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Pakistan Among Top List Of Legislation To Protect Human Rights

ISLAMABAD, Augus 8 (APP): Pakistan is one of the country which passed highest number of legilation to protect Fundamental Human Rights of people including 13 related to women protection, 7 child rights, 10 minorities, 65 Civil, Political, Environment Rights legislation from the National Assembly. Besides

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Pakistanis Hold Big Parade In New York To Celebrate Independence Day

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (APP): Chanting “Jeeway Jeeway Pakistan”, a large number of Pakistani-Americans gathered on Sunday for the Pakistan Independence Day Parade marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of their homeland, with Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry urging them to

Domestic Textile Sales Outpace Exports

LAHORE: The share of Pakistan’s textile industry in domestic commerce has surpassed the sector’s export figures, according to data compiled by the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) – an umbrella organisation of textile manufacturers. Textile sales in the local market currently stand at $13.7 billion

Water Crisis May Soon Hit Major Pakistan Cities

ISLAMABAD: Rapid depletion of ground water may soon create worsening water crisis in Pakistan’s major cities, causing a drought-like situation, said chief of the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) Muhammad Ashraf on Thursday. Stressing the need for urgent steps to avert such a

A 43-Member New Cabinet Sworn In

Khawaja Asif foreign minister, Ahsan Iqbal interior minister, Khurram Dastagir defence minister ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Friday administered oath of office to the new Federal Cabinet that would run affairs of the State under the newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Following

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India Cuts Rates By 25 Basis Points

MUMBAI: India’s central bank cut interest rates for the first time in almost a year on Wednesday amid sluggish growth and record-low inflation in the world’s fastest growing economy. The Reserve Bank of India announced the benchmark repo rate – the level at which it lends

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India Trying To Label Kashmiris’ Indigenous Movement As Terrorism: FO

Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Thursday that Indian government is trying to label the indigenous movement for self-determination as terrorism, but the world has rejected the severe distortion of facts. “In its malicious tactics, India continues to harass Kashmiri leaders and desperately trying

Us Teen Jumps Out Of Plane Through Emergency Door

SAN FRANCISCO: A teenage boy jumped out of the emergency door of a plane, minutes after it landed in San Francisco. The American citizen was one of the passengers on a plane flying from Panama City, Panama, to San Francisco, The Hindustan Times reported. According to San Francisco

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Over 200 Students Of Various Varsities Visit HIT

RAWALPINDI, August 1 (APP): A delegation of over two hundred young students from various educational institutions of Pakistan Tuesday visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) as part of ongoing annual internship programme by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The students were excited to see production potential