PNP NEWS http://www.paknewspage.com News around the globe @ 24/7 Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:43:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 http://www.paknewspage.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/cropped-PNP-512-x-512-1-32x32.png PNP NEWS http://www.paknewspage.com 32 32 Ishaq Dar to Contest Senate Elections 2018 http://www.paknewspage.com/ishaq-dar-to-contest-senate-elections-2018/ http://www.paknewspage.com/ishaq-dar-to-contest-senate-elections-2018/#respond Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:13:05 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9793 Lahore: The High Court has allowed Muslim League (N) leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar to contest Senate elections 2018.

Ishaq Dar had submitted separate papers to Senate General and Technocrat seats, however, the Returning Officer appointed by the Election Commission rejected the nomination papers of Ishaq Dar. The Ex-Finance Minister then approached Lahore High Court who permitted him to contest the Senate Elections.

The lawyer of Mr. Ishaq Dar asserted that all the legal requirements were met by his client to fight the election and the Returning Officer had rejected nomination papers.

The lawyer of the provincial election commission said in a reply that Ishaq Dar’s display of a bank account for two seats is malicious, the papers of candidates who do not provide a copy of the certified identification card are rejected by the nominated candidates. After hearing the arguments of the Lahore High Court, Ishaq Dar allowed the Senate to contest.

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“Zakota Jinn” Died in Lahore http://www.paknewspage.com/zakota-jinn-died-in-lahore/ http://www.paknewspage.com/zakota-jinn-died-in-lahore/#respond Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:06:08 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9790 Lahore: Famous actor in the history of Pakistan, “Zakota Jinn”, who played an important role in the drama serial “Ainak Wala Jinn” died today in Lahore. His original name was Matloob ur Rehman.

he remained in Tv and acting profession for 40 years.

His famous dialogue was “Mujhe Kaam Batao, Main Kya Karun, Main Kis ko Khaaon“. That dialogue is still remembered by those who had watched the television show.

Note: This news was published on Express News and contradictory statements have also bee seen on various news channels.

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List of International Players Participating in PSL 2018 Season 3 http://www.paknewspage.com/list-of-international-players-participating-in-psl-2018-season-3/ http://www.paknewspage.com/list-of-international-players-participating-in-psl-2018-season-3/#respond Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:03:28 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9785 PNP: According to latest news, many of the international players have agreed to playing in Pakistan and will feature in the competition for their sides in the country.

PSB has already announced the schedule of PSL 2018 season 3. According to the announced schedule Three (3) matches will be played in Pakistan.

Names of players are given below.

Some of the players who could be playing in the PSL in Pakistan are;
Darren Sammy,
Shane Watson,
Carlos Brathwaite,
Imran Tahir,
J.P. Duminy,
Colin Ingram,
Darren Bravo,
Luke Ronchi,
Sam Billings,
Tamim Iqbal,
Andre Fletcher,
David Wiese,
Lendl Simmons,
Joe Denly,
Ravi Bopara, and
Tymal Mills.

Players that are NOT participating:
Eoin Morgan, Kevin Pietersen and Mitchell Johnson have all refused to feature in the country.

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Pakistan Super League 2018 – PSL Season 3 http://www.paknewspage.com/pakistan-super-league-2018-psl-season-3/ http://www.paknewspage.com/pakistan-super-league-2018-psl-season-3/#respond Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:34:16 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9782 PNP: Pakistan Super League PSL 2018 season three is going to be started in Dubai on 22nd February. The third edition of the PSL is only few days away.

At this moment the entire country and the rest of the world is holding its breath for another successful season of the PSL 2018. According the schedule of PSL 2018 announced by PCB, total 6 Teams are participating that will play total 34 matches out of which 3 matches will be played in Pakistan. The pattern of these three matches that will be played in Pakistan would be like this;

The final will be held in Karachi while two games during the playoffs will be played in Lahore.

Every team has 19-20 players in their squads during the HBL Pakistan Super League 2018. In this PSL there is an addition of another team named “Multan Sultans” from Multan region. On the 1st of June, PCB announced Multan as the sixth team to take part in the competition.

A seventh team would be included in the PSL after two years based out of FATA, Sialkot or Faisalabad. INSHA’ALLAH!

