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Info Minister briefs PM on progress of development projects

June 17, 2021 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Thursday).He briefed the Prime Minister on the progress of development projects and reforms relating to the Ministry of Informatio…

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Azad Jammu and Kashmir budget session adjourned sine die

June 16, 2021 |

Azad Jammu and Kashmir budget session has been adjourned sine die.The AJK cabinet which met in Muzaffarabad today could not approve budget proposals.AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider informed the Legislative Assembly that the cabinet will take up s…

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Members of Parliament call on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad

June 16, 2021 |

Members of Parliament called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Wednesday).These parliamentarians include Special Assistant on Political Affairs Malik Amir Dogar, Senator Mohsin Aziz, Members of National Assembly; Muhammad Asim Nazeer, Aa…

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Sardar Attique discusses upcoming elections in AJK with PM Imran Khan

June 16, 2021 |

President Muslim Conference Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan discusses upcoming elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Wednesday).During the meeting Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan Affairs Ali Amin Gan…

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NA Speaker takes notice of non-parliamentary attitude of parliamentarians

June 16, 2021 |

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has taken notice of the abusive slang and non-parliamentary attitude of parliamentarians from both treasury and opposition benches in the House.In a tweet, he said the attitude of the members on both sides was disg…

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Govt utilizing all resources to control inflation and poverty from Pakistan: Sarwar

June 16, 2021 |

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar says all federal and provincial governments are utilizing all resources to control inflation and poverty from Pakistan.He stated this while addressing events of inauguration of various projects and talking to th…

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France Arrests ‘High-Ranking’ Islamic State Fighter in Mali

June 16, 2021 |

French forces in Mali have captured a man they describe as a “high-ranking fighter of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara” (EIGS), the French military said Wednesday. Dadi Ould Chouaib, also known as Abou Dardar, was arrested June 11 in the flashp…

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Nigerian Female Activists Press to Overcome Biases

June 16, 2021 |

Nigeria’s female activists were on the front lines in last year’s mass protests against police brutality but say they do not always get the same recognition as their male counterparts.From her homemade office, Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu sets up her…

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Zimbabwe Court Grants Bail to New York Freelancer After 3 Weeks in Prison

June 16, 2021 |

Zimbabwean prison authorities released New York Times freelancer Jeffrey Moyo on Wednesday, one day after the High Court in Bulawayo granted him bail.Police arrested the 37-year-old in May, alleging he helped two of the U.S. newspaper’s journalists ill…

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Uplifting backward class of society is govt’s top priority: PM

June 15, 2021 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan says uplifting backward class of society is first priority of the government.Talking to parliamentarians and public representatives from Mianwali in Islamabad today (Tuesday), he said steps are being taken to provide basic hea…

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Protection, restoration of ecosystem is essential for promotion of tourism in GB: CM

June 15, 2021 |

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid says role of local conservation committees and institutions is very imperative in protecting the natural beauty of the area.Addressing trophy hunting checks distribution ceremony in Gilgit, he said local …

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Tarbela’s power generation enhanced from 1358 MW to 2030 MW

June 11, 2021 |

Water and Power Development Authority has successfully completed construction works to clear sedimentation by raising the intakes of two tunnels at Tarbela Hydel Power Station ahead of schedule.According to the spokesman of Authority, these constructio…

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