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NTDC head office to be shifted to Islamabad

The News International 27 Jan 2022
The Head Office of the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) will be shifted to Islamabad from Lahore in phases. According to a decision taken by the public sector power transmission utility, the Liaison Office of Managing Director, NTDC, will be shifted to Islamabad by April 30, 2022 ... .
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Jamaat-i-Islami to hold its own long march to Islamabad

Dawn 27 Jan 2022
ISLAMABAD. After the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has also announced that it will hold its own “decisive” long march on Islamabad in March ... The PDM had already given the call for a long march to Islamabad on the Pakistan Day to protest against the unprecedented price-hike and inflation in the country.
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PDM to face humiliation in Islamabad on March 23: Sh Rashid

The News International 27 Jan 2022
RAWALPINDI. Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid here on Wednesday said that the government would not create any hurdle for the Pakistan Democratic Movement s (PDM) long march. Addressing the participants of a ceremony, he said that the long march would result in political humiliation for the opposition alliance ... Comments. Comment. .
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Pakistan needs $2.5b to pursue green initiatives in next decade

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad. Pakistan will ultimately need almost $2.5 billion to achieve the target of tree plantation under its ambitious Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme in the next ten years ... “The G-20 Group agreed for debt service suspension for countries that are investing in nature ... Condolence. Islamabad ... Comments. Comment. .
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Schoolchildren at risk as corona cases on the rise

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Rawalpindi . The twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and the situation seems to be going out of control but all private and public schools have remained open with 100 per cent attendance proving the point that nobody is taking the issue seriously ... Comments. Comment. .
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5 die of corona, 934 test positive from twin cities

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad . As many as five patients from Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district died of coronavirus illness, COVID-19 in the last 24 hours while 934 individuals were tested positive for the infection keeping the situation much alarming ... According to District Health Officer ICT Dr ... Comments. Comment. .
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Security paradigm in wave of terrorism certs

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad ... Another unprofessional conduct that has been noticed was that officials of Islamabad Traffic Police use to fit them at police checking points to keep a check on whether drivers have belted themselves or not, since it is directive from the police bosses that traffic cops should not zoom at drivers and vehicles near police checking points.
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1,272 vehicles with tinted glasses fined

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad . The Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) fined 1,272 vehicles for having tinted glasses ongoing month during a special Campaign while special squads have been constituted for effective action against those vehicles having tinted glasses ... Comments. Comment. .
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Winter kits and food boxes distributed

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad . Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) offers the winter kits and food boxes for the earthquake affected families in Glgit-Baltistan ... The winter kits include warm shawls, socks, caps and sweaters; each box covers dry food stuff needs of a family for one month ... Comments ... .
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Women’s role in promoting peace vital: Ashrafi

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad . Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Religious Harmony Maulana Tahir Ashrafi said the women had a pivotal role in promoting peace, tolerance, and harmony in society ... He said Islam is a staunch supporter of women's rights as it has provided many prerogatives to women including inheritance and their participation in society ... Dr ... Dr ... Dr.
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Shafqat chairs meeting on vacancies

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad . Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood presided over a meeting of the Cabinet's Committee on Institutional Reforms (CCIR) here on Wednesday ... He observed that 70 per cent of the FPSC workload was due to BPS-16 recruitment that needed to be reviewed ... For this purpose, the FPSC ordinance would be amended ... .
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Pak, Saudi partnership promises healthy climate

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad . Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have expressed confidence that their afforestation partnership for a sustainable and healthy climate will further strengthen the bilateral ties ... "The Saudi delegation is here in Pakistan to learn and study our green initiatives ... Comments. Comment. .
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Pedestrian bridges or shortcuts for bike riders?

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Ashar Hussain felt safe enough using the pedestrian bridge at Dhok Kala Khan on Islamabad Expressway. Suddenly, another pedestrian who had seen the danger shoved him out of the way, a motorcycle was right on his heels. It was a near miss ... However, some Pindiites have found other uses for these bridges ... “Some of these bridges are not all staircases ... .
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31,000 saplings planted across Margalla

The News International 27 Jan 2022
Islamabad ... To mark this achievement, MOL Pakistan hosted a simple ceremony at the location where Farzana Altaf Shah, director general - Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) planted 31,000th sapling which was of pine ... Comments. Comment. .
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Islamabad High Court clubs petitions against LG Ordinance 2021

Urdu Point 26 Jan 2022
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday sought comments from respondents in another petition challenging Islamabad Local Government Ordinance 2021 and also clubbed the matter ...
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