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Pakistan winners of 10th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest LAHORE: Pakistan winners of 10th Toyota Dream Car World Art Contest was announced with Japan Ambassador in Pakistan Takashi Kurai as chief guest on the occasion.According to the CMC Director Farah Asim here Sunday that Toyota Dream Car Art Contest is a global Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) initiative that is held every year across the world among schoolchildren.The purpose behind this initiative is to promote art and create opportunities for children from the world over to express their creative imagination by drawing a 'Future Dream Car.'In Pakistan, she said the contest is organized by Indus Motor Company (IMC) as part of TMC's global initiative. This year, nearly 19,000 artworks from schools across Pakistan were received, including the artworks of special children from vocational schools who also participated in the contest. The entries were grouped into four categories, under-8 years, 8 to 11 years, 12 to 15 years and the Royal ...

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PIA clarifies media reports KARACHI: With reference to reports appearing in a section of media regarding alleged cancellation of the security pass of PIA's acting CEO, Bernd Hildenbrand, the airline's spokesperson has termed the news as `baseless and contrary to facts'. In a clarification issued here on Saturday the spokesman of the national flag carrier pointed out that Hildenbrand's security clearance is pending and that he has been issued a temporary pass, enabling him to perform his duties, which ...

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Textile mills caught fire JHANG: A textile mills caught fire after explosion of gas cylinders, on Saturday.Rescue sources told that gas supplyline pipe of the mills, owned by husband of former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar, caught fire, due to nearby gas cylinders exploded. The explosion spread panic in the area and the people came out of their houses. Due to explosion fire spread all around the mills. Rescue 1122 and Fire Brigade extinguished the fire after hectic efforts ...

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FESCO issues shutdown programme FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for Sunday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.According to the schedule released by the company, power supply from Tarag, Kamar Mashani, Allah Khail, Ali Khail, Qabool Khail and Esa Khail feeders emanating from 66-KV Tarag grid station, Rangpur, Pir Abdur Rehman and GM Raja feeders originating from 66-KV Ahmad Pur Sial grid station will remain suspended from 9:00 a.m to 1:00 ...

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Pak-China Optical Fiber project to improve telecom sector ISLAMABAD: Senator of PML-N Dr. Ghous Muhammad Niazi has said that Pakistan-China Optical Fiber Cable (PCOF) project between the two countries would be a milestone in the telecom sector aimed at boosting communication services through this modern system.Talking to Radio Pakistan, the senator said that the Optic fiber project would help in providing alternative telecommunication route between Pakistan and China as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would transform Pakistan into one of the world's ...

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Data usage via mobiles reaches highest level in April ISLAMABAD: The growing number of Mobile Broadband users coupled with tremendous data hungry mobile and web apps has supplemented the internet bandwidth consumption which reached 30,149 terabyets or 30.14 Petabytes of data during April 2016 only.This was almost 30 per cent increase in data usage since last six month only.As per presentation of a senior official of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the data usage has reached its next highest level and thanks to 3G and ...

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SC directs K-electric, KW&SB to resolve electricity dues issue through consultation ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday disposed of a petition regarding payment of electricity dues to K-electric by the Karachi Water and Sewage Board (KW&SB) after assurance by the two parties to resolve the issue with mutual consultation.The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Faisal Arab heard the case filed by K-electric.During the course of proceedings, KW&SB Chairman Misbah-ud-din Farid ...