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  • Pakistan to feature in Victorian Open, Australian Open

    ISLAMABAD: A three-member Pakistan squad will proceed to Australia on July 22 to feature in Victorian Open and Australian Open, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) secretary Group Captain Aamir Nawaz said on Tuesday...

    “We will send three players — Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Zaman and Tayyab Aslam — to represent the country in Victorian Open and Australian Open events,” Aamir said...

  • Govt to allot health dept land to NGO for hospital

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will allot 80-kanal piece of land to a Karachi-based NGO free of cost for construction of a hospital, according to sources...

    They alleged that the land was being allotted to the NGO, Indus, on political grounds...

  • NGO helps poor families to start small businesses

    MANSEHRA: A non-governmental organisation has given away a grant of Rs4 million to 80 poor families in Gari union council here to help them start small businesses to earn a respectable living...

    The Sungi Development foundation (SDF) gave away cheques to deserving families at a function held in Gari Habibullah on Sunday
  • NGO sells idea of promoting peace to govt

    The decision was taken at a meeting held at Commissioner’s Office to plan how to maintain peace during Ramazan...

    Representatives of the NGO (Interfaith Harmony for Peace Foundation), religious scholars and minorities’ leaders, politicians, DCOs of Lahore, Nankana, Kasur and Sheikhupura, and heads of the departments concerned attended the meeting...

  • Guard held for torturing NGO men

    LAHORE: Garden Town police arrested a security guard of Jinnah Hospital for torturing and injuring three men of a non-government organisation (NGO) on Tuesday...

    Witnesses said the NGO sent its employees to Jinnah Hospital to distribute free food among the patients...

  • Militant attack kills nine Afghan employees of Czech NGO: officials

    MAZAR SHARIF: Nine Afghan employees of a Czech aid organisation were killed when militants attacked their guesthouse in northern Afghanistan early on Tuesday, officials said...

    “Those killed in Zari district of Balkh province include seven aid workers, six men and one woman, and two guards,” deputy provincial police chief Abdul Razaq Qaderi told AFP, blaming the Taliban for the attack
  • Hungary passes tough anti-foreign NGO law

    BUDAPEST: Hungary’s parliament approved on Tuesday a crackdown on foreign-backed civil society groups despite an international outcry, in a move seen as targeting US billionaire George Soros...

    A new law, passed by 130 votes to 44, will force groups receiving more than 24,000 euros ($26,000) annually in overseas funding to register as a “foreign-supported organisation”, or risk closure for non-compliance
  • Netanyahu refuses to meet German FM over NGO row

    JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled talks on Tuesday with Germany’s foreign minister in a rare move after the visiting diplomat declined to call off meetings with rights groups critical of the Jewish state...

    Netanyahu’s meeting with Sigmar Gabriel was cancelled after the German diplomat decided to go ahead with talks with two Israeli rights groups, Breaking The Silence and B’Tselem
  • SHO sacked over faulty probe into NGO worker’s murder

    PESHAWAR/KOHAT: Regional Police Officer (RPO), Kohat, Awal Khan has dismissed SHO Ustarzai, Inspector Nazar Hussain, from service for conducting faulty and poor investigations in the murder case of NGO worker Hina Shahnawaz...

    Hina was gunned down reportedly by a relative over working for an NGO on Feb 6...

  • Sisters, girl freed in India after NGO pays fine

    AMRITSAR: Two Pakistani sisters and a 10-year-old daughter of one of them were released by Indian authorities on Saturday after completing their 10-year jail term in Amritsar for drug trafficking, as a non-government organisation (NGO) paid the Rs400,000 fine imposed by a court...

    Their release was made possible after the intervention of Batala-based NGO ‘Sarbat Da Bhala’ which offered to pay the fine on their behalf...

  • Indian NGO loses permit for foreign funds

    NEW DELHI: Indian government has cancelled permission for foreign funding for one of the country’s main public health organisations, whose donors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...

    It’s the latest move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in cracking down on charities and non-profits that receive funds from overseas and are often criticized for working against national interests
  • State-owned firm gives millions to MD’s NGO

    According to documents seen by Dawn, Lt Gen Ahmed was also chairman of the Mountain and Glacier Protection Organisation (MGPO), an NGO...

    According to the documents, MPCL hired the NGO in January 2015 for “consultancy services for CSR schemes at Ghauri Block” in Jhelum district...

  • Foreign NGO stops healthcare after KP govt withholds its contribution

    PESHAWAR: Merlin UK, an international non-governmental organisation, has decided to stop operations at the health facilities in Lower Dir and Buner districts from Monday (today) over nonpayment of its Rs80 million outstanding dues since June 2015 by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department, according to officials...

    They said that the issue of payment had been persisting since start of the project in 2014
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