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ISLAMABAD (INP) The admissions of PTC, B.Ed (General) and B.Ed (Arabic) of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) are continued across the country. The admission forms and prospectuses could be obtained from the sale-points here at its main campus and at its Regional Campuses and Coordinating Offices across...

  ISLAMABAD, Aug 24 (INP): Ahmad Yahya Khan, Director General Higher Education Commission (HEC) has challenged recommendations of recent promotion board meeting through Raja Saifur Rehman Advocate at Islamabad High Court (IHC). According to the petitioner, the HEC promotion board was held on 16.7.2014 for the promotion of officers in BS-19, 20 and 21 without deciding...

ISLAMABAD (INP): A large network of dug up ditches across the Islamabad Highway to stop local masses from joining the Azadi and Inqialab marches of the PTI and PAT have now turned into breeding places for mosquitoes larvae including the much dreaded dengue mosquitoes after the accumulation of rainwater. The water filled ditches can be seen on all the exit points of localities...

ISLAMABAD (INP): The government is taking meaningful steps to promote Islamic finance which will soon transform Pakistan as a world leader in this sector, an industry expert said Sunday. Currently, Pakistan ranks ninth globally terms of development of the Islamic financial services industry but some recent purposeful steps would prove to be a game changer, said Mian Shahid,...

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said political agitation will result in lowered ranking for country in various subjects including the World Bank’s next Doing Business Report compromising its image.  The World Bank in its 2014 publication lowered Pakistan’s ranking in ease of doing business from 106 in 2012-13 to 110 in 2013-14 which...

Cannot think of marriage before Naya Pakistan: Imran   ISLAMABAD, (INP): The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan clarified his remarks regarding marriage in his last speech, stating that he could not even think of getting married “till Naya Pakistan comes into existence”.   Speaking to a cheering crowd of supporters, the PTI chairman...

ISLAMABAD: The Finance Minister said PTI chief suggested the countrymen abroad to halt sending foreign currency to Pakistan, which was tantamount to damaging the national economy. Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar Sunday said PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s proposal to overseas Pakistanis for sending foreign remittances through illegal means like ‘Hundi’ and...

ISLAMABAD (DNA) : The Embassy and Consulate General of the United States of America in Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan will transition to a new appointment and document delivery service for the non-immigrant visa unit as of August 24, 2014. This new system, which is being implemented in phases at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, is designed to be more comprehensive...

ISLAMABAD (Agncies): Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl Ur Rahman on Friday termed demands of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek unconstitutional. Talking to media outside the Parliament House he said, “All the political parties in parliament are unanimous that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif should not resign from premiership.” Fazal...

ISLAMABAD (DNA) : President Mamnoon Hussain reiterated that the government accords top priority to the promotion of education in Pakistan and urged the NCHD to step up efforts towards achieving the target set by UN for Pakistan in its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in education sector. The President said this while chairing a meeting of National Commission for Human...

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