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AKD Quotidian about — Pakistan Market: Apr’13 Review and Outlook

May 2, 2013 | Brokerage

Karachi, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): The KSE-100 Index gained 5.2% in Apr’13 to close at 18,982 points, bringing CYI3TD gains to 12.3%. According to AKD Securities the strong gains during the month coincided with the corporate result season, where resilient profitability overcame macroeconomic and political concerns. Market volumes during Apr’13 came in at 194mn shares, […]

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Warid introduces Election 2013 updates service

May 2, 2013 | Telecommunication

Lahore, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Warid Telecom, leading the way of innovation in Pakisatan’s telecom industry, has begun its latest services for prepaid and post-paid customers in view of the upcoming elections. Warid Telecom subscribers can now receive information related to the 2013 elections via SMS by sending ELC to 2602 or dialing 77713. Customers […]

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Capital markets players in SAARC region support agenda of the regional financial integration within south asia

May 2, 2013 | General Business News

Lahore, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): “SAFE’s project on developing a harmonized regulatory framework shall serve as a first step towards building a financially integrated south Asian region”, said Mr. Aftab Ahmad Ch., MD Lahore Stock Exchange and Secretary General SAFE during a press briefing session held by SAFE of its USAID Small Grants Program funded […]

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Now Karachi is just 17 hours away by train – Pak-Business Express makes another record

May 2, 2013 | General Business News

Lahore, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pak-Business Express, the most modern, well furnished and well equipped, private-sector run train after completion of one year of its successful operations has curtailed its travel time by one hour, now it is reaching the destination in record 17 hours instead of 18 hours. The train plying between Lahore and […]

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Khushhalibank secures 1st place at Microfinance Mela 2013 hosted by State Bank of Pakistan

May 2, 2013 | Financial Services

Islamabad, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan hosted the Micro Finance Mela 2013 held at Craft Bazar Bahawalpur and was participated in by Micro Finance Banks from across the country such as Khushhalibank Ltd, Tameer Micro Finance Bank, NRSP Bank, The First Micro Finance Bank, NGOs such as Kashaf Foundation and Madawa […]

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Telenor Pakistan introduces Operator Billing Service

May 2, 2013 | Telecommunication

Islamabad, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): In line with the vision of offering maximum benefits of telecommunication services, Telenor Pakistan has introduced operator billing service allowing its customers to buy apps online at Nokia Store by paying directly from their mobile phones. Through this innovative offering, Telenor Pakistan’s customers can now enjoy their favourite apps without […]

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Sui Southern Gas Company wins Consumers Choice Award eighth time

May 2, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Karachi, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): SSGC was conferred with the 8th Consumers Choice Award for eighth year in a row in the category of ‘Best Utility Service Provider’. Held every year under the aegis of Consumers Association of Pakistan, the Awards Ceremony recognizes the contributions of public and private sector companies for their customer-centric approach. […]

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Pakistan Football Federation to conduct National Football Challenge Cup, 2013 from 15th May, 2013

May 2, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Football Federation has announced to conduct National Football Challenge Cup, 2013 which will commence on the 15th May, 2013 at Dring Football Stadium, Bahawalpur. This event will be organized by the District Football Association of Bahawalpur. According to the press release issued here by PFF. 16 teams of Pakistan […]

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We should be bold, innovative, pragmatic and safe in conduct of Naval operations: Chief of the Naval Staff

May 2, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy’s Annual Safety Review for the year 2012 was held at Bahria Auditorium today. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila was the chief guest on the occasion. The safety review is held every year with aim to monitor the safety standards at various Pakistan Navy units […]

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United States supports teacher education in Gilgit-Baltistan

May 2, 2013 | Embassies

Gilgit, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): The United States celebrated the continued success of programs to educate the teachers of Pakistan today in a ceremony in Gilgit. The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), awarded 115 scholarships for future educators who will study in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, including at Karakoram International […]

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Malik Sohail reappointed Chairman Diplomatic Affairs, Media and Public Relations for Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Islamabad, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prominent business leader Malik Sohail Hussain has been re-appointed as Chairman, Diplomatic Affairs, Media and Public Relations for the FPCCI Capital Office Islamabad for the year 2013. The appointment was made by the President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Ahmed Malik. A notification has been […]

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United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Iqra University launches a Creative Industry Centre and Image Bank at university’s Islamabad campus

May 2, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Islamabad, May 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Iqra University on Thursday launched a Creative Industry Centre and Image Bank at the university’s Islamabad campus to support women entrepreneurship by establishing strong links between academia and industry. Top officials of both institutions and large number of women entrepreneurs including fashion […]

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