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Chinese plane skids off Manila runway

August 17, 2018 |

In the Philippines, a Boeing passenger plane from China skidded off a runway at Manila's airport.

Officials said all 157 passengers and eight crew members were safe and evacuated on an emergency slide.

A spokesman of the Civil Aviation Authority …

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US welcomes KSA’s pledge of $100 million for Syria

August 17, 2018 |

United States has welcomed Saudi Arabia's contribution of hundred million dollars of aid to help stabilize parts of Syria.

In a statement, State Department said this significant contribution is critical to stabilization and early recovery efforts and comes at an …

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PITB’s App Ocas operative for 728 colleges online admission

August 16, 2018 |

Lahore, August 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Online College Admissions System (OCAS) App developed by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for Higher Education Department (HED) of Punjab for processing intermediate admissions applications for their FA, FSC, ICS programs. is now …

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Govt to provide stipend for special persons: Hafeez

August 16, 2018 |

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has said that a special package has been worked out to provide facilities to the special persons in the area.

Chairing a meeting of Social Welfare Department in Gilgit on Thursday, he said that the …

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Steel cutting ceremony of Offshore Patrol Vessel-II for Pak Navy held at Romania

August 15, 2018 |

Steel Cutting Ceremony of second Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV-II) being constructed for Pakistan Navy was held at DAMEN Shipyard Galati in Romania.

Ambassador of Pakistan to Romania Safdar Hayat, graced the occasion as Chief Guest.

The ceremony was also attended …

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Independence Day celebrated in Hyderabad

August 14, 2018 |

71st Independence Day was celebrated in Hyderabad district as elsewhere in the country with great enthusiasm and zeal.

In this connection, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at Radio Hyderabad on Tuesday morning.

According to our Hyderabad representative, Station Director …

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Jinnah speeches beacon of light for all of us: Umar Saif inaugurates exhibit on Independence Movement

August 13, 2018 |

Lahore, August 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): The speeches of founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah made in the first Assembly, for civil servants and the members of the armed forces are a beacon of light for all of us to take …

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Elections for Speaker, DY Speaker of Punjab Assembly to take place on Thursday

August 13, 2018 |

Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan has said that elections for the slots of Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly will take place on Thursday.

Talking to newsmen in Lahore today, he said that the newly elected …

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CTD arrests terrorist in Peshawar

August 13, 2018 |

Counter Terrorism Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested a terrorist in Qamar Din Ghari area of Peshawar.

A bomb having several kilograms weight was also recovered from him and foiled an attempt of terrorism on the occasion of Independence Day.

Later, …

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Minorities Day observed across the country

August 11, 2018 |

Minorities Day was observed across the country on Saturday, to highlight the contributions and sacrifices of minority communities in creation of Pakistan and nation-building.

On this day, the government reiterates commitment to follow the vision of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah …

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CM Sindh directs to control increasing street crimes in Karachi

August 10, 2018 |

Newly appointed Additional IG Karachi Dr Aamir Sheikh called on Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman in Karachi today (Friday).

The Chief Minister directed him to bring further improvement in law and order in the city especially on the eve of …

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Imran has assured to extend full cooperation for solving issues of Karachi: Naqvi

August 9, 2018 |

PTI leader Firdous Shamim Naqvi says Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has assured to extend full cooperation for solving issues of Karachi.

He was talking to newsmen after a meeting of the PTI's elected members from Sindh at Bani Gala on …

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