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Friday, August 23, 2019
  • Transport dept lacks funds to launch bus projects, PA told
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    The Sindh Assembly was informed on Wednesday that the provincial transport department lacked funds to launch bus projects on its own for providing mass transportation facilities to the people of major urban centres of the province, including Karachi.Speaking during the question hour of the assembly’s session, Sindh Transport Minister Syed... Read more »
  • KU among first to ban plastic bags in Sindh: Wahab
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    The University of Karachi is the first university in the province which has completely banned the use of plastic bags on the campus. It is also among those few which have welcomed the decision of the Sindh government to put a ban on the use of plastic bags by implementing... Read more »
  • SBP has planted 73,417 trees so far
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    The State Bank of Pakistan through its subsidiary, Banking Services Corporation (BSC), has participated in the government’s initiative of a tree plantation campaign by planting 73,417 trees so far across the country.In a recent monsoon tree plantation drive, the SBP and BSC across Pakistan and Muzaffarabad (AJK) celebrated August... Read more »
  • PSO participates Plant for Pakistan day campaign in line with PM?s green, clean mission
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    KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil, the nation’s largest oil marketing company actively participated in the ‘Plant for Pakistan Day” campaign that is in line with Prime Minister’s Green and Clean Pakistan mission.On August 18th 2019, tree plantation events were held at different locations of the company across the country. MD... Read more »
  • Without proper faculty, quality legal education is impossible, says CM
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    “Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the father of this nation, was a lawyer; he is a role model for all of us. I encourage the youth to pursue the legal field and know your rights in a better way, and fight for the rights of others in the court of law. This... Read more »
  • WWF-Pakistan, JS Bank to plant 100,000 mangrove saplings at Balochistan coastal belt
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    Miani Hor, (Balochistan): To mitigate the impact of climate change and increase tree cover, WWF-Pakistan and JS Bank launched a drive to plant 100,000 mangrove saplings along the coastal belt of Balochistan.This campaign aims to mitigate climate change, regulate water cycles and increase green cover across the country. During the... Read more »
  • KPK finance minister meets Careem officials in Dubai
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    Dubai: An engaging panel discussion on how government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is leading amongst all other provinces towards progressive regulatory framework for Online Market places such as Careem was held in its headquarters in Dubai.The renowned panel included Taimur Jhagra, Minister Finance, KP and Senior Leaders from Careem including... Read more »
  • Man electrocuted to death
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    Forty-year-old Nadeem Masih died of electrocution in the jurisdiction of the Mehmoodabad police station on Wednesday. His body was taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for an autopsy and was later handed over to his family.Police said the man was doing some electrical work when he received an electric... Read more »
  • Naval chief opens Special Service Operational Training Centre
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    Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited the coastal and creeks area and inaugurated Special Service Operational Training Centre on Wednesday. He also visited one of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) launch sites and met with troops.According to a Pakistan Navy spokesperson, the newly inaugurated training centre... Read more »
  • Man commits suicide after killing wife
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    Police on Wednesday found the bodies of a couple at their house in Bhangi Para, Railway Colony, within the limits of the Frere police station.Responding to information, rescuers from different welfare organisations reached the scene and transported the bodies to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities. The victims... Read more »