EU ensures basic healthcare services for Sindhi, Balochi women, newborns amid pandemic- Androulla
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EU ensures basic healthcare services for Sindhi, Balochi women, newborns amid pandemic: Androulla

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Tuesday said the EU had mobilized five million Euro for UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) to ensure availability of basic healthcare services for women and children in Sindh and Balochistan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Talking to […]

Dawat-e-Islami to remain apolitical: Ilyas Qardri
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Dawat-e-Islami to remain apolitical: Ilyas Qardri

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, September 3, 2020 (WNP/DL): Dawat-e-Islami Founder Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qadri Thursday night reiterated his resolve that Dawat-e-Islami would remain out of politics in future too as political gimmicks used in present arena mismatched the true spirit of Islam. He said this while marking 39th birth anniversary of Dawat-e-Islami on Madani […]

NESPAK ranked on ENR Magazine Top Int'l Firms list
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NESPAK ranked on ENR Magazine Top Int’l Firms list

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): Under an unprecedented development, NESPAK under the leadership of Dr. Tahir Masood, has been ranked this year on ENR Magazine Top International /Global Construction Management/Program Management Firms list, published as part of the ENR Top International/Global Contractors feature in the August 17/24 issue of ENR, a US-based ranking magazine. […]

Chevening Scholarships 2020-21: 53 Pakistani scholars selected for master's degree programme in UK
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Chevening Scholarships 2020-21: 53 Pakistani scholars selected for master’s degree programme in UK

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): As many as 53 Pakistani scholars have been selected for Chevening Scholarship 2020-21 and they will be studying a Master’s degree in top universities in the UK for the time period of one year. In a tweet, the British Embassy in Pakistan said: “For the first […]

PN Command & Staff Conference reviews geostrategic environment, national security
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PN Command & Staff Conference reviews geostrategic environment, national security

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi Wednesday chaired the Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. The Field Commanders participated in the conference through Video Tele-conference from respective Field Headquarters. Matters related to geostrategic environment, national security, operational preparedness, training and welfare […]

'New Ruet-e-Hilal Committee' on cards
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‘New Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’ on cards

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP): The Ministry of Religious Affairs has decided to form a ‘New Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’ for sighting moon of every Islamic month. According to the official sources on Wednesday, the religious ministry has prepared proposals for legislation in this regard. The incumbent chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee and members […]

Sindh govt handed over 50,000 PPE kits, 40,000 surgical masks
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Sindh govt handed over 50,000 PPE kits, 40,000 surgical masks

By Shabbir Hussain KARACHI, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): The donor-funded TVET Sector Support Programme Wednesday handed over 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits and 40,000 surgical masks to the government of Sindh in a small ceremony held at the training institute of ‘Charter for Compassion’. The items were produced under a special initiative of […]

Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30
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Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30

By Muhammad Rashid KARACHI, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman on Thursday announced that the Muharram-ul-Haram moon had been sighted and the Youm-e-Ashur would be observed on August 30. The holy month of Muharram would begin on August 21, Mufti Muneeb said after he chaired a meeting in Karachi. The […]

Ertugrul proves motivating force for Pakistan, says Azhar ahead of must-win England Test
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Ertugrul proves motivating force for Pakistan, says Azhar ahead of must-win England Test

SOUTHAMPTON, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): Turkish TV blockbuster Ertugrul is being used as an unlikely motivator for the Pakistan team ahead of their must-win third Test clash against England, captain Azhar Ali said on Thursday. The 35-year-old added they were in a good state of mind despite the crushing disappointment of losing the first […]

Afridi for humanitarian corridor for Covid-19 victims in IIOJK
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Afridi for humanitarian corridor for Covid-19 victims in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (WNP/DL): Chairman of Parliamentary Committee for Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi on Wednesday warned the world against a humanitarian crisis brewing in Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir (IIOJK). He called upon the international community to immediately start working to create a humanitarian corridor for besieged COVID-19 victims in Kashmir. Chairman Kashmir Committee […]

Run for Kashmir tele-marathon cellphone application, Roshan Digital Account launched in Paris
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Run for Kashmir tele-marathon cellphone application, Roshan Digital Account launched in Paris

By Rehan Khan PARIS, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (WNP/DL): An event was held here at the Embassy of Pakistan on Wednesday to launch Run for Kashmir tele-marathon cellphone application and Roshan Digital Account. Members of Pakistani and Kashmir community in Paris and officers of the embassy attended the event. Explaining the concept behind the app, […]