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National Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker condoles death of Anwar Ali Cheema

July 31, 2016 |

Islamabad, July 31, 2016 (PPI-OT):Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi Deputy Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan have condoled the sad demise of Mr. Anwar Ali Cheema, former Federal […]

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NA Speaker and Deputy Speaker Congratulate Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan

July 31, 2016 |

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi Deputy Speaker, National Assembly have congratulated Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan, on their election as Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. In their separate congratulatory message to Raja Mu…

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PEX Report: Index Down at Start of Trading Week

July 31, 2016 |

The ‘Al-Quds Index’ of the Palestine Exchange closed Sunday’s trading at 511.45 points, down by 1.56 points (0.30%) compared to the last trading session, according to the PEX daily report.A Total of 569,648 shares were traded with a value of $829,520.7…

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PLO Ashrawi Discusses Israel’s Violations of International Law with New Zealand Representative to PA

July 31, 2016 |

PLO Executive Committee Member, Hanan Ashrawi, Sunday discussed Israel’s violations of international law and the lack of international will to bring about a just solution, with the newly appointed New Zealand Representative to the Palestinian Authority…

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More Fatalities In Pakistan Flooding

July 31, 2016 |

Pakistani Army personnel help villagers after their house was destroyed by flash flooding in Ursoon village in Chitral earlier this month. At least 55 people have been killed since the beginning of July due to flooding, according to Pakistan’s National…

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Envoys’ Conference (1-3 Aug 2016) begins in Islamabad

July 31, 2016 |

A 3-Day Envoys’ Conference is starting tomorrow (Monday) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad. Nine envoys of Pakistan accredited to various capitals and multilateral institutions have been invited to participate. The Honourable Prime Minister…

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Afghan Taliban Seizes Control Of Southern District

July 30, 2016 |

An Afghan official says the Taliban has seized control of a strategic district in the poppy-growing province of Helmand, although the governor’s office said there was ongoing fighting between militants and Afghan forces. Abdul Majeed Akhonzada, deputy …

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Finance Minister resolved property valuation issues successfully

July 30, 2016 |

On the issue of Valuation of Property and related tax matters, the Federal Minister for Finance held successful talks with the property evaluators from all over the country at the Federal Board of Revenue on late Saturday evening. The main points of th…

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CONGO VIRUS CASES HEALTH MINISTER DIRECTS ALL OUT SUPPORT TO PUNJAB GOVT. CANCELS LEAVE OF NIH SCIENTISTS Islamabad: July 30, 2016.

July 30, 2016 |

Saira Afzal Tarar Minister for National Health Services taking cognizance of reports of Congo fever in Bahawalpur district of Punjab has directed National Institute of Health to provide all out support to Punjab Health Department in meeting the challenges. Ordering cancellation of weekend holidays of relevant staff of laboratories and field epidemiology division of NIH, the minister directed that all samples received at the NIH from suspected cases be tested and report shared with the Punjab Government in the shortest possible time. The minister further directed the federal epidemic response team to be on high alert and be ready to be dispatched should the Provincial govt require their help.According to details a surgeon in Bahawalpur Victoria HospitalA� Dr. Sageer Sameega was admitted on 25.7.2016 in the hospital with 5-6 days history of symptoms of fever, sore throat and diarrhea. Dengue test was negative. He was shifted to Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi on 27.7.2016 and was diagnosed as CCHF positive on 28.7.2016. He died on 30th July 2016. It was reported that he may have acquired the virus during surgery performed on a patient named Nadia Hina (Student Nurse at DHQ Hospital Lodhran), who underwent laparotomy at the hospital and was labeled as hemorrhagic peritonitis. She reportedly had history of contact with livestock during visit to her relatives. She also died later on 17th July 2016. Another doctor named Dr. Awais who assisted Dr. Sagheer also developed symptoms of fever and sore throat for the last 5 days and is on ventilator at Agha Khan University Hospital Karachi. He has been put on antiviral therapy as well.Special expert team constituted and dispatched for epidemiological investigation by Punjab government 5 Theatre and ward staff of BVH and close contacts are under observation and 4 close contacts are in quarantine. Samples sent to NIH, Islamabad for laboratory testing Livestock department has been contacted for ticks identification and preventive measures 25 Family members and all 25 close contacts of staff nurse at Lodhran are in quarantine and are being observed for 14 days. Their samples have also been sent to NIH, Islamabad Dr. Awais and his family is also under observation and samples sent to NIH Islamabad.Monitoring for fever twice in a day for consecutive 14 days for all contacts and to report immediately to hospital in case of fever 2500 Personal Protective kits for doctors and paramedics sent to Bahawalpur and 1000 kits for Lodhran.

Source: Ministry of Information

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ستمبر میں چین بین الاقوامی فرنیچر میلہ شنگھائی کے لیے تیاری کرتا ہوا

July 29, 2016 | General, Urdu

شنگھائی، 29 جولائی 2016ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– چین بین الاقوامی فرنیچر میلہ (سی آئی ایف ایف) 7 ستمبر کو ہونگ چیاؤ، شنگھائی میں قومی نمائش و کنونشن مرکز (این ای سی سی) میں 38 وی سی آئی ایف ایف (شنگھائی) کا آغاز کرے گا۔ چار روزہ سی آئی ایف ایف (شنگھائی) خزاں نمائش فرنیچر صنعت کے تمام […]

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China International Furniture Fair Readies for September Fair in Shanghai

July 29, 2016 | General

SHANGHAI, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) will open the 38th CIFF (Shanghai) on September 7 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Hongqiao, Shanghai. The four-day CIFF (Shanghai) fall exhibition will cover all fields in the furniture industry, showcasing home furniture, office furniture, home decor & home textiles, […]

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Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited Market Position on 29-07-2016

July 29, 2016 | General Business News

Karachi, July 29, 2016 (PPI-OT): DAILY STOCK MARKET REPORT Market Position Printed On JUL-29-2016 COMPANIES KSE KSE-30 KSE-100 KSE-ALLSHR KMI-30 BATi OGTi KMIALLSHR POSITION INDICES INDEX INDEX INDEX INDEX INDEX INDEX INDEX Plus 156 Current 22742.99 39528.82 26316.43 70099.03 16598.98 14951.05 18358.95 Minus 144 Previous 22751.67 39468.98 26288.12 69827.66 16713.86 15153.14 18292.73 Unchanged 19 High …

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