Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

Nadra begins accepting applications for NPHP

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD  –   The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Monday opened its doors to citizens applying for a house under the first phase of the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) initiated by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government, DawnNewsTV reported. So far, Nadra is accepting forms at select centres in seven districts: Sukkur, Quetta, Gilgit, Muzaffarabad, Swat, […]

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IAC celebrates Sufi night

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE-The splendour of the Institute of Arts & Culture (IAC) building provided a perfect backdrop to a spiritually uplifting musical evening. Renowned mystical singer Arieb Azhar elevated the spirits of the guests, comprising of city’s cultural elite by his Sufi songs. He started with his ecstatic Sindhi Dhamaal, and followed with the poetry of great […]

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Efforts urged to end unchecked deforestation

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: Speakers at a workshop on Monday called for putting an end to merciless felling of trees and underscored the need for growing more saplings to counter the impacts of global warming. The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised the day-long session to highlight the issue […]

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Nawaz strongly refutes high treason allegations against him

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has strongly rejected the allegations of high treason levelled against him in a petition pending adjudication before the Lahore High Court and maintained that “the act of sedition is even unthinkable for me”. Though Mr Sharif did not attend Monday’s hearing of the petition by a full bench, his […]

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Demo against media lay-offs

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The Joint Action Committee of journalists and media workers on Monday staged demonstrations at Charing Cross and simultaneously on the stairs of the Punjab Assembly building against lay-offs and salary cuts. A large number of newsmen, cameramen, photojournalists and media workers as well as lawyers and civil society members participated in the protest and […]

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