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  • DFID cuts school construction, rehabilitation funding

    The elementary and secondary education department’s role in the programme is just to identify schools to be built or rehabilitated until 2020, say the relevant officials...

    According to them, work on the project began last year after the DFID hired the International Management Consultant for its execution...

  • Asian Bank, DFID to support economic corridor programme

    The assistance would come under the ‘Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme’ (PECP) agreed upon by ADB and the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom...

    DFID would contribute up to 262 million pounds of grant co-financing for ADB’s operations in these areas...

  • Asian Bank, DFID to provide $327m for expressway project

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom will co-finance the $327 million cost of the Hassanabdal-Havelian Expressway (E-35) project...

    Witnessing the signing of the agreement on Tuesday, ADB’s Director General for Central and West Asia Department Sean O’Sullivan said the two organisations are “joining hands to promote regional connectivity, economic...

  • DFID, FAO to provide £1m more to fight locust upsurge

    ISLAMABAD: The UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations virtually signed on Sunday an amendment agreement regarding the project ‘Building Disaster Resilience in Pakistan’ for an additional allocation of £1m to continue efforts to contain desert locust upsurge in parts of the country...

    The activities supported by DFID will help strengthen the government...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    "This channel is suspended on orders of Pemra," read a message appearing on multiple news channels...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Intikhab appointed Pakistan team manager

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and coach Intikhab Alam was on Monday appointed Pakistan cricket team manager after Naveed Akram Cheema stepped down due to his appointment as chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission...

    Sources told Dawn that Intikhab’s appointment was made after Cheema had confirmed to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he will be unable to travel with the national team for its tour of Zimbabwe which...

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