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    10 January 2016 Pakistan Holidays

  • Revised education policy by January 2016

    ISLAMABAD: The revised education policy will be introduced in the country in January 2016...

    Besides adding new targets in accordance with Pakistan’s international commitments such as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), the committee will also delete some irrational items, he added...

  • Pakistan Stock Exchange sheds 469 points ahead of Eid holidays

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday landed in the red, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index shedding 469 points — 1...

    Senior analyst Mohammad Faizan Munshey said, "Pakistan stocks fell sharply in the last trading session ahead of the holiday season, dragged down by shares of cement, oil and chemical scrips...

  • Pakistan to play 5 ODIs, 3 T20s against New Zealand in January 2018

    Pakistan men's cricket team will be visiting New Zealand in January 2018 to play five one-day internationals (ODIs) and three T20s, according to the schedule updated on Blackcaps' official website...

    Pakistan will play ODIs against the Blackcaps between January 6-19 while the three T20s will be played on January 22, 25 and 28...

  • Pakistan cricket team to tour New Zealand in January

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Thursday announced details of upcoming tours involving Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia, as the Black Caps seek to capitalise on their stirring run to the World Cup final...

    Pakistan then embark on a whistlestop tour involving three T20s and three ODI from Jan 15-31, with Australia wrapping up the schedule with three one-dayers and two Tests between Feb 3 and Feb 24...

  • World XI hockey team to tour Pakistan in January: PHF

    Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Khalid Sajjad Khokhar announced on Tuesday that a World XI hockey team will be touring Pakistan from January 18 to 21 to play a two-match series against Pakistan's senior team...

    He said the foreign team was previously scheduled to visit Pakistan from January 10 but the tour was put forward for eight days to ensure the availability of the players...

  • January 19 deadline set for appointment of judges across Pakistan

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, hearing on Thursday a suo moto case on non-functioning tribunals and special courts across Pakistan, gave a week's time for all vacant positions for judges to be filled, noting that "things do not get done easily" in the country...

    "All vacant positions should be filled by next Friday [January 19]," the chief justice told the attorney general and provincial advocate generals...

  • Pakistan floats tender to buy 5 LNG cargoes for January

    LONDON: Pakistan issued a tender on Friday to buy five cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery in January 2020, Pakistan LNG documents showed...

    Buyers from Japan, South Korea and Pakistan came to the market looking for winter cargoes, but market sources said it was not enough to reduce a significant global oversupply, adding that the market was overpriced in recent weeks...

  • Seven killed during Eid holidays

    RAWALPINDI: Seven people, including two women, were killed and over 450 others injured in separate incidents during the Eid holidays, police said...

    According to Holy Family Hospital (HFH)’s deputy medical superintendent Dr Shahzad Rehan, 160 victims of motorcycle-related accidents were treated at the hospital during the holidays...

  • Summer holidays in FDE schools likely from 6th

    Earlier, Federal Directorate of Education had announced summer holidays from June 11 to August 10, 2015 due to inter-provincial games here at Pakistan Sports Complex from June 9 to 12, where 15,000 students were supposed to watch games...

    However, on Tuesday, Pakistan Sports Board had to cancel the game indefinitely due to hot weather conditions...

  • Eidul Azha holidays from Sept 1 to 4

    The federal government announced a four-day holiday on account of Eidul Azha, falling on September 2, Saturday, via a notification issued by the interior ministry on Wednesday...

    All offices will remained closed from September 1 to 4 — Friday to Monday, both days inclusive — according to the notification, DawnNews reported
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