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Pakistan’s Military Courts ‘Disaster’ for Human Rights

January 16, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD A global advocate for justice is calling on Pakistan not to use the tenure of its military courts to try civilians for terrorism-related offenses, saying that doing so would constitute a "disaster" for human rights.

The military tribunals have …

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Board of directors meeting of Exide Pakistan Limited

January 15, 2019 |
Karachi, Exide Pakistan Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 30, 2019 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period ended…

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US Envoy in Kabul to Advance Afghan Peace Efforts

January 15, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Zalmay Khalilzad, the man responsible for overseeing America's negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, arrived Tuesday night in Kabul, after making stops in India, the United Arab Emirates, and China. He is expected to visit Islamabad next.

His outreach to …

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Gabon’s president returns home after medical leave in Morocco

January 15, 2019 |

Libreville President Ali Bongo returned to Gabon on Monday after a three-month medical leave, during which a coup attempt was thwarted.

Bongo left Morocco's capital Rabat to Libreville to attend the oath-taking ceremony Tuesday of the new government he appointed …

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PM’s IT Task Force discusses domestic manufacturing of mobile phones, computers

January 15, 2019 |

A second meeting of Prime Minister's task force on IT and Telecom was held in Islamabad on Tuesday with Minister for Information Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui in the chair.

The sub task force on IT gave recommendation for setting up …

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WHO launches new 5-year strategic plan to address global health challenges

January 15, 2019 |

Geneva The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that 2019 will see the start of the WHO's new five-year strategic plan � the 13th General Program of Work � to address the world's multiple health challenges and threats.

In a …

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Board of directors meeting of Archroma Pakistan Limited

January 14, 2019 |
Karachi, Archroma Pakistan Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 29, 2019 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period ended…

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Board of directors meeting of International Steels Limited

January 14, 2019 |
Karachi, International Steels Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 25, 2019 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Half Yearly Accounts for the period…

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Board of directors meeting of Olympia Mills Limited

January 14, 2019 |
Karachi, Olympia Mills Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on February 26, 2019 to consider and approve the 2nd Quarter accounts for the period ended December 31, 2018. Further, the…

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Board of directors meeting of Pakistan Cables Limited

January 14, 2019 |
Karachi, Pakistan Cables Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 29, 2019 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period ended…

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Board of directors meeting of Siemens Pakistan Engineering Company Limited

January 14, 2019 |
Karachi, Siemens Pakistan Engineering Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 28, 2019 at Abu Dhabi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for…

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Tribal people will continue to receive all privileges: Governor Farman

January 14, 2019 |

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman has said the government was taking earnest and revolutionary measures to eradicate sense of deprivation among tribal people who would continue to avail old perks and privileges along with facilities available to the settled parts …

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