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PAKISTAN: 6 INJURED IN EXPLOSION IN KARACHI

December 9, 2018 | | Share:

ISLAMABAD, -- At least six people were injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi late Saturday, local media reported.

According to reports, the blast took place near a religious ceremony being held in the Gulistan-e-Johar …

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CM reviews traffic and cleanliness in Quetta

December 9, 2018 |

Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan has directed to immediately take measures for improvement of traffic system and cleanliness in Quetta.

A meeting was held in Quetta to review traffic and cleanliness in the city.

During the meeting, the …

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OIC welcomes UN-sponsored Yemen talks in Sweden

December 9, 2018 |

Jeddah � The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed the UN-sponsored Yemeni peace talks in Stockholm, Sweden.

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen reaffirmed the Organization's support for the efforts of United Nations Special Envoy …

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OIC chief approves humanitarian assistance for 6 projects in Palestine

December 9, 2018 |

Jeddah � Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen approved humanitarian relief allocations for the benefit of six projects in the State of Palestine.

These allocations come as an expression of the solidarity …

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Over half of global population now online: UN

December 8, 2018 |

Geneva - Some 3.9 billion people are now using the Internet, meaning that for the first time more than half of the global population is online, the United Nations said on Friday.

The UN agency for information and communication technologies, …

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Over half of global population now online: UN

December 8, 2018 |

Geneva - Some 3.9 billion people are now using the Internet, meaning that for the first time more than half of the global population is online, the United Nations said on Friday.

The UN agency for information and communication technologies, …

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President warmly welcomed people visiting Aiwan-e-Sadr

December 8, 2018 |

Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad has been opened for the public as part of government's policy to allow public access to the state buildings.

The people have started arriving at the Aiwan-e-Sadr to enjoy strolling at the lush green and spacious lawns of …

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Business News

Rs1.17 b to be spent on up-gradation of DHQ hospital Gilgit

December 9, 2018 | | Share:

An amount of 1.17 billion rupees would be spent on upgradation of District Headquarters Hospital Gilgit.

Under the project, eight story building would be completed by the end of 2020.

Medical Superintendent DHQ Hospital Dr. Farmanuaalh said work on Trama …

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Official News

13th CNS International Squash Championship 2018

December 9, 2018 | General, Official News | Share:

Islamabad, December 09, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Semi Finals of the 13th Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) International Squash Championship 2018 were played here at Pakistan Navy Roshan Khan Jahangir Khan Squash Complex, Fleet Club Saddar Karachi. The Championship carries …

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Company News

Punjab govt to ensure provision of clean drinking water during next 5 years

December 3, 2018 | Business & Finance, Company News | Share:
Punjab Government will ensure the provision of clean drinking water throughout the province during next five years.This was stated by Punjab Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering, Mian Mahmood-Ur-Rashid during Question H...…

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Energy & Power

OIC chief approves humanitarian assistance for 6 projects in Palestine

December 9, 2018 | Energy & Power | Share:

Jeddah � Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen approved humanitarian relief allocations for the benefit of six projects in the State of Palestine.

These allocations come as an expression of the solidarity …

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Board Meetings

Board of directors meeting of Pakistan Engineering Company Limited

December 7, 2018 | Board Meetings | Share:
Karachi, Pakistan Engineering Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on December 14, 2018 at Islamabad. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period…

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Entertainment

All basic facilities being provided to newly merged districts of KP: Governor

December 9, 2018 | Entertainment, General, Official News | Share:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman says all out efforts are being made to provide basic facilities including health and education to the people of newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing students in Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan today, he …

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