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Tuesday, April 11th, 2023


Afghan soil still being used by TTP for attacks on Pakistan: defence minister

ISLAMABAD, APR 11: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said that the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is still using Afghan soil for launching attacks on Pakistan — especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). “Islamabad has good relations with the ruling Taliban government in Kabul. However, the Afghan authorities have not succeeded in stopping the use of their territory in attacks on Pakistan,” he said in an interview with the US broadcaster, Voice of America. The matter, the federal minister said, had been brought up and discussed last month when a meeting betweenRead More

Justice Qazi Essa was caught in the net

By Qamar Bashir Former Press Secretary to the President Former Press Minister to the Embassy of Pakistan to France Everyone is perplexed, taken aback, surprised, and shocked to see a supreme court judge sitting in the joint session of the parliament today (10th April, 2023) session where the bill for limiting the power of the chief justice of the supreme court was discussed, blatant attacks on the character, conduct, and decisions of the supreme court were made, and pledges were made to dishonor and disobey the supreme court’s decision toRead More

COAS visits Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT)

Rawalpindi, APR 11 /DNA/ – General Syed Asim Munir, COAS, visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) on 11 April 2023. He was briefed about technical capabilities of HIT, progress of on-going projects, indigenization efforts and recently undertaken modernisation measures. COAS visited various factories of HIT and witnessed manufacturing, rebuild and upgradation of tanks, APCs, enhanced protection solutions, remote weapon systems and indigenous 155 mm Artillery gun barrels for Pak Army. COAS remarked that HIT is a hub of knowledge economy and R&D which is key to achieve self-reliance in defence productionRead More

PMIC and Qarar Consultancy Partner to Develop Credit Scoring Model

Islamabad, APR 11 /DNA/ – To ensure financial inclusion and strengthen the microfinance sector, Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) and Qarar Consultancy (Qarar) will roll out a credit scoring model for the microfinance sector under PMIC’s Challenge Fund-Round II. Qarar is partnering with an MFI and a Credit bureau to access client level data for the development of the first-of-its-kind model in Pakistan’s microfinance sector. Once the application is developed and fine-tuned after testing and pilot phases, PMIC and Qarar will establish its availability for the microfinance sector to adopt.Read More

𝐃𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐒𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐔𝐁 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐲𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐇𝐄𝐂 𝐅𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐬

Islamabad, APR 11: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has clarified that non-payment of salaries to the employees of Islamia University, Bahawalpur (IUB) has nothing to do with the release of HEC funds and the unfortunate situation has arisen due to grave mismanagement of university’s financial resources. A news item published on Monday completely misrepresented the facts that “IUB is struggling to pay salaries after non-payment of Rs.800 million by HEC” whereas the grant which include salaries has also been released up to 3rd quarter. The amount of 733 million rupees,Read More

Security Forces conduct IBO in Nurar, Bannu District: ISPR

Rawalpindi, APR 11: /DNA/ – On the night 10/11 April, Security Forces conducted an IBO in general area Nurar, Bannu District on reported presence of terrorists. During the conduct of the operation, a fierce fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists. Resultantly, all three terrorists were sent to hell. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from the killed terrorists. The killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces and killing of innocent citizens. Locals of the area appreciated the operation and expressed their full supportRead More