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President administers oath of office to Raeesuddin Paracha as Insurance Ombudsman ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday administered oath of office to Raeesuddin Paracha as Insurance Ombudsman in a special ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.The oath-taking ceremony, conducted entirely in Urdu language, was attended, among others, by senior government officials.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

KU extends B.A, B.Com Private exam forms date KARACHI: The Controller of Examinations, Karachi University, Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi, Tuesday notified that the last date for the submission of examination forms and fee for B.A, B.Com Part 1 & 2 and both parts Private Annual Examinations 2015 has been extended till December 8 without any late fees. He said that candidate for B.A Part 1 or 2 may submit their forms with Rs. 3,100 fees in the form of pay order favoured to ...
Warm welcome accorded to PM in Jhang JHANG: A warm welcome was accorded to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his arrival here at Mai Heer Stadium on Tuesday. He reached Jhang by his special helicopter to distribute cheques among farmers under PM Kisan Package. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Political Advisor to PM Dr Asif Kirmani also accompanied the Prime Minister. Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan, Provincial Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh ...
Book on Pak-China friendship to be launched on Wednesday ISLAMABAD: Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) will host launching ceremony of a book on Pakistan-China friendship on November 25.The book titled "You and Us: Stories of China and Pakistan" is a compilation of the stories of Pak-China friendship penned by former Chinese officials in Pakistan.A 12-member delegation comprising former Chinese ambassadors and counselors in Pakistan will attend this special ceremony marking China-Pakistan friendship.Copies of the book will be available at the launch. Notable Chinese ...
Women empowerment through ICT lever of economic progress: Anusha ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunications, Mrs. Anusha Rahman on Tuesday said an enabling environment was being created to increase employability of women through effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)."The opportunity cost for non-inclusion of women in national mainstream is huge. Our government is deeply cognizant of it," she said.Talking to Chairperson, National Women Council, Ms Khawar, who called on the Minister, she said, "We are developing and putting in ...
ECP summons Imran on Dec 22 in a disqualification case ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on December 22,on a plea seeking his disqualification as Member National Assembly under article 62, 63 of the Constitution.The ECP's bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (Retd) Sardar Raza Khan resumed hearing of a plea filed by Mansoor-ul-Aziz and directed the Imran Khan to appear and explain his position to the commission in this regard.The petitioner's counsel appeared before the ...
Institution of Ombudsman has vital role in provision of quick, inexpensive justice to citizens: President ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said with the institution of Federal Ombudsman having vital role, it was the constitutional responsibility of the government to ensure the provision of quick and inexpensive justice to citizens.The President expressed these views while addressing the inaugural session of the 14th Conference of Asian Ombudsman Association (AOA) held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.The two-day conference being attended by delegates from different Asian countries including China, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Korea, ...


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