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Archive for July, 2017

Kerui Petroleum inks contract on Malaysian-based joint venture at 2017 OGA

July 25, 2017 | Energy & Power

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The opening ceremony for the three-day 2017 Oil and Gas Asia (OGA), a key annual exhibition for the energy industry, was held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, in the capital of Malaysia, …

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Broadening of tax base to play role in achieving higher economic growth: Dar

July 25, 2017 | Energy & Power

Minister for Finance,

Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization, Senator

Mohammad Ishaq Dar Monday said broadening of tax base

will contribute to strong tax revenue collections and play an

important role in achieving higher, sustainable and inclusive

economic growth.

He …

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PM left for Maldives on three-day visit

July 25, 2017 | Aviation, General

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif left for Maldives on a three-day official visit this morning.

He is visiting the country on the invitation of Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz is also accompanying him.…

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Broadening of tax base to play role in achieving higher economic growth: Dar

July 25, 2017 | Energy & Power

Minister for Finance,

Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization, Senator

Mohammad Ishaq Dar Monday said broadening of tax base

will contribute to strong tax revenue collections and play an

important role in achieving higher, sustainable and inclusive

economic growth.

He …

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Govt committed to develop modern infrastructure in Azad Kashmir to promote tourism: PM

July 25, 2017 | Entertainment

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says government is focusing on infrastructure and tourism development in Azad Kashmir which is manifested by two fold increase of federal funding for these sectors.

He was talking to Minister for Information and Tourism of …

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Afghan Taliban Captures Third District In Three Days

July 25, 2017 | Technology

An Afghan official says the Taliban has seized control of a district in southeastern Afghanistan, the third to fall to the militants in as many days.

The Taliban's apparent capture of Jani Khel district in Paktia Province, along the porous …

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Faction Leader Claims 30,000 Afghans Fighting in Iraq, Syria

July 25, 2017 | Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD � A prominent former Afghan insurgent leader Tuesday said 30,000 of his countrymen are fighting in Syria and Iraq.

"Afghans are being trained to fight at home and abroad, said Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, while addressing tribal elders in Kabul.

The …

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‫حل إدارة الاشتراكات عن بعد من Gemalto يساعد عملاء Lenovo على الاتصال الدائم

July 24, 2017 | Other Language, Technology, Urdu

 أمستردام 21 يوليو 2017 – تقوم شركة Gemalto، الرائدة على مستوى العالم (والمسجلة في بورصة يورونيكست تحت الرمز NL0000400653 GTO)، بتوفير اتصالات مرنة لأجهزة Lenovo الذكية في 160 دولة. وقع اختيار شركة Lenovo على Gemalto باعتبارها موفر توفير بيانات بطاقات

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Blast Kills At Least 14 People In Pakistan

July 24, 2017 | Aviation, General

Pakistani officials say at least 14 people have been killed in a blast in the eastern city of Lahore.

The explosion occurred July 24 on a busy road in Lahore, the capital of Punjab Province.

Police cordoned off the area …

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Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 35 in Afghan Capital

July 24, 2017 | Entertainment

ISLAMABAD �A Taliban suicide car bombing has killed at least 35 people and injured dozens more in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

An Interior Ministry spokesman, Najib Danish, while confirming the casualties, explained that a bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into …

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At Least 26 Killed in Lahore Blast

July 24, 2017 | Business & Finance

Officials in Pakistan say a suspected suicide bomb in the eastern city of Lahore has killed at least 26 people and wounded around 50 others.

Monday's attack occurred in a busy marketplace where local administration workers were working to remove …

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China: India Must Pull Back its Troops Amid Border Standoff

July 24, 2017 | Technology

BEIJING � China on Monday warned India not to push your luck by underestimating Beijing's determination to safeguard what it considers sovereign Chinese territory, amid an ongoing standoff between the two neighbors over a contested region high in the Himalayas.…

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