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ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 305 new limited liability companies in August.  In addition, the SECP granted 7 new licenses to non-profit associations. Around 90% companies registered as private limited companies, while around 7% companies registered...

ISLAMABAD (INP) New Academic year at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) commenced here on Monday at both campuses of the university where thousands of male and female students joined their respective classes in various departments of the 9 faculties of university. IIUI had launched its admission campaign back in August after which a large number of foreign...

ISLAMABAD (DNA): Work on different development projects in the federal capital have been stopped due to continued sit-ins by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistani Awami Tehrik (PAT) in the city.  Dozens of uplift projects of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) have been delayed to these sit-ins. These projects were scheduled to start in the months of August...

ISLAMABAD (INP): US Assistant Cultural Attache’, Ms Kristina Hayden called on Managing Director, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation, Habib ur Rehman Khan here on Friday and offered free of cost US assistance in capacity building of teachers and vocational training in Pakistan or in USA. She was accompanied by Sharif Sabir, Exchange Program Specialist.  MD, OPF, Habib ur...

 No business activities to be allowed in residential units of Capital: Chairman ISLAMABAD (DNA): The Capital Development Authority (CDA) launched operation against non-confirming use of land in Sector F-8 on Monday.  During the operation jointly launched by Building Control Section and Enforcement Directorate, action was taken against Tehzeeb Restaurant, Maskan Restaurant,...

Iran condoles with Pakistan over deadly floods   Japan ready to help govt meet challenges ISLAMABAD (PR) Japan has expressed its condolences over the deaths and damages caused by floods in Pakistan. In a statement, Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan said Tokyo was deeply saddened by the flooding and landslides caused by torrential rain which left many...

RAWALPINDI (INP) Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) recovered 10 Kgs of Charas, 6 Kgs of Opium and 2.7 Kgs of Heroin in 8 different operations launched at Rawalpindi, Mianwali, Lahore, Kohat, Peshawar and Karachi. During operations, 12 persons including one lady smuggler were apprehended and one vehicle seized. According to details, ANF Rawalpindi in an operation conducted near...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) head Sirajul Haq said that political jirga has played a successful role to end the deadlock between government and protesting parties. Speaking to media persons on Monday, Haq said that talks were gradually moving forward and any side, which shows flexibility, will get more numbers from the nation. “We are hopeful and pray that three...

ISLAMABAD (INP) Minister of State Barrister Usman Ibrahim of Capital Administration & Development Division attended the 48th International Literacy Day at Islamabad College for Boys (ICB), G6/3 on Monday.   On the occasion of World Literacy Day, Minister of State gave directives to establish a “Literacy Cell” in Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), which...

‘Govt respects people’s rights, trying to end sit-ins without using force’  ISLAMABAD (NNI) Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has directed High Commissioners designate to United Kingdom and Australia to make efforts to attract investors from their respective countries of assignment as this is the policy of the PML-N Government to promote foreign investment in the...

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