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Pakistan desires to connect CPEC with Central Asian States: Information Minister

September 17, 2021 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says Pakistan desires to connect CPEC with Central Asian States as per the economic vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.Talking to media in Dushanbe on Thursday, he said we have been stre…

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President urges businessmen to take steps for women empowerment

September 16, 2021 |

President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged businessmen and industrialists to take steps for the financial inclusion and empowerment of women and persons with disabilities by employing them in their organizations.Talking to a delegation of Sialkot Chamber of Com…

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Three mountaineers stranded on Rakaposhi rescued by helicopter

September 15, 2021 |

Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Barrister Muhammad Khalid Khorsheed says three mountaineers, two foreigners and a Pakistani, who were stranded at Rakaposhi have been rescued by FCNA Helicopter.In a statement on Wednesday, the Chief Minister praising Pa…

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Govt will provide targeted subsidies to weak segments of society: Tarin

September 14, 2021 |

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said the government will start giving targeted subsidies from this month to the weak segments of society on essential commodities including sugar, flour and pulses.Addressing a news conference along with Minister of S…

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Punjab enters into era of digital development: CM

September 14, 2021 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar says modern technology is being promoted at every level to bring ease in the lives of public.In a statement on Tuesday, he said Punjab has entered into the era of digital development.He said ease of doing busin…

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PM underlines need for int’l community to remain engaged in Afghanistan

September 14, 2021 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has underlined the need for the international community to remain engaged in Afghanistan and Afghan people should not be abandoned at this crucial juncture.During a telephonic conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin…

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Hot, dry weather expected in most plain areas

September 14, 2021 |

Hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas of the country during the next twelve hours.However, rain-wind, thundershower is expected at isolated places in lower Sindh, Kashmir and its adjoining areas.Temperature of some major cities recorded o…

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Prime Minister directs for immediate steps to hold local body elections in Punjab

September 14, 2021 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for immediate steps to hold local body elections in Punjab province.Presiding over a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday, he reiterated that democracy is incomplete without a strong local government system as it is th…

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GB CM directs to ensure service quota allocated to special persons in govt jobs

September 14, 2021 |

Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan, Barrister Muhammad Khalid Khursheed has directed to ensure three percent service quota allocated to special persons in government jobs. He said this while addressing a ceremony to distribute wheelchairs provided by Kas…

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Renowned historian, researcher and columnist Dr. Safdar Mahmood passes away

September 13, 2021 |

Renowned historian, researcher and columnist Dr. Safdar Mahmood passed away in Lahore on Monday.He had graduated from Government College Lahore and served in Central Superior Services.He wrote many books on history and politics. For his research work, …

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Electricity generation by WAPDA hydel power stations surpasses 8800 MW

September 13, 2021 |

Electricity generation by WAPDA hydel power stations surpassed 8800 MW during the peak hours on Sunday night, which is the highest hydel electricity generation during the current year.According to details, the quantum of hydel power share registered an…

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Journalists at D-Chowk Islamabad in support of proposed PMDA law

September 13, 2021 |

A large number of journalists have gathered at D-Chowk Islamabad to demonstrate support for the proposed Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) law.They have carried placards and are raising slogans in support of the proposed legislation aimed at …

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