Category: Current Affairs

Khawaja Saad Rafique serves defamation notice to PTI’s Fawad Chaudhry

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has sent a defamation notice of Rs5 billion to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry for the false accusations against him. Saad Rafique, in a statement on Sunday, demanded an unconditional apology from Chaudhry over his statements where he had reportedly hurled “baseless” allegations regarding Rafique’s position and role in the Paragon Housing Society. This […]

Uber is officially a cab firm, reports European court

Uber is officially a transport company and not a digital service, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled. The ride-hailing firm argued it was an information society service helping people to make contact with each other electronically and not a cab firm.The case arose after Uber was told to obey local taxi rules in Barcelona.Uber said the verdict would […]

LHC Verdict For New PEMRA Chairman

LHC Declares Appointment Of Absar Alam As PEMRA Chairman Illegal. Absar Alam as chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to be illegal as it announced its verdict on a petition which had raised questions on Alam’s appointment. The court had reserved its judgment on a petition challenging the appointment of Alam, as PEMRA’S Chairman on November 29. […]

Rahul Gandhi Takes Up As Leader Of India’s Congress Party

India’s Rahul Gandhi takes up as President this Saturday of the main opposition Congress, he’s the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to head the party that has ruled the country for much of its independent history. In New Delhi fireworks were witnessed at the party headquarter Rahul, was seen wearing a long flowing white kurta, smiled and waved from […]

Educational Institutions In Punjab To Remain Shut For Two Days

In view of the prevailing tense situation, all schools, colleges and other educational institutions in Punjab will remain shut for two days. Provincial Minister for Education, Rana Mashhood said today (Sunday.) This decision will be applicable on all private and government institutions of the province keeping the aggravated scenario. As protesters have already blocked 19 points including:  Mall Road, Shahdara Morr, […]

Approximately 35 People Injured In Violent Clashes In Karachi On Saturday

Faizabad protesters supporters went completely violent yesterday unexpectedly violence erupted in Karachi on Saturday during protest mounted by activists of religious parties in solidarity with members and supporters of Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasool and Sunni Tehreek Allah in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. At least 35 people were injured at least 2 people were policemen were among injured. Shopping markets were closed […]

So Far No Measures Have Been Taken By Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC), Search Endeavors For 11 Year Old Boy Ends.

Search endeavors for 11 year old who had fallen in to Gujjar Nullah ends, the father of the boy looks completely shattered. That is not the first case which happened, every year several dead bodies are found and some of them are not even found unfortunately. Mayor Karachi, Waseem Akhtar entirely blames Sindh Government for the overflowing roads of Karachi […]

Police Expenses Exceeds Twelve Crore Due To Faizabad Protest!

Three things which are important for any protest are Time, Manner and Place. As they matters a lot for any protest Faizabad Protest is at wrong place but that is there legal right to challenge unjust Law that’s what it is said. Daily life in Islamabad has been damaged for approximately two weeks by protesters belonging to religious parties including […]

(CPDI) one day capacity building workshop on Leadership, Advocacy Skills, Citizen Report Card and Budget Tracking in Karachi.

A number of civil society organizations and citizens participated in a one day capacity building workshop on Leadership & Advocacy Skills, CitizenReport Card and Budget Tracking in District Karachi. The capacity building workshop was arranged by Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI)  under European Union funded project titled “Democratic local Governance for Development in Pakistan” jointly implemented by CPDI […]

“QALAMBAAZ” Invites Six-Months Writing Fellowship Applications For New Session Screenplay

A fellowship dedicated to impart six-month specialized script writing training for feature films under the guidance of renowned names in film-making here and abroad, has invited applications for its upcoming six-month training course. Qalambaaz has just completed its third year, taking a select few Pakistani screenwriters from concept to a full film script in just six months. These can be […]