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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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Subsidy worth billions of rupees provided through Ramadan Package: CM Punjab

May 10, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that subsidy worth billions of rupees has been provided through Ramadan Package to facilitate people.

He stated this while talking to several delegations in Lahore today.

He said that necessary commodities are …

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Kuwait reiterates call for self-restraint in Libya

May 9, 2019 |

New York Kuwait reiterated its appeal to warring parties in Libya to practice self-restraint, respect international humanitarian law, not to target civilians and civic installations, and to return to the UN-sponsored political dialogue.

This came in a speech by Kuwait’s …

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Third Extraordinary Session of ISESCO General Conference kicks off in Saudi Arabia

May 9, 2019 |

Makkah Region The 3rd Extraordinary Session of the General Conference of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) kicked off Thursday in King Abdullah Economic City, Makkah Region, in the presence of Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic …

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Turkish opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’

May 7, 2019 |

Ankara, Turkey's opposition is denouncing a decision by the country's electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul.

The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Monday in favor of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's governing party, which challenged the …

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Chairman FBR stresses need to create pro-tax environment in country

May 7, 2019 |

Newly appointed Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Syed Shabbar Zaidi has stressed the need to create a pro-tax environment in the country.

Talking to a private news channel, he said FBR has lost trust of the people and there is …

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Consultative meeting held to find ways for broadening tax base

May 6, 2019 |

A consultative meeting between the Traders Associations and FBR representatives was held in Islamabad today to find ways for broadening the tax base.

Director General FBR Mir Badshah Khan Wazir apprised the participants about the significance of broadening of tax …

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Saudi Supreme Court to hold session Sunday evening to confirm Ramadan start

May 5, 2019 |

Jeddah Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced that it did not receive any report on sighting the crescent moon of the coming month of Ramadan on Saturday night.

Accordingly, the court decided to hold another session, in this regard, on Sunday …

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Backward areas to be brought at par with developed cities: CM Punjab

May 2, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that backward areas of the province will be brought at par with the developed cities.

Addressing a public gathering at Zafarwal today, he said former rulers raised hollow slogans of composite development …

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Pakistan: Without press freedom, the truth can often disappear

May 2, 2019 |

To commemorate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Amnesty International will be launching a campaign with Dawn.com, showcasing the consequences on the news if press freedom is curtailed in the country.

The campaign will be launched at 0900 (Pakistan …

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Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett added in England squad for series against Pakistan, Ireland

May 1, 2019 |

Dawid Malan and Ben Duckett have been added to England’s squads for the one-off ODI against Ireland and T20I against Pakistan.

Meanwhile, England batsman James Vince has the chance to earn a place in Englands World Cup squad after being …

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Work on construction of Mohmand Dam being launched on May 2

May 1, 2019 |

Work on the construction of Mohmand Dam is being launched on Thursday.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Saqib Nisar are expected to perform groundbreaking ceremony of the dam in Mohmand district.

Mohmand dam is being …

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