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CJP inaugurates newly constructed building of SC Registry in Quetta

December 10, 2018 |

Chief justice Supreme Court of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar inaugurated the newly constructed building of Supreme Court Registry in Quetta on Monday.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Justice said the project has been completed as a result of collective efforts …

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PAKISTAN: 6 INJURED IN EXPLOSION IN KARACHI

December 9, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD, -- At least six people were injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi late Saturday, local media reported.

According to reports, the blast took place near a religious ceremony being held in the Gulistan-e-Johar …

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Astrolabs becomes first foreign business incubator in Saudi Arabia

December 8, 2018 |

Riyadh - Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has handed over the first foreign investment license in the field of business incubators and co-working space to Astrolabs, according to Saudi press Agency (SPA).

Astrolabs specializes in the services to entrepreneurs …

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President warmly welcomed people visiting Aiwan-e-Sadr

December 8, 2018 |

Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad has been opened for the public as part of government's policy to allow public access to the state buildings.

The people have started arriving at the Aiwan-e-Sadr to enjoy strolling at the lush green and spacious lawns of …

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General Assembly Adopts Resolution Pledging Continued Support to Afghanistan in Rebuilding State, Eliminating Terrorism, Narcotics

December 6, 2018 |

Speakers today warned of escalating violence as the General Assembly adopted its annual resolution pledging to support the people and Government of Afghanistan.

The Assembly held its annual debate on the situation in Afghanistan during which it adopted the resolution …

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Pakistan’s PM Vows to Help in US-led Afghan Peace Effort

December 5, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan renewed Wednesday his resolve to cooperate with the United States to achieve a political settlement with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan, now in its 18th year.

Khan made the remarks …

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US Afghan Envoy Seeks Pakistan’s Help to Advance Peace Talks

December 4, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD � President Donald Trump's envoy on Afghanistan is seeking Pakistan's help in persuading the Taliban to negotiate directly with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's administration, according to a highly placed source with knowledge of the interactions.

Zalmay Khalilzad, the special …

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OIC Prize for Women’s Achievements goes to three winners

December 3, 2018 |

Ouagadougou � President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Kabore and Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen presented the OIC Prize for Women's Achievements to three prominent winners, a Palestinian woman, a Turkish association, and …

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PM directs to set up South Punjab Secretariat by mid 2019

December 3, 2018 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to set up and operationalize South Punjab Secretariat by mid next year.

He said this during a meeting with Planning Minister Makhdum Khusro Bakhtiyar, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Punjab Finance Minister Makhdum …

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Punjab govt to ensure provision of clean drinking water during next 5 years

December 3, 2018 |
Punjab Government will ensure the provision of clean drinking water throughout the province during next five years.This was stated by Punjab Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering, Mian Mahmood-Ur-Rashid during Question H...…

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WHO: HIV Epidemic Spreads at Alarming Rate in Pakistan

December 2, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan is registering approximately 20,000 new HIV infections annually, the highest rate of increase among all countries in the region, warns the World Health Organization (WHO).

The international body says mortality among Pakistanis living with the virus, which …

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Line losses have been reduced: Minister

December 1, 2018 |
Minister for Power Umar Ayub Khan says the government is making all out efforts to control line losses and theft of electricity. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar on Saturday, he said the losses have been reduced and two billion…

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