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Govt Announced March 1 Holiday in Rawalpindi and Islamabad

The Federal Government has announced the 1st March as a public holiday for twin cities, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Holiday has been announced for arranging strict security measures for the meeting of Economic Coordination Organization. Today a high official meeting was headed by the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for reviewing the security measures for ECO Summit. The meeting was attended by the law enforcement authorities and civil administration. At the end of the meeting, Interior Minister issued the notice of holiday. The Islamabad administration has issued the security plan stating that all public offices and education institutions will be closed at 1 PM on Tuesday while there will be a public holiday on next day in twin cities. Officials …

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Benazir Bhutto Death Anniversary Holiday Announced by Sindh Government

The provincial government of Sindh has announced public holiday across the province on the 9th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto. According to statement hereby issued by the Government of Sindh Information Department, “The government of Sindh has declared December 27, 2016 (Tuesday) as public holiday throughout the province on the occasion of Shahadat of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed for all offices, autonomous, semi-autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under the administrative control of Government of Sindh.” Opposition leader in National Assembly of Pakistan, Khursheed Shah said that the PPP workers across the country would reach Garhi Khuda Baksh, Larkana on the death anniversary of BB. It worth to mention here that former president of Pakistan and leader of PPP Asif …

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Sindh Govt Announced Winter School Holidays 2016

Sindh Government has announced winter holidays 2016 for both government and private schools in the province. According to notification at this moment issued by the Government of Sindh, the private and government educational institutes in the province will remain closed from December 22, 2016, to December 31, 2016. The classes will then resume on January 01, 2017. Currently the winter season across the country is going on with the same temperature, however, in northern areas, it is going in a negative figure. According to Radio Pakistan and news headlines of SAMAA News, the notification for winter school holidays, all the educational institutes either secondary schools, higher secondary schools or universities, all will remain close for the said period. Note: Federal …

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RIP Junaid Jamshed Died in PIA Plane Crash Havelian

In a tragic PIA plan crash on a domestic flight from Chitral to Islamabad, Junaid Jamshed along with his some family member died. The singer turned preacher was in Chital to attend a Tablieeghi congregation. In a tragic PIA plane crash on a domestic flight from Chitral to Islamabad, Junaid Jamshed along with his some family member died. The singer turned preacher was in Chital to attend a Tablieeghi congregation. Earlier it was being said that chances of survivors are low and almost forty-seven passengers who were on PIA flight from Chitral City to Islamabad have died. The flight that was scheduled to arrive in Islamabad at 4:40 PM disappeared from the air control radar near Abbottabad. After an investigation, …

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Iqbal Day 9 November 2016: Govt Announced Youm-e-Iqbal Holiday

The Government of Pakistan on decree of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has resumed the National Holiday of 09 November.  Last year, government abounded the Iqbal Day holiday that has been no resumed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan after hearing the petition filled by Waleed Iqbal, son of Javed Iqbal and grandson of Allama Muhammad iqbal. According to the details the Federal Government declared that it National Holiday will be observed across Pakistan as Iqbal Day on Wednesday 09, 2016 and a Public Holidays will be observed as well on that day. Last year, Iqbal Day holiday was cancelled by Federal Government. At that time many thinkers, disapprove the decision of government. Most of the people are against the …

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PTI Islamabad Dharna 2016: Islamabad Sealed; Universities and Offices May Close from Tomorrow

According to recent media reports, main routes to Islamabad have been sealed. After threating the Federal Government to lock down Capital by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf, the PTI workers who were holding meetings in various parts to finalize the arrangements were attacked by the police. After the tension creates by police officials, PTI Chairman Imran Khan has announced the protest across the country due to which PTI supporters started a protest at various parts of Islamabad. Now some parts of Islamabad have been containerized. No more entrance to Islamabad, however, those living in Islamabad can leave Islamabad. According to media reports, Islamabad has been sealed from Faiz Abad, Kashmir Highway, Golra Mor, Karal Chowk, Kashmir Highway and Islamabad Express Highway. …

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Toll Tax Rates on Motorways and National Highways 2016

