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Corps Commander Karachi witnesses training exercise of troops in Salahpat, RYK

Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz has witnessed training exercise of troops in Salahpat and Rahim Yar Khan. According to ISPR, troops from Karachi and Panu Aqil garrison participated in Field exercise. Corps Commander appreciated troops for their operational readiness and training standards.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Govt to remove hurdles in way of business activities: PM

September 25, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured the businessmen and investors that the government is committed to remove all difficulties and hurdles in the way of business activities on priority basis. Talking to a delegation of the country’s well known investors and business personalities in Islamabad, he said the development of construction sector would not only […]

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Punjab govt issues notification to ensure protection of rights sugarcane’ growers

September 25, 2020 |

Punjab government has issued a notification to ensure protection of rights of growers of sugarcane. In a statement issued from Lahore today, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that now sugar mill owners will have to buy sugarcane from farmers at the notified rates and issue proper receipts while the weight and price of sugarcane […]

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PM, Governor GB discuss general elections

September 25, 2020 |

Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad. They discussed matters pertaining to constitutional reforms and Gilgit-Baltistan general elections.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Digital Library inaugurated in Karachi allowing access to over 10 mln books

September 25, 2020 |

A digital library has been inaugurated in Karachi allowing access to more than 10 million books across the world to students, researchers and others. Sindh Minister for Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Syed Sardar Ali Shah inaugurated the library. Speaking on the occasion, the Provincial Minister said the e-library would be connected to other libraries in […]

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PHC takes steps for regularization of labs’ collection centre

September 25, 2020 |

Punjab Healthcare Commission has started taking steps for regularization of laboratories’ collection centres and improvement of their services. In a consultative meeting held in Lahore, a draft of the minimum service delivery standards and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the collection centres was given to the experts and stakeholders for further consultations.   Source: Radio […]

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PDMA issues alert about heavy rains in KP from tomorrow

September 25, 2020 |

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued an alert about heavy rains in different parts of the province from tomorrow [Saturday]. The PDMA has issued directives to all districts administration and rescue 1122 for precautionary measures to avert any human and material loss. The Authority has also directed the concerned authorities to take […]

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General Business News

K-Electric says it receives Low gas pressure

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): K-Electric (KE) said on Friday that it continues to be challenged by low gas pressure from the Sui southern Gas Company (SSGC). The quantity of the required gas remains available, but decreased pressure leads to a decline of 250MW to 300MW electricity supply at a time when demand is high, […]

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Official News

Development of public health infrastructure priority of government: AJK President

Muzaffarabad, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has said development and upgrading of primary healthcare facilities and other basic amenities is a priority of the state government. He made these comments while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Three-Day Free Eye-Camp for Cataract Surgeries organized by Al-Mustafa Welfare Organization […]

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Company News

Transaction of 14,523 shares of Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited

Karachi, Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange about transaction of shares of the company. 14,523 shares @ Rs. 468.92 per share were sold in the market on September 15, 2020 through CDC. Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited incorporated in Pakistan on June 29, 1995 as a public limited company under the Companies […]

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Board Meetings

Board of directors meeting of Kohinoor Mills Limited

Karachi, Kohinoor Mills Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on September 23, 2020 at Kasur. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Annual Accounts for the period ended June 30, 2020. Further, the company has declared the closed period from September 16, 2020 […]

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Education News

Digital Library inaugurated in Karachi allowing access to over 10 mln books

A digital library has been inaugurated in Karachi allowing access to more than 10 million books across the world to students, researchers and others. Sindh Minister for Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Syed Sardar Ali Shah inaugurated the library. Speaking on the occasion, the Provincial Minister said the e-library would be connected to other libraries in […]

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Entertainment News

Met Office predicts dry weather in most parts of country

Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during next twelve hours. However, isolated rain-thunderstorm and light snowfall over high mountainous areas is expected in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan.Temperature of some ma…

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