B17 comes to Karachi

B17 comes to Karachi

Blog Oct 19, 2017 0

Karachi (art) Biennale 2017 is pretty much Pakistan’s largest ever pan international contemporary art event. it will take in place every...
CPEC: Gilgit-Baltistan to be declared free trade zone, says Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir
The federal government has decided to declare Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) ‘a free trade zone’ to promote business activities in the...
Peshawar: Box of Happiness offers free food twice a day
With a smiley face emoji, the Box of Happiness on Peshawar’s bustling University road holds 100 food containers during...
B17 comes to Karachi

B17 comes to Karachi

Blog October 19, 2017 0

Karachi (art) Biennale 2017 is pretty much Pakistan’s largest ever pan international contemporary art event. it will take in place every two years in the city of Karachi. In fact, come October this year almost 150 artists not just from Pakistan but also from across the globe will resonate to the... Read more
CPEC: Gilgit-Baltistan to be declared free trade zone, says Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir
The federal government has decided to declare Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) ‘a free trade zone’ to promote business activities in the area, according to Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir. Talking to a group of journalists, the federal minister said G-B had paramount importance in making the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project... Read more
Peshawar: Box of Happiness offers free food twice a day
With a smiley face emoji, the Box of Happiness on Peshawar’s bustling University road holds 100 food containers during lunch and dinner for labourers and people who cannot afford a meal. The initiative was launched by students of Institute of Management Sciences (IMSciences). Twice a day, they fill the... Read more
Khairpur: 3 SEPCO feeders declared free from load shedding
SEPCO earlier yesterday announced that their three feeders at Khairpur were declared free from load shedding. According to detail, the Federal Secretary Water and Powers Muhammad Younus Dhaga, during a visit to Khairpur last month, announced that three feeders of Khairpur city including Khaki Shah, Ram Puri Darghah and... Read more
Karachi: Rangers free PPP’s Qadir Patel after long interrogation
Former Pakistan Peoples Party Karachi president Qadir Patel was released earlier yesterday by paramilitary Rangers in Karachi after an eight-hour-long detention. Patel, one of the accused in a case of facilitating terror, was summoned by Rangers on Thursday for interrogation about his alleged involvement. Former federal minister Dr Asim... Read more
“Lahore to have free WiFi soon” PITB
Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Umar Saif said that free WiFi access for the public was on the cards for the good people of Lahore. “In Lahore, people will have free WiFi access at some hotspots,” he said on his social media page. Saif said the service would be extended... Read more
‘Honour’ killing: Young couple shot dead in Karachi for marrying of their free will
In a clear cut ‘honour killing’ case, a young couple from North Waziristan Agency was mercilessly murdered in a Karachi neighbourhood earlier yesterday for marrying of their free will. Khan Gul, 24, and his wife Shabeena, 22, were killed allegedly by the woman’s uncle and his son inside their house in Orangi... Read more
Good Samaritans: 2 A-Level students set up ‘Wall of Help’ to serve Karachi’s poor
After the ‘Wall of Kindness’ set up at Sea View, two Advanced Level (A level) students have taken up an initiative to serve the city’s poor for free. The wall outside Gate 3 of Saint Patrick’s High School presented a different look on Tuesday, with hooks drilled next to... Read more
Pakistan, Thailand close to finalising draft for a free trade accord
Pakistan decided in principal to extend all those concessions to Thailand under a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) that are already available to China in a similar arrangement. “Pakistan and Thailand have held many brainstorming sessions at official and ministerial levels since last year and currently the draft of... Read more
Facebook founder urges free Internet in India amid row
NEW DELHI: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg urged India on Monday to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to the poor, his latest bid amid an escalating row with authorities. The head of the social network tried to drum up support for the Free Basics... Read more
Volta Batteries launches free car battery checkup for consumers
Islamabad: Volta Batteries has started an initiative to check the car batteries of the consumers free of cost at renowned petrol stations in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. The aim of the program is to help end consumers know about the health and general maintenance of their car batteries. The... Read more
Imran sets four more falcons free
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan set free yet another batch of four falcons in Peshawar earlier yesterday. Earlier on Nov 3, he had released 10 falcons worth millions of rupees. The falcons were rescued while being smuggled from Bannu to Karachi. Mr Khan was informed by officials of the... Read more
Gwadar’s free trade zone: Pakistan to hand over almost 3000 acres to China
The Pakistani authorities will formally hand over 2,281 acres of Gwadar Port’s free trade zone to the Chinese Oversees Ports Holding Company Ltd (COPHCL) on November 11 on a 43-year lease, In a landmark ceremony. The ceremony will be held in Gwadar tommorow and will be attended by the Chinese... Read more
PIA ready to transport  relief goods for free
In view of the devastating earthquake that shook the country on Monday, Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has offered free transportation of relief goods not only from domestic but also international destinations if the federal government and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) demand it. A spokesperson for the national... Read more