150 vending licenses given under PM Ehsaas Rehribaan Initiative

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) jointly organized the Ehsaas Rehribaan Conference here at the Sir Syed Memorial Hall in Islamabad. According to an official statement issued here on Thursday, the event was themed, “Transformation of Street Vending in Islamabad and Lessons for Urban Pakistan”. Special Assistant to Prime […]

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This year will be revival of Pakistani Cinema: Info Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said this year will be revival of Pakistani Cinema as ten films will be made in the public-private sector under the newly established film division of Pakistan Television. In a tweet on Thursday, he said Pakistan Film Week is beginning at the Dubai Expo from […]

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Rain expected in parts of Pakistan

KARACHI: Met office has forecast that on Friday, rain-wind/snow (with few heavy falls) is expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, north Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir. Fog is likely to prevail in upper Sindh and plains of Punjab. Past 24-Hour Weather Rain/snow occurred in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper and central Punjab, north Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. […]

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Nine Sindh Secretariat employees test positive for Covid

LARKANA: As many as 19 out of 84 employees of the Health Department, Government of Sindh, Karachi, have been tested positive for coronavirus who are posted to work in Sindh Secretariat and their samples were collected on 17th January 2022. It was revealed in a letter written by Riaz Ahmed Jakhrani, Deputy Secretary (General), Health […]

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Overseas Pakistanis advised to use only official visa website of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: It has come to the attention of the High Commission that an unauthorized Pakistani visa application website with the domain name http://pakistanvisaonline.org is operational, says a press release received here on Thursday from London. In order to avoid any potential misuse of personal data or financial loss, Overseas Pakistanis have been advised to use […]

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Pakistan ranks second on Economist normalcy index: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been ranked number two in the world in global normalcy index of the Economist that measured recovery and opening up of society and economy post COVID-19. Sharing index report in a tweet on Thursday, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said Pakistan was 3rd in the first evaluation and […]

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COVID in Sindh claims 17 lives, infects 3,739

KARACHI: As many as 17 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 7,727 and 3,739 new cases emerged when 17,002 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Thursday. He added that 17 more patients of COVID-19 lost their […]

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SPLA protests against biometrics

LARKANA:: Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) leaders have strongly condemned the aristocratic attitude of one employee Rashid Khsoo of Director General’s office who visited Pir Jo Goth Government Girls College for biometrics of teachers and other employees. They held a meeting under the chairmanship of Prof. Lal Bux Kalhoro here on Thursday in which […]

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Over 90% students underachieving in maths-science: Study

KARACHI: More than 90 percent of primary and lower-secondary students in Pakistan have only a weak or basic understanding of the mathematics and science they are required to learn, according to a nationwide study by faculty at Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development, Pakistan (IED) released on Thursday. More than 15,000 students in grades […]

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