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Radio Pakistan, PTV to hold annual Naat competition on Nov 19

The annual all Pakistan Naat competition jointly organized by Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television in connection with Eid Mild-un-Nabi (SAW) will be held on Monday at Bukhari Auditorium, National Broadcasting House Islamabad.

Radio Pakistan is also airing special programmes to …

Activists: Pakistan Must Live Up to Promise to Build More Girls’ Schools

One in three girls and one in five boys miss out on primary school in Pakistan, campaigners said on Tuesday, urging the new government to live up to promises to build more girls’ schools despite attacks by militants opposed to …

ICCI hails separation of FBR’s tax collection from policymaking functions

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Tuesday hailed the government’s decision to separate Federal Board of Revenue’s tax collection and policy making functions and termed it a positive move as it would infuse confidence in the taxpayers and help …

Ebola kills 170 in Congo

At least 170 people died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo since the start of an outbreak in late July, the country’s Health Ministry said.

In a statement, the Health Ministry said 329 cases of hemorrhagic fever were …

PAKISTAN TO LEARN FROM CHINA’S MODEL IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION: PM

Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, said on Saturday that, Pakistan will learn from China’s model, for poverty alleviation in the country, local media reported.

Addressing a ceremony, to inaugurate a shelter home in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore, the prime …

Migrant boat sinks off Aegean coast, 2 die

At least two irregular migrants died Monday when a boat sank off the coast of Dikili district in Turkey’s Aegean province of Izmir, according to the coast guard sources.

The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions …