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Blue economy plays vital role in stabilizing national economy: Zaidi

September 30, 2021 |

Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has said that incumbent government has initiated Kamyab Mahigeer Programme and loans will be provided to fishermen for their progress.Addressing a ceremony in connection with World Maritime Day in Karachi …

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Army captain martyred during exchange of fire with terrorists in Tank: ISPR

September 30, 2021 |

A commander of banned terrorist outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, Khawaza din alias Sher Khan has been killed during an Intelligence Based Operation conducted by Security Forces in Tank.According to ISPR, Captain Sikandar, age 27 years from Pakpattan, …

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39 more deaths due to coronavirus infection, 1742 positive cases reported in country

September 30, 2021 |

National Command and Operation Centre has asked the people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 without further delay as the restrictions regarding essential services sectors are being enforced from tomorrow.In a tweet, NCOC has reminded that strict rest…

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Rohit Sharma’s Doppelganger in Pakistan Goes Viral

September 30, 2021 |

An image of Indian opener Rohit Sharma’s doppelganger has been circulating on various social media platforms. The image was uploaded to the popular social media platform, Twitter, and it has since gone viral on other platforms and has even been reporte…

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Saqlain Mushtaq Likely to be Appointed as Head Coach for T20 World Cup

September 30, 2021 |

Pakistan’s former off-spinner Saqlian Mushtaq is likely to be announced as the national team’s head coach for the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup. Saqlain was previously announced as the interim head coach for the now-canceled series against New Zealand an…

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NEPRA to Take Action Against MEPCO CEO for Overbilling Power Consumers

September 30, 2021 |

Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) has admitted to overbilling its consumers, causing nuisance and additional burden to the consumers.During a hearing into a case of suo moto notice taken by the National Electric Power and Regulatory Authority (NEPR…

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FBR Extends Date for Filing Tax Returns

September 30, 2021 |

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has finally extended the date for filing income tax returns for tax year 2021 by 15 days i.e upto 14th October 2021.A notification has just been issued, confirming that the deadline for filing of tax returns has been …

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Fitch Ratings Expects Rupee to Depreciate Further in 2022

September 30, 2021 |

Fitch Ratings now expects the Pakistani Rupee to weaken even further against the US Dollar in 2022.It downgraded its forecasts for the Pakistani Rupee’s (PKR) average rate against the US Dollar (USD) to 180, as compared to its prior projection of 165.I…

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Blue economy plays vital role in stabilizing national economy: Zaidi

September 30, 2021 |

Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has said that incumbent government has initiated Kamyab Mahigeer Programme and loans will be provided to fishermen for their progress.Addressing a ceremony in connection with World Maritime Day in Karachi …

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Federal Govt approves Mega Development Package amounting Rs 500 bln for AJK

September 30, 2021 |

Federal Government has approved a Mega Development Package amounting to 500 billion rupees for AJK.AJK Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi disclosed this while presiding over a meeting in Muzaffarabad on Thursday.He informed the meeting that this …

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QisstPay raises $15M, cementing itself as the fastest growing emerging markets BNPL player from Pakistan

September 29, 2021 |

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — QisstPay, Pakistan’s first and fastest growing buy now pay later platform (BNPL), today announced that they have raised $15M across its seed & pre-seed rounds with a mix of equity and debt. MSA Capital led the round, with institutional investment participation from Global Founders Capital; Fox Ventures, First Check […]

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Adagio Therapeutics Announces New Data Highlighting the Potential of ADG20 for Treatment and Prevention of COVID-19

September 29, 2021 |

ADG20 Continues to be Well Tolerated in Healthy Volunteers with Prolonged Half-Life and Serum Virus Neutralization Activity Observed out to Six Months in Ongoing Phase 1 Study Data from Quantitative Systems Pharmacology/Whole-Body Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling Support Evaluation of 300 mg Intramuscular Dose of ADG20 Given as a Single Intramuscular Injection in Ongoing Phase 2/3 […]

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