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Earth Day 2018 celebrated Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS: WWF-Pakistan, in collaboration with the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB), celebrated Earth Day 2018 by organizing a nature excursion at Trail 5, Margalla Hills National Park, Islamabad. Marked on April 22 every year, Earth Day isinternational dayto celebratethe anniversary of the birth of …

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World’s largest plane in karachi

KARACHI -UNS : A Russia-made – world’s heaviest cargo aircraft Antonov AN -225 Mriya – touched down on Jinnah International Airport Karachi late on Saturday. Antonov AN -225 consists of six engines, and it made an emergency landing in the provincial capital of Sindh after …

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Senator Abbasi re-elected as Chairman of Senate Standing Committee on Law,Justice

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Senator Muhammad Javed Abbasi has been re-elected as Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice. His name was proposed by Senator Muhammad Asad Ali Khan Junejo. The Chairman thanked the members of the committee for reposing confidence in his abilities …

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New Islamabad International Airport opening on May 3 instead of April 20

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The opening of new Islamabad International Airport has been delayed and it will be now functional from May 3 instead of April 20, a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) official said Wednesday. CAA director planning Nadir Shafi Dar has said that the flight …

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COMSATS,ISESCO signed Agreement for Joint Cooperation Programme

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD – The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS), based in Pakistan, and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), based in Morocco, signed an Agreement for Joint Cooperation Programme during 2018. The Agreement was …

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Pakistan successfully test fires Babur Cruise missile

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Pakistan on Saturday successfully test-fired of the enhanced range version of indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile. In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the missile is capable to hit its target at land and sea range of seven hundred …

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13 policemen in fresh Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

Officials say the Afghan Taliban fighters attacked security forces right after a roadside bomb attack in Herat’s Shindand district, wounding many and escaping with their weapons. Taliban attacks overnight in Afghanistan killed at least 13 policemen and wounded several others, officials said on Friday. In …

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NA advisory committee discuss business for 55th Session

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The House Business Advisory Committee of the National Assembly met in Parliament House, today with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the Chair to discuss the business for the 55th Session of the National Assembly. The meeting discussed the agenda and ways to run …

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Journalists will stage sit-in from April 9 in front of parliament

By Tariq Wardak ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists will stage a sit-in from April 9 in front of parliament for an indefinite period to press the government for acceptance of three major demands of journalists community across the country. The call for the protest …

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Air quality deteriorating rapidly in Islamabad: report

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The capital city is facing some serious air pollution as the number of vehicles, construction works, and toxic smoke from the factories including the steel mills keep increasing, local media reports say. “Islamabad may not have the worst air quality but it is …

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