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Seized PIA aircraft finally lands in Islamabad after being grounded in Kuala Lumpur

The Star 04 Jun 2023
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft, grounded at Kuala Lumpur International Airport over a legal dispute, finally arrived in the country on Saturday. Read full story ... .
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Seized PIA aircraft lands in Islamabad

Dawn 04 Jun 2023
RAWALPINDI. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft, grounded at Kuala Lumpur International Airport over a legal dispute, finally arrived in the country on Saturday. Earlier this week, a Malaysian court ordered authorities to seize PIA’s Boeing 777 aircraft after its leasing company had filed a claim for over $4.5 million in unpaid dues ... .
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NOC mandatory for sacrificial animals’ hide collection

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Rawalpindi. The Punjab government has made prior approval for the collection of sacrificial animal hides mandatory for welfare organisations and others said deputy commissioner (DC) Rawalpindi ... .
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Health activists laud measures to curb tobacco use

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . Health activists have appreciated government’s directives to curb down illegal trade of tobacco products in Pakistan ... This system should be implemented in all companies to achieve further benefits ... Imran mentioned that every budget season, tobacco industry uses the illicit trade excuse to ensure that tobacco taxes are not increased ... Dr ... .
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8 pedestrian bridges to be installed on IJP Road

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . The civic agency has decided to construct eight pedestrian bridges on under construction IJP Road to facilitate the pedestrians on this highly busy road that connects two provinces of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa and Punjab ... An official has said "We have already sorted out modalities to install pedestrian bridges on IJP Road ... .
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Cycle rally organised to promote healthy lifestyle

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . A cycling event was organised on Saturday at D-Chowk to encourage people from all walks of life to adopt cycling, promoting an active lifestyle and ecofriendly practices. The chief guest for the occasion was Special Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Syrus Sajjad Qazi, says a press release ... .
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Young doctors continue strike on third day

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Rawalpindi . The young doctors continued their strike on the third day at the outpatient departments of almost all public sector hospitals of the Punjab province including the three teaching hospitals here in town for recording protest against attack on Dr. Saad Rafiq of Children Hospital Lahore ... Medical Superintendent at BBH Dr ... Dr ... .
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Training for doctors from July 1

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Rawalpindi . The Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare, Dr Jamal Nasir has said that medical officers, women medical officers and dental surgeons will be imparted training of MLC phase wise through University of Health Sciences (UHS), says a press release. This training will commence from 1 July, he added ... .
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NCHR visits jail to check condition of political prisoners

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . Visit of a team of National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) to Central Jail, Rawalpindi, (Adiala) in response to reports alleging torture and inhumane treatment of detained political workers, finds no evidence of inhuman or derogratory treatment with the workers ... Safdar Chaudhary of HRCP ... .
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Pakistan, Germany agree on cooperation in fields of film and culture

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . Pakistan and Germany have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in the fields of film, art and culture ... .
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Alvi directs bank to return Rs87,000 to fraud victim

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . President Dr Arif Alvi has directed the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to return a sum of Rs87,000 to an illiterate account holder who was defrauded out of her money by the bank staff ... The president also directed NBP to take action against the employees who exploited an illiterate woman and be on guard against such fraudsters ... .
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Pakistan Literature Festival kicks off at Muzaffarabad

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Muzaffarabad . Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi inaugurated a two-day Pakistan Literature Festival at Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) here on Saturday. Governor Sindh Kamran Khan Tessori inaugurated the festival ... The festival will continue till June 4 ... Islamabad was chosen as the capital because these green hills are close to Kashmir ... Jinnah ... .
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‘Small dams imperative for climate resilience, sustainable communities’

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . The Institute of Regional Studies (IRS) in collaboration with the Human Development Foundation (HDF) hosted a roundtable discussion on “Small dams in Pakistan. combating climate change impact and enhancing water resilience ... Mehboob ul-Haq, CEO ... The panelists shared insights and expertise on these transformational initiatives ... .
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Leaders’ summit concludes on high note

The News International 04 Jun 2023
Islamabad . With a pledge to rethink and revisit the way we work, the 6th edition of the Leaders in Islamabad Business Summit concluded ... Speaking at the concluding session, Senator Sherry Rehman, Federal Minister for Climate Change, spoke about going green for safety and survival ... She defined corporate CSR as too limited for the required effect ... “ ... Dr ... .

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