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Soldier martyred in North Waziristan IED attack

September 12, 2020 |

Improvised explosive device exploded near security forces check post on Road Boya- Miranshah in North Waziristan. According to ISPR, Sepoy Sajid, age 33 years embraced shahadat in the blast. The security forces have cordoned the area for clearance operation.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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CM Sindh approves Rs700m grant for providing relief to rain-affected people

September 11, 2020 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved 700 million rupees grant for relief work in the rain affected areas of Sindh. He approved the amount in a meeting on relief work in all the rain affected districts of province in Karachi on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister directed the officials […]

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Variation in climate change, temperature affected natural weather system: PMD

September 11, 2020 |

Pakistan Meteorological Department Director and spokesperson Dr Khalid Malik says that variation in climate change and temperature affected the natural weather system, resulting in recent heavy downpour and flash floods in Sindh especially in Karachi. In an exclusive interview with News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan on Friday evening, he said such variation […]

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Ceremony to confer military awards on Pak Navy’s officers, sailors held in Karachi

September 10, 2020 |

A ceremony to confer military awards on Pakistan Navy’s officers and sailors was held in Karachi on Thursday. Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who was the chief guest on the occasion, gave away the award. According to the Spokesperson for Pakistan Navy, fourteen officers were awarded Sitara Imtiaz (Military), twenty officers Tamgha Imtiaz (Military) […]

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New LG system to empower people at grassroot level: Buzdar

September 10, 2020 |

A high-level meeting was held in Lahore on Thursday with Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar in the chair. The meeting discussed in detail the new local bodies system. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the new local government system will empower people at the grassroot level. He said that Punjab government […]

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All out efforts being made to improve standard of education in country: Shafqat

September 10, 2020 |

Federal Minister for Education & Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said that all out efforts are being made to improve standard of education in the country. Talking to the Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani in Karachi on Thursday, he said timely step are being taken to resolve the problems in education sector caused by […]

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Geographical location & demography make Pakistan an ideal Muslim state: Qasim Suri

September 9, 2020 |

Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri has said that Pakistan has been strong citadel for the whole Muslim world. He expressed these views while addressing the concluding ceremony of the two day National Conference titled “An inclusive and peaceful society in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities” in Islamic university Islamabad on Wednesday. He said that […]

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1 million jobs to be created under 1st phase of Kamyab Jawan Programme: Dar

September 9, 2020 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Uman Dar says over one million youth will be given jobs under the first phase of Kamyab Jawan Programme. Addressing a cheque distribution ceremony in Rawalpindi on Wednesday afternoon, he said main objective of this program is creation of jobs for skilled youth and providing them technical […]

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19 killed in Mohmand marble mine collapse

September 8, 2020 |

The rescue operation is underway in Safi area of district Mohmand to recover the stranded labourers from debris of the collapsed marble mine. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority, so far nineteen dead bodies have been recovered from the mine. Pak Army, district administration, Rescue-1122 and PDMA teams are busy in the rescue operation. […]

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Relief operation underway in rain-affected areas of Sindh: Wahab

September 8, 2020 |

In Sindh, 2.5 million people have been affected, crops standing over one million acres of the land and fifteen thousand villages have badly been affected in recent rains. This was stated by Spokesman of Sindh government Barraister Murzaza Wahab in a press conference in Karachi on Tuesday. He said that relief operation is underway in […]

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PBC concludes dept. inquiry into malpractices in Pension Funds

September 8, 2020 |

Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation’s departmental Inquiry into financial malpractices in Pension Funds has been concluded and three personnel have been found guilty. The case has now been referred to FIA for further investigation and follow up proceedings / action. FIA has arrested all the three officials. The action has been taken in pursuance of Information Minister, […]

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Pakistan Navy releases special documentary film ‘Surkhru’

September 8, 2020 |

In connection with Naval Day, Pakistan Navy has released special documentary film “Surkhru”. The documentary film is based on the successful operation by Pakistan Navy to prevent Indian submarine from entering Pakistani waters. On 4th March last year, Pakistan Navy whilst intercepting an Indian submarine had thwarted the sordid designs of the enemy. The documentary […]

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