Sunday, 30 April 2017

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  • Senate Standing Committee holds consultations with all Chambers on removal of discretionary powers - Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance was held in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Senator Salim Mandviwala to discuss and address the issues and problems faced by country’s business and industrial community due to the unchecked discretionary powers acquired by FBR over...
  • Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry signs deal with Pakistan Stock Exchange to increase access to equity funds for SMEs - Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) to facilitate SMEs in generating funds from capital market for business growth and expansion. Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, ICCI and Nadeem Naqvi, Managing Director, PSX signed the...
  • Pakistani-American expert supports Pakistan’s Knowledge Economy and Intellectual Property Rights on Embassy Sponsored Tour of Pakistan - Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): Emphasizing the link between protecting intellectual property and economic growth, Pakistani-American attorney and patent expert Haris Bajwa met this week with students and entrepreneurs in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi. Bajwa’s visit, which is part of the U.S. Embassy’s 2017 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, coincided with World...
  • American Sports Experts visit Pakistan to promote Girls’ Empowerment - Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): Ten American sports experts associated with the Women Win Foundation visited Islamabad and Karachi April 17 to 28 to conduct workshops and activities promoting girls’ participation in sports. During their visit, which was funded by the U.S. Embassy and organized by Right to Play Pakistan,...
  • Three member inquiry committee formed - Lahore, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): The PCB has taken a serious view of the recent controversy surrounding a statement by Punjab Team Captain Umer Akmal and a response from his team mate Junaid Khan. Consequently, Pakistan Cricket Board has constituted a 3-member Inquiry Committee headed by GM Domestic Cricket Shafiq...
  • Decision to increase LNG import to four billion cubic feet per day lauded - Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Friday lauded the decision of the government to increase import of gas to four billion cubic feet per day within five years and to end the role of different government departments in the import of gas. Presently country is...
  • Rivers flows and reservoirs level report - Lahore, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under: Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 45000 cusecs and Outflows 55000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 29300 cusecs and Outflows 29300...
  • Gemalto first quarter 2017 revenue - Revenue at €651 million, lower by (6%) at historical exchange rates and (8%) at constant exchange rates Slow start for Enterprise, Machine-to-Machine and Government Programs with acceleration expected in the second semester In response to recent market developments, the Company has launched a transition plan expected to contribute over €50 million to profit from operations […]
  • UNICEF reaches almost half of the world’s children with life-saving vaccines - New York, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :UNICEF procured 2.5 billion doses of vaccines to children in nearly 100 countries in 2016, reaching almost half of the world’s children under the age of five. The figures, released during World Immunization Week, make UNICEF the largest buyer of vaccines for children in...
  • Cooperation Agreement has been signed between Industries, Commerce and Investment Department to support Punjab Cluster Development Initiative - Islamabad, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :In the framework of the Punjab jobs and competitiveness programme, the government of Punjab has signed a cooperation agreement with UNIDO to provide technical assistance for the development of industrial clusters in Punjab province and to support their further integration into global value chains. The...

Government Institutions[ View All ]

Punjab Chief Minister participates in birthday ceremony of British Queen...

Lahore, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif participated in birthday ceremony of British Queen Elizabeth at a local hotel today. British High Commissioner Thomas Drew, Ambassadors, Prov...

British High Commissioner appreciates steps of Punjab Chief Minister to...

Lahore, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :British High Commissioner Thomas Drew* called on *Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif*, here today. Matters of mutual interest, reinforcing *Pak-Britain ties* particularly promo...

National Accountability Bureau’s Anti Corruption Strategy proved successful in nabbing...

Islamabad, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review Annual Action Plan of Awareness and Prevention wing for the year 2017 at NAB Headquarter. The Chairman NAB said that ...

National Assembly Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and...

Islamabad, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :A meeting of the Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination was held today in the Committee Room of M/o National Institute of Health, Islamabad, under...

World Bank[ View All ]

GOVT LAUNCHES TRAINING PROGRAM FOR TRIBAL YOUTH IN DIFFERENT TRADES

The federal government has launched a training program for tribal youth in different trades.A spokesman of FATA Development Authority told our Peshawar correspondent that the youth will be trained in heavy machinery, qua...

