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NEPRA hikes power tariff by Rs3.28 per unit

ISLAMABAD, Sep 23 (DNA): The National Electric Power RegulatoryAuthority (NEPRA) on Saturday increased the power tariff by Rs3.28 perunit under the head of fuel adjustment. Owing to the increase, consumers will have to extra burden of Rs159billion. However, the federal government will make the final decision inthis regard. The consumers will have to pay the amount in six months from October2023 to March 2024.


Serena Hotels, KKAWF collaborate to host “Save Tomorrow” basketball event

Serena Hotels, KKAWF collaborate to host "Save Tomorrow" basketball event

DNA Islamabad, 23 Sept – Serena Hotels, in partnership with the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation (KKAWF) hosted the “Save Tomorrow” Basketball Event. The event under Serena Hotels’ Sports Diplomacy initiative, took  place at the Islamabad Sports Complex, aimed to encourage youth to actively participate in sports as a means of drug prevention.This is the seventh event of its highly successful “Save Tomorrow” series of KKAWF’s programme ‘Sports is the Answer’. Save Tomorrow 7showcased the best of Basketball National Teams and players. The event was about raising awareness of overdoseRead More


Newspapers: Cornerstone of democracy and reliable source of information, say President, PM

Newspapers: cornerstone of democracy and reliable source of information, say President, PM

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 23 /DNA/ – Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan and Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, caretaker Prime Minister have issued their messages on the occasion of National Newspaper Readership Day being celebrated on September 25. The President has stated that reading newspapers has a greater educative value as they provide us knowledge and information about social, economic, and political issues as well as sports, culture and broaden the mental horizon of the readers. Besides, newspapers play important role in shaping public opinion and influencing and guiding the decision-makers by providing their inputRead More


FM Jilani suspects India aiding TTP terrorists in attacks on Pakistan

Pakistan

NEW YORK, Sep 23 (DNA): Pakistan has expressed its concern that Indiamay be aiding the proscribed religious outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan(TTP) which is actively involved in perpetrating acts of terrorismacross the country. These views were expressed by interim Foreign Minister Jalil AbbasJilani during his interview with a private television channel in NewYork on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session on Saturday. The foreign minister said that India had been involved in the regionalterrorism. “Not only Pakistan, but every other country has fallen prey to theIndian terrorism. The terrorism ofRead More


Check if WhatsApp will stop working on your phone from Oct 24

WhatsApp

WhatsApp is discontinuing support for Android 4.1 to Android 4.4.4 on October 24. This means that users with older Android phones will need to upgrade their devices in order to continue using the messaging app. This change may seem sudden, but it’s important to remember that Android 4.1 and 4.4.4 are very old. They were released in 2012 and 2014, respectively. Google and Apple have long since stopped providing security updates for these versions of Android, so using a phone that runs them is risky and should be avoided. WhatRead More


US dollar to fall to Rs250 soon, claims Sindh Governor Tessori

US dollar to fall to Rs250 soon

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Kamran Khan Tessori on Saturday claimed that the market will see a further decline in the dollar rate, adding that the greenback will fall to Rs250-255 against the local unit in the coming days. A day earlier, Pakistani Rupee witnessed the 14th consecutive recovery session as it gained Rs 1.01 against the US dollar in the interbank trading and closed at Rs291.76 against the previous day’s closing of Rs292.77. However, according to the Forex Association of Pakistan, the buying and selling rates of the dollar in theRead More