Two leading road management authorities in Pakistan namely Frontier Works Organisation and National Highway Authority (NHA) have silently increased the toll tax rates and are now shifting the burden on each other. No authority is ready to accept the responsibility. One the other side without getting any prior notice, commuters are liable to pay almost double amount than before as a toll tax rates. After this silent increase without any prior notice where no official authority is accepting the responsibility, people took to the social media platforms and raised the questions. The matters have also been raised by the Senator Kamil Ali Agha in Senate Standing Committee where he took the narrative that it had been a continuous increase in …

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Qandeel Baloch Killed by Her Brother in Multan City

Social media queen Qandeel Baloch killed in Multan on Saturday as reported by Express Tribune. According to RPO Multan, she was shoot down by her brother. The internet sensation was trending over the internet for her bold song BAN and marriage case. Recently the ex-husband of QB claimed that she married thrice at different points while some sources were claiming she married twice and had a son of eight years. Initial reports claimed, she has been strangles to death by her brother in her house in Multan. It worth to mention here that she has been murdered after the revelation of her three marriages. Qandeel Baloch was also requesting to the authorities to provide her security. The request was directly sent …

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Biometric ePassports in Pakistan to Launch by 2017

A new electronic passport system in the country is going to be launch by the Federal Ministry of Interior by 2017. According to the report by the Radio Pakistan, Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has made the announcement to launch new biometric ePassports system by 2017 to combat human trafficking. Federal Ministers has stated that the new ePassports will contain the entire detail of the holder, making the forgery impossible. The meeting for the announcement of biometric ePassports attended by Chairman NADRA, Secretary Interior, Special Secretary Interior, DG Immigration & Passports, DG FIA, and other senior officials of Ministry of Interior. This must have initiative is finally going to become the reality as Pakistani passport credibility is …

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Budget 2016-17: Government Employees to Receive 10-20% Pay Increase

Federal Budget 2016-17 is in the final stage of formulation, and the government has ensured the new opportunities for the Federal Government employees. Chances for the pay increase up to 10 to 20% are high subject to suitable finalization of terms and conditions with IMF. According to officials at Federal Ministry of Finance, recommendation for increasing salaries and pensions from 10 to 20% are under consideration.  It will take the additional expense of approximately fifty billion rupees. In addition to several new opportunities, the government is going to withdraw the several tax reliefs as per the instructions of the IMF. As per the instructions of IMF, the new taxes of worth PKR 300 billion will be imposed. After the failure …

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Summer Vacations 2016 from June 1 Announced by Punjab Government

Punjab Government has announced the schedule for Summer Vacation 2016. According to the notification issued by the Government of Punjab, the education institute in the province will remain closed from June 1, 2016, to August 14, 2016. Classes in the educational institutes will commence from August 15, 2016. The government can announce the earlier date for the commencement of Summer Vacations instead of June 01, in the case of raise in temperature in the province. In most of the Punjab cities, mercury is already touching 44 degrees in the past week. “We took the decision as the Met department forecast that the mercury would hover around 45 degrees Celsius at several places in the province”, Punjab Government official stated. The …

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Shahid Afridi’s Daughter Asmara Alive and Safe

Rumors are there on social media platforms about the death of the Shahid Afridi’ daughter Asmara. It started to become viral from the twitter account of someone who shared the pic of a deceased girl with the caption Shahid Afridi daughter expired. Surprisingly, the girl being shown in the image by no means look like Asmara Afridi and neither her age fellow at all. It is important to mention here that someone has got the wrong message of the Afridi’s last month post in which he was standing nearby here daughter Asmara in a hospital. Last month her daughter went through a dental surgery. Afridi then shared a message for her little angel “A warm hug from my loving daughter …

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Jobs in Punjab Institute of Neurosciences and Lahore General Hospital – CM Shahbaz Approves 2655 Posts

Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has approved the new 2,655 posts for Punjab Institute of Neurosciences and Lahore General Hospital. To make the process effective and to complete in time, funds have been also approved by the CM Punjab. According to Principle Postgraduate Medical Institute & Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Professor Khalid Mahmood in a meeting has said 847 new posts has been specified for the various categories of Punjab Institute of Neurosciences. In addition to these posts, the other 199 and 236 new employees will be recruited for the Phase-II and Phase-III of the mega development plan of the Institute. In addition to above positions, 1373 are for nurses and the recruitment against these posts will commence in the …

