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Leather Industry cannot sustain Power tariff hike

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Lahore, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): With the Highest Cost of doing Business in the region the tanning sector is already under pressure and decision of NEPRA to increase Tariff by Rs. 5.80 Per Unit will prove last nail for this industry. The Industry is already facing load shedding of 8 to 10 hours which has […]

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Saudi Fund for Development support community infrastructure rehabilitation in crisis affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has extended additional financial support to UNDP in Pakistan for US$ 1.3 million bringing its total contribution to US$ 6.7 million for community infrastructure restoration and rehabilitation in the crisis affected areas of district Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The […]

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Prime Minister grieved over demise of prominent lawyer Bacha Khan

Islamabad, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Justice (R) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the passing away of prominent lawyer and political leader from Khyber Pakhtunkhaw Mr. Bacha Khan in Peshawar. In his message of condolence to the grieved family, the Prime Minister praised the services of Bacha […]

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DUHS working hard to mobilize voluntary blood donors: Vice Chancellor

May 18, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Realizing the need of blood and its component, Dow University established Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Institute of Blood Diseases at Ojha Campus. Beside this, the DUHS had now initiated a sustainable learning platform for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training with service delivery in blood transfusion and transplantation sciences. The […]

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Pakistan State Oil launches Fuel Smart Cards

May 18, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Striving to provide ever greater value to its customers, Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has reached yet another technological milestone by introducing chip-based Smart Cards. These fuel cards are the first of their kind to be launched by any OMC in Pakistan. The formal launch ceremony was organized under the theme […]

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Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry rejects increase in power tariff by National Electric Power Authority

May 18, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Karachi, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Federation of Chambers and Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has strongly opposed the massive raise in electricity tariff by Rs5.82 per unit and termed it an unjustified act by the caretaker government. In a statement issued on Saturday, the President FPCCI, Zubair Ahmed Malik said that caretaker government is not […]

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry stresses to formulate prudent economic policies with consultation of business community

May 18, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Islamabad, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce led by its President, Mr.Zafar Bakhtawari have a meeting with Tahir Iqbal Chaudhary and congratulated him on winning election from District Vehari as member of National Assembly in recent Elections. Tahir Iqbal Chaudhary said that he would take all possible steps for further […]

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Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front criticize caretaker government for massive increase of Rs.5.82 per unit in electricity prices

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Lahore, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF) has strongly criticized the caretaker government for massive increase Rs.5.82 per unit in electricity prices and termed it an anti-industry and anti-masses move. In a press statement issued here Saturday, Chairman PIAF Malik Tahir Javed said that electricity prices in Pakistan were already […]

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AI demands end to repeated detentions under draconian PSA

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): World human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has urged the puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, to issue an order directing the authorities to stop the practice of ‘revolving door detentions’ and not use black law, Public Safety Act, to repeatedly detain the same individual on similar grounds. The […]

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Kashmir settlement can bring peace in region: JKPM

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), has said that an amicable settlement of the Kashmir dispute can bring permanent peace in the region. The JKPM spokesman in a statement issued in Rajouri said that the unparalleled sacrifices […]

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TeH expresses concern over detainees’ plight in jails

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir has expressed serious concern over the cruel treatment meted out to the Kashmiri political prisoners in jails. The Tehreek-e-Hurriyet spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the administration of Hiranagar jail had informed the court that no person with name […]

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Seminar held in Srinagar in connection with Martyrdom Week

May 18, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, May 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Anjuman-e-Nusrat-ul-Islam held a seminar ‘Role of religion in personality building’, today, at the auditorium of Islamia Higher School, Rajouri Kadal, Srinagar, in connection with the Martyrdom Week. The All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq presided over the seminar while Chief Editor of daily Greater […]

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