Category Archives: dawn

Meeting to review National Action Plan under way(DAWN)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday is chairing a meeting to review implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) at the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad. An official of the PM house told Dawn that the meeting will review … Continue reading

Posted in dawn | Leave a comment

Establishing military courts has saved future generations: Zardari(DAWN)

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said by supporting the formation of military courts, his party has helped secure the lives of future generations, DawnNews reported. Speaking to PPP members during … Continue reading

Posted in dawn | Leave a comment

New Delhi imposes direct rule in Indian-held Kashmir(Dawn)

SRINAGAR: Indian-held Kashmir was brought under New Delhi’s direct rule Friday after political rivals failed to agree on a power-sharing coalition, more than two weeks after elections in the country’s only Muslim-majority state. A federal government spokesman confirmed that President … Continue reading

Posted in dawn | Leave a comment

Punjab to amend laws through ordinances to curb terrorism(DAWN)

LAHORE: The Punjab government is amending a set of laws through ordinances to tie up loose ends that are allowing or can facilitate terrorist activities in the province, Dawn learnt on Tuesday. According to reliable sources, the government had earlier … Continue reading

Posted in dawn | Leave a comment

Setting up of military courts: President Mamnoon signs bills into law (DAWN)

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday signed the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill of 2015 as well as the Pakistan Army Act 1952 Amendment into law at the Presidency. Both bills were approved in the Parliament yesterday. Know more: Parliament passes … Continue reading

Posted in dawn | Leave a comment

Solar energy to be brought into national power grid(DAWN)

ISLAMABAD: Amid a worsening energy crisis, Pakistan has approved the use of grid-connected solar energy, rooftop solar installations and mortgage financing for home solar panels to boost uptake of clean energy in the country. The government has also reversed course … Continue reading

Posted in dawn | Leave a comment