Tag: Rawalpindi

Light rain makes weather pleasant

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

The clouds that were hovering in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad brought light rain which made the weather pleasant here on Sunday. The p...

Peshawar Customs Intelligence seizes smuggled cigarettes worth Rs36m

Faizan Haroon Apr 17, 2017 0

PESHAWAR: Customs Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of cigarettes worth Rs36 million. The officials of Customs i...

Capital may face acute shortage of water by June

PAR Apr 11, 2017 0

The federal capital is more likely to face acute shortage of water by June 2017 as both the Simly and Khanpur dams are not capable to meet the daily w...

Customs Intelligence impounds non duty paid cloth worth Rs2.34m from Mandra

Faizan Haroon Mar 31, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Directorate General Customs Intelligence & Investigations Rawalpindi has seized the non duty paid smuggled foreign origin cloth worth R...

Sharp increase in vegetable, poultry prices witnessed

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

An overall sudden increase in the prices of vegetables and poultry has been seen across the country while the authorities are keeping a mum and no ste...

Gilgit Baltistan can earn billions with almond exports through CPEC

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

The main strength of the economy of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) depends largely on dry fruits and agriculture and is famous for its almond, apricot, cherry...

Five year plan for olive crop

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

The Punjab government has chalked out a five year plan for the promotion of Olive crop on scientific basis in the province.   On Sunday that under th...

Farmers laud govt initiatives to promote olive cultivation

PAR Feb 24, 2017 0

Anjuman Kashtkaran Punjab (AKP) has appreciated the Punjab Agriculture Department initiative to promote cultivation of olive crop. AKP President Rana...

Millers refuse to lift substandard wheat

PAR Feb 24, 2017 0

Flour millers from Punjab have refused to lift what they said substandard wheat being released from the government godowns across the province. Pakist...

Customs impounds worth Rs41.34m five non-duty paid limousines

Faizan Haroon Feb 20, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Federal Board of Revenue Rawalpindi, has impounded worth Rs41.34million five non-du...

New weather system lashes northern Pakistan with rain and snowfall

PAR Feb 18, 2017 0

The recent rain and snowfall are expected to continue over the next 24-hours with rain and thunderstorms forecast over the next 48-hours according to...

Rajwana inaugurates hydroponic greenhouse

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana on Thursday said use of modern technology in agriculture would strengthen economy and improve lives of...

Students visit Gwadar, learn about CPEC development plan for the port city

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

QUETTA: A delegation comprising of 230 students and teachers of Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Lasbela Educational Institutions visited Gwadar on Wednesday...

World Bank to Support Development of Tourism Sector

PAR Jan 31, 2017 0

The World Bank would be supporting Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) in developing the tourist facilities and resorts in the country by...

Pakistan sets its first Internet Exchange Points, aims to enhance connectivity through CPEC

PAR Jan 30, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The inauguration of Pakistan’s long-delayed first Internet Exchange Point (IXP) at Islamabad by the IT minister on January 27, 2017, is a l...