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    Earthquake Islamabad 29 December 1995

  • Pakistan guns to complete China FTA by December

    KARACHI: The government has asked China to expedite the second Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and conclude the process by December, a senior official of the commerce ministry told Dawn on Monday...

    Islamabad has demanded that 70 exportable items be declared zero-rated immediatelyThat list could be up to 300 items long...

  • Peshawar SKMCH to be functional in December

    LAHORE: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) Chief Executive Officer Dr Faisal Sultan has said the second branch in Peshawar is likely to be made fully functional by December...

    Talking to the media here on Monday, he said construction at the site in Peshawar was in full swing and plans were under way to complete the first phase, including outpatient clinics, chemotherapy facilities and an inpatient unit, by December... ...

  • Exim Bank to be operational by December

    ISLAMABAD: The proposed Export-Import Bank (Exim Bank) will be operational by December and Rs7 billion has already been released in this regard, the Senate Standing Committee on Commerce was informed on Wednesday...

  • PM wants loadshedding to end by December

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made it clear to the federal cabinet and the departments concerned that he wants to see an end to electricity loadshedding by Decem­ber this year and will not hesitate to take action against the officials found responsible for gaps in power supply...

    Informed sources told Dawn that it was clear from the proceedings of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) — the fourth in 20 days — that the...

  • Pakistan to launch volleyball league in December

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) is all set to launch the first edition of its professional volleyball league by the end of this year, PVF chairman Chaudhry Yaqoob said in a statement on Monday...

    “We have almost finalised plans for our very own professional league and it is expected to be launched in December this year,” Yaqoob told APP...

  • Waziristan IDPs repatriation to complete by December: army

    BIBAK TOP: With the completion of the final phase of the operation Zarb-i-Azb in Shawal, the army has shifted its focus to the repatriation of internally displaced persons (IDPs), which will be initiated very soon in order to end by December, said senior military officers...

    In his briefing, Lt-Col Imran said that repatriation of all the IDPs would be completed by December, while 80 per cent of the displaced populations would be back...

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