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Lengend of Showbiz, Qazi Wajid, Passes Away in Karachi http://www.paknewspage.com/lengend-of-showbiz-qazi-wajid-passes-away-in-karachi/ http://www.paknewspage.com/lengend-of-showbiz-qazi-wajid-passes-away-in-karachi/#respond Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:49:29 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9721 KARACHI: Renowned showbiz star, TV actor Qazi Wajid passed away in a Karachi hospital today on Sunday 11th February, 2018. He was 87.

Qazi was admitted to hospital after falling in cardiac pain yesterday evening. He was awarded with a Pride of Performance Award in 1988 by the government of Pakistan.

Everyone is saddened at the demise of renowned showbiz star Qazi Wajid & law expert Asma Jahangir. May Allah have mercy on the departed souls.

President of Pakistan, politicians and journalists have expressed grief over the death of Qazi. In short everyone has paid tribute and express his/her deep sorrow on the death of Qazi.

People has shown their love and grief through social media on the demise of Wajid. Both the personalities, Qazi and Jahangir, were important to the nation and no doubt we have lost two legends today.

May ALLAH SWT place the departed souls at highest rank in Jannah. Ameen

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Asma Jahangir: A Renowned lawyer and activist passes away today http://www.paknewspage.com/asma-jahangir-a-renowned-lawyer-and-activist-passes-away-today/ http://www.paknewspage.com/asma-jahangir-a-renowned-lawyer-and-activist-passes-away-today/#respond Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:19:23 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9716 Lahore: An eminent senior lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away in Lahore on Sunday 11th February, 2018.

According to our private source she was suffering a heart problem last night and shifted to a private hospital for treatment. But she could not revived from the heart problem and passed away. People are expressing their deep grief on the demise of outspoken lawyer.

Cheif Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, paid tributes to the towering figure and expressed a deep grief on her death.

She was an asset for the lawyer community and on her death whole community is in rich grief.

Asma was born in Lahore in January 1952. After completing her education, she joined the law/judiciary department and provide her marvelous service for its betterment. Her services for the betterment and building of Pakistan shall always be remembered in golden words.

President of Pakistan, politicians, lawyers and journalists have expressed grief over the death of Asma Jahangir. In short everyone has paid tribute and express his/her deep sorrow on the death of Jahangir.

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharfi said “Pakistan has lost a passionate champion of human rights and a staunch supporter of democracy”.

Usman Dar’s tweet on the demise of Jahangir:


 
Ansar Abbasi: To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return.

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Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Schedule http://www.paknewspage.com/pakistan-super-league-psl-2018-schedule/ http://www.paknewspage.com/pakistan-super-league-psl-2018-schedule/#respond Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:19:14 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9713 Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 Schedule is announced. Pakistan Super League 2018 will start from 22nd Feb 2018. This is the 3rd PSL and 6 teams are participating in PSL.

Date Matches Time (PST) Venue
Thursday, February 22 Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans 10:00 pm Dubai
Friday, February 23 Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators 4:30 pm Dubai
Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars 9:00 pm
Saturday, February 24 Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi 4:30 pm Dubai
Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars 9:00 pm
Sunday, February 25 Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United 4:30 pm Dubai
Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi 9:00 pm
Monday, February 26 Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars 9:00 pm Dubai
Wednesday, February 28 Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators 9:00 pm Sharjah
Thursday, March 1 Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi 9:00 pm Sharjah
Friday, March 2 Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings 4:30 pm Sharjah
Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 3 Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators 4:30 pm Sharjah
Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars 9:00 pm
Sunday, March 4 Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings 9:00 pm Sharjah
Tuesday March 6 Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans 9:00 pm Dubai
Wednesday, March 7 Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators 9:00 pm Dubai
Thursday, March 8 Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars 4:30 pm Dubai
Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators 9:00 pm
Friday, March 9 Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars 4:30 pm Dubai
Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 10 Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings 4:30 pm Dubai
Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators 9:00 pm
Sunday, March 11 Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars 9:00 pm Dubai
Tuesday March 13 Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United 9:00 pm Sharjah
Wednesday, March 14 Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars 9:00 pm Sharjah
Thursday, March 15 Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings 4:30 pm Sharjah
Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United 9:00 pm
Friday, March 16 Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars 4:30 pm Sharjah
Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings 9:00 pm
Play-Offs
Sunday, March 18 Qualifier – Team 1 vs Team 2   Dubai
Tuesday March 20 Eliminator 1 – Team 3 vs Team 4   Lahore
Wednesday, March 21 Eliminator 2 – Eliminator 1 Winner vs Qualifier Loser   Lahore
Sunday, March 25 PSL Final   Karachi

The matches will be played in Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore and Karachi.