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Who is Chotu Gang? Chotu Bio & Wiki Info

Chotu Profile: Name: Ghulam Rasool alias Chotu Head: Chotu Gang Past Occupation: Ryot, Security Guard of MPA Cast: Bakrai, Mazari Tribe From: Katchi Jamal, Rajanpur The law enforcement agencies have started the major operation against Ghulam Rasool alias Chotu. Chotu, who had served as a security guard of the former Provincial Assembly Member Atif Mazari, is now the name of terror and threat in Rajanpur. In past, Chotu had also served the fink of Punjab Police till 2007 and was the informer of extortion and kidnapping cases is now the founder of the own gang named Chotu Gang. According to locals and Punjab Police, Chotu belongs to Bakrai Cast of the Mazari Tribe of Rojhan, Rajanpur. After 2007, his differences …

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Video: ISPR Documentary on CPEC

The Inter Service Press Public Relations of Pakistan Army has released the video documentary of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project. CPEC that is said to be the one of the biggest Chinese investment in any country is the grand manifestation of the deep-rooted ties between Pakistan and China. In addition to bilateral aspects, it will bring more prosperity and peace in the region particularly in Pakistan. ISPR Documentary on CPEC Video Documentary on #CPEC #Baluchistan https://t.co/d2cTNJPNfN — ISPR (@ISPR_Official) April 15, 2016 It is the lifetime opportunity for Pakistan to improve socio-economic conditions of its underprivileged areas and populace. Chief of Pakistan General Raheel Sharif in has stated recently that fifteen thousand professional Pak Army personnel are placed under the name …

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PM Nawaz Sharif to Resign After Panama Leaks?

Pressure on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is high regarding his resignation because of biggest scandal of his life Panama Paper Leaks. The ongoing situation is clearly stating Nawaz Sharif is in do or dies case. If he goes for restricting on his position, then the chances of invasion will increase more because of pressure by political parties who are already demanding resignation from the Nawaz Sharif. According to sources, in the case of going for resignation, Interior Ministers Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan or Finance Minister Ishaq Dar may hold the position and after that, the announcement for midterm elections is also possible. Meanwhile, Prime Minister has called the meeting of senior party leaders today in which he will discuss …

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After Netflix, Iflix to Launch in Pakistan Soon

The massive development in the IT industry of Pakistan is compelling the international companies and brands to consider Pakistan as their next market. After Netflix, another online video-on-demand service Iflix is thinking to step in Pakistan. The news for the launch of Iflix has disclosed by the Umbrella.Asia. According to Umbrella.Asia, “Online streaming firm Iflix is poised to launch in Pakistan and has recruited a general manager to head the operation. Farees Shah, who has taken the Pakistan general manager role, joins Iflix from German online fashion retailer Rocket Internet where he founded its Pakistan business, Daraz.pk in 2012. Just like various other videos on demand service providers, Iflix will also offer the top rated movies, TV shows, television programs …

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23 March Pakistan Day 2016 Holiday Announced by Government

The day of Pakistan Day is very close and the Federal Government has officially announced the public holiday on this historical day. According to a circular of Ministry of Interior, there will be a public holiday across the country on Pakistan Day, March 23, 2016. The notice regarding public holidays in Pakistan in the year 2016 was issued by the Ministry of Interior on January 26, 2016, that contains the Pakistan Day in the section of Public Holidays for the Year 2016. Notification for Holiday on 23 March Pakistan Day 23 March that is also said as Pakistan Day has great importance in the history of Pakistan. Every year it is being celebrated to mark the Lahore Resolution for Pakistan that …

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Cheezmall to Launch Xiaomi in Pakistan; Expected Prices, Pics & Specs

Those who were eagerly waiting for Xiaomi smartphones are given the good news as Cheezmall is going to fulfill their dream for the long life battery smartphones of Xiaomi. Cheezmall who has already introduced the some accessories of Xiaomi in a shape of portable Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi router, and other high tech phone accessories is going to soon launch the latest smartphones of Xiaomi in Pakistan. This will be the entry of a new mobile company in Pakistan. Cheezmall yesterday shared this news via its official Twitter account by terming it a surprise for the Pakistanis. Five leading smartphones of Xiaomi – Mi Note, Mi 4i, Mi 4, Redmi Note 2 and Redmi 2 are already doing well in the Asian …

