Murad says fed govt not serious in running constitutional bodies

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Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the federal government was not serious in running the constitutional bodies which was evident from the fact that the prime minister left National Economic Council (NEC) meeting without getting the PSDP approved and the next day the national media carried the news that the PSDP was approved. This he said on Thursday while addressing a press conference here at Committee room of Old Assembly Building. He was flanked by Sindh PPP President Nisar Khuhro, Minister Excise Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Advisor…

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Canton Fair experiences an expansion in trade with belt and road countries

GUANGZHOU: The recently-closed 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair or “the Fair”) experienced an increase of the trade volume from the countries in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) of 9.9 percent, reaching USD 10.63 billion. Trade between BRI countries and China at the 125th Fair accounted for 35.8 percent of the total turnover. Buyers from BRI countries also increased by 0.5 percent with new buyers growing by 0.94 percent. Xu Bing, Spokesperson of the Canton Fair and Deputy Director General of China Foreign Trade Centre, said, “Canton…

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PTCL Partners with Daraz to offer exclusive shopping vouchers to its customers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s largest telecom services provider, collaborated with Daraz, Pakistan’s biggest e-commerce platform, to offer exclusive Daraz shopping vouchers to PTCL customers. This initiative provides discounts to PTCL customers, who are new to Daraz, and PTCL users who are already customers of Daraz, on purchases made through Daraz website and Daraz App. The vouchers will be sent to PTCL customers as part of their bill and the offer will be valid for one time purchase only made during the month of June. Speaking on…

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Two drug peddlers arrested after encounter, claims SSP Central

Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) district Central Muhammad Arif Aslam Rao on Thursday said that 2 alleged drug peddlers were arrested after an encounter with a team of New Karachi Industrial Area (NKIA) police station while 3 others managed to escape. According to Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) district Central Muhammad Arif Aslam Rao, the police chased the fleeing criminals and an encounter took place at sector 5-F Khamiso Goth in New Karachi. He said that two accused identified as Ahsan son of Amanullah Chandio and Kamran Alias Tau son…

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The Citizens Foundation calls on the masses to help enable Education for all

  The Citizens Foundation (TCF) today announced the launch of its new volunteer programme for people from all walks of life. The Baghbaan Ambassadors Programme will allow everyone to become an ambassador of education. The volunteers will be able to create a positive change through their circle of influence and play their part in helping more children attend school. The Baghbaan Ambassadors Programme is a flexible volunteering programme where volunteers decide the convenient time and team, and work towards creating awareness about the education emergency in Pakistan. The volunteers in…

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Talks with SIDA ends with no result, growers assert

  According to details, Special Assistants of CM for Irrigation Department, Ashfaq Memon, Chairman, Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority (SIDA), Abdul Basit Soomro, Managing Director, SIDA, Wali Mohammad Naich, Deputy Commissioner Badin, Hafeez Ahmed Siyal visited district Badin and called on with growers of district in Darbal Hall Badin on Thursday and initiated talks with them over issue of shortage of water in district Badin and water reach till tail-end but ended with no result. The representatives of the growers of district Badin and members of Badin Bachayo Committee (Save…

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Hina Rathore opens her fashion brand store in Karachi

  Hina Rathore opened up her first brand store in Karachi. The launch event was held at the store located at Bukhari Commercial in DHA. Models wearing Hina Rathore designs performed a fashion walk at the launch showcasing the amazing designs of Hina Rathore. The event was also attended by people from the blogger and media community. The first collection that was showcased at the event is named ‘Khuld’, which in Arabic means Paradise. Hina Rathore started her brand back in 2012 where she introduced her designs with stylish cuts…

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Education is the basic right of every human being: Shamim Ara Panhwar

  Education is the basic right of every human being and most important key that opens the door to the bright future of an individual. Islam protects women’s rights and respect given by it to women lacks parallel in any other religion. These views were expressed by Shamim Ara Panhwar, Member of Provincial Assembly, while addressing the participants of Women International Day celebrated by Laar Humanitarian and Development Program (LHDP) on Wednesday. Addressing the participants of event, Ms. Shamim Ara said that “We have to face these challenges while seeking…

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All sincere efforts taken to provide water to citizens: Syed Mehdi Shah

  The water was being provided to the citizens on regular basis and in this connection, all administratively sincere efforts were being taken to make sure that people of Badin were being facilitated with water on regular basis despite of water shortage. These views were expressed by Syed Ghulam Mehdi Shah, Additional Deputy Commissioner, and Administrator Municipal Committee Badin, during his team visit of water-supply ponds on Wednesday. Adding, Syed Ghulam Mehdi, maintained that its prior responsibility of the institute to facilitate the people of towns and cities with provision…

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PML-N submits bill for creation of South Punjab, Bahawalpur provinces

  Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday submitted a constitutional amendment bill in the National Assembly for the creation of “Bahawalpur and South Punjab provinces.” The bill was submitted to the NA secretary by MNAs Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Tanvir and Rana Sanaullah. The bill demands that Article 1 of the Constitution be amended to create the Bahawalpur and South Punjab provinces. The Bahawalpur province will consist of the current administrative division that is considered Bahawalpur, while the current divisions of Dera Ghazi Khan and Multan will fall into the…

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