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  • KP announces public holidays until 28th

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday announcedpublic holidays across the province from March 24 to March 28 and suspension of intra-district public transport for a week to prevent the spread of coronavirus...

    According to them, public holidays will be observed from March 24 to March 28 throughout the province in a bid to control the outbreak of coronavirus...

  • Sindh agrees to resume public transport after Eid holidays

    KARACHI: Just a day after the Sindh government refused to lift its ban on public transport despite prime minister’s appeal, provincial authorities on Saturday announced that they would allow operations of buses and ride-hailing service across the province after Eid holidays...

    It has been more than two months to the curb imposed on public transport as well as ride-hailing companies to contain the spread of coronavirus...

  • Cabinet restores Saturday holidays in public sector offices

    Saturday holidays have been restored for the public sector, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb announced on Tuesday, as the government seeks to implement austerity measures to rein in a spiralling cash crunch...

    The day he entered office on April 16, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued directives to public sector offices to open at 8am and abolished the official Saturday holiday, triggering some protests from bank employees for...

  • 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...

  • French public want Euro 2016 to go ahead

    PARIS: The French public is strongly against any cancellation of this summer’s Euro 2016 football championships due to the fear of further terrorist attacks, an opinion poll published Sunday has shown...

    Asked whether, in the context of the terrorist threat, it would be better to cancel Euro 2016, due to be held in France from June 10 to July 10, 79% of those questioned replied no...

  • 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...

    The delay in the vacations will disturb the education calendar,” said a schoolteacher, who requested not be named...

  • 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...

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