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Gold edges down on Thursday, after rising more than 1 per cent

May 9, 2013 | General Business News

Karachi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Gold edged down on Thursday, after rising more than 1 percent in the previous session, as speculators booked profits and investors cut their holdings on bullion exchange-traded funds to their lowest since early 2009. Crude fell below $96 a barrel as rising fuel supplies and faltering demand pointed to a […]

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Warid launches Election App; Customers can use the app to get the latest news about National and Provincial constituencies

May 9, 2013 | Telecommunication

Lahore, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Warid Telecom, Pakistan’s leading innovator in the telecom sector in partnership with Suave Solutions has released its latest Android based application with regard to the upcoming elections in Pakistan. Now all Warid Telecom customers with Android based Smartphones can get the latest information and updates about the elections on their […]

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Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry to enhance tri-lateral trade relations between Pakistan, Afghanistan and Russia

May 9, 2013 | Industries

Islamabad, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): The intention to strengthen ties between Russia and Pakistan using a platform of Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) was discussed in a called on meeting between H.E Andrey V. Demidov, Consul General, Consulate General of the Russian Federation and Mr. Muhammad Zubair Motiwala, President PAJCCI. Mr. […]

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Union of Small and Medium Enterprises remind small to medium size entrepreneurs that their vote is precious and they owe it to Pakistan to vote for right candidates

May 9, 2013 | General Business News

Karachi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has again reminded the small to medium sized entrepreneurs that their vote is very precious and they owe it to Pakistan to vote for the right candidates. The candidate who is honest, educated, willing to serve Pakistan wholeheartedly and promote the micro, […]

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Secretary Industries visits Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority’s Head office

May 9, 2013 | Misc.

Lahore, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. Shahid Rashid, Federal Secretary Industries visited Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) head office today to review the status of PSDP Projects being implemented by SMEDA as well as the future direction that SMEDA is looking to adopt. Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera, Chief Officer of SMEDA welcomed the […]

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Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s President welcomes three ordinances promulgated relating to thalassemia, mental healthcare and health commission

May 9, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Karachi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s President Muhammad Haroon Agar has welcomed the three health ordinances promulgated relating to thalassemia, mental healthcare and health commission signed by Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan on the occasion of International Thalassemia Day. He stated that implementation of these laws would help […]

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Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board orders that it’s offices will remain open from 10th May – 12th May

May 9, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Managing Director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Misbahuddin Farid has ordered all KW and SB offices to remain open from 10th May – 12th May, during General Election 2013, as per Government of Sindh Directives. He directed all Deputy Managing Directors and Chief Engineers to ensure presence in their offices […]

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Death of Three Pakistani workers in Emirates – Ambassador Jamil Ahmed Khan directs Embassy staff for early dispatch of dead bodies to Pakistan

May 9, 2013 | Embassies

Abu Dhabi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE, Jamil Ahmed Khan, has given direction to his Community Welfare Attache for early dispatch of dead bodies of the three Pakistani workers died of fire, to Pakistan. Expressing deep sadness at the tragic incident, the Ambassador also tasked the embassy staff to contact […]

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Pakistan Football Federation announces draws of National Football Challenge Cup, which will commence on 15th May

May 9, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Football Federation has announced the Draws of 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 […]

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Sanaullah, Pakistani prisoner in India, succumbs to brutal injuries

May 9, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): We have learnt with a deep sense of grief that Pakistani Prisoner Sanaullah has expired today in a hospital in Chandigarh, India. He succumbed to the brutal injuries inflicted upon him during an attack in a jail in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. The Government of Pakistan offers its deep condolences […]

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Sindh minister for Local Government visits Command and Control System in Civic Centre

May 9, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Local Government Jaffer Khwaja with Administrator Karachi Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi visited command and control system in Civic Centre in connection with election arrangements today and through cameras he reviewed various corridors of the city. Provincial Minister for Local Government said that special monitoring will be done […]

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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator says saving lives of children suffering from Thalassemia was a good deed

May 9, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi has said that saving the lives of children suffering from thalassemia was a good deed in which well offs, common people and especially blood banks could play vital role however; the storage of healthy blood for the treatment of thalassemia patients in hospitals and […]

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