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23 March Pakistan Day Parade 2016: Rehearsal Pics & Video

After the consecutive gap of seven years, the preparation for the second Pakistan Day Parade 2016 is at full swing in Islamabad. All branches of Pakistan Army are taking part in these rehearsals. The process of rehearsal has been started from today and today it was held in Islamabad under the supervision of Lieutenant Generals of Pakistan Army. The full dress rehearsal, as usual, will be held on March 21. Today rehearsal of 23 March Parade was joined by the troops of Pak Armed Forces, JF-17, JF-16 and Sher Dil. 23 March that is also said as Pakistan Day has great importance in the history of Pakistan. Every year it is being celebrated to mark the Lahore Resolution for Pakistan …

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MCB Bank Eyes NIB Bank’s Acquisitions

The year 2016 came with the massive acquisitions, mergers and partnership across the globe. Pakistani business industry has been also going through this as well. According to the latest news by the Reuters, MCB is showing interest in controlling the operation of the NIB Bank as per the ongoing situation in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. This has stated by the Bank Secretary MCB Fida Ali while filling statement with PSE, “CB and major shareholder of NIB Bank Limited, Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd, (FFH) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bugis Investments (Mauritius) Pte Ltd are in preliminary non-binding discussions for possible merger of NIB Bank with and into MCB under the provisions of section 48 of the Banking Companies Ordinance 1962.” …

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Uber Launches Taxi dispatch Service in Pakistan

Uber has finally arrived in Pakistan and has officially started its taxi service in Lahore. The official news for the commencement of business in Pakistan has been released from the Newsroom of Uber. Talking over the launch of Uber in Pakistan, the official of Uber Loic Amado says, “We are extremely excited to be here, there is huge potential in this market and people have welcomed us with open arms.” As Uber has chosen the Lahore to commence its business journey in Pakistan, so currently the Lahoris can enjoy the taxi service of Uber. They were already enthusiastic about Uber and that can be seen from the app store from where thousands of Pakistanis have already uploaded the Uber application. …

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Mumtaz Qadri’s Execution: Crowd Tried to Throw Shoe at Minister

Violence and strikes are at peak point after the execution of the Mumtaz Qadri due the murder of seating Governor Punjab Salman Taseer. The government is trying to mitigate the reaction by revoking the media to highlight anything about the Qadri or ongoing protests in his favour. You can say it that the authorities have already braced themselves for the possible violence and protests that are going on countrywide. They are chanting the Go Nawaz Go again for not revoking the execution of Mumtaz Qadri and even the legal panels in Islamabad has declared it the Judicial Murder of the Mumtaz Qadri. Viewing the reaction of the execution, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s MPAs and MNAs are out of the …

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Pakistani Passport Ranked 2nd Worst in the World

Passport – that is a legal travel document of any person – has a very importance. If you want to travel across the globe then you have to admit this phenomenon that the country at the back of passport you have really matters. If you are holding the passport of such type of country that possesses good fame and face at international level then the doors of the world are open upon to you. Unfortunately, if your passport is backed by a country that is very down on the international level then this will be a serious concerning matter because it could happen that you will be treated badly at the international airport, or maybe you are awaited much by …

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Dunya Group Acquires 70% Shares of WorldCall

In a much-anticipated development, Dunya Media Group has acquired 70% shareholding in WorldCall, the Pakistan subsidiary of Oman Telecommunications Company. The details of the deal between Dunya Media Group and Omantel will be made in next few days after the approval from the regulatory authorities in Pakistan. It is important to mention here that the deal for 56.8% share that was accounted by the Omantel has been made by the Dunya Media Group and Omantel while rest of the 13.2% are acquired from the share floating in Pakistan Stock Exchange. After the acquisition of 70% shareholding of WorldCall by the Dunya Media Group, the current share position of WorldCall is; 70% by Dunya Media Group, 12% by Former Governor Punjab …

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