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275 recommendations with major amendments made in Finance Bill 2017

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate has made 275 recommendations to the National Assembly with major amendments in the Finance Bill 2017 including special package of Rs 20 billion to revive Karachi’s infrastructure and boost development, realistic targets for Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), 3 percent National Finance Commission (NFC) award for Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FAFA) and […]


Sanam Marvi, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to collaborate on naat album

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LAHORE: Every year, Mian Yousaf Salauddin unites renowned singers with budding artists to release an album of naats during Ramazan. This year will see release of Ya Mustafa, the fifth album of its kind, come out around the 20th of the holy month. “I’ve been composing naat albums for the last five years for my programme […]


World Oceans Day observed

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KARACHI – With an aim to accentuate the significance of Oceans and to promote awareness amongst Pakistan Navy Personnel to protect and preserve the Oceans, Pakistan Navy celebrated World Oceans Day with enthusiasm Thursday. Every year on 8 June, under the ambit of United Nations, “World Oceans Day” is celebrated across the world to highlight […]


IT ministry seeks cabinet’s approval to roll out 5G

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ISLAMABAD: Ministry of information and technology on Thursday sought an approval from the federal cabinet to roll out a world’s tech hot buzz fifth generation (5G) in order to improve mobile broadband speed across the country. The proposal, if approved, will enable market test of new and upcoming technologies, including 5G and other mobile communications. […]


Sindh planning to provide health cover to journalists

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Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said the provincial government was formulating a plan to provide health cards to working journalists, while also assuring assistance for resolving other issues faced by media personnel. He was speaking at an Iftar reception hosted by the Sindh Information Department at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday. […]


PPF shows concern over the violation of media freedom

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Pakistan Press Foundation raise voiced over the suspension, restrictions and violations of freedom of media and opinion in the Bahrain, Nigeria Croatia and Indonesia. On June 7, 2017, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain expressed concern over the suspension […]