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Workshop on Afghan refugee's status in Pakistan held
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Workshop on Afghan refugee's status in Pakistan held

A one-day training workshop titled: The status of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan in the Context of National A D International Legal Framework was held at the Department of Regional Studies, University of Peshawar. The workshop was organized by the Department
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Moazzam takes oath as Sindh MPA
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Moazzam takes oath as Sindh MPA

GDA's Moazzam Ali Khan Abbasi on Tuesday took oath as member of Sindh Assembly amid treasury's boycott and opposition lawmakers high-pitch chants to celebrate his success in by-poll.
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Appointment of ECP members discussed
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Appointment of ECP members discussed

A meeting between Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjarani was held at the Parliament House on Tuesday to discuss the appointment of members of the Election Commission of Pakistan in light of the orders of the Isl
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
PDA rejects PMC's formation through Presidential Ordinance
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PDA rejects PMC's formation through Presidential Ordinance

Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) has rejected the recent formation of the Pakistan Medical Commission through a Presidential Ordinance. In press statement issued on Tuesday, President of PDA Dr Mahmood Shah and its Secretary-General Prof Nasir Ali Khan s
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
ANF approached LHC against trial court
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ANF approached LHC against trial court

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Tuesday approached the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the trial court for not hearing the drug case against Rana Sanaullah on daily basis.
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Plea to upgrade Faisalabad hospital
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Plea to upgrade Faisalabad hospital

A new complete social security hospital in western part of Faisalabad is imperative in addition to the up-gradation of existing hospital situated in Madina Town. Addressing a meeting of FCCI standing committee on Social Security, EOBI, Labor Laws and Sizi
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
CP&WB signs MoU with TEVTA
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CP&WB signs MoU with TEVTA

Child Protection & Welfare Bureau Punjab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TEVTA. Sarah Ahmad, Chairperson Child Protection and Welfare Bureau signed MoU with Technical Educational and Vocational Training Authority, Punjab for provision of ins
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
'LG polls may be held after framing rules under law'
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'LG polls may be held after framing rules under law'

Secretary Law said though the Local Government (LG) law was vetted but he was not satisfied and added LG election could be held after the amendments in the law and making of rules under it. He said this before a full bench headed by Justice Mamoon Rashid
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Artist Support Fund body reviews 40 cases
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Artist Support Fund body reviews 40 cases

The Artist Support Fund Committee in its meeting held on Tuesday reviewed 40 cases of financial assistance for the deserving artists Provincial Minister for Information and Culture Mian Aslam Iqbal presided over the meeting held at the Alhamra Art Centre.
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
GCU VC to address workshop in US
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GCU VC to address workshop in US

The US National Academy of Medicine has invited Professor Dr Asghar Zaidi, an eminent social policy expert and the Vice Chancellor of GC University Lahore, to address a workshop on Social, Behavioral, & Environmental Enablers for Healthy Longevity in Wash
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
PM for apprising youth about teachings of Islam
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PM for apprising youth about teachings of Islam

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday stressed the need to make the young generation aware about the real Islam and Sufi teachings, and encourage study and research in that regard. The prime minister stated this while talking to Dr Tamara Sonn, a professor
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
'Surgeries at NICVD Tando Muhammad Khan soon'
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'Surgeries at NICVD Tando Muhammad Khan soon'

Senior leader of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and MNA Syed Naveed Qamar on Sunday vowed to provide "15 to 20 million rupees within a couple of weeks" for the establishment of a paediatric surgery theatre and a Central Sterilization Department (CSD) at th
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Appointment of Cyan: Prosecution witness records statement
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Appointment of Cyan: Prosecution witness records statement

The Accountability Court Tuesday recorded the statement of a prosecution witness in the illegal appointment case of former chief executive officer of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The Accountability Court judge Muhammad Bashir while hearing the c
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Breast cancer claims 40,000 lives in Pakistan annually
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Breast cancer claims 40,000 lives in Pakistan annually

"Every year 40,000 women die and 90,000 new cases of breast cancer are being identified in Pakistan which is the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia. The incidence is increasing in the developing world due to increase in life expectancy, increase in urb
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Traders observe strike against massive taxation
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Traders observe strike against massive taxation

Traders observed shutter down against massive taxation and other unfair and anti-traders policies of the government. All major business centres including GT Road, Khyber Bazaar, Hashtnagri, Karimpura, Ashraf Road, Qissa Khwani and Saddar Road remained clo
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
PTBA urges FBR to extend date for e-filing returns
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PTBA urges FBR to extend date for e-filing returns

Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) has requested the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to extend the last date for filing income tax returns till Dec 31 as the submission of around 1.6 million returns cannot be done till Oct 31. In a letter sent to FBR chai
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Need stressed for creating awareness about diabetes
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Need stressed for creating awareness about diabetes

Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Principal Dr Sardar Mohammad Alfareed Zafar and Head of PINS Dr Khalid Mahmood has said that there should be aggressive mass awareness campaign, especially seminars should be arranged in educational institutions, to
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
PTI claims proved pack of lies: Siraj
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PTI claims proved pack of lies: Siraj

Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Senator Sirajul Haq has lamented that the dream to ensure supremacy of law and dispensation of swift and inexpensive justice to the masses could not be fulfilled even after 72 years of country's independence.
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
HU's Faculty of Pharmacy organises conference
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HU's Faculty of Pharmacy organises conference

Faculty of Pharmacy, Hamdard University has organised the first "Three -Day International conference on Research Perspectives in Pharmaceutical Sciences- Transforming new paradigms in industry and academia linkages".
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am
Nepali climber claims new record
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Nepali climber claims new record

A Nepali mountaineer on Tuesday smashed the speed record for summiting the world's 14 highest peaks, racing up all "8000ers" in just six months and six days, organisers said.
Published 30 Oct, 2019 12:00am