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Weather Advisory for Farmers 1st to 10th July, 2015

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Temperature Forecast Temperatures are likely to be slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade. Rain...

Govt to present bill seeking protection of whistle-blowers

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: In an aim to curb corruption, the government has decided for the first time to present a bill seeking to protect whistle-blowers; thus, ens...

G-B Assembly approves Rs 35.92 billion budget for fiscal year 2015-16

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

GILGIT: The newly formed Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved a budget of Rs 35.92 billion for the fiscal year 2015-1...

Faisalabad ASO holds 2,345 yards of smuggled woven fabric

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Faisalabad seized 2,345 yards of dyed woven fabric worth Rs 1.8 million involving duty/taxe...

NATO/ISAF pilferage case: Defence ministry seeks details from Directorate General of Transit Trade

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

KARACHI: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has sought a detailed report on investigation made by Directorate General of Transit Trade in US Army, NATO/IS...

Digital publishers demand withdrawal of Internet tax in KPK

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

PESHAWAR: After convincing the Punjab government, bloggers and digital publishers of Pakistan have approached the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government...

Customs enhance monitoring to foil money laundering attempts through Multan Airport‏

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed the Customs Department and the Civil Aviation Authority to strictly monitor the passengers tra...

Hyderabad ASO seizes eight cartons of smuggled cell phone accessories

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

HYDERABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation Hyderabad has seized eight cartons of foreign cell phone chargers and accessories worth Rs 191,440...

Climate change: How to cope with the heatwave in the future

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

KARACHI: As the number of deaths caused by the deadly heatwave in Karachi crossed 1,200, architect and urban planner Fazal Noor suggested that knowled...

Infrastructure: ADB approves $220m for flood-hit Punjab and AJK

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ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will give $220 million to Pakistan in the country’s attempt to rebuild and upgrade roads, bridges and othe...

Pakistan Weather Forecast Updates - 30th June 2015

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Synoptic Situation: Seasonal low lies over north Baluchistan with its trough extending southeastwards. Moderate moist currents are penetrating into up...

Heatwave death toll reaches 13 in Muzaffargarh

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

Muzaffargarh: The death toll from heatstroke and other heat-related diseases has reached 13 as the South Punjab is once again in the grip of scorching...

Strong quake jolts northern Pakistan - 30 June 2015

PAR Jul 1, 2015 0

A strong earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale struck the northern parts of Pakistan early on Tuesday morning. According to initial detail...

Pending inquiries: ‘CDA slow in probing corrupt officials’

PAR Jun 30, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD:A senior member of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has expressed his dismay over the slow pace of investigation against officials fa...

CDA approves Rs 37.7 billion budget

PAR Jun 30, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) Board on Monday approved a Rs 37.7 billion budget for the financial year 2015-16, of which 44 per c...