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Administrator Karachi reviews Youm-e-Ali (R.A) arrangements KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhter Farooqui has said that better lighting arrangements should be made on the routes of main Youm-e-Ali procession besides the provision of all possible facilities for participants of the procession.He said this while addressing a meeting in old KMC building here, said a statement on Wednesday.Among other the meeting was attended by the administrators and municipal commissioners of different districts, municipal corporations and officers from Karachi Water and Sewerage Board and others.The Administrator on this occasion directed to the district municipal corporations to make appropriate arrangements to facilitate the participants of small processions of Youm-e-Ali (R.A) and provide all municipal facilities to these processions in their respective areas.He also directed to officials of Water Board to immediately solve the problems of leakage of water and sewerage lines near the routes of Youm-e-Ali processions.He said we all should work together in providing betterfacilities to participants of the ...

Pakistan gemstone industry struggles with unrest PESHAWAR: Pakistan, For 400 years the craftsmen and traders of Peshawar’s jewellery bazaar have cut, polished, set and haggled over precious gems dug from the rugged mountains of northwest Pakistan.Pakistan’s gem and jewellery exports have boomed in recent years but Taliban violence, a crippling power crisis and outdated production methods are taking their toll in Peshawar, where traders say business has slumped alarmingly in the past 12 months. Peshawar the gateway to Pakistan’s wild and ...
Federal govt to spend Rs11bn on Vocational Training: Khalid Hanif ISLAMABAD: The federal government will spend rupees 11 billion for imparting vocational training to jobless youth across the country under Prime Minister "Hunarmand Pakistan" programme.Executive Director, National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Khalid Hanif unfolding the distinctive features of the programme,told APP here on Wednesday that NAVTTC has mapped a comprehensive plan to launch development projects in all provinces with a sole objective of help imparting technical training to unemployed youth.He said that on ...
WFP distributes 46,000 metric tons food items among IDPs ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of World Food Programme (WFP) Amjad Jamal on Wednesday said that 46,000 metric tons of food items have been distributed among IDPs, RAdio Pakistan reports.He said the World Food Programme is regularly distributing food assistance among IDPs families in Bannu and D.I.Khan. WFP is making utmost efforts to mitigate sufferings of the IDPs, he added.Director FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) Farman Khilji also said that four thousand and ninety families comprising twenty-five ...
Start of monsoon season ends long dry spell: spokesman ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of Pakistan Meteorological Department told on Wednesday morning that moderate monsoon currents have penetrated into upper Punjab and Kashmir and are likely to become stronger Wednesday night.According to Radio Pakistan, the spokesman said a westerly wave is also likely to approach upper parts of the country on Thursday.It marks the beginning of monsoon season, ending a long dry spell in the country.There are reports of heavy rain with thundershower in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, ...
3000 additional bags of fodder being sent to Bannu for IDPs livestock: Dr Jehangir PESHAWRR: Director Livestock and Animals Husbandry Services, Dr Jehangir Khan said here Wednesday that 3000 additional bags of fodder, grass and 'Wanda' (feed) are being sent to Bannu to fulfil the needs of domestic cattle and livestock of dislocated people of North Waziristan Agency.Talking to APP, he said 3000 fodder and 'wanda' bags have been purchased from Veterinary Research Institute (VRI), DI Khan and are being dispatched to Bannu for animals of IDPs, adding 750 ...
Let's make collective efforts to steer country out of current phase ISLAMABAD: A leader of Pakistan Muslim League (N) and member of the National Assembly Raja Javed Ikhlas Wednesday called upon all democratic and political forces to step forward to steer the country out of current complicated and difficult state.Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said the national issues like load shedding, infrastructural development, eradication of terrorism from the society and political stability should be resolved with the concerted joint efforts of all stake holders.He said, "the ...


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