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FBR invites manual applications for extension in Income Tax Returns

December 7, 2020 |

Federal Board of Revenue has invited manual receipt of application seeking extension to file Income Tax Returns for the Tax Year 2020, in order to facilitate the taxpayers. According to a press release issued by FBR, every Inland Revenue field formation would establish a Help Desk to receive manual requests for extension. The FBR said […]

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KP Govt announces Rs one mln compensation package for deceased of hospital incident

December 7, 2020 |

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has suspended the services of seven staff members including hospital director of Khyber Teaching Hospital immediately over negligence in on Sunday incident. According to details, seven patients died in Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar due to lack of oxygen to these patients. Meanwhile, the Board of Governors of the hospital have […]

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KP Govt embarks on promotion of heritage, archaeology tourism

December 7, 2020 |

Khyber Pakthunkhwa government has embarked on a multifaceted plan to promote heritage and archaeology tourism in the province. Spokesperson of the provincial Tourism and Archaeology Department, Latifur Rehman, told APP that under the plan, roads leading to ancient sites of Ghandara Civilization are being constructed to explore Pakistan’s hidden tourism treasures. He said majority of […]

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Murad directs to convert 39 Taluka hospitals into modern hospitals in province

December 7, 2020 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed to convert thirty eight Taluka hospitals into modern hospitals in the province. Chairing a meeting in Karachi today (Monday), he also directed to fill the vacancies in Health department on merit. The Chief Minister said the regularization issue of 1120 medical officers should be resolved as […]

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COVID-19 claims 41 more lives, infects 1,726 others

December 7, 2020 |

Karachi, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that unfortunately 41 patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 3,060 and 1,726 new cases emerged when 12,442 tests were conducted raising the tally to 186,212. Ina statement issued here on Monday, the CM said that 41 patients […]

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PIA announces Voluntary Separation Scheme

December 7, 2020 |

Karachi, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): PIA has announced the Voluntary separation scheme for employees of the airline, the option to apply will end on 22 December. PIA spokesman said on Monday. The VSS package has been made for employees in two categories that is over 18 years of service and below 18 years of service. […]

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Ambassador of Japan pays tribute to polio workers during the nation-wide anti-polio drive

December 7, 2020 |

Islamabad, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): H.E. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, is pleased to hear of the report that due to the successful implementation of the nation-wide polio immunization campaign last week, over 39 million have been vaccinated, which is equivalent to 98% of its target. He paid tribute to the effort of […]

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UNDP and Unilever Pakistan to work together to make Rahim Yar Khan a zero plastic waste city

December 7, 2020 |

Islamabad, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNDP Pakistan and Unilever Pakistan announced their partnership today to test solutions in an effort to minimize plastic waste in Rahim Yar Khan city. Through this partnership, Unilever and UNDP will work together to enable the plastic waste management ecosystem in Rahim Yar Khan. This initiative will test solutions to […]

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Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and UNDP start week-long public awareness on human rights ahead of International Human Rights Day 2020

December 7, 2020 |

Islamabad, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa together with UNDP Pakistan celebrated International Human Rights Day in Peshawar, under the slogan “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa stands for Human Rights and Inclusive Recovery”. Due to recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the event was attended by limited number of people who strictly observed all SOPs. The […]

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Govt taking steps to develop backward areas of Balochistan: Utmankhel

December 7, 2020 |

Islamabad, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Balochistan Minister for Commerce and Industry Muhammad Khan Utmankhel has said that the provincial government is taking all possible steps to develop the backward areas of the province. In an exclusive interview with Radio Pakistan in Loralai, he said a number of development schemes ranging from education, health, water supply […]

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PDM putting lives of people in danger by holding public meetings: Dr. Firdous

December 7, 2020 |

Islamabad, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that PDM’s threat to resign is merely a joke as these people do not have the courage to resign and the government will not fall into the trap of opposition. In a statement, she said […]

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Govt will continue to take every step for safeguarding lives of masses: Buzdar

December 7, 2020 |

Islamabad, December 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has said that Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is an alliance of rejected elements without any agenda and this gang is hatching conspiracies for the sake of coming into power. Talking to a delegation of elected representatives in Lahore on Monday, Usman Buzdar said that the […]

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