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  • British Embassy in Tehran to reopen today

    TEHRAN: Iran’s deputy foreign minister has said Britain will reopen its embassy in Tehran on Sunday after it being closed for nearly four years...

    Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi told state television on Saturday that the Iranian Embassy in London also will reopen at the same time...

  • 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...

  • 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
  • Summer holidays from tomorrow

    ISLAMABAD: The academic session at the schools and colleges of the federal capital ends tomorrow (Friday) with summer holidays being observed from June 6 to August 9...

    Earlier, FDE had announced summer holidays from June 11 to August 10, 2015 as inter-provincial games were scheduled to be held from June 9 to 12 which were to be attended by 15,000 students...

  • Summer holidays from June 11

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has announced that summer holidays will commence from June 11...

    This year, summer holidays face a little delay as around 15,000 students will participate in the inaugural ceremony of the first Quaid-i-Azam Inter-Provincial Games to be held from June 9 to 12 at the Sports Complex...

  • Two weekly holidays

    The government announced two weekly holidays on the national level in October 2011...

    Subsequently, for quite some time two weekly holidays were observed in the FBR and its field formations...

  • Summer holidays delayed over inter-provincial games

    The first Quaid-i-Azam inter-provincial games will be held from June 9-12 at the Pakistan Sports Complex and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to inaugurate the mega event...

    “I have no idea about schoolchildren’s involvement in the event,” said Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, the director general (technical) of the Pakistan Sports Board...

  • Stocks rally ahead of Eid holidays

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended the penultimate trading session before Eid holidays firmly in the green as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 857...

    "Foreign inflows, government development commitments in federal budgets and subdued noise over the JIT Panamagate case ahead of Eid holidays played a catalyst role in major recovery at PSX ignoring slump in global crude prices on oversupply," he added...

  • Authorities move to ensure adequate oil supply during holidays

    ISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of a severe petrol crisis which almost crippled the transport sector in January this year, the authorities appear to be planning to take extraordinary measures to avert a shortage of petroleum products during extended Eid holidays...

    Informed sources said a meeting with the oil industry would be held on Tuesday to assess the stock of petroleum products in the country and review arrangements for...

  • Bank holidays

    ISLAMABAD: The State Bank will remain closed from July 17 to 21 for Eidul Fitr holidays as notified by the government, said a statement issued by the SBP on Tuesday...

  • LCCI slams holidays

    KARACHI: Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Yakoob H Karim said on Wednesday that too many holidays on Eid will hurt business...

    Criticising the government decision of five holidays on Eidul Fitr, he said that the country would remain disconnected with the world for almost a week, and it will cost the economy about $360 million...

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