Government Has Finally Passed Law Banning Plastic Bags in Islamabad from 14th August

The Federal Government today approved a complete ban on the use of plastic bags in the capital city of Pakistan. The announcement was made by the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change. He said that the sanction on the sale and purchase of polythene (plastic) bags will come into effect on the 14th … Read moreGovernment Has Finally Passed Law Banning Plastic Bags in Islamabad from 14th August

CDA has now allowed skyscrapers to be built in the city

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has officially approved the construction of skyscrapers in the city. During the meeting, a number of issues were discussed by the board including the establishment of a commercial strip in the sector I-9. Other things discussed included the changing of road names, cancellation of plots and their restoration policies. The … Read moreCDA has now allowed skyscrapers to be built in the city

The management of Islamabad Zoo has been temporarily handed to climate change ministry

The Islamabad High Court has just handed the management of Islamabad Zoo to the ministry of Climate change temporarily. The court said that the current zoo administration has failed to properly take care of the animals. The climate change secretary has also been advised to appoint a new person to handle the affairs of the … Read moreThe management of Islamabad Zoo has been temporarily handed to climate change ministry

Islamabad authorities to ban use of Plastic bags from August 14

The State Minister for Climate Change has decided to make Islamabad follow in the footsteps of Punjab where recently the use of plastic bags was banned. According to the statement of the minister, the use of plastic bags will be banned in the capital starting from the 14th of August. The ban is very important … Read moreIslamabad authorities to ban use of Plastic bags from August 14

Here’s why CDA is still unable to fix faulty traffic lights in Islamabad

If you commute through the roads of Islamabad on a daily basis, there is a good chance that you come across traffic lights that are either completely shut off or are not working properly. The issue of traffic lights being faulty is something that has plagued the capital city for a very long time. Some … Read moreHere’s why CDA is still unable to fix faulty traffic lights in Islamabad

CDA goes on a cleaning spree against illegal constructions in many areas of Islamabad including Blue Area

Last year, the Capital Development Authority began a very strong anti-encroachment campaign against illegal buildings in Islamabad. The authority took down many buildings that were illegally built on occupied government land. The biggest of which was seen on Kashmir Highway G-13 where nearly every building constructed on the side of the road were torn apart. … Read moreCDA goes on a cleaning spree against illegal constructions in many areas of Islamabad including Blue Area

The Centaurus Mall is once again exhibiting Parda Bab-Ul-Kaaba and other religious Artifacts

Last year in October, the Centaurus Mall in Islamabad had become the first ever private mall in Pakistan to exhibit religious artifacts including the Ghilaaf-e-Kaba and Parda Baab-ul-Kaaba with collaboration from the Embassy of Saudia Arabia. Since this was a first of a kind exhibition in Pakistan, swarms of people from not only Islamabad but … Read moreThe Centaurus Mall is once again exhibiting Parda Bab-Ul-Kaaba and other religious Artifacts

National University of Technology (NUTECH) inaugurated in Islamabad

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated the National University of Technology (NUTech) yesterday. Many of the top officials from the army as well as the faculty members of the university were present at the inauguration ceremony of the university. COAS was briefed on the many academic activities and strategic education … Read moreNational University of Technology (NUTECH) inaugurated in Islamabad

Rawalpindi traffic police will now facilitate computer illiterate driving license applicants by training them

In order to help and facilitate people who are computer illiterate driving license applicants, the City Traffic Police of Rawalpindi has decided to conduct training sessions to educate computer illiterate applicants who are applying for a new driving license. The training sessions will provide at least four-hour long free computer class to the applicants on … Read moreRawalpindi traffic police will now facilitate computer illiterate driving license applicants by training them