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Pakistan Court Orders Release of Cleric Wanted by US for Terrorism

November 22, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � A court in Pakistan has ordered authorities to release from house arrest an Islamist cleric whom the United States accuses of plotting the 2008 attacks on India's financial capital of Mumbai.

In January, Hafiz Saeed, head of the …

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Pakistan Welcomes US Offer to Prevent Militant Raids from Afghanistan

November 21, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan is welcoming a U.S. military offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids against Pakistan from Afghan soil. Pakistani officials say the move "augurs well" for regional counterterrorism cooperation.

General John Nicholson, commander of U.S. …

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Education Still Eludes Many Pakistani Girls

November 20, 2017 |

Peering into their social studies books, Pakistani girls face images of traditional gender roles.

Girls are depicted as cooks in textbooks, while boys are teachers or engineers, observed Madiha Afzal, a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution in global economy …

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Report: Noticeable Decline in Pakistan’s Terror Fatalities in 2016

November 19, 2017 |

Pakistan has seen a considerable decline in number of terror fatalities in 2016, according to a recent report.

Global Peace Index 2017, a detailed report containing data on terrorism released last week observed there were 736 terror attacks in Pakistan …

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370,000 UNDOCUMENTED AFGHAN REFUGEES REGISTERED ACROSS COUNTRY

November 17, 2017 |

The National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) has expedited the registration process of un-documented Afghan refugees living in different parts of the country.

A spokesman of NADRA told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that three hundred and seventy thousand un-documented Afghan refugees …

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SSGCL TO LAY 567KM PIPELINES FOR GASIFICATION OF 137 VILLAGES OF SINDH, BALOCHISTAN

November 16, 2017 |

Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) will lay five hundred and sixty seven kilometer pipelines for gasification of one hundred and thirty seven villages of Sindh and Balochistan provinces at a cost of over two billion rupees this year.

Under …

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THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE BEING SKILLED UNDER PSDP: SHAHBAZ

November 15, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif says thousands of people have been made skilled under Punjab Skill Development Program (PSDP).

In a statement, he said the provincial government is likely to impart vocational training to two million youth, enabling them …

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DR.SAIF REVIEWS PITB’S JOB PORTAL

November 14, 2017 |

A meeting was held in Lahore on Tuesday to review progress of Punjab Information Technology Board's job portal through innovation for providing job opportunities to the people.

Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister and PITB Chairman Dr. Umar Saif said …

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UNIVERSITY OF SARGODHA ESTABLISHES E-ROZGAAR CENTRE

November 14, 2017 |

University of Sargodha has established e-Rozgaar centre to enable the educated youth to earn through online jobs and businesses under the chief minister scheme.

According to focal person Hassan Mirza, under this program university will provide three months opportunity to …

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Antalya to host summit on improving IT use in Turkey’s public

November 10, 2017 |

Ankara More than 500 information technology experts will gather in the Turkish Mediterranean resort of Antalya next week to discuss ways of improving IT use in Turkey's public sector.

During the summit, slated for November 16-19, over 40 successful public …

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Mimecast Announces Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

November 9, 2017 | Business & Finance
  • Total revenue of $63.1 million grew 42% yoy on a GAAP basis and 41% in constant currency
  • Added 900 new customers. Total customers 28,200 globally
  • Revenue retention rate of 111%
  • Gross profit percentage of 74%
  • GAAP EPS of $(0.02) per

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CTD ARRESTS MOST WANTED COMMANDER OF BANNED OUTFIT IN KARACHI

November 9, 2017 | Business & Finance

Counter Terrorism Department has arrested a most wanted commander of banned Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan in an intelligence based operation at Railway Colony in Karachi.

According to a Spokesman of the department, the arrested terrorist was involved in a number …

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