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ISLAMABAD, Oct 09 (DNA): Water scarcity is emerging as a serious issue for Pakistan, which could badly affect its economy and government should focus on developing a National Water Strategy to cope with this issue of national importance, said Muzzamil Hussain Sabri, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce...

Says ensuring maritime security mandatory for country’s security and prosperity Salman Tanvir ISLAMABAD :  Vice Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah took charge as the new chief of Pakistan Navy on Tuesday as the outgoing Naval Chief Muhammad Asif Sandila retired.  In a ceremony held at Pakistan Naval Headquarters here, the outgoing naval chief Asif Sandila handed over the...

ISLAMABAD, OCT 08 (DNA) The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Wednesday said Government’s claim to double exports in three years’ time is highly exaggerated. The Federal Commerce Minister recently said that Government is to introduce reforms in the next budget to lift exports by 100 per cent until 2018 is idealism and contrary to the ground realities, it said. Textile...

ISLAMABAD, Oct 08 (DNA): Finance Minister, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar has said “Dharnas” have miserably failed to attract attention of the people who did not heed the tall claims and slogans. On his arrival in Washington to attend the annual meetings of World Bank and IMF, he said during the last quarter important economic indicators were positive and refuted the aspersions...

ISLAMABAD (PR):  Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council, Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, who also represents Hindu Community in the National Assembly, has shown extreme reservations on the rejection of his Bill against the ongoing business of Alcohol Beverages on the name of Hindus and Non-Muslims throughout the country. A press statement issued by the Pakistan Hindu Council...

ISLAMABAD (INP): An owner of an ice cream shop was killed in a cylinder explosion at Mall Road area of Murree on Sunday. A steam cylinder of an ice cream shop exploded due to which the owner of the shop named Mohammad Kaleem was killed. An illegal cattle market is also situated near the scene. The noise of the explosion was heard in the far flung areas of the city. Chaos...

SSP Junejo announces prizes for police team SALMAN TANVIR   ISLAMABAD   Two men were nabbed by the PS Margallah officials for kidnapping a seven-year old girl and demanding Rs. 10 million for her release. As per details, one Muhammad Yusuf resident of Islamabad lodged a complaint with PS Margallah stating that her daughter Zarlish Jabeen was kidnapped by the unknown...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Federal investigation agency (FIA) has contacted UK authorities to probe into the case of Afghanistan nationals traveling to Britain from Pakistan on fake documents on Sunday. FIA has officially begun the investigations to probe the arrest of Afghan nationals at the Benazir International Airport for allegedly travelling on forged passports. According to...

ISLAMAGBAD (DNA):On the directions of Chairman, Capital Development Authority, CDA has made special arrangements for ongoing anti-dengue drive in the Federal Capital during the Eid ul Azha holidays. In this regard, Member Administration and Estate, Amir Ali Ahmed has issued directions to Health Services Directorate for deployment of special teams for anti-dengue spray...

ISLAMABAD, OCT 03 (DNA) – Chief Executive Officer Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) Muhammad Yousaf Awan said on Friday special arrangements have been made to ensure power supply to consumers during Eid holidays. He said, Chief Engineers will monitor the distribution network and better load management for un-interrupted power supply. All complaint offices...

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