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Rights Group Demands Pakistan Military Vacate Tribal Areas

May 28, 2019 |

Activists from a local rights movement are demanding Pakistan's military vacate the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan as calls grow to investigate an incident in which several members of the group died in a skirmish with the military Sunday.

Pakistan's military …

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Four Things You Should Know About Sustainable Cooling

May 23, 2019 |

Asia is home to five of the top nine countries with the biggest populations facing significant cooling-related risks: India, China, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Indonesia. This year’s Innovate4climate (I4C) will have a priority focus on how to deliver sustainable cooling to …

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Oil supply from Saudi Arabia will start from July: Hafeez Shaikh

May 22, 2019 |

Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said oil supply from Saudi Arabia on deferred payments will start from July.

In a tweet, he said Saudi Arabia will supply oil worth 3.2 billion dollars per year on …

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Pakistan, Japan to enhance ties in sports, tourism

May 21, 2019 |

Pakistan and Japan have agreed to enhance cooperation in sports, tourism, Youth exchange and skill development programs.

The understanding came at a meeting between Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Dr. Fehmida Mirza and Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Kuninori Matsuda in …

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Kazakhstan to hold first presidential election in 30 years: Diplomat

May 20, 2019 |

NurSultan Kazakhstan will hold snap presidential election on June 9, intending to ease the uncertainty that has dominated the political environment since longtime President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation last March.

The upcoming election is considered as the most important …

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$10 million prize pot for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

May 17, 2019 |

The winners of the 10-team tournament will earn a purse of $4 Million, the highest prize money to date, the ICC announced Friday.

The upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will see the winners of the 10-team tournament earn …

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$10 million prize pot for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

May 17, 2019 |

The winners of the 10-team tournament will earn a purse of $4 Million, the highest prize money to date, the ICC announced Friday.

The upcoming ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 will see the winners of the 10-team tournament earn …

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High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites

May 16, 2019 |

Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site.

Launch of the mission, aimed at …

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FBR online tax registration provided ease to new fillers

May 16, 2019 |

The online facility for tax registration has reduced the number of complaints due to the minimum human involvement in the procedure and provided ease to the new fillers who were hesitating due to the procedures of tax registration system.

According …

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CM Sindh reviews financial position of province

May 13, 2019 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that there will be no deduction in the budget of essential services.

He was chairing a meeting in Karachi today to review the financial position of the province.

The Chief Minister …

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Hot, dry weather expected in most parts of country

May 13, 2019 |

Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country while very hot in south Punjab and Sindh during the next twelve hours.

However, dust-thunderstorm with rain is expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Faislabad, Sargodha, Sahiwal, …

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Govt initiating program to provide funds for technology related projects: Fawad

May 11, 2019 |

Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary says government is initiating a program to provide funds for the technology related projects.

Talking to the media persons in Karachi Saturday, he said a science fair will also be organized in August …

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