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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Monday said Pakistan Railways is keen for mutual cooperation with South Korea for upgradation of Main Line-I, II and III. He was taking to South Korea Ambassador to Pakistan Kwak Sung-Kyu who called on him at Ministry of Railways, a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first meeting of Board of Directors (BoD) of Utility Stores Corporation (USC), held here on Monday, assured the employees of the corporation that no one would be expelled from the job and the corporation was not being privatised. The meeting was presided over by its Chairman ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakthunkhwa government will build a mega ‘Spat Gah’ hydropower project with capacity of 496 megawatts in district Kohistan to provide inexpensive electricity to industrial, domestic and agriculture consumers. “The KP energy department has completed ...

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  • TQUETTA - Adviser to Chief Minister Balochistan for Livestock, Mitha Khan Kakar on Monday said that provincial government was taking all possible measures to ensure development of livestock and agriculture sectors. Talking to APP, he said the livestock and agriculture departments were being affected ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  A five-day anti-polio campaign started in the entire district here on Monday to cover more than 840,250 children below five years of age. In-charge Anti-polio drive District Health Authority, Chaudary Muhammad Hussain informed that 2787 polio teams including 2333 mobile ...

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  • TIslamabad -  The citizens of federal capital are easily educated about traffic rules due to high literacy rate and they are also aware that violation on roads would be dealt with sternly. These views were expressed by Inspector General of Islamabad Police Muhammad Amir Zulfiqar Khan during a ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad is all set to organize a Qawali night titled ‘Rashk-E-Qamar’ on November 23 to provide entertainment for music lovers of the capital city.  The event is an attempt to promote Qawali, one of the most ancient and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Foreign players will start arriving in Pakistan from November 18 to participate in the DHA International Squash Championship scheduled to be held in Karachi. Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) vice president and squash legend Qamar Zaman said that the championship carrying prize money of ...

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  • TFAISALABD - Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar Sunday said that there was no rift with the coalition partner Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) and he was enjoying cordial relations with Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi. Talking to media after installation of a water filtration ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday said that the credibility of media was fast diminishing and it must adopt self-imposed ethics to maintain the same. Addressing the launch of a national daily at the auditorium of a private university here, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An Indian woman of 21 years Zeenat Khan was treated in Lahore for her broken back after falling from roof three years ago. According to a private news channel, she was being treated in Uttar Pradesh, but the response was not good. She then came to Lahore for treatment. Neurosurgeon Dr ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday expressed grief over the demise of the mother of National Assembly Deputy Speaker Muhammad Qasim Khan Suri. The prime minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and grant of courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first of its kind air pollution smog looming in Pakistan has 70 per cent contribution in its environmental degradation from neighbouring country India. The heterogeneous phenomenon of dark carbon particles, vehicular and industrial emissions combined with fog in winter season ...

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  • Tislamabad - With the advent of winter season, hospitals in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad are witnessing a great rush of patients complaining of asthma, seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, skin rashes, and other dermatological problems not related to ...

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  • Tislamabad - On the arrival of winter season, pomegranate has flooded the markets in twin cities where people are buying the precious fruit. A report said that sharp drop in temperature in the twin cities led to a hike in the sale of pomegranates and increase in the number of sale points in twin ...

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  • Tislamabad - Department of Archaeology and Museums, National History and Literary Heritage Division will resume survey of archaeological sites in the federal capital by December, which was halted due to unavailability of funds. The first-ever archaeological survey was initiated by the Department of ...

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  • Trawalpindi - The Punjab government sought feasibility report for establishment of a new hospital at Chakri. District Planning Officer Dr Ahsan Ali said on Sunday that Punjab government had asked Chief Executive Officer Health Authority to prepare a feasibility report of setting up a 100-bed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Following directives of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led federal government, Islamabad Electric Supply Company launched a crackdown against power pilferers. Chief Executive Officer IESCO Shahid Iqbal said that strict action had been taken against those involved in illegal use electricity ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Margalla Hills National Park is nurturing a world of biodiversity amid extinct species of gray gorals with existing barking deer strolling in the woods of different hiking trails embracing the sunshine and early morning visitors of the park. Islamabad Wildlife Management Board Deputy ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Institute of Health established well-equipped disease surveillance and response units in provinces for prevention and control of dengue and Congo fevers. The units were established in collaboration with Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (FELTP) in Directorate ...

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  • Trawalpindi - Regional Transport Authority, Rawalpindi issued tickets to 1,185 public-service vehicles and impounded 73 other vehicles for overcharging, overloading and on other violations during October. Secretary RTA Khalid Yameen Satti said that RTA teams conducted raids and those found involved ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Female journalists of federal capital have been facing a number of challenges in fulfilment of their professional responsibilities due to unavailability of required facilities. Mostly female journalists complained that despite heavy work load, media organisations were reluctant to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Women parliamentarians increase presence at important decision making forums and are actively participating at important institutions like Parliament and Senate, giving vital input for bringing social and economic change. According to report of Free and Fair Election ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -   The Khyber Pakthunkhwa govt has established a well-equipped Reporting Centre at Energy and Power Department for an effective supervision and monitoring of the nation-wide campaign against power theft in the province. “We have set up a Reporting Centre equipped ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS  -   Pakistan has made an enhanced contribution to the cash-strapped UNRWA, the UN agency entrusted to assist the Palestinian refugees that drew “heart-felt appreciation” from its chief, Pierre Krahenbuhl. Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s ...

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  • Tislamabad - The country-wide anti-encroachment drive might not help reduce sufferings of the federal capital dwellers who seek ‘once for all’ drive against those involved in illegal extension of commercial set-ups on major roads located in markets and bazaars. While the Capital ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Minister of State for Communication Murad Saeed Sunday launched the National Highway Authority mobile application (NHA-app) to make public all the relevant record and details of its projects. All the information for commuters would be one click away, he said while ...

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  • TFAISALABAD  -   Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar Sunday said that progress and prosperity of the country was directly linked with the business community and the government was committed to resolve their genuine issues on a top priority basis. Talking to a delegation of the ...

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  • T SEOUL : The domestic annual sales of Hyundai Motor Co.’s Grandeur full-size sedan and Santa Fe crossover are each expected easily to surpass the 100,000 unit mark, industry sources said Sunday. Market watchers said the midsize Santa Fe SUV is presently vying for the best-selling car title ...

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  • T SAN FRANCISCO : Samsung Electronics Co will release its new foldable smartphone within the first half of next year, planning to deliver at least 1 million units to the market, its mobile business chief has said. After years of rumors and speculation, the foldable phone, which is a tablet when it ...

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