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CM Punjab forms seven member committee for inquiry into Murree incident

January 9, 2022 |

Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has announced to form a seven member committee for inquiry into the tragic incident of Murree.Chairing a high level meeting at Gharial in Murree he announced that acommittee headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Home)…

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FM arrives in Bucharest in first phase of 3-day visit to Romania, Spain

January 9, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reached Bucharest in the first phase of his three day visit to Romania and Spain.During the first-leg of his visit, he will stay in Bucharest till tomorrow at the invitation of Romania’s Foreign Minister Bogdan…

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President urges youth to excel in IT field

January 9, 2022 |

President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed upon the youth to avail the existing and innovative opportunities in the realm of information and technology by unfolding huge prospects for progress and prosperity. The president was addressing an international webi…

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All main roads in Murree cleared for all types of movement

January 9, 2022 |

All main roads in Murree have been cleared for all types of movement. According to the ISPR, after clearance of main roads, Army engineers are now focusing on link roads.Relief camps, medical facilities are fully operating and Army transport is plying …

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Facebook Owner Meta is Testing a New Privacy Center

January 8, 2022 |

Facebook’s parent company, Meta is testing new privacy features and how it updates users regarding their privacy options. Meta will soon be centralizing privacy FAQs and controls across its family of applications.Meta’s new Privacy Center test app is c…

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Widespread rain wind-thunderstorm with snowfall over hills expected in country

January 4, 2022 |

Widespread rain wind-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected in Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir during the next twelve hours.Isolated heavy falls are also likely in Balochistan durin…

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Around 45,000 low-cost housing units under construction across country

January 2, 2022 |

Around 45,000 Low Cost Housing Units are under construction across the country under Naya Pakistan Housing scheme.This was informed at the meeting of Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority Policy Board held in Islamabad, with its Chairman Lt. …

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Record production of 5 crops achieved due to govt’s prudent economic policies: Fawad

January 2, 2022 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that economic stability is returning to Pakistan due to prudent economic policies of the government.Talking to media in Karachi on Sunday, he said the government is paying special at…

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Covid-hit world welcomes 2022 with scaled-back celebrations

January 1, 2022 |

The world ushered in the New Year 2022 with scaled-back celebrations due to new restrictions aimed at slowing soaring Covid-19 cases amid the hope a better new year. New Zealand first welcomed the New Year 2022 with breathtaking fireworks that were lau…

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Sufficient FO stock available to meet country’s winter energy needs: Hammad

December 26, 2021 |

Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar says country has sufficient stock of furnace oil to meet the country’s energy needs during winter season. In a series of tweets on Sunday, he said Pakistan faced a moderate shortage of furnace oil in summer season as th…

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Ulema, religious scholars laud Russian President Putin’s remarks

December 26, 2021 |

Pakistani Ulema and religious scholars have lauded Russian President Vladimir Putin’s remarks on ‘Namoose-e-Risalat’ which endorses the stance of Prime Minister Imran Khan on the issue.The Ulema and religious scholars from across the country in a state…

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Pakistan condemns Houthis’ missile strike on Saudi Arabia

December 26, 2021 |

Pakistan has strongly condemned the launch of hostile projectiles by Houthis towards Samtah governorate in Jazan region of Saudi Arabia that resulted in casualties, injuries and damage to civilian infrastructure.In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesper…

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