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Roof collapse kills four in Mansehra

September 2, 2020 |

Four people died due to roof collapse in Ogi area of Hussain Banda in district Mansehra on Wednesday. Rescue operation is underway to recover stranded people under the rubble.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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PM directs Punjab Govt for early completion of RRFUDP

September 2, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Punjab government for early completion of the Ravi River front Urban Development Project while ensuring high international construction standards, protection of environment, permanent solution of water scarcity and water pollution in Lahore. He issued these directives while  chairing a review meeting on the progress of this Project in Lahore. […]

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CM Punjab directs to expedite process of issuance of number plates of vehicles

September 2, 2020 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has accorded in-principle approval to introduce a biometric system for vehicle registration in the province during a meeting held in Lahore. Addressing the meeting, he said that now vehicle registration will be possible through biometric verification instead of transfer order form. He said that in future, citizens will not […]

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Providing conducive environment for businesses Govt’s top priority: Imran Khan

September 2, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan says it is top priority of the government to promote business activities, provide enabling environment for businesses and remove hurdles in this regard, besides giving incentives. Talking to successful entrepreneurs from various fields in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said the young people, who have proved their potential in various fields, are […]

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Govt achieves microeconomic stability: Asad Umar

September 2, 2020 |

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar says the government has achieved microeconomic stability and is now focussed on growth. Talking to Japanese Ambassador Matsuda Kuninori in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said economic indicators are positive and the government wants to push the development expenditures as well as capitalize the private sector investment. Asad Umar […]

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Coronavirus cases declining in Balochistan: Liaquat Shahwani

September 2, 2020 |

Spokesman Government of Balochistan Liaquat Shahwani has said positive cases of coronavirus are declining in the province. He said this while talking to journalists in Quetta regarding situation of coronavirus in the province. He said only two patients of coronavirus are being treated at the hospital. He added that during recent monsoon rains government priority […]

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ECC approves $142 mln for meeting financial challenges of Roosevelt Hotel

September 2, 2020 |

Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet approved 142 million dollars for meeting the financial challenges of PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The ECC gave the approval in its meeting held in Islamabad today (Wednesday) with Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. The ECC also approved rationalization of eleven […]

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Govt agrees to revises rates of five zero-rated industries: Razak Dawood

September 2, 2020 |

Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood has said that the government agreed that erstwhile 5 zero-rated industries would be given a rate of 7.5 ¢/kWh for July and August and 9 ¢/kWh thereafter. In a tweet, he said that for gas, the rate will be $6.5/MMBtu throughout. He said that […]

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Construction work on mega projects costing more than Rs.5b start in Kohat

September 2, 2020 |

The construction work of mega developmental projects costing more than five billion rupees in district Kohat has been initiated with the financial assistance of Asian Development Bank. Talking to a delegation of Asian Development Bank in district Kohat, Advisor to Chief Minister on Science and Information Technology Ziaullah Bangash said these projects will benefit the […]

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Revision of Guidelines on Stress Testing of the Banking Sector

September 2, 2020 |

Karachi, September 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan has today released a revised suite of Guidelines on Stress Testing, which replaces the earlier guidelines issued in 2012. Stress testing is a key tool used globally by banks for risk management and capital planning. Accordingly, the revised guidelines will further strengthen the risk management […]

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Federal Minister for IT Syed Amin Ul Haque lauds byonyks for developing bloodless kidney dialysis machine

September 2, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Founder of Byonyks, the medical devices company that developed Pakistan’s first bloodless dialysis machine, Farrukh Usman called on Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque on Wednesday. Farrukh Usman, a Harvard graduate has developed a painless and risk-free dialysis machine with the support of Ignite SEED funding […]

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Quality seed can help in increasing production of wheat: Syed Fakhar Imam

September 2, 2020 |

Islamabad, September 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): Quality seed can help in increasing production of wheat. This was said by Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFSR), Syed Fakhar Imam while attending the meeting of National Assembly Standing Committee on NFSR. It was held at PARC on Wednesday. Rao Muhammad Ajmal Khan, MNA/Chairman, NA Standing […]

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