In a first, India rolls out electric bus to curb air pollution

In a bid to combat air pollution, India rolled out its first electric bus (e-bus) in the capital New Delhi. The Delhi government plans to induct around 300 e-buses by April 2022. Additionally, 2000 such buses will be rolled out within the next few years. 

KP government signs MoUs with 44 foreign companies at Dubai expo

At the Dubai International Expo-2020, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with 44 international investment businesses, resulting in a total investment of more than $8 billion in various sectors.

On call, PM Khan thanks Putin for defending Prophet Muhammad

Taking to Twitter, PM Khan said Putin is the first Western leader who showed empathy and sensitivity towards Muslim sentiments for their Prophet. To clarify, in December 2021, Vladimir Putin took a strong stance and said disrespecting Holy Prophet Muhammad is not freedom of speech. 

Pakistan takes strict measures against Covid 5th wave

According to official data as many as 4,340 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours after 49,809 tests were taken. As a result, NCOC directed that cities reporting more than 10% positive cases will receive a new set of guidelines.

Why KIA has become Pakistan’s new favourite car company?

KIA, the famous South-Korean automobile manufacturer and a new entrant in the Pakistani auto market, has done it. Not only did KIA come third in January 2021 car sales, but the car brand also outperformed Honda.

SBP clarifies controversy on Afghan aid

While rejecting the claims made in a news report, SBP hit out by calling them incorrect and misleading. SBP clarified that it did not refuse to open the Afghan Relief Fund account but requested Finance Division to examine the implications of international sanctions.

FIA likes to harass people: Chief Justice lashes out

While expressing his displeasure with the Federal Investigation Agency's performance, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court claimed that the FIA is harassing individuals by putting nets in the name of the investigation to see how many fish will come.

How Indians reacted to Pakistan’s National Security Policy

Pakistan's first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) sparked quite the storm in India. According to most Indians, Pakistan's National Security Policy is a "trap". Similarly, India's Lt Gen Sanjay Kulkarni hit out at Pakistan and said it is India's rival and home to terrorists. 

Data reveals textile exports fell by 61% in 2022

According to APTMA, textile mills in Punjab faced disruptions in gas and electricity supply. As a result, the textile industry faced significant losses. The suspension of gas put about 80 percent of the industry at risk of shutting down.

PML-N claims to replace PM Khan with interim PM by March?

PML-N’s Talal Chaudhry confirmed reports that there were plans to install an “interim prime minister” who would hold general elections. Talal Chaudhry said there is a lot of pressure from the public. The public demands that such an "incompetent government" be removed. 

Pakistan unveils new riffles: BW20 and BW21

The BW20 rifle has the same mechanism as the Hecker & Koch G3, which is the Pakistan Army's standard battle rifle and is currently a POF product. Pakistani munitions firms appear to have introduced the BW20 in response to the Pakistani army's requests for a next-generation rifle.

Asad Qaiser and Ahsan Iqbal argue over recounting of NA votes

During the NA session, Ahsan Iqbal and Asad Qaiser indulged in a heated argument as the latter refused a recount. Ahsan Iqbal told Asad Qaiser that the Opposition challenged the count, however, the speaker did not listen.