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All eyes on SCP as verdict on CNG tariff case due tomorrow

All eyes on SCP as verdict on CNG tariff case due tomorrow

The Supreme Court of Pakistan will announce its verdict on CNG tariff tomorrow (Friday) after extensive debate by all stakeholders on the subject today. Speaking to the media, Chairman All Pakistan CNG Association, Ghayas Paracha sai [...]

Posted On : Dec, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

Pakistan to get $700 million in reimbursement: Pentagon

Pakistan to get $700 million in reimbursement: Pentagon

In an effort to normalise support for the Pakistani military, the Pentagon would reimburse nearly $700 million to the South Asian country. ‘The Pentagon quietly notified Congress this month that it would reimburse Pakistan near [...]

Posted On : Dec, 18 2012 | Comments : 0

PTA denies immediate reopening of YouTube

PTA denies immediate reopening of YouTube

Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, Farooq Aiwan said on Wednesday that a decision to reopen YouTube has not yet been made. Speaking to media at the Parliament, he said they have intimated with the administration of the we [...]

Posted On : Dec, 13 2012 | Comments : 0

Pakistan’s Top Facebook pages and more: November 2012 report

Pakistan’s Top Facebook pages and more: November 2012 report

Digital media company Branding Bees has released November 2012 Social Media Report, giving details about Facebook users and brands in Pakistan. The report, based on analytics provided by Social Bakers, said that Pakistan has 7.8 mill [...]

Posted On : Dec, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

76% Pakistanis think resolution of Kashmir dispute necessary for peace with India

76% Pakistanis think resolution of Kashmir dispute necessary...

Majority of Pakistanis think that the resolution of the Kashmir dispute is necessary for peace with India, a recent survey has revealed. In the survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, a nationally representative sample of men and wome [...]

Posted On : Dec, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

77% Pakistanis say they have no reason to go library

77% Pakistanis say they have no reason to go library

Majority of Pakistanis said they have never been to a library because they never had a reason to, a recent survey has revealed. In a survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, a nationally representative sample of men and women from acro [...]

Posted On : Dec, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

5th International Urdu Conference highlights language universality

5th International Urdu Conference highlights language univer...

The 5th International Urdu Conference was started on Thursday with a theme that languages cannot be confined to boundaries and hence there is no need to label Urdu literature as Pakistani or Hindustani. A large number of literary fig [...]

Posted On : Dec, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

CNG prices to remain unchanged till Dec 17, cancel licenses of non-audited stations: SC

CNG prices to remain unchanged till Dec 17, cancel licenses ...

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to cancel the licenses of non-audited CNG stations and maintain the recent prices till December 17. A two-member bench of the apex court compri [...]

Posted On : Dec, 06 2012 | Comments : 0

Balochistan doctors’ strike enters 50th day

Balochistan doctors’ strike enters 50th day

The doctors’ strike in Balochistan province of Pakistan has entered its 50th day and all operation theaters and Out Patient Departments (OPDs) remained closed across the insurgency-hit province on Wednesday. The strike started [...]

Posted On : Dec, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Gas leakage blast in Swat kills woman, injures six

Gas leakage blast in Swat kills woman, injures six

A blast in a house in Mingora city of Swat on Tuesday killed a woman and injured six others. According to a report, the blast occurred in a house of Mohammad Zahir on early morning. Resultantly a woman named Wara Bibi, who was a gues [...]

Posted On : Dec, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Musharraf calls for martial law to purge Karachi of arms

Musharraf calls for martial law to purge Karachi of arms

Former president of Pakistan, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has called for imposing a ‘martial law’ in Karachi to purge the country’s largest city and hub of economic activities of illegal weapons. Expressing his [...]

Posted On : Dec, 01 2012 | Comments : 0

CNG tariff formula evolved with consensus, awaits approval

CNG tariff formula evolved with consensus, awaits approval

A formula to set the tariff of CNG has been evolved with the consensus of all stakeholders and has been sent to the relevant ministry for approval. News reports confirmed that Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has developed thi [...]

Posted On : Nov, 29 2012 | Comments : 0

YouTube to remain blocked until removes anti-Islam video

YouTube to remain blocked until removes anti-Islam video

Prospects for the restoration of video-sharing website YouTube are extremely bleak as on the one hand Google, which owns the site, is not going to remove the video anytime soon and, on the other, Pakistan and the US lack a Mutual Legal [...]

Posted On : Nov, 28 2012 | Comments : 0

Hamid Mir incident: Rs 50 million offered to information provider

Hamid Mir incident: Rs 50 million offered to information pro...

Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Monday strongly condemned an attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir and said that investigations are being carried out into the incident. While talking to reporters after meeting with Mir, th [...]

Posted On : Nov, 26 2012 | Comments : 0

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