UN welcomes payments to victims of Bangladesh’s year-old factory collapse -
UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (APP): One year after the global garment industry’s worst industrial accident, the fund chaired by the United Nations to compensate victims of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza factory collapse has begun issuing its initial round of payments, the UN said.
New UN report spotlights potential of mobile technology to advance literacy -
UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (APP): Mobile technology can advance literacy and learning in underserved communities around the world, according to a new report published by the United Nations education agency on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day.
Pakistan calls for strengthening UN General Assemly’s role in shaping Security Council -
UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (APP): Pakistan on Wednesday called for strengthening the role and authority of the General Assembly, the most representative UN organ, in shaping the Security Council, as talks continue on ways to reform the 15-member body.
Pakistan can produce cost-effective energy from geothermal resources: Expert -
WASHINGTON, April 24 (APP): The development of Geothermal energy resources available in all provinces of Pakistan can provide cost effective energy for the long-term and save billions of dollars spent on import of fossil fuels, a Pakistani energy expert said.
UN chiefs make impassioned plea to save besieged civilians in Syria -
NATIONS, April 23 (APP): The heads of five U.N. humaniarian agencies
Wednesday made an urgent call on Syrian authorities and the opposition
to allow aid access, end siege warfare and halt the indiscriminate
bombing of civilians, saying ‘those with the responsibility, power and
influence’ should work to re-energize a thus-far failed diplomatic push
to end the brutal three-year conflict.
Apr 23 (APP): Sharjeel Mehmood stunned former World Champion Muhammad
Asif 4-1 to chalk out his third victory on the third day of 18th Karachi
Club Open Challenge Snooker Tournament at KC’s Amir Bakhsh Billiards
Hall on Wednesday.
KARACHI, Apr 23 (APP): A Dead Heat of three bridge players-Shakeel Chandna, Pak Day International Pairs Bridge winner, Shahab Khan and enthusiast Muhammad
Rafique, all of them finished on top with a handsome score of 59.38
percent, Karachi Bridge Association (KBA) announced on Wednesday.
LAHORE, Apr 23 (APP): Pakistan Railways, Wapda and National Bank of Pakistan marched ahead in the Ninth Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament after winning their respective matches on Wednesday at the Mutiullah hockey stadium Bahawalpur.
KARACHI, Apr 23 (APP): Former Olympian Salim Sherwani and international Jan Muhammad are optimistic about the revival of Pakistan hockey despite a bleak scenario.
LAHORE, Apr 21 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed, former test cricketer, Zaheer Abbas as the Principle Advisor to PCB Chairman and Moin Khan as Chief Selector and Manager of National Cricket Team.
وإصابة آخرين بجروح في انفجار القنبلة في منطقة خيبر القبلية الباكستانية
إسلام آباد: 11 مارس 2010م ـ (واب ـ APP
أفادت مصادر مطلعة بأن لقي طفل مصرعه وأصيب
أربعة آخرون بجروح في انفجار القنبلة عبر جهاز تحكم من بعد في بلدة " بارة
" في منطقة خيبر القبلية الباكستانية، وأضافت المصادر نفسها بأن الأطفال
كانوا يلعبون عندما انفجرت القنبلة مما أدى إلى مقتل طفل وإصابة آخرين بجروح، وفي
حين تم نقل المصابين إلى مستشفى المدينة.
Chinese Premier Visit to Pakistan
Presidential address to the joint sitting of parliament