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COVID~19 suspects tested positive tally swells to 33 in AJK:

Altaf Hamid Rao, MIRPUR, (Parliament Times): With the detection of 5 new suspects tested positive during last 24 hours in Azad Jammu Kashmir, the number of COVID-19 infected persons tested positive in the State tally rose to 33, AJK health authorities said in an official statement released to the media on Thursday. Four of the new suspects tested positive belong …

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PM will not compromise on accountability and transparency says Sarwar

Lahore: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will not compromise on accountability and transparency and those caused harm to the country and nation will be taken to task. Some people are in the habit of objecting every initiative of the government. Opposition is not focused on corona crisis and doing politics by criticizing the …

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772 Pak nationals repatriated from different countries: Aisha Farooqi

Nuaman Ishfaq Mughal, Islamabad: As many as 772 Pakistani nationals, stranded due to the COVID-19 pandemic in different countries, have been successfully repatriated over the past few days. This was informed by Spokesperson Foreign Office Aisha Farooqi while responding to a question during weekly press briefing here in Islamabad on Thursday. Spokesperson Foreign Office said that in the wake of …

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Pakistan Navy nationwide humanitarian assistance during lockdown continues

Islamabad:      (Parliament Times)    Pakistan Navy is extending nationwide humanitarian assistance to aggrieved families during current Corona Virus Pandemic and distributed food/ commodities & Personal Protective Equipment at various cities/ towns and hospitals across Pakistan. Thousands of ration bags carrying food items/ supplies were distributed to needy families residing at Ibrahim Haydri area at Karachi. Besides, in other …

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Dispute over land triggers clash between tribes in KPK’s tribal districts

Sher Zada, KHAR,(Parliament Times): The residents of Nawagai hometown of former governor Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Shaukat-Ullah Khan and Safi tribesmen are in open confrontation against one another. The land ownership dispute is not a new one; the land ownership has remained a clash provoking issue between tribes of the two adjacent tribal districts. The Khan of Nawagai along several tribal clans …

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1185th Birthday of Hazart Imam Mehdi (as) celebrated

Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)   A prominent scholar Dr. Ghazanfar Mehdi chairman Markazi Imam Hussain Council said that total world was criminally silent on the lockdown of Kashmir, Justice of almighty ALLAH prevailed and now the whole whole world is lockdown because of coronavirus. He was addressing a selection gathering in connection with1185th Birthday of Hazart Imam Mehdi (as). Syed Zeeshan …

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Wani bereaved over death of Pir Hafizullah Makhdoomi

Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)    Senior vice chairman Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF) Altaf Hussain Wani has expressed deep sense of sorrow over the sad demise of veteran political and social activist Pir Hafizullah Makhdoomi advocate who passed away in Srinagar yesterday. In a statement issued here on Thursday Wani while highlighting the years’ long political struggle said, “Advocate …

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Syed Shamim-ul-Sibtain Shah posted as DG, NARC

Islamabad:      (Parliament Times)   Pakistan Agricultural Research Council has posted Syed Shamim-ul-Sibtain Shah, CSO / Director (FO&S), NARC as Director General NARC vide its office order No. F.1-1/2020-Estt. Misc. (T&P) dated 06-04-2020. Syed Shamim ul Sabtain is the senior most scientist in NARC and having vast experience in agriculture research. Coordination Monitoring and Evaluation, which is one of the …

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Payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme started

Islamabad:    The payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme, introduced by the federal government to help the poor and deserving people facing hardship because of the coronavirus lockdown has been started. According to media reports the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme will help 12 million families by providing them financial assistance of Rs. 12,000 per family. The total budget approved for …

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50 lakh acres feet water reserve capability and 4000 MW electricity production to be increased in 2025: WAPDA

Islamabad:   Along with the completion of different projects around the country in 2025. The water reserves in the country are to be increased 50 lakh acres feet, whereas electricity production will be increased to 4000 megawatt. According to WAPDA sources to fulfill the need of water and electricity they are working on different projects. According to these strategies after the …

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