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U.S. Institute of Peace Announces Finalists For 2022 Women Building Peace Award

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is honored to announce the six finalists for the 2022 Women Building Peace Award. The Women Building Peace Award is given each year to a woman peacebuilder who has made a major contribution to preventing conflict, combatting violence and building peace. This year, […]

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Dar Invites Textile Exporters After Mills Threaten Shut Down

October 5, 2022 |

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has summoned an important meeting to address the reservations of textile exporters. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce Textile Wing, All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) and other stakeholders of the textile industry have been invited to participate in a meeting on Thursday (tomorrow) on regionally competitive […]

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IS Ramps Up Attacks in Afghanistan, Taliban Claim Key Arrest

October 5, 2022 |

Amid an intensified terror campaign by the Islamic State Khorasan (ISK) group in Afghanistan which has killed dozens of civilians this week, Taliban authorities claim they have captured the group’s liaison for Europe. On Tuesday, the Taliban’s intelligence agency released a video confession of an alleged ISK member who says he helped foreign nationals join […]

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Assistance from global partners vital for rehabilitation of Pakistan flood victims: COAS

October 5, 2022 |

Pakistan and United States have agreed on improving bilateral cooperation in economic, trade and investment sectors.   The understanding was reached during meetings of Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa with Secretary of Defence General Lloyd James Austin III Retired, National Security Advisor Jacob Jeremiah Sullivan and Deputy Secretary of state Wendy Ruth Sherman […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh and Proxima Media Launch New Banner Production Company ‘The Quad’ in Partnership With Amy Kim and Jaime Burke of Lifeboat Productions

October 5, 2022 |

The Quad will produce 3-5 films per year with a self-funded budget of $3M – $12M each, and will star a top influencer paired with a world-renowned director and actor LOS ANGELES, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ryan Kavanaugh, in tandem with Proxima Media and Lifeboat Productions’ Amy Kim and Jaime Burke, proudly announces […]

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Automox Expands Functionality and Reach with Remote Control and New Global Partnership

October 4, 2022 |

Product and distribution momentum set to fuel international growth Boulder, Colo, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Automox®, the cloud-native IT operations provider, today announced general availability of its remote control feature, offering global IT teams advanced troubleshooting capabilities from a single cloud-native console. Remote control is a powerful tool for IT teams everywhere. IT […]

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UN Raises Appeal for Flood-Hit Pakistan to Address Hunger, Health

October 4, 2022 |

The United Nations dramatically hiked its lifesaving appeal Tuesday to help Pakistan, where erratic rains and a combination of riverine, urban and flash floods have unleashed an unprecedented global climate-change-induced disaster since June. The international funding appeal, jointly launched with the Pakistani government from Geneva, is seeking $816 million — five times more than the […]

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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

Arab states major culprits in Uyghur rendition back to China

Published by Al-Araby Children torn from parents, husbands from wives, and fractured families scattered to the four winds at China’s bidding, are the fallout from Arab state complicity in forceable Uyghur rendition. Since 2001, according to new findings, 292 Uyghurs have been picked up, detained or deported from at least six Arab states, some whilst […]

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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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