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General elections to be held on time: Information Minister

November 22, 2022 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says general elections will be held on time in accordance with the constitution.In a statement, the minister said that Pakistan is suffering from crisis because of the failed policies of Imra…

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Pakistan, Syria agree to strengthen collaboration in diverse sectors

November 6, 2022 |

Pakistan and Syria have agreed to strengthen collaboration in education, skills and scientific research.The understanding was reached during meeting of Minister for Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain with Syrian Prime Minister Bas…

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Arab states major culprits in Uyghur rendition back to China

April 12, 2022 |

Published by Al-Araby Children torn from parents, husbands from wives, and fractured families scattered to the four winds at China’s bidding, are the fallout from Arab state complicity in forceable Uyghur rendition. Since 2001, according to new findings, 292 Uyghurs have been picked up, detained or deported from at least six Arab states, some whilst […]

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Here’s the Complete Date Sheet for CSS 2022 Written Exam

April 3, 2022 |

The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has announced the date sheet for the written part of the CSS examination 2022 for the recruitment against BS-17 posts under the federal government. Like every year, the CSS exams will start with compulsory subjects, with the English Essay being the first of six compulsory papers set to be […]

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FM Qureshi, Ukrainian counterpart discuss evacuation of Pakistani community, students

February 26, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on Sunday and took up the important matter of evacuation of Pakistani community and students in Ukraine and their safe return to Pakistan. Foreign Minister Qureshi shared Pakistan’s perspective in detail, reiterating serious concern at the situation, underscoring the importance […]

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Taliban travel restrictions for women draws rare rebuke from Pakistan

December 28, 2021 |

Published by DPA The Pakistani government has voiced rare criticism of the Taliban in Afghanistan by denouncing the ultra-conservative group’s new travel restrictions on women. “Women can’t travel alone or go to schools and colleges … this kind of retrogressive thinking is a dangerous,” Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said late on Monday. “This extremism […]

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Muslim nations pledge to help unlock frozen Afghan assets

December 19, 2021 |

Published by Al-Araby Muslim nations resolved Sunday to work with the United Nations to try to unlock hundreds of millions of dollars in frozen Afghan assets in a bid to tackle a growinghumanitarian crisis. At a special meeting in Pakistan of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) delegates said they would work “to unlock […]

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Here’s the Semi-Finals & Finals Schedule for 2021 T20 World Cup

November 8, 2021 |

After a grueling schedule of 41 matches over a period of 20 days, the semi-finalists for the 2021 T20 World Cup have finally been decided. The top two teams from each group of the Super 12s stage will play in the two knock-out matches to advance to the final of the mega event and get […]

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PMC Addresses Concerns on MDCAT Schedule and Out of Syllabus Questions

September 28, 2021 |

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has announced that the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) results will be subject to post-exam analysis. The decision was made by the commission’s Medical and Dental Council after deliberation on the issue with a delegation of students on Monday. The statement that followed the meeting dispelled the notion […]

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Peshawar High Court Accepts Petition Demanding MDCAT Results Declared Unlawful

September 28, 2021 |

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has accepted a writ petition against the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) for conducting the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) without legal cover. The petitioner demanded that the practice should be declared unlawful and stopped at once. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Abdul Shakoor and Justice Syed Arshid Ali […]

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BHUs, govt schools & hospitals being shifted to solar energy across province: Akhtar

February 16, 2021 |

Punjab Minister for Energy Dr. Akhtar Malik has said that the government is paying all its attention towards generation of low cost electricity from renewable energy sources. In a statement issued from Lahore today, he said that his department has set a target to reduce Punjab government’s annual electricity bill from 37 billion rupees to […]

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Schools allowed teaching additional material in new SNC: Shafqat

February 10, 2021 |

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mehmood has said that schools are free to teach any additional material or even additional subjects in the new Single National Curriculum. In a tweet, he said that new single national curriculum prescribes minimum learning standards or the core curriculum. He said that private schools can use […]

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