Fawad Chaudhry announces to introduce electronic motorcycles, rickshaws across country

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Saturday announced that ministry was planning to introduce electronic motorcycles and rickshaws across the country, ARY News reported. During his visit to Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) here, the minister said Pakistan was among those countries which were using the highest number of […]

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Pakistan will continue to raise Kashmir issue at every forum: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari said that Pakistan will continue to raise Kashmir issue at all international forums with full strength, Radio Pakistan reported. While talking to Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Ahmad Khan, who called on her in Islamabad, Dr Mazari said that Pakistani nation and the government […]

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Waseem Akhtar blames Sindh govt for Karachi’s garbage issue

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar on Saturday criticised Singh government for not fulfilling his responsibilities in cleaning the garbage of Karachi, ARY News reported. Speaking to ARY News special transmission “Karachi Sub Ka…Karachi Ka Koi Nhi,“  he said that Sindh Solid Waste Management(SSWM) has failed completely in cleaning the Karachi garbage.  “It’s the responsibility […]

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Insanitary conditions in Karachi: Sindh CM shifts blame on DMCs

HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday blamed district municipal corporations for Karachi’s worsening cleanliness problems, ARY News reported Talking to journalist, Murad Ali Shah asked the municipal corporation to show sincerity in lifting waste and garbage from the city. He said that the provincial government would provide every possible support the […]

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Denmark to retire its last four circus elephants

COPENHAGEN: The government of Denmark will buy the country’s last four circus elephants in order to retire them, a minister said Saturday, as more countries move to shield wild animals from the practice. Highly regulated, though still controversial, elephants, sea lions and zebras are the only animals that can be used in circuses in Denmark. […]

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Was Australian prime minister standing alone during G7 Summit

A photo of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison purports to show him standing alone during the 2019 G7 Leaders’ Summit in France. The image has been photoshopped; it originated as a satirical post but has been shared out of context. The image shared on Facebook on August 26, 2019, purports to show Morrison standing alone […]

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Muharram moon sighted, Ashura to be observed on Sept 10

KARACHI: The moon for Muharram-ul-Haram, which marks the advent of the Islamic new year, has been sighted in the country and the Ashura would fall on September 10 (Tuesday), ARY News reported on Saturday. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced the moon sighting decision in a meeting, presided over by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, which was held in […]

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Ministry of science introduces low-cost bottled water

ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented move, Ministry of Science and Technology has introduced inexpensive bottled water, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to the details, the bottled water, ‘Safe Drinking Water’, cost only Rs1 per litre and initially the mineral water will be served at Prime Minister’s Office, General Headquarters (GHQ) and the Parliament House.   […]

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Fires not the only threat facing Amazon

LIMA: Raging wildfires have drawn the world’s attention to the Amazon but immolation is just one of the dangers facing the world’s largest rain forest, environmental experts across the region say. The Amazon, covering 5.5 million square kilometers (2.1 million square miles) over nine countries, faces ever more serious threats from encroaching crop and livestock […]

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