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  • Finance Division Friday described as factually incorrect and misleading a news item published in a section of the press claiming that the foreign direct investment flows into Pakistan had dropped by 20 per cent in 2019. In an official statement, the Finance Division clarified that a news report ...

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  • LAHORE - The QAED on Friday organised a seminar to raise awareness and advocacy for peace and good citizenship among education managers and school teachers in order to curb extremism and violence and promote peace, harmony and tranquillity in the social fabric of the country. The seminar titled ...

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  • KARACHI                -           The Vice Chancellor (VC), Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur, Prof Dr Parveen Shah chaired a meeting of the university officials ...

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  • KARACHI           -          The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Sindh on Friday arrested four drug peddlers in two separate actions from different parts of the megalopolis. According to an official, ANF Police Station Clifton intercepted a vehicle and ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS          -           Demonstration was held by Jamaat e Islami Mirpurkhas here on Friday at Market chowk to protest against growing price hike in the country. Led by Zila Ameer Haji Noor Illahi Mughal, protesters carrying banners and ...

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  • KARACHI            -        An exhibition of paintings by children with hearing impairment, opened at Alliance Francaise de Karachi Friday evening, drew significant attention of people in general as well as art connoisseurs. The three day event has ...

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  • KARACHI           -              State Bank of Pakistan on Friday injected Rs731.5 billion into money market as reverse repo purchase through its open market operation. The rate of return accepted is 13.26 percent per annum, said SB Press ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -          Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Fiday noted bullish trend as KSE 100 index closed at 42,633.02 points as compared to 42,506.94 points on the last working day with the positive change of 126.08 points (0.30 %). A ...

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  • ATTOCK-Students of various government and private schools on Friday presented various models depicting environmental and climate changes issues to create awareness among masses in an exhibition in connection with clean and green Pakistan campaign held at Lalarukh tomb park Hassanabdal. A large ...

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  • KASUR-Federal Minister for Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar along with Punjab Human Rights Minister Ijaz Alam Augustine visited the house of Zainab on her second death anniversary here on Friday. The six-year-old Zainab was kidnapped and murdered by the kidnaper two years ago. Both the ...

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  • SARGODHA-Police have arrested twenty three (23) accused and recovered narcotics and weapons from them. Police spokesman said Friday that during continued drive against drug pushers and criminals teams of different police station have conducted raids at various place under their jurisdiction and ...

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  • SARGODHA-Sargodha Commissioner Dr Farah Masood has directed the administration for launching crackdown against the black marketers and profiteers so that common man should not have any difficulty in obtaining food and drinks. Addressing a meeting of administrative officers of four districts here on ...

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  • MULTAN-Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo said that besides Walled City conservation project in historic Multan, they were also working on various projects including Pak-Italian modern burn unit in the city.Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo expressed these views during his visit ...

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  • Cricket festivity returns to Lahore and the stage is set for three-match T20I series between Pakistan and Bangladesh from Janaury 24-27 at the historic Gadaffi stadium.   The famous arena wears a fresh look to hold three thrilling and exciting ties of the shortest version of the game. ...

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  • Punjab Agriculture Minister Malik Nauman Ahmed Langrial said on Thursday that the government is taking steps to improve the agriculture sector and bring prosperity to farmers. Speaking at the inauguration of an agricultural reforms scheme, he said that under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ...

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  • PESHAWAR - The KhyberPakhtunkhwa government hereThursday reshuffled 12 senior officers of the bureaucracy with immediate effect until further orders.According to a notification of theEstablishment Department, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kohat Matiullah Khan (PAS BS 19), DC Abbottabad Amir Afaq (PMS ...

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  • LAKKI MARWAT - Deputy Commissioner Jahangir Azam in the light of directives issued by ChiefSecretary, Peshawar High Court and PerformanceManagement and Reforms Unit (PMRU) Cell hasbanned use of CNG cylinders in school vans to avoidmishaps. A notification issued on Thursday also banned placing of ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Additional Assistant Commissioner (AAC) Haripur Ali Sher Khan along withHealthcare Commission (HCC) sealed five laboratories and two medical stores for non-compliance ofthe regulatory requirements. The AAC and HCC officials inspected various medical stores, clinical labsand clinics in ...

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  • KARACHI               -           Federal Minister for Privatisation Muhammad Mian Soomro has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project would bring prosperity ...

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  • HYDERABAD               -        Commissioner Muhammad Abbas Baloch has asked the concerned departments to take immediate action against all closed flour mills and flour grind units in the city ...

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  • SUKKUR              -            Commissioner Shafique Ahmed Mahesar on Thursday directed the deputy commissioners (DCs) to launch a crackdown against profiteers and hoarders and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -             Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Thursday witnessed bearish trend as KSE 100 index closed at 42,506.94 points as compared to 42,561.27 points on the last working day with the negative change of 54.33 ...

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  • SARGODHA-Commissioner Sargodha Farah Masood Thursday directed the deputy commissioners of four districts of division for making foolproof administrative mechanism for punishing the drug pushers. Commissioner emphasized the need for strict blockade of entrance and exit routes of the division to ...

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  • MULTAN-The Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) has planned to organise mango festivals in four cities this year with an aim to introduce new varsities of “ the King of fruits.”A spokesperson for the MNSUA told this news agency here on Thursday that the varsity would ...

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  • FAISALABAD -: District Quality Control Board (DQCB) has decided to forward 16 cases registered against medical stores/clinics running without licenses and other violations to drug court. The board in its meeting held with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Fazal-e-Rabi in the chair here, ...

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  • One year service of 10 SHOs forfeited FAISALABAD - CPO Captain (retd) Muhammad Suhail has issued orders for forfeiting one year service of 10 station house officers (SHOs) on the charges of non-compliance of orders, negligence and corruption. CPO issued orders to SHOs for arresting criminals, ...

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  • Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health, Dr Zafar Mirza Thursday said all passengers arriving into Pakistan from China will have to undergo a strict screening at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore Airports in the wake of recent corona virus outbreak in China where number of cases jumped to almost ...

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  • Pakistan has called on the United Nations (UN)to respond to the challenges posed by the unilateral moves on the status of Jerusalem and the expanding Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory that have undermined the prospect of peace in the Middle East. “The United Nations, ...

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  • KOHAT - Deputy CommissionerKarram Shah Fahad onWednesday said that effective measures werebeing taken to providewheat flour to massesat officially prescribedconcessional rate.He expressed theseviews while chairinga meeting to discussmatters with regard toavailability of wheatflour in the ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Tandoors reopenedhere on Wednesday following successful talksbetween district administration and breadmakers association.The bread makers association announcedend of three-day strikeafter holding successfulnegations with senior officials of district administration on late Tuesdaynight ...

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