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Emergency response centres being set up on national highways ISLAMABAD: National Highway Authority to establish emergency response centres on the national highways to provide first aid facilities.An official of NHA told Friday that in first stage, Emergency Response Centers are being established on National Highways passing through far flung areas of Baluchistan, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and south Punjab. The highways where emergency response centres are being set up include Karachi-Chaman Highway also known as RCD Highway (N-25), Hushab-Surab Highway (N-85), Rawalpindi-Kohat Highway (N-80) and Grand Trunk Highway (N-5) and Indus Highway (N-55).He said each Emergency Response Centre will comprise Ambulance, Recovery Vehicles and Mobile Workshops.In 2nd stage, these facilities will be expanded to all network of National Highways in the entire country while keeping in view the requirements and availability of funds as well.He said services of ambulance will also be started in coordination with Punjab Rescue 1122 department.He said instructions to the concerned Regional General Managers NHA have been ...

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Problems of transporters to be resolved on priority: Commissioner KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Ejaz Ahmed Khan has assured that problems of transporters would be resolved on priority basis.He was chairing a meeting regarding the United Goods Transporters and the Hawbesbay Truck Stand on Friday.The president of United Goods Transporters, Khalid Khan, apprised the Commissioner in detail about the problems of the transporters' community.Director General Technical Services of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) who was also present at the meeting informed the Commissioner that tenders have ...

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'PML-N makes great achievements' LAHORE: PML-N leader and Provincial Parliamentary Secretary on Health Khawaja Imran Nazir Friday said the PML-N government had made remarkable achievements in various sectors.Talking to APP on Friday, he said that end of the loadshedding was a top priority of the PML-N government and many power projects were underway.Imran Nazir said special attention was being paid to promote quality education system in the country.To another question, he said the present government would definitely complete its ...

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CJP directs for beefing up judges security ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali on Friday directed Chief Secretary (CS) and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab to beef up security of the public in general and the judges in particular.The Chief Secretary and IGP Punjab were called by him at Supreme Court Branch Registry, Lahore, a press release here said.Talking in the backdrop of the current scenario of kidnapping of son of Chief Justice of High Court Sindh from Karachi, the Chief ...

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KU announces B.Sc. Pass Part 1 Annual Exams result KARACHI: The Controller Examinations of University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi, on Friday notified the result of B.Sc. (Pass) Part 1 Annual Examinations 2015.As many as 2,085 candidates appeared in the examinations and of these 464 were declared successful.The pass percentage remained at 22.25 per cent, A University official said.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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FPCCI capital office to be inaugurated on Independence Day ISLAMABAD: President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Abdul Rauf Alam has said that the Capital Office building of the apex chamber would be formally inaugurated on Independence Day.He said that the offices of FPCCI would be shifted in the building after Eid but it would be inaugurated formally on Youm-e-Azaadi, said a FPCCI statement issued here on Friday.Abdul Rauf Alam stated this while briefing national business leaders -- Chairman ...

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Web summit in China to be held on June 25 LAHORE: The World Internet of Things Convention (WIOTC) will organise a web summit on June 25 in Bejing, China, to share the new concept of economic growth and prosperity. Envoys, experts, scholars and entrepreneurs from European Union, North America, Asia and other parts of world, including Pakistan, will participate in the web summit, a spokesman for the WIOTC said here on Friday.The purpose of the summit was to enhance an understanding of internet of things ...