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ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 (INP): The Federal Government has announced three public holidays for 6, 7 & 8 October, 2014 on the occasion of Eidul Azha. A notification has been issued by the Ministry of Interior here on Tuesday in this connection. Saturday and Sunday are weekly holidays and therefore the civil servants...

Mamnnon assurers all out support to strengthen PRCS ISLAMABAD, 30 SEP (DNA): President Mamnoon Hussain has lauded the humanitarian services rendered by Pakistan Red Crescent Society over the decades in times of natural calamities and any other emergency.  He said this after being briefed on the relief efforts of the Society for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of...

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday said that recent appointment of Member Oil in Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) is against the rules and regulations. Appointment of Arif Ahmed Khan as Member Oil in Ogra can hamper the working of the Ogra which is already performing below the expectations of the masses and stakeholders, it said. In a statement...

ISLAMABAD (DNA):President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday attended the oath-taking ceremony of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul. Senior Pakistani politicians Asfandyar Wali Khan, Mehmood Achakzai and Aftab Sherpao also attended the ceremony. The Foreign Ministry says, “The President’s participation in the inauguration ceremony underscores Pakistan’s consistent...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Minister of the State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Jam Kamal Khan has directed Managing Director (MD) Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL) to furnish their complete load management plan with details of bulk consumers of process industry, having consumption above 5 MMCFD. He issued these directives while chairing a meeting held here on Monday to discuss...

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – There is a greater realization in India and Pakistan that increased bilateral trade will act as force multiplier and help reducing poverty in both , therefore, both countries need to accelerate efforts for further promoting two-way trade, observed Mr. T.A.C. Raghavan, High Commissioner of India while addressing a big gathering of business community...

Senate committee supports continuation of Karachi operation ISLAMABAD (INP): The Senate Standing Committee on Interior was briefed here on Monday that more than a thousand criminals had been arrested including 560 members of the MQM in Karachi operation so far. The meeting, chaired by Talha Mehmood, was also told that 539 members of the Amn Committee and 40 of the ANP...

RAWALPINDI (DNA) -The Pakistan Ex-servicemen Association (PESA) on Monday said Government must opt for fresh elections after Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) admitted irregularities during the elections. PESA members said that a document titled, ‘Post-Election Review Report – General Elections 2013, has appeared on the website of ECP. Without any doubt, it...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has set-up a ‘complaint cell’ for quickly addressing the grievances about mailing of books. All AIOU students enrolled from SSC to Ph.D level programs are advised to lodge their complaints about mailing of books on telephone no. 051-9250185, 051-9057281, 051-9057611, fax no. 051-9250109 or at email. mailing@aiou.edu.pk. Additional...

Rizwan Haider   ISLAMABAD   The 50 hour training of trainers workshop supported by USAID ended on a high on Sunday with 40 participants from diverse higher education institutes from Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan region being awarded “Youth Social Entrepreneurship “ certificate, having completed their seven days of training. The training was organized by...

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