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President calls for integrating emerging technologies into higher education

President Dr Arif Alvi has urged universities and higher education institutions to establish meaningful and practical links with well-known international universities.   Chairing the board meeting of Lahore University of Management Sciences in Lahore on Friday, he stressed the need to learn from each other’s best practices, experiences, innovations and creativity.   He said in […]

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Senate condemns desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden, Netherlands

January 27, 2023 |

The Senate on Friday held candid discussion on recent despicable acts of desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden and the Netherlands.   Participating in the debate, Minister for Law Azam Nazeer Tarar strongly condemned the desecration of Holy Quran in the two European countries.   He said Islam preaches the message of peace, tolerance and […]

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CDWP approves seven development projects worth Rs22.16b

January 27, 2023 |

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved seven development projects worth 22.16 billion rupees during its meeting under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal in Islamabad on Friday.   The forum approved Balochistan Urgent Response for Food Security Project at the cost of Rs 1,100.000 million, Maintenance Dredging […]

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PM to inaugurate Green Line Train today

January 26, 2023 |

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif will inaugurate Greenline Train today (Friday), which will ply between Islamabad and Karachi.   According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Railways, the Green Line train after starting its journey from Margalla station will have stops at Rawalpindi, Chaklala, Lahore, Khanewal, Bahawalpur, Rohri, Hyderabad and Drug Road on […]

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PM reaffirms resolve to deepen economic, trade engagement with US

January 26, 2023 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has reaffirmed Pakistan’s resolve to deepen economic and trade engagement with the United States.   He was talking to US Ambassador Donald Blome, who called on him in Islamabad today.   The Prime Minister reiterated that Pakistan attached importance to its longstanding ties with the United States.   Noting the recent […]

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Holistic energy policy will be finalized by end of 2023: Musadik

January 26, 2023 |

Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik says a holistic energy policy to resolve the issue of energy on long-term basis will be finalized by the end of this year.   Addressing media in Islamabad this afternoon, he said the policy is aimed at importing economical, sustainable crude oil and gas from Russia. He said […]

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EB5 Capital Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for Rivergate (JF28)

January 26, 2023 |

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, members of the EB5 Capital team joined developer IDI Group Companies and PTM Partners in celebrating the ribbon-cutting ceremony of Rivergate, also known as Viridium, EB5 Capital’s JF28 project located in Woodbridge, Virginia. This event marks a major milestone for the project, which is the second phase […]

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General Business News

PACRA Assigns Initial Entity Ratings to Unicol Limited

Lahore, March 22, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s ethanol industry is largely export based owing to lower domestic usage. The Country’s ethanol exports stood at USD 392mln in MY20, growing steeply by ~39%. Fluctuating yet inclining trend was witnessed in the global ethanol prices owing to spike in ethanol demand due to Covid-19 and closure of businesses […]

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Official News

Govt working to ensure implementation of laws related to women rights: Kanwal

Parliamentary Secretary for Planning, Development and Reforms Kanwal Shauzab says the PTI government, under its manifesto, is vigorously working to ensure implementation of laws related to women rights. Talking to PTV News, she said the government has done a lot on the agenda of women empowerment and enacted laws to safeguard their property rights. Kanwal […]

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Company News

Daily Distribution of JS Investments Limited

Karachi, JS Investments Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that a dividend of Re. 0.0183 per unit will be paid to the unit holders whose name appeared in the register of unit holders of JSIDDF at the close of the business day on March 19, 2021. JS Investments Limited is a public listed company incorporated in […]

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Board Meetings

Board of directors meeting of Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited

Karachi, Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on April 28, 2021 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period ended March 31, 2020. Further, the company has declared the closed period from March 26, […]

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Education News

Punjab Officially Announces Dates for Annual Matric Exams

Punjab Boards Committee of Chairmen (PBCC) has announced the tentative date for the commencement of matriculation exams under all educational boards in the province.According to details, matric exams will commence on 1 April 2023, with the first exam o…

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Entertainment News

Pakistan’s rich cultural heritage exhibited in Belgium

The Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels joined the much awaited event on the cultural calendar of Belgium by partnering with Urban Brussels to mark the 2022 edition of the annual Heritage Day. This year’s Heritage day on September 17 and 18 coincided with the 75th diamond jubilee of Pakistan’s independence in August 2022. The Ambassador of […]

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