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Legendary Pakistani comedian Umer Sharif passes away in Germany

Legendary Pakistani comedian Umer Sharif passes away in Germany

KARACHI: Legendary comedian Umer Sharif has passed away in Germany at the age of 66 years, after a prolonged illness. Umer Sharif was being shifted to the United States through an air ambulance along with his wife Zareen Ghazal. The air ambulance had to land in Germany after the health of the legendary comedian deteriorated....

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PIA to Resume Flights to UK Next Week

PIA to Resume Flights to UK Next Week

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is resuming flight operations to the United Kingdom after Pakistan was taken off its red list yesterday. According to the details, the national air carrier will start chartered flights to Manchester and London from Islamabad through a chartered company. Prior to this development, the Secretary of British Transport Grant Shapps had...

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Education Transformation in Punjab — A Student’s Perspective

Education Transformation in Punjab — A Student’s Perspective

“Seeking knowledge is an obligation upon every Muslim.” – Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) Islam lays a great emphasis on seeking knowledge. The first revelation of the Holy Quran begins with the word “Read”. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ set free the prisoners of the Battle of Badr on the condition that they were to teach...

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Sindh Govt Wants to Collect Taxes Through K-Electric Bills

Sindh Govt Wants to Collect Taxes Through K-Electric Bills

The government of Sindh intends to enhance local taxes collection through electricity bills in Karachi. The government on Thursday wrote a letter to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) seeking permission in this regard. The Sindh Energy Department’s letter requested the power regulatory body to allow the K-Electric to collect municipal taxes from residents...

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Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Launches Panahgah App

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Launches Panahgah App

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) has launched a mobile application to facilitate citizens to find out locations of their nearest Panahgahs (shelter homes) established under the Ehsaas Program of the federal government. Named ‘Panahgah,’ the application is designed, developed, and managed by the National Information Technology Board (NITB), commissioned by the Ministry of Information technology and Telecom...

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Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan is Out Of Danger Now

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan is Out Of Danger Now

The federal government has informed the Supreme Court that the nuclear scientist, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, is out of danger and his health is improving. In a report submitted to the top court on Wednesday, the government said that Dr. AQ Khan is no longer on a ventilator and that he is receiving treatment against...

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Shafqat Mahmood Announces Decision on Reopening Schools & Colleges

Shafqat Mahmood Announces Decision on Reopening Schools & Colleges

The Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood, on Tuesday, announced that all educational institutions across the country will reopen from Thursday, 16 September. Taking to Twitter, the education minister said: “I am happy to report that all educational institutions will open from 16 September.”

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Sindh Govt Exposed for Purchasing School Desks at 320% Higher Rates

Sindh Govt Exposed for Purchasing School Desks at 320% Higher Rates

The Sindh Education and Literacy Department (SELD) is buying dual desks for public schools at a 320% higher rate, causing a loss of billions of rupees to the exchequer, Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) revealed on Monday. In a letter to Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, the TIP maintained that he SELD on June...

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Vintage Car Show Organized in Nathia Gali

Vintage Car Show Organized in Nathia Gali

Galiyat Development Authority organized a vintage car show in Nathia Gali in Murree on Monday. Car enthusiasts from Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, and other cities attended the event and brought their classic vehicles as a rally. Their vehicles included different models of Mercedes, Ferraris, BMWs, Harley Davidsons. A large number of foreigners also attended the...

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Federal Directorate of Education bans jeans for male, female teachers

Federal Directorate of Education bans jeans for male, female teachers

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) on Monday has ordered female teachers not to wear jeans and tights and barred male teachers from wearing jeans and t-shirts, Dawn reported. All principals have been asked to ensure that their teaching and non-teaching staff (both male and female) have personal hygiene, including regular haircut, beard trimming, nail cutting and...

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