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Archive for August 12th, 2020

Pakistan researchers among winners of Facebook misinformation project

August 12, 2020 |

Karachi, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Facebook announced the winners of its Foundation Integrity Research: Misinformation and Polarization request for proposals. Among the global list of winners are Agha Ali Raza and Ihsan Ayyub Qazi from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), whose proposal shone during the competitive selection process. Misinformation and polarization are fundamental challenges […]

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Training session on road safety by National Highways Motorway Police Hub held at Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry

August 12, 2020 |

Karachi, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ismail Suttar, President Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Wednesday that there was no alternative to awareness and adherence to the road safety principles in order to minimize the losses of precious lives due to ignorance of traffic laws. “The data showed that road accidents claimed more lives than […]

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Another Project Win From Borouge

August 12, 2020 |

Lahore, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Industrial Services UAE has been awarded another project by Borouge titled PE4 Conversion Project, the project aims to convert PE4 Plant from Natural to Black Production by adding a Carbon Black Masterbatch. This Retrofit project is on EPC mode and will be executed at the Borouge Ruwais site. The project […]

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Descon to Manage Descon Oxychem Limited’s Turnaround

August 12, 2020 |

Lahore, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Descon Engineering’s Industrial Services Division (PAK BU) is all set to manage the Annual Turnaround of Descon Oxychem Limited. The scope of work covers all mechanical works spanning over a maintenance window of 45 Days. This will cover the overall shutdown of plant, piping works, services of equipment including Column, […]

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Sindh produces most of the gas but deprived of it: Minister

August 12, 2020 |

Karachi, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce and Anti-Corruption and Cooperative Department Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said on Wednesday that lands worth billions of rupees had been seized in Sindh. These lands were taken for cooperative housing schemes or industrial purposes but are now being used for commercial or residential purposes, he […]

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Construction of four box culverts in sector I-11/2

August 12, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Capital Development Authority has opened bids for the project for construction of four box culverts in sector I-11/2. 17 different firms participated in the bidding process. NIT of the project was amounting to Rs. 137.416 million rupees however, due to healthy competition lowest bid amounting to Rs. 94.12 million was […]

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High Commissioner Babar Amin met with Assistant Defence Minister Hon Alex Hawke MP

August 12, 2020 |

Canberra, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): High Commissioner Babar Amin met with Hon Alex Hawke, Assistant Defence Minister to discuss bilateral relations. During the meeting, cooperation between the two countries in the domain of defence and security was reviewed in detail. Expressing satisfaction over the longstanding cooperation in this area, it was agreed to further strengthen […]

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Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan paid a farewell call on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff at GHQ

August 12, 2020 |

Rawalpindi, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): H.E Shukrullah Atif Mashal, Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan paid a farewell call on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. The dignitary thanked COAS for support to Afghanistan and Afghan peace process during his tenure. For more information, contact: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Hilal […]

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Pakistan identifies major cyber attack by Indian agencies

August 12, 2020 |

Rawalpindi, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Intelligence Agencies have identified a major cyber-attack by Indian Intelligence Agencies involving a range of cyber crimes including deceitful fabrication by hacking personal mobiles and technical gadgets of government officials and military personnel. Various targets of Hostile Intelligences Agencies are being investigated. Pakistan Army has further enhanced necessary measures […]

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Ambassador of Italy in Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese calls on Leader of the House in Senate Dr. Shahzad Waseem

August 12, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Italy in Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese called on the Leader of the House (LoH) in Senate Dr. Shahzad Waseem at the latter’s residence here in Islamabad on Wednesday, wherein bilateral issues of mutual interest were discussed. Talking to the ambassador, Leader of the House in Senate Dr. Shahzad Waseem […]

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Board of Revenue Punjab hosts ceremony in Honour of Best Performing Field Officers at Civil Secretariat

August 12, 2020 |

Lahore, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): A ceremony was organized by Board of Revenue Punjab at civil secretariat Lahore to appreciate the hard working field officers who shown good performance in collection of government revenues in their areas. Senior Member Board of Revenue Babar Hayat Tarar distributed certificates among nine deputy commissioners, 21 additional deputy commissioners […]

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Religious Hatred Material on Social Media Intolerable: Minister Law and Parliamentary Affairs

August 12, 2020 |

Lahore, August 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat has said that the Punjab government was taking action against the elements who spread religious hatred on social media. The religious scholars and public should bring such objectionable content in the notice of local district administration if seen on […]

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