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  • Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy was invested as the new honorary consul general of the Kingdom of Norway in Karachi a day earlier. Obaid Chinoy takes over from Muhammad Moonis, who is retiring after 38 years as the consul general of Norway in Karachi. The handover took place at a reception at Obaid ...

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  • The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) Forman Christian College Lahore is holding two-day training for the Department of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal Punjab (SWD) and representatives of NGOs here on May 22-23, 2017. The training is part of a larger project titled “Social ...

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  • Rawalpindi Education Authority, Pakistan Alliance for Math and Science and Alif Ailaan organized math and science competition in government schools of Rawalpindi today, said a Press Release issued by District Education Authority. The competition was conducted among seven government schools ...

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  • A delegation from the Royal College of Defense Studies, UK visited the Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) on Thursday. The delegation was led by Major General (Retd) Simon Leslie Porter from the UK who was accompanied by an ...

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  • Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) organized a seminar in Islamabad, highlighting the importance of timely completion of the Electoral Reforms process. Mr. Amer Ejaz, Executive Director CPDI during his introductory address informed participants about CPDI work in different fields ...

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  • A five-year project aimed at economically empowering youth by providing sustainable livelihoods to 17,000 young people in district Layyah was launched at a local hotel on Wednesday. The event was organized by BARGAD - organization for youth development, with support from Oxfam in Pakistan. Empower ...

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  • LAHORE: A US-based startup founded by a Pakistani has won a top UN award. Ricult, an award winning, MIT-based startup was presented the “Innovative Ideas and Technology on Agribusiness” award by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in a ceremony held in Milan, ...

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  • LAHORE: Zameen.com, Pakistan’s top real estate portal, successfully concluded Zameen.com Property Expo 2017’s Lahore chapter on Sunday with massive crowds of visitors totalling over 60,000 people. The event opened its doors to the general public at 9:30am on May 13, 2017 with more than ...

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  • LAHORE: The United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) staff on Thursday visited Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), and FCC Research and Resource Centre established at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) where the Centre's Founding Director Dr Saeed ...

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  • Lahore - Zameen.com, Pakistan’s largest real estate portal, will be organizing its signature event, Zameen.com Property Expo 2017, in Lahore on May 13 and 14, 2017, at the Expo Centre, Johar Town. The two-day event will feature 110 exhibitors, which will include reputable agents, top ...

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  • All Pakistan Muslim Student Federation has endorsed the statement by DG ISPR and considers the Panama leaks notification issued by the prime minister's secretariat baseless. APMSF urged the Supreme Court to give a quick decision on Panama leaks. APMSF Punjab held its meeting and representatives ...

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  • LAHORE: A press conference on the Supreme Court's (SC) proceedings of the Orange Metro Heritage Case, April 2017 is being held at the request of all those citizens of Lahore, who love their city and have been struggling to protect its heritage and cultural identity as well as their homes from ...

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  • Local Governments in Sindh Province are in place since last year after the LG elections under the Local Government Act 2013. The absence of Local Government budget rules jeopardizes the financial authority promised by the constitution to the district governments. Centre for Peace and Development ...

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  • KOHAT: Member of Provincial Assembly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ziaullah Bangash brings fresh focus on the importance of Maths and Science in public schools. Speaking at a science activity organized by the Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science (PAMS), Ziaullah Bangash reiterated the need to improve the ...

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  • For the first time, a team of students from NUST Islamabad, have been selected for the Shell Ecomarathon that is being held in France in June. It is called the NUST Ecomotive. The SEM is held thrice every year in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and as many as 200 teams from all over the world take ...

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  • LAHORE: Women in Struggle for Empowerment (WISE) is instrumental in establishing the ground-breaking Local Government Women Councilors’ Caucus and we hope this Caucus would play its due role in advocacy for gender sensitive development at local level, mainstreaming of gender sensitive ...

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  • LAHORE: The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Christian College Lahore held a two day training for the Department of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal Punjab (SWD) from April 20-21, 2017. The training was part of a larger project titled “Social Welfare Department: The ...

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  • The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has taken serious exception to the banning of women from attending the traditional Qaqlasht Festival, said HRCP spokesperson Asma Jahangir. This is discrimination and will send a negative message to tourism as well. Such violation of women’s rights is ...

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  • LAHORE - The federal government should adopt the policy of national economic self reliance to tackle the growing unemployment among the 1.8 million youth entering the labour market every year and ensure free and qualitative education to children. These views were expressed at a seminar on ...

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  • Zameen.com, Pakistan’s No. 1 property website, is hosting its first-ever Property Open Day event at its Head Office on main MM Alam road in Lahore on April 21, 22 and 23 from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm. The event will feature trusted real estate projects that are exclusively marketed by Zameen.com. ...

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  • LAHORE - Excise and Taxation Minister Mian Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has awarded Quaid-e- Azam Gold Medal to Prof Izharul Hassan Shah, vice principal, Govt College of Science, Wahdat Road, Lahore, for his meritorious services in the field of education on behalf of Tehreek-e-Istehkam-e- Pakistan ...

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  • Experts and educationists on Sunday shared their opinion to raise awareness on the importance of early learning and development for future generations, besides asking students to accept diversity in the society – be it religious, cultural or linguistic. “Our students from school to ...

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  • While Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh have enacted effective right to information laws, federal Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002 and Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005 are the most ineffective right to information laws in the country, according to Centre for Peace and Development ...

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  • Speakers stressed the importance of enriched contribution parents and educationists can make, using appropriate sources of learning and development, latest research, better networking amongst peers and a will to make learning a fun activity for the thought leaders of tomorrow. During a ...

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  • Aurora Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd launched its first local product with the name of Pliro on 4th March, 2017. Pliro’s Official Launch Eventwas held in PC Hotel, Rawalpindi and was attended by more than 70 renowned doctors from all across Pakistan. Pliro is a web and mobile healthcare platform for ...

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  • APML Women Wing Pakistan marked world's Women Day at all the provincial capitals where officer bearers, workers and civil society participated. Role of women in taking forward the country was discussed. President Women Wing Punjab Fatima Malhi stressed that women being the 52 percent of the ...

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  • A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed on 7th of March between Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore and Fatima Jinnah Medical University for academic research and education. The ceremony took place today at Fatima Jinnah Medical University. The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor of ...

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  • Bonded labor and Brick Kiln workers are one of the most marginalized categories of Pakistan, said Syeda Ghulam Fatima Secretary general Bonded Labor Liberation Front (BLLF). Fake FIRS have been registered against brick kiln workers vulnerable to forced labor by powerful brick kiln owners with the ...

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  • KARACHI - The SSGC gives significant importance to its industrial customers since they play a key role in the industrialization of the country, the company said in a press release on Saturday. Responding to a statement of Masood Naqi, president of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI), ...

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  • The Grief Directory (TGD) aims to connect grieving families, particularly those affected by terrorism, with professionals, organizations and individuals with a view to help the needy to professionals and other people willing and able to provide support that the families may require. TGD is an ...

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