Fareiha Rehman

  • TISLAMABAD Federal Environment Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) has served summon notices on five housing societies of E/11 sector for discharging effluent and sewage into fresh stream of F 11/3. It has been learnt that the housing societies including Police Foundation, Medical, Services, Federal ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The students of the Jamia Hafsa, Lal Masjid and tutors once again appeared on scene on Saturday morning against US federal court verdict sentencing Dr Aafia Siddiqui to 86 years in jail and demanded of the government to sever diplomatic relations with the American government. Over 2000 ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Judicial Commission established for recovery of the missing persons on Friday during a high level hearing directed Joint Investigation Team to submit its final report on seven missing person cases today (Saturday), it was reliably learnt. Joint Investigation Team formulated in November ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Despite a month long extensive efforts, the hapless family of the minor girl Zainab Bibi who went missing from her masters home on 28th August this year, her family members have not yet succeeded even to lodge First Informant Report (FIR) with police for her safe recovery. The ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD On the occasion of Dr Aafia Siddiquis hearing in the US on Thursday, despite police baton charge a large number of people from diverse sectors gathered at Aabpara Market and walked towards US Consulate with solemn pledge to bring back thousands of missing persons home including ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD - Helplines of the Youth Affairs Ministry established with a purpose to facilitate youngsters as well asF general public regarding Ministrys programmes have been out of order since long thus causing difficulties for people especially for youth. Youngsters who had applied for the ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) of the mega project of Benazir Bhutto (New Islamabad) International Airport, Islamabad is underway that would be submitted on directions of the Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (PAK-EPA), TheNation has learnt. Situated on a plot of land acquired ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD A meeting of the concerned stakeholders held under the chair of Cabinet Division Secretary on Tuesday and came up with a decision of imposing bane on use of motorboats at Rawal Lack to reduce water pollution, it was learnt. After the apex court directions concerned officials of CDA, ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Ministry of Environment is planning to establish an advisory board with a view to consult on important matters and issues pertaining to environment, it was learnt. According to official sources, a meeting of high-ups of the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) and ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD - Flash floods caused by hill torrents in Rajanpur District in last we-ek of July, devastated at least 131 villages leaving around 15,055 people homeless and 162,000 acres of cotton fields ruined. The facts were revealed in Rapid Assessment Report of Flood-Affected Communities in Rajanpur ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (PAK-EPA), an attached department of the Ministry of Environment, has served notices on owners of 11 stone crushing machines installed at Margalla Hills in the jurisdiction of the Capital for causing serious environmental degradation, it is ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The relatives of the disappeared, who are continuously facing emotional, social, psychological and financial problems and at the same time they are being ignored by the quarters concerned, staged a protest rally at Radio Pakistan Chowk for recovery of their loved ones. Protesting against ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The Youth Affairs Ministry has so far failed to establish the 100 Youth Activity Centres, in the less developed areas of the country, that have been in prospect since the past two years. The cost in developing these centres is estimated to be Rs 185 million. The establishment of the 100 ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Youth Parliament along with its five members were among those killed in the place crash. All the members of the Youth Parliament were under 30 years of age and were active participants in the Youth Parliament. Hassan Javed Khan (Youth Prime Minister), Syeda Rabab Zehra ...

    Read More
  • TISALMABAD With scary thoughts coming to their minds evoking tears, the mothers, wives, and children of the missing persons have learnt that the current government has no interest in the problems of the people and is not taking the issue of the missing persons seriously. Protesting for their ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Realising the fact that Pakistans 2002 Freedom of Information Ordinance is quoted world over as an example of a bad law, participants on Friday during a consultation meeting on Article-19-A: roadmap for Implementation of Right to Information stressed for introducing proper system for ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Surrounded by lush green trees and covered with lotus plants and flowers, the Lotus Lake, on the foot of Shakarparian, used to captivate the visitors in its serene magic but now the place is giving a pathetic look with a dried up lake has turned into a house of wild growth and rubble ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Office bearers of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), All Pakistan Photojournalists Association (APPA) and various government and non-governmental departments on Saturday condemned the Punjab Assembly resolution against media and termed it an open attack on freedom of press. A ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Whereas unplanned pregnancies are on the rise in Pakistan, the country is also suffering from high abortion rate, as every year there are about 900,000 abortions, and most of them are performed in unsafe way. This was revealed on Friday during a ceremony organised in connection with ...

    Read More
  • TISALMABAD Taking action on TheNations story, the Ministry of Youth Affairs on Wednesday issued special directives to the concerned department for giving priority to the disabled and deserving students in its project of the National Internship Programme (NIP). Federal Minister for Youth Affairs, ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Some recommendations devised in the 18th Amendment would deprive the Ministry of Environment of certain powers causing uncertainty and insecurity among its employees with regard to de-federalisation of the Ministry, it was learnt on Tuesday. Debate on concurrent list, 18th Amendment that ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The so-called supporters of 'peace with India could not gather more than 15 'civil society activists here on Monday in a tiny rally that focussed on establishing good relation between India and Pakistan. The rally was organised by the NGOs forum 'Insani Haqooq Ittihad that failed to get ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Friday while hearing the case after taking suo moto notice against the trafficking of children from Pakistan to UAE for camel race, directed the authorities concerned to take immediate action to stop such an inhuman act. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA), an attached department of the Ministry of Environment has completed monitoring of smoke emitting brick kilns surrounding the Benazir Bhutto International Airport for making effective strategy that would help in minimising pollution ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD - Ignoring the alarming increase in pollution, especially air and water pollution, and demands of the masses for a strategy to cope with the issue, the Federal Government, in its budget, 2010-2011, has come up with a single new project. Japanese Policy and Human Resource Development ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD Defence of Human Rights Pakistan (DHRP) on Tuesday expressed grave concerns over the alleged abduction of eleven prisoners by law enforcement agencies from Adiala Jail and urged the Supreme Court to take suo moto notice of the incident. The relatives of missing persons made this request ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD A petition seeking action against former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf and his accomplices for imposing emergency on 3rd November 2007 was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The petitioner Shamshad Ahmad Mangat, Waqt TV reporter, has submitted a contempt of court petition ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMBAD Ministry of Environment is in the process of monitoring smoke emitting brick kilns near Benazir Bhutto International Airport, causing air pollution and affecting visibility of the aeroplanes. It has been learnt from the concerned officials within Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The Ministry of Environment has recently taken action against boating activities at the Khanpur Dam aimed at preserving water quality despite its failure to ban boats plying at the Rawal Lake in the Federal Capital. Khanpur Dam with its beautiful blue water lake is situated 8 miles north ...

    Read More
  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Wednesday took strong exception to the so-called reconciliation between influential sitting provincial minister Nisar Gul and the family of abducted Nabila, instructing the accused to appear before the apex court on Friday (tomorrow). A three-member bench of SC ...

    Read More