Tag Archive for "Politics" - Pakistan News Digest

  • WHO launches new 5-year strategic plan to address global health challenges

    Geneva The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that 2019 will see the start of the WHO's new five-year strategic plan � the 13th General Program of Work � to address the world's multiple health challenges and...

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  • Tribal people will continue to receive all privileges: Governor Farman

    Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman has said the government was taking earnest and revolutionary measures to eradicate sense of deprivation among tribal people who would continue to avail old perks and privileges along with facilities available to...

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  • Cutting Private School Fees Will Only Bring More Problems

    In October last year, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, ordered private schools to cut their fees by 20%.Responses to the move ranged from appreciative for how the CJP was safeguarding the rights of helpless...

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  • Cutting Private School Fees Will Only Bring More Problems

    In October last year, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, ordered private schools to cut their fees by 20%.Responses to the move ranged from appreciative for how the CJP was safeguarding the rights of helpless...

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  • China hosts ‘Tajikistan and the Silk Road Photo Exhibition’

    Dushanbe A photo exhibition called "Tajikistan and the Silk Road," which was timed to coincide with the 27th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Tajikistan and China, was held on Sunday in the Chinese city...

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  • Bullish trend witnessed at PSX

    Pakistan Stock Exchange was bullish on Monday.The KSE-100 Index closed today at 38562.40 points as compared to 37547.49 points on the last working day with a positive change of 1014.91 points.The total turnover was 157,103,550 as compared...

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  • Govt Releases Rs. 187 Billion Under PSDP for Different Projects

    The government has released Rs 187 billion (27.7 percent), including Rs 57.4 billion in foreign aid, for different development projects under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19 against the total budgeted allocation of Rs 675 billion.Acc...

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  • PIA Leaves 40 Passengers Stranded at Medina Airport

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is once again making headlines and again for the wrong reasons.An Islamabad-bound flight has left 40 passengers stranded at the Medina airport. The flight PK-714 took off from Medina leaving 40 people, including...

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  • President Abbas: Jerusalem is not for sale

    Ramallah President Mahmoud Abbas lit the torch on Monday evening in Ramallah marking the 54th anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian liberation revolution and Fateh movement.On this occasion, President Abbas reiterated that Jerusalem is the etern...

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  • Five Pilots Employed By PIA Have Not Even Passed Matric: CAA

    At least five pilots of the national flag carrier PIA turned out to be without matriculation certificates, a report prepared by the Civil Aviation Authority revealed.A report of CAA regarding the verification of PIA pilots' degrees revealed...

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  • PCB’s Board of Governors Angry Over Release of Najam Sethi’s Expenditures

    The Board of Governors (BOG) has expressed resentment over Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to release the details of former Chairman Najam Sethi's expenditures on the PCB website.The Board of Governors (BOG) has expressed resentment over Pakistan Cri...

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  • PSEB Awards Held in Islamabad to Recognize Pakistan’s Top IT Brands

    Pakistan Software Export Board IT Export Awards were held today at Aiwan-e-Quaid Auditorium, Islamabad. The event was attended by Federal Secretary, IT and Telecommunication, Mr. Maroof Afzal, PSEB Board members, senior government officials and represe...

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  • Sindh Govt giving subsidies on several items to enhance production: Murad

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that since 2008,the provincial government has been giving subsidies on different items such as tractor, electricity, wheat and sugarcane just to encourage production and consumption.Talking to media at...

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  • Ali Tareen’s Twitter Poll Suggests Sixth Team Will be Called Multan Malangs

    After winning the franchise rights for the sixth Pakistan Super League (PSL) team, Ali Tareen is in the process to find out a suitable name for it.Recently, the young politician and son of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir...

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  • Construction of shelter homes in Rawalpindi, Lahore to start soon

    Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Ahmad Khan Buzdar says the government is striving whole-heartedly to materialize the dream of building 'New Pakistan'.In a statement in Lahore on Sunday, he said for the first time in history of...

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