Anti-tobacco activists thanked to PM for retaining tobacco taxation

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Society for Protection of Rights of the Child (SPARC), Human Development Foundation (HDF) and Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH) jointly held an online “Post-Budget briefing session on tobacco taxation” on Tuesday.

CDA will execute the project for construction of 10th Avenue in Islamabad.

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) will execute the project for construction of 10th Avenue in Islamabad. Federal Government will provide funding for the project through PSDP. CDWP has approved the plan by CDA for construction...

Call to enforce law to ban child domestic labour

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Society for Protection of Rights of the Child (SPARC) organized an online session on “World Day against Child Labour” here on Friday. Child rights activists urged the federal and provincial governments...

176 Pakistanis stranded in India due to COVID-19 lockdown to return homes: FO

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Another 176 Pakistanis stranded in India due to COVID-19 lockdown will return home via Attari-Wagah border on Wednesday. Pakistan foreign office Spokeswoman Ayesha Farooqui said that these Pakistanis were stranded in...

India’s violations across the LoC were increasing with each passing day: DG ISPR

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Tariq Ullah Wardak RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar on Monday dismissed Indian Army's allegations that Pakistan Army was operating terrorist launch pads at the Line of Control as 'baseless' and 'non-serious'.  Speaking about...

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) federal government has made a final decision to give overseas...

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The federal government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has taken a final decision to give overseas Pakistanis the right to vote through internet. Adviser to Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan and Special Assistant...

Everything is being done on paper, there is no transparency in anything: CJ

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed has remarked that billions of rupees are being spent on testing kits and EPPs, there is no transparency in anything, if there is an audit of the expenditure of Covid...

PRCS and ICRC distribute hygiene supplies at places of detention in Sindh to prevent...

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Peak Point KARACHI: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) are extending their support to the authorities in Sindh to help strengthen preventative measures against the spread of COVID19 in...

Pakistan has consistently underlined the importance of a peaceful and stable Afghanistan, which we...

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement signed in February 2020 is a significant step forward, creating a historic opportunity for the move towards intra-Afghan negotiations. Pakistan believe that the pursuit of sustained reduction...

On World Press Freedom Day, Pakistan condemns India over repression of media and harassment...

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Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: On World Press Freedom Day, we express solidarity with the journalist fraternity in the Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K), which continues to face a relentless campaign of harassment and intimidation. While saluting their...