NCOC lowers age limit for booster dose

Islamabad:With the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic intensifying, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) decided on Friday to lower the age limit for a Covid-19 booster dose. The decision was taken at a meeting of the country’s nerve centre for Covid response in Islamabad. Citizens aged 18 years and above will be eligible […]

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NTDC completes 133 km 2nd Phase of 500 kV Neelum Jhelum Transmission Line

LAHORE:National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has successfully completed and energized the 133 km long 2nd phase of 500 kV Neelum Jhehlum Double Circuit Transmission line and energized it successfully. Now the power generated through 969 MW Neelum Jhehlum Hydropower Project will be dispatched directly to 500 kV Nokhar (New Ghakkar) Grid Station which […]

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(PM directs completion of welfare projects in stipulated time)

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Kham has directed for solution of the members’ issues about their constituencies, provision of development budget and completion of the public welfare projects in the stipulated time. He directed this while talking to Special Assistant on Political Affairs and Chief Whip in the National Assembly Malik Aamir Dogar, who called on him […]

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AJCCI demands facilitation to Pak Afghan bilateral trade

Lahore:Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) held its 15th stakeholders meeting in Lahore to further the cause of trade and economy as well as to include all stakeholders playing critical role in trade with Afghanistan. According to a press release issued on Friday, Waqas Mughal, Member Executive Committee and Convener Export Development […]

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(FSC hears pleas against controversial law about trans people on Jan 17)

ISLAMABAD:The Federal Shariat Court (FSC) will hear on January 17 a set of petitions challenging the Trans­gender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2018, for being repugnant to the Islamic injunctions. Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Jawed Khan will assist the court on these petitions, in which one section of the society believes that the […]

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(Pakistan pursuing Engage Africa policy to strengthen ties with all African countries: FM)

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan is pursuing Engage Africa policy to strengthen its relations with all the African countries. He was talking to the Commander in Chief of Armed Forces of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who met him here at the Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday. The Foreign Minister said Pakistan […]

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(Govt committed to providing health cards to journalists: Info Minister)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Husain has said the government is committed to providing health cards to journalists on priority basis. He was talking to a delegation of Press Association of Supreme Court (PAS) here on Friday. The Minister congratulated the newly elected office bearers of the association. He said fair and accurate […]

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Punjab forms special board to examine Nawaz’s medical reports

Lahore:In pursuance of the federal government’s plan to bring former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif back from London where he had gone for his treatment, the Punjab government on Friday constituted a nine-member special medical board, consisting of senior professors, to examine the former prime minister’s medical report, reported 24NewsHD […]

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