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Rs100m budgetary allocation for Islamabad Zoo under PSPD

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad . The federal government has allocated Rs100 million under Public Service Development Programme (PSDP) for Climate Change Division new scheme in the fiscal year 2022-23 to establish a wildlife conservation and information centre at the old Islamabad Zoo ... Islamabad.
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Project brings together Pakistani, European varsities

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad ... The French ambassador said the international visit to Islamabad marked the first meeting of the B-International consortium members from both Europe and Pakistan.
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Over 40 kg narcotics recovered

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Anti Narcotic Force (ANF), during spot checking on different areas of Islamabad, has ...
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MoU signed to impart leadership skills to students

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad . A memorandum of understanding was signed here to empower schoolchildren with leadership and life skills necessary to thrive in the 21st century ... These books will supplement the personal, social, health, and emotional curriculum through valuable insights and teaching resources ... Comments. Comment. .
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Monsoon-related health threats may wreak havoc in lives of poor people

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad . Expected heavy rainfalls during pre-monsoon and monsoon in this region of the country may pose serious health threats, particularly in a situation when an unusual rising number of cases of different seasonal communicable diseases are already being reported from the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
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2 killed, 4 wounded in clash over land dispute

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Rawalpindi ... The police have taken up the case and arrested wounded people under treatment in hospital. Comments. Comment. .
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Rawalpindi roads fit for hurdle race

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Rawalpindi . The condition of roads in Pindi is at its worse, with hundreds of potholes making the roads virtually impossible to drive. Many drivers are generally pretty relaxed persons. Not too much gets under their skin. But there are several stretches of roads in this city that make their blood boil. It makes them want to scream ... Comments. Comment. .
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Work initiated to widen, clean nullahs in capital

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad ... The Islamabad District Administration is also coordinating with the local authorities in Rawalpindi because they want to ensure that the tidal wave coming from Islamabad during the monsoon should pass through Nullah Leh and reach the Soan River in the shortest possible time without any hindrance.
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Upshot of first art mentoring programme opens

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad . The former ambassador of Spain Manuel Duran and physicist Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy inaugurated ‘Uphot’ here at Gallery6 on Friday. The exhibition is the outcome of the first-ever Art Mentoring Programme (AMP) launched in Pakistan by Studio RM in Lahore and Gallery 6 Islamabad, with Ercelawn Art Fund as the sponsor ... It’s different for everyone ... .
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CPEC will provide long term welfare for local residents

The News International 27 Jun 2022
China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic partners. The two countries have formed a rock-solid friendship. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a landmark project of the co-construction of the “Belt and Road Initiative” by China and Pakistan, and an important manifestation of the ever-growing ‘Iron Friendship’ between the two countries ... .
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Zahida Gul’s verses elevate thinking

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Zahida Gul Razzaq is infinitely passionate about poetry’s innate power to heal and instill hope. Her poems cover poignant topics like loss and grief; she makes sure to infuse her free-spirited energy into everything she writes ... She is a poet who shares her perspective of the world honestly. Her poems are emotional and focused on everyday life ... .
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Residents of Adiala Road protest discontinuation of water supply

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Rawalpindi . It seems that the local administration, Rawalpindi has remained oblivious to the crisis faced by the residents of Adiala Road for over 20 years ... “So from where are we going to get water from now,” he denounced ... The local administration should arrange water first of all then it should have taken action against illegal ‘water hydrants’ ... .
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Need to mobilise multiple green finance options stressed

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad ... Ms Romina was speaking at a workshop on “Implementation of green financing mechanisms in Pakistan. A case of green financing tools and SBP’s green banking guidelines” organised here by Sustainable Development Policy Institute ... Comments. Comment. .
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‘Concerted efforts required to fight terrorism’

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad . Former Inspector General of Police Dr Kaleem Imam has called for concerted efforts to fight terrorism in Pakistan. Dr Imam was speaking at an event on ‘Terrorism and State response’ organised here by the Institute of Regional Studies ... Dr Imam emphasised both hard and soft interventions for countering terrorism in Pakistan ... Comments. Comment.
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British Council organises film screen event ‘Pakistan Stories’

The News International 27 Jun 2022
Islamabad . The British Council in collaboration with Patakha Pictures and the Scottish Documentary Institute organised a film screening event ‘Pakistan Stories’ here the other day ... Themes of the documentaries were early and forced marriages, the rights of transgender, women and disability, women in education and the feminist movement in Pakistan ... .
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