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  • Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is set to premiere her first immersive experiential exhibition, HOME1947, at the Manchester International Festival 2017. The unique and deeply beautiful exhibition collects stories from people who left their homes and crossed borders during the ...

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  • UK’s largest amateur football league – Leisure Leagues, a company of World Group has embarked on a journey to bring football in Pakistan. The company has announced a long term plan for all football enthusiasts to be part of their 5, 6 and 7-a-side football in Pakistan. The logo of event ...

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  • A five-member delegation headed by All Pakistan Muslim Student Federation President Saad Malik attended All Student Federation Conference on Palestine dispute, on an invitation by Imamia Student Organization under the umbrella of Mutahida Talaba Mahaz (MTM) at a private hotel in Lahore. The ...

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  • LAHORE: Leading business persons and city government officials on Tuesday launched a Safe Charity Campaign to share a message with the general public that they must use their charity carefully and with all responsibility so that their donations couldn’t be used against the country. The Lahore ...

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  • KARACHI: Joining the coveted line up of international players in the Ronaldinho and Friends’ squad coming to Pakistan in summer this year to play an exhibition match under Leisure Leagues is the former Chelsea legend John Terry as announced by Shahzeb Mehmood Trunkwala, President World Group, ...

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  • Lahore: Punjab government has not given due share to environment and energy sectors in its development budget for the year 2017-18; Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) expresses its concerns while reacting to the budget. Climate change and energy crisis are the two major issues ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Joining the coveted line up of international players in the “Ronaldinho and Friends’ squad coming to Pakistan in summer this year to play an exhibition match under Leisure Leagues is the former Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos as announced by Shahzeb Trunkwala, President ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The Senate Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage has approved right to information bill tabled by government on May 15, 2017 with undue haste and without listening to citizens, civil society groups and journalists. Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives, ...

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  • Lahore: Any mode of choosing representation for religious minorities, that enhances discrimination on the basis of religion in the political system, will be undesirable. The speakers and participants of the consultation meeting on “effective political participation of religious ...

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  • UK’s largest amateur football league, Leisure Leagues, a company of World Group Trunkwala family, has announced on Saturday to open up their door for the football enthusiasts of Balochistan to be part of their 5, 6 and 7-a-side football in Pakistan. Leisure Leagues Pakistan (LLP) is a ...

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  • LAHORE: The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore held two-day training for the Department of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal Punjab (SWD) and representatives of different Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) on May 22-23, ...

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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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  • Zameen.com, Pakistan’s No 1 property website, organised the sixth and seventh installment of its property expo in Lahore and Islamabad. Gwadar took centre stage at the events, which opened their doors to the public on May 13 and 14 in Lahore and May 20 and 21 in Islamabad. In ...

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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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