2018 April 15 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for April 15th, 2018

All the Bar Councils have given strike call for tomorrow in backdrop of firing incidents at the residence of Justice Ejaz ul Ahsan, Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan

April 15, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has extended his thanks and gratitude to all bar councils for their unflinching support for standing with Supreme Court during difficult moments.

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COMSATS and ISESCO signed the Agreement for Joint Cooperation Programme during 2018

April 15, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS), based in Pakistan, and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), based in Morocco, signed an Agreement for Joint Cooperation Programme …

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Lifted by India, South Asia Regains Growth Lead, Still Lags on Jobs

April 15, 2018 | General, Official News, World Bank

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): South Asia has regained its lead as the fastest growing region in the world, supported by recovery in India. With the right mix of policies and reforms, growth is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent …

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FPCCI supports ban on non-filers to operate foreign currency accounts

Karachi, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The FPCCI on Sunday lauded the government for amendment in the Protection of Economic Reforms Act barring non-filers from operating foreign currency accounts (FCAs). Now the non-filers will not be able to conduct international transactions …

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System failed to provide honest leadership for decades

April 15, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT):Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday said the system has failed to deliver as it could not introduce fair and square leadership to the country in the last few decades. Pakistan has been facing the …

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16 Member Test Squad announced for the series against Ireland and England

April 15, 2018 | Official News, Sports

Lahore, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has announced the 16-member Test squad for the series against Ireland and England.

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FC KP troops fired upon from Afghanistan side in Kurram agency

Rawalpindi, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): FC KP troops fired upon from Afghanistan side in Kurram agency. Troops were carrying out routine surveillance along Pak Afghan border for plugging of gaps and making necessary preparations for starting fencing in that area. …

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Syria situation: Pakistan calls for restraint

April 15, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): We are following the situation in Syria with grave concern. We call on all sides to refrain from actions inconsistent with the UN Charter. Pakistan condemns the use of chemical weapons anywhere by anyone. It …

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Pakistan rejects Indian allegations

April 15, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT):Responding to a question regarding the Press Release issued by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs alleging that the High Commissioner of India was ”prevented” from meeting the visiting Sikh pilgrims, the Spokesman rejected the allegations …

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Officer Cadet Sheroz Shahid from Pakistan Army Awarded Overseas International Medal High Commissioner felicitates the Cadet Officer on Flying Pakistani Flag High

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Officer Cadet Sheroz Shahid from Pakistan Army has been awarded Overseas International Medal on achieving best results in military, academics, practical studies and physical training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, United Kingdom on 13 …

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National Assembly Speaker condemns Justice Ijazul Ahsan’s House Shooting

April 15, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has strongly condemned the firing incident by some unknown gunmen at the house of Supreme Court Judge Justice Ijazul Ahsan at Lahore, today. In a statement, the Speaker directed …

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Glowing tribute paid to martyr Amir Lone

April 15, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tribute to martyr Amir Hamid Lone, who succumbed to his injuries at a Srinagar hospital today. Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsaan Untoo, …

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