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Federal Govt immediately transfers provinces’ share: Finance Ministry

January 17, 2019 |

Ministry of Finance has clarified that the Federal Government immediately transfers the share of all provinces as per the NFC formula, based on revenue collection reported by the FBR.

In a statement on Thursday, the ministry refuted news reports which …

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Second longest-serving Palestinian prisoner in Israel completes 36 years behind bars

January 17, 2019 |

Ramallah Maher Abdul Latif Younis, 61, from the town of Arra in northern Israel and the second longest-serving Palestinian resistance prisoner in Israeli jails, completed on Thursday 36 years behind bars, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) reported, adding that the …

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Second longest-serving Palestinian prisoner in Israel completes 36 years behind bars

January 17, 2019 |

Ramallah Maher Abdul Latif Younis, 61, from the town of Arra in northern Israel and the second longest-serving Palestinian resistance prisoner in Israeli jails, completed on Thursday 36 years behind bars, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) reported, adding that the …

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OIC welcomes Palestine’s taking over reins of G77

January 16, 2019 |

Jeddah The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed Palestine's formal assumption of the chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G77) and China.

In a statement on Wednesday, the OIC stressed that this historic achievement would strengthen Palestine's political and …

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Govt wants to expand tax network: Hammad

January 15, 2019 |

Minister of State for Revenue, Hammad Azhar has said government wants to expand tax network by introducing business friendly policies.

Talking to a private news channel, he said the previous governments could not achieve the tax target due to unfriendly …

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PM’s IT Task Force discusses domestic manufacturing of mobile phones, computers

January 15, 2019 |

A second meeting of Prime Minister's task force on IT and Telecom was held in Islamabad on Tuesday with Minister for Information Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui in the chair.

The sub task force on IT gave recommendation for setting up …

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Second ‘black box’ of Indonesia’s doomed Lion Air flight found

January 14, 2019 |

Jakarta The Jakarta Fleet Command has found the second black box (Cockpit Voice Recorder) from a Lion Air flight which crashed off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, on 29 October 2018.

All 189 passengers and crew members on board were …

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Taliban Official Tells VOA Peace Talks With US Stalled

January 14, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD The fledgling U.S.-initiated dialogue with the Taliban, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, has come to a halt, an insurgent spokesperson said Monday, apparently dealing a blow to renewed hopes for a much-needed Afghan peace.

The disclosure comes …

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Cement sales in south region up by 21%

January 13, 2019 |

The sale of cement in south region of the country has increased by 21 percent from 3.38 million tons in first six months of fiscal year 2017-18 (Jul-Dec) to 4.08 million tons this fiscal.

However, the local sales in the …

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Saudi Arabia to Set Up $10B Oil Refinery in Pakistan

January 12, 2019 |

GWADAR, PAKISTAN Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan's deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said Saturday, speaking at the Indian Ocean port that is being developed with the help of China.…

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KP Tourism Department arranges Safari train for tourists

January 12, 2019 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Department has arranged a special Safari train for tourists.

According to Tourism Department, Safari train will take fifty tourists from Peshawar Cantt to Attock Khurd tomorrow morning.

The tourists will be briefed about Attock fort and other …

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Int’l AMAN-19 Naval Exercises to be held in deep sea near Karachi from 8th Feb

January 11, 2019 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah chaired a high level meeting regarding Pakistan Navy's International AMAN-19 Naval Exercises in Karachi on Friday. The drills would be held in deep sea near Karachi from 8th to 12th of next month.…

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