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KPITB KPK Innovation Fellowship/Internship Program 2018 http://www.paknewspage.com/kpitb-kpk-innovation-fellowship-internship-program-2018/ http://www.paknewspage.com/kpitb-kpk-innovation-fellowship-internship-program-2018/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:58:53 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9701 Peshawar: KPK government has announced 4th batch of KPK Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2018 which is also called as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB).

It is an internship program where a team of talented researchers, designers, community organizers, and developers collaborate to build apps, inspire citizen engagement, improve government, and show how to innovate in public services.

KPK Internship Program Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2018 revolves around the three key features:

  1. Citizens and government working together, hand-in-hand, to solve problems
  2. Adopting user-centric, lean, and agile development methodologies
  3. Increasing civic engagement by creating innovative solutions in public services
  4. Also look at Global Youth Summit

KP Civic Innovation Fellowship:
The Fellowship Program is a 6-month program supported by Code for Pakistan, the KP IT Board, and the World Bank, where a team of talented researchers, designers, community organizers, and developers collaborate to build apps, inspire citizen engagement, improve government, and show how to innovate in public services. These apps can help solve problems in a variety of public domains, such as healthcare, crime, disaster management, citizen engagement, transportation, traffic, education, etc.

Host Organisation: Code for Pakistan
Fellowship/Internship Location: Peshawar
Fellowship Duration: Six Months
Financial Support and Benefits: The benefits that these fellows are getting includes a monthly stipend of Rs. 30,000/- for six months.

Eligibility Criteria:
The criteria for the KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2018 is given below:

  1. Pakistani National
  2. The candidate should have a minimum of 16 years of education from an HEC recognized university having expertise is one of the following categories:
  3. The candidate should be able to spare 40 hours/week for 6 months after induction

Required Document: Resume Only

How to Apply: The candidate needs to apply online. Applications received through any other channels would not be entertained.

Application Deadline: 4th March, 2018

Apply Online

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Youth Internship Programme 2018 by Govt of Pakistan for Students http://www.paknewspage.com/youth-internship-programme-2018-by-govt-of-pakistan-for-students/ http://www.paknewspage.com/youth-internship-programme-2018-by-govt-of-pakistan-for-students/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:07:36 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9695 Islamabad: Applications are invited for the youth internship programme 2018 by the Govt. of Pakistan. This internship is available for Fresh Graduates & also for Postgraduates.

Candidates have to be 16 years of education to Join NACTA in the journey of terrorism and extremism on the basis of following criteria.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Bachelors or Masters Degree from the university within the country or from abroad, recognized by HEC.
  2. Duration of internship will be for 1 Year.
  3. Monthly Stipend will 20,000 PKR
  4. Candidates need to be Regular.

Deadline to apply: 28th Feb 2018

How to Apply: Download the Application Form given below.

All necessary documents need to attach with performa. Send it to the Given Address Below.

Address to Send Form: P.O BOX NO.1981, GPO, Islamabad

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NTS Cultural Exchange Test Answer Key – 4 Feb 2018 http://www.paknewspage.com/nts-cultural-exchange-test-answer-key-4-feb-2018/ http://www.paknewspage.com/nts-cultural-exchange-test-answer-key-4-feb-2018/#comments Sun, 04 Feb 2018 16:52:54 +0000 http://www.paknewspage.com/?p=9683 National Testing Service conducted test for the Cultural Exchange / China Government Scholarships Programme for the year 2018 for Master’s and Ph.D studies in various subjects. The test was held today on 4th February, 2018.

These scholarships are Fully Funded as the donor countries provide tuition fee, accommodation and monthly living allowance, which varies from country to country.

The test was held in all major cities of Pakistan in which thousands of candidates appeared.

The major portion of the test was based on the subject chosen by the candidate.

The test takers were given answer sheets to fill the right options as well as a carbon copy of the same was retained by the candidates to match their answers with the answer key issued by the NTS to calculate the score.

The result of the Cultural Exchange test is expected in the 3rd week of February, 2018.

Answer Key for NTS Cultural Exchange Test 2018 has been announced (NTS Link).

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