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CIGA 2nd International Conference on Islamophobia kicks off in Istanbul

April 13, 2019 |

Istanbul The second International Conference on Islamophobia, being organized by the Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU), kicked off in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday.

The conference, being held under the theme Islamophobia: Analyzing …

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Workers our assets PTI stands by them: Info Minister

April 12, 2019 |

Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has assured the PTV employees that their legitimate demands will be met.

Addressing the employees at PTV headquarters in Islamabad on Friday, he said workers are our assets and the government stands by them.

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Pakistan: Hazara community must be protected

April 12, 2019 |

Responding to the horrific bombing of an open-air marketplace in a neighbourhood where many members of Shi'a Hazara community live in Quetta that killed at least 16 people and wounded several others on the morning of 12 April 2019, Amnesty …

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System of tax collection improving day by day: Punjab Finance Minister

April 10, 2019 |

Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakhat says we should promote culture of tax paying as the tax money will be spent on country's development.

Addressing a ceremony in connection with Tax Day in Lahore today (Wednesday), he said PTI is …

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Comprehensive LG System being introduced in Punjab: PM

April 10, 2019 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that an integrated and comprehensive Local Government System is being introduced in Punjab which will bring a revolutionary change in governance.

Chairing a meeting of the Punjab Provincial Parliamentary Party in Lahore on Wednesday, …

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AJK Development Working Party approves 23 development projects

April 9, 2019 |

Azad Jammu and Kashmir Development Working Party has approved 23 development projects costing 9.24 billion rupees.

Presiding over the meeting in Muzaffarabad today (Tuesday), Additional Chief Secretary (Development) Dr. Syed Asif Hussain Shah also reviewed projects including up-gradation of Jalal …

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Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project crosses 1000MW generation mark

April 9, 2019 |

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project achieved yet another landmark, as electricity generation from the project crossed 1000 megawatt (MW) mark today (Tuesday).

According to a statement of WAPDA, Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project generated up to 1040 MW beyond its installed generation …

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Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

April 8, 2019 |

Britain has proposed new online safety laws that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect their users from harmful content.

In a statement, an industry trade group, Tech UK said it is …

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First Conference of Asian Arabists to be held in Riyadh tomorrow

April 8, 2019 |

Riyadh, The First Conference of Asian Arabists will be organized on Tuesday in Riyadh by the Center for Research and Knowledge Networking with the participation of 106 academics and researchers from 18 Asian countries.

The threeday conference aims to consolidate …

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France, Italy, UAE, UK and U.S voice ‘deep concern’ over developments in Libya

April 5, 2019 |

Paris In a joint statement on Thursday evening, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States expressed deep concern over developments in Libya and urged all parties to immediately de-escalate tensions.

"The Governments of France, …

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OIC calls on Libyan parties to exercise restraint, resolve differences by peaceful means

April 5, 2019 |

Jeddah The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed concern over the military escalation in Libya's capital Tripoli, and called on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and avoid any armed escalation that could lead to total …

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Economy moving towards stability due to steps taken by Govt: Hammad

April 4, 2019 |

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar says economy is moving towards stability due to steps taken by the government.

Addressing a ceremony for risk based selection of cases for audit in Islamabad on Thursday, he said aggressive tax broadening …

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