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A Feast of Firsts & Award-Winning Features, Short Films & Dialogues From 12 Countries All Free to Stream: True Colors Film Festival

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 3 December 2021 – True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) returns from today offering audiences across Asia free streaming of 10 Features, 20 short films and 4 Dialogues. Presented by The Nippon Foundation, the films present new and radical human perspectives about life and the pursuit of happiness. Highlights include: The world’s first Oscar-nominated […]

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Bombardier Marks Dual Celebration – NetJets Accepts First Global 7500 Business Jet as Bombardier Delivers 1,000th Global Aircraft

December 3, 2021 |

NetJets’ leader receives the key to the Global 7500 Delivery of industry’s longest-range business jet marks the first of 20 Global 7500 aircraft to join the NetJets fleet  Global 7500 aircraft continues to garner significant interest from customers who value features such as the largest and most unique cabin, innovative technology, unparalleled performance and the […]

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IAP and CDC Sign MoU for Digital Aggregation of Insurance Products

December 3, 2021 |

Under the regulatory impetus of the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), the Insurance Association of Pakistan (IAP) and the Central Depository Company (CDC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the di…

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Tarin Says Pakistanis Need to Forge Patience as Good Days Are Coming

December 3, 2021 |

Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance & Revenue Shaukat Tarin has stated that the country’s economy is on the right track and the good days are coming.Addressing a press conference on Friday, he said, “we have always been telling the public …

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FBR Gives Deadline for Big Retailers to Integrate with Point of Sale System

December 3, 2021 |

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed 482 big (Tier-1) retailers to immediately integrate with FBR’s point of sale (POS) system by 10 December 2021 to avoid disallowance of input tax claims and creation of tax demands.In this regard, FBR issu…

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An Insight into Pakistan’s Inflation Conundrum

December 3, 2021 |

The seemingly unending upward swing in Pakistan’s consumer prices has become an uphill task to deal with — with particular reference to the rise in recent months — for the government and the public. A global analysis by ProPakistani reveals that Pakist…

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Govt Announces Rs. 5 Million Reward for Information About Urea Hoarders

December 3, 2021 |

The government has announced that a reward of Rs. 5million for any person who can provide “credible” and “actionable” information about the 343,000 metric tons of urea that has anonymously disappeared from the market, reported a national daily.The anno…

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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

Here’s the Semi-Finals & Finals Schedule for 2021 T20 World Cup

After a grueling schedule of 41 matches over a period of 20 days, the semi-finalists for the 2021 T20 World Cup have finally been decided. The top two teams from each group of the Super 12s stage will play in the two knock-out matches to advance to the final of the mega event and get […]

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Entertainment News

WhatsApp Updates its Privacy Policy After a Record €225 Million Fine

WhatsApp has seen endless controversy since it last updated its privacy policy earlier this year. The change compelled millions of users to migrate to other chatting apps.Now, after several months, the chatting app has been forced to update its policy …

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