that the establishment of a newRead More

PRCS Chairman calls on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif

Prime Minister says government will not rest until complete rehabilitation of flood victims; appreciated the efforts of Red Crescent and assured all possible support from the government Sardar Shahid Ahmad Laghari says PRCS through its multi-faceted interventions has so far given humanitarian aid to more than 266,275 victims DNA ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said that the recent rains and floods have caused huge destruction across the country but the government will not rest until complete rehabilitation of flood victims. He said Pakistan Red Crescent is reaching flood-affectedRead More

T20 World Cup 2022: Who will officiate Pakistan-India match?

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced 20 match officials for the first round and Super 12s stages of the Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. The mega event is scheduled to start on October 16 while Pakistan will face arch-rival India on October 23 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.  According to ICC, Ranjan Madugalle will be the match referee for Pakistan vs India clash. Marais Erasmus and Rod Tucker will be the on-field umpires while Richard Kettleborough will be the TV umpire.  About 16 umpires will officiate across the tournament including Pakistan’s Aleem Dar and AhsanRead More

Security forces kill four terrorists in Tank: ISPR

TANK, OCT 4 /DNA/ – Security forces killed four terrorists during an exchange of fire in the general area Tank of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), “Security troops observed and engaged terrorists’ movement in general area Tank. During intense exchange of fire, four terrorists got killed.” Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists, the ISPR said. The killed terrorists remained actively involved in target killing, kidnapping, and extortion in the area. According to sources, terrorists belonging to the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). LastRead More

Afghan envoy calls on CG COMSTECH

DNA Islamabad, Oct 4 (COMSTECH): Ambassador of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Sardar Ahmed Khan Shakeeb, met with Coordinator General, OIC- Ministerial Committee of Scientific and Technological Cooperation  (COMSTECH), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhary, at COMSTECH Secretariat on Tuesday morning. Prof. Chaudhary highlighted the role of COMSTECH to strengthen the science and technology in 57 Muslim Countries. He informed about the ongoing joint programs with Palestine, Yemen, and Somalia. Coordinator General highlighted that the President of Pakistan , who is chairman of COMSTECH has emphasized the need of supportig high educatonRead More