SOME BOGIES OF JAFFAR EXPRESS DERAILED NEAR GUJRANWALA

Some bogies of Jaffar Express derailed near Gujranwala on Tuesday. The train was on its way to Quetta from Peshawar.According to initial reports, the passengers remained safe in the accident.Meanwhile, Minister for Rail...

South Asia could potentially benefit from Globalization Backlash

Islamabad, April 17, 2017 (PPI-OT): Possible protectionism in advanced economies should not deter export-oriented growth in South Asia, a region that could even benefit from the backlash against globalization, said a new...

STEPS BEING TAKEN TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN PUNJAB: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that speedy measures are being taken to improve the healthcare system in the province.Chairing a high level meeting in Lahore on Monday, he said that hospitals are b...

Chambers of Commerce[ View All ]

Senate Standing Committee holds consultations with all Chambers on removal...

Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance was held in Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Senator Salim Mandviwala to discuss and address the issues and problems faced ...

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry signs deal with Pakistan...

Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) to facilitate SMEs in generating funds from capital market...

Decision to increase LNG import to four billion cubic feet...

Islamabad, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Friday lauded the decision of the government to increase import of gas to four billion cubic feet per day within five years and to end the role of...

FPCCI Standing Committee on Medical Consultants organises symposium on HealthCare...

Karachi, April 27, 2017 (PPI-OT) :Mr. Irfan Ahmed Sarwana, Vice President FPCCI welcomed Mr. Saifuddin Zoomka, Chairman EFU at the Head office of FPCCI and appreciated the efforts of FPCCI Standing committee on Medical c...

General News[ View All ]

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: 57 suspects including 21 Afghan nationals apprehended in...

Rawalpindi, March 30, 2017 (PPI-OT):Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad update: Search and intelligence based operations conducted by Punjab Rangers in Attock, Islamabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Sheikhupura, Lahore, DG Khan, Rahimyar Kha...

Indian troops kill 4 Pakistani bus passengers in cross Line...

Rawalpindi, November 23, 2016 (PPI-OT): Indian troops targeted a civil Bus near LOC in Neelam valley. 4 embraced shahadat while 7 are injured. Civil bus has been targeted near Dhudial. For more information, contact: Inte...

Speech of Defence Attache, China

Rawalpindi, July 28, 2016 (PPI-OT): Your Excellency General Raheel Sharif, Your Excellency Ambassador Sun Weidong, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen: Aslam Alikon and very Good evening! We are gathering here ton...

Chief of Army Staff thanks Gen John Nicholson and Afghanistan...

Rawalpindi, May 10, 2016 (PPI-OT):COAS thanked Commander of Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, Gen John Nicholson and Afghanistan security Forces for recovery of Ali Haider Gilani in a successful operation in Afgha...

Sports[ View All ]

Karachi Port Trust wins Karachi City Cricket Association Inter Departmental...

Karachi, April 26, 2017 (PPI-OT): In a final played at TMC Cricket Ground, F. B. Area, the KPT Team set target of 279 runs for the Pakistan Navy to achieve in 50-Overs match and won it by a margin of 16 runs. Winning the...

15-member Pakistan’s team announced for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Lahore, April 25, 2017 (PPI-OT): The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq has selected 15-member squad for the ICC Champions Trophy, 2017 to be played in England and Wales from June 1, 2017 to June 18, 2...

Chairman PCB, Chairman Executive Committee felicitates Younis Khan on completing...

Lahore, April 24, 2017 (PPI-OT): PCB Chairman Shaharyar M. Khan was all praise for Younis Khan’s service to Pakistan cricket and spoke highly of his prolific career. Younis Khan became the first Pakistani and 13thb...

15 Member Women’s Team announced for ICC World Cup 2017

Lahore, April 21, 2017 (PPI-OT): The Women National Selection Committee headed by Mohammad Ilyas has selected 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup, 2017 to be played in England from June 24, 2017 to J...